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MSC calls at Portland, bringing hope to neglected west coast port

Splash24/7 20 Sep 2021
The port, located on the Columbia river, has struggled to gain container clients since Hanjin Shipping quit calling in 2015 ... Foss Maritime’s tugs Carolyn Dorothy and Sarah assisted the first-ever arrival of an MSC ship calling Portland on Saturday.
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Cochin Port users urge Shipping Ministry to let SCI re-enter international services

Business Line 20 Sep 2021
The rise in blank sailings from Indian ports has prompted the shipping fraternity in Kochi to seek Shipping Ministry’s intervention in strengthening the Shipping Corporation of India ... This has led to the delay in vessels calling at Kochi ... The emerging situation has affected foreign exchange earnings to the country, a shipping source said.
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What it's like on Virgin's adults-only cruise ship

The Citizens 20 Sep 2021
The ship has more than 20 eateries, including a bright, open food hall ... There's a participatory night show called "Never Sleep Alone" run by a sex therapist, a series of plays that pop up throughout the ship called Phantom Folktales and in 2022 a new production, "Another Rose" by Randy Weiner, who created "The Donkey Show" and "Sleep No More.".
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Bjørn Højgaard goes on the offensive in ongoing crew change crisis, calls for ports boycott

Splash24/7 20 Sep 2021
Højgaard stated that the real culprits are the ports and the nations – predominantly east of Suez – who have decided that they want ships and cargoes calling, but will not allow crew changes ... chain we call shipping functioning throughout the pandemic,” Højgaard wrote.
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Crew change crisis getting worse

Seatrade Maritime News 20 Sep 2021
“Demanding the ships and their cargoes call their ports, and at the same time expecting other countries and ports to take the full responsibility of facilitating crew change is truly unsustainable.
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Top Ship Manager Blasts Port States for Blocking Crew Change

The Maritime Executive 20 Sep 2021
And seafarers onboard are increasingly being treated as pariahs, despite the fact that they have kept the global supply chain we call shipping functioning throughout the pandemic - to the immense benefit to people and nations everywhere,” said Hojgaard. “It’s not the shipowners and ship managers who are being difficult.
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Florida government should let businesses adopt appropriate COVID safeguards

Leesburg Daily Commercial 20 Sep 2021
They've already got the state locked into a legal battle in federal court over whether cruise ships should be able to require vaccines for passengers ... The so-called "vaccine passports" could help cruise ships rebuild their business by convincing otherwise-reluctant travelers to book trips.
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With retailers facing supply chain issues and scrambling to hire, ’tis the season to start ...

Finger Lakes Times 20 Sep 2021
Both Lululemon and Dick’s Sporting Goods cited challenges with factories in Vietnam facing COVID-19-related closures on top of the longer shipping times, according to recent earnings calls and investor conferences. Both retailers said they are shipping some products by air to avoid delays, and Lululemon is shifting some production out of Vietnam.
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Meet FLIP, the 60-Year-Old Research Platform That Flips

Interesting Engineering 20 Sep 2021
It looks like a ship. A huge, kind of weirdly-shaped ship, rising up in the middle of the ocean, or a bit like the upended Titanic as it sank ... Glosten and Associates, to build a ship that could flip according to the researcher’s necessities ... Overall, it is wrong to call FLIP a ship, because it’s not meant to sail.
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Exclusive: Negative Atmosphere Gameplay Trailer Packs in More Nightmare Fuel

The Escapist 20 Sep 2021
The latest Negative Atmosphere trailer is here exclusively as part of The Escapist Indie Showcase, bringing more gameplay from developer Sunscorched Studios’ PC sci-fi horror game ... This ship, called the TRH Rusanov, even has its own terrors to uncover as well ... There’s only one way out and an entire ship to cross ... ....
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Abu Dhabi Ports Set to Build First Cruise Terminal in Jordan

The Maritime Executive 20 Sep 2021
“The cruise terminal will serve as a gateway in the Port of Aqaba that will receive cruise ship passengers visiting the Red Sea, in ... Cruise ships have called at Aqaba's old Main Port cargo pier for some time, but the new terminal will provide better amenities for passengers.
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At Last, Volcon Brings The Electric Grunt Motorcycle To Farms, Fields And Forests - And ...

Forbes 20 Sep 2021
After some delays, a Texas-based startup is now shipping an all-electric off-road only motorcycle called the Grunt to early adopters. Next up? A scaled-down version called the Runt, of course ... .
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University Of Silicon Andhra Campus Proposed In San Joaquin County

CBS Sports 20 Sep 2021
TRACY (CBS13) — The future of retail could get a big boost from a proposed new university in San Joaquin County ... It would include a so-called Golden State Logistics Hub focused on training students for the future of shipping.READ MORE ... .
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Lifeline sought from PM for Gujarat’s unique ‘swimming camels’

The Times of India 20 Sep 2021
AHMEDABAD. They are fondly called the ‘ship of the desert’ but these unique camels of Gujarat can literally swim — an exceptional trait developed due to the climatic conditions of the Gulf of Kutch ... The letter also presses for community forest rights under the Forest Rights Act, 2006 ... The letter signed by Ashabhai Rabari, the president of KCBA, says ... .
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SeaTech Studies New Use for Battery-Electric Drive - Harbor Lighters

The Maritime Executive 20 Sep 2021
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore is looking at new ways to decarbonize the small workboats that keep its busy harbor humming. Singapore is home to about 1,600 licensed diesel-powered harbor craft, like small tugs and lighter vessels, which help serve the thousands of merchant ships that call at the port every year ... ....
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