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Ukraine says it is targeting Russians shooting at, or from Zaporozhskaya nuclear plant

Press TV 14 Aug 2022
The ministry also called on the international community to condemn Ukraine for “the acts of nuclear terrorism.”. More grain-laden ships leave Ukraine for Turkey. Also on Saturday, Turkey’s defense ministry said two more grain-laden ships had departed from Ukraine towards Turkey under a United Nations-mediated deal.

Ailing man aboard ship rescued in Bahrain's territorial waters

Gulf Daily News 14 Aug 2022
... while on board a ship in Bahrain’s territorial waters.

It’s hard to care who lives and dies in melodramatic soaps anymore

Irish Independent 14 Aug 2022
We saw their mouths moving but no words came out.But at least half the show seemed to be made up of them re-enacting battles, all set to a relentless, pounding, headache-inducing rock soundtrack.The programme had a fascinating story to tell about how new scientific discoveries ...

ITF Says Abandon Crew is “Sitting Ducks” on Powerless Ship Off Senegal

The Maritime Executive 13 Aug 2022
The ITF is calling on the local authorities to assist by moving the vessel while demanding that the shipping company based in Honduras provide for the crew, their safety, and the safety of the vessel ...Dakar’s anchorage has ships coming and going all the time.

First Cruise Ship Arrives in Auckland as Regional Cruising Rebounds

The Maritime Executive 13 Aug 2022
The first cruise ship in two and a half years arrived in Auckland, New Zealand on August 11 marking for the industry and the country the end of one of the longest COVID-19 related closures ... Port Auckland pointed out the vital role cruise ships had played in the economy before the borders were closed in the spring of 2020.

Sri Lanka allows entry for Chinese ship Yuan Wang 5

The Telegraph India 13 Aug 2022
It did not name India or the US which, according to a report in The Washington Post, too had asked Sri Lanka to deny permission to the Chinese ship to dock.Without going into the specifics of the concerns raised or identifying who had issues with the Chinese ship making a port of call at Hambantota, the Sri Lankan ministry said.

Shippers prepare for worst as Rhine levels near critical low

Lebanon Express 13 Aug 2022
Shipping companies prepared to halt the transport of goods on the Rhine as water levels in Germany's biggest river neared a critically low point Saturday ... Big, heavy ships can't pass if the level falls below 40 centimeters (15.7 inches) ... More people calling Sweet Home 'home'.

Sri Lanka allows entry for controversial Chinese ship

The Times of India 13 Aug 2022
The is described as a research and survey vessel by international shipping and analytics sites, but according to Indian media it is a dual-use spy ship ... But Sri Lanka's harbour master, Nirmal P Silva, said he had received foreign ministry clearance for the ship to call at Hambantota from August 16 to 22.

Video: Pakistan Navy Directs SAR Operation Saving Indian Crew

The Maritime Executive 13 Aug 2022
The distress call was received on August 9 and a Pakistan Navy ship along with two helicopters were dispatched to the area to aid in the search and rescue operation. In addition, the Pakistan Maritime Information Centre requested the assistance of a nearby merchant ship, the 29,650 dwt MT Kruibeke.

Johor opposition chief calls for discussion on LCS scandal in Parliament

The Star 13 Aug 2022
JOHOR BARU. The Parliament should be called immediately to discuss the littoral combat ship (LCS) project scandal and to look into a long term solution for the project, says Johor opposition chief Liew Chin Tong. Read full story ... .

Gulf Air to commence Ras Al Khaimah services on October 3

Gulf News 13 Aug 2022
Dubai ... Partnerships ... To further boost connectivity, RAKTDA is developing the emirate’s burgeoning cruise sector, with the aim of attracting 50 cruise ship calls each season, and over 10,000 passengers within the next few years ... .

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to refer to the Chinese vessel YUAN WANG 5.

Sri Lanka News 13 Aug 2022
On 28 June, 2022, the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Colombo informed the Ministry via Diplomatic Note that the Chinese Scientific Research Ship YUAN WANG 5 is scheduled to pay a port call at the port of Hambantota from 11-17 August, 2022 for replenishment purposes.

Issues with mail delivery? Ask your congressman to launch an investigation.

Times Free Press 13 Aug 2022
Signal Mountain resident Ann Ploetz said that since last December, her household mail has been arriving later than usual ... (READ MORE ... Photo Gallery ... View 5 Photos ... Rep ... Hernandez said in an email that customers who need assistance with mailing or shipping concerns also can choose to call their local post office or 1-800-275-8777, or visit

Michigan’s Best Local Eats: Ryke’s Bakery, Catering and Cafe food makes ‘mouthwatering memories’

Michigan Live 13 Aug 2022
MUSKEGON, MI - Ryke’s Bakery, Catering and Cafe has been a culinary cornerstone in West Michigan since 1937, promoting having “the most delectable baked goods and deliciously inspired cuisine.” ... “Food inspires ... “We have people call us from all over the country asking us to ship our items to them,” Pulos-Sprinks said ... to 5 p.m. and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m ... ....

How do you build a mirror for one of the world's biggest telescopes?

SCNOW Morning News 13 Aug 2022
Multiple pieces of glass are shaped and aligned to form one gigantic mirror, called a segmented mirror. Gaps between the segments are acceptable as long as the segments’ surfaces lie on a continuous nearly parabolic surface, called the parent surface ... They travel by tractor-trailer on land, and by freight ship from California to Chile.

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