Latest News for: Ship calls


Remember This – The Unsinkable Stoker

Natchitoches Times 01 Mar 2021
At the turn of the 20th century, traveling by commercial steamships, commonly called ocean liners, was all the rage ... Deep in the bowels of these mammoth vessels, well below the third-class areas, were the ships’ engine rooms and boiler rooms ... Explosions shook the ship ... That ship, arguably the most famous ship in history, was called the RMS Titanic.

Cattle stranded on ship to be destroyed in port as second vessel returns to Spain

The Observer 01 Mar 2021
The Spanish authorities have indicated they will start killing the cattle on Tuesday,” said Miquel Masramón, a lawyer representing Talia Shipping Line ... “My Spanish counterpart has already been informed by me from the very first moment we gained this info.” Calls for vets to be sent to cattle ships stranded at sea since December.

Two ship-to-shore cranes arrive at Wando Welch Terminal

The Post and Courier 01 Mar 2021
South Carolina Ports welcomes two more massive ship-to-shore cranes to Wando Welch Terminal ... ships ... “These impressive cranes from ZPMC ensure SC Ports will remain globally competitive as we work the largest, cargo-laden ships already calling the Port of Charleston and U.S.

What are limpet mines? Iran's sabotage of an Israeli ship has echoes of Fujairah attacks

The National 01 Mar 2021
Initial Israeli assessments suggested that the ship had been hit with missiles, but Israeli officials, who travelled to Dubai to investigate the ship, now say that limpet mines were used ... In essence, it is an explosive device that can be stuck to a ship and then detonated ... But they have also been used to scupper a ship by blowing a hole in the side.

Govt gets multiple EoIs for Shipping Corporation disinvestment

Business Line 01 Mar 2021
In December, the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) called expression of interest to privatise Shipping Corporation by selling the government’s 63.75 percent stake to a strategic buyer ... The company has 3,281 employees comprising 2,627 working on board ships and 654 shore-based staff.

Iran Strongly Denies Israeli Claims of Involvement in Thursday Vessel Attack

Urdu Point 01 Mar 2021
Earlier in the day, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Iran stands behind the explosion on the Israeli ship, calling Tehran "Israel's biggest enemy." ... a blast occurred on Thursday on an Israeli cargo ship, which, at the time, was in the Gulf of Oman.

Royal Caribbean to sail from Israel with vaccine requirement on new Odyssey of the Seas

Orlando Sentinel 01 Mar 2021
... in vaccinating more than half of its population and plans to sail its newest ship from there beginning in May.

Jasmine Harrison delights in Atlantic Ocean world record row

CNN 01 Mar 2021
At best, it signals a call into action, albeit with a foggy head and a scrambled mind ... Her tiny 550-pound (249 kilograms) rowing boat was on a collision course with a drilling ship, which could easily have swatted her asunder without ever knowing that she was there ... "Guess what? I nearly got hit by a massive ship!".

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USA Today 01 Mar 2021
Here's the latest for Monday March 1. Congress takes up voting reform; Trump calls for Republican unity; Netanyahu says Iran attacked Israeli-owned cargo ship; Cuomo issues statement about his behavior with women.        ... .

Iran’s strategy is 'threaten, rinse, repeat' to get concessions - expert

The Jerusalem Post 01 Mar 2021
Negotiations, albeit in different formats, continued, and ultimately the 2013 interim deal called the JPOA was agreed to a year later ... Whether on the nuclear issue or claims it will threaten ships in the Straits of Hormuz. It recently reportedly attacked an Israel-owned ship in the Gulf of Oman.

CDC recommends Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine, enabling inoculations to start this week

News India Times 01 Mar 2021
In adopting the panel’s recommendation Sunday afternoon, Walensky called it “another milestone toward an end to the pandemic.”. The doses are expected to start shipping as early as Monday to sites receiving doses of the authorized vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna.

Rahul’s ‘north-south’ gaffe can be disastrous for Congress

Yahoo Daily News 01 Mar 2021
Read full article ... inseparable ... It’s long term ally, the Kerala Congress (M) which has a sizeable support among the 18% Christian community has jumped ship and joined LDF. Infighting and weak leadership have prompted the party to call back former Kerala chief minister Oomen Chandy to lead the campaign, despite his ill health and old age ... DON’T MISS. ... .

Explosion Strikes Israeli-Owned Ship in Mideast Amid Tension

Hamodia 28 Feb 2021
Dryad Global, a maritime intelligence firm, identified the stricken vessel as the MV Helios Ray, a Bahamian-flagged roll-on, roll-off vehicle cargo ship ... A United Nations ship database identified the vessel’s owners as a Tel Aviv-based firm called Ray Shipping Ltd. Calls to Ray Shipping rang unanswered Friday.