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CMA CGM Vessel Will Set Seven Records on Atlantic Seaboard

The Maritime Executive 15 May 2021
For the second time in less than a year, a containership operated by CMA CGM will set size records as the largest boxship to call at ports along the Atlantic Seaboard. The 16,022 TEU CMA CGM Marco Polo will set a total of seven North American big ship records in 11 days.
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Indian community in Bucks County helps with COVID crisis in homeland

The Doylestown Intelligencer 15 May 2021
More than 1,000 oxygen concentrators are being shipped to India to help with the pandemic crisis there, thanks to the efforts of the Council of Indian Organizations of Greater Philadelphia ... According to data from the Indian Ministry for External Affairs, the country has shipped vaccines to 95 other countries as of May 12.
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Security audit of DITO sought anew amid China’s incursion

Manila Standard Today 15 May 2021
Hontiveros cited the need to beef up the country’s maritime and internet security amid the increasing incursions of Chinese ships in the West Philippine Sea. The lady senator said she would not give up on her calls for an investigation on DITO’s plan to set up cell ...
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Alabama 12-year-old creates impressive Lego art

The Lufkin News 15 May 2021
BIRMINGHAM, Ala ... His mom helped him start Facebook and Instagram pages for his fledgling business, Built by Xavier, through which he sells what Julia calls his “Lego art.” ... his grandparents handle shipping, Dad (Calvin) helps out with deliveries and Mom does everything else. “We call ourselves his unpaid interns,” Julia jokes. “Xavier just builds.”.
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Turkish firm shuts down power supply for crisis-hit Lebanon

News-Press Now 15 May 2021
The move is expected to increase outages in the crisis-hit Mediterranean country ... However, the decision comes after a Lebanese prosecutor last week threatened to seize the ships, pending an investigation into corruption and graft allegations. The company has called those accusations baseless ... The company's contract expires in September ... Local Videos ... .
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Subic posts 10% rise in container volume despite less ship calls

Sun Star 14 May 2021
CONTAINERIZED cargo volume from various export and import transactions in Subic Bay Freeport unexpectedly increased in the first quarter of 2021 even as the Port of Subic registered fewer ship calls as a result of trade restrictions under the Covid-19 pandemic ... ships call.
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New video from USS Omaha shows unknown aerial sphere vanishing into ocean

Fox31 Denver 14 May 2021
One of those ships was the USS Omaha ... Call them drones, call them UAVs, UFOs, whatever you want to call them ... The USS Omaha is what is called littoral, not literal, but littoral combat ship, built to be small and fast and maneuverable and suitable for multiple kinds of missions that the ships were created to, a lot of different kinds of roles.
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Nations Begin to Vaccinate Seafarers as Calls Grown to Expand Efforts

The Maritime Executive 14 May 2021
While some seafarers working aboard Danish managed ships have been able to receive their vaccinations through international efforts, including in the United States, Danish Shipping along with the unions Metal Maritime and Maskinmestrenes Forening, are calling on the Danish ...
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US Senate Approves Act Permitting Large Ships to Cruise to Alaska

The Maritime Executive 14 May 2021
The purpose of the effort was to circumvent the Canadian decision to close its ports to large cruise ships until 2022 ... The closure of the Canadian ports and Canada’s refusal of even technical calls, where a ship stops in the port but does not disembark passengers, was effectively blocking the cruise lines from Alaska this year.
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Connected Ships Market Size (2021-2028) | Top Manufacturers – ABB, Emerson, General Electric (GE), Hyundai ...

The Sentinel Newspaper 14 May 2021
The research report on Connected Ships Market reflects its growth during the anticipated growth period ... Segmentation of Connected Ships Market. ... What government measures are promoting the Connected Ships Market or what government regulations may call into question the status of regional and global industries in the Connected Ships Market?.
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Huge Titanic replica to open as Chinese tourist destination

Straits Times 14 May 2021
"I hope this ship will be here in 100 or 200 years," Mr Su said ... It costs up to 2,000 yuan (S$414) to spend one night on the ship for the "five-star cruise service", Mr Su says, adding that with a functioning steam engine guests will feel that they are really at sea.
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China rebuilds ‘Titanic’ in landlocked Sichuan

Taipei Times 14 May 2021
A theme park investor said he would invite the stars of a 1997 movie about the ship’s sinking to the opening ceremony ... Su Shaojun, a Chinese investor who funded the replica, said that he was motivated to finance the audacious, 260m ship to keep memories of the Titanic alive. “I hope this ship will be here in 100 or 200 years,” Su said.
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Huge Titanic replica to open in China as tourist destination

Korea Times 14 May 2021
This April 26 file photo shows Su Shaojun, an investor helping to build a life-size replica of the Titanic, next to a model of the ship during an interview at his office in Daying County in China's southwest Sichuan province ... "I hope this ship will be here in 100 or 200 years," Su said.
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We must try to preserve the wreckage of Titanic

Belfast Telegraph 14 May 2021
The Titanic was arguably the most iconic ship in maritime history, entirely due to its tragic sinking on its maiden voyage ... Metal eating bacteria are literally feasting on the ship and now there are calls to preserve more of this historic vessel.
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Intensive Fishing and the Birth of Capitalism, Part 4

Resilience 14 May 2021
French fishers used similar vessels, called bankers or bank ships, on Newfoundland’s Grand Banks in the 1500s ... A journal kept by ship’s surgeon James Yonge in the 1600s, summarized here by historian Peter Pope, describes the factory-like operation of Newfoundland fishing stations, called fishing rooms by English fishworkers.

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