Latest News for: Cargo ship


Chop-chop on the Hooghly

The Telegraph India 02 Apr 2023
Rare artefacts including cen-tury-old anchors, a helm or a steering wheel will transport tourists to an era when thousands of girmitiyas or indentured labourers from India’s heartland were hoarded onto cargo ships for Mauritius, West Indies, Fiji and Suriname, never to return ... These would then push the ship across the water.

Militarisation of Coco Island, concern for India?

Beijing News 02 Apr 2023
... sea lane for shipping destined for China's east coast, and direct energy imports instead over land into China's Yunnan province, Chatham House reported. Chinese commercial shipping could soon bypass the strait and offload their cargo in Myanmar, nullifying India's advantage.

'Green' cargo ship visits Charleston as alternative-fueled vessels start to make waves

The Post and Courier 01 Apr 2023
The Port of Charleston greeted its first "green" container ship this week when ZIM line docked a vessel named for a Israeli shipping magnate and philanthropist at its Wando Welch Terminal ... At 1,200 feet long and capable of carrying 15,000 20-foot boxes, the Sammy Ofer is one of the largest ships of its kind to call on the port.

Port off to a strong start in 2023

The Galveston Daily News 01 Apr 2023
From cruise and cargo to capital projects, the Port of Galveston is off to a strong start this year. When comparing February 2023 numbers with the same time last year, performance is up for cargo and cruise ... Cargo ships calling at the port totaled 52, a 13 percent increase over February 2022.

Robin sends aid to victims of Basilan ferry fire

Manila Bulletin 01 Apr 2023
Wala rin tayong tunay na kumpetisyon, dahil 40 percent ng ating ruta ay iisa lang ang operator (While our authorities investigate the tragedy - including violations of policies and procedures - we must find ways to make sure this does not happen again by strengthening our passenger and cargo shipping industry.

MIDAS SHARE TIPS UPDATE: Shipping giant is riding the waves

This is Money 01 Apr 2023
Economic conditions are turbulent the world over but shipping is buoyant and industry specialist Braemar is riding the waves ... Cargo includes ... Until recently, traders would tend to take out one-year contracts with ship-owners.

MASSEY: Discovering The History Brought By The Great Storm Of April 1, 1742

The Greeneville Sun 01 Apr 2023
These were taken by wagon to the wharf in Philadelphia where they were loaded onto the English ship “Charlotte” for transport to London ... The crew deserted the ship, except for the captain who was sworn to guard the King’s cargo with his very life ... What shocked them the most was the ship’s cargo; the King’s treasure they had searched for.

Pirates hold hostage some crew of oil tanker off West Africa

The Maryville Daily Times 01 Apr 2023
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Six members of the 16-man crew on a Liberia-flagged tanker are being held hostage by pirates who boarded the ship in West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea last week, the Danish shipper that owns the vessel and the French Navy said Friday ... No damage to the ship or its cargo has been reported, said Andreasen.

Robin: Philippine sea-going vessels are aging

Manila Bulletin 01 Apr 2023
"While our authorities investigate the tragedy - including violations of policies and procedures - we must find ways to make sure this does not happen again by strengthening our passenger and cargo shipping industry.

Exotic animals deployed as California's Delta 'Weed Whackers'

Democratic Underground 01 Apr 2023
Coast Guard crews keep close watch on the pod of hippos grazing in and around the weed-infested Stockton Deep Water Ship Channel ... In some areas the invasive plants have grown so dense that they have threatened not only boat safety and the Delta's ecological balance but also cargo ship traffic and the state's water supply.

Roundup: AU Commission lauds Chinese construction workers for success of China-aided Africa CDC project 01 Apr 2023
Officially inaugurated in January, the Africa CDC headquarters is a flagship project of cooperation between China and Africa ... The CCECC has been hailed for overcoming multiple challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic, cargo shipping disruptions, and rising costs ... Enditem .

Lack of salmon means huge drop in orca sightings in San Juan Islands, research finds

The Oregonian 01 Apr 2023
That’s the main takeaway from a paper published in the journal Marine Mammal Science last week ... And it emphasizes the need to make it easier for the orcas to access their food, such as by reducing boat and ship noise ... The animals hunt with echolocation but the noise of cargo ships, ferries and other vessels mask the sounds they need to use to hunt.

S.I. Ferry engineers due a hefty payday, comptroller orders

The Chief 01 Apr 2023
Judge Faye Lewis’ determination, in August of last year, was the outcome of a 2018 complaint by MEBA arguing that the ferry engineers perform the same tasks and have the same licensing requirements as Maersk engineers working on U.S.-flagged cargo ships and therefore deserve pay ...

Another Voice: NYSERDA’s conclusions on offshore wind are flawed on many levels

The Buffalo News 01 Apr 2023
State law boldly directs renewable energy to generate 70% of our electricity by 2030 ...Great Lakes Wind” (GLW) ... They emit no carbon ... Instead, NYSERDA discusses electrical grid costs (something all renewable projects need), cargo ship difficulties transiting the Locks (so how is Cleveland getting this done?), and ports needing larger infrastructure.

Speak Out!

Journal Online Chicago 01 Apr 2023
(Ed ... I got in my Tesla and got stuck by a train in Des Plaines and wondered where does all this stuff come from that is in the cargo boxes with weird letters on it? Then it dawned on me. How much energy does it take to ship goods from China? Maybe we could reduce energy consumption by buying goods made in the USA and save the planet at the same time.

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