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Indonesian fishermen find body of one of 3 missing divers, SE Asia News & Top Stories

JAKARTA - Indonesian fishermen on Monday (Nov 11) found the body of one of the three missing divers, including a Singaporean, in the waters near Lampung province on Sumatra island.Indonesia's National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) spokesman Yusuf Latief said the fishermen found the body, clad in a diving suit, along with diving equipment…

Orion Group (NYSE:ORN) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Orion Group (NYSE:ORN) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Saturday morning, Zacks.com reports. Zacks Investment Research currently has $5.50 price objective on the construction company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Orion Group Holdings, Inc. is a construction…

Grupo TMM SAB (OTCMKTS:GTMAY) Rating Increased to Buy at ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Grupo TMM SAB (OTCMKTS:GTMAY) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Friday, October 11th, ValuEngine reports.GTMAY stock opened at $1.60 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $1.60 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $1.65. Grupo TMM SAB has a 12-month low of $1.00 and a 12-month high of $1.91.

ExxonMobil to supply engine and stabiliser oils for Color Hybrid

ExxonMobil is supplying MobilGard ADL 40 engine oil for Color Line’s newest ferry, Color Hybrid, to improve engine performance and reduce oil consumption.The vessel, which is the world’s largest plug-in battery hybrid ship, operates between Sandefjord, Norway and Strömstad, Sweden. She has capacity for 2,000 passengers…

MPSV07 salvage vessel "Spasatel Zaborschikov" successfully passes acceptance trials (photo release)

The M/V "Spasatel Zaborschikov”, built at Nevsky Shipyard, has successfully completed acceptance testing on December 17, 2013, the shipbuilding company said Tuesday in a media release. The M/V Spasatel Zaborschikov (Rescuer Zaborschikov) is third in a series of multipurpose 4MW salvage vessels of project MPSV07, under construction at the Nevsky dock.

French word of the Day: Draguer

Why do I need to know draguer? If you work in the dredging or minesweeping industry you may already know this one, but it has an important other meaning that relates to more playful pastimes.What does it mean? So if you favour a direct approach to your dating, you could tell the object of your affections Oui, je te drague - Yes, I'm hitting on you.

Greece rescues tourist floating in Aegean Sea for two days

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece has rescued a 47-year old woman floating in a rubber dinghy in the Aegean Sea for nearly two days, coastguard officials said on Tuesday.The woman, holidaying on a sailboat near the Greek island of Folegandros, boarded an inflatable boat around midday on Nov. 1 to get supplies. A day later, Greek…

Facing Rising Water and Rising Tourism, Venice Fights Back

From administrators to activists, Venetians agree the city has to change. Beautiful and damned, mysterious and challenging: Venice, in the popular imagination, is all of these things. Almost since its founding in 421, the citys been a magnet for entrepreneurs, traders and aesthetes, but its more recent renown comes from massive cruise ships…

Jury awards $93.6 million to former operator of Port of Portland container terminal

A federal jury has awarded $93.6 million to ICTSI Oregon, the former operator of the Port of Portlands Terminal 6, after members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) engaged in illegal work practices such as work slowdowns and stoppages.According to the Portland Oregonian newspaper, attorneys for the ILWU asked U.S.

Florida-grown startup, RORO.com, makes it easy to ship large assets

Orlando, FL - The Roll On Roll Off (RORO) Company, a digital freight forwarder, recently launched its new platform, RORO.com, to accelerate global trade of large assets. With access to instant quotes, schedules and bookings, users can save time and money on shipping machinery, automobiles, boats and more. Global trade of large assets moves too slowly.

Container traffic at the Port of Gothenburg on the rise despite uncertain market situation

The Swedish container market had a slight downturn during the first half of 2019 with a one per cent fall, but the Port of Gothenburg is reporting a steady rise in both market share and volume. Between January and September this year, the figure stood at four per cent, due largely to continued influx of hinterland rail…

Jokowi needs to implement strategic moves to transform Indonesia's ambition as a maritime power. Her

Yety Rochwulaningsih (MENAFN - The Conversation) It has been five years since Indonesia's president Joko Widodo announced his vision to make Indonesia a global maritime power. Under a'global maritime fulcrum' doctrinehe hoped to speed up the country's efforts to integrate land and sea resources to increase the country's welfare.

39 Bodies Found In A Truck Container In Southeast England | Fort Smith/Fayetteville News

UK police have launched a murder investigation after 39 people were found dead in a truck container at an industrial park in Essex, 30km east of London. One of the victims was in their teens.Authorities believe the truck, which originated in Bulgaria, entered the UK through the Welsh port of Holyhead over the weekend. A regular ferry service connects Holyhead with the Irish capital…

Greek tanker not to blame for Brazil oil spill: operator

Read moreAthens (AFP)The operators of a Greek-flagged tanker considered the "prime suspect" for a series of oil spills along the Brazilian coast in the past two months denied Saturday that the vessel was to blame."There is no proof of the vessel having stopped, conducted any kind of STS operation (Ship to Ship), leaked…

Azerbaijan Rescues Nine Crew Members From Iranian Cargo Vessel As It Sinks Into Caspian Sea

Azerbaijan's State Maritime Agency says it has rescued nine people from an Iranian-flagged cargo vessel before it sunk into the Caspian Sea near the Azerbaijani port city of Lankaran.Two helicopters and a border patrol vessel were sent to the site of the accident on July 26 to assist in the rescue operation, the agency said.

Offshore Wind is Breaking Out Of Its Incubator Markets

From the North Sea to New Jersey, offshore wind tenders have successfully been awarding gigawatts of contracts to bankable, sizeable and increasingly economical projects. This year has been dominated by falling prices, with offshore wind joining its onshore cousin and solar PV in beating some conventional power prices.

Major Tanker Port Restarts After Vessel Collision  | Rigzone

by  Andreas Exarheas|Rigzone Staff|Friday, November 09, 2018TweetThe Sture terminal and the Kollsnes plant resumed operations Thursday afternoon.The Sture terminal and the Kollsnes plant resumed operations Thursday afternoon, Equinor has announced in a company statement.Equinor revealed that the assets had been shut down…

How GCHQ has evolved over 100 years of service

Rapid changes in technology are posing 'unique challenges' to the security services which will face 'enormous complexity' in the future, the boss of GCHQ has said.Speaking 100 years since Government Communications Headquarters was formed, director Jeremy Fleming described society as being in a 'period of accelerated change'…

St. Clair County news briefs | News

History of Edmund Fitzgerald rememberedThe Harsens Island Historical Museum will present The Gales of November: Remember the Edmund Fitzgerald at 3 p.m. Nov. 10.There will be a brief history of the Great Lakes most famous ship, followed by a rare sounding of Michigans only museum rooftop freighter horn. There will also be live entertainment by On The Border…

'I had three hours' sleep in three days at Normandy'

Leonard J Taylor served as a yeoman of signals on HMS Frobisher during the Operation Overlord invasion of Normandy.Before he died, Leonard recorded his memoirs. These are his words:Around early April 1944 we were in Ceylon [now known as Sri Lanka] and the whole ship's company had to muster on the quarter deck.The commander-in-chief of the Eastern Fleet…