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Port Manatees Virginia Zimmermann Named International Propeller Club Member of Year

Virginia ZimmermanImage: Courtesy PhotoPort Manatees senior communications manager, Virginia Zimmermann, has been named The International Propeller Club of the United States International Member of the Year, selected from more than 6,000 members throughout the world. Zimmermann received the global honor at an Oct. 17 luncheon…

Arson in downtown Simcoe | Simcoe Reformer

Norfolk firefighters responded to a potentially dangerous situation in Simcoe in the early morning hours of Thursday.Around 4 a.m., Simcoe firefighters were called to Colborne Street North to extinguish a portable toilet that had been set alight. The quick response is credited with preventing the flames from spreading to a nearby home.“After speaking to witnesses…

Iran, Algeria emphasize maritime co-op, expansion of port

(MENAFN) A delegation from Algeria's Ministry of Transport visited Iran's Emam Khomeini Port in the southwestern region of Khuzestan to investigate areas of mutual cooperation and discuss a sister city agreement between the port of Emam Khomeini and the port of Bejaia in Algeria.The delegation visited the facilities and…

Launching into uncharted waters - BBC News

Ferguson Marine Engineering looks very likely to become a government-owned shipyard. It raises questions about industrial strategy, if another company is to be run by the state, after repeated failures.What will Scottish ministers do with the shipyard, where industrial tycoon Jim McColl failed? And what opportunities will be lost if his management team is leaving?Like a ship at its launch…
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35m yacht Power of 2 delivered and embarks on her maiden voyage

South African shipyard Southern Wind has delivered the 34.59-metre yacht Power of 2, the third unit of the SW105 miniseries, to her new owner after weeks of intense sea trials. The new owner, a keen sailor who was looking to upgrade, is taking Power of 2 to the Mediterranean for technical reasons before sailing to Norway.Photo…

New Jersey megamall adds travel challenges to crowded region

The success of the long-delayed American Dream megamall and entertainment complex is tied directly to an existential question residents here face daily: How do you get there from here with the least strain on your wallet and blood pressure? The mall's official opening on Friday in East Rutherford, New Jersey, just outside New York City…

Worlds First Chocolate Cruise Coming in 2020 : Leisure : TravelersToday

"All about chocolate!" The world's largest international chocolate event held annually in Perugia, Italy, called EuroChocolate Festival would sail aboard Costa Pacifica for an eight-day cruise dedicated wholly about chocolate in 2020. This unique event called EuroChocolate Cruise is the output of the collaboration between…

Ship Collision: Another Body Identified

A body found in the River Danube near the village of Bölcske, some 100 km downstream from Budapest, has been identified as that of a victim of the sightseeing boat Hableány, police said on Thursday.The Hableány collided with a cruise ship and sank into the River Danube near Margit Bridge on May 29. It had 33 South Korean tourists on board and a crew of two Hungarians.
Yachts at Monaco Yacht Show 2019

Superyachts prepare for Monaco Yacht Show 2019

With an impressive lineup of over 125 superyachts expected at the Monaco Yacht Show this year, many of the high-profile stars have already arrived in the Principality at anchor and moored in Port Hercules. Several 100-metre plus yachts are lying at anchor including the new 136-metre Flying Fox, 126-metre Octopus and 115-metre Pelorus…

US Coast Guard search for missing from cargo ship [Video]

The US Coast Guard says searchers are scouring waters off Georgia for four missing crew members of a cargo ship that overturned near a port during a fire onboard the vessel. It said Sunday that 20 people were safely plucked from the vessel. (Sept. 9)

Saudi Minister: only maximum pressure will bring Iran to negotiations

Two months after being targeted by devastating Iranian attacks on Saudi Arabias oil infrastructure, Riyadh is stepping up efforts to secure global deterrence against Tehran.Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir is currently on an extensive tour of the West, where he has repeatedly urged both Europe and the United States…

Inside Lake Victorias vicious extortion cartels : The Standard

Kenya Marine police officers patrolling the lake. The officers have been accused of colluding with criminals who extort Kenyan fishermen. The long-held view that Lake Victoria is a vast productive resource for all to share, is fast changing. In its place is an unpleasant pattern — thanks to runaway greed fanned by shadowy…

Gas Entec Secures Important Contract to Design and Build the Cargo Handling System for Asias Largest

SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 24, 2019--Gas Entec Co. Ltd. (Gas Entec), a subsidiary of Atlantic Gulf & Pacific Company (AG&P), a leading global gas and LNG logistics company, today announced it has secured an important contract from Sembcorp Marine Integrated Yard Pte. Ltd. (Sembcorp Marine). Under the contract, Gas Entec will provide the engineering…

$760m dredging project likely to impact water, marine life

A REPORT on the expected impact of a $760-million proposed Gladstone Harbour dredging project has been finalised. Following months of public consultation Gladstone Ports Corporation released the final Environmental Impact Statement for the Port of Gladstone Gatcombe and Golding Cutting Channel Duplication Project. The project…
Suspected migrants detained at Belgian port where container was shipped from

Suspected migrants detained at Belgian port where container was shipped from

A group of suspected migrants has been detained in Zeebrugge a day after 39 people were found dead inside a container shipped from the Belgian port.Some of them were seen trying to climb a fence into a compound attached to a trucking company before they were intercepted by police on a busy road.A group of eight men was…

Person dies in Port of Ipswich incident | Latest Ipswich News

PUBLISHED: 16:43 03 October 2019 | UPDATED: 13:54 04 October 2019Will JeffordThe air ambulance and other emergency service vehicles at the docks in Port of Ipswich during the incident Picture: SUBMITTEDRADOSLAW GUTA merchant seaman has died following an accident on board his ship at the Port of Ipswich.ShareThe incident…

Breaking Down the New Hopes and Shadowed Empires in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker's Final Trailer

Its here. After waiting months since Star Wars Celebration gave us our first look and being dazzled by a dark vision in the meantime the final trailer for The Rise of Skywalker has arrived. It doesnt just bring a message of hope for the Resistance reborn, but has quite a few intriguing details and hints you may have missed.The…
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Med Marine Building New Concept Ice Class tugs for Svitzer

Med Marine said that it has recently signed a newbuilding contract with Danish operator, Svitzer for two icebreaking tugboats. The design is new in Med Marines portfolio and comes with some great features for extreme climate conditions. TundRA 3000 is a concept design by Canadian designer Robert Allan Ltd. As the designer…

Lorry trailer containing bodies arrived in UK from Belgium

A refrigerated lorry trailer containing the bodies of 39 people travelled from Zeebrugge in Belgium to Essex, police said.The vehicle, which is believed to have come from Bulgaria, was found by police at Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, Essex, early on Wednesday.Essex Police said 38 adults and one teenager were pronounced…

Iran Says Missiles Hit One Of Its Oil Tankers Off Saudi Coast

An Iranian oil tanker was attacked by suspected missiles off the coast of Saudi Arabia, causing oil to leak into the Red Sea, according to Iranian media and the National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC).The hull of the Sabiti was hit by two separate explosions about 100 kilometers off the Saudi port city of Jeddah, the state…