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Maritime Throwdown Puts Line Skills, Safety On Display - The Waterways Journal

The second annual Maritime Throwdown rocked the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales, La., October 13, with a total of 14 mariners from as far as West Virginia competing in a trio of line handling and throwing challenges.Mariners first competed in the C-Hero life ring toss. Devall Towings Stryker Trahan, of Lake Charles, La., won that event with a distance of 54 feet, 9 inches.

Ritz-Carlton's first luxury cruise ship takes to the water

A new chapter of maritime history was written last week when more than 26,000 tons of steel thundered down the slipway of a Spanish shipyard marking hotel giant Ritz-Carltons entry into the world of cruising. Work on the 149-suite ship's luxe interiors has now commenced, with its long-awaited launch due in February 2020 and before that…

Oil up but set for weekly loss on stock build, trade row

By Christopher Johnson,FILE PHOTO: A drilling rig is parked up in the Cromarty Firth near Nigg, Scotland, Britain January 27, 2015. Falling prices have reduced demand for drilling work in the North Sea and has led to the laying up of the rigs. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne/File PhotoMoreBy Christopher JohnsonLONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Friday on signs of surging demand in China…

Enterprising Hillsborough Students Ship Clothing to Villages in India

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Rohan Singh and Ritik Gupta, seniors at Hillsborough High School are helping impoverished populations in some of the most underprivileged parts of Southeast Asia by tutoring  younger students, cleaning out their closets and asking others to do the same.Through their nonprofit charity organization “Coaching to Contribute…

Company Briefs: Keppel T&T, Business News & Top Stories

Keppel T&TKeppel Telecommunications & Transportation (T&T) yesterday reported a third-quarter net profit of $11.8 million, 12 per cent lower than the $13.5 million recorded last year.The data centre operator said the decrease was mainly due to higher operating costs, as well as the absence of gain from the partial disposal of a data centre…
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China and Greece using shipping industry to strengthen bilateral ties

China and Greece intend to use the shipping industry to expand relations between the two with China's Transport Minister, Li Xiaopeng saying his country made the geo-strategic choice to strengthen bilateral economic and trade cooperation with Greece.During a visit to Greece this week, Li said the relationship will be built…

Safety Circuit Rider engineer appointed at Center for Transportation Studies

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The University of Virginia's Center for Transportation Studies has its first Safety Circuit Rider.According to a release, Rebecca Golden's appointment is the final piece in deploying the Safety Circuit Rider program, which helps local governments and agencies improve the safety of road…
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Double Call for Bodrum Cruise Port - Cruise Industry News

Bodrum Cruise Port, operated by Global Ports Holding, saw a double call on Oct. 16, 2018 as the Mein Schiff 4 from TUI Cruises was joined by the new Le Laperouse from Ponant.Together, the two ships accounted for over 2,900 guests going ashore in the Turkish port, according to a statement.It was the second call for the Mein Schiff 4 in Bodrum this year…

Will cars reveal clues about missing Fort Worth girls?

Weather permitting, a team of divers and crews are scheduled to retrieve three cars from the bottom of Benbrook Lake on Saturday in hopes of finding clues to the 1974 disappearance of three Fort Worth girls.The divers from North Texas Marine Recovery & Salvage have raised about $12,000 for equipment to pull the vehicles out of the lake.Theyve been assisted by Rusty Arnold of Edgecliff Village…

3D printing facility to be set up at PSA's Pasir Panjang Terminal, Transport

THE world's first 3D maritime printing facility will be built at PSA's Pasir Panjang Terminal, to create parts that can be used for port equipment.The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) signed an agreement on Wednesday to set up the facility.It will feature state-of-the-art printers and use a specialised maritime…

Does the car have clues about missing Fort Worth girls?

Fran Langston sat in a chair on the shore of Benbrook Lake Saturday as a light drizzle fell while divers worked to pull submerged cars out of the waters.She wasnt alone.More than 100 residents joined Langston as they watched and hoped the vehicles would have answers to one of Fort Worths most noted cold cases the 1974…

Two Ships With U.S. Soybeans Head to China With Trade War Lingering

Two Ships With U.S. Soybeans Head to China With Trade War LingeringMore(Bloomberg) -- Two more vessels loaded with U.S. soybeans have departed for China, signaling that buyers may be getting more desperate for supplies amid the prolonged trade war between the nations.Star Laura and Golden Empress were loaded during the week ended Oct. 11.

Duluth Fire Department now expects spring delivery of new boat

Lake Assault Boats in Superior completed work on the 31-foot vessel right on schedule, but it's still waiting on a pair of 300-horsepower Mercury Verado outboard motors to arrive.Chad DuMars, vice president of operations for Lake Assault, explained that bruising back-to-back hurricane seasons damaged many boats in coastal communities…

Santander improves ro-ro connections with Zeebrugge

The twice-weekly CldN ro-ro service linking Santander in Spain, Rotterdam in the Netherlands and Leixões in Portugal is to be divided into two distinct services. It is hoped the move will help increase the number of semi-trailers being carried by around 10,000 units a year.In future, Santander will have two weekly direct connections with Zeebrugge…

Headphone Repair Is a Thing. So Don't Throw Out Your Favorite Pair.

Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site.Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site.Headphones can fail for any number of reasons, from frayed wires to a broken charging port. When a problem arises, your first impulse might be to start shopping for a new pair.

Carnival Victory Transformed to Carnival Radiance in 2020

Subscribe to Ship & Shore, our newsletter with the latest cruise news, posts and special offers from around the cruise industry. The last of the original Destiny/Triumph class ships from Carnival Cruise Line will undergo a major dry dock in 2020. The Carnival Victory will go into dry dock for 38 days on March 18, 2020 and when she emerges…

Warrenpoint Port holds consultation on dredge proposals

Warrenpoint Port has held a public consultation over controversial proposals to dispose of dredging material close to protected parts of Carlingford Lough. A large cross-border crowd attended the event at the Town Hall on Monday evening. Currently all dredged material is dumped off the County Down coast. But the port wants…

Brexit clouds on horizon for Holyhead's lifeline port

HOLYHEAD (UNITED KINGDOM): Hundreds of trucks roll off the docks at Holyhead every day, bringing goods to and from Ireland in an economic lifeline for this deprived corner of Wales, which is now threatened by Brexit. Just 73 miles (117 kilometres) from the Irish capital Dublin, the port's future will depend on how any Brexit…

Incredible moment a massive tanker ship crashes into a dock after failing to weigh anchor

This is the incredible moment a huge container ship crashes into a dock after failing to weigh its anchor and takes out a chunk of the harbour.The ship can be seen approaching the dock in Mumbai, India, and men can be heard shouting as the vessel crashes into the dock.Although the collision left a hole in the side of the walkway…

Windstar Sails Deeper into the Caribbean and Latin America in 20

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