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Battery modernization to reduce consumption and bunker emissions

Peak Marine Tech AS awarded Norwegian Electric Systems AS (NES) a contract for the supply of battery and control systems. Image Credit: NES Cable laying vessel Fjord connector, belonging to Seaworks Kabel AS., is fast becoming another example of how homeowners are embracing marine battery technology to reduce their traditional bunker consumption. As marine battery […]

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MSC Cruise Ship Releases Additional Passenger Tests, Adjusted Itinerary

An MSC cruise ship, the MSC Divina, departing from Miami, was forced to adjust its itinerary, in particular by canceling a stopover in Colombia. The ship was scheduled to visit historic downtown Cartagena on January 1. It is not the first time this week that the ship has encountered problems. The ship was refused entry […]

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Star-Lord renamed his ship – and it’s absolutely heartbreaking

After enduring horrific events that remind him of a past tragedy in Wastelanders: Star-Lord # 1, Peter Quill renames his ship in memory of a friend. WARNING: The following contains spoilers for Wastelanders: Star-Lord, on sale now from Marvel Comics. Wastelanders: Star-Lord (by Rich Douek, Brent Peeples, Cris Peter and Cory Petit of VC) revisits […]

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CDC warns against cruise ship travel – CBS Miami

EXTRA WEB: Australia rings in 2022It is already 2022 in some parts of the world. The people of New Zealand and Australia were among the first to welcome the New Year. Here is a look at those celebrations. 2 hours ago EXTRA WEB: NEW YEAR’S BALL IN NYCCrowd sizes will be limited as organizers reduce […]

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The parent company of Ever Given (the ship that caused the problem) Evergreen handed out huge bonuses

Never given (Getty Images) Evergreen reported a 1,300% year-over-year jump in net profits in the first three quarters of 2021. The shipping company did not report any significant fallout from the blockade of the Suez Canal by Ever Given. Soaring container freight rates have boosted Evergreen’s profits this year. For more stories go to www.BusinessInsider.co.za. […]

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Trawler sank off Duncannon within minute of crew abandoning ship, report says

The crew of a Cork registered trawler were fortunate enough to escape off the south coast of Wexford last year after their vessel sank within a minute of abandoning the vessel after a 350 kg weight drilled a large hole in his deck. The Marine Accident Investigation Bureau’s report today revealed how the accident caused […]

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Disney Cruise Ship Docked in St. Thomas Denied Due to Active COVID Cases | News

Disney cruise ship passengers waited at the West Indian Co. dock, expecting to disembark in St. Thomas only to be turned away due to active cases of COVID-19 on board. The ship arrived early Thursday morning around 7:00 am but left the island around 9:30 am. He was to stay until 4:30 p.m. “The Disney […]

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Christmas boat parade departs from Longview, Rainier this weekend | Local

If you’re looking for another bright display to complement the holiday season, keep an eye out for the Columbia River. The Lower Columbia Christmas Ships Parade takes place Friday evening and Saturday evening. This is the fourth year that members of the Longview Yacht Club and the Town of Rainier Marina have worked together to […]

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Cars arrive covered in salt ice after the ship has sailed through the winds

A ro-ro ship recently arrived in Russia with a valuable cargo of cars for delivery to new owners. There was only one problem: much of the ship and its load of cars were submerged in frozen seawater. On December 27, the Panamanian-flagged car transporter Sun Rio arrived in Vladivostok, the Russian port. He left Busan […]

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Avoid cruise ship travel, regardless of Covid-19 vaccination status

The Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas (L), pictured here in Miami, Florida, is one of 91 ships … [+] who have reported cases of Covid-19 and have met the CDC’s investigation threshold. (Photo by Joe Raedle / Getty Images) Getty Images Oh, boat. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a new […]