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Coast Guard faults pilot in Norfolk-bound cargo ship’s grounding in Chesapeake Bay

The Virginian-Pilot 07 Dec 2022
The report said that if the pilot had used “all available means to determine the ship’s location, the grounding likely would not have occurred.” ... The ship became stuck outside the shipping channel and did not block marine navigation, unlike last year’s high-profile grounding in the Suez Canal of its sister vessel, the Ever Given.
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Coast Guard faults pilot in Chesapeake Bay ship grounding

Metro USA 07 Dec 2022
It took authorities a little over a month to dislodge the container ship — longer than three football fields — from the muddy bottom of the Chesapeake Bay ... The ship became stuck outside the shipping channel and did not block marine navigation, unlike last year’s high-profile grounding in the Suez Canal of its sister vessel, the Ever Given.
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Wife to receive veteran’s medal

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 07 Dec 2022
According to a news release by Passanisi, Randle was on the deck of Her Majesty's Hospital Ship Karoa in the Mediterranean Sea when he witnessed a historic event ... After training at Fort Meade, Md., he was loaded onto a merchant ship called the Booker T ... While en route to India via the Suez Canal, the ship next to him was struck with the missile.
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Navvies: Manchester Ship Canal work gives deserved recognition, artist says

BBC News 06 Dec 2022
Navvies finally recognises the efforts of the 17,000 men who dug Manchester Ship Canal, an artist says. .
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Will Elon Musk's Starlink cause a mutiny on Pitcairn?

The Spectator 06 Dec 2022
It took a three-week voyage on a cargo vessel through the Panama Canal and across the ocean for me to reach it, clambering down the ship’s side on a Jacob’s ladder and into a longboat several miles offshore ... This radio was also used to call out to any passing ships spotted on the horizon.
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One thing the west could do to have a big impact on Russia's oil sales and why we haven't done it

Hot Air 06 Dec 2022
Far from it ... Inozemtsev said ... The operators of the Suez Canal, for instance, don’t permit uninsured ships to sail through the vital channel ... But Russian firms don’t have the same reputation as the British and European insurers, and their coverage may not be accepted by major ports and canals; the same is true for Indian and Chinese insurers ... So U.S ... .
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EVER ATOP container ship crosses Suez Canal

Egypt Independent 05 Dec 2022
According to the protocol followed by the Suez Canal Authority in dealing with giant ships crossing the canal for the first time, head of the authority Osama Rabie, delegated captain Hisham Helmy to board the container ship EVER ATOP and welcome its crew, handing a souvenir to the captain of the ship.
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South Carolina celebrates deepening of Charleston's port

Beaumont Enterprise 05 Dec 2022
(AP) — South Carolina has deepened the Charleston's port to make sure it can take in any ship and remains one of the largest harbors on the East Coast ... The eighth one completed this year was prompted by the expansion of the Panama Canal to match the largest ships that can take the shortcut from the Pacific to the Atlantic.
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World's largest floating bookfair ‘Logos Hope’ to arrive at Port Said port in January

Egypt Today 05 Dec 2022
It is currently is in Limassol, Cyprus, where it anchored on November 26 and will remain until December 31, according the official website of the ship ... The ship ...
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Channel leading to Charleston's port deepened

SCNOW Morning News 05 Dec 2022
South Carolina has deepened the Charleston's port to make sure it can take in any ship and remains one of the largest harbors on the East Coast ... The eighth one completed this year was prompted by the expansion of the Panama Canal to match the largest ships that can take the shortcut from the Pacific to the Atlantic.
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Russian oil sanctions fuel boom for old tankers

Raw Story 05 Dec 2022
As Western shipping and maritime services firms steer clear of Russian oil to avoid falling foul of sanctions or harming their reputations, new companies have leapt into the void, and they're snapping up old tankers that might normally be scrapped ... New ship owners willing to transport Russian oil are cashing in.
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As Russia launches more nuclear ice-breakers, how global warming could lead to a new hotspot ...

Russia Today 05 Dec 2022
This vessel will also work to ensure the safe passage of ships along the Northern Sea Route ... While atomic-powered ships were mostly used for excursions up until 2010, they have now taken on strategic importance for exploring the Arctic ... According to the first, this can be exclusively considered open sea with the corresponding rules for ship movement.
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‘Warship chicken’ incident in San Diego a teachable moment for Navy

Stars and Stripes 03 Dec 2022
Mercogliano, who served as a civilian in the Military Sealift Command and is an adjunct professor at the Merchant Marine Academy, also runs the “What is Going on With Shipping“ YouTube channel, something he started after appearing on several news programs as an expert when a shipping vessel became stuck in the Suez canal last year.
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William Markham Tells Facts about “Big Ditch”

Morning Times 02 Dec 2022
Markham explained that the Panama Canal is an artificial waterway and ship canal traversing the Isthmus of Panama and connecting to the Caribbean Sea with the Bay of Panama ...There are six locks in the canal, all 1000 feet high and 110 feet wide, figured on an ’85 feet level.’ The canal would accommodate a 23,000-ton ship.
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Ministry urges new ship channel for large vessels in Mekong Delta

Vietnam News 02 Dec 2022
Many localities in the region and seaport companies have complained that the main ship channels such as Quan Chánh Bố Canal are showing signs of serious deterioration ... more, but the Quan Chánh Bố Canal can only serve ships of 5,000 tonnes due to sedimentation.

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