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Taiwan Navy launches its first amphibious transport warship

Ghana Web 13 Apr 2021
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Tuesday presided over a launch ceremony for an amphibious transport ship, which is her country's first indigenous landing platform ... "This is an important milestone for our national shipbuilding programme," Tsai said, adding that the ship will help to strengthen Taiwan's defence capability.

Ships in Baltic and Black Sea Monitored by Drones from EMSA

The Maritime Executive 13 Apr 2021
The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) expanded its drone monitoring program for ship emissions into the Baltic region as well as in support of coast guards in the Black Sea. The program uses specially outfitted drones that can measure emissions as well as provide 24-hour monitoring services and track ship movements.

Cruise lines poised for rebound despite no word on when US sailings can resume

The Philadelphia Tribune 13 Apr 2021
Even though the Centers for Disease Control has yet to give a firm date for when it will allow ships to sail to and from U.S ... Katz believes that the CDC will allow ships to start calling on U.S ... ports?But there is a risk that if the CDC doesn’t act, cruise lines could simply have the ships sail from ports in the Caribbean.

Egypt impounds Suez megaship amid talks over compensation claim

Al Jazeera 13 Apr 2021
A source with SCA, who declined to be named, told Reuters news agency a court order had been issued for the ship to be held, adding that negotiations were still taking place ... He declined to discuss possible causes, including the ship’s speed and the high winds that buffeted it during a sandstorm.

China-Europe freight trains provide a reliable choice in global logistics, thanks to their safety, stability and efficiency 13 Apr 2021
The fragility of the sea-based shipping in this case made many traders reconsider the transport methods they will use in future ... told Xinhua News Agency that in 2020, the company shipped 1,000 containers of goods using China-Europe freight trains, doubling the volume of 2019 ... "The delay in sea and air shipping put us at a high risk of default.

NCB busts drug cartel that received supplies from Uttarakhand pharma factory

Hindustan Times 13 Apr 2021
... in Uttarakhand’s Haridwar, the federal drug law enforcement agency said on Monday. The agency said the pharma company allegedly fudged records and supplied the drugs to traffickers who shipped them to the United Kingdom, the United States and Europe via the postal department.

Remains of Nebraska soldier who disappeared in Germany in WWII are finally coming home (copy)

Omaha World-Herald 13 Apr 2021
In 2018, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency disinterred the remains and shipped them to its lab at Offutt Air Force Base ... An officer in Reab’s company described the German tactics as “cold-blooded and nerve-shattering,” according to the Accounting Agency’s report on his death.

211K Pounds Of Ground Turkey Sold As Wegmans Or Nature Promise Brands Could Be Contaminated ...

CBS Sports 13 Apr 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WJZ) — The U.S ... The following products are subject to the public health alert. 1-lb ... 1-lb ... These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide ... Public health agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is investigating a multi-state outbreak of 28 Salmonella Hadar illnesses in 12 states between Dec.

Buchanan: Vaccine patriotism vs. vaccine globalism

Ogden Standard-Examiner 13 Apr 2021
When the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines first proved their efficacy, preventing nearly 95% of coronavirus infections in those who got the shots in test trials, a vexing issue immediately arose. Who should get priority in receiving these life-saving shots? ... race ... military and other agencies to manufacture, ship and distribute doses around the world ... ....

Hamburg Commercial Bank makes play for Asian shipping business

Splash24/7 12 Apr 2021
Transport Capital will exclusively originate new senior secured ship lending opportunities in the Asia Pacific region for HCOB. The target clients will be small and medium size shipping companies, as well as lessors and financial sponsors in the region.

Transport Ministry proposes prioritizing Covid-19 vaccination for sailors

The Saigon Times 12 Apr 2021
Following the proposal, the Vietnam Ship Owners’ Association proposed the prime minister direct relevant agencies to prioritize sailors for the Covid-19 inoculation to ensure marine transport operations are carried out smoothly, contributing to helping the country’s economy recover.

Power and water outages strike Saint Vincent after volcanic eruption

Manila Standard Today 12 Apr 2021
The blast from the volcano, sent plumes of ash 20,000 feet (6,000 meters) into the air, the local emergency management agency said ... The emergency management agency posted photos of a Coast Guard ship evacuating residents of an area who had previously refused to leave ... Cruise ships were on the way to assist the evacuation effort.

The importance of domestication of the International Maritime Organisation Convention into Seychelles’ national laws |12 ...

Nation 12 Apr 2021
Seychelles’ economy depends heavily on the tourism, fishing and shipping industries. Almost 60% of the goods are transported by sea in Seychelles through cargo vessel; without doubt shipping plays an important role in Seychelles’ economic growth, prosperity and development ... The IMO is a specialised agency of the United Nations.

Cruise Lines Ready For Rebound But Still No Word From CDC When US Sailings Can Resume

CBS Sports 12 Apr 2021
MIAMI (CBSMiami/CNN) — Numerous cruise ships are ready to return to the water even though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has yet to announce a date for when U.S ... Katz believes that the CDC will allow ships to start calling on US ports later this summer and no later than the fall.

In need of a sea change

Hydrocarbon Engineering 12 Apr 2021
In 2005, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the United Nations agency responsible for the “safety and security of shipping and the prevention of marine pollution by ships”, established a series of Emission Control Areas (ECAs) and in some areas Sulphur Emission Control Areas (SECAs).