Posts Tagged ‘cargo’

Turkey’s busy Bosporus Strait closed down after cargo ship CRASHES into shore (VIDEOS)

The Liberian-flagged container ship Songa Iridium ran aground in broad daylight some 25 minutes after it entered the Bosporus Strait, reported Hurriyet, citing local authorities. The ship crashed into a bollard next to Asiyan Asri Cemetery and the historic Rumeli Castle, a popular landmark. Videos from the scene show the vessel slowly moving towards the […]

Iran plans to spend €300mn to build 200 large cargo ships: Minister

Press TV – Iran’s minister of industries and trade says the country will spend nearly 300 million euros to build 200 large vessels as an ailing shipbuilding sector keeps growing only because foreign companies avoid offering services to the country due to the American sanctions.   “We have defined a target for construction of 200 […]

Five dead after cargo plane runs out of fuel en route to Ukraine

   Five people have reportedly died after a plane crashed in an emergency landing when it ran out on fuel on route from Spain. The Soviet-designed four-engine plane vanished from radar at 7.10am this morning when it was just over eight miles from its destination airport in Ukraine, emergencies service said in a statement. One […]

Large Cargo Ship Capsizes Off Georgia Coast; Crew Members Still Missing

Four crew members of a large international transport vessel went missing Sunday off Georgia after the boat began listing violently and caught fire. The vessel, identified in reports as the 656-foot Golden Ray, had 24 crew members aboard, 20 of which were rescued in a high risk US Coast Guard operation.  The Golden Ray […]

Cargo ship busted with over a billion dollars worth of cocaine was owned by JP Morgan Chase

(Natural News) JPMorgan Chase, one of the largest banks in the United States, is the owner of a cargo ship found carrying over $1 billion worth of cocaine at a port in Philadelphia recently. More than 20 tons of cocaine were seized from the MSC Gayane, the ship in question. Mainstream media […]

Iran’s 1st gasoline cargo exported from PGSR

MNA – Chief Executive of Persian Gulf Star Refinery (PGSR) Mohammad Ali Dadvar on Sat. said that the first gasoline produced in the Persian Gulf Star Refinery was exported overseas. The gasoline produced in this refinery is of high quality that was selected as the first Iranian exports cargo to neighboring countries and paneled in […]

Iranian cargo ship sinks in Caspian Sea

The 600-ton merchant vessel Shabahang sent a distress call on Friday, prompting the dispatch of two rescue helicopters and a patrol boat to the scene, Azerbaijan’s National Maritime Center reported. All nine crew members were rescued as the ship was sinking. Also on Iran releases 9 Indian sailors captured in tanker holdup The ‘Shabahang’ […]

Stacked seating & cargo playgrounds: The airline industry’s own visions of the future

Passengers packed in the wings KLM recently unveiled its latest flight concept, the Flying V, designed to have passengers seated literally inside the wings of the plane. The cargo hold and the fuel tanks would also be located in the v-shaped aircraft’s wings. The plane can carry 314 passengers and is particularly geared towards long-haul […]

Jeff Bezos Is Planning to Ship ‘Several Metric Tons of Cargo’ to the Moon

Jeff Bezos Is Planning to Ship ‘Several Metric Tons of Cargo’ to the Moon October 5th, 2018 Via: Vice: Jeff Bezos’s pet aerospace exploration project is planning to send “several metric tonsâ€� of unspecified cargo to the Moon in the next five years. Blue […]

Israel-linked cargo ship sailing into Tunisian storm

Ali Abunimah Activism and BDS Beat 6 August 2018 The container vessel Cornelius A is Turkish-flagged but appears to operate on behalf of the Israeli shipping line Zim under an arrangement with its owner Arkas. (Arkas Line) Trade union leaders in Tunisia are calling on their members not to unload an Israel-linked cargo ship if […]

Syria: Army Uncovers Cargo of ’Israeli’-Made Arms Smuggled to Terrorists

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Crew of sunken cargo launch rescued in Persian Gulf

IRNA – Deputy Director General of Bushehr province Ports and Maritime Organization Nourollah Asa’di announced on Saturday that seven crewmembers aboard a sunken cargo launch were rescued in the Persian Gulf. The motor boat which was carrying goods from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to Kangan Port in Iran, had an engine failure and sank 15 […]

Cargo container lost off North Carolina coast had 5,900 pounds of sulfuric acid in it

WILMINGTON, N.C. – One of the 76 cargo containers that fell into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, on March 3, had almost 6,000 pounds of sulfuric acid in it. The Coast Guard confirmed in a press release that A. P. Moller-Maersk reported that one of the containers […]

Protection, comfort and cargo capacity: A review of the best hiking pants for all day on the trail

(Natural News) Hikers know the importance of choosing the right pair of pants, especially if you’re going to be climbing for a long time. Your clothing must be lightweight so that they’re comfy, but you also need to have clothing that can withstand the outdoors. These hiking pants are some of the […]

No dent in Iran payment in spilled condensate cargo heading to S. Korea: NIOC

SHANA– The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) said South Korea will fully pay for the condensate cargo that was destroyed in a tanker collision near China this week. The cargo was purchased based on Persian Gulf free on board (FOB) which means the buyer has liability for goods that are damaged or destroyed during shipment […]

Pakistan fruit cargo opens corridor to Russia via Iran

Press TV- Iran says it has transited a major consignment of tangerines from Pakistan to Kazakhstan in an initiative that could open a new corridor for shipment of food items from Southeast Asia to markets as far as Russia. Iran’s IRNA news agency reported that the consignment that comprised 350 tonnes of tangerines had arrived […]

Cargo ship sinks in Arabian Sea en route from UAE, 20 sailors rescued (PHOTOS)

Local fishermen came to the aid of the crew after the ship went down in the Arabian Sea near Lakabi, a town nearly 400 miles (650km) southwest of the sultanate’s capital of Muscat. The ship, registered in Tanzania, was travelling from Sharjah in the UAE. The Royal Oman Police (ROP) posted pictures of the rescue […]

Cargo ship breaks in two & sinks off Turkish coast (VIDEO)

The 114-meter ship, built in 1975, was en route to the Tuzla dockyard in Istanbul for repairs when the incident happened, local media reported. The vessel began to buckle and broke into two pieces on Sunday. Half of the freighter was towed ashore while the other section was left to sink. Source Article from […]

SpaceX Successfully Launches Used Dragon Cargo Ship, Then Lands First-Stage Booster

SpaceX Successfully Launches Used Dragon Cargo Ship, Then Lands First-Stage Booster June 3rd, 2017 Via: For the first time in the history of commercial spaceflight, a used spacecraft has blasted off on a mission to deliver cargo to the International Space Station (ISS). […]

Cargo and ferry route opens between North Korea and Russia

nsnbc : A new passenger and cargo ferry route has been opened between the Russian port of Vladivostok and the ports of Raijn, Vonsan […]

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