Posts Tagged ‘ships’

UK Backs Plan to Escort Grain Ships Past Russia’s Naval Blockade of Ukraine

An international fleet of naval warships could break the Russian blockade of Ukraine which is preventing the export of huge amounts of food.

Ships are dumping oil up to 3,000x per year in Europe’s waters, investigation finds

“Whether it is a lack of resources by relevant national authorities, or flaws in EMSA’s accountability system, bilge dumping remains an uncomfortable and toxic reality in our oceans.” Source

COVID Outbreaks Reported on 92 Cruise Ships Operating in U.S. + More

COVID Outbreaks Reported on 92 Cruise Ships Operating in U.S. + More The Defender’s COVID NewsWatch provides a roundup of the latest headlines related to the SARS CoV-2 virus, including its origins and COVID vaccines.By   The Defender Staff   Link copied Miss a day, miss a lot. Subscribe to The Defender’s Top News of the […]

Mexican Government Allowing Cruise Ships With COVID-19 to Disembark

Mexico will allow cruise ships carrying people infected with COVID-19 to dock, the country’s government announced on Tuesday. In a news release, the government said it will allow passengers who show symptoms of the virus, also known as SARS-CoV-2, to disembark but they must quarantine. Those who test positive will be provided with medical assistance. “In accordance with […]

Iran’s Javadi wins silver at 2021 World Weightlifting C’ships

TEHRAN – Mirmostafa Javadi claimed a silver medal at the 2021 World Weightlifting Championships on Sunday. The Iranian weightlifter lifted 163kg in snatch in the 81kg weight class and 204kg in clean and jerk and claimed the silver with a total of 367kg. Bulgaria’s Karlos Nasar won the gold medal with 374kg. The bronze medal […]

Iran runners-up at 2021 Asian Beach Volleyball C’ships

TEHRAN – Iran lost to Australia in the 2021 Asian Sr Beach Volleyball Championships final on Saturday. Australia’s Christopher McHugh/Paul Burnett reigned supreme with a remarkable unbeaten record at the 2021 Asian Sr Beach Volleyball Championships at Bang Tao Beach in Phuket, Thailand after beating IRI’s Bahman Salemi/Abolhassan Khakizadeh 21-16, 21-13 in the men’s gold-medal […]

France ships Police Armed to the Teeth to Black Island of Guadeloupe to Stop Vaccine Riots

    France has imposed a curfew on its overseas territory of Guadeloupe and is sending extra police to the island, citing days of “violence,” unrest and vandalism in response to harsh pandemic restrictions. “Given the ongoing social unrest and acts of vandalism, the prefect of Guadeloupe has decided to establish a curfew starting today […]

Lake Erie a Graveyard For Ships, May Hold up to 2,500 Sunken Vessels

As one of the most heavily trafficked inland waterways in the world, Lake Erie has seen more than its share of catastrophe and tragedy. While it is the second smallest of the five Great Lakes, an enormous number of ships have sunk beneath its waters, possibly as many as 2,500 according to the estimates of […]

PHOTOS: 66 Cargo Ships Hover Near L.A., Long Beach Ports; UPDATE: 100 Ships

PHOTOS: 66 Cargo Ships Hover Near L.A., Long Beach Ports; UPDATE: 100 ShipsDate: October 20, 2021Author: Nwo Report Source: JOEL B. POLLAKLOS ANGELES, California — Sixty-six cargo ships were at anchor off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the busiest and second-busiest container ports in the United States, respectively, on Monday as an […]

Ships Arrive From The Orient Laden With Pumpkin Spice

NEW YORK, NY—It’s October, and that means women in UGG boots are crowded around the ports to catch sight of the masts of ships returning from their journey to the Orient. For each of those massive wooden ships has a cargo hold filled with pumpkin spice, the fabled spice of autumn. Pumpkins are only grown […]

What’s Going On? The Number of Container Ships Drifting Off Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach at All-Time High

What’s Going On? The Number of Container Ships Drifting Off Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach at All-Time High Sept.20,2021 Editor’sNote: My blog is now available on Telegram. Please go to t.me/Roseramblesdotorg!There were an all-time-high 61 container ships in the queue in San Pedro Bay on Wednesday, according to the Marine Exchange of Southern […]

Record Shattered: 61 Container Ships Stuck Waiting Off California | ZeroHedge

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Italian government bans large cruise ships from entering Venice lagoon

Image Credit: Alexander Spatari/Getty Images The Italian government announced that large cruise ships will be banned from entering the Venice lagoon. Vessels weighing more than 25,000 metric tons or longer than 180 meters (590 feet) will be affected by the ban. In an attempt to keep Venice on UNESCO’s world heritage list, Italy’s cabinet of […]

Mexico Readies Navy Ships To Bring Food, Supplies To Cuba

Above photo: A Cuban flag flies over a street in downtown Havana, Cuba, July 18, 2021. Picture taken July 18, 2021. Reuters/Alexandre Meneghini. NOTE: This is an important step by the Mexican government that defies the US and demonstrates what international solidarity looks like in practice. If the United States was truly concerned about the […]

Coral disease spreading in Caribbean linked to wastewater from ships

Image Credit: ScienceNews A deadly coral disease took over Florida’s reef tract in 2014 and now is rapidly spreading around the Caribbean; the infection may be a result of ballast water from ships, according to new research. The infection, called stony coral tissue loss disease (SCTLD) has the potential to be the most deadly coral […]

Israeli Ships Not Welcome At North American Ports

Above Photo: AROC/Twitter. Trade unions and social movements in the US and Canada have joined hands with Palestinian groups and are picketing major ports to prevent Israeli ships from docking. In a major push to hold Israel accountable for its crimes on Palestinians, activists and workers’ movements have put up picket lines on key ports […]

Iran ships tankers containing 1.4m barrels of crude oil to Syria

A further 1.4 million barrels of Iranian crude oil is expected to arrive in Syria’s Baniyas port in 24 hours, according to naval tracking firm Tanker Trackers on Thursday, Anadolu Agency reports. “In roughly 24 hours from now, the first two out of three tankers shall arrive in Baniyas, Syria with around 1.4 million barrels […]

Protestors are blocking Israeli ships from offloading in Oakland – updated

Hundreds of protesters have gathered at the Port of Oakland to block an Israeli cargo ship from offloading. The “Block the Boat” effort has been led by the Arab Resource and Organizing Center (AROC). The group says that they’ve successfully prevented the Haifa-based shipping company ZIM from docking in Oakland. Incredible support from truckers and […]

Activists Aim To Block Israeli Ships From US Ports In Solidarity With Palestinians

Above Photo: AROC. Grassroots coalition is working to block Zim operated ships from docking and unloading cargo in Oakland, New York and Seattle. Palestinian rights activists are aiming to block ships operated by an Israeli shipping line from unloading cargo in key US port cities as part of a campaign to pressure Israel over its numerous […]

Army thwarts Hamas automated submarine attack on Israeli ships

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Duterte says he will send Philippines’ navy ships into South China Sea to ‘stake claim’ over oil resources

The Philippines will send naval vessels into the disputed South China Sea in a bid to defend what it claims are its oil and mineral resources, President Rodrigo Duterte has said, in remarks he partly directed at China. “I will send my grey ships there to stake a claim,” Duterte said in a speech on […]

St Vincent volcano: Evacuation cruise ships only open to Covid vaccinated

The St Vincent volcano of La Soufriere erupted in an explosion of ash and hot gas just days after the island’s prime minister said only people vaccinated against Covid could evacuate via cruise ship. Experts said Monday’s eruption, the largest since the volcanic activity began last week, was “destroying everything in its path” and posed […]

Thousands Of Animals Packed On Ships In Suez Canal Backup: Reports

Thousands of animals are packed into ships stuck backed up at the Suez Canal, according to multiple reports, raising alarms about their welfare. Bloomberg estimates 10 ships stuck in and around the canal are carrying livestock; The Guardian reported that tracking data show that at least 20 ships are transporting animals. Most of the animals are believed […]

Israel has struck at least 12 ships carrying Iranian oil to Syria, report says

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Does Newfoundland Island Have the Oldest Intact Ancient Ships in the World?

In relatively shallow ocean waters on the north east coast of Newfoundland Island there are the remains of several ships with the most unusual characteristics. It has been determined that these ships may be the oldest intact ships in the world. We constantly hear of discoveries of the remains of ancient ships and, maybe, because […]

Does Newfoundland Have the Oldest Intact Ancient Ships in the World?

In relatively shallow ocean waters on the north east coast of Newfoundland Island there are the remains of several ships with the most unusual characteristics. It has been determined that these ships may be the oldest intact ships in the world. We constantly hear of discoveries of the remains of ancient ships and, maybe, because […]

Cruise Ships Dismantled for Scrap Metal as Coronavirus Pandemic sinks industry

    Cruise ships are being dismantled and sold as scrap metal due to the coronavirus pandemic all but destroying the global cruise industry. Earlier this month, aerial footage shot by drones showed workers stripping walls, windows, floors and railings from several vessels docked in Aliaga, a town 45 kilometres north of Izmir on Turkey’s […]

Cruise ships and COVID-19: Incredible photos show giant cruise ships being scrapped

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Migrants move off Banksy rescue vessel as ships come to its aid

All migrants aboard a rescue boat funded by British street artist Banksy have been transferred to other boats, the team behind the mission said after the pink and white vessel carrying more than 200 passengers sent out an urgent appeal for help. An Italian patrol boat raced to the MV Louise Michel stranded in the […]

Migrants move off Banksy rescue vessel as ships come to its aid

All migrants aboard a rescue boat funded by British street artist Banksy have been transferred to other boats, the team behind the mission said after the pink and white vessel carrying more than 200 passengers sent out an urgent appeal for help. An Italian patrol boat raced to the MV Louise Michel stranded in the […]

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