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Port of Liverpool Dockworkers Plan Two-Week Strike, Adding to Summer of Unrest

LONDON, Sept 2 (Reuters) – More than 560 dockworkers at the Port of Liverpool, one of Britain’s largest container docks, will go on strike from Sept. 19 to Oct. 3 over pay, the Unite union said on Friday, adding to a summer of industrial unrest caused by soaring inflation.“Workers across the country are sick to death of being told to take a hit on their wages and living standards…

Port of Los Angeles names new chief harbor engineer

Mary ConyersDina Aryan-Zahlan, chief harbor engineer, Port of Los AngelesThe Port of Los Angeles has announced the appointment of Dina Aryan-Zahlan as chief harbor engineer, lead of the ports engineering division. She replaces David Walsh who retired in December 2021.Aryan-Zahlan has served as the ports assistant chief harbor engineer since 2015…

Iranian supertanker carrying condensate docks in Venezuela, in defiance of US sanctions |

CARACAS, Venezuela-An Iran-flagged supertanker carrying more than two million barrels of condensate has docked at a Venezuelan port, with both countries facing US sanctions, according to analysts and satellite images.The arrival of the oil tanker Starla comes as negotiations continue in Vienna over the Islamic Republic's tattered nuclear deal with world powers, which allowed for oil sales.

Qatar's maritime sector posts robust performance month-on-month in August

Qatar's maritime sector witnessed robust performance this August, registering a double-digit monthly growth in number of ships calling on Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais ports, according to the official data.The number of ships calling on Qatar's three ports stood at 267 in August 2022, which saw a 10.79% increase compared to July 2022.

Billy Joels Original Commuter Yacht Has Been Transformed Into an Oceangoing Marauder

In the words of rock n roll legend Billy Joel: Home can be the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Indianas early morning dew, high up in the hills of California, home is just another word for you. While Joel wrote Youre My Home more than 30 years before he built the 57-foot Vendetta, the lyrics still ring true for his one-of-a-kind commuter yacht.

McCarthy starts work on $57.3 million Texas port project

Marine Log StaffMcCarthy is starting Port of Beaumont project by demolishing a failed dock structureto make way for a new state-of-the-art general cargo dock. McCarthy Building Companies has started work on Phase 2 of the Main Street Terminal 1 project at the Port of Beaumont in Texas. This follows approval by the port’s…

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Spotlight on Iran (June 23, 2022 July 7, 2022)

HomeCountriesIran OverviewOn July 2, the Iranian minister of foreign affairs arrived for a visit in Syria and met with senior regime officials, chief among them President Assad. The visit occurred against the backdrop of growing concerns in Damascus and Tehran due to a possible Turkish incursion in northern Syria. Prior to his visit to Damascus…

Shipping Industry Urges Safe Passage for Trapped Ships and Crews in Ukraine

By Jonathan SaulLONDON, March 10 (Reuters) – Shipping industry officials called on Thursday for safe passage for hundreds of seafarers and their ships stuck in Ukraine after Russia’s invasion. Ukrainian maritime officials have told Reuters there are around 100 foreign-flagged vessel and hundreds of mariners stranded in…

Cargo Ship Infested with Insects Ordered to Leave New Orleans

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently refused entry into the Port of New Orleans for a cargo ship and ordered it to depart U.S. waters after an inspection found invasive insects aboard the vessel. As part of the ongoing role of CBP, this incident also highlights a broader issue which is drawing increased interest…

World's Largest Hospital Ship Global Mercy Inauguration Brings Out Presidents of West African Nation

Mercy Ships, the hospital ship charity's first ever purpose-built newbuilding has been inaugurated in Dakar, Senegal in a ceremony and ribbon cutting overseen by the west African countrys president.President Macky Sall cut the ribbon to the 36,600-gt Global Mercy (world's largest hospital ship as Afloat previously reported)…

British climate protesters glue themselves to gallery paintings

Climate change protesters targeted a copy of Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper at London's Royal Academy of Arts on Tuesday, gluing themselves to the painting's frame and spray-painting No New Oil next to it. The protest, organised by supporters of the campaign group Just Stop Oil, came a day after two activists from…
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Container Ship Rams Dock in Taiwan

A Singapore-registered containership had a problem while arriving at the port city of Taichung on the west coast of Taiwan on December 26. Port officials took videos and pictures from the control tower of the port located along the Taiwan Strait as the vessel veered off course sailed bow first into a dock.The bow of the 12…
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Oil Tanker Taking on Water After Hitting Breakwater

[Brief]  A Danish-registered product tanker clipped the breakwater while arriving in Kaohsiung, Taiwan earlier this week. The vessel took a severe list before authorities cleared it to dock and begin an emergency unloading.The 74,999 dwt Torm Emilie was entering the port of Kaohsiung when it apparently misjudged the harbor entrance and hit the southern breakwater on February 1.

A Carnival ship caught fire. A new one is picking up the passengers.

Placeholder while article actions loadA Carnival Cruise Line ship caught fire Thursday morning while docked in Grand Turk, leaving passengers stuck on the boat until another arrives on a rescue mission this weekend.Carnival Freedom, which left Central Floridas Port Canaveral on Monday for a five-day voyage, was in the Turks and Caicos cruise when the fire started in the ships signature red…

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Bowls from around the CQ greens

Central Queensland menThe Victoria Park team of Jim Ross and Brian Ashworth are the 2022 Veteran Pairs Champions following their 23 11 win over the Rockhampton team of Russ Boadle and Peter Lawton. To make the final they defeated the Diggers Memorial team of Rob Loader and Alan Gabel, while Rockhampton defeated the Yeppoon team of Peter Holmes and Mike Browning.
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Schedule Reliability Improves, but Forecasted to Level Off for 2022

Despite all the reports that congestion is declining in many ports around the world as demand has softened, the major carriers have not been able to make significant gains in overall schedule reliability. The overall performance remains behind 2021 in spite of a decline in average delays. Analysts are beginning to believe…