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Bustle is notably absent from Port of Milwaukee

Part of a series of occasional stories on how people are dealing with the tough economy.He likes the mornings best, when the sun rises over Lake Michigan, when the slow, relentless beat of industry begins along the waterfront, vessels unloading, cranes maneuvering, trucks slowly rolling down the road.This is Joe Di Giorgio's world.For 36 years he has worked at the Port of Milwaukee…

Top center for marine economy growing in Shenzhen

The southern economic powerhouse of Shenzhen, Guangdong province, is determined to build itself into a world-class center of marine economy, according to local officials.The city government will uphold President Xi Jinping's instructions on strengthening China's marine economy and industries, and take advantage of Shenzhen's…
Sub-Lt. Agnes Wilkie (right), who died when the SS Caribou was torpedoed in 1942, was the only known Canadian nurse in the Navy, Air Force or Army to be killed by enemy action in the Second World War. Her friend and fellow nurse Margaret Brooke (left) was also on that ferry, but survived its sinkingand went on to live to be 100.  Contributed - Contributed

SaltWire Selects Oct. 14: Complaints about Cape Breton vet, memories of SS Caribou and a Viking shi

Questionable pastA Cape Breton veterinarian being investigated after being accused of euthanizing a dog by mistake in August, has had complaints lodged against him dating back 28 years now, reports the Cape Breton Post's Sharon Montgomery-Dupe. Dr. Sietse Van Zwol, owner of Highland Animal Hospital in Port Hawkesbury, was suspended in 2016 for two months…

HMS Queen Elizabeth returns to port after leading carrier strike group exercises

The Royal Navy’s aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has returned to base after forming a carrier strike group for the first time for exercises in the North Sea.Hundreds of families and well-wishers lined the harbour walls to welcome home the 65,000-tonne warship as it sailed into Portsmouth Naval Base, having taken part in the multinational GroupEx and Joint Warrior exercises.During the sailing…

Protect Filipino female seafarers and cadettes from sexual harassment and violence

Employers must have effective mechanisms and guidelines to promptly address sexual harassment and violence incidents committed against female seafarers and cadettes.The Women in Maritime Philippines (WiMaPhil) raised said issue during the recent online public forum organized by the office of Senator Risa Hontiveros on the pending Magna Carta of Filipino Seafarers.Merle San Pedro…
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Costa Ready to Restart Cruise Operations This Weekend - Cruise Industry News

Costa Cruises is scheduled to restart sailing in Italy this Sunday, Sept. 6.Carnival's Italian brand will be followed by Germany-based AIDA Cruises scheduled to resume on Nov. 1.The brands will begin in a gradual, phased-in manner with six initial ships and limited itineraries, becoming the first two of Carnival's nine…

From Iwo Jima to Icy Strait, the long, colorful history of the Acushnet By DAVE KIFFER

the 63-year-old Kodiak based cutter Storis. site of a rainbow in Kodiak in August 2005. Coast Guard after World War II. USCG photo by Petty Officer Christopher D. McLaughlin - Aug. support. costs. The vessels have reached the end of their service lives. scrap the ships. at Basalt Rock Co. February 1943. It was commissioned on Feb. 5, 1944 with Lt. to the US NavSource website.

Mexico Putting Military in Charge of Ports to Counter Cartel Corruption

As Mexican drug cartels have grown in power and influence, theyve also branched out. It is widely believed in Mexico that the cartels gradually took over the ports and customs facilities over the past 15 to 20 years. Now Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO to his supporters) has a bold and controversial…

B.C. couple on stranded cruise ship prepares for long, uncertain journey home

A Vancouver Island couple stranded on a cruise ship off the coast of Panama got a welcome dose of good news Sunday. David and Norma Kirkham, of Metchosin, were among those trapped aboard the MS Zaandam in the Pacific Ocean, but on Sunday they and hundreds of others were transferred to the vessel's sister ship, the Rotterdam.

COVID-19: Shipping data hints to some recovery in global trade

The coronavirus pandemic dealt a severe blow to global merchandise trade. Data from weekly port calls by container ships show early but uneven signs of recovery.The number of ships pulling into ports to unload and load containers rebounded in many parts of the world in the third quarter of 2020, according to new UNCTAD calculations.This offers a hopeful sign for world merchandise trade…

MSC Outlines 7 Reasons To Choose The Sea For Intra-Europe Cargo

MSC has responded to growing interest in its extensive short-sea networks with a new campaign focusing on shippers of cargo between European destinations. MSC offers the broadest coverage of ports, inland connections and offices in Europe. Our extensive network stretches from North to South, and from West to East covering…