DVIDS - News - From the port to the fort: 841st Transportation Battalion

Joint Base Charleston has a variety of different missions executed by every military branch. The 841st Transportation Battalion is one Army unit that works closely with Joint Base Charleston to support the warfighter and help deliver cargo to wherever it needs to go. Specifically for this mission, U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Will Twigg…

Q&A: How can I germinate peony seeds to make new plants?

I have some wonderful peonies that came with my home. This year one patch -- I have three of them -- has these funny looking pods where the blooms were. Each one has what looks like tiny seeds. How do I treat them? I assume they are seeds for more peonies. Are they planted in the fall or in the spring? Thanks and I enjoy your gardening newsletter so much.

Timeline of Beaufort SC boat crash that killed Mallory Beach

Around 2:30 a.m. on Feb. 24, 2019, six young adults were in a speeding boat when it crashed into a piling by the bridge in Archers Creek near Parris Island, S.C. Mallory Beach, 19, was ejected — and became a missing person. It took searchers a week to find her body. Paul Murdaugh — then a 20-year-old from a powerful Lowcountry…

How False Bay got its name

Have you ever wondered how False Bay got its name? This stretch of Western Cape coastline is famous for its marine residents, such as sharks, seals and the occasional visit from orca duo Port and Starboard but the origin of its name is not as well-known.Bartolomeu Diaz initially described False Bay as the ‘gulf between mountains’ in 1488.

Loading Resumes At Brazil Port After Ship Quarantined

Digest: Short line association hails ruling on Illinois crew-size law

Monday afternoon rail news:ASLRRA hails court decision striking down Illinois crew-size lawThe American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association is hailing a court decision striking down an Illinois law requiring two-man train crews. Judge Edmond E. Chang of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, ruled on Sept.

Second MSC Cruise Ship Restarts Operations

The second MSC cruise ship has resumed operations with a series of seven cruises in Europe out of Italy.MSC Magnifica has become the second MSC cruise ship to resume operations. The vessel kick-started today departing out of the Port of Genoa in Italy and with new health measures in place.The cruise ship is now offering cruises that cover the eastern and western Meditteranean based out of Genoa…
Arktika arrived back at the port of Murmansk after completing ice tests in the North Pole region (Credit: Atomflot)

Russias Arktika nuclear icebreaker to completes ice tests

Russia’s first nuclear-powered icebreaker of project 22220, Arktika, which recently arrived in Murmansk after completing ice tests in the North Pole region, will be put into operation on 21 October, according to the Deputy Director General for Economics and Finance at Atomflot, Andranik Kocharian. “The flag of the Russian Federation will be raised on it…

People traffickers 'are paying French fishing boat crews to get migrants across the English Channel'

People traffickers are hiring French fishing boat crews to carry desperate migrants halfway across the Channel in a bid to evade eye-in-the-sky military drones.Once in open water, asylum seekers clamber into pre-inflated dinghies held in the fishing boat to complete the rest of the perilous 21-mile crossing, reports suggest.

China's stable foreign trade to help boost global economic recovery

Aerial photo taken on Sept 6, 2019 shows a cargo ship of COSCO SHIPPING Lines transporting Italian products to participate in the 2019 China International Import Expo (CIIE) berths at the Port of Piraeus in Greece. Although the growth of China's foreign trade is facing severe challenges caused by factors like the COVID-19 impact and the world's weak goods demand…
Vision of the Seas

Bar Harbor Says No to Cruise Ships - Cruise Industry News

Bar Harbor, Maine, has decided it does not want any cruise traffic in 2020 following a presentation from American Cruise Lines earlier this week.The cruise line also presented a 20-page risk mitigation plan. A Tuesday presentation to a town council meeting by American Cruise Lines outlined various procedures the company was willing to undertake to call on Bar Harbor…

Noble Rot Soho, London, restaurant review

Before the tedious logic of middle-of-the-road populism made it certain career suicide to be seen anywhere other than a Nandos, eating out used to be something politicians approached with a certain flair. Keir Hardie at the Savoy (Nothing is too good for the working classes!), Tony Blair and Gordon Brown at Granita, whitebait suppers in Greenwich…

Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact | Walcha News

LATEST DEVELOPMENTS* Victoria has reported just a single COVID-19 case and no deaths, a "remarkable achievement" according to health chief Brett Sutton.* The state's 14-day rolling average of new cases is 8.1 for metropolitan Melbourne and 0.5 for regional areas.* Premier Daniel Andrews has lashed out at the fact 17 federal…

Difficult track ahead for coastal commuter rail - South Florida Sun Sentinel

It could be a decade or more before people in South Florida can hop on a commuter train and get to another coastal downtown from Miami to Jupiter. A coastal rail line has been pursued for decades as a way for commuters to get to work and coastal residents to travel to other cities. The idea has become critical as more people live downtown and traffic congestion worsens.

Bulk carrier crews off WA COVID-positive

The West Australian government has confirmed two new outbreaks of coronavirus onboard bulk carriers docked off the coast.A frustrated WA health minister told the Commonwealth to "get off their butts" and protect Australia's trade routes as he fronted the media to announce the outbreaks on Saturday."Dealing with this is out of the control of the WA government…

AIDA Cruises Seeking German Government Aid