Ship Collision: Another Body Identified

A body found in the River Danube near the village of Bölcske, some 100 km downstream from Budapest, has been identified as that of a victim of the sightseeing boat Hableány, police said on Thursday.The Hableány collided with a cruise ship and sank into the River Danube near Margit Bridge on May 29. It had 33 South Korean tourists on board and a crew of two Hungarians.
Yachts at Monaco Yacht Show 2019

Superyachts prepare for Monaco Yacht Show 2019

With an impressive lineup of over 125 superyachts expected at the Monaco Yacht Show this year, many of the high-profile stars have already arrived in the Principality at anchor and moored in Port Hercules. Several 100-metre plus yachts are lying at anchor including the new 136-metre Flying Fox, 126-metre Octopus and 115-metre Pelorus…

Saudi Minister: only maximum pressure will bring Iran to negotiations

Two months after being targeted by devastating Iranian attacks on Saudi Arabias oil infrastructure, Riyadh is stepping up efforts to secure global deterrence against Tehran.Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir is currently on an extensive tour of the West, where he has repeatedly urged both Europe and the United States…

ICTSI completes $250-m investment in Iraq’s Basra terminal

International Container Terminal Services Inc. said Thursday it expanded the capacity of its container and multi-purpose cargo handling facility in Iraq, completing the $250-million investment at Basra Gateway Terminal. ICTSI said it inaugurated two new facilitiesBerths 25 and 26 of BGTat the Port of Umm Qasr, Iraq’s main dry cargo port.

Inside Lake Victorias vicious extortion cartels : The Standard

Kenya Marine police officers patrolling the lake. The officers have been accused of colluding with criminals who extort Kenyan fishermen. The long-held view that Lake Victoria is a vast productive resource for all to share, is fast changing. In its place is an unpleasant pattern — thanks to runaway greed fanned by shadowy…

$760m dredging project likely to impact water, marine life

A REPORT on the expected impact of a $760-million proposed Gladstone Harbour dredging project has been finalised. Following months of public consultation Gladstone Ports Corporation released the final Environmental Impact Statement for the Port of Gladstone Gatcombe and Golding Cutting Channel Duplication Project. The project…

Breaking Down the New Hopes and Shadowed Empires in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker's Final Trailer

Its here. After waiting months since Star Wars Celebration gave us our first look and being dazzled by a dark vision in the meantime the final trailer for The Rise of Skywalker has arrived. It doesnt just bring a message of hope for the Resistance reborn, but has quite a few intriguing details and hints you may have missed.The…

Update on Yarmouth ferry coming soon: N.S. transportation minister

Transportation Minister Lloyd Hines says he expects to have an update on the delay-plagued Yarmouth-to-Maine ferry service within the next week a service that has cost Nova Scotians almost $20 million even without any sailings this season.Traditionally, the service stops operating in early October. This year, in what was…

Med Marine Building New Concept Ice Class tugs for Svitzer

Med Marine said that it has recently signed a newbuilding contract with Danish operator, Svitzer for two icebreaking tugboats. The design is new in Med Marines portfolio and comes with some great features for extreme climate conditions. TundRA 3000 is a concept design by Canadian designer Robert Allan Ltd. As the designer…

Lorry trailer containing bodies arrived in UK from Belgium

A refrigerated lorry trailer containing the bodies of 39 people travelled from Zeebrugge in Belgium to Essex, police said.The vehicle, which is believed to have come from Bulgaria, was found by police at Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, Essex, early on Wednesday.Essex Police said 38 adults and one teenager were pronounced…

Iran Says Missiles Hit One Of Its Oil Tankers Off Saudi Coast

An Iranian oil tanker was attacked by suspected missiles off the coast of Saudi Arabia, causing oil to leak into the Red Sea, according to Iranian media and the National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC).The hull of the Sabiti was hit by two separate explosions about 100 kilometers off the Saudi port city of Jeddah, the state…

Road to Remembrance (Part 2): A failed chance at early liberation

In what became known as the ‘Rhodes’ or ‘Rome’ dilemma, Churchill had long favoured an early Allied liberation of Greece as a prerequisite to securing the Balkans, bringing neutral Turkey into the fold and shoring up long-term British interests. However, insisting that the Allies should land in Italy, American President Franklin D. Roosevelt refused to support any British move on Rhodes.
130312-N-MO201-002 SOUDA BAY, Greece (March 12, 2013)  The Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13) conducts a berth shift during a port visit. Medgar Evers has a crew of 125 civil service mariners working for Military Sealift Command and 11 U.S. Navy Sailors who provide operational support and supply coordination. (U.S. Navy photo by Paul Farley/Released)

Detyens gets $13.6 million contract to overhaul USNS Medgar Evers – gCaptain

The Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13) conducts a berth shift during a port visit. Medgar Evers has a crew of 125 civil service mariners working for Military Sealift Command and 11 U.S. Navy Sailors who provide operational support and supply coordination. (U.S. Navy photo by Paul Farley/Released)(WASHINGTON) Detyens Shipyards Inc.

Nigeria: SIP Gulped N310.6bn in 15 Months - Presidency

The Federal Government disbursed $103,637,559 (equivalent of N320,609,455,190) for the Social Investment Programmes from August 2018 to October 2019.A statement yesterday from the National Social Investment Office (NSIO) signed by Justice Tienabeso Bibiye, quoted Maryam Uwais, the Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments to have stated this at a workshop in Port Harcourt…

What war between China and the US looks like

How does one think the unthinkable? What could lead to war in Asia? Who would win? Is there even such a thing as winning?These questions are urgently being thrashed out in think tanks all around the world.Retired US Admiral and head of Special Operations Command William McRaven warns the West has experienced a “holy sh*t” moment.The US is suddenly no longer the world’s only military superpower.
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Puerto Rico: Open For Tourism - Cruise Industry News

Despite the recent protests and the governor resigning, Puerto Rico remains open for tourism and is on track to achieve a record-breaking year tourism in 2019, according Discover Puerto Rico, the destination marketing organization.In a statement from Brad Dean, CEO of Discover Puerto Rico, said that flights, ports, hotels, airports, restaurants, shops, attractions and taxis are operating normally.

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India's cruise industry has potential to create over a million jobs in next 3-4 years

WTTC forecasts direct contribution of travel and tourism to Indias GDP to rise by 7.1% per annum over the next decade to reach 3.9% of the total GDP.By Jurgen BailomThis year India is the host country for World Tourism Day with the theme of Tourism and Jobs: A better future for all. It is an apt occasion to explore how travel and tourism…

Arrests over alleged graft affecting Greece's 2nd cargo port

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Authorities have charged the harbor police chief in Greece’s second-largest commercial port of Thessaloniki and another 17 people over alleged graft involving tugboat services to incoming ships.Police say the suspects include six state-employed harbor pilots, the owners of four tugboat companies and seven company employees.