Ship transport can be over any distance by boat, ship, sailboat or barge, over oceans and lakes, through canals or along rivers. Shipping may be for commerce, recreation or the military purpose. Virtually any material can be moved by water; however, water transport becomes impractical when material delivery is highly time-critical.
Containerization revolutionized ship transport starting in the 1970s. "General cargo" includes goods packaged in boxes, cases, pallets, and barrels. When a cargo is carried in more than one mode, it is intermodal or co-modal.
Tensions between Israel and Iran-linked groups are running higher than usual because of expectations that Israel may soon retaliate for an attack last week on an Israeli-linked merchant ship in the Indian Ocean... Tensions rose even further on Tuesday, when an Emirati merchant ship ...
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A British security guard killed in a drone attack on a ship off the coast of Oman has been named. AdrianUnderwood and the Israeli-operated merchant tanker's Romanian captain died when the MV MercerStreet was hit on Thursday ... But less than 24 hours later they had left the ship to go on its way.
Now, on days when many in Iran and the whole region are paying attention to the power change in presidential office in Tehran, media outlets report that a ship rented by a Jewish merchant was attacked in waters near Oman... However, British naval forces announced a few hours later that those who trespassed the ship, left the vessel.
MUMBAI. A 32-year-old woman became the latest victim of an online gift scam after she befriended a person on social media who claimed to be a UK resident employed on a merchant ship (PrimeCargo Shipping) ...Police said the complainant lost the savings that she has saved from her salary ... Meanwhile, the cyber police team is also tracking the case ... .
Residents believe its origins can be traced back hundreds of years to the days when merchant ships carrying supplies from Africa and East Asia, and passenger ships filled with pilgrims arriving for Hajj and Umrah, would dock there ... and the different sizes of ships that would dock.
+Text Size. SmallMediumLarge. ARTICLES. Mumbai. Andheri resident became latest victim of online gift scam, duped of Rs 4.3 lakhs. Mumbai ... MUMBAI. A 32-year-old woman became the latest victim of an online gift scam after she befriended a person on social media who claimed to be a UK resident employed on a merchant ship (PrimeCargo Shipping) ... .
Varying reports suggested that the tanker was directed toward Iran, but appears to largely have drifted in the Gulf of Oman before the boarders left the ship ... In addition to the incidents with merchant ships, Iranian-backed forces also have a history of harassing naval vessels.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The NATO military alliance and the European Union on Tuesday joined a growing chorus of international condemnation of Iran’s alleged attack on a merchant ship in the Arabian Sea last week and urged Tehran to respect its international obligations.
And American merchant and whaling ships plowed the oceans of the world in the 19th and for most of the 20th century... To put those numbers in context, it’s worth noting that the United States Merchant Marine carried 1/3 of all global trade in 1951, and in 1950 flagged 43% of the world’s ships.
... ship off the coast of Karachi coast, Gulf News reported ... Emergency response teams scrambled to protect the lives of the crew of the cargo ship after the navy was alerted that the merchant vessel Suvari H was stranded due to strong winds and tide with 18 crew members on board.
Yonhap ... Though both of the two direct military communication lines ― the western and eastern hotlines ― operated normally, Pyongyang had not answered the South's calls via ship-to-ship radio links that use the global merchant marine communication, officials said ... (Yonhap). .
JERUSALEM - Israel's defence minister said Monday that Iran's alleged attack on a merchant ship in the Arabian Sea last week was "a stepping-up of the escalation” of hostilities by Iran, and called for international action ... five attacks on international shipping in the last year.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s defense minister said Monday that Iran’s alleged attack on a merchant ship in the Arabian Sea last week was “a stepping-up of the escalation” of hostilities by Iran, and called for international action ... shipping in the last year.