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Rowers rescued after boat capsized and sank in ocean

BBC News 19 Aug 2022
Two rowers whose boat sank in the Atlantic Ocean have been found and rescued by a merchant ship and the RAF ... The closest ship to them was diverted to their location ... The closest merchant vessel was asked to alter course to the life raft and a RAF Poseidon P8 aircraft, from RAF ...
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Guideline gives fillip to cruise tourism

China Daily 19 Aug 2022
It is operating through a joint venture with China Merchants Group, which holds a controlling stake ... The ship, China Merchants-Yidun, is the first luxury cruise ship to bear the Chinese flag.
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This grand terrace townhouse with Titanic connections in Liverpool is on sale for £1.375m

The Times/The Sunday Times 19 Aug 2022
The remainder are thought to have been owned by Liverpool merchants, who are said to have watched their ships floating up the Mersey.Sponsored.
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History Happenings: Aug. 19, 2022

Newburyport Daily News 19 Aug 2022
... and authorized for use in war, especially to capture enemy merchant ships.
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Video: Wreck of WWI Destroyer USS Jacob Jones Located

The Maritime Executive 19 Aug 2022
They also saw other identifiable sections such as the base of a gun mount on the deck of the ship ... By the end of World War I in November 1918, it is believed Germany was responsible for sinking more than 5,000 merchant ships and around 100 warships.
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Nostalgia with Dan Dhanoa: “At 22, my bank balance was zero. I spent what I earned!”

Hindustan Times 19 Aug 2022
What career options did you have at 22?. I had just completed my cadetship with the Shipping Corporation of India (Merchant Navy) and become a Second Officer. But there were no jobs due to a slump, so I started modelling. My first advertisement was for Elpar Suitings, which was a superhit ... Dan when he was a cadet on the SCI ship MT Bellary ... Zero ... ....
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The Unbelievable True Story of John ‘Chickie’ Donohue and ‘The Greatest Beer Run Ever’

War History Online 19 Aug 2022
Despite serving for four years, he never saw combat, and he followed up his service by becoming a merchant seaman ... merchant vessels ... To secure transportation, Donohue got a job as an oiler on the merchant ship Drake Victory, which was scheduled to deliver ammunition to Vietnam.
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DOE and ABS Launch New Studies on Nuclear Energy for Commercial Ships

The Maritime Executive 18 Aug 2022
Russia is believed to be the only country that continued to operate a nuclear-powered merchant ship ... They, however, noted that their work with maritime nuclear energy sources dates back to 1959 with the NS Savannah, which was the first merchant ship powered by a nuclear reactor and approved under ABS Rules.
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ABS launches nuclear propulsion study

Splash24/7 18 Aug 2022
Modern nuclear technologies are increasingly suggested as a potential solution to shipping’s decarbonisation challenge ... ABS has history with maritime nuclear energy sources dating back to 1959 with the NS Savannah which was the first merchant ship powered by a nuclear reactor and approved under ABS rules.
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Domestic shipping lines seek reforms in maritime laws

The Manila Times 18 Aug 2022
The Philippine Interisland Shipping Association (PISA) and Philippine Liner Shipping Association (PLSA) have asked for a review and amendments of maritime policies that burden the domestic shipping industry ... Several maritime groups and foreign chambers supported Duterte's move, as this will help modernize the country's shipping industry.
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Turkish president heads to Ukraine for talks

Anadolu Agency 18 Aug 2022
They are expected to hold a joint news conference after the trilateral meeting ... To oversee the process, the Joint Coordination Center (JCC) in Istanbul was officially launched on July 27, comprising representatives from the three countries and the UN, to enable the safe transportation of commercial foodstuffs and fertilizers by merchant ships ... .
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Turkish President Erdogan arrives in Ukraine for trilateral talks

Anadolu Agency 18 Aug 2022
They are expected to hold a joint news conference after the trilateral meeting ... To oversee the process, a Joint Coordination Center (JCC) in Istanbul was officially opened on July 27, comprising representatives from the three countries and the UN, to enable the safe transportation of commercial foodstuffs and fertilizers by merchant ships ... .
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Türkiye, Ukraine, UN meet in Lviv to discuss Moscow-Kyiv war

Anadolu Agency 18 Aug 2022
To oversee the process, the Joint Coordination Center (JCC) in Istanbul was officially launched on July 27, comprising representatives from the three countries and the UN, to enable the safe transportation of commercial foodstuffs and fertilizers by merchant ships ... .
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Turkish, Ukrainian leaders meet in Lviv for talks

Anadolu Agency 18 Aug 2022
They are expected to hold a joint news conference after the trilateral meeting ... To oversee the process, the Joint Coordination Center (JCC) in Istanbul was officially launched on July 27, comprising representatives from the three countries and the UN, to enable the safe transportation of commercial foodstuffs and fertilizers by merchant ships ... .
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Russia: Moscow will not leave visa restrictions for Russians in EU unanswered - Russian Foreign Ministry

Ruptly 18 Aug 2022
"These steps will not go without a proper reaction from the Russian side. You will find out about it soon enough," Nechaev stressed ... Nechaev noted that the Russian Foreign Ministry is concerned about Ukraine's "illegal detention" of more than 60 Russian sailors on merchant ships in Izmail for six months ... .

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