Latest News for: Merchant shipping


Report highlights the challenge California faces in creating zero-emission ports

Splash24/7 14 Jun 2021
The report’s findings identify challenges for the state’s energy plan that include the following, summed up by the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA) in a release.Ensuring sufficient power is available during marine terminal hours of operation with the ability to meet ...

Southern Baptist Convention's focus on mission recalls history of promoting white dominance

The Bryan Eagle 14 Jun 2021
Carey convinced fellow Christians to buy shares in his missionary venture, send his family and him to India on a merchant ship, and support him financially while he spread the Christian message among those he described as “heathens.” The return on investment would be the ...

Heiden: It's High-Tide We Scrap the Jones Act

The Roanoke Times 13 Jun 2021
Merchant ships was only 182 and comprised 0.4 percent of the world’s fleet. That means the total number of global merchant fleets had grown 253 percent compared to the 94 percent decrease of American merchant ships ... merchant ships we have seen an increase in the cost to transport fuel.

A salute to the history of the U.S. flag

Longview News-Journal 13 Jun 2021
Monday will be Flag Day, an event marking the day in 1777 when the Second Continental Congress approved a design for the first United States flag. Thirteen stars, white on blue. Thirteen stripes, alternating red and white. Sound familiar? ... flags, ensigns (EN-sins) flown by American and British merchant ships, and flags of other countries ... 50-star flag?.

Indian Navy Recruitment 2021: Vacancies for SSC Officer posts, know application details

DNA India 12 Jun 2021
Candidates except Ex-Merchant Navy will be inducted into the rank of Sub Lieutenant. Ex-Merchant Navy candidates having Government of India, Ministry of Shipping & Transport Certificate of Competency (Foreign going) either as a Second Mate, Mate or Master will be inducted as Acting Lieutenant.

Michelin transforms freighters into eco-friendly hybrid ships with new INFLATABLE sails that slash carbon emissions ...

The Daily Mail 11 Jun 2021
increasing cargo ships' efficiency and limiting their greenhouse gas emissions ... It's a system of inflatable wing sails that can be retrofitted onto both merchant ships—especially bulk carriers, roll-on/roll-off ships, and oil and gas tankers—and yachts.

WWII Aldis Lamp to Play Key Role in Battle of the Atlantic Memorial

The Maritime Executive 11 Jun 2021
They signal Morse code messages via flashing light and are still used to this day as way of communication between ships, both warfighting and merchant. They played a vital role in the Battle of the Atlantic, allowing ships sailing in convoy to send messages while maintaining radio silence.

Iranian warship may be sneaking fuel to Venezuela amid US sanctions, report says

New York Post 11 Jun 2021
Iran sends ships to Atlantic Ocean rumored to go to Venezuela ... She is obviously loaded with fuel but much more fuel than what’s needed,” Salvatore Mercogliano, an adjunct professor at the US Merchant Marine Academy, told the military think tank. “Those ships could circumnavigate the world dozens of times.

Sea shanties provide perfect soundtrack for G7 summit

The Guardian 11 Jun 2021
Our esteemed visitors might already be aware of this bawdy folk work song tradition used to synchronise labour on merchant ships as far back as the 15 th century, particularly if they represent ...

Why the world is in a shipping crisis

Business Insider 11 Jun 2021
Your favorite brands are paying 10 times the typical price of shipping your stuff across the ocean ... I am a newbie to the world of shipping ... During the first half of 2020, data from the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association showed under 5% of shipments had a dwell time - the time a ship spends at a port rather than at sea - greater than five days.

Defence Secretary appreciates the support of ICG vessels

Sri Lanka News 11 Jun 2021
Mentioning the rapid response and support extended by the Indian Coast Guard Ships to douse the fire triggered onboard merchant vessel X-PRESS PEARL, Defence Secretary Gen ... During the session, the Defence Secretary also recalled the long-existing bilateral ties and cooperation between the two countries. Gen ... Gen ... .

Russia-Philippines diplomatic relations strengthen in various fields

The Manila Times 11 Jun 2021
ON June 12, 2021 Russia celebrates its National Day – the same date as the Philippines marks its Independence Day ... In 19th century Russian merchant ships called the port of Manila and well-known Russian navigators Vasiliy Golovnin and Fedor Litke, as well as explorer and ethnographer Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay visited Luzon ... Data source ... Data source ... .