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Indonesia Car Carrier Sinks After Colliding with Cargo Ship

The Maritime Executive 01 Dec 2022
The Indonesian authority BASARNAS is reporting that two merchant ships collided possibly in bad weather with one of the vessels, a vehicle carrier sinking. They conducted an operation aided by a passing vessel rescuing 17 crewmembers from the sinking ship ... The Serasi I reportedly struck a general cargo ship also transiting the strait.

Sweet side of the Marzipan city: A taste of the 'wonderfully Willy Wonka-esque' place in ...

The Daily Mail 01 Dec 2022
Others point out that the almond-based sweets which once arrived here from Asia on merchants’ sailing ships were adorned with the image of a ruler ... Either way, almonds, most of which came from the Far East, were never in short supply in Lubeck, a UNESCO-listed city filled with half-timbered former merchants’ houses.

Popular Retailer ‘Unclaimed Baggage’ Expands Online Store to Include International Markets

Maryville Daily Forum 01 Dec 2022
Just in time for holiday shopping, Unclaimed Baggage, a popular tourist destination and the USA’s only merchant of lost luggage, is proud to announce the expansion of their online store to include shipping to Canada, Europe (including the UK), Australia and New Zealand.

ShipEngine Partners With GoDaddy to Provide Discounted Shipping to Small Businesses

The Facts 30 Nov 2022
Merchants can now easily create shipping labels from their GoDaddy accounts with a simple, integrated user interface, and save on postage with discounted rates from USPS and other carriers ... This gives merchants the ability to quickly select the best shipping service for each order.

14th century shipwrecks discovered in Sweden

Heritage Daily 30 Nov 2022
The wrecks are merchant vessels known as cogs, a single-masted transport ship that first appeared during the 12th century on the Frisian coast, although the name “cog” is recorded as early as the 9th century ... Although the ships were built outside of Scandinavia, the researchers are yet to determine what caused them to sink.

Dungeness defeat would have been worse if it weren’t for the wind

The Times/The Sunday Times 30 Nov 2022
In late November, Admiral Maarten Tromp set sail with a fleet of 85 warships to escort a vast convoy of more than 250 merchant ships through the ...

Angel Trees help brighten holiday season for kids in need

Ravalli Republic 30 Nov 2022
Jessica Abell ...It’s just muscle memory,” Wolfe said ... So they come back and do it again and again ... The gifts are stored in a shipping container supplied by Merchant Delivery in Victor, and then brought to Ravalli Head Start where they are distributed to the children’s families in time to be wrapped up and placed under the tree for Christmas morning ... .

IMO 'White List' ensures jobs of 400K PH seafarers

The Manila Times 29 Nov 2022
It levels the playing field for seamen of all nationalities to be hired by any ship owner ... According to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, 469,996 Filipino workers were onboard merchant shipping vessels around the world in 2019.

Salvage of shipwreck in Yangtze River offers new evidentiary materials for ancient Maritime Silk Road

People Daily 29 Nov 2022
Based on its age and size, the shipwreck is presumably a large junk, a kind of ancient Chinese sailing ship ... The cultural relics discovered on the shipwreck show the life and activities on merchant ships in the late Qing Dynasty, and offer important information for the studies of the history of navigation on the Yangtze River.

With Oakland A’s future uncertain, city to spend big on transit improvements around the proposed ballpark

The Daily Democrat 28 Nov 2022
Shipping and trucking ... “During supply-chain gaps at the height of COVID, the state gave money to the port for offsite infrastructure improvements for the A’s,” said Mike Jacob, vice president and general counsel of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association.

PPB: Alley parking in town a big issue, few tourists traverse town

The Daily Herald 28 Nov 2022
  PPB said on Sunday that very few of the 15,000 cruise ship visitors who came to the island via cruise last Wednesday ... However, merchants on Front Street have complained to have only seen very few of the 15,000 cruise ship visitors walking through Front Street,” PPB said.

ODDS AND ENDS: Hot dog vendor brawl leads to stabbing and other offbeat offerings

Toronto Sun 28 Nov 2022
The ship is believed to date from 160 years ago and is “one of the largest and best-preserved wooden shipwrecks discovered underwater in China,” the release said ... The sunken merchant ship rested about 18 feet underwater on the riverbed near Hengsha Island, where the Yangtze River meets the East China Sea, officials said.

Cooperation, peace for South China Sea

Shenzhen Daily 27 Nov 2022
The fact is while some 100,000 merchant vessels now travel in this busy shipping route annually, not a single ship has ever reported its safety threatened in the South China Sea ... Being the world’s biggest trader of goods, China has 60% of its cargoes shipped through the South China Sea.

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