Latest News for: Merchant shipping


How we became hooked on pirates

The Times/The Sunday Times 26 Mar 2023
Late on a summer night in 1735, in waters 20 leagues off the coast of Turkey, the crew of the merchant ship St John mutinied. Led by the ship’s carpenter, a petty thief and ... On a ship at sea, however, there was nowhere to go.

The National Symbols of Greece: Flag, Emblem and Anthem

Greek City Times 25 Mar 2023
HISTORY ... The only difference in the flag of the merchant marine was the reversal of colours in the corner where the cross was (a blue cross on a white background). The flag of the merchant ships was ranked with that of the navy in 1828, when it was recognised that merchant ships had taken part in the war of independence as war-ships ... THE FLAG TODAY ... .

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The Motley Fool 25 Mar 2023
While management is slowly expanding its pool of merchants, earnings remain highly dependent on just 10 of them. And should any decide to jump ship, it could severely harm the firm’s cash flow ... And it could take a long time for this small enterprise to diversify its merchant pool sufficiently to eliminate this threat ... Claim your FREE copy now ... .

Mired in drugs case/ Indian sailors return after being stranded in Iran for four years

Hindustan Times 24 Mar 2023
Five Indian merchant navy sailors, including two from the city, returned home on Friday after spending four years in Iran, where they were held in connection with a drugs case ... Aniket’s uncle Datta Yenpure said both cousins had steady jobs in a reputed Information Technology firm when they came across an advertisement for openings in merchant navy.

The Forgotten Ghost Town of Suakin: A Journey Into Its Thriving Past

Ancient Origins 24 Mar 2023
This town was once known as one of the largest hubs of the ivory trade and a popular destination for merchants, pilgrims, and international travelers alike ... The area lay low until the 13th century, when Suakin’s ruler, Ala al-Din al-Asba’ani, stole the goods of local deceased merchants.

Stranded in Iran for four years, 5 Indian sailors to return home today

The Siasat Daily 24 Mar 2023
Five Indian sailors who went to join a merchant navy ship in June 2019 and got stranded in Iran later, will finally return home on Friday afternoon after surviving a nightmarish ordeal of nearly four years, a family member said here ... seas and transferred them to the naval ship.

Audi S3: Subtle super sedan

Jamaica Observer 24 Mar 2023
It rules in the very space in the automotive market that it invented and solidified, the Q-ship sports sedan. The term Q-ship originated in World War I, when the British Royal Navy would disguise its heavily armed warships as simple merchant ships to trick unsuspecting German submarines into attacking.

Merchant shipping notices (MSNs) (MCA - Maritime and Coastguard Agency)

Public Technologies 24 Mar 2023
) 24 March 2023. MSN 1874 A6 removed and replace by MSN 1874 A7 21 March 2023. Updated to include MSN 1884 and MSN 1845. 9 March 2023. MSN 1907 added 8 March 2023 ... 17 August 2022 ... Updated to include MSN 1905 amendment 1 application of the ships' medical stores regulations. 5 May 2021 ... MSN 1823 (M) Edition 2 The inland waters passenger ship code added.

US coalition deploys drones to protect merchant shipping in the Middle East

Splash24/7 23 Mar 2023
Up to 100 drones are being deployed to patrol along 8,000 km of busy shipping lanes around the Arabian Peninsula, a stretch of water that has had ...

Wish Partners with ShipSage to Provide Faster Order Fulfillment for US Merchants

Eagle-Tribune 23 Mar 2023
All statements other than statements of historical fact could be deemed forward-looking, including, but not limited to, statements regarding Wish's outlook; priorities; strategic direction; partnership with ShipSage and its proposed benefits to merchants, including shipping and ...

Ships carrying fuel from sanctioned countries on the increase, research finds

Business Day 23 Mar 2023
Spain’s Merchant Fleet authority confirmed the incident and the cargo, telling Reuters the vessel had been authorised to pick up spare parts outside port limits but was found drifting towards anchored ships due to navigation system faults.

Oil spills and near misses: more ghost tankers ship sanctioned fuel

Reuters 23 Mar 2023
Spain's Merchant Fleet authority confirmed the incident and the cargo, telling Reuters the vessel had been authorized to pick up spare parts outside port limits but was found drifting towards anchored ships due to navigation system faults.

This Week in World War II ... Lest We Forget

Biltmore Beacon 23 Mar 2023
Naval forces defeated a Japanese fleet in the last ship-to-ship combat of the war ... There were serious losses at sea (16 ships sunk and 640 lives lost) ... In the Atlantic Ocean, Axis forces sank four Allied ships; 27 killed ... In the Atlantic Ocean, in the ‘Fog of War’, a U-boat sank a neutral Swedish merchant ship.

Ukraine's Uncrewed Boats are Changing the Way Wars Are Fought

The Maritime Executive 23 Mar 2023
As the “Articles to the Law of the Sea with Commentaries” from 1956 explains, “the definition of the term ‘warship’ has been based on articles 3 and 4 of The Hague Convention of 18 October 1907 relating to the conversion of merchant ships into warships”.

Laid Up Merchant Ships (ELSTAT - Hellenic Statistical Authority)

Public Technologies 23 Mar 2023
Laid-Up Merchant Ships ... The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) announces data on laid-up merchant ships of 100 GRT (Gross Register Tonnage) and over in Greek ports ... Laid up merchant ships of 100 GRT and over, under Greek flag ... Laid up merchant ships under Greek and foreign flags of 100 GRT and over ... laid-up merchant ships in Greek ports.