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OPINION | GAME ON: Be any kind of captain you long to be in ‘Star Traders’

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 04 Jul 2022
As your ship's captain, you'll choose whether to become a military captain siding with a particular alliance, or a space pirate, merchant, bounty hunter or many other roles, each with a customizable ship and crew ... Each captain has "Attributes," "Skills," "Ship," "Experience" and "Contacts," and must prioritize them.

Hong Kong said 'miracle' needed to find more survivors from ship sunk in Typhoon Chaba. ...

Henry Herald 04 Jul 2022
The 240-meter (787 feet) ship -- described by Chinese authorities as a "floating crane" -- was being used to help construct a wind farm off the coast of southern China when Chaba hit ... The Guangdong Maritime Search and Rescue Center said it had used seven rescue vessels, as well as salvage, merchant and coast guard ships.

Frederick Douglass: What, to the American Slave, is your 4th of July?

The Recorder 04 Jul 2022
Is it not astonishing that, while we are ploughing, planting, and reaping, using all kinds of mechanical tools, erecting houses, constructing bridges, building ships ...; that, while we are reading, writing and ... acting as clerks, merchants and secretaries, having among us ...

Turkish Authorities Detain Russian Bulker Carrying Ukrainian Grain

The Maritime Executive 03 Jul 2022
Turkish officials have detained the Zhibek Zholy, the first merchant ship to carry grain out of the Ukrainian port of Berdyansk since Russians occupied the city at the start of the invasion ... The ship crossed the Black Sea and made for Turkey's northern coastline, where she anchored off the small port of Karasu.

Sailors lucky to be alive after clutching to the hull of their capsized yacht for ...

The Daily Mail 03 Jul 2022
An Australian missile destroyer has dramatically rescued two sailors who were found clinging to their capsized vessel by a passing ship in a 15-hour ordeal off the NSW coast ... Ambulance and Navy officers depart the ship on Saturday night (pictured). A passing merchant vessel sighted ...

Kerr: We owe it all to our founding fathers, like it or not

Portsmouth Herald 03 Jul 2022
... as a ship’s captain to leave the life of a mariner and settle down across the river in Portsmouth. By most accounts, Whipple at least on one occasion transported slaves as a sea captain, and as a merchant was part owner of a ship that once carried slaves to the Colonies.

Maltese flag receives high rank within US ports - government

Independent Online 02 Jul 2022
“This is the result of continued investment in people, technology by Malta’s Merchant Shipping Directorate, to vet and monitor its ships, and close communication with Port State Control (PSC) authorities around the world ... through its Merchant Shipping Directorate.

Dover’s Tolloti graduates U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

Times Reporter 02 Jul 2022
Patrick Tolloti, son of Jay and Lisa Tolloti, of Dover recently graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point, NY ... He also earned a Merchant Marine officer license, qualifying him to serve as an officer on any ship in the US. flag merchant marine.

Bulgarian Navy defuses mine in Black Sea

Malaysian National News Agency 02 Jul 2022
WORLD. Bulgarian Navy defuses mine in Black Sea ... The mine was spotted by a merchant ship off the Bulgarian coast near the mouth of the Kamchiya River, which flows into the Black Sea 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) south of the Bulgarian city of Varna, Zakov told Bulgarian National Television ... ....

Ukraine says Russian missiles kill 21 near Odessa

The News International 02 Jul 2022
Ukraine on Friday asked Turkey to detain a Russian-flagged cargo ship that Kyiv alleged had set off from the Kremlin-occupied port of Berdyansk. The head of the Russia-installed administration in the occupied region of southeastern Ukraine on Thursday said a first merchant ship had left Berdyansk carrying 7,000 tonnes of grain.

Shop in TikTok’s marketplace

Manila Bulletin 01 Jul 2022
TikTok Shop products can be purchased through product anchors embedded in short videos, live streams, and the TikTok Product Showcase tab of a merchant’s TikTok page, making it easy for users to be entertained and yet shop at the same time ... Plus it also enables merchants, ...

Ukraine asks Turkey to detain Russian cargo ship

The New Arab 01 Jul 2022
Ukraine on Friday asked Turkey to detain a Russian-flagged cargo ship that Kyiv alleged had set off from a Kremlin-occupied port ... "After numerous months of delay, the first merchant ship has left the Berdyansk commercial port, 7,000 tonnes of grain are heading toward friendly countries," Evgeny Balitsky said on Telegram.

Turkey explains idea for easing global food crisis

Russia Today 01 Jul 2022
Ankara is offering to serve as a middle-man for shipping Ukrainian grain and sunflower oil to the global market, the president says ... The country has stockpiles and merchant ships necessary for such an arrangement, he said ... Russia also says Ukraine’s deployment of sea mines has created a threat to shipping in the area.

A popular pirate was put to death in Maine during the US’s 1st federal execution

Bangor Daily News 01 Jul 2022
They were pirates who’d killed their tyrannical captain, dumped him overboard, then made off with his ship and its booty ... For the next 10 years, Bird served on board a slew of ships, all sailing between West Africa and the West Indies, in the the slave trade ... Then, working on another merchant vessel, he was again captured by Americans.

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U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken arrives for a round table meeting at a NATO summit in Madrid, Spain on Wednesday, June 29, 2022.
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In this handout photo released by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service on Sunday, July 3, 2022.
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FILE - In this image released by Hong Kong Government Flying Service, a helicopter with rescue crew members approaches a sinking ship in the South China Sea, 300 kilometers (186 miles) south of Hong Kong on July 2, 2022, as Typhoon Chaba was moving in the area.
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