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Nigerian last-mile delivery startup Kwik Delivery releases Prestashop plugin

Algeria Times 20 Apr 2021
Delivery plugins are a critical technology brick in the growth of African e-Commerce by allowing thousands of merchants to offer reliable, secure and efficient last-mile delivery services to their customers ... The plugin allows buyers to get real-time shipping rates between merchants’ addresses and the buyers’ delivery addresses.
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Report: Bourbon Rhode Had Leaking Hatches Prior to Her Sinking

The Maritime Executive 20 Apr 2021
“The originally hired first officer left the shipyard due to the poor condition of the ship ... Bourbon Rhode was located nearly 1,000 nm from the nearest land, so the marine rescue coordination center in Martinique called upon nearby merchant ships to assist her crew.
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Report: Bourbon Rhode Had Leaking Hatch Prior to Her Sinking

The Maritime Executive 20 Apr 2021
“The originally hired first officer left the shipyard due to the poor condition of the ship ... Bourbon Rhode was located nearly 1,000 nm from the nearest land, so the marine rescue coordination center in Martinique called upon nearby merchant ships to assist her crew.
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Diplomat Stresses Moscow Imposed No Trade Restrictions After Limiting Kerch Strait Passage

Urdu Point 20 Apr 2021
". Ryabkov explained to reporters that Russia would limit foreign vessels passage through the Kerch Strait. "I emphasize that no restrictions on merchant shipping and on the use of Ukrainian ports in the Sea of Azov were introduced ... ....
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Documentary shines light on Chinese Titanic survivors

People Daily 20 Apr 2021
2021 marks the 109th year since the "unsinkable" Titanic hit an iceberg and sank in the Atlantic Ocean, and thousands of lives were lost in frigid waters ... The six Chinese survivors ... Only four days later, an iceberg in North Atlantic Ocean struck Titanic and the ship began to sink ... Shunned, they six were sent to Cuba on a fruit merchant ship ... Parallels.
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The Men Who Turned Slavery Into Big Business

The Atlantic 20 Apr 2021
From there, he sent them to New Orleans, usually by ship down the Atlantic coast, into the Gulf of Mexico, and up the mouth of the Mississippi River ... It shipped 1,000 to 1,500 enslaved people to the lower South every year, mostly on one of three brigs that composed a private fleet owned by the company.
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Water Under the Bridge: April 20, 2021

The Daily Astorian 20 Apr 2021
Maritime Commission to establish a temporary moorage for 350 reserve merchant ships in Prairie Channel and expects to present a strong case before Capt ... moorage for 500 to 1,000 ships in Youngs Bay, bringing a payroll of around 1,000 people to Astoria on a permanent basis.
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10 BIGGEST port cities in Russia

Russia Beyond 20 Apr 2021
There are 67 seaports in Russia located on 12 seas, from the Black and Baltic to the Pacific and Northern basins. Here are the most important of them, through which a large share of Russian oil, coal and other goods are transported. 1. Novorossiysk. Legion Media ... St. Petersburg ... Petersburg and, over time, this became a problem for large merchant ships ... .
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China Merchants Sinotrans Lines orders four boxships at Chinese yards

Seatrade Maritime News 19 Apr 2021
China Merchants Sinotrans Lines is a container shipping service provider under China Merchants Group, mainly focusing on intra-Asia shipping services.
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Stakeholders approve 2 fishing regulatory protocols

Graphic 19 Apr 2021
“Although in merchant shipping there are a lot of regulations in the country on the safety and welfare of vessels and the people who work in them, the situation is not the same in the fishing industry, hence the need for the ratification of the two conventions,” the acting ...
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Forgotten species could future-proof coffee in a warming world

Phys Dot Org 19 Apr 2021
Change brewing ... In his book A Monograph of the Economic Species of the Genus Coffea L, published in 1925, Ralph Holt Cheney said both local people and French merchants in Sierra Leone thought the stenophylla beans were "superior to those of all other species". "It has been shipped to France and sold as best Mocha," he wrote ... Explore further ... Aaron P.
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Maritime Authority takes steps to sanitise fishing sector

Ghana Web 19 Apr 2021
“The GMA therefore requires some legal backing that will empower us to protect the welfare of fishers ... Alonsi said. He added that a study by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in 1999 established that about 24,000 fishers lose their lives yearly in the Fishing Sector; and this number is 10 times more than deaths on Merchant Ships ... CTA ... .
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Bahamas-registered cruise ship latest vessel detained for illegal anchoring in Johor waters

The Star 18 Apr 2021
KOTA TINGGI. The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has detained 34 merchant ships for anchoring illegally in Johor waters since launching Op Jangkar Haram on March 24. Read full story ... .
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Sanjaya Baru | Ideology or competence: What do the voters want?

Deccan Chronicle 18 Apr 2021
There are many versions of Murphy’s Law. The most popular one states that if something can go wrong, it will. Among the many versions the oldest one is attributed to a British merchant, engineer and owner of ships, Alfred Holt, who told his fellow engineers in 1877 ... Anything that can go wrong, invariably goes wrong ... India is no exception ... ....
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Sea of Thieves: Season 2 Trade Routes Explained | Game Rant

Game Rant 17 Apr 2021
New to Sea of Thieves with Season Two, the Merchant Alliance faction now offers players the chance to make a profit by trading new commodities across the seven Outposts ... Once players have bought their commodity crates, they need to redeem them from the Merchant vendor and then load them onto their ship.
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