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This Lehigh Valley cadet was killed in ‘little Pearl Harbor’ of WWII. 80 years later, ...

The Morning Call 30 Nov 2023
Merchant Marine Academy on their way home from a wedding on Long Island ... Tom Tone was 5 when his brother vanished aboard a cargo ship 80 years ago ... Its staff hurried to mint officers for the merchant ships carrying U.S.-made goods overseas ... The Liberty ship with its 41 merchant mariners and 28 Navy gunners sailed in a convoy to Sicily.

Britain sends Royal Navy ship to Gulf for security operations

Reuters 30 Nov 2023
LONDON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Britain has sent the Royal Navy ship Diamond to help bolster regional security in the Gulf and the Indian Ocean, the government said on Thursday ... Britain already has the frigate Lancaster, three mine hunters and a Royal Fleet Auxiliary support ship in the region.

Naval Chief chairs Command & Staff conference

Urdu Point 30 Nov 2023
The conference assessed the evolving maritime situation in the region due to ongoing conflict in middle East. Under the prevailing maritime situation in the Middle East, deployment of Pakistan Navy Ship for the protection of Pakistan’s merchant ships was discussed ... ....

Potter County WWII veteran celebrates 100th birthday

Olean Times Herald 30 Nov 2023
Following basic, the Navy asked for men to man guns on ships escorting merchant vessels along the U.S ... The next two years were spent accompanying ships so they could travel safely to deliver provisions to allies and troops overseas ... Returning to Scotland, the ship and crew returned to New York.

A hard, bloody winter awaits Ukrainian and Russian soldiers, say experts

Al Jazeera 30 Nov 2023
list of 4 itemslist 1 of 4Russia unleashes assault waves on Ukraine’s Avdiivka, refugees on Nordics ... list 3 of 4The Take ... end of list ... I mean the Russians ... They provided medium-range missiles Ukraine combined with its domestically manufactured drones to drive Russian naval power back to its own shores, creating a safe passage for merchant shipping ... .

Attacks on Merchant Shipping Unlikely to Escalate

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 29 Nov 2023
The question of whether, how, and when the Israel-Hamas war may ...

China Cruise Shipping Conference opens in Shenzhen 29 Nov 2023
The 16th China Cruise Shipping Conference was unveiled on Saturday in Nanshan district, Shenzhen city ... Since its launch in 2021, China Merchants-Yidun, the first Chinese-flagged luxury cruise ship, now has several cruise lines sailing from Shenzhen to other domestic cities.

How to get a refund if your package is stolen

Market Watch 29 Nov 2023
There are remedies that can help you avoid being on the hook for the loss, according to merchants, credit-card companies and others ... that later).Start with the merchant ... You’ll have to reach out to the individual seller who shipped the item and start a help request, Etsy explains.

US and UK Safety Warnings for Shipping in Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean

The Maritime Executive 29 Nov 2023
Already known as an area of increased risk for merchant shipping, several lines have acknowledged recent changes in their operations due to the increased activity as well as the threats due to the Israeli war against Hamas ... Both vessels are reported to be owned by Israeli shipping company XT Shipping.

Black Sea Storm Disrupts Russian Navy's Operations

The Maritime Executive 29 Nov 2023
Several ships have been damaged by mine strikes, including the ill-fated freighter Kafkametler, which went down in severe weather off Turkey earlier this month ... The severe winter weather has had serious effects on merchant shipping.

Lloyds of London archives show how important the City was to transatlantic slavery

The Conversation 29 Nov 2023
The Slave Ship, by William Turner (1840) ... By November 29 1781, according to the crew, navigational errors sent the ship off course ... White and Seth’s research places Angerstein in context, providing unequivocal evidence of a network of slave ship captains, West India merchants and slave owners among Lloyds’ subscribers and leading figures.

Lloyds of London archives show how important the city was to the transatlantic slave trade

Phys Dot Org 29 Nov 2023
By November 29 1781, according to the crew, navigational errors sent the ship off course ... White and Seth's research places Angerstein in context, providing unequivocal evidence of a network of slave ship captains, West India merchants and slave owners among Lloyds' subscribers and leading figures.

OCIMF: Addressing the threat of Loitering Munitions on merchant ships

SAFETY4SEA 28 Nov 2023
The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) published a paper, in which highlights that drones have been used as loitering munitions (LM) to attack merchant ships ... The global proliferation of these rapidly advancing technologies poses a new and rising security risk to merchant shipping ... Since 2021, they have been used against merchant ships.

Israeli ships forced to reroute as Houthi threats intensify

The New Arab 28 Nov 2023
The increasing threat has forced Israeli shipping companies to reroute their cargo ships, raising transportation costs significantly ... On 23 November, a merchant ship owned by an Israeli businessman was attacked in the Indian Ocean by a suspected Iranian-made Shahed 136 drone, according to a US defence official.

DMW mulls warning for Pinoys in Red Sea

Manila Standard 28 Nov 2023
... in the Red Sea as high-risk zones for Filipino seafarers after another hijacking incident occurred in the area involving a merchant ship with two Filipino seafarers on board.

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