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JNPT suspends inward shipping movement amid cyclone threat

Yahoo Daily News 15 May 2021
Mumbai, May 15 (PTI) Country's premier container port JNPT on Saturday said it has planned to sail out all the vessels at berth by 23.00 pm on May 15 while all inward shipping movements will remain suspended till easing of weather conditions as part of various mitigating following a cyclone warning.
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Senate passes bill to lift restrictions on Seattle-to-Alaska cruises

Finger Lakes Times 15 May 2021
Senate bill allowing cruise lines to circumvent a Canadian cruising ban passed unanimously Thursday, paving the way for the first large cruise ships in more than a year to sail between Seattle and Alaska as early as this summer ... And cruise operators would still need to market voyages, sell berths and staff and position their ships.
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Cyclone Tauktae latest updates: 56 trains cancelled as storm moves towards Gujarat, PM Modi holds reviews meet

Hindustan Times 15 May 2021
They were rescued by Coast Guard Ship Vikram ... Country's premier container port JNPT on Saturday said it has planned to sail out all the vessels at berth by 23.00 pm on May 15 while all inward shipping movements will remain suspended till easing of weather conditions as part of various mitigating following a cyclone warning.
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Dead whales found lodged under hull of warship as it docks in San Diego

Democratic Underground 13 May 2021
two dead fin whales lodged against the ship’s hull ... The whales were discovered as the ship, HMAS Sydney, berthed at Naval Base San Diego, the Australian Royal Navy said in a statement ... At 481 feet long, the ship is slightly smaller than the U.S ... It is the ship’s first deployment after being commissioned last May.
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Antarctica’s booming tourism trade hopes to groom a sea of climate ambassadors

Stars and Stripes 13 May 2021
Only ships with 500 or fewer berths can make landings in Antarctica, and those passengers typically pay at least $15,000 for an 11-to-20-day cruise ... The younger Lindblad's first season in Antarctica was in 1973, on his father's ship ... on a ship's bridge, people speak candidly," he says.
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Michigan Governor Seeks to Close Pipeline Across Strait of Mackinac

The Maritime Executive 13 May 2021
The city of Superior, WI is located next to the Great Lakes port city of Duluth, Minnesota, and both cities have quaysides capable of berthing the largest ships that sail on the Upper Great Lakes. Ships sailing between Lake Superior and Lake Huron have to transit through the Soo Locks, located at the northern end of the city of Sault Ste.
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Dead whales found lodged under hull of Australian warship docked in San Diego

Finger Lakes Times 13 May 2021
two dead fin whales lodged against the ship’s hull ... The whales were discovered as the ship, HMAS Sydney, berthed at Naval Base San Diego, the Australian Royal Navy said in a statement ... At 481 feet long, the ship is slightly smaller than the U.S ... It is the ship’s first deployment after being commissioned last May.
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Controls needed to protect animals from underwater noise

RNZ 13 May 2021
The Cawthron Institute says a lack of rules controlling underwater noise is putting at risk some of our most endangered mammals ... The Lyttelton Port Company was the first in the country to take steps to protect its local Hector's dolphins and employed observers to spot them during pile driving for its new cruise ship berth ... .
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OLP prepares for start of tourism season

Ekathimerini 12 May 2021
“The cruise sector plays a significant role for our revenues, as Piraeus port is an important hub for cruise ships in the Mediterranean Sea with 9-11 berthing slots for the simultaneous berthing of vessels of any size ... area and will be used if a ship’s own means do not suffice.
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Australian navy destroyer docks with two dead whales lodged on hull

The Times/The Sunday Times 12 May 2021
The bodies of two whales believed to have been struck by an Australian naval ship were only discovered when the destroyer berthed at San Diego.
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Army Corps of Engineers issues permit for fourth berth at Colonel's Island

The Brunswick News 12 May 2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has given a greenlight to the construction of a fourth berth for cargo ships calling on Colonel’s Island ... .
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Pollutant transfer on Yichang section of Yangzte River gets smarter

People Daily 11 May 2021
Ten minutes later, the two vessels were berthed shoulder to shoulder, and the domestic sewage was pumped to Zhang’s ship, after which both captains received an electronic bill indicating the time and transfer volume on their mobile phones ... for inspection before passing ship locks.
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Charleston ports agency seeking federal court intervention over Leatherman dispute

The Post and Courier 11 May 2021
Maritime Alliance — a consortium of shipping lines that negotiates labor at East and Gulf Coast ports — signed similar agreements ... That lawsuit has caused several shipping lines to reject berthing at the terminal, and they have been rerouted to the Wando Welch Terminal in Mount Pleasant.
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Xiamen launches two BRI shipping routes

China Daily 11 May 2021
A container vessel operated by SITC International Holdings Co berths at Xiamen Port on May 1 ... Two new shipping routes connecting China with countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative were launched at Xiamen Port in East China's Fujian province during the May Day holiday, local media outlets reported.
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Onne Multipurpose Terminal opens for business, berths first container vessel

Business Day Online 10 May 2021
Just recently, MSC Floriana, a vessel belonging to the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), berthed at the terminal located at Berths 9-11 at Federal Ocean Terminal, Onne Port on May 2 and offloaded 1,297 containers ... (ICTSI), a global port operator, is ideally placed to serve shipping lines and Nigeria’s importers and exporters.
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