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Dungeness defeat would have been worse if it weren’t for the wind

The Times/The Sunday Times 30 Nov 2022
In late November, Admiral Maarten Tromp set sail with a fleet of 85 warships to escort a vast convoy of more than 250 merchant ships through the ...
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IMO 'White List' ensures jobs of 400K PH seafarers

The Manila Times 29 Nov 2022
It levels the playing field for seamen of all nationalities to be hired by any ship owner ... According to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, 469,996 Filipino workers were onboard merchant shipping vessels around the world in 2019.
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Salvage of shipwreck in Yangtze River offers new evidentiary materials for ancient Maritime Silk Road

People Daily 29 Nov 2022
Based on its age and size, the shipwreck is presumably a large junk, a kind of ancient Chinese sailing ship ... The cultural relics discovered on the shipwreck show the life and activities on merchant ships in the late Qing Dynasty, and offer important information for the studies of the history of navigation on the Yangtze River.
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PPB: Alley parking in town a big issue, few tourists traverse town

The Daily Herald 28 Nov 2022
  PPB said on Sunday that very few of the 15,000 cruise ship visitors who came to the island via cruise last Wednesday ... However, merchants on Front Street have complained to have only seen very few of the 15,000 cruise ship visitors walking through Front Street,” PPB said.
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ODDS AND ENDS: Hot dog vendor brawl leads to stabbing and other offbeat offerings

Toronto Sun 28 Nov 2022
The ship is believed to date from 160 years ago and is “one of the largest and best-preserved wooden shipwrecks discovered underwater in China,” the release said ... The sunken merchant ship rested about 18 feet underwater on the riverbed near Hengsha Island, where the Yangtze River meets the East China Sea, officials said.
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With Oakland A’s future uncertain, city to spend big on transit improvements around the proposed ballpark

The Daily Democrat 28 Nov 2022
Shipping and trucking ... “During supply-chain gaps at the height of COVID, the state gave money to the port for offsite infrastructure improvements for the A’s,” said Mike Jacob, vice president and general counsel of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association.
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Cooperation, peace for South China Sea

Shenzhen Daily 27 Nov 2022
The fact is while some 100,000 merchant vessels now travel in this busy shipping route annually, not a single ship has ever reported its safety threatened in the South China Sea ... Being the world’s biggest trader of goods, China has 60% of its cargoes shipped through the South China Sea.
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First vessel in years docks at Elefsis Shipyards for repairs

Ekathimerini 26 Nov 2022
Development and Investment Minister Adonis Georgiadis attended a ceremony at Elefsis Shipyards to welcome the arrival on Friday of the first merchant ship – the supramax freighter Star Cleo, built in 2013 – to dock there for repairs in almost five years.
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Globe Business organizes 2022 Gift Local bazaar

Manila Standard 26 Nov 2022
Participating Gift Local merchants get a chance to use ChatGenie, which helps scale up their enterprises online during this busy season ... This digital solution allows merchants to sell, collect payment, arrange shipping and even track delivery in one dashboard.
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New joint statement strong signal for peace, cooperation in South China Sea

China Daily 25 Nov 2022
The fact is while some 100,000 merchant vessels now travel in this busy shipping route annually, not a single ship has ever reported its safety threatened in the South China Sea ... Being the world's biggest trader of goods, China has 60 percent of its cargoes shipped through the South China Sea.
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Commentary: New joint statement strong signal for peace, cooperation in South China Sea

People Daily 25 Nov 2022
The fact is while some 100,000 merchant vessels now travel in this busy shipping route annually, not a single ship has ever reported its safety threatened in the South China Sea ... Being the world's biggest trader of goods, China has 60 percent of its cargoes shipped through the South China Sea.
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Xinhua Commentary: New joint statement strong signal for peace, cooperation in South China Sea

China.dot.org 25 Nov 2022
The fact is while some 100,000 merchant vessels now travel in this busy shipping route annually, not a single ship has ever reported its safety threatened in the South China Sea ... Being the world's biggest trader of goods, China has 60 percent of its cargoes shipped through the South China Sea.
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Editorial: Instead of Black Friday mayhem, try a little local shopping, and giving

The Post and Courier 25 Nov 2022
For one thing, it starts earlier and lasts longer ... Commentary. Commentary ... BY JORDAN AMAKER ... The S.C ... And they promote environmental sustainability, because their products are more likely to be made nearby rather than shipped in from halfway across the globe. Retail. Charleston merchants expect merry holiday sales even with inflation biting into budgets ... .
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Chinese Salvors Raise 19th-Century Wreck From the Yangtze River

The Maritime Executive 24 Nov 2022
Salvors and archaeologists in Shanghai have raised the wreck of an ancient wooden merchant ship from the bottom of the Yangtze River Estuary in a delicate, carefully-engineered evolution ... a moonpool barge hoisted the 9,000-tonne caisson and the ship inside over the span of three hours on Monday.

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