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Gujarat: Two ships collide in mid-sea off Okha coast, no casualties

The Times of India 27 Nov 2021
Two ships collided in mid-sea around 12 nautical miles off Okha coast in Gujarat on Friday night ... The coast guard ships ... There were no reports of oil spills from any of the merchant ships.
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Shopping, eating and drinking local has never been so important

Messenger-Inquirer 27 Nov 2021
This week we celebrated Thanksgiving, the day that was declared a national holiday by Abraham Lincoln in 1863 ... It does not provide comfort — just perspective ... Most of our merchants created options of curbside pick-up, delivery, online shopping and shipping ... 27 ... Bingo cards, shopping maps and great discounts from participating merchants are in the bags.
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Commentary: We send back 30% of what we buy online. How our return culture alters ...

Courier Express 27 Nov 2021
They are shipped to various places based on product type, sorted and stored until a decision is made on whether to resell them ... The same survey showed that 57% of customers returning an item would still shop from the same merchant even if they had to pay shipping costs to make a return.
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Our Brexit deal is the reason Channel crossings are out of control

The Independent 27 Nov 2021
The government has undoubtedly been taken by surprise and never saw a major spike in crossings coming ... This has been branded “inhumane” and “unconscionable“ by Labour, but it is also a breach of the Merchant Shipping (Safety of Navigation) Regulations 2020 requiring the rescue of those in distress at sea. .
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Weekend Long Read: Eminent Historian Wang Gungwu on Sinic Civilization’s Continental and Maritime Interactions

Caixin Online 27 Nov 2021
Maritime groups had already existed back then, but they were overall tiny in size and composed of merchant ships engaged in shipping and maritime trade, not warfare ... Of course, the entrepreneurial spirit of the Chinese merchants in Fujian and Guangdong found other means to get out, but mostly illegally.
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Langh Ship and Outokumpu Start a Newbuilding Project

The Maritime Executive 26 Nov 2021
Langh Ship has ordered three multipurpose dry cargo vessels which will serve Outokumpu on the short sea lane between Finland and continental Europe ... The design has been developed by Langh Ship in collaboration with Outokumpu and the Chinese ship designer Shanghai Merchant Ship Design and Research Institute (SDARI).
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First electric autonomous cargo ship launched in Norway

Principia Scientific 26 Nov 2021
By shipping up to 120 containers of fertilizer from a plant in ... It will have to navigate in a narrow fjord, and sail under two bridges while managing currents and heavy traffic from merchant ships, pleasure craft and kayaks, before docking at one of Norway’s busiest ports.
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Veterans Day in San Francisco

Red Bluff Daily News 26 Nov 2021
We viewed a short film on the history of the ship prior to boarding the official Presidential Yacht used by President Franklin Roosevelt, the USS Potomac ... Both ships are part of the emergency ready fleet, under US Maritime Administration and crewed by civilian merchant marines.
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Biden sees gains in supply chain battle, but a long war looms

Stars and Stripes 26 Nov 2021
Within weeks, dockworkers had whittled the 95,000 shipping containers blocking L.A ... The maritime industry groups that developed the new procedure, including the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association, said the goal was “to improve safety and air quality” by moving container ships.
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Gad Allon: We send back 30% of what we buy online. How our return culture ...

Hastings Tribune 26 Nov 2021
They are shipped to various places based on product type, sorted and stored until a decision is made on whether to resell them ... The same survey showed that 57% of customers returning an item would still shop from the same merchant even if they had to pay shipping costs to make a return.
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China's archaeology becomes more and more "tech-ish"

People Daily 26 Nov 2021
At the site of archaeological excavation for Wanjiao One, an ancient Chinese merchant ship that sank off the coast of Pingtan county, southeast China's Fujian province, archaeologists were equipped with full-face rebreathers that put them on wireless communication with their colleagues both under and above the water ... Hongyu, Liang Jun). .
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10 Christmas lighting tips to know before putting up decorations

LA Daily News 26 Nov 2021
It’s the holiday season, so, for many, that means it’s time to get out the Christmas lights and start making spirits bright around the house ... 1. Make a plan ... Just do it ... 2 ... (Getty Images) ... Lights and trees are being shipped right now that will probably never make it in time for Christmas. All legitimate lighting merchants sell UL-listed sets ... .
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A foray into genever, a Dutch spirit soaked in history

Stars and Stripes 26 Nov 2021
The ferry ride from Rotterdam to Dordrecht is only an hour long, but it seems to take you centuries away ... Wood, grains and genever - a traditional Dutch spirit flavored with juniper - were among the goods local merchants shipped out to the rest of the world ... spelling.) ... Barrels were rolled directly onto the ships and sent off to the rest of the world.
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Danish Frigates Kills Four Pirates in First Gulf of Guinea Engagement

The Maritime Executive 25 Nov 2021
The crew of the helicopter reportedly that afternoon found “a fast-moving motorboat with eight suspicious men on board in an area with a number of merchant ships.” On board the boat, the helicopter crew could see a number of the tools associated with piracy, including ladders.
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Instamojo strengthens logistics support services

Business Line 25 Nov 2021
Empowering businesses of various sizes and scale, the partnership with the shipping solution providers will enable efficient shipments for merchants, Instamojo claimed ... Instamojo said it currently has a merchant base of more than 2 million small business owners.
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