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Seafaring with no fearing

The News International 22 May 2022
One of his first cousins living in the port city of Karachi joined a merchant ship ... the worldwide population of seafarers serving on internationally trading merchant ships is estimated at 1,647,500, of which 774,000 are officers and 873,500 are ratings.
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Philippines installs buoys in disputed South China Sea

Beijing News 22 May 2022
Previously, China Coast Guard ships had blocked Philippine vessels ... "These will optimize the strategic deployment of PCG assets by monitoring the movement of merchant ships in its surrounding waters and communicating maritime incidents to the PCG National Headquarters ," he added.
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Putin’s Black Sea blockade leaves millions facing global famine

Yahoo Daily News 22 May 2022
With limited alternative capacity and only land routes available, Ukrainian farmers are unable to ship 90% of grain exports ... Even without the power of the Black Sea Fleet, Russia could still enforce a blockade of Ukraine’s southern ports by threatening to target merchant shipping with aviation and missiles.
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Today in History: May 22, Johnson’s ‘Great Society’

The Associated Press 22 May 2022
Today in History. Today is Saturday, May 21, the 141st day of 2022. There are 224 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History. ... On this date. ... and Richard Loeb (Bobby’s cousin) ... In 1941, a German U-boat sank the American merchant steamship SS Robin Moor in the South Atlantic after the ship’s passengers and crew were allowed to board lifeboats ... .
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Unseasonably cold night expected across Nebraska

Beatrice Daily Sun 22 May 2022
The influx of rodents infested East Africa and inevitably found their way to merchant ships bound for Europe and elsewhere ... One of the ships from the 13th-century invasions was discovered in 2015 at the bottom of the ocean off the southern coast of Japan ... Typically, ships would ...
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Iran will give ‘harshest response’ to slightest threats, says top commander

Press TV 21 May 2022
Currently, the 80th naval fleet of the Islamic Republic of Iran, including the Alborz destroyer and the Bushehr naval escort ship, are operating in the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden to provide security for vessels including merchant ships and oil tankers.
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Naval convoys an option to run the blockade on Ukraine grain

The National 21 May 2022
It urged the UN General Assembly to organise a fleet consisting of those countries most affected by food insecurity and with major powers such as China and India providing shipping ... Russia has effectively imposed a military blockade on Ukraine's coast after attacking eight merchant ships early in the war.
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Ukraine Holding Hostage 21 Turkish Vessels in Odessa - Reports

Urdu Point 21 May 2022
An unknown number of foreign-flagged merchant ships have been stranded in the besieged port as Ukrainian and Russian troops grapple for its control, the leftist Aydinlik paper said ... ....
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Today in History: May 21, Amelia Earhart crosses Atlantic

Daily Herald 21 May 2022
Today in History Today is Saturday, May 21, the 141st day of 2022. There are 224 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History ... On this date ... and Richard Loeb (Bobby's cousin) ... In 1941, a German U-boat sank the American merchant steamship SS Robin Moor in the South Atlantic after the ship's passengers and crew were allowed to board lifeboats ... .
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Today in History — May 21

The Roanoke Times 21 May 2022
In 1471, King Henry VI of England died in the Tower of London at age 49. In 1542, Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto died while searching for gold along the Mississippi River ... In 1941, a German U-boat sank the American merchant steamship SS Robin Moor in the South Atlantic after the ship’s passengers and crew were allowed to board lifeboats ... Actor Mr ... .
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Rate hike by logistic companies does not impact business: Shiprocket CEO

Business Line 20 May 2022
“Logistic companies also have to show more margins, so they increased the prices slightly more this year and we passed these prices to our merchant base ... In addition to shipping, Shiprocket is also helping merchants with payments, warehousing, reducing return to origin (RTO), among other things.
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Op-Ed: Retire the LCS and Hand Off Small-Ship Patrols to the USCG

The Maritime Executive 20 May 2022
News recently leaked that the Navy’s Independence-class Littoral Combat Ships suffer from hull cracking, a long-rumored problem that constrains the ships to slow speeds and low sea states to prevent further damage ... The Congress should let the Navy do so and shift small-ship missions to services committed to doing them ... Merchant Marine.
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PCG puts up command posts on 3 islands in WPS

Manila Bulletin 20 May 2022
Abu said the COPs will help optimize the strategic deployment of PCG assets by monitoring the movement of merchant ships in its surrounding waters and communicating maritime incidents to the PCG National Headquarters in Manila.
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French Wind-Powered Cargo Ship Refines Design with Rigid Sails

The Maritime Executive 20 May 2022
A French plan for a wind-powered merchant ship known as the Neoliner reports that it continues to make progress completed critical designs while it seeks investments and a new shipping partner to launch its operations ... everything from handbags to tires on the unique cargo ship.

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