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MMEA detains over 100 merchant ships for illegal anchoring in Johor waters

Malaysian National News Agency 27 Sep 2021
MMEA detains over 100 merchant ships for illegal anchoring in Johor waters ... JOHOR BAHRU, Sept 26 -- A total of 101 merchant ships have been detained by the ...
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First Filipino merchant ship to call in the US for 45 years departs Manila

Splash24/7 27 Sep 2021
A ship flying the ... The Iris Paoay, a 15-year-old general cargo ship capable of carrying 1,100 teu, will become the first Filipino ship to call in the US since the 1970s.
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India to share white shipping information with Gulf

Urdu Point 27 Sep 2021
(UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / WAM - 27th Sep, 2021) New Delhi, 27th September, 2021 (WAM) – Merchant ... In shipping terminology, white shipping information is about the exchange of advance information on the identity and movement of commercial, non-military merchant ships.
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How This Holiday Season Will Be Different for Amazon Sellers in Every Category

E-Commerce Times 27 Sep 2021
Others noted the increasing length of time for Amazon to check in newly shipped merchandise ... For example, having a backup plan like listing high demand, seasonal products under Amazon's Fulfilled by Merchant (FBM) option will ensure that sellers can continue to ship goods directly to the buyer from their own warehouses.
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China: The average price of imported bananas rose month-on-month, and Vietnam's banana imports fell significantly

Fresh Plaza 27 Sep 2021
Hainan bananas are entering the final stage and only some products in a small number of areas are left to be shipped. The quality of bananas varies, and merchants purchase on demand; the Guangdong production area has a sufficient supply, and some sources of goods have quality problems.
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Georgia county seeking federal designation for its WWII role

Times Free Press 26 Sep 2021
BRUNSWICK, Ga ... Officials in Glynn County have applied to the U.S ... Brian Kemp, The Brunswick News reported ... It was a period when thousands of workers, many of them women, at the Brunswick shipyards built so-called liberty ships used to transport supplies to U.S. troops overseas ... And on April 8, 1942, a German U-boat torpedoed two merchant ships off St ... .
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The Gay Wingman

Portland Mercury 25 Sep 2021
I’m an openly gay civilian sailor in the United States Merchant Marine, and currently assigned to a ship in Texas ... Word got around the ship that I’m a good wingman. Our ship’s ...
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Thailand Plans for National Shipping Line to Support Economic Growth

The Maritime Executive 25 Sep 2021
The government of Thailand confirmed that it plans to move forward with efforts to re-establish a national shipping company to help grow the struggling country’s economy ... In June, he announced that the Port Authority of Thailand was conducting a feasibility study into what is being called the Thai National Shipping Line.
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Malta Yacht Register doubles registered fleet over last 5 years

Independent Online 25 Sep 2021
Borg, accompanied by technical people from the Malta Ship Registry, also held meetings in Viareggio and Genova with main superyacht builders ... “This status was achieved thanks to the efforts of all stakeholders and commitment of the personnel of the Merchant Shipping Directorate.
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Petredec Selects Inmarsat Fleet Hotspot Based on Seafarer Feedback

The Maritime Executive 25 Sep 2021
As the owner of one of the most modern fleets of specialised LPG carriers in the market, Petredec is a longstanding Inmarsat customer, which recently renewed its Fleet Xpress service agreement across 27 operational ships and extended it to 10 newbuilds.
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The stage is set: children’s cultural centre in Dublin lifts its curtain

The Times/The Sunday Times 25 Sep 2021
It feels like stepping aboard the Marie Celeste, the abandoned merchant ship discovered adrift in the 1870s ... There are some signs of life ... .
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Windswept Paul Henry painting a highlight of virtual €1m art sale

The Irish Times 25 Sep 2021
... House – as Cork was a thriving merchant port, due in part to Dutch trade ... This painting is apt because memory also plays a significant role, as it is evocative of his time as a boy in Sligo, where he regularly travelled on pilot boats that guided merchant ships to Sligo town.
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Puget Sound Highlights Challenges of Managing Containership Backlog

The Maritime Executive 24 Sep 2021
The Captain of the Port is encouraging container ship stakeholders such as the Northwest Seaport Alliance, the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association, the Port of Seattle, Port of Tacoma, and terminal operators to develop new processes for container ship queuing to manage vessel arrivals efficiently and reduce the demand and load on anchorages.
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‘Oh My Job!’ puts a spotlight on PH seafarers, other sea-based workers

Manila Bulletin 24 Sep 2021
According to the Department of Labor and Employment of the Philippines (DOLE), around 229,000 Filipino seamen were on board merchant shipping vessels around the world at any given time. The figure showed that Filipino seamen comprised more than 25 percent of 1.5 million mariners worldwide, the single biggest nationality block. Lawyer Bernard P ... .
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Huge backup of ships bringing more pollution to LA, Long Beach-area port communities

LA Daily News 24 Sep 2021
Viewed from San Pedro, ships wait outside of the Port of Los Angeles on Wednesday, Sept ... John McLaurin, president of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association, said terminal dwell time was up in August to 5.4 days, “the highest number we have recorded and approximately twice the historic average.” ... And the ships keep coming.

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