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What happened almost simultaneously was the seizure of the freighter-turned-spy ship, the USS Pueblo, by none other than the North Koreans. ... Bucher was told to abort the mission if the ship was detected, but on knowing vessels were near the American ship and they had been discovered, he reversed ...
Whaling company Hvalur hf (Whale Inc.) said it is readying two vessels for the 100-day summer whaling season. Fin whale hunting ... German activists from Greenpeace once boarded a freighter ship in Hamburg to prevent it from leaving for Japan with a cargo of Icelandic fin whale meat. In 2014, the United ...

My family took a dream cruise when I was a little kid, on a Matson ship (they've long since left the cruise business and the ship in question was converted to a freighter and broken up 23 years ago), and I think it maybe carried about four HUNDRED passengers, if that. These floating-city-sized vessels are ...
MARQUETTE, MI - The gale-force winds of last weekend's storm might be over on Lake Superior, but some Great Lakes freighters are still dealing with the consequences. The freighter Kaye E. Barker became trapped in the compressed ice near Marquette on Wednesday as she was trying to reach the ...
On Tuesday, the 25,000 dwt container ship Delphis Gdansk and the 37,000 dwt freighter BBC Neptune collided in the Great Belt near Kalundborg, Denmark. Government response vessels and aircraft are on scene, according to Danish Defense (Forsvaret), and no injuries or pollution were reported.
Workers drained the water so they could make an estimated $2.4 million in repairs to the Poe Lock, which is the chamber that handles the largest ships, including the handful of 1,000-foot freighters crisscrossing the Great Lakes. Each year, more than 4,500 ships move 80 million tons of cargo through the ...

... will be there to give the first ship a special plaque. “It is a big deal,” Hoath said. “I'm telling you, those freighters will be lined up here. They get going, and they all want to be that first freighter of the season. So, it's a big deal for us.” Hoath says people will line up to watch the ships go through the locks.
Ostensibly, the story tracks an innocent man, Magloire (Paul Hamy), who gets caught up in a bad heist and then lands on a freighter ship heading to nowhere ... When that goes awry, they all wind up on a massive merchant ship headed to an unknown region where even more unexplainable stuff happens.
The first of the Great Lakes Freighters set sail Friday in Sturgeon Bay. ... With guidance from the local tug boats, the Winter Fleet was on its way. ... It marks the end of a lot of hard work and effort by all our people, our vendors, to get the work ready and for ths ships to depart here from Sturgeon Bay," said ...
On Tuesday, the 2,200 dwt freighter Britannica Hav and the fishing vessel Deborah collided about 50 nm northeast of Cherbourg. The freighter's seven crewmembers safely evacuated aboard two life rafts and were recovered by the fishing boat. A French Navy helicopter later airlifted them from the ...
This time of year, as ships start to move through the Great Lakes, it's not unusual to see one temporarily delayed by ice. "I've seen boats stuck in the ice many times," said Bob Zawadzki, as he looked at the freighter through binoculars from his pickup truck at the East Avenue boat launch. Zawadzki, of Erie, is ...
The freighter's seven crewmembers safely evacuated aboard two life rafts and were recovered by the fishing boat. A French Navy helicopter later airlifted them from the Deborah's deck and carried them to the military base at Querqueville. The master of the fishing vessel suffered a slight head injury in the ...
The U.S. Coast Guard is warning mariners to be on the lookout for dozens of cargo containers that fell from a freighter Saturday night about 17 miles off Oregon Inlet. The cargo ship Maersk Shanghai contacted watchstanders at USCG Sector North Carolina's command center that they lost approximately 70 ...
Currently at the Toledo Docks, just south of where the Maumee River dumps into Maumee Bay, nearly a dozen cargo freighters are docked and crawling with workers. With ice clogging the seaways, these shipping companies take the winter to make any needed upgrades or repairs. "Maintenance on the ...
1, 1979, the tanker Burmah Agate was struck by the outgoing freighter Mimosa just outside the entrance to Galveston Bay, Texas. Both ships were of Liberian registry. Many ships doing international business were registered in the West African nation of Liberia because of lax regulations. The Burmah Agate ...
Lake freighter repairs means big business for Toledo ... However, it is why so many Lake Erie freighter ships dock here in Toledo over the winter. ... Currently at the Toledo Docks, just south of where the Maumee River dumps into Maumee Bay, nearly a dozen cargo freighters are docked and crawling with ...
Lake freighters haul iron ore to the Gary Works steel mill all the time, but Gary has been interested in establishing a new Lake Michigan port for all types of cargoes. It would only be about eight nautical miles from the existing Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. Last year, the city established a port authority.

A Russian Progress supply ship launched Tuesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, firing into orbit from a snow-covered pad to haul three tons of fuel, water and equipment to the International Space Station. The Progress MS-08 supply cargo craft lifted off at 0813:33 GMT (3:13:33 a.m. EST; ...
Running two days later after a last-minute abort Sunday, a Russian Progress resupply and refueling freighter lifted off in a blanket of fog Tuesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome to deliver three tons of cargo, propellant and water to the International Space Station. The Progress MS-08 supply ship blasted ...
A commercial shipping vessel is adrift off Haida Gwaii after a fire in its engine room. The MOL Prestige was en route from Vancouver to ... They will be relieved by the Canadian Coast Guard ship the Sir Wilfrid Laurier, which is expected to arrive by midnight Thursday. The MOL Prestige is operated by Mitsui ...
The sinking of the Iranian freighter Sanchi earlier this month in Japan's exclusive economic zone is one of the worst maritime disasters in recent years. All crew members of the ship are presumed dead and its cargo of petroleum liquids threatens to poison those waters for some time. This incident must be a ...
The vessel and its 19 crew members pulled away from their mooring near the Algonac Clay Historical Museum in Algonac. They headed downriver to begin the day's ice breaking operations. At the top of the morning, the ship does a pass to bust up the ice before the larger ships arrive. A little bit of ...
The explosives were reportedly loaded on the freighter in the southern Turkish port city of Mersin and destined for Djibouti and Oman. The ship's captain was later instructed by its owner to deliver the explosives to the Libyan port city of Misrata, the coast guard said. The crew of five Indians, two Ukrainians ...
It was blocking passage for four other ships on their way down the St. Lawrence River to Montreal as the Seaway tries to close for the winter. (Watch a video of the freighter being pulled out of the lock here.) The four freighters began to continue their slow journey downriver on Sunday. The Mitiq was the first ...
Chinese maritime officials have launched a search and rescue operation involving eight vessels, with support from South Korea, which has provided a coastguard ship and fixed wing aircraft, the ministry said. Ali Reza Ayroush, Iran's Consular Affairs representative in Shanghai, told Iran state news agency ...
NEEBISH ISLAND - Coast Guard ships from the U.S. and Canada were called on to free two freighters stuck in the ice near the eastern edge of the Upper Peninsula today. The stopped freighters created a bit of a shipping traffic jam in the St. Mary's River Thursday and marked the third freighter that had to ...
On Friday evening, the 3,000 dwt freighter Little Seyma went aground on the uninhabited island of Traganisi (Dragonisi), due east of Mykonos, Greece. The vessel was under way from a Russian port to Famagusta, and she reportedly went onto the island's rugged shores after encountering foul weather.
Moreover, Norway's top cruise ship operator will soon launch two expedition cruise liners with hybrid propulsion that are designed to sail the Arctic. Several Norwegian companies have teamed up to construct a coastal, all-electric container ship that could eliminate 40,000 diesel truck trips annually.
Two people are missing after a freighter and a passenger ship collided off the coast of China's southern Guangdong Province in the early hours of Thursday morning. The Hainan-registered freighter ... A week of severe fog has stopped ships from travelling and left thousands of passengers stranded in Hainan. Over 100,000 ...
China is looking to establish itself as a leader in robotic warships, having made plans to open the world's largest facility for unmanned ship research just north of ... This includes building increasingly sophisticated "super ships" like large containerized freighters, liquidized natural gas carriers, and maritime ...
6 collision between the Sanchi and the Chinese freighter CF Crystal, which happened 160 miles east of Shanghai, remains unclear. All 21 crewmembers aboard the freighter were reported safe. Rescuers boarded the Sanchi on Saturday morning to recover two bodies, but a large explosion shook the ship ...
A huge freighter, about three football fields long. With shipping on the Great Lakes winding down, many big boats are heading into ports like Sturgeon Bay. With a frigid haze just above the surface, The Stewart J. Cort crept its way out of the Sturgeon Bay ship canal and toward the Bayview Bridge Tuesday ...
The day's first mission: Guide their ship through the locks to free a hulking westbound freighter marooned on the ice. ... “It's the worst I've ever seen,” James H. I. Weakley, president of the Lake Carriers' Association, which represents American commercial ships, said of this season's pileup of iced-in boats.
FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2016, file photo, Nathan Carman arrives in a small boat at the US Coast Guard station in Boston after spending a week at sea in a life raft before being rescued by a passing freighter. Insurance company lawyers on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, blasted Carman, whose mother was lost at ...
#“The drugs were discovered during a search of a Haitian freighter vessel which was docked in Inagua headed to Grand Bahama,” he said. #“Five persons, including the boat captain, were arrested and taken into custody. We have not completed the search so we do not have a total amount as yet. We are ...
In a new filing in federal court, the insurance company for Nathan Carman's boat is claiming new evidence shows that he enlarged four holes in the transom of his boat even more than ... Carman is trying to collect on a more than $85,000 vessel loss policy and $300,000 third party liability insurance policy.
The spin maneuver was caught on an aerial camera and shared by Duluth TV station WDIO, much to the delight of boat nerds everywhere. Their video is one of ... it's no small ship. The Tregurtha holds the title as "Queen of the Lakes," meaning she's the longest freighter plying the Great Lakes at 1,013 feet.
Players use a squad point purchasing system to choose which ships will fight ... The ship-to-ship combat is thrilling as each model comes with different ... Bossk flies a modified YV-666 light freighter called the Hound's Tooth.
The Mass Maritime training ship has played a roll in the recovery ... After a long day, the Kennedy, a converted freighter, could seem more like ...
... life-saving surgeries on the captain of a South Korean freighter ship who was shot during a rescue mission after being held by Somali pirates.
For more than two decades, the Bradley was the largest and fastest freighter on the ... The ship needed serious upgrades and refurbishing from stem to stern, ...
Others have theorized the 17-year-old ship may have had construction ... The vessel is underway (downbound) on the Detroit River in 1960.
Below are some of the often-forgotten facts about the ship whose ... The big freighter was just 17 miles from safety when she sank with all 29 men aboard. At the time, nearby ships were reporting waves approaching 25 feet ...
Typhoon Damrey grounded, damaged or sank nine freighters in the port of ... a large number of ships had anchored in Quy Nhon's harbor and near the ... in Quy Nhon port . . . only up to 30 boats can be accommodated. ... The Ha Trung 98, a cargo vessel based in Nam Dinh, which sank at ... container ship ...
Coast Guard issues warning after incidents between freighters, small boats ... The James R Barker, a 1000 ft. coal freighter, comes through the Muskegon ... Prompted by a string of incidents in which smaller vessels have failed to follow ... for a recreational vessel or up to $32,796 for any other type of vessel.
The "Glory Amsterdam," a 225-metre long freighter ran aground on the ... The ship's crew of 22 were safe, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung ...
The ten container ships Iran has purchased from South Korea will ... first South Korean container ship in the first month of the next Iranian year (March-April 2018). ... vessels, but some of the ships are old, have been deemed unsafe to .... Weekly Container Reports Index · Weekly Vessel Valuations Report ...
Surveillance image of a vessel suspected of circumventing UN ... has added four more North Korean ships to the list of vessels that have been ...
Russian ground crews are readying a robotic Progress cargo freighter for launch Thursday on an expedited trek to the International Space ...
The 38,000-tonne freighter that was driven aground near Manzanillo, ... The Mexican-flagged ship was wrecked October 23, 2015 at Punta ... Officials with the environmental agency Profepa made an inspection of the vessel ...


 

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