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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 ...


 

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