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The loneliness of the long-distance seafarer trapped by a pandemic
Indian, Filipino, the occasional European … my mother fussed over them and my father tried to engage them in conversation about places far away.
"They re lonely, missing their families," my mother insisted.
She and sometimes my father were in the habit of attending social evenings at what those days was called the Mission to Seamen, a big old house overlooking the harbour.
Epic rescue saves 31 crew on stricken scallop ship off the coast of Nova Scotia
Helplessly stranded off the coast of Nova Scotia, assailed by 26ft waves, blistering winds, an engine room fire and quickly taking on water, the crew of the Atlantic Destiny were fearing for their lives.
Fortunately, more than 130 miles away Canadian and American teams were scrambling to help
JNPT highlights the importance of developing Mega ports with world-class infrastructure
The three day long, Maritime India Summit 2021 concluded yesterday with great enthusiasm and fervour, also with new hope and abundant opportunities in the maritime sector. As India aims to emerge as a leading Blue Economy of the world, the summit witnessed MoU signings, and investment opportunities.
Port of Rotterdam Authority to launch new trial with mixed mooring
On 5 April 2021, the Port of Rotterdam Authority will start on a new trial with mixed mooring for inland vessels carrying dangerous cargo. These cone ships - named after the one or two blue cones specifying the cargo’s hazard category - will be allowed to moor side by side or next to vessels that are not carrying dangerous cargo. Research shows that this can be done without reservation.
CMA CGMs newest LNG-powered vessel completes its maiden voyage
Containerships Borealis (CONTSHIPS BOREALIS), the newest LNG-powered vessel of CMA CGM s unit, arrives at the Shortsea Terminal of Rotterdam, Heijplaat, on 1 March.
The container ship took off on its maiden journey on 1 February 2021 from Yantian, China.
Disabled container ship towed to Rhodes, Greece
Container ship CONTSHIP FUN suffered mechanical failure on Mar 1 in Aegean sea northwest of Rhodes island, Greece, and was towed to Rhodes port anchorage, northern Rhodes. She was anchored there in the afternoon Mar 3, as of 0400 UTC Mar 4 she was still at anchor. The ship is en route from Thessaloniki to Port Said.