Latest News for: Ship movements


Dartmouth: WW1 submarine wreck given protection

BBC News 14 May 2021
The wreck of a British submarine used in World War One has been given protection ... "Every diver dreams of identifying a historically important wreck.". At the start of World War One, HMS/m D1 was used to protect the coast of Dover and monitor German shipping movements before it was delegated to training duties ... Related Topics. .

Construction to widen and deepen Houston Ship Channel begins

Splash24/7 13 May 2021
It will also better enable the port to accommodate post-Panamax ships ... In a white paper released in May 2020, the port noted that the Houston Ship Channel receives about 9,000 ship calls each year, “which translates to more than 20,000 ship movements, plus more than 200,000 barge movements.

Webb Fully Unfurls for the Last Time on Earth. The Next Time Will Be in Space

Universe Today 13 May 2021
Once the wings are fully extended and in place, extremely precise actuators on the backside of the mirrors position and bend or flex each mirror into a specific “prescription.” Testing of each actuator and their expected movements was completed in a final functional test earlier this year.

CARE is Looking for Area Warehouse Assistant

Reliefweb 13 May 2021
The person is expected to have, result-oriented, strong interpersonal skills, understanding, cooperative, organized, a high ability to work within a team to take initiative and skills in influencing to support policies ... · Coordination with the fleet department to manage the shipping operations and trucks movement to or from warehouses ... .

Houston Breaks Ground for Long Anticipated Channel Expansion

The Maritime Executive 12 May 2021
After a decade of planning, the Port of Houston held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the multi-year project that will widen and deepen the 52-mile Houston Ship Channel ... Annually, they report that there are nearly 9,000 vessel calls for a total of over 20,000 ship movements in the port.

Sweden’s first inland shipping shuttle service gets underway

Splash24/7 12 May 2021
Scandinavian countries are pressing ahead with ever greater numbers of inland container services as governments push for the movement of cargoes by sea rather than by road or rail.

Jones Act waiver may be required to ship petroleum products after Colonial Pipeline cyberattack

Splash24/7 12 May 2021
The Jones Act requires that all goods transported by water between US ports be carried on US-flag ships, constructed in the US, owned by US citizens, and crewed by US citizens and permanent residents ... “A waiver would enable foreign flagged ships to move fuel cargoes between US ...

Russia Tests World's First Autonomous Ship Navigation

Urdu Point 11 May 2021
"Cargo ship Pola Anfisa, equipped with a-Navigation systems by Sitronics KT, was piloted by specialists from St ... There was a practice of remote ship control modes and autonomous movement mode ... Ships, registered in 11 Russian regions, are participating in the tests.

Bureau Veritas Awards Air Lubrication System Approval To Gills Pte Ltd

The Maritime Executive 11 May 2021
A ship’s forward movement Creation of microbubbles by negative pressure and Kelvin Helmholtz Instability (KHI) exiting the vortex generator The random shape of microbubbles with turbulence, eddies and vortices, from KHI Buoyancy acting on the micro bubbles inducing an upward force Shape of the hull.

Restrictions eased with cautious steps 

Ekathimerini 11 May 2021
Unless the country’s committee of experts doesn’t defer relevant decisions to Friday, the government will clarify on Tuesday and Thursday what the next steps will be regarding the SMS movement system, the nighttime curfew and inter-regional travel ... Another expected certainty is that movement between regions will be allowed as well.

Ahead of Eid, Health Protocol Monitoring Tightened at Pramuka Island Main Pier

Berita Jakarta 11 May 2021
" There are 22 passengers who don't bring negative COVID-19 certificate" ... According to him, one-way access to Pramuka Island made it easier for COVID-19 Task Force to monitor ship and people's movement ... .

Common issue across the US is still the slow re-opening of restaurants and food service activities

Fresh Plaza 10 May 2021
The higher costs of trucking are directly impacting prices at shipping point and wholesale. With the decline in movement of ornamentals for Mother’s Day, some relief in supplies is expected ... Movement of Peru asparagus is expected to increase this week and remain the same for next week ... Truck shortages are hampering movement.

DGFT’s ‘Covid-19 Helpdesk’ helps resolve business issues

Business Line 10 May 2021
... delays and complexities, import/export documentation, banking matters, transport/port handling/shipping/air movement issues and availability of manpower for running export units, per an official release.

Digging deep into Olive Hill: Author pens two-volume historical fiction book

The Daily Independent - Ashland 10 May 2021
Author Willie Davis has dedicated 1,000-plus pages to Olive Hill — but the two-volume package accounts for more than 150 years of history in the small Carter County town ... My family was among them. I became determined to tell Olive Hill’s storied past.” ... “Without the trains and ships, there would be no movement to expedite a growing nation ... .

Velasco seeks policy review on storm alert

Manila Standard Today 09 May 2021
02-13 prescribing the “Guidelines on Movement of Vessels During Heavy Weather,” effectively prohibiting any type of boat, ship or sea vessel from operating and sailing in the point of origin, the intended route, and the point of destination once signal no.