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Staying alive in 85: looking back on a fascinating end-of-year roundup

The Observer 27 Nov 2022
Domestically, there was the miners’ strike, inner-city riots and that staple of the decade, football hooliganism, but better news for the beleaguered BBC, ‘beset by Thatcher and Murdoch’, which ‘looked to a rat to save the ship, and signed up Roland from ITV’. A ‘casualty list’ ...
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Owner of capsized Beirut cruise ship 'Orient Queen' discusses her sea of memories: 'It can't ...

The National 26 Nov 2022
The ship that brought luxury cruising to Lebanon was just one of many casualties in the Beirut explosion ....
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Local 97-year-old receives Congressional Gold Medal for WWII service

The Post and Courier 23 Nov 2022
As a mariner, he sailed on Liberty ships, large cargo ships that transported critical goods and materials needed for victory ... Though they weren't involved in combat, the Merchant Mariners had a high casualty rate, one in 26. The ships were easy targets for enemy submarines, and sailors had to navigate mine-filled waterways.
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Houthis escalate Yemen tensions with drone attack on port

Gulf News 22 Nov 2022
The government said the incident at the Al Dhabah oil-export terminal occurred when a commercial ship was anchored ... It was unclear if the ship or any infrastructure were damaged, or if there were casualties.
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Liquefaction of solid bulk cargoes: What to watch

SAFETY4SEA 22 Nov 2022
Cargo liquefaction remains a key concern for shipping safety, with a total of 70 lives lost in 5 casualties between 2012-2021. This accounts for 76.1% of the total loss of life in shipping for this period, according to INTERCARGO ... Masters and ship ... If it fails, you cannot ship it.”.
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Iran blamed for 'kamikaze' drone attack in Gulf of Oman

Beijing News 17 Nov 2022
The vessel is operated by the company Eastern Pacific Shipping, which is owned by Israeli billionaire Idan Ofer. In a statement, the company said that the ship was "hit by a projectile," adding that it sustained minor damage, while no casualties were reported ... The Iranian ship was ...
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Drone strike hits tanker off Oman

Taipei Times 17 Nov 2022
The Pacific Zircon was “hit by a projectile approximately 150 miles [241km] off the coast of Oman” on Tuesday, Singapore-based firm Eastern Pacific Shipping, which operates the vessel, said in a statement, adding that there were no reports of casualties or any leakage of the cargo.
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Italian Prosecutors Seek Manslaughter Charges for Norman Atlantic Fire

The Maritime Executive 17 Nov 2022
Between a dozen good samaritan ships, multiple rescue vessels and no less than 16 SAR helicopter crews, 452 people were rescued from the water and from the deck of the ship. After the casualty, Italian prosecutors opened a criminal investigation into the cause of the fire and the response.
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'Projectile' hits tanker off Oman coast: shipping company

Urdu Point 16 Nov 2022
The Pacific Zircon was "hit by a projectile approximately 150 miles off the coast of Oman on 15 November," the Eastern Pacific Shipping company said in a statement, adding that there were no reports of casualties or any leakage ...
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US, Israel blame Iran as 'drone strike' hits tanker off Oman

The New Arab 16 Nov 2022
The Pacific Zircon was "hit by a projectile approximately 150 miles off the coast of Oman" on Tuesday, Singapore-based firm Eastern Pacific Shipping, which operates the vessel, said in a statement, adding that there were no reports of casualties or any leakage of the cargo.
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Court Highlights Master-Pilot Interactions in Suez Pileup

The Maritime Executive 15 Nov 2022
The 14,000 TEU container ship Falcon approached, and the Suez Canal pilots on her bridge remarked upon the narrow width of the waterway available to pass safely ... By 0851 Alexander's hull had fully spanned the width of the navigable channel (a preview of the Ever Given casualty).
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Court Finds Three Vessels at Fault in Suez Pileup

The Maritime Executive 15 Nov 2022
The 14,000 TEU container ship Falcon approached, and the Suez Canal pilots on her bridge remarked upon the narrow width of the waterway available to pass safely ... By 0851 Alexander's hull had fully spanned the width of the navigable channel (a preview of the Ever Given casualty).
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Why China doesn't actually want to invade Taiwan

Yahoo Daily News 12 Nov 2022
Lintao Zhang/Getty; Anna Moneymaker/Getty; Katsumi Murouchi/Getty; Anna Kim/Insider ... Taking the island by force would require a huge seaborne landing force that could suffer heavy casualties from the advanced US weapons in Taiwan's hands, like anti-ship missiles and the HIMARS launchers whose GPS-guided rockets have shifted the Ukraine war's tide.
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Standard Club: Plan to make its operation more sustainable

SAFETY4SEA 10 Nov 2022
While the shipping industry has been discussing sustainability for more than a decade, insurers have only relatively recently considered the potential impact on their business ... Promoting responsible ship recycling and waste management. Marine casualty response/Claims management ... #3 Responsible ship recycling/waste management..
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Houthis launch fresh drone attack on Yemeni port 

Arab News 10 Nov 2022
A local official told Arab News that the drone landed near an oil ship at the Rudum terminal. No casualties were reported in the latest in a string of drone strikes on government-controlled ports since early last month ... The movement has threatened to attack ships taking oil to the ...

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