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Holland America Line Takes Delivery of Highly Anticipated New Ship Rotterdam from Fincantieri

Ellensburg Daily Record 30 Jul 2021
Holland America Line takes delivery of its newest ship, Rotterdam, making it the 11th ship in its fleet ... It later converted to a one-class ship in 1969 ... View original content to download multimedia.https.//

Navy levels charges in USS Bonhomme Richard blaze

Asiatimes 30 Jul 2021
Aviation Machinist’s Mate 2nd Class Zachary Saltzman, assigned to the the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard, takes off firefighting gear at Naval Base San Diego ... Officials said that restoring the ship would cost US$2.5 billion to US$3.2 billion and take five to seven years, saying that some 60% of the vessel would need to be replaced.

Bigger ships, more frequent and severe transit delays

Seatrade Maritime News 30 Jul 2021
As one commentator put it, “it turns out that these really big ships are not as efficient as the shipping lines had imagined” ... Once a shipment is consigned to a broker or freight-forwarder, the cargo owner isn’t involved in determining the ship(s) that carries it or the route the ship takes, including any intermediate stops made along the way.

UK rebuffs Chinese media warning over aircraft carrier task force

Straits Times 30 Jul 2021
The strike group of Royal Navy and allied ships spearheaded by the giant new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has entered the South China Sea, which Beijing claims to the anger of neighbouring countries ... "Please follow the current international shipping lanes and stay at least 12 nautical miles away from the Chinese islands and reefs.".

Warburton toll bridge: MPs demand toll bridge is council run

BBC News 30 Jul 2021
Peel Ports owns Warburton Toll Bridge across the Manchester Ship Canal and plans to raise the fee from 12p to £1 ... Mr Carter, member for Warrington South, said the system that allowed Peel to control the ship canal's bridges was "archaic", and he would urge the government to consider taking all its crossings into public control.

Humboldt Hero | D-Day sailor to be honored today in Eureka

Times Standard 30 Jul 2021
Taking Gold Beach was the responsibility of the British Army, and Credico’s ship transported soldiers from Wales to the invasion ... His unit’s next mission was to take wounded American soldiers off the beaches to Navy hospital ships offshore ... The ship also took German prisoners from the beaches to the LST and then on to England.

Why Aussies should buy Christmas presents NOW with air cargo at an all-time low meaning ...

The Daily Mail 30 Jul 2021
A combination of halving the number of international flights arriving and reduced shipping containers mean that some of the most popular items on Christmas wish lists are taking several months to arrive ... RELATED ARTICLES. Previous 1 Next ... Share this article. .

Aeropostale Graphic T-Shirts from $5

CNET 30 Jul 2021
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A very British love affair: The Victorians invented them. Now, our affection for package holidays ...

The Daily Mail 30 Jul 2021
After a steamship to New York, customers took the train to San Francisco and ships to China, India and Egypt on the way home ... Vladimir Raitz, a Russian émigré, set up Horizon Holidays in 1950 with Gatwick to Corsica flights on Douglas DC-3s taking six hours, rather than 48 hours by ship, on what are considered the first mass-market packages.

Air France-KLM reports huge Q2 loss, sees signs of recovery

Rapid City Journal 30 Jul 2021
With many countries now easing those restrictions amid vaccination campaigns, travelers are taking to the skies once more ... Passenger Airlines Airlines Transportation And Shipping Industrial Products And Services ... Helicopter lands and takes off at Black Hills Aerial Adventures.

US firm, 2 local firms submit LOIs for SsangYong Motor

Korea Times 30 Jul 2021
... other financial investors to join an upcoming auction to take over SsangYong, the company said in a statement ... SM Group said it has an interest in taking over SsangYong to diversify its business portfolio, which ranges from construction to shipping and auto parts manufacturing.

Jordan tourism expected to boom by 2023, tourism officials say

Arab News 30 Jul 2021
Jordan is taking several steps to get the number of foreign tourists back to the record 3 million visitors in 2019 ... EasyJet has started taking bookings for Aqaba from November, while cruise ships have also began to trickle in with one from Jeddah expected to arrive in Aqaba at the beginning of August.

How $300 million Carnival cruise ships are demolished in Turkey

Business Insider 29 Jul 2021
Looking to cut costs as COVID-19 trashed the industry, cruise lines such as Carnival, Costa, and Pullmuntar sent ships to be demolished. At the Aliaga ship-breaking yards in Turkey, the ships are ripped apart and sold for parts ... While the whole process takes six months for a cargo ship, it takes a lot longer for a cruise ship.

Warning of officer shortage, but who will want to be a seafarer in future?

Seatrade Maritime News 29 Jul 2021
The latest Bimco and International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) Seafarer Workforce report warns of a potential serious shortage of officers ... But it’s not just the existing seafarers joining ships where numbers are sharply down but also those taking examinations ashore.

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