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Nurdles continue to wreak havoc on Sri Lankan fishermen and sealife

Tamil Guardian 28 Jan 2022
photo credits. ... the nurdles that are decorated along the south and west beaches of Sri Lanka. In May, 87 containers of nurdles, which are essentially small plastic pellets - used to make a range of commodities, escaped into coastal areas in Sri Lanka following the fire and sinking of an X-Press Pearl cargo ship ... photo credits. ... See more here ... .

OC boat captain helps with statewide fishing line recycling program

Orange County Register 28 Jan 2022
California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways and the California Coastal Commission manage the fishing line recycling program, which was started in 2011 and has 322 actively maintained stations statewide ... Once the line is collected, it’s shipped to Iowa-based Berkley Fishing to be repurposed.

NYK Line buys stake in tanker company Uyeno Transtech

Tradewinds 27 Jan 2022
Uyeno Transtech is the coastal shipping division.

Wreaths Across America honors ‘The Four Chaplains’ with a special Facebook Live event

Bangor Daily News 27 Jan 2022
The ship was a coastal passenger steamship requisitioned and operated by the War Shipping Administration for wartime use as a troop ship. The ship was transiting the Labrador Sea when it was torpedoed by a German U-boat (U-233) on Feb ... The ship sank and 675 people on board lost their lives.

Spanning the Atlantic Bridge tollbooth issues

LI Herald 27 Jan 2022
It is the only drawbridge on Long Island to handle commercial, Atlantic Ocean shipping and also serves as a coastal evacuation route that officials said can handle an evacuation in the event of a major storm or disaster ... If the motorist does not use all of the trips in the same year, the trips are lost and another card must be purchased ... 2 ... ....

Navy SEALs to stop using Washington state parks after residents voice fears of seeing 'armed men'

Yahoo Daily News 27 Jan 2022
US NAVY RACES TO RECOVER CRASHED F-35 FIGHTER JET IN SOUTH CHINA SEA – FIFTH MISHAP ON SHIP IN THREE MONTHS. The Navy has used Washington state coastal parks for over 30 years for SEAL cold water training and other special operations exercises, with leaders saying the area offers ...

U.S 5th Fleet ships join Pakistan Navy to prepare for combined maritime security operation

Urdu Point 26 Jan 2022
The crew members of US patrol coastal ships USS Squall and USS Whirlwind during their scheduled port visit in Karachi on January 25-26, conducted visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) training with the Pakistan Navy in preparation for a combined maritime security operation in the North Arabian Sea.

Nurdles continue to reek havoc on Sri Lankan fishermen and sealife

Tamil Guardian 26 Jan 2022
As Sri Lanka continues to struggle to restore its devastated tourism industry, the country faces a reoccurring issue ... In May, 87 containers of nurdles, which are essentially small plastic pellets - used to make a range of commodities, escaped into coastal areas in Sri Lanka following the fire and sinking of an X-Press Pearl cargo ship ... See more here.

Proving a trailblazer, Hampstead girl aims for Eagle Scout by building veterans memorial

Star News 26 Jan 2022
More.New Topsail Beach park includes pickleball courts ... Holloman will be assisted by family, friends and fellow Boy Scout troop, crew and ship members from Troop 1220, which is part of the Coastal District of the Cape Fear Council ... military ... They later came to Hampstead where she joined Troop 1220, Venture Crew 2789 and Sea Scout Ship 2003 ... .

Whither climate tech? A new fund, plus some predictions

GreenBiz 26 Jan 2022
Webber (former CTO and CSO of Engie) ... "Should we ship goods over oceans via smaller hydrofoils? Should we replace coastal trips with electric sea planes? Can we re-engineer cargo logistics to minimize truck miles? Are eVTOLS a realistic climate solution?" (That last acronym is shorthand for electric vertical takeoff and landing ... Watch this space ... ....

First Autonomous Navigation and Berthing Test on a Containership

The Maritime Executive 25 Jan 2022
The test, which was led by companies in the Mitsui group, is part of an ongoing demonstration program sponsored by The Nippon Foundation to develop autonomous shipping ... Lines using a seven-year-old coastal containership, the Mikage, which is operated by Imoto Lines.

Japan celebrates landmark unmanned boxship voyage

Splash24/7 25 Jan 2022
A containership has completed an unmanned voyage between two ports in Japan as the nation continues to lead world shipping towards a more autonomous feature ... The ship is ... The coastal ship was taking part in the Nippon Foundation-led unmanned ship project MEGURI2040.

How a great Russian admiral became a saint (PICS)

Russia Beyond 25 Jan 2022
Attempts by the Turkish fleet, which was suffering heavy losses, to line up in a battle formation did not lead to anything and the coastal batteries soon had to cease fire for fear of hitting their own ships ... At the same time, the commander’s flagship was attacking the enemy’s coastal batteries.

Indonesia's prep for MotoGP in full swing

The Jakarta Post 24 Jan 2022
“We will also add cruise ships, vessels from Pelni and pinisi [phinisi schooners] for additional accommodation on coastal areas,” said Hadi, a former Indonesian ...

UNESCO lists Viking-era wooden sailboats on heritage list

New York Post 24 Jan 2022
We can see that the skills of building them, the skills of sailing the boats, the knowledge of people who are sailing it goes down and it disappears,” said Søren Nielsen, head of boatyard at the Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde, west of Copenhagen ... An 11th century, 14-meter Viking coastal trading vessel, sits on display at the Viking Ship Museum.AP.

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