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Domestic dispute between lovers erupts on a cruise ship and sparks a 'man overboard' emergency

The Daily Mail 24 Mar 2023
A cruise ship passenger sent a holiday liner into meltdown after raising fears he had fallen overboard during a domestic dispute ... A cruise ship passenger sent a ... Sally went to inspect the commotion when a ship mechanic told her that a crew member might have fallen off the boat.

Biden administration adds 14 Chinese firms to red flag list

Financial Express 24 Mar 2023
Being added to the list can potentially start a 60-day clock that could trigger much tougher penalties. Follow Us ... exporters to conduct greater due diligence before shipping goods to them because U.S. officials have been unable to inspect the listed entities ... Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves said in a statement following the announcement ... .

Damen Inspection of CSD650 and MuC1506 Technical

The Maritime Executive 23 Mar 2023
At the Damen Dredging yard in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, the Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 650 Krakatoa has been inspected by its owner before shipment. The client has accepted the stationary dredger, which will now be shipped to Indonesia, where it will operate on the island of Kalimantan ... Inspection at the yards.

Abandoned Crew Heads Home After Chinese Livestock Carrier is Sold

The Maritime Executive 23 Mar 2023
The last 16 members of the crew abandon six months ago aboard a Chinese-owned livestock carrier finally left the ship today heading home after their long ordeal ... In its current iteration, the ship is registered in Liberia ... Captain Molinos told reporters that he would consider reapplying to the ship once it was made seaworthy.

Biden administration adds 14 Chinese firms to unverified list

Reuters 23 Mar 2023
WASHINGTON, March 23 (Reuters) - The Biden administration on Thursday added 14 Chinese companies to a red flag list, forcing U.S. exporters to conduct greater due diligence before shipping goods to them because U.S. officials have been unable to inspect the listed entities ... The United States has used restrictions on exports of U.S ... Our Standards ... ....

AMSA imposes 90-day ban on Dutch vessel

SAFETY4SEA 22 Mar 2023
Before this incident, another MSC vessel inspected two weeks prior and was found with a corroded fuel-oil tank air pipe, and the evidence suggested that the ship attempted to hide the seriousness of the defect from authorities by covering up the rusted pipe with canvas and painting over it.

Brazil’s Porto Itapoá invests in equipment ‘firsts’ for Brazil

Fresh Plaza 22 Mar 2023
Additional Ship-to-Shore crane. Porto Itapoá will also add an additional US$11 million Ship-to-Shore Crane, with a 70-meter boom outreach, to its existing fleet of six ship-to-shore cranes. As well as the major equipment upgrade, the terminal will double its inspection capacity ...

Another ship seized for carrying 47,000 liters of smuggled oil

The Saigon Times 22 Mar 2023
The border guards of Song Doc Town in Tran Van Thoi District stopped the ship, registered in Tien Giang Province, for inspection while conducting a patrol some 30 nautical miles from the Song Doc sea mouth on the evening of March 20. The ship, whose registration number ...

DeepOcean bolsters fleet with Olympic Subsea MPSV

Splash24/7 22 Mar 2023
The Norwegian offshore energy contractor said the 2013-built ship chartered in from Fosnavaag-based shipowner Olympic Subsea, will be utilised for subsea inspection, maintenance, and repair (IMR), light construction and ...

FACTCHECK: Military equipment traveling back to U.S., contrary to social media claims

Montrose Press 22 Mar 2023
As the Russian invasion of Ukraine passed its one-year anniversary in late February, U.S ... “The approximately 1,600 pieces of Army gear needed to be cleaned and inspected prior to loading on the American Roll-On-Roll-Off Carrier (ARC) Endurance, a ship on-hire to Military Sealift Command with the capability to provide transport of heavy vehicles.” ... .

Flag Administrators Denounce ITF’s Targeted Inspection Campaign

The Maritime Executive 21 Mar 2023
“The ITF’s campaign does not reflect the reality of the situation regarding PISR,” responds the Palau International Ship Registry (PISR), one of the four cited by the union. The ITF said that it would be targeting up to 1,000 ship inspections for vessels operating in the Mediterranean in the coming eight weeks.

Six cargo ships arrive at Odesa Coast after extension of Black Sea Grain Initiative

SAFETY4SEA 21 Mar 2023
According to International news, six cargo ships are scheduled to arrive at Odesa Coast after the extension of grain agreement ... However, Russian inspectors continue to sabotage the inspection of ships entering the Bosphorus in the Sea of Marmara ... ....

Australia Bans Dutch Cargo Ship in Safety Crackdown

The Maritime Executive 20 Mar 2023
The action that went into effect in November 2022 means that all the company’s ships are eligible for inspection every three months as part of ongoing compliance activities ... that its ships would be subject to increased inspection as part of ongoing compliance activities.

Watch: How the move of containers can cause spread of pests

SAFETY4SEA 20 Mar 2023
World Shipping Council has released an informative video on how containers can facilitate the start and spread of pests to communities around the world, risking agriculture, forestry & natural resources. The cargo transported in the ship’s hold or in containers can transfer invasive species ... World Shipping Council.

Chevron-chartered tanker involved in collision with sanctioned vessel in Venezuela

Reuters 20 Mar 2023
... a minor collision with another vessel, the Bueno, in Venezuelan waters on Sunday, according to sources and a shipping report seen by Reuters on Monday ... Both were told by the port captain to anchor in specific positions and await inspections, according to a PDVSA shipping report.

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