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Despite Inflation, Consumer Spending to Remain Strong This Holiday Season, According to New Pitney Bowes Data

Tyler Morning Telegraph 26 Sep 2023
(NYSE.PBI), a global shipping and mailing company that provides technology, logistics, and financial services, today released new consumer data from its BOXpoll survey revealing key peak season trends and insights to help retailers prepare to meet consumer preferences and demand.

7 of the maddest ship designs ever conceived by engineers

Interesting Engineering 26 Sep 2023
Designing and building ocean-going ships is an age-old undertaking.Honed over time, engineers have gotten pretty good at it ... Yup, this is a real ship ... Perhaps the most powerful seismic surveying vessel ever built, the ship was constructed in 2013 by the MHI shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan.

Starfield: Explore And Survey Planets Like A Pro

Kotaku 25 Sep 2023
But what do you do when you’re actually wandering around down there on some rando planet in a distant star system? Outside of questing, Starfield features an incredibly lightweight exploration feature called Surveying ... GameStopStarfield Surveying ... If you’re ready to hop into your ship and scan a random planet, don’t let me stop you.

Royal Caribbean sees prices moving steadily higher

Victoria Advocate 23 Sep 2023
The cruise line recently floated the idea of charging for pizza in Sorrento's, the pizza restaurant on board most of its ships. That suggestion, outlined in a survey of past guests, went over about as well as if the cruise line had said that it planned to charge you extra to access your cabin's bathroom ... New ships almost always cost more.

Excess Speed Caused Tug Grounding in Corpus Christi Ship Channel

The Maritime Executive 22 Sep 2023
On August 7, 2022, CC Portland was assisting the LNG carrier LNG Fukurokuju on an inbound transit through the ship channel ... The ship was making about 8.5 knots at the time of the casualty, and experienced masters surveyed by NTSB (and others) put the maximum safe speed for the maneuver in the range of 5-7 knots.

SGS Crew Well-Being Monitored Program can Help Address Crew Happiness

The Maritime Executive 22 Sep 2023
A new survey indicates that the satisfaction and well-being of ships’ crew members dropped alarmingly this year ... As participants in the program (with at least two inspections per year), ships are given the “SGS Mark for Crew Well-Being Monitored”.

The lost ships of Dunkirk: More than 300 vessels which were wrecked in WWII 'miracle ...

The Daily Mail 21 Sep 2023
Between May 27 and June 4, 1940, 338,226 Allied troops were rescued from the beaches of Dunkirk by military, merchant and fishing vessels and civilian 'little ships' ... The ship's wreck is one of the ones being surveyed ... The new project will also use high-tech survey equipment to document the sites that are already known.

Maritime industry powers ahead towards nuclear ships

Business Day 21 Sep 2023
Nevertheless, any possible nuclear fuel solutions for ships are at least 10 years away ... A survey in May by the International Chamber of Shipping found that nuclear fuel is being viewed with more interest than in 2021, with some seeing nuclear-powered commercial ships being viable within the next decade.

IFAN Sells the OSV Relume

The Maritime Executive 21 Sep 2023
The International Foundation for Aids to Navigation (IFAN) is pleased to confirm the sale of its offshore support vessel (OSV), the OSV Relume. OSV Relume is a 66-berth International Maritime Organization (IMO) Class 2 Dynamic Positioning (DP2) vessel and Special Purpose Ship (SPS), equipped to support the latest marine survey technology ... ....

Deep-sea explorers captured the first ever photos of a long-lost Japanese shipwreck from World War ...

Business Insider 20 Sep 2023
From the Nautilus vessel on the ocean's surface, the team was able to spend 14 hours on the seafloor surveying the wreck in a noninvasive way, he said, making a careful perimeter around the ship's hull to collect video images and peer into the ship itself ... In addition to a survey ...

Mission to detect shipwrecks lost during the evacuation of troops from Dunkirk

AOL 20 Sep 2023
It will also use high-tech survey equipment to document the sites that are already known. The ships were under all kinds of attack before they sank, and the wrecks may provide some clues as to what fate they met ... And there were also mines having been laid, so the ships would strike mines.

Britain and France search for ships lost in Battle of Dunkirk

The Times/The Sunday Times 20 Sep 2023
Small and vast, military and civilian, more than 800 ships went to save the troops at Dunkirk ... find the lost ships of Operation Dynamo.Sponsored ... Drassm's archaeological research vessel, the Andre Malraux, will carry out the survey off Dunkirk to find lost ships.

Harvard Astronomer Avi Loeb, Team Find Spherules of ‘Likely Extrasolar Composition’

The Harvard Crimson 20 Sep 2023
29 preprint posted to the online paper repository arXiv ... 8, 2014, near Manus Island in Papua New Guinea ... During the expedition, Loeb and his team — aboard a ship named “Silver Star” — used a magnetic sled to survey the seafloor — a search which yielded an estimated 700 spherules concentrated along the meteor’s expected path ... Saldivar ... .

Identity of massive WWII shipwreck confirmed when team finds name still etched on bow

Stars and Stripes 19 Sep 2023
(Tribune News Service) — An international team working to confirm the identify of a World War II shipwreck made a “haunting” discovery when it found the ship’s name embossed on the bow, despite being on the Pacific Ocean floor for 81 years ...It’s rare when a ship actually tells you its name,” the crew reported from the seafloor.

PH boosts WPS watch with new US aircraft

The Manila Times 19 Sep 2023
"Right after they (Chinese maritime militia) left, that was the time we conducted our underwater survey ... He said PCG Commandant Admiral Artemio Abu has ordered the deployment of two patrol ships to return to Rozul Reef and the other areas in the WPS to conduct another underwater survey to have a clearer understanding of the extent of the damage.

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