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Jacksonville's port joins deep-water club for Asian cargo

San Francisco Chronicle 29 May 2022
(AP) — Jacksonville officially entered the era of deeper water for cargo ships as it became the third Southeast port to complete a mega-dredge so it can handle more cargo containers from fast-growing Asian shippers ... Charleston’s port is on track to complete a deepening to 52 feet for its harbor later this year.

Port Canaveral Maritime Day Commemoration Event Set Today at Rusty’s Seafood & Oyster Bar

Space Coast Daily 28 May 2022
attendees will board the Blue Dolphin for a brief Harbor Tour and a wreath-laying ceremony. Port Canaveral Maritime Day Commemoration event will be held on Saturday, May 28 at Rusty’s Seafood & Oyster Bar at 10 a.m ... (Port Canaveral image) ... Port Canaveral Recognizes May as World Trade Month.

The East Roman (Byzantine) Fortress of Apollonia in Libya

Greek City Times 28 May 2022
It served as the harbor of Cyrene, 20 km (12 mi) to the southwest ... The port remained one of the last bases of Byzantine troops during the Muslim invasions ... The port of Apollonia was built around two or three natural harbors, which have disappeared beneath the waves in 365 CE, when a giant tidal wave destroyed the coast of northern Africa.

Election 2022: 4 candidates line up for open San Pedro-Watts LA City Council seat

LA Daily News 28 May 2022
Sandoval, 45, of Harbor City, completed paralegal studies course work and earned a real estate sales certificate ... Sandoval has served on neighborhood councils and has been active in the push to remove idling diesel trucks from around playgrounds in communities adjacent to the Port of Los Angeles.

Russia Opens Humanitarian Corridors for Ships, Kiev Refuses to Cooperate - Moscow

Urdu Point 28 May 2022
According to the defense official, the danger of mines in the waters of the Mariupol port has been eliminated and the harbor can be safely used by civilian ships, and a 139 nautical miles long and 3 miles wide naval humanitarian corridor from other Ukrainian ports in the Black ...

Federal court rules against Port on harbor fee

Marietta Daily Journal 28 May 2022
May 27—A federal court has ruled against the Port of Astoria over a harbor fee charged to large oceangoing vessels that pass along the Columbia River. In an attempt to help fund pier maintenance, the Port in 2019 enacted a ... .

Executive Achievement: Alfonso Castillero, COO, Liberian Registry

The Maritime Executive 28 May 2022
Port state control enforces the rules. When ships call at a port, they’re screened beforehand on the basis of age, condition, cargo, number of detentions and flag ... Then the ports got serious and realized they didn’t want a ship polluting its harbor or carrying unsafe or illegal cargo, or mistreating its seafarers.

A neutral corner

The Manila Times 28 May 2022
WHAT are we to do if the synchronicity of events turns into a wider conflict and the threat of war engulfs our shores? One option is neutrality ... Delegate Tomas C ... The proposed declaration read. ... The neutral State shall close its ports and roadsteads to belligerents. A roadstead is an anchorage for ships usually less sheltered than a harbor ... ....

Auction of P22.4-M in smuggled cars moved to June 9

The Philadelphia Inquirer 27 May 2022
... off for the fourth time -- can be inspected on June 7 at the Port Users Confederation (PUC) grounds in South Harbor, Port Area, Manila.

Port of Long Beach sees bump in imported cargo containers carrying produce last month

Fresh Plaza 27 May 2022
While last month, the Port of Long Beach saw its most active April and continued to set a streak of single-month records set in 2022, produce was very much a part of that. In April, the Port of Long Beach had a roughly 277 percent increase in imported cargo containers carrying edible fruits and vegetables in compared to April 2021.

Danes Arrest Captain for “Drink Driving” After his Ship Grounded

The Maritime Executive 27 May 2022
Danish police arrested the captain of a small, Cypriot-flagged cargo ship for “drink driving” after responding to reports that the vessel had gone aground shortly after departing for a trip between two Danish ports ... However, just outside the harbor shortly before midnight on May 24, the 1,260 dwt vessel went aground.

Flint-area girls district soccer results, pairings for May 27, 2022

Michigan Live 27 May 2022
FLINTThere are 17 Flint-area teams still in the hunt for girls district soccer championships ... Here’s a look at the results and district matchups for Flint-area teams. Division 1. At Lake Orion ... May 27 – Clarkston vs ... Division 2 ... At Harbor Beach ... Harbor Beach, 5.30 p.m ... Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port, 5.30 p.m. (at Top Line Hosts); Genesee-Harbor Beach winner vs.

Local ports play vital role in region’s economy

The Telegraph - Alton 26 May 2022
America's Central Port — with access to six Class I railroads, two multi-modal harbors, four U.S ... Another recent award tied to the port is a BUILD grant secured by SCF Lewis & Clark Terminals, the port’s barge and harbor operator, for improvements at four river terminals in the St.

$2.5M in funding for Army Corps of Engineers projects in Lorain, Huron

The Morning Journal 26 May 2022
The city of Lorain will receive $450,000 for breakwater repair and dredging in its harbor, according to a news release from U.S ... Lorain will receive $450,000 for breakwater repair and dredging in its harbor ...Port Clinton Harbor – $385,000 for east and west pier design and planning. • Huron Harbor – $450,000 for west pier repair and dredging.

Foreign Firms Ignore Russia's Offers to Move Ships From Mariupol - Defense Ministry

Urdu Point 26 May 2022
The defense official also reiterated that the danger of mines in the waters of the Mariupol port has been eliminated and the harbor can be safely used by civilian ships. He added that the humanitarian corridor from the Mariupol port via the Sea of Azov to the Black sea is open around the clock starting May 25.

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