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Carnival Cruise Line shifts policy to require masks, antigen tests for all

Finger Lakes Times 05 Aug 2021
... a negative antigen test before boarding ... 7, calls for all passengers, whether vaccinated or not, to wear a mask while on board in interior spaces aboard its ships ... 14, requires a negative antigen test, which is a rapid test, within three days of sailing in order to board the ship.
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Sailor charged in ship fire was Navy SEAL dropout

Napa Valley Register 05 Aug 2021
The amphibious assault ship burned for more than four days. Left with extensive structural, electrical and mechanical damage, the ship was later scrapped ... Some sailors on board told investigators they believe they saw Mays go down to the ship's lower vehicle storage area where the fire originated shortly before the blaze erupted.
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In One Ear: Nasty Asty's fate

The Daily Astorian 05 Aug 2021
All three ships fired back, but Vincennes was hit and immediately exploded, then keeled over and disappeared into the deep ... The ship’s controls were destroyed, along with most of the firefighting water supply mains. Just as the ship lost power, the enemy vanished ... A salvage crew arrived to put out the fires, repair the ship and get back underway.
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US Virgin Islands vaccine requirement throws wrinkle into Florida cruise plans

Finger Lakes Times 05 Aug 2021
The policy requires all cruise passengers ages 12 and over to be fully vaccinated or the territory will not allow the ship to enter into its ports ... The CDC has given out conditional sailing certificates to ships whose lines attest that at least 95% of passengers on board would be vaccinated.
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Ship ahoy! Windsor's Macassa Bay set to sail away from pandemic

Toronto Sun 05 Aug 2021
While the Macassa has a 197-passenger capacity, the ship this summer and fall will only permit a maximum of half that number to board at any given time to allow for more social distancing ... Paul Mancini, a licensed ship’s captain, used to help Sheridan prepare the Macassa before the start of each cruising season.
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'Iranian commandos' hijacked tanker off of UAE 'but were foiled when crew disabled the engines ...

The Daily Mail 05 Aug 2021
Meanwhile radio chatter between the ship and an unknown source captures crew saying there are 'five to six armed Iranians are on board the vessel' ... The ship is believed to have been sailing from Bandar Abbas, in Iran, to the port of Sohar in Oman when the commandos attempted to seize it.
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Boris Johnson offers Nicola Sturgeon a 'huge' role at Cop26 climate conference in Glasgow - ...

The Daily Mail 05 Aug 2021
The Prime Minister boarded a ship on his way to visit an offshore wind farm in the Moray Firth this morning ... The Prime Minister boarded a ship on his way to visit an offshore wind farm in the Moray Firth this morning. Boris Johnson and business minister Kwasi Kwarteng walked aboard the ship in Fraserburgh harbour in Aberdeenshire on Thursday morning.
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Tanker hijacking in Oman thwarted when crew shut down engines: report

New York Post 05 Aug 2021
The ship, identified as the Panamanian-flagged Asphalt Princess, was boarded by about six heavily armed men off the coast of the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday in what the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations characterized as a “potential hijack.” ... By Wednesday, the commandos left the ship and the UKMTO updated its report.
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Hijacking ends in Arabian Sea, says UKMTO, as Oman identifies tanker involved

Gulf Daily News 05 Aug 2021
The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said in a warning notice based on a third-party source on Wednesday that people who had boarded a tanker involved in a "potential hijack" had since left and that the vessel, which it did not identify, was safe ... The boarding took ...
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Tea export earnings rise 11% till May

Business Line 05 Aug 2021
Because of the substantial increase in the price, India’s earnings from tea exports till May in the current calendar year has risen 11.48 per cent despite a fall in the volume shipped, reveals an analysis of the latest data with the Tea Board.
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US accuses Iran over ship 'hijacking' as tensions rise

The New Arab 05 Aug 2021
Oman said that the Asphalt Princess, an asphalt and bitumen tanker, was involved in "a hijacking incident in international waters" and that it deployed aircraft and naval ships ... The shipping industry intelligence site Lloyd's List reported that armed men had boarded the Asphalt Princess and ordered it to sail to Iran.
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Iranian commandos failed to storm tanker after engines disabled: Intelligence source

Arab News 05 Aug 2021
Iranian Navy operators boarded the Panama-flagged Asphalt Princess near the Strait of Hormuz, before fleeing after the ship was rendered inoperable and US, Omani forces approached, the source said ... both of whom were working on the ship.
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Going in harm’s way

Wise County Messenger 05 Aug 2021
He boarded the ship on Oct. 27, 1943, when the ship was commissioned and remained with the ship until Oct ... At the commissioning, Evans said, “This is going to be a fighting ship ... In his (almost) one year commanding the ship, the Johnston earned six battle stars ... The ship rests under 21,000 feet of water, which is the deepest shipwreck on record.
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Qld records 16 new local COVID cases

The Daily Telegraph Australia 05 Aug 2021
“While we have 27 new cases of COVID-19 in Queensland, 11 of those are overseas acquired on board a ship anchored off Gladstone,” he said.
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Offshore windfarm Boris Johnson visited a ‘political failure’, union claims

Belfast Telegraph 05 Aug 2021
The Prime Minister and business minister Kwasi Kwarteng boarded the Esvagt Alba in Fraserburgh Harbour, Aberdeenshire, on Thursday morning before heading several miles out into the Moray Firth to the Moray East Offshore Wind Farm ... Prime Minister Boris Johnson waves as he boards the vessel (Jane Barlow/PA).

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