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On this day in 1825, Laskarina Bouboulina passes away

Greek City Times 22 May 2022
An Arvanite Greek born in a Constantinople prison, Bouboulina was the daughter of a ship captain from the island of Hydra ... When Bouboulis was killed by pirates, Bouboulina took over his trading business and began to amass her own fleet, commissioning the construction of four new ships.
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China expedites construction of water conservancy projects

People Daily 22 May 2022
China is accelerating the construction of water conservancy projects amid the country's efforts to expand domestic demand, stabilize its economy and promote high-quality development ... The country plans to launch more than 30 water conservancy construction projects in 2022 involving about 800 billion yuan.
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Star Trek: Every Borg Ship Explained

What Culture 21 May 2022
Most of their ships are designed as simple geometric shapes - a testament to the Collective's lack of creativity - but they are also often insanely huge. Some ships are capable of carrying thousands of drones at a time and are constructed using a combination of technology from all of the species assimilated into the hive mind ... The Singularity Ship.
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South Africa Gets its First Domestically-Built Modern Naval Vessel

The Maritime Executive 21 May 2022
In a major achievement towards the country’s ambitions of building navy ships locally, the navy announced it has taken delivery of the first MMIPV vessel, which will enhance its capabilities to respond to the threats of illegal trafficking, illegal fishing and piracy ... Armscor is investing $225.7 million for the three ships.
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Pakistan launches Babur-class corvette PNS Badr in Karachi

Gulf News 21 May 2022
Pakistan signed a $1.5 billion deal with Turkey in 2018 for the acquisition of four MILGEM Ada class ships with Turkish state-owned defence firm ASFAT. Under the contract that included technology transfer, two ships were to be constructed at Istanbul Naval Shipyard and the other two at Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works.
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China’s world-first AI-powered drone carrier is being hailed as a new ‘marine species’

Interesting Engineering 21 May 2022
“The intelligent, unmanned ship is a beautiful, new ‘marine species’ that will bring revolutionary changes for ocean observation,” Chen Dake, director of the laboratory responsible for the ship, was quoted as saying by the Science and Technology Daily back in 2021 when construction of the vessel began.
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Economic Watch: China expedites construction of water conservancy projects

Xinhua 21 May 2022
BEIJING, May 21 (Xinhua) -- China is accelerating the construction of water conservancy projects amid the country's efforts to expand domestic demand, stabilize its economy and promote high-quality development ... The country plans to launch more than 30 water conservancy construction projects in 2022 involving about 800 billion yuan.
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Welcome, Jane Pauley

Santa Barbara News-Press 21 May 2022
... on how the community is slowly rebuilding using fire resistant construction. Finally, Luke Burbank reports on the many ways people are using shipping containers in home projects, and Susan Spencer looks at the classic design of paper clips, ice cream scoops and can openers.
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China Delivers First Tanker-Sized Aquaculture Vessel

The Maritime Executive 20 May 2022
Construction on the first vessel, Guoxin 1 started at CSSC’s Qingdao Beihai Shipbuilding in December 2020 ... Two identical ships, Guoxin 2 and Guoxin 3, are reportedly already under construction and due for delivery by March 2024. The fourth ship will be an “improved version” for which they plan to start construction in late 2023.
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Port-based manufacturing jobs on horizon in Paulsboro, two steel plants under construction

Burlington County Times 20 May 2022
The monopiles are assembled from multiple steel pipe sections shipped in from Europe to Paulsboro ... Construction projects at that time included a wharf, ship berths, and using dredged materials to raise waterfront land and reduce exposure to flooding ... Construction is scheduled to start July 1 on a berth for "roll on-roll off" type vessels.
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French Wind-Powered Cargo Ship Refines Design with Rigid Sails

The Maritime Executive 20 May 2022
A French plan for a wind-powered merchant ship known as the Neoliner reports that it continues to make progress completed critical designs while it seeks investments and a new shipping partner to launch its operations ... everything from handbags to tires on the unique cargo ship.
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Globus Maritime orders bulker pair from Nantong COSCO KHI

Seatrade Maritime News 20 May 2022
Globus Maritime Limited has signed two contracts for the construction and purchase of two fuel efficient bulk carriers with Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering ... Globus is an integrated dry bulk shipping ...
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Tahquamenon Falls will see summer of construction, park upgrades

Michigan Live 20 May 2022
Construction will be underway all summer at the Lower Falls to replace the gift ship and restroom buildings, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced on the park’s Facebook page ... RELATED ... RELATED ... A huge pedestrian bridge ... ....
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Beach volleyball tournament joining Peach Fest lineup

Castanet 20 May 2022
Penticton Peach Festival has added yet another new event to its much-anticipated return this summer ... Among the sponsors already on board are Betts Electric, Jack the Bear Construction, Seven Elks Shipping, Canadian Tire, Castanet, Grizzly Water, Larsen Trail Tire Centre, Aladdin Flooring ... Penticton Peach Fest runs Aug. 3-7 2022 ....

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