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Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors to build two new oceanographic ships for NOAA

The City Sentinel 01 Mar 2021
Navy has awarded a $178,082,877 contract to Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors LLC, located in Houma, Louisiana, for the detailed design and construction of two new oceanographic ships for NOAA ... The first ship, to be named Oceanographer, will be homeported in Honolulu. The second ship, to be named Discoverer, will be assigned a homeport at a future date.
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New AFM flagship patrol boat takes to the water

Independent Online 01 Mar 2021
The OPV P71 is a 75-metre-long vessel designed and constructed by the Venetian Vittoria shipyard that specializes in building ships up to 100 metres in overall length for military, paramilitary, commercial, transportation and work-related use ... The vessel has been designed and built under the supervision of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).
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Book Review: ‘Surviving Savannah’ a vivid account of an historic tragedy

Atlanta Journal 01 Mar 2021
Lilly Forsyth, who is traveling with her infant daughter and enslaved nursemaid Priscilla, and Lilly’s 22-year-old aunt Augusta Longstreet, whose brother — a plantation owner and financier instrumental in the ship’s construction — is also on board with his wife and six children.
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State-run player to revive Quanzhou Shipyard

Splash24/7 01 Mar 2021
... restructuring, QTDG is looking to resume shipbuilding, ship repair and offshore equipment construction business at the yard.
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Finland declares state of emergency as COVID-19 cases rise

Metro USA 01 Mar 2021
The state of emergency would also allow the government to further shut schools and limit movement between regions ... Subscribe. ... Several Finnish regions have seen a rapid rise in COVID-19 infections in the past two weeks, with outbreaks among skiers in Lapland and workers at shipping yards and construction sites ... .
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Coronavirus infections rise for first time in seven weeks, says WHO

Independent online (SA) 01 Mar 2021
Tedros said the rise was "disappointing but not surprising" and urged countries not to relax measures to fight the spread of the disease ... Several Finnish regions have seen a rapid rise in Covid-19 infections in the past two weeks, with outbreaks among skiers in Lapland and workers at shipping yards and construction sites ... Reuters .
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Finland declares STATE OF EMERGENCY over Covid-19 cases surge

Russia Today 01 Mar 2021
Helsinki has declared a state of emergency on Monday in a bid to stem the rapid spread of coronavirus. The measure would allow it to impose a lockdown and potentially “restrict the fundamental rights of citizens.” ... Infections were reported to be particularly frequent among skiers in Lapland and workers at shipping yards and construction sites ... .
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Explosion Strikes Israeli-Owned Ship in Mideast Amid Tension

Hamodia 28 Feb 2021
An explosion struck an Israeli-owned cargo ship sailing out of the Middle East on Friday, an unexplained blast renewing concerns about ship security in the region amid escalating tensions between the U.S ... Calls to Ray Shipping rang unanswered Friday ... He made his fortune in shipping and construction.
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Container inspection facility planned for Halifax's Fairview Cove terminal

CBC 28 Feb 2021
The Halifax Port Authority says no negative environmental effects are expected from a project at the Fairview Cove Container Terminal. The plan includes constructing a building to be used by CBSA for examining shipping containers ... .
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Editorial: New Gap Inc. facility in Longview will boost all of East Texas

Longview News-Journal 28 Feb 2021
Longview Economic Development Corp.’s announcement that Gap Inc ... This project will have far-reaching economic effects as jobs are created for the fulfillment center and the area sees what officials described as a “trickle-down effect” from shipping to support vendors to an increase in hotel and motel activity during construction ... Gap Inc ... 2, 2022 ... ....
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LOOKING BACK: From slavery to freedom

Finger Lakes Times 28 Feb 2021
Nicholas sold his Stafford County, Va., plantation named “Hampstead” and made the long trip in coaches constructed by enslaved men on the farm ... Nicholas envisioned a Southern-style plantation economy and planted large amounts of wheat to ship to Maryland and Virginia.
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Explosion hits Israeli-owned ship in Mideast - AP

Arab News 27 Feb 2021
An explosion struck an Israeli-owned cargo ship sailing out of the Middle East on Friday, renewing concerns about ship security in the region amid escalating tensions between the US and Iran ... Calls to Ray Shipping rang unanswered Friday ... He made his fortune in shipping and construction.
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11 Work-related deaths in Feb

Straits Times 27 Feb 2021
Jurong West Street 52 construction site ... Mr Koh Kok Heng, 53, a permanent resident and director at JMS Construction ... Fell 4.7m through opening in the floor while overseeing construction work at the semi-detached house ... Indian national, 27, employed by Sharp Engineering and Construction.

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