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Scotland Charters Second Cruise Ship to House Ukrainian Refugees

The Maritime Executive 16 Aug 2022
With the influx of Ukrainian refugees continuing to enter Scotland and threatening to overwhelm the available housing, Scotland announced plans to convert a second passenger ship into temporary accommodations ... The ship, which is 708 feet in length has 713 passenger cabins that can accommodate approximately 1,200 people.
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‘Give Afghans same help as Ukrainians’

The Times/The Sunday Times 16 Aug 2022
Thousands of Ukrainian refugees will be housed on two cruise ships in Scotland, prompting concerns they will also be put in cramped temporary accommodation, but ...
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King Abdulaziz Port posts record container throughput in June

Gulf Daily News 16 Aug 2022
These initiatives brought about a 142.72% growth in transshipments compared to the previous year ... km ... It is also home to a container terminal, two general cargo terminals, ancillary terminals, and a ship repair yard that includes two floating docks capable of accommodating vessels up to 215-metre long. .
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A broken housing system is failing Ukrainians

The Times/The Sunday Times 15 Aug 2022
But when it comes to our record on temporary accommodation— hostels and B&Bs and now a ship — the length of time people have been there in ...
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A son steps aboard the Coast Guard barque Eagle and into his father's world

Stars and Stripes 15 Aug 2022
(Tribune News Service) — When he was a boy, Jeffrey Glowski said he built a toy model of the ship his father sailed across the Atlantic Ocean. Now, 76 years after the Coast Guard barque Eagle first arrived in New London, Glowski was aboard the ship he previously had never seen in person.
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A son steps aboard the Eagle and into his father’s world

The Day 15 Aug 2022
New London — When he was a boy, Jeffrey Glowski said he built a toy model of the ship his father sailed across the Atlantic Ocean. Now, 76 years after the Coast Guard barque Eagle first arrived in New London, Glowski was aboard the ship he previously had never seen in person ... Nowadays, for the Coast Guard’s training ship, there are rows of bunk beds.
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Futures File

Independent Record 14 Aug 2022
Freight costs are rising because ships and barges can only be partially filled. Many vessels are being left three-quarters empty to accommodate the lower water lines. This reminds us, in addition to Russia’s blocking of shipping channels and the shutting off of the natural gas ...
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15 day trips and short breaks to keep the summer vibe alive

The Observer 14 Aug 2022
PoliNations is a garden party, but not as you know it ... Little changed since the 18th century, Charlestown harbour is home to a small fleet of historic tall ships ... As well as hostel-style bunk accommodation, there are now also private two-person cabins. Proceeds will support the conversion of the ship back to its original state as sailing rig ... .
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Futures File: Inflation sinks on lower fuel and clothing costs

Traverse City Record-Eagle 13 Aug 2022
Freight costs are rising because ships and barges can only be partially filled. Many vessels are being left three-quarters empty to accommodate the lower water lines. This reminds us, in addition to Russia’s blocking of shipping channels and the shutting off of the natural gas ...
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100 days to go until football’s biggest festival kicks off in Qatar

La Prensa Latina 12 Aug 2022
(Update. adds remarks) ... The last to be inaugurated will be the Lusail Stadium, the venue for the final ... In addition to the existing hotels, they have innovated and optimized infrastructure with some 4,000 rooms on cruise ships that will serve as accommodation during the tournament ... Tags ....
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Going to the FIFA World Cup? Prepare to pay more than R16k a night for ...

Independent online (SA) 10 Aug 2022
World Cup host Qatar has tried everything from cruise ships, desert camps and regional shuttle flights to ensure a limited supply of accommodation can meet an expected 1.2 million visitors during the month-long tournament.
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Lack of Crew Forces Delay in Return to Service for Diamond Princess

The Maritime Executive 09 Aug 2022
The cruise industry has also been quietly adjusting operations in part due to a lack of crew and the challenges of restaffing their ships after the nearly two-year pause in operations ... The cruise ship has accommodations for 2,670 passengers based on cabin double occupancy.
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Port Houston at Mid-Year: Cargo Up 24%

The Facts 09 Aug 2022
Executive staff noted this investment would permit Bayport Terminal to handle 15,000 TEU ships, aligning with Port Houston’s investment in the Houston Ship Channel Expansion Program - Project 11, aimed to accommodate larger vessels calling the region ... The Houston Ship Channel ...
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World Cup demand surge sees some Qatar landlords bump rents 40%

Gulf News 09 Aug 2022
World Cup host Qatar has tried everything from cruise ships, desert camps and regional shuttle flights to ensure a limited supply of accommodation can meet an expected 1.2 million visitors during the month-long tournament.
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Lindblad Relaunches Former Crystal Cruise Ship in Galapagos

The Maritime Executive 06 Aug 2022
Lindblad Expeditions is preparing to launch its new cruise ship acquired last year from Genting Hong Kong and Crystal Cruises as the financially troubled organization began to downsize ... The 3,370 gross ton cruise ship offers all-suite accommodations for 48 passengers in 26 suites.

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