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WATCH: Fire Breaks Out On Port Canaveral-Based Carnival Freedom in Grand Turk

Space Coast Daily 26 May 2022
948-foot ship can accommodate more than 3,500 passengers. JUST NOW !@CarnivalCruise Freedom Cruise Ship Funnel On Fire, while Docked In Grand Turk ... The 948-foot ship, which can accommodate more than 3,500 passengers, departed Port Canaveral on Monday for a five-day cruise.
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Coal-powered passenger ship to convert to new fuel source

San Francisco Chronicle 26 May 2022
LUDINGTON, Mich ... She said there's no timeline yet for when a power conversion might happen on the ship, which can accommodate 600 passengers and 180 vehicles, and operates between May and October. The ship, which was built in 1952 and 1953, came under new ownership in 2020 when Lake Michigan Carferry was bought by Interlake Holding Company. The S.S ... .
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An ocean first: Underwater drone tracks CO2 in Alaska gulf

The Spokesman-Review 26 May 2022
The research could be a major step forward in ocean greenhouse gas monitoring, because until now, measuring CO2 concentrations – a quantifier of ocean acidification – was mostly done from ships, buoys and moorings tethered to the ocean floor ... Then the sensor was removed from the drone and rushed into the ship’s cabin to upload its data.
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Jacksonville harbour deepening project complete

Splash24/7 25 May 2022
In coordination with the deepening, Jaxport completed more than $100m in berth enhancements this month to enable JCT at Blount Island to simultaneously accommodate two post-Panamax container ships ... The total project of approximately 93 acres will be complete by the end of 2024, allowing the SSA JCT to accommodate 500,000 TEUs annually.
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Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Completed to Blount Island Terminal

The Maritime Executive 25 May 2022
In coordination with deepening, JAXPORT also completed more than $100 million in berth enhancements this month to enable the SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal (JCT) at Blount Island to simultaneously accommodate two post-Panamax container ships.
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Genting Hong Kong’s smallest cruise ship trades casino chips for bibles and other books

Tradewinds 25 May 2022
... a deluxe yacht-style vessel that can accommodate 72 passengers.
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Charleston port's cruise ship cut likely won't pinch economy too much

The Post and Courier 25 May 2022
The State Ports Authority's plan to sharply scale back its cruise ship operations will be felt by some hospitality industry businesses in the area once it sinks in, but the broader economic loss likely will be muted, according to the group that promotes tourism for the region.
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CNBC: Carnival is Exploring Sale of Seabourn to Saudi Investors

The Maritime Executive 25 May 2022
Part of the goal is to attract more tourists and international cruise ships to Saudi Arabia ... They ordered three 10,000 gross ton all-suite cruise ships each accommodating 200 passengers to be built in Germany. The cruise line completed two of the three ships before running low on capital.
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Navy needs to expand mental health services for USS George Washington, Luria and Scott say

The Virginian-Pilot 25 May 2022
There were three suicides, one of them on the ship, in the space of a week last month, bringing the total for the past two years to six ... “We believe that funds from DCIP Program could be leveraged to immediately address the need for additional off ship accommodations such as single sailor housing and improved parking,” Luria and Scott wrote.
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Massachusetts sues companies over use of ‘forever chemicals’

The Associated Press 25 May 2022
The research could be a major step forward in ocean greenhouse gas monitoring, because until now, measuring CO2 concentrations — a quantifier of ocean acidification — was mostly done from ships, buoys and moorings tethered to the ocean floor ... Then the sensor was removed from the drone and rushed into the ship’s cabin to upload its data.
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It'll cost you at least £5,000 to follow England all the way to the World ...

The Daily Mail 24 May 2022
Accommodation is currently available through the portal in fan villages, apartments, hotels and on two cruise ships, the MSC Europa and MSC Poesia, which will be moored at the Grand Terminal in Doha. Accommodation will be in hotels, apartments, camps and on two cruise ships near Doha.
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S.S. Badger: Last coal-powered passenger steamship in U.S. to ditch coal

Michigan Live 24 May 2022
is in the early phases of looking for ways to ditch the coal that currently propels the 410-foot historic ship across Lake Michigan ... But by 1980, that was no longer profitable for C&O, and the ship was sold ... The ship can accommodate 600 passengers and 180 vehicles.
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Navy needs to expand mental health services for USS George Washington, Virginia representatives say

Stars and Stripes 24 May 2022
There were three suicides, one of them on the ship, in the space of a week last month, bringing the total for the past two years to six ... “We believe that funds from DCIP Program could be leveraged to immediately address the need for additional off ship accommodations such as single sailor housing and improved parking,” Luria and Scott wrote.
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Hong Kong Asks Chinese to Restart Cruises with Former P&O Ship

The Maritime Executive 23 May 2022
P&O retired her in 2019 to be replaced by larger ships ... At 70,000 gross tons, she accommodates a third fewer passengers than the cruise ships that had previously operated the cruises while Hong Kong also places strict restrictions on capacity to ensure social distancing which would further reduce capacity on the Piano Land.

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