Oldest Intact Shipwreck Known to Man Discovered in Black Sea

An international team scientists led by researchers from the University of Southampton in the UK have discovered the world’s oldest intact shipwreck lying in over a mile of water in the Black Sea. The shipwreck was discovered in late 2017 as part of three year mapping expedition known as the Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project,
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BIO-UV Group has successfully installed and commissioned its BIO-SEA ballast water treatment system to CMA CGM’s new flagship, the 400m long, 20,600TEU CMA CGM Antoine De Saint Exupéry. The vessel, one of the largest containerships to be built by Hanjin Heavy Industries’ yard in the Philippines, and the largest to fly the French flag, was
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MUMBAI: In what is seen to be an end to the Indian monopoly as a transit point for Nepalese trade, China has agreed to allow the Himalayan nation to use four of its sea ports and three land ports for third Country trade. Nepal can use Shenzen, Lianyungang, Zhanjiang and Tianjin, reports said. Tianjin is
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The Japanese group MOL Chemical Tankers is coming to the port of Antwerp. Together with the port group SEA-Invest it is to invest some 300 to 400 million euros in construction of a tank storage terminal for liquid chemicals. This is yet more confirmation of the port’s power of attraction for big investors. Sea-Mol joint
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Beginning a modern-day voyage of discovery that could result in a transformation of global shipping, theVenta Maersk sailed through the Bering Strait recently and steered hard to port, under partly sunny skies. It thus became the world’s first containership to attempt the Northern Sea route, the fabled north-east passage that runs from the edge of
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SINGAPORE: Count on APL to ship your time-sensitive cargo from Asia to Jebel Ali, before a seamless connection to Europe via air, says a recent release from the company. It takes just 12 and 13 days from Shekou and Hong Kong respectively on APL’s weekly Asia-Gulf services, before a quick discharge every Thursday and Friday
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In what is seen to be an end to the Indian monopoly as a transit point for Nepalese trade, China has agreed to allow the Himalayan nation to use four of its sea ports and three land ports for third country trade. Nepal can use Shenzen, Lianyungang, Zhanjiang and Tianjin, reports said. Tianjin is the
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It’s difficult to overstate the significance of the Strait of Hormuz to the global oil industry. This narrow channel between Iran and the coast of the Gulf states is only 21 miles long, and it separates the Persian Gulf from the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea. It’s the Middle East’s gateway to the
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Although Maersk will be sending its Venta Maersk vessel to collect data from the Arctic sea route in the next few days, research has shown that the Suez Canal Route is more cost effective and will remain unaffected. Maersk has explained in a press release that this is a one-off trial to collect data and
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A total of seven incidents of armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in July 2018. No piracy incident was reported. There was also no report of abduction of crew in the Sulu-Celebes Seas and no hijacking of ships for theft of oil cargo. JULY 2018 NUMBER OF INCIDENTS In July 2018, a total
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