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Bar Harbor, dependent on tourists, is split on cruise ships

San Francisco Chronicle 25 Jul 2021
BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — A picturesque seaside town that depends on tourism isn't so keen on cruise ships, according to a survey. The survey found that 55% of Bar Harbor residents view ...
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Creecy taken to court over oil, gas plan

Mail Guardian South Africa 24 Jul 2021
The alliance, represented by environmental law specialists Cullinan & Associates, is being supported by Natural Justice and the nonprofit, Green Connection ... These areas will also bear the effect of “other associated activities such as seismic surveys and increased shipping activities” ... (John McCann/M&G) ... Subscribe to the M&G ...
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Maritime employers get thumbs up from shoreside staff for Covid response

Splash24/7 22 Jul 2021
Shipping’s employers have responded well in looking after their shore-based teams during the ongoing Covid pandemic, according to the results of a new survey of maritime employees, in contrast to the experiences of seafarers during the pandemic ... Just over half of all survey ...
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Maritime employers get thumbs up from shoreside staff

Gulf Daily News 22 Jul 2021
Shipping’s employers have responded well in looking after their shore-based teams during the ongoing Covid pandemic, according to the results of a new survey of maritime employees ... Just over half of all survey respondents (51%) stated that they are personally aware of discrimination within the shipping industry.
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Bar Harbor Residents Tell Town Council to Limit Cruise Ships

The Maritime Executive 21 Jul 2021
In a meeting Tuesday evening, July 20, the Town Council of Bar Harbor reviewed the results of a resident survey that explored quality of life issues and the impact of the cruise ships ... More than half of the residents responding to the survey said that cruise ships are negatively impacting the quality of life in the area.
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Bar Harbor to further restrict cruise ship traffic

Bangor Daily News 21 Jul 2021
After more than half of the respondents to a survey in Bar Harbor said the cruise ship industry is hurting the town, local officials on Tuesday said they will pursue more restrictions on the amount of cruise ship traffic the popular tourist town gets each year ... The town has no yearly limits for ships or passengers.
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Scientists Aim to Build a Detailed Global Seafloor Chart by 2030

The Maritime Executive 21 Jul 2021
Survey ships equipped with sonars called multibeam echo sounders are being used to measure the depth of the seafloor to better understand it ... A single survey ship would take about 350 years to adequately map most of the seabed deeper than 200 metres, and it would take another 620 years to map the shallower areas.
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Mitsui E&S Delivers Last Commercial Ship Ending Shipbuilding Business

The Maritime Executive 21 Jul 2021
Mitsui performed construction and repair work for auxiliary ships, such as supply ships and oceanographic survey ships for Japan’s Ministry of Defense, as well as governmental ships including vessels for patrolling local fishing waters.
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5 more deaths and 47 new coronavirus cases announced in Maine

Bangor Daily News 21 Jul 2021
... covered bridge in Aroostook County destroyed by fire 2 members of Maine child welfare board resign, citing DHHS resistance to oversight More than half of Bar Harbor survey respondents say cruise ships hurt town Brewer man arrested after firing gun in restaurant parking lot.
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More than half of Bar Harbor survey respondents say cruise ships hurt town

Bangor Daily News 20 Jul 2021
As Bar Harbor officials try to determine how much cruise ship traffic is appropriate in their scenic tourist town, they have released the results of a community survey that show most respondents think the local cruise ship visitation level has a negative impact on town.
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Chinese Shipbuilding Rebounds Including Innovative VLCC Designs

The Maritime Executive 20 Jul 2021
The society said that it conducted extensive surveys during the construction process ... In particular, CCS is cooperating with shipyards and manufacturers of LNG bunkering tanks and fuel gas supply systems, undertaking drawing approvals, risk assessments, and site surveys.” CCS now has more than 100 VLCC ships classed in its fleet.
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Ever Given will need repairs

Splash24/7 20 Jul 2021
The Ever Given, this year’s most famous ship, will need repairs ... the ship was able to leave the canal on July 7. It then spent five days at Port Said undergoing a class survey carried out by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) before leaving for northern Europe on July 12.
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DHHS oversight / Bar Harbor cruise ships / Maine’s large moths

Bangor Daily News 20 Jul 2021
More than half of Bar Harbor survey respondents say cruise ships hurt town. In this July 22, 2019, file photo, the cruise ship Adventure of the Seas rests in Frenchman Bay off downtown Bar Harbor as a group of tourists stand on a pier and a whale watch boat glides by.
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China launches one of the most energy efficient VLCCs

Seatrade Maritime News 19 Jul 2021
One of the most advanced and energy efficient VLCCs ever built in China is now operational following extensive surveys by China Classification Society (CCS) ... The vessel’s comprehensive performance indices reached world first class during surveying.
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Drones providing MHP troopers with more versatility

Ravalli Republic 19 Jul 2021
All of the data collected by the drones are downloaded into a program that provide a scaled diagram of whatever the trooper is surveying ... Nelson said that system often had to be shipped around the state to wherever it was needed at the time and was cumbersome to set up and survey ... "I think the longest scene has been maybe a 20 minute survey.".
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