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New Zealand Navy rescues duo stranded in...

The New Zealand Navy led an unusual mercy mission to recover two people stranded in Singapore for 18 months due to Covid-19. A health problem prevented the two men from traveling to New Zealand and their declining bank balances made it difficult for them to stay in Singapore. According to documents released under the Official […]

Repair and conversion issues in

I recently built a 35ft wheelchair accessible solar hybrid electric catamaran for my wife who switched to a wheelchair a few years ago. (While typing this sentence, I just realized that this vessel can be called a SHEWAC) This is only a 35ft pleasure boat, but it contains all of the propulsion parts found in […]

Police parade 18 oil thieves and confisc...

• While the EFCC interrogates 22 suspects in Port Harcourt Officers from the Rivers State Command of the Nigerian Police (NPF) marched 18 suspected oil thieves, whose activities polluted the environment with soot. Speaking during the suspects’ parade at command headquarters on the Moscow road in Port Harcourt yesterday, State Police Commissioner Friday Eboka revealed […]

The number of Covid-19 cases in the Mald...

The number of Covid-19 cases in the Maldives has passed the 98,000 mark. According to the latest figures released by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), 384 new cases of Covid-19 and 173 additional healings have been confirmed across the archipelago nation between 6 p.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday. As the sun sets on Sunday, […]

Advocacy for condition monitoring

A well-planned condition monitoring program can save both money and lives. USCG file image Posted on Jan 10, 2022 1:17 AM by Robert Rice (Article originally published in the September / October 2021 edition) It is well known that reliable monitoring of the condition had a difficult childhood. In many ways, the practice has grown […]

Daily Covid-19 cases exceed 300, active ...

Daily confirmed Covid-19 cases in the Maldives topped 300, with active cases surpassing 3,300 by the end of Saturday. According to the latest figures released by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), 337 new cases of Covid-19 and 123 additional healings have been confirmed across the archipelago nation between 6 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday. […]

A “cursed” super yacht, abandoned in the

Superyacht Bella T in Cape Town (Image provided) A super yacht built in 1976 for American millionaire Roy Carver arrived in Cape Town about 20 years ago. Since its construction, the Bella T has been marred by controversy, never arriving in Carver and spending half of its time in Malaysia where it belonged to the […]

The cops pursue the hermetic “Pelican” c

Businessman Adrian Scoon has turned over all of his electronics to the Cyber ​​Crime Unit. The devices, including an Apple laptop and mobile phone, were submitted by Scoon to police following a warrant executed at his home in Maraval last Wednesday, as part of the criminal investigation into the circumstances surrounding a festive event aboard […]

Omicron variant, Covid testing and vacci...

Students and staff at public schools in Clayton County, Ga. Waited in a line of more than 100 vehicles for coronavirus tests on Wednesday.Credit…Dustin Chambers for The New York Times Many Americans have stood in long lines at free test sites since before the Christmas and New Years holiday rush. Many more bypass the lines […]

Coast Guard Releases New Fire Safety Rul...

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued interim fire safety rules for small passenger vessels in response to the fatal fire at a Conception dive boat in Santa Barbara County. The Santa Barbara-based boat was anchored off Santa Cruz Island on September 2, 2019, when a fire broke out on board and ultimately sank the ship. […]