Exmouth RNLI Lifeboat launched to help vessel with engine problems

Photograph : Exmouth Inshore Lifeboat launches to the rescue : Credit Chris Sims / RNLI

At 21:04 hrs today, Friday 05 June 2020 Exmouth RNLI’s temporary Inshore Lifeboat D-755 Peggy D was requested to launch by H.M. Coastguard following reports of a private fishing boat in distress off Straight Point, Exmouth.

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VIDEO: Jacksonville firefighters injured battling car carrier blaze; PODCAST: BAE Systems’ Joe Hudspeth looks at hybrid solution trends and options

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VIDEO: Jacksonville firefighters injured battling car carrier blaze

Eight Jacksonville, Fla., firefighters were injured last night when an explosion occurred as they were battling a fire on board the Höegh Autoliners car carrier Höegh Xiamen. Full Article

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APL England Master charged in Queensland court; Qatar Petroleum in $19 billion LNG carrier newbuilding deal

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APL England Master charged in Queensland court

The Master of a containership that spilled about 50 containers into the sea after suffering a brief power interruption now faces charges that carry maximum penalties in excess of AUD 300,000 (about US$201,000). Full Article

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Vigor partners with ABB on Washington State Ferries zero-emission ferry project; American Seafoods tests more crew members for COVID-19

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Vigor partners with ABB on Washington State Ferries zero-emission ferry project

ABB hybrid-electric propulsion and energy storage system solutions in new Olympic Class vessels will leverage Onboard DC Grid power distribution system to optimize energy use. Full Article

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ACBL: Illinois River lock closures still set to start on schedule; BB Riverboats resumes cruises

ACBL: Illinois River lock closures still set to start on schedule

ACBL warns that the recent flood event has not impacted the start date to the extensive lock work on the Illinois River. Lock closures begin July 1, and the river is not scheduled to fully reopen until November 1. Full Article

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