Silk Alliance Expands Its Ambit With Four New Partners Joining

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The Silk Alliance continues to grow with the addition of Yara Clean Ammonia ASA, the Methanol Institute, MPC Container Ships ASA and the NUS Centre for Maritime Studies.

Four New Additions

Following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and Lloyd’s Register (LR) Maritime Decarbonisation Hub for the Silk Alliance, four additional members have joined the initiative – energy producer, Yara Clean...

Rhodes Wildfires: Largest Ever Evacuation As 19,000 Rescued

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More than 19,000 people have been evacuated from Rhodes after wildfires tore through the tourist island for the sixth day running, reports Yahoo News.

Largest evacuation from a wildfire

The Greek Ministry of Climate Change and Civil Protection said it was “the largest evacuation from a wildfire in the country” as a string of airlines cancelled flights to the island on Sunday.

Thousands of tourists and residents were forced to huddle in schools and shelters over...

All Flights From The US Grounded By FAA

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Every flight leaving the US was halted due to an IT disaster, which affected thousands of passengers, as reported by The Telegraph.

Aeroplanes can’t take off

Due to a problem with the Federal Aviation Administration’s computer system, aeroplanes cannot take off in America.

The FAA declared in a statement that it is “continuing to work to fully restore the Notice to Air Missions system after an outage.”

It added: “The FAA has ordered airlines to pause all domestic departures...

[Watch] 31 Sailors Missing After Warship Capsizes

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A rescue operation is underway after the Thai navy reported nearly three dozen sailors went missing when one of its warships capsized in Thailand waters on Sunday night, reports BBC.

Warships capsize in Thailand

The warship, which carried more than 100 crew members, capsized and sank after water flooded its power controls Sunday during a storm in the Gulf of Thailand.

As of Monday, 75 sailors from the HTMS Sukhothai corvette had been rescued and 31 were still missing,...

Cruise Ship Deck Evacuated After Fire

Fire Breaks Out on Disney Wonder Forcing Deck Evacuation, says a news article published in the DCLFAN.

Disney Wonder fire

Reports are emerging of a fire that broke out on the Disney Wonder last Wednesday evening that caused the eventual evacuation of decks 9 and 10. It was Pirate Night aboard the western-based Disney Cruise Liner when flames were seen escaping from the speaker on the upper right side of the Deck 9 outdoor movie screen.

Guests sharing accounts on social media have noted how well...

Ronaldo Missed His Historic Goal! Did He?

For a brief period, Cristiano Ronaldo believed he had passed Eusebio as the all-time leading scorer for Portugal at the World Cup, as reported by BBC.

Joyful celebration

Everyone was persuaded by the Portuguese forward’s joyful celebrations that his head had made the final touch on Bruno Fernandes’ cross to score the decisive opening goal in his nation’s 2-0 victory over Uruguay.

It was also going to be his ninth World Cup goal, tying him with the great Eusebio, and it sent Portugal on their path...

Ronaldo Confirms Leaving United After Bombshell Interview

Spain’s forward With immediate effect, Cristiano Ronaldo will leave Manchester United as reported by BBC.


In a contentious interview, the 37-year-old insulted the team and declared that he had “no regard” for manager Erik ten Hag. This led to the decision.

Ronaldo’s departure was described as “mutually decided” by both sides.

A statement from Manchester United stated, “The club respects him for his enormous contribution during two seasons at Old Trafford.”

“Everyone at Manchester United...

Earthquake Killed 62 And Injured Hundreds

  • An earthquake on the main Indonesian island of Java has killed at least 62 people and injured hundreds, the national disaster agency says.

The 5.6 magnitude quake struck Cianjur town in West Java, at a shallow depth of 10km (six miles), according to US Geological Survey data, says an article published in BBC.

BNPB data

Scores of people were taken to hospital, with many treated outside.

Rescuers were working into the night to try to save others thought to still be trapped under collapsed buildings.

Explosion Inside Shipping Container Renders a Man Gravely Injured

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A Taylorsville man was critically injured when fuel vapors ignited inside a walk-in shipping container in Utah County Saturday morning. 

Quick Response

Emergency crews responded to reports of an explosion on private property along Hancock Ranch Road in southwest Utah County just before 10 a.m., the Utah County Sheriff’s Office said. 

The 49-year-old man went inside the container where different kinds of flammable fuels were stored. He lit a portable propane heater at the far end...

Minor Damage To Pacific Zircon Tanker

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Eastern Pacific Shipping Pte. Ltd. (EPS) has announced that it is investigating an incident involving its managed product tanker Pacific Zircon, says an published on Rigzone.

Preliminary reports

The company noted that preliminary reports indicate the vessel was hit by a projectile approximately 150 miles off the coast of Oman at about 15:30 (UTC +4) on November 15. The tanker was carrying a cargo of gas oil, according to EPS, which stated that it is in communication with...

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