Shipping industry

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What happens when a huge ship sinks? A step-by-step guide to averting disaster
From the Ever Given blocking the Suez, to the Costa Concordia cruise ship hitting a reef, what exactly do you do when a vessel comes to grief – and how do you prevent catastrophic pollution?

Emma Bryce and Harvey Symons

11, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Harland & Wolff hit by at least £34m order cuts and supply chain delays
Belfast shipbuilders famous for the Titanic suffer loss of revenues as it prepares for MoD contract

Jasper Jolly

30, Dec, 2022 @4:55 PM

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Insurers end war-risk cover for shipping in Ukraine invasion zone
Move comes as a result of reinsurers exiting the region in the face of heavy financial losses

Kalyeena Makortoff and agencies

28, Dec, 2022 @4:58 PM

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Sunak pledges £600 Northern Ireland energy support payments ‘this winter’
Announcement of long-promised cash for households comes during PM’s two-day visit to region

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

16, Dec, 2022 @2:02 PM

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Has the SS Pacific’s gold-laden wreck been found 150 years after it sank?
At stake is a reward of gold worth $7m rumored to have been onboard when the ship went down on a voyage to San Francisco

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

15, Dec, 2022 @10:30 AM

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‘Dark activities’ of Russian-linked oil tankers have doubled, analysis shows
Maritime intelligence firm points to rise in tankers switching off trackers for sanctions-busting transfers

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

06, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Satya Savitzky obituary
Other lives: Innovative thinker in the field of mobilities studies

Sandip Hazareesingh

20, Nov, 2022 @5:13 PM

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New ferry to cross the Mersey as first upgrade for 60 years announced
Liverpool mayor welcomes contract for addition to fleet amid criticism boat will be built in the Netherlands

Robyn Vinter

08, Nov, 2022 @5:40 PM

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I name this ship … Human Lasagne?! The world’s biggest cruise ship goes viral for all the wrong reasons
The Icon of the Seas will hold almost 10,000 people, spread between 20 decks. Will it be able to shake off its cruel nickname before it goes into service in 2024?

08, Nov, 2022 @2:06 PM

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Leo Sheridan obituary
Other lives: Journalist who investigated accidents at sea and in the air

Pamela Sheridan

07, Nov, 2022 @12:15 PM

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Liverpool dock workers to begin two-week strike after talks end in ‘chaos’
UK supply chains likely to be hit after talks over pay with Peel Ports fail, and Unite’s Sharon Graham criticises actions by board

Joanna Partridge

23, Oct, 2022 @6:25 PM

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London body in row with Ukraine over insuring Russian oil-carrying ships
Exclusive: IGP&I says Greek shippers are acting legally, in rebuff to Ukrainian anti-corruption agency

Daniel Boffey in Kyiv

14, Oct, 2022 @10:38 AM

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