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Star Wars conventions: Creating a code for space combat

Interesting Engineering 21 May 2024
This could be over relatively short distances or much greater expanses of space ... Existing technology and standards, like the ultra-high frequency (UHF) protocol used for near-Earth operations, could be used for closer-in distances.
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Weather Service keeps special watch on the Key Bridge to help the collapse response effort

Baltimore Sun 21 May 2024
The first was an “air gap” system that measured the distance between the bottom of the Key Bridge and the surface of the water — a critical measurement for the massive ships like the Dali that passed beneath the bridge as the tides rose and fell.
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Research reveals that prehistoric seafloor pockmarks off the California coast are maintained by powerful sediment flows

Phys Dot Org 21 May 2024
Previous maps of the seafloor were collected by sonar mounted on ships, but the distance between the ocean surface and the seafloor resulted in low-resolution data ... using ship-mounted multibeam sonar.
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Awkward moment Queen Mary fails to congratulate King Frederik on completing Denmark

The Daily Mail 21 May 2024
The couple displayed distance in their body language during summer holiday on the Daneborg ship as they sailed to Sweden and Norway (which also happens to have coincided with their 20th wedding anniversary).
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Queen Mary of Denmark shares a sweet moment with her daughter Princess Josephine, 13, after they...

The Daily Mail 21 May 2024
The couple displayed distance in their body language during summer holiday on the Daneborg ship as they sailed to Sweden and Norway (which also happens to have coincided with their 20th wedding anniversary).
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Ship that caused Baltimore bridge collapse refloated, moving toward port

The Hill 20 May 2024
The Dali ship, which caused the Baltimore Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse two months ago, was successfully refloated Monday morning and was moving toward the Baltimore port ... across the 2.5-mile distance to the local marine terminal.
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Dali to be refloated today as manager urges for crew to be allowed to leave vessel

Splash24/7 20 May 2024
Optimum conditions call for the transit of the 9,9062 teu ship to commence at high tide, predicted to be at 5.24 am ... Once free of its current position, up to five tugboats will escort the Dali the 4 km distance to the local marine terminal.
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Mukesh Ambani to host Anant-Radhika's second pre-wedding events on luxury cruise

The News International 20 May 2024
As per reports, the second pre-wedding event is scheduled to take place on a cruise ship from May 28 to 30. Reports suggest that the cruise ship will depart from Italy and end its journey in southern France.
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Yemen's Houthi rebels are menacing ships on the high seas

Business Insider 18 May 2024
"The attack was different in the fact it was achieved over a greater distance than previous attacks on international shipping," James Patton Rogers, the executive director of the Cornell Tech Policy Institute, told Business Insider.
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BSU Investigation: Worker experiences electric shock while plugging container

SAFETY4SEA 17 May 2024
... by corrosion and/or a loose contact at the same time, the residual current caused by the creepage distance formation was not (only) discharged directly via this conductor toward the hull of the ship.
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Chinese coast guard shadows Filipino activists sailing toward disputed shoal

Asahi News 16 May 2024
The Philippine coast guard deployed three patrol ships and a light plane to keep watch from a distance on the group of about 100 people who set off from western Zambales province to assert Manila’s ...
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Red Sea disruption is splitting global LNG trade in regions

Gulf-Times 16 May 2024
And that could result in higher prices, or a widening spread between Europe and Asia.Solutions involve swapping cargoes, for example by channelling US LNG to Europe and finding equivalent supplies in ...
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BIMCO: Soya bean exports to grow 8% until 2025

SAFETY4SEA 15 May 2024
This would shorten sailing distances and therefore lower demand for ships ... The US is the second largest soya bean exporter and typically ships a large share of its crops from ports in the Gulf of Mexico to East Asia via the Panama Canal.
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Soya Bean Exports to Grow 8%, says USDA

MarineLink 15 May 2024
This would shorten sailing distances and therefore lower demand for ships,” says Gouveia ... This led to large scale rerouting around the Cape of Good Hope, lengthening sailing distances by 10.1% y/y between the US and East Asia.
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Filipino activists and fishermen sail in 100-boat flotilla to disputed shoal guarded by China

The Associated Press 15 May 2024
The Philippine coast guard and navy deployed one patrol ship each to keep watch from a distance on the activists and fishermen, who set ...
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