Over 700 Barges Stranded by Mississippi River Closure in Memphis Due to Bridge Crack
The U.S. Coast Guard said 44 vessels with a total of 709 barges are now in the queue as a 1-miles stretch of the Mississippi River remains closed after a...
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There must be a giant magnet sitting underneath Mumbai’s Juhu Beach because in less than 6 weeks, two huge merchant ships have found themselves firmly planted in its sand. The latest one, the Panama-flagged MV Pavit actually drifted on its own for 900 miles across the entire Arabian Sea before washing ashore in India.
The ship was reportedly abandoned by it’s crew off Oman on the 29th of June.
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