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Thursday, September 24th, 2020

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Maritime Image of the Day: “The North Pier Blackpool”

North Pier at Blackpool. Lowtide

PortandTerminal.com, September 24, 2020 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Today’s “Maritime Image of the Day” marks two firsts. The photo of the North Pier in Blackpool, England was taken just today so this is likely the first time that it has been published. It is also the first time that PortandTerminal.com has featured the work of a photographer more than once …

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China Far Outpaces America in Bringing Robots to Factories

Factory robots building a car

BLOOMBERG, SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 Record 2.7 million robots work in factories around the world | U.S. numbers rise 7%; U.K. ranks last among major economies By Alexandre Tanzi for Bloomberg – The number of robots operating on Chinese factory floors rose 21% last year as the world’s manufacturing powerhouse extended its lead in automation. China added 140,500 new robots and now …

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Coast Guard crew battle heroically to save their ship from fire

NIghtime. Firefighters. Ship on fire

PortandTerminal.com, September 24, 2020 ALAMEDA, CA – The crew of the Waesche, a national security cutter, battled heroically to save their ship after a fire broke out while it was underway in U.S. 7th Fleet on Sunday. The “shipboard engineering fire” was reported at about 5:15 p.m. local time after crew members found fire in the exhaust stack and nearby spaces. …

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