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Monday, August 3, 2020



Light dues collection likely at all ports

Posted to Light dues collection likely at all ports (by Joseph Fonseca) on May 14, 2012

The trade appears to have lost all hopes of getting exempted from payment of ‘light dues’ for ‘on deck cargo’ including containers as applicable to all ships engaged in international trade arriving at or departing from any Indian Port. Their…

HMS Warrior

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on July 12, 2011

The HMS Warrior was the world’s first iron-hull, armor-plated warship. It was also one of the largest ships of its time when launched in 1860. Iron hull ships were relatively new when the Warrior was built. Likewise, armor-plating had been brought…