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WHAT CAN VESSEL DATA DO FOR YOU?

27 SEPT 2022  Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes once said: “It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.” When applied to the modern maritime industry, data management, analysis, and ultimately the insights that stakeholders are able to derive from it, are a powerful tool that must underpin …

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SCIENTISTS SAY THEY’VE FOUND THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAY TO SOOTHE A CRYING BABY

26 SEPT 2022 As any frustrated parent knows, there’s no magic way to get a crying baby to calm, let alone fall asleep. But a small new study has now highlighted a simple method that may be more effective than others. According to the research, if you want to soothe …

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ULTRA-PROCESSED FOOD IS EVERYWHERE. THE HEALTH RISKS GO DEEPER THAN WE REALIZED

25 SEPT 2022 In countries such as the UK, US and Canada, ultra-processed foods now account for 50 percent or more of calories consumed. This is concerning, given that these foods have been linked to a number of different health conditions, including a greater risk of obesity and various chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and dementia. …

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DRAMATIC ORCA FOOTAGE REVEALS A RARE HUNTING TECHNIQUE USED TO TRAP AND KILL PREY

24 SEPT 2022 Dramatic footage showed killer whales using a rare hunting technique to trap and kill a seal in the icy waters surrounding Antarctica. The video, part of the BBC’s new Frozen Planet II documentary released Sunday in the UK, shows four killer whales that attacked a Weddell Seal. The seal …

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GETTING YOUR DAILY STEPS IS IMPORTANT, BUT IT’S NOT JUST THE AMOUNT THAT MATTERS

23 SEPT 2022 It’s not just the number of steps you take in a day that matter. It’s also the pace at which you take them, according to new research. In nearly 80,000 adults with wearable trackers – one of the largest analyses to date – researchers found those who …

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LIBERIA INVESTIGATES ALLEGED STOWAWAY DEATHS ON CHINESE BULKER

22 SEPT 2022  Liberia’s maritime administration is investigating an incident aboard a Panama-flagged bulker in which two stowaways were allegedly killed.  Six Nigerian nationals arrived on a beach at Grand Cess, Liberia on September 12, including some who allegedly had injuries. They told local authorities that a total of 14 …

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CARGO SHIP CAPSIZES AT THE PIER AT PORT OF ISKENDERUN

21 SEPT 2022  An Egyptian-owned cargo ship lost stability in the Turkish port of Iskenderun in eastern Turkey on September 18. The Turkish Ministry of Transports said that attempts were made to restabilize the vessel but they were unsuccessful resulting in the vessel rolling onto its side. The Sea Eagle (4,200 dwt) …

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TWO TYPES OF OBESITY, AND ONE IS WORSE FOR OUR HEALTH

20 SEPT 2022 A new study splits obesity into two distinct subtypes, each with their own effects on our body’s functioning. Not only could the finding inform a more nuanced approach to diagnosing health conditions associated with weight, it could lead to more personalized ways of treating them. At the …

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THE SOUTHERN OCEAN ABSORBS MORE HEAT THAN ANY OTHER

19 SEPT 2022  Over the last 50 years, the oceans have been working in overdrive to slow global warming, absorbing about 40 percent of our carbon dioxide emissions and over 90 percent of the excess heat trapped in the atmosphere. But as our research published last week in Nature Communications has found, some oceans work harder than others. …

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DOES A BIG BREAKFAST ACTUALLY HELP WEIGHT LOSS? SURPRISE NEW FINDING

18 SEPT 2022 Some of the most popular diet advice in recent years has centered around the idea that the right timing for your meals can make a big difference in the amount of weight you lose. It was long said that if you wanted to lose weight it was …

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