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During a visit to Sydney earlier this month, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Mark Esper asked Australia to help patrol the Gulf to protect cargo ships as they crossed the strategic Strait of Hormuz.
Summary: Inubosaki [Japan], May 26 (ANI): At least four people are reportedly missing after two cargo ships collided in the Pacific waters off the east coast of Japan in the wee hours of Sunday.
Cargo ships release exhaust particles into the air.
The Russian Navy's logistic and cargo ships have been engaged in an operation codenamed Syrian Express to transfer munitions for the Russian Air Force in Humeimim airbase and the Syrian Army.
Meanwhile, 146 general cargo ships carrying a weight of 1,522,000 tons traversed the Canal compared to 131 general cargo ships carrying a weight of 474,000 tons during the same month last year.
* Mining shipper vetting autonomous cargo ships. Global mining giant BHP Billiton is looking into using giant automated cargo ships to move its commodity-based freight like iron ore and coal within the next decade, according to a Bloomberg report.
The NSD area is a busy port and there are other cargo ships that are scheduled to arrive there, Marfil told the Inquirer in a telephone interview.
The United States this week sent the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt to patrol off Yemen, after Iran dispatched a string of eight or nine cargo ships some think are bearing arms for Houthi rebels.
"Two cargo ships collided and one of them sank," a police spokeswoman told AFP.
Bjoern Schmidt says sealed containers full of chemical compounds, which when mixed can create lethal Sarin and VX gases, will be loaded at opposite ends of the two cargo ships.
According to its website, the Genoa-based Messina Line has a fleet of 14 cargo ships, with the Italian-flagged Jolly Nero listed at 239 meters (784 feet) long and 30 meters (98 feet) wide.