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Nearly 70% of medical debt in collection will be removed from credit reports, bureaus say

article Major credit bureaus have updated their rules for sending medical bills to collections, which is expected to remove nearly 70% of medical collections debt from credit reports. (Stock) Medical debt is a costly burden on millions of patients seeking lifesaving care — it’s the leading cause of bankruptcy in America and in main source […]

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Yara Marine to equip three Finnlines vessels with shore power solutions

Finnlines and Yara Marine Technologies have signed a contract to install Yara Marine’s shore power solution on board three vessels. The turnkey solution will allow these vessels to connect to the local power grid while in port, switching to electricity rather than using auxiliary fuel-powered engines. The facilities, due for completion in 2022, will help […]

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Navy Selects BAE Systems Circular Antenna Array for Shipboard Identification Friend-Foe (IFF) System

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Maryland – US Navy air warfare systems experts required special circular shipboard antenna arrays for the AN/UPX-29(V) identification friend-foe (IFF) interrogator system aboard ships of surface warfare. They found their solution in the electronic systems segment of BAE Systems in Nashua, NH Naval Air Systems Command officials at Patuxent River Naval Air […]

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China’s maritime thermal coal demand set to rebound on summer storage, railway maintenance

Demand for China’s maritime coal is expected to increase in the near term as domestic buyers seek supplies ahead of the summer and railway maintenance is expected to hamper the supply chain in April, sources said. market at S&P Global Commodity Insights. Expectations for an increase in thermal coal demand come at a time when […]

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Lockheed Martin will build shipboard Aegis air defense and radar systems for Navy cruisers and destroyers

WASHINGTON- The on-board electronics experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. will build and deliver Aegis combat systems for U.S. Navy cruisers and destroyers as part of a $92.5 million order announced Monday. Naval Sea Systems Command Washington officials direct the Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems segment in Moorestown, NJ, to design, develop, integrate, test, and […]

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CH-53K Passes Initial Functional Test Prior to U.S. Navy Induction

The Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopter has completed initial operational trials prior to induction into the United States Marine Corps (USMC). Operational trials, which began in 2022, were completed earlier this month, with plans to put the plane into service later this year. The USMC contracted Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky to build nine additional helicopters […]

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Global Marine Military Antennas Market 2022 Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies and Market Forecast 2029 | Alaris Antennas, Antenna Products, Comrod

This practical and detailed Marine Military Antennas Market The report provides a clear picture of trade regulations, Marine Military Antenna market expansion, new product launches, and innovations. Identify the Marine Military Antenna market trends and future market growth during the year 2022-2029. It also introduces the Marine Military Antenna market competition among the leading industry […]

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Housing vouchers are urgently needed to tackle rising rent inflation and soaring energy costs, economist says

Price inflation drives up housing costs for low-income renters, according to an economist at the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities. (iStock) According to economists from the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP), the cost of living for American adults has risen sharply in recent months, due to rising rents and utility costs. To […]

Coastguard

Man airlifted to hospital as coastguard crews rush to Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh

A man has been rushed to hospital by an emergency helicopter after an incident on Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh. Coastguard crews scrambled up the 251m cliff of the hill after receiving the alarm at 5pm tonight, Monday March 28. Footage shared on social media shows people in distress amid the rescue operation. Several helicopters could […]

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The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency owns a P&O ferry

Britain’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) on Friday stopped a ferry operated by P&O in Northern Ireland because it was not ready to sail, the agency and P&O said. The UK government has already announced it will take legal action against P&O Ferries’ decision to lay off 800 staff earlier this month with immediate effect. […]

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Debt Management: Money Problems? Three Ways to Take Control of Your Personal Finances | Personal finance | Finance

As part of Debt Awareness Week 2022, experts are trying to improve people’s knowledge of how they can manage the debt they accumulate. Around 30% of Britons are struggling to pay their bills and may feel overwhelmed by the pressure that comes with growing arrears. Managing your debt can basically be divided into two sections. […]

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P&O ferry detained over crew training issues, coastguard agency says | P&O Ferries

A P&O ferry has been detained in Northern Ireland “due to deficiencies in crew familiarization, vessel documentation and crew training”, according to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). The agency said the ship, the European Causeway, was seized at the port of Larne. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said the ferry was stopped for “unfit to […]

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Debt Consolidation Market Size and Analysis by 2022-2029 – Marcus by Goldman Sachs (USA), OneMain Financial (USA), Discover Personal Loans (USA), Lending Club (USA), Payoff (USA)

New Jersey, USA, – Mr Accuracy Reports published new research on Global Debt Consolidation covering the micro level of analysis by competitors and key business segments (2022-2029). Global Debt Consolidation explores in-depth study on various segments such as opportunities, size, development, innovation, sales and overall growth of key players. The research is carried out on […]

Marine

The Marine Corps’ new heavy helicopter has arrived

The Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopter recently completed initial operational testing and evaluations and will enter service with the United States Marine Corps later this year, Janes reports. The King Stallion will form the backbone of Navy and Navy heavy-lift operations. It’s faster, lighter and more robust, while having three times the capacity of […]

Coastguard

Watch: Coastguard rescues kayaker caught in heavy swell at Hawke’s Bay

The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker caught in a heavy swell at Hawkes Bay. Video / Hawkes Bay Coast Guard A kayaker was lucky to escape unscathed after having to be rescued by a heavy swell off Napier. Hawke’s Bay Coastguard received a call on Wednesday from a concerned onlooker who saw a kayaker in […]

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Global Automotive Cables Market Report 2022

New York, March 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the release of “Shipboard Cables Global Market Report 2022” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p06247519/?utm_source=GNW The global in-vehicle cables market is expected to grow from USD 5.63 billion in 2021 to USD 6.26 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.2%. The growth is mainly […]

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Ruble swings near 104 against dollar as Russia prepares to reopen equities trading | Investment News

(Reuters) – The Russian ruble eased slightly on Wednesday, hovering around 104 to the dollar in Moscow as the central bank prepared to reopen trading in shares of major Russian companies on Thursday after a nearly four-week hiatus. The Bank of Russia announced that some stock trading would resume on March 24, with 33 stocks […]

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Barge completely blocking the River Hull with the Coastguard on alert

A barge completely blocks the River Hull near the Stoneferry Bridge. The Hull Coastguard Rescue Team were called to the scene at 10.45pm on Tuesday evening. They quickly located the vessel and found that it was stuck across the width of the river. After a few minutes of attempting to moor the barge, one of […]

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Hawke’s Bay kayaker recovered in rough seas by Coast Guard

The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker caught in a heavy swell at Hawkes Bay. Video / Hawkes Bay Coast Guard The Hawke’s Bay Coastguard is warning people to stay out of the water as rough seas continue on the east coast. Senior member Henry van Tuel was speaking after a kayaker was “rescued” as conditions […]

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Coastguard to patrol whale watching in ‘Wild West’ – The Royal Gazette

A photo showed people swimming with snorkels next to a whale (Photo taken from Facebook) A conservationist said he was “disheartened” by people trying to swim alongside humpback whales as they passed the island. Andrew Stevenson warned that this could be distressing for the creatures and that their behavior was unpredictable. He said: “It’s very […]

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Riviera – News Content Hub

March 20 Nautilus International and others have released what appears to be a letter to the remaining staff of P&O Ferries from Mr Hebblethwaite on P&O Ferries letterhead. ‘Our goal now is to return our ships to service,’ the letter reads, thanking staff for their ‘resilience’ and saying ‘it is only natural to feel uncomfortable’ […]

Seaborne

The restaurant pontoon for maritime customers is a new threat to the coastline

The Beef Bar restaurant on the Dawret il-Gżejjer promenade in Bugibba is applying for permits for three single point moorings and a 15m long floating pontoon for the foreshore next to the Serena lido. Although not designated a bathing area, the seabed is part of a larger marine protected area and the rocky foreshore is […]

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Women Are Far Less Financially Prepared for Retirement Than Men, TransAmerica Study Finds

A TransAmerica study found that men have more than double the retirement savings of women. (iStock) Many women are not financially prepared for retirement, according to a recent report of TransAmerica. Men have about twice as much money saved for retirement ($118,000) as women ($57,000). Worryingly, almost a quarter (24%) of women currently have less […]

Marine

Ex-Marine Rifleman Explains Why (Except for VH-60 White Hawks Piloted by HMX-1) USMC Doesn’t Use Black Hawk Multirole Helicopter

The US Marine Corps is one of the few military branches that does not use the iconic Black Hawk helicopter. Why? Pin up Over the past 40 years, the remarkable multirole Black Hawk helicopter has navigated its way in and out of countless combat zones delivering and extracting troops, saving lives as a medical evacuation […]

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Maritime trade with Russia drops by 58% since the start of the invasion of Ukraine

Maritime trade with Russia has fallen 58% since the invasion of Ukraine began 22 days ago, new data from financial data provider Refinitiv reveals as images emerge of empty shelves in many cities of the largest country in the world. Sanctions are clearly working and the dangers inherent in approaching the war zone – with […]

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China’s iron ore port discount to maritime prices drops in March as import demand declines

China’s iron ore port price discount to maritime prices narrowed by $5.87/mt in one month and is expected to continue to decline in the second half of March amid weaker maritime demand than expected. forecast, despite high inventory levels in major Chinese ports and expectations. a recovery in domestic steel production in the second quarter. […]

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A fragmented industry with 3,200 mostly small businesses

DUBLIN, March 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “US Debt Collection Agencies: An Industry Analysis” report from Marketdata LLC has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Research and Markets Logo This recently updated bestseller by Marketdata examines the $15 billion activity of debt collection agencies. Consumer complaints about harassment by collectors still exist and top the […]

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Alfa Laval’s new E-PowerPack turns waste heat into electricity

Written by Nick Blenkey E-Power Pack can convert waste heat from many sources on board into electricity Alfa Laval is about to launch the E-PowerPack, a stand-alone solution that can generate electricity from many different heat sources on board ships, using Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) technology. This is not only waste heat from exhaust gases, […]

Marine

Emerging Growth Rate of Alternative Marine Energy Market by Global

According to a latest research report by The Insight Partners, the research study on the Alternative Marine Energy Market 2021-2028 enhances decision-making capabilities and helps in creating powerful counter-strategies to gain competitive advantage. The Marine Alternative Energy Market analysis is provided for the international markets including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development […]

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Op-Ed: Maritime Digitization Will Boost Efficiency and Improve Predictive Maintenance

Written by Heather Ervin By Jeremy Hermans, Co-founder and CEO of DockWorks Empty shelves and ships stuck outside busy U.S. ports have made it clear to even those unfamiliar with the shipping industry that shipping has an immeasurable need to improve its ability to operate efficiently. . As band-aids are applied to the loudest issues […]

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6 tips for saving money after the pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic is not over yet. However, with vaccines rolling out across the country, the end may be near. While now is not the time to be permissive on public health measures, now is the perfect time to start planning financially. 1. Create a budget Although creating a budget can be daunting, it’s one […]

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Global Shipboard Incineration Market Scenario and Industry Demand 2022 – Detegasa, TeamTec, Inciner8, ACS – The Bite

The most recent research study Global shipboard incineration market from 2022 to 2028 from MarketQuest.biz includes in-depth analysis of industry and key market trends, as well as historical and projected market data. Every facet of the study is scrutinized in depth, allowing our users to uncover the most likely and perhaps ideal trend in the […]

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American Debt Enders Celebrates 15 Years of Helping Countless People Become Debt Free with Their Debt Management Program and Strategies

New York, NY, March 12, 2022 –(PR.com)– American Debt Enders has been helping clients manage debt to avoid bankruptcy for over fifteen years. The American Debt Enders team believes in earning trust by providing effective financial solutions. Their debt relief specialists analyze each client’s financial situation individually and offer tailored debt management strategies. Eight million […]

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How to overcome financial difficulties and who can help

Many people in Australia are currently facing financial hardship due to various natural disasters, housing affordability crisis and rising interest rates. If you are currently experiencing financial difficulties, you can get help in several ways: Speak to a financial adviser – call the National Debt Helpline to discuss your options with a free financial adviser. […]

Seaborne

Crisis in Ukraine diverts attention from major trends in maritime LNG market, analyst says

March 10, 2022 Using Value of ships data, Vivek Srivastava, Senior Trade Analyst, explores rising global gas prices amid events unfolding between Russia and Ukraine. “The Ukraine crisis has sent global gas prices skyrocketing, but there may be larger forces at work in the maritime LNG market,” Srivastava said in a VesselValue statement. LNG volumes […]

Coastguard

No response from T&T on Coastguard incident, Grenada still waiting

The Grenada government says it is “deeply concerned” by the incident involving a Grenadian crew aboard a cargo ship and members of the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard. “Having been informed of the incident, the Consular and Trade Office in Trinidad immediately sent a letter to the Coast Guard, requesting information about the incident. The […]

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Plymouth Hospital helicopter tragedy: Coastguard says heavy rescue helicopters will not land at hospital

All heavy helicopters – including Coastguard and Royal Navy rescue helicopters – will land at “an alternative site” at Derriford Hospital, although the exact location has still not been publicly disclosed. The ban on larger helicopters was originally announced by University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust on March 5, the day after 87-year-old Jean Langan died, […]

Marine

Anemoi Marine Technologies appoints a new CEO

Anemoi Marine Technologies, Flettner Rotor’s leading innovator, has appointed veteran marine technology expert Kim Diederichsen as CEO with a mission to bring the company’s wind-assisted propulsion systems to the global marketplace. As a leading innovator in this field, Anemoi was recently awarded Lloyd’s List ‘Vessel of the Year’ for the world’s first successful installation of […]

Seaborne

High marine thermal coal prices increase the risk of renegotiations and buyer defaults

High sea thermal coal prices following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine increased the risk of contract default by price-sensitive buyers in Asia, as index values ​​rose significantly amid global supply shortage, market sources told S&P Global Commodity Insights on March 7. Since the contracts are linked to the index and the index values ​​have increased for […]

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Citi becomes the biggest bank to eliminate overdraft fees

Citibank has announced that it is eliminating its overdraft fees, becoming the largest financial institution to make the change. (iStock) Citibank announced plans to eliminate overdraft fees this summer, becoming the largest bank to make the policy change. The bank will stop charging its overdraft fee, returned item fee, and overdraft protection fee, depending on […]

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Q&A: Bergan Marine Systems talks maritime safety and compliance

Written by Heather Ervin Kyle Durden, President and CEO, Bergan Marine Systems. For 45 years, Bergan Marine Systems, Pensacola, Florida, has operated as marine safety consultants and equipment suppliers of cargo protection systems to barges, vessels and US government vessels. The company creates custom marine systems that meet the unique challenges of shipbuilders, engineers, naval […]

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China eyeing non-ferrous metal exports as shipping prices soar in Ukraine dispute: sources

Some China-based non-ferrous metal producers and traders are looking for export opportunities after maritime prices rose sharply due to the Russian-Ukrainian conflict, while losses widened on imports, sources said. industry on March 4. China’s domestic prices for non-ferrous metals, such as aluminum, alumina, copper and nickel, have not kept up with rising maritime prices after […]

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Plymouth News: Grandmother dies after being ‘run over’ by Coastguard helicopter | United Kingdom | New

Jean Langan was walking in the parking lot of Derriford Hospital in Plymouth when the helicopter touched down at a helipad. Ms Langan was ‘knocked over’ by the rotor blades of the Coastguard helicopter as it landed with an injured person. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency confirmed the helicopter was transporting a patient for treatment […]

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Russian maritime LNG exports reached 30.3 million tons

Jhe current situation in Ukraine has a direct impact on maritime transport markets, with Russian maritime exports being driven out of the market. In its latest weekly report, shipping broker Banchero Costa said that “Russia is the world’s fourth largest maritime exporter of liquefied natural gas, after Qatar, Australia and the United States. In calendar […]

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Derriford Hospital bans Coastguard helicopters from landing there after tragedy

The Coastguard helicopter was banned from landing at Derriford Hospital after a woman was fatally injured by the draft from a landing plane. A car park near the heliport was also closed as a precaution after the death yesterday of Jean Langan, 87. She and another woman in her 80s were knocked down when a […]

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How Crypto Can Help Pay Off Credit Card Debt – Hometown Station | KHTS FM 98.1 & AM 1220 — Santa Clarita Radio

Just a few years ago, cryptocurrency mining was considered just a hobby for computer geeks. But today, the crypto phenomenon has exploded into a modern gold rush attracting the interest of millions. And, although digital currencies are still in their infancy, they are finding their way into many aspects of everyone’s life and finances. But […]

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Helicopter death in Plymouth

Police have confirmed two people were injured as an HM Coastguard helicopter began to land at the hospital helipad on Friday – one of them is now dead Inquests are ongoing after the death of a woman following an incident at Derriford Hospital involving a Coastguard helicopter. Police confirmed two people were injured as an […]

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Woman dies after incident involving Coastguard helicopter landing at Derriford Hospital

An elderly woman has died following an incident at Derriford Hospital involving a Coastguard helicopter. Details are scarce at this stage, but police said they were alerted to the incident earlier in the day on the hospital grounds. They say two people were injured when an HM Coast Guard helicopter began to land at the […]

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Woman dies after being knocked down by Coastguard helicopter landing in hospital

March 4, 2022, 10:08 PM | Updated: March 5, 2022, 1:39 PM The incident happened on the grounds of Plymouth Hospital. Photo: Google Maps An elderly woman has died in an incident involving a Coastguard helicopter landing at a hospital. Devon and Cornwall Police said the plane touched down at a helipad at Derriford Hospital […]

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Russia’s maritime gas supply to Europe disrupted by looming port bans

Russian liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplies to Europe have been disrupted by uncertainty over whether ships can offload cargo in European ports due to sanctions imposed on Moscow, ship tracking data shows and commercial sources. The disruption comes at a time when Europe is facing record natural gas prices due to a tight supply that […]

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State of the Union: Inflation is Biden’s ‘top priority’ as Fed eyes March rate hike

President Joe Biden’s first State of the Union address relied heavily on his economic agenda to build “a better America.” (iStock) President Joe Biden faced a number of problems during his first State of the Union Address on March 1, from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. But the president said […]

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Port of Hamburg sea freight recovers in 2021

After the slowdown of the previous year caused by the corona pandemic, in 2021 the trend of sea freight throughput in the port of Hamburg was more positive than expected. This totaled 128.7 million tonnes, almost 2% more than the first year of the corona pandemic. At 8.7 million TEUs (standard 20ft containers), container handling […]

Marine

Marine military antenna market is booming worldwide with Harris, Cobham, Rohde and Schwarz – corporate philosophy

The Marine Military Antenna market research report offers enjoyable insights which helps market players to equip themselves to evolve with the changes and secure a strong position in the market of this competitive Marine Military Antenna for a period longer. This report is prepared in an easy to understand language that includes helpful statistics that […]

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British Coastguard rejects Nigerian seafarers’ certificates

Competence (CoC) issued by Nigeria. However, the Agency has accepted the CoC issued by the Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA). With the endorsement, Ghanaian seafarers have become the most sought after in various parts of the world and have been preferred by employers over their Nigerian counterparts. The CoC is a mandatory document required for seafarers […]