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From TheJournal.ie Norway is about to build the world's first tunnel for ships Tunnel Of Boats

Norway is about to build the world's first tunnel for ships

Construction of the Stad Ship Tunnel is set to begin in 2019.

From TheJournal.ie These people have locked themselves in a container for 24 hours Galway

These people have locked themselves in a container for 24 hours

There’s just one very small portable toilet.

From TheJournal.ie The €19,000 gold Apple Watch Edition sold out in China in less than an hour Alright For Some

The €19,000 gold Apple Watch Edition sold out in China in less than an hour

Some versions of the Apple Watch are available for pre order across Europe and the US from today.

From TheJournal.ie Ship carrying radioactive concrete catches fire off Scotland Watch Out

Ship carrying radioactive concrete catches fire off Scotland

The Parida caught fire late last night.

From TheJournal.ie That's a lot of stuff!... This ship has set a world record for most containers ever carried Fair Play Mary

That's a lot of stuff!... This ship has set a world record for most containers ever carried

The Mary Maersk is so big that the Spanish port she left from had to be equipped with new cranes before the shipment could be loaded.

From TheJournal.ie Trading up: Ireland exported €1bn more in a month compared to last year Ship Shape

Trading up: Ireland exported €1bn more in a month compared to last year

Pharmaceuticals remain the backbone of the country’s exports.

From TheJournal.ie How many bananas do the Irish eat in a week? Port Of Cork

How many bananas do the Irish eat in a week?

A fly-on-the-deck doc sees Cork, the world’s second largest natural deep water harbour, give up its secrets.

From TheJournal.ie Rolls-Royce plans to change the shipping industry by developing drone cargo ships Send In The Drones

Rolls-Royce plans to change the shipping industry by developing drone cargo ships

The drone ships would be remotely controlled using a virtual-reality recreation of a vessel’s bridge, which captains on dry land could use to control crewless ships.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon gain patent allowing it to ship goods before you order them Clairvoyance

Amazon gain patent allowing it to ship goods before you order them

The patent would allow Amazon to deliver goods it believes you will order based on your shopping and search history.

From TheJournal.ie Clampdown on Somali pirates leads to 40 per cent drop in incidents worldwide Shipping

Clampdown on Somali pirates leads to 40 per cent drop in incidents worldwide

15 incidents were attributed to Somali pirates last year — down from 237 in 2011.

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From TheJournal.ie Somali piracy is down 90 per cent from last year High Seas

Somali piracy is down 90 per cent from last year

New security measures take effect – but there are still “suspicious approaches” to ships.

From TheJournal.ie Exports down as port and shipping volumes fall Exports

Exports down as port and shipping volumes fall

The Irish Maritime Development Office said it expects little improvement in manufacturing orders across Europe for the rest of the year.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: The aftermath of the Titanic tragedy Titanic100 This post contains images

In pictures: The aftermath of the Titanic tragedy

Shivering survivors, grief-stricken relatives waiting on the docks and shock in the White Star Line offices: a pictorial record of the world receiving news that the ‘unsinkable’ ship had done the unthinkable.

From TheJournal.ie Who gets to keep goods salvaged from ships - and at what risk? Shipping

Who gets to keep goods salvaged from ships - and at what risk?

In the wake of the Rena and Concordia disasters, TheJournal.ie takes a look into ship salvaging and the ownership of ‘lost’ cargo.

From TheJournal.ie Pirates attack Italian ship near Somalian coast Pirates

Pirates attack Italian ship near Somalian coast

Some 23 crew members were aboard the vessel, which was reportedly attacked by five armed men.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation due as 7,000-tonne ship refloated Aground

Investigation due as 7,000-tonne ship refloated

Marine Minister Simon Coveney criticises ship operators for not heeding storm warning.