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Hijacked ship ‘Galaxy Leader’ becomes tourist attraction

In a surprising twist, the Japanese-managed cargo vessel, “Galaxy Leader,” found itself in the spotlight after being seized by Yemeni Houthi rebels in the Red Sea on November 19. What initially posed a threat of heightened regional tensions has taken an unusual turn, with the hijacked ship turning into an unconventional gathering hub for the […]

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The American Merchant Mariners Memorial-Honoring Heroes of the Sea

The American Merchant Mariners Memorial. In Battery Park, nestled among the hustle and bustle of lower Manhattan, stands a monument that pays tribute to unsung heroes of the sea, the American Merchant Mariners. The American Merchant Mariners Memorial, a striking bronze sculpture, serves as a solemn reminder of the sacrifices made by these brave individuals […]