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Some money services reopen in Tonga, drinking water the priority

Union Leader 23 Jan 2022
A desalination plant on a New Zealand naval ship that arrived on Friday, capable of producing 70,000 liters a day, has started drawing seawater from Tonga’s harbor ... Reliance, a repair ship due to reconnect the undersea cable that links Tonga to international telecoms networks, left its Port Moresby mooring and was expected in Tonga on Jan.
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Tonga volcano: drinking water is priority as aid begins to arrive for stricken nation

The Observer 23 Jan 2022
Reliance, a repair ship due to reconnect the undersea cable that links Tonga to international telecoms networks, left its Port Moresby mooring and was expected in Tonga on 30 January, according to Refinitiv data on shipping movements.
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Low-speed electric vehicle showroom coming to South Haven

The Herald Palladium 23 Jan 2022
... time, and whether the building would be used for car and rental repairs as well as a showroom. The building, Allen said, will not be used for repairs ... Rentals will take place, but are booked in advance and available, along with repairs and shipping, at several offsite locations.
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Drinking water the priority as aid begins to arrive in Tonga

The Irish Times 22 Jan 2022
Reliance, a repair ship due to reconnect the undersea cable that links Tonga to international telecoms networks, left its Port Moresby mooring and was expected in Tonga on January 30th, according to Refinitiv data on shipping movements.
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Some money services open in Tonga, water a priority

Taipei Times 22 Jan 2022
A desalination plant on a New Zealand naval ship that arrived on Friday, capable of producing 70,000 liters a day, has started drawing seawater from Tonga’s harbor ... Reliance, a repair ship due to reconnect the undersea cable that links Tonga to international telecoms networks, left its Port Moresby mooring and was expected in Tonga on Jan.
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Chuck Amdahl column: Moments that are ‘For Real’

Longview News-Journal 22 Jan 2022
The heavy cruiser was in tough shape – its bow gone, severed by an explosion during the war – World War II. Men were lost, yet remarkably, the ship didn’t go down. It was about to embark, limping, to Pearl Harbor for major repairs ... His eyes scanned the crippled ship and the cold black water beneath her - and then the realization ... Yes – Christians are.
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What was it like going to school half-century ago? | THE PORT RAIL

Tuscaloosa News 22 Jan 2022
What was it like going to school a half-century ago? Or maybe a century ago?. My brother graduated from Georgia Tech in 1952, 70 years ago. And for you all who like ancient history, my grandfather was born before the Civil War ... Here are some snippets ... …the trip took six weeks as we had to spend a month in Panama to repair the ship’s boiler.” ... .
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Elon Musk asked to help Tonga reconnect to the internet

Digital Trends 21 Jan 2022
A ship with repair equipment is preparing to set sail from Papua New Guinea, but it’s not expected to reach Tonga until early February, according to the New York Times. The repair will likely take several weeks to complete as it involves locating the damaged section of cable, ...
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First relief flights arrive in Tonga after volcano eruption: UN

Sina 21 Jan 2022
UNITED NATIONS, Jan ... Some 50,000 people need clean water. While water testing proceeds, residents rely on bottled water. The office said water, water purification units and desalination equipment are being shipped to Tonga ... Although OCHA said a ship from Papua New Guinea would repair the underwater communication cable, it might take weeks to complete ... .
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New Zealand water ship unloads in Tonga as other aid trickles in

Egypt Independent 21 Jan 2022
The ship carried 250,000 litres of water and desalination equipment able to produce 70,000 litres more per day, New Zealand’s High Commission said ... Reliance, a repair ship due to reconnect the undersea cable that links Tonga to international telecoms networks, left its Port Moresby mooring and was expected in Tonga on Jan.
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Tonga Flagbearer Pita Taufatofua Sets Up GoFundMe After Volcano Eruption, Tsunami

NBCBayArea 21 Jan 2022
Download our local news and weather app for iOS or Android — and choose the alerts you want ... dollars) ... U.S. & World. georgia 5 hours ago ... A repair ship is being sent from Papua New Guinea to work on the undersea cable, but it will take some time to get to Tonga and the company in charge estimates it could take longer than a month to repair the line.
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Cut off by volcano, Tongans relieved as contact restored

The News-Enterprise 21 Jan 2022
Then darkness ... “It was absolutely crazy,” said Koniseti Liutai, a Tongan who lives in Australia ... A repair ship is being sent from Papua New Guinea to work on the undersea cable, but it will take some time to get to Tonga and the company in charge estimates it could take longer than a month to repair the line ... Copyright 2022 The Associated Press ... .
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Interisland ferry 'catastrophically' damaged, briefings reveal

NewstalkZB 20 Jan 2022
"Repairing the ship will ensure the Interislander service retains capacity and supports ... "The ship is likely to be repaired in either Tauranga or Picton, with both ports able to provide berths that are not vulnerable to the southerly storms that Wellington is exposed to from time to time", Mathews said.
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Sailor honored to lower the flag on battleship

The Monroe News 20 Jan 2022
It was a repair ship that fixed mainly destroyers ... The article stated that the Navy was seeking volunteers to help restore the ship ... They crossed over to Ford Island and found themselves some hundred feet or so from this gigantic, 800-foot ship ... They spent that time touring the ship by themselves.
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With a repair ship many days away, Tonga faces weeks of digital darkness

Japan Times 20 Jan 2022
The ship is not expected to reach Tonga until Feb. 1, after which it will perform the difficult task of repairing damaged cables from the ... .
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