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The latest decision to ban engineless recreational marine crafts after sunset comes in line with DMCA's strategy to regulate maritime operations and water sports in Dubai according to the best international standards," Ali Al Dabbous, Executive Director of Operations, DMCA, said.
Electric buses have several advantages over the conventional bus, including zero emissions and engineless and gearless operation that is free from noise, vibration and heat.
The defectors waved their hands aboard an engineless boat and expressed their wish to defect when spotted by South Korea's military, said South Korean officials cited by Yonhap.
The 15 four-engine 747 jets sitting engineless on the Everett tarmac represented $360 million--more than $2 billion in 2010 dollars--of stranded assets.
Thailand has come under international condemnation following allegations that its security forces tortured and abused Rohingya migrants, including forcing them back to sea in engineless boats.
Two Rohingya boat people found off Indonesia this week said they were rounded up and beaten by the Thai army before being cast adrift in rickety, engineless boats.
This is a bit too diffident, I fear; it gives the impression of the poem as an unwieldy, engineless hulk being dragged from one extra-textual anchor-point to the next.
Israeli scientists have developed sensors that pick up signs of stress in plants, the technology for an all electric bus for urban use, an engineless nano remote-piloted vehicle, the world's first jellyfish repellent, a toilet system with small and large flushes that saves billions of gallons of water per year, and a nano-lubricant that could end the need to change car oil.
about 80 miles from his current home in northern California He describes engineless air travel as an intellectual challenge.
Other Greenlight Financial Services "green" activities include recent participation in the development of a paperless loan process called "eMortgage" that makes the process easier and quicker for the consumer as well as helping to save trees, and sponsorship of the 2005 and 2006 "XGR Greenlight Gravity Racing Series," where teams race engineless eco-friendly cars.
During this initial attempt to remove the engineless ship, seven tugboats began to pull, and the Intrepid literally got stuck in the mud.