Monthly Archives: November 2021

Former Costa cruise ship next to arrive at Scrappers

Antares Experience on the Way to the Breakers (Gadani Ship Breaking Yard) Published November 30, 2021 2:59 PM by The maritime executive The next classic cruise ship to arrive at the breakers is a vintage 1990s ship built for Costa Cruises but sold by Carnival Corporation when the company accelerated …

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KR publishes guidelines for container loading on bulk carriers

Photo courtesy Korean Register Published November 30, 2021 12:39 PM by The maritime executive [By: Korean Register] The Korean Register (KR) has published guidelines outlining the technical measures required to safely load and move containers on bulk carriers. With the recent unprecedented boom in the maritime transport market, the demand from …

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Mexico’s CFE plans to expand its offshore natural gas pipeline for $ 4.5 billion

Mexican state energy utility Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) announced on Thursday that it is developing a $ 4.5 billion project with the Sener Department of Energy and the Sistrangas pipeline network operator Centro Nacional de Control del Gas Natural (Cenagas) to expand natural gas access on the Yucatán Peninsula. …

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Amazon, Target Play ‘Oversized Role’ in LA Port Congestion: Study

According to a new study, Amazon and Target play an “oversized role” in congestion and pollution in California’s ports. 95% of US imports from Target come into west coast ports, the coalition Ship It Zero found. The residue in container ships has contributed to high levels of pollutants, as research …

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In photos: Foreign cargo ship lies on breakwater in Japan

In photos: Foreign cargo ship lies on breakwater in Japan – The Mainichi Please view the main text area of ​​the page by skipping the main menu. The page may not display correctly if JavaScript is disabled in your browser. Image 1 of 7 A cargo ship that collided with …

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Design burnout? Warehouse and shipping workers pay the hidden costs of the holiday season

What does christmas mean? For many, it’s about feasting, family and napping while watching cricket. But for e-commerce giants like Amazon, Christmas is the most lucrative time of the year. During the 2020 holiday season, Amazon processed more than AUD 6.6 billion in sales. And for the warehouse and dispatch …

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Delivery delays this holiday season – NBC Boston

Vacation shoppers can make a list but may not have time to double-check if they want the gifts to be in stock and arrive on time. Last year, more than a third of first-class mail was late for Christmas. The shipping nightmare has given the US Postal Service as well …

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DP World presents two major Maritime Standard Awards

DP World, the leading smart trade enabler, was named Terminal Operator of the Year and The Technology / Innovations at the eighth annual Maritime Standard Awards. The award ceremony took place on November 22nd, 2021 under the auspices of HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai …

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Wood from the Muskrat Falls project is finally being loaded onto a ship destined for Asia

Greg Penney, CEO of JP Forestry, couldn’t stop smiling as the wood from the Muskrat Falls project was loaded onto a ship bound for Asia. (Regan exposure / CBC) After supply chain issues, community concerns, and a cargo ship too large to dock in Goose Bay, JP Forestry has begun …

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10 tips for gifts that bypass supply chain problems

Release the hounds! This weekend marks the start of the big Christmas hunt, with shoppers running away in search of the perfect gifts only to be outwitted by kinks in the supply chain. Bah, humbug. “COVID disruptions, labor shortages, and the pent-up demand of consumers stuck at home and now …

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Net zero target 2050 rejected by IMO member states

IMO headquarters, London. Photo credit: Ship & Bunker A proposal for the shipping industry, a goal of net zero -Emissions up to 2050 appear to have been rejected by member states this week 77 Meeting the IMO Committee for the Protection of the Marine Environment (MEPC77). The aim of the …

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Russian cargo ship leaves space station to make way for new docking module

A Russian cargo ship left the International Space Station early Thursday (November 25th) to make way for a new docking port, which is already on its way to the orbiting laboratory. The automated cargo ship Progress 78, also known as Progress MS-17, was undocked from the Russian science module Nauka …

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6 gifts for the budding (or professional) photographer

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Black Friday causes toxic congestion in US ports and warehouses

With millions of Americans rushing to take advantage of Black Friday deals this weekend, the shopping spree will add to a pollution crisis in American ports. For months, disrupted supply chains have been polluting the port districts with more pollution than they normally can endure. The holiday season will make …

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Langh Ship and Outokumpu are intensifying their cooperation by starting a new construction project

Langh Ship has ordered three multipurpose dry cargo ships to serve Outokumpu on the short sea route between Finland and continental Europe. Outokumpu, a global leader in stainless steel and a pioneer in sustainability, has signed a long-term time charter with the Finnish shipping company Langh Ship for three newbuildings …

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Greece goes green with the goal of leading the global decarbonization of shipping

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said his country is pushing the green transformation of its economy to become a world leader in decarbonizing the shipping industry. Mr Mitsotakis, who became prime minister in July 2019 after a landslide election victory that made him head the country’s first majority government in …

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Carl: Biden’s war on American energy

From day one in office, President Biden and his administration have been at war with American energy. Less than a year after his presidency, we are already feeling the negative effects of his policy on the pump, on our heating bill and on the prices of practically all consumer goods. …

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New Chinese data law set to worsen shipping congestion

A change in Chinese law affects companies’ ability to manage increasingly convoluted global supply chains. China’s Personal Data Protection Act, which came into effect on November 1, aims to strengthen the Chinese state’s control over how China’s domestic and foreign organizations collect and export data. The law has resulted in …

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KPT Shipping Movement Report – UrduPoint

This was followed by ship movements in the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) during the last 48 hours, which ended at 7:00 a.m. on Monday KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – November 22, 2021): This was followed by ship movements in the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) during the last 48 …

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The holiday season is a great test of Biden’s economy

Black Friday this week will be a crucial start for President BidenJoe BidenBiden speaks in the business world on Tuesday, with the Fed pick imminent as the U.S. economy struggles to shake off the borders of the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 stifled the regular 2020 Christmas boom, but retailers and manufacturers …

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Opinion / Editorial: Virginia Seizes Opportunity to Lead in Wind Energy |

Dominion already has the first offshore wind turbine in federal waters, a pilot project with two giant turbines off Virginia Beach. It is interesting and encouraging that the surveillance shows that the underwater supports for the turbines have become a haven for marine life. Siemens Gamesa cited its existing partnership …

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DVIDS – News – Naval forces from Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan and the USA meet at ANNUALEX 2021

PHILIPPINE SEA – Naval Forces from Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan and the United States are uniting to conduct the multilateral, multinational exercise ANNUALEX in the Philippine Sea from November 21-30. Five international Marines, including the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), the German Navy (GMN), the Japan …

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Port congestion: Port congestion in Asia is easing while the US battles the import flood

Asia’s largest ports are showing signs of congestion easing before the holiday season, a potentially positive move for major US trading ports still grappling with import inflows. Total traffic in Shanghai-Ningbo was down 0.2% from the previous week and the number of ships in Hong Kong-Shenzhen was down 10.4%, according …

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“I can’t see anything positive”: Return of cruise lines could spark a storm of protests in Australian regional ports | Tourism (Australia)

As a teenager, Dylan Boag couldn’t wait to move to town, but when he finally got there all he could think of was returning home to the pristine waters of Jervis Bay, 200 km south of Sydney. Today the 30-year-old runs an eco-tourism company with his partner Lara Hindmarsh in …

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Mailbag: The accumulation of cargo ships is a sign of broken public order

In the waters of Orange County and Los Angeles, cargo ships are being overcrowded in ports, publicly showing off the backlog in transportation and blocked trade around the world. Total demand is significantly higher than production capacity, which leads to backlog and inflation. For example, there is a major disruption …

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My Squishy Little Dumplings: The hot toy everyone wants

Dart is part of a family of interactive dumplings from toy maker WowWee that hit stores in mid-July. They’re basically what the name suggests – squeezable but inedible dumplings that are big enough to fit in the palm of your hand. And they’re getting harder and harder to find. As …

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Yara introduces the world’s first autonomous electric container ship

By Victoria Klesty OSLO (Reuters) – The world’s first fully electric, self-steering container ship owned by fertilizer maker Yara is preparing to cross Norway’s south coast and do its part in the country’s plans to clean up its industry. The Yara Birkeland, an 80-meter-long so-called feeder, is to replace truck …

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Processors join calls with regulatory changes to ease the shipping downtime

The Australian Meat Industry Council supports calls for extensive regulatory changes in the shipping industry. A number of measures were recommended by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s annual Container Stevedoring Monitoring Report 2020-21, which was published earlier this year The report highlighted recent increases in demand for container freight …

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Dana Petroleum awards PD & MS-FPSO engineering contract

Up to 80 jobs are to be created in Aberdeen after the engineering and construction company PD&MS has landed a “significant” North Sea contract. The company will be undertaking a series of engineering modifications and offshore construction work on Dana Petroleum’s Triton and Western Isles FPSO facilities. The contract has …

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Chinese coast guard uses water cannons against Filipino boats

Chinese coast guard vessels have blocked and used water cannons on two Filipino supply boats heading for a controversial Filipino Marines shoal in the South China Sea from JIM GOMEZ Associated Press November 18, 2021, 6:30 a.m. • Read for 4 minutes Share on FacebookShare on TwitterSend this article via …

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Antarctica Google Earth Mystery Since 700 Foot Object Found In Ice “Looks Like A Cargo Ship”

A Google Earth enthusiast claims to have spotted a strange object on satellite imagery that he believes looks like a cargo ship turned on its side. In a YouTube video uploaded on Wednesday (November 17), MrMBB333 informed his half a million subscribers that he was viewing the object in icy …

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The impact of delivery delays on the chemical industry | opinion

The two most irritating words people hear these days have to be “supply chain“. It seems to be the cause of all problems in life. Not enough toilet paper? Supply chain. Is your favorite ice cream running out in the grocery store? Supply chain. Are prices exploding for things that …

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Where are the water meters for Gainesville? Maybe stuck somewhere offshore

Water Resources Linda MacGregor said they expect to receive the water meters it needs in January, which means some developers who have already requested them will wait several months. The main component that is scarce, according to MacGregor, is brass fittings that help connect the water pipe to the meter. …

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The shipping container is the latest victim of the pandemic economy: NPR

Shipping containers are stacked in a port in Bayonne, New Jersey on October 15. Supply chain problems are disrupting the global economy, causing delays and a shortage of containers. Spencer Platt / Getty Images Hide caption Toggle caption Spencer Platt / Getty Images Shipping containers are stacked in a port …

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Freight increase contributes to record profit in the port of Napier

Napier Port has shaken aside the impact of Covid-related disruptions and fewer ship visits to generate record full-year profit. Although the port received 51 fewer container ship visits, this was largely offset by an increase of 39 bulk charter ship visits. (File image) Photo: 123rf Key figures for the year …

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FMC is exploring how data can accelerate container delivery

In an initiative led by Commissioner Carl Bentzel, the Federal Maritime Commission will try to find out how data can accelerate the flow of containers through the supply chain. The multi-phase effort announced on Monday will “propose recommendations for common data standards used by the international shipping supply chain, as …

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National perspective on the supply chain

A key force driving US supply chain problems is the lack of warehouse space combined with a dramatic increase in consumer demand in the states. On November 5, the National Conference of State Legislatures held a summit meeting to discuss supply chain issues. Ray LaHood, co-chair of Building America’s Future, …

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Warehouses – Orange County Register

President Joe Biden recently brokered a deal to unload cargo at the Port of Los Angeles 24/7, a first step in accelerating the supply chain that stranded dozens of container ships off the coast of Southern California. But that’s just the first step. More truck drivers and chassis as well …

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What modern piracy looks like

This article originally appeared on VICE en Español. On a November morning, the MV Cheung Son, a cargo ship sailing from Shanghai to Port Klang, Malaysia, was attacked by a gang of kidnappers. The ship’s 23 crew members were caught by surprise, lost control of the ship within minutes and …

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Better Business Bureau: Shipping Increases, Delivery Bottlenecks May Affect Christmas Shopping | Carson City Nevada News

Show full picture According to the Better Business Bureau, consumers should plan shopping and shipping in advance. Wikipedia photo The pre-pandemic picture of the global shipping industry has changed with COVID-19, policy changes, and delivery bottlenecks that are now expected to cause vacation delays and affect US consumers. The impact …

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Russia uses the North Sea route to ship cargo to Bangladesh

The nuclear powered container transporter “Sevmorput “ will deliver cargo for the Rooppur nuclear power plant (NPP) in Bangladesh, Rosatomflot’s communications department announced on Tuesday, TASS reported. Icing is actively underway in the North Sea Route (NSR) area, but the ship’s performance characteristics allow it to navigate the route without …

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Freight for the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh is delivered via the North Sea route – Business & Economy

MOSCOW, November 2nd. / TASS /. The nuclear-powered container freighter Sevmorput will deliver cargo for the Rooppur nuclear power plant (AKW) in Bangladesh, the communications department of Rosatomflot announced on Tuesday. On November 2, the nuclear-powered container ship “departed from the port of St. Petersburg for the port of Vladivostok. …

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