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Oil suffers second weekly loss as analysts differ on inflation and demand

Meanwhile, Nigeria says OPEC has little capacity to ramp up production: File Image/Pixabay Despite an extraordinarily tight crude oil market, fears of inflation-driven demand destruction led oil to suffer its first straight weekly loss since April on Friday, with West Texas Intermediate falling 1.7 percent. However, the losses were reportedly …

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Wärtsilä supplies hybrid propulsion technology for Stena RoRo ships

Stena RoRo and Brittany Ferries have designed and developed the new RoPax ships. Photo credit: Wärtsilä. Finnish technology company Wärtsilä has won an order to supply its hybrid propulsion system for three new RoPax ferries under construction for Swedish company Stena RoRo. The new ships will be chartered to Brittany …

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The USDA continues to invest in major port improvements

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced plans June 16 to increase capacity for exporting refrigerated and frozen agricultural commodities at the Port of Houston in Houston, Texas, to improve service to shippers of US agricultural issues. In addition, the USDA announced an expansion of its existing partnership with the Northwest Seaport …

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opinion | In terms of inflation and the food crisis, the world can work together or fall apart

As is so often the case, it is the poorest countries that take the hardest hit, and history shows that hunger can quickly become fatal. Nigeria, Somalia, Ethiopia, Egypt and Yemen are already feeling the pain of food shortages, The Washington Post notes; Rising prices have sparked protests in Argentina, …

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500hp Arc One electric speedboat reveals price, starts pre-orders

Los Angeles-based electric boat company Arc announced this morning that it has begun sales of its flagship Arc One electric speedboat, which the company describes as the “highest-performing electric watercraft commercially available.” The Arc One earns this power title comfortably, mainly due to two factors. First, it’s loaded to the …

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Analysts fear that there is no end in sight to the rise in oil prices

Bottlenecks in Libya and high inflation add to the tightness: File Image/Pixabay Despite a broader market sell-off on Monday, oil prices managed a small gain on growing belief that even a recession would not ease supply constraints. On Monday the Nnorthern sea‘s Brent, Forties and Ekofisk were all bid at …

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Delivery times for orders decrease as inventories grow and demand uncertainty increases

Shipping lead times are reduced by 23% as businesses order fewer goods more often Chart of the week: Ocean TEU Booking Lead Times – All Ports to the USA SONAR: Container Atlas Order lead times — the time between order placement and estimated ship date for containerized imports — have …

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JIT arrivals of container ships can reduce emissions by 14% per voyage

According to a new study, container ships can reduce fuel burn and resulting carbon emissions by 14 percent per voyage by utilizing just-in-time (JIT) arrivals. JIT is an important tool that can help a ship achieve its required CO2 Intensity Indicator (CII) and associated CII rating under the International Maritime …

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Inside the USS Zumwalt, the world’s largest destroyer

But the Zumwalts were plagued by problems. USS Zumwalt transits Fort Williams State Park with the Ram Island Ledge Lighthouse in the background en route to Portland Harbor in 2015. Derek Davis/Portland Portland Press Herald/Getty Images Despite their expense, the Zumwalts were plagued by equipment problems. Shortly after entering service …

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US warship arrives in Stockholm for military exercises and as a warning

ABOARD THE USS KEARSARGE in Stockholm Harbor – If there was ever a powerful symbol of how much the Russian invasion of Ukraine changed Europe, the sight of this massive warship littered with 26 fighter jets and 2,400 Marines, Sailors and Between moored for pleasure craft and pleasure boats calling …

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Houston Ship Channel Launches $1 Billion Expansion Project

The Port of Houston is finally moving dirt in a year-long, $1 billion project to deepen the Houston Ship Channel, the organization announced Wednesday. By the end of 2025, a giant dredger named Carolina will be digging the bottom of the canal, which stretches 52 miles from near downtown Houston …

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Crippled cargo ship towed out of Port Taranaki, still unable to use its engines

VANESSA LAURIE/stuff La Richardais was towed from Port Taranaki on Tuesday morning and will be delivered to Wellington. A week after being towed into Port Taranaki, a huge logging cargo ship was towed out again, still unable to use its engines. Just after 9 a.m. Tuesday, a relief ship put …

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Putin says Russia is ‘ready’ to allow grain exports from Ukraine | News about the war between Russia and Ukraine

Kyiv has been unable to export grain due to the Russian invasion, which has pushed up world food prices. Russian President Vladimir Putin has told leaders of France and Germany Moscow is “ready” to explore ways to ship grain stuck in Ukrainian ports, but urged the West first to lift …

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India is strengthening its shipping industry to survive and thrive in future storms

The World Trade Organization defined “economic resilience” in its 2021 World Trade Report as the ability of a system, including households, businesses and governments, to prevent, prepare to deal with and recover from shocks. The said report has also extensively highlighted the role of international trade in economic resilience. In …

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How to build a huge wind farm

Along the Atlantic Seaboard, off New York and New Jersey, a stretch of sea 2.5 times the size of New York City has just been leased by the US government to six energy companies. These developers have one goal: to convert the 488,000 hectares of water into offshore wind farms …

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POLA, POLB postpone the examination of the container residence fee again to May 20th

The Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) announced late last week that they have again pushed back the implementation date for their container dwelling fee for their shipping line, which will now not be taken into account until May 20th. This follows previous joint …

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Alarm.com’s bottom line is impacted in Q1 due to supply chain issues

Although Alarm.com’s first-quarter revenue rose 19% to $205 million, hardware and shipping costs rose dramatically, leading to a price increase for the second quarter. TYSONS, Va. – Sharp increases in component costs and higher logistics costs, including air freight and fuel prices, hurt Alarm.com’s (Nasdaq: ALRM) bottom line in its …

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CDC investigating outbreak of Covid-19 aboard Carnival cruise ship – Boston News, Weather, Sports

(CNN) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a recent Covid-19 outbreak on a Carnival cruise ship that docked in Seattle after a two-week voyage. The Carnival Spirit, which sailed through the Panama Canal, left Miami on April 17 and arrived in Seattle on May 3, the …

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500 sailors on board 100 ships remain trapped in Ukraine

Bangladeshi seafarers are repatriated after their ship was attacked and an officer killed (Bangladesh Merchant Marine Officers’ Association) Posted on May 3, 2022 4:54 PM by The Maritime Executive More than two months after the invasion of Ukraine, the International …

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BUNKER JOBS: Maersk Oil Trading is looking for Business Development Manager

The role is based in Maersk’s Copenhagen offices. Photo credit: Maersk Oil Trading Maersk oil tradingthe bunker supply branch of the container shipping company AP Moller-Maerskis looking for a Business Development Manager in Copenhagen. The company is looking for candidates with at least 5 years Experience in shipping, logistics, oil …

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19 Revolutionary War guns are found in the Savannah River: NPR

A cannon caked with rust and mud sits inside a warehouse operated by the Army Corps of Engineers in Savannah, Georgia Thursday. It’s one of 19 cannons discovered in the Savannah River since last year that experts believe date from the American Revolution. Russ Bynum/AP Hide caption toggle caption Russ …

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Innovation in the Internet of Things has declined among companies in the shipping industry over the last year

Internet of Things research and innovation in marine equipment supplies, products and services has declined in the last year. The latest figures show that the number of IoT-related patent filings in the industry was 23 in the three months to February – up from 32 in the same period in …

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Oil falls amid fears of more lockdowns in China

Meanwhile, Spain receives its first supertanker shipment of crude oil in six years: File Image/Pixabay Analysts who had warned of unprecedented volatility in oil trading this year were confirmed again on Monday as prices plunged lower $100 Thanks to the dealers who decided that China‘s Covid lockdowns would have a …

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The mixed fortunes of the submarine depot ship HMS Maidstone and its time as a prison ship for IRA internees

Every time Maidstone Councilors enter the chamber at City Hall, they rush past a ship‘s bell. It is the bell of HMS Maidstone, named after the town, which was launched 85 years ago. The bell of HMS Maidstone now hangs in Maidstone Town Hall Laid down in 1936 at the …

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Oil Prices Rise But Trading Increasingly A ‘Tug Of War’, Says Analyst

However, market conditions remain dangerously tight: File Image/Pixabay Another volatile session in Crude Oil trading on Thursday ended with the commodity higher as schizophrenic investors now focus on multiple supply challenges rather than their main focus of late, the demand threat from lockdowns China. West Texas Intermediate has settled $1.60 …

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Oil rebounds as supply concerns dominate

An employee holds a sample of crude oil at the Yarakta oil field, owned by Irkutsk Oil Co, in Irkutsk region, Russia, March 11, 2019. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com to register IMF lowers global growth forecast by almost 1 percentage point OPEC+ supply …

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Ukraine is grounding cargo “megaplanes” and straining global supply chains

The latest disruption to the supply chain as a result of the war between Russia and Ukraine is the shutdown of Antonov planes, Ukrainian cargo “megaplanes”.The Wall Street Journal Google Your News Update podcast said on 14. Ben Katz, The Wall Street Journal Aviation reporter, shared insights with colleague Luke …

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The pet market has nearly doubled since 2020 – CBS Philly

MEDFORD, NJ (CBS) — In the last two years, the overall US pet market has almost doubled. Pet food, treats and supplies, veterinary services and everything else we buy for our pets are more expensive, with the biggest increase coming in recent months. Pet food manufacturers have passed frequent price …

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Greece has backup plan if Russia shuts down energy supplies

Greece has alternative plans that can be implemented immediately if Russia halts natural gas supplies, Environment and Energy Minister Kostas Skrekas told the 7th Delphi Economic Forum on Friday. Some of the plans include the addition of a new floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility at the Revythoussa terminal off …

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Finland and Estonia are eyeing a floating LNG terminal to ensure supplies

HELSINKI (AP) — Finland and Estonia announced on Thursday that they are jointly planning to rent a floating liquefied natural gas, or LNG, terminal to ensure supplies in the two countries in a bid to break energy dependency on neighboring Russia. Finnish Economy Minister Mika Lintila and his Estonian counterpart …

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Freight haulers are feeling the heat of the nationwide fuel shortage

Shipping & Logistics Freight haulers are feeling the heat of the nationwide fuel shortage Wednesday 06 April 2022 Vans ponder their next move at a gas station in Jomvu, Mombasa. PHOTO | LABAN VALLOGA | NMG By GERALD ANDAEMore from this author Summary The government and oil marketers have been …

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Isle of Man Shipping Registry and FuelTrust sign memorandum of understanding to validate green ships

Ship Registry (right). ” class=”img-responsive ” id=””/>Image of Darren Shelton, Chief Product Officer of FuelTrust (left) and Cameron Mitchell, Director of the Isle of Man Ship Registry (right). Published April 3, 2022 23:47 by The Maritime Executive [By: FuelTrust] …

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Russia-Ukraine War News: Live Updates

War in Ukraine: What you need to know The newest: The International Committee of the Red Cross will make another attempt on Saturday to evacuate civilians from the war-torn port city of Mariupol after Friday’s effort stalled due to “impossible” conditions. Around 100,000 people remain trapped in Mariupol, according to …

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European Green Corridors Network wants to promote alternative bunker supply chains

The organization will try to set up green corridors in Europe before showing how they can be rolled out elsewhere. File Image / Pixabay A new network of European Port Authority was launched this week to strengthen the supply chain for alternative bunker fuels. the European Green Corridors Network was …

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International Shipping Forum Drybulk Panel by Capital Link: “You’re pinching yourself”

The Drybulk Panel at Capital Link’s International Shipping Forum (now in its 16th edition)th Year) turned out to be lively, to say the least, as the participants from the shipping companies delivered a friendly salvo along the lines of “which is better?”. Martyn Wade, CEO of Nasdaq-listed Grindrod Shipping (symbol …

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Writers, photographers, artists and ship enthusiasts alike gather at the Soo Locks Visitor Center

Accompanying the opening of the Soo Locks at 12:01 a.m. Friday morning, the US Army Corps of Engineers opened the Soo Locks Visitor Center from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for its annual open house during which out- Staters, Community members and families gathered to learn all about locks and …

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3 Scenarios for Oil, Gas, Metals by BofA

The bad In the “bad” or baseline scenario, a “face-saving solution” would be found after 12 months of war, but the restrictions placed on Russian financial institutions would remain after the conflict was settled, Blanch explained. These export restrictions could “force a major diversion of commodity movements around the world,” …

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US electronics reshoring plan risks missing the boat

//php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> Revitalizing the US semiconductor industry requires balanced investments across the electronics ecosystem, including assembly and test and printed circuit boards (PCBs), according to industry leaders. As US lawmakers prepare to approve a $52 billion package of stimulus to prop up …

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Amid rising inflation, Biden is targeting maritime shipping

Some economists have repeated these arguments, saying it is a function of supply and demand. “I think the rise in rates that has taken place during the pandemic is largely due to an increase in demand for imported goods coupled with a slowdown in ports, functionally leading to a reduction …

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Wärtsilä supplies the first dedicated methanol fuel supply system for ships

Wärtsilä has developed a special fuel supply system for methanol – MethanolPac – as interest in the methanol route to decarbonise trade grows. In combination with the recently introduced Wärtsilä 32 methanol engine and the company’s proven retrofit and systems integration capabilities, MethanolPac enables Wärtsilä to provide methanol-capable fuel and …

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A year after the Suez blockade, another evergreen ship is stuck in the Chesapeake

A container ship operated by the same company whose ship blocked the Suez Canal last year and held billions of dollars in world trade for nearly a week has been stuck in the Chesapeake Bay since Sunday night, according to Maryland officials. The 1,095-foot Ever Forward was en route from …

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How SpartanNash supplies the Ukrainians

Photo courtesy of SpartanNash In addition to its nationwide retail and distribution business, Grand Rapids, Michigan-based SpartanNash also operates a $1.89 billion military business segment serving commissaries and exchanges at US military bases around the world. Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24, SpartanNash quickly mobilized its domestic …

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NYK Completes Concept Design for Ammonia-Ready LNG-Fueled Vessel (ARLFV).

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), MTI and Elomatic Oy, a Finnish maritime consultancy and engineering firm, have completed the development of a concept design for an ammonia-fuelled, LNG-fueled vessel (ARLFV) for the transition to a future naval fuel. NYK and MTI have set a long-term goal of net-zero greenhouse gas …

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The US has seized an Iranian oil shipment as Biden considers easing sanctions

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. has quietly seized cargo from two tankers suspected of transporting Iranian oil as part of an elaborate sanctions-lifting scheme that includes forged documents and the repainting of a ship‘s deck to stop illegal shipments disguise. Details of the seizure, which were previously unreported, were included …

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Rep. Case asks Biden to waive Jones Act shipments of Hawaii oil

Amid the growing crisis in Ukraine and rising oil prices, US Congressman Ed Case on Tuesday asked President Biden to grant an exemption to Jones’ federal law. A press release from Case’s office said such a measure would allow international shipping to ship oil and other petroleum products from mainland …

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The latest Russia-Ukraine war news: live updates

Thousands of Ukrainian and Russian seafarers are stranded in ports around the world as the war in Ukraine intensifies and shipowners scramble to find replacement crews to keep strained supply chains running. Crews from Russia and Ukraine together make up 17% of the world’s 1.9 million sailors, and at least …

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War in Ukraine “a barbaric act”

A resident of the Ukrainian city of Kherson told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour that Russian soldiers were in Kherson, but insisted the city was a “Ukrainian city and we want to remain a Ukrainian city.” “Our city is… invaded by Russian occupiers, but the flag is still Ukrainian and we hope …

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The Felicity Ace laden with Porsches and Bentleys sinks after weeks of burning in the Azores

“This morning the vessel ‘Felicity Ace’ lost stability during the towing operation that began on February 24th and sank approximately 25 nautical miles outside the borders of Portugal’s exclusive economic zone in an area with a water depth of approximately [9,842 feet]’ the Navy wrote in Portuguese. The 650-foot ship, …

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CULines commits to long-distance services by ordering 7,000 TEU newbuildings

CULines’ container ship Laila (Photo: CULines) By Martina Li in Taiwan 02/28/2022 China United Lines (CULines) is venturing into larger vessels, ordering two 7,000-teu ships from Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) on Friday. Raymond Chen, Co-CEO of CULines, and Wang Qi, Chairman of SWS, attended a contract signing ceremony for shipbuilding, …

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Cruise ship rescues migrants floating on raft off coast of Cuba

play video content TMZ.com Stuck in the big blue with nothing but each other and a raft, a group of apparent migrants found refuge on a nearby cruise ship – which heroically took them away. Check out this video showing a daring rescue Friday somewhere out in the Atlantic – …

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Ukraine is closing ports as conflict threatens grain supplies

Russian Navy ships anchor in a bay of the Black Sea port of Sevastopol in Crimea May 8, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com to register MOSCOW/KIEV, February 24 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military has suspended merchant shipping at its ports after Russian forces invaded …

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Shipping braces for impact as crisis between Russia and Ukraine deepens

Major geopolitical events with tragic human costs have a significant impact on shipping—sometimes negatively, but very often positively. With the Russia-Ukraine crisis escalating by the hour, rate-positive shipping scenarios, which just a few weeks ago were considered unlikely, suddenly seem more plausible. As Cleaves Asset Management CEO Joakim Hannisdahl put …

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International crackdown on Brazilian drug traffickers shipping Bolivian cocaine to EU

A major investigation involving the Brazilian Federal Police (Polícia Federal), the Spanish Civil Guard (Guardia Civil), the US Drug Enforcement Agency and the Paraguayan SENAD, coordinated by Europol, has led to the dismantling of a major criminal organization operating in large scale involved in cocaine trafficking and money laundering. The …

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Intel expects to ship 4 million discrete GPUs in 2022, teases streaming service Project Endgame

The first laptops with Intel Arc discrete graphics are expected to ship before the end of March, and now Intel says we can expect the first Intel Arc graphics cards for desktops in the second quarter of the year, along with workstation-class GPUs in the third quarter of 2022. All …

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Homeworld 3 Key Facts & Latest Trailers, News, Ship Details & More

Homeworld 3 is the sequel to one of the most famous series in RTS history. As the first RTS to take place in a fully three-dimensional setting, Homeworld 1999 was a revelation because its setting was authentic place, rather than a 2D plane. In Homeworld, maneuvering not just around, but …

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Marine Lubricants Market Worth $6.7 Billion By 2026

CHICAGO, February 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — According to the new market research report, “Marine Lubricants Market by oil type (mineral, synthetic, bio-based and grease), product type (engine oil, hydraulic fluid, compressor oil), ship type (bulk carrier, tanker, container) and region – global forecast to 2026”, Published by MarketsandMarkets™, the Marine …

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Tanker makes history with first zero-emission port operations

Tern Island is equipped to run on biofuel, along with batteries and shore power connections (Terntank) Published 02/10/2022 20:43 by The Maritime Executive The Port of Gothenburg and Swedish tanker operator Terntank aim to make shipping and environmental history on …

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A disruption in the supply chain can affect the quality of your products

In the past two years of disruptions and delays, the FDA has performed about half of the product quality inspections it did before COVID-19. MINNEAPOLIS — Most consumers have probably noticed that supply chain issues have caused groceries to cost a little more or even be out of stock. But …

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British homes were left in darkness after a giant cargo ship was stacked with container docks

The 400 meter long MOL Treasure shipping container has arrived at DP World Container Terminal in the Port of Southampton, bringing goods from China to the UK MOL Treasure shipping container docked in the Port of Southampton ( Image: PA) A huge cargo ship laden sky-high with shipping containers from …

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February 5th: Dragon Boat Races, PlayStation, Whiskey

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) — Here are five things to know before you go to bed on February 5, 2022. GoFundMe backtracks for truckers Fundraising website Go fund me has cut ties with Canadian truckers who have gathered in Ottawa to protest Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates. The site has blocked …

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Challenges in the US and South America are affecting grape supplies

What’s up with grapes? “To put it mildly, there is a lack of general supplies of grapes. We are currently in a situation where demand is outstripping supply on both coasts,” says Mike Asdoorian of DLJ Produce of Fresno, California, which is currently introducing its Razzle Dazzle grapes along with …

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Platform Supply Vessels (PSV) Market Size, Share 2021 Industry Development Analysis, Trends, Growth Factors, CAGR Status, Industry Insights from Top Key Players Forecast to 2028

GET SAMPLE REPORTBUY FULL REPORT Global Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) Market. Research is an intelligence report where painstaking efforts are made to examine the correct and valuable information. The data under consideration was created taking into account both the existing top players and the upcoming competitors. The business strategies of …

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Volatile natural gas prices hamper future progress

Natural gas has long been called the fuel of the future. It is available in large quantities. It has a complex infrastructure of pipelines, compressors and utilities to deliver massive amounts to consumers. It has an exceptionally high energy content compared to other energy sources such as coal. It is …

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The main inflation gauge rose 5.8% in 2021, the strongest in 39 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — A price measure closely followed by the Federal Reserve rose 5.8% last year, the sharpest rise since 1982, when buoyant consumer spending collided with intricate supply chains to control the cost of groceries, furniture, appliances and other goods to raise. Friday’s Commerce Department report also said consumer …

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Navy says aircraft carrier supply chain improvement; USS Gerald R. Ford is scheduled to be stationed by the fall

Carriers USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) and John F. Kennedy (CVN-79) at Newport News Shipbuilding on November 12, 2021. USNI News Photo The Navy is confident in its supply chain and the availability of spare parts to build and maintain its aircraft carriers as the lead ship of the Gerald …

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Second supply chain ETF debuts in China despite Omicron lockdowns

Interested in ETFs? Visit our ETF Hub for investor news and information, market updates and analysis, and easy-to-use tools to help you choose the right ETFs. China’s second logistics-focused exchange-traded fund debuted this week, although the country’s fight to curb the spread of the Omicron variant with strict lockdown measures …

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SpaceX Dragon cargo ship departs space station today after weather lag. This is how you see it live.

SpaceX’s newest Dragon cargo ship is scheduled to undock from the International Space Station today (January 23) after a two-day delay due to inclement weather at its landing site, and you can watch it live online. The Dragon CRS-24 cargo ship is scheduled to undock from the space station at …

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The ports of LA and Long Beach are seeing progress moving backlogged containers, but major problems persist

Posted Jan 21, 2022 5:27am Edward Petterson Courthouse Intelligence Service The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which became the focus of last year’s massive supply chain meltdown that left shelves empty and fueled inflation, have made great strides in recent months in addressing some of the world’s most …

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Finally, help reaches the devastated Tonga, water supply ship awaits

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Policy PMN News PMN Health PMN environment PMN disaster Author of the article: Reuters Praveen Menon and Kirsty Needham Publication date: January 20, 2022 • 11 minutes ago • 3 minutes read • Join the conversation content of the article The first emergency plane arrived in …

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Ready to supply ginger for the US market after years of success in Canada

FAVE Produce has been supplying ginger and garlic to the Canadian market for more than 10 years. “We are Loblaws’ primary supplier of both of these raw materials,” said Laurie Siderio, the company’s US sales manager. Having established a strong Canadian presence, FAVE – a Goodwave Technology brand – is …

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Omicron is straining the marijuana industry’s supply chain

“All of our business expectations are upside down right now,” said Kobie Evans, co-owner of marijuana store Pure Oasis in the Grove Hall neighborhood of Boston. “The virus has thrown everything into a tailspin.” Pure Oasis is preparing to build a new retail store in downtown Boston and its own …

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Food shortages in the US are worsening as supplies are drying up from the pandemic

Jan 14 (Reuters) – High demand for groceries coupled with rising freight costs and Omicron-related labor shortages are causing a new round of backlogs at processed food and fresh produce companies, resulting in empty supermarket shelves at major retailers across the United States. Before the pandemic, perishable growers on the …

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The gas crisis in Europe depends on cold, high prices attracting supply

FRANKFURT, Germany – Europe’s natural gas crisis is not easing. The reserves are low. The prices are high. Utility customers are hit by higher bills. The large Russian supplier Gazprom no longer sells gas as it used to. The question arises: How exactly does Europe, which imports the majority of …

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Older reefer vessels reactivated as SA seasonal exports come under pressure

Credit-Schifffinder.com By Charlie Bartlett, European correspondent 11/01/2022 South African exports are coming under pressure due to increasing traffic jams and the lack of available reefer containers. This had several knock-on effects, including the retirement of older-style mass refrigerated ships. The congestion caused by the same phenomena affecting supply chains elsewhere …

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Barrie Hewlett Obituary – Florida Times-Union

HEWLETT Barrie Wayne Hewlett stepped into the presence of his master on New Year’s Eve 2021. He loved his family and friends, and they loved him and will miss him. He is remembered by those who knew him as a man of honesty and fidelity to his God and to …

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Terminal 5 on Harbor Island is home to the first container ship since the renovation; Phase one is now complete

MSC Monterey docked at Terminal 5 in West Seattle. The arrival of this container ship marks the end of the first phase of the renovation of Terminal 5. Photo of Russ Reading Photography The Northwest Seaport Alliance and SSA Marine announced on Friday that the renovation phase of Terminal 5 …

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US Port Ambassador: Pandemic has shown the “fundamental reality” of the supply chain and the need for increased resilience

John Porcari, Port Envoy for the White House Supply Chain Task Force, spoke at the White House press conference yesterday, addressing questions about Omicron’s impact on ports, getting medical care where it is needed on time, trucking shortage and much more. Porcari reviewed the work of the task force – …

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The supply of monoclonal antibodies is resumed

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (WDEF) – The Alabama Department of Health reports that the government has resumed shipping of monoclonal antibodies to treat Covid patients. The supply was stopped on December 23 by the federal government. The supply was already limited when a study showed that 2 of the 3 monoclonal antibody …

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Covid updates: New York reports 85,000 cases, a new daily record

The Puerto Rico Department of Health is conducting drive-through molecular and antigen tests for Covid-19 in Loiza, Puerto Rico on Friday.Credit…Gabriella N. Baez for the New York Times The United States is in the midst of a spike averaging more than 300,000 new cases per day for the first time …

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There are long lines for coronavirus tests on New Year’s Eve

MIAMI GARDENS, Florida. – People continue to crowd test sites across South Florida, creating long lines. The increase in cases also led to changes to the mask rules at Miami-Dade public schools and an important statement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on cruises. “I think I’ve been …

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Supply chain issues are affecting New Years Eve plans for some people in Green County – FOX23 News

GLENPOOL, Oklahoma – With the New Year only days away, supply chain issues are affecting fireworks stores. If you are planning to start the new year off with a bang, it may cost more as stores suffer from shipping issues. Melissa Torkleson of Big Blast Fireworks in Glenpool says she …

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Expect more shipping chaos thanks to the Omicron variant

From seafarers refusing to get back on ships to truckers whose concerns over COVID-related border closings trump the lure of higher wages, the transportation industry is preparing for another roller coaster year of supply chain disruptions. As Omicron infections rise and governments tighten restrictions, logistics companies around the world, from …

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Turbulence shows shipping sinking

The turmoil in the global supply chain this year has shown how complex it can be to complete the seemingly simple task of getting a product from one place to another. The need to ship surgical masks from China to West Africa can cascade Ford’s ability to install rear-view cameras …

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Worth seeing in 2022

Computer controlled automated cranes move containers at the Long Beach Container Terminal in the port of … [+] Long Beach in Long Beach, CA, (Photo by Jeff Gritchen / MediaNews Group / Orange County Register via Getty Images) MediaNews Group via Getty Images While many people in the shipping and …

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Nearly 50 aboard Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas cruise ship test positive for Covid-19

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas returned to Miami on Saturday after 48 passengers and staff tested positive for Covid-19, according to the cruise company. Symphony was on a seven-day Caribbean route leaving Miami on December 11 and visiting St. Maarten, St. Thomas, Perfect Day and having three days at …

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Have you been waiting for your electric bike for months? It’s stuck here

Delivery times for almost everything have been stretched to new limits thanks to supply chain restrictions caused by the pandemic. While almost every industry is affected in some way, electric bikes and other forms of personal mobility are uniquely affected. The pandemic has affected the e-bike industry in many ways. …

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Season 6, Episode 2, “The Azure Dragon”

The Rocinante crew looks intense as always.image: Amazon Studios We are in two episodes The wide‘S six-part final seasonwhich means things are already getting hot – although there is still time for some excellent character moments, including Bobbie Calling Amos “Pee-wee.” Filip also hits, Clarissa steps in and finally someone …

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COSCO Shipping joins forces with Midea Group to create a new supply chain ecosystem

COSCO Shipping has partnered with China-based Midea Group to build a new digital supply chain ecosystem. The two parties already have a good long-term relationship, having previously signed a strategic cooperation and transportation agreement to improve supply chain processes in February 2021. Following a separate agreement signed in January 2021, …

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Governor Larry Hogan – Official website of the Governor of Maryland

Funding, training, educational programs to solve problems in the supply chain ANNAPOLIS, MD–Governor Larry Hogan announced today that the Maryland Department of Commerce, in coordination with the Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MD MEP), is launching the Maryland Supply Chain Resiliency Program, a new initiative to support resilience building activities for …

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Shipping, delivery companies facing Christmas delays due to multiple bottlenecks

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – As the holiday season rages on and the demand for shipping services increases, the industry is expected to see the fighting only get worse. Several local delivery companies as well as UPS and the U.S. Postal Service are still feeling the effects of COVID-19. Freight …

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The safe haven of LA envelops the neighborhoods in smog

Backups in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach mean that ships are idle offshore for days, and the exhaust fumes make nearby neighborhoods uninhabitable. Photo: Jeff Gritchen / MediaNews Group / Orange County Register via Getty Images The plan was to meet Theral Golden in a park on …

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Updates to delivery times for holidays

Are you afraid that your gifts won’t arrive on time when you order them online? Consumer Reports compiles a list of information and dates from the major delivery services to help you. With December already in full swing, delivery services are still feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This …

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DVIDS – News – Thanksgiving at Sea

PACIFIC OCEAN – The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) celebrated Thanksgiving this year with a festival and combined service at sea. Without the commitment and coordination of the crew, the holiday mood would not have been possible. The feast, organized by the Utilities Department, included Thanksgiving staples like …

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Liquid hydrogen tanker built by KHI included in ClassNK register

KHI is a participant in the research association for COâ‚‚-free hydrogen energy supply chain technology. Photo credit: Cameron Venti / Unsplash. The world’s first liquid hydrogen tanker developed by Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI), Suiso Frontier, was included in the register of the Japanese ship classification society ClassNK. KHI is a …

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It could take weeks to unload damaged containers from the cargo ship Zim Kingston

A contingent of auxiliary vessels will follow the cargo ship through traditional shipping routes, including two tugs and ships for marine mammals and environmentalists. Removing 60 fire and harsh weather-damaged containers aboard the cargo ship Zim Kingston could take up to 12 days and involve multiple salvage companies as well …

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Mountain Sweet Honey Announces Monthly Flash Sales

Toccoa, Georgia, USA, December 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Mountain Sweet Honey announced that the company’s new monthly flash sales can save buyers big bucks. The flash sale will only run for a limited time and subscribers to the company’s newsletter will be notified by email. However, buyers can also …

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Bay Area toy stores, manufacturers scramble for Christmas inventory amid supply chain crisis

Somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, 10,000 pancake monsters are stuck on a cargo ship. Squeaky the Mouse, the star of Where’s Squeaky ?, can’t get enough electronic components – they were bought by giant computer and telecommunications companies. The two products from Walnut Creeks Blue Orange Games are among the …

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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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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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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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6 gifts for the budding (or professional) photographer

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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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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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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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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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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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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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