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Panama Serves as Latest Gateway for Drugs to Europe

InSight Crime 03 Dec 2021
Just four days prior to the latest seizure, more than three tons of cocaine were discovered in shipping cargo at Colón, a Caribbean port on the mouth of the Panama Canal. The shipping containers were destined for Belgium and African countries, EFE reported ... Some of oceangoing cargo has passed through the Panama Canal this year alone.

Panama Canal announces greenhouse gas emissions fee

Splash24/7 03 Dec 2021
Speaking this week at the AAPA Latino conference in Colombia, Panama Canal Administrator Ricaurte ... The fee is intended to help make the canal’s operations carbon-neutral.

Saltwater report: Gag grouper biting in Tampa Bay thanks to cooler weather

The Ledger 03 Dec 2021
Cooler weather has the gag grouper chewing offshore, nearshore and along the Tampa Bay shipping channel ... The snook have moved into the canals ... The Port Manatee reef, most of the rock piles and the edge of shipping channel are holding keeper size gags ... Sheepshead are also on the canal docks and just about any structure in the area.

Italy agrees compensation over Venice cruise ship ban

Urdu Point 03 Dec 2021
The Italian government announced 57.5 million euros ($65 million) in compensation Friday for cruise companies and operators affected by its decision to ban large ships from the centre of Venice ... The biggest ships are due to be diverted to the city's industrial port of Marghera, although the infrastructure is still being built.

Books in Brief: The Nobleman's Guide to Scandals and Shipwrecks, Ada and the Galaxies, Tidesong,

The Buffalo News 03 Dec 2021
His obsession with the ghost ship, a ship no one else can see, nearly kills him. "Whatever thread I was certain tied me to this impossible ship snaps ... Lee vividly evokes this 18th century world, whether it be a grubby tavern serving up the nastiest imaginable pie, a pirate ship or the canals of Amsterdam.

Chain effect: Fighting the global supply strain

Straits Times 03 Dec 2021
The 35-year-old business development manager said he started planning for the shipments in August and paid 50 per cent more in shipping fees this year ... Adding to the strain was a giant container ship grounded in the Suez Canal for almost a week in March, leaving more than 350 ships stuck in a floating traffic jam.

BMO reports profit up, raises quarterly dividend 25% after efficiency push

North Shore News 03 Dec 2021
"We just continue to challenge ourselves ... White said that he's optimistic that the various tools being used by companies and governments, including diverting more ships through the Panama Canal and ramping up activity in East Coast ports, could resolve much of the backlog next year. "We're starting to see a little bit of easing ... 3, 2021 ... (TSX.BMO) ... .

Cecilia Robinson obituary

Yahoo Daily News 03 Dec 2021
>. In this article: . Oops! ... Following an incident-filled voyage to New Zealand – the ship the team was on collided with a freighter in the Panama CanalRobinson was one of the most prolific England batters on the tour, scoring 454 runs at 41.27, including, in the third Test against Australia, the slowest international century by a woman ... 1 ... .

The Panama Canal Plans to Charge a Greenhouse Gas Fee

The Maritime Executive 02 Dec 2021
The Canal has long offered a "carrot" incentive for green shipping in the form of a points system, allowing cleaner vessels to progress up the canal's customer rankings more quickly ... Under the new scheme, the Canal will classify all ships over 125 feet in length using an energy efficiency ranking.

Panama Canal announces green vessel incentive plan

Seatrade Maritime News 02 Dec 2021
These changes will build upon the Canal’s existing incentives for sustainable shipping lines, provided through its Green Connection Environmental Recognition Programme ... By implementing this fee, the Canal said it acknowledges the environmental impacts of shipping, as well as those in the industry, who are paving the way to minimising emissions.

Henry Breault is the Only Submariner to Receive the Medal Of Honor

War History Online 02 Dec 2021
After operating out of the Submarine School at New London, Connecticut, O-5 was sent to Coco Solo in the Panama Canal Zone. On October 28, 1923, as she prepared to enter the Panama Canal, she was accidentally rammed by the cargo ship Abangarez ... The USS O-5 is raised by the Panama Canal crane Ajax during salvage and rescue operations.

Peel unveils more on Pomona Island plans

The Business Desk 02 Dec 2021
The revamped masterplan, covering almost 25 acres of currently underdeveloped brownfield land, would transform around 60% of the masterplan area into public realm and open space to help promote active lifestyles and the natural beauty of the waterfront site which is surrounded by the Manchester Ship Canal and the Bridgewater Canal.

Launch of the 2021 lychee campaign from Madagascar

Fresh Plaza 01 Dec 2021
The 2021 lychee campaign from Madagascar officially began on November 17th with the start of the first harvests ... The ship has arrived as planned in the Suez Canal. The first stop in Europe is confirmed for December 4th in Marseille. The famous ship will then make a second stop in Zeebrugge on the 9th of December.”. © Omer Decugis ... For more information.

Ex-Tesco boss ‘humbled to get knighthood on behalf of food industry heroes’

AOL 01 Dec 2021
He said on Tuesday. “I am volunteering with the Government to help them with supply chains ... He said the situation left a Tesco executive asking ... Sir Dave said ... The Covid-19 pandemic, container shipping costs and the blockage of the Suez canal are among a range of factors which have hit global supply chains over the past year ... .