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Video: New Record for Daily Transits of the Suez Canal

The Maritime Executive 14 Aug 2022
He reports that the average daily rate of ships transiting the canal increased from 48 ships before the new canal project to 62 ships currently ... During July they report a total of 125.1 million tons of cargo were shipped through the canal, up by nearly 20 percent versus 2021.
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In Pictures: Widest load on British roads?

Irish Independent 14 Aug 2022
... ship to the Port of Liverpool before being transferred to a barge for the short trip across the River Mersey, through the locks into the Manchester Ship Canal and on to a holding bay near National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port.
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In Pictures: Giant furnace five times higher than double decker bus travels down M53 in Cheshire

ITV 14 Aug 2022
It was built 6,000 miles away in Thailand and carried by ship to the Port of Liverpool before being transferred to a barge for the short trip across the River Mersey, through the locks into the Manchester Ship Canal and on to a holding bay near National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port.
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Cultural festival centering on Grand Canal sets sail across Beijing

China Daily 13 Aug 2022
The 2022 Beijing (International)Canal Cultural Festival kicked off in Tongzhou district of the capital on Monday, aiming to share the latest achievements in the protection and construction of the Grand Canal with the public ... For example, Changping district is hosting canal-themed light shows and performances.
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Egypt’s president extends tenure of Osama Rabie as chairman of Suez Canal Authority

Egypt Today 12 Aug 2022
356 of 2022 appointing Walid Gamal El-Din as chairman of the General Authority for the Suez Canal Economic Zone for a year as of August 12, 2022 ... The number of ships transiting the Suez Canal during 2021/22 also witnessed an increase of 15.7 percent, recording about 22,000 ships, compared to 19,000 ships in 2020/2021.
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Cable fault causes nationwide internet disruption

Dawn 12 Aug 2022
The cable system, which was damaged at the junction of Suez Canal and Mediterranean ... A senior Transworld Associates official said the cable was largely undersea, but a patch of around 480km was on land in Egypt to avoid disturbance due to the movement of ships in the Suez Canal.
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Diplomatic war of nerves as Chinese spy ship plays waiting game in Indian Ocean

The Telegraph India 12 Aug 2022
The Yuan Wang class of ships are what are called missile tracking ships ... India is said to be worried that the ship may be used to monitor Indian missile launching sites like Sriharikota ... The Sri Lankans hope to turn the port which is on the island’s southern tip, into a key destination for ships crossing from the Malacca Straits to the Suez Canal.
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West Michigan, U.P. preserves highlight must-visit destinations

Cedar Springs Post 12 Aug 2022
Sand beach at Bete Grise Wetland Preserve.The 62-acre Bete Grise Wetlands Preserves consists of just over 4,000 feet of sandy shoreline along Lake Superior leading to dune and swale wetlands and 1,000 feet of frontage on the Mendota Ship Canal. Bete Grise © Gina Nicholas ... Top summer activities at TNC preserves include. ... The Carl A ... .
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Egypt's PM attends signing of preliminary agreements to build container terminals at Ain Sokhna, Dekheila ports

Egypt Today 11 Aug 2022
The General Authority for the Suez Canal Economic Zone and the coalition encompassing CK Hutchison-CMA and COSCO Shipping signed a preliminary agreement to build the superstructure, operate, and maintain a container terminal at Ain Sokhna Port on the Red Sea ... Shipping Company S.A.
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Maersk Group invests $500M in Suez Canal

Egypt Today 11 Aug 2022
The authority stated that the agreement aims to increase the rate of ships transiting the canal ... The Danish shipping company ... The monthly transit rate in the canal rose to historical levels, after 2,103 ships were recorded, with a record tonnage of 125.1 million tons.
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Suez Canal revenues record LE 12.3B in June: CAPMAS

Egypt Today 11 Aug 2022
CAIRO - 11 August 2022.  Suez Canal revenues recorded about LE 12.3 billion ... The number of ships transiting the Suez Canal during 2021/22 also witnessed an increase of 15.7 percent, recording about 22,000 ships, compared to 19,000 ships in 2020/2021.
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A historic drought is threatening to cripple European trade

Taipei Times 11 Aug 2022
The situation — just four years after a historic halt to Rhine shipping — adds urgency to the EU efforts to make inland shipping more resilient ... “The capacity for inland shipping is going to be severely limited as long as there’s not a lot of rain in the area,” he said.
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Lebanon man who was 'intercepted' in the Channel last year found dead in ship canal

Manchester Evening News 10 Aug 2022
The body of Haydar Alzokra, 28, was tragically pulled out of Manchester Ship Canal in July 2022 ... .
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Iran navy says repelled attack on ship in Red Sea

Gulf News 10 Aug 2022
Like other countries dependent on the shipping lane through the Red Sea and Suez Canal, Iran stepped up its naval presence in the Gulf of Aden after a wave of attacks by Somalia-based pirates between 2000 and 2011.
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Historic drought threatens to cripple European trade

Stars and Stripes 10 Aug 2022
The situation - just four years after a historic halt to Rhine shipping - adds urgency to European Union efforts to make inland shipping more resilient ... "The capacity for inland shipping is going to be severely limited as long as there's not a lot of rain in the area," he said.

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In this photo released by the Taiwan Presidential Office, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, left, and Taiwanese President President Tsai Ing-wen arrive for a meeting in Taipei, Taiwan, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022
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