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How the Supply Chain Broke, and Why It Won't Be Fixed Anytime Soon

Standard-Speaker 23 Oct 2021
In response, shipping companies cut their schedules in anticipation of a drop in demand for moving goods around the world ... This situation was worsened by the shutdown of the Suez Canal after a giant container ship got stuck there, and then by the closings of major ports in China in response to new COVID cases.
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How 'Buy American', other pro-US policies can help advocates pass ambitious climate policies

The Hill 23 Oct 2021
We’ve also found that Republicans’ preferences for American-made goods extend to their personal purchases ... Supply chains tend to go ignored in day to day life, but when a ship gets lodged in the Panama Canal and becomes a meme or millions of American teens can’t buy a PS5, people see the importance of supply chains ... President BidenJoe BidenBiden ... ....
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‘You might as well bring it to Florida’: Governor DeSantis says the Golden State's ports ...

The Daily Mail 22 Oct 2021
'We've got capacity and all of our ports can offer these businesses good incentives if they reroute their ships ... Florida ports council president Michael Rubin said they can expedite cargo ship movement by rerouting container ships via the Panama Canal, a seven-day journey from Southern California to Northern Florida.
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ZIM buys seven secondhand boxships for $320m

Seatrade Maritime News 22 Oct 2021
The prices of secondhand containerships have soared due to the capacity crunch facing the sector. Traditional panamax vessels were all but worthless a few years ago following the expansion of the Panama Canal in 2016 with ships of that class as young as 10 years old being sent for scrap.
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How the supply chain broke, and why it won’t be fixed anytime soon

Finance & Commerce 22 Oct 2021
In response, shipping companies cut their schedules in anticipation of a drop in demand for moving goods around the world ... This situation was worsened by the shutdown of the Suez Canal after a giant container ship got stuck there, and then by the closings of major ports in China in response to new COVID cases.
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With holidays ahead, small businesses struggle with supply chain disruptions

Wtop 22 Oct 2021
Cecily Habimana, co-founder of Sew Creative Lounge, a sewing school in Mount Rainier, Maryland, normally imports her fabric from China and West Africa, but international shipping and customs delays have become unaffordable for the small business owner ... There are also shortages of ships, containers and truck drivers.
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How Florida could save Christmas: Port authority tells cargo vessels waiting to dock in California ...

The Daily Mail 21 Oct 2021
... via the Panama Canal to the sunshine state, where there are no backlogs ... Florida ports council president Michael Rubin said they can expedite cargo ship movement by rerouting container ships via the Panama Canal, a seven-day journey from Southern California to Northern Florida.
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S'pore taps Tuas Port storage space to ease supply chain crisis

Straits Times 21 Oct 2021
On average, ships are now delayed by 7.5 days ... He cited an example of a vessel that had to skip a port call in the Middle East due to the Suez Canal blockage in March. That vessel unloaded 2,700 boxes originally bound for the Middle East in Singapore, which in turn loaded them back onto ships sailing back to their intended destinations.
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Five-megawatt solar farm underway at Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park

Buffalo Rising 21 Oct 2021
Construction is underway at 255 Ship Canal Parkway in Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park, where Uniland Development Company is building a five-megawatt solar farm ... Montante ... “We are very proud to further our partnership with Uniland through the construction of the solar array at the Ship Canal Parkway ... .
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Tourists are now travelling to witness cargo ships in supply chain chaos

The Independent 21 Oct 2021
The cargo ship backlog has become a tourist attraction in Savannah, according to a Georgia travel executive. People are coming to the area specifically to see the cargo ships after reports of the port wrestling with high volumes of containers, and dozens of vessels waiting to dock.
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Iran praises arms deal with Russia

The Jerusalem Post 21 Oct 2021
Petersburg on Wednesday,” according to Tass media in Russia.  ... This is a new milestone in Iran-Russia relations ... It recently sent ships around Africa bypassing the Suez Canal to reach Russia.   ... Iran’s navy needs new ships and submarines. Its navy has suffered many setbacks recently, including one ship that caught fire and sank ... .
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Saltwater fishing: Now is the time for mangrove snapper in Tampa Bay

The Ledger 21 Oct 2021
The canals are producing sheepshead around the docks and structure ... Bayboro Harbor and the area canals are holding snook and they are “chewing.” Gag grouper and mangrove snapper are biting along the shipping channel from Port Manatee to Egmont Key and on the reefs in the bay, reports Mastry.
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It’s time for Americans to buy less stuff

Vox 21 Oct 2021
We also have a choice that eliminates the potential for shipping or supply chain mishaps ... Americans are now more aware than ever of the global supply chain and its vulnerability to unexpected snarls (like the Suez Canal blockage ), raw-material shortages, and shipping delays.
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Those gifts you want for the holidays? Don’t wait too long.

Hartford Courant 20 Oct 2021
The congestion makes the ship that got wedged in the Suez Canal in June, snarling traffic for six days, look “like a fender bender on a country road,” said Stephen Lamar, the president and chief executive of the American Apparel and Footwear Association, a Washington-based trade group ... Last year, it cost roughly $1 to ship.”.
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Flooding in Venice worsens off-season amid climate change

The Associated Press 20 Oct 2021
The repeated invasion of brackish lagoon water into St. Mark’s Basilica this summer is a quiet reminder that the threat hasn’t receded ... Venice’s unique topography, built on log piles among canals, has made it particularly vulnerable to climate change. after Italy banned cruise ships from passing through St ... That leaves St. Mark’s exposed ... ___ ... .
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