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Spanish Police Arrest Stowaway With 200 Kilos of Cocaine

The Maritime Executive 21 Mar 2023
Cocaine smuggling is a commonplace risk for vessels transiting from Colombia to Europe, but a recent bust at the port of Gijon, Spain had an unusual twist. The cocaine was in the possession of a stowaway, a 58-year-old Colombian national who had boarded the ship during a previous port call.

Crossing the Perilous Willapa Bay Bar Holds a Steep Cost

The Centralia Chronicle 21 Mar 2023
They are based in Ilwaco, Chinook, Westport or other ports with easier access to the sea ... Bay ports dwindled ... And if he needs to come to port but the bar looks like too great a risk, he jogs north to cross Grays Harbor bar, a dredged and well-marked passage, to moor at Westport.

IMF sees substantial progress by crisis-hit Pakistan. When will it unlock loan?

Live Mint 21 Mar 2023
The nation’s dollar stockpile has fallen to less than a month’s worth of imports, restricting its ability to fund overseas purchases, stranding thousands of containers of supplies at ports, forcing plant shutdowns and putting tens of thousands of jobs at risk. (With Bloomberg inputs) .

Taux: volatilité sur fond d'action massive coordonnée des BC information fournie par Cercle Finance•20/03/2023 à 20:00

Boursorama 21 Mar 2023
( - Ce fut une s�ance en 'portes de saloon' sur l'obligataire avec un d�but de journ�e 'risk off' (forte d�tente des taux, avec jusqu'� -20Pts sur les Bunds � 1,925%), puis renversement de situation, les banques centrales r�ussissent � rassurer et le 'risk-on' ...

Sempra Launches Port Arthur LNG Project

Longview News-Journal 20 Mar 2023
Total capital expenditures for the Port Arthur Phase 1 project are estimated at $13 billion ... The successful completion of the KKR sale is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions, and the completion of construction of Port Arthur LNG Phase 1 is subject to a number of risks and uncertainties.

Controversial Regasification Unit Arrives in Italy

Voa News 20 Mar 2023
Opponents say it will pose health and safety risks for those travelling between the port city of Piombino and the island of Elba, a popular holiday destination ... "Five billion cubic meters of gas allows us to reach levels of self-sufficiency that allows families to think about lower bills," said Tuscany President Eugenio Giani at the port ... .

A Proclamation on National Agriculture Day, 2023

The White House 20 Mar 2023
To ease rising costs, we are also investing $500 million in domestic independent fertilizer production and expanding crop insurance to support more farmers who are willing to risk double cropping. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law is rebuilding roads, bridges, railways, and ports ...

Players, fans’ excitement make World Baseball Classic worth the injury risk

New York Post 20 Mar 2023
More On. world baseball classic. Why the World Baseball Classic matters. Astros star could miss two months after World Baseball Classic injury. Trea Turner’s grand slam leads Team USA into WBC semifinals ... Players get hurt ... see also ... “They can happen on the back fields at Port St ... “Once the umpire says ‘Play ball!’ there’s always a risk,” Alonso said.

Video: Croatian Police Detonate Giant WWII Mine at Port of Rijeka

The Maritime Executive 19 Mar 2023
On Sunday, Croatian authorities towed off and detonated a 1,500 pound WWII-era mine at the port of Rijeka, a key seaport on the country's northern coast ... As a safety precaution all road, rail, air and sea traffic in a potential risk area was shut down ... The EOD team towed the mine slowly out of the port to a position about five nm offshore.

Tata Steel could shut down one of its two blast furnaces in Port Talbot unless ...

The Daily Mail 18 Mar 2023
Tata Steel could shut down one of its two blast furnaces in Port Talbot unless the Government lays out long-term plans to help the industry by the summer ... Award-winning actor Michael Sheen, who grew up in Port Talbot, told the MoS it was 'unthinkable' that the sector could be put at risk ... Capital at risk.

ITF targets worst flags in bid to scrap unsafe shipping

Tanker Operator 17 Mar 2023
The world’s major Port State Control agency groupings have said these flags are not quality. They have said they are high- or very-high risk.  That is unacceptable for crew safety just as it is unacceptable for those of us who rely on a clean sea, like our port communities here in Algeria,” said Berrama.

NABU: Methanol has enormous potential to make shipping more climate-friendly

SAFETY4SEA 17 Mar 2023
The risks to marine ecosystems are manageable and significantly lower compared to today’s fuels or ammonia ... such as its flammability, toxicity and corrosivity) present risks for the bunkering of the fuel, ports already have a lot of experience in safely handling methanol and the fuel is available in over 100 ports globally.

Haitian Humanitarian Crisis: M.S.F. Temporarily Shuts Down Hospital

OWP 17 Mar 2023
Reports indicate that Médecins Sans Frontiers (M.S.F.), also known as Doctors Without Borders, has been forced to close its hospital in Cite Soleil due to the grave risks posed to staff and patients ... on Wednesday, the organisation has been forced to close its hospital in Port-au-Prince due to the escalating risks posed by the ongoing violence.

How access management helps protect identities in the cloud

Venture Beat 17 Mar 2023
Yet they are ravaging mid-tier manufacturers who are months or years behind on security patches and have open ports on their corporate networks ... Access management spending is approximately 6.8% of the worldwide spending on security and risk management software, making it a $4.17 billion market in 2021.

ITF Launches Inspection Barrage Targeting Substandard Shipping in Med

The Maritime Executive 16 Mar 2023
The world’s major Port State Control agency groupings have said these flags are high or very high risk,” said Seddik Berrama, General Secretary of Algeria’s transport union FNTT and ITF Vice President for the Arab World region. “Our goal is to expose the substandard shipping examples that we see regularly in our ports.

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