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Three dead after drone attack in Libyan port

SAFETY4SEA 29 May 2023
According to Dryad Global, airstrikes have been carried out in al Zawiya and at the fishing port of al-Maya, which is located 30 kilometers east of al Zawiya ... One of the targets was again the Libyan Coast Security base and port in Al-Maya.

Man pleads not guilty to human smuggling case at U.S.-Canada border near where 4 died

Yahoo Daily News 28 May 2023
U.S ... Like many other migrants, the Patels may have faced crushing economic conditions in India and calculated the trek to the United States, which had included a flight to Toronto, was worth the risk, friends and relatives have said. Shand was arrested in a rural area between ports of entry at Lancaster, Minnesota, and Pembina, North Dakota ... side ... ....

Iran has a direct route to send Russia weapons – and Western powers can do ...

CNN 26 May 2023
There is no risk to Iranian exports in the Caspian Sea because of the bordering countries – they don’t have the capability or motive to interdict in these sorts of exchanges,” said Martin Kelly, lead intelligence analyst at security company EOS Risk Group ... calling into a port.

RightShip: Deficiencies and non-conformities involving pilot ladders and arrangements show increase

SAFETY4SEA 26 May 2023
However, critically, it is when an inspector is not present, and ladders are being rigged or utilised, that those deficiencies with high-risk potential can result in incidents, RightShip notes providing the following cases. ... A ship in normal ballast was completing its pilotage transit out of port on a relatively calm winter morning.

Tesla just gave away one of its biggest advantages in the EV race

Business Insider 26 May 2023
Current Ford electric cars will need a special adapter to connect to Tesla's charging port, but Ford's next-generation EVs will come equipped with a Tesla-style port. (Most electric models use one style of port called the Combined Charging Standard; Tesla uses another.).

“The only option is to block the ships militarily.” Why Russia is constantly unhappy with ...

The Eastern Herald 26 May 2023
It presupposed the organization of a safe maritime corridor for the export of Ukrainian cereals and foodstuffs via the ports of the Black Sea ... Moreover, Uralchem ​​is already dreaming of the port of Taman ... Moreover, since the pipeline crosses the territory of Ukraine, which is regularly bombarded, the risk of damage is high.

Study says climate change could impact the rapid growth along the NC, SC coasts

StarNews Online 26 May 2023
cities' economies are most at risk to climate change impacts over the next 30 years ... Adam Kamins, director of regional economics at Moody's Analytics and author of the recent study, said climate change is increasing risks for everyone, nearly everywhere ... The company looked at two types of risk when analyzing an area's exposure to climate change.

Integr8 Fuels warns on bunker quality

Seatrade Maritime News 25 May 2023
The Integr8 report provides owners with an update on fuel quality across a range of bunkering ports. In a statement, the company said it has addressed questions such as how likely an owner may be to face off-spec bunker situations; what parameters are the most problematic; and which ports pose the greatest risks.

ESG Watch: Expert thinking on ESG in the maritime industry

SAFETY4SEA 25 May 2023
A potential measure to improve energy efficiency immediately is speed optimisation via improved communication with charterers and ports to tackle Steam-Fast-Then-Wait practices. ‘Just in time’ operations when there are noticeable delays at port, are an effective way to attain this ... Peregrine Storrs-Fox, Risk Management Director, TT Club.

Lessons learned: Dummy choke ejected close to divers

SAFETY4SEA 24 May 2023
Actions suggested Design safety in at the early engineering phase of a project – in this case, inclusion of a test port; Ensure procedures and risk assessments are clear, unambiguous, and explicit in their requirements (rather than leaving things vague, ambiguous and implicit).

Analysis: US retailer holiday orders should boost transport demand, but risks loom

Reuters 24 May 2023
LOS ANGELES, May 24 (Reuters) - The slumping U.S ... economic activity and fuels significant transportation demand ... Even so, U.S ... U.S ... The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) earlier this month called out demand risks in general retail merchandise and household durable goods, which account for more than half of U.S. ocean imports ... Our Standards.

Duluth pulls $2.35 million in subsidies from housing developer

Duluth News Tribune 24 May 2023
However, the cost of the project soared during the pandemic ... "Materials increases were as high as 500% ... "The truth about this project is that P&R is the only company that took the risk to build through the pandemic, providing jobs and stability to over 100 Twin Ports families in an uncertain time," the statement read ... Fleege said ... We chose the latter."

Germany cannot be relaxed about Baltic LNG capacity, senior official says

Natural Gas World 23 May 2023
Advertisement. ... Visit ... Three floating LNG terminals have entered operation in the ports of Wilhelmshaven, Brunsbuettel and Lubmin on the Baltic Sea coast, which is not far away from Mukran, a port on the nearby Ruegen island ... Wenzel said that the plans for LNG ports were not oversized, given there were cybersecurity risks ... ....

Seafarers Hospital Society launches free health consultation guide

Seatrade Maritime News 23 May 2023
For healthcare professionals, the guide provides clinically-relevant information on life at sea, ranging from long periods of time spent at sea away from healthcare providers though exposure to injury, illness, hazards and risks onboard and in port.

Armada Risk Partners: Ports and terminals need to become more aware of the imminent threats

SAFETY4SEA 22 May 2023
In this volatile climate we have a very clear message to ports to challenge their risk partners (brokers and carriers) when sourcing insurance policies ... And even then that coverage, despite its expense, may not fully protect the port from the risks it faces ... port’s risk profile.

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