Latest News for: Port risks


Efforts underway to contain new outbreaks

China Daily 23 Oct 2021
Beijing raised a residential community to medium-risk level amid COVID-19 control and prevention efforts on Friday as a recent coronavirus outbreak related to a tour group has spread to 10 provinces and autonomous regions, as well as the capital, as of Friday ... Local news outlets reported the potential risk of imported infections at the land port.

Local conservation groups appeal Port Westward rezone again

TDN 23 Oct 2021
The Columbia County Board of Commissioners officially approved the Port of Columbia County’s application to rezone 837 acres at Port Westward from farmland to industrial in September after signaling support for the change during a meeting in July ... Columbia County Commissioners formally approve Port Westward rezone.

Kumba is latest firm to be dragged down by Transnet

Independent online (SA) 22 Oct 2021
KUMBA Iron Ore was the latest company yesterday to flag concerns about Transnet’s rail and port challenges, which knocked its production guidance lower ... Yesterday Kumba said it expected full year production and sales to be at the lower end of its guidance due to Transnet’s rail and port logistics performing below planned levels.

Apparent threat from Haitian gang to kill kidnapped U.S. missionaries

Sandhills Express 22 Oct 2021
As CBS News correspondent Manuel Bojorquez has reported this week, rampant poverty fueled by natural disasters, political unrest and corruption, have left Haiti to descend into utter chaos, with criminal gangs running rampant in the streets and both foreign nationals and Haitians facing the risk of kidnapping for ransom on a daily basis.

Malta: Human Rights Commissioner Urges “Immediate Action” to Improve Detention Conditions, Asylum Seekers Detained at Sea Sue Government, Interior Minister Calls for Strengthened Cooperation with Libya

Reliefweb 22 Oct 2021
During spring 2020, when both Italy and Malta closed their ports to survivors from the Mediterranean, due alleged health risks related to the COVID-19 pandemic, hundreds of people were detained offshore just outside of Maltese waters on government-chartered tourist boats.

COVID cases raise fears of winter spread

China Daily 21 Oct 2021
He highlighted the measures taken to control the potential risks of imported infection at the land port area. From 7 am on Monday, Ejine Banner shut down Ceke Port, the third-largest land port in Inner Mongolia, for 48 hours ... traffic connecting the port with the banner," Chen said.

UN Security Council condemns Houthi violations in Yemen, Saudi Arabia

Arab News 21 Oct 2021
LONDON ... Member countries also implicitly warned the Houthi militia against using Hodeidah port for military purposes, and renewed its warning of the risk posed by the lack of maintenance of a floating oil tanker moored in the Red Sea. They reminded the Houthis of their responsibility for the Safer tanker ... 10 ... ....

Newsletter: It’s Biden’s biggest climate policy. What happens if Joe Manchin kills it?

The Los Angeles Times 21 Oct 2021
This is the Oct ... Sign up here to get it in your inbox ... Advertisement ... The result ... Gov ... In related news, Thomas Curwen reports that the Coast Guard and shipping companies opposed Shell’s plans for offshore oil platforms along the Orange County coast when they were first proposed, arguing they posed a risk to shipping traffic in and out of the ports ... Rep.

Port of Corpus Christi, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Enter Into Agreement for Decarbonization and Energy ...

Alice Echo News Journal 20 Oct 2021
NREL brings a deep expertise in energy modeling and analysis to this collaboration that will help the Port, as well as their tenants and partners, as they seek to optimize and de-risk the implementation of emerging energy technologies and strategies.”.

California ports, key to US supply chain, among world's least efficient

Gulf Daily News 20 Oct 2021
Top port honours went to Japan's Yokohama and Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah on the ranking ... Biden is pushing port executives, labour union leaders and major retailers like Walmart to attack shipping hurdles that are driving up the price of goods and raising the risk of product shortages during the all-important holiday season.

California ports, key to U.S. supply chain, among world’s least efficient

Metro USA 20 Oct 2021
Top port honors went to Japan’s Yokohama and Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah on the ranking ... Biden is pushing port executives, labor union leaders and major retailers like Walmart to attack shipping hurdles that are driving up the price of goods and raising the risk of product shortages during the all-important holiday season.

Amid Beirut Clashes, Lebanese Investigators Need Protection

The Washington Institute 20 Oct 2021
Yet it did mark a dangerous crossroads for Lebanon, especially now that Judge Tarek Bitar is spearheading a serious new phase in the investigation of the country’s 2020 port blast ... Given Hezbollah’s imposing arsenal and its control over most of Lebanon’s institutions, one might wonder why it has not simply removed Bitar from the port investigation.

“Lack of containers has resulted in gaps or windows that Turkish produce can fill”

Fresh Plaza 20 Oct 2021
Eren states that it’s basically playing musical chairs with available ports and containers, as changing ports is actually an option for the Turkish exporter. “Current container availability is quite low, we need to book in advance and take risks.

La Porte County health officials continue to stress vaccinations and mitigation efforts

Herald Argus 20 Oct 2021
La PORTE — COVID-19 cases are trending downward, with La Porte County remaining in the yellow level on the state’s virus spread threat risk map this week, but health officials continue to to stress vaccination and mitigation ... .