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Op-Ed: Technology is the Solution to the Supply Chain Crisis

The Maritime Executive 06 Dec 2021
The last few months have seen hundreds of container ships sitting idle outside key hub ports, unable to unload their goods as they look to catch up on a massive backlog ... By reducing the workload for port and ship operators, the risk of error is reduced and efficiency can be optimized throughout the industry.
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"Suppliers set high requirements for cooperation with importers"

Fresh Plaza 06 Dec 2021
As for distribution, importers still struggle with backlogs in ports and slow customs procedures. Some importers have their cargo shipped to various ports to avoid backlogs and pileups. "Many suppliers are careful to consider the risks of international trade in the light of rising shipping costs as well as the rising price of blueberries.
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Key indicators hint the supply-chain crisis is over and inflation will cool off soon

Business Insider 06 Dec 2021
Bottlenecks at ports are also easing, hinting the months-long supply crisis is finally wrapping up ... With shelves restocked, companies shrinking their orders, and ports processing backlogs, the forces lifting prices higher would likely fade ... To be sure, several risks could throw the recovery off its tracks.
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Los Angeles Times: Why aren’t dirty diesel trucks in California smog-checked? That could soon change

Decatur Daily 06 Dec 2021
But state regulators are finally moving to fix that ... It can’t happen soon enough ... Diesel exhaust is one of the state’s biggest environmental health hazards, driving up asthma rates and cancer risk and shortening people’s lives in communities near ports, warehouses, freeways and other transportation corridors ... Connie Leyva (D-Chino) that Gov ... .
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Shipping's Arctic Future

The Maritime Executive 05 Dec 2021
One way to understand the unfolding drama is to look at the situation facing Arctic ports ... The availability of port infrastructure and support directly influences the level of risk associated with transiting a particular waterway – and it directly corresponds to the levels of marine insurance rates. There are few deepwater ports in U.S.
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No NI Protocol Christmas present, but a New Year's resolution will be needed

RTE 04 Dec 2021
... and where those risks lie (and that it can’t simply be outsourced to industry) ... In return, the frequency of identity and "physical" checks at Northern ports would be reduced, based on a risk-management approach ... These would avail of green lanes at Northern ports.
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Manzhouli tightens border control measures

China Daily 04 Dec 2021
Manzhouli, the largest rail and land port on the China-Russia border in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, has suspended certain activities for goods transportation via its railway port and land port to strengthen the prevention and control of the COVID-19 epidemic and avert the risk of imported COVID-19, according to the local government.
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Omicron scare: Five who arrived in Bengaluru from South Africa are ‘missing’

The Times of India 04 Dec 2021
The BBMP is tracking all arrivals from countries categorised as ‘at risk’ in the wake of the threat posed by Omicron, the new SARS-CoV2 variant of concern, over the past three weeks ... Since December 1, all travellers from South Africa and several other ‘at risk’ nations must mandatorily undergo an RT-PCR test on arrival at the port of entry ... .
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Ports face new era of operational threats

Seatrade Maritime News 03 Dec 2021
As port operators’ connectivity expands in pursuit of better productivity, their stakeholders, including financiers, are going to insist on seeing evidence that cyber risks are added to the growing list of business threats that have been identified and are being addressed.
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State ups vigil after Karnataka cases

The Times of India 03 Dec 2021
All precautionary measures have been taken at airports and ports to screen passengers ... Those who are coming from high-risk countries will have to undergo quarantine for 14 days ... The new variant spreads quickly and enough precautions should be taken by those who are coming into contact with people coming from high-risk counties, she said.
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Dalian probes leaks in COVID prevention

China Daily 03 Dec 2021
... and control processes are not tight, the implementation system has not formed a closed loop and the risk-prevention system does not match the governing capabilities of high-risk port cities, it found.
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Commentary: Charleston must keep its anti-flooding momentum going

The Post and Courier 03 Dec 2021
Charleston’s peninsula is the economic heart of the city, hosting most of the city’s jobs, as well as the economies of real estate, tourism, hospitality and trade for one of the busiest ports in the country. It’s not just economic drivers at risk, though ... to reduce flood risk.
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Editorial: Why aren’t dirty diesel trucks in California smog-checked? That could soon change

Finger Lakes Times 03 Dec 2021
But state regulators are finally moving to fix that ... It can’t happen soon enough ... Diesel exhaust is one of the state’s biggest environmental health hazards, driving up asthma rates and cancer risk and shortening people’s lives in communities near ports, warehouses, freeways and other transportation corridors ... Connie Leyva (D-Chino) that Gov ... .
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Ghosn builds his case as the market punishes Nissan

Asiatimes 03 Dec 2021
The Engish edition is entitled Broken Alliances. Inside the Rise and Fall of a Global Automotive Empire ... The price has not yet been announced ... Asia Times ... AT ... CG ... Between meetings on November 20 , I left the building to go for a walk along the waterfront of Yokohama port. I didn’t want to take the risk of being overheard talking to my attorney in America.
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breaking Suspended Mid and East Antrim chief Anne Donaghy to take legal action against council

Belfast Telegraph 02 Dec 2021
It follows months of controversy around the decision to withdraw staff from Larne Port due to an alleged paramilitary threat. At the start of February the council removed port staff from duty who were involved in protocol-related checks on goods arriving from Great Britain.

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