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Russia’s decision to deploy non-ice class tankers in the Arctic comes in for criticism

Splash24/7 02 Oct 2023
The investment would consist of constructing 50 icebreakers and ice-class ships, building ports, and creating an orbital satellite constellation, but all of this is far into the future, whereas environmentalists are worried about the risks posed in the coming months.

ABS Chairman: Shipping can benefit greatly from advanced nuclear technology

SAFETY4SEA 02 Oct 2023
... nuclear and maritime industry associations, academia and a variety of government agencies engaged in discussions in four panels moderated by ABS on technology maturity, regulatory and safety/risk considerations, maritime industry readiness, and port infrastructure readiness.

How Europe stole America's crown as the world's cocaine superpower: Map reveals how ruthless cartels ...

The Daily Mail 01 Oct 2023
Rotterdam is one of three major European ports where cocaine floods through in to Europe ... Then, he says, 'the mothership transports the drugs safely across the Atlantic, but before arriving at any European port the drugs are off-loaded at sea to other smaller vessels - often local fishing boats, or yachts or pleasure craft that are low-risk.

First Greek owner uses new, Ukraine-protected grain corridor

Tradewinds 01 Oct 2023
... Ukraine’s deep-sea ports on Sunday, despite the risk of Russian military action in the area.

First Greek shipowner uses new, Ukraine-protected grain corridor

Tradewinds 01 Oct 2023
... Ukraine’s deep-sea ports on Sunday, despite the risk of Russian military action in the area.

‘Gross Denial of Reality’: Biden Infuriates With Approval of More Offshore Drilling

Scheerpost 30 Sep 2023
The coalition includes the Port Arthur Community Action Network, which has called attention to the risks posed to public health in the Gulf region by continued fossil fuel extraction. “Folks in Port Arthur, Texas die daily from cancer, respiratory, heart, and kidney disease ...

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Citizenside 30 Sep 2023
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Podcast: Maritime in Minutes - September in review

Seatrade Maritime News 29 Sep 2023
New fuels, new risk ... New fuels, new risks. Giga projects, the blue economy, and port infrastructure business opportunities in Saudi Arabia.

‘Road To Vostok’ is moving away from Unity

NME 29 Sep 2023
READ MORE ...Road To VostokCredit ... “That’s the main reason why I’m more than happy to support this software and take a risk by porting the entire Road To Vostok game to Godot,” he concluded. If all goes according to his plan, a public demo of the Godot port will be available “at the end of this year” ... .

Ukraine's relentless targeting of the Black Sea Fleet has disrupted Russia's efforts to block a ...

Business Insider 29 Sep 2023
"Of course retaking Crimea is the ultimate end goal for Ukrainian leaders, they've been clear about this, but I think in the near term they are trying to get the Russians to change their risk calculus when it comes to blockading access to Ukrainian ports and get them reopened," Miles said.Read the original article on Business Insider.

Antarctica Hits Records as Global Heat Looms Large for 2024

Dissident Voice 29 Sep 2023
Climate breakdown has begun ... (Source ... “Report ... Annual 100-year coastal flooding events puts one billion people at annual risks of losing homes, coastlines, and port facilities… every year! Maybe build sea walls… everywhere, worldwide? After all, sea level rise is not going to stop on its own. In fact, already, according to the Miami Herald ... hot.

Why Russia’s Eastward Trade Refocus Faces Roadblocks

Moscow Times 28 Sep 2023
Instead of a single route, the INSTC comprises three land and sea routes from Russia all the way to ports on the Persian Gulf, where goods can be shipped onward to India. In the past, goods were shipped around Europe from Russia’s Baltic Sea ports and through the Suez Canal — a much longer journey with risks of bottlenecks and delays.

In Washington State, activists fight to save Elwha River watershed from clear-cut logging

People's World 28 Sep 2023
PORT ANGELES, Wash.—Earth Law Center leader Elizabeth Dunne led nature lovers to the banks of the Elwha River here on Sunday, Sept ... Two elected officials joined the World River Day hike—Port Angeles City Council member Navarra Carr, seeking re-election on Nov ... The City of Port ...

Trading Lives for Profit

Human Rights Watch 28 Sep 2023
Exporting Ports Failures ... If a vessel is found in violation of regulations, the port state control office can require the ship to rectify the problem within a certain time-period, or it can be detained at the port if the ship is unfit to sail or poses undue risk to the crew or the environment.

Russian Drone Strike Shuts Down Ferry Crossing at Izmail

The Maritime Executive 27 Sep 2023
Overnight Tuesday, Russian forces conducted a drone strike on logistics facilities at Izmail, a critical grain port on the Danube River. According to the Odesa Regional State Administration, Russia used waves of Iranian-built Shahed attack drones to hit the port complex near a ferry crossing on Tuesday night.

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