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How a French billionaire gained control of Ghana’s largest port - Report

Ghana Web 10 Apr 2021
The committee’s report further claimed that Bolloré and his partners persuaded the government to allow it a monopoly on handling containers, “putting thousands of jobs at other port concerns at risk and driving up prices, and to set tariffs.” ... Bolloré’s company paid a €12 million fine (see Box, Bolloré – a monopoly in every port).
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Wastewater Pumped into Tampa Bay Could Harm Marine Environment

The Maritime Executive 09 Apr 2021
It’s the kind of risk no one wants to see, but officials believed the other options were worse ... They decided the safest location for all that water would be out through Port Manatee and into the bay ... Those near Port Manatee now face a risk of algal blooms over the next few weeks ... Agriculture runoff poses risks to marine life.
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Water being pumped into Tampa Bay could cause a massive algae bloom

Phys Dot Org 09 Apr 2021
It's the kind of risk no one wants to see, but officials believed the other options were worse ... They decided the safest location for all that water would be out through Port Manatee and into the bay ... Those near Port Manatee now face a risk of algal blooms over the next few weeks ... Agriculture runoff poses risks to marine life.
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GPHA, GRA, Shippers’ Authority to ensure efficiency in cargo auctioning at Ghana’s ports

Ghana Web 08 Apr 2021
Michael Luguje, who is the President of the Ports Management Association of West and Central Africa, explained that this has made shipping lines factor in more risk when using Ghanaian ports ... So when you are bringing your container load of cargo into Ghana, they factor in the risk of that container sitting for months and even years.
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GPHA, GRA and Shippers’ Authority to ensure efficiency in cargo auctioning at Ghana’s ports

Ghana Web 08 Apr 2021
Michael Luguje, who is the President of the Ports Management Association of West and Central Africa, explained that this has made shipping lines factor in more risk when using Ghanaian ports ... So when you are bringing your container load of cargo into Ghana, they factor in the risk of that container sitting for months and even years.
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Pressure mounts on Ports of Auckland chief executive Tony Gibson to resign

RNZ 08 Apr 2021
The report found Ports of Auckland had "systemic problems" in relation to critical health and safety risk management, and "significant improvement" was needed. First Union president Robert Reid, former unionist Shane Te Pou and former MP Tau Henare delivered a letter to the Ports this morning with a demand supported by the Maritime Union.
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Water being pumped into Tampa Bay could cause a massive algae bloom, putting fragile manatee ...

Albany Democrat Herald 08 Apr 2021
They decided the safest location for all that water would be out through Port Manatee and into the bay ... Those near Port Manatee now face a risk of algal blooms over the next few weeks ... Agriculture runoff poses risks to marine life ... But the nutrients are a risk.
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Norway authorities towing stray cargo ship to safety

Urdu Point 08 Apr 2021
... from Bremerhaven in Germany to the Norwegian port of Kolvereid ... "The risk of grounding has been averted."On Thursday, the "Eemslift Hendrika" was being towed slowly towards the Norwegian port of Alesund and Kystverket said "no particular challenges" had been encountered overnight.
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Cryptojacking Activity Decreased for the First Time Since 2018, Says Intelligence Report

Bitcoin 08 Apr 2021
Cryptojacking activity seems to be losing momentum, specifically types that mine monero, as a recent report unveiled a slowdown in the illicit crypto-mining activities in the cloud ... In turn, they have created serious business risks such as exposing unencrypted sensitive data to the internet and inviting breaches by leaving insecure ports open ... .
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China administers nearly 140 million COVID-19 vaccines

People Daily 08 Apr 2021
The country is gathering resources to ensure inoculation in large- and medium-sized cities, port cities, and border areas with high risks of infection, and priorities are given to key groups including public sector employees, students and faculty of colleges and universities, as ...
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Nigeria’s unhappy union: How growing insecurity threatens the country’s future

The New Humanitarian 08 Apr 2021
... an analyst at the Lagos-based risk advisory firm SBM Intelligence ... “There would be no need for self-help if people believed the military and the police were doing the right thing,” said Isotonu Achor, a political risk consultant based in the southern oil hub of Port Harcourt.
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Murals depict maritime sector's role amid virus

Straits Times 07 Apr 2021
The 4m by 2m murals at the Jurong Port Administration Building and PSA's Pasir Panjang Terminal highlight the vital role of maritime personnel in maintaining international trade and supply chains despite Covid-19 ... "Some were away from home for extended periods, others took on some risks as they board vessels for their work in the port.
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CDC says passengers could be boarding cruise ships in US ports as soon as July

Finger Lakes Times 07 Apr 2021
ports as soon as July. It all depends on how many people get vaccinated, how well COVID-19 variants can be kept at bay, and how fast cruise companies can secure agreements with local ports and health authorities in the cities they plan to visit, said CDC’s Martin Cetron in an interview ... ports in favor of the Caribbean ports, CLIA warned.
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Lebanon/MENA: Beirut-Port Explosion, Operation Update Report n° 4 (MDRLB009)

Reliefweb 07 Apr 2021
On Tuesday 4 August 2020 at around 6pm, two explosions occurred at the Port of Beirut ... Many buildings collapsed or are risk of collapsing, roads were blocked due to the fallen debris and open cracks in the ground, mass destruction of vehicles all over the city, shattered glass has been reported miles away from the port.
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Lebanon: Beirut-Port Explosion, Operation Update Report DREF Operation n° MDRLB009

Reliefweb 07 Apr 2021
On Tuesday 4 August 2020 at around 6pm, two explosions occurred at the Port of Beirut ... Many buildings collapsed or are risk of collapsing, roads were blocked due to the fallen debris and open cracks in the ground, mass destruction of vehicles all over the city, shattered glass has been reported miles away from the port.
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