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Energy market disruption sees coal cargoes fire up capesize demand

Splash24/7 20 Mar 2023
Europe’s ban on Russian coal is seeing cargo travel much longer distances, nearly doubling shipping demand and boosting vessel sizes, writes Plamen Natzkoff from Maritime Strategies International ... At the same time imports to Europe are also travelling longer distances to reach the bloc from other sources.

A sweet export story: How India's sugar shipments to the world are surging

Indian Express 20 Mar 2023
Building export markets takes effort ... The increase is even more significant in quantity terms ... It mainly shipped plantation white sugar with 100-150 ICUMSA value ... Their mission ... \u2018Whites\u2019, on the other hand, are usually packed in 50-kg polypropylene bags and shipped in 12,500-27,000-tonne container cargoes over shorter distances ... .

We Need a National Strategy on Whale Ship Strikes

Common Dreams 19 Mar 2023
But, by all indications, collisions between whales and ships are on the rise, devastating whale populations ... Since 2006, the size of the largest container ships has more than doubled ... The cumulative probability of detecting one of the available “cues” of whale’s presence (and direction of travel) decreases with increased ship-to-whale distances.

China rescues foreign cargo ship with 21 crew in South China Sea

Xinhua 17 Mar 2023
The ship had 21 crew members on board but was not carrying any cargo ... After nine days of efforts, the ship was successfully towed into waters of the Pearl River estuary, having covered a distance of nearly 1,100 nautical miles, overcoming unfavorable conditions such as strong winds, high waves and deep water.

Sanctions on Russian Oil Exports Succeeding in Crimping Moscow's Income, IEA Says

Market Watch 15 Mar 2023
Russia has also turned to ship-to-ship transfers operations--in which oil is pumped between vessels at sea, often in sheltered waters in the Mediterranean--in order to help moved cargoes longer distances. Such ship-to-ship transfers had risen significantly, the IEA said, to around 180 in January, roughly double the average level in 2021.

EXCLUSIVE: Ex UFO chiefs claim their Pentagon bosses misled Congress by claiming a swarm of ...

The Daily Mail 15 Mar 2023
They claim that far from a simple case of a misidentified drone, it was a shocking event involving multiple US ships 'swarmed' by around 100 objects – some truly 'triangle shaped' – that flew for such long distances and times that they feared America's adversaries had cracked breakthrough battery technology.


Pharmiweb 14 Mar 2023
This enables ambient shipping without the need for a cold chain, which reduces the cost of shipment and extends the shelf-life for components of the test ...The new bead offers easy ambient shipping. Cold chain transport can limit the distance and/or time a sample can be in transit ...

Fan village setback does little to dent Cheltenham’s place as marquee event | Greg Wood

The Guardian 13 Mar 2023
A local entrepreneur planned to use shipping containers, parked within walking distance of the course, as somewhere for racegoers to rest their heads after ...

Do you really know what preservative-free means? Here’s your guide to understanding labels

Financial Express 13 Mar 2023
However, for these to be stored, transported, and sold across long distances, and to extend their ... In the absence of any kind of preservatives, perishable products tend to get spoiled quickly, and might not survive long-distance shipping or stocking over a longer period of time.

Breakthrough Energy Ventures Leads $25M Series A for Viridos’ Revolutionary and Sustainable Algae Biofuels

The Galveston Daily News 13 Mar 2023
The heavy transportation sector comprising aviation, shipping, and long-distance trucking relies on these fuels with demand expected to continue to grow for decades, creating major decarbonization challenges ... from aviation, commercial trucking, and maritime shipping by nearly 70%.

Fan village setback does little to dent Cheltenham’s place as marquee event

The Observer 13 Mar 2023
A local entrepreneur planned to use shipping containers, parked within walking distance of the course, as somewhere for racegoers to rest their heads after a hard day at the track (and, for a fair proportion at least, a harder night on the town). But only 16 of the 300 beds had been booked by the middle of last week ... Read more ... Photograph ... Read more ... .

County Council resolution supports trash-conversion facility

West Hawaii Today 12 Mar 2023
Hawaii County has set a goal to process and recycle all solid waste on the Big Island in only three years ... ADVERTISING ... “I think they’re looking to find a home.” ... “Why would we take this resource away and force our farmers to buy imported mulch, which gets shipped over long distances packed in plastic?” ... .

US Space Farce

UK Column 12 Mar 2023
Anything else would have made a mockery of the event ... The Next Generation, travelling at superlight speed is indicated on a logarithmic scale on which Warp One is the speed of light and Warp 10 is the hypothetical situation that the ship arrives suddenly on the other side of the universe in an instant—a distance of at least 93 billion light years.

Chinese vessel orders Philippine airplane to leave

Beijing News 11 Mar 2023
The order came from a radio operator on a Chinese Coast Guard vessel 1,066m below -- one of the dozens of ships seen in the area ... A Chinese navy ship was 15km from Thitu, while a Chinese Coast Guard vessel was half that distance away, according to estimates provided by the Philippine Coast Guard.

Mission: Impossible Dead Reckoning Part 2 Adds Game Of Thrones And Ted Lasso's Hannah Waddingham

Gamespot 11 Mar 2023
Mission ... McQuarrie shared a photo of Waddingham in character on Instagram, standing on some kind of massive military ship, looking into the distance. The caption reads "Godspeed.".

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