Latest News for: Port risks


Six Killed in Armed Clashes Over Beirut Port Blast Investigation

The Centralia Chronicle 16 Oct 2021
... 30 others at a protest against the judge investigating last year’s deadly explosion at Beirut’s port.  ... They were allegedly notified of the arrival of a vast cargo of ammonium nitrate at the port in 2014 but failed to take steps to reduce the safety risk. .

The cruise industry says it’s safer than other vacations. We talked to COVID experts

Finger Lakes Times 15 Oct 2021
... cruise port operator ... Some experts noted possible exceptions that can put a dent in the cruise industry’s argument, including that children under 12 are still not eligible for the vaccine, the risk of passengers presenting fake vaccine cards and the situation at ports of call.

Uneasy calm in Beirut after worst day of sectarian violence in decade

The Irish Times 15 Oct 2021
The tension has focused around a judicial investigation into the massive 2020 explosion that destroyed much of Beirut port and nearby neighbourhoods ... With many Lebanese demanding a reckoning over the port blast and an end to political impunity that has characterised the post-war years, the risk of further unrest remains high.

How you’re screened for breast cancer depends on your risk score

Bronx Times 15 Oct 2021
Organizations have released different, sometimes contradictory guidelines, and recommendations have become considerably more individualized, based on a woman’s risk factors ...Women who are at average risk for breast cancer should get a baseline mammogram at age 40 and then continue to get mammograms annually,” says Dr.

K9 cadaver dog joins Brian Laundrie search in Florida: report

New York Post 15 Oct 2021
The K9 unit at the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday it is assisting North Port police, the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI in the search for Gabby Petito’s fugitive boyfriend in the 25,000-acre Carlton Reserve, Fox 13 reported ... Risk Deployment.

Wed. 9:56 a.m.: Aim to ease supply chain bottlenecks with LA port going 24/7

The Vindicator 14 Oct 2021
A beach goer sits in Seal Beach Calif.,, as container ships waiting to dock at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are seen in the distance ... Toy makers are feverishly trying to find containers to ship their goods while searching for new alternative routes and ports.

Supply Chain Disruptions Force White House To Ask Walmart, UPS, FedEx To Increase Output

The Liberty Beacon 14 Oct 2021
Meanwhile, UPS said it would commit to use 24/7 operations “and enhanced data sharing with the ports” to move more containers out of ports, said the White House ... Thousands of shipping containers at the Port of Felixstowe in Suffolk, England, on Oct ... companies and pose a political risk for Biden.

LA's Busy Anchorages Attract Environmentalists' Scrutiny

The Maritime Executive 14 Oct 2021
The twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have long been under a microscope for their contribution to Southern California's air quality issues ... In response to a perceived risk of pollution from all of the activity at the port's anchorages, Rep ... It’s time to get the ports working again and get these ships moving and out of our waters.

Maker of Bratz dolls says Biden's plans to keep shipping ports open 24/7 to save ...

The Daily Mail 14 Oct 2021
A major toy executive is slamming President Biden's plans to save Christmas from global supply chain backlogs by keeping West Coast shipping ports open around the clock, calling the move 'too little, too late.' ... But Larian said that keeping the ports open doesn't address labor shortages ... Toymaker slams Biden's port directive.

Casualties reported in Beirut gun battles

ABC7 14 Oct 2021
Over 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate, which had been stockpiled in the port of Beirut since 2013, detonated on Aug ... An August report by Human Rights Watch alleged that some government officials "foresaw the death that the ammonium nitrate's presence in the port could result in and tacitly accepted the risk of the deaths occurring.".

Investors could lose $8.4 trillion to the climate crisis over 15 years as ocean health ...

Business Insider 14 Oct 2021
Rising sea levels and increasingly bad weather are big risks to the economy ... An estimated $8.4 trillion of assets and revenues are at risk from rising temperatures ... "This report shows the scale of what we all have to lose," said Karen Sack, executive director of Ocean Risk and Resilience Action Alliance, a global investment pressure group.

LBC march in Nelson Mandela Bay in support of Karpowership

Independent online (SA) 14 Oct 2021
On Friday the LBC said it supported Karpowership’s plan for a gas-to-electricity ‘power ship’ to be moored in the Eastern Cape industrial port of Coega ... on behalf of the Coega Development Corporation, and David Goliath, the acting port manager, who signed on behalf of Transnet.

Oath Keepers, COVID surge, medical cannabis and port bonds on ‘Behind the Headlines’

The Salt Lake Tribune 14 Oct 2021
Medical cannabis pharmacies in Utah sell products containing Delta-8 THC — despite federal warnings of serious health risks.

Tinka Reports Updated PEA for Ayawilca Project: Highlights Potential to Become Top-10 Global Zinc Producer

News-Press Now 14 Oct 2021
After-tax NPV8% of US$433 million (up 19% from 2019 PEA) using base case metal prices of US$1.20/lb zinc, US$22/oz silver, and US$0.95/lb lead on a 100% equity basis (pre-tax NPV8% of US$720 million);Initial Capex of US$264 million with after-tax IRR of 31.9% (pre-tax IRR of ...

Aim to ease supply chain bottlenecks with LA port going 24/7 (Business)

Castanet 13 Oct 2021
The White House said Wednesday it has helped broker an agreement for the Port of Los Angeles to become a 24-hour, seven-days-a-week operation, part of an effort to relieve supply chain bottlenecks and move stranded container ships that are driving prices higher for U.S.