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There's no 'invasion' at our southern border. I know. I design ports of entry

Azcentral 24 May 2024
Land ports are not only physical and symbolic gateways into the United States; they are essential to the management, control and reduced risk of traded commerce, making them essential to economic stability.

Palestinian Resistance Denounces U.S. Floating Pier in Gaza

GlobalResearch 24 May 2024
Navy, with final assembly by the Israeli military in the Israeli port of Ashdod ... The Floating Port is a source of concern and warns of underlying plans, asserting that the presence of U.S.

America has a bridge problem. It doesn’t yet have a national bridge solution.

Baltimore Sun 23 May 2024
... by large cargo ships, and the Coast Guard has launched a “board of inquiry” to evaluate “the risks to critical port infrastructure posed by larger commercial vessels and increased traffic density.”.

Haiti health system on verge of collapse, UN says

Business Ghana 23 May 2024
Armed gangs still control much of the capital Port-au-Prince, and Unicef says millions of children are at risk of disease and malnutrition ... Port-au-Prince's international airport reopened earlier this week after nearly three months of closure.

Suspect in Pickton prison attack has lengthy criminal history, sentenced for armed robbery

Toronto Sun 23 May 2024
Pickton was brutally assaulted on May 19, at about 5.15 p.m., in a specialized unit for at-risk inmates in Quebec’s Port-Cartier maximum security prison ... In all, DNA from 33 women was found on his Port Coquitlam farm.

Petrochemical company fined more than $30 million for 2019 explosions near Houston

Times Union 22 May 2024
The plan also includes spending about $80 million to improve its risk management program and improve safety issues at TPC Group’s Port Neches and Houston facilities.

Major European ports in climate resilience infrastructure project

Seatrade Maritime News 21 May 2024
"The physical risks of climate change are increasingly affecting our port infrastructure and assets, as well as those of our customers. The Port of Rotterdam is located largely outside the dikes, which makes it more vulnerable to sea level rise.

With Raisi’s death, India to keep watch on how Iran’s succession plan unfolds

Financial Express 21 May 2024
But with the western sanctions on Iran continuing, India has not been able to buy oil since 2018, and managed to get a waiver on the Chabahar port citing access to Afghanistan as the key reason.

Armada Risk Partners urges ports not to cut blockage insurance in wake of Baltimore Bridge collapse

SAFETY4SEA 20 May 2024
Ports find themselves at the forefront of ... By providing coverage for losses resulting from port closures or blockages, insurers can help ports mitigate financial risks and expedite recovery efforts.

NRL clubs set for $2m a year windfall as part of PNG expansion plan

The Observer 20 May 2024
Jack Snape ... The NRL will be given millions by the government to cover additional costs associated with the mooted Port Moresby team, including flights, accommodation and logistics, minimising the code’s financial risk in taking on a PNG-based outfit ... .

Norway sovereign wealth fund excludes APSEZ, joins 14 other Indian cos facing similar action

Business Line 18 May 2024
Norges Bank, which manages the sovereign wealth fund, on May 15 stated that it has decided to exclude Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone due to "unacceptable risk that the company ...

Port of San Diego declares emergency over invasive seaweed in southern bay

The Hill 17 May 2024
The Port of San Diego has declared a local emergency due to the spread of an invasive algae species in South San Diego Bay ... While the entire bay has about 2,600 acres of eelgrass, 1,900 of those acres are in the southern zone, according to the port.

Cyprus hosting summit on Syrian migration

CyprusMail 17 May 2024
Land routes between the port of Tartus and Damascus all pass through Homs, where, according to the EUAA, “indiscriminate violence is taking place.” Routes into Damascus from Jordan in the south all ...

Oil Spill Contained After Barge Slams Bridge in Galveston

MarineLink 17 May 2024
Coast Guard this week said it is evaluating whether other bridges over navigable waters, ports and waterways nationwide are at risk.

School elections guide: $16B in spending, more than 370 board candidates on Long Island ballots Tuesday

Newsday 17 May 2024
School districts attempting to boost property taxes beyond the state's allowable cap limits usually warn residents that a "no" vote risks loss of student programs ... This risk, while real, is relatively rare.

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