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The Rising Risk Of Russian Oil Spills In Scandinavia

Oil Price 26 Sep 2022
The narrow waterway between Denmark and Sweden – a key chokepoint for oil supply from Russia’s western ...
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Project launched to harmonize ballast water management in the Mediterranean

SAFETY4SEA 26 Sep 2022
In particular, the project will address exemptions under regulation A-4 of the BWM Convention, including relevant regional protocols for port surveys and risk assessments, and the designation of ballast water exchange areas, while further aspects to be considered will also ...
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2021 Shows Positive Marine Insurance Trends, but 2022 Shows Inflation

The Maritime Executive 26 Sep 2022
The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) today (19 September) presented its analysis of the 2021 marine insurance market trends at its annual conference in Chicago, USA ... Regionally, global income was split ... With the increased value accumulation on ever larger vessels and single port sites, the risk of large event losses continues to grow.
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Bad blood: Legal feud over $70-million trust roils one of Rhode Island's richest families

The Providence Journal 26 Sep 2022
PROVIDENCE — One of Rhode Island’s most prominent families is locked in a bitter legal dispute over the alleged mismanagement of a $70-million trust, and it’s pitting cousin against cousin ... Federal lawsuit ... office.  ... Port of Providence vulnerable. What places in Providence are most at risk from climate change? ... .
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Homes washed away by Fiona in N.L. as storm wreaks havoc across Atlantic region

North Shore News 24 Sep 2022
Police said they had reports of two people in Port aux Basques, N.L., being swept out of residences that collapsed into the sea as Fiona hit ... Brian Button, the mayor of Port aux Basques, pleaded with residents not to roam around and urged those at risk to seek higher ground, noting some houses had already been washed away.
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N.L. woman missing after Fiona sweeps homes into sea, wreaks havoc across East Coast

North Shore News 24 Sep 2022
Jolene Garland says one woman was rescued by local residents in Port aux Basques, N.L., and is believed to be fine after receiving medical attention ... Brian Button, the mayor of Port aux Basques, pleaded with residents not to roam around and urged those at risk to seek higher ground.
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Woman missing after Fiona sweeps homes into sea, wreaks havoc across East Coast

Castanet 24 Sep 2022
Jolene Garland says one woman was rescued by local residents in Port aux Basques, N.L., and is believed to be fine after receiving medical attention ... Brian Button, the mayor of Port aux Basques, pleaded with residents not to roam around and urged those at risk to seek higher ground.
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Royal Caribbean Group announces pricing of $1 billion offering of senior guaranteed notes and $1 ...

Victoria Advocate 23 Sep 2022
... and supplies from certain places; an increase in concern about the risk of illness on our ships or when traveling to or from our ships, all of which reduces demand; unavailability of ports of call; growing anti-tourism sentiments and environmental concerns; changes in U.S.
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APHIS’ Plant Protection and Quarantine implements risk-based sampling for bananas and plantains at US ports ...

Fresh Plaza 23 Sep 2022
... Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will begin risk-based sampling (RBS) on banana and plantain shipments at U.S. ports of entry starting September 26, 2022.
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New AI system to prevent ship collisions with whales

SAFETY4SEA 23 Sep 2022
Whale Safe Santa Barbara and the new San Francisco expansion will show the efficacy of this tool for other locations where whales are at risk of collision with ships, such as in San Diego, key ports along the Eastern Seaboard of the United States, and international sites such as Sri Lanka, Chile, Greece and the Canary Islands, to name a few.
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Are ports the new battlefront in the digital supply chain dilemma?

Splash24/7 22 Sep 2022
Andre Wheeler on the risks of signing up to Beijing’s Logink port management system ... Are port and terminal operating systems which interface with China platforms unknowingly putting supply chains at risk in this volatile geopolitical environment? Are they inadvertently contributing to IP theft opportunities?.
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Tiny Coos Bay positions itself as an answer to global freight bottlenecks

The Oregonian 22 Sep 2022
“We realized in these last two years that we do not have enough port capacity on the West Coast ... PORTLAND’S STRUGGLING PORT ... Dwindling returns at the Port of Portland’s container terminal show the potential risk for such a venture, especially if the port does not have solid partnerships with international shippers.
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Gabon's fight against rising seas: Port-Gentil at risk of disappearing

France24 22 Sep 2022
One of them is Gabon's economic hub, Port-Gentil ... But relocating Port-Gentil ...
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Royal Caribbean Group announces proposed note offerings to refinance its senior guaranteed notes and senior ...

Victoria Advocate 22 Sep 2022
... and supplies from certain places; an increase in concern about the risk of illness on our ships or when traveling to or from our ships, all of which reduces demand; unavailability of ports of call; growing anti-tourism sentiments and environmental concerns; changes in U.S.

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