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India's once-in-a-century budget runs into trouble as coronavirus strikes back

Live Mint 16 May 2021
NEW DELHI . India's annual budget in February was lauded by many and raised hopes it would drive a sharp economic revival, but there are now fears that its promise may fall flat as it did not account for a crippling second wave of COVID-19 infections ... 2 min read ... Premium Premium India covid crisis hits work at ports as risk to trade grows ... .

Minor amounts of Red Tide lingering in samples around lower Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay Times 15 May 2021
Red Tide is cause of concern near Piney Point discharge in Tampa Bay ... Scientists have been on high alert for any suggestion of a harmful algal bloom since wastewater was pumped into the bay last month from a leaking pond at the old Piney Point phosphate plant near Port Manatee.Related ... Florida let environmental risk fester despite warnings ... .

GST Council to meet on 28 May

Live Mint 15 May 2021
New Delhi. Federal indirect tax body, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council, will meet on 28 May after a gap of seven months amid calls from state ministers for covid-related policy measures ... MORE FROM THIS SECTIONSee All. Premium Premium India covid crisis hits work at ports as risk to trade grows. 1 min read . 05.33 AM IST ... 1 min read . 14 May 2021 ... .

Nations Begin to Vaccinate Seafarers as Calls Grown to Expand Efforts

The Maritime Executive 14 May 2021
“This Australian-first effort to vaccinate foreign seafarers that make regular visits to Australian ports is a welcome step to reduce the risk of COVID transmission to waterfront workers, but it needs to be replicated at all ports and terminals,” Garrett said.

From buzzword to necessity: why shipping needs to take sustainability seriously

Seatrade Maritime News 14 May 2021
China seeks to accelerate green economy including shipping and ports ... Batteries are making progress for short sea applications and will become more relevant for port operations. As perceptions of risks and benefits evolve, we may have to update our rules as new technology emerges onto the market, including nuclear.

West End leaders dread more displacement as TQL Stadium opens its doors

WCPO 14 May 2021
A 2019 study conducted by Seven Hills and The Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority found that 44% of households in the West End were at risk of displacement ... The 2019 study was a result of a partnership formed between Seven Hills and The Port ... The strategy is part of the organization’s work with The Port to develop the area equitably.

A Rusting Oil Tanker Off the Coast of Yemen Is an Environmental Catastrophe Waiting to ...

Time Magazine 14 May 2021
In August, 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate exploded at the city’s port, killing more than 200 people, despite Lebanese authorities having been forewarned of the risks the stockpile posed ... Some three-quarters of solid-food imports enter the country through the Houthi controlled port of Hodeida ... “The risk is real.

Australian-first Covid vaccinations for foreign seafarers in Port Botany

Splash24/7 13 May 2021
... Covid-19 vaccinations to a small number of foreign seafarers onboard vessels that transport gas between Australian ports in an effort to reduce the risk of the virus entering the community.

Thuramukham teaser: Nivin Pauly promises high-octane political drama

Indian Express 13 May 2021
He has written the screenplay of Thuramukham, which means port. Thuramukham revisits a watershed moment in the history of Kerala politics that strengthened the trade union movement in the port town. The film revolves around a period when people had to risk their lives to find employment at the port every day.

Bloomberg Onboards More Than 100 Buy-Side Firms Globally in 12 Months

Daily Freeman 12 May 2021
Bloomberg AIM is a leading order management system (OMS), used by nearly 15,000 professionals at over 900 client firms in over 90 countries to manage more than $17 trillion in assets, and PORT is a multi-asset portfolio and risk analytics solution that provides investors with the tools to implement optimal investment portfolio strategies.

Editorial: The A’s and MLB don’t care about Oakland, only profits 12 May 2021
And City Council members should not let themselves be bullied by MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred, A’s owner John Fisher and Kaval to approve a bad deal for waterfront development at Howard Terminal on the eastern tip of the Port of Oakland ... the land and the effect on port operations.

CPJ Safety Advisory: Covering mass protests in Colombia

CPJ 12 May 2021
Note that supply shortages may increase if roadblocks to major ports and cities continue.Ensure your phone is fully charged up before departure, and consider the risk of communication networks being disrupted, as recently reported in Cali.It is recommended to avoid wearing lanyards around the neck to prevent strangulation or being pulled over.

Chevron, Clean Energy Fuels Extend Adopt-a-Port Initiative to Reduce Emissions

Enid News & Eagle 11 May 2021
This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 that involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions, including without limitation statements about the Adopt-a-Port initiative and the benefits of RNG.

Customs glitches stall edible oils import

Business Line 11 May 2021
On Monday, Food and Public Distribution Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey had said some edible oil stocks are being held up in two Gujarat ports – Kandla and Mundra – because of delay in some tests meant for general risk analysis ... “The quantities stuck at the ports are equivalent to the 10-15 days worth of processing capacities.

The Open Visibility Network welcomes Everstream Analytics - adds risk analytics to the shipping industry ...

Daily Times Chronicle 11 May 2021
With Everstream Analytics, the OVN now adds deep and broad data and insights on risks such as weather, sub-tier supplier risks, port strikes, political unrest, the global pandemic and more. Everstream's risk assessment and predictive analytics allow customers to turn risk into a competitive advantage.