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Unforgettable social media moments

Mail Guardian South Africa 26 Nov 2022
Is the ship still stuck?. When news broke in March 2021 that massive container ship the Ever Given was stuck in Egypt’s Suez Canal, memes flooded timelines. Before the 400m ship was wedged across the canal, blocking the shipping route, few people paid attention to the canal ... Spoiler alert — the ship is not still stuck but the memes definitely have.
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Sisi issues directives for kickstarting development of Lake Bardawil

Egypt Independent 25 Nov 2022
... ships to approximately 70 per day ... Rabie noted that the New Suez Canal has also led to reducing carbon emissions from crossing vessels by a total of 53 million tons due to its rising capacity and a reduction in the shipping transit time.
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Alternative to Panama Canal seeks to raise funds

SAFETY4SEA 24 Nov 2022
Zergratran SA aims to raise $75 million in funding as its initial step to build an alternative to the Panama Canal for shipping containers ... The tunnel will be about 100 miles south of the Panama Canal, transporting shipping containers between two fully ...
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Egypt’s President Sisi directs to develop Lake Bardawil

Egypt Today 24 Nov 2022
In this regard, Admiral Rabie confirmed that the new Suez Canal, which was opened in 2015, doubled the annual revenues of the canal which exceed $7 billion ... Moreover, the number of ships transiting the canal increased to reach about 70 vessels per day, contributing to efforts aiming to support the national economy and provide foreign currency.
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Colombian alternative to the Panama Canal seeks funding

Splash24/7 24 Nov 2022
Florida-based Zergratran, a sustainability driven transportation infrastructure company, is seeking to raise $75m in funding as its initial step to build an alternative to the Panama Canal for shipping containers.
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Startup Plans Alternative to Panama Canal with Automated Maglev System

The Maritime Executive 24 Nov 2022
According to the company, Zergratran, its Puerto Internacional Las Americas (PILA) would provide a critical new container shipping route to avoid the bottlenecks at the Panama Canal as well as a distribution point for Colombia, Central, and South America ... of the Panama Canal.
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Is 1,000-Year-Old Lingqu Canal Tied to the Ancient Maritime Silk Road?

China Daily 23 Nov 2022
Ancient documents record that "the soldiers were asked to dig canals to ship grain for the fight with the Yue people [ancient South Coast people].” When Emperor Qin attacked the Baiyue”[another name for ancient South Coast people], he asked the army to dig canals to transport food.
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Holland America Line's 'Canada Super Sale' Exclusively for Canadian Cruisers Offers up to 20% off ...

Ellensburg Daily Record 23 Nov 2022
Alaska, Europe, Caribbean, Panama Canal, Coastals, cruises next year are eligible ... The 14- to 21-day cruises included in the offer traverse the famed Panama Canal from January through April 2023 on four ships, adding a blend of the region's most popular ports with less-visited gems in Coast Rica, Colombia, Mexico, Guatemala and the Caribbean.
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Moscow unveils N-powered icebreaking vessel

Dawn 23 Nov 2022
SAINT PETERSBURG ... The Russian leader said the ships were part of Moscow’s efforts “to consolidate Russia’s status as a great Arctic power”. He once again stressed the importance of developing the so-called Northern Sea Route, which allows ships to reach Asian ports up to 15 days faster than via the traditional Suez Canal ... .
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Few women in shipping but, slowly, things are changing

Business Day 23 Nov 2022
People often want to take photos of Taalke Middents on the container vessels she helps pilot through ports and passages such as the Suez Canal. That’s because she’s a rarity in maritime shipping ... Despite Middents’s experience, the global shipping industry remains frozen in the past on gender parity.
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The proposed Kra Canal: Maritime highway of the future

Seatrade Maritime News 22 Nov 2022
As guaranteed access provided by the transit passage regime does not apply to shipping traffic using the Thai Canal, transit of ships via the canal could be suspended, subjected to the Laws of Thailand ... During British colonial rule in 1860, a proposal was mooted to construct a shipping canal through the strait.
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Patrick Hosking: It is crucial that fraudsters are hit with the most severe punishment

The Times/The Sunday Times 22 Nov 2022
The Panama canal wouldn’t open for another 42 years and ships had to take the long route around Cape Horn.Sponsored ... .
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Russia unveils new icebreaker in push for energy markets

Arab News 22 Nov 2022
SAINT PETERSURG ... The Russian leader said the ships were part of Moscow’s efforts “to consolidate Russia’s status as a great Arctic power.”. He once again stressed the importance of developing the so-called Northern Sea Route, which allows ships to reach Asian ports up to 15 days faster than via the traditional Suez Canal ... ....
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Russia Unveils Nuclear Icebreaker in Push For Arctic Dominance

Moscow Times 22 Nov 2022
Addressing a St ... Read more ... The Russian leader said the ships were part of Moscow's efforts "to consolidate Russia's status as a great Arctic power.". He once again stressed the importance of developing the so-called Northern Sea Route, which allows ships to reach Asian ports up to 15 days faster than via the Suez Canal ... Read more about ... ....
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Italy’s right-wing government resuscitates mega Sicily bridge project

FX Empire 22 Nov 2022
By Crispian Balmer ... Proponents of the bridge say it will enable cargo ships from the Suez Canal to off-load their goods onto trains in Sicily, which would then whisk them to the north, cutting back on the need for costly voyages across the Mediterranean Sea ... Construction costs would likely be far higher, experts say ... 5 ... Advertisement ... Sign Up ... See All.

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