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Maersk Group invests $500M in Suez Canal

Egypt Today 11 Aug 2022
The authority stated that the agreement aims to increase the rate of ships transiting the canal ... The Danish shipping company ... The monthly transit rate in the canal rose to historical levels, after 2,103 ships were recorded, with a record tonnage of 125.1 million tons.

Suez Canal revenues record LE 12.3B in June: CAPMAS

Egypt Today 11 Aug 2022
CAIRO - 11 August 2022.  Suez Canal revenues recorded about LE 12.3 billion ... The number of ships transiting the Suez Canal during 2021/22 also witnessed an increase of 15.7 percent, recording about 22,000 ships, compared to 19,000 ships in 2020/2021.

A historic drought is threatening to cripple European trade

Taipei Times 11 Aug 2022
The situation — just four years after a historic halt to Rhine shipping — adds urgency to the EU efforts to make inland shipping more resilient ... “The capacity for inland shipping is going to be severely limited as long as there’s not a lot of rain in the area,” he said.

Lebanon man who was 'intercepted' in the Channel last year found dead in ship canal

Manchester Evening News 10 Aug 2022
The body of Haydar Alzokra, 28, was tragically pulled out of Manchester Ship Canal in July 2022 ... .

Iran navy says repelled attack on ship in Red Sea

Gulf News 10 Aug 2022
Like other countries dependent on the shipping lane through the Red Sea and Suez Canal, Iran stepped up its naval presence in the Gulf of Aden after a wave of attacks by Somalia-based pirates between 2000 and 2011.

Historic drought threatens to cripple European trade

Stars and Stripes 10 Aug 2022
The situation - just four years after a historic halt to Rhine shipping - adds urgency to European Union efforts to make inland shipping more resilient ... "The capacity for inland shipping is going to be severely limited as long as there's not a lot of rain in the area," he said.

Panama Canal grapples with climate change threat

BBC News 09 Aug 2022
He explains that in the exceptionally dry year of 2019, the canal authorities had to reduce the amount of water they used to operate the locks, which meant that ships could not carry such heavy cargo because there was less water between the keel of the ship and the bottom of the canal.

German coal importers expect flurry of shipments from September

Reuters 09 Aug 2022
The most important Kaub river choke point on the Rhine, through which ships to the industrial areas of Mannheim and Karlsruhe have to ... Low water conditions on rivers and canals might prevail until the middle or end of August, but could then ease, freeing up more shipping space.

This Day in History — August 9

Jamaica Observer 09 Aug 2022
Rear Admiral Robert Holmes leads a raid on the Dutch island of Terschelling, destroying 150 merchant ships in the Vlie estuary and pillaging the town of West-Terschelling, an act later known as Holmes' Bonfire ... France and Britain start an international effort by dispatching ships at the Suez Canal to help clear the Red Sea of mines.

You Do Not, Under Any Circumstances, Gotta Hand It To America Firsters

TPM 09 Aug 2022
This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis.  ... wars in Vietnam and Iraq ... U.S ... ... Fascist Italy waged war on Greece, which Germany would soon help defeat; likewise, German forces would aid Italy in North Africa, threatening capture of the Suez Canal and with it control of shipping to the East ... Absent U.S ... The U.S ... .

7th anniversary of opening New Suez Canal: New record achieved

Watani 08 Aug 2022
On 6 August, Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Chairman Osama Rabie announced that daily traffic in the Canal had recorded a new all-time high with 89 ships carrying a total net tonnage of 5.2 million tons had passed through in both directions on 6 August, the highest daily traffic rate in the waterway’s history, according to Mr Rabie.

Egypt’s Suez Canal records all-time highest daily traffic rate on Saturday

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 08 Aug 2022
44 ships passed through the canal from the north with a net tonnage ....

How Russian Oil Is Making Its Way From Europe to Asia

GlobalResearch 08 Aug 2022
... where ship-to-ship transfers are allowed, The Independent’s Ben Chapman notes ... Yet, such ship-to-ship (STS) transfers around Europe are being increasingly used for reloading Russian oil onto ships that then head to Asia via the Suez Canal, tanker-tracking publications have shown.

Zephyr teams with experienced cannabis operator, seeks tax breaks for South Buffalo project

The Buffalo News 08 Aug 2022
Jonathan D. Epstein. Plans for a new $200 million marijuana growing and production facility in South Buffalo are back on track ... The reason ... That's a big change ... Here are five takeaways ... Initially, the project would start with the $425,000 purchase of 10.8 acres of unimproved land at 310 Ship Canal Parkway – of which only 5.3 acres can be used ... ....

Egypt's Suez Canal achieved unprecedented revenues worth $7 bln this year - SCA chief

Egypt Today 07 Aug 2022
Today, about 98 vessels crossed the canal, figures, which could not be reached if the new canal does not exist, the SCA chief said, adding the new canal reduce the time of the crossing from 22 hours to 11 hours only as well as increasing the number of the crossing ships from 17,000 to 25,000 every year.

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