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Coastal restoration organizations are asking residents to help bring back a cypress forest

The Advocate 04 Oct 2023
Canals, dug by oil and gas companies for their pipelines, allowed for different kinds of water to mix together ... One of the biggest contributors to saltwater intrusion in the central wetlands, however, was a canal dug for ship navigation ... The plan was for MRGO to make travel easier for some ships to bypass the Mississippi.

Green Seas: Are floating nuclear power vessels the future of zero-carbon energy?

Tradewinds 04 Oct 2023
In 1967, a converted Liberty Ship called the Sturgis was towed to what was then part of the US-controlled Panama Canal ...

Russia Shipping More Oil to Chinese Ports Via Arctic Route

Voa News 04 Oct 2023
Shipping via the NSR is 30% faster than the traditional route through the Suez Canal and increasingly easier to traverse as climate change means less ice to navigate ... They all belong to the Arctic Council, a cooperation forum to address common challenges such as climate change, shipping routes and Indigenous people’s rights.

As the Middle East transforms

The News International 04 Oct 2023
The Middle East for centuries has also been at the crossroads of international trade and transportation routes. Its position as a hub of these routes has been strengthened in modern times, especially after the opening of the Suez Canal. Approximately 30 per cent of the world’s shipping containers pass through the Suez Canal ... He can be reached at ... .

Only 31 ships to pass through Panama Canal due to fresh water shortage

Beijing News 03 Oct 2023
As 70 percent of ships using the waterway require at least 44 feet in depth, the Canal Authority guaranteed a draft of that length.

Cast Off on a Container Ship's Voyage Through the Ocean in the New Picture Book ...

Enid News & Eagle 03 Oct 2023
03, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- If you’ve ever wondered where various items in your home come from, look no further than I Ship. A Container Ship's Colossal Journey published by Millbrook Press™, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group... In a dramatic journey, the crew encounters a stuck ship in a canal, reroutes, and weathers a mighty storm ... I Ship.

Holy Cow! History: Sweet kindness — the Berlin candy bomber

Lima Ohio 03 Oct 2023
Amid the brutality of a bombed-out city, during the darkest days of war — a sweet ray of hope. In the final two years of World War II, Germany’s capital endured more than 360 air raids ... No running water ... For three years, the Western Allies shipped food and supplies to Berliners by truck, rail and canal boat through Soviet-occupied territory ... Lt ... Gen ... .

Panama Canal slashes the number of ships allowed through — drought means there isn't enough ...

Business Insider 02 Oct 2023
A container ship making its way through the Panama Canal in April 2023, before the drought lowered the water level. ... Only will be allowed through the canal per day from November 1, down from circa 36 to 38 daily ship crossings during normal operations ... Ships that usually crossed ...

Panama Canal Further Lowers Transits Impacting Largest Ships

The Maritime Executive 02 Oct 2023
The lowering of the number of transits was done to maintain the 44-foot draft, which the authority says is required by 70 percent of the ships transiting the canal ... Container volumes are also forecast to slowly rise on major trade routes and cruise ships which were on a seasonal ...

Panama Canal to Cut Daily Limit on Vessel Passages in November -- OPIS

Market Watch 02 Oct 2023
The Panama Canal Authority late last week said it will soon lower the daily allowable limit on vessels passing through the global waterway because of an ongoing drought ... The breakdown will be for eight ships for the Neopanamax locks and 22 in the Panamax locks. The Canal ...

Exploring Albany’s natural beauty

TravelDailyNews 02 Oct 2023
Erie Canal System ... The historic canal that runs from Buffalo to Albany spans 363 miles, and it transformed the state into an affluent trade region, which allowed goods to ship from NYC, travel up the Hudson River, move along the Erie Canal for delivery to areas in the Great Lakes Region, and vice versa.

The adventure cruise that takes you into the heart of Niagara Falls

The Times/The Sunday Times 02 Oct 2023
Over the course of a week we would follow the Great Lakes Waterway (created to allow commercial ships to sail from the ... Passengers were invited for cocktails and commentary on the bow as we passed through with only inches to spare between the width of the ship and the canal walls.

Did the Plowshares Program Set the Stage for September 11?

Principia Scientific 02 Oct 2023
The idea was to put nukes to work constructing canals, reservoirs, harbors and highways ... A plan was unveiled to construct a wider Panama Canal that would handle much larger ships. Later, in 1968, the LLNL scientists also proposed a replacement for the Suez Canal that had closed during the June 1967 Six Day war.

Panama Canal trims vessel passage quota again to deal with severe drought

Gulf Daily News 01 Oct 2023
Daily ship crossings on the Panama Canal, one of the world's main maritime trade routes, will be reduced to 31 from 32 to soften the impact from a severe drought that is expected to last until next year, the authorities managing the canal said ... The effects have led the canal to estimate a reduction in revenues of up to $200 million by 2024.

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