Alarm bells in SL over China’s surveillance ship en route Hambantota Port

Yuan Wang 5, the Chinese research and Survey vessel, en route to the Hambantota Port in Sri Lanka has sent alarm bells to Colombo as country’s Sri Lanka’s Defence Ministry said that China has informed of “sending ship for surveillance”. Sri Lanka’s Defence Ministry media spokesman Colonel Nalin Herath also expressed similar … Read more

CBI makes two more arrests in Rs 25 lakh Paradip port bribery case: Reports

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested two more persons in connection with the Rs 25 lakh Paradip Port Trust (PPT) bribery case, sources said on Saturday. The CBI had arrested PPT chief mechanical engineer Saroj Kumar Das and three others on Friday after conducting raids at several places in the … Read more

Russia Finds New Route to Get Oil to Market Via Tiny Egyptian Port

Russia appears to have found a new means of getting its oil to market with western sanctions looming for Moscow. A cargo of about 700,000 barrels of Russian oil was delivered to Egypt’s El Hamra oil terminal on its Mediterranean coast early on July 24. A few hours later, another vessel collected a consignment from … Read more

Savannah Port Breaks Cargo Records amid Import Surge

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The Port of Savannah saw record-breaking cargo volumes this past fiscal year amid a surge in imports and West Coast backlogs that prompted shippers to reroute goods to the East Coast. The Georgia Ports Authority said Tuesday that docks in Savannah handled nearly 5.8 million container units of imports and exports … Read more

Terminals at California’s Third-Busiest Port Resume Regular Hours

Marine terminals at California’s Port of Oakland opened for normal operations on Monday after port leaders and police ended a week-long independent truck driver protest of the state’s new “gig worker” law, which stranded cargo on ships, docks and warehouses and worsened U.S. supply chain snarls. Port executives and police restricted protesters to designated “free … Read more

Russia Confirms Missile Strike on Port of Odesa but Says Grain Deal Stands

Ukraine said on Monday it hoped a U.N.-brokered deal aimed at easing global food shortages by resuming grain exports from the Black Sea region would start to be implemented this week. Moscow brushed aside concerns that the deal could be derailed by a Russian missile strike on Ukraine’s port of Odesa on Saturday, saying it … Read more

Russian missiles hit Ukraine port; Kyiv says it is still preparing grain exports

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Publishing date: Jul 23, 2022  •  32 minutes ago  •  4 minute read  •  Join the conversation Article content KYIV — Russian missiles hit Ukraine’s southern port of Odesa on Saturday, the Ukrainian military said, threatening a deal signed just a day earlier to unblock grain exports … Read more

Ukraine says Russian missiles hit Odesa port; landmark grain deal at risk

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Publishing date: Jul 23, 2022  •  12 minutes ago  •  2 minute read  •  Join the conversation Article content KYIV — Russian missiles hit the major port of Odesa in southern Ukraine on Saturday, the Ukrainian military said, dealing a blow to a deal signed on Friday … Read more

Trucker Protest Shuts Down Operations at California Port

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Truckers protesting a state labor law have effectively shut down cargo operations at the Port of Oakland, it was announced Wednesday. “The shutdown will further exacerbate the congestion of containers” and port officials are urging operations at shipping terminals to resume, a port statement said. The protest that began Monday involves … Read more

3 Missing in Gas Explosion in Major North China Port City

BEIJING (AP) — A gas explosion after a partial building collapse in the northern Chinese port city of Tianjin on Tuesday morning left three people missing and 11 injured. The incident remains under investigation, but it appears to point to the deterioration of infrastructure following more than three decades of breakneck economic growth. That development … Read more