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NAB likely to probe alleged fleecing of importers at Port Qasim

Importers are being forced to pay huge amounts on each consignment in the name of additional chargesKARACHI: The illegal holding of imported goods continues unabated at Port Qasim, as importers are being allegedly conned in the name of additional demurrage and detention charges by the customs officials, port terminals and shipping lines…

‘The Bisexual,’ ‘Valley of the Boom’ Among Top Titles at Mipcom – Variety

International TV drama’s golden age is continuing. As buyers and sellers from around the world congregate in Cannes, Variety speaks to the stars, writers, and distributors of 10 of the scripted series that will be the talk of the Croisette.The Bisexual (pictured top left)(All3Media Intl.)Desiree Akhavan wrote the first…

'Apocalyptic:' 1 Florida town demolished by Michael

The small Gulf Coast community of Mexico Beach was known as a slice of Old Florida. Now it lies in splinters. Hit head-on by Hurricane Michael , numerous homes in this resort town of about 1,190 people were shattered or ripped from their foundations. Boats were tossed like toys. The streets closest to the water looked as if a bomb had gone off.

UPDATE 1-Brazil's coffee exports rise; lack of space in ships hits trade

(Adds data on exports, comments from Cecafé president) By Marcelo Teixeira SAO PAULO, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Brazilian coffee exporters shipped 2.73 million 60-kg bags of coffee abroad in September, 27 percent more than a year earlier, but a lack of container space in ships prevented larger volumes as the country sells a record crop.

Imparting Maritime Skills - THISDAYLIVE

By Ferdinand EkechukwuA three day programme on maritime training tagged GMT 2018, organised by Ginai Integrated Ventures, had students of Certified Institute of Shipping, Badagry, Lagos, with diverse resource persons in attendance to share with the students, different perspectives on what they have learnt in school. The students numbering 106 were trained on health…

Pelindo III Improves Facilities to Lure International Cruise Ship | Food & Travel

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - State-run port operator company Pelindo III is set to charm cruise ship operators in hope of attracting international cruise industry to dock at Indonesian ports. "This is our commitment to support the government's target of reaching 17 million foreign tourist visitations in 2018," said Pelindo III President Director Doso Agung in a press release on Friday…

Pre-dredging survey of Chapora mouth on Mon | Goa News

PANAJI: The Captain of Ports (CoP) department on Thursday issued a notice to mariners warning them of a pre-dredging survey scheduled to be conducted at the Chapora river mouth during daytime on October 15. CoP officials said Vasco-based firm Vaibhavi Dredging will be carrying out the survey across the sand bars at the river mouth as part of the process to dredge the area.

Strong autumn storm leave path of destruction in northeast Minnesota

A group of tourists stopped to read informational signs about Lake Superior as they walked on rocks pushed onto the Lakewalk by the waves. All along the way, people were making comments about how sad it was to see the damage and how powerful the storm had to be to cause it.Lake Superior's raw power wasn't what Twin Cities…

Great Lakes shipping legend Davis Helberg passes away | The Daily Briefing

A Great Lakes legend  Davis Helberg died peacefully at home in Esko on Wednesday after a courageous fight with cancer. He formerly directed the Duluth Seaway Port Authority, was a vessel agent with Guthrie-Hubner and a reporter with the Duluth News Tribune. His obituary will be published on Friday.In 2003, Lake Superior Magazine named him its annual Achievement Award winner.

Excerpt: "On Desperate Ground," the story of the Korean War's greatest battle

In his new book, "On Desperate Ground: The Marines at the Reservoir, the Korean War's Greatest Battle" (Doubleday), author Hampton Sides ("Ghost Soldiers," "In the Kingdom of Ice") recounts the fateful experience of U.S. Marines and their clash with overpowering Chinese forces at the Chosin Reservoir during a grueling 1950 campaign.

The reason behind Al Alvarez’s resignation

Good Thursday morning!There have been rumors for a while now about the departure of Al Alvarez from his post as SDA chief of staff in Gov. Phil Murphys administration.Story Continued BelowRyan Hutchins and I chased them down, and can report that months prior to his resignation last week, there had been an allegation of sexual misconduct by a woman, according to three sources.

ABBS Next Generation DP System

Your marine pilot of the future, here today.At this year’s SMM trade event in Hamburg, Germany, industrial digital technology specialist ABB introduced what could be the future of dynamic positioning, not just for traditional DP users, but also for the full spectrum of navigation tasks. ABB Ability Marine Pilot Control…

A hundred years ago a ship sunk in the Irish sea, causing more than 500 deaths here's what its lega

The story of the sinking, virtually forgotten in the UK but remembered in Wales whose people have joined with Dun Laoghaire for years in commemorating the sinking was the stuff of every naval tragedy: Clem McGannMoreYoud think that the 100th anniversary of the sinking of a Royal Mail ship torpedoed in the Irish Sea in 1918 with the loss of 569 lives would cause a few ripples in Brexit Britain.

Which parts of the island are affected and should I cancel my holiday?

The flash floods that claimed the lives of at least eight people in Majorca struck the town best known for its proximity to the once-secret location of the Love Island villa.Witnesses described biblical scenes as the rivers, or torrents, around the town of Sant Llorenc des Cardassar burst their banks after heavy rain, spilling…

Shipping industry slow to meet new low-sulfer fuel rules

Tens of thousands of cargo ships, tankers, container ships and cruise liners belch noxious sulfuric gases and fine particles that drift over cities and cover them with smog.It is not a pretty picture, but it is one that may change in January 2020 if a decision by the United Nations International Maritime Organization to…

Brazil's coffee exports rise; lack of space in ships...

By Marcelo TeixeiraSAO PAULO, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Brazilian coffee exporters shipped 2.73 million 60-kg bags of coffee abroad in September, 27 percent more than a year earlier, but a lack of container space in ships prevented larger volumes as the country sells a record crop.Coffee exporters association Cecafé said on Wednesday…

Port not responsible for impending increases Telemaque

Darwin Telemaque, Port Manager, has shed light on the charges that shipping lines announced will be increased starting on November 4.Speaking with OBSERVER media from the Caribbean Shipping Association meeting in Panama, he said that in 2017, the companies imposed what they call a port surcharge, and it is those rates that are going up next month.It has nothing to do with the local agents…

Gov. Murphy sets new course for Democratic Party

A few days before Phil Murphy took the oath of office as the 56th governor of New Jersey on Tuesday, he took a tour of Hudson County via public transportation. Starting in Hoboken, he boarded the mis-named Hudson Bergen Light Rail (since the line does not yet go to Bergen) for a seven-stop ride to Jersey Avenue in Jersey City.Along the way…

Sinking dock? Bradenton Beach cruises toward default on floating dock contract

Another day, another delay for the Bradenton Beach floating dock.The city has been stalled and facing numerous delays on its plan to replace a floating dock at the Historic Bridge Street Pier since it was contracted in April 2017.The contractors plan more resembles a sinking ship.An Oct. 3 email to the city from Technomarine…

Farmers struggle to store crops as US tariffs start to take their toll

Lori Ann LaRocco,In North Dakota, soybeans from 2017 are still in storage after China pulled its contracts. Of the 15.9 million bushels left from last year's crop, 12.1 million bushels are sitting in storage facilities called grain elevators.In Wisconsin, Chippewa Valley Bean, a kidney bean processor and supplier, slashed prices on its remaining beans from the 2017 harvest to move them out.U.S.