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Greek and Swedish shipowners in environmental NGO alliance on EU ETS

Seatrade Maritime News 13 Apr 2021
The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) and the Swedish Shipowners’ Association have joined forces with the environmental NGO Transport & Environment in calling on the European Commission (EC) to adopt a tailored approach for the international shipping industry in the context of the EU ETS review.
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Greek and Swedish shipowners weigh in with their own vision for Europe’s emission trading plans

Splash24/7 13 Apr 2021
... ETS be both ambitious and tailor-made to the industry ... Faig Abbasov, shipping director at T&E, said. “This is crunch time for the shipping industry ... We call on other shipping companies to join this industry-NGO coalition to push for an ambitious and effective proposal.”.
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Cruise lines poised for rebound despite no word on when US sailings can resume

The Philadelphia Tribune 13 Apr 2021
Even though the Centers for Disease Control has yet to give a firm date for when it will allow ships to sail to and from U.S. ports, industry leader Carnival Corp reported last week that passenger bookings nearly doubled in the three-month period ending in February, compared to the prior three month period.
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Taiwan launches shipbuilding program amid China threats

San Francisco Chronicle 13 Apr 2021
The ship is “designed and built in accordance with the needs of national defense combat training,” Tsai said ... Taiwan has been boosting its domestic military industries, including building ships and submarines, and is upgrading facilities on the Pratas Islands in the South China Sea that are also claimed by China.
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Onion marketing season wrapping up in SW Idaho-SE Oregon

Capital Press 13 Apr 2021
High shipping costs and a tight supply of trucks and drivers challenge the industry, he said ... Shay Myers, CEO at Owyhee Produce in Parma, Idaho, said April 12 the company likely will pack and ship local onions for another two to three weeks before shifting to California-grown supply ... “But we shipped the product, which is good.”.
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Air Canada, Canadian government agree on pandemic bailout

Rapid City Journal 13 Apr 2021
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Why fast fashion could be set for go-slow

The Times/The Sunday Times 13 Apr 2021
... heavy environmental footprint is now front-page news” with the $2.5 trillion global industry generating more carbon emissions than aviation and shipping combined.
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Amazon to open 2 distribution centers in Las Vegas Valley

Las Vegas Review-Journal 13 Apr 2021
An industrial project on 650 E Owens Ave., photographed on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, in North Las Vegas ... An industrial project on 650 E Owens Ave., photographed on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, in North Las Vegas ... An industrial project on 650 E Owens Ave., photographed on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, in North Las Vegas.
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INOXCVA signs MoU with Mitsui - Partnership will enhance small scale LNG applications development and provide impetus to gas based economy in the country

Yahoo Daily News 13 Apr 2021
This will help in increasing the penetration and consumption of clean, reliable and cost-efficient LNG to various users in the automotive, mining, shipping & rail industry all over the country ... Together we will carry out technical, economic and environmental evaluations for supplying LNG to prospective customers and industrial clusters.
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Singapore gears up to tackle shipping backlog from Suez Canal blockage

Straits Times 12 Apr 2021
The port here is preparing to deal with the shipping backlog caused by the Suez Canal blockage last month, with many vessels heading this way ... About 99 per cent of the maritime industry's front-line workers have been vaccinated, while others who do not necessarily board ships are also in line for the jab.
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Cruise industry holding hopes for return of voyages in 2021

RNZ 12 Apr 2021
The Cruise Association said the government needed to show support for the industry with an easing of immigration restrictions covering foreign crews and lifting the legislative ban on cruise ships in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The industry had expected 49 ships to visit ...
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Tourism operators pleading for reopening of trans-Tasman cruise ship bubble

TVNZ 12 Apr 2021
Overseas the global cruise ship industry is picking up steam again, with more than 350,000 passengers having travelled by sea to international ports without infection since July, 2020 ... Representatives from the cruise ship industry will meet with the Government on Monday, desperately hoping for big ships back here soon.
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Singapore readies for ships from Suez Canal backlog, maritime workforce to be increased after pandemic cuts

Straits Times 12 Apr 2021
SINGAPORE - The port here is readying itself to deal with the shipping backlog caused by the Suez Canal blockage last month, with many vessels heading this way ... As of now, about 99 per cent of the maritime industry's front-line workers have been vaccinated, while others who do not necessarily board ships are also in line for the jab.
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Cruise Lines Ready For Rebound But Still No Word From CDC When US Sailings Can Resume

CBS Sports 12 Apr 2021
The Cruise Line International Association, the industry trade group, says the CDC wants a zero-risk approach for cruise ships as opposed to calling for mitigated efforts against the virus ... Cruise Ship Companies Operating Out Of American Ports Frustrated With Glacial Reopening Of Industry.
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In need of a sea change

Hydrocarbon Engineering 12 Apr 2021
The maritime industry is undergoing a historic period of adjustment ... It is a tough twosome to combat and an operational re-think is essential if the industry is to flourish again ... With this in mind it should be remembered that high fuel oil prices were at the heart of the shipping industry crisis that began in 2008.

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