Activists Prevent Tanker Carrying Russian Oil from Entering Port of Antwerp

Fourth EstateGreenpeace activists prevented the tanker Secychelles Pioneer carrying Russian oil from entering the Port of Antwerp, Belgium - Greenpeace Belgium

Greenpeace activists blocked a tanker carrying Russian oil from entering Antwerp’s port for 6 hours on Saturday night. The Seychelles Pioneer, a German-operated tanker, left a terminal in Primorsk, Russia, on March 31 with a load of diesel headed for …

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DHL Jet Splits in Half in Costa Rica

Fourth EstateDHL Plane - Fasyah Halim/Unsplash

A DHL cargo plane slid off a runway, splitting in half on Thursday morning during an emergency landing in Costa Rica, temporarily shutting down an airport. Fire department officials said the pilots decided to return when they detected a failure …

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Indian Cargo Travels via Pakistan and Afghanistan to Uzbekistan for First Time

A private Indian trader exported commercial goods to the landlocked Uzbekistan through Pakistan and Afghanistan for the first time as part of economic connectivity between the four countries. Taliban Spokesman for the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Maulana Zaheer told …

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Walmart to Expand Home Delivery, Hire Over 3,000 U.S. Drivers

Walmart announced that it plans to hire 3,000 new U.S. delivery drivers as it builds an all-electric fleet of delivery vans to expand its grocery delivery service. Walmart’s InHome delivery service, which was launched in 2019, currently has about 100 …

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Volkswagen 2021 Sales Just Below 9 Million Vehicles Due to Chip Shortage

Sales of the Volkswagen Group are expected to dip just below 9 million vehicles this year after production was hampered by semiconductor bottlenecks and shortages. The carmaker is preparing for a worsening of the chip crisis which could last until …

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FedEx Ceases Hong Kong Pilot Operations over COVID-19 Policies

FedEx has shuttered its Hong Kong pilot base due to uncertainties caused by local COVID-19 restrictions. According to its new memo, Robin Sebasco, FedEx’s system chief pilot said the closure was permanent and that they are already starting to relocate …

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Volkswagen 2021 Sales Just Below 9 Million Vehicles Due to Chip Shortage

Sales of the Volkswagen Group are expected to dip just below 9 million vehicles this year after production was hampered by semiconductor bottlenecks and shortages. The carmaker is preparing for a worsening of the chip crisis which could last until …

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FedEx Ceases Hong Kong Pilot Operations over COVID-19 Policies

FedEx has shuttered its Hong Kong pilot base due to uncertainties caused by local COVID-19 restrictions. According to its new memo, Robin Sebasco, FedEx’s system chief pilot said the closure was permanent and that they are already starting to relocate …

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Brazil Suspends Beef Exports to China due to Mad Cow Outbreak

Brazil, the world’s largest exporter of beef, has suspended beef exports to China, its biggest customer, due to mad cow disease found in two separate domestic meat plants on Saturday.  Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture said there was no risk to …

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