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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Suez Canal Authority to Hike Transit Fees

Fourth EstateContainer Vans on a Cargo Ship in the Suez - Photo by Eilis Garvey on Unsplash

The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) announced it will increase the transit fees for vessels passing through the Suez Canal starting May 1. SCA announced it will increase the transit fees for petroleum, crude oil, and product tankers to 15 percent …

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Spanish Truckers Hold Strike Over Energy Prices

Spanish truckers unions rejected a government aid package and joined a spontaneous one-week strike against rising fuel prices. causing prominent disruptions across the supply chain throughout the country on Tuesday. On Monday, Spain’s government agreed to pay 500 million euros …

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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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Evergiven Sister Ship Runs Aground in Chesapeake Bay

U.S, Coast Guard, and the Maryland Department of the Environment said they were still trying to re-float the Ever Forward and that no injuries, pollution, or damage to the vessel. Ever Forward reportedly ran itself aground in Maryland waters near …

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Expeditors International Hacked by Ransomware Group

Expeditors International reported it has been targeted by a ransomware attack this weekend, forcing them to halt operations. “Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPD) announced that on February 20, 2022, we determined that our company was the subject of a …

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South Korea Creates Fund to Mitigate Supply Chain Challenges

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday that the government will create a fund to better secure essential raw materials for manufacturing and exporting in response to current supply chain woes. Moon told a cabinet meeting that the Presidential …

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