Posts Tagged ‘container’

Turkey Earthquake One Year On: Survivors Still Living In Tent & Container Cities Amid Gov’t Infighting

Via Middle East Eye When Turkish soldier Muslum Ozdemir died during a military operation in Iraq last month, a troubling back story emerged. He was from Kahramanmaras, the epicenter of the twin earthquakes that claimed the lives of more than 50,000 people in nearly 10 provinces on 6 February last year, and survived the disaster himself. Before long, media discovered that […]

Houthis attack another container ship in Red Sea

Yemen’s Houthi rebels on Tuesday launched an attack on another commercial ship in the Red Sea, marking the latest escalation of aggression along shipping routes in the region, the rebel group confirmed. The rebel group’s forces launched naval missiles Tuesday against the MSC United VIII, a container ship owned by MSC Mediterranean Shipping, Houthi military… […]

Trouble Ahead: Container Shipping Rates Sinking Further Into The Red

Trouble Ahead: Container Shipping Rates Sinking Further Into The Red By Greg Miller of FreightWaves It’s not looking good for container shipping lines. Peak season is running out of whatever limited steam it previously had. Spot rates are sliding into loss-making territory. Rates “continue to lose ground, bending under the pressure of insufficient demand and […]

Amazon ships goods on Maersk’s first-ever zero-emissions container vessel

The “maiden voyage” was part of a 2023-2024 agreement Amazon finalized with Maersk to transport 20,000 40-foot equivalent containers using methanol through Maersk’s “ECO Delivery” ocean product offering. Source

OOCL SPAIN: One of the largest container ships in the world is now in Piraeus – Watch the video

On April 17, 2023, Piraeus welcomed OOCL SPAIN on its maiden voyage – one of the largest container ships (mega vessels) worldwide and the first of its size to approach the Station’s facilities, which will now be regularly included in its itineraries. “OOCL SPAIN” – owned by Orient Overseas Container Line Europe, a member of… […]

Arizona Governor Forced to Remove Shipping Container Border Wall by Biden Administration

Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is being forced to take down a makeshift border wall of shipping containers after the Biden Administration sued him for “damaging the United States” by putting up the temporary structure in the absence of any Federal border protection. The lawsuit charged that the wall had been erected “unlawfully and without authority,” on Federal lands […]

The tide has turned: Shipping lines no longer interested in renting container vessels

(NaturalNews) (Natural News) Rates for container ship rentals are now in a nosedive, as per freight indexes.The cost of transporting goods in containers has steadily declined since reaching its highest point before the end of 2021. “What is astonishing is how quickly the market appears to turn,” ship brokerage Braemar said. “Only some weeks ago, … […]

Shipping Costs Surge: $17,000 to Ship Container to California from Asia, Up from $3,800 in 2020!!

Shipping Costs Surge: $17,000 to Ship Container to California from Asia, Up from $3,800 in 2020!!  Nwo Report   Source: WENDELL HUSEBØShipping costs are surging around the globe, causing the price of sending a container from Asia to the West Coast to increase many times over.When Donald Trump was president in 2020, the price to ship […]

Shindy’S 2021 Urban Container Garden

Cooking with Shindy Growing an entirely container garden on a 22 ft * 22 ft concrete patch in Brooklyn, cultivates patience and gratitude right alongside your produce. I started this blog during the early stages of the COVID 19 pandemic in 2020. My experience in 2021 compared to 2020 can be described by the financial […]

What’s Going On? The Number of Container Ships Drifting Off Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach at All-Time High

What’s Going On? The Number of Container Ships Drifting Off Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach at All-Time High Sept.20,2021 Editor’sNote: My blog is now available on Telegram. Please go to!There were an all-time-high 61 container ships in the queue in San Pedro Bay on Wednesday, according to the Marine Exchange of Southern […]

Record Shattered: 61 Container Ships Stuck Waiting Off California | ZeroHedge

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China-U.S. container shipping rates sail past $20,000 to record

China-U.S. container shipping rates sail past $20,000 to recordin International Shipping News 06/08/2021 Container shipping rates from China to the United States have scaled fresh highs above $20,000 per 40-foot box as rising retailer orders ahead of the peak U.S. shopping season add strain to global supply chains.The acceleration in Delta-variant COVID-19 outbreaks in several […]

Protesters Prevent Israeli Container Ship From Docking

Above Photo: Matt Allen/CBC. Block the Boat aims to prevent Israel from shipping goods to North America. An Israeli container ship was prevented from docking Monday at the Prince Rupert, B.C., port after a group of about 10 protesters — whose aim is to block Israel from shipping goods to North America — formed a […]

Container ship fire produces ecological catastrophe in Sri Lanka

Fire damaged X-Press Pearl just before it sank (Credit: Sri Lankan Air Force) In the second major container ship accident in Sri Lankan waters in the past year, the X-Press Pearl, which was awaiting entry to Colombo port, caught fire on May 20 after a chemical leak. All attempts to douse the fire failed and […]

Giant Container Ship In Suez Canal Is On The Move

The Ever Given, the massive container ship that had blocked the Suez Canal for more than five days, is once again on the move, The Associated Press reported. Leth Agencies, a canal service provider, said Monday the ship had finally been dislodged from both banks of the global trade route after it ran aground last […]

Massive container ship stuck in Suez Canal ‘partially refloated,’ traffic expected to resume shortly

A giant container ship that has been stuck across the Suez Canal for over a day, has been “partially refloated.” Maritime traffic through the important waterway is expected to resume as soon as the vessel is towed away. The efforts to dislodge the Ever Given container ship from the Canal came to fruition on Wednesday […]

Giant container ship stuck in Suez Canal partially refloated, port agent says

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Newborn baby girl found alive in underground waste container near Amsterdam

Police in the Netherlands have found a newborn baby girl alive in an underground waste container. The baby was discovered by the authorities late on Sunday evening at a residential area in Meernhof, southeast of the capital, Amsterdam. She is in a stable condition in hospital, police said. “At around 22.40, the police incident room […]

10 Things These Shipping Container Home Owners Wish They’d Known Before Building Their Home

Next Story Shipping container homes are gaining momentum for offering home builders flexibility, efficiency, and affordability in the design of innovative housing. While some may consider these freight homes a sublet of the “tiny house” movement, many of them are far from tiny. In fact, some home builders have used up to as many as […]

Cargo container lost off North Carolina coast had 5,900 pounds of sulfuric acid in it

WILMINGTON, N.C. – One of the 76 cargo containers that fell into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, on March 3, had almost 6,000 pounds of sulfuric acid in it. The Coast Guard confirmed in a press release that A. P. Moller-Maersk reported that one of the containers […]

Chinese Cosco now owns entire container terminal in Belgian port of Zeebrugge

Korea Eximbank to finance Philippine’s New Cebu International Container Port

nsnbc : Philippine finance officials said Korea Eximbank (KEXIM) agreed to finance a package for the proposed New Cebu International Container Port in Consolacion, […]

Long-range missile that can fit in shipping container test-fired at sea by Israeli contractor

The missile that was fired on Tuesday, dubbed LORA or Long-Range Artillery weapon system, is produced by state-owned defense giant Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). According to company specifications, the solid-propellant ground-to-ground 1,600-kilogram projectile has a range of 400 kilometers and can be fired at a target in just 10 minutes. First revealed in 2006, the […]

Bushehr II N. plant to be established in shorter time, says Iran envoy

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Iranian Ambassador to Russia said Bushehr II Nuclear Power Plant would be established in a shorter period of time. “Sanctions added to the problems for establishing Bushehr I Nuclear Power Plant. These problems were one of the causes behind prolonging launch of the plant,” he said in an interview with Russian Kommersant daily. […]

Life-Expectancy Inequality Grows in America

Life-Expectancy Inequality Grows in America April 19th, 2016 Via: The New Yorker: There may be no better way to appreciate humanity’s growing prosperity than to consider how long we live. A child born in 1900—little more than a century ago—was likely, on average, to […]

California Delays BPA Warning Rules, Fearing They Could Scare Away Shoppers

California Delays BPA Warning Rules, Fearing They Could Scare Away Shoppers March 30th, 2016 Via: AP: California plans to delay state-required warnings on metal cans lined with the chemical BPA, arguing too-specific warnings could scare stores and shoppers in poor neighborhoods away from some […]

France to work with Iran on reducing air pollution: Official

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The head of Iran’s Environmental Protection Organization (IEPO) said the country has recently signed an agreement with France for cooperation in various areas of environmental protection, including efforts to tackle air pollution in the Islamic Republic. Speaking to reporters on Saturday, Masoumeh Ebtekar, who was in France earlier this week, pointed to […]

The Drone Papers

The Drone Papers October 15th, 2015 Via: The Intercept: The Intercept has obtained a cache of secret documents detailing the inner workings of the U.S. military’s assassination program in Afghanistan, Yemen, and Somalia. The documents, provided by a whistleblower, offer an unprecedented glimpse into […]

Tens of Thousands Take to the Streets to Protest the Islamic Invasion

While government officials, mass media outlets, and idiotic bleeding heart liberals are welcoming the Islamic “refugees” (mainly anonymous men of fighting age), there are tens of thousands of angry Europeans who are letting their voices be heard. They will not let their people go down without a fight. Hopefully hundreds of thousands more will […]

Greeks Find Container with Aid for “Refugees” Filled with Weapons and Ammunition

The Greek Coast Guard intercepted an aid container for “refugees” (who are almost all male and of fighting age) that was filled with weapons and ammunition. It appears that this was only reported on by local Greek news and has not been covered anywhere else. Hmm, I wonder why. If anyone has any additional […]

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