Posts Tagged ‘shipping’

Global Shipping Crisis Far Worse Than Imagined

Over the past decades world ocean trade has expanded almost exponentially as major manufacturing outsourcing from USA and European corporations has blossomed under the advent of economic globalization. The result has been that Asia, most especially China, has become the essential manufacturing source for everything from iPhones to antibiotics and everything in-between. The creation of […]

US convicts Iranian national of illegally shipping military items to Iran

An Iranian national has been convicted by a US federal jury for violating trade embargos and illegally exporting sensitive military items to Iran, the US Justice Department announced in a statement on Friday. Mehrdad Ansari, 39, is an Iranian citizen but is also a resident of Germany and the United Arab Emirates.  According to the […]

Suez Canal Shipping Backlog Ends, Days After Giant Vessel Freed

Ship Ever Given, one of the world’s largest container ships, is seen after it was fully floated in Suez Canal, Egypt March 29, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany The last ships stranded by the grounding of a giant container vessel in the Suez Canal should pass through the waterway on Saturday, according to the […]

Lil Nas X’s ‘Satan Shoe’ saga continues as judge orders maker to halt shipping

A judge has ordered the maker of Lil Nas X’s “Satan Shoe” to halt fulfilling all orders of the shoe amid ongoing litigation from Nike, a report has said. According to Business Insider, a court ordered MSCHF, the New York-based art collective that launched in collaboration with the rapper, to halt shipping immediately. Nike filed […]

Iran state shipping firm reports ‘terrorist attack’ on Europe-bound cargo vessel as explosion rips through hull, fire breaks out

An Iranian commercial vessel has been damaged by an explosive device in an alleged terrorist attack as it traveled through the Mediterranean to Europe, a spokesperson for the country’s national shipping company said on Friday. There were no casualties, but a small fire was caused by an explosion in the ship’s hull and had to […]

Observant Jewish vendors squeezed by Amazon’s 6-day-a-week shipping requirement

JTA — A change in requirements for participating in a select Amazon delivery program is posing potentially insurmountable challenges for Orthodox sellers. As of February 1, Amazon businesses that deliver from non-Amazon warehouses through Amazon Prime, a subscription service that includes free two-day delivery, must agree to fulfill orders six days a week. The sellers […]

Orthodox Amazon sellers say they’re squeezed by 6-day-a-week shipping rule

A change in requirements for participating in a select Amazon delivery program is posing potentially insurmountable challenges for Orthodox sellers. As of Feb. 1, Amazon businesses that deliver from non-Amazon warehouses through Amazon Prime, a subscription service that includes free two-day delivery, must agree to fulfill orders six days a week. The sellers may choose […]

Bandar Abbas-Latakia direct shipping line to be launched by early Mar.

TEHRAN – Iran is going to establish a direct shipping line between its southern port of Bandar Abbas and Syria’s Mediterranean port of Latakia on March 10, Head of Iran-Syria Joint Chamber of Commerce Keyvan Kashefi announced. According to Kashefi, necessary coordination has been done between the Iran-Syria Joint Chamber and the Islamic Republic of […]

US enacts sanctions targeting Iranian shipping, arms proliferation

Browse > Home / News / US enacts sanctions targeting Iranian shipping, arms proliferation January 17, 2021 by JNS Read on for article In the final days of the Trump administration, the United States on Friday imposed sanctions targeting Iran’s shipping sector and conventional arms proliferation. Iranian flag. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Companies in Iran, China […]

Germany: Lack of rainfall leaves shipping high and dry on the Rhine

Months of low rainfall and an unusually warm November has left Germany’s Rhine river short of water, causing problems for river-based transport. Ships are being forced to reduce their cargo by as much as half to avoid running aground, according to Roberto Pranzi, member of the board of the Federal Association of German Inland Navigation. […]

Trump approved shipping tar sands by rail to Alaska. The project’s owners are banking on a melting Arctic

On September 28, President Donald Trump signed a presidential permit to ship Alberta’s tar sands oil via a proposed 1,600-mile private rail line across the U.S.-Canada border into Alaska. The permit, given to the company Alaska-Alberta Railway Development Corporation, is the same type of border-crossing permit that Trump approved in 2017 for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. Both projects aim […]

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 […]

New Documents Show Pentagon Is Shipping Billions Worth Of Weapons To Terrorists In Syria, Trying To Cover Its Tracks

By Brandon Turbeville While Donald Trump garnered praise from many anti-imperialist activists and researchers after his public announcement that he was ending the CIA’s program of arming terrorists in Syria, it appears much of that praise will be short-lived. Certainly, many expected a sleight of hand from the Trump administration and the Deep […]

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 […]

Goldman Sachs-backed Firm Invests Big in Shipping Tar Sands by Train Along Keystone XL Route

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Indonesia’s Jokowi visits Philippines’ Duterte – New shipping line inaugurated

nsnbc : Indonesian President Joko Widodo (a.k.a. Jokowi) visited the Philippines and met Phillippine President Rordrigo Duterte. Jokowi was accompanied by his wife. A […]

How pineapple could help fight drug-resistant superbugs

(NaturalNews) Could superbugs turn into unstoppable killing machines that threaten the survival of the human race? Not so long ago, researchers discovered a colistin-resistant E. coli strain for the first time in the United States. According to The Washington Post, health officials have dubbed it the “nightmare bacteria.” Colistin is a “last-resort” antibiotic […]

Bionic Eye Restores Vision for Blind Man After 40 Years

Doctors have given a man his sight back, implanting a bionic eye in Texan resident John Jameson to restore some of his vision after some 40 years of blindness. Four decades ago, an aggressive infection took Jameson’s sight, and it was his wife who discovered the possibility of installing a bionic eye – a type of […]

The Ongoing Erosion of the Occult Agenda

Zen Gardner, GuestWaking Times Here’s an interesting dynamic that’s clearly at play in our ongoing reality. You can treat this as a “what if” perception or however you like, but the effect of powerful information and perceptive understanding is massive. As for me, I actually think the parasitic “powers that want […]

Photos: Iran Armenians mark 101st anniversary of Armenian Genocide

Thousands of Iranian Armenians have gathered in Saint Sarkis Cathedral in the capital city of Tehran to mark the 101st anniversary of the 1915 mass killing of Armenians by the Ottoman forces.   By Mizanonline.ir Source Article from http://theiranproject.com/blog/2016/04/24/photos-iran-armenians-mark-101st-anniversary-armenian-genocide/ 00

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 […]

Stop Clinton: The Most Dangerous Presidential Aspirant in USA’s history

Stop Clinton: The Most Dangerous Presidential Aspirant in USA’s history by Stephen Lendman Filed under: Clinton, Israel-USA Relationship, US Congress, US Foreign Policy, USA, Wars for Israel Source Article from https://uprootedpalestinians.wordpress.com/2016/03/26/stop-clinton-the-most-dangerous-presidential-aspirant-in-usas-history/ 00

Turkey condoles Iran on national’s death in Istanbul terror attack

“I have been sorrowed by the fact that one Iranian lost his life and three Iranians were wounded in the terror attack in Istanbul,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a letter he sent to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday, Daily Sabah reported. “This heinous attack targeting innocent civilians has once again revealed […]

5 reasons Iran will be able to wait out low oil prices

Iranian officials have repeatedly rebuffed calls by other oil producers to halt or cut production. Tehran appears determined to reclaim market share lost as a result of EU and US sanctions imposed in recent years over its nuclear program. Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh has ridiculed the idea of a production freeze, calling it a “joke.” In […]

THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR BODY IF YOU EAT TURMERIC EVERY DAY

Turmeric is a powder that comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant. This plant is part of the ginger family. The powder is golden in color and has an interesting taste and aroma. Some describe the taste as peppery, bitter, and warm. The aroma, however, is closer to that of an orange or […]

Qatar’s new plots for Arab public opinion

Alwaght- It goes without saying that Al Jazeera and its leaders have some plans for the future, plans that are not brilliant enough as their organizers act in accordance with the way the government of Qatar wishes, and it is no secret that the Qatari government has not pursued a humanitarian policy- at least so far […]

Facebook To Censor & Remove Users For Anti-Obama Posts

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VP: Pres. Rouhani receives invitations from main world countries

Tehran, Feb 3, IRNA – Vice-President for Parliamentary Affairs Majid Ansari said on Wednesday that President Hassan Rouhani has received many invitations from main world countries. Speaking to IRNA, Ansari said that Iran has, on the other hand, made invitations and foreign officials are in line to visit Iran. Referring to President Rouhani’s recent tour […]

Hidden US groups behind new Iran bans: Analyst

Press TV has interviewed E. Michael Jones, a political analyst, about the US’s planned new sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran. The following is a rough transcription of the interview. Press TV: There was a wave of optimism amongst Iranians regarding what’s going to happen after the removal of the sanctions, which were agreed with […]

Palestinians Resist Zionist Terror, Plus U.S., European, Arab Royal, Turkish and Nigerian Terror

The West has forced millions to become wandering, destitute refugees, as it destroys nations and peoples that get in the way of Empire. Palestinians have lived this reality for 67 years. Beirut sits at the lip of the volcano. They cluster on the prosperous, Christmas-themed streets of Beirut: Syrian mothers and their children begging from […]

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