Search results for: Logjam

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  • 24 April 2013

    Department of Natural Resources grants totaling more than $850,000 will fund removal of sediment and logjams from Indiana’s lakes and rivers. The grants were awarded by DNR director Rob Carter, and are provided through the Lake and River Enhancement (LARE) program in the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife. The 17 projects involve 11 lakes […]

  • 29 November 2005

    After nine of 17 scheduled flights of the inaugural Monsoon Cup, the celebratory 50th event of the Swedish Match Tour, there are five skippers in a logjam at the top of the standings.

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A vessel backlog restricting containerized trade at the Port of Oakland since January has been cleared, the port said on Thursday adding that there are no vessels in San Francisco Bay or outside the Golden Gate awaiting berths. Port officials said that it’s the strongest evidence yet that a West Coast cargo slowdown is on the […]

  • 7 March 2005

    The dozens of cargo ships anchored off the coast of Southern California last summer painted the picture of a robust economy, but behind the stranded armada waiting to unload its cargos was a story of supply-chain chaos and a damaging trade imbalance. Experts say the logjam experienced at the ports of Los Angeles and Long […]

  • 11 October 2010

    The Rajang River has become navigable again after a massive logjam caused by widespread landslides upriver cleared, bringing relief to operators of passenger and cargo vessels. The long stretch of logs and wooden debris floating from Balleh in the Kapit Division over the past two days has drifted to sea. Nevertheless, officers from the Natural […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Research & Development

    The latest research into the undersea landscape off of Southern California and northern Baja California has revealed details about a tectonic train wreck in the Earth’s crust with the potential for magnitude 7.9 to 8.0 earthquakes. The new study supports the likelihood that these vertical fault zones have displaced the seafloor in the past, which […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The US West Coast Port of Oakland once again saw its Oakland International Container Terminal suspend yard and gate operations yesterday afternoon for the remainder of the day, after longshoremen who refused to work due to a dispute over staffing levels were dismissed, the port said in a notice.  The new disruption comes a few days after the […]

  • 13 March 2015

    The Oakland International Container Terminal resumed with yard and gate operations yesterday, after dismissing longshoremen who refused to work due to a dispute over staffing levels the day before, the port said in a notice.  The new disruption came a few days after the port reported a reduction in cargo backlog created by a labor contract dispute between the […]

  • 3 April 2015

    Dozens of oil tankers are waiting to load at Iraq’s offshore deep sea oil terminal Al Basra Oil Terminal in the Persian Gulf. A buildup of over 30 oil tankers has been reported amid delays of up to three weeks to load oil caused by bad weather and possible oil quality issues, Reuters cited shipping sources as saying. Some […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue yesterday introduced an amendment to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers funding legislation that will ensure critical water infrastructure projects, like the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), remain a top priority. “The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project is critical to Georgia, the Southeast and the entire country,” said Senator Isakson. […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ocean carriers that were bypassing the Port of Oakland to overcome schedule delays are beginning to restore their weekly calls at the port, the port said in a statement. As informed, nearly all Oakland services can be expected to be restored by May. The port said that the return of ships can be seen as […]

  • 10 June 2015

    NYC-based PIRA Energy Group believes that the LNG supply side seems focused squarely on challenging coal for supremacy in the race to join forces with renewable energy to meet incremental power generation demand.

  • 10 June 2015

    NYC-based PIRA Energy Group believes that the LNG supply side seems focused squarely on challenging coal for supremacy in the race to join forces with renewable energy to meet incremental power generation demand.

  • 1 July 2020
    Human Capital, Vessels

    A staggering number of seafarers is being impacted by the inability to carry out crew changes due to the COVID-19 restrictions imposed on travel by national governments across the globe. Despite incessant calls from the maritime bodies, seafarers are yet to be designated as ‘key workers’ and exempted from travel restrictions. Some countries like Cyprus, […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The cargo backup at the Port of Oakland resulting from nine months of bargaining disputes between the US West Coast port operators and longshore workers should clear within two months, the port said in the first operational update since approval of the new labor contract. According to the port, efforts to eliminate the cargo backlog are […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Human Capital, Regulation & policy

    The Philippines opened the first “green lane” for seafarers in Asia to allow the free movement of seafarers and personnel across borders, helping alleviate the crew change crisis that has left hundreds of seafarers stranded at sea. The repatriation of crews is being faciliatetd by the signing of a Joint Circular, an effort led by […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port security has too often lagged behind the demands of ever more vulnerable facilities with new technology often being deployed as an after-market add-on, rather than a homogenous part of a port’s day to day working, according to risk management consultancy BMT Group. With new ports being developed on green or brown-field sites across the globe, […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    It’s rich in nutrients, occurs naturally and something marinas are happy to rid themselves of: dredge spoils. Could dredge material be bagged and sold for gardening? Ernest Utsch, an owner of Utsch’s Marina in Lower Township, said he believes dredge spoils could become mulch and be mixed together with other materials to produce nutritious soil. […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port security has too often lagged behind the demands of ever more vulnerable facilities with new technology often being deployed as an after-market add-on, rather than a homogenous part of a port’s day to day working, according to risk management consultancy BMT Group. With new ports being developed on green or brown-field sites across the globe, […]

  • 14 September 2012

    The Hellas Committee of Germanischer Lloyd (GL) met on Wednesday at the Hotel Grande Bretagne, Athens. The annual Committee Meeting, now a longstanding tradition in its 35th year, very much reflected the mood of the industry, with great challenges foreseen for traditional markets, but opportunities on offer for those with expanding perspectives. The Chairman of […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Hellas Committee of Germanischer Lloyd (GL) met on Wednesday at the Hotel Grande Bretagne, Athens. The annual Committee Meeting, now a longstanding tradition in its 35th year, very much reflected the mood of the industry, with great challenges foreseen for traditional markets, but opportunities on offer for those with expanding perspectives. The Chairman of […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The introduction of sulphur limits in emissions control areas (ECA) off the coastal waters of the US and Canada and the ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006) will require significant adjustments from the entire maritime industry. Germanischer Lloyd’s (GL) North American Committee, which met at the Houstonian Hotel Delta in Houston, Texas […]