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Vinai Kumar Saxena Takes Oath As Delhi's Lg; All You Need To Know | Mint

Live Mint 26 May 2022
Who is Vinai Kumar Saxena--the new LG of Delhi MORE FROM THIS SECTIONSee All ... He worked for 11 years in various capacities. He was elevated in 1995 as General Manager to look after the proposed Port Project in Gujarat.In 1991, he founded the National Council for Civil Liberties (NCCL), a non-profit NGO with its headquarters in Ahmedabad ... .
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Cargo congestion easing, but port deliveries still below pre-pandemic level (Business)

Castanet 25 May 2022
ports, Vancouver would not currently have the extra container-handling capacity to provide shipping lines with an alternative entry point to North America, according to the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s vice-president of infrastructure ... That lost capacity created a serious backlog in containerized cargo movement from B.C.’s ports.
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LA and Long Beach ports are country’s least efficient, says new report

Daily Bulletin 25 May 2022
Maritime transport moves more than 80% of global merchandise by volume; even before the Covid-19 outbreak, ports were already handling more cargo, which pushed those with weaker infrastructure to “the limits of their capacity,” said S&P Global Market Intelligence Associate Director Turloch Mooney, one of the authors of the report.
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California ports rank as world’s least efficient for containers

The Mercury News 25 May 2022
Maritime transport moves more than 80% of global merchandise by volume; even before the Covid-19 outbreak, ports were already handling more cargo, which pushed those with weaker infrastructure to “the limits of their capacity,” said S&P Global Market Intelligence Associate Director Turloch Mooney, one of the authors of the report.
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Indonesia & Singapore to build Central Java container port

Fresh Plaza 25 May 2022
The new port will serve ... As the industrial park is expanding, the port may need to expand its capacity up to 1.5 million TEU in the future. The port, the second seaport in Java, is expected to be completed by 2024.
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Port of Virginia Plans to Run on 100-Percent Clean Electricity by 2024

The Maritime Executive 25 May 2022
Through a power-purchase deal negotiated with utility Dominion Energy and the Virginia Department of Energy, the port will begin receiving up to 10 percent of the output of new solar power installations totaling about 350 megawatts of capacity ... The timeline ranks among the most ambitious decarbonization plans in the ports sector.
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Middle East container ports are the most efficient in the world

Splash24/7 25 May 2022
Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah Islamic Port also featured strongly in eighth place overall ... The new report also highlights the resilience of East Asian ports and the capacity of Chinese ports in particular to effectively handle challenges brought about by the pandemic ... In 23rd place, the Port of Virginia is the top ranked port in North America.
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Shanghai: world’s biggest port returning to normal

Asiatimes 25 May 2022
Although Shanghai’s port, which handles one-fifth of China’s shipping volumes, has been operating throughout, it has been running at severely reduced capacity. Many shipments have been canceled, postponed or rerouted to other Chinese mega-ports such as Ningbo-Zhousan.
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Shangahi Returns but Supply Chain Will Get Worse Before Getting Better

The Maritime Executive 25 May 2022
Although Shanghai’s port, which handles one-fifth of China’s shipping volumes, has been operating throughout, it has been running at severely reduced capacity. Many shipments have either been cancelled, postponed or rerouted to other Chinese mega-ports such as Ningbo-Zhousan.
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Retailers urged to be honest about delivery delays

NewstalkZB 25 May 2022
"Global shipping closures and bottlenecks in manufacturing and shipping hubs, such as the current lockdown in Shanghai, the challenges at the Ports of Auckland and its knock-on effect to other NZ ports and land-based freight capacity, and congestion at Freedom's local distribution centre are unfortunately all causing ongoing delays," he said.
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Feed people or feed conflict, UN chief warns

Korea Times 25 May 2022
He stressed, "Russia must permit the safe and secure export of grain stored in Ukrainian ports." ... Facing this food emergency, how do we safely reopen the blocked supply chain bottlenecks at Ukraine's ports? Alternative rail and roads can't carry sufficient capacity to adjoining countries such as Poland and Romania.
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Stocks To Watch: Ntpc, Dr Reddy's, Grasim Industries, Indian Hotels, Coal India | Mint

Live Mint 25 May 2022
The state-run company is moving at breakneck speed to increase coal supplies to fuel its thermal plants and ensure the units operate at more than 75% of capacity to avert another power crisis in India ... Output from the new Siarmal mine in eastern Odisha state would rise gradually, reaching capacity of 50 million tonnes in about five to seven years.
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Tourism industry expecting slow and steady return of visitors

RNZ 25 May 2022
"We all know that we cannot simply pay lip-service to these concepts ... "While capacity is currently sitting at 50 percent of pre-Covid levels, it's planned to reach 70 percent by July.". Around the same time, Air New Zealand also expected to be at 65 percent of 2019's international capacity with all except two of its 29 ports operating ... ....
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Everything You Need To Know About Forecastle 2022

LEO Weekly 25 May 2022
Viewing areas near all the stages (limited by capacity), access to the VIP Lounge, “premium restrooms” (aka not port-a-potties), private bars, free hair braiding and glitter, and a VIP festival entrance lane ... Each row of port-a-potties will have an accessible one at each end.
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Port Houston exec director inducted into International Maritime Hall of Fame

The Baytown Sun 24 May 2022
Port Houston Executive Director Roger Guenther has been inducted into the International Maritime Hall of Fame by the Maritime Association of the Port of New York and New Jersey ... We are grateful to have him as our Port Director.” ... Guenther joined Port Houston in 1988, serving in several capacities before being named executive director in 2014.

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