Brexit negotiations have yet to formally begin, but U.K. lawmakers are already balking at the European Unions position. Senior Conservatives are hitting back against claims from Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern, made in a Bloomberg interview yesterday, that Britain should be charged about 60 billion euros when it leaves the EU.
Mumbai Port, the countrys biggest state-owned port, will see its staff strength halve by 2021 as large number of employees are due for retirement. With the port having no plans of fresh hiring to replace the retired employees, it is gearing up for a strong operating profit in the coming years. As on March 31, 2016, Mumbai Port has a staff strength of 10,364 employees.
Construction of the $US 3.8bn 472km Mombasa – Nairobi standard-gauge railway (SGR) is due to be completed in March by China Railway and Bridge Corporation (CRBC), which has a 10-year concession to operate the line, to allow test running to begin in preparation for the start of train operation in June.
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The salvage of the APL Austria has entered the mop-up phase after a major fire broke out in one of the vessels cargo holds as it was off Port Elizabeth in South Africa. The fire started in one of the cargo holds of Liberian-flagged vessel on Sunday while the ship was some 30 miles off the coast of South Africa, headed west to the Indian Ocean. Overnight on Sunday the vessel was brought to the nearby port of Ngqura where firefighting continued for several days.
Beleaguered panamax containership owner Rickmers Maritime Trust (RMT) has pleaded with its creditors for help to restructure its debts. Singapore-headquartered RMT posted a full-year 2016 net loss of $180m, after charter revenue of just $69m, and continues to carry an enormous debt pile.
Two container shipping lines, Frances CMA CGM and Israels Zim, have signed up with Alibaba to allow customers to book space on their vessels through the Chinese e-commerce giant, in a bid to boost sales as the sector battles a severe downturn.
After criticizing the bad decision he got from an appeals court panel last week, President Trump said in a press conference today that he will issue a new executive order on travel next week. It appears that instead of pursuing the issue through litigation, Trump will issue a new directive which he said will conform to the legal ruling handed down by the courts. The new order is going to be very much tailored to what I consider to be a very bad decision, Trump said. We can tailor the order to that decision and get just about everything, in some ways more.
Using decades of global climate data generated at a spatial resolution of about 25 square kilometers (10 square miles), the researchers were able to capture the formation of tropical cyclones (hurricanes and typhoons) and the extreme waves that they generate. Those same models, when run at resolutions of about 100 kilometers (60 miles), missed the tropical cyclones and the big waves up to 30 meters (100 feet) high.
The Port of Los Angeles handled 826,640 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in January 2017, an increase of 17.4 percent compared to January 2016. It was the busiest January in the ports 110-year history, outpacing last January, which was the previous record for the first month of the year. It was also the second-best month overall for the Port, eclipsed only by last Novembers 877,564 TEUs.