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Sri Lanka grants bail to captain of cargo ship embroiled in one of its worst ...

Henry Herald 15 Jun 2021
The captain of a container ship that caught fire and partially sunk off the coast of Sri Lanka, causing one of the country's worst environmental disasters, was arrested Monday before being granted bail, local police said ... The vessel was laden with chemicals such as nitric acid and carrying 350 metric tons of oil in its tanks.
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Captain of burnt, sunken Sri Lankan container ship arrested after environmental disaster and oil spill fears

Russia Today 14 Jun 2021
Also on rt.com Chemical-carrying cargo ship is sinking off Sri Lanka’s coast after 13-day blaze, imminent oil spill feared (PHOTOS, VIDEO) ... However, the Singapore-based company has pointed out that there have not been any reports of a spill from the 350 metric tons of oil the ship was carrying at the time of the fire.
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Aid flows in for those affected in cargo ship disaster in Sri Lanka

La Prensa Latina 11 Jun 2021
Colombo, Jun 11 (EFE).- The United States Embassy in Sri Lanka announced Friday a financial aid of $100,000 for those affected by the sinking of a ship loaded with chemicals off the coast of the island country ...Ever since the ship caught fire, we can’t sell our fish.
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No oil spill reported, but Sri Lanka braces for worst after X-Press Pearl sinks

Mongabay 09 Jun 2021
Marine salvage crew who boarded the ship for an inspection after the fire found a breach in the stern and immediately recommended that the ship be towed out to deeper waters to minimize any impact ... This latest development has sparked fears that the 300 metric tons of fuel oil in the ship’s tanks could leak.
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Marcventures eyeing to raise nickel ore shipments

The Philippine Star 09 Jun 2021
Mining firm Marcventures Mining and Development Corp. is targeting to increase its nickel ore shipments this year, as it aims to ship over two million wet metric tons this year ... .
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No more swabs: Arden site first in NC to offer saliva-based COVID-19 test

Hendersonville Times-News 08 Jun 2021
In the release, it says the lab's team can work with local businesses, health care providers and organizations, public institutions or private corporations to do the same, and Shaffer said word will be coming soon for a direct-to-consumer platform where any patient anywhere in the country can order a kit to ship back tot he facility.
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Dubai sets sights on 50% of global trade flows with 'World Logistics Passport'

Gulf News 08 Jun 2021
Dubai. Discover new trade routes. Or create new ways to get goods from one part of the world reach the intended destination in the fastest and least expensive way ... New routes ... Image Credit ... New Delhi remains a key station along trans-Asia air cargo routes and with over one million metric tonnes of goods shipped to over 77 international destinations ... .
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Dubai sets sights on 50% of global trade flows with 'World Logistics Passport': DP World official

Gulf News 08 Jun 2021
Dubai. Discover new trade routes. Or create new ways to get goods from one part of the world reach the intended destination in the fastest and least expensive way ... New routes ... Image Credit ... New Delhi remains a key station along trans-Asia air cargo routes and with over one million metric tonnes of goods shipped to over 77 international destinations ... .
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King Abdullah Port ranked 2nd globally by World Bank

Arab News 06 Jun 2021
The report, which is the first of its kind that scores ports against different metrics, is based on total port hours per ship call, standardized for different ship sizes and container moves per call ... Jay New, chief executive of King Abdullah Port, said ... Algeciras in Spain is the highest ranked European port, in 10th place ... ....
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China, Mexico busy buying U.S. corn, on pace for record high

The Grand Island Independent 06 Jun 2021
Robert Pore. U.S. corn prices recently have been above $6 per bushel and $14 per bushel for soybeans. Both are well above most prices since 2013 ... export sales ... The United States has also shipped 5.8 million metric tons (228.33 million bushels) of sorghum to China as of May 20, with another 937,400 metric tons (36.9 million bushels) in outstanding sales.
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EAM Jaishankar to visit Kuwait next week

DNA India 05 Jun 2021
The bridge saw Indian Navy ships bringing key supplies under its Operation Samudra Setu II ... On 27 May, Indian Navy Ship INS Shardul had reached Kochi with 270 Metric Tonnes (MT) of liquid medical oxygen from Kuwait and UAE including 11 International Standardisation Organisation (ISO) containers, two semi-trailers and 1200 oxygen cylinders.
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Ed Lotterman: What’s causing volatile prices in commodities?

The Bismarck Tribune 05 Jun 2021
Iron ore traded internationally has doubled from $84 per metric ton to $178. This metric is a weighted average of various types of ores ... The low of $33 per metric ton was in 2006. The high of $187 was in 2011, when taconite pellets from Minnesota and Michigan were being shipped by ...
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U.S. agricultural futures rise

China.dot.org 04 Jun 2021
AgResource has lowered its total Brazilian corn production estimate to 89.7 million metric tons ... million metric tons. China shipped out a record 1.11 million metric tons of corn in the week, and is forecast to ship out one million metric tons of corn per week into early August.
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Sri Lanka ship disaster: Sinking cargo vessel threatens to leak plastics, oil and nitric acid

The Independent 04 Jun 2021
A smouldering cargo ship carrying tonnes of chemicals is sinking off at Sri Lanka’s west coast, officials said, triggering fears of oil and chemical spill that could result in one of the worst ecological disasters ... chemicals in the ship.
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Sri Lanka Faces Devastating Oil Spill from Sinking Cargo Ship

Democracy Now 04 Jun 2021
Officials are now bracing for an oil spill from about 350 metric tons of oil loaded in the sinking ship’s fuel tanks.

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