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China top customer of Iranian saffron in March-October: IRICA

Press TV 04 Dec 2021
A bulk of the Chinese saffron purchases from Iran, some 24.52 metric tons, had been shipped in cargoes containing saffron packs of above 30 grams, said Latifi. He added that customers in the East Asian country had bought nearly $4.32 million worth of saffron in packs of below 10 grams while the rest had been shipped in the packs of 10-30 grams ... ....
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Pakistan allows India to use Afghan trucks for aid to Afghanistan

The News International 04 Dec 2021
ISLAMABAD. Pakistan and India have finally come to an understanding in which Pakistan has now decided that New Delhi can use Afghan trucks for transportation of humanitarian aid into Afghanistan ... At the time it was estimated that about 1,200 trucks would be needed to ship 50,000 metric tonnes of wheat ... .
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Officials say the ports logjam is easing, but numbers don't tell the whole story

Finger Lakes Times 03 Dec 2021
"Before the pandemic and before the surge in the American consumer buying patterns," Seroka said, "during the peak season we would have one or two months where we move 900,000" twenty-foot equivalent units — or TEUs, the standard volume metric in ocean shipping — all told, including loaded imports and exports and empty containers.
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Officials say the ports logjam is easing, but numbers don’t tell the whole story

The Los Angeles Times 03 Dec 2021
“Before the pandemic and before the surge in the American consumer buying patterns,” Seroka said, “during the peak season we would have one or two months where we move 900,000" twenty-foot equivalent units — or TEUs, the standard volume metric in ocean shipping — all told, including loaded imports and exports and empty containers.
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N.J. offshore Wind Port project wins national award

NJ dot com 03 Dec 2021
Philly Shipyard, a ship-building company just across the Delaware River from the two offshore wind production facilities in New Jersey, has been awarded a contract to build up to two ships ... The 461-foot boat is designed to carry up to 20,000 metric tons of rock that will be put at the ocean bottom as a foundation for the monopiles.
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Venture Global announces $10B investment in Cameron

American Press 03 Dec 2021
CP2 is expected to create at least 200 direct jobs, with annual salaries averaging $120,000 ... CP2 will be built in two phases on 650 acres in Cameron, which includes a marine facility on Monkey Island that offers access to the Calcasieu Ship Channel. It will have a nameplate export capacity of 20 million metric tons per year of LNG ... Gov ... U.S. Rep ... .
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UN Human Rights Experts to Iranian Butterfly Kids: ‘Stay at Home, We Are Your Voice ...

Jurist 03 Dec 2021
Some bandages have also been procured and shipped to Iran through humanitarian assistance. For example, in May 2020, with the financial support of the Government of Germany, UNICEF had shipped 5.8 metric tons of the wound dressings from Swedish pharmaceutical company, Mölnlycke and delivered them to Iran’s Ministry of Health (see here) ... Dr ... .
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Wanted: A Town Willing to Host a Dump for U.S. Nuclear Waste

Slashdot 01 Dec 2021
The Biden administration is looking for communities willing to serve as temporary homes for tens of thousands of metric tons of nuclear waste currently stranded at power plants around the country ... Approximately 89,000 metric tons of nuclear waste is being stored at dozens of nuclear power plants and other sites around the country.
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Reimagining the carbon problem

Power Technology 01 Dec 2021
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Engineering has so far supported 13 commercial carbon capture plants globally, with a total yield equivalent to three million metric tons per year ... For the shipping industry, MHI Group is developing a unit to capture CO₂ from marine exhaust gases.
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Amazon accused of playing 'outsized' role in supply chain chaos

TechRadar 30 Nov 2021
The retail giant brings in plenty of goods from China and elsewhere around the world through ports on the US West Coast, on ships that emit large amounts of carbon into the atmosphere ... These four companies alone emit 20 million metric tons of carbon into the atmosphere, as much as all marine shipping generates in two years.
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German police smash cocaine ring accused of smuggling tons

Boston Herald 30 Nov 2021
BERLIN (AP) — German investigators said 14 suspects were arrested Tuesday in an investigation of a gang accused of bringing nearly five metric tons of cocaine from South America to Germany. The investigation was triggered by the seizure in a shipping container in ...
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Using IoT technology to manage, track and locate cargo at sea

Splash24/7 30 Nov 2021
The World Shipping ... Leveraging LoRa for wireless sensors with precise geolocation enables companies to monitor many variables while vessels are at sea, including the status of shipping containers and the condition of machinery, fuel efficiency, environmental metrics and cargo.
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Why The Next Electric Battery Boom May Be In Cargo Ships

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 29 Nov 2021
... billion metric tons of carbon emissions each year from marine shipping.
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Ecuadorian bananas have been affected by the global logistics crisis

Fresh Plaza 29 Nov 2021
"It's a scenario that is aggravated by the significant increases in the cost of cardboard boxes, the difficulties there are to find spaces in shipping, and high transportation costs." ... "The worst part is that, no matter how much we are willing to pay, we do not get the necessary volume or the ships to bring it," the businessman added.
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Pak informs India of allowing its territory to transport humanitarian wheat shipment to Afghanistan

The Telegraph India 24 Nov 2021
It said as a goodwill gesture towards the brotherly Afghan people, Pakistan decided to allow the transportation of 50,000 metric tonnes of wheat and life-saving medicines from India ... Last month, India announced 50,000 metric tonnes of wheat for Afghanistan as humanitarian assistance and requested Pakistan to ship the food grain via the Wagah border.
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