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Abandoned Ship, Half Sunk

The Future of Shipping is NOT Coming with Budding Australian Container Line FOCUS as They Go into Liquidation

Stand by… The future of shipping is coming! A bold and embarrassing statement on the homepage of the short-lived Focus Container Line, which has become the latest new entrant into container shipping to run into financial difficulties. Liquidators in Brisbane have been appointed to oversee the demise of the trans-Tasman liner, which launched a service […]

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A Smaller Vessel Unloading Containers From The Stuck Ever Forward to Lessen the Weight to Try refloat the Ship.

Ever Forward Container Removal Operation Gets Underway

Container removal began Saturday as part of the Ever Forward boxship refloat operation in Chesapeake Bay. The process – using barges alongside – will continue in daylight hours throughout this week with four to five containers being offloaded per hour in the complex operation. Approximately 550 containers are expected to be transferred. The Ever Forward salvage operation began on

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Ningbo Port Could See Disruption as Zhenhai District Goes into a 14-day Lockdown

China has imposed a 14-day lockdown at Zhenhai, one of the six districts in Ningbo, amid an increase in coronavirus infections, prompting concerns of port disruptions and worsening supply chain blockages, market sources said. “Just received an update from our China contacts…Zhenhai district has been locked down due to three positive cases of COVID-19. The

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Perth Man Arrested for Heroin Hidden in Mascara Bottles

A 28-year-old Perth man was due to face Perth Magistrates Court on 7 August 2021, charged with attempting to possess approximately 440 grams of heroin hidden in mascara bottles. On 3 August 2021, Australian Border Force officers conducted an examination of a consignment from South Africa which tested positive for heroin. Australian Federal Police investigators

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