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New vessel services link Ports of Oakland and Seattle with China and Taiwan

Fresh Plaza 11 May 2021
As global trade booms, the container shipping industry is introducing another new vessel service at the Port of Oakland ... “We’re gratified with these new services because they reflect growing recognition that Oakland is an essential trade gateway,” said Bryan Brandes, Port Maritime director ... Its ships make Seattle their first U.S ... Robert Bernardo ... Tel.
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Lessons From the Ship That Nearly Destroyed 12 Percent of World Trade

The Maritime Executive 09 May 2021
This was necessary as world maritime trade boomed from 880 million tons in 1956 to 8,775 million tons in 2011 ... That is the situation facing world trade and maritime infrastructure today that is largely absent from most military and naval discussions but essential to the world’s economy and the military’s logistics.
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Asian Ports Dominate New Container Terminal Efficiency Index

The Maritime Executive 07 May 2021
He added that efficient ports also ensure business continuity and improve the resilience of the maritime gateways as crucial nodes in the global logistical system ... During the Covid-19 pandemic we saw port delays causing shortages of essential goods and higher prices,” noted Turloch Mooney, IHS Markit Maritime and Trade Associate Director ... ....
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FOCUS: U.K. navy returns to Indo-Pacific amid concerns over assertive China

Kyodo 05 May 2021
Britain's naval role in the Indo-Pacific is undergoing a "step change" due to the challenges posed by Chinese maritime ambitions, according to security analysts interviewed by Kyodo News ... This is an opportunity to make a statement about not accepting behavior that undermines the maritime order.".
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UK navy returns to Indo-Pacific amid concerns over China assertiveness

The Jakarta Post 05 May 2021
Britain's naval role in the Indo-Pacific is undergoing a "step change" due to the challenges posed by Chinese maritime ambitions, according to security analysts interviewed by Kyodo News ... This is an opportunity to make a statement about not accepting behavior that undermines the maritime order.".
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Update: Can the U.S. Fix Its Failing Infrastructure?

The Maritime Executive 30 Apr 2021
The budget cuts signal that the maritime sector will get little support from Washington in maintaining a healthy U.S.-flag deepwater fleet and an adequate supply of licensed merchant mariners, both ... maritime are considered essential for both economic security and homeland defense.
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Can the U.S. Fix Its Failing Infrastructure?

The Maritime Executive 29 Apr 2021
The budget cuts signal that the maritime sector will ... maritime are considered essential for both economic security and homeland defense, and the Jones Act accounts for more than 500,000 jobs, $29 billion in wages and benefits and more than $100 billion in annual economic output.
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Be part of the Singapore maritime industry's digital transformation

Straits Times 29 Apr 2021
Amidst the challenges faced, the maritime industry has continued to play an important role in global trade, shipping goods and essential items around the world while remaining resilient ... The upcoming Tuas Port, for instance, is a major milestone in Singapore’s journey towards becoming a Global Hub Port and International Maritime Centre.
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Draft revision to modernize maritime law

China Daily 28 Apr 2021
She also said the development of science and technologies will boost the modernization of maritime transport safety ... From the information publicized by the NPC Standing Committee, the provisions echo environmental protection, the essential subject of the era, answering people's concerns regarding maritime traffic safety, Liu said.
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Unifying maritime intelligence to improve security in W/Africa – Ugwala

Business Day Online 27 Apr 2021
Ugwala, who made this assertion recently during the West African Maritime and Shipping Conference held virtually, said this has become an essential component in line with other efforts to solve the problem of maritime insecurity within the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) region.
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Maritime Administration Awards Nearly $20m to Strengthen US Shipyards

The Maritime Executive 27 Apr 2021
... maritime industry,” said U.S ... Small shipyards are essential parts of our maritime industrial base and employ thousands of Americans ... build essential infrastructure while creating long-term jobs for American workers,” said Lucinda Lessley, Acting Maritime Administrator.
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InterManager Vows to Source Vaccinations for Seafarers

The Maritime Executive 27 Apr 2021
... support others within the maritime industry to do the same.”. The United Nations has designated seafarers as “essential workers” but so far only 58 countries have followed this directive and are prioritising seafarers to enable them to travel to and from vessels.
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The surprising (and outrageous) reasons travellers are allowed to jump Australia's closed border - after ...

The Daily Mail 27 Apr 2021
Anyone with three months off work - provided it is essential they go now and have a confirmed itinerary and approved leave ... Airline, maritime crew or associated safety workers. Essential workers. Temporary visa holders - visiting sick relatives, seeking medical treatment not available here or for 'essential' business reasons.
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The Suez Canal blockage as a catalyst for innovation

Splash24/7 25 Apr 2021
The Suez Canal blockage prompts us to revisit access arrangements and practices for individual ships using capacity-constrained maritime infrastructures and passages ... Continuous situational awareness updating is essential (as illustrated in Figure 2) ... Maritime digitalisation is accelerating and an essential part of the solution.
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