Latest News for: Port distances


Expanding Container Shipping Along the Great Lakes and Seaway

The Maritime Executive 22 May 2022
The rise in fuel prices has prompted renewed interest in expanding container shipping at America’s Great Lakes ports, like Duluth and Cleveland ... The Port of Duluth involves an even greater railway distance (1250 miles), making direct Duluth – Europe container shipping potentially more attractive ... Port of Duluth.

Ankara accuses Athens of violating Turkish airspace over Aegean Sea

Greek City Times 21 May 2022
For its part, the Greek Foreign Ministry on Friday condemned the violation of airspace by Turkish fighter jets, which approached the Greek port city of Alexandroupolis at a distance of 2.5 nautical miles, and strongly condemned Ankara ... The port of Alexandroupolis is used by NATO ...

Boeing’s Starliner finally docks with International Space Station

Finger Lakes Times 21 May 2022
The uncrewed spacecraft connected with the forward port of the ISS’s Harmony module just a short distance away from the commercial competitor SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Freedom that brought up the Crew-4 astronauts to the station last month ... another human-rated spacecraft to its ports.

District softball: Bryan, Wauseon rally late for semifinal wins

The Crescent News 20 May 2022
Wauseon 6, Port Clinton 4. GENOA — Wauseon senior Olivia Gigax connected for a two-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the eighth inning as the Indians rallied for a 6-4 win over Port Clinton in D-II district semifinal action. The Indians plated a pair of runs to force extra innings after Port Clinton took a 4-2 lead in the top of the seventh.

The Mob, Marlon Brando and the New Battle Over the Waterfront

Politico 20 May 2022
Supreme Court, with the New York side claiming that a generation of New Jersey politicians, including Murphy, have taken an ill-advised path to benefit a legendarily corrupt industry while the New Jersey side insists that its move is about modernizing the container port and attracting more ships.

Long Island Memorial Day Parades and Events 2022

Long Island Press 19 May 2022
Port Washington Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony. American Legion Post 509 and VFW Henderson-Marino Post 1819, together with the Port Washington Fire Department, the Port Washington and Sands Point Police, and members of the community will march from Campus Drive to the Sousa Bandshell ... Spectators are asked to observe social distancing.

The design of these new speakers blew my mind (and so did the price)

TechRadar 19 May 2022
Behind these, two sets of bass drivers, bolted together and actually facing each other with just a 7cm distance between them, take care of the low end. Dual bass reflex ports are downward-firing, which means it shouldn't matter how far away from your wall you place them – after all, these things are meant to be seen. Analysis ... (Image credit.

Voyager Worldwide Enhances Fleet Insight with Tracking & Alerts

The Maritime Executive 18 May 2022
For shipping companies looking for better visibility of live and previous voyages, Voyager Fleet Insight’s vessel tracking module has been enhanced to give users a more detailed view of vessel routing, including departure and arrival ports (including berths) and times, distance travelled and stationary periods ... ....

Cuyahoga County Council declines to vote on Dave Wondolowski’s port authority appointment, effectively confirming it

Cleveland 17 May 2022
Wondolowski on the Port Authority Board.” ... Council members and Bibb previously declined to share opinions on Wondolowski’s appointment, but it appears Chris Ronayne, the Democrat candidate running for county executive who previously worked with Wondolowski on the port authority board, was trying to distance himself from the labor leader.

The Real Deal: Faces of WWE’s ‘Monday Night Raw’ light up USS Iwo Jima’s time ...

The Virginian-Pilot 17 May 2022
Iwo was at sea for a long February to October deployment last year — a deployment that came after months of going in an out of port for training while maintaining the Navy’s pandemic rules for social distancing and restriction of movement ... Once back, the crew was faced with a home port move from Florida to Norfolk. They moved here in December ... .

Mexico opens door to full-country access for fresh U.S. potatoes

Capital Press 16 May 2022
The U.S. has started exporting fresh potatoes into Mexico beyond the 16.15-mile border zone that previously marked their limit. Full-country access has been an issue for some 25 years. Mexican regulators granted it, but an industry group said the agency lacked authority to do so ... The U.S ... site visits ... Distance from ports is a limiting factor ... ....

Chinese company wins award for smart transportation project

China Daily 12 May 2022
The project — "Battery Change Electric Heavy Truck ... The heavy truck in the project is a new means to implement clean transportation in short- and medium-distance transportation scenarios such as mines, steel mills and ports ...

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