Business groups are signaling the alarm that President Joe Biden’s call for Congress to intervene in a US rail labor dispute could come too late to stop a potential shutdown of transportation arteries vital to the broader economy.
Stas Margaronis | November 29, 2022 | Energy | Alternative | Ports & Terminals | Terminals
On October 27th Crowley Wind Services signed an agreement with the Port of Humboldt Bay to exclusively negotiate to be the developer and operator of a terminal to serve as California's first hub for offshore wind energy installations.
The chief of the busiest US West Coast port expects a new labor contract for dockworkers in the region to be reached by early February, removing uncertainty for importers and ramping up a campaign to lure back cargo lost to East and Gulf Coast.
Perhaps there is no better industry bar a few than road freight transport which is a first-hand witness of the chaos that happens before the Holidays in December. What has been the rule for the past few years is that in Europe, road freight transport is very cyclical and peaks during the fourth quarter of the year, with a slump in the few following months. Then, much like all of the greenery in the wild, it begins to blossom once again throughout the warmest period of the year until we once again decorate our homes with various Christmas ornaments.
Natural gas has played an increasingly important role in both Egypt’s and Israel’s economies over the past 20 years, and both consumption and production have grown substantially in those countries. Egypt’s and Israel’s natural gas delivery systems have become increasingly interdependent in terms of using Egypt’s LNG export infrastructure and natural gas feedstock.
Bloomberg | November 29, 2022 | International Trade | Commodity
A US court has temporarily banned imports of New Zealand fish caught in the habitat of the Māui dolphin because the South Pacific nation’s protections for the critically endangered species are not comparable to those in the US.
At AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company, today announced that Descartes Labs, a leading space and geospatial intelligence company, is migrating its core information technology (IT) infrastructure, including its geoprocessing and analytics platforms, to AWS. By going all-in on AWS, Descartes Labs will provide commercial and public sector customers with insights that support timely decisions regarding some of the world’s most pressing challenges, including mitigating the effects of climate change, enhancing food security, protecting people, and safeguarding natural resources.