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Massive 8.2 quake off Chile coast sparks tsunami

April 1, 2014

April 2, 2014 - A major earthquake of magnitude 8.2 struck off the coast of Chile on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami that hit the northern part of the country and a tsunami warning for all of South and... View Full Post

Lufthansa pilots announce three-day strike for next week

March 28, 2014

March 28, 2014 - Pilots at Lufthansa (LHAG.DE), Germany's largest airline, will hold a three-day strike from April 2 to April 4, their union said on Friday, as they seek to pressure the German airline... View Full Post

German airports to be hit by strikes on Thursday

March 25, 2014

March 25, 2014 - Passengers at German airports face lengthy delays on Thursday after trade union Verdi called for a strike by ground staff as part of wider industrial action over public sector pay. V... View Full Post

Oil spill cleanup blocks traffic to Texas ship channel; residue 12 miles out in Gulf of Mexico

March 23, 2014

A barge that once carried some 900,000 gallons of heavy tar-like oil was cleared Sunday of its remaining contents, a day after the vessel collided with a ship in the busy Houston Ship Channel and leak... View Full Post

A Perfect Storm of delays at Toronto and Montreal

March 20, 2014

March 20, 2014 - A combination of natural and manmade events has created a perfect storm for shipping delays at the Canadian hubs of Toronto and Montreal. It began with one of the coldest winters in ... View Full Post

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