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BDP International Newswatch

Truck wait times rise to 5 hours as CBP reassigns staff on US-Mexico border

The border slowdown began on March 28, a day after CBP hosted a press conference in El Paso, Texas. With hundreds of migrants being apprehended and placed into custody each day, the federal agency said it needed to reassign its labor to deal with the situation.

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Newswatch

Triple collision of US/German container ships in Yokohama

Triple collision between container ships reportedly occurred at Yokohama Anchorage off Nonmoku Terminal, at around 2330 Tokyo time Mar 21.

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Newswatch

Fire-stricken Grande America sinks off France

The 56,642 gross ton Grande America caught fire some 263 kilometers southwest of the Pointe de Penmarc’h, south Finistère, in the evening hours of March 10, 2019.

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Newswatch

Helsinki Bridge suffers another mishap

A boxship operated by Japan’s Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) hit severe weather yesterday morning in the Atlantic resulting in a number of container stacks at the aft of the ship collapsing.

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