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The latest industry news and BDP Happenings from across the globe.

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Sydney

September 16, 2020 BDP Newswatch

Sydney Port reaches breaking point

Due to a combination of factors including industrial action, there is heavy congestion at Sydney terminals.

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August 27, 2020 BDP Newswatch

Laura is now a hurricane and is forecast to strengthen more before hitting the Gulf Coast

Hurricane Laura currently has maximum sustained winds of 75 mph, according to data from a NOAA hurricane hunter plane, and is likely to become a major Category 3 storm or higher over the next day or so. The center of the storm is located 620 miles from Galveston, Texas, and it's moving at a rapid clip of 16 mph.

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August 12, 2020 BDP Newswatch Covid-19

New Zealand's largest city goes back into lockdown as coronavirus cases grow globally

New Zealand, which has been praised for its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, placed its largest city back into lockdown Wednesday after the country recorded its first COVID-19 cases in more than three months.

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Port of Montreal

BDP International August 10, 2020 BDP Newswatch

Port of Montreal longshore workers launch unlimited strike

Longshore workers at the Port of Montreal have launched a general, unlimited strike Monday morning, as negotiations with their employer remain in deadlock.

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Beirut

August 4, 2020 BDP Newswatch

Lebanese capital rocked by huge explosion

A massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital, Beirut, on Tuesday evening. The blast appears to have been centered on the city's port area.

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