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Hapag container ship

January 4, 2019 Newswatch

Hapag Lloyd container ship battling fire off Canada's east coast

German shipping line Hapag Lloyd said on Friday that it was trying to extinguish a fire on its Yantian Express container vessel off Canada’s east coast but was being hampered by bad weather.

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MSC ship on water

January 2, 2019 Newswatch

MSC Zoe loses up to 270 containers overboard in North Sea

The Dutch Coastguard has issued a navigational warning after an ultra-large containership lost scores of containers while underway in the North Sea. The ship, MSC ZOE, was in German waters when it lost the containers in heavy seas between Vlieland, Netherlands and the German Bight in the southeastern North Sea on New Year’s Day.

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front of the white house outside the gates

November 2, 2018 Newswatch

Trump administration to reinstate all Iran sanctions

The Trump administration is to reinstate all US sanctions on Iran removed under the 2015 nuclear deal.

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earth hurricane

October 10, 2018 Newswatch

Hurricane Michael Update: Ports along the North and Southeast coasts bracing for potential impact

A terrifyingly powerful Category 4 Hurricane Michael was poised to become the strongest hurricane to hit the Florida Panhandle in recorded history Wednesday.

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vessel loading containers at port

October 9, 2018 Newswatch

Congestion continues at major UK ports

Chronic congestion at the UK's two largest container ports is forcing ocean carrier planners to make further last-minute ship diversions, causing chaos to the country's supply chain.

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