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MSC ship unloading freight at port

June 21, 2019 Newswatch

US Customs temporarily suspends MSC's C-TPAT certification following seizure at Philadelphia port

The US government has temporarily suspended MSC from the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program after more than 16 tons of cocaine were seized from the MSC Gayane at the Port of Philadelphia.

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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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waves crashing land from coastal storm

September 16, 2018 Newswatch

Florence is now a tropical depression, continued flooding expected

Florence, a onetime hurricane that weakened to a tropical depression by Sunday, dumped up to 40 inches of rain on parts of North Carolina since Thursday, and continued to produce widespread heavy rain over much of North Carolina and eastern South Carolina.

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earth hurricane

September 14, 2018 Newswatch

Hong Kong braces for Typhoon Mangkhut

Hong Kong is preparing for Super Typhoon Mangkhut, predicted to make landfall this weekend. It may be the strongest ever tropical storm to lash the city in decades, the Xinhua news agency reported.

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waves crashing land from coastal storm

September 13, 2018 Newswatch

Florence has been downgraded, but major storm surge expected

Florence, now a Category 2 hurricane, is forecast to unleash extreme storm surge, possibly historic flooding rains, and damaging winds in the Carolinas beginning Thursday.

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