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ISSUES: Canadian Bitumen from Alberta Threatens the Gulf of Maine

Bitumen from Alberta is destined for export via tankers through the Gulf of Maine. Data shows that traffic from Saint John, NB will double. Along with proposed and existing offshore drilling for gas and oil, dumping of fracking and mine wastes, coastal nuclear plant problems and more, Canadian activities continue to threaten the Gulf of Maine ecosystem. 1,108 more words

Bay Of Fundy

The Box That Built the Modern World

By Andrew Curry

Nautilus

More than any other single innovation, the shipping container—there are millions out there, all just like the ones stacked on the Hong Kong Express but for a coat of paint and a serial number—epitomizes the enormity, sophistication, and importance of our modern transportation system. 327 more words

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Putting On The Brakes - Too Softly Or Too Hard?

2015 was clearly a very challenging year for the shipping markets. With earnings rock bottom in many sectors, investors shifted into a lower gear with respect to the placement of new vessel orders last year. 524 more words

Clarksons

Lined Up at Dawn by 75Central


Tankers await their turn to enter the Port of Houston as the sun rises over the Gulf of Mexico just off the shore of Galveston, Texas. 6 more words

Sunrise

19 Jan 2016 (AFR) - Economic slowdown sinks China's industry - Why this shipbuilder sums up China's problems

(19 January 2016, AFR, p37, by KEITH BRADSHER)

‘Sainty Marine Corp started small, buying and selling a few ships in the 1980s. But the state-owned Chinese company went on a debt-fuelled binge during the past few years, opening its own shipyards and signing orders worth hundreds of millions of dollars apiece. 109 more words

1.Market Observations

Secret Squirrel Suggests Ways To Solve California's Lack Of Water


Now Secret Squirrel has been pondering California’s great water shortage. And, of course, Squirrel has solutions to the problem, solutions that the American government sadly is not obviously considering nor implementing. 493 more words

The Seriously Political-Humor Of Secret Squirrel

High Bypass Turbofan Jet Engines, Geoengineering, And The Contrail Lie

The greatest lie ever perpetrated and propagated is the lie of the “persistent condensation trail”. Without knowing any of the related science facts on this issue, anyone with a sense of reason should be able to determine the fact that our skies are being sprayed. 326 more words

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