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  • JAKARTA/ SINGAPORE, Feb 8- Road blockages and bad weather in Kalimantan on the Indonesian side of Borneo island are being blamed for a disruption of coal supplies from one of the world's most important export regions. "The area most affected is getting coal down the Barito River to coastal ports like Taboneo," said one coal barge shipper from Kalimantan, speaking on...

  • JAKARTA/ SINGAPORE, Feb 8- Road blockages and bad weather in Kalimantan on the Indonesian side of Borneo island are being blamed for a disruption of coal supplies from one of the world's most important export regions. "The area most affected is getting coal down the Barito River to coastal ports like Taboneo," said one coal barge shipper from Kalimantan, speaking on...

  • CARACAS, Jan 18- Shipping operations at one of three docks of Venezuela's main crude exporting port have "recovered" after a "minor" oil spill occurred over the weekend, state oil company PDVSA said on Wednesday, without saying how big the spill was. A spill occurred while loading a vessel bound for India at Jose port's eastern dock, union and shipping sources told...

  • Jan 17- Shipping operations at one of three docks of Venezuela's main crude exporting port were halted after an oil spill occurred while loading a vessel bound for India, union and shipping sources told Reuters on Tuesday. The spill, which happened over the weekend at Jose port's Eastern dock and whose size has not yet been disclosed, also affected other tankers...

  • VANCOUVER, Jan 11- British Columbia on Wednesday gave the green light to Kinder Morgan Inc's plan to nearly triple its Trans Mountain oil pipeline, which runs from Canada's oil sands through the province to a marine terminal on the Pacific Coast. British Columbia Premier Christy Clark said in a statement the C $6.8 billion project had satisfied or was close to...

  • Jan 11- British Columbia said on Wednesday it had given the green light to an environmental review of Kinder Morgan Inc's plans to expand the Trans Mountain oil pipeline, which runs from Canada's oil sands through the province to a marine terminal on the Pacific Coast. The province's environmental assessment office had recommended 37 conditions be attached...

  • WELLINGTON, Dec 14- Parts of New Zealand's key export industries and its vital tourism sector are battling to get back on track a month after a deadly earthquake rocked the nation, crippling roads and slowing shipping. At one of the country's main ports in Wellington,' no-entry' signs dot parts of the site hit by liquefaction, cracking or buckling, hampering...

  • LONDON, Dec 6- Liverpool's new container terminal expects to ramp up transatlantic shipping as British companies look to deepen business ties despite concerns that the U.S. election of Donald Trump could hinder free trade, the port operator's chief said. Mark Whitworth, chief executive of Peel Ports, said Liverpool, on England's northwest coast, already had 45...

  • LONDON, Dec 6- Liverpool's new container terminal expects to ramp up transatlantic shipping as British companies look to deepen business ties despite concerns that the U.S. election of Donald Trump could hinder free trade, the port operator's chief said. Mark Whitworth, chief executive of Peel Ports, said Liverpool, on England's northwest coast, already had 45...

  • Fair trade doesn't mean no trade: CEO

    The need for the U.S. to trade with the rest of the world will remain intact, says Jim Newsome, CEO of the South Carolina Ports Authority.

  • SAO PAULO, Nov 28- Brazilian port workers are planning to start a 24- hour strike at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, shipping agents Williams Brazil said on Monday. In an email, Williams said the union was calling for a national strike. A union representative was not immediately available.

  • VANCOUVER, Nov 28- If Canada approves Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, the company's four-year campaign for the project will be far from over. The pipeline ends at Burnaby, part of Vancouver's urban sprawl, which already hosts fuel tanks and the marine terminal for the existing pipeline, as well as a refinery. In opposition to further...

  • The funds flowing to listing Hanjin Shipping were likely to fall far short of what was needed to get its stalled cargo moving, an analyst said.

  • Hanjin has funds to unload ships

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the latest on the shipping crunch caused by Hanjin declaring bankruptcy.

  • Cargo chaos at sea

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the latest on the supply chain disruptions caused by the Hanjin bankruptcy.

  • Hanjin troubles to hit holiday shoppers

    Analysts say the standstill could mean toys will be more scare in stores than past years.

  • A US judge grants the troubled shipping line an extension on bankruptcy protections.

  • A file photo of a Hanjin container ship.

    The collapse of the South Korean shipping giant is rocking the global trade market.

  • Docks vs. locks

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the trade battle between U.S. West Coast ports and the expanded Panama Canal.

  • Fishing boats set off from Shipu port for fishing on September 16, 2015 in Ningbo, China. Thousands of fishing boats set sail for fishing after three and a half months fishing ban in the East China Sea.

    Fishermen are paying the price as Asia's superpowers vie for control of the resource-rich waters and islands of the East China Sea.