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  • District Judge Vince Chhabria sided with a developer who wants to use a proposed marine terminal to transport coal from Utah to Asia. The $250 million terminal is in west Oakland, a historically African-American neighborhood that is among the poorest and most polluted in the region. District Judge Vince Chhabria on Tuesday sided with a developer who wants to...

  • NEW YORK— CORRECTS: Agent says author Tom Wolfe, chronicler and satirist of American culture, has died at age 88.

  • HAVANA, May 10- Cuba's new Mariel deepwater container terminal hopes to further its plan to become a regional shipping hub by completing dredging next year so it can receive mega-sized vessels, its general manager Charles Baker said on Thursday. The terminal in Mariel Bay, 45 kilometers west of Havana, is located in an industrial park where Cuba is seeking to...

  • WASHINGTON, April 25- Volkswagen AG has reached a $33.5 million settlement with Maryland over state claims related to the German automaker's excess emissions, court documents show. The Maryland settlement includes a $29 million cash payment and another $4.5 million payment if Volkswagen does not use a Maryland- based port facility for some logistical...

  • *Diplomatic dispute between Somalia and UAE linked to Gulf crisis. *UAE ended military training in Somalia over row. Last week, the UAE ended a military training programme in Somalia in response to the seizure of millions of dollars from a UAE plane at Mogadishu airport.

  • SINGAPORE, April 5- Four marine refueling barges owned and operated by Vermont UM Shipping Pte Ltd were seized in Singapore on Monday night, according to the website of Singapore's Supreme Court. The vessels are qualified to deliver marine fuel oil and are equipped with mass flow meters, according to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.

  • SINGAPORE, April 5- Four marine refuelling barges owned and operated by Vermont UM Shipping Pte Ltd were seized in Singapore on Monday night, according to the website of Singapore's Supreme Court. The vessels are qualified to deliver marine fuel oil and are equipped with mass flow meters, according to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.

  • *Djibouti port authority in talks with France's CMA CGM. ABIDJAN, March 27- Djibouti is in talks with French shipping company CMA CGM to develop a new container terminal at an initial cost of $660 million as part of the tiny African country's bid to expand into a sea and air transport hub for the continent. Djibouti's strategic location has led the United States,...

  • *Djibouti port authority in talks with France's CMA CGM. ABIDJAN, March 27- Djibouti is in talks with French shipping company CMA CGM to develop a new container terminal at an initial cost of $660 million as part of the tiny African country's bid to expand into a sea and air transport hub for the continent. Djibouti's strategic location has led the United States,...

  • ABIDJAN, March 27- Djibouti's port authority is in talks with French shipping company CMA CGM to develop a new $660 million container terminal and hopes to award the concession in July. Aboubakar Omar Hadi, chairman of the Djibouti Ports and Free Zone Authority, told Reuters the project could break ground as early as September with construction expected to take...

  • KNUTSFORD, England, March 23- Julian Sarkar has spent more than 10 years and around 600,000 euros making his small British company compliant with strict European Union regulations to import chemicals into the bloc. "I despair," said the 59- year-old, who will avoid UK ports when shipping goods from India and China into continental Europe with his firm Zanos.

  • COPENHAGEN, March 13- Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk's is betting on winning new customers for its port division by becoming a one-stop shop that can transport goods from factory to retailers' shelves. "If we're going to optimise Maersk's entire end-to-end supply chain then of course we need to optimise one of the points that could otherwise be a...

  • DJIBOUTI/ LONDON, Feb 22- Djibouti has ended a contract with Dubai's DP World, one of the world's biggest port operators, to run its Doraleh Container Terminal, the president's office said on Thursday. Last February, the London Court of International Arbitration cleared DP World of all charges of misconduct over a concession to operate the terminal, Dubai's...

  • DUBAI, Feb 22- Dubai- based port operator DP World accused Djibouti of illegally seizing control of Doraleh Container Terminal on Thursday, after the Djibouti government said it was unilaterally terminating DP World's contract to run the terminal. "The Government of Djibouti today illegally seized control of the Doraleh Container Terminal," DP World said in a...

  • DJIBOUTI, Feb 22- Djibouti has ended a contract with Dubai's DP World, one of the world's biggest port operators, to run its Doraleh Container Terminal, the president's office said on Thursday. In 2014, the government of Djibouti lodged claims accusing DP World, majority-owned by the Dubai government, of illegal payments to secure a 50- year concession for the...

  • DJIBOUTI, Feb 22- Djibouti has ended a contract with Dubai's DP World, one of the world's biggest port operators, to run its Doraleh Container Terminal, the president's office said on Thursday. In 2014, the government of Djibouti lodged claims accusing DP World, majority-owned by the Dubai government, of illegal payments to secure a 50- year concession for the...

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  • LILLE, France, Jan 25- French fishermen blockaded Calais throughout Thursday, halting shipping movements at France's busiest passenger port and a major entry point to Europe for British goods, in protest at losses inflicted by the practice of electric pulse fishing. A flotilla of fishing vessels set out at dawn from nearby Boulogne, the biggest fishing port, and...

  • LILLE, France, Jan 25- French fishermen blockaded Calais throughout Thursday, halting shipping movements at France's busiest passenger port and a major entry point to Europe for British goods, in protest at losses inflicted by the practice of electric pulse fishing. A flotilla of fishing vessels set out at dawn from nearby Boulogne, the biggest fishing port, and...

  • LILLE, France, Jan 25- French fishermen blockaded Calais on Thursday, halting shipping movements at France's busiest passenger port and a major entry point to Europe for British goods, in protest at losses inflicted by the practice of electric pulse fishing. A small flotilla of fishing vessels set out at dawn from Boulogne and others were expected to join from...