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Analyst worried as union for 7,000-plus B.C. port workers to hold strike vote

North Shore News 07 Jun 2023
Maritime employers association members ship everything from automobiles and coal to grain and containers ... O'Connell said a combination of disruptions at B.C. and U.S. ports would seriously damage the West Coast's role in global shipping, and exporters would look to ports on the East Coast and the Gulf of Mexico as more reliable options ... or the U.S ... .

Republican lawmakers are making it harder for power companies to pivot away from coal. Their ...

The Times & Democrat 06 Jun 2023
But in some of the most coal-dependent states, there’s something standing in the way ... a lump of coal ... Wyoming also teamed up with Montana in 2020 to sue Washington state after it blocked the states’ access to a port that would allow them to ship coal to foreign markets, though the Supreme Court ruled against allowing the suit to move forward.

This central Pa. town survived a shelling in 1863. It’ll relive it 160 years later

Penn Live 06 Jun 2023
Robert E ... High St., on Saturday night ... Robert E. Lee had launched a northern incursion he hoped would lead to the capture of Harrisburg, disrupt the North’s rail lines, and block supplies of anthracite coal that was powering the ships blockading Southern ports and the locomotives bringing Union armies into the South, said Christian Keller, a U.S ... ....

Who is keeping coal alive?

Economist 04 Jun 2023
Mountains of coal are piled beneath azure skies at the port of Newcastle, Australia ... Russia cut piped gas to Europe, and Europe banned coal imports from Russia ... Even sanctions-hit Russia is exporting most of its coal, using the same mix of obscure traders and seafarers, based in Hong Kong or the Gulf, that it employs to ship its oil to Asia.

From coal mines to English vocabulary: How a tiny bird became a lifeline for miners

Indian Express 03 Jun 2023
And what a fascinating story it turned out to be! Starting late 19th century till much of 20th century, tiny yellow canaries were the constant companions of coal miners \u2013 for, it was a matter of life and death! Here\u2019s why. As the Industrial Revolution gathered pace, steam engines started propelling ships and trains.

Robin Wagner dies; visionary set designer dressed up Broadway

The Los Angeles Times 03 Jun 2023
But Wagner thought like an artist ... The biggest problem for a set designer, Wagner told The Times, was “how you get into the director’s head and create the ship he has to steer ... You’re just the engineer throwing coal into the engine.” Wagner often used a ship metaphor. He saw shows as ships with directors as captains and “the captain is always right ... .

2 Michigan beaches closed for high bacteria heading into ideal beach weekend

Michigan Live 02 Jun 2023
It may not officially be summertime yet, but it sure feels like it throughout Michigan. Many Michiganders will be pulling out their favorite swimsuit during this weekend’s ideal beach conditions ... RELATED ... See huge twin cruise ships both anchored off Mackinac Island. Photos. Historic coal-powered car ferry celebrates 70 years of service on Lake Michigan.

Philippines' top coal producer set to make second shipment to Japan

Reuters 01 Jun 2023
MANILA, June 1 (Reuters) - Top Philippine coal producer Semirara Mining and Power Corp. (SCC.PS) said on Thursday it will ship 50,000 tonnes of coal to Japan's Shikoku Electric Power Co Inc ... Most of its coal output is used to fuel domestic power plants, including company-owned facilities.

Dry Bulk Shipping Market size is set to grow by USD 3,304.17 million from 2022 ...

Victoria Advocate 01 Jun 2023
NEW YORK, June 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The global dry bulk shipping market size is estimated to grow by USD 3,304.17 million from 2022 to 2027, according to Technavio ... And distant suppliers have made it necessary for delivering goods through seaways.Some of the goods transported through container ships in bulk include coal, grains, and ores.

Australia and Canada are one economy—with one set of flaws

Economist 01 Jun 2023
Considering the two in tandem is not as nutty as it seems ... But it could suffer from its dependence on shipping commodities to China. In 2020 China began introducing restrictions on Australian coal, timber and other products, seemingly in retaliation for calls by Australia’s then government for an inquiry into the origins of covid-19 ... .

Photos: Historic coal-powered car ferry celebrates 70 years of service on Lake Michigan

Michigan Live 31 May 2023
Badger coal-powered car ferry show the 410-foot ship through the years ... Badger coal-powered car ferry show the 410-foot ship through the years ... Badger coal-powered car ferry show the 410-foot ship through the years ... Badger coal-powered car ferry show the 410-foot ship through the years.

Asian coal shipments soar as continent swelters from early heatwaves

Splash24/7 31 May 2023
China, India, the Philippines and Vietnam accounted for 53% of world thermal coal imports during the first four months of 2023, compared to 40% ...

Baltic index falls for the month as vessel demand wanes

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 31 May 2023
... with lower coal demand dragging the capesize segment down in particular.

1st LD-Writethru: Chinese shares close lower Wednesday 31 May 2023
Shares in the sectors of tourism and shipping led the gains, while those related to electricity and coal suffered the biggest losses ... Enditem .

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