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Biden freezes military aid to Ukraine after Putin summit as leaders plea for help

Yahoo Daily News 19 Jun 2021
The Russian troop buildup, allegedly for unannounced military exercises, coincided with smaller American exercises in the Black Sea region ... PUTIN DOWNPLAYS TROOP BUILDUP, DODGES QUESTION ON UKRAINE NATO ENTRY ... Security analysts suggest that Putin is vying for a land bridge to Crimea and eventually control of the Ukrainian port at Mariupol ... Tags ... .

HCMC lifts lockdown at SP-ITC container port

The Saigon Times 18 Jun 2021
The port was temporarily locked down on June 13 due to a probable Covid-19 case ... People coming to the port must comply with Covid-19 infection prevention and control measures including the wearing of face masks, completing health declarations, using hand sanitizers and keeping a safe physical distance from each other.

Port of LA Clean Trucks Program gets a roadmap but twists and turns remain before ...

LA Daily News 18 Jun 2021
The Los Angeles harbor commission has approved a roadmap for implementing the ambitious, twin-port Clean Truck Program on the Port of LA side ... But there also will be legal restrictions that could prohibit the port from controlling many of those factors, he added ... LA Port breaks 1 million mark in May cargo numbers, a Western Hemisphere record.

Auckland port's controversial automation system paused after another crash

RNZ 18 Jun 2021
The handbrake has gone on the Ports of Auckland's controversial automated system for unloading freight containers because of safety concerns. On Thursday a giant robotic straddle carrier - which moves the shipping containers around - lost control and smacked one container into a stack of others. Ports of Auckland said it was a software fault.

Blank sailings up 300% on Yantian congestion, container rates continue soaring

Seatrade Maritime News 18 Jun 2021
Project44 said the number of blank sailings remained elevated through to 24 June, and the fall off after that is conditional on the Covid-19 situation in the port and the South China region continuing to be brought under control ... port well into the Summer,” the analyst said.

Thousands of Haitians Fleeing Gangs are Unsure of Their Future

Beijing News 18 Jun 2021
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - Daniella Francois sleeps each night on a small foam ... Aid from humanitarian agencies and other organizations in Port-au-Prince had to be mostly transported by helicopter to Carrefour, with gangs controlling 2 kilometers of the main road through Martissant.

Fleeing gangs, thousands of Haitians unsure of their future

Urdu Point 18 Jun 2021
... to her Port-au-Prince neighborhood which is in the grips of a gang war ... Aid from humanitarian agencies and other organizations in Port-au-Prince had to be mostly transported by helicopter to Carrefour, with gangs controlling two kilometers of the main road through Martissant.

Casco Twp. woman convicted of misdemeanor animal cruelty

The Voice 18 Jun 2021
A search warrant was executed July 14, 2020, at the residence of Pamela Dawn Smith in the 8000 block of Marine City Highway after multiple complaints of an unlicensed kennel in deplorable conditions, county animal control officials said ... Clair County Animal Control, located at 3378 Griswold Road in Port Huron.

NGOs Highlight Maritime Safety Risks of Aging Livestock Carriers

The Maritime Executive 18 Jun 2021
53 of the vessels have been detained multiple times by Paris MoU port state control, and the majority of the fleet is registered with a Paris MoU black list flag, indicating elevated risk ... Given these systemic concerns, the NGOs asserted that the European Commission is not doing enough to regulate livestock carriers that call at EU ports ... ....

Spanish Authorities Divert and Detain Tanker for Discharging Petroleum

The Maritime Executive 18 Jun 2021
Upon the vessel's arrival in Almería, port state control inspectors recorded issues with her sewage plant, radio log, charts, compass, emergency generator, EPIRB, SART, railings, liferafts, drills and ISM code compliance, giving additional grounds for detention.

China's about to administer its billionth coronavirus shot. Yes, you read that right

The Roanoke Times 18 Jun 2021
A huge backlog at China's ports could spoil your holiday shopping this year ... That's because authorities in the province of Guangdong -- home to some of the world's busiest container ports -- were forced to lock down communities and suspend trade so they could bring the outbreak under control.

Haftar sends reinforcements to south Libya

Middle East Monitor 18 Jun 2021
... and forcibly evicted the inhabitants of the area, noting that these factions want to control the south of Libya entirely, as well as the oil ports.

Libyans enjoy family picnics at military site turned recreational zone

Ghana Web 18 Jun 2021
The once fear-provoking site was a scene of conflict warred over by a succession of armed groups who sought to take control of the strategic site located between the port and city centre ... They demolished the buildings, training areas and high walls surrounding the barracks -- leaving only a control tower at what was formerly the academy's main gate.

Crucial elections needed by end of 2021 to break political impasse, tackle worsening conditions in Haiti, experts tell Security Council

Reliefweb 18 Jun 2021
... of Port-au-Prince since January ... The urban and surrounding agricultural areas of Port-au-Prince are controlled by armed gangs, difficult intercity travel makes going to work a daily risk for employees and Port-au-Prince’s courthouse is bordered by gang-controlled territory.