S.Korea braces for ‘very strong’ typhoon, businesses curb operations

S.Korea braces for ‘very strong’ typhoon, businesses curb operations

A woman makes her way in strong winds brought by Typhoon Hinnamnor in Naha, Okinawa prefecture, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo on September 4, 2022. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Typhoon Hinnamnor neared South Korea on Monday, forcing flight cancellations, … Read more

Ship refloated after running aground in Egypt’s Suez Canal -sources

Ship refloated after running aground in Egypt’s Suez Canal -sources

An aerial view of the Gulf of Suez and the Suez Canal are pictured through the window of an airplane on a flight between Cairo and Doha, Egypt, November 27, 2021. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CAIRO, Sept 1 (Reuters) – Tug boats refloated a ship that briefly … Read more

Authorities begin evacuation of fire-stricken ferry in Baltic Sea

Authorities begin evacuation of fire-stricken ferry in Baltic Sea

STOCKHOLM, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Swedish and Finnish rescue services began evacuating families and elderly passengers from a fire-stricken Swedish ferry in the Baltic sea late on Monday, but said the situation was calm and that no one had been injured. About 70 out of around 300 people onboard were scheduled to be evacuated by … Read more

Workers at UK’s biggest container port Felixstowe due to begin 8-day strike

Workers at UK’s biggest container port Felixstowe due to begin 8-day strike

A view shows stacked shipping containers at the port of Felixstowe, Britain, October 13, 2021. Picture taken with a drone. REUTERS/Hannah McKay Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Aug 21 (Reuters) – More than 1,900 workers at Britain’s biggest container port are due on Sunday to start eight days of strike … Read more

Low water levels on Danube reveal sunken WW2 German warships

Low water levels on Danube reveal sunken WW2 German warships

PRAHOVO, Serbia, Aug 19 (Reuters) – Europe’s worst drought in years has pushed the mighty river Danube to one of its lowest levels in almost a century, exposing the hulks of dozens of explosives-laden German warships sunk during World War Two near Serbia’s river port town of Prahovo. The vessels were among hundreds scuttled along … Read more

Chinese military survey ship docks at Sri Lanka port

Chinese military survey ship docks at Sri Lanka port

COLOMBO, Aug 16 (Reuters) – The Chinese survey vessel Yuan Wang 5 docked on Tuesday at Sri Lanka’s Chinese-built port of Hambantota, a port official said, a move likely to stoke concern in neighbouring India about the growing influence of its bigger and more powerful rival. The movements of the ship have fuelled contention between … Read more

Beirut silo collapses, reviving trauma ahead of blast anniversary

Beirut silo collapses, reviving trauma ahead of blast anniversary

Silos a towering reminder of Aug. 4, 2020 explosion Smouldering fire had put Beirut residents on edge for weeks 2020 blast seen as symbol of corruption of Lebanese elite BEIRUT, July 31 (Reuters) – Part of the grain silos at Beirut Port collapsed on Sunday just days before the second anniversary of the massive explosion … Read more

Ships get older and slower as emissions rules bite

Ships get older and slower as emissions rules bite

Average age of vessels up more than two years since 2017 New emissions rules may force older ships to go slower One-fifth of ships fitted with energy saving devices New vessels and alternative fuels the long-term solution LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) – If shipping is the beating heart of global trade, its pulse is about … Read more

British navy says it seized smuggled Iranian missiles

British navy says it seized smuggled Iranian missiles

Royal Navy vessel HMS Montrose at sea during Baltic Operations in this photo taken June 15, 2014. Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Adam C. Stapleton/U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register RIYADH, July 7 (Reuters) – Britain’s Royal Navy said on Thursday one of its warships had seized Iranian … Read more

Ukraine says Russian ship carrying Ukrainian grain detained by Turkey

Ukraine says Russian ship carrying Ukrainian grain detained by Turkey

KARASU/KYIV, July 3 (Reuters) – Turkish customs authorities have detained a Russian cargo ship carrying grain which Ukraine says is stolen, Ukraine’s ambassador to Turkey said on Sunday. Ukraine had previously asked Turkey to detain the Russian-flagged Zhibek Zholy cargo ship, according to an official and documents viewed by Reuters. read more Reuters reporters saw … Read more