September 27, 2021

Coronavirus: Malaysia Converts Shipping Container to Morgue

Malaysia’s health ministry converted a shipping container into a makeshift morgue on Sunday in the western state of Selangor as proper morgues have reached capacity in the state amid a recent surge in new Chinese coronavirus infections and deaths. “The first container was set up at the Sungai Buloh Hospital in Selangor, and can fit up…

Inspector General: Elaine Chao Used Position To Help Family’s Shipping Business

An Inspector General report found that former Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao used her cabinet-level position to aid her family’s shipping business. The report notes that Chao repeatedly used her government position to help the Foremost Group shipping company with various issues, including media appearances. The report did not formally determine whether or not any…

Germans Shipping 52 Containers of Hazardous Material Out of Blasted Beirut Port

(AFP) — A German firm has treated 52 containers of hazardous material at Beirut port and will ship them out of Lebanon, the German ambassador said Saturday, months after a monster port blast. Andreas Kindl said on Twitter that the heavy lift transport company Combi Lift “has treated 52 containers of hazardous and dangerous chemical…

Australia Starts Shipping Refugees To US As Part Of Obama Deal

  U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull ahead of an event commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea, aboard the USS Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York, U.S. May 4, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst. The first refugees held at Australia’s offshore detention centers began […]

FUEL FOR FLIGHT: White House lifts shipping law to aid Irma exodus

Hurricane Irma: Massive effort to ship fuel into Florida, ease gas shortages The Trump administration has waived a key statute to allow for “as many ships as possible” to bring fuel into Florida, as part of a massive effort to ease gas shortages for Florida residents and others in the path of Hurricane Irma. “We’re […]

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