In Lebanon, a demonstration against the judge investigating the explosion at the port of Beirut escalates

Explosions, gusts and vehicles set on fire … at least one person was killed and several others were injured during this rally organized by Hezbollah to denounce the role of the examining magistrate Tarek Bitar. MOHAMED AZAKIR / REUTERS Bursts of automatic weapons, explosions, vehicles set on fire, photos of the US ambassador burnt… Shots … Read more

“In the port of Los Angeles, there are sailors who wait”

Container ships on standby off Los Angeles on October 1, 2021. ALAN DEVALL / REUTERS Losses and profits. The satellite images are striking. Normally, when the hive is functioning well, freighters crowd in tight rows towards the entrance to the adjoining ports of Los Angeles (LA) and Long Beach, disembarking their goods and leaving just … Read more

Port Canaveral says no to tax breaks for SpaceX, Blue Origin

State Rep. Tyler Sirois is proposing new tax breaks for commercial space companies like SpaceX and Blue Origin for the next 20 years. But Port Canaveral is pushing back against the The “Zero G, Zero Fee Act,” saying it would cost the port money and violate federal law, which prohibits ports from giving preferential treatment to … Read more

Port Arthur Public Library teams with NASA to increase STEAM opportunities – Port Arthur News

Texans have reached for the stars for years and now a partnership between the Port Arthur Public Library and NASA is bringing the stars closer. Port Arthur Public Library has been selected through a competitive application process to be part of [email protected] Library, an educational initiative created to increase and enhance STEAM (science, technology, engineering, … Read more

Justin Kurzel and Shaun Grant on retracing the road to Port Arthur in ‘Nitram’ – Celebs.Cool

When it was announced, late last year, that Snowtown director Justin Kurzel and regular writer Shaun Grant were working on a film about the Port Arthur massacre, a maelstrom erupted. Some distressed survivors questioned whether the terrible events of that day should ever be committed to film. Others, including Tasmanian author Richard Flanagan, argued we … Read more

Hundreds of Lebanese protest after Beirut port explosion investigation suspended

In front of the Beirut courthouse, during the demonstration on September 29, 2021 against the suspension of the investigation into the port explosion of August 4, 2020. ANWAR AMRO / AFP Hundreds of Lebanese, including relatives of the victims of the gigantic explosion at the port of Beirut in 2020, demonstrated on Wednesday, September 29, … Read more

Investigations after a major fire in the Rostock overseas port | NDR.de – news

As of: 09/21/2021 9:44 a.m. The fire brigade has the fire in Rostock’s overseas port under control – but the firefighters are still ready in case the fire breaks out. The criminal police announce further investigations. At around 5.15 p.m. on Monday, the fire brigade control center received a report that a warehouse was on … Read more

Calais, the small port that dreams of being the big one in Europe

By Laurie Moniez Posted today at 5:40 am Reserved for our subscribers ReportageIt is in a context of mixing health crisis and Brexit that the new scalable port of Calais, the largest European port project of the 21st century, will be inaugurated. Thursday September 9, more than 400 guests were expected in Calais (Pas-de-Calais) to … Read more

SpaceX’s newest drone ship returns to port after its 1st rocket landing at sea (photos, videos)

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX’s newest drone ship, “A Shortfall of Gravitas” (ASOG) arrived in port Tuesday (Aug. 31) with its first catch secured to its deck. The booster, dubbed B1061 by SpaceX, launched just two days prior, carrying a cargo Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) for NASA. The massive ship is … Read more

One year after Beirut port explosion, Human Rights Watch accuses Lebanese authorities of “criminal negligence”

After the explosion in the port of Beirut on August 4, 2020. HASSAN AMMAR / AP A year after the explosion of 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate in the port of Beirut, the NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) published a report on Tuesday August 3 in which it accuses the Lebanese authorities of “criminal negligence” … Read more