American manufacturer files landmark suit with the FMC over soaring liner charges

An American furniture shipper has filed a $600,000 lawsuit with the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) against a couple of global containerlines, which it claims have repeatedly contravened terms of the US Shipping Act. The case will be watched carefully by other shippers, hit hard by huge price...

https://splash247.com/american-manufacturer-files-landmark-suit-with-the-fmc-over-soaring-liner-charges/

AmmPower to provide green ammonia energy solutions to Brazil’s Porto Central

Vancouver-based AmmPower Corp. has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Porto Central in Brazil’s state of Espírito Santo, for the development of a green ammonia production facility, storage and distribution. The Canadian resource-exploration company, increasingly focused on clean...

https://splash247.com/ammpower-to-provide-green-ammonia-energy-solutions-to-brazils-porto-central/

Port Houston container terminals back in operation after computer hardware failure

Port Houston, the top US port in waterborne tonnage, “experienced a major failure of the storage devices that support all of the applications used to operate both Barbours Cut and Bayport container terminals,” according to a letter on the port’s website last week from executive director Roger...

https://splash247.com/port-houston-container-terminals-back-in-operation-after-computer-hardware-failure/

US government looks at compensating fishing industry for losses due to offshore wind developments

The commercial fishing industry in the US has been vocal in opposing wind power projects, saying that the windmills will disturb ecosystems and hinder their ability to catch scallops, clams, squid and lobster. Support for the industry came from the governors of nine east coast states – Connecticut,...

https://splash247.com/us-government-looks-at-compensating-fishing-industry-for-losses-due-to-offshore-wind-developments/

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