Saturday, February 25, 2023

Europe’s Parched Lifeline Flashes Trade Disruption Warning

By Jack Wittels, Megan Durisin and Celia Bergin (Bloomberg) –Shallow waters on the Rhine are disrupting barge traffic and forcing up the cost of

February 25, 2023
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Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Rhine Ship Traffic

A Warm Winter Reduces LNG Demand And Threatens Inland Shipping In Europe

Europe’s warm and dry winter weather has decreased demand for LNG ships and a lack of snow could lower the spring water levels of major rivers like the

January 11, 2023
Total Views: 2090

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Canada’s Shrinking St. Lawrence Seaway Latest Threat to Shipping Routes

By Jen Skerritt (Bloomberg) A key Canadian shipping corridor is the latest waterway struggling with dwindling water levels. Parts of the St. Lawrence River

October 26, 2022
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Waterways And Lakes Are Evaporating Worldwide

The world’s rivers are evaporating and this could be devastating for our food supply, our cities, and our transportation. Inland barges are ten times

October 26, 2022
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Saturday, August 27, 2022

Rhine Water Level Set To Fall Again At Key German Chokepoint

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) –The Rhine River’s water level at a key waypoint is set to decline in the coming days, curbing the amount of cargo

August 27, 2022
Total Views: 6495

Friday, August 19, 2022

Low Water on Danube River Reveals Sunken WW2 Warships

By Fedja Grulovic PRAHOVO, Serbia, Aug 19 (Reuters) – Europe’s worst drought in years has pushed the mighty river Danube to one of its

August 19, 2022
Total Views: 6747

Sunday, August 14, 2022

Rhine River at Key Waypoint Set to Steady At Low Water Level

By Brian Wingfield Aug 14, 2022 (Bloomberg) –The water level at a key waypoint on the Rhine River is poised to steady at an extremely low level this

August 14, 2022
Total Views: 4374

Saturday, August 13, 2022
Ernest Shackleton's ship "Endurance," Stern

Extreme Heat Uncovers Lost Villages, Ancient Ruins and Shipwrecks

By Kevin Simauchi (Bloomberg) –Extreme heat this year has triggered wildfires, drought and melting glaciers. Less expectedly,

August 13, 2022
Total Views: 11562

Friday, August 12, 2022

Drought-Hit Rhine River Adds to Europe’s Energy Crisis

By Jack Wittels, Laura Malsch and Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — The Rhine River fell to a new low on Friday, further restricting the supply of vital

August 12, 2022
Total Views: 1283

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Low Water on Rhine Threatens Germany’s Economic Growth

By Rene Wagner and Toby Sterling BERLIN/LOBITH, Netherlands, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Already bracing for recession and winter energy shortages,

August 10, 2022
Total Views: 1552

Monday, August 1, 2022
rhine river

Drought Hits Rhine River Shipping

AMSTERDAM, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Low water levels in the Rhine are worsening capacity shortages at Dutch river barges, a spokeswoman for the

August 1, 2022
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Wednesday, July 20, 2022
a ship passes below a bridge on the Rhine River

Low Water on Rhine Threatens Repeat of 2018

By Zoe Schneeweiss (Bloomberg) — Low water levels in the Rhine river may have a similar impact on German economic output as they did in 2018, according

July 20, 2022
Total Views: 2665

Sunday, July 10, 2022
USCGC Oliver Berry sailing near clouds

USCG Cutter Races To Bring Water To Drought-Stricken Pacific Island

On Friday U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry crew provided assistance to Kiritimati Island, Kiribati, following their extreme drought. The U.S. Coast Guard

July 10, 2022
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Saturday, June 18, 2022

Worst Drought in 70 Years Threatens Northern Italy’s Food, Power

By Marco Bertacche Jun 18, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Italy is in the depths of one of its worst droughts, with the country’s largest river, the Po,

June 18, 2022
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