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first_imgTrack: Good Weather: FineDYE JOB SPRINTRace 1 1200 M (Purse $850,000) NB&IMP2-Y-O RESTRICTED STAKES1. BUBBLING KITTEN WHenry*2. BLUE DIXIE OWalker 53.0 6 1/2L3. KIMMY’S TRAIN OWhite 50.0 2 1/2L4. RALLY BABY PFrancis 50.0 1 1/4LWIN: $217.00PLACE: $50.00.50.00, $%0.00Final Time : 1:13.1Winner : 2yo dk b/br filly – BLUE PEPSI LODGE – SHANDA DTrainer : PHILIP FEANNY Owner : HAMARK FARMSQu $165.00 Ex: $686.00Trifecta: $413.00Race 2 1820 M (Purse $560,000) 3-Y-O & UP CLM($350,0-$300,0)/NB5YO(NW3)ANTHONY FERGUSON1. ABOVE THE RADAR AChatrie 53.0 5/12. LEGENDARY PLEASURE LSteadman3 53.0 6 1/2L3. BATIDOR DE MUNDO AOPowell4 53.0 1 1/2L4. SHADE OF BEAUTY MWard4 48.0 1 1/2LWIN: $303.00PLACE: $86.00, $115.00, $74.00Final Time : 2:00.3Winner : 6yo ch horse – TRACKING – SUZIE’S GIFTTrainer : VICTOR WILLIAMS, Owner : VICTOR G WILLIAMSQu: $929.00 Ex: $2,694.00D/E: $2,640.00Superfecta : (6-8-4-2) $10,293.00Race 3 1500 M (Purse $555,000) 3-Y-O MAIDEN CLAIMING($500,0-$450,0)PILOT FRANCIS1. DREAM ADMIRAL RMitchell 52.0*2. LAZZA SMuir 52.0 5L3. MINY LEE RHalledeen 52.5 Neck4. ARTHUR JJackson 54.0 9LWIN: $253.00PLACE: $58.00, $54.00, $55.00Final Time: 1:36.3Winner : 3yo ch colt – SEEKING THE GLORY – PURE MUDTrainer : HARRY PARSARD Owner : P. J. K TEAMQu: $247.00 Ex: $566.00D/E: $2,718.00Superfecta: $1,723.00Rolling Triple: $35,149.00Race 4 1000 M (S) (Purse $620,000) 3-Y-O & UP CLM($550,0-$500,0)/NB4YO(NW4)COLIN FERGUSON1. DIFERENTGENERATION DDawkins4 50.02. SUNLIGHT EXPRESS LSteadman3 53.0 1L*3. FORCE DE JOUR HLewis 57.0 2 1/2L4. HOLOGRAM SHADOW AChatrie 54.0 1L5. AGAKHAN RLunan 54.0 3/4LWIN: $202.00PLACE: $69.00, $73.00, $67.00Final Time : 0:58.2 Splits : 22.3, 45.0Winner : 6yo b horse – CONGAREE – COTTA’S JEWELTrainer :PHILLIIP LEE Owner : INTEL DIPLOBred by Y.S. (1955) LTD.Qu: $674.00 Ex: $1,292.00D/E: $1,472.00Trifecta: $881.00Hi-5: $6,187.00Rolling Triple: $15,185.00ANDREW H.B. AGUILAR MEMORIAL CUPRace 5 1600 M (Purse $800,000) NB2-Y-O MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT*1. BIGDADDYKOOL SEllis 53.0 70.00 54.002. GOLDEN GLORY AChatrie 52.0 3/1 4 60.003. MISTER BONES RWilson 53.5 7/1 3 69.004. THE PROMISE LAND WHenry 53.0 9/2 2WIN: $70.00PLACE: $54.00, $60.00, $69.00Final Time : 1:41.4 Splits : 24.2, 48.0, 1:14.3,Winner : 2yo b colt – SORRENTINO – BEWARE BABYTrainer :ANTHONY NUNES Owner : STEPHAN A NARINESINGHQu: $130.00 Ex: $181.00D/E: $220.00Superfecta: $304.00Rolling Triple: $2,925.00Race 6 1500 M (Purse $560,000) NB4-Y-O & UP RESTRICTED ALLOWANCE IV(NW3)CLIFFORD ATKINSON SR.1. STAN ROY DaneNelson 54.02. NATASHADONTPLAY LSteadman3 52.0 1 1/4L*3. NO MONEY FRIEND WHenry 55.0 1 1/2L4. CHEERS AndrePowell4 56.0 2 3/4L5. SUPER HERITAGE RMitchell 54.0 2L6. ROVING STAR OEdwards3 48.5 1 1/4LWIN: $256.00PLACE: $116.00, $95.00, $88.00Final Time : 1:35.4 Splits : 24.1, 47.4, 1:14.4,Winner : 4yo b colt – REGION OF MERIT – TOUCH THE LIGHTTrainer : SPENCER CHUNG, Owner : FREDERICK FOOTE & KENT LYNQu: $1,313.00 Ex: $2,066.00D/E: $477.00Trifecta: $2,315.00Hit-6 carry-over : $44,226.00Rolling Triple: $3,068.00Pick-4: $18,176.00Super-6: $638,905.20 (6 OF 6)Race 7 1400 M (Purse $500,000) NB4-Y-O & UP MAIDEN CONDITION RACEENOS BROWN*1. TWILIGHT ROCKET LSteadman3 54.02. HE’S A DIAMOND RMitchell 55.0 2 3/4L3. QUEEN OF THE TOWN JErwin 54.0 Neck4. PERFECT GIRL RoshJohnson4 51.0 1/2LLate scratch : #10 HOPSCOTCHWIN: $111.00PLACE: $78.00, $151.00, $111.00Final Time : 1:32.3 Splits : 25.1, 50.0, 1:17.2,Winner : 4yo dk b/br colt – TWILIGHT TIME – CLASSIC TUDORTrainer : ANTHONY NUNES Owner : LJM STABLESQu: $802.00 Ex: $1,079.00D/E: $1,209.00 (1-10) $353.00Superfecta: $22,494.00Rolling Triple: $1,311.00Race 8 1700 M (Purse $500,000) 3YO&UP CLM($180,0)-NOT FINISHED 1-2 SINCE AUGUST 12DALTON SIRJUE1. SIRMANDI SMuir 56.02. CUTTER RWilson 54.0 4L3. WINIT OEdwards3 54.0 Sh.Head4. FLAGRANS AChatrie 54.0 1 1/4L5. THE GUMMER PParchment 54.0 NeckLate scratch : #3 RAJ KAPOOR, #4 PREMATUREEWIN: $140.00PLACE: $91.00, $214.00, $264.00Final Time : 1:51.1 Splits : 24.2, 48.2, 1:15.0, 1:43.3Winner : 6yo b horse – GHOST RANSOM – DAME O’ MANDYTrainer : MICHAEL BEECHAM, Owner : OSCAR A BLAIRQu: $712.00 Ex: $1,124.00D/E: $274.00 (3-3) $200.00 (3-4) $87.00Trifecta: $3,987.00Hi-5 carry-over : $59,618.00Rolling Triple: $3,616.00SEYMOUR “FOGGY” MULLINGS MEMORIAL TROPHYRace 9 1600 M (Purse $768,000) IMP3YO&UP(NW3&MDN)/NB3YO-REST.STAKES1. ORIGINAL TRAIN DaneNelson 53.52. SOUTHERN CRUISE JErwin 53.0 1 1/2L*3. BRAWN AChatrie 56.0 2 1/2L4. SHINING LIGHT RMitchell 53.5 3LWIN: $139.00 PLACE: $56.00, $59.00, $61.00Final Time : 1:38.1 Splits : 23.2, 46.0, 1:11.1,Winner : 3yo b colt – IMAGE MAKER – REGINA ROYALETrainer :HARRY PARSARD Owner : HARRY PARSARDQu: $275.00 Ex: $442.00D/E: $436.00Superfecta: $1,441.00Rolling Triple: $991.00JAMAICA RACEHORSE TRAINERS’ ASSOCIATION TROPHYRace 10 1200 M (Purse $768,000) NB3-Y-O RESTRICTED ALLOWANCE II(NW2)1. LITTLEMISSEMMY DDawkins4 49.02. KING WITHIN PFrancis 54.5 6 1/4L3. SWEET DIMENSION SMuir 53.0 1/4L4. FIRE ALARM WHenry 53.0 1/4L5. TROJAN LSteadman3 53.0 NoseWIN: $1,175.00PLACE: $426.00, $350.00, $212.00Final Time : 1:14.1 Splits : 23.1, 47.2, ,Winner : 3yo b filly – WEEKEND CRUISE – GAYE’S EMBLEMTrainer : ANTHONY NUNES Owner : HYDE VALLEY FARMSBred by KARL SAMUDAQu: $16,292.00 Ex: $16,131.00D/E: $7,283.00Trifecta: $59,706.00Hi-5 Carry-over : $291,809.70Rolling Triple : (13-4-3) $45,520.00Pick-4 : (3-13-4-3) $53,444.00 (4 OF 4)Super-6 : (2-1-3-13-4-3) $932,633.00 (6 OF 6)Pick-9: $63,514.50 (8 OF 9); $2,027.00 (7 OF 9) Carry-over : $3,436,668.06PlacePot 8 : Carry-over : $1,041,052.50last_img read more

British armed forces supplied by Brazilian meat firm linked to Amazon deforestation, corruption: Report

first_img Popular in the CommunitySponsoredSponsoredOrangutan found tortured and decapitated prompts Indonesia probeEMGIES17 Jan, 2018We will never know the full extent of what this poor Orangutan went through before he died, the same must be done to this evil perpetrator(s) they don’t deserve the air that they breathe this has truly upset me and I wonder for the future for these wonderful creatures. So called ‘Mankind’ has a lot to answer for we are the only ones ruining this world I prefer animals to humans any day of the week.What makes community ecotourism succeed? In Madagascar, location, location, locationScissors1dOther countries should also learn and try to incorporateWhy you should care about the current wave of mass extinctions (commentary)Processor1 DecAfter all, there is no infinite anything in the whole galaxy!Infinite stupidity, right here on earth.The wildlife trade threatens people and animals alike (commentary)Anchor3dUnfortunately I feel The Chinese have no compassion for any living animal. They are a cruel country that as we knowneatbeverything that moves and do not humanily kill these poor animals and insects. They have no health and safety on their markets and they then contract these diseases. Maybe its karma maybe they should look at the way they live and stop using animals for all there so called remedies. DisgustingConservationists welcome China’s wildlife trade banThobolo27 JanChina has consistently been the worlds worst, “ Face of Evil “ in regards our planets flora and fauna survival. In some ways, this is nature trying to fight back. This ban is great, but the rest of the world just cannot allow it to be temporary, because history has demonstrated that once this coronavirus passes, they will in all likelihood, simply revert to been the planets worst Ecco Terrorists. Let’s simply not allow this to happen! How and why they have been able to degrade this planets iconic species, rape the planets rivers, oceans and forests, with apparent impunity, is just mind boggling! Please no more.Probing rural poachers in Africa: Why do they poach?Carrot3dOne day I feel like animals will be more scarce, and I agree with one of my friends, they said that poaching will take over the world, but I also hope notUpset about Amazon fires last year? Focus on deforestation this year (commentary)Bullhorn4dLies and more leisSponsoredSponsoredCoke is again the biggest culprit behind plastic waste in the PhilippinesGrapes7 NovOnce again the article blames companies for the actions of individuals. It is individuals that buy these products, it is individuals that dispose of them improperly. If we want to change it, we have to change, not just create bad guys to blame.Brazilian response to Bolsonaro policies and Amazon fires growsCar4 SepThank you for this excellent report. I feel overwhelmed by the ecocidal intent of the Bolsonaro government in the name of ‘developing’ their ‘God-given’ resources.U.S. allocates first of $30M in grants for forest conservation in SumatraPlanet4dcarrot hella thick ;)Melting Arctic sea ice may be altering winds, weather at equator: studyleftylarry30 JanThe Arctic sea ice seems to be recovering this winter as per the last 10-12 years, good news.Malaysia has the world’s highest deforestation rate, reveals Google forest mapBone27 Sep, 2018Who you’re trying to fool with selective data revelation?You can’t hide the truth if you show historical deforestation for all countries, especially in Europe from 1800s to this day. WorldBank has a good wholesome data on this.Mass tree planting along India’s Cauvery River has scientists worriedSurendra Nekkanti23 JanHi Mongabay. Good effort trying to be objective in this article. I would like to give a constructive feedback which could help in clearing things up.1. It is mentioned that planting trees in village common lands will have negative affects socially and ecologically. There is no need to even have to agree or disagree with it, because, you also mentioned the fact that Cauvery Calling aims to plant trees only in the private lands of the farmers. So, plantation in the common lands doesn’t come into the picture.2.I don’t see that the ecologists are totally against this project, but just they they have some concerns, mainly in terms of what species of trees will be planted. And because there was no direct communication between the ecologists and Isha Foundation, it was not possible for them to address the concerns. As you seem to have spoken with an Isha spokesperson, if you could connect the concerned parties, it would be great, because I see that the ecologists are genuinely interested in making sure things are done the right way.May we all come together and make things happen.Rare Amazon bush dogs caught on camera in BoliviaCarrot1 Feba very good iniciative to be fallowed by the ranchers all overSponsored Agriculture, Beef, Conservation, Deforestation, Environment, Forests, Logging, Rainforest Deforestation, Threats To Rainforests, Tropical Forests Article published by danielcenter_img The British military sourced beef for ration packs from Brazilian meatpacker JBS despite its history of corruption, poor environmental record and links to human rights abuses.Ration packs supplied to the UK armed forces between 2009 and 2016 were found to be manufactured by JBS and supplied by Vestey Foods.The sources of JBS beef imported by Vestey into the UK could not be confirmed and may not have come from illegally deforested lands or suspect supply chains.Cattle ranching is the largest single driver of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon and a significant contributor to tropical carbon emissions. A recent wave of forest fires in the region prompted a global outcry and calls for tougher action to curb environmental destruction. The British military has for years sourced beef for soldiers’ ration packs from scandal-plagued Brazilian meatpacker JBS despite its history of corruption, poor environmental record and links to human rights abuses, research by NGO Earthsight has found.Ration packs supplied to the UK armed forces between 2009 and 2016 were found to be manufactured by JBS. By analysing shipping records, Earthsight found that Vestey Foods, a major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD), used JBS beef in at least four official ration packs.While JBS was no longer named as the producer of the ration packs from 2016, shipping data showed the firm supplied hundreds of tons of Brazilian beef and chicken worth $4.2 million to Vestey Foods between 2014 and 2019. However, Earthsight notes, the sources of JBS beef imported by Vestey into the UK could not be confirmed.“[A]lthough the army ration packs that have previously contained JBS beef may not have come from illegally deforested lands or suspect supply chains, questions remain about the MoD’s possible continuing relationship with a firm that has such a chequered history,” Earthsight said.Cattle ranching is the largest single driver of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon and a significant contributor to tropical carbon emissions. A recent wave of forest fires in the region prompted a global outcry and calls for tougher action to curb environmental destruction.JBS is one of three Brazilian firms known to have supplied beef to the UK armed forces, along with Minerva and SulBeef, which supply beef to armed forces personnel stationed in Bahrain, according to Earthsight.Sam Lawson, Earthsight director, said JBS had “flouted environmental standards for years and for the UK government to have been bumping up their profits, even if indirectly, is a major environmental own goal.”The MoD, JBS and Vestey Foods did not respond to a request for comment, but the MoD told Earthsight it was “committed to upholding ethical procurement practices” and was “working with our suppliers to address any concerns surrounding the recent link between sourcing beef from Brazil and deforestation.”In an FOI response to Earthsight the MoD said that 107 products were “deemed available to be ordered” in 2017 and 2018 that contained beef or beef products and that “four contain beef sourced from Brazil using Brazilian meat,” but added that it could not confirm how many of those products were actually supplied.British army ration packs have used JBS meat since 2009. Photo by Earthsight.JBS is the world’s largest meat producer with revenues last year of more than $43 billion. Until 2016, the company sourced beef from notorious rancher Antônio José Junqueira Vilela Filho, who was arrested in 2016 following a two-year criminal investigation that found he led a sophisticated criminal network responsible for illegally clearing over 30,000 hectares of public forests in the Brazilian state of Para.The following year, JBS was fined £6.5 million ($8.1 million) for buying 50,000 cattle from deforested Amazon land. The company denied wrongdoing. Also in 2017, JBS was raided by federal agents after it was discovered to have bribed sanitation inspectors to allow rotten meat to be sold.JBS’ founders, brothers Joesley and Wesley Batista, admitted last year to making about $180 million in illegal campaign donations over a decade to more than 1,800 candidates in return for favorable policy-making as part of Operation Car Wash, one of the largest corruption scandals in Latin American history.“The fact that the Ministry of Defence allowed JBS beef to be used in contracts in the past, and possibly still does, is at best a procurement oversight,” Lawson said. “If the UK government is truly committed to protecting the Amazon and preventing deforestation, then ensuring that none of its departments are using beef from potentially suspect sources in Brazil would be a good place to start.”last_img read more

Tanker identified as possible Brazil oil spill perpetrator

first_imgControversial, Diseases, Environment, Governance, Government, Green, Ocean Crisis, Oceans, Oil, Oil Spills, Pollution, Regulations, Water Pollution Article published by Glenn Scherer Popular in the CommunitySponsoredSponsoredOrangutan found tortured and decapitated prompts Indonesia probeEMGIES17 Jan, 2018We will never know the full extent of what this poor Orangutan went through before he died, the same must be done to this evil perpetrator(s) they don’t deserve the air that they breathe this has truly upset me and I wonder for the future for these wonderful creatures. So called ‘Mankind’ has a lot to answer for we are the only ones ruining this world I prefer animals to humans any day of the week.What makes community ecotourism succeed? In Madagascar, location, location, locationScissors1dOther countries should also learn and try to incorporateWhy you should care about the current wave of mass extinctions (commentary)Processor1 DecAfter all, there is no infinite anything in the whole galaxy!Infinite stupidity, right here on earth.The wildlife trade threatens people and animals alike (commentary)Anchor3dUnfortunately I feel The Chinese have no compassion for any living animal. They are a cruel country that as we knowneatbeverything that moves and do not humanily kill these poor animals and insects. They have no health and safety on their markets and they then contract these diseases. Maybe its karma maybe they should look at the way they live and stop using animals for all there so called remedies. DisgustingConservationists welcome China’s wildlife trade banThobolo27 JanChina has consistently been the worlds worst, “ Face of Evil “ in regards our planets flora and fauna survival. In some ways, this is nature trying to fight back. This ban is great, but the rest of the world just cannot allow it to be temporary, because history has demonstrated that once this coronavirus passes, they will in all likelihood, simply revert to been the planets worst Ecco Terrorists. Let’s simply not allow this to happen! How and why they have been able to degrade this planets iconic species, rape the planets rivers, oceans and forests, with apparent impunity, is just mind boggling! Please no more.Probing rural poachers in Africa: Why do they poach?Carrot3dOne day I feel like animals will be more scarce, and I agree with one of my friends, they said that poaching will take over the world, but I also hope notUpset about Amazon fires last year? Focus on deforestation this year (commentary)Bullhorn4dLies and more leisSponsoredSponsoredCoke is again the biggest culprit behind plastic waste in the PhilippinesGrapes7 NovOnce again the article blames companies for the actions of individuals. It is individuals that buy these products, it is individuals that dispose of them improperly. If we want to change it, we have to change, not just create bad guys to blame.Brazilian response to Bolsonaro policies and Amazon fires growsCar4 SepThank you for this excellent report. I feel overwhelmed by the ecocidal intent of the Bolsonaro government in the name of ‘developing’ their ‘God-given’ resources.U.S. allocates first of $30M in grants for forest conservation in SumatraPlanet4dcarrot hella thick ;)Melting Arctic sea ice may be altering winds, weather at equator: studyleftylarry30 JanThe Arctic sea ice seems to be recovering this winter as per the last 10-12 years, good news.Malaysia has the world’s highest deforestation rate, reveals Google forest mapBone27 Sep, 2018Who you’re trying to fool with selective data revelation?You can’t hide the truth if you show historical deforestation for all countries, especially in Europe from 1800s to this day. WorldBank has a good wholesome data on this.Mass tree planting along India’s Cauvery River has scientists worriedSurendra Nekkanti23 JanHi Mongabay. Good effort trying to be objective in this article. I would like to give a constructive feedback which could help in clearing things up.1. It is mentioned that planting trees in village common lands will have negative affects socially and ecologically. There is no need to even have to agree or disagree with it, because, you also mentioned the fact that Cauvery Calling aims to plant trees only in the private lands of the farmers. So, plantation in the common lands doesn’t come into the picture.2.I don’t see that the ecologists are totally against this project, but just they they have some concerns, mainly in terms of what species of trees will be planted. And because there was no direct communication between the ecologists and Isha Foundation, it was not possible for them to address the concerns. As you seem to have spoken with an Isha spokesperson, if you could connect the concerned parties, it would be great, because I see that the ecologists are genuinely interested in making sure things are done the right way.May we all come together and make things happen.Rare Amazon bush dogs caught on camera in BoliviaCarrot1 Feba very good iniciative to be fallowed by the ranchers all overSponsoredcenter_img The disastrous oil spill on Brazil’s northeast coast began August 30, with 116 municipalities already impacted and 6,000 tons of crude recovered so far. The oil continues to move southward and is now threatening Rio de Janeiro state. However, almost three months into the spill, the debate over its origin continues.Yesterday, an expert from the Federal University of Alagoas reported to Congress that the tanker responsible for the spill may be the Voyager I, which he said was off the coast of Brazil with its location transponder turned off during the period the spill would have occurred. Satellite detection of two slicks seem to implicate Voyager I.But other experts disagree, saying transponder evidence puts Voyager I near India during the critical late July period when the spill occurred. Since this story’s publication, Voyager I representatives have also provided evidence of the India location at the time of the spill (see box and links at end of this story).More than 100 ships passed through the seas near the eastern tip of Brazil between July 19 and 24. As a result, debate over the source of the oil spill is likely to continue for the foreseeable future. The Voyager I tanker, which Federal University of Alagoas researchers have implicated in the oil spill. Other researchers disagree with this conclusion. Image © MarineTraffic.comThe massive oil spill on Brazil’s northeast coast beginning August 30 has now impacted 675 locations in 116 municipalities, with experts expecting the crude to soon reach as far south as Rio de Janeiro state. Yet, nearly three months after the first oil came ashore, speculation over the disaster’s source continues.However, this week may have seen a break in the case. On November 17, the Laboratory for Analyzing and Processing Satellite Images (LAPIS) at the Federal University of Alagoas issued a statement saying that it had identified a possible culprit.Yesterday, November 21, LAPIS director Prof. Humberto Barbosa testified to Brazil’s Congress that satellite images suggest a Marshall Islands-flagged tanker, the Voyager I, is responsible for the disaster.Barbosa told the Chamber of Deputies that the Voyager had its AIS location transponder turned off during the July 19 to 24 period when satellite images first identified slicks off the coast of Paraíba and Rio Grande do Norte. “Both [oil slicks] correspond considering the ship’s normal speed and course, although the Voyager I had its transponder turned off in that region,” he testified.However, oil pollution watchdog SkyTruth raised questions about LAPIS’ conclusions. SkyTruth analyst Bjorn Bergman told Mongabay via email: “This doesn’t make sense because AIS shows other vessels at the scene. I also still haven’t seen anything to confirm that the vessel [Voyager I] ever left port in India in July.”LAPIS reports that between July 19 and 24, 111 ships passed through the seas near the eastern tip of Brazil.Emmanuel Belostrino, a crude oil market analyst, added data to support Bergman’s doubts. Belostrino works with Kpler, a data intelligence firm offering transparency solutions in commodity markets. Belostrino told Mongabay via email that the Voyager I’s signal registered off the coast of India on July 6. The ship’s next available signal registered on July 24, again near the port of Vadinar in India. According to Kpler’s calculations, a one-way journey from Vadinar to the port of José in Venezuela via Cape Town, South Africa takes 35 days at a speed of 12 knots.Asked about this discrepancy, Barbosa told Mongabay that LAPIS had identified the Voyager I´s transponder signal off the Brazilian coast.Bergman wondered whether LAPIS has additional information that hasn’t been made public. He also noted that SkyTruth has identified a bilge dump that seems to have originated from a Brazilian-flagged ship on July 19th. Bilge is the dirty water, oil and other contaminants that collect in the bottom of a ship’s hold. This bilge water is periodically pumped out either properly in port or improperly into the ocean. In the latter case, it is called ”bilge dumping.” Earlier this month, Bergman authored a blog post discussing ships that were “loitering” in the area off Brazil that analysts have identified as the location where the spill likely originated.Communities all along the contaminated sections of the Brazilian coast responded to the call to action and joined in the cleanup. Image by Clemente Coelho / State University of Pernambuco.As of now, more than 6,000 tons of oil have been recovered from the Brazilian coastal environment according to CBN Radio. The Brazilian Navy reports the beaches of Espirito Santo, the state just north of Rio de Janeiro, were clean of oil as of November 20.Even so, many observers continue to be critical of the government’s disaster readiness. Fabiana Martins, a board member of the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association, wrote in an article that her calls for better regulations to prevent and deal with marine accidents have met with skepticism.A Voyager I representative responds Nov. 23, 2019: I’m writing on behalf of the owner of the Voyager 1, Sanibel Seatrade. (I’m the director of Navigate Response, a London based public relations agency). Our client has independent evidence (satellite imagery, port authority data) that the evidence presented by Prof Humbero Barbosa was completely incorrect. Its vessel Voyager 1 was 11,000 km away in India between 20 June and 21 Aug 2019. The Marshall Islands flag has also backed this up: There’s a story here where this is reported. The quote from the Marshall Islands is: “The Republic of the Marshall Islands Maritime Administrator confirms that the Pole Star Long Range Identification and Tracking data shows the vessel VOYAGER 1 (IMO 9233789) in the vicinity of Vladinar Terminal, India between 20 June and 21 August 2019.” Our statement can be downloaded here. I would be grateful if you could update your story to reflect this.Kind regards — Bill LinesBanner Image caption: More than 100 ships were off the Brazilian coast in the proximity of the oil spill at the time it occurred, so finding the guilty tanker is proving a challenge for scientists, especially since tankers moving oil out of U.S. sanctioned Venezuela often turn off their locator transponders becoming “dark ships” to avoid detection. Photo on Visual huntFEEDBACK: Use this form to send a message to the author of this post. If you want to post a public comment, you can do that at the bottom of the page.last_img read more

Murders of indigenous leaders in Brazilian Amazon hits highest level in two decades

first_imgAmazon Conservation, Amazon Destruction, Amazon People, Controversial, Culture, Deforestation, Drivers Of Deforestation, Endangered Environmentalists, Environment, Environmental Crime, Ethnocide, Featured, Forests, Green, Indigenous Culture, Indigenous Cultures, Indigenous Groups, Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous Rights, Land Rights, Rainforest Deforestation, Rainforest Destruction, Rainforests, Saving The Amazon, Social Justice, Threats To The Amazon, Traditional People, Tropical Deforestation Article published by Karla Mendes Erisvan Guajajara, 15 years old, was found dead with multiple stab wounds Friday in the Brazilian Amazon. It is the 10th murder of indigenous people recorded this year.The body of Erisvan was found in a soccer field in the town of Amarante, in the Northeast state of Maranhão. And on December 7, two Guajajara leaders — Firmino Silvino Guajajara and Raimundo Bernice Guajajara — were killed in a drive-by shooting in a nearby area.Four Guajajara indigenous people have been reported killed in the last two months. In November, Paulo Paulino Guajajara, who was on the frontlines of Amazon protection as part of the indigenous Forest Guardians group, was also murdered. The crimes remain unsolved.Seven indigenous leaders were murdered as of December 2019, making it the country’s deadliest year for indigenous leaders in two decades, according to an NGO linked to the Catholic Church. Indigenous leaders have been calling for action to halt increasing violence against indigenous people. A young indigenous Guajajara man was found dead with multiple stab wounds Friday in the Brazilian Amazon, making 2019 the country’s deadliest year for indigenous peoples since 2016 with a total ten murders.The body of Erisvan Guajajara, 15 years old, was found in a soccer field in the town of Amarante, in the Northeastern state of Maranhão, according to the victim’s sister Lucivânia Guajajara. “What they did to him was an atrocity. There wasn’t any blood where he was found. They killed him elsewhere and dumped his body,” she told Mongabay. The murder was also reported by the Indigenous Missionary Council (CIMI), an NGO linked to the Catholic Church.It is the latest death in a wave of increasing violence against the Guajajara people and indigenous people overall in the Brazilian Amazon this year. A total of 10 indigenous people were killed this year; seven were indigenous leaders, the highest number in two decades, according to data from the Pastoral Land Commission, an arm of Brazil’s Catholic Church.“Another brutal crime against the Guajajara people!” Sônia Guajajara, the executive coordinator of the National Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB), said on Twitter.On December 7, two Guajajara leaders were killed in a drive-by shooting – Firmino Silvino Guajajara and Raimundo Bernice Guajajara. In the same attack, another two were injured by the gunfire – Neucy Vieira and Nico Alfredo.“We are human, we don’t deserve to die like this,” said Magno Guajajara, an eyewitness to the attack and relative of the deceased, in a WhatsApp audio file sent to Mongabay. The leaders were riding back to their village on motorbikes after attending a meeting with a utility company at the time of the attack. “The people in the surrounding towns have this rage, this hate, this prejudice, this intolerance against us, indigenous people,” he said. “And we are paying for it with our lives.”These attacks come shortly after the murder of another Guajajara leader – Paulo Paulino Guajajara, who was a member of “Guardians of the Forest,” a group of 120 indigenous Guajajara who risk their lives to fight illegal loggers in the Arariboia indigenous reserve — one of the country’s most threatened indigenous territories, where Paulo Paulino and Erisvan lived — and to protect the uncontacted Awá people.Protests outside the government building in Brasilia on December 7, following the death of two Guajajara indigenous leaders. In this photo, an indigenous man raises the photo of indigenous leader Paulo Paulino Guajajara, reportedly murdered by loggers in November. Image by Tiago Miotto/CimiAfter the latest attack, Guajajara leaders summoned a meeting in the El Betel indigenous village in Maranhão to discuss survival strategies and ways to pressure authorities over their rising body count, according to Mídia Índia, a collective of indigenous communities of various ethnicities. A public hearing will be held with government officials to combat the rising violence against their people, Mídia Índia said.Escalating violenceMurders of indigenous people make up 37% of all rural killings this year, up from 7% in 2018, according to CPT data.“These crimes reflect the escalation of hate and barbarism inflamed by Jair Bolsonaro’s government, which is attacking us daily, denying our right to exist and promoting the historical illness of racism,” said Sônia Guajajara in a statement last week.Regarding the latest crime,  the Military Police of Maranhão state reported that the murdered indigenous boy was another person — 28-year-old Dorivan Soares Guajajara — claiming that he was involved with drug trafficking, according to news portal G1. Lieutenant Coronel Jorge Araújo Junior reportedly ruled out hate crimes and conflicts with loggers as potential motives. FUNAI also issued a statement about Dorivan’s death, denying connections with land disputes, news portal UOL reported.But the Forensic Medicine Unit, known as IML in the neighboring town of Imperatriz, confirmed to Mongabay that Erisvan was the victim, not Dorivan. Mongabay contacted the military police battalion, but no sources were available for comment as this story went to print.Murders of indigenous leaders is at a level not seen in two decades. Seven indigenous leaders have been killed, 26% of all murders over land conflicts in Brazil. Killings of indigenous peoples overall reached 10 this year, the highest number since 2016. Source: Pastoral Land Commission (CPT)Since President Jair Bolsonaro took power in January, he has weakened environmental and indigenous protection agencies, replacing lifelong public servants with military personnel, slashing funds, and campaigning against environmental enforcement like fines. “The government is giving a green light to the criminal networks. The climate on the ground is of fear,” César Muñoz, the director of Human Rights Watch (HRW) told Mongabay.Land invasions in indigenous territories have more than doubled in the last year, according to partial data from CIMI. Over 153 different lands have been encroached upon, with over 160 cases registered in the first nine months of 2019. The expectation is that this number will rise further when the last quarter of the year is accounted for.Activists claim that Bolsonaro’s long history of racist and anti-indigenous remarks has reportedly empowered land grabbers and loggers to invade indigenous territories without fear of reprisal. “He is openly supporting exploration by agribusiness and mining companies, putting indigenous people as an enemy to the nation’s progress and development,” said Antônio Eduardo Cerqueira, CIMI’s executive secretary.Environmental defenders and public servants have also been targeted and killed this year. In March, a leading environmental activist Dilma Ferreira Silva was murdered in Pará where her struggle against hydropower dams made her a target. In November, Maxciel Pereira dos Santos was executed in front of family members in the state of Amazonas. He was a lifelong public servant at FUNAI, Brazil’s indigenous agency. Indigenous groups protest against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s policies in Brasília. Image by Karla Mendes / Mongabay.ImpunityOf over 300 murder cases in the last decade, only 14 were brought before a judge, according to a recent report by HRW. Their investigation analyzed 16 murder cases from 2015 onwards, and identified severe flaws. “In at least two, police detectives didn’t visit the crime scene. In another five, there hadn’t been an autopsy,” the report states.For Magno Guajajara, the message is coming from the Bolsonaro administration. “They come and shoot and kill and do what they want, because they know they have support,” he said.Protective measures were requested before the wave of murders in Maranhão, after an escalation of invasions and threats was identified. Francisco da Conceição, the head of the human rights department of Maranhão state, sent a letter to the Federal Police in August warning about “constant threats due to illegal logging activity in the region, where over 30 trucks of wood are extracted daily.” But no additional protective measures were taken at the time, the government of Maranhão said.Following the deaths of Firmino and Raimundo, Brazil’s Justice Minister Sérgio Moro sent a Federal Task Force to the region “to prevent any further criminal incidents.” The case is currently under investigation by the Federal Police, who said in a statement that evidence collected so far has not implicated loggers.In response to the increased attacks on Brazil’s indigenous people, civil society is summoning the federal government to act. “Our hope is that they [the government] will revisit their stance and open a channel for dialogue. But until now, the Justice minister has not invited them in to talk,” says Cerqueira.Mongabay reached out to the Ministry of Justice and the Federal Police for further clarifications. The Federal Police responded that the investigations are confidential and they would not be giving interviews on the topic. The Ministry of Justice did not respond to request for comment.Banner image: Protests outside the government building in Brasilia on December 7, following the death of two Guajajara indigenous leaders. Image by Tiago Miotto/Cimi.FEEDBACK: Use this form to send a message to the author of this post. If you want to post a public comment, you can do that at the bottom of the page. Popular in the CommunitySponsoredSponsoredOrangutan found tortured and decapitated prompts Indonesia probeEMGIES17 Jan, 2018We will never know the full extent of what this poor Orangutan went through before he died, the same must be done to this evil perpetrator(s) they don’t deserve the air that they breathe this has truly upset me and I wonder for the future for these wonderful creatures. So called ‘Mankind’ has a lot to answer for we are the only ones ruining this world I prefer animals to humans any day of the week.What makes community ecotourism succeed? In Madagascar, location, location, locationScissors1dOther countries should also learn and try to incorporateWhy you should care about the current wave of mass extinctions (commentary)Processor1 DecAfter all, there is no infinite anything in the whole galaxy!Infinite stupidity, right here on earth.The wildlife trade threatens people and animals alike (commentary)Anchor3dUnfortunately I feel The Chinese have no compassion for any living animal. They are a cruel country that as we knowneatbeverything that moves and do not humanily kill these poor animals and insects. They have no health and safety on their markets and they then contract these diseases. Maybe its karma maybe they should look at the way they live and stop using animals for all there so called remedies. DisgustingConservationists welcome China’s wildlife trade banThobolo27 JanChina has consistently been the worlds worst, “ Face of Evil “ in regards our planets flora and fauna survival. In some ways, this is nature trying to fight back. This ban is great, but the rest of the world just cannot allow it to be temporary, because history has demonstrated that once this coronavirus passes, they will in all likelihood, simply revert to been the planets worst Ecco Terrorists. Let’s simply not allow this to happen! How and why they have been able to degrade this planets iconic species, rape the planets rivers, oceans and forests, with apparent impunity, is just mind boggling! Please no more.Probing rural poachers in Africa: Why do they poach?Carrot3dOne day I feel like animals will be more scarce, and I agree with one of my friends, they said that poaching will take over the world, but I also hope notUpset about Amazon fires last year? Focus on deforestation this year (commentary)Bullhorn4dLies and more leisSponsoredSponsoredCoke is again the biggest culprit behind plastic waste in the PhilippinesGrapes7 NovOnce again the article blames companies for the actions of individuals. It is individuals that buy these products, it is individuals that dispose of them improperly. If we want to change it, we have to change, not just create bad guys to blame.Brazilian response to Bolsonaro policies and Amazon fires growsCar4 SepThank you for this excellent report. I feel overwhelmed by the ecocidal intent of the Bolsonaro government in the name of ‘developing’ their ‘God-given’ resources.U.S. allocates first of $30M in grants for forest conservation in SumatraPlanet4dcarrot hella thick ;)Melting Arctic sea ice may be altering winds, weather at equator: studyleftylarry30 JanThe Arctic sea ice seems to be recovering this winter as per the last 10-12 years, good news.Malaysia has the world’s highest deforestation rate, reveals Google forest mapBone27 Sep, 2018Who you’re trying to fool with selective data revelation?You can’t hide the truth if you show historical deforestation for all countries, especially in Europe from 1800s to this day. WorldBank has a good wholesome data on this.Mass tree planting along India’s Cauvery River has scientists worriedSurendra Nekkanti23 JanHi Mongabay. Good effort trying to be objective in this article. I would like to give a constructive feedback which could help in clearing things up.1. It is mentioned that planting trees in village common lands will have negative affects socially and ecologically. There is no need to even have to agree or disagree with it, because, you also mentioned the fact that Cauvery Calling aims to plant trees only in the private lands of the farmers. So, plantation in the common lands doesn’t come into the picture.2.I don’t see that the ecologists are totally against this project, but just they they have some concerns, mainly in terms of what species of trees will be planted. And because there was no direct communication between the ecologists and Isha Foundation, it was not possible for them to address the concerns. As you seem to have spoken with an Isha spokesperson, if you could connect the concerned parties, it would be great, because I see that the ecologists are genuinely interested in making sure things are done the right way.May we all come together and make things happen.Rare Amazon bush dogs caught on camera in BoliviaCarrot1 Feba very good iniciative to be fallowed by the ranchers all overSponsoredlast_img read more

Top 20 Geo Tech Blogs of the Week for December 10th, 2010 [Updated]

first_imgAs the online and offline worlds converge, geographic location technology is getting hotter everyday. From lightweight consumer apps like Foursquare and Yelp to big enterprise and open source applications, place data is enriching the internet and the internet is enriching the way we experience the offline places we go. This is a super-hot field of technology right now and it’s hard to keep track of all the daily developments.Bloggers to the rescue! Fortunately, thinkers, doers and companies in this market are writing blogs about geo technology every day. We’ve compiled a list of 300 of these blogs so far and you can find them listed below. (My wife said I shouldn’t say 300 in the headline, as 300 sounds overwhelming!) They are ranked, too: we ran the blogs through Postrank, a service that scores the blogs by social media engagement. The blogs are ranked in order of the number of comments their posts are getting, inbound links from other blogs, mentions on Twitter, bookmarks on Delicious and much more. Read on to see who wrote the hottest blog in geo this week.Update! Chris Thompson, blogger at independent Foursquare-tracking blog AboutFoursquare.com emailed to point out that his blog wasn’t included in our list! I must confess, I read his blog all the time and felt pretty silly about that. I felt even sillier when I added his site to the index and found out that it is in fact the reigning champion!Congratulations to the independent map-collecting blog Google Maps Mania for winning the [second to] top spot this week. It’s written by freelance London designer Keir Clarke and is a super fun blog to read. Clarke took over from blog founder Mike Pegg in 2008 when Pegg was hired by Google.Congrats also to the Paris, Dublin and Norwich based blog GeoGraphika for making a giant leap from #166 last week to #8 this week!Is your blog or your company’s blog about geo technology and not included on this giant list? (Control-F will let you find by title if it’s there.) If you’d like to add a blog to this index, feel free to post a comment below or email me at [email protected] with the word “geoblog” in the subject line. I hope to make this a weekly series here on ReadWriteWeb, for geo tech blogs and other topics, including blogs about data.If you’re a casual reader, I invite you to click around through this incredible list of resources. It’s an overwhelming amount of content, but here at ReadWriteWeb we’re tracking all these blogs as closely as we can and writing up what we think will be of most general interest. You can also follow a dedicated Twitter account for this topic at @RWWGeo.Earth pic from Flickr user AussieGal, by Creative Commons license. Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Tags:#Location#web Related Posts marshall kirkpatrickcenter_img A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hostinglast_img read more

Shift to Madhya Pradesh, CM tells Unnao rape victim, kin

first_imgMadhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath appealed to the Unnao rape survivor’s family to shift to his State, where they would be provided complete security.“We appeal to the mother and the family of the survivor to settle in Madhya Pradesh. Our government will provide the entire family complete security,” he tweeted. “We’ll take care of the girl like the State’s daughter.,” he tweeted, We will provide better treatment to the girl. We will also take complete responsibility for her education,” he tweeted.Stating that the appeal showed the hypocrisy of the State government, State BJP media chief LokendraParashar said: “It’s laughable that Mr. Nath is inviting the survivor and her family to a State where the law and order situation is in a shambles. Doesn’t he remember what happened to a three-year-old boy in Bhopal who was missing for several days. His charred body was found near his house on July 16.”State Congress media chief Shobha Oza said Mr. Nath showed sensitivity in contrast with the insensitivity of the Uttar Pradesh government. “It appears they are trying to protect the accused, destroy evidence and kill the family of the survivor,” she added. The 19-year-old woman, who was allegedly raped by BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar at his residence in 2017, was travelling with her family on July 28 when their car was hit by a speeding truck.last_img read more

Fear of dengue outbreak in Patna

first_imgFear of a dengue outbreak is looming large in waterlogged Patna with 640 patients being tested positive, mostly in the last four days, according to official data.Unofficially, however, the number of dengue patients may be as high as 800.According to health officials, dengue is spreading fast in the waterlogged residential localities in Patna.What worries health officials is the stagnant, stinking water that still remains a problem in the posh residential localities of Rajendra Nagar, Patliputra and Gola Road following many days of heavy rain. Many areas, however, are now free of waterlogging.Outbreak ruled out Bihar Health Department Principal Secretary Sanjay Kumar has, however, ruled out a dengue outbreak in the State capital.“There is no indication of an outbreak of a vector-borne disease in Patna as per the views of experts”, he said, admitting, however, that chances are high of an epidemic. According to him, 24 teams are spraying ‘Temefos’ in Patna to kill mosquitoes.Till now, 900 cases of dengue have been reported from across the State, including 640 cases in Patna alone.The government-run Patna Medical College and Hospital’s Deputy Superintendent Ranjit Kumar Jaimiar said the number of dengue patients is on the rise.Patna Civil Surgeon R.K. Choudhary said that arrangements had been made to carry out dengue tests in all primary health centres in view of increasing number of cases.In Patna, where thousands of people are still living in inundated areas even eight days after rains have stopped, fighting dengue has become a major challenge. It is more than a fear, as hundreds of waterlogged victims confined in their homes are reportedly suffering from mild to high fever.Health officials said that waterlogging helps vector-borne diseases increase due to fast mosquito breeding.Chikungunya, diarrhoea What is disturbing is not only the spread of dengue in waterlogged areas, but also reports of other illnesses like chikungunya and diarrhoea. Patna District Magistrate Kumar Ravi said there is danger of outbreak of epidemics due to filth, dumped garbage and stagnant water in many areas.According to a senior health department official, measures are being taken to prevent the outbreak of diseases and teams of doctors will soon visit affected areas to provide medical treatment wherever required.Till date, waterlogging in Patna and floods across the State have killed 73 people and over 20 lakh people have been affected.last_img read more

Cebu Ironman: Amelia Watkinson redeems self after subpar stint last year

first_imgPhoto By Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netLAPU-LAPU CITY — Amelia Watkinson didn’t deny that her below par showing last year haunted her going to the 2017 Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines.After finishing sixth in a tough field last year, the Kiwi triathlete bid her time to atone for her poor performance as she sought to have a better outing this time out.ADVERTISEMENT NGCP on security risk: Chinese just technical advisers DILG, PNP back suspension of classes during SEA Games Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweet Rain or Shine set to trade Jeff Chan to Phoenix LATEST STORIES National Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress “Last year was a bit of an A-race. It wasn’t really my day. I struggled little bit, a little bit sick, and nervous,” she reflected.Fortunately for Watkinson, her third time in the country was indeed a charm as she made up for that forgettable performance and more.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsThe 26-year-old came out hot off the gates as she established an early lead against her fellow female pros in the swim course before further extending the gap in the bike and run tracks to win at Shangri-La Mactan here.Topping the list in her category, it’s just the comeuppance Watkinson was looking for as she finally won her first race this year. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “You always take something from the bad races, so it’s not a hindrance to come back and try to be better than last year,” she said.It was quite an impressive showing for Watkinson, who clocked in almost six full minutes ahead of her closest competitor Jacqueline Thistleton.“You always strive for the podium, definitely. I’ve had a bit of a slow start to the year so I wasn’t quite sure if my fitness can hold it up,” she said. “But as I’ve said, I was pretty upset about my sixth place finish and I try to learn from it and this year, I’m always motivated to win. Winning is pretty special because not everybody gets to win.”ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments Church, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games FEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo MOST READlast_img read more

Jamaica Signs Three CARICOM Agreements

first_imgThe Government of Jamaica is now signatory to three additional CARICOM agreements.Prime Minister Andrew Holness today (July 6) signed the instruments at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, the site of the 39th Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM.The agreements relate to cooperation in the areas of education and security.The instruments are as follows:1. Protocol Amending the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas to incorporate the Council for National Security and Law Enforcement as an organ of the community and the CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security as an institution of the Community.2. Revised Agreement Establishing the Caribbean Examinations Council3. CARICOM Arrest Warrant TreatyCARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Erwin LaRocque and Jamaica’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Senator Kamina Johnson Smith among others witnessed the signing.last_img read more

Tsuneishi to Build Ten Handy Bulkers for Nissen Kaiun

first_imgzoomIllustration. Source: PxHere under CC0 Creative Commons license Japanese shipping company Nissen Kaiun has ordered ten Handysize bulkers from compatriot Tsuneishi Group, several brokers reported. The contract has a total value of about USD 250 million, according to information provided by Asiasis.The newbuilds, scheduled for delivery from late 2021 onwards, will be built at Tsuneishi Cebu in the Phillippines and Tsuneishi Zhoushan in China, Clarksons Platou informed.In late June 2019, Tsuneishi announced it received its first order from an undisclosed Japanese shipowner for several 42,000 dwt log and bulk carriers of the shipbuilder’s new TESS42 design.As explained, the newly developed TESS42 follows Tsuneishi design concept of the TESS38 while improving transportation efficiency, with deadweight capacity increased by approximately 2,000 tons with the same draft and by approximately 4,000 tons at full load. Standard equipment includes a cargo securing device for carrying logs on the deck, making it possible to simultaneously transport both logs and bulk cargo. Like TESS38, TESS42 is equipped with four deck cranes, wide-opening hatch covers, and semi-box-type cargo holds suitable for transporting steel products.This vessel, which offers enhanced environmental performance, is in compliance with the NOx emission Tier III regulation and has a scrubber to comply with SOx emission restrictions.With TESS38 as its base, this ship model was optimized to achieve operational efficiency. Combined with equipment including the newest electronically-controlled engine, it reduces fuel consumption per ton mile by approximately 4% or more at the same draft and same vessel speed of TESS38.Tsuneishi Shipbuilding is the anchor company of the Tsuneishi Group which mainly engages in shipbuilding and maritime transport. With manufacturing bases in Japan and three overseas factories in the Philippines, China, and Paraguay, the company builds containerships, tankers, cruise ships, 30,000-ton to 180,000-ton class bulk carriers, and other vessels.World Maritime News Stafflast_img read more