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Mississippi River barges backup if Memphis bridge remains closed. Here's what's at stake.

Fort Smith Times Record 14 May 2021
The Mighty Mississippi continues rolling, but its multi-billion dollar shipping industry is at a standstill after a crack was found Tuesday in the Interstate 40 bridge near Memphis ... From a barge standpoint, from a marine industry standpoint, I really feel like we'll be able to come up with some good workarounds to keep the river commerce flowing.".
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Electricity woes add to Lebanon’s misery

Middle East Online 14 May 2021
A Lebanese prosecutor threatened this month to seize the barges and fine the firm after Lebanese TV channel al-Jadeed reported corruption accusations over the power contract ... An industry source said Lebanon's total capacity was about 2,200 MW, including the barges, but was only generating 1,300 MW, including the Turkish supplies of 370 MW.
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Turkey’s Karpowership says it is shutting down power to Lebanon

Arab News 14 May 2021
A Lebanese prosecutor threatened this month to seize the barges and fine the firm after Lebanese TV channel Al-Jadeed reported corruption accusations over the power contract ... An industry source said Lebanon’s total capacity was about 2,200 MW, including the barges, but was only generating 1,300 MW, including the Turkish supplies of 370 MW.
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Middle EastTurkey's Karpowership shuts down power to Lebanon

Reuters 14 May 2021
A Lebanese prosecutor threatened this month to seize the barges and fine the firm after Lebanese TV channel al-Jadeed reported corruption accusations over the power contract ... An industry source said Lebanon's total capacity was about 2,200 MW, including the barges, but was only generating 1,300 MW, including the Turkish supplies of 370 MW.
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Turkey’s Karpowership shuts down power to Lebanon

Egypt Independent 14 May 2021
A Lebanese prosecutor threatened this month to seize the barges and fine the firm after Lebanese TV channel al-Jadeed reported corruption accusations over the power contract ... An industry source said Lebanon’s total capacity was about 2,200 MW, including the barges, but was only generating 1,300 MW, including the Turkish supplies of 370 MW.
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Turkish electricity firm shuts down power to Lebanon

The Arab Weekly 14 May 2021
Each of its barges has a capacity of 202 MW, against a contract to supply a total of 370 MW. An industry source said Lebanon’s total capacity was about 2,200 MW, including the barges, but was only generating a total of 1,300 MW, including the Turkish supplies of 370 MW.
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Turkey's Karpowership shuts down power to Lebanon

Yahoo Daily News 14 May 2021
A Lebanese prosecutor threatened this month to seize the barges and fine the firm after Lebanese TV channel al-Jadeed reported corruption accusations over the power contract ... An industry source said Lebanon's total capacity was about 2,200 MW, including the barges, but was only generating 1,300 MW, including the Turkish supplies of 370 MW.
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Lagos and the push for integrated transport system

Business Day Online 14 May 2021
LAGFERRY has also improved the enabling commerce environment by providing logistics solutions to notable industries like Dangote Industry, BUA Industries and Crown Flour Mills among others through the movement of their goods by barges from Mile 2 to Apapa on the waterways.
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Pipeline Reopens Amid Panic-Buying, Hoarding

Voa News 13 May 2021
government and industry officials are pleading with motorists to cease panic-buying of gasoline and not to hoard fuel ... We have an abundant supply of fuel," said Susan Grissom, chief industry analyst for American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM), a trade association.
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FBI names pipeline cyberattackers as company promises return

Reflector 11 May 2021
WASHINGTON — The operator of a major U.S. pipeline hit by a cyberattack said Monday it hopes to have service mostly restored by the end of the week ... If the pipeline outage persists, the industry may want to turn to barges to transport fuel, but that could require a waiver of the Jones Act, a U.S ... ports to be moved by American-flagged ships ... .
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FBI names pipeline cyberattackers as Colonial Pipeline promises return by end of week

The Oklahoman 11 May 2021
Nonetheless, the attack underscored the vulnerabilities of the nation's energy sector and other critical industries whose infrastructure is largely privately owned ... If the pipeline outage persists, the industry may want to turn to barges to transport fuel, but that could require a waiver of the Jones Act, a U.S.
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Pipeline impact already felt locally with rush to buy gas

The Times & Democrat 11 May 2021
T&D and AP Reports ... On Monday, U.S ... Nonetheless, the attack underscored the vulnerabilities of the nation's energy sector and other critical industries whose infrastructure is largely privately owned ... U.S ... If the pipeline outage persists, the industry may want to turn to barges to transport fuel, but that could require a waiver of the Jones Act, a U.S.
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Cyberextortion attempt raises concern of gasoline shortages

Reflector 10 May 2021
NEW YORK (AP) — A cyberattack on a major U.S ... Colonial is in the process of restarting portions of its network ... The company has not said when it would completely restart the pipeline ... If the pipeline outage persists, the industry may want to turn to barges to transport fuel, but that could require a waiver of the Jones Act, a U.S ... The average U.S ... .
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Pipeline hit by cyberattack could be back by week's end

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 10 May 2021
WASHINGTON -- The operator of a major U.S. pipeline hit by a cyberattack said Monday it hopes to have service mostly restored by the end of the week ... If the pipeline outage persists, the industry may want to turn to barges to transport fuel, but that could require a waiver of the Jones Act, a U.S ... ports to be moved by American-flagged ships ... .
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Pipeline hit by cyberattack could be online by week's end

Stars and Stripes 10 May 2021
WASHINGTON (AP) — The operator of a major U.S. pipeline hit by a cyberattack said Monday it hopes to have service mostly restored by the end of the week ... If the pipeline outage persists, the industry may want to turn to barges to transport fuel, but that could require a waiver of the Jones Act, a U.S ... ports to be moved by American-flagged ships ... ....
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