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UPS, Hasbro rise; Corning, Lockheed Martin fall

Seattle PI 26 Oct 2021
The package delivery service beat analysts' third-quarter profit and revenue forecasts as shipping rates increased ... The perfume maker raised its profit and sales forecasts for the year ... other toys beat Wall Street's third-quarter profit forecasts.
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Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea falls in 2021

Business Day Online 26 Oct 2021
Kidnap-for-ransom attacks in the Gulf of Guinea against merchant ships engaged in international trade ... The EIU said it continues to expect threats against shipping in the Gulf to remain elevated during the 2022‑23 forecast period, with attacks rising in 2022 compared with 2021.
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No visible flames seen from containers on ship off Victoria: coast guard

Moosejaw Today 26 Oct 2021
Crews had been spraying water on the containers and the ship's hull to keep it cool while salvage and firefighting crews waited for calmer weather in order to board. The coast guard was making plans for Resolve Marine crews to possibly board the ship Monday evening, when the stormy weather was forecast to change.
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Flames no longer visible from container ship off Victoria, says coast guard

Castanet 26 Oct 2021
Crews had been spraying water on the containers and the ship's hull to keep it cool while salvage and firefighting crews waited for calmer weather in order to board. The coast guard was making plans for Resolve Marine crews to possibly board the ship Monday evening, when the stormy weather was forecast to change.
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Coast guard says crews hope to board burned ship off Victoria, B.C., later Monday

North Shore News 26 Oct 2021
VICTORIA — An official with the Canadian Coast Guard says an opportunity is expected Monday evening for crews to board a container ship smouldering off the coast of Victoria ... He told a news briefing Monday the forecast suggested a "weather window" would open for crews to board the ship carrying at least 10 containers that caught fire Friday.
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Emergency zone expanded around burning container ship

ABC7 25 Oct 2021
Sixteen people have been evacuated from a container ship that caught fire off the coast of Canada, according to officials ... On Friday, 40 containers fell overboard from the ship amid choppy waters, but a stormy forecast on Sunday could prove difficult to recover those containers, according to The AP.
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Fire blazes on cargo ship carrying hazardous materials off B.C. coast

Canoe 25 Oct 2021
VICTORIA — A tug boat spent the night fighting a container fire that broke out on Saturday on a cargo ship carrying mining chemicals off B.C., the Canadian Coast Guard said on Sunday, adding that it would continue to monitor the situation ... The ship and containers are very close to Victoria, BC, and a big storm is forecast to hit tonight.
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Fire on cargo ship off British Columbia coast reported out

Longview News-Journal 25 Oct 2021
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canadian Coast Guard officials said Sunday a fire that was burning in several containers aboard a cargo ship off the coast of British Columbia appeared to be out ... The Coast Guard said the hazardous material inside the containers prevented the ship's crew from spraying cold water directly on the fire.
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Fire burns aboard container ship off British Columbia

Artesia Daily Press 25 Oct 2021
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canadian Coast Guard officials said Sunday a fire that was burning in several containers aboard a cargo ship off the coast of British Columbia appeared to be out ... The Coast Guard said the hazardous material inside the containers prevented the ship’s crew from spraying cold water directly on the fire.
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Cryptic crosswords for beginners: end points from Land’s End to verbal bottoms

The Observer 25 Oct 2021
In the example clues below, I explain the two parts of each. the definition of the answer, given in , and the wordplay – the recipe for assembling its letters ... Here’s a recent example from Pan. ... [ ... [ SHREW + D ] ... The Shipping Forecast Puzzle Book by Alan Connor, which is partly but not predominantly cryptic, can be ordered from the Guardian Bookshop ... .
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Canada boosts U.S. natgas exports, drills more as global prices surge

Metro USA 25 Oct 2021
demand centers and LNG export terminals in the U.S. Gulf Coast, some 2,500 miles (4,023 km) away ... The NGTL system is the main artery shipping western Canadian gas to market, and can be used as a proxy for output from the region. TPH is forecasting further gas receipt growth to 12.9 bcfd in December, with new highs in 2022 ... .
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Burning ship carrying chemicals spews toxic gas off Canada's Pacific coast

Press TV 24 Oct 2021
A container ship carrying mining chemicals has caught fire off Canada's Pacific coast near British Columbia posing a major environmental threat to the surrounding area ... The ship and containers are very close to Victoria, BC, and a big storm is forecast to hit tonight.
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Fire Blazes Cargo Ship Containers Off British Columbia

Voa News 24 Oct 2021
A fire broke out on Saturday on containers on a cargo ship carrying mining chemicals off British Columbia, and the Canadian Coast Guard said it is working with the U.S ... The ship and containers are very close to Victoria, BC, and a big storm is forecast to hit tonight.
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Fire burns aboard container ship off coast of British Columbia

WPXI 24 Oct 2021
VICTORIA, British Columbia — A container fire aboard a freight ship off the coast of British Columbia continued to burn Sunday after response vessels spent the night dousing the boat’s hull with water, authorities said ... The ship is now anchored about five miles off the coast of Victoria, the provincial capital, the television station reported.
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Fire breaks out on cargo ship containers off British Columbia

Hindustan Times 24 Oct 2021
Fire cascades down from the deck of the container ship ZIM Kingston into the waters off the coast of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.(Reuters) ... Video obtained by Reuters showed fire cascading down from the deck of the ship into the water ... The ship and containers are very close to Victoria, BC, and a big storm is forecast to hit tonight.
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