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Month: December 30, 2021

Yangtze river services suspended

Yangtze river services suspended temporarily in China

Two river pilots have tested positive for COVID. This has caused most Yangtze river services to be suspended in China. While most river services are

Panama Canal's joyful December

Panama Canal’s joyful end to 2021 (22 Dec 2021)

From terrible backlogs to a much brighter end to the year. Panama Canal’s joyful end to the year includes lower waiting times all around.  In

China's tough COVID measures

China’s tough COVID measures ramped up

In the face of new strains and holiday festivities, China’s tough COVID measures have been ramped up. All local governments have been ordered to strengthen

Panama Canal has lower waiting times

Panama Canal has lower waiting times (13 Dec 2021)

Finally, with the festive season upon us, the Panama Canal has lower waiting times.  In fact, almost all waiting times are down, with the maximum

Dalian COVID controls

Chinese officials probe Dalian over COVID controls

Chinese officials found errors in the prevention and control processes of the city of Dalian.  This comes after a COVID outbreak in the province, causing

Omicron variant

Omicron variant isolated in Hong Kong

Researches at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) have isolated the Omicron variant. The HKU team succeeded in isolating the variant just four days after