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UAE enlists in US-led naval patrols in Gulf after Saudi Arabia joins

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The Emirati Navy will deploy warships to protect shipping routes in the strategic Strait of Hormuz, just a day after Saudi Arabia joined the US-initiated patrols amid rising tensions surrounding Iran. The UAE is enlisting in the naval coalition called the International Maritime Security Construct, which has the stated goal of supporting “regional and international Read More

Toyota banks on Olympic halo for the humble bus to keep hydrogen dream alive

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Buses may not be the most glamorous mode of transport but at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, they will represent Toyota Motor Corp’s (7203.T) best bet for wider acceptance of hydrogen power – technology so far eclipsed by electric vehicles. FILE PHOTO: Toyota Motor Corp. displays the company’s fuel cell bus Sora Read More

With a backup to the backup, insulin makers say they’re primed for Brexit

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LONDON (Reuters) – For two men trained as scientists, the bosses of Britain’s major insulin providers have had to become experts in ferry schedules, trucking laws and warehouse capacity as they seek to guarantee the supply of life-saving drugs through a chaotic Brexit. Georgina shows off her insulin medical supplies at her home in London, Read More

Americas VLCC rates jump over 17% on increased activity after Saudi attacks

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Houston — Americas VLCC freight increased more than 17% on US Gulf Coast-loading markets Monday following the attacks on Saudi oil production infrastructure, as bullish owners took advantage of tightened availability in the Americas and a volley of freshly opened cargoes and pushed freight to match strengthened global VLCC sentiment. Not registered? Receive daily email Read More

BRICS bank greenlights new projects in India, Russia & South Africa worth $1.4bn

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The New Development Bank (NDB) has approved four new infrastructure and development projects with loans totaling $1.4 billion. New investments bring the BRICS bank’s portfolio to 42 projects worth $11.6 billion. The decision to finance the projects in India, Russia, and South Africa was made at the 21st meeting of the board of directors in Read More

Tear gas, water cannons, injuries: Chaos erupts in Nantes amid Yellow Vests rally (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

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Yellow Vests protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s economic polices hit France for the 44th weekend in a row. It got especially heated in Nantes where clashes between police and protesters left several people injured. Some 1,800 people took to the streets of the city on Saturday, according to police figures. This week, the Yellow Vests Read More

Factbox: What needs to happen before Boeing’s 737 MAX can fly again

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(In September 13 story, corrects name of European Union Aviation Safety Agency from European Aviation and Space Agency in paragraph 15) An unpainted Boeing 737 MAX aircraft is seen parked in an aerial photo at Renton Municipal Airport near the Boeing Renton facility in Renton, Washington, U.S. July 1, 2019. Picture taken July 1, 2019. Read More

Coffee spill in cockpit forces flight to turn around half way across the Atlantic

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A spilled cup of coffee in the cockpit of a passenger plane could have had drastic consequences as buttons began to melt and smoke filled the flight deck, forcing the pilot to perform a swift U-turn halfway across the Atlantic. The Airbus A330-243 was travelling from Frankfurt, Germany, to Cancun, Mexico, with 326 passengers on Read More