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Freighter Catches Fire in Iskedrun Port

first_img1978-built, 2937 dwt  general cargo vessel Retaj caught fire while docked in Turkey’s Mediterranean Port of Iskedrun, January 14, Haber Turk reports.The fire reportedly spread across the entire Togo-flagged ship. Local firefighters are currently on scene and are trying to contain the fire.Turkey’s Minister for Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Lutfi Elvan told Haber Turk that four tugboats have been sent to the scene to help put out the fire.All crewmembers aboard Retaj at the time of the accident were rescued, and there have been no injuries reported so far. The cause of the accident is still unknown.World Maritime News Stafflast_img read more

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White House US to sell more of its great beef to EU

WASHINGTON — The White House’s top economic adviser says the U.S. will be selling more beef to the European Union.President Donald Trump is set to make the announcement Friday afternoon at the White House. Kudlow tells reporters that “America has great beef” and “we get to sell more.”The announcement comes the day after Trump increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal by saying he will impose 10% tariffs Sept. 1 on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese imports he hasn’t already taxed.The European Commission announced in June that it had reached an agreement with the U.S. to allow more hormone-free U.S. beef onto the European market.The agreement could end a long-running dispute over EU beef import restrictions.Darlene Superville, The Associated Press read more

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