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A giant container ship remained stuck sideways in Egypt’s Suez Canal for a fifth day Saturday, as authorities made new attempts to free the vessel and reopen a crucial waterway whose blockage is disrupting global shipping and trade.
By Samy Magdy, Associated Press
Black Friday kicks off peak shopping season for Amazon. This year, the company is offering its Prime members even faster service: instead of two-day shipping, some packages will arrive at customers’ doors in only one. But many Amazon staffers say…
By Will Evans, Reveal
Walmart appears to be competing with Amazon, which recently upgraded its own shipping options.
By Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press
Only 10 per cent of the Arctic Ocean in Canada, and less than two per cent of the Arctic Ocean in the United States, is charted.
By Edward Struzik, The Conversation
By Teresa Carey
Here’s a look at the nearly-century-old law and how it could affect recovery on the U.S. territory.
By Vikram Mansharamani
The potential ripples of this far-off event are a useful reminder of how interconnected our daily lives are with global developments.
By Shehryar Nabi
Work begins today on the $50 billion Nicaragua Canal after the Nicaraguan government and the Chinese investment firm, HKND, held a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday. The ceremony was held away from the construction in Managua, Nicaragua’s capital, amid protests against…
By Larisa Epatko
Friday marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal, the 48-mile passage linking the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. It helped move American troops to the Pacific theater during World War II and has facilitated trade between…
More than 300 miles north of the Arctic Circle, Alaska’s North Slope is ground zero for global climate change. NewsHour producer April Brown reports the melting ice has opened up opportunity for shipping and other development – industry that could…
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