The transport industry is bracing for another roller coaster year of supply-chain disruptions as seafarers refuse to get back on ships and truck drivers quit over COVID-19 concerns.
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Protests are intensifying as the diesel shortage worsens, putting pressure on prices that have already risen 64% this year.
Japanese utilities are stepping in to help ease China’s fuel crisis, selling excess LNG at sky-high prices as Beijing orders its top energy companies to secure supplies at all costs.
The dirtiest fossil fuel, which was struggling against cleaner energy sources, is now seeing its biggest comeback ever, complicating climate talks just weeks away.
With few other options, the world is expected to depend more on cleaner-burning gas as a replacement to coal to help achieve near-term green goals.
The situation has gotten so desperate that an elite salvage squad is due to arrive Thursday to work on prising the Ever Given from the bank of the canal.
Food is piling up in all the wrong places, thanks to carriers hauling empty shipping containers.
The stench of curdled milk wafted from a shipping container of waste at Malaysia's Port Klang as Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin told a group of journalists in May she would send the maggot-infested rubbish back where it came from. Yeo was voicing a concern ...
Imagine a world where gas emitted from landfills can be turned into edible protein that ends up on your plate as a burger or a steak. That's what some scientists are hoping for. Calysta Inc. in California and String Bio in the Indian city of ...