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Amazon to raise seller fees for holidays amid rising costs

Federal News Radio 17 Aug 2022
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is raising charges on third-party sellers again — this time adding a holiday fee for merchants who use the company’s fulfillment services to pack and ship items to customers ... who use the company’s fulfillment services to pack and ship items to customers.
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Amazon workers strike West Coast air cargo facility and more business news

Times Free Press 17 Aug 2022
Puerto Rico boosts cruise ship docks ... Amazon is raising charges on third-party sellers again — this time adding a holiday fee for merchants who use the company's fulfillment services to pack and ship items to customers ... and Canada, according to a notice the company sent to merchants Tuesday.
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Sweating the assets – a bit of rest for seafarers?

Seatrade Maritime News 17 Aug 2022
We were watching a warship tie up in a “civilian” port recently where normally merchant ships berth ... It makes an interesting contrast with the attitude of those who run merchant vessels, who expect their voyages to be operated with optimum efficiency and their ships and those ...
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Türkiye received more than quarter of shipments from Ukraine since Istanbul deal, says UN

Anadolu Agency 17 Aug 2022
The ships have carried “a total of 563,317 metric tons of grain and other foodstuffs.” ... To oversee the process, the JCC in Istanbul was officially launched on July 27, comprising representatives from the three countries and the UN to enable safe transportation of commercial foodstuffs and fertilizers by merchant ships.
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Algoma Expands to Europe for Product Tankers in JV with Furetank

The Maritime Executive 17 Aug 2022
The companies are ordering four dual-fuel product tankers that will be operated by Furetank in the short sea shipping market. The vessels will be constructed at China Merchants Jinling Shipyard in Yangzhou, China, with delivery expected between 2023 and 2025 ... The sister ships all have dual-fuel capability and run on LNG/LBG or gasoil.
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Latvia appreciates Türkiye's role in Ukraine grain deal

Anadolu Agency 17 Aug 2022
To oversee the process, the Joint Coordination Center (JCC) in Istanbul was officially launched on July 27, comprising representatives from the three countries and the UN to enable the safe transportation of commercial foodstuffs and fertilizers by merchant ships.
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Shiprocket raises $32.6M from returning investors, joins unicorn club

Your Story 17 Aug 2022
Since its last round of funding, Shiprocket has made five acquisitions, including cargo shipping business Rocketbox, supply chain management solution Glaucus, marketing automation platform Wigzo, logistics aggregator Pickrr and Arvin Internet’s retail enablement business, Omuni.
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Amazon to Hike Third-Party Sellers Charges Again by Adding Holiday Fee

NDTV 17 Aug 2022
Amazon has hiked charges on third-party sellers again, this time adding a holiday fee for merchants who use the company's fulfilment services to pack and ship items to customers. With the new... .
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UN chief to focus on grain deal, nuclear safety during Ukraine visit

The Siasat Daily 17 Aug 2022
On Saturday, Guterres will meet the senior representatives from Ukraine, Russia, Turkey and United Nations at the Joint Coordination Centre (JCC) set up in Istanbul for safe transportation by merchant ships of grain and other foodstuffs and fertilisers from the Ukrainian ports.
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Historic guildhall restoration takes major step forward

The Business Desk 17 Aug 2022
Liam Brown, site manager from Hobson & Porter, said ... Each of these pieces of stone has either been restored or newly made, and each one had to be lifted and carefully, manually moved into position to sit below the new weathervane, which has been modelled on an 18th century merchant ship, and the new Timeball, which is the highest in the UK ... .
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India is up against a strident China

Business Line 16 Aug 2022
On one side India, backed by the US, threw all it had to prevent the sophisticated surveillance ship from docking at the port ... But this is the first Chinese military ship to use the port, run by the China Merchants Ports on a 99-year long-lease, since two submarines docked there in 2014.
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5 more grain-carrying ships leave Ukrainian ports

Anadolu Agency 16 Aug 2022
To oversee the process, the Joint Coordination Center was officially launched on July 27, comprising representatives from the three countries and the UN to enable safe transportation of commercial foodstuffs and fertilizers by merchant ships.
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Amazon is Raising Seller Fees For the Holidays To Manage Through Surging Inflation

Slashdot 16 Aug 2022
... Amazon is planning to raise fulfillment fees during the holiday season, passing off some of its increased costs to the millions of merchants who rely on the site to sell their products ... For merchants using FBA, Amazon handles the process of picking, packing and shipping items.
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Turkish, Ukrainian defense chiefs discuss grain exports

Anadolu Agency 16 Aug 2022
To oversee the process, the JCC in Istanbul was officially launched on July 27, comprising representatives from the three countries and the UN to enable safe transportation of commercial foodstuffs and fertilizers by merchant ships.
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UN chief to meet Turkish, Ukrainian presidents in Lviv

Anadolu Agency 16 Aug 2022
To oversee the process, the JCC in Istanbul was officially launched on July 27, comprising representatives from the three countries and the UN to enable safe transportation of commercial foodstuffs and fertilizers by merchant ships.

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