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  • Vessel Blocking Suez Canal Could Take Days to Weeks to Dislodge March 25, 2021 A container ship is wedged across the Suez Canal, blocking one of the world’s busiest waterways since Tuesday. The 224,000-ton vessel could take “days to weeks, depending on what you come across,” said Peter Berdowski the CEO of Boskalis. The Ever Given, ran aground on March 23rd after being caught in 40-knot winds and a sandstorm that caused low visibility and poor navigation. An attempt to ...
  • Business Email Compromise is on the Rise March 15, 2021 Business email compromise (BEC) is a type of email cyber-crime scam in which an attacker targets businesses. At Krieger Worldwide, we take cyber security very seriously and wanted to share some recommendations on how to recognize BEC. In BEC scams, the attacker poses as someone the recipient should trust, i.e. a boss, colleague, or vendor. The attacker asks the recipient to divert payroll, make a ...
  • March Congestion Update March 2, 2021 The shipping industry continues to face unforeseen port congestion and vessel delays worldwide. The interconnected nature of the shipping industry means that congestion in the United States will affect movement in other areas around the world. Containers that are stuck on the US West Coast that were intended to be relocated to Europe either won’t make it there or will arrive weeks behind schedule. The combined ...




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