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Cyber-Attack on Port Operator Transnet Cripples Operations at South African Ports

On July 22, South Africa’s largest port operator Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) suffered a cyber-attack that severely affected already-weakened supply chains relying on South African ports to import, transship, or export goods following a recent outbreak of violence and civil unrest earlier in the month. As IT systems used to...

Agriculture Monthly Overview Report – July 2021

Weather Extremes Continue to be the Norm   Since last month, drought and dryness have intensified along with extreme heat in the Northern Hemisphere, breaking all-time records around the world in one of the most anomalous weather events of this century. At the same time, freezing temperatures in Brazil threaten to...

Wildfires Disrupt Rail Operations in British Columbia

In late June, severe wildfires raged across the province of British Columbia, Canada, causing disruptions to freight rail movement. The fires delayed rail operations in several areas, resulting in a backlog of loading and unloading at the Port of Vancouver. By July 9, a 48-hour rail traffic ban was...