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UK to offer 10,500 temporary visas for drivers and poultry workers

La Prensa Latina 26 Sep 2021
The government said 5,000 of those visas would be for fuel tanker and food delivery truck drivers, who would be eligible to work in the UK until Christmas eve. The remaining 5,500 visas would be for poultry workers ... The food and fuel crisis across the country is due to a shortage of truck drivers, worsened by Covid and Brexit.
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The petrol queues seem like a throwback. But at least in the 70s our leaders weren’t so callow

The Observer 26 Sep 2021
5,000 fuel tanker and lorry drivers, along with 5,500 “poultry workers”, will apparently be eligible to work in the UK until Christmas Eve … whereupon, having ensured the festive season can go ahead, they will be sent packing.
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Hauliers and poultry workers to get temporary visas

BBC News 25 Sep 2021
The government confirmed that 5,000 fuel tanker and food lorry drivers will be eligible to work in the UK for three months, until Christmas Eve ... The letter will set out the steps the haulage sector is taking to improve industry conditions, including increased wages, flexible working and fixed hours, according to the Department for Transport.
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Petrol queues form despite assurance of supplies

BBC News 24 Sep 2021
A small number of BP and Esso-owned Tesco Alliance stations closed on Thursday over a lack of tanker drivers ... Ms Moules said that finding tanker drivers posed additional issues because they have to be more qualified than a standard HGV driver ... He also told the BBC that the government could bring in the Army to drive fuel tankers if need be.
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Maersk Tankers Sells Technical Management to Becomes Service Company

The Maritime Executive 23 Sep 2021
Being considered the right owner of Maersk Tankers’ technical management business is testament to our beliefs and philosophy of working towards creating a platform for high-quality and technically adept services ... on the management of the vessels in Maersk Product Tankers.
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Synergy Group in deal to take over technical management of Maersk Tankers

Business Line 23 Sep 2021
The technical management business of Maersk Tankers employs close to 3,300 people, of which 140 work onshore ... Being considered the right owner of Maersk Tankers’ technical management business is testament to our beliefs and philosophy of working towards creating a platform for high-quality and technically adept services.
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SAF holds high-tech integrated strike drill in US with 800 troops

Straits Times 23 Sep 2021
The exercise, which started on Sept 14, ends tomorrow ... The A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft is involved in extending the endurance of the fighters, which are working with commando lasing and strike observers mission teams to employ precision-guided munitions ... So this will be quite a game changer for sense-strike operations." ... ....
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Synergy taking over management of Maersk Tanker’s fleet

Seatrade Maritime News 23 Sep 2021
The Danish owner employs close to 3,300 people in the operation of its tanker fleet of which 140 work onshore ... “Being considered the right owner of Maersk Tankers’ technical management business is testament to our beliefs and philosophy of working towards creating a platform for high-quality and technically adept services.
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Synergy takes over technical management of the entire fleet of Maersk Tankers

Splash24/7 23 Sep 2021
The technical management business, which has been part of Maersk Tankers since 1928, employs close to 3,300 people, of which 140 work onshore ... “Being considered the right owner of Maersk Tankers’ technical management business is testament to our beliefs and philosophy of ...
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Water woes hit areas west of Pretoria after reservoirs run dry

Independent online (SA) 23 Sep 2021
“This situation is not yet so bad because even though there are water tankers, a lot of the people here in Atteridgeville and Saulsville have water ... In the interim, water tankers were dispatched by the City to the affected communities as it urgently works to restore supply.
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Rio Communities councilors OK its priority plan

News Bulletin 23 Sep 2021
Rio Communities City Hall ... 23 meeting ... In addition to that request, the city is requesting capital outlay funds to finish renovations at city hall, she said ... 47,” Gutjahr said. The No ... “We have two new brush trucks and a new tanker ... An additional $750,000 will be requested for a public works complex and $300,000 for public works heavy equipment ... +1. 0. +1 ... .
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SAF holds complex, high-tech integrated strike exercise in US with 800 troops

Straits Times 23 Sep 2021
The exercise, which started on Sept 14, ends on Saturday ... The A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft is involved in extending the endurance of the fighters, who are working with commando lasing and strike observers mission teams to employ precision-guided munitions ... So this will be quite a game changer for sense-strike operations." ... PHOTO. MINDEF ... �.
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Tufton and GoodFuels Complete Biofuel Voyage

The Maritime Executive 21 Sep 2021
As part of its long-term sustainability strategy, Tufton completed a successful voyage using 100% sustainable marine biofuel in partnership with leading marine biofuels supplier GoodFuels, together with Stolt Tankers and the technical managers Synergy Group, the companies have announced today ... Lucas Vos, President, Stolt Tankers said.
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Air Force secretary asks Congress to let him retire aircraft

Finger Lakes Times 21 Sep 2021
Less than two months into the job, the secretary of the Air Force has a simple request of Congress ... A-10 Warthogs, C-130 transports, KC-10 tankers and MQ-9 Reaper drones. “I do understand the political constraints here, and I am happy to work with Congress to find a better mechanism to make the changes we need, but we must move forward,” he said ... .
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Opinion: Wildfires threaten our water supply; plastics make the threat worse

Steamboat Pilot 21 Sep 2021
As a fire chief of a rural volunteer fire department, I’m immensely proud of the dangerous but rewarding work Colorado’s fire crews do to keep our communities safe in the face of this reality ... In Colorado liberal Morgan Carroll and conservative Steve King saw a need and worked to provide air tankers to fight forest fires.
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