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ANOTHER JOB WELL DONE SANTA ...

Another Christmas has come and gone, and after a gruelling round-the-world trip, it's time for this jolly old soul to get some much needed R&R. Aloha 'til next year! — at Four Seasons Resorts Lanai.


































LUMP OF COAL FOR SHIPPING INDUSTRY: HEAVY CARBON FOOTPRINT ...

IMO NOTE:

WINTER DEAL MANGOES (BRAZIL, ECUADOR, PERU, CENTRAL AMERICA) COME WITH VERY HEAVY CARBON FOOTPRINT!!!...




Another Black Eye for the mango industry and fruit importers in general. (So much for claiming to support Sustainable practices)




It seems to be more sustainable to air freight mangoes than to ship by Ocean cargo.






Future Pollution: All Container Ships Combined are Responsible for 50% of the Pollution Raising Global Green House Gases










December 24, 2012







15 of the world’s biggest ships may now emit as much pollution as all the world’s 760 millon cars










The low grade bunker fuel used by the worlds 90,000 cargo ships contains up to 2,000 times the amount of sulfur compared to diesel fuel used in automobiles.




Maersk Line has signed a contract for 10 of the world’s largest, most efficient container vessels with an option to buy another 20. Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (PGS) has signed a Letter of Award.

















CHRISTMAS WISHES FROM OUR FRIENDS AT MADD BAKERY IN LONDON ....

Have a wonderfully sweet Christmas dearest MADDams and MADDmen :)









A sweet season's greeting!















If there was a morning drink worth having, here's one for the mid-week to keep us all going. Thanks Nespresso for this Mango coffee, pure tropical indulgence indeed!





INDIA: The mango man, not Obama, is the person of the year ...


by Dec 25, 2012



As the year rolls to an end, the vanquisher of corruption is armed and ready for electoral battle — first in Delhi in 2013, and later the national stage in 2014. Reuters ALSO SEE An economic policy for Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi PartyPaanchvi Pass: A case study for Kejriwal and AAP