Wednesday, September 22, 2021
tanker in new york harbor
Shipping

Maritime Decarbonization: Shades of OPA 90, Dotcom Bubbles and Big, Big Bucks

This time, it’s going to be different. Well, maybe yes, maybe no. The second day of the Marine Money Climate conference featured a group of excellent high level presentations- looking...

15 hours ago
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lng carrier
Shipping

LNG Suppliers Focus on Spot Deals in Price Jump -Buyer

By Anna Shiryaevskaya and Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) — Liquefied natural gas suppliers are limiting the volume they deliver under long-term contracts in favor of higher-priced spot sales, according to GAIL India...

15 hours ago
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Ports

Los Angeles-Long Beach Container Surge Puts Port Complex Above Hong Kong

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Surging first-half volumes at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex saw the US west coast gateway overtake Hong Kong to become the world’s ninth...

20 hours ago
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Ports

COSCO Shipping Unit Takes Minority Stake in Favored Hamburg Container Terminal

The port operations arm of COSCO Shipping will buy a minority stake in Port of Hamburg’s Container Terminal Tollerort (CTT), the main calling point for COSCO Shipping ships in Germany....

20 hours ago
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sabine pass lng exports
Shipping

U.S. Energy Exports Show First Surplus Since at Least the 1970s

By Simon Casey (Bloomberg) — Trade deficits have been a stubborn feature of the U.S. economy for decades now, but energy has started to buck that trend, helped by burgeoning shipments...

21 hours ago
Total Views: 800

strait of gibraltar
Environment

Sniffer Drone Hunts Ships Breaking Sulphur Limits in Strait of Gibraltar

A sniffer drone has been on the prowl this summer in the busy Strait of Gibraltar in search of ships busting global sulphur emissions regulations. The operation is being carried...

22 hours ago
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Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Accidents

MAIB Reports on Fatal Crush Incident on General Cargo Ship ‘Cimbris’

Unsafe working practices and poor safety culture were at issue in the death of port stevedore who was crushed by a hatch cover during cargo discharge operations on board a...

23 hours ago
Total Views: 1769

diego garcia
Shipping

Operation DGAR: A Collective Effort to Repatriate Stranded Mariners During a Global Pandemic

A Case Study in the flexibility, ingenuity and responsiveness of the commercial maritime industry during the COVID-19 Pandemic. By Chris Fertig By the spring of 2020, COVID-19 restrictions on travel...

24 hours ago
Total Views: 873

Naval Foundry and Propeller Center Makes History
News

Bulk Iron Ore Prices Storm Past $100

A tight supply and strong demand for steel in China have led to capesize bulker spot rates rising, but increasingly high shipping and iron-ore costs may choke demand. By Krystal Chia...

September 22, 2021
Total Views: 8652

USNS Choctaw County
Navy

US Navy Launches Joint Station Beirut

The US Navy’s fast transport ship USNS Choctaw County arrived in the port of Beirut on Monday to participate in the US Navy’s first joint Central Partnership Station (CPS) mission...

September 22, 2021
Total Views: 2054

Shell Electric Ferry
Environment

Shell To Launch Singapore’s First Fully Electric Ferry

Shell has ordered at least three electric ferries to transport its Singapore employees. Expected to set sail in the first half of 2023, the new 200-seater single-deck ferries will be...

September 22, 2021
Total Views: 617


Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Environment

Top Global Companies Call for Zero Emissions Shipping By 2050

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – More than 150 leading companies and organizations including oil majors and port authorities on Wednesday called for the global shipping industry to be fully...

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 889

container ship
Shipping

Marine Money Climate Summit Day 1: Techno-Economic Models and No More Noon Reports

The maritime climate season has now officially begun. Marine Money, the prodigious publisher and conference organizer which has positioned itself at the intersection of maritime and climate related matters, kicked...

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 719

port of long beach truck gates
Ports

Pier T Terminal at Port of Long Beach Begins Pilot Program for 24-Hour Cargo Pickup

The Port of Long Beach will be launching a pilot program at the port’s largest terminal to widen access and speed deliveries amid the ongoing cargo surge. The new pilot...

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 1270

scandies rose fishing vessel
Accidents

NTSB to Host Roundtable on Fishing Vessel Safety

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chair Jennifer Homendy is set to host a virtual roundtable next month on improving fishing vessel safety. The commercial fishing industry remains largely uninspected and...

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 1171

maersk containership
Shipping

Maersk Heading to Biggest Profit in Danish History

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S is now heading for a full-year profit that will match its combined results from the past nine years and make business history in...

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 7104

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Tuesday, September 21, 2021
MSC container-ship Port of Montreal Canada
Shipping

MSC Newbuilds to Ride Carpets of Bubbles to Fuel Savings

Some big news today in the world of bubbles. Or air lubrication, to be specific. London-based Silverstream Technologies, a leader in the field of air lubrication systems for ships, says...

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 2148

Ships moored Parana River Port
Shipping

Jan de Nul to Keep Dredging Argentina’s Parched Parana River

BUENOS AIRES, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Argentina’s government has formally agreed a 90-day deal with Belgian firm Jan de Nul to keep dredging the Parana River, a key grains thoroughfare,...

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 1277

bulk ship
Environment

New ‘Green’ Technology Shipping ETF Gives Investors Access to Maritime’s Decarbonization Transition

The founder of the stock market’s only freight futures exchange-traded fund (ETF) focused exclusively on the dry bulk shipping sector has launched the world’s first “green” technology shipping ETF. ETF...

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 529

cosco shipping
Shipping

US And China Compete To Rebuild Sudan’s State Shipping Firm

By Mohammed Alamin (Bloomberg) Sudan’s state shipping company is considering a Chinese offer to revamp a fleet that’s shrunk to just one boat as the African nation targets a boost...

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 1562

FNS Amethyste Crew
Navy

Australian Documents Showed French Submarine Project Was At Risk For Years

By Kirsty Needham (Reuters) France shouldn’t have been surprised that Australia canceled a submarine contract, as major concerns about delays, cost overruns, and suitability had been aired officially and publicly...

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 4085