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New Transpacific Green Shipping Corridor Launched

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), Port of Long Beach, and Port of Los Angeles have formalized their plans for a transpacific green and

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Armed men stand on the beach as the Galaxy Leader commercial ship, seized by Yemen's Houthis last month, is anchored off the coast of al-Salif, Yemen, December 5, 2023. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Red Sea Shipping Attacks Raise Risk for Chunk of Global Trade

By Alex Longley and Áine Quinn (Bloomberg) — Fresh attacks on vessels in the Red Sea are raising insurance premiums for ships in the region and

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IMO Adopts Tougher Resolution to Tackle ‘Shadow’ Tanker Fleet

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Dec 6 (Reuters) – The United Nations’ shipping agency on Wednesday adopted a resolution targeting

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The Amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), with the embarked (26th MEU SOC) Marine Expeditionary Unit, and dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) transit in formation through the Red Sea, Aug. 8, 2023. U.S. Navy Photo

Saudi Arabia Urges US Restraint as Houthis Attack Ships in Red Sea

By Aziz El Yaakoubi and Parisa Hafezi RIYADH/DUBAI, Dec 6 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has asked the United States to show restraint in responding

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A view of the A23a iceberg from the RRS Sir David Attenborough. Photo courtesy Theresa Gossman, Matthew Gascoyne, Christopher Grey

RRS Sir David Attenborough Encounters World’s Largest Iceberg

The RRS Sir David Attenborough, the UK’s polar research vessel, recently had a close encounter with the A23a mega iceberg, the largest iceberg in the

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US Sanctions Show Early Signs of Disrupting Russian Oil Tankers

(Bloomberg) — US sanctions on a handful of tankers engaged in the Russian oil trade appear to have placed several of the ships in limbo, highlighting the

10 hours ago
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USS Thomas Hudner (DDG-116) steamed in the U.S. Fifth Fleet area of operations in the Arabian Sea to ensure maritime stability and security in the region, 24 April 2021. U.S. Navy photo

US Navy Downs Another Drone in Red Sea

DUBAI, Dec 6 (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy shot down a drone that originated from a part of Yemen controlled by the Houthi group on

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Photo shows the installation of the first offshore wind turbine at South Fork Wind

First Commercial-Scale Offshore Wind Farm in US Powers Up

New York State has reached a significant milestone in its clean energy efforts with the successful delivery of power from the first operational wind turbine at

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Photo of the ONE Orpheus grounding from social media.

Containership ‘ONE ORPHEUS’ Refloated in Suez Canal After Grounding

Update: The ONE Orpheus is back underway after being refloated by tugs in the Suez Canal. AIS data shows she was aground for about 5 hours. CAIRO, Dec 6

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The container ship MSC Danit is seen the day after U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) marine casualty investigators boarded the container ship, off the Port of Long Beach, California, U.S. October 17, 2021. REUTERS/David Swanson

NTSB Recommends Changes Following 2021 Oil Spill Off Southern California Coast

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has recommended new alarms and procedures for pipeline incursions and a change to an anchorage following an oil

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Tuesday, December 5, 2023
An illustration of a 24,000 TEU capacity containership with nuclear propulsion

Plans for Nuclear-Powered 24,000 TEU Containership Unveiled in China

China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has unveiled plans for what could potentially become the world’s largest nuclear-powered containership. Plans

December 5, 2023
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PCTC Signing. Image courtesy CNW Group/Atlas Corp.

Seaspan Orders Up to Ten LNG-Fueled Car Carriers, Expanding Into New Market

Seaspan Corporation, a leading containership owner and operator, is venturing into the car carrier market with an order for up to ten large LNG-fueled Pure Car

December 5, 2023
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A Yemeni Coast Guard boat sails near the Galaxy Leader commercial ship, seized by Yemen's Houthis last month, off the coast of al-Salif, Yemen, December 5, 2023.

Galaxy Leader Crew Allowed ‘Modest’ Contact with Family

LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) – The crew of the Galaxy Leader commercial ship seized by Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthis last month have been allowed

December 5, 2023
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A tanker transits the Panama Canal Locks

Panama Chaos Grows as US Diesel Shipper Takes the Long Route

(Bloomberg) — The worsening bottlenecks at the drought-stricken Panama Canal are pushing at least one US diesel shipper to sail around the tip of South

December 5, 2023
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The Coast Guard Cutter Midgett, a 378-foot high-endurance cutter homeported in Seattle, transits the Strait of Juan de Fuca enroute to Seattle, Oct. 13, 2015.

CNN Reveals Culture of Abuse and Cover-Up in the US Coast Guard

An explosive new report from CNN reveals that US Coast Guard leaders have concealed a critical report on racism, hazing, discrimination, and sexual assault

December 5, 2023
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Tuesday, December 5, 2023
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Baltic Dry Index Snaps Winning Streak as larger Vessel Rates Retreat

Dec 5 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange‘s dry bulk sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities plunged on Tuesday,

December 5, 2023
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An illustration of the world's first ammonia-fueled bulk carrier. Image courtesy WinGD

World’s First Ammonia-Fueled Bulk Carrier Project Moves Forward

Two-stroke ship engine manufacturer WinGD is moving forward with plans with introduce the world’s first ammonia-fuelled bulk carriers with Belgian bulk

December 5, 2023
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An illustration of Great Lakes Dredge and Docks' Jones Act-compliant rock installation vessel that will support the growing U.S. offshore wind industry. Illustration courtesy Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock’s Offshore Wind Vessel ‘Acadia’ Awarded Third Contract

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has announced a third rock installation contract for its newbuild subsea rock installation vessel Acardia,

December 5, 2023
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Chunk of Norway’s Offshore Gas Discoveries Risk Going Untapped

Chunk of Norway’s Offshore Gas Discoveries Risk Going Untapped

(Bloomberg) — A swath of Norway’s offshore gas discoveries risk remaining untapped due to challenges ranging from complex reservoirs to costs of

December 5, 2023
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Monday, December 4, 2023
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) transits the Mediterranean Sea Oct. 23, 2018. U.S. Navy Photo

Pentagon Stops Short of Saying Houthi’s Are Targeting US Warships

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) – Waves of attacks by the Iran-backed Houthi group in Yemen may not be targeting

December 4, 2023
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