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Friday, January 27, 2023
Defense

Photos: U.S. Coast Guard Icebreaker Reaches Antarctica’s McMurdo Station

The U.S. Coast Guard’s heavy icebreaker USCGC Polar Star (WAGB 10) arrived in Antarctica this week as part of its annual resupply mission to McMurdo Station,

17 hours ago
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Shipping

European Union to Consider Options to Curb Revenues from Russian Energy Exports

By Ewa Krukowska and Alberto Nardelli (Bloomberg) — The European Union is heading for intense talks in the coming days over how to further curb Russian

18 hours ago
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Shipbuilding

Grimaldi Adds to Orderbook for Ammonia-Ready Car Carriers

Italian shipping group Grimaldi has grown its newbuild orderbook with five additional “ammonia-ready” pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs) to be

19 hours ago
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Shipping

IMO Moves to Curb Shipping Noise that Threatens Marine Life

By Danielle Bochove (Bloomberg) — The International Maritime Organization, a United Nations agency responsible for the safety and security of

19 hours ago
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Shipping

U.S. Demonstrates Military Might in Beijing’s Backyard

By Joseph Campbell ABOARD THE NIMITZ, South China Sea, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Over a few hours under grey skies, dozens of combat planes and helicopters

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Friday, January 27, 2023
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Shipping

Baltic Dry Index Marks Fourth Consecutive Weekly Drop

Jan 27 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, marked its fourth

21 hours ago
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Shipping

Maersk Closing the Door on Hamburg Süd and Sealand Brands

Some more big news from Maersk today with its announcement that it will transition to a unified, singular “Maersk” brand. The transition will

21 hours ago
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Offshore

Norway Finds ‘Substantial’ Mineral Resources on its Seabed

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Jan 27 (Reuters) – A Norwegian study has found a “substantial” amount metals and minerals ranging from

23 hours ago
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Thursday, January 26, 2023
Shipping

FMC Provides Ocean Shipping Reform Update

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission met in an open session meeting this week to provide an update on the implementation of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of

January 26, 2023
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Shipping

Huge Iceberg Breaks Off from Antarctica’s Brunt Ice Shelf

An iceberg the size of metro London has broken off of Antarctica’s Brunt Ice shelf. The calving event was confirmed Monday by the British Antarctic

January 26, 2023
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Thursday, January 26, 2023
Shipping

Biden Administration Awards $384 Million in Ferry Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced $384.4 million in federal funding to expand and improve the

January 26, 2023
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Shipping

Opinion: Predictions for the Marine Fuels Market in 2023

By John Bergman, CEO at Auramarine – The drive for decarbonisation we witnessed in 2022 has continued into 2023, demonstrating the shipping’s industry

January 26, 2023
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Accidents

Man Falls to Death on Maersk Ship at Port of Los Angeles

A man has died after falling some 50 feet onto the deck of a Maersk ship docked at the Port of Los Angeles on Wednesday. The Los Angeles Fire

January 26, 2023
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Accidents

Crew Fatigue Led to OSV Striking Production Platform in Gulf of Mexico

A company not adhering to their 12-hour work limit led to an offshore supply vessel striking an oil and gas production platform in the Gulf of Mexico last

January 26, 2023
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Shipping

MSC Continues to Strengthen Fleet for Life Outside the 2M

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – MSC is continuing to buy second-hand containerships, and does not appear to have lost its appetite for ordering

January 26, 2023
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Thursday, January 26, 2023
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Ports

Port of New York and New Jersey Closes Out Record Year But Falls Short of ‘Busiest U.S. Port’ Title

The Port of New York and New Jersey closed out 2022 handling a record 9.5 million TEUs—smashing its previous record set a year earlier in 2021. The TEU

January 26, 2023
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Shipping

Freightos to Go Public in a Rare Pandemic-Era Move for Shipping

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — Freight-booking platform Freightos Ltd. is going public Thursday, one of the few such moves for the shipping industry

January 26, 2023
Total Views: 506

Wednesday, January 25, 2023
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Ports

Hapag-Lloyd Acquires Minority Stake in India’s Leading Private Terminal Provider

German container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has acquired a 40% stake in India’s leading private terminal and inland transport service provider J M Baxi

January 25, 2023
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Ports

Long Beach Port Chief Expects to Win Back Some Lost Cargo

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — The Port of Long Beach recorded its second-busiest year, despite a sharp drop in the second half as consumer demand eased

January 25, 2023
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Navy

The US Navy Needs Tankers: A Crisis In Capability

By Captain Stephen M. Carmel (CIMSEC) The Department of Defense is projected to need on the order of one hundred tankers of various sizes in the event of a

January 25, 2023
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