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Wednesday, December 7, 2022
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Offshore

First West Coast Offshore Wind Lease Auction Raises Over $757 Million in High Bids

The first offshore wind lease auction on the U.S. West Coast has ended with high bids totaling $757.1 million, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

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Shipping

West Asks Turkey To Help Clear Tanker Jam

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) Western officials are in talks with Turkish counterparts to resolve oil tanker queues off Turkey, a British Treasury official said,

17 hours ago
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Shipping

Winter Lull for U.S. Ports as Container Imports Continue to Wind Down

U.S. container ports are headed into their winter lull as holiday season nears the finish line and retail imports continue to wind down, the National Retail

18 hours ago
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Shipping

China Exports Collapse But Car Exports Remain Strong

By Ishika Mookerjee (Bloomberg) China’s exports and imports both contracted at steeper paces in November as external demand continued to weaken and a

21 hours ago
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Shipping

Industry-Union Pact to Continue Work Post Pandemic

Unions representing seafarers and maritime employer groups entered into a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) to continue their working relationship

22 hours ago
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Accidents

Coast Guard: Ever Forward Pilot Distracted By Cell Phone Prior to Grounding

The U.S. Coast Guard says the pilot of the containership Ever Forward was distracted by his cell phone when the 1,095-foot ship grounded in the Chesapeake Bay

22 hours ago
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Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Ports

CMA CGM to Acquire Two Key Terminals at Port of New York and New Jersey

French shipping group CMA CGM will acquire two key container terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey. The terminals, GCT Bayonne in New Jersey and GCT

22 hours ago
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Shipping

Russia is Concerned Over Oil Tanker Jam in Bosphorus – RIA

MOSCOW, Dec 7 (Reuters) – Russia is concerned about a build-up of oil tankers in the Bosphorus Strait and is discussing the issue with

23 hours ago
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Offshore

First West Coast Wind Auction Continuing with Over $400 Million in High Bids on First Day

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — Six companies are still vying for the opportunity to install floating wind turbines off the California coast after

23 hours ago
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Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Defense

DOD Says Iranian Patrol Boat Harassed U.S. Navy Ships in Strait of Hormuz

The U.S. Department of Defense is accusing an Iranian patrol boat of harassing U.S. Navy ships in the Strait of Hormuz. One of those Navy ships was involved in

December 6, 2022
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Environment

New Kite System for Ships Trialed on Transatlantic Voyage

France-based wind propulsion specialist Airseas is sharing the first footage of its automated kite system Seawing in use during transatlantic sea trials. The

December 6, 2022
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Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Ports

Officials Mark Charleston Harbor Deepening Project Completion: ‘Deepest on the East Coast’

After over a decade of planning and years of construction, Charleston Harbor in South Carolina is now the deepest harbor on the U.S. East Coast at 52 feet. The

December 6, 2022
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Offshore

North Sea Producers to Explore Electrifying Oil and Gas Fields

By Dmitry Zhdannikov and Ron Bousso LONDON, Dec 6 (Reuters) – North Sea producers BP, Equinor and Ithaca Energy on Tuesday signed an agreement to

December 6, 2022
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Environment

Shipboard Carbon Capture Project Seeking Proposals

A Singapore-based consortium supporting the decarbonization of the maritime sector is seeking proposals for the development of commercial-scale shipboard

December 6, 2022
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Offshore

First West Coast Offshore Wind Auction Tests Appetite for Floating Farms

By Nichola Groom Dec 6 (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday kicked off the first sale of offshore wind development rights for

December 6, 2022
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Shipping

Sign of the Times: New World’s Largest Containership Sails Light on Maiden Voyage

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The 24,004 teu Ever Atop transited the Suez Canal over the weekend on its maiden voyage to North Europe,

December 6, 2022
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Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Shipping

Turkish Tanker Jam Leaves Millions of Barrels Stuck at Sea

By Julian Lee and Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — Oil tankers hauling millions of barrels of Kazakh crude are being prevented from leaving the Black Sea to

December 6, 2022
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Monday, December 5, 2022
Shipbuilding

New Hopper Dredge for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Launched at Conrad Shipyard

Houston-based Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ: GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the U.S., has announced the launch of the

December 5, 2022
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Fishing

U.S. Launches Strategy to Protect Fisheries Surveys Amid Offshore Wind Boom

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), falling under the Department of the Interior and responsible for leasing for offshore energy development, will

December 5, 2022
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Shipping

Tanker Jam Off Turkey as Price Cap on Russian Crude Kicks In

Dec 5 (Reuters) – Oil tankers formed a traffic jam off the coast of Turkey on day one of the West’s price cap on Russian crude, with

December 5, 2022
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Ports

Georgia Ports to Renovate Savannah Terminal as Container Business Takes Off

The Georgia Ports Authority will renovate and realign the docks at the Port of Savannah’s Ocean Terminal to better accommodate its the growing number of

December 5, 2022
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