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Watch: Hamburg Süd Ship Takes Out Passenger Loading Dock in Santos, Brazil

A Hamburg Süd containership took out a passenger dock at a ferry terminal in Santos, Brazil on Sunday, and it was all caught on video. Fortunately no injuries were reported...

6 hours ago
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Shipping

Seafarers Need To Strike, Says Frank Coles

By John Konrad (gCaptain) Last week maritime influencer Lena Göthberg published the 165th episode of her popular Shipping Podcast, and the content was shocking. Her guest was the former CEO...

9 hours ago
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Offshore

Maersk Supply Service Wins Major Contract in Brazil

Maersk Supply Service has announced a major contract win that involves pre-laying mooring anchors for the newbuild Mero 2 floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) facility offshore Brazil. The contract, awarded...

9 hours ago
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Defense

Adm. Linda Fagan Sworn In as USCG Vice Commandant, Becoming First Female Four-Star Admiral in Coast Guard History

The U.S. Coast Guard has welcomed Adm. Linda L. Fagan as its new Vice Commandant. In doing so, she becomes the first female four-star Admiral in Coast Guard history. Adm....

9 hours ago
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Shipbuilding

Knud E. Hansen Unveils New Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Design

Danish naval architecture firm Knud E. Hansen has unveiled a new Wind Turbine Installation Vessel design designed to transport and install turbines at large-scale offshore wind farms. The design, known...

10 hours ago
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Cruise Ships

Cruise Ship Departs U.S. on First Simulated Cruise

Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas departed PortMiami, Florida on Sunday on a CDC-required simulated cruise, marking a major step in the return of cruising in the United States. The...

11 hours ago
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Defense

Watch: U.S. Navy’s New Supercarrier Undergoes Bolt-Rattling Shock Trials

The U.S. Navy’s new $13 billion aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) has completed its first scheduled “shock trials” in the Atlantic Ocean on Friday. The U.S. Navy’s...

13 hours ago
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Shipping

ZIM and Alibaba Extend Direct Sea Freight Agreement

Israeli liner shipping company ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. (NYSE: ZIM) and e-commerce giant Alibaba.com will extend their cooperation agreement for two more years. The agreement, which has been in...

13 hours ago
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Maritime News

Ever Given Owners Make New Offer To Suez Canal Authority

ISMAILIA, Egypt June 20 (Reuters) – The owners of a container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March have made a new offer in a compensation dispute with the...

13 hours ago
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Environment

Trafigura Calls on IMO to Up the Pace on CO2 Curbs

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — Trafigura Group said the shipping industry’s regulator needs to act with ‘lightning speed’ to cut carbon emissions from an industry that spews more C02 into the...

14 hours ago
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The ‘Ever Given’ Will Ruin More Than Just a Muddy Canal

by James E. Mercante, Esq. No one sets sail expecting to be involved in a marine accident, but even the most experienced mariners will find themselves in need of a...

17 hours ago
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Maritime News

Container Tracking Startup Raises $240m From Softbank

In 2019 the ocean logistics unicorn Flexport secured $1 Billion in Funding Led by Japan’s SoftBank Vision Fund, now the legendary startup bank has announced a big investment in the...

18 hours ago
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Friday, June 18, 2021
Cruise Ships

Florida Wins Reprieve From CDC’s Limits on Cruises

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) — Florida won a temporary freeze on a set of CDC coronavirus rules for the cruise industry, potentially easing the companies’ path back to the sea. The...

June 18, 2021
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Shipbuilding

Lengthened Ro-Pax ‘Stena Scandica’ Ready for Baltic Sea Service

Stockholm-based Stena RoRo has taken delivery of the lengthened roll-on/roll-off passenger vessel (Ro-Pax) Stena Scandica to operate in the Baltic Sea. Formerly named Stena Lagan, the ship arrived at Sedef...

June 18, 2021
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Environment

Shipping Industry Urges Governments to Act Swiftly on $5 Billion Decarbonization Fund

With the conclusion of the International Maritime Organization’s MEPC 76 meeting, several major shipping industry bodies are calling on governments to make good on their word and not waste any...

June 18, 2021
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Friday, June 18, 2021
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Offshore

U.S. Safety Agency Blames Deepwater Drillship Accident on Decision to Ride Out Hurricane

The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has released findings from its investigation into a serious weather-related accident on board the Transocean drillship Deepwater Asgard last fall. The...

June 18, 2021
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Shipping

Mitsubishi HC Capital Pays Premium to Acquire Container Leasing Giant CAI International

Tokyo-based finance firm Mitsubishi HC Capital Inc. will acquire all outstanding shares of CAI International (NYSE: CAI), one of the world’s leading marine container leasing companies, for $56 per share...

June 18, 2021
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Environment

Shipping Watchdog’s Plan to Make a Plan to Tackle CO2 Emissions from Ships Confounds Outsiders

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — Under pressure to decarbonize a global shipping industry that emits more CO2 each year than the U.K. and France combined, the world’s governments agreed a plan...

June 18, 2021
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Accidents

NTSB: Inadequate Navigational Assessment Led to Barge Striking Bridge in Florida

Inadequate navigational assessment that did not identify the risk of strong cross currents led a towing vessel and barge striking a bridge near Fort Pierce, Florida last August, the National...

June 18, 2021
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Offshore

Season’s First Tropical Storm Warnings Issued for Gulf Coast

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Gulf coast is getting its first tropical-storm warnings of the year, stretching from Louisiana to Florida, including New Orleans, the National Hurricane Center...

June 18, 2021
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