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PetroChina Int’l Tops Singapore’s List of Marine Fuel Suppliers in 2021

SINGAPORE, Jan 17 (Reuters) – PetroChina International Singapore Pte Ltd climbed three spots to be the top marine fuel supplier in the world’s

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Surging Global Demand Drives China’s Trade Surplus to New Record in 2021

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China’s record-breaking export strength continued into December, pushing the annual trade surplus to a new high and

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Maritime News

Suez Canal Has Record Year Despite Ever Given Saga

By Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) More ships traversed the Suez Canal in 2021 than ever before despite its temporary blocking by a 400-meter-long vessel and the

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Maritime News

China Claims It Won’t ‘Bully’ Neighbors In The South China Sea

by Neil Jerome Morales (Reuters) China will not use its strength to “bully” its smaller neighbors including the Philippines, its foreign minister

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Sunday, January 16, 2022
Environment

Kuwait, One Of The World’s Wealthiest Oil Exporters Is Becoming Unlivable

By Fiona MacDonald (Bloomberg) –Trying to catch a bus at the Maliya station in Kuwait City can be unbearable in the summer. About two-thirds of the

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Suez Canal Expansion Plans Accelerated For Completion By July 2023

DUBAI, Jan 16 (Reuters) – A project to expand parts of the Suez Canal is expected to be completed after two years of work in July 2023, the chairman

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Sunday, January 16, 2022
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Offshore

Libya Says Oil Output Back to 1.2 Million Barrels a Day

By Salma El Wardany (Bloomberg) –Libya’s oil production has picked up again after a blockade of its western fields ended and ports in

January 16, 2022
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Saturday, January 15, 2022
Ports

Port of Antwerp Sees A Rise In Container Ship Traffic In January

By Kevin Varley (Bloomberg)–Port congestion was rising in Western Europe early Friday as the combined anchorage areas for Antwerp-Zeebrugge saw the

January 15, 2022
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Environment

Why The Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai Eruption Was So Violent

By Shane Cronin (Conversation) The Kingdom of Tonga doesn’t often attract global attention, but a violent eruption of an underwater volcano on January 15 has

January 15, 2022
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USCG

Coast Guard Sets Modified Port Condition Zulu For The Port Of Virginia As Winter Storm Izzy Approaches

PORTSMOUTH, VA– The Captain of the Port set modified Port Condition Zulu for the coastal waters of Virginia from Cape Charles Light south to the

January 15, 2022
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Ports

Unattended Cargo Containers Are Easy Targets For Looters

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) –As many Americans worry about empty shelves and delayed packages, looters are taking advantage of the inflow of

January 15, 2022
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Saturday, January 15, 2022
Environment

Massive Tonga Volcano Eruption Triggers Pacific Tsunami

By Jahnavi Nidumolu and Renju Jose Jan 15 (Reuters) – An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning for

January 15, 2022
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Environment

Ecuador Expands Galapagos Islands Marine Protected Area

By Alexandra Valencia (Reuters) Ecuador on Friday created a new marine reserve around its pristine Galapagos Islands — whose rich biodiversity inspired

January 15, 2022
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Friday, January 14, 2022
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Offshore

Equinor and BP Finalize Contracts With New York State for Major Offshore Wind Projects

Equinor and BP on Friday announced they have finalized the Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSAs) with New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

January 14, 2022
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Cruise Ships

FMC Issues Final Report on COVID-19’s Impact on Cruise Industry

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Commissioner Louis E. Sola issued his final report Friday from the FMC’s fact finding investigation into COVID-19

January 14, 2022
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U.S. Holiday Sales Endure Supply Chain Snags

Jan 14 (Reuters) – U.S. holiday sales in 2021 came in at a better-than-expected $886.7 billion, boosted by customers returning to stores and splurging

January 14, 2022
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Friday, January 14, 2022
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Offshore

Biden Administration Advances Offshore Wind Planning in Gulf of Mexico

With offshore wind headlines this week focusing on the “historic” lease sale off New York and New Jersey, the Department of Interior’s Bureau

January 14, 2022
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Ports

Port of Los Angeles Extends Dwell Fee Threat for Ocean Carriers

Southern California’s Port of Los Angeles has extended its container dwell fee program threatening ocean carriers with steep daily fees for import

January 14, 2022
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Indonesia Allows 37 Ships to Leave as Coal Export Ban Eased

By Fransiska Nangoy and Bernadette Christina JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia said on Thursday it would allow 37 vessels loaded with coal to depart, in the

January 14, 2022
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Piracy

Maritime Piracy Worldwide Falls to Lowest Level in Decades, But Caution Urged

Incidents of maritime piracy and armed robbery attacks reached the lowest recorded level since 1994, according to ICC International Maritime Bureau’s

January 14, 2022
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Maersk Q4 Beats Expectations as Freight Rates Jump 80%

A.P. Moller – Maersk says preliminary results for the fourth quarter of 2021 beat expectations. Revenue during the final three months of last year came

January 14, 2022
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