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Saturday, July 20, 2024
Smoke rises from a fire following an Israeli air strike in Hodeidah. Houthi Media Centre/Handout via REUTERS

Israel Strikes Yemeni Port City In Reply To Houthi Drone Attack

By Galit Altstein and Mohammed Hatem Jul 20, 2024,(Bloomberg) –Israel struck targets around the Houthi-held Red Sea port of Hodeidah, retaliating

12 mins ago
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Cargo ship Despina V, carrying Ukrainian grain, is seen in the Black Sea off Kilyos near Istanbul. REUTERS/Umit Bektas//File Photo

Ukraine Warns Ships Of Scrambled GPS Navigation In Black Sea

By Áine Quinn Jul 20, 2024(Bloomberg) –Ukraine’s seaports authority warned shipowners not to rely on a key navigation tool, as satellite

44 mins ago
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Friday, July 19, 2024
Laden crude oil tanker approaches the port of Qingdao, China in the morning fog. Photo credit: Shutterstock/Igor Grochev

The West’s Squeeze on Russian Tankers Gets Tighter

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg) — Another week, another gentle turning up of the heat by Group of Seven nations on the fleet of tankers moving Russian

July 19, 2024
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Thursday, July 18, 2024
Screenshot of video released by the Iranian-backed Houthis showing the attack on the MT CHIOS LION in the Red Sea, July 15, 2024.

Large Oil Slick Spotted in Red Sea After Explosive Tanker Attack

By Krishna Karra, Alex Longley and Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) — An oil slick extending more than 125 miles appeared in the Red Sea, satellite images

July 18, 2024
Total Views: 2204

shipping container

Global Shipping Strains Spark Fears of an Inflation Comeback

(Bloomberg) — Jason Starr felt the first flashbacks of pandemic PTSD back in mid-April. That’s when the vice president of operations at

July 18, 2024
Total Views: 794

Wednesday, July 17, 2024
The MV Rubymar pictured before its sinking

Damaged Subsea Cables Repaired in Red Sea

By Olivia Solon and Mohammed Hatem (Bloomberg) — Repairs have finally commenced on three subsea telecommunications cables that were damaged in the Red

July 17, 2024
Total Views: 3070

Oil Tanker Bridge

Russian Games Make Secret Tanker Oil Switching Harder to Trace

(Bloomberg) — Two near-identical oil tankers trying to beat western sanctions. A secret transfer of Russian crude halfway between Iran and Oman. A

July 17, 2024
Total Views: 4028

Tuesday, July 16, 2024
A GE Haliade-X Turbine Stands in the Vineyard Wind 1 Project Area South of Martha’s Vineyard. Credit: Eric Haynes

Broken Offshore Wind Blade Debris Washes Up in Nantucket

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — Investigators are probing the cause of a damaged offshore wind turbine blade that sent debris washing

July 16, 2024
Total Views: 3242

Monday, July 15, 2024
two tankers conduct ship-to-ship transfer

Greece Extends Naval Drills That Deter Russian Oil Transfers

By Alex Longley, Julian Lee and Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — Greece is again extending the naval drills that have largely deterred transfers of Russian

July 15, 2024
Total Views: 978

Maersk Tanker Underway

Maersk Tankers and Competitors Bet Billions on Ammonia Fuel Carriers

(Bloomberg) — Some of the biggest names in shipping are betting billions of dollars on tankers to transport a type of ammonia that’s scarcely being

July 15, 2024
Total Views: 1369

Sunday, July 14, 2024
Russian corvette enters the port of Zhanjiang during the Joint Sea-2024 China-Russia naval exercise. Russian Defence Ministry/Handout via REUTERS

Chinese And Russian Naval Forces Hold Joint Operation In Pacific

By Bloomberg News Jul 14, 2024 (Bloomberg) –Chinese and Russian naval forces recently conducted another round of joint exercises, according to

July 14, 2024
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Dry bulk coal shipping. ImagineStock/Shutterstock

Botswana Eyes New Export Route To Exploit Huge Coal Resource

By Borges Nhamire, Matthew Hill and Mbongeni Mguni Jul 13, 2024 (Bloomberg) –Three southern African nations signed a deal to proceed with a rail and

July 14, 2024
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Saturday, July 13, 2024
The Panama flagged general cargo vessel, MV Ultra Galaxy, pictured after its grounding late on Tuesday night in remote coastal area of South Africa’s west coast, known as Duiwegat. Photo courtesy SAMSA

Ships Fleeing The Red Sea Now Face Perilous African Weather

By Alex Longley and Paul Burkhardt (Bloomberg) –Ships sailing around the southern tip of Africa are wrestling with a bout of bad weather that has

July 13, 2024
Total Views: 9370

Friday, July 12, 2024
File photo of an oil tanker at sea

Gunvor to Ship North Sea Crude to Asia After Bull Play Wraps Up

(Bloomberg) — Gunvor Group will send a supertanker loaded with North Sea Forties crude to Asia after the trading house amassed a large volume of

July 12, 2024
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Aerial top view of a containership at port. Stock Photo: Shutterstock/Avigator Fortuner

Adani to Double Investment in Transshipment Port to $2.4 Billion

(Bloomberg) — Billionaire Gautam Adani’s conglomerate is doubling investment to $2.4 billion in its new mega port in southern India as it seeks to

July 12, 2024
Total Views: 781

Wednesday, July 10, 2024
A photo of the Panama registered general cargo vessel reportedly in trouble at sea, and excessivly listing, on the Atlantic Ocean north west of Cape Town on Monday morning. Its crew of 18 seafarers rescued and currently being evacuated. Photo courtesy SAMSA

Cargo Ship Evacuated as Waves Pound South African Coast

(Bloomberg) — Storms pounded South Africa’s coastline for a fourth day on Wednesday, disrupting shipping operations, with massive swells forcing the

July 10, 2024
Total Views: 3769

Stock photo of a tanker at sea

Dozens of Tankers Sanctioned Over Russian Oil Are Sitting Idle Around the World

(Bloomberg) — From the frigid waters of Russia’s Baltic Sea to the Pacific shores of Vladivostok, dozens of tankers that previously moved Moscow’s

July 10, 2024
Total Views: 2292

Tuesday, July 9, 2024
Port of Singapore

Singapore Container Ship Logjam Spills Over to Malaysian Port

(Bloomberg) — Container ship congestion in Singapore, one of Asia’s busiest ports, is spreading to neighboring Malaysia, snarling supply chains and

July 9, 2024
Total Views: 1744

Laden crude oil tanker approaches the port of Qingdao, China in the morning fog. Photo credit: Shutterstock/Igor Grochev

Slumping Freight Rates Telegraph Warning on Asian Crude Demand

(Bloomberg) — The cost of shipping crude oil along key routes to Asia is slumping as supertankers take shorter trips and demand softens in China. Freight

July 9, 2024
Total Views: 713

Monday, July 8, 2024
Stock photo of an oil tanker moored at sea

Russian Oil Deliveries Keep Getting Cheaper Despite Sanctions

By Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — Group of Seven sanctions aimed at depriving the Kremlin of petrodollars are failing in one of their key objectives:

July 8, 2024
Total Views: 1839


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