Mike Schuler

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Ports

COSCO Shipping Unit Takes Minority Stake in Favored Hamburg Container Terminal

The port operations arm of COSCO Shipping will buy a minority stake in Port of Hamburg’s Container Terminal Tollerort (CTT), the main calling point for COSCO Shipping ships in Germany....

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Environment

Sniffer Drone Hunts Ships Breaking Sulphur Limits in Strait of Gibraltar

A sniffer drone has been on the prowl this summer in the busy Strait of Gibraltar in search of ships busting global sulphur emissions regulations. The operation is being carried...

2 hours ago
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Accidents

MAIB Reports on Fatal Crush Incident on General Cargo Ship ‘Cimbris’

Unsafe working practices and poor safety culture were at issue in the death of port stevedore who was crushed by a hatch cover during cargo discharge operations on board a...

3 hours ago
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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Ports

Pier T Terminal at Port of Long Beach Begins Pilot Program for 24-Hour Cargo Pickup

The Port of Long Beach will be launching a pilot program at the port’s largest terminal to widen access and speed deliveries amid the ongoing cargo surge. The new pilot...

21 hours ago
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MSC container-ship Port of Montreal Canada
Shipping

MSC Newbuilds to Ride Carpets of Bubbles to Fuel Savings

Some big news today in the world of bubbles. Or air lubrication, to be specific. London-based Silverstream Technologies, a leader in the field of air lubrication systems for ships, says...

September 21, 2021
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Shipping

Jan de Nul to Keep Dredging Argentina’s Parched Parana River

BUENOS AIRES, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Argentina’s government has formally agreed a 90-day deal with Belgian firm Jan de Nul to keep dredging the Parana River, a key grains thoroughfare,...

September 21, 2021
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Environment

New ‘Green’ Technology Shipping ETF Gives Investors Access to Maritime’s Decarbonization Transition

The founder of the stock market’s only freight futures exchange-traded fund (ETF) focused exclusively on the dry bulk shipping sector has launched the world’s first “green” technology shipping ETF. ETF...

September 21, 2021
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Monday, September 20, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach
Ports

More Ships Coming Than Going as Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Continue to Set Records

The Marine Exchange of Southern California (MXSOCAL) reported new records again today as ships carrying your Christmas gifts and other manufactured consumer goods continue to pour into the nation’s top...

September 20, 2021
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Offshore

Vineyard Wind Makes Offshore Wind Bids in Massachusetts

The developer of the first large-scale offshore wind farm in the United States is moving forward with plans for two additional projects the coast of Massachusetts. Vineyard Wind, a joint...

September 20, 2021
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Environment

ITF: If Done Right, Zero-Carbon Industries Can Be Big Opportunity for Workers, Including Seafarers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is backing a zero-carbon emissions target for shipping by 2050, saying that the energy transition can bring benefits to workers if done in the...

September 20, 2021
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bourbon rhode
Accidents

Bourbon Rhode Survivor Secures ‘Substantial Compensation’ Over 2019 Shipwreck

A surviving crew member of the lost offshore tug Bourbon Rhode has secured ‘substantial compensation’ for the ordeal, the International Transport Workers’ Federation said Monday. The sinking of the Bourbon...

September 20, 2021
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Accidents

Cargo Ship Grounds in Bulgaria – AIS and Images

A Panama-flagged general cargo ship ran aground on Bulgaria’s coast in the Black Sea early Monday morning. AIS ship tracking data shows the MV Vera Su was traveling at about...

September 20, 2021
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Offshore

Equinor Boosts Gas Exports to Supply Tight European Market

Norwegian energy company Equinor says it has received permission to increase gas exports from two fields on the the Norwegian continental shelf to supply the tight European market. The permits...

September 20, 2021
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Shipping

Seven Shipbreaking Workers Killed in Accidents in Bangladesh, Turkey -NGO

A string of accidents at Bangladesh’s infamous shipbreaking beach killed five workers in August, raising the annual death toll dramatically, NGO Shipbreaking Platform confirmed. Two workers were also killed in...

September 20, 2021
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Friday, September 17, 2021
port of long beach
Ports

Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Expand Gate Hours to Alleviate Congestion

With unprecedented congestion at Southern California ports, the ports of Los Angeles and Long beach are taking unprecedented steps to ease the logjam. The ports of Los Angeles and Long...

September 17, 2021
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port of long beach
Shipping

Maersk Gives Bleak Operations Update Amid Unprecedented Supply Chain Chaos

A.P. Moller-Maersk has painted a bleak picture of global supply chains in an operations update published Friday. The update comes as supply chains are under major stress with historic congestion...

September 17, 2021
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cma cgm james bond scene
Ports

CMA CGM Container Terminal Featured in Seaplane Stunt for New James Bond Flick

CMA CGM’s Kingston Container Terminal in Jamaica will serve as the backdrop for an action sequence in the upcoming James Bond flick, No Time To Die. The company’s vessels, CMA...

September 17, 2021
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Shipbuilding

Vitol Building Two Hybrid Battery-Powered Bunker Tankers Bound for Singapore Harbor

V-Bunkers, the Singaporean bunker arm of Dutch-based Vitol, has placed an order to build two electric-hybrid bunker tankers. V-Bunkers intends to deploy these bunker tankers for harbor operations in Singapore,...

September 17, 2021
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Thursday, September 16, 2021
Ports

Southern Louisiana Ports Request Federal Aid for Hurricane Ida Recovery

Southern Louisiana ports have joined together in requesting federal aid to assist recovery from Hurricane Ida, one of the worst storms to hit the Gulf Coast since 2005. While the...

September 16, 2021
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Cruise Ships

U.S. Senator Murkowski Planning Legislation To Permanently Exempt Alaska Cruises From The Passenger Vessel Services Act

U.S. Senator for Alaska Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) has announced new legislation to permanently exempt cruises between the Lower 48 and Alaska from the Passenger Vessel Services Act (PVSA). The Passenger...

September 16, 2021
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