Mike Schuler

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Thursday, June 30, 2022
Offshore

Sembcorp Marine Delivers World’s First and Long-Awaited 8th Generation Drillship to Transocean

Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine (Sembmarine) delivered the world’s first 8th generation ultra-deepwater drillship, Deepwater Atlas, about five years

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022
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Shipping

Shipping Companies and Customs Authorities Step Up Fight Against Drug Trafficking By Sea

Container shipping companies and international customs authorities met earlier this month to discuss ways to step up the fight against drug trafficking by sea

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Environment

Berge Bulk Newcastlemax to Be Fitted with ‘WindWings’ Sails

A newcastlemax bulk carrier belonging to Singapore-based Berge Bulk will be fitted with four WindWings sails in the second quarter of 2023. The WindWings

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Cruise Ships

Disney Cruise Line Christens LNG-Powered ‘Disney Wish’

Disney Cruise Line has christened its first new ship in decade and the first in its fleet to run on lower-emissions dual-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG). The

23 hours ago
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Cruise Ships

Norwegian Cruise Cut Short After Hitting Iceberg in Alaska -Incident Video

A Norwegian Cruise Line ship is returning to Seatle early after it struck a small iceberg, known as a growler, during a voyage in Alaska. The incident

24 hours ago
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Defense

U.S. Sending Over 20 Metal Shark Boats to Ukraine

The U.S. is sending Ukraine 23 welded-aluminum military vessels built by Lousiana-based Metal Shark. Six of the vessels are included as part of a $450 million

June 29, 2022
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Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Ports

Shell and CMA CGM Sign LNG Fuel Supply Agreement in Singapore

Shell and CMA CGM have signed a multi-year agreement on the supply of LNG fuel for CMA CGM ships in the Port of Singapore. The LNG bunkering will be

June 28, 2022
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Offshore

Crew Transfer Helicopter Headed to Offshore Rig Crashes Into Arabian Sea, Killing Four

A helicopter carrying offshore personnel for India’s state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) crashed into the Arabian Sea on Tuesday, killing

June 28, 2022
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Offshore

MARAD Designation Prioritizes Funding for the Construction of Offshore Wind Installation Vessels at U.S. Shipyards

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced the designation of offshore wind vessels as Vessels of

June 28, 2022
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Monday, June 27, 2022
Accidents

U.S. Coast Guard Rescues Boaters Off Florida After Lightning Strike Caught on Camera

A scary moment caught on camera… The Coast Guard rescued seven people on Saturday after their 39-foot personal vessel was struck by lightning 100

June 27, 2022
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Defense

U.S. Navy Christens New Expeditionary Sea Base USNS John L. Canley

The U.S. Navy on Saturday christened the USNS John L. Canley (ESB 6), the fourth ship for the U.S. Navy’s reclassified Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) program,

June 27, 2022
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Offshore

New York Seeking Proposals for Potential Offshore Wind Innovation and R&D Projects

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is inviting entities from the public and private sector to submit project proposals that have the

June 27, 2022
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Fishing

Biden Administration Announces Actions to Combat Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing

The Biden Administration has announced a set of actions to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing that the White House says is significantly

June 27, 2022
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Accidents

Multiple Casualties, Hundreds Injured After Toxic Gas Cylinder Explodes at Jordan’s Aqaba Port -Incident Video

At least 10 people are reported dead and hundreds injured after a gas cylinder was dropped and exploded while being loaded onto a ship at Jordan’s Aqaba

June 27, 2022
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Container ships wait off the coast of the congested Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Long Beach, California
Ports

Checking In On Southern California’s Containership Backup

With a busy summer expected at the San Pedro Bay ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, vessel traffic officials are reporting a new record low number of

June 27, 2022
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Shipping

SubCom Awarded $600 Million Contract to Build Fiber-Optic Subsea Cable from Singapore to France

U.S.-based telecommunications company SubCom has been awarded a $600 million contract to build a more than 10,500-mile fiber optic subsea cable connecting

June 27, 2022
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Shipbuilding

Naval Architect KNUD E. HANSEN Joins Wind-Powered Ro-Ro Project

Swedish shipping consultancy Wallenius Marine has teamed up with naval architecture firm KNUD E. HANSEN to design the world’s first wind-powered

June 27, 2022
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Friday, June 24, 2022
shipping containers
Shipping

Shipping Industry’s Use of ‘Smart’ Containers Expected to Explode In Coming Years -Drewry

The number of “smart” containers in the global fleet is set to explode in the coming years as operators and cargo owners seek to increase cargo

June 24, 2022
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Matson-containership-Daniel-K.-Inouye
Shipping

Matson’s 2018-Built ‘Daniel K. Inouye’ to Undergo LNG Engine Conversion

U.S. shipping company Matson Navigation has signed an agreement with MAN Energy Solutions to retrofit the main engine on board the 2018-built containership

June 24, 2022
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Shipping

Report: Gunvor Requests Jones Act Waiver to Deliver Gasoline to U.S. East Coast

Commodities trading house Gunvor SA has reportedly requested a Jones Act waiver asking for permission to deliver 13 million gallons of blended gasoline to the

June 24, 2022
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