Mike Schuler

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Monday, January 17, 2022
Ports

Port of Boston Welcomes ‘Biggest Ship’ After $850 Million Modernization Project

The Port of Boston welcomed its biggest containership to date over the weekend following a $850 million project to make the port “big ship ready.”

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Friday, January 14, 2022
offshore wind turbine
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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Alaska cruise ship in port
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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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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Shipping

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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Shipping

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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Thursday, January 13, 2022
Cruise Ships

MV Werften Insolvency Administrator Seeks Back Pay for Workers, Completion of Global Dream Cruise Ship

A court appointed insolvency administrator for German shipbuilder MV Werften is working on getting all 2,000 employees paid their December wages asap and will

January 13, 2022
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Environment

Korean Shipbuilder Sees Hydrogen Shipping Ready by 2025

By Jonathan Saul and Heekyong Yang LONDON/SEOUL, Jan 13 (Reuters) – Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) expects to have

January 13, 2022
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Environment

Ørsted Invests in Swedish E-Methanol Project to Help Decarbonize Shipping

Danish power company Ørsted has announced plans to acquire a minority stake in what could become one of the world’s first large-scale e-methanol

January 13, 2022
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Cruise Ships

U.S. CDC’s Conditional Sailing Order for Cruise Ships Set to Become Voluntary

The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevent’s conditional sailing order for cruise ships is set to switch to a voluntary program later this month,

January 13, 2022
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daewoo shipbuilding
Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding Mega-Merger Blocked: European Commission Prohibits Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Takeover of DSME

The European Commission has rejected the proposed merger between South Korean shipbuilders Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and Hyundai

January 13, 2022
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Accidents

Madrid Bridge Will Proceed to Charleston After North Atlantic Cargo Loss

The containership MV Madrid Bridge is believed to have lost some 60 containers overboard in the North Atlantic last week, the ship’s operator Ocean

January 13, 2022
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Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Ports

South Carolina Ports Mark Record Year in 2021

South Carolina Ports reported handling 2.75 million TEUs at its container terminals in 2021 for its best calendar year in history. SC Ports owns and operates

January 12, 2022
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Offshore

Hornbeck Offshore to Buy Ten OSVs from Edison Chouest

Hornbeck Offshore Services announced today that it has entered into definitive purchase agreements to acquire ten high-specification offshore supply vessels

January 12, 2022
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Offshore

U.S. to Hold ‘Historic’ Wind Energy Lease Sale Offshore New York and New Jersey

The Biden Administration is set to hold its first-ever offshore wind lease sale next month, auctioning a record of more than 480,000 acres offshore New York

January 12, 2022
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Ports

DOT Secretary Buttigieg Touts Infrastructure Funding During Southern California Port Visit

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday made his first visit to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to tour the nation’s largest port

January 12, 2022
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Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Environment

Sembcorp Marine Wins ABS Approval In Principle for Ammonia Bunkering Barge

Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine, together with partners Mitsui O.S.K Lines and ITOCHU Corporation have announced Approval in Principle from the American Bureau

January 11, 2022
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Ports

Los Angeles and Long Beach Ship Queuing Process Expanded to Oakland

A new queuing process for containerships at Southern California ports will be expanded north to the Port of Oakland, shipping officials announced Monday. The

January 11, 2022
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