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Monday, July 26, 2021
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Cruise Ships

MSC Wants World’s First Hydrogen Cruise Ship

by Elisa Anzolin (Reuters) Swiss-based shipping group MSC, Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and gas group Snam are joining forces on a feasibility study with a view to building the world’s first hydrogen-powered cruise ship....

23 mins ago
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Sunday, July 25, 2021
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Putin Authorizes Attacks On Royal Navy

by Andrey Ostroukh  (Reuters) The Russian navy can detect any enemy and launch an “unpreventable strike” if needed, President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday, weeks after a UK warship angered Moscow by...

23 hours ago
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Maritime Security

Chinese Hackers Stole Hydroacoustic Data From Vietnam

Hackers hid and transmitted “trade secrets and proprietary hydroacoustic data” within digital images of a koala bear. By Prak Chan Thul (Reuters) Buried in a long U.S. indictment accusing China...

23 hours ago
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Saturday, July 24, 2021
Cruise Ships

U.S. Court Reverses Course (Again) On Florida’s Suspension of CDC Cruise Restrictions

By David Shepardson (Reuters) A federal appeals court late on Friday reversed course and let stand a lower court order prohibiting the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

July 24, 2021
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Friday, July 23, 2021
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Global Supply Chains Buckle as Virus Variant and Disasters Strike

By Jonathan Saul, Muyu Xu and Yilei Sun LONDON/BEIJING, July 23 (Reuters) – A new worldwide wave of COVID-19. Natural disasters in China and Germany. A cyber attack targeting key...

July 23, 2021
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Russia Shows Renewed Interest in LNG-Powered Icebreakers

By Gleb Stolyarov ST PETERSBURG, July 23 (Reuters) – Russia plans to build its first batch of icebreakers that are powered by liquified natural gas, a top official said on Friday,...

July 23, 2021
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Nigeria Sentences Pirates to Prison

LAGOS, July 23 (Reuters) – A court in Lagos sentenced 10 men to 12 years in prison on Friday for kidnapping the crew of a Chinese-flagged merchant vessel last year,...

July 23, 2021
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Thursday, July 22, 2021

Union Pacific to Resume Rail Service from West Coast Ports On Schedule

LOS ANGELES, July 22 (Reuters) – Union Pacific Corp container shipments from U.S. West Coast seaports to one of the railroad’s major hubs in Chicago will restart early next week...

July 22, 2021
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South Africa Port Operations Disrupted as Transnet Hit by Cyber Attack

By Zandi Shabalala and Tanisha Heiberg JOHANNESBURG, July 22 (Reuters) – A cyber attack has disrupted container operations at the South African port of Cape Town, an email seen by...

July 22, 2021
Total Views: 827

Product Tanker Loading Gasoline In Venezuela Port

CCPC Found Moving Iran, Venezuela Oil To Chinese Refineries

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) – A Chinese logistics firm has emerged as a central player in the supply of sanctioned oil from Iran and Venezuela, even after it was blacklisted...

July 22, 2021
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Rotterdam Freight Volumes Rise Led By Iron And Coal

by Bart Meijer; (Reuters) Freight volumes in the port of Rotterdam rose 5.8% on a yearly basis in the first half of 2021, as international trade recovered from its coronavirus...

July 22, 2021
Total Views: 778

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Buyers Circle Seadrill as it Plots Bankruptcy Exit

By David French (Reuters) Noble Corp and a consortium that includes Transocean Ltd and Dolphin Drilling are competing to acquire the assets of Seadrill Ltd, the bankrupt offshore oil driller controlled by...

July 20, 2021
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Shattered Seafarers Threaten A Global Logistics Shutdown

By Jonathan Saul and Roslan Khasawneh (Reuters) – “I’ve seen grown men cry,” says Captain Tejinder Singh, who hasn’t set foot on dry land in more than seven months and...

July 20, 2021
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Royal Navy To Permanently Deploy Two Warships To Asia

by Tim Kelly (Reuters) Britain said on Tuesday it would permanently deploy two warships in Asian waters after its HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier and escort ships sail to Japan...

July 20, 2021
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Monday, July 19, 2021

South Korean Navy Starts Airlifting Destroyer Crew Infected With COVID

By Sangmi Cha (Reuters) South Korea’s military has recorded its biggest cluster of COVID-19 infections to date, with more than 80% of personnel aboard a destroyer on anti-piracy patrol in...

July 19, 2021
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Sunday, July 18, 2021
Cruise Ships

U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Florida’s Suspension of CDC Cruise Ship Rules

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, July 18 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court late Saturday in a 2-1 ruling put on hold a lower-court decision that said the U.S. Centers for...

July 18, 2021
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OPEC+ Agrees To Oil Supply Boost

By Rania El Gamal (Reuters) OPEC+ ministers agreed on Sunday to boost oil supply from August to cool prices which have climbed to 2-1/2 year highs as the global economy...

July 18, 2021
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Friday, July 16, 2021
offshore wind farm under construction

Vineyard Wind Strikes Union Labor Deal for Nation’s First Major Offshore Wind Farm

July 16 (Reuters) – Vineyard Wind on Friday announced a deal to use union labor to help construct what will become the nation’s first major offshore wind project off the Massachusetts coast...

July 16, 2021
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South Africa’s Transnet Reports Progress at Durban and Richards Bay Ports After Days of Unrest

JOHANNESBURG, July 16 (Reuters) – South Africa’s Transnet on Friday said road closures and fuel and food shortages are constraining its supply chain despite improved operations at the ports of...

July 16, 2021
Total Views: 2538

cocoa bean shipment

Chocolate Is The Latest Victim Of Port Congestion

By Ange Aboa (Reuters) Deliveries of cocoa beans to Ivory Coast’s two main ports have slowed in recent weeks as an energy crisis hit industries in the world’s top cocoa-growing...

July 16, 2021
Total Views: 2493