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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

U.S. Fuel Supply Response Slowed by Mothballed Oil Tankers

By Jonathan Saul, Devika Krishna Kumar and Laura Sanicola LONDON/NEW YORK, May 12 (Reuters) – Efforts to get fuel supplies to areas in the United States facing shortages have been...

May 12, 2021
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Maritime News

Biden Administration Ready to Review Jones Act Waiver Requests

by Doina Chiacu (Reuters) – The U.S. Transportation Department’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has completed its assessment of what ships are available to carry petroleum products from the Gulf to the...

May 12, 2021
Total Views: 1142


Can Hydrogen Replace LNG? Race Is On To Pioneer The Shipping Of Hydrogen

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) – Hydrogen is touted as an inevitable green fuel of the future. Tell that to the people who’ll have to ship it across the globe at...

May 12, 2021
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Tuesday, May 11, 2021
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Pandemic Propels Makeover at Shipping Giant Maersk

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen COPENHAGEN, May 11 (Reuters) – Maersk is accelerating its plan to transform itself from a container shipping giant into an integrated logistics company following its strong performance during the...

May 11, 2021
Total Views: 6981

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Gulf Coast Refiners Book Tankers to Store Fuel Amid Pipeline Closure

By Ron Bousso and Laura Sanicola LONDON/NEW YORK, May 11 (Reuters) – Refiners booked at least five tankers to store gasoline stranded at U.S. Gulf Coast plants following a cyberattack...

May 11, 2021
Total Views: 1047

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Suez Canal Chief Says Southern Stretch to Be Expanded

AIRO, May 11 (Reuters) – The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) plans to expand and deepen the southern stretch of the waterway where a container ship became jammed and blocked traffic...

May 11, 2021
Total Views: 1573

Monday, May 10, 2021

U.S. Coast Guard Ship Fires Warning Shots in Latest Encounter with Iranian vessels

By Idrees Ali and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, May 10 (Reuters) – A U.S. Coast Guard ship fired about 30 warning shots after 13 vessels from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) came close...

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 4585

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Colonial Pipeline Still Days from Reopening After Cyberattack

By Stephanie Kelly and Devika Krishna Kumar NEW YORK, May 10 (Reuters) – America’s biggest gasoline pipeline will not resume full operations for several more days due to a ransomware...

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 2878

Stranded container ship Ever Given, one of the world's largest container ships, is seen after it ran aground, in Suez Canal

Ever Given Insurer Says Suez Canal’s Reduced Claim is Still Too High

CAIRO, May 10 (Reuters) – UK Club, an insurer of the container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March, said on Monday a reduced compensation claim made by the...

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 4182

Saturday, May 8, 2021
Wally, the lost gray whale calf in the Mediterranean Sea

Lost In The Med, A Starving Grey Whale Must Find His Way Out

By Alexandre Minguez (Reuters) A young grey whale lost in the Mediterranean, thousands of miles away from its natural habitat in the Pacific ocean, is desperately seeking its way home,...

May 8, 2021
Total Views: 3547

Friday, May 7, 2021
A Symphony

‘A Symphony’ Cargo Removed in China

SINGAPORE, May 5 (Reuters) – Cargo onboard a tanker that leaked oil off China has been removed and preparations are underway so the vessel can sail to a Chinese repair...

May 7, 2021
Total Views: 2159

Longshoremen discharging grain aboard Bulker

Dryness Poses Underestimated Problem For South America Bulk Exports

By Hugh Bronstein and Maximilian Heath (Reuters) – Argentine soy and corn harvesting is being driven by ideal weather conditions but the lack of rain that is helping farmers bring...

May 7, 2021
Total Views: 2843

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Britain Withdraws Patrol Boats from Jersey After French Brexit Row

By Christian Lowe PARIS, May 6 (Reuters) – Britain withdrew its Royal Navy vessels from the waters off Jersey on Thursday but said it would remain on standby to support...

May 6, 2021
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Cruise Ships

Norwegian Cruise Line Pumps Brakes on July Restart

By Praveen Paramasivam May 6 (Reuters) – Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd said its plans for resuming mid-summer U.S. sailings could be in jeopardy, a day after the U.S. Centers...

May 6, 2021
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Canada Promises Two Arctic Icebreakers in Pre-Election Job Boost

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA, May 6 (Reuters) – Canada on Thursday promised to build two Arctic ice breakers and create hundreds of jobs in two politically influential provinces that will...

May 6, 2021
Total Views: 1668

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Baltic Dry Index Snaps 15-Session Winning Streak

May 6 (Reuters) – The Baltic exchange’s main sea freight index dropped from an 11-year peak on Thursday, breaking its 15-session winning steak, weighed down by lower rates for the...

May 6, 2021
Total Views: 1812

Indonesian Navy ships are seen at the Tanjung Wangi port as the search continues for the sunken KRI Nanggala-402 submarine

Chinese Navy Sends Salvage Ships To Join Indonesian Submarine Retrieval Efforts

gCaptain Editorial Note Embarrassing but true: The father of submarine salvage, RDML Ellsberg, is rolling in his grave with the knowledge that the US Navy has only two aging salvage...

May 6, 2021
Total Views: 11674

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
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Cruise Ships

CDC Advances Plan for Return to Cruising

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, May 5 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has begun a key step for the eventual resumption of U.S. cruise industry...

May 5, 2021
Total Views: 1433


Low Water on Parana River ‘Trims’ Argentine Farm Exports

By Hugh Bronstein and Maximilian Heath BUENOS AIRES, May 5 (Reuters) – Argentina’s Parana River, the grains superhighway that takes soy and corn from the Pampas farm belt to the...

May 5, 2021
Total Views: 2039

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Baltic Dry Index Rises to Highest Level Since June 2010

May 5 (Reuters) – The Baltic exchange’s main sea freight index rose on Wednesday, its highest since mid-2010, boosted by gains across vessel segments. * The Baltic dry index, which...

May 5, 2021
Total Views: 1994