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Friday, June 4, 2021
x-press pearl
Accidents

Sri Lanka Fisherman Count Cost of X-Press Pearl Sinking

By Channa Kumara LELLANA, Sri Lanka, June 4 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan fisherman say they feel helpless after a cargo ship carrying tonnes of chemicals and plastics caught fire and...

June 4, 2021
Total Views: 3867

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Navy

Those Are Not Aliens At Sea, U.S. Government Says

by Steve Gorman (Reuters) U.S. intelligence officials found no evidence that unidentified aerial phenomena observed by Navy aviators at sea in recent years were alien spacecraft, but the sightings remain...

June 4, 2021
Total Views: 3775

Thursday, June 3, 2021
Offshore

Russia Nearing Completion of Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

MOSCOW, June 3 (Reuters) – The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea is almost complete with just 100 kilometers (62 miles) left to build, TASS news agency...

June 3, 2021
Total Views: 3268

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Shipping

Ever Given Insurer: Suez Canal Controlled Ship’s Speed Before Grounding

CAIRO, June 3 (Reuters) – The speed of a container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March was controlled by the Egyptian waterway’s operator before it ran aground, the...

June 3, 2021
Total Views: 12985

Shipping

Major Shipping Lines Warn of Worsening Congestion at China’s Yantian Port

BEIJING, June 3 (Reuters) – Major shipping companies have warned clients of worsening congestion at Shenzen’s Yantian port in southern China following the discovery of several asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 in the...

June 3, 2021
Total Views: 3579

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Environment

EU Presses IMO for Tougher Carbon Emissions Standards

By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS, June 3 (Reuters) – The European Union will push for tougher standards to cut the CO2 emissions intensity of ships at a meeting of the United...

June 3, 2021
Total Views: 759

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
indonesia missing submarine
Accidents

Indonesia Ends Salvage of Sunken Submarine

By Kate Lamb, Agustinus Beo Da Costa and Stanley Widianto JAKARTA, June 2 (Reuters) – Indonesia ended salvage efforts on Wednesday to retrieve a disaster-stricken submarine that cost 53 lives...

June 2, 2021
Total Views: 10712

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Shipping

CO2 Emissions from Coal Shipping Steady in 2020 as Green Pressures Grow

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, June 2 (Reuters) – Carbon emissions produced from seaborne coal exports stayed steady last year despite the impact of the coronavirus on consumption, a study showed...

June 2, 2021
Total Views: 743

iran navy ship sinking
Accidents

Iran’s Largest Navy Ship Sinks After Fire in Gulf of Oman

DUBAI, June 2 (Reuters) – Iran’s largest navy ship the Kharg sank on Wednesday after catching fire in the Gulf of Oman, but the crew were safely rescued, Iranian media reported. No...

June 2, 2021
Total Views: 12413

Sunday, May 30, 2021
INDONESIA-FERRY-FIRE
Fire Incidents

Watch As Hundreds Are Rescued From Massive Ferry Fire

(Reuters) – Search and rescue teams are looking for a person still missing after hundreds were rescued from a passenger ferry that caught fire in Indonesia’s Molucca Sea, local officials...

May 30, 2021
Total Views: 9129

Saturday, May 29, 2021
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Maritime News

US Bans Imports From Chinese Fishing Company Citing Seafarer Welfare

By David Lawder (Reuters) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Friday imposed a new import ban on seafood from a Chinese fishing fleet that the agency says is using...

May 29, 2021
Total Views: 3565

britian-flagship
News

Britain To Build A ‘National Flagship’ To Promote Maritime Trade

by Alistair Smout (Reuters) – Britain is to build a new flagship to promote its business and trade interests around the world, the government said on Saturday, in a move it...

May 29, 2021
Total Views: 5146

Shipping

Iranian Tanker Seized by Indonesia is Released After 4 Months

JAKARTA, May 29 (Reuters) – An Iranian-flagged tanker seized by Indonesia in January over the suspected illegal transfer of oil has been released, an Indonesian official and Iranian state media...

May 29, 2021
Total Views: 1810

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Environment

Can Technology Save The Coral Reefs?

By Cassandra Garrison (Reuters) Marine scientist Deborah Brosnan remembers “feeling like a visitor at an amazing party” on her diving trips to a bay near the Caribbean island of Saint...

May 29, 2021
Total Views: 13034

Friday, May 28, 2021
Defense

Royal Navy Disputes Russia Claim it Booted a British Warship from Waters Near Annexed Crimea

MOSCOW, May 28 (Reuters) – A senior Russian security official said on Thursday that Russia’s navy and air force had expelled a British warship from what he described as Russian territorial waters...

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 6079

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Navy

HMS Queen Elizabeth Joins NATO

by Bart Biesemans (Reuters) HMS Queen Elizabeth took part in her first NATO exercises in the Mediterranean this week, ahead of the eight-month voyage that will cross through the South...

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 2867

chemical tanker Ulsan Pioneer damage
Accidents

Three Missing After RoRo Sinks After Collision With Chemical Tanker

TOKYO, May 28 (Reuters) – Japanese coast guard ships and aircraft were searching on Friday for three missing crew of a cargo ship that capsized and sank after a collision with a...

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 20411

Thursday, May 27, 2021
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Fishing

U.S. Urges Fishing Reform to Save North Atlantic Right Whales

May 27 (Reuters) – U.S. commercial fishing practices must change to prevent the extinction of North Atlantic right whales, the administration of President Joe Biden said on Thursday, as it...

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 1751

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Cruise Ships

Return to Cruising: CDC Approves Royal Caribbean Sailing in June

By David Shepardson May 26 (Reuters) – The Centers for Disease Control said it had approved one cruise ship from Royal Caribbean to resume sailing in June, more than a year after U.S....

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 3110

Offshore

Offshore Wind Manufacturing Jobs Likely to Take ‘Several Years’ to Land in U.S.

By Isla Binnie, Susanna Twidale and Nichola Groom May 27 (Reuters) – When U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration approved the country’s first major offshore wind farm this month, it billed the...

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 1007