Saturday, October 16, 2021
LNG Tanker At Sea
Maritime News

China Locks In US LNG As Energy Prices Escalate

by Chen Aizhu (Reuters) Major Chinese energy companies are in advanced talks with U.S. exporters to secure long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG)supplies, as soaring gas prices and domestic power shortages...

October 16, 2021
Total Views: 2225

Friday, October 15, 2021
Admiral Ann Phillips MARAD

Biden Appoints US Maritime Administrator With Zero Shipping Experience During Worst Shipping Crisis In Decades

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) The FAA is headed by a pilot, NASA is headed by an astronaut, the US Marine Corps is headed by a Marine but for the...

October 15, 2021
Total Views: 29718

Monday, October 11, 2021
nuclear icebreaker convoy

Russia Aims For 365 Day Northern Sea Route Next Year

by Gleb Stolyarov (Reuters) Russia plans to begin year-round shipping via the Northern Sea Route that passes through the Arctic in 2022 or 2023, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Trutnev said on...

October 11, 2021
Total Views: 1300

Qatar Gas' LNG FPSO

‘Maxed Out’ Qatar LNG Is Unhappy With High Prices

By Simone Foxman (Bloomberg) Qatar, the world’s biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas, said it’s “unhappy” prices are so high but is producing at maximum capacity. The comments from Energy Minister...

October 11, 2021
Total Views: 2283

Sunday, October 10, 2021
Maritime News

Kenya Hints Won’t be Bound By Maritime Border Ruling With Somalia

By Helen Nyambura(Bloomberg) -Kenya hinted it won’t be subject to the International Court of Justice’s ruling in a maritime border dispute with Somalia scheduled to be delivered next week. Kenya stopped...

October 10, 2021
Total Views: 1897

Friday, October 8, 2021
Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla Motor at sxsw

Musk Says Ship Shortage Threatens Tesla’s Growth

By Peter Vercoe (Bloomberg) A double-whammy of a global shortage of ships and chips is the only thing standing in the way of Tesla Inc. maintaining sales growth in excess of...

October 8, 2021
Total Views: 1646

Slave Trade Statue London

London Backs ‘Retain And Explain’ Policy For Slave-Ship-Linked Statues

By Huw Jones (Reuters) Representatives of the City of London municipal authority on Thursday voted in favor of retaining in their Guildhall headquarters two statues linked to the transatlantic slave trade. The...

October 8, 2021
Total Views: 1286

Thursday, October 7, 2021
Amazon Shipping Containers
Maritime News

Containergeddon Drives More Retail Ship Charters

Big retail players Target, Home Depot , Costco and Dollar Tree, are chartering ships to deal with the pandemic-driven port congestion and escalating concern, what Steve Ferreira calls, "Containergeddon."

October 7, 2021
Total Views: 3733

Monday, October 4, 2021
Spain's La Palma coastline lava volcano

La Palma Coastline Expands After Lava Pours Into The Ocean

By Miguel Pereira (Reuters) – Eva Kubelkova is a volcano fan who travels the world in pursuit of active eruptions. Intrigued by reports of seismic activity on La Palma in Spain’s Canary Islands,...

October 4, 2021
Total Views: 7828

Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Oil tanker in Ningbo Zhoushan port
Maritime News

China’s Electric Grid Stumbles Under Shipping Shortage

by Debby Wu (Bloomberg) China’s energy crisis is shaping up as the latest shock to global supply chains as factories in the world’s biggest exporter are forced to conserve energy by curbing...

September 28, 2021
Total Views: 3196

Sunday, September 26, 2021
Captain Mulzac
Maritime News

Pioneering Black Ship Captain Honored Alongside Merchant Marine Veterans Of WWII

Hundreds gathered on Thursday at the maritime industry’s fastest growing annual event to celebrate Merchant Marine veterans of all wars and honor the decorated World War II hero, civil rights...

September 26, 2021
Total Views: 3711

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Naval Foundry and Propeller Center Makes History

Bulk Iron Ore Prices Storm Past $100

A tight supply and strong demand for steel in China have led to capesize bulker spot rates rising, but increasingly high shipping and iron-ore costs may choke demand. By Krystal Chia...

September 22, 2021
Total Views: 9587

Sunday, September 19, 2021
The recovered Dragon capsule
Maritime News

SpaceX Crew Splashes Down In The Atlantic

By Steve Gorman (Reuters)- The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission safely splashed down in the Atlantic off Florida’s coast on Saturday, completing a three-day...

September 19, 2021
Total Views: 2343

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
lng carrier

LNG Hits New Record Highs As Supply Problems Mount

By Anna Shiryaevskaya (Bloomberg) –Natural gas prices in the U.K. and the Netherlands soared to record highs as concerns over tight supplies mount while demand increases. Britain’s gas network is...

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 873

Sunday, September 12, 2021
Oil tanker in Ningbo Zhoushan port
Maritime News

ClarkSea Index Records Longest Month Of Gains Despite Tanker Market Doldrums

By Alex Longley (Bloomberg ) While for many shipping sectors Covid has brought a boom, for oil tankers it has meant loss-making trades for much of 2021 and owners effectively...

September 12, 2021
Total Views: 1160

Thursday, September 9, 2021
hospital ship Global Mercy in Suez Canal
Maritime News

Suez Canal Gives Free Passage To World’s Newest Hospital Ship

The Suez Canal has donated free passage to the world’s newest hospital ship Mercy Ships’ newbuild Global Mercy. The ship is currently on the last leg of her journey to the...

September 9, 2021
Total Views: 4923

Rescued Migrants aboat Royal National Lifeboat Institution rescue boat
Maritime News

UK Challenges Rescue At Sea Laws To Force Migrant Boats Out Of UK Waters

By Andrew MacAskill (Reuters) Britain has approved plans to turn away boats illegally carrying migrants to its shores, deepening a rift with France over how to deal with a surge...

September 9, 2021
Total Views: 2097

Sunday, September 5, 2021
USCG Fisheries Enforcement
Maritime News

Good News For Tuna, Bad News For Sharks, Sea Snails, And Dragons

By Emma Farge and Cecile Mantovani (Reuters) – The populations of four of the most commercially fished tuna species are showing signs of recovery but rising sea levels mean the...

September 5, 2021
Total Views: 2694

Saturday, September 4, 2021
Port of New Orleans
Maritime News

Days After Ida, Storm’s True Impact on Energy Sector Emerges

By David Wethe and Sheela Tobben (Bloomberg) — Five days after Hurricane Ida slammed into Louisiana, the true damage to the region’s energy infrastructure is only now starting to come to...

September 4, 2021
Total Views: 1676

MV Gary Chouest
Maritime News

Tech Giants Ask For Foreign Flag Ship Waiver In Malaysia

By Liz Lee (Reuters) Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Amazon are seeking to meet Malaysia’s prime minister to ask that foreign vessels be allowed to repair undersea cables in its waters,...

September 4, 2021
Total Views: 2013