Saturday, October 16, 2021
Friday, October 15, 2021
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...
Monday, October 11, 2021
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...
Sunday, October 10, 2021
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...
Friday, October 8, 2021
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...
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Monday, October 4, 2021
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,...
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
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...
Sunday, September 26, 2021
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...
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Sunday, September 19, 2021
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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...
Sunday, September 12, 2021
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...
Thursday, September 9, 2021
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...
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...
Sunday, September 5, 2021
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...
Saturday, September 4, 2021
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...
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,...
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