The latest maritime and offshore news.

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Maersk CEO Clerc Is Bullish On China Despite Weaker Than Expected Rebound

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Vincent Clerc, the newly appointed CEO of AP Møller-Maersk, spoke about China’s economic rebound during his visit to the

March 29, 2023
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Tuesday, March 28, 2023
vinfast electric car ship

US Faces Serious EV Supply Chain Problems

By Yvonne Yue Li (Bloomberg) Seven months after President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law, the magnitude of the challenge it will be

March 28, 2023
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president biden at climate summate

Biden Leaves Market And Military Unclear About Strategic Oil Reserve

The Biden administration’s inconsistent approach to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) has raised concerns and intensified skepticism among oil

March 28, 2023
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Commandant Ann Phillips

US Ocean Shipping Antitrust Enforcement Act Takes Aim At Container Carriers

by Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) Container carriers are facing new measures in the US Congress that would strip away a long-standing antitrust exemption and

March 28, 2023
Total Views: 2368

Sunday, March 26, 2023
Maritime News

Banksy’s Migrant Rescue Ship Seized By Italy’s Coast Guard 

MILAN, March 26 (Reuters) – A rescue ship funded by British street artist Banksy was seized in Lampedusa on Sunday after

March 26, 2023
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Saturday, March 25, 2023
LNG terminal in Barcelona, Spain

Spain Urges LNG Importers To Cut Ties With Russia

By Stephen Stapczynski (Bloomberg) Spain, the biggest European buyer of liquefied natural gas from Russia, is urging importers not to sign new contracts with

March 25, 2023
Total Views: 1864

Sunday, February 12, 2023
China Oil Tankers In Port

China’s Oil Giants Want More Russian Crude

(Bloomberg) China’s state-owned oil refining giants are speeding up purchases of Russian crude, citing the allure of cheap cargoes from the OPEC+ producer

February 12, 2023
Total Views: 1345

Friday, February 10, 2023
hastings bulk carrier coal ships shipping iron ore newcastle

China And Australia: How Coal Shipments Resumed After Two Years Of Tension

By Ben Westcott (Bloomberg) China’s trade relations with Australia showed concrete signs of thawing with coal shipments resuming after more than two

February 10, 2023
Total Views: 1856

Bouvet Island arrival

HAM Radio Team Reaches World’s Most Remote Island

By John Konrad (K5HIP) Last week, after a long and treacherous voyage, a team of amateur radio operators arrived on the world’s most remote island,

February 10, 2023
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Thursday, February 2, 2023
Grain ship in argentina

Argentina’s Grain Exports Plunge

Argentina anticipates exporting 5.7 million tonnes of soybeans in 2022–2023, a significant drop from its peak of 10 million tonnes a few years ago. To make

February 2, 2023
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China Will Use Antarctica For Its Ocean Monitoring Satellites

by Ryan Woo (Reuters) China, only the third country to put a man in space after the Soviet Union and United States, is to build ground stations on Antarctica

February 2, 2023
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Sunday, January 22, 2023
Janet Yellen speaks at former slave port

Janet Yellen Visits Former African Slave Port

By Andrea Shalal (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Saturday spoke of the “unspeakable cruelty” and enduring consequences of

January 22, 2023
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Saturday, January 21, 2023
Maritime News

Russian Oligarch Yacht Agents Indicted By US Grand Jury

By Chris Dolmetsch (Bloomberg) Two businessmen were charged by US authorities with helping operate Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg’s yacht in

January 21, 2023
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Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Maritime News

Venezuela Halts Oil Exports

By Marianna Parraga (Reuters) – The new head of Venezuela’s state oil company PDVSA has suspended most oil export contracts while his team reviews

January 17, 2023
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Maritime News

Catholic Church Asks Italy To Scrap New Migrant Law

by Federico Maccioni (Reuters) Italy’s new anti-immigration decree that aims to curtail NGO rescue ships should be scrapped as it

January 17, 2023
Total Views: 1688

Sunday, December 4, 2022
Russian-flagged oil tanker Pegas docked in Greece

FAQ – Europe’s New Sanctions on Russian Oil

By Alex Longley (Bloomberg) After months of planning and negotiations, the biggest tranche of sanctions on Russian oil to date take effect on Monday. How

December 4, 2022
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German Economy Minister Robert Habeck

Harsh Weather May Delay Germany’s Plans for First LNG Terminals

By Vanessa Dezem (Bloomberg) Germany’s plans to start imports of liquefied natural gas this month are at risk of being derailed by the weather. Strong

December 4, 2022
Total Views: 1717

Saturday, December 3, 2022

Cargill Resumes Shipping Grain From Ukraine

By Tarso Veloso (Bloomberg) Cargill, the world’s top agricultural commodities trader, has started to export crops from this year’s harvest in war-torn

December 3, 2022
Total Views: 997

Monday, November 28, 2022
Oil tanker in Ningbo Zhoushan port

Oil Prices Plunge On China Unrest

By Yongchang Chin (Bloomberg) Oil tumbled to the lowest level since December as a wave of unrest in China punished risk assets and clouded the

November 28, 2022
Total Views: 4371

Friday, November 25, 2022

Price Cap Halted As Poland Demands Harsher Penalty On Russian Oil

By Ewa Krukowska (Bloomberg) European Union diplomats suspended talks on capping Russian oil prices, as Poland and the Baltic states objected to a proposal

November 25, 2022
Total Views: 1664