Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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Maritime News

Raimondo’s U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Hearing Scheduled For Next Week

by David Shepardson (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee will consider President-elect Joe Biden’s nomination of Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo to head the Commerce Department in a hearing...

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 677

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
News

Beirut Blast: Interpol Red Notice Issued For Ship Captain & Owner

By Ellen Francis (Reuters) – Interpol has issued red notices for the captain and owner of the ship that carried the chemicals which devastated Beirut in an explosion in August, killing 200...

January 13, 2021
Total Views: 13737

Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Piracy

Iran Denies Seizing Korean Ship and Holding Crew Hostage

By Sangmi Cha and Josh Smith SEOUL, Jan 5 (Reuters) – Iran denied on Tuesday it was using a South Korean ship and its crew as hostages, a day after...

January 5, 2021
Total Views: 3200

Thursday, December 31, 2020
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News

China Issues New VLSFO Marine Fuel Export Quotas

By Chen Aizhu (Reuters) – China has issued 5 million tonnes of clean marine fuel export quotas in the first release for 2021, to five companies including a private refiner,...

December 31, 2020
Total Views: 4579

Wednesday, December 23, 2020
News

Trump Seeks Sanctions On European Subsea Gas Pipeline

By Andrea Shalal (Reuters) – The United States is urging European allies and private companies to halt work that could help build the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline and...

December 23, 2020
Total Views: 848

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News

Global Cargo Logjam Deepens

By Lisa Baertlein and Jonathan Saul (Reuters) – Amazon seller Bernie Thompson shifted half of his production out of China to reduce his business risks and still found himself in...

December 23, 2020
Total Views: 4000

Friday, December 18, 2020
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News

Booming Taiwan Begs Shippers Not To Jack Up Prices Amid Massive Box Shortage

by Ben Blanchard (Reuters) – Taiwan’s government has urged shipping companies not to unfairly push up their prices amid a global squeeze on shipping containers and a shortage of space on cargo ships,...

December 18, 2020
Total Views: 2085

News

Last Minute Brexit Trade Deal Hinges on Fishing Rights

By Marine Strauss and William James BRUSSELS/LONDON, Dec 18 (Reuters) – The European Union said on Friday there were just hours left to strike a Brexit trade deal while Britain called on...

December 18, 2020
Total Views: 2797

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
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Maritime News

U.S. Blacklists More Companies Over Iranian Petrochemical Exports

By Daphne Psaledakis WASHINGTON, Dec 16 (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on companies based in China and the United Arab Emirates, accusing them of supporting the...

December 16, 2020
Total Views: 1675

Thursday, December 10, 2020
Maritime News

Inmarsat’s Most Powerful Satellite to Date Enters Service

Inmarsat’s newest and most powerful geostationary satellite to date has entered into commercial service, the company announced today. Inmarsat said that the introduction of its GX5 satellite will provide additional...

December 10, 2020
Total Views: 3371

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
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News

Hapag-Lloyd Reports 2020 Transport Volume Recovery

By Vera Eckert (Reuters) – German container liner Hapag-Lloyd expects transport volumes in the fourth quarter to pare sharp losses seen earlier this year as a demand recovery in Asia...

December 9, 2020
Total Views: 867

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Offshore News

Exxon Tries to Put the Worst Behind it With $20 Billion Writedown

By Jennifer Hiller HOUSTON, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp on Monday said it would write down the value of natural gas properties by $17 billion to $20 billion,...

December 1, 2020
Total Views: 1102

Monday, November 30, 2020
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News

S&P Global to Buy IHS Markit for $44 Billion in 2020’s Biggest Merger

By Noor Zainab Hussain (Reuters) – Data giant S&P Global Inc has agreed to buy IHS Markit Ltd in a deal worth $44 billion that will be 2020’s biggest merger,...

November 30, 2020
Total Views: 1129

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Accidents

Mariners Rescued from Disabled Barge Off Rhode Island

Three mariners were rescued from a disabled barge off the coast of Point Judith, Rhode Island on Wednesday after their tug sank. The U.S. Coast Guard reports that watchstanders at...

November 25, 2020
Total Views: 8730

Tuesday, November 24, 2020
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News

Tech Giants Ask Malaysia For Subsea Cable Waiver

by Mei Mei Chu (Reuters) – Microsoft, Google, and Facebook have asked Malaysia’s Prime Minister to reinstate an exemption allowing non-Malaysian ships to carry out repairs to submarine cables in the...

November 24, 2020
Total Views: 1694

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
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Maritime News

Maersk Raises Guidance Ahead of Earnings Release

By Alastair Reed (Bloomberg) –A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S raised its guidance for a second time since October as the world’s biggest container shipping company enjoys stronger demand than feared amid the...

November 17, 2020
Total Views: 1770

Environment

2020’s Worst Hurricane Slams Into Central America

By Wilmer Lopez PUERTO CABEZAS, Nicaragua, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Hurricane Iota sent zinc roofing flying into the streets, toppled electricity poles and flayed palm trees as it battered northeastern...

November 17, 2020
Total Views: 2247

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Environment

Boris Johnson Seeks Boost for Northern England With Green Jobs Plan

By Tim Ross (Bloomberg) –Boris Johnson will seek to make good on his promise to boost the economies of neglected regions of the U.K. with investment in thousands of jobs...

November 17, 2020
Total Views: 641

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Cruise Ships

SeaDream Cancels 2020 Cruising Retrun After COVID-19 Outbreak

By Nora Buli (Reuters) – Norwegian-owned cruise-ship operator SeaDream Yacht Club has canceled all sailing for the remainder of 2020 after positive COVID-19 test results onboard one of its cruises, it said...

November 17, 2020
Total Views: 916

Monday, November 16, 2020
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Maritime News

Australia to Return to Pre-Covid Maximum Shipboard Service Limits for Seafarers

Australia is set to end interim regulations that have allowed seafarers to work beyond the maximum time limits set out in international maritime labor regulations amid the COVID-19 crisis. The...

November 16, 2020
Total Views: 661