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Monday, June 17, 2024
Journalists onboard a Philippines Coast Guard ship take photos of a China Coast Guard vessel, during a resupply mission for troops stationed at a grounded Philippines ship, in the South China Sea, September 8, 2023. REUTERS/Jay Ereno

China and Philippines Quarrel over South China Sea Collision

BEIJING/MANILA, June 17 (Reuters) – China and the Philippines traded accusations over a collision in the South China Sea on Monday, with Manila saying

June 17, 2024
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Saturday, June 15, 2024
Philippine Coast Guard flyby over the South China Sea. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Philippines Files UN Claim To Extended Continental Shelf In South China Sea

MANILA, June 15 (Reuters) – The Philippines filed a claim with the U.N. on Saturday to an extended continental shelf (ECS) in the South China Sea, a

June 15, 2024
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Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Bulk Carrier Flooding After Surface Drone Attack in Red Sea

Bulk Carrier Flooding After Surface Drone Attack in Red Sea

By Tala Ramadan, Renee Maltezou and Lisa Baertlein DUBAI/ATHENS, June 12 (Reuters) – Iran-allied Houthi militants on Wednesday took

June 12, 2024
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Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Barbours Cut Container Terminal aerial photo. File Photo courtesy Port Houston

Dockworkers at US East and Gulf Coast Ports Halt Labor Talks

(Bloomberg) — The union representing dockworkers at East and Gulf Coast container ports has suspended labor contract negotiations set for Tuesday, citing

June 11, 2024
Total Views: 2365

Thursday, June 6, 2024
U.S. Seeks to Up Pressure on Houthis in Threat to Yemen-War Truce

U.S. Seeks to Up Pressure on Houthis in Threat to Yemen-War Truce

(Bloomberg) — The US and its allies are raising the stakes in their struggle to curb ship attacks by Houthi militants in the Red Sea by increasingly

June 6, 2024
Total Views: 944

Friday, May 31, 2024
A fighter jet is launched from the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower against what they describe as Houthi military targets in Yemen. Handout via REUTERS.

Houthis Say US and UK Carried Out Deadliest Strike Yet on Yemen

(Bloomberg) — Houthi militants said the US and UK killed at least 16 people with airstrikes on Yemen on Thursday, in the deadliest assault on the group

May 31, 2024
Total Views: 3369

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
The Kozmino oil port in eastern Russia

EU Weighs Proposal to Sanction Russian Oil Tanker Insurer Ingosstrakh

(Bloomberg) — The European Union’s executive arm is examining the feasibility of a proposal by one of its member states to sanction Russia’s

May 29, 2024
Total Views: 750

tanker at sea

Shadow Fleet Tankers Burning Dirty Fuel a Setback for Shipping’s Clean-Up Efforts

LONDON, May 29 (Reuters) – The growing shadow fleet of tankers transporting sanctioned Iranian, Venezuelan and Russian oil is filling

May 29, 2024
Total Views: 1252

Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Bulk Carrier Hit by Missiles in Red Sea

Bulk Carrier Hit by Missiles in Red Sea

Update: The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said on Tuesday that they received a report of an incident 33 nautical miles northwest of

May 28, 2024
Total Views: 36849

Thursday, May 23, 2024
Senator Mark Kelly and the Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro at MARAD headquarters for a speech about the US Merchant Marine

Op-Ed: Senator Kelly Throws U.S. Maritime Industry a Lifeline — Let’s Seize It

By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain Op-Ed) Yesterday, following encouraging remarks from the Secretaries of Transportation and the Navy, Senator Mark Kelly

May 23, 2024
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A large screen shows news footage of a map of military drills conducted by the Eastern Theatre Command of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) in five areas around the island of Taiwan, in Beijing, China May 23, 2024. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

Furious China Launches ‘Punishment’ War Games Around Taiwan

BEIJING/TAIPEI, May 23 (Reuters) – A furious China launched “punishment” drills around Taiwan on Thursday in what it said was a response

May 23, 2024
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024
U.S. Concerned Houthi Weapons Can Reach the Mediterranean Sea

U.S. Concerned Houthi Weapons Can Reach the Mediterranean Sea

(Bloomberg) — The Houthi militants in Yemen have weapons that can reach as far as the Mediterranean Sea, according to a senior defense official, lending

May 22, 2024
Total Views: 1068

Aerial view of tanker ship at sea. Stock Photo: Shutterstock/bob63

Russia Plans to Open Sea Terminal for LPG Exports to Asia by 2026

MOSCOW, May 22 (Reuters) – Russia will likely open its first liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) terminal on the Pacific Ocean coast with joint investments

May 22, 2024
Total Views: 488

Monday, May 20, 2024
Dali refloated and under tow in Baltimore Harbor

Dali Refloated and Towed From Channel in Baltimore

May 20 (Reuters) – Recovery teams refloated a huge cargo vessel impeding shipping in the Port of Baltimore early on Monday and began pulling it

May 20, 2024
Total Views: 3860

Friday, May 17, 2024
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting

UK Imposes Sanctions Over Russia-North Korea ‘Arms-for-Oil’ Trade

LONDON, May 17 (Reuters) – Britain announced sanctions on Friday against three companies and one individual over what it called the “illicit

May 17, 2024
Total Views: 519

Friday, May 10, 2024
China CG cutter firing water at a Philippine resupply boat

South China Sea: Why Are China and Philippines Tensions Heating Up?

MANILA, May 10 (Reuters) – An escalating diplomatic row and recent maritime run-ins between China and the Philippines have made the highly

May 10, 2024
Total Views: 3302

Thursday, May 9, 2024
hyundai heavy industries shipbuilding

Ship Repair Firm HD Hyundai Marine Solution to Use IPO Proceeds to Boost Growth

(Bloomberg) — Only a day after completing South Korea’s biggest initial public offering in two years, KKR & Co.-backed shipping repair company HD

May 9, 2024
Total Views: 338

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Marshall Islands-flagged oil tanker Advantage Sweet, which, according to Refinitiv ship tracking data, is a Suezmax crude tanker which had been chartered by oil major Chevron and had last docked in Kuwait, sails at Marmara sea near Istanbul, Turkey January 10, 2023. REUTERS/Yoruk Isik

Insurance Firms Deny Chevron’s Claim for Iran Oil Seizure from ‘Advantage Sweet’

HOUSTON, May 8 (Reuters) – Three insurance companies have rejected Chevron’s claim over the seizure last year of an oil cargo by

May 8, 2024
Total Views: 1322

Thursday, May 2, 2024
Port of Antwerp Plans Namibia Hydrogen Harbor

Port of Antwerp Plans Namibia Hydrogen Harbor

(Bloomberg) — Port of Antwerp Bruges plans to develop a €250 million ($267 million) hydrogen and ammonia storage and export facility at the Namibian

May 2, 2024
Total Views: 1165

The M/V Dali is shown with the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge on March 30, 2024, in Baltimore.

Lloyd’s Insurers Expect Moderate Baltimore Bridge Claims

LONDON, May 2 (Reuters) – Lloyd’s of London insurers Hiscox and Lancashire do not expect large insurance claims from the collapse of

May 2, 2024
Total Views: 1285


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