Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Saturday, July 24, 2021
Putin Reviews New Short Sea Shipping Plans To Bypass Suez Canal
This week Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the country’s shipbuilding executives to review plans to prioritize short sea shipping with the hope of bypassing the Suez Canal. “We are...
Friday, July 23, 2021
Thursday, July 8, 2021
Animal Deaths At Sea Spike Fueling Calls For EU Livestock Carrier Ban
By K Oanh Ha and Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) In late December, some 1,800 bulls left Spain for Turkey aboard a ship called the Elbeik. The trip was supposed to take...
Monday, June 28, 2021
Coles Launches Seafarer “Green Channel Travel” Petition
by John Konrad (gCaptain) Frank Coles is turning into a one-man force to be reckoned with. Articles are written by the ex-group CEO at Wallem, and CEO Transas, and President...
Sunday, June 27, 2021
Saturday, June 26, 2021
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Agreement in Principle Reached for Release of Ever Given
ISMAILIA, June 23 (Reuters) – The owners and insurers of a giant cargo ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March have reached agreement in principle in a compensation dispute...
Monday, June 21, 2021
Ever Given Owners Make New Offer To Suez Canal Authority
ISMAILIA, Egypt June 20 (Reuters) – The owners of a container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March have made a new offer in a compensation dispute with the...
Container Tracking Startup Raises $240m From Softbank
In 2019 the ocean logistics unicorn Flexport secured $1 Billion in Funding Led by Japan’s SoftBank Vision Fund, now the legendary startup bank has announced a big investment in the...
Saturday, May 29, 2021
US Bans Imports From Chinese Fishing Company Citing Seafarer Welfare
By David Lawder (Reuters) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Friday imposed a new import ban on seafood from a Chinese fishing fleet that the agency says is using...
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Friday, May 21, 2021
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Over 700 Barges Stranded by Mississippi River Closure in Memphis Due to Bridge Crack
The U.S. Coast Guard said 44 vessels with a total of 709 barges are now in the queue as a 1-miles stretch of the Mississippi River remains closed after a...
Department of Homeland Security Issues Limited Jones Act Waiver to Foreign Shipping Company
By Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Jennifer Jacobs (Bloomberg) — The Biden administration temporarily eased century-old U.S. shipping requirements so a single foreign tanker could transport gasoline and jet fuel to the...
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Biden Administration Ready to Review Jones Act Waiver Requests
by Doina Chiacu (Reuters) – The U.S. Transportation Department’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has completed its assessment of what ships are available to carry petroleum products from the Gulf to the...
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