Saturday, October 16, 2021
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...
Thursday, October 7, 2021
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...
Sunday, September 19, 2021
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,...
Friday, September 3, 2021
Australian Merchant Mariners Are Asking To Be Considered Essential Workers
Maritime Industry Australia Ltd (MIAL) joined Minister Gee, on Merchant Navy Day, to recognize the contribution of Australian merchant mariners of the past and the impact and sacrifice they made...
Thursday, September 2, 2021
Washington Ferry Mariners Protest COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
As a result of the state’s mandate for COVID-19 vaccines, Washington’s ferry service faces a potential slowdown over Labor Day weekend as mariners stage “sickouts”. The Washington State Ferries (WSF) said they expect long ferry lines on Labor Day weekend due...
Colombian Navy Seizes Tons Of Cocaine From Semi-Submersible
(Reuters) The Colombian navy said on Wednesday (September 1) it had seized 1.8 tonnes of cocaine being transported onboard a semi-submersible vessel in the south Pacific. The operation prevented the...
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Friday, August 27, 2021
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Kamala Harris Hits China In South China Sea Speech
By Nandita Bose (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday accused Beijing of coercion and intimidation to back unlawful claims in the South China Sea, her most pointed...
Thursday, August 5, 2021
Dry Freight Box Prices Lead Container Equipment Surge
Prices of dry freight shipping containers have doubled over the past year to reach historic highs but will moderate over the next few years, according to Drewry’s recently published Container Census...
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