Saturday, October 16, 2021
LNG Tanker At Sea
Maritime News

China Locks In US LNG As Energy Prices Escalate

by Chen Aizhu (Reuters) Major Chinese energy companies are in advanced talks with U.S. exporters to secure long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG)supplies, as soaring gas prices and domestic power shortages...

October 16, 2021
Total Views: 2842

Sunday, October 10, 2021
Maritime News

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...

October 10, 2021
Total Views: 1899

Thursday, October 7, 2021
Amazon Shipping Containers
Maritime News

Containergeddon Drives More Retail Ship Charters

Big retail players Target, Home Depot , Costco and Dollar Tree, are chartering ships to deal with the pandemic-driven port congestion and escalating concern, what Steve Ferreira calls, "Containergeddon."

October 7, 2021
Total Views: 3741

Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Oil tanker in Ningbo Zhoushan port
Maritime News

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...

September 28, 2021
Total Views: 3197

Sunday, September 26, 2021
Captain Mulzac
Maritime News

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...

September 26, 2021
Total Views: 3712

Sunday, September 19, 2021
The recovered Dragon capsule
Maritime News

SpaceX Crew Splashes Down In The Atlantic

By Steve Gorman (Reuters)- The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission safely splashed down in the Atlantic off Florida’s coast on Saturday, completing a three-day...

September 19, 2021
Total Views: 2345

Sunday, September 12, 2021
Oil tanker in Ningbo Zhoushan port
Maritime News

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...

September 12, 2021
Total Views: 1161

Thursday, September 9, 2021
hospital ship Global Mercy in Suez Canal
Maritime News

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...

September 9, 2021
Total Views: 4925

Rescued Migrants aboat Royal National Lifeboat Institution rescue boat
Maritime News

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...

September 9, 2021
Total Views: 2099

Sunday, September 5, 2021
USCG Fisheries Enforcement
Maritime News

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...

September 5, 2021
Total Views: 2694

Saturday, September 4, 2021
Port of New Orleans
Maritime News

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...

September 4, 2021
Total Views: 1676

MV Gary Chouest
Maritime News

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,...

September 4, 2021
Total Views: 2013

Friday, September 3, 2021
Australian Red Ensign
Maritime News

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...

September 3, 2021
Total Views: 1334

Thursday, September 2, 2021
washington state ferries
Maritime News

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...

September 2, 2021
Total Views: 4647

drug semi-submersible offshore Columbia
Maritime News

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...

September 2, 2021
Total Views: 8465

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
hyundai containership
Maritime News

HMM Office Staff Vote To Join Seafarer Strike

By Martina Li in Taiwan (The Loadstar) At 8pm Seoul time, seafarers working for HMM began a picket protest from two of the Korean flagship carrier’s ships in Busan port, even as...

September 1, 2021
Total Views: 1862

Friday, August 27, 2021
STROVOLOS Tanker
Maritime News

Cambodia Wants Tanker Strovolos Returned

By Florence Tan (Reuters) The Cambodian government is seeking the return of an oil tanker and its crew who have been detained in Indonesia, alleging that the ship had loaded oil illegally...

August 27, 2021
Total Views: 2497

Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Vice President Harris aboard US Navy Warship's Bridge
Maritime News

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...

August 24, 2021
Total Views: 2466

Thursday, August 5, 2021
dry-bulk-shipping-containers
Maritime News

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...

August 5, 2021
Total Views: 1820

A Sea Of Shipping Containers
Maritime News

China-U.S. Box Rates Sail Past $20,000

By Roslan Khasawneh and Muyu Xu (Reuters) Container shipping rates from China to the United States have scaled fresh highs above $20,000 per 40-foot box as rising retailer orders ahead of...

August 5, 2021
Total Views: 2487