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Sunday, May 22, 2022
Maritime News

Looking Back to Move Forward: Celebrating Women Mariners on National Maritime Day

In a year in which much attention is rightly being paid to improving the shipboard workplace environment for women, it’s easy to lose sight of the many

May 22, 2022
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Sunday, April 24, 2022
A boat of Iranian Revolutionary Guard sails next to Stena Impero, a British-flagged vessel owned by Stena Bulk, at Bandar Abbas port
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Iran Revolutionary Guards Seize Foreign Ship In Gulf For Smuggling Fuel 

DUBAI, April 24 (Reuters) – Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards have seized a foreign vessel in the Gulf for smuggling 200,000 litres of

April 24, 2022
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Friday, April 15, 2022
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SUNY Maritime College Admiral Hides Scandalous External Review Report

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Several sources inside SUNY Maritime College have notified gCaptain that the school President, Rear Admiral Mike Alfultis held a

April 15, 2022
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Sunday, April 10, 2022
Maritime News

LNG Tanker Takes $2M U-Turn In Pursuit Of Higher Gas Prices

By Sergio Chapa (Bloomberg) Hefty April premiums for natural gas in Europe prompted LNG tanker British Listener to make an abrupt U-turn in the Pacific Ocean

April 10, 2022
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Friday, March 11, 2022
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Will Russia’s Tanker Fleet Come To A Halt?

Russia’s large fleet of European tankers is starting to stall. Will they shift to the Pacific, where Russian flagged ships don’t appear to be suffering

March 11, 2022
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Wednesday, March 9, 2022
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Ernest Shackleton’s Ship Endurance Discovered Deep Beneath Antarctic Ice

By Michael Holden (Reuters) – The wreckage of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton’s ship “Endurance,” which was

March 9, 2022
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Saturday, February 5, 2022
Maritime News

MARAD & FMC Nominations Get Stalled By Republican Senators

By Keith Laing and Lillianna Byington (Bloomberg) — Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) has been stalling the nominations of Transportation and Commerce Department

February 5, 2022
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Thursday, January 27, 2022
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US Announces New Open Registry

Next Tuesday at the National Press Club in Washington, former US Deputy Secretary of State and the first Director of National Intelligence, John Negroponte

January 27, 2022
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Wednesday, January 26, 2022
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Maritime News

Matson Diverts Ships To Tonga

The US containership company Matson, which has been making record profits as freight rates and whose stock hit a new all-time high today, announced it would be

January 26, 2022
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Monday, January 17, 2022
Maritime News

Suez Canal Has Record Year Despite Ever Given Saga

By Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) More ships traversed the Suez Canal in 2021 than ever before despite its temporary blocking by a 400-meter-long vessel and the

January 17, 2022
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People's Liberation Army-Navy destroyer Qingdao
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China Claims It Won’t ‘Bully’ Neighbors In The South China Sea

by Neil Jerome Morales (Reuters) China will not use its strength to “bully” its smaller neighbors including the Philippines, its foreign minister

January 17, 2022
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Thursday, January 6, 2022
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LNG Tankers Divert From China to Europe

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) More natural gas cargoes are being diverted away from China to Europe, as traders spend hundreds of thousands of dollars to take

January 6, 2022
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Friday, December 17, 2021
Maritime News

New MARAD Admiral Phillips Stonewalls US Senate

Is MARAD's new chief hostile to the Oil and Gas industry? Senator Ted Cruz wants to know.

December 17, 2021
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Sunday, December 12, 2021
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Chinese Seafarers Face Crew Change Challenges

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) Chinese seafarers weary of the pandemic are returning home to celebrate the Spring Festival early next year, adding to a shortage of

December 12, 2021
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Saturday, December 11, 2021
Maritime News

Buttigieg Pushes IMO To Address Sexual Assault At Sea

Last Monday, December 6, the U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg addressed the assembly of the International Maritime Organization, IMO, in London. He

December 11, 2021
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Saturday, October 16, 2021
LNG Tanker At Sea
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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

October 16, 2021
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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

October 10, 2021
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Thursday, October 7, 2021
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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,

October 7, 2021
Total Views: 3966

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

September 28, 2021
Total Views: 3274

Sunday, September 26, 2021
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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

September 26, 2021
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