Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Product Tanker JOSE_MARIA_MORELOS_II
Maritime News

Mexico Dispatches Sealift Tanker To Cuba

By Adriana Barrera (Reuters) – A diesel cargo sent by Mexico’s state-run Pemex is due to arrive in Cuba’s Havana port on Monday, according to Refinitiv Eikon data and sources,...

20 hours ago
Total Views: 1212

Saturday, July 24, 2021
United Shipbuilding Corporation CEO Alexei Rakhmanov.
Maritime News

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...

July 24, 2021
Total Views: 4425

Friday, July 23, 2021
Maritime News

US Takes LNG Export Title From Australia

U.S. shipments of liquefied natural gas exceeded Australia’s for the first time ever. By Josyana Joshua (Bloomberg) Natural gas futures soared to $4 per million British thermal units in the U.S....

July 23, 2021
Total Views: 2230

Thursday, July 8, 2021
Mumbai Maersk at the Port of Tanjin Pelepas
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2021 Container Rates Surge 333% From One Year Ago

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) –The cost to ship a boxload of goods to the U.S. from China edged close to $10,000 as the world’s biggest economy keeps vacuuming up imports...

July 8, 2021
Total Views: 4476

Sheep_Ship Livestock Carrier
Maritime News

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...

July 8, 2021
Total Views: 5435

Monday, June 28, 2021
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Maritime News

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...

June 28, 2021
Total Views: 1579

Sunday, June 27, 2021
COSCO Containership in the Bosphorus Strait Turkey
Maritime News

Work Starts On Kanal Istanbul

By Daren Butler (Reuters) Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday launched a $15 billion canal project intended to relieve pressure on the busy Bosphorus Strait by laying the foundations of...

June 27, 2021
Total Views: 4649

Saturday, June 26, 2021
LNG TANKER - Sunrise
Maritime News

We Need More LNG Tankers ASAP

By Stephen Stapczynski (Bloomberg) Natural gas markets around the globe are rallying as the world’s importers have come to a stark realization: there isn’t enough supply to go around. A...

June 26, 2021
Total Views: 7556

Thursday, June 24, 2021
Ever Given Suez Canal
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Egypt Expects To Sign Ever Given Deal Next Week

By Abdel Latif Wahba (Bloomberg) Egypt expects to finalize an agreement next week for compensation over the giant ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March, according to the waterway’s...

June 24, 2021
Total Views: 2429

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
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Maritime News

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...

June 23, 2021
Total Views: 11120

Laila Linares, MARAD
Maritime News

Who Will Be The Next MARAD Chief?

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Last November, Forbes published a series of articles claiming that the most critical nomination Biden will make for the future of our ocean, climate, and...

June 23, 2021
Total Views: 7266

Monday, June 21, 2021
Ship Ever Given Desert Sand
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Ever Given Case Adjourned By Egyptian Court

By Abdel Latif Wahba and Salma El Wardany (Bloomberg) An Egyptian court adjourned a case over the giant ship that blocked the Suez Canal to allow the waterway’s operator time...

June 21, 2021
Total Views: 4089

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Maritime News

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...

June 21, 2021
Total Views: 18851

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Maritime News

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...

June 21, 2021
Total Views: 2197

Saturday, May 29, 2021
Scarborough Shoal China Fishing
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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...

May 29, 2021
Total Views: 3723

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Sabrina Chao Bimco
Maritime News

Sabrina Chao Takes Over BIMCO

Sabrina Chao takes over as the 45th President of BIMCO, the world’s largest direct entry shipping organization with 1,900 members in 120 countries representing 60% of the world cargo fleet....

May 26, 2021
Total Views: 2327

Friday, May 21, 2021
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Maritime News

Qatar LNG Plans To Flood World Market

By Anna Shiryaevskaya (Bloomberg) The world’s top exporter of liquefied natural gas is ramping up production dramatically and undercutting competitors in a bid to squeeze them out the market. Qatar...

May 21, 2021
Total Views: 9873

Thursday, May 13, 2021
Maritime News

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...

May 13, 2021
Total Views: 4903

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Maritime News

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...

May 13, 2021
Total Views: 12177

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Gasoline tanker
Maritime News

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...

May 12, 2021
Total Views: 1404