Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Chinese militia vessels spotted at Sabina Shoal in South China Sea
Maritime News

Philippine Coast Guard Tells Vessels To Ignore The Chinese Militia

by Karen Lema (Reuters) – The Philippines has rejected an annual summer fishing ban imposed by China in the disputed South China Sea and encouraged its boats to keep fishing...

20 hours ago
Total Views: 2257

Monday, May 3, 2021
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Maritime News

LNG Cargoes Diverted from India as COVID Crisis Dampens Demand -Sources

By Jessica Jaganathan SINGAPORE, May 3 (Reuters) – Liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes are being diverted away from ports in India as surging coronavirus cases there hamper domestic gas demand,...

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 1706

Container-ship Departure Houston
Maritime News

Sea Cargo Chaos Intensifies In The Summer Of Sold-Out Ships

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) Container shipping rates are heading higher again, driven to new heights by unrelenting consumer demand and company restocking from Europe to the U.S. that are exhausting...

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 11858

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Maritime News

Huge Spike In Shipping Containers Lost At Sea

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) Containers piled high on giant vessels carrying everything from car tires to smartphones are toppling over at an alarming rate, sending millions of dollars of cargo...

April 27, 2021
Total Views: 31039

Thursday, April 22, 2021
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Maritime News

Documentary: The Last Line

“The Last Line” is the first documentary produced by Alternative Marine Technologies in association with Harbor Harvest & First Harvest Navigation, focussing on a series of economic, farming and transportation...

April 22, 2021
Total Views: 2530

Monday, April 12, 2021
Mumbai Maersk Containership
Maritime News

High Shipping Costs Are Here to Stay, Says Bloomberg

By Henry Ren (Bloomberg) Stubbornly high shipping expenses for businesses are getting sealed into contracts for the next 12 months, forcing companies to pass the extra costs on to consumers....

April 12, 2021
Total Views: 4096

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
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Accidents

Egyptian Investigators Kick Off Probe in Suez Canal Blockage

SMAILIA, Egypt March 31 (Reuters) – Divers inspected the hull of the Ever Given on Wednesday as the man tasked with investigating how the giant container ship ran aground, choking...

March 31, 2021
Total Views: 10566

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Maritime News

End of Suez Snarl Marks Beginning of New Stress on Global Trade

Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) – Now removed from the Suez Canal’s main channel, the Ever Given leaves in its wake several weeks or months of disruptions across a world economy where...

March 30, 2021
Total Views: 5891

Friday, March 26, 2021
Sheep_Ship Livestock Carrier
Maritime News

Sheep Bake Aboard Ships Waiting For Suez Canal To Reopen

By Michael Hirtzer (Bloomberg) – Of all the millions of tons of cargo that’s piled up in the Suez Canal, none is more delicate than the animals crammed into the hulls...

March 26, 2021
Total Views: 33869

Maritime News

Piloting a Megaship: How Big Is Too Big?

This article was originally published on April 27, 2020. It has been reposted to provide context to the Ever Given situation in the Suez Canal. Also read Part 2: Do...

March 26, 2021
Total Views: 7673

maersk ship
Maritime News

Do Super-Sized Ships Create Super-Sized Problems?

This article was originally published in 2019. It has been reposted to provide context to the Ever Given situation in the Suez Canal. Also read Part 2: Piloting a Megaship:...

March 26, 2021
Total Views: 4261

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Yangtze-river-boat
Maritime News

China To Crackdown On Illegal Yangtze River Sand Dredging

by David Stanway (Reuters) – China has launched a crackdown on illegal sand mining (dredging for sand used in construction) operations on the Yangtze river, which have affected shipping routes....

March 16, 2021
Total Views: 2392

Thursday, March 11, 2021
Solar Eclipse Over Pacific Ocean
Maritime News

Pacific Ocean States Escalate The Fight For Ocean Rights

By Alister Doyle (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Small island states in the Pacific are opening a new front in the fight against rising seas, to secure rights to an ocean...

March 11, 2021
Total Views: 2899

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
maersk ship
Maritime News

Maersk Misses Wall Street Forecast Despite High Rates

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen COPENHAGEN, Feb 10 (Reuters) – A surge in demand for goods like furniture and exercise equipment from locked-down consumers has sparked a jump in shipping rates, boosting profits for...

February 10, 2021
Total Views: 1199

Monday, February 8, 2021
Vendee Globe Winner Bestaven
Maritime News

French Sailor Bestaven Wins Vendee Globe Circumnavigation Race

by Shrivathsa Sridhar (Reuters) – Frenchman Yannick Bestaven was declared the winner of the Vendee Globe round-the-world sailing race early last week after he was handed a time bonus of...

February 8, 2021
Total Views: 2220

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
us oil exports
Maritime News

Asia Pushes U.S. Supertanker Port’s Oil Export Shipments to Record High

By Sheela Tobben (Bloomberg) American oil exports from Louisiana’s offshore supertanker port jumped to a record in January as Asian buyers are stocking up U.S. crude for a post-pandemic rebound...

February 3, 2021
Total Views: 3046

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
us-commercee-head-Gina-Raimondo
Maritime News

Raimondo’s U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Hearing Scheduled For Next Week

by David Shepardson (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee will consider President-elect Joe Biden’s nomination of Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo to head the Commerce Department in a hearing...

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 849

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
oil tanker at anchor
Maritime News

U.S. Blacklists More Companies Over Iranian Petrochemical Exports

By Daphne Psaledakis WASHINGTON, Dec 16 (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on companies based in China and the United Arab Emirates, accusing them of supporting the...

December 16, 2020
Total Views: 1880

Thursday, December 10, 2020
Maritime News

Inmarsat’s Most Powerful Satellite to Date Enters Service

Inmarsat’s newest and most powerful geostationary satellite to date has entered into commercial service, the company announced today. Inmarsat said that the introduction of its GX5 satellite will provide additional...

December 10, 2020
Total Views: 3490

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Accidents

Mariners Rescued from Disabled Barge Off Rhode Island

Three mariners were rescued from a disabled barge off the coast of Point Judith, Rhode Island on Wednesday after their tug sank. The U.S. Coast Guard reports that watchstanders at...

November 25, 2020
Total Views: 8859