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Saturday, January 21, 2023
Maritime News

Russian Oligarch Yacht Agents Indicted By US Grand Jury

By Chris Dolmetsch (Bloomberg) Two businessmen were charged by US authorities with helping operate Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg’s yacht in

January 21, 2023
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Tuesday, January 17, 2023
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Venezuela Halts Oil Exports

By Marianna Parraga (Reuters) – The new head of Venezuela’s state oil company PDVSA has suspended most oil export contracts while his team reviews

January 17, 2023
Total Views: 9956

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Catholic Church Asks Italy To Scrap New Migrant Law

by Federico Maccioni (Reuters) Italy’s new anti-immigration decree that aims to curtail NGO rescue ships should be scrapped as it

January 17, 2023
Total Views: 1598

Sunday, August 21, 2022
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Watch: Could The Ukraine Grain Deal With Russia Fail?

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) According to The Economist the absolute levels of global hunger in 2022 could be the highest ever, as an exceptional set of

August 21, 2022
Total Views: 3205

Monday, July 11, 2022
Maritime News

Oil Barges Short Sea Ship Fuel To Berlin

By Rachel Graham (Bloomberg) Eastern Germany is resorting to getting barge loads of fuel all the way from the North Sea oil port of Rotterdam as the nation

July 11, 2022
Total Views: 2534

Friday, July 8, 2022
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Low River Levels May Deepen Europe’s Energy Crunch

By Todd Gillespie (Bloomberg) Water levels on Europe’s Rhine River are again dwindling — and this time it’s at the risk of the continent’s efforts

July 8, 2022
Total Views: 3193

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
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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
Total Views: 4136

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
Total Views: 20890

Sunday, April 10, 2022
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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
Total Views: 42905

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
Total Views: 20285

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
Total Views: 12225

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
Total Views: 2456

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
Total Views: 6344

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
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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
Total Views: 8108

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
Total Views: 1513

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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
Total Views: 2092

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
Total Views: 7932

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
Total Views: 5348

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
Total Views: 4461