Thursday, November 12, 2020
Maritime News

Pirate Attack: Italian Navy Protects Tanker in Gulf of Guinea

The Italian Navy chased off a group of pirates attempting to the attack a tanker this week in international waters off Benin in the Gulf of Guinea. The incident took...

November 12, 2020
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Cruise Ships

First Cruise Back in Caribbean Has COVID-19 Case On Board

Update: Seadream Halts Cruise as More Passengers Test Positive for Virus Passengers are locked down on board the SeaDream 1 cruise ship after a passenger had tested positive for COVID-19....

November 12, 2020
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Environment

First Major U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Faces Latest Permitting Delay

By Nichola Groom Nov 12 (Reuters) – A federal agency said on Thursday it has again delayed a long-awaited environmental study crucial to permitting the first major U.S. offshore wind...

November 12, 2020
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Maritime News

CMA CGM to Expand LNG-Powered Fleet to 26 Vessels

PARIS, Nov 12 (Reuters) – Container shipping group CMA CGM will expand its use of liquified natural gas (LNG) to 26 vessels, it said on Thursday, as part of efforts...

November 12, 2020
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Maritime News

Stranded Coal Ships in Crosshairs of China-Australia Spat

By Aaron Clark, Kevin Varley and Rajesh Kumar Singh (Bloomberg) — At least 20 giant bulk carriers are anchored off the Chinese port of Jingtang and unable to offload millions...

November 12, 2020
Total Views: 344

Cruise Ships

Norwegian Cruise Line Posts Third Straight Quarterly Loss

Nov 9 (Reuters) – Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd reported its third straight quarterly loss on Monday, as the COVID-19 pandemic brought the cruise industry to a standstill. Cruise operators...

November 12, 2020
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Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Defense

Midshipman Sydney Barber Breaks Barriers at United States Naval Academy

For the first time in the 175-year history of the United States Naval Academy, an African American woman has been chosen to the lead midshipmen as brigade commander. Midshipman 1st...

November 11, 2020
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Maritime News

Eta Takes Aim at Florida’s Gulf Coast for Fourth Landfall

By Gabriella Borter Nov 11 (Reuters) – Eta regained hurricane strength on Wednesday and was expected to bring squall winds and a storm surge to Florida’s west coast before making...

November 11, 2020
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Maritime News

Latin America Getting First Hybrid Propulsion Offshore Support Vessel

The platform supply vessel CBO Flamengo is set to become the first offshore support vessel in Latin America to be converted to hybrid power. CBO, one of the Brazil’s leading...

November 11, 2020
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Maritime News

U.S. Targets Insurers In Latest Round of Nord Stream 2 Sanctions

By Daniel Flatley and Dina Khrennikova (Bloomberg) –The U.S. is drawing up additional sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project, the latest obstacle in the path of...

November 11, 2020
Total Views: 107

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Maritime News

Time to Launch Carbon Plan for Shipping is Now, Industry Says

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Nov 11 (Reuters) – The shipping industry must act now in order to meet U.N. targets to cut carbon emissions by 2050, leading officials said on...

November 11, 2020
Total Views: 85

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Maritime News

Naval Coalition Celebrates One Year Protecting Shipping in Strait of Hormuz and Bab el-Mandeb Strait

The naval coalition tasked with protecting freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce through two of the Middle East’s most critical choke points the Strait of Hormuz and Bab...

November 10, 2020
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Maritime News

Overworked Seafarers Face ‘Systematic Failures’ in Work-Rest Compliance -Report

Seafarers face “systemic failures” in the implementation of the regulations related to hours of work and rest, undermining the credibility of the very regulations meant to protect their rights, according...

November 10, 2020
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Maritime News

Tropical Storm Eta Potentially Threatens U.S. Gulf Oil Production

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –Tropical Storm Eta poses a potential threat to offshore oil and natural gas production in the western Gulf of Mexico as it gets ready to...

November 10, 2020
Total Views: 47

Environment

BP and Orsted Team Up on Green Hydrogen Project in Germany

By Laura Hurst (Bloomberg) — Two of Europe’s largest energy companies, BP Plc and Orsted A/S, said they’d join to develop an industrial-scale electrolyzer to make hydrogen as a green...

November 10, 2020
Total Views: 152

Cruise Ships

Carnival May Sell $1.5 Billion in Stock After Vaccine Rally

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) –Carnival Corp. filed to sell as much as $1.5 billion in stock, joining at least one other travel-related company in taking advantage of Monday’s rally on...

November 10, 2020
Total Views: 95

Maritime News

Phantom Buyers in Russia, Advice from Iran Help Venezuela Skirt Sanctions

By Marianna Parraga, Rinat Sagdiev and Parisa Hafezi MEXICO CITY, Nov 10 (Reuters) – On Aug. 21, a tanker called the Otoman docked at the Jose oil terminal on Venezuela’s...

November 10, 2020
Total Views: 163

Maritime News

Challenging Assumptions Around the MV Wakashio Grounding

By Dr Ryan Lloyd, Head Of Research And Development at Geollect – On Sunday 25th July 2020, the Panama-flagged Japanese-owned MV Wakashio was involved in an incident on the south-east coast...

November 10, 2020
Total Views: 310

Monday, November 9, 2020
Maritime News

Argentine Grain Port Workers Strike Over Wages

By Nicolás Misculin BUENOS AIRES, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Argentine grain port workers launched surprise strikes to protest stalled wage talks, their labor union said on Monday, delaying shipments from...

November 9, 2020
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Maritime News

European Union Hits U.S. with Retaliatory Tariffs on $4 Billion Worth of Goods

By Philip Blenkinsop and Michael Nienaber BRUSSELS/BERLIN, Nov 9 (Reuters) – The European Union will impose tariffs on up to $4 billion of U.S. imports in retaliation for U.S. subsidies...

November 9, 2020
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