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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
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Sunday, September 26, 2021
Captain Mulzac
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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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Sunday, September 19, 2021
The recovered Dragon capsule
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SpaceX Crew Splashes Down In The Atlantic

By Steve Gorman (Reuters)- The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission safely splashed down in the Atlantic off

September 19, 2021
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Sunday, September 12, 2021
Oil tanker in Ningbo Zhoushan port
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ClarkSea Index Records Longest Month Of Gains Despite Tanker Market Doldrums

By Alex Longley (Bloomberg ) While for many shipping sectors Covid has brought a boom, for oil tankers it has meant loss-making trades for much of 2021 and

September 12, 2021
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Thursday, September 9, 2021
hospital ship Global Mercy in Suez Canal
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Suez Canal Gives Free Passage To World’s Newest Hospital Ship

The Suez Canal has donated free passage to the world’s newest hospital ship Mercy Ships’ newbuild Global Mercy. The ship is currently on the

September 9, 2021
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Rescued Migrants aboat Royal National Lifeboat Institution rescue boat
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UK Challenges Rescue At Sea Laws To Force Migrant Boats Out Of UK Waters

By Andrew MacAskill (Reuters) Britain has approved plans to turn away boats illegally carrying migrants to its shores, deepening a rift with France over how to

September 9, 2021
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Sunday, September 5, 2021
USCG Fisheries Enforcement
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Good News For Tuna, Bad News For Sharks, Sea Snails, And Dragons

By Emma Farge and Cecile Mantovani (Reuters) – The populations of four of the most commercially fished tuna species are showing signs of recovery but

September 5, 2021
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Saturday, September 4, 2021
Port of New Orleans
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Days After Ida, Storm’s True Impact on Energy Sector Emerges

By David Wethe and Sheela Tobben (Bloomberg) — Five days after Hurricane Ida slammed into Louisiana, the true damage to the region’s energy

September 4, 2021
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MV Gary Chouest
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Tech Giants Ask For Foreign Flag Ship Waiver In Malaysia

By Liz Lee (Reuters) Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Amazon are seeking to meet Malaysia’s prime minister to ask that foreign vessels be allowed to

September 4, 2021
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Friday, September 3, 2021
Australian Red Ensign
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Australian Merchant Mariners Are Asking To Be Considered Essential Workers

Maritime Industry Australia Ltd (MIAL) joined Minister Gee, on Merchant Navy Day, to recognize the contribution of Australian merchant mariners of the past and

September 3, 2021
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Thursday, September 2, 2021
washington state ferries
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Washington Ferry Mariners Protest COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

As a result of the state’s mandate for COVID-19 vaccines, Washington’s ferry service faces a

September 2, 2021
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drug semi-submersible offshore Columbia
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Colombian Navy Seizes Tons Of Cocaine From Semi-Submersible

(Reuters) The Colombian navy said on Wednesday (September 1) it had seized 1.8 tonnes of cocaine being transported onboard a semi-submersible vessel in the

September 2, 2021
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Wednesday, September 1, 2021
hyundai containership
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HMM Office Staff Vote To Join Seafarer Strike

By Martina Li in Taiwan (The Loadstar) At 8pm Seoul time, seafarers working for HMM began a picket protest from two of the Korean flagship carrier’s ships

September 1, 2021
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Friday, August 27, 2021
STROVOLOS Tanker
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Cambodia Wants Tanker Strovolos Returned

By Florence Tan (Reuters) The Cambodian government is seeking the return of an oil tanker and its crew who have been detained in Indonesia, alleging that

August 27, 2021
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Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Vice President Harris aboard US Navy Warship's Bridge
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Kamala Harris Hits China In South China Sea Speech

By Nandita Bose (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday accused Beijing of coercion and intimidation to back unlawful claims in the

August 24, 2021
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Thursday, August 5, 2021
dry-bulk-shipping-containers
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Dry Freight Box Prices Lead Container Equipment Surge

Prices of dry freight shipping containers have doubled over the past year to reach historic highs but will moderate over the next few years, according to

August 5, 2021
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A Sea Of Shipping Containers
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China-U.S. Box Rates Sail Past $20,000

By Roslan Khasawneh and Muyu Xu (Reuters) Container shipping rates from China to the United States have scaled fresh highs above $20,000 per 40-foot box

August 5, 2021
Total Views: 2551

Saturday, July 31, 2021
Mexican Navy Ship Arm Libertador
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Mexican Sealift Ships Arrive In Cuba

A Mexican navy sealift ship carrying 1,000 tonnes of beans, medical equipment, and humanitarian supplies arrived in Cuba

July 31, 2021
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Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Second Officer OSC Ship
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The Pool Of Ship Officers Is Running Dry

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) There could be a shortage of merchant sailors to crew commercial ships in five years if action is not taken to boost numbers,

July 28, 2021
Total Views: 13916

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Product Tanker JOSE_MARIA_MORELOS_II
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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

July 27, 2021
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