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Monday, May 10, 2021
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Maritime News

China Bans Some Australian LNG Cargoes

By Stephen Stapczynski (Bloomberg) At least two of China’s smaller liquefied natural gas importers have been told to avoid buying new cargoes from Australia,

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 11034

Friday, May 7, 2021
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Maritime News

Crew Change Crisis 2.0 Shows Signs of Worsening Amid India Virus Surge

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) Hundreds of thousands of seafarers risk being stuck at sea beyond the expiry of their contracts because of India’s surging

May 7, 2021
Total Views: 1973

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

May 5, 2021
Total Views: 3847

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

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 1977

Container-ship Departure Houston
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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

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 13555

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

April 27, 2021
Total Views: 34503

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

April 22, 2021
Total Views: 2732

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

April 12, 2021
Total Views: 4333

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

March 31, 2021
Total Views: 10869

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

March 30, 2021
Total Views: 5941

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

March 26, 2021
Total Views: 34208

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

March 26, 2021
Total Views: 8015

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:

March 26, 2021
Total Views: 4493

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
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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

March 16, 2021
Total Views: 2491

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

March 11, 2021
Total Views: 2955

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

February 10, 2021
Total Views: 1215

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

February 8, 2021
Total Views: 2243

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
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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

February 3, 2021
Total Views: 3086

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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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

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 877

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

December 16, 2020
Total Views: 1917