Thursday, August 5, 2021
Maritime News

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 Drewry’s recently published Container Census...

August 5, 2021
Total Views: 1813

A Sea Of Shipping Containers
Maritime News

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 as rising retailer orders ahead of...

August 5, 2021
Total Views: 2475

Saturday, July 31, 2021
Mexican Navy Ship Arm Libertador
Maritime News

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 yesterday.

July 31, 2021
Total Views: 4051

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Second Officer OSC Ship
Maritime News

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, raising risks for global...

July 28, 2021
Total Views: 13773

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Maritime News

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 Refinitiv Eikon data and sources,...

July 27, 2021
Total Views: 2636

Saturday, July 24, 2021
United Shipbuilding Corporation CEO Alexei Rakhmanov.
Maritime News

Putin Reviews New Short Sea Shipping Plans To Bypass Suez Canal

This week Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the country’s shipbuilding executives to review plans to prioritize short sea shipping with the hope of bypassing the Suez Canal. “We are...

July 24, 2021
Total Views: 5050

Friday, July 23, 2021
tanker in suez canal

Top Secret Israeli Oil Pipeline To Bypass Suez Canal

By Amy Teibel (Bloomberg) Israel’s new government will reexamine a deal to ship oil from the United Arab Emirates via a top-secret Israeli pipeline bypassing the Suez Canal, the energy minister...

July 23, 2021
Total Views: 5166

Maritime News

US Takes LNG Export Title From Australia

U.S. shipments of liquefied natural gas exceeded Australia’s for the first time ever. By Josyana Joshua (Bloomberg) Natural gas futures soared to $4 per million British thermal units in the U.S....

July 23, 2021
Total Views: 2351

Thursday, July 22, 2021
Product Tanker Loading Gasoline In Venezuela Port

CCPC Found Moving Iran, Venezuela Oil To Chinese Refineries

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) – A Chinese logistics firm has emerged as a central player in the supply of sanctioned oil from Iran and Venezuela, even after it was blacklisted...

July 22, 2021
Total Views: 4669

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Shattered Seafarers Threaten A Global Logistics Shutdown

By Jonathan Saul and Roslan Khasawneh (Reuters) – “I’ve seen grown men cry,” says Captain Tejinder Singh, who hasn’t set foot on dry land in more than seven months and...

July 20, 2021
Total Views: 9113

Saturday, July 17, 2021

Iran Plans First Oil Export From Gulf of Oman Port Next Week

By Arsalan Shahla (Bloomberg) Iran plans to ship a cargo of oil from a port in the Gulf of Oman next week, its first crude export from outside the Persian...

July 17, 2021
Total Views: 2118

Thursday, July 8, 2021
Mumbai Maersk at the Port of Tanjin Pelepas
Maritime News

2021 Container Rates Surge 333% From One Year Ago

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) –The cost to ship a boxload of goods to the U.S. from China edged close to $10,000 as the world’s biggest economy keeps vacuuming up imports...

July 8, 2021
Total Views: 4866

Sheep_Ship Livestock Carrier
Maritime News

Animal Deaths At Sea Spike Fueling Calls For EU Livestock Carrier Ban

By K Oanh Ha and Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) In late December, some 1,800 bulls left Spain for Turkey aboard a ship called the Elbeik. The trip was supposed to take...

July 8, 2021
Total Views: 5541

Monday, June 28, 2021
Maritime News

Coles Launches Seafarer “Green Channel Travel” Petition

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Frank Coles is turning into a one-man force to be reckoned with. Articles are written by the ex-group CEO at Wallem, and CEO Transas, and President...

June 28, 2021
Total Views: 1608

Sunday, June 27, 2021
COSCO Containership in the Bosphorus Strait Turkey
Maritime News

Work Starts On Kanal Istanbul

By Daren Butler (Reuters) Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday launched a $15 billion canal project intended to relieve pressure on the busy Bosphorus Strait by laying the foundations of...

June 27, 2021
Total Views: 4712

Saturday, June 26, 2021
LNG TANKER - Sunrise
Maritime News

We Need More LNG Tankers ASAP

By Stephen Stapczynski (Bloomberg) Natural gas markets around the globe are rallying as the world’s importers have come to a stark realization: there isn’t enough supply to go around. A...

June 26, 2021
Total Views: 7599

Thursday, June 24, 2021
Ever Given Suez Canal
Maritime News

Egypt Expects To Sign Ever Given Deal Next Week

By Abdel Latif Wahba (Bloomberg) Egypt expects to finalize an agreement next week for compensation over the giant ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March, according to the waterway’s...

June 24, 2021
Total Views: 2439

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
ever given refloated
Maritime News

Agreement in Principle Reached for Release of Ever Given

ISMAILIA, June 23 (Reuters) – The owners and insurers of a giant cargo ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March have reached agreement in principle in a compensation dispute...

June 23, 2021
Total Views: 11162

Laila Linares, MARAD
Maritime News

Who Will Be The Next MARAD Chief?

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Last November, Forbes published a series of articles claiming that the most critical nomination Biden will make for the future of our ocean, climate, and...

June 23, 2021
Total Views: 7365

Monday, June 21, 2021
Ship Ever Given Desert Sand
Maritime News

Ever Given Case Adjourned By Egyptian Court

By Abdel Latif Wahba and Salma El Wardany (Bloomberg) An Egyptian court adjourned a case over the giant ship that blocked the Suez Canal to allow the waterway’s operator time...

June 21, 2021
Total Views: 4094