The latest maritime and offshore news.

Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Grain ship in Ukraine

U.N. Ships Ukrainian Grain To Drought-Stricken Ethiopia

By Katharine Houreld (Reuters) – A ship carrying wheat from Ukraine to the drought-stricken Horn of Africa docked on Tuesday, the United Nations said,

August 30, 2022
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Monday, August 29, 2022
Germany Offshore Wind Farm

Denmark And Germany Agree To Offshore Wind Link

by Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen (Reuters) Germany has secured a power link to a planned offshore wind hub in the Danish part of the Baltic Sea that will help reduce

August 29, 2022
Total Views: 1502


Tanker Market May A Get Sudden Boost If Iran Nuclear Deal Is Reached

By Sharon Cho (Bloomberg) –Progress toward an Iranian nuclear deal has thrown the spotlight onto a sizeable cache of crude held by Tehran that could be

August 29, 2022
Total Views: 1616

Friday, August 26, 2022
Coal Loading Cranes

EU Ban Hits Russian Seaborne Coal Exports

(Bloomberg) Russian seaborne coal exports were effectively halted by a European Union ban on entities within the 27-nation bloc servicing shipments of the fuel

August 26, 2022
Total Views: 2473

Sunday, August 21, 2022
Ukraine Food Crisis Video

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: 3140

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

First Ukraine Grain Ship Passes Joint Inspection

By Umit Bektas and Orhan Coskun (Reuters) – The first grain ship to leave a Ukrainian port in wartime passed inspection and was heading through the

August 3, 2022
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Zelenskiy: First Grain Ship ‘Nothing’, More Ships Are Needed ASAP

By Natalia Zinets (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelenskiy dismissed the importance of the first grain exportshipment from his

August 3, 2022
Total Views: 2697

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

English Channel Migrants Are Still Crossing  In Record Numbers

by John Konrad (gCaptain) The UK Ministry of Defense confirmed on Tuesday that 3,683 people tried to cross the English Channel in July. In just one day last

August 2, 2022
Total Views: 2499

LNG carrier with letters L N G on side

Why Are U.S. LNG Exports Falling While European Demand Rises?

By Marianna Parraga (Reuters) – U.S. exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) fell for a second consecutive month in July, weighed down by the

August 2, 2022
Total Views: 9001

Monday, August 1, 2022

Inflation Hits Oil Tanker Newbuild Prices Hard

Crude oil tanker owners’ shares are up today on news that increasing newbuild rates are driving up the value of existing fleets and could prevent the

August 1, 2022
Total Views: 3064

Commandant Ann Phillips

Federal Maritime Commission To Hire Investigators For Foreign Carrier Crack-Down

As part of the new Shipping Reform Act the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced it’s reorganizing its enforcement structure and plans to hire more

August 1, 2022
Total Views: 3562

Odesa Grain Ship Razoni

First Grain Ship Departs Odesa

by John Konrad (gCaptain) The first ship loaded with Ukrainian grain has departed the port of Odesa today as part of a deal to ease the global food crisis

August 1, 2022
Total Views: 1004

Friday, July 29, 2022
Zelenskiy Ship Odessa

Lloyds To Insure War Grain Ships In Ukraine Sea Corridor

By Carolyn Cohn (Reuters)  Lloyd’s of London insurer Ascot and broker Marsh  on Friday launched marine cargo and war insurance for

July 29, 2022
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Thursday, July 28, 2022

War Wheat: Traders Keep Russian Ships Sailing

By Áine Quinn (Bloomberg) An international trader, backed by Canadian pension funds and Glencore Plc, is still exporting large volumes of Russian grain as

July 28, 2022
Total Views: 1493

Oil Tanker Ship drone photo

Used Product Tankers Are Hot Property

By Elizabeth Low (Bloomberg) Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has supercharged one segment of the shipping market, with soaring freight rates prompting companies

July 28, 2022
Total Views: 3328

Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Bosphorus Strait

Turkey To Open Shipping Coordination Center For War Grain

Turkey will open a new joint shipping coordination center in Istanbul tomorrow to oversee Ukrainian grain exports. This comes only four days after a Russian

July 26, 2022
Total Views: 883

Saturday, July 23, 2022
Nancy Pelosi with American Flags

Pelosi Trip Could Escalate Tensions In The Taiwan Strait 

China has threatened to take “strong measures” if Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi visits Taiwan and US security experts

July 23, 2022
Total Views: 2267

two tankers conduct ship-to-ship transfer

Dark Tanker Market Gets Competitive

Data from Vortexa, a platform in the energy industry, shows that Iran, Russia, and Venezuela are all vying to sell oil to Asia. According to the analysis,

July 23, 2022
Total Views: 3830

Tanker docks at marine terminal

Shrinking Oil Tanker Fleet May Deepen The Energy Crisis

by John Konrad (gCaptain) A dwindling oil tanker fleet could deepen the global energy crisis over the next three years as energy companies try to increase

July 23, 2022
Total Views: 10969

Thursday, July 21, 2022
Cyprus Ship In Singapore

Cyprus Shipping Pivots From Russia To Asia

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) Cyprus has already overcome the loss of Russian maritime trade due to European sanctions and the Mediterranean shipping

July 21, 2022
Total Views: 2260