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

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Maritime News

Ever Given Owners Make New Offer To Suez Canal Authority

ISMAILIA, Egypt June 20 (Reuters) – The owners of a container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March have made a new offer in a compensation dispute with the...

June 21, 2021
Total Views: 18884

Maritime News

Container Tracking Startup Raises $240m From Softbank

In 2019 the ocean logistics unicorn Flexport secured $1 Billion in Funding Led by Japan’s SoftBank Vision Fund, now the legendary startup bank has announced a big investment in the...

June 21, 2021
Total Views: 2230

Saturday, May 29, 2021
Scarborough Shoal China Fishing
Maritime News

US Bans Imports From Chinese Fishing Company Citing Seafarer Welfare

By David Lawder (Reuters) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Friday imposed a new import ban on seafood from a Chinese fishing fleet that the agency says is using...

May 29, 2021
Total Views: 3744


Britain To Build A ‘National Flagship’ To Promote Maritime Trade

by Alistair Smout (Reuters) – Britain is to build a new flagship to promote its business and trade interests around the world, the government said on Saturday, in a move it...

May 29, 2021
Total Views: 5246

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Sabrina Chao Bimco
Maritime News

Sabrina Chao Takes Over BIMCO

Sabrina Chao takes over as the 45th President of BIMCO, the world’s largest direct entry shipping organization with 1,900 members in 120 countries representing 60% of the world cargo fleet....

May 26, 2021
Total Views: 2339

Friday, May 21, 2021
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Maritime News

Qatar LNG Plans To Flood World Market

By Anna Shiryaevskaya (Bloomberg) The world’s top exporter of liquefied natural gas is ramping up production dramatically and undercutting competitors in a bid to squeeze them out the market. Qatar...

May 21, 2021
Total Views: 9896

Thursday, May 13, 2021
Maritime News

Over 700 Barges Stranded by Mississippi River Closure in Memphis Due to Bridge Crack

The U.S. Coast Guard said 44 vessels with a total of 709 barges are now in the queue as a 1-miles stretch of the Mississippi River remains closed after a...

May 13, 2021
Total Views: 4913

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Maritime News

Department of Homeland Security Issues Limited Jones Act Waiver to Foreign Shipping Company

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Jennifer Jacobs (Bloomberg) — The Biden administration temporarily eased century-old U.S. shipping requirements so a single foreign tanker could transport gasoline and jet fuel to the...

May 13, 2021
Total Views: 12196

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Gasoline tanker
Maritime News

Biden Administration Ready to Review Jones Act Waiver Requests

by Doina Chiacu (Reuters) – The U.S. Transportation Department’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has completed its assessment of what ships are available to carry petroleum products from the Gulf to the...

May 12, 2021
Total Views: 1406

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Drone Photo Of A Product Tanker carrying Gasoline.

Tanker Rates Skyrocket To Fill Colonial Pipeline Shortages

By Elizabeth Low (Bloomberg) Oil tanker charter rates skyrocketed in the U.S. with refiners scrambling for ships to store fuel that has nowhere to go due to a cyberattack on...

May 11, 2021
Total Views: 2962

Monday, May 10, 2021
Colonial Pipeline Holding tanks Dorsey Junction Station

U.S. Gas Stations Run Dry As Pipeline Races To Recover From Hacking

Oil tanker charter rates skyrocketing in the U.S. with refiners scrambling for ships to store fuel that has nowhere to go. By Joe Carroll (Bloomberg) –Gas stations along the U.S. East Coast...

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 1480

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Colonial Pipeline – To Waive Or Not To Waive The Jones Act

By Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D. (gCaptain) The cyberattack upon the Colonial Pipeline on Friday, May 7, 2021 has resulted in the shutdown of a major conduit that provides 45 percent of...

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 6661


Tanker Traders Jockey For Position As Colonial Pipeline Fights Hackers For A Third Day

The ocean-going tanker Pacific Jasper that had been taking gasoline toward the U.S. Gulf stopped on its voyage and is now stationed east of the Bahamas. If the halt is...

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 4076

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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, a further example of the impact...

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 10991

Friday, May 7, 2021
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 coronavirus outbreak, according to one of the...

May 7, 2021
Total Views: 1945

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 boats to keep fishing...

May 5, 2021
Total Views: 3806

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 cases there hamper domestic gas demand,...

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 1956

Container-ship Departure Houston
Maritime News

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 from Europe to the U.S. that are exhausting...

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 13505

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 millions of dollars of cargo...

April 27, 2021
Total Views: 33588