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gCaptain’s full coverage of the maritime shipping industry, including containerships, tankers, dry bulk, LNG, breakbulk and more.


Monday, August 15, 2022
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Surefooted Terminal Operators Show Increased Appetite for Higher-Risk Greenfield Projects

Global terminal operators are showing an increased appetite for higher-risk greenfield projects in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to industry

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Baltic Dry Index Falls to Lowest Level Since January

Aug 15 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index fell for the third straight session on Monday as rates for capesize vessels

3 hours ago
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Details of EU Ban on Russian Coal and Fertilizers Jolts Ship Insurers

By Alex Longley and Alberto Nardelli (Bloomberg) — The European Union jolted insurers and shippers by clarifying that a ban on EU entities servicing

3 hours ago
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Singapore Bunker Fuel Sales Hit Seven-Month High in July

By Jeslyn Lerh SINGAPORE, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Marine fuel sales in Singapore, the largest bunkering hub in the world, rose by 10% month-on-month to a

4 hours ago
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Rhine River Shrinks Further Halting Some Barges

By Jack Wittels, Laura Malsch and Rachel Graham (Bloomberg) — The Rhine River’s water level at a key waypoint hit a new low, risking the transit of

5 hours ago
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Ukraine’s First Grain Cargo Since Invasion Nears Syria

BEIRUT, Aug 14 (Reuters) – The first ship to depart Ukraine under a deal to resume grain exports from the country two weeks ago was approaching

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Sunday, August 14, 2022
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Rhine River at Key Waypoint Set to Steady At Low Water Level

By Brian Wingfield Aug 14, 2022 (Bloomberg) –The water level at a key waypoint on the Rhine River is poised to steady at an extremely low level this

August 14, 2022
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Germany To Give Energy Essentials Priority By Rail If Rhine Disruption Worsens

BERLIN, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Germany plans to give the transportation of materials and equipment essential for energy production priority on the

August 14, 2022
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First Humanitarian Ship In Ukraine Set To Depart For Africa

By Andrea Shalal YUZHNE, Ukraine, Aug 14 (Reuters) – The United Nations-chartered ship Brave Commander will depart Ukraine for Africa in coming

August 14, 2022
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Saturday, August 13, 2022
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US Says India Hid Russian Origin Of Fuel Shipped To US

By Nidhi Verma NEW DELHI, Aug 13 (Reuters) – The United States has expressed concern to India that it was being used to export fuel made from

August 13, 2022
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Friday, August 12, 2022
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‘El Faro Salute’ Memorial Dedication and Fundraiser

Jay Sawyer is an artist from Rockland, Maine. Before the art he attended Maine Maritime Academy  and worked for nine years on the water before returning

August 12, 2022
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First Wheat Cargo Leaves Ukraine

ISTANBUL, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Two more ships left Ukraine’s Black Sea ports on Friday, including one laden with the first Ukrainian wheat to be

August 12, 2022
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ZIM Invests In Container Tracking Company Hoopo

Israeli container shipping company ZIM has invested $5.5 million in a container tracking firm as the market for “smart” containers is set to

August 12, 2022
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Mexico Seeks Role as LNG Exporter for Gas That’s Not Theirs

By Sergio Chapa (Bloomberg) — Mexico — which imports nearly all of the natural gas it burns — has laid out a somewhat surprising

August 12, 2022
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Drought-Hit Rhine River Adds to Europe’s Energy Crisis

By Jack Wittels, Laura Malsch and Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — The Rhine River fell to a new low on Friday, further restricting the supply of vital

August 12, 2022
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Bulk Carrier Operator, Chief Engineer Caught Dumping Oily Bilge Water at Sea

Despite several successful cases brought by the United States against vessel operators and crew, oily bilge water continues to be illegally dumped at sea. In

August 12, 2022
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Iran Loads Oil Cargo Previously Confiscated By U.S.

ATHENS, Aug 12 (Reuters) – An Iranian-flagged tanker is reloading oil that was confiscated by the United States earlier this year after Greek

August 12, 2022
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More Blank Sailings Likely as Spot Rates Tumble

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Container spot rates are falling fast on all export routes from China in what should normally be the peak season for

August 12, 2022
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Shipping Disruption Continues as Rhine Water Levels Fall Again

HAMBURG, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Water levels on the river Rhine in Germany have fallen again in dry weather on Friday, with some vessels no longer

August 12, 2022
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Thursday, August 11, 2022
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FMC Continues to Check Off Items On Its Ocean Shipping Reform Act To-Do List

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is continuing to implement its to-do list from the recently enacted Ocean Shipping Reform Act. The OSRA was signed into

August 11, 2022
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