Friday, December 3, 2021
Shipping

Maersk Family Buys COVID-19 Test Maker Unilabs

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — AP Moller Holding A/S, which invests the wealth of the billionaire Maersk family, has agreed to buy Covid-19 test

December 3, 2021
Total Views: 1077

Hapag-Lloyd Container-ship BOSTON EXPRESS
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Hapag-Lloyd Agrees to ‘Eye-Watering’ $130,000 a Day for Panamax Charter

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Ocean carriers face ‘Hobson’s choice’ on the containership charter market: agreeing to owners’ hugely inflated

December 3, 2021
Total Views: 2476

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Transport Groups Warn That ‘Knee-Jerk’ Reactions to Omicron Variant Could Spark Worse Supply Chain Disruptions

Organizations and unions from across the transportation sector are warning that world leaders’ knee-jerk reactions to the Omicron variant of COVID-19 are

December 3, 2021
Total Views: 519

Suiso Frontier hydrogen ship
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Kawasaki Heavy Says First Liquefied Hydrogen Carrier May Leave Japan This Month

TOKYO, Dec 3 (Reuters) – The world’s first liquefied hydrogen carrier could leave Japan for Australia to pick up its first cargo of hydrogen late

December 3, 2021
Total Views: 1659

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Study Says North Atlantic Hurricanes Have Become More Frequent Amid Warming

By Andrea Januta Dec 3 (Reuters) – Climate scientists have long debated whether the North Atlantic has experienced more frequent hurricanes over the last

December 3, 2021
Total Views: 972

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AkzoNobel Makes Sizeable Marine Coatings Donation To Civilian Hospital Ship Africa Mercy At Drydocking

AkzoNobel’s Marine and Protective Coatings business has reaffirmed its commitment to Africa Mercy, one of the largest civilian hospital ships in the world,

December 3, 2021
Total Views: 1055

Thursday, December 2, 2021
Product Tanker Loading Gasoline In Venezuela Port
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Iranian Condensate Cargo Expected to Discharge in Venezuela

By Deisy Buitrago CARACAS, Dec 2 (Reuters) – A cargo of Iranian condensate intended for Venezuela’s state-run oil company, PDVSA, the fourth

December 2, 2021
Total Views: 1768

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Drybulk Outlook: Watch Out for Supply Side Jolts

For maritime industry participants, December is a time for looking backward- what happened in the past 12 months, and looking ahead, at what might happen in

December 2, 2021
Total Views: 644

Shipping

Diversity in Maritime: Recruiting Alone Won’t Fix It

While the benefits of cultivating workplace diversity are tangible, the obstacles to doing so are less obvious and more important, and some kinds of companies

December 2, 2021
Total Views: 2557

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Federal Trade Commission Launches Inquiry Into Supply Chain Disruptions

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has launched a new inquiry into supply chain disruptions contributing to empty shelves and sky-high prices for U.S.

December 2, 2021
Total Views: 759

Shipping

Record Volumes at Southern California Ports to Become ‘New Normal’ After Crisis

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The record volume of cargo moving through the U.S.’s busiest port complex is likely to continue amid high

December 2, 2021
Total Views: 824

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MM&P Union Warns of Supply Chain Risks From Overworked Panama Canal Tugboat Pilots

The International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P) is warning of risks associated with maneuvering Neopanamax ships through the expanded

December 2, 2021
Total Views: 2930

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Transpacific Container Rates Fall to Lowest Since July

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Ocean freight rates on goods shipped to both major U.S. coasts from Asia fell to the lowest levels since July,

December 2, 2021
Total Views: 1808

Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Shipping

X-Press Feeders Places Order for Dual-Fuel Methanol-Powered Ships

Singapore-based X-Press Feeders has placed an order for eight 1,170 TEU containerships to be powered by dual-fuel green methanol or conventional fuel. X-Press

December 1, 2021
Total Views: 1414

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Biden Sees Progress in Supply Crisis Amid Faster Inflation

By Jenny Leonard (Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden said his administration’s work has begun to alleviate supply-chain disruptions and that higher

December 1, 2021
Total Views: 518

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Jones Act Specialist Maritime Partners Acquires Fleet of Over 1,000 Vessels from J. Russell Flowers, Inc.

New Orleans-based Maritime Partners has acquired a large and diversified fleet of over 1,000 marine vessels from J. Russell Flowers, Inc. JRF’s fleet

December 1, 2021
Total Views: 3251

Accidents

It’s Been One Year Since ONE Apus’ Epic Cargo Loss

It’s been one year since the ONE Apus lost over 1,800 containers overboard during storm in the Pacific Ocean. In a season highlighted by weather-related

December 1, 2021
Total Views: 2523

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Ship Backlog Builds at Port of Vancouver After Floods

Congestion has been building at the Port of Vancouver, Canada’s largest port, after recent floods knocked out rail and major highway access to area.

December 1, 2021
Total Views: 930

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Crew Change Crisis Showing Signs of Improvement, But Variant Risks Uncertain, Neptune Indicator Shows

The number of seafarers working on board ships beyond their contracts’ expiration reached the lowest level since May, but impacts of new variants paint

December 1, 2021
Total Views: 950

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Sailing Towards Record Profits, Maersk Will Give $80 Million to Employees

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S is giving $1,000 to each of its roughly 80,000 employees as the world’s largest shipping

December 1, 2021
Total Views: 16362