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Wednesday, March 29, 2023

World Shipping Council Responds to Ocean Shipping Antitrust Enforcement Act: Why?

The World Shipping Council (WSC) has voiced its opposition to the bipartisan Ocean Shipping Antitrust Enforcement Act, introduced this week by U.S.

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Cargill to Halt Grain Exports from Russia

By Olga Popova and Karl Plume MOSCOW/CHICAGO, March 29 (Reuters) – Cargill said on Wednesday it would take a further step back from the Russian

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Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Bulker Owner Himalaya Shipping Announces $45 Million IPO on NYSE

Himalaya Shipping Ltd., an independent bulk carrier company, announced today its plan to launch an initial public offering (IPO) of $45,000,000 of its common

17 hours ago
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Controlling Shareholders Complete Atlas Corp. Buyout with ONE

Atlas Corp. (NYSE: ATCO) has announced the completion of its merger with Poseidon Acquisition Corp., a consortium of Atlas’ controlling shareholders

20 hours ago
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Coast Guard Launches Marine Casualty Investigation into ‘Spirit of Boston’ Fire

The U.S. Coast Guard has launched a formal marine casualty investigation into the fire that occurred aboard the Spirit of Boston passenger vessel on Friday.

23 hours ago
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Unions Grill Maersk Over Labor Issues

Trade unions representing employees and contractors at Maersk gathered in Copenhagen this week to raise concerns about labor issues with management at the

March 28, 2023
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Monday, March 27, 2023
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CMA Shipping 2023: Liner Shipping’s Commercial and Data-Driven Future

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – On Day 3 of the Connecticut Maritime Association’s well-attended Shipping 2023 conference, the Liner Shipping panel

March 27, 2023
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Terntank Lands Charters for New Methanol and Wind-Ready Product Tankers

Finnish-based Neste has announced a partnership with Swedish shipping company Terntank Rederi A/S to time charter two state-of-the-art, lower-emission methanol

March 27, 2023
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Spain Tightens Rules on Ship-to-Ship Oil Transfers

MADRID, March 27 (Reuters) – The Spanish government has tightened its rules around ship-to-ship oil transfers after an uptick in the activity

March 27, 2023
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Cummins and Danfoss Join Forces to Help Decarbonize Maritime

The partnership aims to develop standardized hybrid-electric marine solutions to help the industry meet ambitious emissions reduction targets. U.S.-based

March 27, 2023
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France Selects Builder for its Biggest Offshore Wind Farm

By Francois de Beaupuy (Bloomberg) — A group of companies led by Electricite de France SA won a government tender to build the country’s largest

March 27, 2023
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World Bank Warns of ‘Lost Decade’ in Global Growth 

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON, March 27 (Reuters) – Average potential global economic growth will slump to a three-decade low of 2.2% per year

March 27, 2023
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Sunday, March 26, 2023
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Russia-Bound Containers Stuck At Antwerp Port For Over A Year

By Mohi Narayan and Neha Arora NEW DELHI, March 24 (Reuters) – Five Russia-bound containers from India’s Jindal Stainless Ltd

March 26, 2023
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Aging Shadow Fleet Carrying Russian Oil Poses Disaster Risk

By Asad Zulfiqar Mar 26, 2023(Bloomberg) –The oil tanker Turba normally should have been melted down by now.  The 26-year-old vessel hasn’t had a

March 26, 2023
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Friday, March 24, 2023
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Growing Support for Zero-Emission Shipping Target Ahead of Critical IMO Meeting

The United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) has concluded its latest round of talks ahead this summer’s critical Marine

March 24, 2023
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New Law Bolsters Pay Protections for Seafarers in UK Waters

In a major victory for thousands of seafarers who regularly traverse UK waters, the UK government has passed the Seafarers’ Wages Act, significantly

March 24, 2023
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How National Maritime Policies Can Secure Supply Chains and Protect the Climate

A new ITF report reveals the importance of robust national maritime policies in mitigating supply chain disruptions and promoting environmental responsibility.

March 24, 2023
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Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System Kicks Off 65th Navigation Season

The binational waterway remains a cornerstone of international trade and cooperation, supporting jobs, economic growth, and sustainability in North America.

March 24, 2023
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Baltic Dry Index Marks First Weekly Decline in Five

March 24 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index edged higher on Friday on stronger demand in the larger capesize vessel

March 24, 2023
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Maersk and Shanghai Port Group Forge Green Fuel Partnership

Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk (Maersk) and Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) have announced a strategic partnership for a Shanghai Port

March 24, 2023
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