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


Monday, May 23, 2022
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Containership Transit Times, Not Simply Backlog Counts, Could Offer Clearer Picture of Shipping Crisis, Windward Says

Backlogs of ships waiting outside major ports across the world is perhaps the most visible sign of the on-going global container shipping crisis and issues in

27 mins ago
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Bulk Carrier Chief Engineer Pleads Guilty to Ilegal Dischargers, Cover-Up

The Chief Engineer of a foreign flagged bulk carrier has pleaded guilty in U.S. court to two felony counts for deliberately discharging oil-contaminated bilge

3 hours ago
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Cargo ship Guangdong Port
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Russia’s War in Ukraine, China’s COVID-19 Lockdowns ‘Darken’ Outlook for Global Economy, WTO Says

Russia’s war in Ukraine and China’s COVID-19 lockdowns are adding additional risks to the global trade recovery, the World Trade Organization said

4 hours ago
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Maersk Supply Service AHTS to Support Ocean Plastics Cleanup Effort for Another Year

Two anchor-handling tugs belonging to Maersk Supply Service will return to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch having extended their contract with The Ocean

5 hours ago
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Long Beach Port Chief Doesn’t See Labor Deal by July 1 Deadline

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The head of the US’s second-busiest port doesn’t see talks over new labor contracts for 22,000 dockworkers at 29

6 hours ago
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Sunday, May 22, 2022
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Happy National Maritime Day!

Happy National Maritime Day! National Maritime Day dates back to a joint resolution approved by Congress on May 20, 1933 designating May 22 of each year as

May 22, 2022
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Poland Interested In Trans-Shipping LNG Through Portugal

WARSAW, May 20 (Reuters) – Poland would be interested in cooperating with Portugal on potential LNG trans-shipping, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki

May 22, 2022
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Saturday, May 21, 2022
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Coffee Shipped by Sailboats In Efforts To Disrupt The Heavy Ships’ Command Of The High Seas

By Irina Anghel and Eamon Akil Farhat May 21, 2022,(Bloomberg) –There’s never been a more dreamy way to have your coffee delivered than a sailboat

May 21, 2022
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Russia Stops Gas Supply To Finland Over Refusal To Pay In Rubles

By Kati Pohjanpalo (Bloomberg) –Russia has cut Finland off from its natural gas supplies as relations between the two neighbors sour over the Nordic

May 21, 2022
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Suez Canal Revenues Set To Reach $7 Billion By End Of Fiscal Year 

CAIRO May 21 (Reuters) – Egypt expects the Suez Canal’s revenues to reach about $7 billion by the end of the current fiscal year, finance

May 21, 2022
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New LNG Deal Will Allow Finland, Estonia to End Russian Gas Imports

By Sergio Chapa (Bloomberg) —Excelerate Energy Inc. signed a 10-year deal to move a ship that stores liquefied natural gas to Finland, allowing the

May 21, 2022
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Friday, May 20, 2022
port of deluth
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Great Lakes Shipping Sees Strong Start to the Season Led by Grain Exports

Shipping on the Great Lakes has kicked off with a bang this season as ports in the region step up to fill the global void of grain caused by

May 20, 2022
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Container Shipping Earned ‘Mind-Bending’ $59.3 Billion Quarterly Profit -McCown

Ocean carriers raked in a “mind-bending” $59.3 billion profit in the first quarter of the year—the highest quarterly earnings in container

May 20, 2022
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Sovcomflot ship bridge
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Russian Oil Producers Snap Up Sovcomflot Tankers Shunned By Rest of the World

By Debjit Chakraborty, Julian Lee and Serene Cheong (Bloomberg) — Russian oil producers are starting to book up an increasing number of tankers owned by

May 20, 2022
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China Quietly Ramping Up Purchases of Cheap Russian Oil

By Chen Aizhu and Florence Tan SINGAPORE, May 20 (Reuters) – China is quietly ramping up purchases of oil from Russia at bargain prices,

May 20, 2022
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Breakbulk Europe: Uncertainty Surrounding Future Fuels

By Ira Breskin ROTTERDAM—There is no clearly optimal marine fuel to power the current and future generation of cargo vessels, speakers said Thursday here at

May 20, 2022
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Carriers’ Blank Sailings Check Rates Decline as Regulators Watch On

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The ‘drip-drip’ erosion of container spot rates on the transpacific and Asia-Europe tradelanes since the Chinese

May 20, 2022
Total Views: 1266

Gianluigi Aponte portrait
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Former-Banker Turned Shipping Magnate Rides Pandemic Shipping Boom to $19 Billion Fortune

By Ben Stupples (Bloomberg) — Gianluigi Aponte left a job in finance to focus on shipping. Now, decades later, he has one of the world’s biggest

May 20, 2022
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Thursday, May 19, 2022
Laden crude oil tanker approaches the port of Qingdao, China in the morning fog
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More Russian Oil Heading East Squeezes Iranian Crude Sales to China

By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin, Florence Tan and Chen Aizhu LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) – Iran’s crude exports to China have fallen sharply since the

May 19, 2022
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NOAA Requests Proposals for the Design and Construction of New Ocean Survey Ships

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is seeking proposals from U.S. shipbuilders for the design and construction of two new ocean

May 19, 2022
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