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Tuesday, January 12, 2021
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Q-Flex LNG Carrier Completes First Ship-to-Ship Transfer

Qatari natural gas company Qatargas has announced the first ship-to-ship (STS) transfer of a liquefied natural gas involving one of its Q-Flex LNG carriers.

January 12, 2021
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Brexit Shatters Supply Chains for French Fish Hub

By Richard Lough BOULOGNE-SUR-MER, France, Jan 12 (Reuters) – French fishmongers and seafood factories are suspending orders from Britain and battling to

January 12, 2021
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Asian LNG Breaks $30 Barrier as Cold Makes Traders Scramble

By Stephen Stapczynski and Anna Shiryaevskaya (Bloomberg) — North Asia’s liquefied natural gas benchmark rose above $30 per million British Thermal

January 12, 2021
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Norway Eyes Sea Change in Deep Dive for Metals Instead of Oil

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Jan 12 (Reuters) – Norway’s oil and gas reserves have made it one of the world’s wealthiest countries but its

January 12, 2021
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Nor-Shipping Postpones 2021 Conference

Nor-Shipping has pushed its planned June 2021 conference to January 2022 amid impacts the COVID-19 pandemic. The conference says its decision to postpone the

January 12, 2021
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Historic SS Badger Lives to Steam Another Day

By Ira Breskin The historic SS Badger will live to steam another day. SS Badger, the last coal-powered car ferry providing regularly scheduled service on the

January 12, 2021
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Monday, January 11, 2021
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ONE Apus Cargo Unloading Expected to Take Several More Weeks

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Surveyors contracted to inspect the damaged cargo and containers on the ONE Apus say discharging

January 11, 2021
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Baltic Dry Index Extends Rally Surging 10%

Jan 11 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index climbed about 10% to its highest level in three months on Monday as soaring coal

January 11, 2021
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Australia Has Unseaworthy Livestock Carrier Hauled Away Along with 2-Year Ban

Maritime authorities in Australia have banned the livestock carrier Barkly Pearl from its waters for two years after the ship was discovered in Australian

January 11, 2021
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World’s Priciest Ships: Winter LNG Boom Sends Charter Rates to Record

By Stephen Stapczynski and Anna Shiryaevskaya (Bloomberg) — An unprecedented shortage of liquefied natural gas tankers has made them the most expensive

January 11, 2021
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U.S. Labels Houthis Terrorists After Attacks on Oil Tankers

By Paul Wallace, Verity Ratcliffe and Mohammed Hatem (Bloomberg) — The U.S. has classified Yemen’s Houthis as a foreign terrorist organization

January 11, 2021
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Freezing Weather Snarls Asian Port, Sending Energy Prices Soaring

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China’s coldest winter in decades meant state-owned energy giant Sinopec was desperate to unload heating fuel from a

January 11, 2021
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How China Won Trump’s ‘Easy to Win’ Trade War

By Bloomberg News – U.S. President Donald Trump famously tweeted that “trade wars were good, and easy to win” in 2018 as he began to

January 11, 2021
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Sunday, January 10, 2021
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Iran Tells South Korea Not to Politicize Tanker Seizure as it Demands Release of Funds

DUBAI, Jan 10 (Reuters) – Iran said on Sunday that South Korea should avoid politicizing the seizure of its vessel by Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the

January 10, 2021
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Friday, January 8, 2021
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Steady as She Goes: Three Expectations for the U.S Coast Guard Under the Biden Administration

This article is part of a series by Holland & Knight’s Transportation & Infrastructure Industry Sector Group leading up to President-elect

January 8, 2021
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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Unveil Underground Missile Base in Gulf

DUBAI, Jan 8 (Reuters) – Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards unveiled an underground missile base at an undisclosed Gulf location on Friday, Iranian

January 8, 2021
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UAE to Reopen All Entry Points with Qatar as Gulf Dispute Thaws

DUBAI, Jan 8 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates will reopen all its land, sea and air entry points with Qatar starting Saturday, state news agency WAM

January 8, 2021
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Oil Has Best Week in Four Months With Saudi Cut Buoying Prices

By Andres Guerra Luz (Bloomberg) — Oil posted the biggest weekly gain since late September as Saudi Arabia’s plan to slice output spurred a surge in

January 8, 2021
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Interview: WinGD Discusses New Engine Tech to Help Tackle Methane Slip

With International Maritime Organization targeting a 50% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from ships by 2050, focus is shifting to which alternative fuels

January 8, 2021
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Boxship Space in Asia Now Going, Going, Gone – to the Highest Bidder

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Major forwarders are engaged in fierce bidding wars in China, in order to secure equipment and space to North Europe.

January 8, 2021
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