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Friday, April 22, 2022
Illegal Bilge Dumping at Sea Remains All Too Common in Shipping, Investigation Reveals
Environment

Illegal Bilge Dumping at Sea Remains All Too Common in Shipping, Investigation Reveals

The illegal dumping of oily wastewater into the ocean from ships is likely much more widespread than previously known and largely goes unpunished, according to

April 22, 2022
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MSC container-ship Port of Montreal Canada
Ports

Montreal Makes Pitch for Ships to Head North Amid Supply Chain Snarls

By Stephen Wicary and Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) — The head of Canada’s second-biggest port has a supply-chain sales pitch few of his peers in the

April 22, 2022
Total Views: 2712

FMC Ramping Up Its Review of Ocean Carriers’ Export Services
Shipping

FMC Ramping Up Its Review of Ocean Carriers’ Export Services

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission staffers are working “expeditiously” on an initiative to examine how ocean carriers are serving U.S. export

April 22, 2022
Total Views: 606

oil tanker at sea
Shipping

Gasoline Imports Flowing to U.S. West Coast Near-Record Pace

By Chunzi Xu (Bloomberg) — The U.S. West Coast is importing gasoline at a near-record pace this month to help ease supply constraints amid eye-popping

April 22, 2022
Total Views: 2166

Thursday, April 21, 2022
Container ships wait off the coast of the congested Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Long Beach, California
Ports

U.S. Ports Await Surge from China’s COVID Lockdowns

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The U.S. should brace for another surge in the supply-chain crisis as manufacturers in Asia reopen their factories from

April 21, 2022
Total Views: 2843

Strategic Petroleum Reserve Tanks
Shipping

U.S. Energy Department Kicks Off Record-Setting Release from Strategic Petroleum Reserve

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the sale of 30 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR), the first since President Biden

April 21, 2022
Total Views: 1480

oil tanker at anchor
Shipping

Oil Climbs With Supply Risks Eclipsing China Concerns

By Devika Krishna Kumar and Sheela Tobben (Bloomberg) — Oil rose to settle at its highest in three days in a volatile session as a series of challenges

April 21, 2022
Total Views: 1185

LNG carrier with letters L N G on side
Shipping

Calls for U.S. LNG Revive Stalled Export Projects, But at Higher Costs

By Marcy de Luna HOUSTON, April 21 (Reuters) – Soaring demand for U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) as buyers steer clear of Russian fuel is

April 21, 2022
Total Views: 1144

Hydrogen-Powered Ferry Set to Launch in San Francisco Bay
Environment

Hydrogen-Powered Ferry Set to Launch in San Francisco Bay

By Matt McKnight BELLINGHAM, Wash., April 21 (Reuters) – The San Francisco Bay will soon have a new fossil fuel-free ferry floating in its

April 21, 2022
Total Views: 1614

P&O Ferries Fires Agency Crew Citing Breach of Alcohol Policy
Shipping

P&O Ferries Fires Agency Crew Citing Breach of Alcohol Policy

P&O Ferries has fired seven of its new agency employees after they showed up to work in breach of the company’ zero-tolerance alcohol policy. The

April 21, 2022
Total Views: 9185

Photo of POTUS Joe Biden
Ports

Biden Bans Russian Ships From U.S. Ports

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, April 21 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden announced on Thursday the United States will ban Russian-affiliated

April 21, 2022
Total Views: 2514

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
NYK Takes Delivery of Third Methanol-Fueled Tanker
Shipping

NYK Takes Delivery of Third Methanol-Fueled Tanker

Japanese shipping group NYK has taken delivery of a third methanol-fueled chemical tanker, named Grouse Sun, from Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in Korea. The ship was

April 20, 2022
Total Views: 3354

Yangshan Port south of Shanghai, China.
Shipping

Brazilian Meat Exporters Face Hurdles Shipping Through Shanghai

By Ana Mano SAO PAULO, April 20 (Reuters) – Brazil’s ABPA, a lobby group representing large pork and chicken processors like JBS SA and BRF SA,

April 20, 2022
Total Views: 1803

ITF Says Inspectors Denied Welfare Checks of P&O Ferries Replacement Crew at Dover Port
Shipping

ITF Says Inspectors Denied Welfare Checks of P&O Ferries Replacement Crew at Dover Port

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) said its inspectors were denied the ability to conduct welfare checks for replacement crew members

April 20, 2022
Total Views: 6835

angshan Deep-Water Port
Shipping

Windward: 1 in 5 Containerships Globally Are Stuck Waiting Outside Congested Ports

The number of containerships waiting outside of congested ports has risen sharply in recent months, with 20% of all containerships trading globally now stuck

April 20, 2022
Total Views: 4465

tanker at sea
Shipping

U.S. Refiners Receiving Last Russian Oil Cargoes Before Sanctions Wind-Down

By Arathy Somasekhar HOUSTON, April 20 (Reuters) – Nine tankers carrying Russian-origin crude and fuel oil have discharged in the United States

April 20, 2022
Total Views: 1919

oocl containership
Shipping

OOCL Making Aggresive Grab for Asia-Europe Market Share

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – OOCL’s first-quarter operational numbers not only confirm the unflagging colossal profitability of the liner

April 20, 2022
Total Views: 1622

Tuesday, April 19, 2022
mississippi shipping
Shipping

MARAD Announces New America’s Marine Highway Program Designations, Projects

The U.S. Maritime Administration has announced a new Marine Highway route and projects as part of the America’s Marine Highway Program. Today’s

April 19, 2022
Total Views: 2531

Ships moored Parana River Port
Shipping

Argentine Maritime Workers Plan 24-Hour Strike

By Maximilian Heath BUENOS AIRES, April 19 (Reuters) – Argentine ship workers will stage a 24-hour strike on Thursday to protest what they call

April 19, 2022
Total Views: 1123

Alarm Over Rising Container Dwell Times at West Coast Ports Prompts Calls for More Rail Support
Shipping

Alarm Over Rising Container Dwell Times at West Coast Ports Prompts Calls for More Rail Support

By Ian Putzger in Toronto (The Loadstar) – Concern over lengthening container dwell times at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has caused U.S.

April 19, 2022
Total Views: 2195
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