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Tuesday, July 19, 2022
MARAD Taking Applications to Help Boost Nation’s Maritime Workforce
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MARAD Taking Applications to Help Boost Nation’s Maritime Workforce

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) is now taking applications for Centers of Excellence (CoE) designations for community

July 19, 2022
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Fujairah Bunker Fuel Sales Fall to Four-Month Low in June
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Fujairah Bunker Fuel Sales Fall to Four-Month Low in June

By Jeslyn Lerh SINGAPORE, July 19 (Reuters) – Marine fuel sales at the United Arab Emirates’ Fujairah, third largest bunkering hub in the world,

July 19, 2022
Total Views: 918

Ship Photos: Pioneering Spirit Lifts Massive 11,000-Metric-Ton Steel Jacket
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Ship Photos: Pioneering Spirit Lifts Massive 11,000-Metric-Ton Steel Jacket

Another milestone for the world’s strongest heavy lift vessel. Allseas is reported that the Pioneering Spirit successfully lifted the 11,000 metric-ton

July 19, 2022
Total Views: 10670

Chinese Chief Officer to Receive IMO Bravery Award
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Chinese Chief Officer to Receive IMO Bravery Award

The chief officer of a Chinese tanker will be given the International Maritime Organization award for exceptional bravery at sea for his efforts to rescue two

July 19, 2022
Total Views: 4369

Subchater M Milestone: Entire U.S. Towing Vessel Fleet Inspected for Compliance as Phase-In Period Ends
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Subchater M Milestone: Entire U.S. Towing Vessel Fleet Inspected for Compliance as Phase-In Period Ends

The U.S. Coast Guard is marking the conclusion of the certificate of inspection phase-in period under Subchapter M towing vessel regulations. The long-awaited

July 19, 2022
Total Views: 3251

U.S. Container Imports Rise in June as Congestion Shifts East
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U.S. Container Imports Rise in June as Congestion Shifts East

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) US import container volumes grew by 5.9% in June, year on year, defying weaker consumer demand trends. According to the latest

July 19, 2022
Total Views: 1912

Monday, July 18, 2022
Meeting on Resuming Ukrainian Grain Exports Likely This Week
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Meeting on Resuming Ukrainian Grain Exports Likely This Week

ANKARA, July 18 (Reuters) – Officials from Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and the United Nations will most likely meet this week to discuss resuming

July 18, 2022
Total Views: 763

panama canal tonnage record
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New Panama Canal Toll Structure Approved

Panama has approved a new toll structure for ships using the waterway. The new structure will be phased in beginning in 2023. The new structure, recommended by

July 18, 2022
Total Views: 4710

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Ocean Yield Purchases Second Methanol-Ready Containership Under Construction

Norway-based shipowner Ocean Yield has agreed to purchase a second methanol-ready containership newbuilding for long-term charter to Israeli carrier ZIM. The

July 18, 2022
Total Views: 643

When Will Supply Chains Return to Normal?
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When Will Supply Chains Return to Normal?

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Rock guitarist Jack White, who extended his “Supply Chain Issues Tour” into October, might want to name

July 18, 2022
Total Views: 2887

Friday, July 15, 2022
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U.S. Retail Sales Rise in June Despite Inflation

Retail sales in the U.S. increased in June even as inflation climbed higher and drove up prices across the board, the National Retail Federation said Friday.

July 15, 2022
Total Views: 695

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Record Container Ordering in 2021 Created Equipment Surplus, Drewry Says

Container lessors and ocean carriers ordered a record number of containers in 2021 as congestion across global supply chains kept equipment tied up for longer,

July 15, 2022
Total Views: 1622

Russian Proposal to Resume Ukrainian Grain Exports ‘Largely Supported’
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Russian Proposal to Resume Ukrainian Grain Exports ‘Largely Supported’

July 15 (Reuters) – Russia’s proposals on how to resume Ukrainian grain exports were “largely supported” by negotiators at talks this

July 15, 2022
Total Views: 2197

A satellite image shows a closeup of bulk carrier ship loading grain at the port of Sevastopol, Crimea May 19, 2022
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Crimea Shipping Surge Points to Stealing of Ukraine Grain

By Áine Quinn (Bloomberg) — The Russian-occupied peninsula of Crimea is shipping more than 50 times the volume of food it usually does at this time

July 15, 2022
Total Views: 1440

Thursday, July 14, 2022
Ultra-Large Containership APL Vanda Loses Boxes Overboard in Indian Ocean
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Ultra-Large Containership APL Vanda Loses Boxes Overboard in Indian Ocean

A CMA CGM-operated mega containership apparently lost an undisclosed number of containers overboard while underway in the Indian Ocean off the coast of

July 14, 2022
Total Views: 17670

German Dockworkers Begin Two-Day Strike Adding to Congestion Woes
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German Dockworkers Begin Two-Day Strike Adding to Congestion Woes

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Dockers walked out of German ports at six o’clock this morning at the start of a 48-hour strike that will paralyse

July 14, 2022
Total Views: 2388

Wartsila to Roll Out First Methanol-Fueled Ship Engine in 2023
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Wartsila to Roll Out First Methanol-Fueled Ship Engine in 2023

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, July 14 (Reuters) – Marine and energy equipment maker Wartsila will roll out its first methanol-powered engine in a new ship

July 14, 2022
Total Views: 3582

HMM containership in port
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South Korea’s HMM Reveals Plan to Leapfrog in Carrier Rankings with $11 Billion Growth Strategy

South Korea’s flagship shipping line HMM will invest approximately $11 billion in the coming years to expand its fleet of container and bulk ships,

July 14, 2022
Total Views: 1055

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Progress Reported in Ukrainian Grain Export Talks
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Progress Reported in Ukrainian Grain Export Talks

By Beril Akman, Megan Durisin and Daryna Krasnolutska (Bloomberg) — Negotiations over unblocking millions of tons of Ukraine’s grain exports were

July 13, 2022
Total Views: 1566

White House Keeping Distance from Critical Rail and Dockworker Labor Talks For Now
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White House Keeping Distance from Critical Rail and Dockworker Labor Talks For Now

By Augusta Saraiva and Ngai Yeung (Bloomberg) — The White House is monitoring labor talks in the logistics industry as unions representing 115,000 rail

July 13, 2022
Total Views: 1390
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