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Saturday, July 2, 2022
Russian-flagged oil tanker Pegas docked in Greece
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Seized Iranian Tanker Towed To Piraeus Port

ATHENS, July 2 (Reuters) – An Iranian-flagged tanker seized by Greece in April, part of whose cargo was confiscated by the United States, was being

July 2, 2022
Total Views: 3146

Friday, July 1, 2022
Bulk Carrier Captain and Chief Mate Fined for Leaving Great Barrier Reef Shipping Lanes
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Bulk Carrier Captain and Chief Mate Fined for Leaving Great Barrier Reef Shipping Lanes

The captain and chief mate of a bulk carrier have been fined after pleading guilty to steering the ship through a protected area of the Great Barrier Reef. The

July 1, 2022
Total Views: 10608

McAllister Towing’s Captain Brian A. McAllister Dies at 89
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McAllister Towing’s Captain Brian A. McAllister Dies at 89

Captain Brian A. McAllister, former chairman of U.S. East Coast tug operation McAllister Towing, passed away Wednesday at the age of 89, the company has

July 1, 2022
Total Views: 2995

Back to the Future? Cargo Giant Cargill Turns to Wind to Cut Carbon
Environment

Back to the Future? Cargo Giant Cargill Turns to Wind to Cut Carbon

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) – In a new take on ancient technology, Cargill, one of the world’s biggest charterers of ships, is to

July 1, 2022
Total Views: 4474

Zhibek Zholy cargo ship underway
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Ukraine Asks Turkey to Detain Russian-Flagged Ship Carrying Ukrainian Grain

By Jonathan Saul and Jonathan Spicer LONDON/ISTANBUL, July 1 (Reuters) – Ukraine has requested that Turkey detain and arrest the

July 1, 2022
Total Views: 5783

Thursday, June 30, 2022
lng bunkering rotterdam
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CMA CGM and ENGIE to Produce Biomethane Fuel For Shipping in France

PARIS, June 30 (Reuters) – Shipping line CMA CGM and energy group Engie plan to launch biomethane production in France in 2026 as they look to

June 30, 2022
Total Views: 1547

container shipping
Ports

Drewry: Beginning of the End for Container Shipping’s Bull Run

Container shipping’s pandemic-fueled boom cycle has undoubtedly taken a turn in recent months, but lingering congestion is likely to prevent a swift

June 30, 2022
Total Views: 21412

Aerial top view of a containership at port. Stock Photo: Shutterstock/Avigator Fortuner
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Ocean Carriers Blanking Sailings to Mitigate Dip in Demand -Project44

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Ocean carriers are resorting to more aggressive blanking strategies to manage a dip in demand, according to the

June 30, 2022
Total Views: 3904

FILE PHOTO: The sun sets behind container cranes at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 14, 2021. REUTERS/David Swanson/File Photo
Ports

Key U.S. Ports Brace for Expiration of Dockworker Union Contract

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — A labor contract for 22,000 US West Coast dockworkers is on the verge of expiring, opening the door to strikes,

June 30, 2022
Total Views: 2242

Wednesday, June 29, 2022
MSC Gayane
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Shipping Companies and Customs Authorities Step Up Fight Against Drug Trafficking By Sea

Container shipping companies and international customs authorities met earlier this month to discuss ways to step up the fight against drug trafficking by sea

June 29, 2022
Total Views: 2119

Berge Bulk Newcastlemax to Be Fitted with ‘WindWings’ Sails
Environment

Berge Bulk Newcastlemax to Be Fitted with ‘WindWings’ Sails

A newcastlemax bulk carrier belonging to Singapore-based Berge Bulk will be fitted with four WindWings sails in the second quarter of 2023. The WindWings

June 29, 2022
Total Views: 3809

crowley maritime el coqui
Environment

Crowley Sets Baseline for Its GHG Emissions Reduction Strategy

U.S.-based Crowley has released its inaugural sustainability report establishing a reference point to measure progress towards its environmental, social and

June 29, 2022
Total Views: 885

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Shell and CMA CGM Sign LNG Fuel Supply Agreement in Singapore
Ports

Shell and CMA CGM Sign LNG Fuel Supply Agreement in Singapore

Shell and CMA CGM have signed a multi-year agreement on the supply of LNG fuel for CMA CGM ships in the Port of Singapore. The LNG bunkering will be

June 28, 2022
Total Views: 3106

Stacked containers are shown as ships unload their cargo at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S. November 22, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo
Shipping

Clogged Warehouses And Rail Delays Signal New Supply Chain Woes

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) Public attention has waned two years into the crisis that disrupted global supply chains, giving the impression that everything

June 28, 2022
Total Views: 3295

UNCTAD Says War in Ukraine is Stifling Trade and Raising Shipping Costs Globally
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UNCTAD Says War in Ukraine is Stifling Trade and Raising Shipping Costs Globally

The war in the Ukraine is stifling trade and logistics in Ukraine and the Black Sea region, increasing global demand for vessel capacity and raising cost of

June 28, 2022
Total Views: 1420

ONE Announces Industry-First Weight Discrepency Surcharge for Overweight Containers
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ONE Announces Industry-First Weight Discrepency Surcharge for Overweight Containers

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Asia-Europe ocean carriers are cracking down on rogue shippers who incorrectly declare westbound booking container

June 28, 2022
Total Views: 4353

containership
Shipping

Cyber Pirates Prowling Ship Controls Threaten Another Big Supply Chain Shock

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — In February 2019, a large container ship sailing for New York identified a cyber intrusion on board that startled

June 28, 2022
Total Views: 10470

Monday, June 27, 2022
U.S. Coast Guard Rescues Boaters Off Florida After Lightning Strike Caught on Camera
Accidents

U.S. Coast Guard Rescues Boaters Off Florida After Lightning Strike Caught on Camera

A scary moment caught on camera… The Coast Guard rescued seven people on Saturday after their 39-foot personal vessel was struck by lightning 100

June 27, 2022
Total Views: 7710

oil tanker
Shipping

G-7 Weighs Russia Oil-Price Cap Via Insurance and Shipping Ban

By Chiara Albanese, Samy Adghirni and Alberto Nardelli (Bloomberg) — Group of Seven nations are discussing a cap on the price of Russian oil that

June 27, 2022
Total Views: 956

Biden Administration Announces Actions to Combat Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing
Fishing

Biden Administration Announces Actions to Combat Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing

The Biden Administration has announced a set of actions to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing that the White House says is significantly

June 27, 2022
Total Views: 1672
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