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Monday, June 27, 2022
SubCom Awarded $600 Million Contract to Build Fiber-Optic Subsea Cable from Singapore to France
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SubCom Awarded $600 Million Contract to Build Fiber-Optic Subsea Cable from Singapore to France

U.S.-based telecommunications company SubCom has been awarded a $600 million contract to build a more than 10,500-mile fiber optic subsea cable connecting

June 27, 2022
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Sunday, June 26, 2022
Russian Superyacht Reappears In Dubai After Going Dark
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Russian Superyacht Reappears In Dubai After Going Dark

DUBAI (Reuters) – A luxurious superyacht belonging to a sanctioned Russian billionaire parliamentarian featuring six suites,

June 26, 2022
Total Views: 6867

Saturday, June 25, 2022
Port of Durban south africa.File photo: Shutterstock/michaeljung
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A ‘Perfect Storm’ Threatens Southern African Citrus Industry

By Semakaleng Motsoere (Bloomberg) –Southern Africa’s citrus industry is battling a “perfect storm” of increased production, rising farming

June 25, 2022
Total Views: 2690

Germany Looking To Repurpose Unused Nord Stream 2 Pipeline For LNG  Use 
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Germany Looking To Repurpose Unused Nord Stream 2 Pipeline For LNG  Use 

BERLIN, June 24 (Reuters) – The German government is considering converting parts of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline into a connection for a liquefied

June 25, 2022
Total Views: 2226

Megayachts Run Low On Safe Harbors As Russia Sanctions Take Hold
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Megayachts Run Low On Safe Harbors As Russia Sanctions Take Hold

By K. Oanh Ha (Bloomberg) –When the $325 million Amadea superyacht that’s been linked to Russian billionaire Suleiman Kerimov sailed into Fiji in

June 25, 2022
Total Views: 4311

Friday, June 24, 2022
Jumbo Mystery: Hong Kong’s Famous Floating Resturaunt May Still Be Afloat
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Jumbo Mystery: Hong Kong’s Famous Floating Resturaunt May Still Be Afloat

By Kari Lindberg (Bloomberg) — Hong Kong’s famed Jumbo Floating Restaurant may still be afloat after all. The imperial palace-shaped vessel capsized

June 24, 2022
Total Views: 5563

The Getting to Zero Coalition Meets to Develop Action Plan for Maritime Decarbonization
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The Getting to Zero Coalition Meets to Develop Action Plan for Maritime Decarbonization

Nearly 100 representatives from across the maritime industry met in Copenhagen this week to formulate an action plan for decarbonizing the shipping sector. The

June 24, 2022
Total Views: 637

nuclear icebreaker convoy
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Study: Melting Arctic Ice Could Transform International Trade Routes and Weaken Russia’s Grip on Arctic Shipping

With climate change rapidly opening up the Arctic to shipping, new trade routes could help reduce the shipping industry’s carbon footprint and also

June 24, 2022
Total Views: 2062

Qatar Demands EU Sign Long-Term LNG Deals
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Qatar Demands EU Sign Long-Term LNG Deals

By Stephen Stapczynski and Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) — Qatar plans to insist on terms that will lock Europe Union countries in for two decades of

June 24, 2022
Total Views: 3043

shipping containers
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Shipping Industry’s Use of ‘Smart’ Containers Expected to Explode In Coming Years -Drewry

The number of “smart” containers in the global fleet is set to explode in the coming years as operators and cargo owners seek to increase cargo

June 24, 2022
Total Views: 8644

Matson-containership-Daniel-K.-Inouye
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Matson’s 2018-Built ‘Daniel K. Inouye’ to Undergo LNG Engine Conversion

U.S. shipping company Matson Navigation has signed an agreement with MAN Energy Solutions to retrofit the main engine on board the 2018-built containership

June 24, 2022
Total Views: 2452

File photo of an oil tanker at sea
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Report: Gunvor Requests Jones Act Waiver to Deliver Gasoline to U.S. East Coast

Commodities trading house Gunvor SA has reportedly requested a Jones Act waiver asking for permission to deliver 13 million gallons of blended gasoline to the

June 24, 2022
Total Views: 9275

Thursday, June 23, 2022
Esben Poulsson shakes hands with Emanuele Grimaldi
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International Chamber of Shipping Board Appoints Emanuele Grimaldi as Chairman

The board of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has appointed Emanuele Grimaldi, President and Managing Director of Grimaldi Euromed SpA, as Chairman

June 23, 2022
Total Views: 448

Boris Johnson Signals UK’s Willingness to De-Mine Black Sea and Help Export Grain from Ukraine
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Boris Johnson Signals UK’s Willingness to De-Mine Black Sea and Help Export Grain from Ukraine

By Andrew MacAskill KIGALI, June 23 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday Britain was willing to assist with demining

June 23, 2022
Total Views: 1170

wave breaking over tanker
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Shipping Costs Soar as Russian Fallout Upends Fuel Flows

By Elizabeth Low (Bloomberg) — The dislocation of global fuel markets after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has boosted the cost of shipping products

June 23, 2022
Total Views: 2395

container ship at sea
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Marine Money Week: Back in Force After Three-Year Hiatus

After a three year hiatus, the signature Marine Money event, at New York’s Pierre Hotel, began with a great line-up of presentations from companies and

June 23, 2022
Total Views: 429

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
smoke pollution coming from a container ship
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EU Parliament Votes to Include Shipping in EU Carbon Market

The EU Parliament has voted in favour of including shipping in its carbon market, adding pressure for the industry to accelerate its decarbonization. The EU

June 22, 2022
Total Views: 759

Wärtsilä to Supply Propulsion Systems for World’s Largest Hybrid Battery-Powered Vessels
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Wärtsilä to Supply Propulsion Systems for World’s Largest Hybrid Battery-Powered Vessels

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has revealed an order to supply the hybrid battery-powered propulsion systems for three new roll-on/roll-off passenger

June 22, 2022
Total Views: 1248

Sovcomflot ship bridge
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Russian Oil Tankers Get India Safety Cover via Dubai Company

By Nidhi Verma and Jonathan Saul NEW DELHI/LONDON, June 22 (Reuters) – India is providing safety certification for dozens of ships managed by a

June 22, 2022
Total Views: 9537

Yang Ming containership
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Shipper Complaint Accuses Yang Ming and HMM of Collusion and Profiteering

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – An Illinois shipper is suing Taiwanese operator Yang Ming and South Korean carrier HMM, claiming they benefited

June 22, 2022
Total Views: 1357
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