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Wednesday, May 25, 2022
A bulk carrier departs the Port of Odessa prior to the war. Image courtesy VolodymyrT / Shutterstock.com
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Russia Ready to Set Up Humanitarian Corridor for Ships Leaving Ukraine, With Conditions

May 25 (Reuters) – Russia is ready to provide a humanitarian corridor for vessels carrying food to leave Ukraine, in return for the lifting of

May 25, 2022
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022
A dockyard worker watches as barley grain is mechanically poured into a 40,000 ton ship at an Ukrainian agricultural exporter's shipment terminal in the southern Ukrainian city of Nikolaev July 9, 2013.
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Russia Is Winning From the Global Food Crisis It Helped Create

By Aine Quinn (Bloomberg) — Russia’s war against Ukraine, while deepening a global food crisis, has made the invader among the biggest

May 24, 2022
Total Views: 4171

A cargo ship is moored in the Port of Long Beach while cranes retrieve cargo containers from the ship
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Port of Long Beach and Amazon to Collaborate on New Real-Time Cargo Tracking Platform

The Port of Long Beach and Amazon’s cloud computing subsidiary, Amazon Web Services, Inc., have agreed to work together on a “cutting-edge new

May 24, 2022
Total Views: 2164

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NTSB Says Incorrectly Installed Fuel Tubing Caused Engine Room Fire on Containership Off California

An incorrectly installed section of main engine fuel oil return tubing led to an engine room fire aboard a containership off the coast of Santa Barbara,

May 24, 2022
Total Views: 5032

Ship Captain Stands Accused of Smuggling Cocaine Into Australia
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Ship Captain Stands Accused of Smuggling Cocaine Into Australia

A ship captain has been charged in Australia for his alleged role in a drug smuggling operation at the Port of Hedland. If convicted, he could face life in

May 24, 2022
Total Views: 3963

Grain is loaded onto a ship in Odessa, Ukraine, August 9, 2021
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Support Grows for Naval Escorts for Ukraine Grain

By Natalia Drozdiak and Rosalind Mathieson (Bloomberg) — Support is growing in Europe to send warships to the Black Sea to escort freighters carrying

May 24, 2022
Total Views: 2584

National Maritime Day in New York: MAPONY’s International Maritime Hall of Fame Awards
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National Maritime Day in New York: MAPONY’s International Maritime Hall of Fame Awards

Last week, the New York maritime scene had National Maritime Day (on May 22) celebratory event that included the annual International Maritime Hall of Fame

May 24, 2022
Total Views: 694

A bulk carrier departs the Port of Odessa prior to the war. Image courtesy VolodymyrT / Shutterstock.com
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Ukraine Seeks Ways to Get Grain Out

By Pavel Polityuk and Silvia Aloisi KYIV, May 24 (Reuters) – Ukraine is seeking ways to get grain and vegetable oils out of the country by breaking a

May 24, 2022
Total Views: 1567

Monday, May 23, 2022
Trucks At Port Of LA
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Stressed-Out Supply Chain Managers Throwing in the Towel in Search of Greener Pastures

By Daniela Sirtori-Cortina (Bloomberg) — Supply-chain managers quit their jobs last year at the highest rate since at least 2016 due to a mix of burnout

May 23, 2022
Total Views: 4902

Containership Transit Times, Not Simply Backlog Counts, Could Offer Clearer Picture of Shipping Crisis, Windward Says
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Containership Transit Times, Not Simply Backlog Counts, Could Offer Clearer Picture of Shipping Crisis, Windward Says

Backlogs of ships waiting outside major ports across the world is perhaps the most visible sign of the on-going global container shipping crisis and issues in

May 23, 2022
Total Views: 4652

Bulk Carrier Chief Engineer Pleads Guilty to Ilegal Discharges, Cover-Up
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Bulk Carrier Chief Engineer Pleads Guilty to Ilegal Discharges, Cover-Up

The Chief Engineer of a foreign flagged bulk carrier has pleaded guilty in U.S. court to two felony counts for deliberately discharging oil-contaminated bilge

May 23, 2022
Total Views: 9489

Cargo ship Guangdong Port
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Russia’s War in Ukraine, China’s COVID-19 Lockdowns ‘Darken’ Outlook for Global Economy, WTO Says

Russia’s war in Ukraine and China’s COVID-19 lockdowns are adding additional risks to the global trade recovery, the World Trade Organization said

May 23, 2022
Total Views: 1407

Maersk Supply Service AHTS to Support Ocean Plastics Cleanup Effort for Another Year
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Maersk Supply Service AHTS to Support Ocean Plastics Cleanup Effort for Another Year

Two anchor-handling tugs belonging to Maersk Supply Service will return to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch having extended their contract with The Ocean

May 23, 2022
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Long Beach Port Chief Doesn’t See Labor Deal by July 1 Deadline

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The head of the US’s second-busiest port doesn’t see talks over new labor contracts for 22,000 dockworkers at 29

May 23, 2022
Total Views: 2597

Sunday, May 22, 2022
Happy National Maritime Day!
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Happy National Maritime Day!

Happy National Maritime Day! National Maritime Day dates back to a joint resolution approved by Congress on May 20, 1933 designating May 22 of each year as

May 22, 2022
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LNG tanker
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Poland Interested In Trans-Shipping LNG Through Portugal

WARSAW, May 20 (Reuters) – Poland would be interested in cooperating with Portugal on potential LNG trans-shipping, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki

May 22, 2022
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Saturday, May 21, 2022
Coffee Shipped by Sailboats In Efforts To Disrupt The Heavy Ships’ Command Of The High Seas
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Coffee Shipped by Sailboats In Efforts To Disrupt The Heavy Ships’ Command Of The High Seas

By Irina Anghel and Eamon Akil Farhat May 21, 2022,(Bloomberg) –There’s never been a more dreamy way to have your coffee delivered than a sailboat

May 21, 2022
Total Views: 32446

Russia Stops Gas Supply To Finland Over Refusal To Pay In Rubles
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Russia Stops Gas Supply To Finland Over Refusal To Pay In Rubles

By Kati Pohjanpalo (Bloomberg) –Russia has cut Finland off from its natural gas supplies as relations between the two neighbors sour over the Nordic

May 21, 2022
Total Views: 1433

Suez Canal Revenues Set To Reach $7 Billion By End Of Fiscal Year 
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Suez Canal Revenues Set To Reach $7 Billion By End Of Fiscal Year 

CAIRO May 21 (Reuters) – Egypt expects the Suez Canal’s revenues to reach about $7 billion by the end of the current fiscal year, finance

May 21, 2022
Total Views: 757

New LNG Deal Will Allow Finland, Estonia to End Russian Gas Imports
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New LNG Deal Will Allow Finland, Estonia to End Russian Gas Imports

By Sergio Chapa (Bloomberg) —Excelerate Energy Inc. signed a 10-year deal to move a ship that stores liquefied natural gas to Finland, allowing the

May 21, 2022
Total Views: 6600
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