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Thursday, May 19, 2022
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Panama Canal Ship Queue Reflects Shipping Bottlenecks

By James Attwood, Augusta Saraiva and Sergio Chapa (Bloomberg) — The global shipping bottlenecks rattling industries and consumers in the pandemic era

May 19, 2022
Total Views: 7348

Yangshan Port south of Shanghai, China.
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New York Fed Index Shows Rising Supply Chain Pressure

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Global Supply Chain Pressure Index (GSCPI) ticked up in April for the first time since its December peak. The

May 19, 2022
Total Views: 884

two tankers conduct ship-to-ship transfer
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Greece Emerging as Hub for Russian Ship-to-Ship Fuel Oil Transfers

By Rowena Edwards, Angeliki Koutantou and Ahmad Ghaddar LONDON/ATHENS, May 18 (Reuters) – Russian fuel oil arrivals offshore Greece

May 19, 2022
Total Views: 16543

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
A seafarer working on the deck of a ship
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ILO Adopts New Minimum Wage for Seafarers

A subcommittiee of the International Labour Organization (ILO) has agreed to raise the minimum wage for seafarers to up to $673 per month following the

May 18, 2022
Total Views: 9563

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Container Shipping: ZIM Profits Roll In

Though news reports are no longer highlighting the ships anchored in San Pedro Bay, the container shipping segment continues to pump out strong earnings. In

May 18, 2022
Total Views: 2162

Air France-KLM Agrees to Cargo Deal with CMA CGM
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Air France-KLM Agrees to Cargo Deal with CMA CGM

By Tim Hepher and Gus Trompiz PARIS, May 18 (Reuters) – French shipping firm CMA CGM will take a stake in Air France-KLM as part of an air cargo

May 18, 2022
Total Views: 1384

cargo ships loading at port of oakland
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Worker Shortages Snarl Shipping Even as Shanghai Lockdowns Ease

By Ann Koh and Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — China appears to be gradually easing its lockdown of Shanghai, but that won’t bring immediate relief to

May 18, 2022
Total Views: 1800

Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.
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Port of Los Angeles Sees April Volumes Dip, But Record Pace Continues

The Port of Los Angeles has reported its second-busiest April on record last month amid continuing efforts to clear cargo from marine terminals. April 2022

May 18, 2022
Total Views: 468

Today Marks the First International Day for Women in Maritime
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Today Marks the First International Day for Women in Maritime

Today marks the first International Day for Women in Maritime, meant to highlight and celebrate the role of women in the historically a male-dominated maritime

May 18, 2022
Total Views: 1207

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Scandlines ferry Copenhagen underway with a Norsepower Rotor Sail
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Second Scandlines Ferry Gets Norsepower Rotor Sail

Danish-based ferry operator Scandlines has installed a Norsepower Rotor Sail on a second ferry as the company increasingly turns to wind-assisted propulsion to

May 17, 2022
Total Views: 3106

Pacific Northwest Ports, Cruise Lines to Explore ‘Green Corridor’ for Cruise Ships
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Pacific Northwest Ports, Cruise Lines to Explore ‘Green Corridor’ for Cruise Ships

Ports and cruise lines in the Pacific Northwest have announced plans to explore the possibility of creating the world’s first maritime ‘green

May 17, 2022
Total Views: 2360

Port of Savannah Garden City Terminal
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U.S. Container Imports Jump in April as Coastal Shift Continues

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The seven-week Covid lockdown in Shanghai, prompting carriers to blank a third of export sailings on the Asia-Europe

May 17, 2022
Total Views: 2181

Port of Savannah Reports Third Busiest Month On Record in April
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Port of Savannah Reports Third Busiest Month On Record in April

The Port of Savannah had its third busiest month on record in April, handling just shy of 500,000 TEUs as it continues work to expand capacity. April

May 17, 2022
Total Views: 1129

tanker in suez canal
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Flotilla of Tankers Takes Russian Oil Through Suez Canal to Asia

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg) — Russia’s seaborne crude exports from its western ports to Asian countries, predominantly India and China, rebounded to

May 17, 2022
Total Views: 18613

Seaborne Oil a Lifeline as German, Polish Refiners Swerve Russian Supply
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Seaborne Oil a Lifeline as German, Polish Refiners Swerve Russian Supply

By Shadia Nasralla LONDON, May 17 (Reuters) – Sea-borne oil has thrown a lifeline to refiners in eastern Germany and Poland, with non-Russian

May 17, 2022
Total Views: 1981

Monday, May 16, 2022
United Heavy Lift Orders Two More Eco-Lifter Newbuildings
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United Heavy Lift Orders Two More Eco-Lifter Newbuildings

Hamburg, Germany-based United Heavy Lift has placed an order for two additional two additional Eco-Lifter newbuilds at the China State Shipbuilding Corporation

May 16, 2022
Total Views: 2738

cma cgm logo on a shipping container
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CMA CGM Launches Early Container Return Incentive

CMA CGM has announced plans to implement an industry-first incentive program designed to encourage the early return of empty containers and help exporters get

May 16, 2022
Total Views: 2979

seafarer on deck with a mask
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New Amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention Draw on Pandemic Lessons

Stakeholders in the global shipping industry have adopted new amendments to Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006) aimed at improving the living and working

May 16, 2022
Total Views: 2960

LNG carrier with letters L N G on side.
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EU Gives Companies Green Light to Keep Buying Russian Gas

By Ewa Krukowska and Alberto Nardelli (Bloomberg) — The European Union said companies can keep buying could keep buying gas without breaching sanctions,

May 16, 2022
Total Views: 1751

tanker at sea
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Protesters Block Tanker with Russian Cargo from Entering UK Port

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, May 16 (Reuters) – Greenpeace protesters have blocked the entry of a Greek tanker into a southern English port due to

May 16, 2022
Total Views: 24549
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