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Monday, July 19, 2021
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Singapore Prepares to Swap Oil Hub Status for Greener Future

By Andrew Janes and Dan Murtaugh (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc announced late last year it would slash capacity by half at its biggest

July 19, 2021
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International Seaways and Diamond S. Shipping Complete Tanker Mega Merger

New York-listed tanker companies International Seaways, Inc. (NYSE: INSW) and Diamond S Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSSI) have completed their merger, creating one of

July 19, 2021
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Friday, July 16, 2021
MOL Picks Up 40% Stake in Methanol Tanker Company Waterfront Shipping
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MOL Picks Up 40% Stake in Methanol Tanker Company Waterfront Shipping

Japanese shipping line Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will acquire a 40 percent stake in Methanex’s Vancouver-based subsidiary Waterfront Shipping (WFS), which operates

July 16, 2021
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COSCO Shipping Places $1.5 Billion Order for 10 Containerships

Cosco Shipping has announced a $1.5 billion order for ten new containerships. The order was placed by COSCO Shipping Holdings at COSCO Shipping’s

July 16, 2021
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South Africa’s Transnet Reports Progress at Durban and Richards Bay Ports After Days of Unrest

JOHANNESBURG, July 16 (Reuters) – South Africa’s Transnet on Friday said road closures and fuel and food shortages are constraining its supply

July 16, 2021
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Thursday, July 15, 2021
Volkswagen Signs Charters for Four More LNG-Powered Car Carriers
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Volkswagen Signs Charters for Four More LNG-Powered Car Carriers

Volkswagen Group has announced long-term charters for four additional LNG-powered car carriers. The four new ships are planned to enter service by the end of

July 15, 2021
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Container Rates to U.S. Top $10,000 as Shipping Crunch Tightens

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Container shipping rates from Asia to the U.S. and Europe increased to new record levels over the past week,

July 15, 2021
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wartsila engine tests
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Wärtsilä Conducts Full-Scale Engine Tests Using Hydrogen and Ammonia Fuel

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has recently completed full-scale engine tests using hydrogen and ammonia fuel, describing the tests as key to

July 15, 2021
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Maersk Revamps West and Central Asia Network to Speed Up Cargo Delivery

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – Maersk is redesigning its network in west and central Asia to “improve [cargo] speed to market”. The aim is to

July 15, 2021
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Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Russia Warns Britain: Sail Near Crimea Again and Your Sailors Will Get Hurt
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Russia Warns Britain: Sail Near Crimea Again and Your Sailors Will Get Hurt

MOSCOW, July 14 (Reuters) – A senior Russian security official warned Britain on Wednesday not to sail its warships near Russian-annexed Crimea again

July 14, 2021
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Danaos Acquires Six Secondhand Containerships for $260 Million

Greek containership owner and charterer Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC) has entered into an agreement to acquire six 5,466 TEU containerships on the secondhand

July 14, 2021
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panama canal tonnage record
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More Panama Canal Transits Highlight Rebounding Global Trade

By Michael McDonald (Bloomberg) — The Panama Canal Authority says vessel transits are rebounding as global trade picks up after the Covid-19 pandemic.

July 14, 2021
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port of rotterdam storage
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EU Proposes Adding Shipping to Its Carbon Market

By Jonathan Saul and Kate Abnett LONDON, July 14 (Reuters) – The European Commission on Wednesday proposed adding shipping to the bloc’s

July 14, 2021
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Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Ever Given’s Owner Braces for ‘Thousands’ of Legal Claims
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Ever Given’s Owner Braces for ‘Thousands’ of Legal Claims

By Ellen Milligan (Bloomberg) — The owner of the Ever Given, the cargo ship that blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week, hampering global trade

July 13, 2021
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Ever Given Saga Ends as Ship Departs Egyptian Waters
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Ever Given Saga Ends as Ship Departs Egyptian Waters

The Ever Given set sail from Egyptian waters on Tuesday, officially ending its 112-day saga stuck in the Suez Canal. AIS ship tracking data from

July 13, 2021
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COVID-19 vaccination shot nurse
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Shipping Chaos Will Grow With Most Seafarers Unvaccinated

By K. Oanh Ha (Bloomberg) Global vaccinations of seafarers are going too slowly to prevent outbreaks on ships from causing more trade disruptions,

July 13, 2021
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Monday, July 12, 2021
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World Shipping Council Says Normal Demand, Not More Regulation, Will Help Solve Supply Chain Issues

The World Shipping Council (WSC) is coming to the defense of ocean liners after President Biden issued an executive order addressing anti-competitive behavior

July 12, 2021
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port of los angeles and long beach
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FMC and DOJ Agree to Collaborate on Liner Shipping Antitrust Issues

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission and the Department of Justice have signed an agreement to increase cooperation and communication in oversight and

July 12, 2021
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Longchamp Reserves Space on Neoline’s Sail-Powered Cargo Ships
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Longchamp Reserves Space on Neoline’s Sail-Powered Cargo Ships

French handbag manufacturer Longchamp has secured space on board NEOLINE’s new sailing cargo ships. Under the agreement, Longchamp has committed to

July 12, 2021
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crowley zero-emission electric tug
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Crowley Planning First Fully-Electric Tug

Crowley has announced plans to build and operate the fully-electric tugboat in the United States. The vessel, named eWolf, is bound for the Port of San

July 12, 2021
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