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Sunday, April 10, 2022
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Germany Is Actively Working To End Russian Oil Imports This Year 

By Andreas Rinke LONDON,(Reuters) – Germany could end Russian oil imports this year, Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Friday, signaling the urgency

April 10, 2022
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Saturday, April 9, 2022
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East Coast Jet Fuel Prices Continue Ascent, Reinforcements Out At Sea

By Laura Sanicola April 8 (Reuters) – East Coast jet fuel prices are showing no sign of retreat from record levels with nearest reinforcements

April 9, 2022
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Thursday, April 7, 2022
CMA CGM Buys Auto Logistics Company Gefco
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CMA CGM Buys Auto Logistics Company Gefco

PARIS, April 8 (Reuters) – French shipping group CMA CGM said on Friday it has acquired nearly 100% of Gefco, the auto transport company previously

April 7, 2022
Total Views: 2452

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European Ban on Russian Coal to Be Pushed Back to Mid-August -Sources

By Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS, April 7 (Reuters) – European Union envoys are set to approve on Thursday a ban on Russian coal that would take full

April 7, 2022
Total Views: 1107

Owner of Tresta Star Given One Month to Present Dismantling Plan
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Owner of Tresta Star Given One Month to Present Dismantling Plan

By Vel Moonien in Mauritius The Préfet of Reunion Island, the highest ranking representative of the French authority on the island south of Mauritius, in the

April 7, 2022
Total Views: 17548

U.S. Containership Logjam Shifts to East Coast Ports
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U.S. Containership Logjam Shifts to East Coast Ports

By Ana Monteiro (Bloomberg) — Ocean carriers looking to avoid logjams at the U.S.’s busiest container gateways on the West Coast are now facing even

April 7, 2022
Total Views: 13280

Port of Long Beach Sees No Letting Up of Imports… Yet
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Port of Long Beach Sees No Letting Up of Imports… Yet

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — The head of the U.S.’s second-busiest container seaport said he has seen no letup in import volumes, though there

April 7, 2022
Total Views: 2942

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Tanker Mega-Merger: Frontline and Euronav to Combine in $4.2 Billion Deal

By Terje Solsvik and Victoria Klesty OSLO, April 7 (Reuters) – Belgian oil tanker group Euronav and smaller Oslo-listed rival Frontline plan to merge

April 7, 2022
Total Views: 3136

Wednesday, April 6, 2022
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EU Countries On Global Hunt for Coal as Russian Ban Looms

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, April 6 (Reuters) – European buyers are increasing shipments of coal from across the globe against a backdrop of a proposed

April 6, 2022
Total Views: 1800

Stock photo of a tanker being escorted by a tug in New York harbor
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CMA Shipping 2022: Disarray Around Decarbonization

The Connecticut Maritime Association conference wrapped up last week, bringing together hundreds of attendees to an “in person” setting. Just like many

April 6, 2022
Total Views: 1383

Passengers Evacuated from Ferry in Straits of Mackinac After Steering Loss
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Passengers Evacuated from Ferry in Straits of Mackinac After Steering Loss

The U.S. Coast Guard and a good samaritan vessel came to the rescue of a Mackinac Island ferry with 144 passengers and four crewmembers aboard lost steering

April 6, 2022
Total Views: 3735

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Maersk Still Tops MSC in Reefer Rankings

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Despite MSC continuing to stretch its lead over Maersk in the containership total capacity stakes, the Danish carrier

April 6, 2022
Total Views: 2904

Here’s How Much Oil the EU Imports from Russia
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Here’s How Much Oil the EU Imports from Russia

April 6 (Reuters) – The European Commission has proposed new sanctions against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, including a ban on buying Russian

April 6, 2022
Total Views: 2959

European Trade Group Warns China Lockdowns Threatening Supply Chains
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European Trade Group Warns China Lockdowns Threatening Supply Chains

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — European businesses operating in China are struggling to cope with lockdowns that are hurting production and threatening

April 6, 2022
Total Views: 1046

Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Grain is loaded onto a ship in Odessa, Ukraine, August 9, 2021
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How the $120 Billion Global Grain Trade Is Being Redrawn by Russia’s War in Ukraine

By Megan Durisin, Pratik Parija and Irina Anghel (Bloomberg) — Across Ukraine’s farm belt, silos are bursting with 15 million tons

April 5, 2022
Total Views: 5375

Merchant Ship Sank By Missiles in Mariupol, Flag State Confirms
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Merchant Ship Sank By Missiles in Mariupol, Flag State Confirms

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, April 5 (Reuters) – A Dominica-flagged cargo ship sank on Tuesday in the besieged southern Ukrainian port city of

April 5, 2022
Total Views: 5832

A bulk carrier departs the Port of Odessa prior to the war. Image courtesy VolodymyrT / Shutterstock.com
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Floating Mines in Black Sea Increase Risk to Grain and Oil Trade

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, April 5 (Reuters) – The risk of coming across floating mines in the major Black Sea shipping route is adding

April 5, 2022
Total Views: 2626

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European Commission Proposes Banning Russian Coal and Ships from EU Ports

BRUSSELS, April 5 (Reuters) – The European Commission proposed on Tuesday new sanctions against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, including

April 5, 2022
Total Views: 894

Monday, April 4, 2022
Salvors to Remove Cargo Containers from Grounded Ever Forward
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Salvors to Remove Cargo Containers from Grounded Ever Forward

Salvors will need to remove cargo containers from the grounded Ever Forward in Chesapeake Bay, the U.S. Coast Coast Guard said Monday following two

April 4, 2022
Total Views: 28951

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Former U.S. Coast Guard Employee Hit with Bribery Charge in Mariner Test Score-Fixing Scheme

The U.S. Department of Justice has added a bribery charge against one of the defendents in the DOJ’s sweeping investigation into a conspiracy to fix

April 4, 2022
Total Views: 4075
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