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Tuesday, March 29, 2022
Ukraine War and China’s COVID Lockdowns Add to Supply Chain Problems
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Ukraine War and China’s COVID Lockdowns Add to Supply Chain Problems

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Global supply strains that started to ease in early 2022 are worsening again as headwinds strengthen from the war in

March 29, 2022
Total Views: 1314

Ships Stranded in Ukraine as Conflict Slows UN Efforts for ‘Maritime Corridor’
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Ships Stranded in Ukraine as Conflict Slows UN Efforts for ‘Maritime Corridor’

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, March 29 (Reuters) – With more than 1,000 seafarers stranded on ships in Ukrainian ports and food supplies running

March 29, 2022
Total Views: 1142

Monday, March 28, 2022
‘Clean Canaveral’ Performs Inaugural Barge-to-Ship LNG Bunkering Operation
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‘Clean Canaveral’ Performs Inaugural Barge-to-Ship LNG Bunkering Operation

The largest Jones Act-compliant LNG bunkering barge has completed its inaugural bunkering operation in Jacksonville, Florida. The 5,500 cubic meter capacity

March 28, 2022
Total Views: 4569

bulk carrier underway
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Capital Link’s International Shipping Forum Drybulk Panel: ‘You Pinch Yourself’

The drybulk panel at Capital Link’s International Shipping Forum (now in its 16th year) proved to be lively, to say the least, as shipowner participants

March 28, 2022
Total Views: 910

Savannah Completes Decades-Long Harbor Deepening Project
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Savannah Completes Decades-Long Harbor Deepening Project

Officials at the Port of Savannah have marked the completion of the Savannah Harbord deepening project. By reducing tidal restrictions for the largerst ships

March 28, 2022
Total Views: 1423

Close in photo of Maersk ship loaded with containers
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Maersk to Explore Large-Scale Green Fuel Production in Egypt

A.P. Moller-Maersk will partner with authorities in Egypt to explore the large-scale production of green fuel for ships in the country. Maersk announced a

March 28, 2022
Total Views: 2288

U.S. Goods Trade Deficit Narrows But Remains Near-Record
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U.S. Goods Trade Deficit Narrows But Remains Near-Record

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON, March 28 (Reuters) – The U.S. trade deficit in goods narrowed in February, but the fall reversed only a fraction

March 28, 2022
Total Views: 502

ship loads grain at the port of Odessa, Ukraine
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Ukraine Could Resume Wheat Exports Depending on Next Crop

By Volodymyr Verbyany (Bloomberg) — Ukraine may ease wheat-export curbs as soon as next month, once it is confident that spring sowing is

March 28, 2022
Total Views: 3451

Britain to Force Ferry Operators to Pay Minimum Wage After P&O Debacle
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Britain to Force Ferry Operators to Pay Minimum Wage After P&O Debacle

LONDON, March 28 (Reuters) – Britain said on Monday it will force ferry operators docking in its ports to pay the minimum wage as it stepped up

March 28, 2022
Total Views: 11783

Sunday, March 27, 2022
India Plans To Double Imports Of Russian Coal
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India Plans To Double Imports Of Russian Coal

By Neha Arora NEW DELHI, March 27 (Reuters) – India is leaning toward continuing to import coking coal from Russia, the steel minister said on

March 27, 2022
Total Views: 4142

Saturday, March 26, 2022
Saudi-Led Coalition Strikes Yemen, Thwarting “An Imminent Attack On Oil Tankers”
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Saudi-Led Coalition Strikes Yemen, Thwarting “An Imminent Attack On Oil Tankers”

By Anthony Di Paola and Mohammed Hatem Mar 26, 2022, (Bloomberg) –A Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen launched airstrikes against

March 26, 2022
Total Views: 2796

British Maritime Agency Detains P&O Ferry Unready To Sail
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British Maritime Agency Detains P&O Ferry Unready To Sail

March 26 (Reuters) – Britain’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) on Friday detained a ferry operated by P&O in Northern

March 26, 2022
Total Views: 7511

Friday, March 25, 2022
MSC Takes Minority Stake in Beleaguered Ferry Operator Moby  
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MSC Takes Minority Stake in Beleaguered Ferry Operator Moby  

By Antonio Vanuzzo and Giulia Morpurgo (Bloomberg) — Italian billionaire Gianluigi Aponte’s Mediterranean Shipping Co. will take a minority stake

March 25, 2022
Total Views: 2187

East Antarctica’s Conger Ice Shelf ‘Virtually’ Collapses
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East Antarctica’s Conger Ice Shelf ‘Virtually’ Collapses

A giant iceberg measuring about the size of Chicago calved from the Conger Ice Shelf in East Antartica this month, representing “virtually all” of

March 25, 2022
Total Views: 4455

U.K. Prime Minister Calls for P&O Chief to Quit Over Ferry Crew Firings
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U.K. Prime Minister Calls for P&O Chief to Quit Over Ferry Crew Firings

By Emily Ashton and Siddharth Philip (Bloomberg) — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson backed calls for P&O Ferries Chief Executive Officer Peter

March 25, 2022
Total Views: 3025

U.S. Officials Look to Pop-Up Container Yards to Ease Congestion, Boost Agriculture Exports
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U.S. Officials Look to Pop-Up Container Yards to Ease Congestion, Boost Agriculture Exports

By Ian Putzger in Toronto (The Loadstar) – The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is on a mission to facilitate agriculture exports this year. Its

March 25, 2022
Total Views: 2524

Ship propeller file photo
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Ship Engine Makers Cut Ties with Russia as Maritime Pressure Mounts

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, March 25 (Reuters) – Finland’s Wartsila, a leading ship engine maker, has suspended business with Russia

March 25, 2022
Total Views: 7554

A lng tanker at sea
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U.S. and EU Reach LNG Deal as Europe Seeks to Cut Russian Gas Dependency

By Jarrett Renshaw, Vera Eckert and Joseph Nasr BRUSSELS/BERLIN, March 25 (Reuters) – The United States will work to supply 15 billion cubic

March 25, 2022
Total Views: 1648

File Photo shows a bulk ship with containership in background
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Marshall Islands Considering ‘Expelling’ Russian Vessels from Ship Registry

TAIPEI, March 25 (Reuters) – The Marshall Islands is considering “expelling” from their ship registry any Russian yachts or boats

March 25, 2022
Total Views: 5176

Thursday, March 24, 2022
Sovcomflot ship bridge
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Russian Shipping Firm SCF in Choppier Waters After UK Slaps On Sanctions

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, March 24 (Reuters) – Russia’s top shipping company Sovcomflot (SCF), already struggling to find berths

March 24, 2022
Total Views: 5704
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