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Monday, February 28, 2022
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Finance

Russian Oil Buyers Struggle To Charter Ships

MOSCOW/LONDON, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Buyers of Russian oil have faced difficulties over payments and availability of vessels after imposition of

February 28, 2022
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Sunday, February 27, 2022
Russian FPSO MARSHAL VASILEVSKIY Transiting the Suez Canal
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Energy Firms Snap Up Russian Gas as Europe Seeks Alternatives

By Elena Mazneva, Feb 27, 2022,(Bloomberg) –European leaders talking up plans to wean the continent off Russian natural gas are facing a harsh

February 27, 2022
Total Views: 4275

ocean plastic trash
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After Much Praised Waste Export Ban, Australia Faces Accusations Of Hypocrisy For Shipping Plastic Trash As ‘Fuel’

By Joe Brock and Kanupriya Kapoor SINGAPORE, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Australia will allow plastic trash to be shipped overseas and burned as fuel

February 27, 2022
Total Views: 2962

Friday, February 25, 2022
New York Bight Offshore Wind Auction Blows Away Record with $4.37 Billion in Winning Bids
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New York Bight Offshore Wind Auction Blows Away Record with $4.37 Billion in Winning Bids

After three days and 64 rounds of bidding, the U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Offshore Energy Management (BOEM) on Friday concluded the nation’s

February 25, 2022
Total Views: 1849

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Shipping

Shipping Group Warns of More Supply Chain Disruption if Free Movement of Ukrainian and Russian Seafarers is Impeded

The International Chamber of Shipping is calling on shipping stakeholders and governments to help prevent Russian and Ukrainian seafarers from becoming

February 25, 2022
Total Views: 2515

Ships Shelled in Black Sea as Invasion Sparks Shipping Chaos
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Ships Shelled in Black Sea as Invasion Sparks Shipping Chaos

By Alex Longley, Archie Hunter and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has brought turmoil to commodities markets as the conflict

February 25, 2022
Total Views: 20567

Thursday, February 24, 2022
Ukrainian Port City of Mariupol Comes Under Fire
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Ukrainian Port City of Mariupol Comes Under Fire

By Aleksandar Vasovic MARIUPOL, Ukraine, Feb 24 (Reuters) – A residential area of Mariupol in southeastern Ukraine was hit by shelling on

February 24, 2022
Total Views: 1980

MARAD Announces $450 Million in New Funding to Strengthen Port Infrastructure and Supply Chain
Ports

MARAD Announces $450 Million in New Funding to Strengthen Port Infrastructure and Supply Chain

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced the availability of nearly $450 million in new grant funding for

February 24, 2022
Total Views: 1510

Turkish-Owned Ship Hit By Bomb Off Ukrainian Port City – Turkish Authority
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Turkish-Owned Ship Hit By Bomb Off Ukrainian Port City – Turkish Authority

ANKARA, Feb 24 (Reuters) – A Turkish-owned ship was hit by a bomb off the coast of Ukraine’s port city Odessa on Thursday, Turkey’s

February 24, 2022
Total Views: 10407

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
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Shipping

Omicron Ripping Through Cargo Ships May Exacerbate Shipping Woes

By K. Oanh Ha and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — Omicron is ripping through cargo ships, raising concerns that a surge in cases, coupled with China’s tightened

February 23, 2022
Total Views: 5484

Biden Administration Announces Nord Stream 2 Sanctions
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Biden Administration Announces Nord Stream 2 Sanctions

The Biden Administration on Wednesday announced it would impose sanctions on the company behind the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline and its

February 23, 2022
Total Views: 1838

tanker at sea
Shipping

Tanker Stocks Warming Up Before The Artillery’s Boom

The stock market’s indices are all down- but the tanker stocks are up. What’s with that? Conventional wisdom has it that “disruption”, however you

February 23, 2022
Total Views: 1516

Ships Sit Empty for Weeks Waiting for Delayed Brazil Soybeans
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Ships Sit Empty for Weeks Waiting for Delayed Brazil Soybeans

By Tarso Veloso (Bloomberg) — A backlog of vessels waiting to load soybeans from some Brazilian ports is stretching to near-record lengths as the

February 23, 2022
Total Views: 3651

Tuesday, February 22, 2022
vlcc tanker
Shipping

Vitol CEO Sees Oil Above $100 for a ‘Prolonged Period’ This Year

By Archie Hunter and Anna Edwards (Bloomberg) — Oil prices could be set for a “prolonged period” above $100 a barrel over the next six to nine

February 22, 2022
Total Views: 1334

Germany Freezes Nord Stream 2 Gas Project as Ukraine Crisis Deepens
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Germany Freezes Nord Stream 2 Gas Project as Ukraine Crisis Deepens

By Sarah Marsh and Madeline Chambers BERLIN, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Germany on Tuesday halted the Nord Stream 2 Baltic Sea gas

February 22, 2022
Total Views: 1736

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Shipping

Containership Charter Rates Continue to Set New Records, But Some See Softening on the Horizon

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Containership charter rates and second-hand values are heading for a correction according to a broker source, after

February 22, 2022
Total Views: 1234

Provocative Views on the Tanker Market, Disconnects, Carrots, Sticks, Penalties and Incentives
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Provocative Views on the Tanker Market, Disconnects, Carrots, Sticks, Penalties and Incentives

“Could I be a little bit provocative here?” asked Hugo De Stoop, the CEO of listed tanker giant Euronav- the NYSE listed owner Euronav, one of a handful of

February 22, 2022
Total Views: 1357

qatar lng ship
Shipping

Qatar Says ‘Almost Impossible’ to Quickly Replace Russian LNG Supplies to Europe

By Maha El Dahan and Andrew Mills DOHA, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Neither Qatar nor any other single country has the capacity to replace Russian gas

February 22, 2022
Total Views: 2591

Employees working at cargo ship Kypros Land which is loading soybeans to China at Tiplam terminal in Santos
Shipping

ADM Ships Record Soybean Cargo from Northern Brazil

By Nayara Figueiredo SAO PAULO, Feb 22 (Reuters) – U.S. grains merchant Archer-Daniels-Midland Co ADM.N said on Tuesday it has

February 22, 2022
Total Views: 5799

FILE PHOTO: The sun sets behind container cranes at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 14, 2021. REUTERS/David Swanson/File Photo
Ports

Narrow Window to Clear Congested Southern California Ports Hinges on Demand Waning

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — The bottlenecked ports in Los Angeles face a narrow window between now and midyear to clear container backlogs before

February 22, 2022
Total Views: 1065
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