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Monday, March 28, 2022
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
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All Eyes on Russian Oil as Cargoes Go Underground
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All Eyes on Russian Oil as Cargoes Go Underground

Russian exports of crude oil and refined products—what the major flows are (that’s the easy part), and also the geopolitics that attach to them (that’s

March 24, 2022
Total Views: 16987

Maersk Ship Loses Containers in Pacific Ocean
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Maersk Ship Loses Containers in Pacific Ocean

A Maersk-operated containership lost around 90 containers in heavy weather this week during an eastbound voyage in the North Pacific Ocean, the company has

March 24, 2022
Total Views: 34655

V.Group, Unions Coordinating Evacuation of Ukrainian Seafarers and Their Families from Odessa
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V.Group, Unions Coordinating Evacuation of Ukrainian Seafarers and Their Families from Odessa

Ship manager V.Group has joined together with a group of maritime unions to coordinate the evacuation of seafarers and their families from the Ukrainian port

March 24, 2022
Total Views: 1476

angshan Deep-Water Port
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China’s Covid Lockdowns Worsen Shipping Port Jams

By Ann Koh and Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) — Congestion in the key Chinese ports of Shenzhen and Hong Kong due to Covid-19 lockdowns has risen to the

March 24, 2022
Total Views: 2735

Senator Warren Blasts Shipping Alliances for Adding to Inflation
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Senator Warren Blasts Shipping Alliances for Adding to Inflation

By Brendan Murray and Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — Senator Elizabeth Warren blamed rising U.S. inflation in part on the largest ocean shipping companies,

March 24, 2022
Total Views: 1279

Wednesday, March 23, 2022
NOAA Discovers 207-Year-Old Whaling Ship Lost in Gulf of Mexico
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NOAA Discovers 207-Year-Old Whaling Ship Lost in Gulf of Mexico

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced Wednesday the discovery of a 207-year-old whaling ship in the Gulf of Mexico. The ship,

March 23, 2022
Total Views: 9074

China-Europe Rail Containers Find New Routes By Sea to Avoid Russia
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China-Europe Rail Containers Find New Routes By Sea to Avoid Russia

By Ann Koh and Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — More than a million containers set to ride 6,000-plus miles of railway linking Western Europe to Eastern

March 23, 2022
Total Views: 4250
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