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Thursday, March 17, 2022
P&O Ferries Sacks 800 Crew in Major Fleet Shake-Up
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P&O Ferries Sacks 800 Crew in Major Fleet Shake-Up

By William James and Muvija M LONDON, March 17 (Reuters) – Britain’s P&O Ferries made 800 staff redundant with immediate effect and

March 17, 2022
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Wednesday, March 16, 2022
An illustration of the National Security Multi-Mission Vessel
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Funding Secured For Final Training Ship Bound for Cal Maritime

With President Biden’s signing of the massive $1.5 billion omnibus spending package, funding has been secured for a fifth and final National Security

March 16, 2022
Total Views: 6268

Port of Los Angeles Reports Record February as ‘Terminal Velocity’ Improves
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Port of Los Angeles Reports Record February as ‘Terminal Velocity’ Improves

The Port of Los Angeles reported processing 857,764 TEU in February, marking the busiest February on record for the nation’s top port for containerized

March 16, 2022
Total Views: 1516

tanker at sea
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Russian Oil, Fuel Cargoes Rush to U.S. Ahead of Energy Ban

By Arathy Somasekhar HOUSTON, March 16 (Reuters) – At least 10 vessels carrying Russia-linked cargoes of crude and refined products were

March 16, 2022
Total Views: 2106

yantian port
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Trucking Delays and Ship Queues Grow in China Amid New COVID Lockdowns

By Sam Whelan (The Loadstar) – Forwarders have warned of landside logistics disruption in China from the latest round of Covid-related lockdowns,

March 16, 2022
Total Views: 1493

ship loads grain at the port of Odessa, Ukraine
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Ukraine War Impact Contributing to ‘Rapidly Worsening Outlook’ for World Economy -UN Trade Body

Rising food, fuel and fertilizer prices from the war in Ukraine are contributing to a rapidly worsening outlook for the world economy, according to an

March 16, 2022
Total Views: 1431

maersk ship
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Maersk Subpoenaed in U.S. Department of Justice Probe of Ocean Carriers

Danish shipping giant Maersk has confirmed that it has been subpoenaed by the U.S. Department of Justice related to ongoing investigations into ocean carriers

March 16, 2022
Total Views: 3073

bulk carrier ballast water
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Drybulk Uptrends Bring Optimism, Exuberance and Divergence

Though uncertainty pervades all parts of the shipping markets, drybulk has found some strength, against a backdrop of shifting cargo flows- real, envisaged, or

March 16, 2022
Total Views: 719

tanker at sea
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Ukraine Seeks Tougher Oil Restrictions at Russian Ports -NYT

WASHINGTON, March 16 (Reuters) – A top economic adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy called on the White House to block American

March 16, 2022
Total Views: 471

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Stacked containers and cranes are shown at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S. November 22, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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White House Unveils Freight Data Platform Hoping to Bring Visibility to Supply Chain

The Biden Administration and Department of Transportation announce Tuesday the launch of a new data sharing initiative aimed at helping speed up delivery times

March 15, 2022
Total Views: 2396

Maintenance Error Led to Costly Marine Casualty on Washington State Ferry -NTSB
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Maintenance Error Led to Costly Marine Casualty on Washington State Ferry -NTSB

An improperly tightened fastener led to a diesel engine failure on a Washington State Ferries passenger and car ferry near Bainbridge Island, Washington, the

March 15, 2022
Total Views: 7037

Man Pleads Guilty to Gruesome Murder on Scallop Fishing Vessel Off Massachusetts
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Man Pleads Guilty to Gruesome Murder on Scallop Fishing Vessel Off Massachusetts

A Virginia man has plead guilty to murdering a fellow crew member on board aboard a commercial scalloping vessel off the coast of Massachusetts. The vicious

March 15, 2022
Total Views: 5588

Déjà Vu: Another Evergreen Ship Stuck
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Déjà Vu: Another Evergreen Ship Stuck

While not the same as the Ever Given incident in the Suez Canal, refloating the Ever Forward likely won’t come easy. Déjà vu… Nearly one year

March 15, 2022
Total Views: 12967

Monday, March 14, 2022
golden ray salvage
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Marine Insurance Mega-Merger? North P&I and Standard Club in Formal Merger Talks

Protection and indemnity insurance providers North P&I and Standard Club have announced plans to explore a potential merger of the two clubs. The

March 14, 2022
Total Views: 2523

tanker at sea
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Tanker Carrying Russian Cargo Bound for U.S. Sails to North African Coast

LONDON/ATHENS, March 14 (Reuters) – Marshall Islands-flagged tanker Elli, which made a Russian port call and had been bound for the United

March 14, 2022
Total Views: 51474

A silhouette of a ship underway in the distance at dusk
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International Ship Classification Body Withdraws Russia’s Membership

The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has withdrawn the membership of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping’s (RMRS) amid

March 14, 2022
Total Views: 2584

Will A New Iron Curtain Fall On Shipping?
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Will A New Iron Curtain Fall On Shipping?

by Tinglong Dai (TheConversation) Francis Fukuyama, the American political scientist who once described the collapse of the Soviet Union as the “end of

March 14, 2022
Total Views: 2996

Sunday, March 13, 2022
A bunker vessel prepares to supply fuel to Hin Leong's Pu Tuo Shan VLCC supertanker in the waters off Jurong Island in Singapore
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Oil Resumes Decline Following A Tumultuous Week

By Rob Verdonck and Serene Cheong Mar 13, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Oil resumed its decline after Iran carried out a missile strike in Iraq following the

March 13, 2022
Total Views: 5571

Saturday, March 12, 2022
U.S. Seizing Tankers Has Failed To Stop Iran’s Oil Exports, Minister Says
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U.S. Seizing Tankers Has Failed To Stop Iran’s Oil Exports, Minister Says

March 12 (Reuters) – The U.S. seizure of Iranian tankers in recent months has not stopped sanctions-hit Tehran from increasing oil exports,

March 12, 2022
Total Views: 1120

Friday, March 11, 2022
tanker underway
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Medium Range Tankers: Going From ‘Just in Time’ to ‘Just in Case’

There has never been a disclaimer like this (at least that I can remember) on an investor presentation: “Given the rapidly evolving situation, this written

March 11, 2022
Total Views: 8012
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