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Wednesday, April 24, 2024
The Kozmino oil port in eastern Russia
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EU’s Proposed Russia Sanctions to Target More Ships

By Julia Payne and Kate Abnett BRUSSELS, April 24 (Reuters) – The European Commission is expected to propose sanctions on ships delivering North Korean

April 24, 2024
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Pure car and truck carrier in port
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MSC Subsidiary Launches $700 Million Takeover of Gram Car Carriers

SAS Shipping Agencies Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the world’s largest container shipping line, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, plans to

April 24, 2024
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Tuesday, April 23, 2024
A Chinese Coast Guard ship is seen blocking the direction of a Philippine Coast Guard ship conducting a resupply mission for Filipino troops stationed at a grounded warship in the South China Sea, October 4, 2023. REUTERS/Adrian Portugal
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China’s Ships Are Winning the Battle for Energy in South China Sea

By Philip Heijmans (Bloomberg) — This was supposed to be the year that Vietnam reaped the benefits from one of its largest natural gas

April 23, 2024
Total Views: 15823

wheat bulk ship
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Second Egypt Wheat Ship Stuck in Russia Sails After 3-Week Wait

By Abdel Latif Wahba and Áine Quinn (Bloomberg) — An Egyptian wheat ship has been allowed to sail after waiting three weeks for the correct paperwork,

April 23, 2024
Total Views: 1533

Wreckage removal operations continue at the Fort McHenry Federal Navigation Channel response, April 21, 2024. USACE Photo
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Progress Made in Clearing Baltimore’s Blocked Channel

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has announced significant progress in clearing a major obstruction in the Port of Baltimore which will allow part of

April 23, 2024
Total Views: 1340

AFIF Hapag-Lloyd
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Hapag-Lloyd Wins Landmark Tender for Zero-Emission Maritime Shipping

The Zero Emission Maritime Buyers Alliance (ZEMBA) announced the successful completion of its first ever tender for sustainable ocean shipping, marking a

April 23, 2024
Total Views: 1151

OSG ATB
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OSG Receives $3 Million Federal Grant for CO2 Transport Ship Design

U.S. flag tanker firm Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (OSG) has announced that it has been awarded a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to

April 23, 2024
Total Views: 859

Responders with the Unified Command conduct an overflight assessment of the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse in Baltimore, Maryland, March 29, 2024. The Key Bridge was struck by the Singapore-flagged cargo ship Dali early morning on March 26, 2024. (Unified Command courtesy photo)
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Baltimore Sues Dali Ship Owner and Manager Over Key Bridge Collapse

The City of Baltimore has taken legal action against the owners and managers of the cargo ship Dali, which crashed into the Francis Scott Key Bridge on March

April 23, 2024
Total Views: 1721

Aerial photo of an oil tanker at anchor. Stock Photo: Nickeo23/Shutterstock
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Oil Market Sees Iran Sanctions Having Muted Export Impact

(Bloomberg) — Legislation pushing Joe Biden to ratchet up sanctions on Iranian crude oil is on track to become law as early as this week. But don’t

April 23, 2024
Total Views: 494

Monday, April 22, 2024
LR1 product tanker Nexus Victoria
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MOL to Equip LR1 Tanker with Carbon Capture System

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will equip its LR1 product tanker, Nexus Victoria, with the an onboard CO2 capture system. The installation will mark the first commercial

April 22, 2024
Total Views: 1268

containership ship bunkering
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TotalEnergies to Build LNG Bunkering Hub in Oman

TotalEnergies and the Oman National Oil Company (OQ) have announced the final investment decision for the Marsa LNG project. The project aims to serve as the

April 22, 2024
Total Views: 613

As Shale Oil Gains Slow, Deepwater Port Struggles For Customers
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As Shale Oil Gains Slow, Deepwater Port Struggles For Customers

HOUSTON, April 22 (Reuters) – As U.S. shale oil boomed last decade, an oil pipeline company pitched an ambitious multi-billion-dollar

April 22, 2024
Total Views: 1543

global mercy
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Mercy Ships to Build New Hospital Ship

MSC Group, MSC Foundation, and Mercy Ships International have agreed to construct a new hospital ship to provide free surgery and training to thousands in

April 22, 2024
Total Views: 2518

Container vessel approaching the terminal at the Port of Savannah, Georgia
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U.S. Inbound Containers Surge to Start 2024

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – The main US ports enjoyed another stellar month in March, according to new figures from noted analyst John McCown

April 22, 2024
Total Views: 987

Sunday, April 21, 2024
Oil tanker in Ningbo Zhoushan port
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Oil Supertankers Headed For China Jump To The Highest In A Year

By Bill Lehane (Bloomberg) –Supertankers hauling crude oil to China surged to the highest in almost a year. Some 124 of the vessels are signaling

April 21, 2024
Total Views: 6900

Aviva_Hudson_NY1. Photo by Acroterion via wikipedia.
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Joe Lewis’ $250 Million Yacht Sets Sail After He Pays US Fine

By Ben Stupples and Ava Benny-Morrison (Bloomberg) –Joe Lewis’ superyacht is on the move again after spending most of the past year holed up in a

April 21, 2024
Total Views: 9613

Indonesia seizes Iranian flagged tanker suspected of illegal oil transshipment in Indonesia's North Natuna Sea. Picture released July 11, 2023. Indonesia's Maritime Security Agency (Bakamla) / Handout via REUTERS
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New Iran Oil Sanctions Passed By US House In Foreign Aid Package

By Ari Natter (Bloomberg) –The US House passed new sanctions on Iran’s oil sector set to become part of a foreign-aid package, putting the measure

April 21, 2024
Total Views: 1335

Saturday, April 20, 2024
Aerial top view of a containership at port. Stock Photo: Shutterstock/Avigator Fortuner
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Detained Ship From Russia Allowed To Leave German Port

BERLIN, April 19 (Reuters) – A cargo ship from Russia earlier detained in Germany on suspicion of breaching sanctions is now free to leave the port

April 20, 2024
Total Views: 1856

Friday, April 19, 2024
Lt. Charmaine Solis observes commercial vessels sailing alongside the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) while ship operates in support of Operation Prosperity Guardian (OPG), led by Combined Task Force 153 of Combined Maritime Forces, in the Gulf of Aden, Dec. 26. U.S. Navy Photo
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Finland Joins World’s Largest Maritime Security Partnership

Finland has officially joined the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), becoming the 43rd member of the world’s largest maritime security partnership. Vice

April 19, 2024
Total Views: 1190

An EUNAVFOR warship escorts a merchant vessel in the Red Sea
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IMF Revises Down Mideast Growth Outlook on War, Trade Disruptions

DUBAI, April 18 (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday Middle East economies would grow at a slower pace this year than it

April 19, 2024
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