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gCaptain’s full coverage of the maritime shipping industry, including containerships, tankers, dry bulk, LNG, breakbulk and more.


Thursday, June 23, 2022
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Boris Johnson Signals UK’s Willingness to De-Mine Black Sea and Help Export Grain from Ukraine

By Andrew MacAskill KIGALI, June 23 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday Britain was willing to assist with demining

June 23, 2022
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Shipping Costs Soar as Russian Fallout Upends Fuel Flows

By Elizabeth Low (Bloomberg) — The dislocation of global fuel markets after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has boosted the cost of shipping products

June 23, 2022
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Marine Money Week: Back in Force After Three-Year Hiatus

After a three year hiatus, the signature Marine Money event, at New York’s Pierre Hotel, began with a great line-up of presentations from companies and

June 23, 2022
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Wednesday, June 22, 2022
smoke pollution coming from a container ship
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EU Parliament Votes to Include Shipping in EU Carbon Market

The EU Parliament has voted in favour of including shipping in its carbon market, adding pressure for the industry to accelerate its decarbonization. The EU

June 22, 2022
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Wärtsilä to Supply Propulsion Systems for World’s Largest Hybrid Battery-Powered Vessels

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has revealed an order to supply the hybrid battery-powered propulsion systems for three new roll-on/roll-off passenger

June 22, 2022
Total Views: 1173

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Russian Oil Tankers Get India Safety Cover via Dubai Company

By Nidhi Verma and Jonathan Saul NEW DELHI/LONDON, June 22 (Reuters) – India is providing safety certification for dozens of ships managed by a

June 22, 2022
Total Views: 9430

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Shipper Complaint Accuses Yang Ming and HMM of Collusion and Profiteering

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – An Illinois shipper is suing Taiwanese operator Yang Ming and South Korean carrier HMM, claiming they benefited

June 22, 2022
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Maersk Sees No Let Up in Surging Cost of Shipping Goods

By Richa Naidu and Padraic Halpin LONDON/DUBLIN, June 22 (Reuters) – The cost of shipping goods has surged 25-30% since the start of the pandemic due

June 22, 2022
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Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Two bulk carriers passing at the exit of Lock 1 on the Welland Canal
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U.S. Grain Exports from Great Lakes Up in May

The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership (GLSP) on Tuesday announced its tonnage report for shipping through the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System during the

June 21, 2022
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Electric Ferry Claims New World Record

An electric ferry may have set a new world record after sailing 50 nautical miles on a single battery charge. The ferry, named Ellen, typically operates

June 21, 2022
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Turkish Team Said to Discuss Black Sea Grain Corridor in Russia This Week

ANKARA, June 21 (Reuters) – Ankara’s military delegation will travel to Russia this week to discuss details of a possible safe sea

June 21, 2022
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Port Houston Awards Contracts Totaling $450 Million to Expand the Houston Ship Channel

Officials at the Port of Houston have approved $450 million to support the expanding of the Houston Ship Channel, one of the most critically important

June 21, 2022
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Proman Stena Bulk Takes Delivery of First Methanol-Fueled MR Tanker

A joint venture between a leading global methanol producer and one of the world’s largest tanker shipping companies has taken delivery of their first

June 21, 2022
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Insurer Must Pay Spanish Claim in Prestige Oil Spill, EU Court Says

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS, June 20 (Reuters) – Spain on Monday won backing from Europe’s top court in its mutli-million euros damage claim

June 21, 2022
Total Views: 3174

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Old Is Gold: Sky-High Cost of Ageing Ships Sounds Inflation SOS

By Joe Brock SINGAPORE, June 21 (Reuters) – Shipping companies are transforming rust buckets into gold mines in a modern-day alchemy that

June 21, 2022
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Monday, June 20, 2022
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Baltic Index Gains On Higher Rates For All Vessels

June 20 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index .BADI gained to its highest in nearly three weeks on Monday, helped by an

June 20, 2022
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Sunday, June 19, 2022
Grain is loaded onto a ship in Odessa, Ukraine, August 9, 2021
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EU Seeks To Release Ukrainian Grain Stuck Due To Russia’s Sea Blockade

BRUSSELS, June 19 (Reuters) – European Union foreign ministers will discuss ways to free millions of tonnes of grain stuck in Ukraine due to

June 19, 2022
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Saturday, June 18, 2022
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Sovcomflot Fleet Fully Covered By Russian Insurers

June 18 (Reuters) – Russia’s state-run Sovcomflot has insured all its cargo ships with Russian insurers and the cover meets international rules,

June 18, 2022
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Worst Drought in 70 Years Threatens Northern Italy’s Food, Power

By Marco Bertacche Jun 18, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Italy is in the depths of one of its worst droughts, with the country’s largest river, the Po,

June 18, 2022
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Friday, June 17, 2022
Product Tanker Loading Gasoline In Venezuela Port
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Venezuelan Oil Exports to Europe Set to Resume After Two Years -Sources

By Marianna Parraga June 17 (Reuters) – A 650,000-barrel-cargo of Venezuela’s oil chartered by Italy’s Eni ENI.MI is

June 17, 2022
Total Views: 1113