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


Saturday, April 30, 2022
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More Of Europe’s Crude Supply Is Coming From Deep In The Heart Of Texas

By Arathy Somasekhar and Stephanie Kelly HOUSTON,(Reuters) – U.S. crude exports to Europe climbed in March and April as buyers across the Atlantic

April 30, 2022
Total Views: 2022

Friday, April 29, 2022
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Traders Using Costlier Smaller Tankers to Move Russian Oil to China

By Chen Aizhu and Florence Tan SINGAPORE, April 29 (Reuters) – Traders are deploying smaller, costlier vessels to ship displaced Russian oil

April 29, 2022
Total Views: 11705

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Shipping Magnate John Fredriksen Fights to Create World’s Largest Oil Tanker Company

By Alex Longley and John Martens (Bloomberg) — Two shipping magnates are battling over the creation of the world’s largest publicly listed oil

April 29, 2022
Total Views: 14706

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Ship Insurers Cut Cover for Russia’s Sovcomflot as Sanctions Bite

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, April 29 (Reuters) – Western ship insurers are terminating cover for Russia’s leading shipping company

April 29, 2022
Total Views: 5357

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EU Green Lights Hapag-Lloyd’s Stakes in JadeWeserPort

German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd says the EU Commission has approved the company’s stake acquisitions in JadeWeserPort Wilhelmshaven, Germany’s

April 29, 2022
Total Views: 661

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Shipping Industry Pushes to Rescue Remaining Seafarers Trapped in Ukraine

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, April 29 (Reuters) – Just under 500 seafarers remain stuck onboard 109 ships at Ukrainian ports – skeleton crews

April 29, 2022
Total Views: 1173

Thursday, April 28, 2022
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FMC Asks Congress for More Money Amid Heavier Workload, Uptick in Shippers’ Complaints

The Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission is asking Congress for more funding next year due to an increase in demand for the Commission’s services

April 28, 2022
Total Views: 1041

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Hydraulic Hose Leak Led to Engine Room Fire on Fishing Vessel Off Massachusetts -NTSB Report

A hydraulic hose failure led to an engine room fire aboard the fishing vessel Nobska off the coast of Massachusetts in 2021, the National Transportation Safety

April 28, 2022
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Commodity Traders: Secretive, Crafty And Utterly Necessary

Movements of commodities by entities often shrouded in mystery and secrecy drive shipping demand, which, in turn, is tied to economic activity and also

April 28, 2022
Total Views: 1923

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Hong Kong Sees Surprise Export Drop as China Locks Down

By Krystal Chia (Bloomberg) — Hong Kong’s exports plunged in March by the most since January 2020 as Covid restrictions in China weighed on the

April 28, 2022
Total Views: 2220

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Port of Antwerp Adapting to Loss of Russian Shipping Volumes, CEO Says

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, April 28 (Reuters) – The Port of Antwerp is adapting to losing shipping trade with Russia and its merger with the

April 28, 2022
Total Views: 2597

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ONE Reports Record $16.8 Billion Profit for Fiscal Year But Outlook Uncertain

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Japanese ocean carrier ONE has reported a record net profit of $16.8bn for its financial year ending 31 March –

April 28, 2022
Total Views: 865

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China Locks Down Part of Northern Hub for Coal Shipping

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — The northern port of Qinhuangdao is the latest Chinese commodities hub to get hit by virus-related lockdowns. The city

April 28, 2022
Total Views: 1802

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Indonesia Palm Oil Export Ban Takes Effect, Industry Group Sees Lifting in May

By Bernadette Christina and Fransiska Nangoy JAKARTA, April 28 (Reuters) – Indonesia should be able to tackle its cooking oil shortage in the

April 28, 2022
Total Views: 989

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
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Yang Ming Chief Sees Port Bottlenecks Easing

By Cindy Wang and Yvonne Man (Bloomberg) — Port bottlenecks that have increased supply-chain congestion because of the war in Ukraine and lockdowns in

April 27, 2022
Total Views: 1966

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Russia Continues to Dominate European Diesel Imports Despite Drop

By Ron Bousso and Ahmad Ghaddar LONDON, April 27 (Reuters) – European diesel imports from Russia are set to fall in April but will still exceed

April 27, 2022
Total Views: 2126

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CMA CGM Opens Transportation and Logistics Tech Incubator in Arlington, Virginia

French container shipping group CMA CGM has opened it’s new startup incubator in Arlington, Virginia that will focus on developing technologies within

April 27, 2022
Total Views: 1576

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Jury Convicts Ohio Man of Dropping Pipe Bombs on Tugboats

A federal jury in West Virginia has convicted an Ohio man of all four counts charging him in connection with pipe bombs found on tugboats on the Ohio River.

April 27, 2022
Total Views: 6362

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Russia’s Attacks on Key Bridge May Hit Ukraine’s Grain Export Plans

By Pavel Polityuk KYIV, April 27 (Reuters) – Russia launched two missile strikes and damaged a strategic bridge in Ukraine’s Odesa

April 27, 2022
Total Views: 2364

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
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International Shipbreaking in Texas Completes First Project After EU Ship Recycling Approval

International Shipbreaking in Brownville, Texas has completed the first ship recyling project for an EU shipowner in compliance to the rigorious requirements

April 26, 2022
Total Views: 9052