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


Friday, November 11, 2022
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CMA CGM Says Biogas-Powered Ships Will Reduce Emissions by 67%

French shipping giant CMA CGM recently announced a new series of seven containerships powered by biogas to serve the French West Indies. The ships include four

November 11, 2022
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Italy’s New Government Challenges the Law of the Sea

By Federico Maccioni MILAN, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni is cracking down on charity rescue boats operating in the

November 11, 2022
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Thursday, November 10, 2022
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Spire Launches ‘Dark Shipping’ and ‘Spoofing’ Detection

Space-based data company Spire Global (NYSE: SPIR) has launched what it describes as a dark shipping detection product to track vessels manipulating their

November 10, 2022
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Documentary Team Discovers Space Shuttle Challenger Wreckage Off Florida

NASA has confirmed the discovery of a large piece of wreckage from the space shuttle Challenger which exploded shortly after liftoff in 1986. The

November 10, 2022
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Reduced Speed Caused LPG Tanker’s Collision with Moored Tug

A pilot’s order to reduce a liquefied petroleum gas carrier’s speed during strong crosswinds led to a collision with a moored tug near Port Neches, Texas,

November 10, 2022
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China’s Year-End Export Surge in Doubt as Global Demand Falters

By Ellen Zhang and Ryan Woo BEIJING, Nov 10 (Reuters) – China’s usual year-end export surge is in doubt as weak global demand dims a rare

November 10, 2022
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Russian Oil Cap Uncertainty Sparks Fears of Ships Stranded at Sea

By Jonathan Saul, Noah Browning and Jan Strupczewski LONDON/BRUSSELS, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Oil-laden tankers risk being left languishing at sea

November 10, 2022
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Iron Ore Ships Turn to Coal to Survive China’s Slump

By Ann Koh and Liz Ng (Bloomberg) — Cargo ships suffering from weak Chinese demand for iron ore are finding a more lucrative alternative as the global

November 10, 2022
Total Views: 4342

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Hapag-Lloyd: ‘Exceptionally Strong’ Earnings Should Help to Navigate ‘Difficult Waters’ Ahead

As good times give way to bad for container shipping, Hapag-Lloyd says its strong balance sheet should help it stay on course even in choppy waters.

November 10, 2022
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Grounded Supertanker Under U.S. Sanctions Refloated

By Ananda Teresia and Isabel Kua JAKARTA/SINGAPORE, Nov 10 (Reuters) – U.S.-sanctioned oil supertanker Young Yong is being towed to an anchorage area

November 10, 2022
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Wednesday, November 9, 2022
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Grounded Supertanker is Loaded with Venezuelan Oil

By Marianna Parraga HOUSTON, Nov 9 (Reuters) – A grounded oil supertanker under U.S. Treasury Department sanctions being refloated in Indonesia is

November 9, 2022
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American Seafarers Recognized for Bravery at Sea

Too often acts bravery at sea go unnoticed, taking place far from public view and the eyes of bystanders ready to whip out their phone cameras at a moments

November 9, 2022
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U.S. and Canada Launch Green Shipping Corridor for Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Seaway

The United States and Canada have launched an initiative to establish a “green shipping corridor” for the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Seaway

November 9, 2022
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Tuesday, November 8, 2022
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Listed Tanker Owners Spreading the Wealth Around

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – Tanker companies reporting their Q3 2022 results are enjoying vast amounts of wealth and, importantly, they are sharing

November 8, 2022
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Seafarer Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Brutal Murder of Supervisor on MSC Containership

A Filipino seafarer has been sentenced to 20 years in U.S. prison for the brutal murder of a direct supervisor on board a MSC containership off the coast of

November 8, 2022
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Russian Oil Exports Hold Steady As Deadline Approaches

Ship tracking data obtained by S&P Global indicates that Russian tanker shipments of crude oil rose slightly in October as declining oil product exports

November 8, 2022
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U.S. Retail Imports Continue to Slow as Busy Holiday Season Ramps Up

Retail imports through the nation’s top container ports have continued to slow from records set earlier this year, with retailers well stocked for what

November 8, 2022
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Ukraine Seeks Expanded Grain Deal Being Decided Next Week

By Pavel Polityuk KYIV, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Ukraine wants the Black Sea grain export deal expanded to include more ports and goods, and hopes a decision

November 8, 2022
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Diesel Tankers Are About to Get Biggest Demand Surge Since 1993

By Alex Longley and Elina Ganatra (Bloomberg) — Oil tankers hauling fuels like gasoline and diesel are poised for their biggest demand surge in three

November 8, 2022
Total Views: 2201

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New Hampshire Governor Slammed For Jones Act Comments On Face The Nation

New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu, who is facing re-election on Tuesday, told CBS News’ Face the Nation over the weekend that the Jones Act is

November 8, 2022
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