Tuesday, December 14, 2021
ship's bridge
Shipping

Four More Sentenced in Coast Guard Test-Fixing Scheme

A defendant convicted of acting as an intermediary in a test score-fixing scheme at a Coast Guard exam center has been sentenced for 40 months in prison, while

December 14, 2021
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lng carrier
Environment

Feasibility Study Finds LNG Carriers Beat Tankers When It Comes to Carbon Capture and Storage Use

A feasibility study into shipping’s use of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology shows that the LNG sector is currently better suited than tankers

December 14, 2021
Total Views: 1404

LNG carrier in open sea during daytime
Shipping

Gas Crunch Sends European Prices to Rare Premium Over Asia

By Anna Shiryaevskaya and Stephen Stapczynski (Bloomberg) — Europe has become a premium market for liquefied natural gas, increasing the likelihood of a

December 14, 2021
Total Views: 995

Ships bridge silhouetted with Antarctic Icebergs on the Horizon
Shipping

More Arctic Shipping is Leaving Trash in Its Wake, Scientists Warn

By Yereth Rosen and Timothy Gardner ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Dec 14 (Reuters) – Following another year of stark climate impacts in the Arctic, scientists

December 14, 2021
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Monday, December 13, 2021
seafarer on deck
Shipping

WHO and ILO Form ‘Action Group’ to Help Protect Transport Workers’ Right to Travel as Omicron Spread Threatens Restrictions

The World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO) have agreed to form an Action Group with major international transport

December 13, 2021
Total Views: 834

Nor-Shipping 2019 Opening Ceremony at the Oslo City Hall
Shipping

Next Month’s Nor-Shipping Postponed Due to Omicron Spread

Nor-Shipping, one of the leading maritime industry trade conferences, has postponed plans for its upcoming exhibition and event program next month amid the

December 13, 2021
Total Views: 542

Ports

Southern California’s Empty Container Problem is Getting Worse, Truckers Say

By Ana Monteiro (Bloomberg) — Restrictions on empty-container returns at major ports are the top issue that needs fixing to help ease U.S.

December 13, 2021
Total Views: 3539

Friday, December 10, 2021
Shipping

International Maritime Organization Elects New 40-Member Council

The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization, its highest governing body, has elected new Member States to the IMO Council for the 2022-2023 term.

December 10, 2021
Total Views: 1378

Ports

New Ningbo Lockdown Shows Covid Threat Hanging Over Supply Chains

By Sam Whelan (The Loadstar) – A new partial lockdown in Ningbo has highlighted the threat to container supply chains from China’s strict zero-Covid

December 10, 2021
Total Views: 1242

Ports

Port of LA’s Seroka Says Ocean Shipping Reform Act Will Boost Industry Transparency

By Ana Monteiro and Michael Sasso (Bloomberg) — The first major update of U.S. international ocean-shipping laws in more than two decades, which passed

December 10, 2021
Total Views: 787

Shipping

MARAD Awards $12.6 Million in Grants to Marine Highway Projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) awarded $12.6 million in grants to nine marine highway projects across the U.S. to

December 10, 2021
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Container ships wait off the coast of the congested Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Long Beach, California
Shipping

Vanishing Ships Underscore Supply Woe: Crisis Peak Is a Mirage

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — A line of more than 80 container ships waiting to dock at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California, was cut

December 10, 2021
Total Views: 4540

Thursday, December 9, 2021
imo headquarters
Shipping

IMO Assembly Adopts Amendments to Expand Council to 52 Member States

The International Maritime Organization’s highest governing body, the IMO Assembly, has adopted new amendments to expand the size of IMO Council, which

December 9, 2021
Total Views: 1043

Shipping

Languishing Walnuts Show How Shipping Crisis Is Hurting U.S. Farmers

By Sharon Bernstein and Nathan Frandino ESCALON, Calif., Dec 9 (Reuters) – The shrink-wrapped boxes of fresh California walnuts stacked almost to the

December 9, 2021
Total Views: 2124

Ports

Port of Savannah Sets Monthly Cargo Record in November as Capacity Improvements Pay Off

The Georgia Ports Authority says efforts to increase capacity at the Port of Savannah are paying off, with year-over-year growth continuing and the number of

December 9, 2021
Total Views: 785

containership
Shipping

Costamare Orders Eight Newbuild Containerships, Expands Dry Bulk Fleet

U.S.-listed Costamare Inc. (NYSE: CMRE) has placed new shipbuilding orders for eight containerships backed by long-term charters and the acquisition of more

December 9, 2021
Total Views: 836

maersk freight cargo
Shipping

Germany Competition Regulator to Look at Maersk’s Planned Sale of Reefer Container Unit to Chinese Company

Germany’s Federal Cartel Office is taking a closer look into the proposed sale of Maersk’s refrigerated container manufacturing unit to China

December 9, 2021
Total Views: 2283

port of los angeles
Shipping

U.S. House Passes ‘Ocean Shipping Reform Act’ to Overhaul Federal Regulations for International Ocean Shipping

The bipartisan “Ocean Shipping Reform Act” (H.R.4996) passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday by a bipartisan 364-60 vote. The legislation

December 9, 2021
Total Views: 1574

Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Shipping

Shipping Alliances Drop Hundreds of Asia-North Europe Port Calls Due to Congestion

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Nearly a quarter of the scheduled port calls of Asia-North Europe alliance loops were omitted in the past five months,

December 8, 2021
Total Views: 2226

Shipping

CMA CGM Buys Part of Ingram Micro in $3 Billion Logistics Deal

PARIS, Dec 8 (Reuters) – France’s CMA CGM said it had agreed to buy most of Ingram Micro’s Commerce & Lifecycle Services (CLS) activities

December 8, 2021
Total Views: 1715