Thursday, December 3, 2020
Shipping

Trump Admin Rule Eliminates Environmental Reviews of LNG Marine Transport

WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Energy on Thursday issued a rule to exclude environmental reviews for marine transport of liquefied

December 3, 2020
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China to Allow Australian Coal Cargoes Ashore Despite Ban

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China is set to allow a shipment of Australian coal into the country, according to a person familiar with the matter,

December 3, 2020
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Blog

Interview With Rear Admiral Jack Buono, Superintendent of the USMMA at Kings Point

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Last week gCaptain had the privilege of interviewing Rear Admiral Jack Buono, USMS. Two years ago Buono was appointed as the

December 3, 2020
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Shipping

Opinion: Container Shipping Is Booming Again. That Probably Won’t Last

By Justin Fox (Bloomberg Opinion) — The two busiest ports in the U.S., the neighboring facilities of Los Angeles and Long Beach, have been setting new

December 3, 2020
Total Views: 5556

Shipping

Have You Heard the One About North Korean Boats Delivering Ballots to Maine?

It’s been trending all day on Twitter. Apparently President Tump’s former adviser Roger Stone made the wild claim in an interview on The

December 3, 2020
Total Views: 8453

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Shipping

UN Resolution Urges ‘Key Worker’ Designation for Seafarers

The United Nations General Assembly has called on UN Member States to designate seafarers and other maritime personnel as key workers and implement measures to

December 2, 2020
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Singapore Shipping Company Fined $12 Million Over Illegal Oily Water Discharges

Singaporean shipping company Pacific Carriers Limited has been fined $12 million in U.S. federal court after pleading guilty to concealing illegal discharges

December 2, 2020
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Shipping

Soren Toft, Former Maersk Executive, Takes the Helm at MSC

LONDON, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Soren Toft on Wednesday started his role as chief executive of Swiss headquartered container group MSC’s shipping and

December 2, 2020
Total Views: 4080

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In World First, UK Approves Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine

By Guy Faulconbridge and Paul Sandle LONDON, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Britain approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, jumping ahead of the rest

December 2, 2020
Total Views: 908

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
An undated image provided in a U.S. Department of Justice complaint for forfeiture released May 9, 2019 shows the North Korean vessel Wise Honest.
Shipping

U.S. Accuses China of Violating North Korea Sanctions; Observed Ships Busting Sanctions 550 Times

By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON, Dec 1 (Reuters) – The United States accused China on Tuesday of “flagrant violation” of its obligation to

December 1, 2020
Total Views: 2168

Shipping

Containership ONE Apus Loses ‘Significant’ Number of Containers Overboard in Pacific -Manager

Update: ONE Apus Arrives in Kobe, Revealing Epic Cargo Loss An Ocean Network Express containership has lost a “significant” number of containers

December 1, 2020
Total Views: 38955

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EU Leaders Plan Appeal to Biden to Rebuild Transatlantic Ties

By Jonathan Stearns (Bloomberg) — The European Union plans a sweeping proposal for transatlantic cooperation to U.S. President-elect Joe Biden in a bid

December 1, 2020
Total Views: 1158

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Environment

HSFO Demand Jumps as More Ships Install Scrubbers

By Ann Koh and Elizabeth Low (Bloomberg) — An increase in vessels being fitted with pollution-reducing kits and unusually strong demand for container

December 1, 2020
Total Views: 2513

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Oil-Hungry Asia Lures Armada of Tankers Carrying U.S. Crude

By Serene Cheong and Sheela Tobben (Bloomberg) — An armada of around 20 tankers laden with U.S. oil will be heading to Asia this month as the region

December 1, 2020
Total Views: 3271

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Germany Says Nord Stream 2 Picked a Ship to Finish Pipeline

By Vanessa Dezem and Dina Khrennikova (Bloomberg) — Nord Stream 2 has picked a ship to finish laying sections of its pipeline under the Baltic Sea, a

December 1, 2020
Total Views: 3961

Monday, November 30, 2020
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Shipping

The Beautiful Game: The Art of Ship Handling

By Captain Grant Livingstone ‘The Beautiful Game’ is a term often associated with Argentine football legend Diego Maradona and Brazilian great Edson

November 30, 2020
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Lucky Mariner Rescued 86 Miles Off Port Canaveral, Florida

The crew of a containership located a missing mariner clinging to the bow of his partially sunken boat approximately 86 miles east of Port Canaveral, Florida,

November 30, 2020
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Environment

Volkswagen Opts for Sustainable Biofuel for its European Car Carriers

Volkswagen has partnered with biofuels bunker supplier GoodFuels to run sustainable biofuel in two chartered RoRos in order to reduce carbon emissions in the

November 30, 2020
Total Views: 1516

Friday, November 27, 2020
Shipping

Venezuela Resumes Direct Oil Shipments to China Despite U.S. Sanctions

By Luc Cohen and Marianna Parraga Nov 26 (Reuters) – Venezuela has resumed direct shipments of oil to China after U.S. sanctions sent the trade

November 27, 2020
Total Views: 6082

Environment

DFDS Planning Hydrogen-Powered Ferry

European ferry operator DFDS has announced plans for a partnership to develop a hydrogen-powered ferry to be in operation as soon as 2027. The partnership

November 27, 2020
Total Views: 1870