Friday, November 27, 2020
port of los angeles
Shipping

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Cracks Down on Ocean Carrier Alliances

By Alex Lennane (The Loadstar) – The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has tightened the screws on the three major ocean carrier alliances,

November 27, 2020
Total Views: 2451

ship emissions
Environment

Shipping Industry and Asian Nations Object to EU Pollution Plan

By Ewa Krukowska (Bloomberg) — Plans to extend the world’s biggest carbon market into shipping drew criticism from the industry and Asian nations,

November 27, 2020
Total Views: 3136

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
offshore wind farm
Environment

Tokyo Gas to Develop One of Japan’s Largest Offshore Wind Farms

By Aya Takada (Bloomberg) — Tokyo Gas Co. plans to develop one of Japan’s largest offshore wind projects as the nation looks to a major expansion of

November 25, 2020
Total Views: 1202

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Shipbuilding

Russia to Build Far East Metal Plant to Supply Arctic Shipbuilding

MOSCOW, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Russia plans to build a metals plant in the Far East at an estimated cost of $2.2 billion and supply steel sheet to the

November 25, 2020
Total Views: 2450

Accidents

Oil Tanker Hit by Blast at Saudi Terminal in Red Sea

The ship’s manager confirms the Maltese-flagged MT Agrari was hit by an unknown source about one meter above the waterline, causing a breach. The vessel is

November 25, 2020
Total Views: 9601

Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Shipping

Orsted Plans to Develop Offshore Wind Projects in South Korea

Offshore wind developer Orsted announced Tuesday its intention to develop up to 1.6GW of offshore wind power off the coast of Incheon City in South Korea. The

November 24, 2020
Total Views: 972

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Ports

Container Crunch Means It Pays More to Sail Empty to Asia

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — Shipping carriers seeking to capitalize on the most lucrative trade routes are returning empty cargo containers to Asia,

November 24, 2020
Total Views: 4622

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Shipping

U.S. Charges 31 Alleging Bribes to Fix Coast Guard Mariner Credentialing Test Scores

The U.S. Department of Justice has charged 31 individuals, including three former Coast Guard employees, related to a test score-fixing scheme at a United

November 24, 2020
Total Views: 11351

Shipping

China Blacklist Strands More Than 50 Ships With Australian Coal

By Aaron Clark and Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) — More than $500 million worth of Australian coal is on ships anchored off Chinese ports, as a diplomatic

November 24, 2020
Total Views: 4839

Monday, November 23, 2020
container ship
Shipping

IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee Meeting Concludes: More on Shipping’s $5 Billion Decarbonization Proposal

By Barry Parker, Correspondent “You have to start somewhere.” While nobody used this phrase specifically, the IMO, in its just concluded virtual session of

November 23, 2020
Total Views: 2032

Shipbuilding

Ocean Infinity Orders Eight Remote-Operated Ships at VARD

U.S.-based subsea exploration company Ocean Infinity has signed shipbuilding contracts for eight shore-controllable vessels in what is being described as a

November 23, 2020
Total Views: 6818

Yamal LNG ship-to-ship transfer
Shipping

Russia’s Novatek Starts Yamal LNG Ship-to-Ship Operations in Murmansk

MOSCOW, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Russian gas producer Novatek has started ship-to-ship loadings of liquefied natural gas from the Yamal LNG project near the

November 23, 2020
Total Views: 2257

ship emissions
Environment

Surge In Greenhouse Gases Sustained Despite COVID Lockdowns

By Emma Farge  (Reuters) – Greenhouse gas concentrations climbed to a new record in 2019 and rose again this year despite an expected drop in

November 23, 2020
Total Views: 1171

Sunday, November 22, 2020
Ports

Boatloads of Cargo Off Los Angeles Grind Gears of World Economy

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — A flotilla of almost a dozen cargo vessels sits anchored just south of Los Angeles this weekend, waiting for berth

November 22, 2020
Total Views: 7349

Friday, November 20, 2020
port vancouver
Shipping

Canadian Pea and Lentil Exports Hit by Container Shortage

By Marcy Nicholson (Bloomberg) — A shortage of containers at Vancouver’s port is slowing Canada’s exports of lentils and peas, the latest ripple

November 20, 2020
Total Views: 2552

Shipping

CMA CGM Expects Strong Year-End for Container Shipping

PARIS, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Container shipping group CMA CGM said on Friday shipping activity remained strong in the final quarter of 2020 after a

November 20, 2020
Total Views: 5562

ship emissions
Shipping

IMO’s CO2 Reduction Initiatives: The Voyage Towards Codification

By Barry Parker, gCaptain Correspondent After considerable anticipation, the Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime

November 20, 2020
Total Views: 1811

Shipping

CMA CGM Reports Strong Performance Amid Shipping Recovery

French shipping group CMA CGM has reported $567 million in profit in the third quarter of 2020 amid a “marked recovery” in container volumes. CMA

November 20, 2020
Total Views: 2349

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Shipping

Opinion: Australia’s New Crew Change Policy is Neat, Plausible… And Wrong

By Shipping Australia – Shipping Australia is very concerned about the ongoing crisis caused by a lack of crew changes. Hundreds of thousands of people

November 20, 2020
Total Views: 2893

Shipping

To Honor Slave Trade Victims, Groups Seeks a Memorial in Atlantic Maps

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK, Nov 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Tributes to victims of the transatlantic slave trade can be found in museums and

November 20, 2020
Total Views: 3767