Tuesday, December 7, 2021
United States Coast Guard officer with his back turned
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Coast Guard Ready to Pursue Investigations of Sexual Assault on US-Flagged Ships, Urges Timely Reporting

The U.S. Coast Guard says it stands ready to pursue and prosecute cases of sexual assault on board U.S.-flagged vessels and is encouraging timely reporting to

December 7, 2021
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‘Abandoned’ Exporters Scrambling for Space Prompt More Ad Hoc Charters

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Asian exporters “abandoned” by Maersk are scrambling for deals with rival carriers, inspiring a fresh wave of ad

December 7, 2021
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Crowley Commits to Net-Zero GHG Emissions By 2050

U.S.-based shipping company Crowley has committed to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions across by 2050 across its entire business. To track progress and

December 7, 2021
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COSCO Denies Link to Transpacific Cargo Loss Accident

COSCO Shipping Lines says it is not the operator of the MV COSCO Nagoya which lost dozens of containers overboard in the Pacific Ocean last month. The ship is

December 7, 2021
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Monday, December 6, 2021
Brazilian army soldiers and residents work to remove an oil spill on Itapuama Beach in Cabo de Santo Agostinho
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Investigators in Brazil Blame Greek Oil Tanker For Mysterious Oil Slicks

Federal Police in Brazil have concluded that a Greek-flagged oil tanker was responsible for a mysterious oil spill that fouled large stretches of the

December 6, 2021
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Omicron Case Suspected on Norwegian Cruise Ship with Outbreak in New Orleans

By Maria Caspani Dec 6 (Reuters) – At least 17 COVID-19 cases, including a probable case of the Omicron variant, have been detected among passengers and

December 6, 2021
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Friday, December 3, 2021
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Maersk Family Buys COVID-19 Test Maker Unilabs

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — AP Moller Holding A/S, which invests the wealth of the billionaire Maersk family, has agreed to buy Covid-19 test

December 3, 2021
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Hapag-Lloyd Container-ship BOSTON EXPRESS
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Hapag-Lloyd Agrees to ‘Eye-Watering’ $130,000 a Day for Panamax Charter

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Ocean carriers face ‘Hobson’s choice’ on the containership charter market: agreeing to owners’ hugely inflated

December 3, 2021
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Transport Groups Warn That ‘Knee-Jerk’ Reactions to Omicron Variant Could Spark Worse Supply Chain Disruptions

Organizations and unions from across the transportation sector are warning that world leaders’ knee-jerk reactions to the Omicron variant of COVID-19 are

December 3, 2021
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Suiso Frontier hydrogen ship
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Kawasaki Heavy Says First Liquefied Hydrogen Carrier May Leave Japan This Month

TOKYO, Dec 3 (Reuters) – The world’s first liquefied hydrogen carrier could leave Japan for Australia to pick up its first cargo of hydrogen late

December 3, 2021
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Study Says North Atlantic Hurricanes Have Become More Frequent Amid Warming

By Andrea Januta Dec 3 (Reuters) – Climate scientists have long debated whether the North Atlantic has experienced more frequent hurricanes over the last

December 3, 2021
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AkzoNobel Makes Sizeable Marine Coatings Donation To Civilian Hospital Ship Africa Mercy At Drydocking

AkzoNobel’s Marine and Protective Coatings business has reaffirmed its commitment to Africa Mercy, one of the largest civilian hospital ships in the world,

December 3, 2021
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Thursday, December 2, 2021
Product Tanker Loading Gasoline In Venezuela Port
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Iranian Condensate Cargo Expected to Discharge in Venezuela

By Deisy Buitrago CARACAS, Dec 2 (Reuters) – A cargo of Iranian condensate intended for Venezuela’s state-run oil company, PDVSA, the fourth

December 2, 2021
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Drybulk Outlook: Watch Out for Supply Side Jolts

For maritime industry participants, December is a time for looking backward- what happened in the past 12 months, and looking ahead, at what might happen in

December 2, 2021
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Diversity in Maritime: Recruiting Alone Won’t Fix It

While the benefits of cultivating workplace diversity are tangible, the obstacles to doing so are less obvious and more important, and some kinds of companies

December 2, 2021
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Federal Trade Commission Launches Inquiry Into Supply Chain Disruptions

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has launched a new inquiry into supply chain disruptions contributing to empty shelves and sky-high prices for U.S.

December 2, 2021
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Record Volumes at Southern California Ports to Become ‘New Normal’ After Crisis

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The record volume of cargo moving through the U.S.’s busiest port complex is likely to continue amid high

December 2, 2021
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MM&P Union Warns of Supply Chain Risks From Overworked Panama Canal Tugboat Pilots

The International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P) is warning of risks associated with maneuvering Neopanamax ships through the expanded

December 2, 2021
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Transpacific Container Rates Fall to Lowest Since July

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Ocean freight rates on goods shipped to both major U.S. coasts from Asia fell to the lowest levels since July,

December 2, 2021
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Wednesday, December 1, 2021
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X-Press Feeders Places Order for Dual-Fuel Methanol-Powered Ships

Singapore-based X-Press Feeders has placed an order for eight 1,170 TEU containerships to be powered by dual-fuel green methanol or conventional fuel. X-Press

December 1, 2021
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