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


Wednesday, September 22, 2021
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LNG Suppliers Focus on Spot Deals in Price Jump -Buyer

By Anna Shiryaevskaya and Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) — Liquefied natural gas suppliers are limiting the volume they deliver under long-term contracts

September 22, 2021
Total Views: 610

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U.S. Energy Exports Show First Surplus Since at Least the 1970s

By Simon Casey (Bloomberg) — Trade deficits have been a stubborn feature of the U.S. economy for decades now, but energy has started to buck that trend,

September 22, 2021
Total Views: 1092

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Operation DGAR: A Collective Effort to Repatriate Stranded Mariners During a Global Pandemic

A Case Study in the flexibility, ingenuity and responsiveness of the commercial maritime industry during the COVID-19 Pandemic. By Chris Fertig By the spring

September 22, 2021
Total Views: 1468

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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Marine Money Climate Summit Day 1: Techno-Economic Models and No More Noon Reports

The maritime climate season has now officially begun. Marine Money, the prodigious publisher and conference organizer which has positioned itself at the

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 795

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Maersk Heading to Biggest Profit in Danish History

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S is now heading for a full-year profit that will match its combined results from the past nine

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 7862

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MSC Newbuilds to Ride Carpets of Bubbles to Fuel Savings

Some big news today in the world of bubbles. Or air lubrication, to be specific. London-based Silverstream Technologies, a leader in the field of air

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 2542

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Jan de Nul to Keep Dredging Argentina’s Parched Parana River

BUENOS AIRES, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Argentina’s government has formally agreed a 90-day deal with Belgian firm Jan de Nul to keep dredging the Parana

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 1393

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US And China Compete To Rebuild Sudan’s State Shipping Firm

By Mohammed Alamin (Bloomberg) Sudan’s state shipping company is considering a Chinese offer to revamp a fleet that’s shrunk to just one boat as the

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 1684

Monday, September 20, 2021
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More Ships Coming Than Going as Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Continue to Set Records

The Marine Exchange of Southern California (MXSOCAL) reported new records again today as ships carrying your Christmas gifts and other manufactured consumer

September 20, 2021
Total Views: 4578

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U.S. Grain Exports Rise as Gulf Terminals Slowly Recover from Ida

By Julie Ingwersen Sept 20 (Reuters) – U.S. grain exports increased last week as shippers along the Louisiana Gulf Coast recovered from flooding and

September 20, 2021
Total Views: 774

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Seven Shipbreaking Workers Killed in Accidents in Bangladesh, Turkey -NGO

A string of accidents at Bangladesh’s infamous shipbreaking beach killed five workers in August, raising the annual death toll dramatically, NGO

September 20, 2021
Total Views: 3567

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CMA CGM Data Hack Leaves Confused Customers in the Dark

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – Confusion reigned among the customers of French carrier CMA CGM, as hackers wrote to media organisations claiming to

September 20, 2021
Total Views: 2131

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Baltic Index Rallies to 12-Year High on Gains Across Vessels

Broad sell-off in bulk shipping stocks even as Baltic Dry Index hits 12-year high. GNK -11%, GOGL -13%, DSX -11%, EGLE -11%, SB -9%. By Ashitha Shivaprasad

September 20, 2021
Total Views: 1177

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Here’s Why Europe, Desperate for Gas, Isn’t Buying LNG

By Anna Shiryaevskaya (Bloomberg) — A record rally in natural gas prices in Europe doesn’t mean it’s become lucrative to send every available

September 20, 2021
Total Views: 3416

Friday, September 17, 2021
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Maersk Gives Bleak Operations Update Amid Unprecedented Supply Chain Chaos

A.P. Moller-Maersk has painted a bleak picture of global supply chains in an operations update published Friday. The update comes as supply chains are under

September 17, 2021
Total Views: 3150

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Los Angeles Port Logjam Has Enough Containers to Cross Half the U.S.

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) The number of container ships waiting to enter the biggest U.S. gateway for trade with Asia reached an all-time high of 65

September 17, 2021
Total Views: 10906

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‘No Empty Barges’ Cripples US Fertilizer Supply

By Elizabeth Elkin (Bloomberg) Hurricane Ida struck the heart of the U.S. fertilizer industry, and now Storm Nicholas threatens even more damage in the Gulf

September 17, 2021
Total Views: 2046

Thursday, September 16, 2021
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Marine Insurers Warn of Liquefaction Risks from Sierra Leone Iron Ore Fines Cargoes

Marine liability insurers are warning bulk carrier owners of increasing liquefaction risk of iron ore fines cargoes from Sierra Leone. In a recent circular to

September 16, 2021
Total Views: 2216

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Maersk CEO Sees No Sign of Freight Market Easing This Year

COPENHAGEN, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk sees no indication that the current red-hot shipping market will lose steam

September 16, 2021
Total Views: 870

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‘Exceptional’ Container Market Leads Maersk to Upgrade Guidance… Again

A.P. Moller-Maersk, parent company to the world’s largest shipping line, has once again upgraded its guidance for the reminder of the year in a big way,

September 16, 2021
Total Views: 1315