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


Wednesday, September 15, 2021
ever ace
Shipping

New World’s Biggest Containership Makes Maiden Call in the UK

The Ever Ace, the unofficial new title holder for the rank of the world’s largest container ship, has made its maiden call in the United Kingdom.

September 15, 2021
Total Views: 9629

Shipping

FMC to Issue Guidance on Complaint Proceedings and Seeks Comments on Demurrage and Detention Billings

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has voted to move forward with two demurrage-and-detention related initiatives proposed by Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye as

September 15, 2021
Total Views: 762

Port of long beach
Environment

MSC Embraces Market-Based Measures to Meet Climate Change Targets

By Nick Savvides at London International Shipping Week (The Loadstar) – MSC has embraced market-based measures (MBMs) to help the industry meet its

September 15, 2021
Total Views: 564

Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz
Shipping

IFAN Invests $1.2 Million to Future-Proof Safe Navigation in Middle East

The International Foundation for Aids to Navigation (IFAN) has announced a near $1.2 million investment to promote safe navigation in the Middle East Gulf,

September 15, 2021
Total Views: 157

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Ports

New Records Set Daily for Number of Ships at Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports

New records are being set daily at the Los Angeles-Long Beach Port Complex as ships filled to the brim with cargo continue to pour into U.S. ports amid the

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 3491

Shipping

Power Outages from Nicholas Hit Energy Production, Vessel Activity

By Marianna Parraga and Liz Hampton Sept 14 (Reuters) – Hurricane Nicholas on Tuesday took another swipe at U.S. Gulf Coast energy facilities, cutting

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 698

Shipping

Autonomous Tug to Embark on Landmark Remotely-Operated Voyage Around Denmark

Some big news today in the world of autonomous shipping. Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics has announced plans to embark on a 1,000 nautical mile voyage using

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 1680

Monday, September 13, 2021
seafarer-ship-crew-covid-temp-checkjpg
Shipping

New Guidance Helps Seafarers and Shipowners Navigate Pandemic Challenges

Despite improvements in vaccination rates among the world’s seafarers, currently only 25% are fully vaccinated and most are not in line to receive the

September 13, 2021
Total Views: 1223

Soeren Skou, CEO Maersk
Environment

Maersk CEO Says Construction of Fossil Fueled Ships Should Be Banned

Maersk CEO Soren Skou says the International Maritime Organization should take a tip from the European auto industry by banning the construction of fossil

September 13, 2021
Total Views: 4283

coffee beans
Shipping

Major Buzzkill: Shipping Problems Plague Brazil’s Coffee Exports

By Roberto Samora and Marcelo Teixeira SAO PAULO/NEW YORK, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Exports of green coffee from Brazil, the world’s largest producer,

September 13, 2021
Total Views: 1669

qatar lng ship
Shipping

Over a Dozen LNG Carriers Line Up in Qatar to Feed Hungry Buyers

By Verity Ratcliffe and Stephen Stapczynski (Bloomberg) — More than a dozen liquefied natural gas tankers are waiting their turn to fill up at Qatar’s

September 13, 2021
Total Views: 2910

Shipping

MSC’s Soren Toft to Deliver Keynote Speech at London International Shipping Week

Shipping’s central role within the global economy will come under the spotlight in a keynote speech delivered by Soren Toft, CEO of the Mediterranean

September 13, 2021
Total Views: 898

msc ship in port
Shipping

2M Blanks Sailings, Taking Angry Shippers by Surprise

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – A container shipping line announcement that it would blank four sailings in the Golden Week period has left shippers,

September 13, 2021
Total Views: 10987

Saturday, September 11, 2021
September 11 flotilla commemoration
Shipping

BOATLIFT is An Amazing Tale of 9/11 Heroism

As the World Trade Center buildings burned and collapsed on September 11, 2001, over a half million people were evacuated from Lower Manhattan by American

September 11, 2021
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Friday, September 10, 2021
Shipping

Dozens of Vessels Participate in New York Harbor Procession to Honor 9/11 Victims

American maritime interests held an event Friday in New York Harbor in recognition of 20 years since the September 11 attacks, which triggered the largest

September 10, 2021
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tanker
Shipping

Louisiana Offshore Oil Port Resumes Full Operations Nearly Two Weeks After Ida

HOUSTON, Sept 10 (Reuters) – The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP), the largest U.S. privately owned deepwater crude terminal, has fully

September 10, 2021
Total Views: 621

cma cgm container ship
Shipping

Shippers and Forwarders Deride CMA CGM’s Rate Cap as ‘High Level Torture’

By Nick Savvides and Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Freight forwarders and shippers have responded to CMA CGM’s pledge to stop spot rate increases

September 10, 2021
Total Views: 2095

Thursday, September 9, 2021
maersk Pacific Transload Express facility
Ports

Maersk Completes New British Columbia Transloading Facility to Speed Up Cargo Delivery

Maersk Canada and Canadian Pacific have opened a new 117,000 square foot, 103 door transloading facility speed up cargo delivery and reduce strain on North

September 9, 2021
Total Views: 1862

cma cgm containership
Shipping

CMA CGM Suspends Spot Rate Increases Until February 2022

French shipping giant CMA CGM, the world’s number 3 ocean carrier by capacity, says it will stop increasing spot charter rates effectively immediately

September 9, 2021
Total Views: 2176

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach
Shipping

International Competition Authorities Hold Meeting on Container Shipping Issues

Maritime competition authorities from across the world are continuing to keep a close eye on the actions of ocean carriers amid the unprecedented cargo boom

September 8, 2021
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