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


Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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More Panama Canal Transits Highlight Rebounding Global Trade

By Michael McDonald (Bloomberg) — The Panama Canal Authority says vessel transits are rebounding as global trade picks up after the Covid-19 pandemic.

July 14, 2021
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EU Proposes Adding Shipping to Its Carbon Market

By Jonathan Saul and Kate Abnett LONDON, July 14 (Reuters) – The European Commission on Wednesday proposed adding shipping to the bloc’s

July 14, 2021
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Tuesday, July 13, 2021
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Ever Given’s Owner Braces for ‘Thousands’ of Legal Claims

By Ellen Milligan (Bloomberg) — The owner of the Ever Given, the cargo ship that blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week, hampering global trade

July 13, 2021
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Ever Given Saga Ends as Ship Departs Egyptian Waters

The Ever Given set sail from Egyptian waters on Tuesday, officially ending its 112-day saga stuck in the Suez Canal. AIS ship tracking data from

July 13, 2021
Total Views: 3685

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Shipping Chaos Will Grow With Most Seafarers Unvaccinated

By K. Oanh Ha (Bloomberg) Global vaccinations of seafarers are going too slowly to prevent outbreaks on ships from causing more trade disruptions,

July 13, 2021
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Monday, July 12, 2021
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World Shipping Council Says Normal Demand, Not More Regulation, Will Help Solve Supply Chain Issues

The World Shipping Council (WSC) is coming to the defense of ocean liners after President Biden issued an executive order addressing anti-competitive behavior

July 12, 2021
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FMC and DOJ Agree to Collaborate on Liner Shipping Antitrust Issues

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission and the Department of Justice have signed an agreement to increase cooperation and communication in oversight and

July 12, 2021
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Longchamp Reserves Space on Neoline’s Sail-Powered Cargo Ships

French handbag manufacturer Longchamp has secured space on board NEOLINE’s new sailing cargo ships. Under the agreement, Longchamp has committed to

July 12, 2021
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Crowley Planning First Fully-Electric Tug

Crowley has announced plans to build and operate the fully-electric tugboat in the United States. The vessel, named eWolf, is bound for the Port of San

July 12, 2021
Total Views: 1836

Saturday, July 10, 2021
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Skyrocketing Containership Rates Draw EU Scrutiny

By Aoife White (Bloomberg) Container shipping’s surging rates are getting scrutiny by the European Union, adding to a U.S. call for more competition among

July 10, 2021
Total Views: 2731

Friday, July 9, 2021
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OOCL’s Second Quarter Results Confirm ‘Turbocharging’ of Carrier Bottom Lines

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Cosco subsidiary Orient Overseas (International) Q2 figures from its container arm, OOCL, give an early indication of

July 9, 2021
Total Views: 2833

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Federal Maritime Commission Vows to Keep Pressure on Carriers Despite Challenges

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden’s targeting of shipping lines in a crackdown on uncompetitive industries should be welcome news to

July 9, 2021
Total Views: 2699

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Nation’s Retail Imports Continuing Momentum Despite Supply Chain Challenges

Strong consumer demand is continuing to drive double-digit growth of imports at the nation’s top container ports now a year since the economic recovery

July 9, 2021
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Detention and Demurrage Charges Targeted in White House Executive Order

President Biden signed a wide-ranging executive order on Friday directing over a dozen federal agencies to take action to promote competition in the American

July 9, 2021
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Thursday, July 8, 2021
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Port of Long Beach: June Cargo Volumes Stay Strong Amid Signs of Leveling Off

Cargo volumes through the Port of Long Beach remained strong in June but showed signs of leveling off as retail spending cooled down and consumers warmed up to

July 8, 2021
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Frantic Spending Spree in Containership S&P Market

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Ocean carriers have sucked dry the sale and purchase containership market, outbidding one another to acquire tonnage

July 8, 2021
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White House Order to Address Competition in Ocean and Rail Shipping

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, July 8 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden will soon order U.S. transportation agencies to crack down on anti-competitive

July 8, 2021
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Wednesday, July 7, 2021
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Egypt’s Ever Given Sendoff Filled with Fanfare

By Tarek El-Tablawy, Mirette Magdy and Abdel Latif Wahba (Bloomberg) — For a nation that provides safe passage for so many ships through its waters,

July 7, 2021
Total Views: 5356

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Surging Shipping Rates Seen Tightening Sugar Market

By Fabiana Batista (Bloomberg) — Sugar refineries waiting for sky-high shipping rates to ease before locking in purchases may find that supplies tighten

July 7, 2021
Total Views: 968

Tuesday, July 6, 2021
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British Columbia Wildfires Impacting Canadian Exports and Imports

By Marcy Nicholson and Natalie Obiko Pearson (Bloomberg) — Hundreds of rail cars have been halted by wildfires that damaged tracks in western Canada

July 6, 2021
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