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


Tuesday, November 16, 2021
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Shipping

Baltic Index Slides to 5-Month Low as Capesize, Panamax Rates Retreat

Nov 16 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s dry bulk sea freight index on Tuesday declined to its lowest level since early June, weighed by lower

November 16, 2021
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Monday, November 15, 2021
shipping containers
Shipping

Federal Maritime Commission to Examine Maritime Supply Chain Data Sharing

Federal maritime agency launches program looking into maritime supply chain data sharing and transparency. The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission announced a new

November 15, 2021
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Offshore

Jones Act Enforcer Alleges Latest Violation in Offshore Wind Industry

The Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) has made its latest accusation of Jones Act violations, this time involving a foreign ship of

November 15, 2021
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Shipping

Shipping Containers Get Foldable Design Seen as Cure for Logjams

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — Few tools of the global economy have survived without major innovations as long as the shipping container. The supply

November 15, 2021
Total Views: 12032

Ports

Watch: CBS’ 60 Minutes on ‘What’s Caused America’s Supply Chain Crunch?’

Check out this 60 Minutes segment “What’s caused America’s supply chain crunch?” on the United States’ supply chains that are

November 15, 2021
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Ports

Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach Dwell Time Fees Were Start Today With More Than 48,000 Containers Dwelling Past Limit -UPDATE

Important Update: Los Angeles and Long Beach Port Authorities Postpone New Container Dwell Fees The controversial new dwell time fees, which were set to start

November 15, 2021
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lng carrier
Shipping

Norway October Trade Surplus at Record High as Gas Sales Soar

OSLO, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Norway’s trade surplus rose to a record high in October as revenues from its offshore petroleum fields soared,

November 15, 2021
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Sunday, November 14, 2021
Shipping

Shipping Logjam Is Forcing Major Companies To Rethink Their Manufacturing Hubs In Asia

By Siddharth Cavale and Corina Pons (Reuters) – Major clothing and shoe companies are moving production to countries closer to their U.S. and European

November 14, 2021
Total Views: 4149

Saturday, November 13, 2021
Shipping

Mason Mega Rail Yard Comes Online At The Perfect Time To Help Address The Influx Of Cargo At The Port of Savannah

By Brett Pulley(Bloomberg) –At the Port of Savannah, one of the busiest U.S. trade gateways, containers are stacked up like colorful children’s

November 13, 2021
Total Views: 1975

Shipping

Ships Keep Coming Even As Every Sector Of The Supply Chain Has Reached Capacity

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) –The logjam of container ships outside the California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach swelled to another record as

November 13, 2021
Total Views: 3389

Friday, November 12, 2021
Shipping

Op-Ed: The Need to Understand What is Wrong with our Transportation Infrastructure

Like many Americans I have been intensely following our country’s supply chain crisis. Many of gCaptain’s readers are maritime, logistics and

November 12, 2021
Total Views: 2824

Eneti offshore wind turbine installation vessel
Shipping

Eneti Prices Public Offering That Could Raise $200 Million

Offshore wind turbine installation shipping company Eneti (NYSE:NETI) has priced shares in its secondary public offering meant to help fund its newbuild

November 12, 2021
Total Views: 563

containers at port of los angeles
Shipping

Transpacific Freight Rates Come Off the Boil as Carriers Ease Premium Fees

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Ocean carriers are offering significant discounts on Asia exports to the US and Europe as the traditional slack season

November 12, 2021
Total Views: 928

Shipping

Former Billionaire Behind Nicaraguan Canal Project Resurfaces After Election

By Blake Schmidt (Bloomberg) — Wang Jing, the Chinese ex-billionaire behind Nicaragua’s ambitious interoceanic canal

November 12, 2021
Total Views: 4002

bulk carrier sunset
Shipping

Baltic Index Records First Weekly Gain in Five as Capesizes Strengthen

Nov 12 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s dry bulk sea freight index eased on Friday, but posted its first weekly rise in five weeks, helped by

November 12, 2021
Total Views: 801

Shipping

Bulk Carrier Spewing Toxic Fumes Moved Offshore in South Africa

A bulk carrier carrying a chemical cargo has been given the boot from South Africa’s Port of Durban after it began spewing toxic fumes during cargo

November 12, 2021
Total Views: 5524

ship loading coal
Shipping

Shooting the Messenger? Shipping Carries the Can as Investors Shun Coal

By Jonathan Saul and Simon Jessop LONDON, Nov 12 (Reuters) – Shipping companies that transport the world’s coal are in the crosshairs of

November 12, 2021
Total Views: 1336

women in maritime
Shipping

IMO to Establish International Day for Women in Maritime

The UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) will establish an International Day for Women in Maritime, a move some say has been a long time coming. The

November 12, 2021
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Thursday, November 11, 2021
Shipping

West Coast Ports Association Says Biden Vaccine Mandate Could Worsen Supply Chain Crisis

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The head of the organization representing companies in labor relations at the U.S.’s largest ports is worried that

November 11, 2021
Total Views: 1091

bulk ship
Environment

Clydebank Declaration Envisions Green Shipping Routes for Containers, Iron Ore

By Christopher Jasper (Bloomberg) — Shipping routes for the transport of iron ore from Australia to Japan and containerized goods from East Asia to

November 11, 2021
Total Views: 1019