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


Friday, April 30, 2021
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Shipping

ONE Posts $3.5 Billion Profit in 2020

Japanese ocean carrier Ocean Network Express (ONE) reported a profit of nearly $3.5 billion in FY2020 thanks to ongoing the COVID-19 economic recovery starting

April 30, 2021
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Shipping

Freight Rate ‘Contagion’ Could Bring a Two-year ‘Profit Bonanza’ for Ocean Carriers

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Shippers are bracing for a further broadside of rate increases in June across multiple trades, as ocean carriers beef

April 30, 2021
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Employees working at cargo ship Kypros Land which is loading soybeans to China at Tiplam terminal in Santos
Environment

Cargill Steps Up Push to Cut Carbon Emissions from Shipping Fleet

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, April 30 (Reuters) – Cargill, one of the world’s biggest charterers of ships, has cut nearly 1.5 million tonnes of gross

April 30, 2021
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Shipbuilding

CMA CGM Orders 22 Containerships at CSSC

French container shipping group CMA CGM has announced a new order for 22 ships ranging in size and fuel type. The order was placed with China State

April 30, 2021
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Thursday, April 29, 2021
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Shipping

Negotiations Over Seafarers’ Minimum Wage Increase Break Down

Negotiations over the global minimum wage for seafarers have broken down after seafarers’ unions and shipowners failed to agree on a figure following two

April 29, 2021
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Shipping

Suez Canal Authority Allows Three Crew Members to Leave Ever Given

The Suez Canal Authority has granted permission for three crew members of the Ever Given to be relieved as to their contracts expire, the ship’s

April 29, 2021
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Ships moored Parana River Port
Shipping

Soy-Shipping Turmoil Deepens With Argentine Minister’s Death

By Jonathan Gilbert (Bloomberg) — Argentine farmers struggling to ship their crops through increasingly shallow rivers may soon face a new obstacle: One

April 29, 2021
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Wednesday, April 28, 2021
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Shipping

Higher Rates Lift Baltic Dry Index to Level Not Seen Since 2010

April 28 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, gained on Wednesday

April 28, 2021
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Shipping

Mining Robot Stranded on Ocean Floor in Deep-sea Mining Trial

April 28 (Reuters) – A seabed mining robot being tested on the Pacific Ocean floor at a depth of more than 4 km (13,000 ft) has become detached, the

April 28, 2021
Total Views: 4472

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Atlantic Huron
Shipping

Improperly Installed Screw Led to Costly Marine Accident at Soo Locks: NTSB Report

The incorrect installation of a single set screw led to the loss of propulsion control on the Canadian-flagged, 736-foot-long Atlantic Huron, causing the ship

April 27, 2021
Total Views: 22429

Monday, April 26, 2021
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Shipping

Maersk Upgrades Full-Year Guidance by Billions

Danish shipping conglomerate A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S announced a big upgrade to its full year guidance for the year due to the “exceptional market

April 26, 2021
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Shipping

gCaptain Weekly – Episode 3

John Konrad and Sal Mercogliano discuss the maritime news of the week in this third episode of the gCaptain Weekly. Topics discussed include the red hot

April 26, 2021
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ever given in great bitter lake
Shipping

Suez Canal Hopeful on Ever Given Deal

CAIRO, April 26 (Reuters) – The head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said on Monday he hoped talks would soon yield an agreement with the owner and

April 26, 2021
Total Views: 4708

Friday, April 23, 2021
Shipping

Container Lines Firmly in Control as Market Stays Red Hot

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Container freight indices are on the rise again, but even at their highly elevated levels they mask the true cost of

April 23, 2021
Total Views: 10615

ever given
Shipping

Ever Given Insurer Appeals Detention by Egypt

LONDON, April 23 (Reuters) – UK Club, an insurer of the Ever Given cargo ship which ran aground in the Suez Canal in March, said on Friday it had

April 23, 2021
Total Views: 6621

Thursday, April 22, 2021
Carbfix plant
Shipping

Icelandic Startup Seeks to Turn European Carbon into Rock

By Ragnhildur Sigurdardottir (Bloomberg) — European polluters will soon be able to ship their carbon emissions to Iceland to be turned into stone in the

April 22, 2021
Total Views: 3013

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Shipping

Containerships Wanted: Carriers ‘Scraping the Barrel’ for Tonnage

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Carriers are “scraping the bottom of the barrel” for available tonnage, as the percentage of the global

April 22, 2021
Total Views: 9343

zao galaxy tanker
Shipping

Jury Finds Former Tanker Engineer Guilty in Scheme To Dump Oily Bilge In International Waters

A federal jury in the Northern District of California has convicted a former engineer of aiding and abetting an environmental crime and obstruction of justice

April 22, 2021
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Maritime News

Documentary: The Last Line

“The Last Line” is the first documentary produced by Alternative Marine Technologies in association with Harbor Harvest & First Harvest

April 22, 2021
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offshore wind turbines
Environment

Wilhelmsen Announces $500 Million Investment Targeting Renewables

Norwegian shipping group Wilhelmsen has announced a $500 million investment to accelerate the growth of its maritime services related to renewable energy and

April 22, 2021
Total Views: 1224