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Thursday, November 11, 2021
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Decarbonizing Shipping By Starting Small: Green Corridors and The Clydebank Declaration

How will shipping decarbonize; what’s the path? That’s the $2 Trillion – $4 Trillion question, depending which set of prognosticators that you are

November 11, 2021
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USMMA Midshipmen Respond to Congress Members Calling for Sea Year Suspension: Read Their Letter to Committee Leaders

Last month, allegations by U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Midshipman X of being sexually assaulted on a commercial ship during her Sea Year training were posted

November 11, 2021
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Congestion at Port of Rotterdam Seen Lasting Through 2022

By Toby Sterling AMSTERDAM, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Congestion and bottlenecks in moving container traffic through the Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s

November 11, 2021
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Wednesday, November 10, 2021
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Bulk Carrier Crew Rescues Commercial Fishermen Off Monterey After Vessel Catches Fire

The crew of a Reederei Nord bulk carrier came to the rescue of seven commercial fishermen after their vessel caught fire approximately 350 miles west of

November 10, 2021
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Democrats Press Biden to Consider Reinstating Crude Oil Export Ban

By Ari Natter (Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden faces growing pressure from fellow Democrats to address rising gasoline prices by taking steps that

November 10, 2021
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HMM Posts Record Quarterly Profit

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – South Korean ocean carrier HMM has wiped out two-thirds of the losses it incurred in the past five years with a

November 10, 2021
Total Views: 576

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Biden to Visit Baltimore With Promise to Unclog Ports

By Jarrett Renshaw and Andrea Shalal Nov 10 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden will visit the Port of Baltimore on Wednesday to tout billions of

November 10, 2021
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Countries Launch Plan for Net-Zero Shipping Lanes at COP26

By Jonathan Saul and Elizabeth Piper GLASGOW, Nov 10 (Reuters) – A coalition of 19 countries including Britain and the United States on Wednesday agreed

November 10, 2021
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Tuesday, November 9, 2021
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CMA CGM and ENGIE Forge Long-Term Partnership On Decarbonized Marine Fuel

French shipping giant CMA CGM has announced a long-term strategic partnership with French utility company ENGIE to help develop decarbonized fuel for shipping.

November 9, 2021
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Kremlin Blames Global Supply Crunch as Russia’s Far East Faces Shortages

By Gleb Stolyarov MOSCOW, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Russia’s far east is grappling with a shortage of some essential goods due to logjams at its ports

November 9, 2021
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NOAA Proposes New Marine Sanctuary Off Central Coast California

The Biden Administration is seeking public comment on a plan to designate a new national marine sanctuary off of California’s central coast, next to an

November 9, 2021
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Auto Transport Company Wallenius Wilhelmsen Reports Record Quarterly Earnings

Norwegian roll-on/roll-off shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen has reported third quarter earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization

November 9, 2021
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Biden’s Commerce Chief Says Supply Chain Hurdles to Last Well Into 2022

By Eric Martin (Bloomberg) — U.S. supply chains will take “some number of months” to normalize next year, and vaccine mandates for companies will

November 9, 2021
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Maersk and Svitzer to Develop Fuel Cell Tug Powered by Green Methanol

Towing operator Svitzer has signed an agreement with Robert Allan, a leading naval architect company, to design the world’s first fuel cell tug for harbor

November 9, 2021
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Monday, November 8, 2021
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Op-Ed: Midshipman X is Not Alone

By Elizabeth C. McNie I don’t know Midshipman X, but I am floored by the courage it took for her to come forward, tell her story, and seek justice.

November 8, 2021
Total Views: 2963

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Senators Introduce Bill to Safeguard U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Midshipmen from Sexual Misconduct

U.S Senator’s Roger Wicker (R-MS), Susan Collins (R-ME) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) have introduced a bill aimed at providing additional safeguards for

November 8, 2021
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‘I Love Rules’ – Companies Consider Paths to Net Zero at COP26 Future of Shipping Event

The most quotable quote, from an event where shipping’s heavyweights were on full display (many in person, and some virtually) came from Svein Steimler, the

November 8, 2021
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Inmarsat Acquired by US-Based Viasat for $7.3 Billion

California-based communications company Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) has announced an agreement to acquire Inmarsat for $7.3 billion. The combination will create

November 8, 2021
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Sunday, November 7, 2021
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China Posts Record Trade Surplus in October As Exports Surge

By Bloomberg News(Bloomberg) –China posted a record monthly trade surplus in October as exports surged despite global supply-chain disruptions.

November 7, 2021
Total Views: 1175

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In a World Desperate for Wheat, Australia and Argentina Step Up

By Sybilla Gross (Bloomberg) –For the second season in a row, the stars are favorably aligned for Australian wheat growers — a bumper harvest,

November 7, 2021
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