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


Wednesday, April 28, 2021
bulk carrier
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
Total Views: 2042

deep-sea mining vessels
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: 4473

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: 22431

Monday, April 26, 2021
maersk ship
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
Total Views: 7162

harbor harvest
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
Total Views: 1393

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: 10616

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: 6622

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

port of los angeles
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
Total Views: 9093

harbor harvest
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
Total Views: 2710

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

Swift Rescue ship
Shipping

Indonesia Orders All-Out Effort to Find Submarine as Oxygen Runs Low

By Agustinus Beo Da Costa and Stanley Widianto JAKARTA, April 22 (Reuters) – Indonesia’s president ordered an all-out effort to find a missing

April 22, 2021
Total Views: 2807

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
President Biden
Environment

Shipping Industry Pushes for ‘Market-Based Measures’ to Help Achieve Decarbonization Targets

Several of the world’s major shipping organizations are calling on world leaders to urgently examine the role of so-called market-based measures (MBMs)

April 21, 2021
Total Views: 1401

Environment

Singapore Launches $90 Million Decarbonization Fund for Shipping

SINGAPORE, April 21 (Reuters) – The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) announced two initiatives on Wednesday to reduce the

April 21, 2021
Total Views: 1495

Ever Given crew welfare check
Shipping

ITF Conducts Welfare Check of Ever Given Crew Members

International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) respresentatives boarded the Ever Given in the Suez Canal’s Great Bitter Lake on Sunday for a welfare

April 21, 2021
Total Views: 5318

bulk ship
Shipping

Baltic Dry Index Jumps to Over 10-Year Peak on Capesize Surge

April 21 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index surged to its highest in over a decade on Wednesday, powered by a jump in the

April 21, 2021
Total Views: 4275

Port Revel Shiphandling Training Centre
Shipping

On French Lake, Mariners Learn How Not to Get Stuck in the Suez Canal

By Stephane Mahe PORT REVEL, France, April 21 (Reuters) – Francois Mayor nudged back on the power and made a subtle adjustment on the wheel as he coaxed

April 21, 2021
Total Views: 8350

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
pilot boarding san francisco
Shipping

Captain Livingstone: Troubled Waters

By Captain George H Livingstone – Anyone who works on the water understands both the practical and elemental connection between water and life. We earn

April 20, 2021
Total Views: 15934