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


Wednesday, February 24, 2021
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Shipping

International Chamber of Shipping Says Tackling Trade Protectionism Can Lift Post-Covid GDP

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — Governments must look again at eliminating practices that hinder trade if they want to fire an economic recovery once

February 24, 2021
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Shipping

Singapore Port Authority Backs Ammonia Fuel Project

SINGAPORE, Feb 24 (Reuters) – The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has joined an industry-led project to advance the use of ammonia as a

February 24, 2021
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Tuesday, February 23, 2021
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Ports

U.S. Imports Surge Set to Run Into Summer as West Coast Ports struggle

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Container freight and charter markets are continuing to boom post-Chinese New Year, and analysts expect favourable

February 23, 2021
Total Views: 2657

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Shipbuilding

U.S. Shipping Companies to Spend $87 Million in Great Lakes Region this Year

American shipping companies operating the U.S.-flag Great Lakes fleet will invest nearly $87 million at shipyards and facilities across the region this year,

February 23, 2021
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Shipping

Austal USA President Resigns Amid Investigations Into LCS Program

Australian-based shipbuilder Austal has announced the resignation of Austal USA president Craig Perciavalle amid ongoing investigations in the United States

February 23, 2021
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Shipping

Partnership Planning Remote-Controlled Tugboat for Port of Copenhagen

A agreement has been signed to develop the world’s first fully remote-controlled tug to operate at the Port of Copenhagen. The deal was signed between

February 23, 2021
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Shipping

‘Perfect Trips’: Venezuela and Iran Swap Jet Fuel for Gasoline

By Deisy Buitrago and Marianna Parraga CARACAS/MEXICO CITY, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Venezuela is shipping jet fuel to Iran in return for vital

February 23, 2021
Total Views: 6180

Accidents

Australia Launches Livestock Carrier Inspection Campaign

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has launched a inspection campaign that will target all livestock carriers departing the country after recent

February 23, 2021
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Shipping

Maersk Backs Plan for Large Green Ammonia Plant in Denmark

COPENHAGEN, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Shipping group Maersk said on Tuesday it was among a group of companies backing a plan to build Europe’s

February 23, 2021
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Accidents

Maersk Updates on Transpacific Ships’ Return to Service After Cargo Losses

Maersk is providing updates on its two ships that lost a significant number of containers overboard in the Pacific Ocean recently. First up is Maersk Essen

February 23, 2021
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Monday, February 22, 2021
lng carrier
Shipping

GasLog to Go Private in Merger Deal with BlackRock

Greece-based LNG shipping company GasLog (NYSE: GLOG) has entered into an agreement to merge with a unit of the world’s largest asset management firm

February 22, 2021
Total Views: 2079

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Shipping

Shipping Snarls Force Global Trading to Look Outside the Box

By Enda Curran (Bloomberg) — An ongoing surge in the cost of shipping goods around the world is prompting manufacturers and their customers

February 22, 2021
Total Views: 2101

Accidents

Israel Investigates Ships As Source Of Mystery Offshore Oil Spill

By Ari Rabinovitch JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel is trying to find the ship responsible for an oil spill that drenched much of its Mediterranean

February 22, 2021
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Friday, February 19, 2021
container ship
Shipping

Container Rates Buck Usual Post-Chinese New Year Slump

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Ocean carriers are determined to keep container spot rates at their highly elevated levels for as long as possible, as

February 19, 2021
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Shipping

Crowley Integrates Naval Architecture Subsidiary Jensen Maritime Into Shipping Unit

Florida-based Crowley says it has fully integrated its naval architecture subsidiary Jensen Maritime into a new engineering services group under the Crowley

February 19, 2021
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Shipping

UK Hails Biggest Drug Bust as Cocaine Worth $250 Million Found in Shipment of Bananas from Colombia

LONDON, Feb 19 (Reuters) – British police have seized over 2 tonnes of cocaine in one of the country’s largest ever drug busts after they

February 19, 2021
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Ports

No LNG Carriers Loading at Texas Export Terminals

By Sergio Chapa and Michael Tobin (Bloomberg) — Right now there are no liquefied natural gas tankers docked and loading at any of the six U.S. export

February 19, 2021
Total Views: 2479

Thursday, February 18, 2021
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Shipping

Texas Mandate to Bar Natural Gas Exports During Power Crisis Likely Unenforceable

By Jennifer Hiller Feb 18 (Reuters) – The Texas oil and gas regulator on Thursday alerted state natural gas producers of a directive to reserve their

February 18, 2021
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An undated image provided in a U.S. Department of Justice complaint for forfeiture released May 9, 2019 shows the North Korean vessel Wise Honest.
Shipping

U.S. Charges North Koreans in Broad Conspiracy Involving Maritime Cryptocurrency Market

The United States has charged three North Korean hackers for participating in a criminal conspiracy to steal more than $1.3 billion in cash and cryptocurrency

February 18, 2021
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Shipping

Danaos Sees ‘Outstanding Turnaround’ as Liner Profitablity Boom Continues

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Ocean carriers and containership owners are in the midst of the richest vein for the liner sector in over a

February 18, 2021
Total Views: 1804