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


Sunday, November 7, 2021
Port Of Vancouver, Canada
Shipping

Canada Goose Sidesteps Supply-Chain Snarls

By Sandrine Rastello (Bloomberg) –Parka maker Canada Goose Holdings Inc. has long touted its made-in-Canada approach to boost the brand’s appeal.

November 7, 2021
Total Views: 2901

Friday, November 5, 2021
Shipping

Yang Ming Set to Make Huge Profit from Sub-Letting Charter to Maersk

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The red-hot containership charter market has spawned an unusual sub-let deal between alliance rivals Yang Ming and

November 5, 2021
Total Views: 4359

Shipping

Russian Research Ship Detained in Denmark Over Canadian Lawsuit

COPENHAGEN, Nov 5 (Reuters) – A Russian state research ship was detained in a Danish port this week at the request of a Canadian cruise operator pursuing

November 5, 2021
Total Views: 5891

Shipping

Latest Threat in Supply Chain Nightmares Is Storm Season at Sea

By Robert Tuttle (Bloomberg) — Storm season is coming to the shores of Southern California, and that could make global supply-chain bottlenecks even

November 5, 2021
Total Views: 2121

Thursday, November 4, 2021
Shipping

Shipping US Diesel to Europe Just Got Pricier as Rates Soar

By Prejula Prem (Bloomberg) — The cost of shipping diesel and other fuels to Europe from the U.S. Gulf has surged in recent days amid signs of an

November 4, 2021
Total Views: 1717

Shipping

ARC Loses DOD’s Multi-Billion Global Household Goods Contract

U.S.-flag ro-ro operator American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier Group (ARC) has missed out on being awarded U.S. Transportation Command’s multi-billion Global

November 4, 2021
Total Views: 7505

containerships anchored off port of los angeles
Shipping

White House Blog Post: ‘Improving and Tracking Supply Chains Link by Link’

White House blog post “Improving and Tracking Supply Chains Link by Link” tries to shed light on supply chain problems and solutions. The

November 4, 2021
Total Views: 720

Shipping

Suez Canal to Hike Ship Tolls by 6% Starting in 2022

The Suez Canal Authority plans to raise tolls by 6% on ships transiting the waterway next year, the canal authority’s chairman Osama Rabea said on

November 4, 2021
Total Views: 2700

Environment

US Views on Shipping’s Voyage to Zero Carbon Presented at COP26 Event

The COP26 confab in Glasgow has seen numerous breakout meetings and sidebar events, on both sides of the river. An excellent three-day meeting on the south

November 4, 2021
Total Views: 534

Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Environment

Are Ship Backlogs Contributing to Higher Air Pollution Near Key U.S. Ports?

Satellite observations of nitrogen dioxide near key U.S. ports suggest that increased shipping activity and backlogs may be affecting air quality. Congestion

November 3, 2021
Total Views: 1374

Ports

FMC Head Expects to Find Abuses in How Container Lines Assess Detention and Demurrage Fees

WASHINGTON, Nov 2 (Reuters) – The head of a U.S. commission that oversees ocean transportation said in an interview on Tuesday he suspects some ocean

November 3, 2021
Total Views: 1674

maersk tanker
Environment

Maersk Tankers Boss Says Customers Will Pay to Clean Up Shipping

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — The head of a major shipping company wants a carbon tax for his industry by 2025, and he’s confident his customers are

November 3, 2021
Total Views: 1363

strait of hormuz
Shipping

Pentagon Denies Iran Claim It Blocked US Attempt to Seize Oil Tanker in Sea of Oman

WASHINGTON/DUBAI, Nov 3 (Reuters) – The Pentagon on Wednesday rejected claims by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards that they thwarted an attempt by the

November 3, 2021
Total Views: 1841

Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Shipping

ITF Says Merchant Marine Academy Sexual Assault Case Shows Urgent Need to Make Maritime Safe for Women

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) says the recent report of sexual assault by a U.S. Merchant Marine Academy cadet during her at sea

November 2, 2021
Total Views: 1840

Shipping

The COP26 Gathering and Upcoming IMO Meeting, With a Sprinkling of US Strategy

Alternative zero carbon fuels for shipping are in the pipeline, with uncertainties that are too numerous to mention. Unfortunately, shipping people don’t

November 2, 2021
Total Views: 596

Ports

Maersk Says Port Delays Will Stretch Into New Year

By Stine Jacobsen COPENHAGEN, Nov 2 (Reuters) – The chaos that has bedeviled global supply chains in recent months will extend into next year, with a

November 2, 2021
Total Views: 1599

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Shipping

Matson Commits to Net Zero by 2050 Climate Goal

U.S.-based ocean carrier Matson (NYSE: MATX) has announced a goal of achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions from its fleet by 2050. The goal was announced

November 2, 2021
Total Views: 624

Shipping

Maersk Expands Air Freight with New Boeing Planes, Senator International Acquisition

COPENHAGEN, Nov 2 (Reuters) – Denmark’s A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Tuesday it will buy freight-forwarder Senator International along with two

November 2, 2021
Total Views: 1992

Shipping

Maersk Reports Record-Shattering Quarterly Earnings Amid Continued ‘Exceptional Market Situation’

The world’s largest shipping line tripled its earnings in the third quarter with no end in sight to supply chain disruptions driving high freight rates.

November 2, 2021
Total Views: 4174

Monday, November 1, 2021
Ports

West Coast Ports Face 2022 Labor Clash Amid Snarls

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — With a near-record 75 container ships waiting outside the U.S.’s largest port complex in southern

November 1, 2021
Total Views: 2056