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Wednesday, October 27, 2021
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Holiday Spending Could Shatter Records Despite Supply Chain Disruptions

American consumers are expected to spend up to $859 billion on holiday shopping this season, possibly shattering previous records, the National Retail

October 27, 2021
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Port of Seattle Becomes Latest Casualty of Congestion with 2M Omission

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The 2M carriers, Maersk and MSC, with VSA partner Zim, will drop Seattle from the schedule of their TP9/Eagle/ZP9

October 27, 2021
Total Views: 3516

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US Likely to Experience Longer Supply Chain Delays Than Other Economies

By Ben Holland (Bloomberg) — The U.S. is suffering longer delivery delays than other economies because of stronger demand from American consumers, a

October 27, 2021
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Women in Maritime: Expect Equality and Fear Nothing

Women aiming for successful careers in maritime should be more courageous, not worry about failure and expect to be seen as equals, a senior shipping executive

October 27, 2021
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Asia Rushes to Snap Up American Gas to Keep Boilers, Furnaces Lit

By Stephen Stapczynski (Bloomberg) — Asian liquefied natural gas traders are rushing to secure shipments from the U.S., where prices are among the

October 27, 2021
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Parana River Bulker
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Once Mighty Parana River Is Now A Trickle Of Muddy Water

By Lucila Sigal (Reuters) – Gustavo Alcides Diaz, an Argentine fisherman and hunter from a river island community, is at home on the water. The Parana

October 27, 2021
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Top Freight Forwarder Says Containergeddon Will Last A “Very Very Long Time”

by Stine Jacobsen (Reuters) Chaotic conditions in the freight sector and sky-high prices for transporting goods will persist for “a very very long

October 27, 2021
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Tuesday, October 26, 2021
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US Retail Lobby Sends S.O.S. to Congress on Supply Chain Chaos

By Ana Monteiro (Bloomberg) — The U.S.’s biggest retail lobby asked Congress to pass a $1.2 trillion infrastructure package as well as update shipping

October 26, 2021
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Shipping

Maersk: Supply Chain Situation Is An American ‘Growth Story’

In its latest update addressing supply chain disruptions, the world’s top shipping company Maersk said the challenges the United States is facing with

October 26, 2021
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Dry Bulk High Flyer Coming Down to Earth

The drybulk market, described a few weeks ago as “overheated” or “on fire”,  has been inching back to a calmer and cooler situation. Interestingly,

October 26, 2021
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Environment

Shipping Industry Leaders to Convene for Landmark Decarbonization Conference at COP26

CEOs from the world’s biggest shipping companies and government representatives from maritime states will convene in Glasgow at a cross-industry

October 26, 2021
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Environment

Gas Still Has a Bright Shipping Future in a Much Cleaner World

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — Liquefied gas has a strong future as a marine fuel, even if shipping’s global regulator adopts stricter emissions

October 26, 2021
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Environment

NYK and Partners to Develop Ammonia-Fueled Vessels

TOKYO, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Japan’s Nippon Yusen KK (NYK) and its partners said on Tuesday they will conduct a demonstration project to develop

October 26, 2021
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Monday, October 25, 2021
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Ports

Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to Begin Charging Ocean Carriers for Excessive Container Dwell Times at Terminals

The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have announced a plan to begin charging a daily fee to ocean carriers for import containers that linger in marine

October 25, 2021
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‘Mayhem’ as Carrier Alliances Offer Conflicting Schedule Information for Same Ship

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Shippers from Asia to North Europe are being given conflicting information on vessel ETAs by carriers in the same

October 25, 2021
Total Views: 2726

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Cheniere Strikes Long-Term LNG Sale and Purchase Agreement with Glencore

Houston-based liquefied natural gas producer and exporter Cheniere Energy has announced a binding long-term agreement on the sale and purchase of LNG with

October 25, 2021
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Amazon Bulks Up Shipping Capacity to Battle Holiday Season Snarls

Oct 25 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc said on Monday it had doubled its container processing capacity and secured more shipping storage from ocean

October 25, 2021
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Baltic Dry Index Slides Further On Weak Capesize Demand

The Baltic Dry Index, at 4,257 points, has now fallen over 24% from its 13-year peak earlier this month. Oct 25 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s

October 25, 2021
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Sunday, October 24, 2021
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Effective Immediately And Set To Last For 90 days, Long Beach Eases Container Rules

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) –Officials in Long Beach, California, relaxed restrictions on storing shipping containers in a bid to ease a

October 24, 2021
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Friday, October 22, 2021
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Shipping

‘Containergeddon’ Drives Sugar, Rice Shippers Back to Bulkers

By Marcelo Teixeira NEW YORK, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Food traders are switching from containers back to dry bulk vessels to transport refined sugar and rice,

October 22, 2021
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