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


Saturday, May 29, 2021
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Egyptian Court Postpones Ever Given Hearing

By Abdel Latif Wahba and Salma El Wardany (Bloomberg) — An Egypt court on Saturday adjourned a case on the container ship that blocked the Suez

May 29, 2021
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Iranian Tanker Seized by Indonesia is Released After 4 Months

JAKARTA, May 29 (Reuters) – An Iranian-flagged tanker seized by Indonesia in January over the suspected illegal transfer of oil has been released, an

May 29, 2021
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Friday, May 28, 2021
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Coast Guard Reminds Boaters to Keep it Safe this Memorial Day Weekend

The U.S. Coast Guard is reminding boaters to be celebrate safely this Memorial Day Weekend. This week, the Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary have

May 28, 2021
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‘Maersk Emerald’ Briefly Grounds in Suez Canal, Triggering Flashbacks of Ever Given

A 366-meter-long containership grounded in the Suez Canal on Friday, but was refloated and ship traffic was able to continue through the waterway. The ship is

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 24138

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Australia Bans Decrepit Bulker for Three Years: “This is Unprecedented”

Australia has booted another Aswan Shipping bulk carrier from its ports for serious deficiencies related to vessel maintenance and sub-standard working and

May 28, 2021
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Thursday, May 27, 2021
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Container Rates Top $10,000 From Asia to Europe

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — The cost to move goods in a shipping container to Europe from Asia shot above $10,000 for the first time on record, an

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 4110

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U.S. Import Boom Hits New Heights with Little Signs of Letting Up

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Congestion levels at the major North America container gateways are now expected to persist until the summer, as

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 1678

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China’s Scrutiny of Corn Imports Spurs U.S. Cargo Cancellations

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China is clamping down on some corn imports amid concern that overseas purchases have spiraled out of control, prompting

May 27, 2021
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Wednesday, May 26, 2021
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Suez Canal Chairman Hits Back Over Ever Given Blame

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Suez Canal Authority (SCA) chairman Osama Rabie has defended the handling of the Ever Given grounding and

May 26, 2021
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CMA CGM Marco Polo Continues Record-Setting East Coast Tour

The CMA CGM Marco Polo is continuing its record-setting North American East Coast tour, docking today at the Port of Savannah after previous calls in Virginia,

May 26, 2021
Total Views: 3073

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Baltic Index Falls for Second Session on Capesize, Panamax Rates Retreat

May 26 (Reuters) – The Baltic exchange’s main sea freight index fell for a second consecutive session on Wednesday on a retreat in rates for the

May 26, 2021
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Tuesday, May 25, 2021
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Suez Canal Authority Open to Negotiation on Ever Given

CAIRO, May 25 (Reuters) – The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said on Tuesday it was still open to negotiating with the owners of a giant container ship which

May 25, 2021
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Monday, May 24, 2021
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Russian Ship Moves to German Waters for Nord Stream 2 Construction

MOSCOW, May 23 (Reuters) – Russian vessel Fortuna has started laying pipes for the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in German waters, the gas project said on

May 24, 2021
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MARAD Announces Nearly $11 Million in Grants for America’s Marine Highways

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced today the availability of grants providing $10,819,000 in funding for the

May 24, 2021
Total Views: 2525

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Collapsed Singapore Oil Trader Founder Appeals $20 Million Order

By Chanyaporn Chanjaroen and Alfred Cang (Bloomberg) — Lim Oon Kuin, the founder of collapsed Singapore oil trader Hin Leong Trading (Pte.) Ltd, is

May 24, 2021
Total Views: 1617

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Digital Ocean Freight is 2021’s Biggest Winner

By Nick Carey and Lisa Baertlein (Reuters) – If suppliers in China fail to pick up freight containers to fill an order for MediaShop, Marcel Schneider

May 24, 2021
Total Views: 4181

Friday, May 21, 2021
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Federal Maritime Commission Votes to Create New National Shipper Advisory Committee

The U.S. Federal maritime Commission has voted to create a National Shipper Advisory Committee to advise the FMC “on policies relating to the

May 21, 2021
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Arctic Superpowers Jostle for Position as Russia Takes on Key Role

By Laura Millan Lombrana (Bloomberg) — A battle of words between top Russian and U.S. diplomats this week is the latest sign of rising tensions

May 21, 2021
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Argentina’s Key Grains Port Snarled After Strike over Vaccine Access

By Hugh Bronstein BUENOS AIRES, May 21 (Reuters) – Argentina’s main grains port of Rosario was snarled on Friday in the aftermath of a 48-hour

May 21, 2021
Total Views: 1716

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Stranded Australian Coal Cargo Arrives in China After 356 Days at Sea

By Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) — The Jag Anand, stranded off the Chinese coast for 356 days with Australian coal, left the port of Jingtang yesterday after

May 21, 2021
Total Views: 24364