Shipping

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


Thursday, May 20, 2021
USMMA Cadet using a sextant for celestial navigation
Shipping

MARAD Announces First ‘Centers of Excellence’ Designations for Maritime Training

The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced the first “Centers of Excellence” designations to 27 academic institutions to prepare

May 20, 2021
Total Views: 2387

zim containership
Shipping

ZIM Rides Rising Tide to Record Quarterly Profit

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) Israeli container shipping carrier Zim, recently listed on the New York Stock Exchange, rewarded investors yesterday,

May 20, 2021
Total Views: 1247

container ship
Environment

IEA: Maritime Shipping to Fall Short of Net Zero by 2050

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, May 20 (Reuters) – The maritime shipping industry will fall short of achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions

May 20, 2021
Total Views: 904

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
port of deluth
Shipping

Great Lakes Shipping’s 2021 Navigation Season Off to Strong Start

American and Canadian ports in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System have marked a strong start to the 2021 navigation season with total tonnage up nearly

May 19, 2021
Total Views: 2761

liberian registry
Shipping

Liberian Registry Reaches 200 Million GT Milestone

The Liberian Registry says its registered fleet has reached 200 million gross tonnes, making it the second largest ship registry in the world behind Panama. In

May 19, 2021
Total Views: 1361

Soeren Skou, CEO Maersk
Shipping

Maersk CEO Says Virtual Capital Markets Day Event May Become New Norm

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — The world’s largest shipping company may never go back to in-person capital markets days, as the pandemic looks

May 19, 2021
Total Views: 2456

port of los angeles-long beach
Shipping

Forecast Warns Link Between Container Traffic and Global Economic Growth Could Decline in Recovery

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – As economies continue to rebound, global container trade is expected to grow by 5.8% this year, according to a

May 19, 2021
Total Views: 2901

Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz
Shipping

Iran to Start Oil Exports From New Port that Bypasses Strait of Hormuz

By Arsalan Shahla (Bloomberg) — Iran said it will soon export oil from a new port that allows it to bypass the Strait of Hormuz, as nuclear talks

May 19, 2021
Total Views: 1901

oil refinery
Environment

MOL to Step up Hydrogen and Ammonia Business

TOKYO, May 19 (Reuters) – Japanese shipping company Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) said on Wednesday it will accelerate efforts to build a global

May 19, 2021
Total Views: 1068

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
oil tanker loading
Shipping

‘The Big Short’ Investor Buys Into Shipping

A new SEC filing shows that the Scion Asset Management, the private investment firm founded and led by famed investor Dr. Michael Burry, purchased about $10.5

May 18, 2021
Total Views: 7729

nuclear icebreaker convoy
Shipping

Secretary of State Blinken Criticizes Russia’s ‘Unlawful Maritime Claims’ in the Arctic

By Humeyra Pamuk and Nikolaj Skydsgaard REYKJAVIK, May 18 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday criticized Russia’s

May 18, 2021
Total Views: 1800

Monday, May 17, 2021
houston ship channel
Shipping

Project to Widen and Deepen Houston Ship Channel Breaks Ground

The Port of Houston has started construction on the project to widen and deepen the 52-mile Houston Ship Channel. The project, known Project 11, will widen the

May 17, 2021
Total Views: 3270

port of los angeles and long beach
Ports

U.S. West Coast Ports Race to Clear Ship Backlog by Peak Season

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Ship congestion outside the busiest U.S. gateway for trade with Asia showed glimmers of easing as port officials

May 17, 2021
Total Views: 4024

colonial pipeline tanks
Shipping

gCaptain Weekly Episode 5 – Colonial Pipeline and the Jones Act

In this latest episode of gCaptain Weekly, John Konrad and Sal Mercogliano discuss the Colonial Pipeline shutdown, the Jones Act waivers issued by the DHS and

May 17, 2021
Total Views: 1401

ONE Container ship
Shipping

Return of Blanked Asia-Europe Sailings as Carriers Bid to Get Back on Schedule

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – The spectre of blank sailings may be about to return to haunt shippers and forwarders on the Asia-Europe trades, as

May 17, 2021
Total Views: 1639

cargo containers
Shipping

India’s COVID Crisis Hits Ports as Risk to Trade Grows

By Krystal Chia and Debjit Chakraborty (Bloomberg) — India’s devastating Covid-19 crisis is threatening operations at some of its biggest

May 17, 2021
Total Views: 895

Sunday, May 16, 2021
ever given aerial
Shipping

Suez Canal Begins Dredging Wider Southern Section

CAIRO, May 15 (Reuters) – The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has started dredging work to extend a second lane that allows for two-way traffic in a southern

May 16, 2021
Total Views: 3665

Friday, May 14, 2021
citgo
Shipping

Citgo Revealed as Recipient of Second Jones Act Waiver

By Laura Sanicola and Susan Heavey NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) – The Biden administration granted oil refiner Citgo Petroleum a Jones Act

May 14, 2021
Total Views: 3435

gas shortage
Shipping

U.S. Capital Running Out of Gas, Even as Colonial Pipeline Recovers

By Stephanie Kelly NEW YORK, May 14 (Reuters) – The U.S. capital was running out of gasoline on Friday, even as the country’s largest fuel pipeline

May 14, 2021
Total Views: 2796

colonial pipeline tanks
Shipping

DHS Approves Second Jones Act Waiver

The U.S. Department of Homeland approved a second Jones Act waiver late Thursday in response to the Colonial Pipeline shutdown, which has now been reopened.

May 14, 2021
Total Views: 1747