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


Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Judge Gavel
Shipping

Five More Plead Guilty in U.S. Coast Guard Test-Fixing Scheme

Five more people have pleaded guilty related to a mariner credentialing test score-fixing scheme at a U.S. Coast Guard exam center, bringing the total number

June 30, 2021
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Shipping

EU Steers Shipping Towards Carbon Market for Ship Emissions

By Kate Abnett and Jonathan Saul BRUSSELS, June 30 (Reuters) – Ship owners could be forced to pay for pollution from their vessels or face bans from

June 30, 2021
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Tuesday, June 29, 2021
bulk carrier
Shipping

GoldenTree to Sell Eagle Bulk Shipping Shares in Secondary Public Offering

U.S.-based Eagle Bulk Shipping (NASDAQ: EGLE) has announced a underwritten secondary public offering of $1.5 million shares of its common stock. The shares are

June 29, 2021
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hms protector in arctic
Shipping

HMS Protector Sails Further North Than Any Other Royal Navy Ship in History

The Royal Navy’s HMS Protector has set a record for sailing closer to the North Pole than any other British surface ship in history. The Plymouth-based

June 29, 2021
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HMM containership in port
Shipping

HMM Orders 12 Containerships at DSME and Hyundai Heavy

South Korean shipping company HMM has reached shipbuilding agreements for the construction of twelve 13,000 containerships valued at $1.57 billion. The order

June 29, 2021
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yantian port
Shipping

Retail Suppliers Scramble to Secure Christmas Goods as Cargo Delays Worsen

By Lisa Baertlein and Jonathan Saul LOS ANGELES/LONDON, June 29 (Reuters) – Suppliers to Walmart , Target, Amazon.com and other major retailers told

June 29, 2021
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APM terminals los angeles
Shipping

Maersk Encourages a ‘Just-in-Case’ Supply Chain

The world’s largest shipping line Maersk is encouraging a “just-in-case” supply chain model as fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic continues

June 29, 2021
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msc containership
Shipping

MSC Continues ‘Insatiable’ Containership Buying Spree

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – MSC is continuing its strategy of hoovering-up container tonnage on the second-hand market, acquiring more ships in

June 29, 2021
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containership
Shipping

Seaspan Gives Financing Update on 45 Newbuilds on Order

Seaspan Corporation has provided a rare update related to the financing of its massive newbuild orderbook, which now stands at 45 containerships ordered since

June 29, 2021
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Monday, June 28, 2021
disney dream
Cruise Ships

COVID-19 Protocol Delays First Disney Test Cruise

June 28 (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co postponed its first test cruise since the onset of the global coronavirus pandemic after COVID-19 tests provided

June 28, 2021
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containership underway
Shipbuilding

Seaspan Grows Orderbook to 45 with New Order for Ultra-Large Ships

Hong Kong-based containership leasing company Seaspan Corporation has placed its latest order fo six new 15,000 TEU ships, bringing its total orderbook to 45.

June 28, 2021
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bulk ship
Shipping

Baltic Index Hits 11-Year High on Gains Across Segments

June 28 (Reuters) – Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index , tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, hit a more than 11-year peak

June 28, 2021
Total Views: 964

Sunday, June 27, 2021
port of los angeles-long beach
Shipping

Shipping Woes Means You May Want to Christmas Shop Early

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — If it seems like shipping delays and soaring delivery costs aren’t getting any better, it’s because they’re both

June 27, 2021
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port of rotterdam
Shipping

EU Carbon Market to Expand to Shipping

By Ewa Krukowska (Bloomberg) — The European Commission plans to include maritime transport in the world’s biggest carbon market and create an adjacent

June 27, 2021
Total Views: 1147

Friday, June 25, 2021
Matson-containership-Daniel-K.-Inouye
Shipping

Matson Announces Stock Buyback of 3 Million Shares, Raises Dividend

U.S. carrier Matson (NYSE: MATX) has announced plans to increase its quarterly dividend and repurchase 3 million shares representing nearly $190 million in

June 25, 2021
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cosco shipping
Shipping

Seaspan Forward-Fixes Charters for 17 Containerships with COSCO

Containership leasing company Seaspan Corporation has announced it has forward-fixed contracts and extended current lease terms for 17 containerships with

June 25, 2021
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Shipping

Shipper Fury as Container Freight Rates Soar

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Short-term freight rates from China to North Europe have breached the $20,000 per 40ft mark, while transpacific

June 25, 2021
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ever given in great bitter lake
Shipping

Ever Given Awaits Deal For Release

CAIRO, June 24 (Reuters) – The operator of a giant cargo ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March said on Thursday that it would take more time for

June 25, 2021
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seafarer
Shipping

On Today’s ‘Day of the Seafarer’, There’s Little to Celebrate

Each year, on June 25th, the U.N. International Maritime Organization celebrates ‘Day of the Seafarer‘ as a way to raise awareness about issues

June 25, 2021
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Thursday, June 24, 2021
containership
Shipping

MPCC Bags $100,000-Plus Per Day Charter for Feeder Ship

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) Charterers are prepared to break the bank to fix container feeder tonnage and, according to one shipowner, the market could

June 24, 2021
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