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Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Shipping

Ukrainian Grain Exports: Obstacles to Easing Global Food Crisis

By Nigel Hunt and Jonathan Saul LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Two more grain-carrying ships left Ukraine’s Chornomorsk port on Tuesday as part of a

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
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Shipping

Container Shipping Lines Set to Smash Profit Record

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — The world’s biggest container lines are on course to post profits in 2022 that will top last year’s record by 73%,

August 9, 2022
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Monday, August 8, 2022
Offshore

Largest Offshore Wind Farm in U.S. Wins State Approval

The State of Virginia has given the go-ahead for Dominion Energy’s 2.6-gigawatt (GW) Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) farm, the largest offshore

August 8, 2022
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Offshore

Climate Bill Could Open Up New Waters for Offshore Wind Development

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — The strong gusts blowing off the coasts of Puerto Rico, Guam and other US territories offer big green energy

August 8, 2022
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Shipping

Ukraine and Russia Agree to Protect Grain Ships in Black Sea

By Jonathan Saul and Michelle Nichols LONDON/NEW YORK, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Ships exporting Ukraine grain through the Black Sea will be protected

August 8, 2022
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Shipping

Matson Containership Docks in Anchorage with Lubricant Leak

A Matson containership has been permitted to dock in Anchorage, Alaska after reporting a lubrication leak. Personnel at the Coast Guard Sector Anchorage

August 8, 2022
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Monday, August 8, 2022
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Shipping

2022 Retail Imports Set to Gain Over 2021 Despite Slow Down

Retail imports at the nation’s top ports are expected to slow “significantly” over the remainder of the year, but 2022 cargo volumes should

August 8, 2022
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Ports

Record July Puts Port of Savannah on Pace for 6 Million TEUs

The Port of Savannah continues to see “unprecedented” cargo volumes as it continues to pick up diverted capacity from the U.S. West Coast. The

August 8, 2022
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Shipping

Hapag-Lloyd Preparing to Launch Real-Time Container Tracking Across Entire Fleet

German liner Hapag-Lloyd is starting to install real-time tracking devices on its entire fleet of approximately 3 million twenty-foot equivalent (TEU)

August 8, 2022
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Shipping

Rhine Water Levels in Germany Leaves Ships Only Part-Loaded

HAMBURG, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Water levels on the Rhine in Germany fell again during hot dry weather over the weekend and cargo vessels cannot

August 8, 2022
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Shipping

Tankers See Strongest Market in 25 Years

By Kwaku Gyasi and Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — Tankers hauling everything from diesel to gasoline are experiencing a period of strength not seen in at

August 8, 2022
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Sunday, August 7, 2022
Shipping

Four More Cargo Ships Sail From Ukraine

KYIV/ISTANBUL, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Four more ships carrying almost 170,000 tonnes of corn and other foodstuffs

August 7, 2022
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Fire Incidents

Cuba Gets Help From Mexico, Venezuela To Fight Port Fire

By Marc Frank and Nelson Acosta HAVANA, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Cuba sought on Sunday to bring under control a fire at its main oil storage facility

August 7, 2022
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Offshore

Karpowership Appeal Fails In Blow to South Africa Power Supply

By Antony Sguazzin Aug 7, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Karpowership, the Turkish company seeking to supply more than 1,200 megawatts of power to South Africa,

August 7, 2022
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Shipping

First Ukraine Ship Under Grain Deal Will Not Dock In Lebanon On Time 

BEIRUT, Aug 7 (Reuters) – The first grain ship to leave a Ukrainian port under a deal brokered last month will not arrive in Lebanon on Sunday as

August 7, 2022
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Offbeat

The Most Expensive Meal in the Hamptons Is a $30,000 Dinner Cruise

By Kristen Shirley (Bloomberg) –It takes a lot to make waves in the Hamptons, but Dom Pérignon has raised the bar on yacht charters out East this

August 7, 2022
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Saturday, August 6, 2022
Maritime Security

Chinese And Taiwanese Warships Eye Each Other As Drills Come To An End

By Yimou Lee and David Brunnstrom TAIPEI, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Chinese and Taiwanese warships played high-seas “cat and mouse” on

August 6, 2022
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NOAA

Below-Average Gulf Of Mexico ‘Dead Zone’ Measured

NOAA–Today, NOAA-supported scientists announced that this year’s Gulf of Mexico “dead zone”— an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and

August 6, 2022
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Ports

UK’s Biggest Container Port To Be Hit By Eight Days of Strikes

By Siddharth Philip and Katie Linsell (Bloomberg) –Almost 2,000 dock workers at Britain’s biggest container ship port plan to strike for eight days

August 6, 2022
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Shipping

Ukraine’s Grain Corridors Still Need Ships to Ease Food Crisis

By Aine Quinn, Ann Koh and Vivian Iroanya Aug 6, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Ukraine’s first shipments of grain since being invaded by Russia are a

August 6, 2022
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Maritime Security

Taiwan Claims Chinese Warships Simulated Attacks On U.S. And Japanese Warships

By Yimou Lee and David Brunnstrom TAIPEI, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Taiwan officials said Chinese aircraft and warships rehearsed an attack on the

August 6, 2022
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