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Wednesday, July 10, 2024
The Marlin Luanda pictured January 27, 2024, in the Gulf of Aden. Photo courtesy Indian Navy
Shipping

Marlin Luanda and Pemex Maya Crews Receive Top IMO Bravery Award

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has announced the recipients of the 2024 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea award, the highest recognition

Wednesday, July 10, 2024
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The Port of Savannah's Garden City Terminal courtesy Georgia Ports Authority
Shipping

U.S. Container Imports Continue to Show Robust Growth Over 2023

U.S. container import volume remained strong in June 2024, with volumes increasing by double-digits compared to the same month last year, according to

July 10, 2024
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Tropical Storm Beryl approaches the Texas coast in the Gulf of Mexico in a composite satellite image July 7, 2024. NOAA/Handout via REUTERS
Weather

Power Outages Hinder Hurricane Beryl Recovery, Delay Port, Infrastructure Restarts

HOUSTON, July 10 (Reuters) – About 1.7 million customers remained without power in Texas on Wednesday morning, two days after Hurricane Beryl made

July 10, 2024
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U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during his visit in Philly Shipyard in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., July 20, 2023. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
Shipbuilding

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $8.75 Million to Small Shipyards

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced $8.75 million in grant awards to 15 small shipyards in 12 states

July 10, 2024
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A photo of the Panama registered general cargo vessel reportedly in trouble at sea, and excessivly listing, on the Atlantic Ocean north west of Cape Town on Monday morning. Its crew of 18 seafarers rescued and currently being evacuated. Photo courtesy SAMSA
Weather

Cargo Ship Evacuated as Waves Pound South African Coast

(Bloomberg) — Storms pounded South Africa’s coastline for a fourth day on Wednesday, disrupting shipping operations, with massive swells forcing the

July 10, 2024
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Shipping

Dozens of Tankers Sanctioned Over Russian Oil Are Sitting Idle Around the World

(Bloomberg) — From the frigid waters of Russia’s Baltic Sea to the Pacific shores of Vladivostok, dozens of tankers that previously moved Moscow’s

July 10, 2024
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Wednesday, July 10, 2024
A tug escorts a containership at the Port of Los Angeles, California. Photo: Robert V Schwemmer / Shutterstock.com
Shipping

Global Demand for Ocean Container Shipping Hits All-Time High

Global demand for ocean freight container shipping hit an all-time record in May amid soaring spot rates and severe port congestion, according to data released

July 10, 2024
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Shipping

Saltchuk Completes Acquisition of Overseas Shipholding Group for $950 Million

Saltchuk Resources, Inc. has successfully completed its tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (NYSE: OSG) for

July 10, 2024
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Tuesday, July 9, 2024
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News

Panama Canal Expects New Water Reservoir for Ship Crossings in 6 Years

PANAMA CITY, July 8 (Reuters) – The Panama Canal expects to complete a billion-dollar construction of a new water reservoir within six years that

July 9, 2024
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Accidents

Tug and Barge Grounding Near Kodiak, Alaska Causes $1.4 Million in Damages

An articulated tug and barge struck a known underwater rock near Kodiak, Alaska, last year, resulting in grounding and $1.4 million in damages, the National

July 9, 2024
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Defense

Maritime Unions Call on NATO to Boost Merchant Marine Investment

A coalition of maritime unions from NATO member states has issued a joint statement urging the alliance to increase investment in the merchant marine, which is

July 9, 2024
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Tuesday, July 9, 2024
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Shipping

Singapore Container Ship Logjam Spills Over to Malaysian Port

(Bloomberg) — Container ship congestion in Singapore, one of Asia’s busiest ports, is spreading to neighboring Malaysia, snarling supply chains and

July 9, 2024
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Iranian Warship Sahand Entirely Sinks Despite Rebalancing Efforts
News

Iranian Warship Sahand Entirely Sinks Despite Rebalancing Efforts

DUBAI, July 9 (Reuters) – The Iranian Navy frigate Sahand entirely sank in shallow waters on Tuesday in the southern port of Bandar Abbas, Nournews

July 9, 2024
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Laden crude oil tanker approaches the port of Qingdao, China in the morning fog. Photo credit: Shutterstock/Igor Grochev
Shipping

Slumping Freight Rates Telegraph Warning on Asian Crude Demand

(Bloomberg) — The cost of shipping crude oil along key routes to Asia is slumping as supertankers take shorter trips and demand softens in China. Freight

July 9, 2024
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Cruise Ships

Disney and Oriental Land Co. Plan New Japan-Based Cruise Ship

Disney and Oriental Land Co., Ltd. (OLC) have announced a new agreement to bring year-round Disney cruise vacations to Japan, set to commence by early 2029.

July 9, 2024
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FILE PHOTO: Containers are seen on the Maersk's Triple-E giant container ship Majestic Maersk, one of the world's largest container ships, next to cranes at the APM Terminals in the port of Algeciras, Spain January 20, 2023. REUTERS/Jon Nazca/File Photo
Shipping

U.S.-Flagged Containership Targeted by ‘Flying Object’ in Gulf of Aden

A containership operated by Maersk’s U.S.-flagged shipping arm reported an attack in the eastern Gulf of Aden as the Iranian-backed Houthis continue to

July 9, 2024
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Tuesday, July 9, 2024
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Offshore

U.S. Offshore Wind: $65 Billion Investment and 56,000 Jobs by 2030, Report Shows

A new report from the American Clean Power Association (ACP) projects $65 billion in investments and 56,000 jobs in U.S. offshore wind by 2030. Currently, 12

July 9, 2024
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Monday, July 8, 2024
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Shipping

Columbia Group and Crowley Form Strategic Alliance on Ship Management

Columbia Group, an integrated maritime services and logistics platform, and Crowley have entered into a strategic cooperation agreement to enhance their ship

July 8, 2024
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Shipping

Russian Oil Deliveries Keep Getting Cheaper Despite Sanctions

By Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — Group of Seven sanctions aimed at depriving the Kremlin of petrodollars are failing in one of their key objectives:

July 8, 2024
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News

Canada’s West Coast Port Strike Averted After Board Order

OTTAWA, July 8 (Reuters) – A strike planned for Monday by ship and dock foremen at west Canadian ports has been called off after the country’s

July 8, 2024
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Edison Chouest Vessel Departs on High-Tech Imaging Expedition to Titanic Wreck Site
Offshore

Edison Chouest Vessel Departs on High-Tech Imaging Expedition to Titanic Wreck Site

C-Innovation’s multi-purpose offshore vessel Dino Chouest has departed from Port Fourchon, Louisiana, and is enroute to Providence, Rhode Island, to

July 8, 2024
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