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Monday, May 20, 2024
Sanctioned Russian Tankers Mostly Sit Idle Months After Designations
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Sanctioned Russian Tankers Mostly Sit Idle Months After Designations

(Bloomberg) — Dozens of tankers remain stuck doing nothing months after being sanctioned by the Treasury Department — a signal of the US’s scope to

Monday, May 20, 2024
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Flying Fish 1, named Oakland at the time, outside Western Scheldt, Netherlands in February 2023. Photo courtesy of Peter Faas
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Arctic Shipping Route to See First-Ever Panamax Containership

By Malte Humpert (gCaptain) – Russia’s main Arctic shipping route is slated to see its first Panamax container vessel this year. The 4,890-TEU box

May 20, 2024
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Cruise ship Norwegian Dawn departs port near Hamilton Bermuda. REUTERS/Gary Cameron (BERMUDA)
Shipping

Norwegian Cruise Line Raises Forecast Again on Strong Demand

By Granth Vanaik May 20 (Reuters) – Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings on Monday raised its full-year profit forecast for a second time in less than three

May 20, 2024
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Dali refloated and under tow in Baltimore Harbor
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Dali Refloated and Towed From Channel in Baltimore

May 20 (Reuters) – Recovery teams refloated a huge cargo vessel impeding shipping in the Port of Baltimore early on Monday and began pulling it

May 20, 2024
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Saltchuk to Acquire Overseas Shipholding Group in $950 Million Deal

Seattle-based Saltchuk Resources, a diverse freight transportation and services company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Overseas

May 20, 2024
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Technology Helping Prevent Whale Strikes

Whales are magnificent, intelligent mammals whose life span can be as long as a human’s. However, their lives can be cut short. As many as 80

May 20, 2024
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Sunday, May 19, 2024
The river cruise ship 'Heidelberg' is seen following an accident on Danube river, near Komarom. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo
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Two Dead, Five Missing After Boat Collision On Danube In Hungary

By Gergely Szakacs and Krisztina Fenyo KOMAROM, Hungary, May 19 (Reuters) – Two people were killed and five others were missing after a small motor

May 19, 2024
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Explosives are detonated to free container ship Dali from Baltimore bridge collapse, in Baltimore. REUTERS/Leah Millis
Accidents

Baltimore Workers To Move Crashed Cargo Ship That Downed Bridge

May 19 (Reuters) – Workers in Baltimore were preparing to clear a crashed cargo ship nearly as long as the Eiffel Tower from the channel it is

May 19, 2024
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Navy

Navy Secretary Backs U.S. Maritime Revitalization Plan

In the Senate Armed Service committee meeting on Thursday Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro endorsed the call to action plan published by members of

May 19, 2024
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Saturday, May 18, 2024
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Indonesia Eases Import Rule For Some Goods To Clear Containers

By Norman Harsono May 17, 2024 (Bloomberg) —Indonesia has revised an import rule in a bid to release thousands of containers being held up at its ports,

May 18, 2024
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Rescuers Search For 11 Fishermen Missing At Sea In South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, May 18 (Reuters) – Search and rescue efforts were underway in South Africa on Saturday to find 11 fishermen missing at sea after

May 18, 2024
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Saturday, May 18, 2024
Ukrainian coast guard patrols the "grain corridor" in the Black Sea. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
Shipping

Romania Searching For Three Missing Crew After Ship Sinks In Black Sea

BUCHAREST, May 18 (Reuters) – Romanian rescue teams were searching on Saturday for three missing crew members of a cargo ship that sank off the Black

May 18, 2024
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The Marlin Luanda pictured January 27, 2024, in the Gulf of Aden. Photo courtesy Indian Navy
Shipping

Panama-Flagged Oil Tanker Attacked Off Yemen

Updates with ship’s name, other details from CENTCOM post on X and new advisory from Ambrey saying ship carrying oil from Russia to China. CAIRO, May 18

May 18, 2024
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Friday, May 17, 2024
PHOTOS: ‘M/V Happy Star’ Transports Eleven Tugs from Asia to Europe
Shipping

PHOTOS: ‘M/V Happy Star’ Transports Eleven Tugs from Asia to Europe

Damen Shipyards and BigLift Shipping have transported eleven Damen tugs from Vietnam and China to Europe in a single voyage. This undertaking was completed in

May 17, 2024
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FILE PHOTO: A drone shows flooded streets at the centre of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, May 7, 2024. REUTERS/Diego Vara/File Photo
Shipping

Flooding Slows Cargo Movement at Brazil’s Rio Grande Port

By Roberto Samora and Ana Mano SAO PAULO, May 17 (Reuters) – The Rio Grande port authority said the impact of excess rains and heavy

May 17, 2024
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The LNG-powered containership, the CMA CGM, on the river Elbe near the city of Hamburg, Germany, February 14, 2021. Photo: FrankHH / Shutterstock.com
Shipping

French Shipping Giant Expects Overcapacity to Drive Down Freight Rates

By Tara Patel (Bloomberg) — CMA CGM SA, the world’s third-largest container line, is expecting a decline in ocean freight rates as new vessel

May 17, 2024
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Friday, May 17, 2024
Aid Arrives in Gaza via U.S.-Built Pier
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Aid Arrives in Gaza via U.S.-Built Pier

GAZA, May 17 (Reuters) – Aid deliveries began arriving at a U.S.-built pier off the Gaza Strip on Friday as Israel comes under

May 17, 2024
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A satellite image shows the cargo ship Rubymar before it sank, on the Red Sea. Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

How Tiny Djibouti Said ‘No’ to the U.S. Over Houthi Red Sea Attacks

(Bloomberg) — Captain Mohammed Houssein Omar patrols one of the most dangerous coastlines in the world. Until the Israel-Hamas conflict reignited seven

May 17, 2024
Total Views: 13309

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UK Imposes Sanctions Over Russia-North Korea ‘Arms-for-Oil’ Trade

LONDON, May 17 (Reuters) – Britain announced sanctions on Friday against three companies and one individual over what it called the “illicit

May 17, 2024
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RFA Tidespring underway
Defense

UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary Officers to Begin Industrial Action Amid Ongoing Pay Dispute

Officers of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) represented by Nautilus International, have announced plans for industrial action starting 1 June 2024, the union

May 17, 2024
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Thursday, May 16, 2024
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Shipping

Panama Canal Slowly Returning to Normal Operations

The increase in water levels in the Panama Canal has sparked hopes of a potential return to normal operations for container shipping after over a year of

May 16, 2024
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