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Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Shipping

ABS Launches ‘Industry First’ Software Company to Streamline Fleet and Risk Management

On the floor of the International Workboat Show in New Orleans, the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), a leading international classification society, today

Wednesday, November 30, 2022
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smoke pollution coming from a container ship
Shipping

EU Strikes Deal to Include Shipping in its Carbon Market

By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS, Nov 30 (Reuters) – The European Union has agreed to add shipping to its carbon market for the first

November 30, 2022
Total Views: 541

Shipping

Venezuelan Oil Exports Flow Using False Documents, Ships Linked to Iran

By Marianna Parraga and Jonathan Saul HOUSTON/LONDON, Nov 30 (Reuters) – When the supertanker Young Yong sailed to the Chinese port of Qingdao in

November 30, 2022
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cma cgm logo on a shipping container
Shipping

CMA CGM Owners Reap $3 Billion Windfall in Hot Market

By Tara Patel (Bloomberg) — The owners of closely held French shipping giant CMA CGM SA received $3 billion in dividends this year as profits spiked to

November 30, 2022
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Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Shipping

Law Enforcement Busts European Drug Trafficking ‘Super Cartel’

Coordinated raids were carried out this month across Europe and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) against a criminal “super cartel” involved in

November 29, 2022
Total Views: 2773

Aerial top view container ship
Shipping

Container Shipping Industry Passes Earnings Peak

The results are in. The container shipping industry earned profits of $58.9 billion in the third quarter, breaking a streak of seven straight record quarters

November 29, 2022
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Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Shipping

Russia Seeking Shipping Insurance Recognition to Dodge Oil Cap

Nov 29 (Reuters) – Moscow is seeking to bolster the recognition of Russian maritime cargo insurance to allow it to ship oil and related

November 29, 2022
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Shipping

UN Sees ‘Friend-Shoring’ Risks as Global Trading System Faces Headwinds

By Bryce Baschuk (Bloomberg) — The UN said efforts to “friend-shore” manufacturing could weigh on a global trading system that a new report warns

November 29, 2022
Total Views: 794

Shipping

Maersk Revamps Network for Shipping’s ‘New Reality’

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Major Chinese export markets are showing signs of a recovery after the steep post-Golden Week holiday decline, led by a

November 29, 2022
Total Views: 1658

Shipping

President Biden Asks Congress for Help to Avoid Rail Strike

By Jordan Fabian, Ian Kullgren and Erik Wasson (Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden and Speaker Nancy Pelosi are moving to prevent a looming shutdown of

November 29, 2022
Total Views: 872

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Shipping

Global Shipping Growth at Risk from Economic Gloom, UN Says

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Nov 29 (Reuters) – The pace of global shipping activity is set to lose steam next year as economic turmoil, conflict in

November 29, 2022
Total Views: 634


Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Shipping

Stowaways Rescued from Ship’s Rudder After 11-Day Voyage

LAS PALMAS, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Two of three stowaways who were rescued in Spain’s Canary Islands after enduring 11 days on the rudder of

November 29, 2022
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Monday, November 28, 2022
fishing vessel
Fishing

‘Paper Captain’ Operator Faces Stiffer Penalty for Repeat Offenses

The operator of a Washington State-based tuna fishing vessel who was found to have used a “paper captain” in violation Jones Act manning

November 28, 2022
Total Views: 6469

Shipping

Floating Rickhouses: Bourbon Meets Barging

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – With the big Workboat show coming up in New Orleans this week, gCaptain is taking a look a unique maritime business, of

November 28, 2022
Total Views: 3327

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Cruise Ships

Thanksgiving Miracle: Carnival Passenger Rescued Several Hours After Falling Overboard in the Gulf of Mexico

A passenger on a Carnival cruise ship is lucky to be alive after falling overboard and spending more than 15 hours treading water in the Gulf of Mexico.

November 28, 2022
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Containership docking Port of Long Beach
Shipping

Container Freight Downturn Seen Short-Lived

With container freight rates seen returning to pre-pandemic levels next year, the container shipping sector appears to be in for a tough year ahead. But

November 28, 2022
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Monday, November 28, 2022
Shipping

MSC’s First Cargo Plane Delivered

The first aircraft in MSC’s new air cargo business has been delivered. Atlas Air, a subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ: AAWW), announced

November 28, 2022
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Piracy

Convicted Nigerian Pirate Avoids Sentence in Denmark

COPENHAGEN, Nov 28 (Reuters) – A Danish court on Monday found a Nigerian man guilty of endangering the lives of Danish military personnel in a shooting

November 28, 2022
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Russian Oil Tankers
Shipping

Russia Oil Turmoil Seen Driving Tanker Market Higher

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Tough new sanctions on Russian oil shipments taking effect from December are likely to boost

November 28, 2022
Total Views: 984

Oil tanker in Ningbo Zhoushan port
News

Oil Prices Plunge On China Unrest

By Yongchang Chin (Bloomberg) Oil tumbled to the lowest level since December as a wave of unrest in China punished risk assets and clouded the

November 28, 2022
Total Views: 4297

Sunday, November 27, 2022
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Cruise Ships

Can Money Buy Happiness Aboard A Ritz-Carlton Yacht?

By Fran Golden (Bloomberg) On board a 12-day transatlantic sailing of the new 298-passenger Evrima, which is the first ship from the Ritz-Carlton Yacht

November 27, 2022
Total Views: 5791