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Saturday, February 4, 2023
Indonesian Navy ships are seen at the Tanjung Wangi port as the search continues for the sunken KRI Nanggala-402 submarine
Maritime Security

Indonesia To Intensify Talks On Code For South China Sea

JAKARTA, Feb 4 (Reuters) – Indonesia plans to intensify talks with China and other Southeast Asian countries to finalize a code of conduct

Saturday, February 4, 2023
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Ports

Pakistan Inflation At 48-Year-High As Supplies Jam In Ports

By Faseeh Mangi and Kamran Haider (Bloomberg) –Pakistan’s inflation quickened to the fastest in almost 48 years in January as thousands of

February 4, 2023
Total Views: 1203

Environment

Brazil Sinks Rusting Old Aircraft Carrier In The Atlantic

BRASILIA, Feb 4 (Reuters) – Brazil sank a decommissioned aircraft carrier in the Atlantic Ocean off its northeast coast, the Brazilian Navy said,

February 4, 2023
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Friday, February 3, 2023
Environment

Ship Lease Blind Spot Could Undermine Pollution Remediation Efforts

By Ira Breskin – Failure of a benchmark ship lease to address the environmental and financial impact of charterers’ operational decisions could

February 3, 2023
Total Views: 1466

tanker at sea
Shipping

Russia’s ‘Shadow Fleet’ of Tankers Swells to 600 Ships, Trafigura Says

By Archie Hunter, Alix Steel and Grant Smith (Bloomberg) — The “shadow fleet” of ships that transport Russian oil around the world has expanded to

February 3, 2023
Total Views: 10238

United States Coast Guard officer with his back turned
Accidents

U.S. Coast Guard, NTSB Head to Argentina to Investigate String of Antarctic Expedition Cruise Accidents

U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board teams have been sent to Argentina to help investigate a string of incidents involving the death and

February 3, 2023
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Friday, February 3, 2023
Defense

Another Major Weapons Seizure in Gulf of Oman

The U.S. Central Command is reporting yet another significant seizure of weapons in the Gulf of Oman along a route known for weapons trafficking from Iran to

February 3, 2023
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oil tanker
Shipping

EU Agrees to $100 Price Cap on Russian Diesel as Import Ban Looms

By Jorge Valero, Alberto Nardelli and Ewa Krukowska (Bloomberg) — European Union member states agreed to impose a cap of $100 per barrel on sales of

February 3, 2023
Total Views: 2350

offshore drilling rig
Accidents

Family of Fatally-Injured Offshore Worker Wins $27 Million Verdict

A Louisiana jury has awarded more than $27 million to the family of an offshore worker who was fatally injured in a 2018 workplace accident on an oil and

February 3, 2023
Total Views: 3503

containership
Shipping

Ultra-Competitive Freight Market Emerges for China’s Export

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – A parallel freight market is emerging for exports from China that undercuts the lowest container spot rates. Asia-North

February 3, 2023
Total Views: 2450

Shipping

Explainer: EU’s Embargo and Price Cap on Russian Oil Products

(Reuters) – A European Union ban on Russian refined petroleum products including diesel and fuel oil will take effect on Feb. 5 in an effort to curb

February 3, 2023
Total Views: 761


Friday, February 3, 2023
bulk carrier at sea
Shipping

Baltic Dry Index Logs Fifth Straight Weekly Drop

Feb 3 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, fell for the fifth

February 3, 2023
Total Views: 481

Thursday, February 2, 2023
Grain ship in argentina
News

Argentina’s Grain Exports Plunge

Argentina anticipates exporting 5.7 million tonnes of soybeans in 2022–2023, a significant drop from its peak of 10 million tonnes a few years ago. To make

February 2, 2023
Total Views: 3786

People sit at a beach cafe with the Britain's biggest container port Felixstowe seen behind
Ports

Could UK Freeports Become A Home For International Crime?

by Paul Michael Gilmour (University of Portsmouth) A significant element of the UK government’s levelling up plan to create thousands of jobs, regenerate

February 2, 2023
Total Views: 1620

Turtle stuck in ocean plastic
Environment

Where Does All The Marine Plastic In The Seychelles Come From?

by (Noam Vogt-Vincent and April Burt, University of Oxford) More than 1,000km southwest of Mahé, the main inhabited island in Seychelles, lies a ring of coral

February 2, 2023
Total Views: 3240

Suiso Frontier hydrogen ship
Accidents

World’s First Liquified Hydrogen Carrier Suffered Gas Control Equipment Malfunction on Maiden Voyage, Investigation Reveals

An Australian investigation is shedding new light into a gas control equipment malfunction incident on board the world’s first liquefied hydrogen carrier

February 2, 2023
Total Views: 7809

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Thursday, February 2, 2023
Ports

Adani Ports Investors Panic – Bond Yields Drop to Junk Status

by Giulia Morpurgo (Bloomberg) Investors anxious over billionaire Gautam Adani’s business empire have sent some of his companies’ bond yields above 10%, a

February 2, 2023
Total Views: 1480

LNG terminal in Barcelona, Spain
Shipping

LNG Ship Loadings in Spain Helping to Ease European Energy Crisis

By Joan Faus BARCELONA, Feb 2 (Reuters) – The number of ships loading liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Spain and taking it across Europe doubled

February 2, 2023
Total Views: 1644

tanker
Shipping

Price Cap on Russian Refined Fuels Set to Disrupt Trade

By Swati Verma and Noah Browning Feb 2 (Reuters) – The European Union’s ban on imports of Russian refined oil products, including diesel

February 2, 2023
Total Views: 1592

Shipping

UKHO Extends Timeline for Phase-Out of Admiralty Paper Charts

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has extended the timetable for ceasing its paper chart production in response to user feedback. For more than two centuries,

February 2, 2023
Total Views: 1235

Shipping

Euronav: The Analyst View

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – While the take-over battle surrounding tanker behemoth Euronav (NYSE: “EURN”) has dominated reports on the company, the

February 2, 2023
Total Views: 1057