Monday, January 25, 2021
Defense

Biden Administration’s ‘Buy American’ Executive Order Reiterates Support of the Jones Act

President Joe Biden is set to sign an Executive Order, titled Strengthening ‘Buy American’ Provisions, Ensuring Future of America is Made in America by All of America’s Workers, ensuring that...

Friday, January 22, 2021
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Friday, January 22, 2021
Defense

China Authorizes Coast Guard to Fire on Foreign Vessels if Needed

By Yew Lun Tian BEIJING, Jan 22 (Reuters) – China passed a law on Friday that for the first time explicitly allows its coast guard to fire on foreign vessels, a move...

January 22, 2021
Total Views: 3553

Thursday, January 21, 2021
Offshore

Norway to Award Arctic Drilling Permits in Q2, Minister Says

OSLO, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Norway is proceeding with plans to award oil and gas exploration permits in frontier regions of the Arctic later this year, Oil and Energy Minister...

January 21, 2021
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Shipping

Siem Car Carriers’ Second LNG Ship on Maiden Voyage for Volkswagen

Siem Car Carriers has placed into operation of the second of two LNG-powered Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTCs) on charter to Volkswagen. The second vessel, Siem Aristotle, was delivered...

January 21, 2021
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Offshore

EU Lawmakers Call for Halt to Nord Stream 2 After Kremlin Critic’s Arrest

By Kate Abnett and Robin Emmott BRUSSELS, Jan 21 (Reuters) – European Union lawmakers passed a resolution on Thursday calling for the bloc to stop the completion of the Nord...

January 21, 2021
Total Views: 1940

Shipping

Biden Administration Names New Deputy Maritime Administrator

The Biden Administration has announced the appointment of Lucinda Lessley to serve as the new Deputy Administrator for the U.S. Maritime Administration. Lessley was among dozens of key Department of...

January 21, 2021
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Thursday, January 21, 2021
Accidents

Carriers Face Pressure for Load Restrictions After Latest Container Loss in Pacific

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – There are calls for an urgent review of container lashing practices and stack height restrictions after another box ship lost a huge number of containers in the Pacific...

January 21, 2021
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Defense

Pete Buttigieg, Biden’s Nominee to Lead the U.S. Transportation Department, Supports the Jones Act

President Joe Biden’s pick for U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Pete Buttigieg, has expressed his support for the Jones Act and its role in creating jobs and supporting the shipbuilding industrial...

January 21, 2021
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Offshore

Permitting for Big U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Will Resume ‘Very, Very Soon’ -Avangrid CEO

Jan 20 (Reuters) – The developer of the first major U.S. offshore wind farm said on Wednesday it will soon apply for a federal permit from President Joe Biden’s administration, after former...

January 21, 2021
Total Views: 2372

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Accidents

MSC Says It Will Pony Up to Avoid General Average in Maersk Elba Fire

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is taking the unusual step of covering costs related to the fire on board the Maersk Elba in order to avoid General Average. The Maersk Elba...

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 9937

Accidents

Los Angeles-Bound Maersk Essen Loses Some 750 Containers Overboard

A Maersk operated containership en route to Los Angeles, California has reportedly lost some 750 containers overboard in the Pacific Ocean. The incident occurred on January 16, 2021, and involved...

January 20, 2021
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Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Shipping

Orsted Pulls Trigger on First Green Hydrogen Project

By Lars Paulsson and William Mathis (Bloomberg) — Danish utility Orsted A/S took a final investment decision on its first hydrogen project as it expands beyond wind power. The world’s biggest...

January 20, 2021
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Environment

First Tilting Rotor Sails Installed on SC Connector

Finnish-based Norsepower has installed the world’s first set of tilting rotor sails on board the SEA-CARGO roll-on/roll-off carrier SC Connector. The 35-meter-tall Rotor Sails will provide auxiliary wind propulsion leading...

January 20, 2021
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Shipping

Fertilizer Makers Look to Sea for Green Growth

By Rod Nickel and Victoria Klesty WINNIPEG, Manitoba/OSLO, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Two of the world’s biggest fertilizer producers, CF Industries Holdings Inc and Yara International Asa, are seeking to...

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 1664

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Shipping

Tanker Owners Pay to Move Crude in Wake of Supply Cuts

By Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — Saudi Arabia’s oil production cuts have hit the tanker market so hard that owners of the biggest vessels are effectively subsidizing cargo deliveries on the industry’s...

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 2931

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Incidents

America’s America’s Cup Boat Capsizes Hard

by Shrivathsa Sridhar (Reuters) – American Magic’s hopes of challenging Team New Zealand for the America’s Cup were dealt a blow when their yacht “Patriot” capsized on Sunday but the...

January 20, 2021
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Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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U.S. Finalizes 2025 Blue Economy Strategy

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) yesterday released its Blue Economy Strategic Plan for 2021-2025, laying out a roadmap for new ways to advance America’s Blue Economy and...

January 20, 2021
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Blog

How Are Shipwrecks Found And Protected In United States Waters?

Shipwrecks are the stuff of epic tales and imagination. Some sank in battle, some in transit. They were war machines, whalers and luxury cruise liners. Their doomed crew and passengers...

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 6634

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Maritime News

Raimondo’s U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Hearing Scheduled For Next Week

by David Shepardson (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee will consider President-elect Joe Biden’s nomination of Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo to head the Commerce Department in a hearing...

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 724

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Ports

Great Lakes Sees Strong 2020 Navigation Season Despite COVID Headwinds

Overall tonnage transported by ships in the binational Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway system was down slightly in the 2020 navigation season compared to 2019, despite headwinds from the COVID-19 pandemic....

January 19, 2021
Total Views: 1488

Defense

MARAD Authorizes Construction of Second Two National Security Multi-Mission Vessels

The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced authorizing the construction of two more National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV) to serve as training ships at Maine Maritime Academy and Texas A&M...

January 19, 2021
Total Views: 5947