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Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Indian Navy's guided missile destroyer INS Visakhapatnam responds as smoke rises from Marlin Luanda, at the location given as Gulf of Aden. Handout via REUTERS
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Red Sea Ballistic Missile Attacks Trigger Asian Interest in Defenses

SINGAPORE, Feb 21 (Reuters) – The use of anti-ship ballistic missiles (ASBMs) in the Red Sea has spurred interest in Asia

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
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Scotland’s Fuel Binge Offers Glimpse of Future Without Refinery

By Alex Longley and Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — A boom in Scottish diesel imports offers a glimpse into the country’s future energy security ahead of

February 21, 2024
Total Views: 2029

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Ports

MARAD Advisory Warns of Potential Cybersecurity Threats from Chinese-Manufactured Port Equipment

The U.S. Maritime Administration has issued a new advisory to alert industry stakeholders about potential vulnerabilities in maritime port equipment, networks,

February 21, 2024
Total Views: 2453

A cargo ship is moored in the Port of Long Beach while cranes retrieve cargo containers from the ship
Ports

White House to Issue Executive Order to Fortify U.S. Ports and Maritime Cybersecurity

The White House has announced plans to issue an Executive Order enhancing the security of the nation’s ports in a bid to bolster national security, in

February 21, 2024
Total Views: 10497

FILE PHOTO: Houthi followers hold a Palestinian flag during a parade in solidarity with the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and to show support to Houthi strikes on ships in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, in Sanaa, Yemen January 29, 2024. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah//File Photo
Shipping

Houthi-Hit ‘Rubymar’ Faces Unknown Fate

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Feb 21 (Reuters) – A cargo ship abandoned four days ago in the Gulf of Aden after it was hit by missiles fired by

February 21, 2024
Total Views: 4603

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Vessels are seen as they await inspection under the Black Sea Grain Initiative, brokered by the United Nations and Turkey, in the southern anchorage of the Bosphorus in Istanbul, Turkey December 11, 2022. REUTERS/Yoruk Isik/File Photo
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Russia Sends Free Grain to Six African Countries

Feb 21 (Reuters) – Russia’s agriculture minister said late on Tuesday that Moscow had completed its initiative of shipping 200,000 metric tonnes

February 20, 2024
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Tuesday, February 20, 2024
FILE PHOTO: An oil and gas drilling platform stands offshore in Alabama, October 5, 2013. REUTERS/Steve Nesius/File Photo
Offshore

Interior Department’s Poor Oversight of Offshore Decommissioning Increases Risks, Government Report Finds

The U.S. Department of the Interior is facing criticism over its failure to adequately enforce the decommissioning of aging offshore oil and gas wells and

February 20, 2024
Total Views: 1254

Workers of Oil Mop Environmental Services (OMES) suction oil from a spill at Magdalena Grand Resort, in Tobago Island, Trinidad and Tobago, February 16, 2024. REUTERS/Clement George Williams
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T&T Salvage to Recover Sunken Oil Barge in Tobago

HOUSTON, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Trinidad and Tobago has hired two remediation and salvage firms to help clean up an ongoing oil spill off Tobago

February 20, 2024
Total Views: 2355

FILE PHOTO: Houthi followers hold a Palestinian flag during a parade in solidarity with the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and to show support to Houthi strikes on ships in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, in Sanaa, Yemen January 29, 2024. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah//File Photo
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Grain Ship Arrives in Yemen After Houthi Attack; Concerns Mount Over ‘Rubymar’ Fate

By Jonathan Saul, Mohamed Ghobari and Renee Maltezou LONDON/ADEN/ATHENS, Feb 20 (Reuters) – The Greek-flagged bulk cargo vessel Sea Champion arrived in

February 20, 2024
Total Views: 9085

Chemship CEO Niels Grotz standing next two VentoFoils next to the MT Chemical Challenger. Photo courtesy Chemship
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Chemship Launches World’s First Wind-Assisted Chemical Tanker

Netherlands-based Chemship has launched its first ship equipped with wind-assisted propulsion. The MT Chemical Challenger will operate on Chemship’s

February 20, 2024
Total Views: 2053

The livestock carrier ship Al Kuwait is pictured in Cape Town harbour, transporting 19,000 cattle from Brazil to Iraq, in Cape Town, South Africa, February 20, 2024. REUTERS/Esa Alexander
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Ship with 19,000 Cattle Causes Major Stink in Cape Town

By Paul Burkhardt (Bloomberg) — A ship transporting 19,000 cattle has raised concerns over the condition of the animals onboard, along with complaints

February 20, 2024
Total Views: 4533

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Tuesday, February 20, 2024
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French Navy Downs Houthi Drones and Escorts CMA CGM Ship Through Red Sea

The French Navy on Tuesday shot down two drones launched from Yemen towards the Red Sea. The French Navy has two frigates deployed in the Southern Red Sea and

February 20, 2024
Total Views: 6410

Taiwan’s Coast guard boats can be seen at a port in Kinmen, Taiwan February 20, 2024. REUTERS/Ann Wang
News

Taiwan Drives Away Chinese Coast Guard Boat as Frontline Island Tensions Rise

TAIPEI, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Taiwan on Tuesday drove away a Chinese coast guard boat that entered waters near its sensitive frontline islands, in a

February 20, 2024
Total Views: 4980

A containership arrives at the Port of Rotterdam
Shipping

Rotterdam Port Faces Decreasing Throughput But Makes Strides in Sustainability

The Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest and busiest port, saw a 6.1% decrease in its total cargo throughput in 2023, handling 438.8 million tonnes

February 20, 2024
Total Views: 579

Monday, February 19, 2024
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Shipping

Indian Diesel Flowing to Asia

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — Shipments of diesel from India into Europe are at the lowest since 2022 so far this month as Houthi attacks on

February 19, 2024
Total Views: 2403

Houthi military helicopter flies over the Galaxy Leader cargo ship in the Red Sea in this photo released November 20, 2023. Houthi Military Media/Handout via REUTERS
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Maritime Industry Marks Three Months Since Houthis Seized the Galaxy Leader

The global maritime industry on Monday marked the unfortunate three-month anniversary of the seizure of the Galaxy Leader and its 25 seafarers by the Houthi

February 19, 2024
Total Views: 2699

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Monday, February 19, 2024
FILE PHOTO: An EUNAVFOR warship escorts a merchant vessel in the Gulf of Aden. Photo: EUNAVFOR
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European Union Launches Red Sea Naval Operation

The European Council has launched a new maritime security naval operation focussing on protecting freedom of navigation in the Red Sea. High Representative for

February 19, 2024
Total Views: 6054

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Unifeeder Charters More Methanol-Powered Feeder Vessels

Unifeeder Group, a part of DP World Marine Services, has finalized a long-term charter agreement to add two more methanol-fueled container feeder vessels to

February 19, 2024
Total Views: 835

Journalists onboard a Philippines Coast Guard ship take photos of a China Coast Guard vessel, during a resupply mission for troops stationed at a grounded Philippines ship, in the South China Sea, September 8, 2023. REUTERS/Jay Ereno
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China Coast Guard Boarded Taiwanese Boat Near Frontline Islands, Taiwan Says

TAIPEI, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Chinese coast guard personnel briefly boarded a Taiwanese tourist boat near Taiwan-controlled islands next

February 19, 2024
Total Views: 4510

Illustration of the world's first methanol-powered Construction Support Vessel
Environment

Norwegian Shipowners Partner on World’s First Methanol-Powered Subsea and Offshore Wind Vessel

Norwegian shipowners Eidesvik Offshore and Agalas are partnering on the construction an innovative Construction Support Vessel (CSV) designed for subsea and

February 19, 2024
Total Views: 955

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Shipping

Qatar to Announce More LNG Deals With European, Asian Buyers

By Verity Ratcliffe and Walid Ahmed (Bloomberg) — Qatar will announce additional contracts to sell gas from a major expansion project to buyers in

February 19, 2024
Total Views: 1098

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