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Monday, November 28, 2022
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

Monday, November 28, 2022
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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: 4299

Sunday, November 27, 2022
Ritz Carlton Yacht in Greece
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: 5793

The whaleship Manhattan watercolor
Blog

Catastrophe In The Heart Of The Sea

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by gCaptain in 2016 and is being republished now because it’s lessons are timeless and

November 27, 2022
Total Views: 4143

Cruise Industry Shutdown Video
Evergreen

Watch: The Insane Logistics Of Shutting Down The Entire Cruise Industry

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of mariners were stuck at sea aboard thousands of ships worldwide. Most of those ships continued to operate

November 27, 2022
Total Views: 10862

Svitzer tugboat
Ports

Australia’s Port Dispute Shows A Labor System Full Of Holes

With a settlement not really any closer, the Svitzer dispute demonstrates the failure of the Fair Work Act to provide a safety valve to resolve intractable

November 27, 2022
Total Views: 1946

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Sunday, November 27, 2022
Linked

Railroad Strikes Are Rare But Crippling To Ports And Freight

by Erik Loomis (University of Rhode Island) The prospect of a potentially devastating rail workers strike is looming again. Fears of a strike in September 2022

November 27, 2022
Total Views: 1280

Hawaii Waikoloa Maneuver Area UXO Presentation
Navy

US Army Corps Of Engineers Fails To Cleanup Former Navy Live Fire Zone

by Rob Perez, (Honolulu Star-Advertiser & ProPublica) For the better part of two years, Liliu Ross had lived in a one-room tin-roofed shack in the rural

November 27, 2022
Total Views: 2217

Environment

Climate Change Is Altering Narwhal Migration Patterns

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) Scientists have found that narwhals are altering their steadfast migration patterns in response to climate change, offering some hope

November 27, 2022
Total Views: 789

Saturday, November 26, 2022
vinfast electric car ship
Shipping

Vinfast RoRo Departs Vietnam With eSUVs To Compete With Tesla

By Nguyen Kieu Giang (Bloomberg) VinFast, an electric carmaker backed by Vietnam’s richest man, is shipping its first SUVs to the US, a milestone for parent

November 26, 2022
Total Views: 2235

Cruise Ships

Coast Guard Rescues Overboard Cruise Ship Passenger

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a cruise ship passenger Thursday evening, approximately 20 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Watchstanders

November 26, 2022
Total Views: 3418


Saturday, November 26, 2022
Shipping

Oil Freight Boom Makes $1 Million Waiting Bills More Common

By Alex Longley and Sherry Su (Bloomberg) –With soaring shipping costs comes soaring bills for ships doing nothing. In the oil-tanker market, day rates

November 26, 2022
Total Views: 3783

Ports

Deadlock Deepens At Adani’s South India Port As Protesters Block Trucks

By Jose Devasia and Munsif Vengattil KOCHI, India, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Protesters from a fishing community blocked attempts by India’s

November 26, 2022
Total Views: 1214

Friday, November 25, 2022
Shipping

CMA CGM Sees Abrupt Return to Normal for Freight Rates

French shipping giant CMA CGM has reported yet another huge quarterly profit, but uncertain economic conditions, normalizing trade flows and a sharp decline in

November 25, 2022
Total Views: 5330

News

Price Cap Halted As Poland Demands Harsher Penalty On Russian Oil

By Ewa Krukowska (Bloomberg) European Union diplomats suspended talks on capping Russian oil prices, as Poland and the Baltic states objected to a proposal

November 25, 2022
Total Views: 1631

LNG terminal in Barcelona, Spain
Ports

LNG Logjam at Spanish Ports Eased

MADRID, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Spanish gas grid operator Enagas said on Friday a backlog at its terminals that had forced it to warn it could reject

November 25, 2022
Total Views: 893

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Friday, November 25, 2022
Naval Strike Missile Test
Navy

Kongsberg To Arm Royal Navy With Long-Range Missiles

UK and Norwegian authorities have today announced that they have agreed to further strengthen existing defense ties. The Royal Navy will receive the Naval

November 25, 2022
Total Views: 2236

Navy

Book Review: Heavy Metal, The Inside Story Of US Navy Shipbuilders

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Today is the busiest shopping day in the United States and, with retail inventories at record levels and the backlog of ships

November 25, 2022
Total Views: 8599

Navy

The End Of The World Is Just Beginning For Shipping

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) There is a large shipping company that’s made record profits in recent years after changing its operational model to bet

November 25, 2022
Total Views: 26795

Thursday, November 24, 2022
News

Vitol Says It Will Keep Buying Russian Oil

By Sharon Cho (Bloomberg) –Top trader Vitol Group is still buying “very modest” volumes of Russian oil products and is studying whether the company

November 24, 2022
Total Views: 1130

Babcock Yard Shed
Navy

‘Volatile World’ Boosts Warship Demand Says UK Shipbuilder

By Christopher Jasper (Bloomberg) London based Babcock International Group said it’s in discussions with five countries on three continents regarding orders

November 24, 2022
Total Views: 325