Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Shipping

Jones Act Specialist Maritime Partners Acquires Fleet of Over 1,000 Vessels from J. Russell Flowers, Inc.

New Orleans-based Maritime Partners has acquired a large and diversified fleet of over 1,000 marine vessels from J. Russell Flowers, Inc. JRF’s fleet

Wednesday, December 1, 2021
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Accidents

It’s Been One Year Since ONE Apus’ Epic Cargo Loss

It’s been one year since the ONE Apus lost over 1,800 containers overboard during storm in the Pacific Ocean. In a season highlighted by weather-related

December 1, 2021
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Shipping

Ship Backlog Builds at Port of Vancouver After Floods

Congestion has been building at the Port of Vancouver, Canada’s largest port, after recent floods knocked out rail and major highway access to area.

December 1, 2021
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Shipping

Crew Change Crisis Showing Signs of Improvement, But Variant Risks Uncertain, Neptune Indicator Shows

The number of seafarers working on board ships beyond their contracts’ expiration reached the lowest level since May, but impacts of new variants paint

December 1, 2021
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Shipping

Sailing Towards Record Profits, Maersk Will Give $80 Million to Employees

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S is giving $1,000 to each of its roughly 80,000 employees as the world’s largest shipping

December 1, 2021
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Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Ports

US Labor Secretary Visits Top West Coast Ports as Union Talks Loom

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, Nov 30 (Reuters) – The U.S. labor secretary on Tuesday met with unions and employers at the nation’s busiest port

November 30, 2021
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Tuesday, November 30, 2021
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Frank Coles: Out of Sight Means Out of Mind

By Frank Coles Over the last four months I have been lucky enough to travel between South Carolina and Key West on my own boat. We called at a

November 30, 2021
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Environment

UECC Takes Delivery of World’s First Dual-Fuel LNG Battery Hybrid Car Carrier

Norwegian roll-on/roll-off shipping line UECC has taken delivery of the world’s first dual-fuel LNG battery hybrid Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC). The new

November 30, 2021
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Offshore

Ida’s Hit to Offshore Caused U.S. Crude Production to Fall In September -EIA

By Jessica Resnick-Ault NEW YORK, Nov 30 (Reuters) – U.S. crude oil production fell 3.5% in September after Hurricane Ida temporarily halted most crude

November 30, 2021
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Container ships wait off the coast of the congested Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Long Beach, California
Ports

Marine Exchange: New Ship Queueing Process at Los Angeles and Long Beach is Working

New ship queuing process off Southern California ports may not be perfect, but for now it’s working, according to one of the entities responsible for

November 30, 2021
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Ports

Pop-Up Container Yards Offer Pressure Valve for Port Congestion

By Ian Putzger in Toronto (The Loadstar) – Walmart has developed an empty space near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach into a pop-up container

November 30, 2021
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Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Shipping

Canada’s West Fraser Timber Sees Shipments Slump on British Columbia Floods

By Simon Casey (Bloomberg) — West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd., one of Canada’s largest lumber producers, said weekly lumber shipments plunged about 25% to

November 30, 2021
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Ports

Port of Oakland Blames Bypassing Ships for Cargo Decline in October

Forty-three percent fewer ships called at Oakland in October due to delays elsewhere, the port said. The Port of Oakland is blaming bypassing ships for a steep

November 30, 2021
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Cruise Ships

No Cruise Ship Cheer for Cape Town Tourism Amid Omicron Alarm

By Wendell Roelf CAPE TOWN, Nov 30 (Reuters) – The docking of the Europa passenger liner in Cape Town on Tuesday was meant to be a ribbon-cutting

November 30, 2021
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Monday, November 29, 2021
Shipping

World’s First Methanol-Fueled Towboat Planned for Launch in 2023

Maritime Partners in cooperation with Elliott Bay Design Group, e1 Marine and ABB have announced plans for the world’s first methanol-fueled towboat set

November 29, 2021
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Ports

Walmart CEO Says Biden Supply Chain Push Is Easing Bottlenecks

WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Walmart Inc Chief Executive Doug McMillon on Monday hailed the Biden administration’s efforts to ease supply chain

November 29, 2021
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Monday, November 29, 2021
Ports

San Pedro Ports Delay Container Dwell Fee By Another Week Citing ‘Improved Fluidity’

The Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach have once again postponed the implementation of their new container dwell fee for another week. The delay is

November 29, 2021
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Shipping

Cheniere Signs Long-Term LNG Sale and Purchase Agreement with China’s Foran

Houston-based Cheniere Energy (NYSE: LNG) has announced a 20-year sale and purchase agreement to supply China-based Foran Energy Group with U.S.-produced

November 29, 2021
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Environment

Wärtsilä Developing System to Turn LNG Into IMO 2050-Compliant Hydrogen Fuel Onboard Ship

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has announced plans to launch a new shipboard solution that will aim to turn readily available LNG into hydrogen fuel that

November 29, 2021
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Shipping

Baltic Dry Index Posts Best Day in Two Months

Nov 29 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s dry bulk sea freight index posted its best day in nearly two months on Monday, boosted by stronger rates

November 29, 2021
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Ports

CMA CGM Launches Incentive Program for Early Container Pickup at Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

French shipping group CMA CGM has launched a new incentive program aimed at speeding up the flow of cargo through the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The

November 29, 2021
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