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Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Offshore

U.S. to Hold ‘Historic’ Wind Energy Lease Sale Offshore New York and New Jersey

The Biden Administration is set to hold its first-ever offshore wind lease sale next month, auctioning a record of more than 480,000 acres offshore New York

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
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Shipping

Supply Chains Brace for Impact as Omicron Hits China

By Enda Curran (Bloomberg) — An omicron outbreak in China is sending jitters through supply chains as manufacturers and shippers brace for disruption

January 12, 2022
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Ports

DOT Secretary Buttigieg Touts Infrastructure Funding During Southern California Port Visit

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday made his first visit to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to tour the nation’s largest port

January 12, 2022
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Environment

Maersk Advances Decarbonization Target By A Full Decade

By Stine Jacobsen (Reuters) – Container shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk now plans to achieve net zero emissions in its business by 2040, a decade

January 12, 2022
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Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Shipping

Indonesia Eases Coal Export Ban, Alleviating Supply Concerns

By Bernadette Christina JAKARTA, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Chinese thermal coal futures fell on Tuesday after Indonesia, the world’s biggest thermal coal

January 11, 2022
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Environment

Sembcorp Marine Wins ABS Approval In Principle for Ammonia Bunkering Barge

Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine, together with partners Mitsui O.S.K Lines and ITOCHU Corporation have announced Approval in Principle from the American Bureau

January 11, 2022
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Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Ports

Los Angeles and Long Beach Ship Queuing Process Expanded to Oakland

A new queuing process for containerships at Southern California ports will be expanded north to the Port of Oakland, shipping officials announced Monday. The

January 11, 2022
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Shipping

Bay Shipbuilding Kicks Off Construction on Large LNG Bunkering Barge for Crowley

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin has started construction on what is set to become the largest LNG bunkering barge ever built in the

January 11, 2022
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Ports

Maersk Sees Supply Chain Strain Continuing ‘For Some Time’

COPENHAGEN, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Top container shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk on Tuesday warned its customers it was still struggling to move

January 11, 2022
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Ports

California State Budget Proposal Includes $2.3 Billion for Ports

California Governor Galvin Newsom on Monday unveiled his 2022-23 state budget proposal, which includes a planned record investment of $2.3 billion for

January 11, 2022
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Container ships wait off the coast of the congested Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Long Beach, California
Shipping

Supply Chain Startup Project44 Raises Funds at $2.4 Billion Valuation

By Gillian Tan (Bloomberg) — Project44, a startup that enables the world’s largest companies to track shipments across the global supply chain,

January 11, 2022
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Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Accidents

ONE-Operated MV Madrid Bridge Loses Containers in Atlantic Ocean

A containership operated by Ocean Network Express (ONE) has suffered a container collapse in the Atlantic Ocean while en route to New York. ONE confirmed the

January 11, 2022
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Cruise Ships

Genting Hong Kong Says MV Werften Insolvency to Spark Defaults

By Lorretta Chen (Bloomberg) Genting Hong Kong, the troubled cruise operator controlled by Malaysian tycoon Lim Kok Thay, warned Tuesday of more defaults due

January 11, 2022
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Monday, January 10, 2022
Cruise Ships

Cruise Ship Builder MV Werften Files for Insolvency in Germany -Reports

German cruise ship builder MV Werften filed for insolvency on Monday leaving the fate of the shipyard and its 2,000 employees uncertain, according to reports.

January 10, 2022
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Defense

Bollinger Announces Latest Order from General Dynamics Electric Boat

Lockport, Louisiana-based Bollinger Shipyards has announced its latest order from General Dynamics Electric Boat in support of the U.S. Navy’s new

January 10, 2022
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Ports

Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports Delay Container Dwell Fee By Another Week

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have once again postposed consideration of the “Container Dwell Fee” by another week. The ports are citing a

January 10, 2022
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Monday, January 10, 2022
Shipbuilding

Maersk Exercises Options for Four More Methanol-Powered Containerships

A.P. Moller – Maersk on Monday confirmed it has exercised options for four additional newbuild containerships to be powered by carbon neutral methanol.

January 10, 2022
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Accidents

Cliff Collapse in Brazil Kills 10, Injures Dozens

Ten people are reported dead after a cliff collapsed onto tourist boats on a lake in southeastern Brazil on Saturday. The dramatic incident occurred at a

January 10, 2022
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Shipping

Vale Suspends Some Brazil Operations Amid Heavy Rains

By Gabriel Araujo SAO PAULO, Jan 10 (Reuters) – Heavy rainfall in southeastern Brazil has prompted miners including Vale SA to suspend some

January 10, 2022
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Shipping

Thai Navy Wrangles Ghost Ship Drifting Near Oil Rig

The Royal Thai Navy last week was called to rescue a derelict cargo ship listing in the Gulf of Thailand, near the location of an offshore rig. Upon inspection

January 10, 2022
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Ports

China Tightens Restrictions Near Key Port Amid New Virus Cases

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — China tightened restrictions on vehicles entering Shenzhen, spurring concern that the delivery of goods to and from one of the

January 10, 2022
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