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Monday, November 14, 2022
Offshore

Equinor Begins Power Production at Hywind Tampen, Norway’s First Floating Offshore Wind Farm

Norwegian energy company Equinor says it has started power production at the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. Hywind

Monday, November 14, 2022
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Shipbuilding

Bollinger Shipyards Completes VT Halter Acquisition

Bollinger Shipyards announced Monday it has completed its acquisition of VT Halter Marine and ST Engineering Halter Marine Offshore (STEHMO) from ST

November 14, 2022
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Ports

As U.S. Container Imports Fall, Port of Savannah Reports Second Busiest Month in October

Bucking the trend of falling inbound containers, the Port of Savannah recorded its second busiest month on record in October as the East Coast port continues

November 14, 2022
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Shipping

Shipper Files FMC Complaint: Maersk ‘Flouts the Law to Rake in Profits’

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – A Florida shipper has issued a complaint against Maersk and its subsidiary, Hamburg Süd, that includes a failure

November 14, 2022
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Shipping

Russia Fuel Exports by Sea Surge Ahead of EU Sanctions

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — Russia’s seaborne fuel exports have risen to the highest since at least 2017 this month as the nation’s refiners

November 14, 2022
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A bunker vessel prepares to supply fuel to Hin Leong's Pu Tuo Shan VLCC supertanker in the waters off Jurong Island in Singapore
Ports

Singapore Bunker Fuel Sales Hit 52-Week High

By Jeslyn Lerh (Reuters) Marine fuel sales in Singapore surged to a one-year high in October, latest official data showed on Monday, as more competitive prices

November 14, 2022
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Sunday, November 13, 2022
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Four Factors To Consider When Selecting The Right Mooring Lines For Your Vessel

Safe and reliable mooring needs ropes to perform, often in adverse weather and changing port conditions. There are four silent saboteurs that degrade

November 13, 2022
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Shipping

Mozambique Exports First LNG To Help Ease European Crunch

By Matthew Hill and Borges Nhamire Nov 13, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Mozambique flagged off its first shipment of liquefied natural gas, exports that could

November 13, 2022
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Shipping

No Agreement Yet To Extend Black Sea Grain Deal

(Reuters) – Russia said on Saturday there was no agreement yet to extend a deal allowing Ukraine to export grain via the Black Sea, repeating its

November 13, 2022
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Saturday, November 12, 2022
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Shipping

Can Tankers Sail Around EU’s Russian Oil Sanctions?

By Jack Wittels and Alberto Nardelli (Bloomberg) –The European Union’s impending sanctions on oil imports from Russia aren’t quite as exclusionary as

November 12, 2022
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Defense

US Merchant Marine Academy Appoints Joanna Nunan As First Female Superintendent

The US Maritime Administration (MARAD) today announced the appointment of retired US Coast Guard 2-Star admiral Joanna Nunan as the next superintendent of the

November 12, 2022
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Saturday, November 12, 2022
Offshore

Russia Faces Oil Shut-In or Price Cap Amid Sanctions

By Christopher Condon Nov 12, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said it’s “very likely” that European sanctions will force

November 12, 2022
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News

Global Food Imports Could Exceed $2 Trillion

by Maytaal Angel (Reuters)– Food imports costs across the world are on course to hit a near $2 trillion record in 2022, piling pressure on the

November 12, 2022
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Cruise Ships

800 Case COVID Outbreak Hits Carnival Cruise Australia

by Sam McKeith (Reuters)– Australia’s Home Affairs Minister on Saturday sought to reassure the public that COVID-19 protocols were adequate after a

November 12, 2022
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Friday, November 11, 2022
Accidents

Mariners Awarded for ‘Spirit of Norfolk’ Rescue

The U.S. Coast Guard has presented 18 public service awards to the good Samaritan vessels and their crews who responded to the Spirit of Norfolk passenger

November 11, 2022
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Offshore

Keppel O&M Secures Two More Charters for Legacy Rig Fleet

Singaporean rigbuilder Keppel O&M has secured charter contracts two more of its legacy rigs. The latest contracts were awarded by ADES Saudi Limited

November 11, 2022
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Friday, November 11, 2022
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Blog

Veteran’s Day – Merchant Marine In Peace And War

by Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D. (gCaptain) This Veteran’s Day we remember the thousands of Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen, and Coast Guardsmen

November 11, 2022
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Shipping

Container Spot Rates Tick Up as Capacity is Removed from Market

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Spot container freight rates on the largest deepsea trades rebounded this week, despite continuing weak demand,

November 11, 2022
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Shipping

CMA CGM Says Biogas-Powered Ships Will Reduce Emissions by 67%

French shipping giant CMA CGM recently announced a new series of seven containerships powered by biogas to serve the French West Indies. The ships include four

November 11, 2022
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Shipping

Italy’s New Government Challenges the Law of the Sea

By Federico Maccioni MILAN, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni is cracking down on charity rescue boats operating in the

November 11, 2022
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Ports

October Imports Tumble at Port of Long Beach

Containerized imports landing at the Port of Long Beach fell by nearly 24% last month amid reduced consumer demand and a shift of imported goods toward the

November 11, 2022
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