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Thursday, January 5, 2023
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Colonial Shuts Key Fuel Line to New York Harbor After Spill

By Sheela Tobben and Chunzi Xu (Bloomberg) — Colonial Pipeline Co. halted operations on a critical conduit that supplies fuel to the US Northeast, the

Thursday, January 5, 2023
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Shipping

Study Shows How Viking Age Left Mark on Scandinavians’ Genetics

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (Reuters) – The Viking age, spanning the 8th to 11th centuries AD, left a lasting mark on the genetics of

January 5, 2023
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Shipping

Evergreen Agrees to Pay for ‘Ever Forward’ Grounding’s Impact on Chesapeake Bay Oysters

The Maryland Board of Public Works has approved a wetlands license that requires the owner of the container ship Ever Forward containership to pay nearly

January 5, 2023
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Shipping

New Protections for Endangered Whales Along the California Coast Coming this Summer

Global shipping regulator the UN International Maritime Organization has adopted a U.S. proposal to increase protections for endangered whales from deadly ship

January 5, 2023
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Shipping

Methanol Makes Inroads as Alternative Fuel for Shipping in 2022, DNV Says

A total of 275 ships powered by alternative fuels were ordered in 2022, led by LNG and methanol in a distant second, according to a DNV analysis. LNG newbuilds

January 5, 2023
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Shipping

Chevron Plans to Export Venezuelan Oil Faces Dredging Snafu

By Mircely Guanipa and Marianna Parraga HOUSTON/MARACAY, Venezuela (Reuters) – A shipping channel snafu is slowing Chevron Corp’s efforts to

January 5, 2023
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Thursday, January 5, 2023
Environment

Equinor and RWE Partnership to Develop Hydrogen Supply Chain to Help Germany Replace Coal-Fired Power Plants

Equinor and RWE have announced plans to work together to develop a large-scale value chain for low carbon hydrogen to help Germany phase-out its coal-fired

January 5, 2023
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Shipping

U.S. Poised to Retake Crown as World’s Top LNG Exporter

By Scott DiSavino NEW YORK, Jan 4 (Reuters) – The United States is on track to become the world’s biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG)

January 5, 2023
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Piracy

Naval Task Force Holding Somali Piracy Operation as a Reminder to Shipping Not to Let Its Guard Down

A multi-national naval task force tasked with combating piracy in the Somali basin is getting ready to conduct a five-day operation aimed at increasing naval

January 5, 2023
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Wednesday, January 4, 2023
Offshore

Alaska Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sale Attracts Only One Bid

An offshore oil and gas lease sale covering waters off Alaska’s south-central coast generated just one bid. The lease sale, known as the Cook Inlet Oil

January 4, 2023
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Shipping

Baltic Dry Index Falls Further After Record Drop

The Baltic Dry Index fell further today after yesterday’s biggest daily percentage drop since 1984. Jan 4 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s

January 4, 2023
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Wednesday, January 4, 2023
Offshore

DEME Wins Empire Wind Cable Installation Work in U.S.

The U.S. division of Belgium-based DEME has been awarded a contract for the installation of inter-array cables for the Empire Wind offshore wind farms off New

January 4, 2023
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Cruise Ships

Hull Fouling Spoils Australia-New Zealand Cruise

By Joseph Campbell and Lewis Jackson SYDNEY, Jan 4 (Reuters) – Viking Cruises will compensate hundreds of passengers on its Orion cruise ship

January 4, 2023
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Weather

Hurricane Force Storm with 40+ Foot Seas Off U.S. West Coast

An intense storm low over the eastern North Pacific is currently moving towards the northeast at about 20 kts and is producing winds of 50-70 knots with

January 4, 2023
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Defense

Putin Deploys Frigate Carrying New Hypersonic Missiles in Atlantic

By Guy Faulconbridge MOSCOW, Jan 4 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin sent a frigate to the Atlantic Ocean armed with new generation

January 4, 2023
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Shipping

Supply Chains Undergoing Digital Transformation ‘Golden Age’

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — When the pandemic arrived in the leafy lakeside town of Holland, Michigan, office-furniture company Haworth Inc. needed

January 4, 2023
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Wednesday, January 4, 2023
Shipping

Ukraine Sees Speedier Inspections as Key to Black Sea Grain Deal

By Pavel Polityuk KYIV, Jan 4 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s efforts to increase exports under the Black Sea grain deal with Russia are currently

January 4, 2023
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Tuesday, January 3, 2023
China Oil tanker at PDVSA's Jose Antonio Anzoategui industrial complex
Shipping

Chevron to Send First Venezuelan Crude Cargo to Mississippi Refinery Under U.S. License

HOUSTON, Jan 3 (Reuters) – U.S. oil producer Chevron Corp plans to export this month its first cargo of Venezuelan crude to its Pascagoula,

January 3, 2023
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Offshore

Massachusetts Orders Offshore Wind Projects to Push Ahead as Inflation Drives Up Costs

By Josh Saul (Bloomberg) — Massachusetts has denied requests from developers to renegotiate electricity contracts for proposed offshore wind farms after

January 3, 2023
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Shipping

FMC Ruling Could Prove Crucial for ‘Unfair’ Detention and Demurrage Fee Complaints

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – A US Federal Maritime Commission small claims officer’s (SCO) decision to uphold trucker TCW Inc’s complaint over

January 3, 2023
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Offshore

Baker Hughes to Supply Key Equipment for World’s Largest Carbon Capture Project in Malaysia

Oilfield services company Baker Hughes has been awarded a contract to supply the CO2 compression equipment for Petronas’ Kasawari offshore carbon capture

January 3, 2023
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