Monday, November 23, 2020
ship emissions

Surge In Greenhouse Gases Sustained Despite COVID Lockdowns

By Emma Farge  (Reuters) – Greenhouse gas concentrations climbed to a new record in 2019 and rose again this year despite an expected drop in emissions due to COVID-19 lockdowns,...

November 23, 2020
Total Views: 954

Sunday, November 22, 2020
Cruise Ships

U.S. CDC Recommends Against All Cruise Ship Travel

Nov 21 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Saturday it recommended that all people avoid cruise ship travel as the risk of COVID-19...

November 22, 2020
Total Views: 3574

Thursday, November 19, 2020

USCGC Stratton Returns Home Amid Shipboard COVID Outbreak

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton has returned to its homeport in Alameda, California after 11 crew members tested positive for COVID-19 during its deployment in the Eastern Pacific. According...

November 19, 2020
Total Views: 1669

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

U.S. Import Boom Delaying Cargo at Nation’s Busiest Port

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Record cargo imports are causing delays that are rippling from the nation’s busiest U.S. port complex to other parts of the...

November 18, 2020
Total Views: 3087


Container Freight Rates Continue Surge on Strong Restocking Demand

SINGAPORE, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Global container shipping rates have surged to records on a spike in restocking demand in the United States and Europe, container scarcity at export hubs, and changes...

November 18, 2020
Total Views: 1249

Cruise Ships

Carnival Cancels More 2021 Cruises

As it continues to build and implement its plan to meet the requirements of the Framework for Resuming Cruise Ship Operations Order issued on Oct. 30 by the Centers for...

November 18, 2020
Total Views: 3257

madrid maersk

Maersk Confident About Container Shipping Recovery In 2021

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen COPENHAGEN, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Shipping group Maersk said on Wednesday it is confident about the outlook for shipping beyond 2020 as a second wave of coronavirus infections has only had...

November 18, 2020
Total Views: 4189

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
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Cruise Ships

SeaDream Cancels 2020 Cruising Retrun After COVID-19 Outbreak

By Nora Buli (Reuters) – Norwegian-owned cruise-ship operator SeaDream Yacht Club has canceled all sailing for the remainder of 2020 after positive COVID-19 test results onboard one of its cruises, it said...

November 17, 2020
Total Views: 787

Monday, November 16, 2020
container port
Maritime News

Carriers Accused of ‘Using Pandemic to Boost Profits’ as Asia-Europe Rates Explode

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Container freight rates from Asia to Europe are going through the roof, mirroring the trend on the transpacific, with regulators seemingly unable to stop...

November 16, 2020
Total Views: 1092

container shipping
Maritime News

Surprise Cargo Surge Could Surpass Last Year’s Holiday Period

By Richard Weiss and Christopher Jasper (Bloomberg) — Freight carriers including container shippers and cargo airlines say global demand is building toward a seasonal peak that could outstrip last year’s...

November 16, 2020
Total Views: 378

Thursday, November 12, 2020
Cruise Ships

First Cruise Back in Caribbean Has COVID-19 Case On Board

Update: Seadream Halts Cruise as More Passengers Test Positive for Virus Passengers are locked down on board the SeaDream 1 cruise ship after a passenger had tested positive for COVID-19....

November 12, 2020
Total Views: 315

Cruise Ships

Norwegian Cruise Line Posts Third Straight Quarterly Loss

Nov 9 (Reuters) – Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd reported its third straight quarterly loss on Monday, as the COVID-19 pandemic brought the cruise industry to a standstill. Cruise operators...

November 12, 2020
Total Views: 99

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Offshore Oil Platform

Covid-Stricken Pemex Is No Longer Testing All Platform Workers

By Amy Stillman (Bloomberg) –Petroleos Mexicanos, which has one of the world’s highest employee death tolls from Covid-19, is no longer distributing rapid tests for the virus to workers before...

November 10, 2020
Total Views: 98

Cruise Ships

Carnival May Sell $1.5 Billion in Stock After Vaccine Rally

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) –Carnival Corp. filed to sell as much as $1.5 billion in stock, joining at least one other travel-related company in taking advantage of Monday’s rally on...

November 10, 2020
Total Views: 72

Monday, November 9, 2020
cargo containers
Maritime News

Container Crunch Roiling Transpacific Trade

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — The humble shipping container has a new status in the Covid-19 pandemic: hot commodity. Shortages of the ribbed steel boxes that have plied the global...

November 9, 2020
Total Views: 228

Friday, November 6, 2020
Cruise Ships

Singapore’s Cruise to Nowhere, Er, Sets Sail

By Travis Teo SINGAPORE, Nov 6 (Reuters) – Hit by cabin fever, hundreds of Singapore residents itching to get out of the tiny country boarded a “cruise to nowhere” on...

November 6, 2020
Total Views: 50

Eagle Bulk Ship Stamford

EDITORIAL: Eagle Invests Big Money In Crew Crisis Solutions

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Over 300,000 seafarers are stuck at sea in what the Pope has called one of the biggest crises ever to face the maritime industry but...

November 6, 2020
Total Views: 107

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Despite COVID Fears Yachts Depart For Historic Sydney to Hobart Race

by Amlan Chakraborty (Reuters) – This year’s Sydney to Hobart yacht race will proceed with COVID-19 measures in place following Tasmania’s decision to open borders to New South Wales, the...

November 5, 2020
Total Views: 29

Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Cruise Ships

Cruise Lines Extend U.S. Sailing Suspension Until 2021

The trade association representing 95 percent of the global ocean-going ships says its members will maintain the voluntary suspension of cruise ship operations in the U.S. through the end of...

November 3, 2020
Total Views: 58

Maritime News

OPEC Boosts Output Despite COVID Sending Oil Crashing

By Grant Smith and Julian Lee (Bloomberg) OPEC’s effort to shore up world oil markets during the pandemic is facing a new threat — from the group’s own rising production....

November 3, 2020
Total Views: 18