Sunday, August 22, 2021
Officer On A US Navy Ship's Bridge Wing

What Can Corporations Learn From The US Navy’s Vaccine Campaign?

By Rebecca Torrence, Bloomberg (OPED) The corporate world may want to take a page out of the U.S. Navy’s manual when it comes to boosting workforce Covid-19

August 22, 2021
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Wednesday, August 18, 2021
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Port of Antwerp Sees Volume Growth Despite Pandemic Disruption

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Aug 18 (Reuters) – The Port of Antwerp recorded a year-on-year rise in the volume of cargo handled for the first seven months of

August 18, 2021
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Biden Extends Mask Order At US Ports And Ferries

The Biden administration confirmed late on Tuesday it plans to extend requirements for travelers to wear masks aboard ferries, at ports, and all other public

August 18, 2021
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Tuesday, August 17, 2021

COVID Relief Fund for Seafarers Hits $1 Million Goal

After only a few months of fundraising, the Seafarers International Relief Fund (SIRF) has reached its goal of raising $1 million to provide vital relief for

August 17, 2021
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Longshoremen China

China’s Zero Tolerance To COVID-19 Is Choking Supply Lines

by Muyu Xu (Reuters) Several Chinese ports are facing congestion as vessels due to call at Ningbo are being diverted and cargo processing is slowed partly due

August 17, 2021
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Monday, August 16, 2021
yantian port

Global Port Congestion Building as Ningbo Terminal Remains Shut for Sixth Day

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – Today, AIS data from VesselsValue shows around 50 containerships at anchor near Ningbo-Zhoushan Port, where

August 16, 2021
Total Views: 1150


Global Supply Chains Are Being Battered by Fresh Covid Surges

By Enda Curran and Michelle Jamrisko (Bloomberg) — Asia’s renewed surge in Covid-19 infections is compounding supply-chain blockages across the

August 16, 2021
Total Views: 1330

Sunday, August 15, 2021

Chevron Delays Office Return

By Kevin Crowley (Bloomberg) Chevron Corp. is postponing the full return of employees to its headquarters in San Ramon, California, and its largest office in

August 15, 2021
Total Views: 2111

Saturday, August 14, 2021
Covid-19 Isolation Ship

Indonesia Turns Ferry Into COVID-19 Isolation Center

By Abdul Rahman Muchtar (Reuters) – A vehicle with a flashing siren and “Makassar COVID Hunter” written on the side pulls up to

August 14, 2021
Total Views: 1161

Friday, August 13, 2021
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Cruise Ships

Carnival Vista Arrives in Belize with 27 Cases of COVID-19, Mostly Among Crew

A Carnival Cruise Line ship arrived in Belize this week reporting 27 cases of COVID-19, almost all among vaccinated crew members, Belize officials have said.

August 13, 2021
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COVID-19 Scare on Containership in New Zealand

New Zealand health officials have confirmed at least 11 cases of COVID-19 on board a Hamburg Sud containership off the coast of Tauranga, putting dozens of

August 13, 2021
Total Views: 1211

angshan Deep-Water Port

Maersk Diverts Ships After Ningbo Terminal Shuts For COVID

by Muyu Xu (Reuters) – Ports and shipping companies are diverting vessels from a container terminal in China’s busiest marine transportation hub

August 13, 2021
Total Views: 1415

Thursday, August 12, 2021
maine maritime academy

Maine Maritime Academy to Require COVID-19 Vaccination for Students

Maine Maritime Academy will require students to be vaccinated for COVID-19 this fall as the Delta variant continues to complicate the return of normal

August 12, 2021
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Survey Shows Frighteningly Low Vaccination Rate Among Seafarers

Only about 15% of the world’s seafarers have been vaccinated from COVID-19, according to data from the Neptune Declaration Crew Change Indicator.

August 12, 2021
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China COVID-19 Port Testing

China Starts Shutting Down World’s Third-Busiest Port

by James Mayger (Bloomberg) China partly shut the world’s third-busiest container port after a worker became infected with Covid, threatening more

August 12, 2021
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China Medical Swab Test

Major Container Ports in China See Worsening Congestion After COVID Cases

BEIJING/SINGAPORE, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Congestion off China’s top two container ports Shanghai and Ningbo is worsening following the shutdown of a

August 12, 2021
Total Views: 1797

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Cruise Ships

Restarting Cruises Has Become a Game of ‘Operational Whack-a-Mole’

By Fran Golden (Bloomberg) — David Hakimian, 58, an oncologist from the Chicago area, was looking forward to a week of lazy days on Caribbean beaches

August 11, 2021
Total Views: 2272

Monday, August 9, 2021
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Cruise Ships

Judge Rules Norwegian Cruise Line Brands Can Require Proof of Vaccines in Florida

By Tom Hals and Jan Wolfe Aug 8 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge has allowed Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. to demand that passengers show written proof of

August 9, 2021
Total Views: 1223

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas
Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean Falls on Earnings Miss, Delta Variant

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. tumbled after reporting second-quarter results that fell short of Wall Street

August 4, 2021
Total Views: 3237

Monday, August 2, 2021
ship crew-change covid19 pandemic

Opinion: Pathetic Maritime, Its Reactions and Reality

By Frank Coles If you don’t like direct, brash or in your face, stop reading now. You may not like or even agree with what I am going to

August 2, 2021
Total Views: 3667