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Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Fremantle Highway boat fire
Shipping

Marine Insurance Industry Faces Inflation Challenge

Global ocean hull premiums rose by 5.7% in 2022 due to increased activity, vessel values, and reduced market capacity, but change is on the horizon

September 19, 2023
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Friday, September 1, 2023
Fremantle Highway boat fire
Accidents

Marine Insurers Publish Recommendations for Safe Carriage of Electric Vehicles

The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) has published new recommendations on the safe carriage of electric vehicles (EVs) amid growing concerns

September 1, 2023
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Friday, August 11, 2023
Smoke rises as a fire broke out on the cargo ship Fremantle Highway, at sea on July 26, 2023. Coastguard Netherlands Photo
Shipping

Burning Questions: Unraveling the Truth Behind Electric Vehicle Fires in Maritime Shipping

The fire onboard the car carrier Fremantle Highway with the tragic loss of a seafarer has brought the debate surrounding the transport of electric vehicles

August 11, 2023
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Friday, July 28, 2023
“K” Line Confirms Nearly 500 Electric Vehicles on Burning Car Carrier in the North Sea
Shipping

“K” Line Confirms Nearly 500 Electric Vehicles on Burning Car Carrier in the North Sea

AMSTERDAM, July 28 (Reuters) – The car carrier burning off the Dutch coast since Tuesday night is carrying nearly 500 electric

July 28, 2023
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Thursday, July 27, 2023
Smoke rises as a fire broke out on the cargo ship Fremantle Highway, at sea on July 26, 2023. Coastguard Netherlands Photo
Accidents

Ocean Shippers Playing Catch Up to Electric Vehicle Fire Risk

By Lisa Baertlein and Anthony Deutsch LOS ANGELES/AMSTERDAM, July 27 (Reuters) – Electric vehicles are crisscrossing the globe to reach their

July 27, 2023
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Thursday, June 22, 2023
A Wallenius Wilhelmsen vessel in port
Shipping

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Signs Shipping Contract with Major EV Manufacturer

Wallenius Wilhelmsen has announced the signing a new contract with an undisclosed major electric vehicle manufacturer for shipping EVs from Asia to Europe and

June 22, 2023
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Monday, April 17, 2023
Electric Drayage Truck
Environment

Major Investors Eye California Ports For Electric Drayage Boom

By Lisa Baertlein (Reuters) California’s bustling seaports, dominated by massive container vessels and soaring cranes, may seem an unlikely setting

April 17, 2023
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Tuesday, March 28, 2023
vinfast electric car ship
News

US Faces Serious EV Supply Chain Problems

By Yvonne Yue Li (Bloomberg) Seven months after President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law, the magnitude of the challenge it will be

March 28, 2023
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Monday, February 6, 2023
Felicity Ace seen burning in the Atlantic Ocean off the Azores Islands. Picture was released Friday, February 18, 2022 by the Portuguese Navy. Photo courtesy Portuguese Navy
Shipping

U.S. Coast Guard Says to Avoid Loading Electric Vehicles with Saltwater Damage on Ships

The U.S. Coast Guard is warning the shipping industry of the extreme risk of loading electric vehicles (EV) with damaged Lithium-Ion onto commercial vessels.

February 6, 2023
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