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Monday, January 15, 2024
Photo of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi with Chinese flag

China’s Suez Investments Face Uncertainty in Red Sea Crisis

By Joe Cash (Reuters) China has called for an end to attacks on civilian vessels in the Red Sea that have dramatically widened the Hamas-Israel conflict and

January 15, 2024
Total Views: 6610

Saturday, December 30, 2023
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell

Will Red Sea Tensions Fuel Inflation?

By Vince Golle (Bloomberg) Shipping costs are rising as hundreds of container ships that typically transit the key maritime artery of the Red Sea and Suez

December 30, 2023
Total Views: 1216

Thursday, November 30, 2023
Eneti offshore wind turbine installation vessel

Eneti Secures Green Loan for Newbuild Wind Turbine Installation Vessels

Eneti Inc. (NYSE: NETI) announced today that it has successfully executed a senior secured green term loan facility worth up to $436.0 million. The loan will

November 30, 2023
Total Views: 1109

Sunday, November 19, 2023
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Kathleen H. Hicks meet with CEOs

Pentagon Grapples With Trillions In Liabilities Amid Rising Chinese Military Power

By Roxana Tiron (BGOV) and Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) The US Defense Department failed for the sixth consecutive year to score a clean financial audit, a goal

November 19, 2023
Total Views: 4228

Monday, September 11, 2023
Maersk's first methanol-enabled container vessel is pictured in this handout image obtained by Reuters on August 16, 2023. Maersk/Handout via REUTERS

Maersk Taps Investors for First Dollar-Denominated Green Bond

By Caleb Mutua (Bloomberg) — Shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S is selling dollar-denominated green bonds for the first time ever, the latest company

September 11, 2023
Total Views: 1406

Sunday, August 13, 2023
The cruise ship MSC Euribia underway approaching Copenhagen after its maiden voyage from Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in France. This image belongs to MSC Cruises
Cruise Ships

Unpacking Economic Impact: Did MSC Cruise Ship Launch France’s GDP?

In the realm of economics, where numbers often paint a more eloquent picture than words, we sometimes find ourselves bamboozled by the outliers. Let’s

August 13, 2023
Total Views: 3717

Wednesday, July 19, 2023
Navigating The Information Fog Engulfing American Shipyards

Navigating The Information Fog Engulfing American Shipyards

The adage “what gets measured gets managed” rings hollow for American shipyards, as the U.S. Maritime Administration and Navy fall short of

July 19, 2023
Total Views: 10053

Tuesday, June 20, 2023
Offshore Supply Vessel Panel at Marine Money Week in NYC

Offshore Supply Vessels Move From Oil To Military And Wind

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Todd Hornbeck, the CEO of Hornbeck Offshore, recently delivered a talk at the Marine Money Week Conference in NYC. He

June 20, 2023
Total Views: 3862

Sunday, March 12, 2023
How A SVB Bailout Could Solve Global Security Problems

How A SVB Bailout Could Solve Global Security Problems

What is the common denominator in the recent port congestion crisis and current Taiwan security crisis, global food crisis, global energy crisis, US military

March 12, 2023
Total Views: 9504

Thursday, February 23, 2023
bulk ship

Shipping Hedge Fund Says Industry Set for Another Boom Year

By Asad Zulfiqar (Bloomberg) — A shipping hedge fund founded by a one-time ally of oil tanker billionaire John Fredriksen says the industry is set for

February 23, 2023
Total Views: 2713

Monday, November 21, 2022
Peter Georgiopoulos

Peter Georgiopoulos, ‘An Inspiration to Many’, Looks to the Future

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) Marine Money’s “Ship Finance Forum” in New York attracted a superb roster of speakers, informing a spirited group of attendees

November 21, 2022
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Monday, November 7, 2022
Halter Marine Shipyard

US Shipyards – Record Revenue At Firesale Valuations

With billions of dollars in new contracts why are US shipyard valuations hitting record

November 7, 2022
Total Views: 7728

Sunday, October 16, 2022
Commercial Fishing Boats

US Justice Department Probes Private Equity Fishery Deals

by Will Sennott (The New Bedford Light, ProPublica) The U.S. Department of Justice has begun looking at possible antitrust issues in the New England fishing

October 16, 2022
Total Views: 2842

Wednesday, July 6, 2022
U.S.-Listed Shipping Stocks Fall Ahead Of Federal Reserve Meeting

U.S.-Listed Shipping Stocks Fall Ahead Of Federal Reserve Meeting

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Today shares of most shipping stocks are lower despite the market being mostly flat ahead of the important US Federal Reserve minutes

July 6, 2022
Total Views: 849

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
ESG Banks Give Gunvor Giant $912 Million Loan Despite Past Ties To Putin

ESG Banks Give Gunvor Giant $912 Million Loan Despite Past Ties To Putin

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Gunvor, the energy trading firm and shipowner cofounded by sanctioned Russian Oligarch and Putin’s long-time friend Gennady

June 28, 2022
Total Views: 3514

Thursday, June 23, 2022
Jim Lawrence at Marine Money Week 2022

Geopolitical Worry Builds Alongside Shipping Profits At Marine Money Week

By John Konrad (gCaptain) At the intersection of big banking and big shipping is Marine Money Week 2022, an annual event in Manhattan that hosts executives

June 23, 2022
Total Views: 794

Thursday, February 24, 2022
The Christophe de Margerie, an ice-class tanker fitted out to transport liquefied natural gas, is docked at the Yamal LNG facility in Arctic port of Sabetta, Yamalo-Nenets district, Russia March 30, 2017. REUTERS/Olesya Astakhova/File Photo

Banks Shutdown Russian Shipping Credit

By Dmitry Zhdannikov (Reuters) The global oil market was thrown into chaos on Thursday after Russia invaded Ukraine, with top buyers of Russian oil

February 24, 2022
Total Views: 3205

Monday, January 31, 2022
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell

OPED – Could The Federal Reserve Fix Our Ports?

By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) CNBC editor Lori Ann LaRocco is a superstar in the world of logistics and seaborne trade. LaRocco’s tireless and timely

January 31, 2022
Total Views: 1290

Friday, December 17, 2021
CMA CGM mega-ship Marco Polo

Freight Futures Coming to Container Shipping

Can container freight futures offer an antidote for supply chain blues? The Baltic Exchange, which pioneered indexation and transacting of drybulk freight

December 17, 2021
Total Views: 5173

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
bulk ship

New ‘Green’ Technology Shipping ETF Gives Investors Access to Maritime’s Decarbonization Transition

The founder of the stock market’s only freight futures exchange-traded fund (ETF) focused exclusively on the dry bulk shipping sector has launched the

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 761


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