Wednesday, August 11, 2021
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Saturday, July 24, 2021
Putin Reviews New Short Sea Shipping Plans To Bypass Suez Canal
This week Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the country’s shipbuilding executives to review plans to prioritize short sea shipping with the hope of bypassing the Suez Canal. “We are...
Friday, July 23, 2021
Russia’s Rosatom and DP World Team Up to Develop Arctic Shipping Route
Russia’s state-run nuclear energy company Rosatom and Dubai-based logistics firm DP World have agreed to establish a joint venture to develop the Northern Sea Route as a viable shipping route...
Monday, May 24, 2021
MARAD Announces Nearly $11 Million in Grants for America’s Marine Highways
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced today the availability of grants providing $10,819,000 in funding for the America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP). The nation’s marine highways are...
Sunday, March 28, 2021
New York’s Ever Given Crisis Is Bigger Than Egypt’s But Buttigieg Sits Silent
The cost of the mega containership Ever Given blocking Suez Canal traffic exceeds $9B a day but the cost of bringing these ships into poor and highly populated cities like...
Monday, March 8, 2021
Has the Time Come to Rethink Shipping and Ship Design?
By Captain Laura Kovary – Almost every global supply chain has been affected during the Covid-19 pandemic with high demand for some products, delays caused by both truck and longshore...
Friday, January 24, 2020
Wärtsilä To Help Build New LNG Short Sea Shipping Vessels
Wärtsilä will supply all the main equipment for the first LNG fuelled short-sea Ro-Lo (roll-on, lift-off) vessels to be operated by Finland based Bore for the transportation of paper products...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Short Sea Distribution, New York’s $40+ Million Shipping Prize
by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) A perfect storm of new challenges and spiraling cost for truck drivers in New York City has resulted in a tsunami of political support for Short Sea...
Friday, February 8, 2019
Wärtsilä to Convert Short Sea Cargo Ship to Battery Power
The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to provide a hybrid battery system in the world’s first conversion of a short sea cargo ship to electric power. Wärtsilä said...
Friday, September 28, 2018
After Decades Of Failure I Am Confident Short Sea Shipping Will Return To The USA. Here’s Why.
Today’s episode of The REAL gCaptain Podcast was recorded in the wake of the Blue Highway Conference hosted by SUNY Maritime College. We report on major work being done...
Monday, June 22, 2015
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Shipping Execs: EPA’s Low-Sulphur Fuel Rule Will Hurt The Environment and Short Sea Shipping
Shipping industry leaders told Members of Congress on Tuesday that higher fuel costs associated with upcoming low-sulphur fuel limits in North American Emission Control Areas could actually hurt the environment and the economy.
Saturday, March 14, 2009
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