short sea shipping

Sunday, May 7, 2023

Without Waterways Biden’s Climate Plan Will Waste Trillions

by John Konrad (gCaptain OpEd) With a staggering 15,000+ miles of navigable waterways, it’s critical to note that river barges can carry over ten times

May 7, 2023
Total Views: 8806

Thursday, March 30, 2023
Peter Zeihan interview

Zeihan Calls For US Short Sea Shipping And Nearshoring

Geopolitical strategist Peter Zeihan recently shared his insights on globalization, security paradigms, and the need for North America to strengthen its supply

March 30, 2023
Total Views: 2214

Monday, July 11, 2022
Maritime News

Oil Barges Short Sea Ship Fuel To Berlin

By Rachel Graham (Bloomberg) Eastern Germany is resorting to getting barge loads of fuel all the way from the North Sea oil port of Rotterdam as the nation

July 11, 2022
Total Views: 2584

Friday, July 8, 2022
a ship passes below a bridge on the Rhine River
Maritime News

Low River Levels May Deepen Europe’s Energy Crunch

By Todd Gillespie (Bloomberg) Water levels on Europe’s Rhine River are again dwindling — and this time it’s at the risk of the continent’s efforts

July 8, 2022
Total Views: 3223

Friday, June 10, 2022

DOT Secretary Buttigieg Appoints New Members to Short Sea Shipping Advisory Committee

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has announced the appointment of 25 new members to the Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee

June 10, 2022
Total Views: 1349

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

UPS Trials Barge Service Across New York Harbor

United Parcel Service has announced its participating in a short sea shipping pilot program to move trailers by barge across New York harbor, avoiding busy

April 13, 2022
Total Views: 7066

Friday, December 17, 2021

Ammonia-Powered Short Sea Shipping Project Awarded Norwegian Funding

Norway-based Viridis Bulk Carriers and its partners have been awarded funding to help develop ammonia-powered short sea ships for the European sector. The

December 17, 2021
Total Views: 1440

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Ports Face The Biggest Crisis In 65 Years

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Ports have taken center stage during COVID-19. While countless airports, roads, and trains ground to a halt during the peak of the

August 11, 2021
Total Views: 6586

Saturday, July 31, 2021
Tower Bridge River Thames

London Invests In Short Sea Distribution

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) Cathryn Spain spends most of her workdays motoring up and down the River Thames, a senior harbor master making sure

July 31, 2021
Total Views: 2748

Saturday, July 24, 2021
United Shipbuilding Corporation CEO Alexei Rakhmanov.
Maritime News

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

July 24, 2021
Total Views: 5252

Friday, July 23, 2021
nuclear icebreaker convoy

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

July 23, 2021
Total Views: 1330

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

May 24, 2021
Total Views: 2535

Sunday, March 28, 2021
New York Mega Containership

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

March 28, 2021
Total Views: 37373

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

March 8, 2021
Total Views: 9691

Friday, January 24, 2020
Short Sea Forestry Vessel

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

January 24, 2020
Total Views: 92

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

April 30, 2019
Total Views: 1156

Friday, February 8, 2019
Hagland Captain power conversion

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

February 8, 2019
Total Views: 48

Friday, September 28, 2018
Short Sea Shipping In Germany

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

September 28, 2018
Total Views: 55

Monday, June 22, 2015
Maritime News

Odfjell Exits European Short Sea Market

  Norway-based chemical tanker owner Odfjell SE has exited the European regional trade with the sale of three vessels to an unnamed buyer. In a statement

June 22, 2015
Total Views: 10

Thursday, March 6, 2014
ship emissions

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

March 6, 2014
Total Views: 11