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Finland Blocks Helsinki Shipyard from Delivering Icebreaker to Russian Mining Company

The Finnish Government is blocking Helsinki Shipyard from delivering an icebreaker to Russian mining company Norilsk Nickel. The shipyard, which is known for

8 hours ago
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Offshore

German Police See State Actor Being Behind Nord Stream Sabotage -Report

BERLIN, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Germany’s BKA federal police assumes explosions in the Nord Stream pipelines last week were “a targeted

9 hours ago
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Shipping

Coast Guard: Barge Groundings Increasing on Parched Lower Mississippi River

The U.S. Coast Guard says it is responding to an increasing number of barge groundings due to low water levels in the Lower Mississippi River. The Coast Guard

10 hours ago
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Environment

Stena Bulk to Equip Tanker with Shipboard Carbon Capture

Tanker shipping company Stena Bulk is launching a two-year, three phase project aimed at demonstrating shipboard carbon capture. The project, known as the

10 hours ago
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Offshore

Crowley Closes Land Deal for Massachusetts Offshore Wind Port

Jacksonville, Florida-based Crowley has completed the purchase of 42 acres in Salem, Massachusetts, where it will develop state’s second major offshore wind

11 hours ago
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Shipbuilding

Maersk Places Order for Six of its Largest Methanol-Powered Containerships Yet

A.P. Moller-Maersk has ordered another six of its largest methanol powered containerships yet, bringing its total methanol-fueled orderbook to 19 vessels. The

11 hours ago
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Shipping

WTO Warns ‘Darkened’ Trade Outlook Could Worsen

GENEVA, Oct 5 (Reuters) – The World Trade Organization forecast a slowdown of global trade growth next year as sharply

13 hours ago
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Tuesday, October 4, 2022
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Shipping

White House Reportedly Weighing Controversial Gasoline Exports Ban

By Ari Natter and Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — White House officials have asked the US Energy Department to analyze whether a ban on exports of

October 4, 2022
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Shipping

Mississippi River Barge Backlog Swells as Water Levels Shrink

By Karl Plume CHICAGO, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Commercial barge traffic on southern stretches of the Mississippi River was at a standstill on Tuesday

October 4, 2022
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Shipping

Tanker Trials and Tribulations: Longer Voyages, Secret Trades, Sanctions and Price Caps

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – A recent Substack article in the “Misadventures in Shipping” series by analyst Edward Finley-Richardson notes that oil

October 4, 2022
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Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Shipping

Managed Decline: Ocean Carriers Face Challenge of Keeping Pandemic Windfalls, Drewry Says

As container shipping’s historic pandemic-fueled bull run comes to an end, ocean carriers are entering a period of “managed decline” where

October 4, 2022
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Shipping

Charterers Regain Control as Containership Charter Rates Collapse

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The containership charter market bubble appears to have burst, according to MSI’s Horizon report for

October 4, 2022
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Ports

Hapag-Lloyd Expands Terminals Business with $1 Billion Acquisition of SM SAAM

Hapag-Lloyd is continuing to spend its pandemic profits to expand and modernize its business. The German container shipping company announced Tuesday it has

October 4, 2022
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Ports

Containership Backup Sets Port of Long Beach Back on Emissions

Last year’s unprecedented containership backup in Southern California caused greenhouse gas emissions at the Port of Long Beach to rise above a 2005

October 4, 2022
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Shipping

BHP to Receive Three More LNG-Fueled Bulk Carriers

By Jeslyn Lerh and Florence Tan SINGAPORE, Oct 4 (Reuters) – BHP Group expects to receive three more bulk carriers powered partly by liquefied natural

October 4, 2022
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Ports

South Africa Port, Rail Workers Threaten Strike After Rejecting Wage Offer

By Felix Njini (Bloomberg) — Labor unions at South Africa’s state-owned ports and freight-rail company threatened to begin a strike this week after

October 4, 2022
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Monday, October 3, 2022
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Shipping

Judge Rules Antitrust Lawsuit Against Matson Units Can Proceed

By Mike Scarcella (Reuters) – Two Matson Inc subsidiaries must face claims from rival container shipping company American President

October 3, 2022
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Shipping

Ammonia Power Startup Amogy Looks to Norway’s Maritime Cluster for Push Into Shipping

Brooklyn, New York-based startup Amogy has opened up a new office in Norway with the goal of accelerating the commercialization of its ammonia-to-power

October 3, 2022
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Shipping

Inflation Concerns and High Interest Rates Haven’t Stopped U.S. Consumers from Spending

Consumers in the United States are shrugging off concerns about high inflation and interest rate hikes and continuing to spend, the National Retail Federation

October 3, 2022
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Navy

USS Bonhomme Richard Fire – Was it Arson Or Widespread Safety Failures?

by Megan Rose (ProPublica) On the morning of July 12, 2020, the first orange flickers of destruction took hold in the bowels of the hulking USS Bonhomme

October 3, 2022
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