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Chinese Naval Training Ship Heads For Philippines In ‘Friendly’ Tour

BEIJING, June 9 (Reuters) – China’s largest naval training ship sailed for the Philippines on Friday, its last stop of a regional

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Environment

How To Get Oil Companies To Pay For Extreme Climate Damages

By Akshat Rathi (Bloomberg) –The biggest achievement at the annual United Nations climate summit last year was committing to create a fund that

2 hours ago
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Cruise Ships

Blind Women Removed From P&O Cruise Ship

Two blind women from West Sussex, Pam May and Jennie Bailie, have publicly expressed their distress and humiliation after being escorted off a P&O Cruises

3 hours ago
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Offshore

Vineyard Wind Marks ‘Steel in the Water’ at Nation’s First Big Offshore Wind Farm

The developer of the nation’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm has announced the start of offshore construction, marking a major milestone in

21 hours ago
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Shipping

MOL Completes Sea Trials of SpaceX’s Starlink Internet Service

Japanese shipping company MOL has completed sea trials of SpaceX’s Starlink broadband internet on board one of its vessels. The trial was conducted on

21 hours ago
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Friday, June 9, 2023
Environment

Kongsberg’s Next-Generation Feeder Concept Awarded Approval in Principle

Technology provider Kongsberg Maritime has received Approval in Principle (AIP) from the classification society DNV for its next-generation 2,000 TEU container

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Shipping

Italian Forces Board Turkish Cargo Ship to ‘Liberate’ Crew

ROME, June 9 (Reuters) – Italian special forces boarded a Turkish cargo vessel on Friday after the crew detected a group of unidentified people

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Shipping

Cargill Deploys World’s First Fully-Electric Pusher Tug and Barge

Cargill, a leading food production and processing company, has joined forces with maritime services provider Kotug International to launch the world’s first

23 hours ago
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Shipping

Britain to Waive Oil, Gas Windfall Tax if Prices Fall Far Enough

LONDON, June 9 (Reuters) – Britain’s windfall tax on oil and gas producers will not be applied if prices drop below certain levels for

June 9, 2023
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Ports

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Calls for Mediator in West Coast Port Labor Negotiations

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is calling on President Biden to intervene in the ongoing labor negotiations between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and

June 9, 2023
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Friday, June 9, 2023
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Shipping

Larger Vessel Gains Help Baltic Index to Post Best Week in 3 Months

June 9 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange‘s main sea freight index .BADI, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose

June 9, 2023
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Thursday, June 8, 2023
Shipping

Operator Eyes 2027 Start Date for Texas Offshore Oil Export Project

HOUSTON, June 8 (Reuters) – Enterprise Products Partners’ Sea Port crude oil export terminal off the coast of Texas could begin operations

June 8, 2023
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Ports

New Legislation Seeks to Combat Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Shipping

To mark World Ocean Day, U.S. Congressman Robert Garcia (CA-42), alongside Senator Alex Padilla (D-California), have introduced new legislation to help curb

June 8, 2023
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Shipping

San Pedro Ports Prepare to Manage Ship Traffic as Labor Disrupts Cargo

(Bloomberg) — Most container ships through the biggest import gateway in the US face delays as labor-related disruptions widen on the West Coast and

June 8, 2023
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Shipping

OSG Tankers Involved in Back-to-Back Rescues at Sea

The crews of two Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) tankers came to the aid of six individuals in two separate at-sea rescues taking place within just 18 hours

June 8, 2023
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Thursday, June 8, 2023
Environment

El Niño Has Officially Arrived

Scientists at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center have confirmed the arrival of the anticipated El Niño. El Niño is a naturally occurring weather phenomenon

June 8, 2023
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Environment

New Collaboration Focusing on Hull Design to Maximize Wind-Assisted Propulsion

Naval architects, Deltamarin, and marine engineering consultancy, BAR Technologies, have joined forces once again to revolutionize wind propulsion in the

June 8, 2023
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Shipping

Panama Canal Drought Seen Sending Transpacific Container Rates North

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Transpacific spot rates from Asia are set to spike as a consequence of industrial action at US west coast ports and

June 8, 2023
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Ports

Jobs at Stake as California Port Terminals Go Green

LOS ANGELES, June 8 (Reuters) – Unions hope a $30 million grant to electrify tractors in a Long Beach, California, port terminal’s final push to

June 8, 2023
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Shipping

Retailers: Falling U.S. Container Imports at Odds with Consumer Spending Growth

Despite a rise in consumer spending, U.S. container imports are expected to be 22% lower in the first half of 2023 compared to the same period last year,

June 8, 2023
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