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China Locks In US LNG As Energy Prices Escalate

by Chen Aizhu (Reuters) Major Chinese energy companies are in advanced talks with U.S. exporters to secure long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG)supplies, as soaring gas prices and domestic power shortages...

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Friday, October 15, 2021
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News

Biden Appoints US Maritime Administrator With Zero Shipping Experience During Worst Shipping Crisis In Decades

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) The FAA is headed by a pilot, NASA is headed by an astronaut, the US Marine Corps is headed by a Marine but for the...

October 15, 2021
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Shipping

Shipping Disruptions Seen Keeping Coffee Prices High for Longer

By Marcelo Teixeira NEW YORK, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Disruptions to transportation of coffee around the world, caused by container shortages and port congestion, will likely keep coffee prices high...

October 15, 2021
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Defense

Shipwreck of Famed US Revenue Cutter Bear Located Off Nova Scotia

After decades of searching, researchers from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Coast Guard have located the underwater shipwreck of the former U.S. Revenue Cutter Bear. The wreck...

October 15, 2021
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Shipping

Rising Rates and Capacity Problems for Shippers Frustrated by Skipped Port Calls

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Container spot rates from Asia to the US have re-gained traction after China’s Golden Week holiday, while rates to Europe appear to have plateaued and could...

October 15, 2021
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Offshore

Ørsted Hires Jan De Nul’s Next-Generation Offshore Installation Vessel for German Wind Projects

Luxembourg-based Jan De Nul Group has been awarded a contract to transport and install monopolies for two offshore wind projects in Germany under development by Danish renewable energy company Ørsted...

October 15, 2021
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Friday, October 15, 2021
Defense

U.S. Navy Disputes Claim that Russia Chased a Destroyer Away From Its Waters

MOSCOW, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Russia said one of its military vessels chased away a U.S. naval destroyer that attempted to violate Russian territorial waters during Russian-Chinese naval drills in...

October 15, 2021
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Ports

Biden’s Port Crisis Plan Seeks Inland Terminals, More Truckers

By Christopher Palmeri (Bloomberg) — Commitments from shippers and cargo owners to move toward around-the-clock unloading at the docks in Los Angeles are a first step to addressing a national supply-chain...

October 15, 2021
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Ports

Congestion Hits Throughput at Port of Long Beach in September

Congestion at the Port of Long Beach hit throughput in September with volumes falling nearly 6% compared to the same month last year. Long Beach, the nation’s second busiest port...

October 15, 2021
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Shipping

Hungry for Fuel, China Looks to US; Europe Eyes Relief Plans

By Chen Aizhu, Jessica Jaganathan and Scott DiSavino Oct 15 (Reuters) – China’s energy crisis deepened on Friday with coal prices hitting a record high as cold weather sweeps in...

October 15, 2021
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Ports

Containership Traffic Jam in Southeast Asia Worst Since April

By Kevin Varley and Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — Typhoon Kompasu has resulted in the worst container shipping traffic jam in months, one that now stretches throughout Southeast Asia and may take...

October 15, 2021
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Thursday, October 14, 2021
Shipping

CMA Shipping: The New Order of Things

At the CMA Shipping 2021’s Day 2 session “Driving Change”, the organization’s President- Chris Aversano (who has a day job at information provider Q88) quoted none other than Machiavelli, who...

October 14, 2021
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Ports

Christmas Toy Shortages Loom as Cargo Clogs Major UK Port

By Siddharth Philip and Deirdre Hipwell (Bloomberg) — Sirens blared as cranes lifted containers from the Ever Genius, a ship stretching four times the width of Buckingham Palace along a berth...

October 14, 2021
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Shipping

Maersk Invests in Dutch Start-Up Developing Green Lignin Marine Fuels

A.P. Moller – Maersk has announced a minority investment in a Dutch start-up focused on developing liquid lignin technology which can be used as a marine fuel. Maersk’s investment in...

October 14, 2021
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Weather

Double-Dip La Niña Emerges in Pacific Ocean

A La Niña has developed and will extend through the second winter in a row, according to NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of NOAA’s National Weather Service. La Niña...

October 14, 2021
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Shipping

Port of Houston Awards Contract to Begin Houston Ship Channel Dredging

Officials at the Port of Houston have awarded a $95 million contract for the dredging of the Houston Ship Channel, part of a billion-dollar program to expand and deepen the...

October 14, 2021
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Thursday, October 14, 2021
Shipping

US Lawmakers Press for Action on Merchant Marine Academy Sexual Assault Allegations

WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday urged the Transportation Department to take action to address persistent allegations of rape, sexual assault, and sexual harassment made by midshipmen...

October 14, 2021
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Ports

Supply Chain Too Snarled for Biden’s Christmas Fix, Experts Say

By Nandita Bose and Lisa Baertlein WASHINGTON, Oct 14 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden is pushing to ease supply shortages and tame rising prices in time for Christmas, but unsnarling...

October 14, 2021
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Ports

Wild Weather Sparks Ship Backlog From Shenzhen to Singapore

By Kyunghee Park and Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) — A tropical storm that’s lashing southern China mixed with Covid-related supply chain snarls is causing a ship backlog from Shenzhen to Singapore, intensifying...

October 14, 2021
Total Views: 1405

Offshore

As Ida-Hit Port Fourchon Rebuilds, Disappearing Wetlands Threaten Its Future

By Liz Hampton PORT FOURCHON, Louisiana, Oct 14 (Reuters) – On Louisiana’s south coast, in a key port servicing the U.S. offshore oil industry, a huge shipyard sits idle and in tatters....

October 14, 2021
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Wednesday, October 13, 2021
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Ports

Carriers Skip Congestion-Hit Port of Savannah

French shipping giant CMA CGM says it will suspend calls at the Port of Savannah on the U.S. East Coast due to severe congestion and long wait times. The announcement...

October 13, 2021
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