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Unlocking Global Trade: nVision Global Provides 24/7 Access to End-to-End Freight Management Solutions

Unlocking Global Trade: nVision Global Provides 24/7 Access to End-to-End Freight Management Solutions

When navigating the complex web of global trade and supply chains, efficiency, accuracy, and comprehensive management of your freight shipments is paramount.

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Monday, October 2, 2023
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US Coast Guard Takes Action to Combat Sexual Misconduct in the Maritime Industry

In a recent effort to combat sexual misconduct in the maritime industry, the U.S. Coast Guard has implemented new reporting requirements for incidents of

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M/V Big Lily. Photo courtesy Australia Maritime Safety Authority

Containership Banned from Australian Waters for Serious Safety and Maintenance Issues

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has issued a 90-day ban to the Marshall Island-flagged containership Big Lilly over significant safety and

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Jan De Nul Orders XL Cable Layer to Facilitate Energy Transition

Jan De Nul Orders XL Cable Layer to Facilitate Energy Transition

Belgian maritime services company Jan De Nul has announced the order of an extra-large cable-laying vessel at the CMHI Haimen shipyard. The vessel, named

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MSC to Buy 50% of Italian Passenger Rail Group

MILAN, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Shipping group MSC has entered into a binding agreement to acquire a 50% stake in Italian passenger

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Aerial view of a container ship

Poseidon Principles: Revised Framework Aligns Top Shipping Banks with New Climate Target

The Poseidon Principles has announced revising its framework to align shipping’s top banks with the International Maritime Organization’s new

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Monday, October 2, 2023
The initial bargeload of 500,000 gallons arrived at the Port Sulphur Water Treatment Facility at approximately 7:00 pm Sunday, October 1, 2023. Photo: USACE New Orleans District

USACE Begins Barging Freshwater as Mississippi River Water Plants Turn Salty

(Bloomberg) — The drought that has led to low levels along the Mississippi River is now threatening the quality of drinking water. The river’s water

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Bulk carrier Aroyat and general cargo vessel Resilient Africa arrives to the sea port of Chornomorsk. Photo September 16, 2023. REUTERS/Stringer.

Freight Rates for Grain Exports via New Black Sea Route Fall Sharply

KYIV, Oct 2 (Reuters) – A new corridor allowing cargo vessels to carry Ukrainian grain and iron ore from Black Sea ports has significantly

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Brazil’s Petrobras Gets Permit to Start Drilling at Key Offshore Area

(Bloomberg) — Petroleo Brasileiro SA received a permit to research oil in a promising offshore region in Brazil’s Northeast as the energy giant seeks

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The M/V Berlin Express pictured at the Container Terminal Burchardkai in the Port of Hamburg. Photo courtesy Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd Christens New Dual-Fuel Mega Containership ‘Berlin Express’

German shipping line Hapag-Lloyd has christened the first of 12 new Hamburg Express-class containerships. With a length of almost 400 meters and a capacity of

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Dockworkers’ Union ILWU Files for Chapter 11 Amid Decade-Long Legal Battle

Dockworkers’ Union ILWU Files for Chapter 11 Amid Decade-Long Legal Battle

Oct 1 (Reuters) – The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) representing U.S. dockworkers has filed for a chapter 11 bankruptcy

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Sunday, October 1, 2023
Russian Oil Tankers. REUTERS/Tatiana Meel/File Photo

Pakistan Imports Its First Private-Sector Russian Crude Oil

By Ariba Shahid KARACHI, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Pakistan refiner Cnergyico CNER.PSX has imported the country’s first private-sector shipment of

October 1, 2023
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U.S. President Biden meets with Australian PM Albanese and British PM Sunak at Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo

BAE Systems Wins £4 Billion UK Contract For Nuclear Submarines

By Dasha Afanasieva Oct 1, 2023 (Bloomberg) –Britain’s Ministry of Defence has awarded almost £4 billion ($4.9 billion) in funding to BAE Systems

October 1, 2023
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Bulk carriers Eneida and Ying Hao 01 leave the sea ports of Chornomorsk and Pivdennyi. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo

Five More Cargo Ships Head For Ukraine’s Black Sea Ports

KYIV, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Five more ships are on their way to Ukrainian sea ports using a new corridor opened to resume predominantly agricultural

October 1, 2023
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Saturday, September 30, 2023
A southern right whale jumps off the waters of the Atlantic Sea offshore Golfo Nuevo in Puerto Madryn, in the Patagonian province of Chubut. Photo REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

Man Dies After Whale Collides With Boat

SYDNEY, Sept 30 (Reuters) – One man died and another was in hospital on Saturday in Australia after awhale struck and flipped their boat

September 30, 2023
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Illustration of cable laying ship, courtesy of P&O Maritime Logistics

Britain Backs Undersea Cable To Tap Moroccan Renewable Power

LONDON, (Reuters) – Britain has designated a plan to build a subsea cable carrying renewable energy from Morocco as a project of

September 30, 2023
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Friday, September 29, 2023
FILE PHOTO: An oil and gas drilling platform stands offshore in the Gulf of Mexico in Dauphin Island, Alabama, U.S., October 5, 2013. REUTERS/Steve Nesius/File Photo

Biden Administration’s Oil Leasing Plan Draws Criticism from Both Sides

By Nichola Groom and Jarrett Renshaw Sept 29 (Reuters) – The Biden administration’s plan to slash offshore oil and gas leasing drew fire from

September 29, 2023
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Members of the navy pose for pictures next to Narwhal, Taiwan's first domestically built submarine, after its launching ceremony in Kaohsiung, Taiwan September 28, 2023. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Taiwan Unveils First Domestically Made Submarine

By Carlos Garcia, Walid Berrazeg and Sarah Wu KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Taiwan unveiled its first domestically developed submarine

September 29, 2023
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A container terminal at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia. January 9, 2023

150,000 Empty Containers Piled Up in Russia

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – The huge trade imbalance between China and Russia since the invasion of Ukraine has led to some 150,000 teu of empty

September 29, 2023
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Matthew bulk carrier underway during drug bust

More Arrests Made in High Seas Drug Bust Off Ireland as Plot Thickens

Seven individuals have been arrested in connection with a major cocaine seizure in the high seas off the coast of Ireland this week. A specialized unit of the

September 29, 2023
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Carnival Earnings Outlook Misses While Fuel Costs Near 15-Year High

(Bloomberg) — Carnival Corp. posted a profit for the first time since 2020 but issued a fourth quarter earnings outlook that missed Wall Streets’

September 29, 2023
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