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Top Navy Admiral Says No To Icebreakers

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) As tensions rise in the Arctic with Russia and China expanding their presence, Congresswoman Betty McCollum – ranking

35 mins ago
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Shipping

EU Will Continue to Recognize Filipino Seafarer Training and Certification

European Commission decision reinforces the crucial role Filipino seafarers play in global shipping and trade. The European Commission announced today that it

1 hour ago
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Shipping

Master Claims Recreational Voyage While Towing a Barge

Australia has convicted the master of a Sydney-based commercial vessel for breaching a condition on his vessel’s certificate of operation. The March 20

2 hours ago
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Shipping

IMO Raises Concern About Shadow Tanker Fleet

By Alaric Nightingale and Thomas Gualtieri (Bloomberg) — A United Nations agency that oversees shipping raised concerns about the shadow fleet that has

2 hours ago
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Shipping

Spain Calls for Tougher Enforcement of Oil Transfers at Sea

MADRID, March 31 (Reuters) – Spain has called for tighter scrutiny of oil transfers involving tankers at sea as the number of unregulated ships

2 hours ago
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Piracy

Monjasa Reformer Located in Gulf of Guinea After Pirate Attack; Six Crew Missing

A patrol vessel with the French Navy has located the missing tanker Monjasa Reformer four days after it was attacked by pirates and went missing in the Gulf of

4 hours ago
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Thursday, March 30, 2023
Shipping

Oaktree Bails on TORM Stake Sale

Asset management giant Oaktree Capital Management has abruptly terminated its sale of 5 million Class A common shares in TORM plc (Nasdaq: TRMD or TRMD A), a

20 hours ago
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Shipping

Valero Seeks U.S. Approval to Import Venezuelan Oil

By Marianna Parraga and Matt Spetalnick HOUSTON/WASHINGTON, March 30 (Reuters) – Valero Energy Corp VLO.N, the second-largest U.S. oil

21 hours ago
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Shipbuilding

New York City Building Hybrid-Electric Public Ferry

New York City Mayor Eric Adams and Trust for Governors Island have announced the city’s first public hybrid-electric ferry to operate in New York Harbor.

21 hours ago
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Shipping

Russia Relying on Western Insurance for Half of Oil its Shipments

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — Russia still relies on Western insurers to cover more than half of the tanker fleet that exports its oil, according to

23 hours ago
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Thursday, March 30, 2023
Oil Spill

Russia’s Oil Tanker Ghost Fleet Is A Time Bomb

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg) Most people focus on the land and air aspects of the war in Ukraine, naturally enough — they are vivid and constantly

March 30, 2023
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Shipping

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Reveals New Company Structure Focused on Decarbonization

Shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen has announced a new management team and company structure, effective from March 30. The changes are aimed at

March 30, 2023
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Offshore

TenneT Awards EUR 23 Billion in Contracts for Offshore Wind Grid Connections in North Sea

TenneT, a leading Transmission System Operator (TSO), has awarded multiple multi-year contracts for the development of onshore and offshore converter stations

March 30, 2023
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Shipping

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
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Accidents

Fire on Philippine Ferry Kills 29

By Neil Jerome Morales MANILA, March 30 (Reuters) – Philippine rescuers searched the smoldering ruins of a burnt-out ferry on Thursday for any

March 30, 2023
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Thursday, March 30, 2023
Offshore

U.S. Releases Ambitious Strategy to Expand Offshore Wind Capacity

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has revealed an ambitious new strategy to expand the nation’s offshore wind energy capacity. The DOE’s Offshore

March 30, 2023
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Shipping

NORDEN Enters Capesize Market

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, March 30 (Reuters) – Shipping group NORDEN has acquired larger capesize dry bulk ships, aiming to benefit from

March 30, 2023
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Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Offshore

Maryland Quadruples Offshore Wind Target, Aiming for Clean Energy Leadership

Maryland Governor Wes Moore has announced an ambitious plan to significantly expand the state’s offshore wind energy capacity, advancing a key component

March 29, 2023
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Offshore

Chevron Most Active While Exxon Eyes Carbon Storage in Gulf of Mexico Auction

By Sabrina Valle HOUSTON, March 29 (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp on Wednesday bid for offshore blocks to store carbon dioxide underground during

March 29, 2023
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Offshore

Transocean Reveals Additional Harsh Environment Contract Awards

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) has secured additional contract fixtures for two of its harsh environment semisubmersibles in what is the latest development in the

March 29, 2023
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