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Friday, October 15, 2021
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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Friday, October 15, 2021
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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Thursday, October 14, 2021
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...
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...
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...
Thursday, October 14, 2021
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...
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...
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...
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....
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