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Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Shipping

Puerto Rico’s Governor Calls on Biden for Jones Act Waiver But Justification Questionable

Puerto Rico’s Governor has sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting a limited waiver of Jones Act for petroleum products and LNG as the U.S.

11 hours ago
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Defense

Crowley Awarded Military Sealift Command Maritime Prepositioning Force Contract

Jacksonville, Florida-based Crowley has been awarded a contract for the operation and maintenance of six U.S. government-owned Maritime Prepositioning Force

13 hours ago
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Shipping

China Warns Waning Global Demand Is Top Threat to Trade

(Bloomberg) — Overseas demand for goods from China is weakening as the global economy slows, warned a senior Chinese commerce ministry official, though

14 hours ago
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Defense

Europe Investigates ‘Attacks’ on Russian Gas Pipelines to Europe

By Anna Ringstrom and Stine Jacobsen STOCKHOLM/COPENHAGEN, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Europe was investigating on Tuesday what Germany, Denmark and

14 hours ago
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Shipping

Shippers Finally Holding the Cards Advised Against ‘Seeking Revenge’ in Contract Negotiations

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Shippers will be back on the front foot when the 2023 contract negotiations begin, but a leading maritime consultant is

15 hours ago
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Weather

Latest Hurricane Ian Forecast is Bad News for Florida

The latest forecast from the NWS National Hurricane Center on Hurricane Ian paints an ominious picture for state of Florida. Hurricane Ian passed over Cuba

16 hours ago
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Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Offshore

Producers Shut In Wells as Ian Enters Gulf of Mexico

By Arathy Somasekhar HOUSTON, Sept 27 (Reuters) – About 11% of oil production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico was shut on Tuesday as a powerful Hurricane

16 hours ago
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Ports

West Coast Dockworker Talks Imperiled by Seattle Terminal Dispute

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — A dispute over the assignment of work at a terminal in Seattle is casting a shadow on the outcome of talks to reach a

18 hours ago
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Monday, September 26, 2022
Shipping

Florida Braces for Hurricane Ian

By Shannon Stapleton and Brendan O’Brien TAMPA, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Residents across Florida scrambled to place sandbags around their

September 26, 2022
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Ports

Checking Back In On Southern California’s Containership Backup

As U.S. import demand fades and inbound cargo increasingly shifts away from Southern California ports, the highly publicized containership backup at the

September 26, 2022
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Offshore

Russia’s Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Leaks Gas in Baltic Sea

By Thomas Escritt and Stine Jacobsen BERLIN, Sept 26 (Reuters) – The Danish authorities on Monday asked ships to steer clear of a five nautical

September 26, 2022
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Monday, September 26, 2022
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Shipping

World’s Largest Shipping Line MSC Announces New Air Cargo Service

By Bryce Baschuk (Bloomberg) — Mediterranean Shipping Co., the world’s largest container line, will expand into air cargo using four leased Boeing Co.

September 26, 2022
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Shipping

Calls for Puerto Rico Jones Act Waivers Grow Louder

With Hurricane Fiona’s path of destruction in Puerto Rico, there are growing calls to waive Jones Act requirements that would allow foreign-flagged ships

September 26, 2022
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Offshore

Norwegian Regulator Warns of Drones Spotted Near Offshore Platforms

OSLO, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) on Monday urged oil companies to be more vigilant over unidentified drones

September 26, 2022
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Shipping

Major Shareholders Raise Offer for Seaspan Takeover

By Layan Odeh (Bloomberg) — A consortium led by former Berkshire Hathaway Inc. executive David Sokol and Canadian investment group Fairfax Financial

September 26, 2022
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Sunday, September 25, 2022
Shipping

Seven More Crop Laden Ships Leave Ukrainian Ports

KYIV, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Seven more ships laden with agricultural produce left Ukrainian ports on Sunday, the country’s infrastructure

September 25, 2022
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Sunday, September 25, 2022
Weather

Philippines Evacuates Coasts, Cancels Sea Trips As Supertyphoon Nears

MANILA, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Philippine authorities started evacuating people from coastal areas on Sunday and hundreds were unable to travel by

September 25, 2022
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Saturday, September 24, 2022
Weather

Fiona Slams Into Nova Scotia With Fierce Wind, Flooding Rain

By Brian K. Sullivan Sep 24, 2022 (Bloomberg) —Fiona, the most powerful storm of this year’s Atlantic hurricane season, roared ashore in eastern

September 24, 2022
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Navy

N.Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Ahead Of U.S. VP Harris Visit

By Jihoon Lee SEOUL, Sept 25 (Reuters) – North Korea fired a ballistic missile towards the sea off its east coast on Sunday, ahead of planned military

September 24, 2022
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Ports

Nigeria Pins Hopes On Deep Sea Port To End Cargo Congestion

(Bloomberg) –Nigeria is betting a deep sea port set to open early next year will help revive an economy grappling with soaring inflation, stagnating

September 24, 2022
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Navy

N.Korea May Be Preparing To Test Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile

Sept 24 (Reuters) – South Korea’s military has detected signs that North Korea may be preparing to test a submarine-launched ballistic

September 24, 2022
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