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‘El Faro Salute’ Memorial Dedication and Fundraiser

Jay Sawyer is an artist from Rockland, Maine. Before the art he attended Maine Maritime Academy  and worked for nine years on the water before returning

10 hours ago
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Shipping

First Wheat Cargo Leaves Ukraine

ISTANBUL, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Two more ships left Ukraine’s Black Sea ports on Friday, including one laden with the first Ukrainian wheat to be

10 hours ago
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ZIM Invests In Container Tracking Company Hoopo

Israeli container shipping company ZIM has invested $5.5 million in a container tracking firm as the market for “smart” containers is set to

13 hours ago
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Mexico Seeks Role as LNG Exporter for Gas That’s Not Theirs

By Sergio Chapa (Bloomberg) — Mexico — which imports nearly all of the natural gas it burns — has laid out a somewhat surprising

13 hours ago
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Drought-Hit Rhine River Adds to Europe’s Energy Crisis

By Jack Wittels, Laura Malsch and Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — The Rhine River fell to a new low on Friday, further restricting the supply of vital

14 hours ago
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Bulk Carrier Operator, Chief Engineer Caught Dumping Oily Bilge Water at Sea

Despite several successful cases brought by the United States against vessel operators and crew, oily bilge water continues to be illegally dumped at sea. In

14 hours ago
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Iran Loads Oil Cargo Previously Confiscated By U.S.

ATHENS, Aug 12 (Reuters) – An Iranian-flagged tanker is reloading oil that was confiscated by the United States earlier this year after Greek

14 hours ago
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Shipping

More Blank Sailings Likely as Spot Rates Tumble

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Container spot rates are falling fast on all export routes from China in what should normally be the peak season for

15 hours ago
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Shipping Disruption Continues as Rhine Water Levels Fall Again

HAMBURG, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Water levels on the river Rhine in Germany have fallen again in dry weather on Friday, with some vessels no longer

16 hours ago
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When Your USCG License is on the Line, Relationships Matter

We all know the saying “relationships matter.” It is applicable to just about all areas of personal and business life. And, it certainly pertains to the

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Thursday, August 11, 2022
Offshore

Ohio Supreme Court Ruling Breathes New Life Into Great Lakes Offshore Wind

By Angel Adegbesan (Bloomberg) — Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. may resume its long-stalled efforts to build the first offshore wind

August 11, 2022
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Production Halted at Multiple Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Platforms Due to Pipeline Leak

By Arathy Somasekhar and Laila Kearney HOUSTON, Aug 11 (Reuters) – U.S. offshore oil producers Shell, Chevron and Equinor on Thursday halted

August 11, 2022
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Shipping

FMC Continues to Check Off Items On Its Ocean Shipping Reform Act To-Do List

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is continuing to implement its to-do list from the recently enacted Ocean Shipping Reform Act. The OSRA was signed into

August 11, 2022
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Accidents

Hapag-Lloyd Containership Gashed in Collision with Fishing Vessel

A 366-meter-long containership belonging to Hapag-Lloyd was involved in a collision with a fishing vessel in a shipping lane off the coast of Brest, France.

August 11, 2022
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Offshore

No More Recoverable Oil in Terrebonne Bay Oil Spill

A unified command responding to an oil spill in Louisiana’s Terrebonne Bay says overflights show there is no more recoverable oil. The source of the

August 11, 2022
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Thursday, August 11, 2022
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Lebanon Rejects First Ukraine Grain Ship

ISTANBUL, Aug 11 (Reuters) – The first grain ship to depart from Ukraine under a U.N.-brokered deal docked in Turkey on Thursday after 11 days

August 11, 2022
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Hapag-Lloyd First Half Profit Triples, But Uncertainties Abound

German shipping line Hapag-Lloyd reported a bumper first half of the year on Thursday, but echoed its peers in saying that its outlook for container shipping

August 11, 2022
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Rhine River Set to Drop Further, Threatening Prolonged Crisis

By Jack Wittels and Grant Smith (Bloomberg) — The Rhine River is set to drop well below a critical depth over the weekend, signaling further turmoil for

August 11, 2022
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Offshore

California Sets Big Offshore Wind Target

Aug 10 (Reuters) – California on Wednesday set ambitious new targets for offshore wind development, saying turbines along its

August 11, 2022
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Wednesday, August 10, 2022
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Singapore Arrests Ten Over Illegal Bunker Fuel Sales

Police in Singapore have arrested ten people suspected of illegal bunker fuel sales. Officers from the Police Coast Guard made the arrests on August 4 during a

August 10, 2022
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