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Japan Tests Autonomous Navigation Using Large Ferry

Japanese shipbuilder Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) announced the completion of what it claims is the world’s first full autonomous navigation

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Shipping

Containership Owner and Operator Danaos Books Multi-Year Charters, Vessel Sales Worth $1 Billion

Athens-based containership owner and operator Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC) has announced entering into new multi-year charter agreements for 11 of its vessel

2 hours ago
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Offshore

Transocean Rig to Drill Injection Wells for Norway’s Northern Lights Carbon Capture and Storage Project

A semi-submersible drilling rig belonging to Transocean has been selected to drill the carbon injection well and another sidetrack well for the Northern Lights

3 hours ago
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Cruise Ships

Genting Hong Kong Looks to Liquidation as Funding Dries Up

By Kyunghee Park and K. Oanh Ha (Bloomberg) — Troubled cruise operator Genting Hong Kong Ltd. warned it may seek court assistance to safeguard its

3 hours ago
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Shipping

Rio Tinto Sees Soft Iron Ore Shipments in 2022

By Sameer Manekar Jan 18 (Reuters) – Rio Tinto forecast slightly weaker-than-expected 2022 iron ore shipments on Tuesday, citing tight

3 hours ago
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Shipping

Supply Chain Chaos Helped Ocean Carriers Reap $150 Billion in 2021. Economists Warn It’s Helping Stoke Inflation

By Lauren Etter and Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Ocean shipping rates are expected to stay elevated well into 2022, setting up another year of

4 hours ago
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Shipping

Undersea Cable Fault Could Cut Off Tonga Communications For weeks

By Praveen Menon and Tom Westbrook WELLINGTON/SYDNEY, Jan 18 (Reuters) – The South Pacific archipelago of Tonga could spend days, or even weeks, cut off

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Monday, January 17, 2022
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Offshore

Scotland’s First Offshore Wind Lease in Over a Decade Raises Nearly $1 Billion in Applications

Scotland’s first offshore wind leasing round in more than a decade has raised nearly $1 billion in accepted application bids, Crown Estate Scotland

24 hours ago
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Environment

Shipping and Renewable Lobby Groups Join Forces to Advance Global Green Fuel Transition

The International Chamber of Shipping has announced a strategic partnership with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to further support for the

January 17, 2022
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Interesting

A Look Inside Taiwan’s Brutal ARP Navy Frogman Program

By Ann Wang (Reuters) A chill wind whips across the Taiwan Strait as a small group of Taiwanese marines stands shivering on a remote dock in the early hours

January 17, 2022
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Ports

Port of Boston Welcomes ‘Biggest Ship’ After $850 Million Modernization Project

The Port of Boston welcomed its biggest containership to date over the weekend following a $850 million project to make the port “big ship ready.”

January 17, 2022
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Monday, January 17, 2022
Shipping

PetroChina Int’l Tops Singapore’s List of Marine Fuel Suppliers in 2021

SINGAPORE, Jan 17 (Reuters) – PetroChina International Singapore Pte Ltd climbed three spots to be the top marine fuel supplier in the world’s

January 17, 2022
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Shipping

Surging Global Demand Drives China’s Trade Surplus to New Record in 2021

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China’s record-breaking export strength continued into December, pushing the annual trade surplus to a new high and

January 17, 2022
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Maritime News

Suez Canal Has Record Year Despite Ever Given Saga

By Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) More ships traversed the Suez Canal in 2021 than ever before despite its temporary blocking by a 400-meter-long vessel and the

January 17, 2022
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Maritime News

China Claims It Won’t ‘Bully’ Neighbors In The South China Sea

by Neil Jerome Morales (Reuters) China will not use its strength to “bully” its smaller neighbors including the Philippines, its foreign minister

January 17, 2022
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Sunday, January 16, 2022
Environment

Kuwait, One Of The World’s Wealthiest Oil Exporters, Is Becoming Unlivable

By Fiona MacDonald (Bloomberg) –Trying to catch a bus at the Maliya station in Kuwait City can be unbearable in the summer. About two-thirds of the

January 16, 2022
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Shipping

Suez Canal Expansion Plans Accelerated For Completion By July 2023

DUBAI, Jan 16 (Reuters) – A project to expand parts of the Suez Canal is expected to be completed after two years of work in July 2023, the chairman

January 16, 2022
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Offshore

Libya Says Oil Output Back to 1.2 Million Barrels a Day

By Salma El Wardany (Bloomberg) –Libya’s oil production has picked up again after a blockade of its western fields ended and ports in

January 16, 2022
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Saturday, January 15, 2022
Ports

Port of Antwerp Sees A Rise In Container Ship Traffic In January

By Kevin Varley (Bloomberg)–Port congestion was rising in Western Europe early Friday as the combined anchorage areas for Antwerp-Zeebrugge saw the

January 15, 2022
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Environment

Why The Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai Eruption Was So Violent

By Shane Cronin (Conversation) The Kingdom of Tonga doesn’t often attract global attention, but a violent eruption of an underwater volcano on January 15 has

January 15, 2022
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USCG

Coast Guard Sets Modified Port Condition Zulu For The Port Of Virginia As Winter Storm Izzy Approaches

PORTSMOUTH, VA– The Captain of the Port set modified Port Condition Zulu for the coastal waters of Virginia from Cape Charles Light south to the

January 15, 2022
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