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Tuesday, May 21, 2024
The M/V Dali after it was refloated, May 20, 2024. Unified Command Photo
Accidents

Baltimore Bridge Collapse: Navigation Restored

May 21, 2024: Expanded Access to Fort McHenry Channel Announced In a significant development for commercial shipping in the Port of Baltimore, the Captain of

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Ports

Georgia Ports Set New Ro-Ro Cargo Record

The Georgia Ports Authority reported a record 80,600 units of Roll-on/Roll-off cargo in April, a 44% increase compared to the same month last year. April 2024

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Shipping

Oil Tankers Forced Out of Greek Gulf Again as Navy Drills Resume

(Bloomberg) — A handful of oil tankers that had entered the waters off southern Greece to transfer Russian petroleum were forced to depart again after

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Accidents

Containership Loses Propulsion Due to Cracked Propeller Blade

A crack in a propeller blade of a Matson containership led to a loss of hyrdraulic oil and propulsion while transiting the Pacific Ocean, the National

13 hours ago
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A DoD-contracted driver transports humanitarian aid across the Trident Pier before entering the beach in Gaza May 19, 2024. U.S. Army Photo
Defense

UN to Use US-Built Pier for Halted Gaza Aid Deliveries

By Michelle Nichols and Idrees Ali UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON, May 21 (Reuters) – The United Nations has planned new routes within the Gaza Strip to

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Tuesday, May 21, 2024
File photo shows a cargo ship transiting on the St. Lawrence Seaway near the Welland Canal. Photo: Jon Nicholls Photography / Shutterstock.com
Shipping

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Launches Investigation into Canadian Ballast Water Regulations

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission, an independent agency responsible for regulating the U.S. international ocean transportation system, has launched an

16 hours ago
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FILE PHOTO: A drone view of three berths able to load vessels with oil is seen after their construction at Westridge Marine Terminal, the terminus of the Canadian government-owned Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, April 26, 2024. REUTERS/Chris Helgren/File Photo
Shipping

First Oil Export Cargo from Canada’s Expanded Trans Mountain Pipeline Set to Load

HOUSTON, May 20 (Reuters) – Crude oil tanker Dubai Angel on Monday moored at the Westridge Marine Terminal in Vancouver, preparing to load the first

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Shipping

Oil Shipments at Risk From Rising Sea Levels, Think Tank Warns

SINGAPORE, May 21 (Reuters) – Rising sea levels could severely disrupt crude oil shipments and erode energy security in import-dependent countries like

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Monday, May 20, 2024
Jan De Nul Group Orders Second XL Cable-Laying Vessel to Bolster Renewable Energy Transition
Offshore

Jan De Nul Group Orders Second XL Cable-Laying Vessel to Bolster Renewable Energy Transition

Jan De Nul Group announced a major expansion to their fleet with the order of an additional XL cable-laying vessel. This move is another significant investment

May 20, 2024
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Stacked containers are shown as ships unload their cargo at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S. November 22, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo
Ports

Port of Los Angeles Reports Another Busy Month for Cargo Volumes

The Port of Los Angeles reported its ninth consecutive month of year-on-year growth, handling 770,337 container units in April 2024. This marks a 12% increase

May 20, 2024
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Monday, May 20, 2024
The river cruise ship 'Heidelberg' is seen following an accident on Danube river, near Komarom. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo
Cruise Ships

Hungary Detains River Cruise Captain After Deadly Collision

BUDAPEST, May 20 (Reuters) – Hungary has detained the captain of a Swiss-based cruise ship involved in a collision with a small motor boat on

May 20, 2024
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USS Carney (DDG 64) returns to Naval Station Mayport after a deployment in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

USS Carney Returns Home from Historic Deployment Fighting Houthi Drones and Missiles

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS Carney, arrived back at Naval Station Mayport on Florida, marking the end of a historic seven-month

May 20, 2024
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Sanctioned Russian Tankers Mostly Sit Idle Months After Designations
Shipping

Sanctioned Russian Tankers Mostly Sit Idle Months After Designations

(Bloomberg) — Dozens of tankers remain stuck doing nothing months after being sanctioned by the Treasury Department — a signal of the US’s scope to

May 20, 2024
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Flying Fish 1, named Oakland at the time, outside Western Scheldt, Netherlands in February 2023. Photo courtesy of Peter Faas
Shipping

Arctic Shipping Route to See First-Ever Panamax Containership

By Malte Humpert (gCaptain) – Russia’s main Arctic shipping route is slated to see its first Panamax container vessel this year. The 4,890-TEU box

May 20, 2024
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Cruise ship Norwegian Dawn departs port near Hamilton Bermuda. REUTERS/Gary Cameron (BERMUDA)
Shipping

Norwegian Cruise Line Raises Forecast Again on Strong Demand

By Granth Vanaik May 20 (Reuters) – Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings on Monday raised its full-year profit forecast for a second time in less than three

May 20, 2024
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Monday, May 20, 2024
Dali refloated and under tow in Baltimore Harbor
News

Dali Refloated and Towed From Channel in Baltimore

May 20 (Reuters) – Recovery teams refloated a huge cargo vessel impeding shipping in the Port of Baltimore early on Monday and began pulling it

May 20, 2024
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Shipping

Saltchuk to Acquire Overseas Shipholding Group in $950 Million Deal

Seattle-based Saltchuk Resources, a diverse freight transportation and services company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Overseas

May 20, 2024
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Technology Helping Prevent Whale Strikes

Whales are magnificent, intelligent mammals whose life span can be as long as a human’s. However, their lives can be cut short. As many as 80

May 20, 2024
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Sunday, May 19, 2024
The river cruise ship 'Heidelberg' is seen following an accident on Danube river, near Komarom. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo
Collision

Two Dead, Five Missing After Boat Collision On Danube In Hungary

By Gergely Szakacs and Krisztina Fenyo KOMAROM, Hungary, May 19 (Reuters) – Two people were killed and five others were missing after a small motor

May 19, 2024
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Explosives are detonated to free container ship Dali from Baltimore bridge collapse, in Baltimore. REUTERS/Leah Millis
Accidents

Baltimore Workers To Move Crashed Cargo Ship That Downed Bridge

May 19 (Reuters) – Workers in Baltimore were preparing to clear a crashed cargo ship nearly as long as the Eiffel Tower from the channel it is

May 19, 2024
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