Monthly Archives: September 2021

Thousands of dollars in toys are on order

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – Toy stores are preparing for a difficult Christmas season. Due to the bottlenecks in the shipping ports, toy deliveries can be significantly delayed. Usually a cargo ship can dock, unload, and turn right. This process now takes days due to a labor shortage. “Unfortunately, you have …

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Crowley Maritime will build and operate an offshore wind port

Image courtesy Crowley Published 09/30/2021 3:19 PM by The maritime executive Offshore wind farm developer Vineyard Wind has announced an agreement with Crowley Maritime to build and operate a large offshore wind terminal in Salem, Massachusetts. The port would serve Vineyard’s “Commonwealth Wind” offshore wind farm proposal, and site development …

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50-foot boat carrying 686 migrants lands in Lampedusa

Recently arrived migrants in Lampedusa, Italy, 2008 (Sara Prestianni / NoBorder Network / CC BY 2.0) Published 09/29/2021 12:50 AM by The maritime executive On Monday night, almost 700 migrants arrived on a rusted fishing boat on the Italian island of Lampedusa. According to UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency, …

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Naval Postgraduate School Tests Maritime 5G Solutions – GCN

Naval Postgraduate School tests maritime 5G solutions By Stephanie Kanowitz 09/28/2021 The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and AT&T will develop and test 5G and edge computing-based maritime solutions for potential use in national defense and home security. As part of a three-year joint research and development agreement, high-speed, AT&T 5G …

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Smartphone industry: Despite delivery problems, smartphone companies will deliver 52 million devices in the third quarter

According to market trackers, smartphone manufacturers are expected to ship 50-52 million devices in the July-September quarter, despite a shortage of supply, chipset shortages and logistical challenges. Supported by a surge in consumers upgrading their smartphones after a year and surviving the pandemic, quarterly shipments in the pre-Covid 2019 period …

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Pandemic, piracy and panic in the Pacific

While supply chain markets appear to be recovering in the western world, emerging threats in the Asia-Pacific region are worrying some industry analysts about a crisis that could cripple supply chains in the region. These threats include the persistent variants of pandemics and a resurgence of piracy. According to Thomas …

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Ship passage over the planned third bridge

GEORGE TOWN: As questions continue to arise as the controversy surrounding the underwater tunnel project and the possibility of replacing it with a third bridge to connect the mainland and the island, another issue has emerged – the fate of the port of Penang. Since the southern end of the …

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3 outstanding numbers from Costco’s earnings release

Cost co (NASDAQ: COST) recently closed its fiscal year 2021 in an impressive manner. The warehouse retailer exceeded Wall Street’s expectations for sales and profits despite several significant headwinds, including rising inflation and supply chain bottlenecks. On a conference call with Wall Street analysts, executives broke these hits and misses …

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Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessels Market Size, Growth, and Key Players – Pella Sietas, Samsung Heavy Industries, Lamprell, GustoMSC, CRIST, CSIC, COSCO Shipyard, Shanghai Zhenhua,

the Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessels Market The report provides high quality information on key market trends, product types and their scope, competitive landscape, and impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessels market research provides detailed market development prospects, an overview of market size and value, and …

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After 45 years a Filipino shipping company goes international!

WWW.ROYALCARGO.COM We can all use some good news at this time. First some context. Since the beginning of the pandemic, there has been a shortage of freight containers and international shipping companies calling at Philippine ports. This has resulted in our exporters failing to meet their delivery schedules. The default, …

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West Virginia, National Industry Experts Warn, Recruitment, Supply Chain Issues Will Affect Christmas Shopping Season | WV news

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WV News) – Analysts predicted a supply bottleneck this Christmas season coupled with a shortage of retail workers, which could lead to higher prices, less variety and delivery delays. The supply chain slowed across the board in the United States in 2021. These complications have caused several problems, …

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Azerbaijani ship goes on maiden voyage after overhaul

BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 25 From Sadraddin Aghjayev – Trend: The universal cargo ship “Shair Sabir” loaded with locally produced urea cast off for Turkey, the Azerbaijani Caspian Shipping Company (ASCO) CJSC told Trend on Saturday. According to the information, the overhaul of the ship “Shair Sabir” of the ASCO flotilla …

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Largest offshore wind purchase only takes out 2 bids

Colin A. Young The two companies already selected to develop offshore wind projects for Massachusetts were the only two to submit proposals for the state’s third offshore wind tender, each generating up to 1,200 megawatts of electricity and various sweeteners related to the state offer economic development. The state’s third …

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Weather factor that leads to skyrocketing gas prices

Due to the exceptionally low wind levels in July, it covered only 12 percent of Ireland’s electricity needs, compared with 31 percent in 2020. Natural gas had to close the gap “even in summer”, says Prof. Brian Ó Gallachóir. Unusual weather conditions in Ireland and much of northwestern Europe so …

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Delivery delays could ruin your vacation

A cargo ship at the Meidong Container Terminal in the port of Ningbo Zhoushan in China. The port was hit by a typhoon in July and the terminal closed after a single positive COVID test in August. Port closings are one of many factors that slow down the movement of …

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NJEDA starts tenant selection process for Wind Port

Register now for our freemium service! What is Freemium? Freemium is a free service from 4C Offshore with which you can unlock more data and use the search function on our secret service pages! Once signed up, you are entitled to weekly newsletters where you identify the project capacities, identify …

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PH cargo ship starts non-stop voyage to US west coast; Easing trade strain in the midst of a pandemic in mind – Manila Bulletin

The cargo ship MV Iris Paoay recently made history because it was the first Philippine flag container ship to sail non-stop between Manila and the United States in decades. United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Mission Director of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), Sean Callahan, accompanied …

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CommonWealth magazine

THE HEADLINES Details on the emergence of a US offshore wind supply chain in its infancy are popping up in all sorts of places – a $ 250 million monopile in New Jersey in collaboration with wind farm developer Orsted and a wind tower manufacturer in Albany, New York, in …

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8 graphics highlighting the record backlog of ships in California

In the past month, backlogs in southern California ports hit multiple records. The delays have resulted in bottlenecks and price hikes that threaten Black Friday shopping. Graphics from Flexport and the Marine Exchange of Southern California illustrate the impact of the residue. Loading Something is loading. A near record-breaking backlog …

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ABS approves GTT and Deltamarin tanker designs

Save in reading list Published by Sarah Smith, Editorial assistant LNG industry, Thursday, September 23, 2021 3:04 PM At Gastech 2021 in Dubai, GTT and the ship architecture and engineering office Deltamarin received an Approval in Principle (AiP) from the classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for their new …

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Benefits and challenges of dropshipping for ecommerce retailers

Reading time: 5 protocol No overhead and no inventory, but plenty of profit potential. Dropshipping offers a powerful business model for individuals looking to start an ecommerce business or add to the inventory their ecommerce business sells cheaply without investing in logistics or storage. It’s not a perfect approach to …

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Today Morning in Metals: Ford and Redwood cooperate on battery recycling in a closed loop, supply chain – steel, aluminum, copper, stainless steel, rare earths, metal prices, forecasts

This morning on the metal news: Ford Motor Co. cooperates with Redwood materials on battery recycling with a closed cycle and the development of the supply chain for the battery of electric vehicles in the household; Norway will expand natural gas exports to Europe; and finally, aluminum prices have slowed …

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Global Ship Lease joins the call to action to decarbonise shipping

Declaration by 150+ industry-leading signatories calls on world leaders to develop policies to fully decarbonize international shipping by 2050 LONDON, September 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE: GSL) (the “Company”) has today joined more than 150 industry leaders and organizations representing the entire maritime value chain, …

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AMC launches campaign to raise awareness of the key role of

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The American Maritime Congress (AMC) today launched a comprehensive campaign to raise awareness of the key role the US-flagged deep-sea shipping industry plays in the economic prosperity of our nation’s security and future Welfare. “We are excited to launch this awareness campaign aimed …

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UPDATE: U.S. Customs, American Seafoods pending as Richter deliberates arguments over controversial shipping routes

UPDATE: A previous story reported that Judge Sharon Gleason approved the restraining order. The story was mistakenly published. The injunction order has not been issued, and Judge Gleason has not issued an opinion on the case until Monday afternoon, September 20. The attorneys at American Seafoods subsidiaries Kloosterboer International Forwarding …

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Across the Ocean Shipping is expanding its reputation as a CO2-neutral market leader with a new website: Carbon Neutral Shipping

CEO and Managing Director of Carbon Neutral Shipping, David Aherne Across the Ocean Shipping launches Carbon Neutral Shipping: a website that enables shipping companies to offset the CO2 emissions caused by sea and air freight Shipping and transport contribute enormously to CO2 emissions; It is therefore up to us, as …

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Top ship manager blows up port states for blocking crew changes

Image of the ILO file Published 09/19/2021 7:48 PM by The maritime executive As the shipping industry pays increasing attention and focus to decarbonization, the crew change crisis is not over and ship operations still depend heavily on thousands of dedicated seafarers. Their efforts are particularly visible in congested container …

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The Trojan horse of protectionism

The three US senators who helped promote the Market Economy Sourcing Act insist that the bill is about securing US supply chains and reducing dependence on China. It really is a protectionist Trojan horse. It would destroy future US trade deals from within, starting with the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Posted …

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Retailers prepare for vacation battles

After a tough few years, analysts are finally predicting a record-breaking Christmas season. Consumers are filled with cash and ready to go out to shop. Even with the rising delta variant, consumers are apparently resilient. In July, many retailers, including Walmart, Target, Kohls, Home Depot, and Macy’s, reported higher store …

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The Ever Ace sets a world record

Cristian Nita | World Record Academy • September 18, 2021 ROTTERDAM, Netherlands – The Ever Ace container ship, an Evergreen A-Class owned by the Taiwanese shipping company Evergreen Navy, is a 400 m long ship with a capacity of 23,992 standard containers, the new world record for the Largest container …

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President fully supports shipping

President Nicos Anastasiades praised the resilience of the shipping sector during a dinner hosted by the Cypriot Shipowners Association in Athens. Anastasiades underscored the contribution of shipping to the Cypriot economy by saying that it represented 7 percent of the country’s GDP and that the Cypriot flag merchant fleet had …

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Africa is navigating the shipping challenges of the COVID era

File image courtesy of Lagos Port Published 09/17/2021 6:58 PM by The maritime executive African shippers are currently experiencing a tragedy in liner services, with historic port bottlenecks now compounded by increases in freight rates, making shipping operations difficult for many. Alphaliner has released new data showing that due to …

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These container hotels offer unique Texas vacations

Travel is transportation, both literally and figuratively. So why not really take the metaphor and spend your vacation in a shipping container hotel? These quirky accommodations offer a one-of-a-kind getaway experience (think the Instagrams) and can also be cheaper options than well-known hotels. In the past few years, as the …

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Why skippers don’t get thrown | The economist

September 18, 2021 mUCH FROM THE Most people often don’t think about the complex choreography that modern shopping makes possible. You just click and wait – and not too long – for one or three parcels to arrive at your doorstep. In recent months, however, the world’s supply chains have …

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We present Resilience4Ports and a smarter, cleaner future

Resilience4Ports: Gates to a Resilient Future Features in the new film Dr. Juliet Mian explains resilience4ports The resilience of the port infrastructure system is complex The Resilience Shift advocates resilience4ports in a new film, Gateways to Growth, the UK Chamber of Shipping and the British Ports Association. Our ports are …

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