Majority of shipping containers that fell from MV Zim Kingston are still missing – Saanich News

It has been three months since 109 shipping containers were knocked from a cargo ship navigating rough seas off the west coast of Vancouver Island, but the location of all but four is unknown. Ashley Tapp, co-founder of Epic Exeo, said her initial optimism that the ship’s owner would be …

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Build OSVs with racing technology for improved operations

Seacat Scepter Brings Racing Technology for Improved Seakeeping and Operations (Chartwell Marine) Published 01/26/2022 19:57 by The Maritime Executive Demands on the offshore wind supply chain are increasing as more wind farms are built that are both larger and further from the sea. Designers want to make the ships both …

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Navy says aircraft carrier supply chain improvement; USS Gerald R. Ford is scheduled to be stationed by the fall

Carriers USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) and John F. Kennedy (CVN-79) at Newport News Shipbuilding on November 12, 2021. USNI News Photo The Navy is confident in its supply chain and the availability of spare parts to build and maintain its aircraft carriers as the lead ship of the Gerald …

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Market Growth for Tanker Cargo Ships to 2029

New Jersey, USA,- the Tanker Cargo Ship Market The report emphasizes the detailed understanding of certain crucial factors such as size, share, revenue, forecast trends, supply, production, demand, industry, and CAGR to provide a comprehensive view of the global market. Furthermore, the report highlights challenges that are hampering the market …

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Merchant Mariner acquires Annapolis Tour Boat Company

Omnipresent around the Port of Annapolis, the Annapolis Watermark cruise and travel company celebrates its 50th anniversaryth Anniversary this year under new owners and with a new president. Watermark President Debbie Gosselin retired on January 1 and the company is now run by a young couple from Annapolis, Jake Iverson …

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Plans for floating wind energy projects off the UK coast receive a funding boost

This 2018 image shows a floating wind turbine in waters off the coast of France. SEBASTIEN SALOM GOMIS | AFP | Getty Images Eleven projects focusing on floating wind technology are one step closer to completion following an investment tranche aimed at making the most of Britain’s windswept shores. The …

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Second supply chain ETF debuts in China despite Omicron lockdowns

Interested in ETFs? Visit our ETF Hub for investor news and information, market updates and analysis, and easy-to-use tools to help you choose the right ETFs. China’s second logistics-focused exchange-traded fund debuted this week, although the country’s fight to curb the spread of the Omicron variant with strict lockdown measures …

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SpaceX’s Dragon cargo ship is back on Earth after successfully landing off the coast of Florida – CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami/CNN) — A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship is back on Earth with scientific surveys and medical research. The CRS-24 cargo ship undocked from the International Space Station on Sunday morning and departed its “keep-out sphere” at 10:40 a.m. after a previously planned attempt was postponed because of inclement weather …

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Seanergy Maritime provides guidance on TCE and EBITDA

Seanergy Maritime offers orientation on TCE and EBITDA January 24, 2022 – Glyfada, Greece – Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (the “Company” or “Seanergy”) (NASDAQ: SHIP) has upgraded its fourth quarter 2021 time charter equivalent (“TCE rate”) forecast and provided preliminary TCE forecast for first quarter 2022 and EBITDA -Forecasts for …

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Schlumberger sees capital spending increase of 20% or more in North America in 2022: CEO

The recovery from the coronavirus pandemic continues to improve the energy landscape as both oil prices and demand gather momentum around the world after two quiet years of spending and drilling austerity, oilfield services giant Schlumberger said Jan. 21. Schlumberger expects “a period of stronger rebound in short-cycle activity” in …

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SpaceX Dragon cargo ship departs space station today after weather lag. This is how you see it live.

SpaceX’s newest Dragon cargo ship is scheduled to undock from the International Space Station today (January 23) after a two-day delay due to inclement weather at its landing site, and you can watch it live online. The Dragon CRS-24 cargo ship is scheduled to undock from the space station at …

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Zim Kingston’s cargo washes up on the beaches of Vancouver Island

Three months after 109 shipping containers were knocked off the cargo ship Zim Kingston while navigating rough seas off the west coast of Vancouver Island, 105 are still missing. Ashley Tapp, co-founder of Epic Exeo, said her initial optimism that the ship’s owner would be held accountable for the missing …

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More than $1 million was raised to help cover costs for the vaccine convoy protest

A movement called Freedom Convoy 2022 is only a week old, but the organizer of an Alberta fundraiser in support of the event has raised more than $1.4 million for the effort. The campaign was launched by Tamara Lich, a Medicine Hat woman who says she opposes federal government rules …

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How a volcano separated Tonga from the world

At least three people were swept away by the waves, including Angela Glover, who was originally from England. She had moved to Tonga and opened an animal shelter with her husband, who was a tattoo artist. After the volcano erupted, she posted a photo of a red, glorious sunset on …

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The ports of LA and Long Beach are seeing progress moving backlogged containers, but major problems persist

Posted Jan 21, 2022 5:27am Edward Petterson Courthouse Intelligence Service The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which became the focus of last year’s massive supply chain meltdown that left shelves empty and fueled inflation, have made great strides in recent months in addressing some of the world’s most …

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How a $200 carbon price could help shipping reach net zero – Quartz

For decades, the global supply chain has been fueled by the dirtiest and cheapest fuel, a sludgy by-product of oil refineries called bunker fuel or marine oil. Black smoke rose from the world’s fleet of 50,000 cargo ships and accounted for 3% of annual global carbon emissions, a larger share …

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United Marine Agencies – Supplements

TEXT: It is my pleasure to contribute to the development of Japan-Pakistani relations, especially at this very important time of the celebrations in 2022 marking the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Pakistan. Since the beginning of our warm relationship in 1952. Development cooperation between …

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Six Key Offshore Wind Issues in 2022 – Westwood

The following is a guest column from Westwood Global Energy Group Lead Analysts Michelle Gomez, Bahzad Ayoub and Ruth Chen. The offshore wind industry had another record year in 2021. Around 18.6 GW of capacity was put into operation – the highest annual increase in the industry. Mainland China’s push …

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Finally, help reaches the devastated Tonga, water supply ship awaits

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Policy PMN News PMN Health PMN environment PMN disaster Author of the article: Reuters Praveen Menon and Kirsty Needham Publication date: January 20, 2022 • 11 minutes ago • 3 minutes read • Join the conversation content of the article The first emergency plane arrived in …

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China is building the world’s largest LNG dual-fuel car carrier

Chinese design will be the largest dual-fuel car carrier ever built (CSSC) Published 01/19/2022 20:21 by The Maritime Executive The China State Shipbuilding Corporation was awarded a contract to build two of the world’s largest dual-fuel auto carriers. Designed and developed by the Shanghai Ship Research and Design Institute, they …

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US Global Investors Announce – GuruFocus.com

SAN ANTONIO, TX, January 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — US Global Investors, Inc. ( GROW) (“the Company”), a registered investment advisory firm focused on specialized markets around the world, is pleased to announce that its US Global Sea to Sky Cargo ETF (SEA) will be traded on the New York …

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Forever Oceans signs agreement with the Brazilian government for the world’s largest offshore concession for sustainable fish production

BRASILIA, Brazil — Bill Bien, the CEO of Forever Oceans, a leading sustainable seafood innovator, today met with Jorge Seif Junior, Minister of Aquaculture and Fisheries of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supplies to sign a concession agreement bringing Brazil is pursuing to become an emerging leader in sustainable …

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Ready to supply ginger for the US market after years of success in Canada

FAVE Produce has been supplying ginger and garlic to the Canadian market for more than 10 years. “We are Loblaws’ primary supplier of both of these raw materials,” said Laurie Siderio, the company’s US sales manager. Having established a strong Canadian presence, FAVE – a Goodwave Technology brand – is …

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First Chinese space mission of 2022 with rockets into orbit – Spaceflight Now

A Chinese Long March 2D rocket lifts off with the Shiyan 13 satellite. Credit: CASC China launched a Long March 2D rocket Monday with another classified satellite and deployed the spacecraft in a polar orbit on the first of more than 40 Chinese Long March rocket missions planned for 2022. …

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Airline CEOs warn 5G could strand thousands of travelers and wreak havoc elsewhere

See what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Airline CEOs are calling for keeping 5G out of airports. CEOs of several airlines warn that the implementation of 5g could cause serious disruption to their service and potentially leave thousands of travelers stranded. This is due to a recent FAA finding that 5g could …

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Kenyan-Chinese relations gain new impetus from visit – world

State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (right) and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta visit the China-built Kipevu Oil Terminal offshore project in the coastal city of Mombasa, capital of Kenya, Jan. 6, 2022. [Photo/Xinhua] When Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi addressed the …

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Omicron is straining the marijuana industry’s supply chain

“All of our business expectations are upside down right now,” said Kobie Evans, co-owner of marijuana store Pure Oasis in the Grove Hall neighborhood of Boston. “The virus has thrown everything into a tailspin.” Pure Oasis is preparing to build a new retail store in downtown Boston and its own …

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A replica 19th-century ship moors in Channel Islands Harbour

The Mystic Whaler last week sailed into her new homeport, Channel Islands Harbor, where she will serve as a “floating museum.” The replica tall ship will eventually be open to the public and show what life was like for seafarers in the 19th century. The opening date has not yet …

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Connection of offshore wind energy to the grid

The fourth round of the UK government’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction scheme, designed to boost investment in low-carbon energy, has begun and aims to support 12GW of new generation capacity. It will provide £285m annually in support for low-carbon energy production, which the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial …

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Food shortages in the US are worsening as supplies are drying up from the pandemic

Jan 14 (Reuters) – High demand for groceries coupled with rising freight costs and Omicron-related labor shortages are causing a new round of backlogs at processed food and fresh produce companies, resulting in empty supermarket shelves at major retailers across the United States. Before the pandemic, perishable growers on the …

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Record throughput of TEU cargo on board the MSC ship in the Port of Felixstowe

Record set at Port of Felixstowe handling 23,773 TEU on a single vessel (Hutchinson Ports) Published 01/14/2022 17:04 by The Maritime Executive Officials at the Port of Felixstowe in the UK report that the terminal, operated by Hutchinson Ports earlier this week, handled what is believed to be the largest …

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Dry Cargo Transport Market, Key Player, Analysis, Type and Business Opportunities, Current Trends, Forecast to 2030

Bulk Carrier Market: Information by Type, Application & Geography – Forecast to 2030 NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10013, UNITED STATES, Jan 14, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ – Overview of the bulk transportation market: The Dry Bulk Market is projected to be valued at $ 5,479.71 million by 2030, which is a 4% …

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What to Consider When Buying Your Offshore Stocks in 2022

Columnists What to Consider When Buying Your Offshore Stocks in 2022 Friday January 14th 2022 People visit the electric car maker Tesla’s showroom in the El Corte Ingles store in Lisbon. The company and technology-oriented firms are among the best performing stocks to invest in. PHOTO | AFP From RUFAS …

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The gas crisis in Europe depends on cold, high prices attracting supply

FRANKFURT, Germany – Europe’s natural gas crisis is not easing. The reserves are low. The prices are high. Utility customers are hit by higher bills. The large Russian supplier Gazprom no longer sells gas as it used to. The question arises: How exactly does Europe, which imports the majority of …

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South Carolina Ports mark record year in 2021

In 2021, South Carolina Ports reported the handling of 2.75 million TEU at its container terminals for its best calendar year in history. SC Ports owns and operates the Port of Charleston, which includes the container terminals Wando Welch Terminal, North Charleston Terminal and Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal, as well …

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Zim could give up the Israeli flag due to a tax dispute

After years of losses Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. (NYSE: ZIM) is now making profits, and the company has immediately started discussions with the Israeli tax authorities and the Treasury Department about the tax rate it should pay. Company sources have sent a “message” to Treasury Department officials that if …

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BNOW debuts scholarships for students interested in offshore wind careers

Liz Burdock The Business Network for Offshore Wind has launched its new Rising Star: Offshore Wind Scholarship to develop the next generation of leadership positions in the offshore wind sector. As it expands rapidly to meet the demand for renewable energy, the U.S. offshore wind industry needs skilled, intelligent, and …

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Older reefer vessels reactivated as SA seasonal exports come under pressure

Credit-Schifffinder.com By Charlie Bartlett, European correspondent 11/01/2022 South African exports are coming under pressure due to increasing traffic jams and the lack of available reefer containers. This had several knock-on effects, including the retirement of older-style mass refrigerated ships. The congestion caused by the same phenomena affecting supply chains elsewhere …

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Shipping Intelligence – Markets – Business Recorder

KARACHI: Karachi Shipping Intelligence report with changes by 7:00 a.m. on Monday (January 10, 2022). ============================================================================= ALONGSIDE EAST WHARF ============================================================================= Berth Ship Working Agent Berthing No. Date ============================================================================= OP-1 M.T Disc. Pakistan National Karachi Crude Oil Shipping Corp. 08-01-2022 OP-2 M.T Disc. Pakistan Nation 07-01-2022 Shalamar Crude Oil Shipping Corp. …

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Genting’s German shipyard files for bankruptcy

Cruise ship Global Dream earlier under construction at MV Werften (MV Werften) Posted on January 10, 2022 3:19 PM by The maritime executive The German shipyard Genting Hong Kong filed for bankruptcy on January 10 after the Malaysian parent company and German officials failed to reach an agreement on the …

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Daily Oil Price Fundamental Forecast – Speculators are betting on the escalation of supply problems in Kazakhstan

US West Texas Intermediate and international Brent crude oil futures gave way on Friday as traders weighed delivery concerns over the civil unrest in Kazakhstan and outages in Libya against a US labor market report that fell short of expectations and its potential impact on Federal Reserve policies. On Friday …

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Barrie Hewlett Obituary – Florida Times-Union

HEWLETT Barrie Wayne Hewlett stepped into the presence of his master on New Year’s Eve 2021. He loved his family and friends, and they loved him and will miss him. He is remembered by those who knew him as a man of honesty and fidelity to his God and to …

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Carbon ships? The path to net zero can be overlooked by sea.

It’s no secret that we urgently need to address climate change. The IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report called for net zero carbon dioxide emissions from all human sources in order to stabilize the global climate. Perhaps more surprising are two insights from the 23rd World Petroleum Congress, held in Houston last …

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Terminal 5 on Harbor Island is home to the first container ship since the renovation; Phase one is now complete

MSC Monterey docked at Terminal 5 in West Seattle. The arrival of this container ship marks the end of the first phase of the renovation of Terminal 5. Photo of Russ Reading Photography The Northwest Seaport Alliance and SSA Marine announced on Friday that the renovation phase of Terminal 5 …

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Bulkers wait offshore as Indonesia prepares to lift coal export ban

Indonesia halted export shipments of coal while increasing domestic shipments (file photo) Published January 7, 2022 6:50 PM by The maritime executive Indonesia appears ready to lift its coal export ban just a week after sending shock waves across world markets declaring that it is suspending all export shipments for …

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Cosco unit wins business from world’s largest solar PV project

The Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park, currently the largest single solar system in the world. © Pazemin Dreamstime.com From Martina Li in Taiwan 07/01/2022 The Al Dhafra PV2 solar project in Abu Dhabi, the world’s largest single-site photovoltaic system, has awarded Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers (CSSC) a …

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The hottest cruise lines in the fourth quarter of 2021

Photo credit: muratart / Shutterstock.com. Ship Technology has listed five of the top rated companies in Twitter-related cruise-related discussions, based on research from GlobalData’s Travel and Tourism influencer platform. The top companies are the most featured companies in the Twitter discussions of 150+ cruise professionals tracked by GlobalData’s Travel and …

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South Korean 1.5 GW offshore floating wind and energy storage project approved

Singapore-based underwater engineering company G8 has received approval to continue plans for a 1.5 GW offshore wind project agreed with South Korean industrial conglomerate Holim Tech. The offshore wind farm is to be coupled with a next-generation lithium-ion energy storage system with an ultra-long service life from G8 technology partner …

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US Port Ambassador: Pandemic has shown the “fundamental reality” of the supply chain and the need for increased resilience

John Porcari, Port Envoy for the White House Supply Chain Task Force, spoke at the White House press conference yesterday, addressing questions about Omicron’s impact on ports, getting medical care where it is needed on time, trucking shortage and much more. Porcari reviewed the work of the task force – …

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Tankers diverted from Asia to Europe as gas prices continue to rise

GGood morning. Wall Street is known to be skeptical about cryptocurrencies, but Goldman Sachs makes some optimistic predictions about the outlook for Bitcoin. The bank said the $ 100,000 price milestone, often touted by digital coin advocates, is very likely as gold continues to gain market share. Goldman said that …

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Australian opposition promises strategic naval fleet

PHOTO CREDIT: Offshore Energy The Australian Labor Party (ALP) has presented a plan to build an independent strategic fleet of ships under the Australian flag and crew. The aim, according to the ALP, is to restore Australia’s domestic shipping sector and ensure national trade and shipping capacity in times of …

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Algeria’s Sonatrach presents a five-year investment plan worth $ 40 billion

Sonatrach will invest the money in gas exploration and production as well as oil exploration, production and refining. Photo credit: Anita Starzycka / Pixabay. Algeria’s state-owned oil company Sonatrach reportedly plans to invest $ 40 billion over five years through 2026. According to a report by Agence France Presse, the …

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The supply of monoclonal antibodies is resumed

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (WDEF) – The Alabama Department of Health reports that the government has resumed shipping of monoclonal antibodies to treat Covid patients. The supply was stopped on December 23 by the federal government. The supply was already limited when a study showed that 2 of the 3 monoclonal antibody …

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Evergreen Workers Receive Generous Bonuses: Reports

Evergreen Marine Corp, the largest container shipping company in Taiwan, reportedly distributed year-end bonuses of up to 40 monthly wages to some of its employees yesterday. Some Evergreen employees have received approximately NT $ 2 million (US $ 72,228) in individual bonuses, local media reports said. A couple who are …

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Classic energy-saving device reaches Guinness world record

Courtesy of MOL Tech Posted on January 3, 2022 12:47 AM by The maritime executive An energy-saving device developed by MOL three and a half decades ago, which was attached to the propeller of ships, has entered the Guinness world records as a worldwide bestseller. The Japanese Mitsui OSK Lines …

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Why Nova Scotia Fossil Fuel Megaprojects Are Going Too Bankrupt

Several of Nova Scotia’s energy mega-projects have failed in the past few months and years, and some say society’s shift towards renewable energy is the reason. AltaGas, the company with plans to store up to 10 billion cubic feet of natural gas in underground caverns along the Shubenacadie River, announced …

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Covid updates: New York reports 85,000 cases, a new daily record

The Puerto Rico Department of Health is conducting drive-through molecular and antigen tests for Covid-19 in Loiza, Puerto Rico on Friday.Credit…Gabriella N. Baez for the New York Times The United States is in the midst of a spike averaging more than 300,000 new cases per day for the first time …

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Symbolic or Significant? The 4,000-mile freight railway between Istanbul and Pakistan

Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkeyphoto: Chris McGrath (Getty Images) Last year the world became aware of the dangers of global logistics. Shipping has been pushed to its limits due to the emerging restrictions caused by the six-day closure of the Suez Canal from Ever Given to the bottlenecks in large …

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The supply chain crisis is expected to extend into 2022

If you thought the shipping crisis was over, think again. As we head into 2022, Aussies should expect longer delays, fewer products, and rising prices. If you thought the shipping crisis was over, think again. By early 2022, Aussies should expect longer delays, fewer products, and soaring prices, affecting everything …

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Offshore Supply Vessels (OSV) Market 2021-2028, By Types, Applications, and Key Players – Tidewater, Island Offshore Management, Hornbeck, Farstad Shipping, Tidewater – Industrial IT

The current report on “Offshore Supply Vessels (OSV) Market Report 2021 by Main Players, Types, Applications, Countries, Market Size, Forecast to 2028 “ offered by Credible markets, includes a comprehensive study of the geographic landscape, the size of the industry and the company’s sales estimate. In addition, the report also …

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There are long lines for coronavirus tests on New Year’s Eve

MIAMI GARDENS, Florida. – People continue to crowd test sites across South Florida, creating long lines. The increase in cases also led to changes to the mask rules at Miami-Dade public schools and an important statement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on cruises. “I think I’ve been …

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Parents have to wait a long time for car seats and other baby items

No sooner had Eryn Yates survived her first trimester of pregnancy last spring than she started shopping for her dream nursery. But getting the things she wanted turned into a nightmare. The crib she ordered from Crate & Barrel arrived within weeks, but the Pottery Barn Kids rocking chair was …

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What impact will COP26 have on the shipping industry?

C.OP26 – the UN Climate Change Conference – took place in Scotland in October / November 2021. Some observers, including many environmental lobbyists, said that overall it had not been possible to set sustainable climate targets. From our perspective here at ParrisWhittaker, a leading shipping law firm in the Bahamas, …

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Offshore Support Vessels Market Size 2021-2028, by Types, Applications & Key Players – Farstad Shipping Asa, Oceanpact, Finarge, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Deep Sea – Industrial IT

Offshore Support Vessel Operation Market report is a perfect foundation for those who seek for comprehensive study and analysis of the Offshore Support Vessel Operation market. This report presents the diverse study and information to help you understand your niche and focus on the major market channels in the regional …

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Supply chain issues are affecting New Years Eve plans for some people in Green County – FOX23 News

GLENPOOL, Oklahoma – With the New Year only days away, supply chain issues are affecting fireworks stores. If you are planning to start the new year off with a bang, it may cost more as stores suffer from shipping issues. Melissa Torkleson of Big Blast Fireworks in Glenpool says she …

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Start of construction for ship repair plant in Guwahati from May: Sonowal

Union Ports, Shipping and Waterways Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Wednesday that construction of the Pandu ship repair facility in Guwahati will begin from May 2022, adding that the government intends to complete the project by 2024. The Department of Ports, Shipping and Waterways said in a statement that Sonowal …

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The hydrogen-powered ferry premieres in San Francisco

The future of sea travel could be here – and it could help save the planet. For more than a century, residents have been traveling across San Francisco Bay on ferries that run primarily on diesel – a fossil fuel that warms the planet. But now the first hydrogen-powered passenger …

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Political focus: Europe’s offshore energy strategy

Europe is surrounded by water: the north, the Mediterranean, the Baltic and Black Seas, and the Atlantic. Offshore renewable energy is also more than just wind farms and includes tidal and wave power, floating solar panels and algae biofuels. But what role can renewable offshore energies play in the future …

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Expect more shipping chaos thanks to the Omicron variant

From seafarers refusing to get back on ships to truckers whose concerns over COVID-related border closings trump the lure of higher wages, the transportation industry is preparing for another roller coaster year of supply chain disruptions. As Omicron infections rise and governments tighten restrictions, logistics companies around the world, from …

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Construction of the Pandu ship repair facility to begin in May: Union Minister Sonowal

GUWAHATI: The Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Sarbananda Sonowal, said on December 27 that technical work on the Pandu ship repair facility should start from May 2022 and be completed by 2024. Sonowal held a meeting with officials from India’s Inland Waterways Authority (IWAI), Cochin Shipyard Limited and …

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“The military is much more entrepreneurial than people think” – How 2 veterans help other former military personnel transition into civilian life

Career transitions are difficult for everyone, but moving from the military to civilian life can be particularly challenging. Soldiers returning from the Vietnam War were too often treated as damaged goods by employers, according to a study by Alair MacLean, a sociology professor at Washington State University in Iraq and …

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The strong women of the tea gardens

It was noon on October 6, 2018. A woman was sitting under a mahogany tree in the Sreemangal Upazila Health Complex in Moulvibazar. Another woman was holding a newborn baby wrapped in a blanket. A couple of men were there too. I approached them out of curiosity, only to hear …

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Turbulence shows shipping sinking

The turmoil in the global supply chain this year has shown how complex it can be to complete the seemingly simple task of getting a product from one place to another. The need to ship surgical masks from China to West Africa can cascade Ford’s ability to install rear-view cameras …

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The last known slave ship, Clotilda, is remarkably well preserved, researchers say

“There is a tremendous duty to ensure that Clotilda is protected, and the Alabama Historical Commission takes its role as legal guardian of Clotilda very seriously,” said Lisa D. Jones, executive director of the commission, in a statement. “The Clotilda is an essential historical artifact and is a strong reminder …

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Biden turns to antitrust authorities to fight inflation

But, Maffei said, the antitrust focus has given the commission tools and confidence to investigate other abuses by shipping lines now and in the future when demand plummets and companies may be tempted to keep their freight rates artificially high. “I think it has increased our credibility with companies and …

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Regulators are ordering Shell’s Prelude LNG for a safety review

File image courtesy of Shell Published 24 Dec 2021 12:15 by The maritime executive After Australia’s National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) ordered Shell to shut down its giant Prelude LNG offshore gas facility until it can demonstrate it has made safety improvements. Earlier this month, a …

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Research into low pressure CO2 transport for carbon capture and storage

The research efforts examine the technologies to economically transport large amounts of CO2 (file photo of the Wartisla concept ship) Published 23 Dec 2021 7:50 PM by The maritime executive A new project is currently underway to investigate the use of low-pressure solutions as a means of increasing capacities and …

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Ooi Lean Hin, Managing Director of MTT Shipping

From 2010 with very modest capital, MTT shipping has quickly grown from a novice to a leading container operator in Malaysia, dominating a large market share in East Malaysia. As Managing Director of MTT Shipping, Ooi Lean Hin is involved in almost every aspect of the maritime and logistic business. …

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The Christmas supply chain crisis has been averted, explain Biden and the FedEx CEO

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden said before meeting with US officials and private companies including FedEx (FDX.N) that US measures to clean up supply chain confusion have averted a pre-Christmas crisis. On Wednesday. Biden set up a task force in June to address the high prices and …

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Worth seeing in 2022

Computer controlled automated cranes move containers at the Long Beach Container Terminal in the port of … [+] Long Beach in Long Beach, CA, (Photo by Jeff Gritchen / MediaNews Group / Orange County Register via Getty Images) MediaNews Group via Getty Images While many people in the shipping and …

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Maersk is on the verge of buying LF Logistics for approximately $ 3 billion

AP Möller-Maersk AMKBY 0.26% A / S is in advanced talks to acquire LF Logistics for approximately $ 3 billion, according to those familiar with the matter. An announcement could be made as early as Wednesday, provided the talks don’t break off, people said. Maersk, the world’s largest container shipping …

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2021: the famous year of shipping

Always given to block the Suez Canal (Blacksky) Posted Dec 21, 2021 2:31 PM by Brian Gicheru Kinyua In his new book Outside the box, Marc Levinson aptly defines our modernity as the “age of things”. We literally populate the four walls that we call our home with furniture, electronics …

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Litgrid: starts preparing a feasibility study for offshore wind integration

The Lithuanian power transmission system operator Litgrid is continuing its cooperation with the Japanese energy company TEPCO Power Grid and is starting to prepare a study to evaluate technical and economic alternatives for offshore wind integration. The study is carried out taking into account the objectives of the National Energy …

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Nearly 50 aboard Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas cruise ship test positive for Covid-19

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas returned to Miami on Saturday after 48 passengers and staff tested positive for Covid-19, according to the cruise company. Symphony was on a seven-day Caribbean route leaving Miami on December 11 and visiting St. Maarten, St. Thomas, Perfect Day and having three days at …

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Ship arrested for high levels of radiation en route to Tanzania

Health authorities have cleared a ship that was held in the port of Mombasa for allegedly high levels of radiation. The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) announced on Monday that it was sailing under the Danish flag MS Seago Piraeus sailed away on Sunday morning after all 24 crew members and …

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Bp, Maersk Tankers Complete Marine Biofuel Tests

The tests were carried out on product tankers that were time chartered by Maersk Tankers to bp. Photo credit: searaveller / Pixabay. London-based energy company bp, together with Maersk Tankers, has completed trials of marine fuel mixed with biofuels in product tankers. The tests were carried out on product tankers …

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Climate change is creating bottlenecks in the supply chain – and your supermarkets are not prepared for it

Before the days of antiseptic supermarkets, with their fluorescent lights and linoleum floors, food was sold in very different types of markets, most of which were unsuitable for a modern day health inspector. Take medieval Europe: even the stockiest of today’s carnivores would have felt a little queasy to see …

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Have you been waiting for your electric bike for months? It’s stuck here

Delivery times for almost everything have been stretched to new limits thanks to supply chain restrictions caused by the pandemic. While almost every industry is affected in some way, electric bikes and other forms of personal mobility are uniquely affected. The pandemic has affected the e-bike industry in many ways. …

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Cargo ship is being pulled through the ocean by Giant Kite

You mean … a sail? Sailing away It looks like a renewable energy company reinvented the wheel … uh, sails. According to Gizmodo, a huge cargo ship with a large kite will pull itself across the ocean next month. Airseas, a French renewable energy startup, will test run a parafoil …

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Looking for solutions to the global supply chain crisis

PHOENIX – It’s holiday season, but not everyone is happy and cheerful. That’s because this year Christmas shoppers are paying higher prices and seeing a few more empty shelves due to a “global supply chain crisis” – a phrase that has become all too familiar in dinner conversations. And as …

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The state gives two companies the green light to expand offshore wind energy

A completed five-turbine wind farm off Block Island, RI Deepwater Wind Photo. When the Maryland Public Service Commission awarded two offshore wind energy companies leases for the construction of turbines off the coast of Ocean City in 2017, it came as a surprise – even for the energy developers themselves. …

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Season 6, Episode 2, “The Azure Dragon”

The Rocinante crew looks intense as always.image: Amazon Studios We are in two episodes The wide‘S six-part final seasonwhich means things are already getting hot – although there is still time for some excellent character moments, including Bobbie Calling Amos “Pee-wee.” Filip also hits, Clarissa steps in and finally someone …

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Diverse times | Info spectrum: Climate, Covid and raw materials are the “new three Cs” of maritime risk

With a view to 2022 and beyond, Infospectrum emphasizes the “Three Cs” of creditworthiness (character, capacity and capital) in a context and highlights the collective and increasing relevance of the “New Three Cs”, namely climate, Covid and raw materials for the maritime Risk: The uncertainty and volatility associated with these …

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Successful CO2 capture tests with scrubbers on cargo ships

Langh Tech tested carbon capture with the scrubbers installed on a Langh Shipping. Posted on Dec 16, 2021 8:16 PM by The maritime executive Finland’s Langh Tech is the youngest company to report successful early attempts at carbon capture and storage on a ship in normal operation. Viewed as a …

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IKM Subsea confirms the contract with Buzios ROV Services with

December 16, 2021 Skandi Santos / Photo credit: Celso Marino – MarineTraffic.com Oslo-based AKOFS Offshore, a subsea borehole intervention and installation company, signed a three-year contract with the Brazilian company Petrobras for its Skandi Santos last week. Under the contract, Skandi Santos will perform a wide range of subsea services …

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COSCO Shipping joins forces with Midea Group to create a new supply chain ecosystem

COSCO Shipping has partnered with China-based Midea Group to build a new digital supply chain ecosystem. The two parties already have a good long-term relationship, having previously signed a strategic cooperation and transportation agreement to improve supply chain processes in February 2021. Following a separate agreement signed in January 2021, …

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Golar announces the signing of the terms of use for separation

Golar is proud to found Cool Company Ltd. (“CoolCo” or “Company”) and the conclusion of a pre-contractual agreement (the “Terms of Use” or the “Agreement”). CoolCo aims to become a growth vehicle and consolidator of modern LNG carriers, providing investors with direct market exposure to the expected continued strength of …

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Biden Government Focus on Offshore Wind Power: DOI’s Plan and Other Recent Developments | Holland & Knight LLP

US Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced in October that the Biden administration would open up the US coast to large-scale offshore wind farms. At a wind industry conference in Boston, Haaland outlined a plan under which her agency’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) would potentially sponsor up …

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The battered ship finds a port. 105 of his freight containers probably sunk

The ship, which spilled more than a hundred freight containers off the coast of Washington and then caught fire, made it safely into port. The same cannot be said of much of the Zim Kingston’s cargo. Two months after leaving the South Korean Busan, the Zim Kingston docked in the …

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Governor Larry Hogan – Official website of the Governor of Maryland

Funding, training, educational programs to solve problems in the supply chain ANNAPOLIS, MD–Governor Larry Hogan announced today that the Maryland Department of Commerce, in coordination with the Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MD MEP), is launching the Maryland Supply Chain Resiliency Program, a new initiative to support resilience building activities for …

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When cargo ships collide offshore Sweden, one person is dead and one is missing

Two cargo ships collided in the Baltic Sea off southern Sweden, killing one person and missing another on Monday. One of the ships capsized and was towed towards a Swedish port, the authorities said. Two people were arrested as suspects. The maritime administration said it received an alert before dawn …

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A quarter of the tankers ordered will use LNG fuel, Gibson says

First LNG-powered VLCC is built for COSCO (Dalian) Posted Dec 13, 2021 5:09 PM by The maritime executive As a further sign of the increasing acceptance of LNG and dual-fuel ships in the shipping industry, tanker operators are increasingly ordering dual-fuel power plants for their newbuildings while preparing the first …

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Former FX official says China should avoid excessive yuan appreciation

SHANGHAI: Avoiding excessive yuan appreciation should be one of China’s priorities in dealing with market expectations and regulations, said a former senior official with the country’s foreign exchange regulator. One challenge to exchange rate fluctuations or flexibility is that the currency could overshoot, deviating from its economic fundamentals, said Guan …

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Shipping, delivery companies facing Christmas delays due to multiple bottlenecks

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – As the holiday season rages on and the demand for shipping services increases, the industry is expected to see the fighting only get worse. Several local delivery companies as well as UPS and the U.S. Postal Service are still feeling the effects of COVID-19. Freight …

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Emergency announced in Suez Canal as container ship “Ever Given” returns

Egyptian authorities declared a state of emergency on Sunday since Always given, the container ship that blocked the Suez Canal for six days in March, returned to the waterway with a full load and sailed from China to Rotterdam. The 400-meter-long Panama-registered ship arrived shortly after midnight on Saturday in …

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World Logistics Passport expands to China for the first time

The World Logistics Passport (WLP) enters China for the first time by signing a letter of intent with the state-owned Fujian Port Group, which is joining the freight loyalty program as a partner. The WLP has also agreed to join the Chinese Silk Road Maritime Alliance. The WLP will give …

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The safe haven of LA envelops the neighborhoods in smog

Backups in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach mean that ships are idle offshore for days, and the exhaust fumes make nearby neighborhoods uninhabitable. Photo: Jeff Gritchen / MediaNews Group / Orange County Register via Getty Images The plan was to meet Theral Golden in a park on …

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Emirates News Agency – UAE wins IMO Council Category B membership for the third year in a row

DUBAI, December 10, 2021 (WAM) – The United Arab Emirates were elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in Category B for the third time in the run-up to the elections after extensive efforts and an intensive election campaign. Through its pioneering initiatives, the country continues to …

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Norway’s first hydrogen ships are awaiting delivery of fuel for launch by 2024

Rendering of the Topeka design for a Ro-Ro for operation with hydrogen on the west coast of Norway (Wilhelmsen) Published 12/9/2021 5:12 PM by The maritime executive The Norwegian government has allocated US $ 25 million for a project to build two zero-emission hydrogen-powered ships for operation in the offshore …

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