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ONE Apus Update: Ship Returning to Japan After Losing Record Number of Containers

December 4, 2020

Via: gCaptain

The owners and managers of the containership that lost a record number of containers overboard as it sailed across the Pacific Ocean towards Long Beach have provided an update on the status of the vessel as it now heads for […]


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Industry leaders join Nor-Shipping Blue Economy drive to accelerate sustainable change for ocean

December 3, 2020

Via: gCaptain

Key ocean business stakeholders are joining forces to support Nor-Shipping’s unique Blue Economy Hall as it embarks on a mission to accelerate sustainable change within the ocean space. Marine insurer Gard and international law firm Wikborg Rein have joined as […]


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Orange Marine to build new cable ship

December 2, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

It will be the first cable ship of its generation specially designed for the maintenance of submarine cables, both fiber optic telecommunication cables and inter-array power cables used in offshore windfarms. The new vessel, will be ready to sail within […]


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Wall Street’s incredible shrinking shipping stocks

December 1, 2020

Via: FreightWaves

The news is brimming with stories on businesses that are “dead men walking.” Movie theaters. Cruise lines. Retail outlets. Event organizers. Big-city offices. Ocean shipping doesn’t fall in this category — there’s no existential threat to transporting cargo by sea. […]


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The time is now for a vaccine distribution ecosystem

November 13, 2020

Via: Splash 247

The news from Pfizer and Arcturus over these last few days gives one reason to believe that a viable vaccine will be available to many across the globe in the next few months. When approved, the next challenge will be […]


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Port of Rotterdam: shipping sector embracing LNG as fuel

November 12, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

On Thursday, the port hosted a bunkering operation with Total’s Gas Agility delivering chilled fuel to the world’s largest LNG-powered containership CMA CGM Jacques Saade. Gas Agility, the world’s largest bunkering vessels supplied 18,000 cubic meters of LNG to the […]


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Shanghai Shipping Exchange’s new container index shows what shippers actually paid

November 6, 2020

Via: Splash 247

The Shanghai Shipping Exchange has launched a new index in order to better control the risks from the volatility in container freight rates and promote derivative trading. The Shanghai (Export) Containerized Freight Index based on Settled Rates (SCFIS), which will […]


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Every ship’s efficiency rating will be made public, says ICS

November 4, 2020

Via: Splash 247

The ‘A’ to ‘E’ operational efficiency rating of every ship above 5,000 gt will be made fully public and updated on an annual basis, according to the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). This rating system could be adopted as soon […]


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Anchorage Airport Among Nation’s Busiest as Pandemic Boosts Cargo Activity

November 3, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport remained one of the nation’s busiest airports in recent months as disrupted shipping patterns during the COVID-19 pandemic fueled soaring cargo activity. Cargo volume at the airport rose 25% from July to September compared with […]


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CDC: US cruise ships can resume sailing with phased approach

November 2, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

This follows a No Sail Order for cruise ships originally issued by CDC earlier in March this year in an effort to minimise the spread of COVID-19 on cruise ships. CDC wanted to extend the No Sail Order until February, […]