Shipping

4 Aug 2022

Freight Ships To Avoid Taiwan Due to China's Naval Exercises

As China conducted its most provocative military exercises in decades surrounding Taiwan, shippers rerouted their boats from the Taiwan Strait.

Freight Ships To Avoid Taiwan Due to China's Naval Exercises
3 Aug 2022

Russia Has a New Oil Trade Route

In light of impending Western sanctions against Moscow, Russia appears to have discovered a new method of selling oil: El Hamra oil port, Egypt.

Russia Has a New Oil Trade Route
2 Aug 2022

Additional Fee at NY & New Jersey Port Due to Container Pile Up

In effort to ease container congestion, the Port of New York & New Jersey unveiled new fees based on export volume and empty container weight.

Additional Fee at NY & New Jersey Port Due to Container Pile Up
2 Aug 2022

MoU Signed by Rotterdam & Singapore Ports

MoU signed by the Port Authorities of Rotterdam and Singapore to create the longest green and digital shipping corridor in the world to date.

MoU Signed by Rotterdam & Singapore Ports
2 Aug 2022

Study on Carbon Capture and Storage on Ship Launches

The Qiyao Environmental Technology-created CCS idea has undergone laboratory testing and is currently undergoing continual optimization.

Study on Carbon Capture and Storage on Ship Launches
29 Jul 2022

First Ship Built on Great Lakes in Nearly 40 Years Sets Sail

The 639-foot Mark W. Barker takes first trip from Fincantieri Bay Shipyard, Sturgeon Bay to transport raw materials & stone throughout the Lakes.

First Ship Built on Great Lakes in Nearly 40 Years Sets Sail
27 Jul 2022

Iranian Tanker to Recover US-Confiscated Oil Cargo

Iranian-flagged ship moored off Piraeus is anticipated to return to Iran this week with a portion of its cargo that the USA had taken away.

Iranian Tanker to Recover US-Confiscated Oil Cargo
27 Jul 2022

Japan's 100% Biofuel Supply Trial Starts

Production of Neste Renewable Diesel, a 100% renewable fuel, uses livestock & used cooking oil otherwise discarded by the food sector.

Japan's 100% Biofuel Supply Trial Starts
26 Jul 2022

Trade Organizations Call for Review of EU Competition Rules

Trade organizations requesting the review of the European Union's Consortia Block Exemption Regulation for container shipping get underway.

Trade Organizations Call for Review of EU Competition Rules
26 Jul 2022

UKHO To Stop Paper Charts

The UK Hydrographic Office projects that the progressive elimination of paper charts from production would be completed by the end of 2026.

UKHO To Stop Paper Charts
25 Jul 2022

PIL To Use Hazcheck Detect To Stamp Out Suspicious Cargoes

Pacific International Lines of Singapore decides to use the Hazcheck Detect cargo screening tool in an effort to identify dangerous shipments.

PIL To Use Hazcheck Detect To Stamp Out Suspicious Cargoes
25 Jul 2022

Three Major Companies Plan to Bunker LNG in Egypt

EGAS, Kanfer Shipping, Leth Suez Transit hope to work with commodities traders to develop strategic, competitive LNG bunkering hub in Suez Canal.

Three Major Companies Plan to Bunker LNG in Egypt
25 Jul 2022

Australia Bans Tankers Due to Seafarers’ Welfare Issues

The AG Neptune, a 105,400 dwt ​vessel, was examined at the Port of Gladstone in June 2022, according to AMSA, which received a complaint.

Australia Bans Tankers Due to Seafarers’ Welfare Issues
25 Jul 2022

Foinaven FPSO Workers Ready to Strike

The Foinaven FPSO vessel's crew members have chosen to go on strike in response to a disagreement about redundancy money payouts.

Foinaven FPSO Workers Ready to Strike
25 Jul 2022

Prison Sentence for Captain for Transporting Harmful Trash

Belize-flagged Cramoil Equity was reportedly transporting hazardous trash without permission when the Batam Port Authority received a tip.

Prison Sentence for Captain for Transporting Harmful Trash