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Baie-Comeau Port Targets Green Marine Certification

Jan 13, 2023

Canada's Baie-Comeau Port Management Corporation has joined Green Marine, a voluntary environmental certification program for North America's maritime industry.'Sustainability is one of our core values and we try to reflect that in everything we do…

Security at Brazilian Port Reinforced on Invasion Threat

Jan 11, 2023

Brazilian oil workers union FUP said on Wednesday that intelligence staff at state-run Petrobras are aware of a potential plan to invade its Transpetro terminal located in the Maceio port in northeast Brazil.The threat comes as Brazil braces…

Robbers Pull Off Multimillion-dollar Copper Heist in Chilean Port

Jan 11, 2023

Chilean authorities said on Wednesday they were investigating a violent heist in Chile's main seaport where thieves stole several shipping containers filled with copper belonging to state-owned giant Codelco.Juan Carlos Catalan, the local prosecutor…

Callan Marine Hires Broussard as Business Development Director

Jan 11, 2023

Galveston, Texas based dredging and marine construction company Callan Marine announced it has hired Marc Broussard as its new director of business development. The 25-year veteran brings to the role sales and marketing expertise in the maritime and energy sector…

Freeport LNG May Extend Texas Plant Restart to February

Jan 11, 2023

Top U.S. gas exporter, Freeport LNG, is expected to further extend the seven-month-long outage of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant in Texas to February, as it awaits regulatory approvals, three sources told Reuters on Wednesday.Accounting for 20% of U…

US Container Imports Retreat to Pre-pandemic Level

Jan 10, 2023

U.S. imports of goods in ocean shipping containers in December fell to levels approaching those last seen before the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report said on Tuesday.Demand for kitchen appliances, furniture, big-screen TVs, apparel and other…

New Cargo Service Begins at Port Canaveral

Jan 09, 2023

Bulk materials supplier Blue Water Industries has entered into an agreement with Port Canaveral terminal operator Ambassador Services International (ASI) to import between 400,000 to 800,000 metric tons annually of various sized aggregate through Port Canaveral…

New Whale Protections to Impact Shipping Lanes off California

Jan 05, 2023

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted a U.S. proposal to increase protections for endangered blue, fin and humpback whales off the California coast. The proposal takes effect this summer and expands areas that vessels should avoid to give whales more space…

Lack of Dredging Could Delay Chevron's Venezuela Oil Exports

Jan 05, 2023

A shipping channel snafu is slowing Chevron Corp’s efforts to load tankers at one of its four Venezuelan joint ventures and bring heavy crude to the United States, three people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.Washington in November authorized the last major U…

WESI, LeeWay Bring Hydrogen Fuel Solutions to Atlantic Canada

Jan 03, 2023

Engineering firm Waterford Energy Services Inc. (WESI) and vessel owner/operator LeeWay Marine are collaborating to bring hydrogen fuel supply to Atlantic Canada for marine applications.The two Canadian companies said early front-end engineering and design (E-FEED) has commenced for a Phase 1 Pilot…

US Judge Orders Norwegian Cruise Line to Pay $110 Million for Use of Cuba Port

Jan 01, 2023

Norwegian Cruise Line must pay $110 million in damages for use of a port that Cuba's government confiscated in 1960, a U.S. judge ruled on Friday, a milestone for Cuban-Americans seeking compensation for Cold-War era asset seizures.The decision by U…

Port of Oakland Box Volumes Slide in November

Dec 29, 2022

Container volumes through the Port of Oakland dropped in the month of November as both full imports and full exports fell compared to November 2021 and October 2022 volumes.Total loaded container volume declined 15% in contrast to November 2021…

New Lock at the Soo Reauthorized in WRDA 2022 at $3.219 Billion

Dec 29, 2022

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District New Lock at the Soo Project in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan is reauthorized in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) 2022 on Dec 23, 2022. The project reauthorization amount is $3.219 billion…

Port of New York and New Jersey Remains US' Top Container Port

Dec 28, 2022

The Port of New York and New Jersey has held onto the title as the United States’ busiest container port for a fourth consecutive month.In recent months, U.S. East Coast ports have reported elevated container volumes as trade diverts from the U…

ONE Acquires Stakes in Three California Box Terminals

Dec 28, 2022

Japanese container shipping company Ocean Network Express (ONE) announced it has acquired controlling stakes in three California container terminals amid a push by many of the world's largest global shipping lines to expand their presence in the port infrastructure component of the logistics chain…

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Port of Corpus Christi Awarded Grants to Study Carbon Storage

Port of Corpus Christi Awarded Grants to Study Carbon Storage

Analysis: Container Shipping and Falling U.S. Retail Sales

Analysis: Container Shipping and Falling U.S. Retail Sales

Western Tankers Ramp Up Russian Oil Shipments

Western Tankers Ramp Up Russian Oil Shipments

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