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Vessel Seeks Other Port on Expected Freeport LNG Delay

Jan 19, 2023

At least one liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessel gave up on Freeport LNG's export plant in Texas by Thursday after a growing number of analysts and other sources said the facility would likely not exit its seven-month outage until February or later…

SAAM Towage Certifies Its Carbon Footprint

Jan 17, 2023

For the fifth year in a row, SAAM Towage was recognized by the Ministry of the Environment’s Huella Chile program for measuring and assuring its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions during 2021.“Our commitment is to continually seek alternatives that…

Port Houston Posts Record Volume in 2022

Jan 17, 2023

Port Houston recorded its best year yet in 2022. Port Houston container annual volume was up 14%, reaching just shy of 4 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU), at 3,974,901 TEUs. This is nearly double the volume posted six years earlier in 2016 and 492…

Electricity Constraints Force Canada's First LNG Terminal to Delay Renewable Shift

Jan 16, 2023

Shell PLC's LNG Canada export project in British Columbia plans to start building its proposed second phase with natural gas-powered turbines and switch to electricity as more renewable power becomes available, a top executive said, a decision…

CHS, Cargill JV to Export Grains via Houston Terminal

Jan 13, 2023

Agribusinesses CHS and Cargill plan to expand the scope of their joint venture, TEMCO, by adding the Cargill-owned export grain terminal in Houston, Texas. The addition of the Houston terminal will expand the joint venture’s export capabilities…

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…

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