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A Win for Florida: Appeals Court Lifts CDC Cruise Ship Restrictions

Jul 26, 2021

A federal appeals court late on Friday reversed course and let stand a lower court order prohibiting the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from enforcing coronavirus-related cruise ship rules in Florida.The decision is a…

U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Ruling that Would Have Suspended CDC Cruise Ship Rules

Jul 19, 2021

A U.S. appeals court late Saturday in a 2-1 ruling put on hold a lower-court decision that said the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) could not enforce its coronavirus cruise ship rules in Florida.Last month, U.S. District…

US Maritime, Justice Agencies to Partner on Antitrust Issues

Jul 12, 2021

The United States Federal Maritime Commission and the Department of Justice Antitrust Division on Monday agreed to boost cooperation and communication in their respective oversight and enforcement responsibilities of the ocean liner shipping industry…

Deal Reached to Release Cargo Ship that Blocked Suez Canal

Jul 05, 2021

The owners and insurers of the Ever Given container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March said on Sunday a formal settlement had been agreed in a compensation dispute, and the canal authority said the vessel would be allowed to sail on July 7…

The Crew Change Crisis is Getting Worse

Jul 01, 2021

The crew change crisis that has been plaguing the maritime industry for more than a year and a half is raging on and only getting worse, data from 10 of the world's top ship managers suggests.The number of seafarers onboard vessels beyond the expiry of their contract has continued rising from 7…

EU Steers Shipping Toward Carbon Trading Market to Curb Emissions

Jul 01, 2021

Ship owners could be forced to pay for pollution from their vessels or face bans from European Union ports under draft plans to add shipping emissions to the bloc's carbon market.Shipping does not at present face EU emissions targets, but that…

New Compensation Offer Made Over Suez Canal Blockage

Jun 21, 2021

The owners of a container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March have made a new offer in a compensation dispute with the canal authority, and a court ruling on the case was postponed for two weeks on Sunday to allow more time for negotiations…

IMO Adopts Ban on Heavy Fuel Oil Use by Ships in Arctic

Jun 17, 2021

The United Nations shipping agency on Thursday adopted a ban on the use of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic region while green groups said the regulations contained loopholes which will allow many vessels to keep sailing without enough regulatory control…

IMO Adopts New Measures to Cut Ship Emissions

Jun 17, 2021

The U.N. shipping agency approved further measures on Thursday to boost the energy efficiency of commercial vessels although critics said the move fell short of what was needed to cut the industry's carbon footprint.The International Maritime…

Hong Kong Ends Quarantine Curbs on Port Calls by Non-cargo Vessels

Jun 15, 2021

Hong Kong providers of shipping services are breathing a sigh of relief after authorities announced they would ease strict quarantine restrictions imposed last July on vessels calling at the Asian shipping hub, trade sources said.From Tuesday…

FMC Accepting Applications for National Shipper Advisory Committee

Jun 07, 2021

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) said it is accepting applications from qualified members of the international trade community wishing to serve on its newly formed National Shipper Advisory Committee (NSAC).The federal advisory committee will provide information…

The Disappearance of the Service Contract in Ocean Shipping and Resurgence of Ocean Tramp Practices

Jun 04, 2021

The below e-mail recently received by the author paints the picture we are seeing a thousand fold in the current ocean shipping marketplace in the inbound/outbound Asia trade lanes which underscores the serious disconnect currently between ocean common carriers and shippers in these U…

Port of Tallinn Enacts New Rules for Hull Cleaning

May 21, 2021

Estonia's Port of Tallinn has implemented new rules requiring the collection of residue from underwater hull cleaning operations while in port.Ellen Kaasik, the port's environmental manager, said the measures are part of a major activity plan…

Ever Given Insurer Says Egypt's Reduced Claim is Still Too High

May 10, 2021

UK Club, an insurer of the container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March, said on Monday a reduced compensation claim made by the Egyptian authorities for almost $600 million to free the vessel and cover related losses was still 'exceptionally large'…

DCT Gdańsk Baltic Hub 3 Project: Invitation for Prequalification

May 07, 2021

DCT Gdańsk S.A. has started a prequalification process to tender for the Baltic Hub 3 Project. DCT invites firms and joint ventures to prequalify to tender for Baltic Hub 3 General Contractor. The project in-cludes:Site establishment and demolition of existing disused Terminal T1 marine structures…

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