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Sales of Tankers for Scrap Hit 39-Month High in September 

Published Oct 8, 2021 7:22 PM by The Maritime Executive

Sales of tankers for demolition reached a 39-month high during September. Yet, with the sector notorious for holding on to tonnage...


CBP: Bayside "Canadian Rail" Facility Switched to Russian Seafood

Published Oct 8, 2021 7:13 PM by The Maritime Executive

In a brief filed Friday, a senior U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer testified that the cargoes coming from the Bayside fa...


Larger, Fast Crew Supplier Built by Damen Completes Sea Trials

Published Oct 8, 2021 5:26 PM by The Maritime Executive

Damen Group has completed construction and sea trials on the first of a new generation crew transfer vessels and it is preparing t...


Ammonia-Fueled Engine Conversion Planned by 2023 for OSV

Published Oct 8, 2021 2:34 PM by The Maritime Executive

A first of its kind project is launching designed to convert an operational ship to operate on ammonia as its fuel source. The pro...


VLCC Crew’s Appeal for Help Highlights Crew Abandonment 

Published Oct 8, 2021 1:11 PM by The Maritime Executive

The crew aboard a VLCC under arrest in Singapore sent out an international appeal for help. Their efforts to call attention to the...


South Korea Launches New High-Spec Submarine Rescue Vessel

Published Oct 7, 2021 10:20 PM by The Maritime Executive

South Korea has launched a $400 million submarine rescue vessel capable of responding to distressed submariners in deep waters, ev...


Chinese Traders Turn to New Routes to Get Much-Needed Coal

Published Oct 7, 2021 10:10 PM by The Maritime Executive

The coal shortage in China and India may give a boost to dry bulk shipping as traders look to new sources to plug a growing supply...


Greenpeace Intercepts Tanker in English Channel Carrying Fish Oil 

Published Oct 7, 2021 7:21 PM by The Maritime Executive

Activists from the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior intercepted a tanker transporting fish oil from West Africa as the vessel enter...


Maersk to Test Air Lubrication Technology on Boxship

Published Oct 7, 2021 6:37 PM by The Maritime Executive

Maersk has become the latest large shipping company to plan a trial using air lubrication as a tool to help improve vessel efficie...


Hapag-Lloyd Boxship Cleared of Responsibility in SoCal Spill Inquiry

Published Oct 7, 2021 5:57 PM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. Coast Guard has considered and reportedly set aside the possibility that the boxship Rotterdam Express was responsible fo...

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