Fishing Feeds & News

Rare Shipment Of U.S. Oil Heads To South Africa

News from gCaptain - Sat, 05/20/2023 - 15:16
HOUSTON, May 19 (Reuters) – A shipment of U.S. oil is headed to South Africa for the first time in two years and destined for a Glencore-owned refinery in Cape Town that...
Categories: Maritime News

Titanic Scan Reveals Amazing New Details of Historic Wreck

News from gCaptain - Fri, 05/19/2023 - 13:52
New details have been uncovered by creating a ‘digital twin’ of the infamous wreck of the Titanic.  Deep water specialist Magellan Ltd. has performed the largest underwater 3D scan in...
Categories: Maritime News

Bristol Harbor Group Inc To Design a Manned Transport Barge

News from gCaptain - Fri, 05/19/2023 - 12:20
Bristol, Rhode Island – May 19th, 2023 – Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) was recently selected by United  Launch Alliance (ULA) to design a river and ocean-going manned roll-on /...
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Panama Canal Imposes Additional Shipping Restrictions Amid Worsening Drought 

News from gCaptain - Fri, 05/19/2023 - 12:13
By Laura Curtis, Ruth Liao and Michael McDonald (Bloomberg) — A severe drought affecting the Panama Canal is forcing container vessels to lighten their loads and pay higher fees, with further...
Categories: Maritime News

Ukraine Considers Allowing Russian Ammonia Transit in Exchange for Expanded Black Sea Grain Deal

News from gCaptain - Fri, 05/19/2023 - 11:59
By Pavel Polityuk KYIV, May 19 (Reuters) – Kyiv would consider allowing Russian ammonia to transit its territory for export on condition the newly-renewed Black Sea grain deal is expanded to include...
Categories: Maritime News

Container Volumes at Port of Los Angeles Rise for Second Straight Month, But Pace Lagging Pre-Pandemic

News from gCaptain - Fri, 05/19/2023 - 11:33
Container volumes at the Port of Los Angeles showed improvement for the second consecutive month in April, although they continue to lag behind pre-pandemic levels. In April, the Port of...
Categories: Maritime News

Fincantieri Awarded $526 Million Contract for Fourth Constellation-Class Frigate for U.S. Navy

News from gCaptain - Fri, 05/19/2023 - 10:23
The U.S. Department of Defense has announced a $526 million contract for a fourth Constellation-class frigate for the U.S. Navy at Fincantieri Marinette Marine. Fincantieri received the contract for the...
Categories: Maritime News

Austal USA Secures U.S. Navy Contract for New Class of Ocean Surveillance Ships

News from gCaptain - Fri, 05/19/2023 - 09:11
Mobile, Alabama-based Austal USA has been awarded a significant contract worth up to $3.195 billion by the U.S. Navy. The contract involves the detail design and construction of Auxiliary General...
Categories: Maritime News

Indian Navy Locates Capsized Chinese Fishing Vessel, Life Raft in Indian Ocean

News from gCaptain - Fri, 05/19/2023 - 09:02
NEW DELHI, May 19 (Reuters) – The Indian navy on Friday said it has located a Chinese fishing vessel that capsized in the Indian Ocean earlier this week with 39 crew members onboard. The...
Categories: Maritime News

China Ramps Up Safety Checks on Old Ships as Dark Fleet Grows

News from gCaptain - Fri, 05/19/2023 - 08:41
(Bloomberg) — A major port in China is stepping up checks on older vessels, snarling some cargoes and highlighting concerns around the steady expansion of a fleet of aging ships...
Categories: Maritime News

MSC’s New Megaships Face Longer Transit Times on 2M’s Asia-Europe Route

News from gCaptain - Fri, 05/19/2023 - 08:38
By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Last week’s announcement by the 2M Alliance partners that they intend to inject nine additional vessels into their Asia-North Europe and Asia-Mediterranean loops will see...
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