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SHIPPING

More Ships on the Way Set to Clog West Coast Port Congestion Further

Backlog at US West Coast Ports Continues to Climb Between the two Southern California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach there is a record...

MSC Takes New Step Towards Digitalization

BIC Facility Codes for MSC Globally Created in November 2020 by the Bureau International des Containers (BIC), the BIC Facility Codes (BFC) controls a database...

CRUISE INDUSTRY

Go Around the World in 274 Nights with Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean Takes a Chance with a 200+ Night Cruise For the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic began in 2019, a world cruise is...

HARBORS

Ship Congestion Causes Washington Ports to Extend Hours

Extended Hours Needed in Seattle and Tacoma Ports for Ship Congestion Ship congestion has been crippling ports globally as of late.  Ports in Asia, UK and...

Fincantieri Massively Invests in Shipyard for Latin America

$220m Investment from Fincantieri in Mexico Yucatán, Mexico is set to get an $220 million shipyard project investment by Italian shipbuilder, Fincantieri. Updates to Progreso port...

China Port Shuts Down Operations Amid Approaching Typhoon

Looming Typhoon in China Stops Port Flow Dealing with its second typhoon within 3 days, Hong Kong has been taking a beating as of late...

ENVIRONMENT

World’s northernmost island discovered off Greenland coast

Tiny island exposed by shifting pack ice is the most northern known point of land. A 30m-across piece of rock that has been exposed by...

Vast area of warm water off New Zealand causing drought in South America

Hot water "blob" producing ridge of high pressure being blamed for blocking rain from reaching Chile. A vast area of warm water off the coast...

OFFSHORE

More Offshore Drilling Sites in Turkey Seas

A Plan to Increase Offshore Drilling in Turkey A recent plan of program called the Presidential Annual Program for 2022 was introduced in Turkey with...

GOVERNMENT

Deadline Looming for US Sailors to take Covid-19 Vaccination

US Navy is Preparing for Continued Covid-19 Vaccination Refusals The US Navy has a mandatory Covid-19 vaccination program for its sailors to complete by November...

Despite Reports from Russia U.S. Navy Disputes Their Claims of Chase

U.S. Navy and Russia in Dispute over Chase Claims in International Waters Reports of a vessel chase are coming out of Russia which the U.S....

Report Released Says Troops Secretly Gathering in Taiwan

Troops Quietly Gathering in the South China Sea Amid increasing tensions between Taiwan and China, Marines and US Special Operation troops have been collectively and...

INNOVATION

Maritime AI Digital Software Technology for Indonesian Ports

An Upgrade of Maritime AI Software for Ports in Indonesia A new maritime Artificial Intelligence (AI) software is coming to two Indonesian ports to help...

VIDEO: New Innovative Offshore Platform Tourism Entertainment Venue “The Rig”

“The Rig” Family Fun in the Arabian Sun Inspired by Offshore Platform Design A new 150,000 sq m tourism project inspired by an offshore oil...

EDUCATION & RESEARCH

XOCEAN an Irish Startup has Crewless Vessels to Map the Ocean

Mapping the Ocean with Crewless Vessels As an alternative to the current large research vessels that are mapping the seas resulting in significant financial costs,...

First Ever “University at Sea” Sets Sail

“University at Sea” Will Unite Students Worldwide Launched by Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg in August 2020, and calling it the “University at Sea” the...

Three injured at Titanic museum as iceberg wall collapses

Replica of iceberg that sank the RMS Titanic falls over at US visitor attraction. A replica of the iceberg that sank the Titanic has collapsed...

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