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After Medevac, Captain of Cocaine-Laden Bulker is Held Without Bail

Published Oct 3, 2023 5:57 PM by The Maritime Executive

The master of the cocaine-laden ship that Irish authorities seized last week will be held without bail pending trial, a district c...


Small FMC Complaint Against MSC Set Precedent on Fixed Fees

Published Oct 3, 2023 5:25 PM by The Maritime Executive

A complaint to the Federal Maritime Commission over a small, $1,000 charge levied by Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is likel...


New SOV Design Addresses Emerging Needs as Offshore Wind Grows

Published Oct 3, 2023 3:55 PM by The Maritime Executive

As the offshore wind industry continues to grow, demand for larger crew transfer vessels (CTVs) has surged. Naval architects Chart...


DP World Puts Cars in Containers to Increase Shipments from China to Turkey

Published Oct 3, 2023 2:55 PM by The Maritime Executive

Car manufacturers and dealers globally are confronted by a shortage of capacity from the vehicle transport ships and mounting back...


Hapag Celebrates Introduction of its First Ultra Large, LNG-Fueled Boxship

Published Oct 2, 2023 8:29 PM by The Maritime Executive

Hapag-Lloyd marked its entry into the ultra large container vessel segment, celebrating the introduction of its first newbuild. Th...


Ro-Ro Transporting Assemblies for Airbus to Employ Suction Sails

Published Oct 2, 2023 5:57 PM by The Maritime Executive

French shipping company Louis Dreyfus Armateurs working with Airbus, which charters one of its ships, will install suction sails o...


Australia Bans Containership for Serious Maintenance Issues

Published Oct 2, 2023 5:08 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority issued its seventh ban against a ship in 2023 as they continue strict enforcement of safe...


Panama Canal Further Lowers Transits Impacting Largest Ships

Published Oct 2, 2023 4:03 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Panama Canal Authority is taking a further series of steps that include reducing the number of daily transits for the largest...


More Bulkers Heading to Ukraine Helping to Lower Shipping Costs

Published Oct 2, 2023 1:53 PM by The Maritime Executive

Additional vessels from a broader range of shipping companies are beginning to use Ukraine’s humanitarian shipping corridor....


EU Carbon Tax Could Have a Significant Impact on Global Trade

Published Oct 1, 2023 11:35 PM by Brian Gicheru Kinyua

On Sunday, the EU and the world’s first carbon import tax came into force. Until 2026, it will be in a transitional phase al...

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