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IMF: War in Ukraine is Contributing to a Global Food Price Shock

Published Sep 30, 2022 8:43 PM by The Maritime Executive

The war in Ukraine is contributing to a food price shock around the world, especially in low-income nations most vulnerable to ris...


Hong Kong Adding Batteries and Solar Panels to Next Generation Ferries

Published Sep 30, 2022 6:22 PM by The Maritime Executive

Hong Kong is moving forward with a new generation of ferries that will be among the most environmentally friendly yet built. The n...


Container Carrier Schedule Reliability Reaches 20-Month High

Published Sep 30, 2022 5:59 PM by The Maritime Executive

After more than a year and a half when only a third of containerships were reliably on schedule, the industry is showing strong im...


New Law Will Halt All Live Seaborne Livestock Exports From New Zealand

Published Sep 30, 2022 5:12 PM by The Maritime Executive

New Zealand will stop all live exports of livestock by sea beginning in April next year thanks to a new law passed by the country&...


Solving the Carbon Intensity Indicator Conundrum

Published Sep 30, 2022 5:01 PM by Brian Gicheru Kinyua

During the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee’s 76th session last year, the Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (...


Singapore Firm Charged with Receiving $56M in Fuel Stolen from Shell

Published Sep 30, 2022 4:04 PM by The Maritime Executive

Singapore’s Police Force announced new charges in a long-running scandal involving the thief and resale of marine fuel from...


Twelve Crewmembers Aboard Chinese Bulker Die of Food Poisoning

Published Sep 30, 2022 1:49 PM by The Maritime Executive

A Chinese bulk carrier diverted to Vietnam overnight requesting emergency medical assistance after reporting that crewmembers were...


Projects Moving Forward to Develop First Ammonia Bunker Vessels

Published Sep 29, 2022 7:24 PM by The Maritime Executive

Two leading shipping companies both reported that they are moving forward with efforts to develop some of the maritime industry&rs...


Keel is Laid for Massachusetts Maritime’s New Training Ship

Published Sep 29, 2022 5:29 PM by The Maritime Executive

The keel block for the second of five new purpose-built, state-of-the-art training vessels for America’s state maritime acad...


Contract Rates Decline Starting Expected Market Normalization

Published Sep 29, 2022 3:57 PM by The Maritime Executive

After numerous reports citing declines in container spot rates, the first data showing declines in long-term contract rates are be...

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