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Maritime News - 2021 Archive

September 20, 2021

Google Cloud has announced the launch of Supply Chain Twin, a purpose-built industry solution that lets companies build a digital twin, a virtual representation of their physical supply chain, by orchestrating data from disparate sources to get a more complete view of suppliers, inventories, and other information.

Read More about Google steps into global supply chain to assist in disruptions

September 13, 2021

The world’s largest regulatory agencies overseeing international container trades met remotely to discuss rampant supply chain disruptions as carriers and their customers brace for more turmoil during the fall peak shipping season.

Read More about US, China, Europe Grapple With Container Shipping Bottlenecks

September 8, 2021

As the summer holidays come to a close, the British Ports Association (BPA) has welcomed the publication of a proposal to close a legal ‘definition of a ship’ loophole, which presently means that personal watercraft are outside the scope of certain rules and prosecution.

Read More about British Ports welcomes proposal to close the legal loophole on Jet Skis, to make our coastlines safer

September 6, 2021

The volume of container traffic loaded for import/export at Valenciaport is equivalent to that of the Port of Barcelona and Algeciras.

Read More about Valenciaport handles 40% of Spain’s imports and exports by sea.

September 1, 2021

With demand from shippers remaining at high levels, bottlenecks developing across the supply chains, port infrastructure stretched, and inland transport also near overload levels, there are few signs of relief for shippers in the near term.

Read More about No Relief for Shippers as Congestion and Rates Continue to Build

August 13, 2021

The first vaccination data from the Neptune Declaration Crew Change Indicator shows that only 15.3% of seafarers are vaccinated. Figures from ten top ship managers confirm that the crew change crisis continues to increase.

Read More about Low vaccination rate among seafarers, suggests Neptune Indicator

August 10, 2021

Reefer container freight rates have risen sharply through 2021, but in contrast to dry cargo rates, are forecast to rise further in 2022, driven by catch up on North-South routes, according to Drewry’s recently published Reefer Shipping Annual Review and Forecast 2021/22 report.

Read More about Reefer container freight rates to outgun dry cargo rates in 2022

August 3, 2021

The North American Maritime Ministry Association has published a list of locations across the United States and Canada where seafarers can receive the vaccines.

Read More about USA: COVID-19 Vaccine Availability for Seafarers in US Ports

July 29, 2021

Tight supply for naphtha in both Asia and Europe has seen a tug of war between the regions for US-origin cargoes, resulting in US naphtha shipments to Europe reaching a multi-year high for July arrivals while diminishing supplies to Asia.

Read More about Europe rivals Asia for US naphtha cargoes amid short supply

July 23, 2021

Port can make genuine contribution to Dutch prosperity and reducing carbon emissions. In the first six months of 2021, throughput in the port of Rotterdam was 231.6 million tonnes, a rise of 5.8% compared with the same period last year. Despite this increase, throughput volume has not yet recovered from last year’s corona dip.

Read More about Port of Rotterdam rebounds after corona dip
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