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Shipping push for world-first CO2 charge stalls at IMO talks
Shipping push for world-first CO2 charge stalls at IMO talks

Bloomberg | November 26, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | Energy News | Alternative

Shipping’s global regulator signaled that a tiny CO2-based charge on vessels’ fuel consumption will not be approved at a meeting this week, underscoring the challenge facing the industry in its bid to decarbonize.

MSC GRI - scope: USA to Central America & Caribbean

AJOT | November 24, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

MSC SCS scope: Red Sea and East Africa

AJOT | November 24, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

MSC SCS scope: SouthH Africa Maputo (Mozambique)  to USA and San Juan, Puerto Rico

AJOT | November 24, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

MSC SCS - Suez Canal Surcharge scope: US to Australia/New Zealand/New Caledonia

AJOT | November 24, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

MSC SCS - Suez Canal Surcharge scope: USA & Puerto Rico to IPAK, Middle East & Red Sea
MSC SCS - Suez Canal Surcharge scope: USA & Puerto Rico to IPAK, Middle East & Red Sea

AJOT | November 24, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

Effective January 1st 2022, MSC will be implementing Suez Canal Surcharge.

MSC GRI scope: Asia to USA

AJOT | November 24, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

Amazon’s $4 billion holiday fix: Half-empty trucks, $3,000 bonuses
Amazon’s $4 billion holiday fix: Half-empty trucks, $3,000 bonuses

Bloomberg | November 24, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Freighters | Maritime News | Breakbulk News | Intermodal News | Road | Ports & Terminals

Amid shipping snarls and record consumer spending, the company is prepared to sacrifice profit to get products to customers on time.

[FBX Weekly] Ocean rates stable and first signs of progress in LA/LB

AJOT | November 24, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

West coast dockworkers reject contract extension, seek talks
West coast dockworkers reject contract extension, seek talks

Bloomberg | November 23, 2021 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News | Ports & Terminals

The union representing about 15,000 dockworkers at the U.S.’s largest ports declined an offer by employers to extend existing labor contracts for a year, setting the stage for heated negotiations.

Naval Base Ventura County and Port of Hueneme join forces to help relieve US supply-chain congestion
Naval Base Ventura County and Port of Hueneme join forces to help relieve US supply-chain congestion

AJOT | November 23, 2021 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News | Ports & Terminals

Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) in partnership with the Oxnard Harbor District (OHD)/Port of Hueneme (POH) has activated a standing joint use agreement (JUA) to provide U.S. Navy resources onboard Port of Hueneme in direct support of decreasing port congestion in Los Angeles County and reducing the national supply-chain shortage, Nov. 22, 2021.

MSC PAD scope: USA, Puerto Rico to Ivory Coast (Abidjan & San Pedro)

AJOT | November 23, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

WinGD sets development timeframe for methanol and ammonia engines
WinGD sets development timeframe for methanol and ammonia engines

AJOT | November 23, 2021 | Maritime News | Technology

Swiss engine designer WinGD has announced that its engines will be able to run on methanol and ammonia from 2024 and 2025 respectively.

Port Freeport announces completion of Reach 3 of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project
Port Freeport announces completion of Reach 3 of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project

AJOT | November 23, 2021 | Maritime News | Bulk | Ports & Terminals

The Port Freeport has announced Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has completed the first segment of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project.  Port Freeport and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers broke ground on the segment in April 2021. 

Oceangoing aquaculture vessel gains RINA approval
Oceangoing aquaculture vessel gains RINA approval

AJOT | November 23, 2021 | Maritime News | Technology

Ship classification society, RINA has announced the Approval in Principle (AiP) of a new-concept offshore fish-farming vessel.

US gasoline barges head to Western Canada after flood damage
US gasoline barges head to Western Canada after flood damage

Bloomberg | November 23, 2021 | Maritime News | Bulk | Energy News | Ports & Terminals

U.S. barges carrying gasoline are headed to Canada’s west coast to deliver much-needed fuel to a region cut off from the rest of the country after last week’s rainstorms brought flooding and landslides that damaged transportation links.

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