Category Archives: Maritime

Energy efficient cargo ships – go fly a kite

We’ll be watching this with interest Cargill: News Center – News Releases – 2011 – Cargill propels shipping forward with largest kite-powered vessel.

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Stormy Seas off Somalia | RAND

Stormy Seas off Somalia via Stormy Seas off Somalia | RAND.

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Trade through South Florida ports sets records – Miami-Dade – MiamiHerald.com

South Florida’s top exports to the world were aircraft, precious scrap metal, cellular phones and equipment, computers and computer parts. In return, it got gold, non-crude oil, cellular phone equipment, goods in a category labeled imports of returned exports and … Continue reading

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LNG-Tanker Rates Doubling as Ship Glut Erodes: Freight Markets – Bloomberg

Low cost and environmental concerns are driving demand for natural gas resulting a doubling of freight rates. Consumption of liquid natural gas (LNG) has increased 5.1% and prices haven’t rebounded like coal and oil. The increased demand is reducing the number of idle LNG … Continue reading

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Container Ships And Bulk Tankers To Go Nuclear?

Container Ships And Bulk Tankers To Go Nuclear? via Container Ships And Bulk Tankers To Go Nuclear? – Latest industry shipping news from the Handy Shipping Guide. With the move to more expensive low sulfur oil to meet port air quality standards and … Continue reading

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Port Strategy – Return of Mexico’s mega-port plan

Port Strategy – Return of Mexico’s mega-port plan. The US West Coast is becoming increasingly less competitive as a port destination. Long Beach is years behind in its port expansion, while ports on the Gulf Coast are on track to handle … Continue reading

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