Thursday, February 27, 2020
THE MARITIME Executive Newsletter
U.S. Container Ports Seeing Impact of China's Coronavirus Slowdown
Novelist and Explorer Clive Cussler Dies at 88
Boxship Delayed Over Suspected Cocaine Smuggling at Port of Ensenada
Call for Shore Power at New York Cruise Terminals
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U.S. Container Ports Seeing Impact of China's Coronavirus Slowdown

America's seaports are now beginning to feel the effects of the sailing cancellations that ocean carriers implemented at Chinese ports over the span of the past month. The Port of Long Beach, the second-largest in the United States, is now seeing lower cargo numbers portwide, and its longshor...

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Novelist and Explorer Clive Cussler Dies at 88

Clive Cussler, the author of dozens of action novels and sponsor of countless shipwreck-hunting expeditions, passed away at his home in Arizona on Monday.  Cussler, 88, came to ...

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Boxship Delayed Over Suspected Cocaine Smuggling at Port of Ensenada

On Tuesday, the Mexican Navy recovered three kilos of cocaine that were allegedly thrown from the deck of the container ship MOL Majesty at the port of Ensenada, Mexico. In a sta...

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Call for Shore Power at New York Cruise Terminals

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer has sent a letter to Economic Development Corporation President and CEO James Patchett demanding a comprehensive plan to reduce cruise ship emissions, in...

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Zero-Emissions Top Handlers Enters Service at Long Beach

Two shipping terminals at the Port of Long Beach are testing new, zero-emission top handlers. The terminals, Long Beach Container Terminal and SSA Marine at Pier J, will demonstrate three...

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Port of Seattle Pushes for Statewide Renewable Fuel Standard

The Port of Seattle, Washington is calling for the enactment of a statewide clean fuels standard mandating the use of renewable diesel, arguing that it would reduce carbon emissions and lower the p...

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ICHCA and ABTO Partner on Safety

ICHCA International, the International Cargo Handling Coordination Association, and the Association of Bulk Terminal Operators (ABTO) have signed an MOU agreeing to coordinate their efforts to impr...

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USCG Launches Enforcement Action for ATB Tug Off Port Arthur

The Coast Guard is pursuing enforcement action against Bouchard Transportation Company after the shipping company failed to comply with a captain of the port order for one of its two vessels anchor...

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Despite Trade War, Port of Longview Beats Revenue Predictions

The Port of Longview reports that despite trade turbulence in the agricultural sector, its 2019 revenues exceeded budget predictions. Global market conditions were less than favorable for some of t...

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Scotland’s Largest Agricultural Products Hub Fully Operational

Scotland’s largest agricultural products hub is now fully operational at the Port of Rosyth. The milestone was highlighted by the arrival of the Baltic Mantis bulk carrier ...

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Deepwater Ports an Australian Infrastructure Priority

Infrastructure Australia has announced its Priority List for 2020 which includes the development of deepwater container port facilities. Australia’s independent infrastructure advis...

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Nine Companies Sign Up for Global Shipping Business Network

Nine ocean carriers and terminal operators, CMA CGM, COSCO Shipping Lines, COSCO Shipping Ports, Hapag-Lloyd, Hutchison Ports, OOCL, Port of Qingdao, PSA International and Shanghai International Po...

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