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Can the World’s Ports and Terminals Take the Strain as Container Throughput Rises?

News from gCaptain - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 13:26
By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – “Cautious investor sentiment towards greenfield container terminal projects” could lead to steeply increasing box terminal utilisation and a possible decline in port productivity. According to Drewry’s latest five-year container port demand forecast, volumes are set to increase on average by just under 6% a year. This would add 240m […]
Categories: Maritime News

U.S. Was Right to Give China’s Navy the Boot: James Stavridis

News from gCaptain - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:10
By James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) — The vast annual military operation known as the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (simply RIMPAC in Pentagon jargon) just concluded on the beaches of Southern California with a huge demonstration of an amphibious assault, which involves sending troops ashore from warships at sea — a highly complex maneuver whether […]
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BP Offloads Oil Cargo in Shandong After Two-Month Delay at Sea

News from gCaptain - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 11:20
BEIJING, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Oil major BP has started discharging about 1 million barrels of Angolan crude to a Chinese independent refiner, after holding the oil on water for two months due to slowing demand from private refiners, sources said on Thursday. The Mercury Hope supertanker, chartered by BP and carrying about 2 million […]
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Damaged Car Carrier Makassar Highway Reaches Port in Sweden

News from gCaptain - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 11:15
The damaged car carrier Makassar Highway was been moored in Oskarshamn on Thursday after salvors completed its emergency tow from open waters of the Baltic Sea. The 139-meter car carrier ran aground last Monday, July 23, off Loftahammar, Sweden, causing extensive damage to the hull plates and water ingress. Before salvors could address oil contained […]
Categories: Maritime News

Stalled FSRU Ready for Start-Up Off Bangladesh

News from gCaptain - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 10:44
By Ruma Paul DHAKA, Aug 2 (Reuters) – A vessel that arrived in Bangladesh in April to offload its maiden cargo of liquefied natural gas and moor permanently as an import terminal should begin operations “within a week” after bad weather hampered its start-up, an official said on Thursday. The floating storage and regasification unit […]
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Fall salmon season kicks off with mixed forecasts - St. Helens Chronicle

Fishing News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 09:11

St. Helens Chronicle

Fall salmon season kicks off with mixed forecasts
St. Helens Chronicle
Fall salmon season on the Columbia River opened on Wednesday, August 1 with modest forecasts and a few new regulations. A press release from Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) stated that the popular Buoy 10 fishery will lead off Columbia ...

Categories: Oregon Fishing News

Oil Industry Starts Eradicating Bunker Fuel Supply Before 2020 Sulphur Cap

News from gCaptain - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 08:23
By Jack Wittels and Alfred Cang (Bloomberg) — Shippers beware: oil refineries are starting to eradicate stockpiles of sulfur-rich fuel that powers the merchant fleet in anticipation of a demand collapse in fewer than 18 months. Stockpiles have slumped in the U.S. and Singapore this year and traders directly involved in buying and selling the fuel say […]
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Tanker Owners are Scrapping the Most Ships in Decades

News from gCaptain - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 08:17
By Firat Kayakiran (Bloomberg) — Oil tanker owners are giving up. A 19-month curtailment of OPEC cargoes, and environmental regulations that are proving uneconomical to comply with, have got owners purging the supertanker fleet at the fastest pace since the 1980s, according to Global Marketing Systems Inc., one of the world’s top buyers of obsolete […]
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Helm Operations and ShipTracks Announce Integration Partnership

News from gCaptain - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 06:32
US industry heavyweights team up to integrate marine operations and AIS platforms, allowing better data-based decision-making in vessel operations. Press Release – Helm Operations, Victoria, BC – Marine operations software developer Helm Operations announced today that it has launched a new partnership with leading AIS data services provider ShipTracks. The partnership will integrate the platforms developed by […]
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Damen Verolme Rotterdam wins refit contract for drilling rig Stena Don

News from gCaptain - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 06:13
Press Release – Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR), one of Damen Shipyards Group’s most experienced yards in the repair and refit of complex offshore structures, has been awarded a contract by Stena Drilling for a refit of its drilling rig Stena Don. The vessel will arrive at DVR in October 2018 and is expected to remain […]
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Fishing report Aug. 2Current & Upcoming Fishing Opportunities - The Columbian

Fishing News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 23:00

Longview Daily News

Fishing report Aug. 2Current & Upcoming Fishing Opportunities
The Columbian
Effective Wednesday, the fall salmon season opened from Buoy 10 upstream to the Oregon/Washington Border above McNary Dam (see Sport Fishing Regulations Updates page for retention details). An estimated 375,500 fall Chinook and 213,600 coho are ...
Ports report light turnout for mid-week start of Buoy 10 salmon seasonLongview Daily News

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Categories: Oregon Fishing News

Tuna Seashell Pasta Salad Recipe - Group Recipes. We - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 15:57
Delicious and easy Tuna salad that is a great luncheon or light supper entree. You can also add any colorful vegetables you like. Serve on Romaine lettuce.
Categories: Albacore Tuna Recipes

Crab Quiche I Recipe -

Crab Recipes from - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 15:50
This is an easy seafood quiche. A wonderful brunch recipe, or can also be a good main course for a light dinner. Crab, Swiss cheese and onion combined with eggs milk ...

Icebreaking LNG Carrier Christophe de Margerie Sets New Northern Sea Route Record

News from gCaptain - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 15:29
The icebreaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie has set a new record for the fastest crossing of the Northern Sea Route for an unescorted ship during the month of July, according to its owner. The vessel, which is owned and operated by Russian shipping firm Sovcomflot, set the new record while transporting a cargo of […]
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First Big U.S. Offshore Wind Farm to Save Customers $1.4 Billion

News from gCaptain - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 14:50
By Jim Efstathiou Jr. (Bloomberg) — Massachusetts electricity users will save about $1.4 billion over 20 years from the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in the U.S. Avangrid Inc. and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, joint developers of the 800-megawatt project south of Martha’s Vineyard, expect to provide power and renewable energy credits for 6.5 cents a kilowatt-hour […]
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Israel Warns Iran of Military Response if Key Red Sea Shipping Lane is Closed

News from gCaptain - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 13:38
JERUSALEM, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Israel would deploy its military if Iran were to try to block the Bab al-Mandeb strait that links the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday. Last week, Saudi Arabia said it was suspending oil shipments through the strait, on the main sea […]
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U.S. Coast Guard Convenes Marine Board of Investigation into Fatal Duck Boat Sinking

News from gCaptain - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:44
The Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard has convened a formal Marine Board of Investigation (MBI) into the loss of the U.S.-flagged amphibious duck boat, Stretch Duck 07, which occurred July 19, 2018 with the loss of 17 lives. The “Ride The Ducks” amphibious vehicle had 29 passengers and two crewmembers aboard for a tour […]
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Main Dish Crab Recipes -

Crab Recipes from - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:32
This crab boil delivers a full meal of Dungeness crabs, corn on the cob, andouille sausage, and potatoes for four in a single pot. By Preston Hoover; Crab and Cheddar ...

CMA CGM’s 22,000 TEU Ships to Feature ‘Bulbless’ Bow Made for Slow-Steaming

News from gCaptain - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:06
By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – A steel cutting ceremony took place in China last week on the hulls of the first two ships of CMA CGM’s order for nine 22,500 teu LNG-powered ULCVs, featuring a potentially game-changing bow design. Alongside similar ULCVs being constructed for MSC in South Korea, these behemoths will be the […]
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Conference Hopes To Respark US Marine Highways

News from gCaptain - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:04
Roads around the New York metro area, and up and down many parts of the East Coast, are increasingly congested. The congestion increases air pollution, leads to poor roads, and slows the flow of people and goods throughout the region. Heavy cargo transported on trucks have damaged our roads and bridges. Most other maritime nations […]
Categories: Maritime News
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