Latest News for: Coastal shipping

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$1.4bn sought to revitalise UK shipbuilding

Splash24/7 14 May 2021
Shipbuilding is crucial to the livelihoods of our coastal communities, and the future of the planet, with decarbonisation being impossible without greener shipping ... in a release as “tomorrow’s Teslas of the seas”, as well as advancing green shipping fuels such as hydrogen.
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Nations Begin to Vaccinate Seafarers as Calls Grown to Expand Efforts

The Maritime Executive 14 May 2021
“Thousands of foreign ships visit Australia each year, with many conducting regular trips or undertaking coastal trade between Australian ports, resulting in a significant risk of COVID transmission into the community through direct contact with waterfront workers,” said MUA National Secretary Paddy Crumlin.
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State of Emergency caused citizen panic

Citrus County Chronicle 14 May 2021
Unnecessarily so!. The Governor’s declaration should not have been issued for our entire state because 90% of the gasoline, diesel fuel and jet fuel used in in our state is transported by ship to Florida ports from refineries along the Texas-Louisiana coastal area ... .
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U.S. fuel supply response slowed by mothballed oil tankers

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 14 May 2021
... that can make coastal voyages, shipping sources said on Wednesday.
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'Stop the barge': Outcry over proposal for East Coast barging facility

RNZ 13 May 2021
A Māori trust is trying to forge ahead with a proposal for coastal shipping on the East Cape despite calls from marae, hapū and even its own beneficiaries to stop ... It said coastal shipping would provide additional transport resilience, improve intra-regional and inter-regional connectivity, and promote regional development.
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Cyclone Tauktae: Efforts on to alert Tamil Nadu fishermen

The Times of India 13 May 2021
The department has started contacting the boats, which move in clusters, through satellite phones provided to them by the government, the coordination centres operated by fishermen in the coastal villages and through local churches ... ICG has been requested to warn the fishermen from their ships.
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Cyclone Tauktae: Efforts on to alert TN fishermen

The Times of India 13 May 2021
The department has started contacting the boats, which move in clusters, through satellite phones provided to them by the government, the coordination centres operated by fishermen in the coastal villages and through local churches ... ICG has been requested to warn the fishermen from their ships.
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EnergyU.S. waives shipping restrictions to ease fuel crunch after pipeline hack

Reuters 13 May 2021
ports to be carried by ships built domestically and staffed by U.S ... Efforts to get fuel supplies to areas in the United States facing shortages have been slowed because shipowners have mothballed U.S.-flagged oil tankers that can make coastal voyages, shipping sources said on Wednesday.
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EnergyU.S. fuel supply response slowed by mothballed oil tankers

Reuters 13 May 2021
Efforts to get fuel supplies to areas in the United States facing shortages have been slowed because shipowners have mothballed U.S.-flagged oil tankers that can make coastal voyages, shipping sources said on Wednesday ... The ships could carry the fuel to the cities and states on the East Coast that need it.
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U.S. waives shipping restrictions to ease fuel crunch after pipeline hack

Metro USA 13 May 2021
ports to be carried by ships built domestically and staffed by U.S ... Efforts to get fuel supplies to areas in the United States facing shortages have been slowed because shipowners have mothballed U.S.-flagged oil tankers that can make coastal voyages, shipping sources said on Wednesday.
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The Colonial Pipeline cyberattack: Can we ‘take a sad song and make it better?’

Hawaii Tribune-Herald 13 May 2021
What about shipping by rail and truck? Yes, there is some relief available, but not enough. Or what about using tanker ships to move the fuel from the Gulf, along the coast, to New Jersey? Sorry, that option is limited by the capacity-constraining Jones Act, which requires all coastal shipping be done in American-made vessels.
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Commentary: The Colonial Pipeline cyberattack: Can we 'take a sad song and make it better?'

Johnson City Press 13 May 2021
What about shipping by rail and truck? Yes, there is some relief available, but not enough. Or what about using tanker ships to move the fuel from the Gulf, along the coast, to New Jersey? Sorry, that option is limited by the capacity-constraining Jones Act, which requires that all coastal shipping be done in American-made vessels.
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What we should learn from the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack

Bangor Daily News 13 May 2021
What about shipping by rail and truck? Yes, there is some relief available, but not enough. Or what about using tanker ships to move the fuel from the Gulf, along the coast, to New Jersey? Sorry, that option is limited by the capacity-constraining Jones Act, which requires that all coastal shipping be done in American-made vessels.
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Bruce Yandle: The Colonial Pipeline cyberattack: Can we ‘take a sad song and make it better?’

Pioneer Press 13 May 2021
What about shipping by rail and truck? Yes, there is some relief available, but not enough. Or what about using tanker ships to move the fuel from the Gulf, along the coast, to New Jersey? Sorry, that option is limited by the capacity-constraining Jones Act, which requires that all coastal shipping be done in American-made vessels.
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Kongsberg Contracted to Supply Green Solutions for Hurtigruten Vessels

The Maritime Executive 12 May 2021
These green upgrades of Hurtigruten Norwegian Coastal Express ships represent a forward-looking, sustainable choice for their existing fleet.” ...Green shipping requires a holistic way of thinking ... “Our goal is to operate all our ships and all our cruises completely emission-free.
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