https://lloydslist.maritimeintelligence.informa.com/LL1143712/Daily Briefing March 23 2023
Sailors Saved After A Huge Whale Sank 44ft Boat In Pacific Ocean
- Whale collided with sailboat 13 days into group’s three-week sailing trip from Galápagos Islands to French Polynesia.
- A giant whale sank a sailing crew’s boat in the Pacific Ocean before the group was rescued at the end of an ordeal that could have come out of a novel.
- After a whale sank their 44-foot sailboat Raindancer, Rick Rodriguez of Tavernier, Florida, and three pals endured 10 hours on a lifeboat and dinghy.
Sailing crew rescued after giant whale sank...
Bulk carrier with sanctioned cargo detained in Finland
Bulk carrier SMEW with some 20,000 tons of fertilizers on board is detained in Finland on suspicion, that part of this cargo might belong to sanctioned Russian oligarch, whose name is not revealed. Bulk carrier arrived at Kotka anchorage …
Original post at FleetMon.com, 2023-03-23 04:25:08 … Read...
Japan’s finance shake-up set to hit LNG and container ship funding
Arranging operating leases for newbuilding projects outside Japan is set to become more difficult
Insurers TT Club and ITIC turn on the charm with big bash in Singapore
Night at the museum brings out star-studded cast from the world of marine insurance
Belgian offshore surveying company GEOxyz opens first US office
Belgium-based provider of offshore survey services GEOxyz is targetting the renewables sector with its first US office.
Port of Montreal receives funding for expansion project in Contrecoeur
The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) will receive C$75m ($54.8m)toward its expansion project in Contrecoeur from the Government of Quebec. The funding was announced this week by the province’s finance minister as part of Quebec’s 2023-2024 budget. “This contribution will allow us to continue the work...
$3.6B Marine Corps Wish List Again Asks for Stalled Amphibious Warship
Shipbuilder welding on the bow section of a future San Antonio-class amphibious warship at Ingalls Shipbuilding on Aug. 4, 2022. USNI News Photo
For the second year in a row, the Marine Corps is asking Congress for an amphibious warship the Navy doesn’t plan to buy.
At the top of the Marines’ Fiscal Year 2024 unfunded priorities list is $1.7 billion for LPD-33, a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock that the Navy did not include in its five-year budget outlook released last week. While the...
Savannah enlarges its growing container market share
DESPITE a decline of 14 per cent in total container volumes at the Port of Savannah in February, the port still recorded its second busiest February ever, with container trade nearing 395,000 TEU, down from 460,400 TEU during the same period last year, which marked its busiest February on record, reports Ventura, California’s gCaptain. According to port officials, the dip in container trade is attributed to inflation, rising interest rates, and high warehouse inventories. However, compared to...