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Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

Suez Canal Choked for Third Day as Elite Team Tackles Stuck Ship

Ever Given in Suez Canal This photo released by the Suez Canal Authority on March 25, shows the Ever Given after it become wedged across the Suez Canal. (Suez Canal Authority via AP)

A huge backlog of ships was building up around the Suez Canal for a third day as an elite salvage team set about the monumental challenge of freeing the container vessel that’s blocking the crucial waterway.

Salma El Wardany and Ann Koh | Bloomberg News
March 25, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Ship Orders Slump 50% With Owners Unsure Which Fuel to Use

Ships sit under construction at a shipyard in South Korea in June. (SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg News) Ships sit under construction at a shipyard in South Korea in June. (SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg News)

Ship owners facing looming deadlines to use less-polluting fuels have slashed the number of new vessels on order because they don’t know which alternative technology to switch to.

January 8, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Container Shipper Maersk Warns of 25% Volume Slump

Shipping containers are unloaded from a Maersk cargo ship at the Port of Los Angeles in May 2019. Shipping containers are unloaded from a Maersk cargo ship at the Port of Los Angeles in May 2019. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

The world’s largest container line is bracing for a historic slump in demand after emergency lockdowns across the globe left international trade in tatters.

Christian Wienberg | Bloomberg News
May 13, 2020
Business, TCA

New Matson Vessel Is Largest Containership Ever Built in US

Matson Ship Matson’s new vessel ‘Daniel K. Inouye’ making its first approach to Honolulu on its maiden voyage, November 28, 2018. (Matson Inc.)

The largest containership built in the United States cruised into Honolulu Harbor on Nov. 28 after three years of construction and an initial voyage from Philadelphia to California via the Panama Canal earlier this month.

Andrew Gomes | The Honolulu Star-Advertiser
November 29, 2018