Tag: Shipping News

Senator Francis Heyliger Voices Concern Over Crowley’s Departure

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Senator Alma Francis Heyliger on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, expressed heightened concern when learning of the suspension of services by Crowley Shipping to the Leeward Islands and other our neighboring islands in the Caribbean. Crowley is one of the major shipping companies in the territory. “What concerns me is the timing of […]

COVID-19 Drops Maritime Freight Figures In Latin America and the Caribbean

SANTIAGO — Maritime freight loaded and discharged in Latin America and the Caribbean is estimated to have fallen by 3.4 percent between 2019 and 2020, according to UNCTAD’s Review of Maritime Transport 2021 published today. This was a period when exports and imports fell in almost all regions, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In Latin America, GDP […]

ALL SOULS LOST: No Response As Divers Knock On Capsized Oil Ship Hull

PORT FOURCHON, La. — Families anxiously awaited news of the 12 people missing from a capsized oil industry vessel Thursday while divers searching for survivors knocked on the ship’s hull without response. Rescuers don’t know whether any of the missing might be caught inside the lift boat called the Seacor Power that flipped over Tuesday […]