What’s Going on With Shipping?
December 20, 2021
On this episode of What’s Going on With Shipping, host Sal Mercogliano - Chair of the Department of History, Criminal Justice, and Political Science, former merchant mariner, and instructor of Maritime History, Security and Industry Policy - discusses the Top 5 Maritime Stories (Flooding at Port Klang in Malaysia, Ningbo partial shutdown, Los Angeles/Long Beach Update with ship queue and issues with American agriculture exports, Europe Energy shortage, and a resumption of the US Merchant Marine Academy Sea Year) for December 20, 2021.
01:37 1. Heavy rain and flash floods disrupt Port Klang’s operations
05:36 2. New Ningbo Lockdown Shows Covid Threat Hanging Over Supply Chains
09:18 3. Los Angeles/Long Beach Update
Marine Exchange of Southern California - Facebook
White House to ocean carriers: Take more ag exports … or else
17:12 4. Europe Braces For Energy Crunch As Deep Freeze Sets In
UK Gas Prices Break Records As Europe’s Energy Crisis Worsens
Energy Crisis in Europe Intensifies With Russian Troops on Ukraine Border
20:15 5. USMMA Sea Year Training to Resume with Mandatory Safety Standards to Protect Cadets Against Sexual Assault and Harassment
Coast Guard: Sexual Assault On U.S. Ships Is A Crime That Must Be Reported