Adani Ports Exceeds USD 1 Billion Mark

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India’s port developer and part of Adani Group, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ), has ...

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Hanjin Shipping’s Restructuring Cleared

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South Korean shipping company Hanjin Shipping has received approval from creditors to move forward with its ...

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UN to Inspect Yemen-Bound Commercial Shipments

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The United Nations Security Council has launched an inspection mechanism of commercial shipments to Yemen based in ...

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OBP: GoG Pirates Snatch Ransoms of up to USD 400,000

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The Gulf of Guinea pirates have been yielding ransom payments of up to USD 400,000 for kidnapped seafarers in 2015, ...

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BNCT Hits 5 Mn TEU Milestone

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Busan New Container Terminal (BNCT) in South Korea crossed the five million TEU mark on April 27, in less than five ...

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Eastern NOC Fights Back as It Blocks Tanker Loading

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The eastern National Oil Corporation (NOC) of Libya has struck back to its rival Tripoli-based NOC by preventing ...

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Prestige Ruling Proof of Seafarers' Ill-Treatment

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The ruling that overturned the judgment by the Provincial Court of La Coruña (Galicia) in the Prestige oil spill ...

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Maersk Group’s Quarterly Profit Down by 86 Pct

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Danish shipping and offshore energy conglomerate Maersk Group reported its profit at USD 224 million for the first ...

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Four Port Operators Remain in Race for Corozal Port

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Four port operators were pre-qualified during the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for companies interested in ...

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Fire Erupts After Boxship Hits Gantry Crane in Port Said

A fire broke out at Egypt’s Port Said last night after a container ship hit a gantry crane while leaving ...

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Hanjin Heavy Gets USD 105 Mn of Financial Aid

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South Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC) will receive an additional amount of  KRW ...

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Lithuanian Shipping Company Auctions Off Two Bulkers

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Two out of a batch of four bulk carriers owned by the financially-troubled Lithuanian Shipping Company’s (LSC) ...

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Scorpio Bulkers’ Net Loss Rises

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NYSE-listed dry bulk owner and operator Scorpio Bulkers has reported its net loss for the first quarter of 2016 at ...

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Westports Handles More Container Volumes

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Malaysian port operator Westports Holdings Berhad has seen an increase in its container operations as the ...

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7th Annual International Port Security Conference

The SMi Group announces the 7th annual International Port Security Conference. The event will be held in London on the 1st and 2nd of June 2016.

The conference aims to bring together key decision makers in the industry to discuss modern methods of port security and provide effective learning experiences for all delegates through the carefully selected expert speaker line up.

Interacting with delegates from across the globe and hearing from industry leading experts will ensure delegates are up-to-date with high priority information that enables you to best secure your seaports, civilians and means of trade.

Topics to be discussed include terrorism, cyber terrorism, emergency intervention procedures, optimising technology use in security checks and case studies featuring some of the largest ports across the world. Our diverse range of topics will allow delegates to learn best practices for port security and understand further how other ports are resolving core challenges.

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Canada LNG Export Conference and Exhibition 2016

Following the tremendous success of DMG’s 3rd Annual Canada LNG Export Conference & Exhibition, those fundamental to the development of LNG…

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ACI’s 6th Maritime Security Management Asia

The conference will address detailed risk management and planning strategies that can be put in place in accordance with major regulations…

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2nd Annual Global Tax Optimisation for Shipping 2016

In this expert briefing, delegates will gain insights on recent updates, strategies and solutions for strategic as well as day-to-day tax challenges…

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Shipowners Forced to Either Cut Rates or Fleet

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The current container market downturn is forcing some independent shipowners to either reduce charter rates to help ...

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New Livestock Carrier Joins Wellard’s Fleet

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Australian livestock ship owner and operator Wellard Group added to its fleet the M/V Ocean Shearer, a livestock ...

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USCG Sets Date for Second Hearing into El Faro Disaster

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The U.S. Coast Guard said that a second round of public Marine Board of Investigation hearings into the loss of the ...

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Samsung Heavy Urged to Come Up with Self-Rescue Measures

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In an effort to speed up the South Korea government’s restructuring plan targeting the financially troubled ...

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Gallery: Adonia Cracks the Cuban Code

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Fathom’s Adonia arrived in the Port of Havana yesterday morning, becoming the first U.S. cruise line to sail ...

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d’Amico Scraps Two Newbuilding Orders

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Dry bulk shipping company d’Amico Dry, a subsidiary of Italian d’Amico Group, has decided to cancel two ...

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DHT Sees Rise in Profit, Sells Last Suezmax

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Bermuda-based crude oil tanker owner and operator DHT Holdings has sold its 2001-built Suezmax DHT Target to an ...

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Hanjin Shipping Could Receive a Nod for Rehabilitation

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Financially-troubled South Korean shipping company Hanjin Shipping is likely to receive approval for its corporate ...

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Contship Eyes Opportunities in Asia

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Italy’s La Spezia Container Terminal, owned by Contship Italia Group, is to visit Ningbo and Qindao in China ...

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Damen, GustoMSC Unveil DG JACK

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The Netherlands-based Damen Shipyards Group and its compatriot GustoMSC are joining forces in order to produce a ...

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Mounting Concern over Lack of Orders in South Korea

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South Korea’s top three shipbuilders, Hyundai Heavy Industries, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering ...

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Puerto Rico Considers Leaving the Jones Act Behind

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A recent debate on stabilizing the economy of Puerto Rico also triggered discussions of exempting the island trade ...

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