Interview: The Way Forward after Deepwater Horizon Spill

Deepwater Horizon Ruling Aftermath

  January 20th marked the beginning of the third phase of the multiyear trial before the New Orleans District ...

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Libya Releases Tanker Carrying Fuel to Rival Government

Libya Releases Tanker Carrying Fuel to Rival Government

The 2004-built, 34,648 dwt crude oil tanker Anwaar Afriqya has been released from Libya’s port of Tobruk ...

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GAC Signs Agency Deal with BG Group

GAC Signs Agency Deal with BG Group

British multinational oil and gas company BG Group has appointed GAC to be the sole provider of hub agency services ...

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UK Seafarers Unprotected from Unfair Competition

uk seafarers

A new report from maritime specialists at Cardiff University into UK seafarers has found ineffective enforcement of ...

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Syriza Bins Piraeus Port Sale, Targets Shipping Sector

Syriza Bins Piraeus Port Privatisation, Targets Shipping Sector

Greece’s new government led by the left-wing party Syriza plans to stop the sale of a majority stake in the ...

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Tanker with Kurdish Oil Departing US Waters

United Kalavrvta (formerly SCF BYRRANGA)

The oil tanker United Kalavrvta, carrying 1 million barrels of Kurdish oil, is finally leaving US waters after ...

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Navios Banking On Cheap Oil

Navios Banking On Cheap Oil

NYSE-listed owner and operator of tanker vessels Navios Maritime Midstream Partners expects to see spot rates for ...

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North Pacific Route to Become Bussiest Trading Corridor

North Pacific Route to Become Bussiest Trading Corridor

 The North Pacific route will surpass the North Atlantic as the world’s most busy trading corridor in terms of ...

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LNG Shipping conference

What can you expect from the LNG Shipping conference?
Essential global industry analysis on the key issues impacting global LNG transportation including:

– Outlook on the future of LNG supply from the U.S., Russia, Africa and Australia

– Assess the latest technical innovations in engine and containment systems to improve LNG carrier efficiency

– Examine growth areas in small scale LNG and the impact this has on the LNG carrier market

– Explore the developing options for fleet finance and assess the world of MLPs

– Receive an update from the Panama Canal Authority on how the expansion will impact LNG carriers

If you want to stay abreast of global changes in the industry and develop strategies to capitalise on new opportunities for the LNG fleet, don’t miss this year’s LNG Shipping Conference.

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Design & Operation of Offshore Wind Farm Support Vessels

The two day conference aims to cover all aspects of design, navigation, communication & controls, classification & statutory requirements, sea keeping & manoeuvring, crew safety & comfort ­ fatigue, health & safety, environment, operation, powering & propulsion, construction, machinery & equipment.

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EUROMARITIME 2015

 

A decidedly European show for all those involved in the marine economy.
Organised by le marin, part of the Ouest-France group and GICAN, with the support of the European Network of Maritime Cluster, Euromaritime is the only business show dedicated to European marine business.

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It reflects the ambitions of Europe’s integrated maritime policy:

– Bring together businesses and organisations from all the sectors of the marine trade,

– Present skills and know-how,

– Dialogue,

– Build bridges to provide stronger growth and a more competitive economy.

250 exhibitors and around 8000 visitors are expected for this 2nd edition taking place in Paris, Porte de Versailles, covering an area of 8,500 square metres.

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4th Annual Global Liner Shipping Middle East Conference

Global Liner Shipping Middle East 2015 conference agenda

  • Triple keynote session: regional growth and opportunity presentations from UASC, DP World and Maersk
  • Head-to-head port panel: customers quiz leading ports and terminals to tackle the question of induced demand or excess capacity
  • Afternoon container task force: an interactive afternoon designed for delegates to share solutions for terminal productivity, supply chain security and green shipping initiatives
  • GCC rail network updates: examine project time lines and the predicted impact of enhanced regional infrastructure
  • Containerisation International’s data hub: essential trade statistics and industry analysis
  • Commodity corner: review trends in imports and exports and examine the specialist requirements of petrochemical, aluminium and perishable goods shippers
  • Town hall style open forum: an opportunity to help shape the agenda and share your conference objectives

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AMSA Detains Bulker for Illegal Cargo Unlashing

AMSA Detains Bulk Carrier for Illegal Cargo Unlashing

Australian Maritime Safety Authority has released the Singapore-flagged bulk carrier Orient Becrux from the Port of ...

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Court: CentrePort Guilty of Worker Death

CentrePort was to blame for the death of Mark Samoa

A Wellington court ruled this week that stevedoring company CentrePort was to blame for the death of Mark Samoa who ...

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VIDEO: Grounded Reefer in Delaware Bay Back Underway

Grounded Reefer in Delaware Bay Back Underway 1

Motor vessel Santa Lucia ran aground Tuesday near Miah Maull Shoal in Delaware Bay while inbound to Philadelphia. ...

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NewLead Doubles Bitumen Tanker Fleet

Doubles Bitumen Tanker Fleet

Greek shipping and logistics company NewLead Holdings has bought and leased five bitumen tankers, expanding its ...

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Update: Storm Scare Over at Port of NY-NJ

new york new jersey

All Marine Terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey will be opening on Wednesday, January 28 at 8 AM local ...

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Navig8 Bolsters Pool Fleets

Conti Selenit

January has been a busy month for Navig8 Group’s shipping pools as they bolster ranks with new units. A total of ...

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Update: Höegh Osaka Starts Cargo Discharge

Höegh Osaka Pending Cargo Discharge

Discharge of cargo from car carrier Höegh Osaka started on Tuesday, January 27th, the vessel’s owner Höegh ...

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The Dutch Forge Ahead with LNG Bunkering Plans

The Dutch Forge Ahead with LNG Bunkering Plans

The Dutch entrepreneurs Peter Versluis (Veka Group), Gerard Deen (Deen Shipping) and Ed de Jong (IUVENIS) joined ...

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Yinson Holdings Bags Eni Ghana FPSO Deal

Yinson Bags Ghana FPSO Operation Deal

Malaysia-based investment holding company Yinson Holdings Berhad has through its wholly owned subsidiary Yinson ...

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DMA: Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Approval Made Easier

Red oil tanker

It becomes easier to verify whether exhaust gas cleaning systems comply with the stricter limit values for sulphur ...

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G6 Chooses Kotug

G6 Chooses Kotug

Five members of the G6 Shipping Alliance (APL, Hyundai, MOL, NYK Line and OOCL) have awarded a multi-annual and ...

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Infographic: Maritime Crime Figures for 2014

Maritime Crime Figures for 2014 V3

Maritime operations company Dryad Maritime released the following infographic showing maritime crime figures for ...

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Prosecutor Wants 26 Years for Costa Concordia Captain

Costa Concordia

Italian prosecutors have called for a 26-year prison sentence for the captain of Costa Concordia cruise ship that ...

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US West Coast Negotiators Reach Deal on Chassis

Port of Los Angeles

Talks on a new contract for West Coast dockworkers seem to have moved forward as agreement on one of key issues has ...

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Update: Port of Antwerp Cranks Up the Volume

Port of Antwerp Cranks Up the Volume

Belgium’s Port of Antwerp handled 199,012,082 tonnes of freight in 2014, a 4.3% increase compared to the ...

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Carriers Add Ships to Ease US West Coast Congestion Woes

Carriers Add Ships to Ease US West Coast Gridlock Woes

Container ships deployed on Transpacific routes have experienced delays of up to three weeks as congestion ...

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HSH Nordbank Looking to Offload Bad Shipping Loans

HSH Nordbank Looking to Offload Bad Shipping Loans

Hamburg-headquartered HSH Nordbank is ramping up the efforts to shed EUR 1.5 billion (USD 1.7bn) of bad shipping ...

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EximBank China Approves USD 494m in Shipbuilding Loans

EximBank China Approves USD 494m in Shipbuilding Loans

Export-Import Bank of China has granted a USD 312 million loan to Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding for the ...

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