Interview: Antwerp Sets the Course for Future Growth

Interview: Antwerp Sets the Course for Future Growth

Belgium’s Port of Antwerp is the biggest port area in the world, covering 13,057 hectares, the equivalent of 20,000 football fields. The Port of Antwerp is situated some 80 kilometers inland at the upper end of the ...

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Ebola Turns Up the Heat on West Africa Trade

Ebola Turns Up the Pressure on West Africa Trade

West Africa trade continues to acutely feel the pressure of the Ebola outbreak with export trade estimated to be ...

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CMA CGM Marks Record Volume Surge

CMA CGM Marks Record Volume Surge

France’s CMA CGM Group, the world’s third largest container shipping company, carried 3.2 million TEUs in the ...

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Plunging Oil Prices Driving Down Fuel Costs

Plunging Oil Prices Could Cut Fuel Costs by USD 1 Mln

Fuel costs could be cut by as much as USD 1 million a year if current price levels stay put for ships that burn 24 ...

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UPDATE: Belgium Port Workers Begin 24 Hour Strike

Aerial View of Port of Zeebrugge

Port workers in Belgium have started a 24 hour strike today, 24th November 2014, which will end at midnight ...

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Drewry: North America Needs Bigger, Automated Terminals

Drewry North America Needs Bigger, Automated Terminals

Drewry’s new report Container Terminal Capacity and Performance Benchmarks compares capacity and performance ...

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ECSA Advises Caution on CO2 Monitoring Regime

ECSA Advises Caution on CO2 Monitoring Regime  1

The European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA) voiced their concerns in relation to data reliability ...

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Maersk Eyes More Shares

Maersk Eyes More Shares

Denmark’s A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S has entered the second phase of its share buy-back program, which ...

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IMRF: Dealing with Media Pressure Key in SAR Operations

IMRF Dealing with Media Pressure Key in SAR Operations

Media pressure, and particularly the posting of unverified stories on social media, has become a significant factor ...

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Offshore Marine Risk Management

This conference will use a project based case study approach to showcase risk profiles, mitigation strategies, disputes and claims management. Asia’s only conference on Offshore Marine Risk Management will explore risk mitigation strategies across the offshore value chain in context to transportation, installation, construction, SURF, and asset integrity management.

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The International Tidal Energy Summit 2014

The International Tidal Energy Summit 2014 is the leading commercial networking forum dedicated to the global tidal energy industry. Back for its 8th year, ITES2014 is the #1 global forum focused on bringing together project developers, OEMs and suppliers looking to deliver commercial scale, cost competitive commercial scale tidal arrays. Featuring the CEOs of major OEMs, leading project developers and key government representatives, this is the essential meeting place for those looking to enter the dynamic tidal energy market.
To join leading representatives from DECC, the Crown Estate, ScottishPower Renewables, GDF Suez, Alstom Tidal Generation, MeyGen, Siemens Marine Current Turbines, Andritz Hydro Hammerfest, Mojo Maritime, and many more, visit  www.tidaltoday.com/tidal-conference

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5th Gas Fuelled Ships Conference

The conference is the only technical conference to combine a two day informative and knowledge based conference with technical visits giving delegates access to real life operations of current LNG vessels, and supply plants, as well as networking opportunities at its welcome reception and conference dinner. This is a must attend event for ship owners and operators, policy makers, engine manufacturers, LNG carriers, LNG suppliers, ship builders, classification societies, ship designers, ship yards and port & terminal operators who are looking to benefit from a valuable insight into using LNG as a future maritime fuel.

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Historic Ships 2014

The Historic Ships conference returns for a fourth instalment that will not only focus on the restoration and preservation of historic vessels, but also the research and investigation into the engineering and efficiency of historic design through modern naval architecture techniques.

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Cruise Lines Deploying More Capacity in Asia

Cruise Lines Deploying More Capacity in Asia

 The cruise industry continues to grow rapidly in Asia and many cruise lines are deploying more capacity in the ...

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Lower US Demand Reshuffles West African Crude Moves

Lower US Demand Reshuffles West African Crude Moves

West African crude moves have shifted from the U.S. to Europe as lower demand from the U.S. has forced a reshuffle ...

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TEN Rakes In

TEN Rakes In

Athens-based tanker owner and operator Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN) has reported an improved net income ...

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Port of Gothenburg to Boost Timber Volumes

Port of Gothenburg to Boost Timber Volumes

Sweden’s Port of Gothenburg is aiming to increase the volume of paper and timber products passing through the ...

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Seven Evacuated from Sinking Freighter off Haiti

Seven Evacuated from Sinking Freighter off Haiti

Seven crewmembers were rescued after their 100-foot coastal freighter began taking on water and sank approximately ...

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BOEM Launches Arctic Ecosystem Research Project

BOEM Launches Arctic Ecosystem Research Project

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) partners ...

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Some Carriers Resorting to West Coast Surcharges After All

Carriers Resorting to West Coast Surcharges After All

Some of the carriers that suspended their congestion surcharges last week for US West Coast ports have decided to ...

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Argyll Strikes Again

HMS Argyll Strikes Again

The U.K. Navy’s HMS Argyll has seized more than 850 kg of cocaine in a high speed midnight chase while on ...

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Skangass Strikes LNG Supply Deal with Eni

Skangass Strikes LNG Supply Deal with Eni

Skangass has signed a two year agreement with Eni for supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG). The LNG will be ...

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Image of the Day: Mercury Hitches a Ride

Image of the Day Mercury Hitches a Ride

The convoy consisting of three main and two spare sea tugs towing Mercury jackup rig left Arkhangelsk seaport on ...

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Barcelona among Top Three Most Productive European Ports

Port of Barcelona

The Port of Barcelona received the third most productive port in Europe award for the first half of 2014, marking ...

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DP World, Qingdao Port Group Deepen Collaboration

DP World, Quingdao Port Group Deepen Collaboration

DP World, Dubai, and Qingdao Port Group, China, have signed a Strategic Framework Agreement to enhance port ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (17th -21st of Nov)

Readers’ Picks of the Week

Cargo Ship Sinks off Ecuador A 1,200 dwt general cargo vessel San Cristobal sank around 25 nautical miles off Santa ...

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US Navy Supply Ships Collide in Gulf of Aden

US Navy Ships Collide in Gulf of Aden

Two U.S. Naval supply ships collided in the Gulf of Aden November 20 at 5:26 a.m. local time with no injuries to ...

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Panama Canal Expansion Good for Japan’s LNG Imports

Japan's LNG Imports to Benefit from Panama Canal Expansion

The Panama Canal Expansion will open new possibilities for the shipments of liquefied natural gas (LNG) through the ...

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Eunavfor Stays in Somalia for Two More Years

Eunavfor Stays in Somalia for Two More Years

The European Council has extended the EU’s counter-piracy Operation Atalanta by two more years, until December 12, ...

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ITF Questions PMA’s Commitment to West Coast Talks

Paddy Crumlin, ITF president

The talks between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) are ...

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Russian IEA to Order Up to 30 Ships

Russian IEA to Order Up to 30 Ships

Russian Industrial and Ecological Alliance CJSC is looking to order up to 30 ships, according to the ...

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