Image of the Day: John P. Murtha Finally at Sea

John P. Murtha Finally at Sea

The amphibious transport dock John P. Murtha (LPD 26) is shown resting at sea after an exciting day that saw the ...

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Nicaraguans Take to Streets over China Canal Deal

Nicaraguans Take to Streets over China Canal Deal

Nicaraguans once again expressed their dissatisfaction with a USD 40 billion Nicaragua Grand Canal project by ...

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Beirut Court Rules in Favor of CMA CGM Chief

Jacques Saadé, CMA CGM Chairman

Legal dispute between Johnny Saadé, brother of founder and chairman of French liner giant CMA CGM,  Jacques Saadé, ...

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Scorpio Switches Dry Bulk Newbuildings Order to Tankers

Scorpio Switches Dry Bulk Newbuildings to Tankers

Scorpio Bulkers Inc. has reached agreements with shipyards in South Korea and Romania to modify six newbuilding ...

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Pan Ocean Selects Preferred Bidder

Pan Ocean Selects Preferred Bidder

Harim Group & JKL Consortium has been selected as the preferred bidder for Pan Ocean’s fleet. The ...

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New Regulations to Affect Coal Shipping?

New Regulations to Affect Coal Shipping

Coal shipping to China and Indonesia may likely to feel the impact of the new regulations passed by ...

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MUA Continues Protests against Penalty Rates

MUA Continues Protests against Penalty Rates

Unions from across Victoria have joined the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) at a Melbourne rally today, urging ...

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NewLead Settles with Ironridge Global

NewLead Settles with Ironridge Global

Bermuda-registered shipowner NewLead Holdings Ltd. said it had reached a full and final settlement with equity ...

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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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Best Remedy for Sea Migrations Is Tackling Root Causes

UNHCR Best Remedy for Sea Migrations Is Tackling Root Causes

UNHCR has warned that the international community was losing its focus on saving lives amid confusion among coastal ...

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CMB Enters Containership Business

CMB Enters Containership Business

Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) has approved the acquisition of the fleet of containerships of Delphis, a ...

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Ocean Star Pacific Runs Aground

Ocean Star Pacific Runs Aground

Panamanian-flagged Ocean Star Pacific cruise ship ran aground on Friday, December 12 in General Santos City area, ...

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EU Backs Bremen’s LNG Terminal Studies

EU Backs Bremen's LNG Terminal Studies

The EU plans to invest almost €2.5 million via its TEN-T Programme for studies and pilot construction of a ...

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Strike Spreads through Nigerian Ports

Strike Spreads through Nigerian Ports

Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) is planning to shut the nation’s ports’ operations and start ...

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CMA CGM, Emirates Shipping Drop Mombasa Call

CMA CGM, Emirates Shipping Drop Mombasa Call

Ocean liners CMA CGM and Emirates Shipping Line plan to suspend port calls at Kenyan port Mombasa amid worsening ...

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Outlawing Ransom Payment Jeopardizes Seafarers

Outlawing Ransom Payment Jeopardizes Seafarers

Maritime trade union Nautilus has written to UK Shipping Minister John Hayes to express concerns over the potential ...

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Captain, First Officer Detained after Fatal Suez Collision

13 Egyptian Fishermen Die in Collision with Cargo Ship

Egyptian authorities have detained the captain and first officer of a Kuwaiti containership following their ...

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BigRoll Shipping Orders MC Class Duo

BigRoll Shipping Orders MC Class Duo

Dutch transportation company BigRoll Shipping has contracted COSCO Dalian Shipyard Co. Ltd to build two more MC ...

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VIDEO: ADPC Launches Maqta Gateway

VIDEO ADPC Launches Maqta Gateway

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has launched a new innovative port community system project called Maqta Gateway, a ...

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Moody’s Changes US Ports Outlook to Positive

Moody's Changes US Ports Outlook to Positive

Moody’s Investors Service has changed its outlook for the U.S. ports to stable from negative as container ...

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CSL Rounds Off Newbuild Program

CSL Rounds Off Newbuild Program

The second of Canada Steamship Lines’ (CSL) two newbuild Trillium Class Great Lakes bulk carriers, CSL St-Laurent, ...

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Oakland Port Containerized Volumes Up Third Month Straight

Oakland Port Volumes Up Third Month Straight

Containerized import volume continues to grow at the Port of Oakland, marking a 4% increase for the first 11 months ...

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Japan, Singapore Jointly Tackling EGCS

Japan, Singapore Jointly Tackling EGCS

Japan’s Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, the Monohakobi Technology Institute, and ClassNK have teamed up with ...

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APM Terminals Boosts Gothenburg Terminal Productivity

APM Terminals Boosts Gothenburg Terminal Productivity

APM Terminals has taken delivery of the final two out of a total of twelve  four-container high reach straddle ...

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Image of the Day: Offshore Light Show

Night Art

The holiday spirit seems to have gone offshore first with Gulfaks A offshore platform in the North Sea perfectly ...

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Italy Wants In on STX France Takeover

STX France

Italy has confirmed its interest in buying a stake in struggling shipyard STX France in Saint Nazzaire, French ...

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Gate Installation Kicks Off at Panama Canal

Gate Installation Kicks Off at Panama Canal

The installation of the gates for the new locks of the Panama Canal started on Monday, December 15th on the ...

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