Finnish Union Boycotts Unifeeder’s Vessels

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European short sea operator Unifeeder said that two of its vessels are being boycotted in Finish ports. The company ...

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Imabari Lands Major 20,000 TEU Boxhip Gig

Imabari Lands 20,000 TEU Containership Orders

Japan’s shipbuilder Imabari Shipbuilding, with the cooperation of Marubeni Corporation, has secured a ...

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Contracting Activity Slashed in 2014

Contracting Activity Slashed in 2014

Weaker ordering in the bulk carrier sector contributed to around half of the y-o-y decline in total contracting ...

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CSDC Expects Profit

CSDC Expects Profit

China Shipping Development Company (CSDC) expects to see around CNY 300 million (USD 48m) net profit for the year ...

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Sohar’s Container Throughput Surges

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Container throughput at Oman’s SOHAR Port and Freezone grew 58 percent in 2014 mostly due to the relocation ...

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Seattle Port in Hot Water over Shell Deal

Seattle Port in Hot Water over Shell Deal

A coalition of nine U.S. environmental organizations called on the Port of Seattle to reconsider its recently ...

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ITF: Seafarers Aboard FOC Ship Neither Fed Nor Paid

Seafarers Aboard FOC Ship Neither Fed nor Paid

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) voiced concerns about the welfare of 21 Filipino seafarers ...

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Russia’s NCSP Hit by Limited Crude Exports

Russian NCSP Hit by Limited Crude Exports

Russia’s port operator Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port Group (NCSP) handled 131.1 million tonnes of cargo in ...

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The 11th annual Arctic Shipping Forum

Highlights from 2014

  • 6 Spotlight analysis sessions
  • Case studies included Laskiridis Shipping’s experiences of the NSR in 2013
  • Economic cost analysis for shipping via Arctic routes versus traditional routes
  • 4 problem-solving clinics
  • 4 champagne roundtable discussions
  • New breakfast briefings included
  • Increased networking time and audience feedback sessions
  • A group visited the new Wärtsilä Propulsion Test Centre

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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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Offshore Specialized and Construction Vessels Summit

We at Konseptos Business Services have conceptualized a two International Summit on “Offshore Specialized & Construction Vessels Summit” supported by “International Marine Contractors Association” scheduled on 11th & 12th February 2015 in Doha, Qatar.

The Program Agenda includes substantial discussions on the marine industry in Qatar such as Understanding the Growing Need of the Region in Terms of Marine Development and Moving Towards Building Specific Vessels for New Projects, Moving Towards a New Age of Specialized Offshore Vessels, Design , Engineering, Implementation and Commissioning of Offshore Construction Vessels, The Advent of State of the Art Shallow and Deepwater Pipe Laying Vessels to mention a few.

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Adani Ports Improves Across the Board

Adani Ports Improves Across the Board

India’s port operator Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ) handled 108 million tonnes of ...

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Bomb Scare at Lithuanian FSRU

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A bomb threat interrupted gas supply on Wednesday from Lithuania’s recently inaugurated liquefied natural gas ...

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Samsung Heavy’s Profit Plunges

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South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) saw its revenue plummet in 2014, reaching KRW 12.8 ...

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DHT Holdings Returns to Black

DHT Holdings Returns to Black

Bermuda-based crude oil tanker owner and operator DHT Holdings reported annual net income of USD 12.9 million for ...

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VIDEO: Preps for Höegh Osaka’s Repair Underway

Preps for Höegh Osaka's Repair Underway

Preparation of a repair plan for the car carrier Höegh Osaka is underway, according to the vessel’s owner ...

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Cargo Ship Runs Aground off Galapagos

Cargo Ship Runs Aground off Galapagos

General cargo ship Floreana ran aground yesterday while carrying provisions from the island of San Cristobal to ...

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MHI Bags LNG Carrier Duo

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Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has received an order for two next-generation LNG (liquefied ...

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CMA CGM Adjusts Europe-West Africa Service

CMA CGM Adjusts Europe-West Africa Service

CMA CGM/Delmas will realign their Europe (via Tangier-Med)-West Africa network with three new services (Euraf3, ...

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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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Evergreen Joins 18,000 TEU Club

Evergreen Joins 18,000 TEU Club

Taiwan’s Evergreen Group, the owner of the world’s fifth largest container shipping company Evergreen ...

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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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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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Tanker with Kurdish Oil Departing US Waters

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

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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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VIDEO: MS Veendam Rescues Pilot from Pacific Crash

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Holland America Line’s ms Veendam answered a request for assistance on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 from the United States ...

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UK Seafarers Unprotected from Unfair Competition

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

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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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