Costa Rican Police Storm Port Limón

Costa Rican Police Storm Port Limón

Costa Rican police entered the Port of Limón ten hours after the Japdeva Workers’ Union (Sintrajap) started a strike to oppose the government’s decision to grant APM Terminals the concession to build and ...

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Image of the Day: Readying for Touchdown

Maersk Deliverer Readying for Touchdown

This amazing photo of Maersk Deliverer, Maersk Drilling’s platform, was photographed from a helicopter in the ...

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Steady Sailing for Horizon Lines

HORIZON LINES

U.S. domestic ocean carrier Horizon Lines’ third-quarter adjusted EBITDA increased 12.6% from the same period ...

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Costa Rican Police Storm Port Limón

Costa Rican Police Storm Port Limón

Costa Rican police entered the Port of Limón ten hours after the Japdeva Workers’ Union (Sintrajap) started a ...

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Fredriksen Zeroes In on Flex LNG

Fredriksen Zeroes In on Flex LNG

Billionaire John Fredriksen increased his share in Flex LNG to 43.32%, triggering a mandatory offer for all of the ...

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Royal Caribbean Expects Record Results in 2015

Royal Caribbean Expects Record Results in 2015

Early bookings for 2015 are robust and the current order book is better than at the same time last year in both ...

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Construction of Amsterdam Sea Locks Needs Speeding Up

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Amsterdam mayor has requested from the City Council to approve EUR 105 million (USD 132 mill) in funding for ...

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Effective State Governance Crucial in Combating Somalia ...

Effective State Governance Crucial in Combating Somalia Piracy

While noting the progress made to combat piracy off the coast of Somalia, the United Nations ...

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Three Dead in Platform Accident off Azerbaijan

Three Dead in Platform Accident off Azerbaijan

Three workers died, with the fourth still missing, when the structures collapsed at the Socar’s platform ...

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Seatrade Middle East Maritime

In the 11 years since it’s launch in 2003, Seatrade Middle East Maritime has firmly established it’s place in the marketplace as the platform for industry to do business, network and unveil new products and services.

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GLOBAL TRADE DEVELOPMENT WEEK

Global Trade Development Week EMEA will deliver positive, high quality achievements to reaffirm the UAE’s trade capabilities with its neighbours around the world as well as a platform for the government & private sectors to collaborate and exchange ideas and expertise. We look forward to a magnificent programme of events hosted in The UAE. Global Trade Development Week is the leading global trade event for public & private sector business leaders.

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Loading Master Certification for Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Terminals

This loading master certification course tackles mastering the art of loading and unloading activities and carrying the responsibilities that come with it. The course involves Custody Transfer, which in short means the transporting of physical substance from one operator to another. It also includes the transferring of raw and refined petroleum between tanks and tankers. Every step of this Custody Transfer Operation such as safety, quality and quantity protection, preparation by planning, transparent communication and organization, are necessary skills needed. This workshop is designed to teach and create confidence by practical learning. It focuses on maximum efficiency and pragmatic control to minimize port turnaround time.

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Seatrade Maritime Awards

This year some of the Seatrade Awards categories are being adjusted to reflect the changes taking place across the maritime and offshore marine sector in the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa.  The fundamental objective of the Seatrade Awards programme in Dubai remains as it always has been: to recognise and to honour excellence in all spheres of maritime activity across the region.

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Grande Francia Loses Part of Its Cargo in Storm

Grande Francia Loses Part of Its Cargo in Storm

Italian Ro-Ro cargo vessel Grande Francia lost 10 containers overboard north of the German Bight due to rough ...

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Bocimar Pulls Plug on Six Newbuilds

Bocimar Pulls Plug on Six Newbuilds

After cancelling the order for four units from Samjin Shipyard earlier this year, dry cargo specialist Bocimar, a ...

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DMA Head Official Candidate for IMO Top Post

DMA Director General Andreas Nordseth

The Danish Government confirmed official nomination of Director General of the Danish Maritime Authority Andreas ...

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Shippers Want Transparency on Low Sulphur Fuel Impact

Shippers Want Transparency on Low Sulphur Fuel Impact

The Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) is calling for more information regarding the impact of low sulphur fuel ...

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Dover Strait Collision Caused by Over-Reliance on AIS

Dover Strait Collision Caused by Over-Reliance on AIS

A collision between the multi-purpose cargo ship Rickmers Dubai with the un-manned crane barge Walcon Wizard which ...

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Fincantieri Launches Super Luxury Cruise Ship

Fincantieri Launches Super Luxury Ship

Fincantieri has launched  a super luxury cruise ship Le Lyrial, ordered by the French shipping line Ponant ...

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Port of Rotterdam Marks Slight Increase in Volumes

Rotterdam Port Marks Slight Increase in Volumes

Over the last three quarters, the port of Rotterdam handled 0.3% more cargo than the same period last year, the ...

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AMVI Ships First Nickel Ore from Agata Project

AMVI Ships First Nickel Ore from Agata Project

  Agata Mining Ventures Inc. (AMVI), a joint venture owned by TVI Pacific and TVI Resource Development (TVIRD), has ...

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Nevsky Shipyard Snares Four

Nevsky Shipyard Snares Four

Russia’s Nevsky Shipyard and the Direction of State Contractor of Marine Transport Development Program signed ...

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Importance of VDR Data Undermined

Importance of VDR Data Undermined

 Failure to preserve Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) data in the event of an incident can compromise the owner’s ...

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Image of the Day: Polar Light Show

Polar Light Show

This phenomenon in the sky is known as Aurora, which is a natural light display in the sky. Aurora can be seen in ...

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New Bulk Cargo Terminal for Novorossiysk Port

New Bulk Cargo Terminal for Novorossiysk Port

Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port Group (NCSP) has entered into an agreement with Metalloinvest to construct a ...

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Workers Endorse Strike at Hyundai Heavy Industries

Workers Endorse Strike at Hyundai Heavy Industries

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) may be facing strike for the first time in two decades as ...

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Seroja Investments’ Vessel Served with Arrest Warrant

Seroja Investments' Vessel Served with Arrest Warrant

Seroja Investments Limited informed that its vessel under joint venture company Seroja Zhushui 5 Shipping Limited ...

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IMO Approves Third GHG Study 2014

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IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) approved the Third IMO GHG Study 2014 providing updated ...

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Antwerp Port on Track for Record Volumes

Antwerp Port Set For Record Volumes

The port of Antwerp handled a freight volume of 148,344,168 tonnes during the first nine months of this year. ...

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Gulf Craft Building Superyacht Shipyard in Dubai

Gulf Craft Building Superyacht Shipyard in Dubai

The United Arab Emirates-based superyacht manufacturer Gulf Craft is planning to invest USD 100 million over the ...

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ECB Review Keeps German Shipping Banks on Their Toes

ECB Review Keeps German Shipping Banks on Their Toes

German shipping banks Commerzbank AG (CBK), HSH Nordbank AG and Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale are among 130 ...

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