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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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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Training Coastguards in Piracy Hotspots Key

Training Coastguards in Piracy Hotspots Key

Training and mentoring of coastguards in Africa, Middle East, and South East Asia is essential if coastal nations ...

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Sino-Global Broadens Ownership Scope

Sino-Global Broadened Ownership Scope

New York-based shipping agency Sino-Global Shipping America has broadened its ownership scope with the signing of a ...

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Maersk Giant Breaks 18,000 TEU Ceiling

Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Breaks 18,000 TEU Ceiling

Maersk Line’s Triple E container ship behemoth Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller left the Spain’s Port of ...

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Three Injured in Cargo Ship Fire

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A fire broke out on Saturday on board an Indonesia-flagged general cargo ship while docked in Surabaya, Indonesia ...

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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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Höegh Osaka Pending Cargo Discharge

Höegh Osaka Pending Cargo Discharge

Discharge of cargo from car carrier Höegh Osaka is set to start shortly according to the vessel’s owner Höegh ...

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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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Improved US Economy Lifts Georgia Ports

Improved US Economy Lifts Georgia Ports

The Georgia Ports Authority, operator of the U.S. seaports of Savannah and Brunswick,  ended 2014 with growth in ...

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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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Carnival Corporation Expands Presence in China

Carnival Corporation Expands Presence in China

Miami-based cruise operator Carnival Corporation signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China Merchants ...

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HHI’s Order Intake Plunges

HHI's Order Intake Plunges

The newbuilding order intake of South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has taken a plunge as the ...

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Image of the Day: Splashed

splashed

The image shows KOTUG Offshore’s tugs tow FPSO ‘PetroJarl 1′ to Damen Shiprepair Schiedam located ...

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Gazprom, Yamal Sign Deal to Sell LNG in Asia

Gazprom, Yamal Sign Deal to Sell LNG in Asia

Gazprom Marketing & Trading Singapore, a wholly-owned trading subsidiary of Russia’s Gazprom Group, and ...

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South Asia Still Preferred Dumping Ground

South Asia Still Preferred Dumping Ground

Out of a total of 1026 ships dismantled globally in 2014, 641, representing 74% of the total gross tonnage (GT) ...

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Canada Says Customs Act Applies to US West Coast Diverters

Canada Says Customs Act Applies to US West Coast Diverters

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has warned that as negotiations continue between the International Longshore ...

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Drewry: Post-Alliance Restructure Well-Balanced

Post-Alliance Restructure Well-Balanced

The Asia-North Europe trade post-alliance restructure is generally well-balanced in terms of geographical coverage ...

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USCG Clears Serenade of the Seas for Departure

USCG Clears Serenade of the Seas for Departure

The United States Coast Guard cleared Royal Caribbean’s cruise ship Serenade of the Seas for departure from ...

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ITF Launches East Asian Maritime Action Week

ITF Launches East Asian Maritime Action Week

Teams of inspectors from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) will begin the first East ...

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Update: Sunken Tug Spills Oil off Oahu

Update Sunken Tug Spills Oil off Oahu

The U.S. Coast Guard Hawaii Pacific, Department of Health and responsible party Unified Command, are continuing oil ...

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China, Sohar Eye Investment Opportunities

Sohar Port and Freezone

Oman’s fast expanding Sohar Port and Freezone is looking East to attract investment, in particular from ...

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Abu Dhabi Ports Invests in Terminal Management Software

Abu Dhabi Ports Invests in Terminal Management Software

Abu Dhabi Ports has implemented new port management software called ‘Master Terminal’ to enhance the ...

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Cosco Starts Piraeus Container Terminal Upgrade

Cosco Starts Piraeus Container Terminal Upgrade

China Ocean Shipping Company (Cosco) held the Inauguration of the Expansion of Pier III of COSCO Piraeus Container ...

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COSCO Swings Back to Profit

COSCO Swings Back to profit

After three years of losses, China’s shipping conglomerate China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company (COSCO) ...

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IMO Action on Black Carbon Long Overdue

IMO Action on Black Carbon Long Overdue

The International Maritime Organisation’s recommendation to its environment committee to agree on ...

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Egypt Selects Winners of Its USD 2.2 Bln LNG Tender

Winners of Egypt's USD 2.2 Bln LNG Tender Selected

Egypt has selected the winners of its USD 2.2 billion tender for delivery of 75 cargoes of liquefied natural gas ...

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