NGO Shipbreaking Platform Slams Maersk's Shipbreaking Plans

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 The NGO Shipbreaking Platform and Transport and Environment (T&E) have criticized Maersk Group’s ...

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NYK Lines to Put More Capesizes in Cold Lay-Up

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In response to the current freight rates in the dry bulk shipping industry, Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen ...

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JES Selling Its Shipbuilding Business

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Chinese shipbuilder JES International Holdings said today that it has agreed to sell its shipbuilding business ...

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ISWAN: Nigerian Court Orders Release of Nine Asteris Crew

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A court in Nigeria has ordered the release of nine seafarers that were held in the country since the arrest of ...

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Dutch Firm to Right Modern Express

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The ill-fated car carrier Modern Express could soon be righted as the Dutch Koninklijke Roeiers Vereeniging ...

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Fitch: US Ports Not Ready for Container Weighing

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US ports, rated by Fitch Ratings, have neither designated facilities for weighing containers nor the systems for ...

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FMC to Hold Hearing on Container Weighing

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The US Federal Maritime Commission is scheduled to host a public hearing on the amendments to the International ...

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VIDEO: 12 Tug Boats Refloat CSCL Indian Ocean

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It is not every day that a mega containership such as CSCL Indian Ocean gets stranded. Therefore, in order to pull ...

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Brisbane Port One Step Closer to Mega Ship Cruise Facility

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The Australian port of Brisbane has received Stage 1 approval from the Queensland Government for a AUD 100 million ...

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Newbuildings Turn Up the Heat on Chemical Shipping Rates

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Chemical shipping freight rates for both contracts of affreightment and spot cargoes will be under pressure ...

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DFDS Wraps Up Record Year, Expects Higher Revenue in 2016

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Danish shipping and logistics company DFDS posted a profit of DKK 1.07bn (USD 151m), up by 89pct when compared to ...

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Maersk Sets Sights on Upgrading Alang Recycling Yards

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Danish shipping and energy conglomerate Maersk Group wants to help ship recycling yards in Alang, India to upgrade ...

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NTSB to Launch Second Search for El Faro’s VDR

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The US National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday that it would launch a second expedition to search ...

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ITF Accuses Alcoa of Further Shipping Exploitation

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The Australian Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman has received a formal complaint from the International Transport ...

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PUMPS & VALVES 2016

The 16th edition of PUMPS & VALVES in co-location with Maintenance, 20 and 21 April 2016 in Antwerp expo, will present a complete overview of all the technologies and innovations in the field of industrial pumps, valves and seals.

The exhibition will feature industrial pumps, control valves, valves, seals, filters and filtration, processing equipment, piping & pipelines, services for industry, governmental agencies & pipeline operators.

Pumps and Valves’ second duo edition, co-located with Maintenance, enjoyed a solid 8% increase in visitors with a total of 5.492 visitors.

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FPSO Europe Congress

Why Attend the 2nd Annual FPSO Europe Congress?
Discover how FPSO leaders are embracing the new realities of a low oil price environment – what are the strategies to adopt in pursuit of viable economical FPSO projects?…

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Port & Terminal Technology Conference & Exhibition 2016

MCI Media Limited are hosting the 8th International Port & Terminal Technology Conference & Exhibition in Charleston, SC.

This year, we are delighted to welcome South Carolina Ports Authority as official supporters.

Having established itself as a “must-attend” key industry event, Port & Terminal Technology will deliver an informative and technical conference programme complemented by an impressive line-up of industry experts.

Exploring the latest developments, issues, trends and technology affecting ports and terminals around the globe, the conference will provide delegates an invaluable learning opportunity as well as an excellent platform for discussion, debate and networking.

Port & Terminal Technology is specially designed for representatives from operations, maintenance and engineering from port authorities, terminal operators, consultancy firms, dredging contractors, maritime construction firms and suppliers of cargo handling equipment and those involved in the effective development and operation of container ports and terminals.

The conference is complemented by an intimate exhibition, comprising a select handful of elite market leaders, enabling companies to reach a niche target audience, showcase their products and network with potential, new and existing clients.

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World Water Works 2016

Rising sea levels, ever-larger container ships, increased pressure on the accessibility of ports and waterways and the associated infrastructural requirements are all global problems.

The time is ripe for sustainable solutions which are both financially feasible and ecologically responsible.

Conference and exhibition

The two-day international hydraulic engineering conference and exhibition World Water Works on 23 and 24 March 2016 at Antwerp Expo brings together science, industry practices and trends related to:

– Hydraulic engineering
– Accessibility of ports and waterways
– Coastline and shoreline projects
– The construction of bridges, locks and tunnels
– Future offshore sea ports

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Port of Los Angeles Gets Busy in January

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Californian port of Los Angeles has seen its busiest January in its 109-year history as the port handled 704,398 ...

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Hyundai Heavy Wins First Order in 2016

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South Korea’s shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has signed an agreement to build two 158,000 ...

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Rosneft, Pietro Barbaro Eye Tanker Shipping JV

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Russia’s oil major Rosneft and Italy’s Pietro Barbaro S.p.A. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding ...

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Wilh. Wilhelmsen Spins Off Den Norske Amerikalinje

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Norwegian rolling cargo shipping specialist Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding (WWH) has opted for restructuring the company ...

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Green Light for New Zealand's Coastal Navigation Safety

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Ahead of the anticipated increase in the number of ships visiting New Zealand and a trend to ever bigger ships, ...

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Court Clears BG-Shell Merger

Court Clears BG-Shell Merger

The High Court of Justice in England and Wales has today sanctioned the scheme of arrangement between the Royal ...

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No Reason for Trade Restrictions amid Zika Outbreak

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There is no justification for restrictions on travel or trade due to the outbreak of the Zika virus, the ...

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Container Shipping Giants to Settle with EU Commission

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Container shipping companies that are being investigated by the European Commission over a suspected breach of ...

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Maersk Line Readies for Much Lower Results in 2016

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Maersk Line expects a significantly lower underlying result for 2016 compared to 2015 as the container shipping ...

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APM Terminals’ Earnings Plunge in 2015

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Netherlands-based container terminal operator APM Terminals, part of Maersk Group, has seen its profit drop to USD ...

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Damaged Anthem of the Seas Arrives to Cape Liberty

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The storm-damaged Royal Caribbean cruise ship Anthem of the Seas returned to Cape Liberty, New ...

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Safe Bulkers Sells Bulker Trio to Boost Liquidity

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Greece-based dry bulk shipowner Safe Bulkers has sold two Panamx vessels to entities controlled by Polys ...

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