GasLog Snares LNG Carrier Pair

GasLog Snares LNG Carrier Pair

Monaco-based owner, operator and manager of liquefied natural gas carriers GasLog Ltd. has entered into an ...

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ECT, Port of Rotterdam End Marathon Legal Row

ECT, Port of Rotterdam End Marathon Legal Row

Europe Container Terminals (ECT) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have agreed to end a three-year legal dispute ...

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Al-Safat's Captain, First Officer Charged with Manslaughter

Egypt Charges Al-Safat's Captain, First Officer with Manslaughter

Egypt’s Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat ordered on Saturday that the captain and first officer of a Kuwaiti ...

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US President Signs USCG and Maritime Transportation Act

US President Signs Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act

The U.S. President Barack Obama signed into law on December 19 the Howard Coble Coast Guard and Maritime ...

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NAT Orders Suezmax Pair

NAT Orders Suezmax Pair

NYSE-listed Nordic American Tankers has signed preliminary contracts with an undisclosed  South Korean shipyard for ...

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Hapag-Lloyd Wraps Up Capital Increase

Hapag-Lloyd Wraps Up Capital Increase

German liner shipping company Hapag-Lloyd completed the planned capital increase of EUR 370 million (USD 453.5m) as ...

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Wärtsilä to Power World’s First High Speed RoPax ...

Wärtsilä to Power World's First High Speed RoPax LNG Ferry

The first Swedish-flagged LNG powered passenger vessel,and the first LNG fuelled high speed RoPax ferry in the ...

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US West Coast Congestion Downgrades Carrier Reliability

Drewry US West Coast Congestion Downgrades Carrier Reliability

Congestion issues at US west coast ports contributed to lower on-time containership reliability in November, ...

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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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Ex China Shipping Development Manager Gets 6 Years in Prison

Ex China Shipping Development Manager Gets 6 Years in Prison

Shanghai No.1 Intermediate People’s Court found Mao Shijia, former general manager of China Shipping Tanker ...

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Aframax Dirty Rates May Sway Clean Operators to Change Ranks

Aframax Dirty Rates May Sway Clean Operators to Change Ranks

With the earnings for an Aframax trading crude from the Arabian Gulf to South East Asia at USD 33,400/day for a ...

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Pilbara Ports Authority Freezes Prices

Pilbara Ports Authority Freezes Prices

Australia’s Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) Board has taken a decision to hold prices at current levels for the ...

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Papua New Guinea Finishes Lae Port Phase I Upgrade

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The first phase of an upgrade of Papua New Guinea’s Lae Port, the joint project of the Government of Papua ...

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South Carolina Ports Mark Double-Digit Volume Surge

South Carolina Ports Mark Double-Digit Volume Surge

South Carolina’s ports recorded another month of double-digit growth, with volumes in November up 13 percent ...

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US Marine Authorities Offload over 10 Tons of Cocaine

US Marine Authorities Offload over 10 Tons of Drugs

More than eight and half tons of cocaine seized or recovered in fourteen interdictions in international waters of ...

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Nakilat Damen to Build 11 Tugs for New Doha Port

Nakilat Damen to Build 11 Tugs for New Doha Port

Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) has signed an agreement with Qatar’s New Port Project (NPP)  to ...

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US Coast Guard Medevacs Tanker Crewmember

US Coast Guard Medevacs Tanker Crewmember

The U.S. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans medevaced a Filipino crewmember from a tanker 23 miles south of Southwest ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (15th – 19th Dec)

Readers’ Picks

MSC Rachele Runs Aground MSC’s containership Rachele has run aground on a sandbank in Western Scheldt ...

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APM Terminals Moin Project Gets Final Clearance

APM Terminals Moin Project Gets Final Clearance

The Secretaría Técnica Nacional Ambiental (SETENA), the official environmental agency of the government of Costa ...

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Image of the Day: RFA Fort Victoria Emerges from Makeover

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Looking resplendent riding high in No.5 Dock at Cammell Laird’s yard in Birkenhead, RFA Fort Victoria belies her 24 ...

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OW Bunker Manager Arrested in Denmark

OW Bunker Manager Arrested in Denmark

Former global manager of the bankrupt marine fuel supplier OW Bunker Lars Bohn has been arrested in Denmark. Danish ...

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Norden Seals Financing for Its USD 1Bln Fleet Renewal

Norden Seals Financing for Its USD 1Bln Fleet Renewal

Danish shipping company Norden said that it has secured three new credit facilities, worth a total of USD 187 ...

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World’s Biggest Containership Drops Anchor in Singapore

World's Biggest Containership Drops Anchor in Singapore

The world’s biggest containership CSCL Globe paid a maiden call at Pasir Panjang port, Singapore, the Strait ...

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Carnival Back for Two More at Fincantieri

Carnival Back for Two More at Fincantieri

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri bags order to build two more for Carnival Cruise Line and Holland America Line.

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Indian Shipbreaking Workers in Dire Conditions

Alang Shipbreaking Workers

The working and living conditions at the shipbreaking yards of Alang, India, remain alarmingly poor, argues a new ...

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VIDEO: Panama Canal Gate Installation

Gate Installation Kicks Off at Panama Canal

The video above gives you a glimpse of the installation of the gates for the new locks of the Panama Canal that ...

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BIMCO: Faster Steaming Not an Option

Faster Steaming for Dry Sector Not an Option

Despite fall in bunker fuel costs that have been almost halved in the past six months dropping from USD 600 to USD ...

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