Oversupply Keeps January Vessel Orders at Record Low

Global ordering activity has fallen to 26-year low in January 2017, shipbuilding data from Maritime & Trade by ...

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Western Bulk Chartering Eyes USD 18 Mn in Equity

Oslo-headquartered dry bulk shipping operator Western Bulk Chartering will launch an offering on February 27 to ...

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Carnival Spends USD 400 Mn on Scrubbers

Cruise shipping major Carnival Corporation & plc has completed the installation and certification of Exhaust ...

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Collaboration in the cloud

How do you stay compliant and in control, and how do you stay ahead of the competition?

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Nakilat LNG Carrier Hit by Oil Tanker off Fujairah

Two ballast tanks aboard the 121,946 dwt liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier Al Khattiya were breached with a loss ...

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ECSA: Shipping Remains a Solid Contributor to EU

The shipping industry’s total employment contribution has increased to 2.1 million people while the total GDP ...

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Drewry: Carriers Reluctant to Narrow Supply-Demand Gap

Amid a huge gap between supply and demand in the container shipping industry, carriers seem to be reluctant ...

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Port of Oakland to Rise Its Cranes

The Port of Oakland said that up to six 366-foot-tall cranes will soon be raised 27-feet higher as the port gets ...

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Vessel Losses - Sailing into Safer Times?

With the improved safety at sea, total vessel losses seem to be on a downward trajectory. 2016 marked the fewest ...

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BW LPG Posts Major Drop in 2016 Profit

Due to the difficult situation in the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) market, Singapore’s gas carrier owner BW ...

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Georgia, Virginia File East Coast Terminal Deal with FMC

Georgia and Virginia port authorities have decided to join forces as they filed with the Federal Maritime ...

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Hurtigruten Hires ISS for Port Agency Services

Maritime and logistics service provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has received a global port agency contract ...

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Odfjell Inks Charter Deals for New Chemical Tankers

Norwegian shipping and tank terminal company Odfjell SE has entered into long term charter agreements for two new ...

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Milaha’s Yearly Profit Down by 35 Pct

Marine transporter Qatar Navigation (Milaha) has reported a drop of 35 percent in its net profit for the full year ...

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9th Annual Coasts and Marine Structures 2017 Conference

Discover Best Practise Strategies for Design, Planning, Construction and Asset Management

To remain competitive, Australian port operators must plan, design, manage and maintain their assets more creatively and proactively to meet future demands and drive profitability.

With this in mind, the Coast and Marine Structures Summit 2017 will focus on key considerations relevant to ensuring your existing assets are maximised and prepared to accommodate bigger vessels.

Hear from 20+ global experts including Maritime/Coastal Engineers, Contractors, Port Authorities and more, including GHD (USA), Indonesian Port Corporation (Asia), G-Group Consulting (New Zealand), Ausenco (Australia), Port Authority NSW (Australia), to name a few.

By attending this 2-day conference, you’ll learn about:

– Innovative planning and design of ports to create efficiencies that drive profit
– Best practice asset management strategies and new PIANC design principles for bulk terminals
– Proactive asset management and maintenance to improve durability and maximise and extend asset lifecycles
– Alternative material and protection techniques trialled and tested in the US and Europe
– Strategies to shift organisational culture and mindset from asset management to asset maintenance
– How you can leverage technology to increase the efficiency of your marine structures
– Case studies on retrofitting, expanding and upgrading your ports in cost-effective ways

More info

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European Shipping Week 2017

European Shipping Week is intended to be a platform where policy-makers from the main EU institutions will meet and engage with European…

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SNS2017 – The Southern North Sea Conference & Exhibition

EEEGR’s flagship Southern North Sea conference is the most important event for the energy sector in the East of England…

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Seatrade Cruise Global

For more than 30 years, Seatrade Cruise Global has been the leading international exhibition and conference serving the cruise industry…

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Sea Shepherd: Japanese Whale Poachers Expand Killing Fields

Japanese whale poachers have expanded their killing fields to twice as big as before, Sea Shepherd, marine ...

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CWR: Shipping Banks Face Climate Risk Exposure

Climate transition pathways could pose risks to the banks that hold USD 400 billion of global shipping debt, ...

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Update: Car Carrier Berths at Southampton after Fire

The US-flagged car carrier Honor was berthed at the Port of Southampton on February 24 after it caught fire in the ...

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Spain Approves Port Reform, Dockers to Go on Strikes

The Spanish Council of Ministers approved a royal decree on the port system reform on February 24. As a result, the ...

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Shipping Vulnerable to Regional Action on Cutting CO2

Unless the International Maritime Organization (IMO) makes significant progress as part of its CO2 reduction ...

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Lauritzen Secures New Financing

Danish shipping company J. Lauritzen Group has agreed upon main terms for a new financing package from banks and ...

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Car Carrier Catches Fire in English Channel

The US-flagged car carrier Honor caught fire in the English Channel in the early hours of Friday, February 24, ...

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COSCO Corporation’s Full-Year Loss Widens

COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited, a shipbuilding, marine engineering and dry bulk shipping group, saw a net ...

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Video: Tide Carrier Towed to Safety

Stricken barge carrier Tide Carrier that dragged anchor on Wednesday south of Bergen, Norway has been towed to ...

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LSC Sinks Deeper on Fleet Value Decline

Nasdaq Riga-listed tanker owner and operator Latvian Shipping Company (LSC) realised a net loss of USD 25.18 ...

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China COSCO to Buy Its Unit’s Shipyards

China COSCO Shipping Corporation plans to acquire shipyards owned by its subsidiary COSCO Corporation (Singapore) ...

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