Who Will Gain the Most from Expanded Panama Canal?

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The container shipping sector is bracing for a major impact from the long-awaited opening of the expanded Panama ...

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Swedish Dockers, APM Terminals Return to Negotiating Table

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The Swedish Dockworker’s union Hamn 4:an decided to continue discussions with the employer APM Terminals Gothenburg ...

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DHL Slams Newlead Holdings with USD 14.3 Mn Lawsuit

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Greek shipping, logistics and commodity company Newlead Holdings LTD is being taken to court by DHL Project & ...

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Maersk Line Revamping Its Asia-North Europe Trade

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Danish container shipping company Maersk Line is making improvements to its network between Asia and North Europe, ...

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First of Six MR Tankers Joins Tristar’s Fleet

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UAE-based Tristar Group held on May 28 a naming ceremony for the Silver Manoora, the first of six MR ...

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STX Shipbuilding Seeks Relief in Court Receivership

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South Korean cash-strapped shipbuilder STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co. has filed for court receivership with ...

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Wärtsilä to Equip Siem's 4 New RoRos with Electrical Systems

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Finnish engineering company Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to provide integrated turnkey electrical ...

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DP World Raises USD 1.2 Bn, Agrees to Develop Berbera Port

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Dubai-headquartered port and terminal operator DP World has raised USD 1.2 billion in a new 7-year sukuk set to be ...

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AMSA Releases Panama-Flagged Bulker

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The newbuild Panama-flagged bulk carrier African Alke was released from detention at 1pm (AEST) on Saturday after ...

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Interview: Ship Value in Almost All Sectors Close to Historical Lows In May 2011, the mapping, ship search and ...

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Bulker Roger Blough Remains Aground in Lake Superior

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A salvage team is preparing for an underwater hull examination and salvage surveys on a bulk carrier Roger Blough, ...

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NYK Line Orders VLGC Duo from JMU

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Japanese shipping company NYK Line has ordered two Very Large Gas Carriers (VLGCs) for transportation of liquefied ...

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Eagle Bulk Raising Money for New Charters

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Marshall Islands-registered shipping company Eagle Bulk Shipping has entered into an agreement with its investors ...

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Diana Finds Work for Two Panamaxes

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Greek dry bulk owner and operator Diana Shipping has entered into time charter contracts for two of its Panamax dry ...

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TOC Europe 2016

The events now have a renewed focus on supply chain making them the premier business and networking event for the stakeholders within…

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7th Annual International Port Security Conference

The SMi Group announces the 7th annual International Port Security Conference. The event will be held in London on the 1st and 2nd of June 2016.

The conference aims to bring together key decision makers in the industry to discuss modern methods of port security and provide effective learning experiences for all delegates through the carefully selected expert speaker line up.

Interacting with delegates from across the globe and hearing from industry leading experts will ensure delegates are up-to-date with high priority information that enables you to best secure your seaports, civilians and means of trade.

Topics to be discussed include terrorism, cyber terrorism, emergency intervention procedures, optimising technology use in security checks and case studies featuring some of the largest ports across the world. Our diverse range of topics will allow delegates to learn best practices for port security and understand further how other ports are resolving core challenges.

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CLIA Cruise360 – A Panoramic View to Cruising

Developed and hosted by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), Cruise360 offers a truly panoramic view of the cruise industry…

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Posidonia 2016

Posidonia is a firm fixture for the global shipping industry. Every two years it is the essential place for serious business at the largest…

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BIMCO: Demolition Spree Hits Standstill Due to Rise in BDI

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Following a scrapping spree witnessed in the first quarter of the year, the Baltic Dry Index’s (BDI) positive ...

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Striking Lisbon Dockers Facing Massive Layoffs

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The Lisbon Port Operators Association, which represents the interests of the companies operating in the Lisbon ...

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Panama-Flagged Bulker Detained in Brisbane

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The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has detained the newbuild Panama-flagged bulk carrier, African ...

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Pasha, Los Angeles Port Join Forces on Green Omni Terminal

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In an effort to eliminate pollution from port-related operations, Pasha Stevedoring and Terminals L.P. and the Port ...

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Stolt Tankers Sells Two More Ships for Scrap

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Norwegian tanker owner Stolt Tankers, a tanker shipping arm of Stolt-Nielsen Limited, has sold two handy chemical ...

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NordLB to Face Execution Risks if It Cuts Shipping Loans

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The German shipping bank Norddeutsche Landesbank (Nord/LB) could encounter high execution risks if it goes through ...

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France: Elengy's Terminals in Deadlock as Vessels Queue

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Send-out and unloading operations at Elengy’s Fos and Montoir terminals are not expected to resume to normal ...

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Höegh Autoliners Names 4th Post-Panamax

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Norwegian RoRo shipping company Höegh Autoliners has named the fourth vessel in its New Horizon class series, Höegh ...

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Konecranes Closer to Buying Terex's MHPS

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The Finnish manufacturer of cranes Konecranes Plc could soon complete the acquisition of Terex ...

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Saint Lucia Becomes 50th State to Ratify BWM Convention

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Saint Lucia has acceded to four IMO treaties including the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, what brings ...

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Seaspan Adds Eighth 14,000 TEU SAVER

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Hong Kong-based Seaspan Corporation took delivery today of a 14,000 TEU containership, the YM Width. Constructed ...

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Aurora LPG Inks Loan for Final Newbuilding

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Oslo-listed LPG tanker owner Aurora LPG Holding ASA has signed the term sheet for the financing of its sixth and ...

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