Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 18 – 24, 2014)

Strike at Ningbo Port Turns Violent

Readers' Pick of the Week A massive strike by as many as 10,000 truck drivers at Ningbo’s Beilun Container Port erupted into violence on August 20, as protestors clashed with riot police and smashed the windshieldsRead more


Engine-Room Fire Disables Tanker, Kills One Crewman

Readers' Pick of the Week U.S. Coast Guard air and cutter forces continue to assist the 22-person crew of a 485-foot, Tokyo Marine’s chemical tanker Pine Galaxy after a fire in the main engine-room disabled the vessel, leavingRead more


Amadeo 1 Capsizes off Southern Chile

Readers' Picks of the Week Ro-ro ferry Amadeo 1 ran aground in Kirke Canal, some 100 nautical miles north west of Punta Arenas, southern Chile, on Monday, Aug 18, after hitting a rock. The vessel suffered a breach Read more


UPDATE: Sunken Cargo Was Bound for EnBW Baltic 2 Wind Farm

Readers' Picks of the Week The offshore wind farm turbine parts that sank last Wednesday, together with the barge they were loaded on while underRead more


Maersk, MSC to Start 2M Alliance in January

Readers' Pick of the Week Maersk Line, part of Denmark’s A.P. Moller-Maersk, and Swiss firm Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) are planning to launch their new vessel sharing service as early as January 2015, with their
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World Maritime Staff, August 24, 2014




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