Readers’ Picks of the Week (13-17th of October)

Readers’ Picks of the Week (13-17th of October)

Cruise Passenger with Ebola Symptoms Denied Entry to Belize A Dallas hospital nurse who was reportedly in contact with specimen collected from a deceased Ebola patient, travelling on board Carnival Magic, has been denied ...

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P&O Ferries Capturing Growth Potential in North Sea

P&O Ferries Capturing Growth Potential in North Sea

P&O Ferries has announced the expansion of its North Sea business with the introduction of a daily service ...

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Gothenburg’s Cruise Ship Calls at All Time High

Gothenburg's Cruise Ship Calls at All Time High

Sweden’s Port of Gothenburg has recorded the highest number of cruise ship visits this season,  with 110,000 ...

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Increased Tonnage at Panama Canal

Increased Tonnage at Panama Canal

The Panama Canal registered an increase in tonnage to 326.8 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS) during fiscal year ...

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China Taking Aim at Cruise Industry

China Taking Aim at Cruise Industry

Carnival Corporation cruise company  has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the China State ...

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Brittany Ferries Bins LNG Conversion Plan

Brittany Ferries Bins LNG Conversion Plan

French ferry operator Brittany Ferries has cancelled plans to convert several of its vessels to LNG, also binning ...

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Turkey Signs BWM Convention

Turkey Signs BWM Convention

Turkey today (October 14, 2014) ratified the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention 2004, bringing the number of ...

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ICS: Oil Pollution Compensation Regime Threatened

IOPCF Wind Up Threatens Current Regime

The smooth running of the well-established global regime for compensation from oil pollution from ships may be ...

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San Francisco Ferry Accident Leaves 10 Injured

San Francisco Ferry Accident Leaves 10 Injured

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating an allision that occurred when the Ferry Peralta struck a piling at Pier 41 ...

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Costa Rica Okays New Moin Container Terminal

Costa Rica Okays New Moin Container Terminal

The Supreme Court of Costa Rica has ruled in favor of the Costa Rican Government and APM Terminals in an appeal ...

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Infographic: LNG’s Golden Jubilee

LNG at 50 Infographic

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is natural gas (predominantly methane, CH4) that has been converted to liquid form for ...

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Gdansk Port Wraps Up Cruise Season

Gdansk Port Wraps Up Cruise Season

The arrival of m/s Astor on Saturday, October 4, 2014, marked the end of this year’s cruise season in the ...

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Antwerp Ro/Ro Terminals Go Paperless

Antwerp RoRo Terminals Go Paperless

The Antwerp Port Community System (APCS) introduced the e-Desk for containers already in 2012, and this year the ...

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European Shipowners Call for More Clarity on Scrubbers

European Shipowners Call for More Clarity on Scrubbers

European shipowners have urged EU Member States to adopt a clear, long-term and above all harmonised position on ...

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ICS Lobbying for Ballast Convention Solution ahead of ...

ICS Lobbying for Ballast Convention Solution ahead of IMO Meeting

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and its member national shipowners’ associations are engaged in the ...

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Infographic: Regal Princess Facts

Regal Princess 2

Regal Princess, a Royal-class cruise ship operated by Princess Cruises, will be christened by the cast of The Love ...

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Polar Cruising Safer with Depth Sounding Data Sharing

Polar Cruising Safer with Depth Sounding Data Sharing

The Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO) and the International Association for Antarctica Tour ...

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Finnlines Again to Cut Jobs

Finnlines Again to Cut Jobs

North European liner-shipping company Finnlines Plc has started employer-employee co-operation negotiations ...

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Cargo Overload and Poor Management Led to Sewol Tragedy

Greed and Poor Management Led to Sewol Tragedy

The Supreme Prosecutors’ Office (SPO) of South Korea has disclosed the findings of its investigation into ...

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UPDATE: MS Vendaam to Undergo Repairs in Philadelphia

Passengers Leave MS Vendaam amid Mechanical Problems

The repair work on Holland America Line’s luxury liner MS Veendam that suffered a mechanical problem late ...

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Shipping Industry Will Need USD 1.4 Trillion over Next Decade

Shipping Industry Will Need USD 1.4 Trillion over Next Decade

Financing of the shipping industry is again on the agenda as new investments are needed to keep up with the ...

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Inexperienced Chief Mate Grounded Louis Jolliet

Inexperienced Chief Mate Grounded Louis Jolliet

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada’s (TSB) investigation into the grounding of the passenger vessel ...

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Carnival’s Fuel Savings Pay Dividends

Carnival's Fuel Savings Pay Dividends

Carnival Corporation cruise company has projected that by the end of 2014 it will have saved more than one billion ...

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Image of the Day: Panama Canal Cruise Ship Season Kicks Off

Panama Canal Cruise Ship Season Kicks Off

Coral Princess is one of just two cruise ships in the Princess Cruises fleet specially built to sail through the ...

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TBN Triples Coverage Area

TBN Triples Coverage Area

Florida’s MTN Communications says the number of Terrestrial Broadband Network-connected cruise ships has ...

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