ICS Lambastes Calls to Include Shipping into EU ETS

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says that a unilateral decision by the European Union to incorporate ...

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EU MEPs Make Waves with Call to Include Shipping into ETS

The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has called for the inclusion of maritime transport into the EU ...

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Carbon Warriors Launch Free Ship Operational Efficiency Tool

Carbon War Room, exactEarth, and University Maritime Advisory Service (UMAS) have launched BetterFleet, a ...

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North Pacific Fishing Fleet Plans USD 1.6 Billion Upgrade

USD 1.6 billion is expected to be spent on modernization of the North Pacific fishing fleet in the next decade, ...

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IUMI: Marine Insurance Market Faces Uncertain Future

Global marine underwriting premiums in 2015 amounted to USD 29.9 billion, down by 10.5% compared to the 2014 ...

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WWF-Canada Suing Shell

WWF-Canada, represented by Ecojustice lawyers, is taking legal action against oil major Shell in what it describes ...

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Damen: Answer to PSV Idleness Is Conversion

The solution to the increasing number of laid up Platform Supply Vessels (PSVs) resulting from the current ...

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VIDEO: Canadian Trawler Runs into Trouble off Greenland

Canadian trawler FV Saputi ran into trouble during fishing in the Davis Strait having struck sea ice on ...

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Hellenic Unions to Launch Another 48-Hour Strike

Hellenic Crew Union and the Towage and Salvage Crew Union of Piraeus have announced a new 48-hour strike in Greece ...

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Happy New Year 2016!

World Maritime News team wishes all our readers joyous holidays and a happy and prosperous New Year! We would also ...

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Spotted: Pacific Aria Debuts in Cairns

Australia’s latest cruise ship Pacific Aria, owned by cruise company P&O Cruises, made her maiden call to ...

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Japan to Resume Whaling in the Antartic

Japan has announced plans to send its whaling fleet to the Antarctic Ocean under its new scaled-down scientific ...

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Report: Hijackers of Iranian Fishing Boat Killed

Several Somali pirates were killed in an armed clash with security forces off the coast of Somalia on Sunday, ...

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Tuna Fishers to Pay USD 1 Million for Pago Pago Oil Spill

U.S. tuna fishing companies jointly known as Tri-Marine have agreed to pay USD 1.05 million in civil penalties and ...

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US and Indonesia Sign MOU on Maritime Cooperation

The United States and Indonesia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Maritime Cooperation to further ...

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NYK Boxship Rescues 7 Filipino Fishermen

The 2,700 TEU container ship NYK Joanna rescued seven fishermen in distress off the coast of the Philippines on ...

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ABS Releases First Guide for SOx Scrubber Ready Vessels

Houston-based American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has published the world’s first guide for SOx scrubber ...

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Island States Urge Action Against Rising Seas

Islands States from the Pacific and Caribbean took to the podium of the United Nations General Assembly on October ...

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EC Warns Comoros and Taiwan over Illegal Fishing

The European Commission has warned the Comoros and Taiwan with yellow cards, saying that they risk being identified ...

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IMO Launches Maritime Energy Efficiency Project

The Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships Project (GloMEEP), which aims to support increased uptake and ...

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Infographic: Maritime Piracy in 2015

Interested in how many piracy incidents have taken place this year? The following infographic provides you with key ...

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Singapore Navy Saves 5 from Capsized Trawler

Singaporean Navy rescued five fishermen after their Malaysian-registered trawler capsized some 7 nautical miles ...

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5 Dead, 4 Missing in Vessel Collision off Taiwan

Five fishermen died and four have been missing since last Friday morning when their fishing boat collided with a ...

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Norway Chooses Five Pilot Green Coastal Shipping Projects

DNV GL and its partners from the Norwegian maritime industry and the Norwegian authorities have presented the five ...

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Bulker Collides with Fishing Boat off Malaysia

Bahamas-flagged bulk carrier M/V Venus, managed by Greece-based Super Eco Bulkers, collided with a fishing vessel ...

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Populations of Marine Vertebrates Halved in Last Decades

A new report released by the World Wide Fund for Nature reveals an alarming decline in marine biodiversity over the ...

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Strike to Close Finnish Ports on Friday

All activities at Finnish ports could grind to a halt this Friday, September 18, if the Transport Workers Union ...

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