Port of Rotterdam Marks Slight Increase in Volumes

Port of Rotterdam Marks Slight Increase in Volumes

Over the last three quarters, the port of Rotterdam handled 0.3% more cargo than the same period last year, the port’s latest throughput statistics show. Crude oil (+2%) is slightly up compared to the 2013 level, ...

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AAPA Wants Dredging Funding Commitments Met

AAPA Wants Dredging Funding Commitments Met

With more than 400 ports, corporations, associations and individuals as signatories, the American Association of ...

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New Guidelines to Protect Health and Safety of Seafarers

New Guidelines to Protect Health and Safety of Seafarers

The ‘Meeting of Experts on Maritime Occupational Safety and Health’  held in Geneva, October ...

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ECSA: Progress on EU Port Policies Long Overdue

Patrick Verhoeven, ECSA Secretary-General

The text of the European Council’s proposal to liberalize market access to port services is indicative of ...

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OW Bunker Lowers Expectations Again

OW Bunker Lowers Expectations Again

Danish marine fuel (bunker) company OW Bunker has yet again reduced its expected full-year 2014 volume growth from ...

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First Vessel Calls at DP World’s New Terminal

First Vessel Calls at DP World's New Terminal

DP World has today welcomed the first scheduled vessel to call at its new Container Terminal 3 in Jebel Ali, Dubai, ...

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Image of the Day: Van Oord’s Vessel Drops Anchor ...

Van Oord Aeolus

RHB Terminal, located at Waalhaven in Rotterdam, today welcomed Van Oord’s first offshore installation vessel ...

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Matson Pleads Guilty to Honolulu Molasses Spill Charges

Matson Pleads Guilty to Honolulu Molasses Spill Charges

Matson Inc. has agreed to pay USD 1 million in penalties for illegally discharging over 230,000 gallons of molasses ...

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MSC Introduces Central America Express

MSC Introducing Central America Express

Switzerland-headquartered Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. has launched a new reefer-focussed service, the ...

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Volumes Surging at US West Coast Ports

Volumes Surging at US West Coast Ports

Cargo container traffic rose 7.3 percent in September at the Port of Long Beach compared to the same month last ...

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Aqaba Port Strike Ended

Aqaba Port Strike Ended

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) reports that port workers at the Aqaba Container Terminals ...

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Ras Laffan Terminal Operations Notches 5,000 Loadings

Ras Laffan Terminal Operations Notches 5,000 Loadings

Qatargas’ Ras Laffan Terminal Operations (RLTO) marked the loading of its 5000th cargo on October 13, the ...

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Windward: Data Manipulation at Sea Rising

Windward Data Manipulation at Sea Rising1

Windward, a specialized data and analytics company, has found in its industry research report aimed at documenting ...

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G6 Suspends Asia – US West Coast Service

G6 Suspends Asia - US West Coast Service

The members of the G6 Alliance have announced the temporary suspension of their Central China (CC2) service between ...

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INFOGRAPHIC: Guide for Travellers to Ebola Countries

Ebola Infographic

The outbreak of Ebola in Western African countries has hit the headlines. Ebola is a disease of humans and other ...

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Hike in Freight Rates Not an Option?

Hike in Freight Rates Not an Option

A hike in freight rates is not an option as ‘sub-economic’ rates on the main trade lanes are here to stay, it was ...

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Tacoma Port September Volumes Highest Since 2005

Port of Tacoma September Container Volumes Highest Since 2005

Container volumes through the Port of Tacoma surged in September, posting a 20 percent gain over the same month ...

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Tropical Storm Ana Closes Hawaii’s Port Allen

Tropical Storm Ana Closes Hawaii's Port Allen

The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port has closed Port Allen in Kauai, due to the severe weather of Tropical ...

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LNG America and Buffalo Marine Teaming Up on Gulf Coast ...

LNG America and Buffalo Marine Teaming Up on Gulf Coast Project

LNG America has signed an agreement with Buffalo Marine Service, Inc., to cooperate on the design of an LNG bunker ...

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Samsung Engineering Aims High in LNG Market

Samsung Engineering Aims High in LNG Market

Samsung Engineering Co., Ltd, the largest engineering company in Korea, will commence the Front End Engineering ...

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India to Develop Iran’s Chahbahar Port

India to Develop Iran's Chahbahar Port

India has approved the plan to take part in the development of  Iran’s Chahbahar port, a move seen as ...

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Long Beach Extends Container Free Time

Long Beach Extends Container Free Time

The Port of Long Beach will add an extra three days to the time that overseas import containers can remain on the ...

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Stena Linking Stockholm to Liepaja

Stena Linking Stockholm to Liepaja

Sweden’s ferry operator Stena Line is increasing its share in Scandinavian market freight volumes by ...

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Sweden Gets New LNG Terminal

Sweden Gets New LNG Terminal

Swedish liquefied natural gas provider Skangass has officially opened their new receiving terminal for LNG in ...

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LNG Bunkering under Spotlight in Singapore

Port of Anwerp

LNG bunkering was a hot topic for the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), Antwerp Port Authority, Port ...

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