Asian Terminals Inc Reaches Seven Digit TEU Throughput

Asian Terminals Inc Reaches Seven Digit TEU Throughput

International cargoes handled by the Philippines’ Batangas Container Terminal (BCT) increased by as much as ...

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Japanese Freighter Catches Fire in South Korea Port

Japanese Freighter Catches Fire in South Korea Port

The 1991-built, 7050 dwt general cargo ship Fortune Ace caught fire yesterday while docked at Pyeongtaek port, ...

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Paris Mou Detains 2 Cargo Ships

Paris Mou Detains 2 Cargo Ships

Paris MoU detained the 1983-built, 5221 dwt general cargo ship Jana in Constanta, Romania. Seeing that this is the ...

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ILWU Shuts Down Portland Container Terminal

ILWU Shuts Down Portland Container Terminal

Dockworkers at the Port of Portland shut down the Terminal 6, the port’s only container terminal for twelve ...

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Lerwick Harbour Meets Expectations

Lerwick Harbour Meets Expectations

The U.K.’s Lerwick Harbour, a gateway to Shetland communities and industries, has improved its statistics ...

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Finnish Union Boycotts Unifeeder’s Vessels

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European short sea operator Unifeeder said that two of its vessels are being boycotted in Finish ports. The company ...

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Sohar’s Container Throughput Surges

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Container throughput at Oman’s SOHAR Port and Freezone grew 58 percent in 2014 mostly due to the relocation ...

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Term of the Day: DEMDES

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The DEMDES (Demurrage/Despatch) represents the amount of money which has to be paid if a ship is loading or ...

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Seattle Port in Hot Water over Shell Deal

Seattle Port in Hot Water over Shell Deal

A coalition of nine U.S. environmental organizations called on the Port of Seattle to reconsider its recently ...

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ITF: Seafarers Aboard FOC Ship Neither Fed Nor Paid

Seafarers Aboard FOC Ship Neither Fed nor Paid

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) voiced concerns about the welfare of 21 Filipino seafarers ...

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Russia’s NCSP Hit by Limited Crude Exports

Russian NCSP Hit by Limited Crude Exports

Russia’s port operator Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port Group (NCSP) handled 131.1 million tonnes of cargo in ...

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Adani Ports Improves Across the Board

Adani Ports Improves Across the Board

India’s port operator Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ) handled 108 million tonnes of ...

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Bomb Scare at Lithuanian FSRU

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A bomb threat interrupted gas supply on Wednesday from Lithuania’s recently inaugurated liquefied natural gas ...

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CMA CGM Adjusts Europe-West Africa Service

CMA CGM Adjusts Europe-West Africa Service

CMA CGM/Delmas will realign their Europe (via Tangier-Med)-West Africa network with three new services (Euraf3, ...

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Term of the Day: Jones Act

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The Merchant Marine Act of 1920, which is also known as the Jones Act, is a U.S. federal statute that provides for ...

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Syriza Bins Piraeus Port Sale, Targets Shipping Sector

Syriza Bins Piraeus Port Privatisation, Targets Shipping Sector

Greece’s new government led by the left-wing party Syriza plans to stop the sale of a majority stake in the ...

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Libya Releases Tanker Carrying Fuel to Rival Government

Libya Releases Tanker Carrying Fuel to Rival Government

The 2004-built, 34,648 dwt crude oil tanker Anwaar Afriqya has been released from Libya’s port of Tobruk ...

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AMSA Detains Bulker for Illegal Cargo Unlashing

AMSA Detains Bulk Carrier for Illegal Cargo Unlashing

Australian Maritime Safety Authority has released the Singapore-flagged bulk carrier Orient Becrux from the Port of ...

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Court: CentrePort Guilty of Worker Death

CentrePort was to blame for the death of Mark Samoa

A Wellington court ruled this week that stevedoring company CentrePort was to blame for the death of Mark Samoa who ...

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Update: Storm Scare Over at Port of NY-NJ

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All Marine Terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey will be opening on Wednesday, January 28 at 8 AM local ...

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The Dutch Forge Ahead with LNG Bunkering Plans

The Dutch Forge Ahead with LNG Bunkering Plans

The Dutch entrepreneurs Peter Versluis (Veka Group), Gerard Deen (Deen Shipping) and Ed de Jong (IUVENIS) joined ...

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G6 Chooses Kotug

G6 Chooses Kotug

Five members of the G6 Shipping Alliance (APL, Hyundai, MOL, NYK Line and OOCL) have awarded a multi-annual and ...

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US West Coast Negotiators Reach Deal on Chassis

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Talks on a new contract for West Coast dockworkers seem to have moved forward as agreement on one of key issues has ...

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Update: Port of Antwerp Cranks Up the Volume

Port of Antwerp Cranks Up the Volume

Belgium’s Port of Antwerp handled 199,012,082 tonnes of freight in 2014, a 4.3% increase compared to the ...

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Carriers Add Ships to Ease US West Coast Congestion Woes

Carriers Add Ships to Ease US West Coast Gridlock Woes

Container ships deployed on Transpacific routes have experienced delays of up to three weeks as congestion ...

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Maersk Giant Breaks 18,000 TEU Ceiling

Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Breaks 18,000 TEU Ceiling

Maersk Line’s Triple E container ship behemoth Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller left the Spain’s Port of ...

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Sohar Bolsters Lifting Capacity

SOHAR Terminal Bolsters Lifting Capacity

C. Steinweg Oman, operator of the multipurpose cargo terminal at SOHAR Port and Freezone, has received today a ...

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