Kuwait Oil Tanker Operations off Yemen Unaffected

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Operations of Kuwaiti oil tankers in the Bab el-Mandeb strait remain unaffected by the military operations in ...

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Magellan Opens Port of Tyne’s Cruise Season

Magellan Opens Port of Tyne's Cruise Season

The arrival of the new flag ship of Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV) – Magellan – at the UK Port of ...

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Turkish Cargo Ship Seized in Ukraine

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A Turkish cargo ship has been arrested by Ukrainian authorities for having called at ports in Crimea thus violating ...

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Piraeus Port Back on Market

Piraeus Port Back on Market

Greece will move forward with the previously abandoned plan to sell the majority stake in the port of Piraeus, ...

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Grounded Greek Ferry Breaks Free

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The Greek ferry that ran aground last week at the island of Kasos has been refloated on Friday after two days of ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (23rd -27th of March)

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Maersk Line Orders Seven Containerships Maersk Line signed a new building order today with COSCO Shipyard Co., Ltd ...

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Hamburg Süd Names Its Third San-Class Containership

Hamburg Süd Names Its Third  San-class Containership

Hamburg Süd christened its third container vessel pertaining to the new “San” class on Thursday at the Cuenca del ...

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Yemen Shuts Down Ports amid Air Strikes

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Yemen shut down all major ports on Thursday amid bomb strikes launched by the Saudi Arabia, Reuters reports. Local ...

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Termont Seals Deal on Montreal’s New Container Terminal

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Canada’s Port of Montreal and Termont Terminal Inc. signed a long-term lease on March 19 for the construction ...

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KCT Privatization Deal Reached

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French liner company CMA CGM’s Terminal Link subsidiary has reached an agreement with the Jamaican government ...

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P&O Ports to Turn Around Small and Medium-Sized Ports

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The government of Dubai has launched a new port operator named P&O Ports. The company is a subsidiary of Ports, ...

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Copenhagen Malmo Port Improves Turnover

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Copenhagen Malmo Port (CMP) increased its turnover by 7% in 2014, as well as its operating profit reaching SEK 89.5 ...

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LA, Long Beach Port Execs Talk Performance Optimization

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Top executives from the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles held a kickoff meeting earlier this week to begin ...

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VIDEO: Anthem of the Seas Calls at Hamburg

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The video shows Royal Caribbean´s new cruise ship, Anthem of the Seas, being pulled along the river Elbe in the ...

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Cosco Pacific Posts Higher Revenue

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Container terminal operator Cosco Pacific’s revenue rose by 8.9% to USD 870 million in 2014 when compared to ...

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Port of New Orleans Cargo Volumes Reach 14-Year High

Port of New Orleans Cargo Volumes Reach 14-Year High

Cargo handled at the Port of New Orleans’ public docks in 2014 totaled 8.37 million tons, the highest total ...

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IMO: 61 Stowaway Incidents Reported in 2014

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There were 61 incidents involving 120 stowaways reported in 2014, according to International Maritime ...

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SIPG Wins Tender to Operate New Haifa Port

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Operator of China’s largest port Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) has won a tender to operate the new ...

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PCT, Cosco Ordered to Pay Back State Aid

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Port operator Piraeus Container Terminal S.A. (PCT) and its parent company Cosco Pacific Limited (Cosco) will have ...

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Financing Secured for Lekki Deepwater Port

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A consortium of six banks have agreed the terms of loans with a Singaporean firm, Tolaram Group, aimed at financing ...

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PPA Reaps Fruits of Increased Traffic Volumes

PPA Reaps Fruits of Increased Traffic Volumes

The Philippine Ports Authority records a 15% hike in net income despite the Manila port congestion.

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Holland America Line Drops Tunisia Calls

Holland America Line Drops Tunisia Calls

Holland America Line cancels port calls at La Goulette, Tunisia following last week's terrorist attack.

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Swire Speeds Up North Asia Service

Swire Speeds Up North Asia Service

Swire Shipping makes changes to its North Asia service by calling Japanese ports prior to South Korea.

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Drewry: Revolution in Container Handling Needed

Revolution in Container Handling Needed

A revolution in container handling is required, the port industry equivalent of the “double-decker jetway”.

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Yingkou Port Head Investigated for Corruption

Yingkou Port Head Investigated for Corruption

The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection investigating the president of Yingkou Port Group Gao Baoyu.

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Vancouver Kicks Off Cruise Season

Vancouver Kicks Off Cruise Season

The first cruise ship of the 2015 season departed Canada’s Port Metro Vancouver this weekend, offering the ...

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New Zealand Court Fines Drunken Ship’s Master

New Zealand Court Fines Drunken Ship's Master

A ship’s master caught with five times the legal breath alcohol limit pleaded guilty to the charge in New ...

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