Steady Sailing for Horizon Lines

Steady Sailing for Horizon Lines

U.S. domestic ocean carrier Horizon Lines’ third-quarter adjusted EBITDA increased 12.6% from the same period a year ago, according to Steve Rubin, Horizon Lines President and Chief Executive Officer. This was ...

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Grande Francia Loses Part of Its Cargo in Storm

Grande Francia Loses Part of Its Cargo in Storm

Italian Ro-Ro cargo vessel Grande Francia lost 10 containers overboard north of the German Bight due to rough ...

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Bocimar Pulls Plug on Six Newbuilds

Bocimar Pulls Plug on Six Newbuilds

After cancelling the order for four units from Samjin Shipyard earlier this year, dry cargo specialist Bocimar, a ...

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Importance of VDR Data Undermined

Importance of VDR Data Undermined

 Failure to preserve Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) data in the event of an incident can compromise the owner’s ...

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DMA Head Official Candidate for IMO Top Post

DMA Director General Andreas Nordseth

The Danish Government confirmed official nomination of Director General of the Danish Maritime Authority Andreas ...

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Shippers Want Transparency on Low Sulphur Fuel Impact

Shippers Want Transparency on Low Sulphur Fuel Impact

The Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) is calling for more information regarding the impact of low sulphur fuel ...

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Dover Strait Collision Caused by Over-Reliance on AIS

Dover Strait Collision Caused by Over-Reliance on AIS

A collision between the multi-purpose cargo ship Rickmers Dubai with the un-manned crane barge Walcon Wizard which ...

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Genesis Buys Jones Act Tanker

Genesis Buys Jones Act Tanker

Genesis Energy, L.P. has bought the 49,000 dwt products tanker M/T American Phoenix from Mid Ocean Tanker Company, ...

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Legal Status of United Kalavrvta Still Unresolved

United Kalavrvta (formerly SCF BYRRANGA)

The oil tanker carrying Kurdish oil has clocked up three months idling off Texas coast as the legal dispute over ...

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New Bulk Cargo Terminal for Novorossiysk Port

New Bulk Cargo Terminal for Novorossiysk Port

Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port Group (NCSP) has entered into an agreement with Metalloinvest to construct a ...

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Workers Endorse Strike at Hyundai Heavy Industries

Workers Endorse Strike at Hyundai Heavy Industries

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) may be facing strike for the first time in two decades as ...

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Seroja Investments’ Vessel Served with Arrest Warrant

Seroja Investments' Vessel Served with Arrest Warrant

Seroja Investments Limited informed that its vessel under joint venture company Seroja Zhushui 5 Shipping Limited ...

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IMO Approves Third GHG Study 2014

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IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) approved the Third IMO GHG Study 2014 providing updated ...

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MSC Keeps Northern Europe – US East Coast Services

MSC Keeps Northern Europe - US East Coast Services

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. has confirmed continued direct shipping services from Northern Europe to ...

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Antwerp Port on Track for Record Volumes

Antwerp Port Set For Record Volumes

The port of Antwerp handled a freight volume of 148,344,168 tonnes during the first nine months of this year. ...

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Tanker Investments Eyes Share Repurchase

Tanker Investments Eyes Share Repurchase2

Marshall Islands-based tanker company Tanker Investments Ltd. (TIL) expects to report a net loss in the range of ...

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APM Terminals Reacts to ITF’s Claims on Aqaba ...

APM Terminals Reacts to ITF's Claims on Aqaba Port Strike

APM Terminals has issued a statement that disputes The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) ...

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ECB Review Keeps German Shipping Banks on Their Toes

ECB Review Keeps German Shipping Banks on Their Toes

German shipping banks Commerzbank AG (CBK), HSH Nordbank AG and Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale are among 130 ...

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Mutriba Enters KOTC Fleet

Mutriba Enters KOTC Fleet

The fourth and final 31,445GT Product Tanker Mutriba, built by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co., Ltd. (HMD) as part of a ...

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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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Hyproc Turns to Hyundai Heavy for LNG Newbuilds

Hyproc Turns to Hyundai Heavy for LNG Newbuilds

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (South Korea), has received an order for two newly built LNG tankers with an ...

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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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Strong Orderbook for Wärtsilä

Strong Orderbook for Wärtsilä

Helsinki-based Wärtsilä Corporation has a strong order intake in the third quarter of this year, according to its ...

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Construction Starts on Crowley’s Commitment Class ConRo Ship

Construction Starts on Crowley’ Commitment Class ConRo Ship

VT Halter Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc., officially began construction on the first of two ...

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