BIMCO: Faster Steaming Not an Option

Faster Steaming for Dry Sector Not an Option

Despite fall in bunker fuel costs that have been almost halved in the past six months dropping from USD 600 to USD ...

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DP World Affected by Industrial Action at Fremantle

Industrial Action Disrupts DP World's Operation at Fremantle

The industrial action being undertaken by the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) at the Fremantle port has severely ...

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171 Passengers Saved from Sinking Malaysian Ferry

Illustration

A total of 171 passengers have been saved from a sinking high-speed Malaysian ferry in Malacca Strait. Ferry ...

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BMT Sets Out Hong Kong Development Plan

BMT Sets Out Hong Kong Development Plan

Following an in-depth review of the containerised cargo market in Hong Kong, BMT developed a plan to enhance the ...

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Boost for Jakarta’s Terminal Capacity

Jakarta International Container Terminal

Mitsui, NYK Line, IPC, PSA teamed up on construction and operation of a new container terminal at Tanjung ...

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Nidera Invests in Port of Constanta Terminal

Port of Constanta

Dutch agribusiness and trading company Nidera has taken full ownership of the USA/USC Terminal in the port of ...

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Chief Engineer Found Guilty of Using ”Magic Hose”

Chief Engineer Found Guilty of Using ''Magic Hose''

The chief engineer from the 2000-built, 75,600 dwt bulk carrier M/V Trident Navigator was convicted by a federal ...

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Greek Owners and Operators Favor Liberian Flag

Greek Owners and Operators Favor Liberian Flag

LIiberia has become the flag of choice for Greek ship owners and operators, according to Liberian Registry. Figures ...

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Navios Puts Tanker Duo to Work

Navios Puts Tanker Duo to Work

Greek owner and operator of tanker ships Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation has chartered out the 2014-built, ...

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GD NASSCO Cuts Steel for 2nd APT’s Tanker

An Artist Rendering (NASSCO)

General Dynamics NASSCO has started construction of a second “ECO” tanker to be built for American ...

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Tacoma Port Volumes Dip, Long Beach Marks Slight Growth

Tacoma Port Volumes Plunge, Long Beach Marks Slight Growth

Productivity issues plaguing U.S. West Coast ports since October 31 prompted the Port of Tacoma’s container volumes ...

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Stable Outlook for The Swedish Club

Lars Rhodin, Managing Director of the Swedish Club

A.M. Best Ratings Services Ltd has awarded a financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and an issuer credit ...

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REACTION: Damascus Court Decision Irrevocable

Damascus Court Decision Irrevocable

In a reaction to the ruling from Beirut court on suspension of asset freeze of CMA CGM Chief’s company in ...

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Teekay Tankers Lands Five Aframaxes

Teekay Tankers Lands Five Aframaxes

Teekay Tankers Ltd. has agreed to acquire four coated Aframax tankers and one uncoated Aframax tanker for an ...

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Spanish Docker Dies on Board Bulk Carrier

Spanish Docker Dies on Board Bulk Carrier

A dock worker died on Wednesday morning inside the hold of the Panama-flagged bulk carrier Hanjin Sines while ...

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Scorpio Tankers Rejuvenates Fleet

Scorpio Tankers Rejuvenates Fleet

Monaco-based tanker owner and operator Scorpio Tankers has recently taken delivery of six newbuilding vessels. The ...

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DP World Moves In on Jebel Ali Free Zone

DP World Moves In on Jebel Ali Free Zone

The shareholders of the DP World approved the acquisition of Economic Zones World FZE, owner of Jebel Ali Free ...

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EU Clears Hurdle in SNCM Recovery

EU Removes Hurdle in SNCM Recovery

The European Commission has given a green light to struggling French ferry operator Société Nationale Maritime ...

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AAPA Urges Obama to Help Resolve Dockworker Talks

AAPA Urges Obama to Help Resolve West Coast Dockworker Talks

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) urged the US President Barack Obama to assign federal mediators ...

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US West Coast Congestion Hurting Container Reliability

Port of Los Angeles

Congestion issues at ports on the US West Coast contributed to lower on-time containership reliability in ...

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Star Bulk Scores Charters for 3 Newbuildings

Star Bulk Scores Charters for 3 Newbuildings

Athens-based owner and operator of dry bulk carriers Star Bulk Carriers has found voyage employment for three of ...

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TSA Container Lines Call for Rate Hike

TSA Container Lines Call for Rate Hike

Transpacific container lines asked on Wednesday for a USD 600 per 40-foot container (FEU) general rate increase ...

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Carbofin Pleads Guilty to Concealing Pollution

Carbofin Pleads Guilty to Concealing Pollution

Carbofin S.PA., an Italian owner and operator of a fleet of commercial liquefied gas vessels, pleaded guilty to ...

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Manila Port Scrambling to Avoid Holiday Congestion

Manila Port Scrambling to Avoid Holiday Congestion

With only a week before the Christmas and New Year’s holidays kick in, the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is ...

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Box Ships Wraps Up Loan Amendments

Box Ships Wraps Up Loan Amendments

Greece-based container shipping company Box Ships Inc. has signed a deal with the last remaining lender, a process ...

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Titan Refloats and Scuttles Smart’s Bow

Titan Refloats and Scuttles Smart's Bow

Titan Salvage, Crowley Maritime’s Houston-based marine salvage, emergency response and wreck removal company, ...

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Arctic Temperatures Still Rising

Arctic Temperatures Still Rising

A new report led by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows that Arctic air ...

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