TSA Members Revise Low-Sulfur Fuel Charge

TSA Members Revise Low-Sulfur Fuel Charge

Asia-U.S. container shipping lines in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) have revised their recommended low-sulfur fuel charge to recover the added cost. According to TSA the container lines are facing an ...

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First Fully Owned Cape Newbuild for Oldendorff

First Fully Owned Cape Newbuild for Oldendorff

Germany’s bulk transportation company Oldendorff Carriers has taken delivery of its first owned Capesize ...

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UPDATE: MT Seychelles Patriot Refloated

Grounded MT Seychelles Patriot Still Stuck

After over a week aground in the middle of the Amazon River, MT Seychelles Patriot was successfully re-floated on ...

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Prosecution of Somali Piracy Leaders Crucial

Prosecution of Somali Piracy Leaders Crucial

Piracy activity in the Gulf of Aden and Western Indian Ocean has declined significantly, as concluded by the ...

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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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Seishu Maru Passes Gas Trial

Seishu Maru Passes Gas Trial

Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions (WTS) has completed the gas trial for the first LNG carrier built to a Boil Off Rate ...

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IMO Comes to Grips with Ballast Water Convention Issues

IMO Comes to Grips with Ballast Water Convention Issues

The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) adopted measures to help accelerate the entry into ...

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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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Interview: Growing with the Business

Interview

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) is one of the world’s leading maritime service providers with 4,500 people serving ...

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VIDEO: Thames Makes Room for Largest Ship Ever

Thames Makes Room for Largest Ship Ever

The largest ship ever to enter the Thames arrived at DP World London Gateway on 19th October 2014 in the early ...

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Scorpio Takes Facility to Finance Dozen Newbuilds

Scorpio Takes Facility to Finance Dozen Newbuilds

Scorpio Bulkers has received commitments from DNB Capital, the Export-Import Bank of Korea, Korea Trade Insurance ...

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TSA Introducing Intermodal Door Delivery Charge

TSA Members Introduces Intermodal Door Delivery Charge

Most member lines in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) are moving forward individually with charges of ...

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Update: Disabled Russian Cargo Ship Reaches Prince Rupert

Disabled Russian Cargo Ship Reaches Prince Rupert

Disabled Russian-flagged cargo ship Simushir, which was floating off the west coast of Haida Gwaii with 10 ...

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AOA: Ross Sea, East Antarctica Must Be Declared Marine ...

AOA: Ross Sea, East Antarctica Must Be Declared Marine Protected Areas

As representatives of the 25 Members of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources ...

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MEPC Approves Draft Polar Code

IMO Approves Draft Polar Code

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved ...

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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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Platts: Freight Rates Pressured by Falling Bunker Fuel Prices

Freight Rates Pressured by Falling Bunker Fuel Prices

Falling bunker fuel prices are putting downward pressure on freight rates for dry bulk and tanker vessels operating ...

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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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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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Suez Canal Expansion Contracts Awarded

Suez Canal Expansion Contracts Awarded

Egypt’s Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab and the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, Mohab Mohamed Hussein ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (13-17th of October)

Readers’ Picks

Cruise Passenger with Ebola Symptoms Denied Entry to Belize A Dallas hospital nurse who was reportedly in contact ...

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