South Korea, New Zealand Wrap Up FTA Talks

South Korea, New Zealand Wrap Up FTA Talks

South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye and New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key announced the completion of bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA) talks in Brisbane, Australia, on November 15, where both ...

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Scorpio Set to Raise USD 150 Million for Its Newbuilds

Scorpio Set to Raise USD 150 Million for Its Newbuilds

Dry bulk transporter Scorpio Bulkers Inc. revealed plans yesterday to raise USD 150 million through private ...

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IMRF: Global Drowning Figures Alarming

IMRF Global Drowning Figures Alarming

The global drowning report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) is shocking, and the worldwide loss of ...

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Containers Fall into Oakland Estuary

Containers Fall into Oakland Estuary

The U.S. Coast Guard and San Francisco fire department personnel enforced a safety zone for containers that fell in ...

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113 Ships Detained for MLC-Related Deficiencies

113 Ships Detained for MLC-Related Deficiencies

Since the entry into force of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC, 2006),  113 ships were detained by one of the ...

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Drewry: Delivery of ULCVs a Double Whammy

Delivery of ULCVs a Double-Whammy

The delivery of some 54 ships of at least 10,000 teu, expected to be deployed in the Asia-North Europe trade ...

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International Windship Association Takes the Stage

International Windship Association Takes the Stage

A new association that will encourage, advise and advocate for the use of wind propulsion technologies in the ...

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VIDEO: Kalmar SmartStack Goes Live in Durban

Kalmar SmartStack Goes Live in Durban

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has implemented the Kalmar SmartStack solution at Durban Container Terminal (DCT) in ...

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Freighter Sinks After Collision off Okinawa

Freighter Sinks After Collision off Okinawa

Japanese freighter Hokuei 18 capsized and sank in shallow waters off Okinawa Port in Nagasuku Bay, after colliding ...

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First Chemical Tanker Featuring Duplex Steels Delivered

First Chemical Tanker Featuring Duplex Steel Technology Delivered

The world’s first chemical tanker to use a combination of duplex stainless steel and stainless clad steel in the ...

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BW LPG Takes First Gas Carrier from Hyundai Heavy

BW LPG Takes First Gas Carrier from Hyundai Heavy

Singapore-based BW LPG Limited has taken delivery of BW Aries, the first of eight newly-built Very Large Gas ...

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Horizon Lines Under Investigation

Horizon Lines Under Investigation

New York-based national securities firm Faruqi & Faruqi said it is investigating the Board of Directors of ...

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Selene Leader’s Chief Engineer Pleads Guilty

Selene Leader's Chief Engineer Pleads Guilty

The chief engineer of the car carrier M/V Selene Leader pleaded guilty on Friday, November 14th in federal court in ...

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The Dutch Vote for K Line

K-Line's 4,228 TEU Containership Alexandria Bridge (2009 built)

Businesses in the Netherlands have elected the Japanese carrier  ‘K’ Line as the best performing deep sea container ...

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Monthly Container Volumes on a Roller-Coaster Ride

Monthly Container Volumes on a Roller-Coaster Ride

Flatter trading in August hides the fact that headhaul cargo growth from the Mediterranean to North America has ...

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Long Beach Expands Storage to Fight Congestion

Long Beach Expands Storage to Fight Congestion

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners last week approved the use of Port of Long Beach property as a ...

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Bulk Carriers to Cut Costs at Nowa Nowa

Bulk Carriers to Cut Costs at Nowa Nowa

Australia’s Eastern Iron Limited has received a scoping level report from independent shipping consultants, ...

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South Korea, Norway to Expand Arctic Cooperation

South Korea, Norway to Expand Arctic Cooperation

South Korea and Norway are stepping up their efforts in the joint development of a new shipping route in the ...

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Lauritzen Bulkers Inks Its Longest Deal with Green Circle

Lauritzen's Senior VP C. Stahl and Green Circle CEO M. Neraas

 Dansh shipping company Lauritzen Bulkers has signed its longest contract ever with US-based Green Circle Bio ...

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Sewol Crew Appeal Jail Sentences

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The captain of the sunken South Korean ferry Sewol, who has been sentenced to 36 years of prison for gross ...

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Seafarers Arriving from West Africa Denied Medical Care

Seafarers Arriving from West Africa Denied Medical Care

United Nations and other leading international transport, trade and tourism organizations expressed concern about ...

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Hamburg Süd Christens Another San Class Newbuild

Hamburg Süd Christens Another San Class Newbuild1

German carrier Hamburg Süd christened a new container ship pertaining to its “San” class on Thursday, November ...

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Carriers to Add Charges in Congested US Ports

Carriers to Add Charges in Congested US Ports

A number of container lines operating between the U.S. and Asia say they intend to implement congestion charges of ...

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Strike Hits Port of Calais

Strike Hits Port of Calais

A strike by workers at France’s Port of Calais has reportedly closed down three out of four of the ...

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BIMCO Urges for Robust Enforcement of Sulphur Limits

BIMCO Urges for Robust Enforcement of Sulphur Limits

The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) is calling on governments to exercise “robust” enforcement of ...

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