Slow Economic Recovery Affecting Shipping

Slow Economic Recovery Affecting Shipping

The global shipping demand remains subdued by slow economic activity, according to BIMCO, as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) lowers the outlook for 2014 amid lower growth than expected. The IMF data forecasts world ...

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Sri Lanka Facing Fisheries Export Ban

Sri Lanka Facing Fishing Export Ban

In its fight against illegal fishing activities worldwide, the European Commission has today proposed to ban ...

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Asia Pirates Less Active This Trimester

Asian Pirates Less Active This Trimester

The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) has ...

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Franbo Orders Three

Franbo Orders Three

Taiwan-based  Franbo Lines has ordered three new 16,500-dwt bulkers through an agreement signed with Japanese ...

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NOC: Seas Might Rise 180cm by 2100

NOC: Seas Might Rise 180cm by 2100

A paper published in Environmental Research Letters by the U.K. National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) ...

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TCQ Books Five Konecranes RTGs

Five Konecranes RTGs En Route to Guatemala

Konecranes has received an order for five Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes from Terminal de Contenedores Quetzal ...

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UK Port Representatives Fighting Latest EU Regulations

UK Port Representatives Fighting Latest EU Regulations

The United Kingdom Major Ports Group Limited trade association (UKMPG), and the British Ports Association (BPA) ...

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Costa Rica Okays New Moin Container Terminal

Costa Rica Okays New Moin Container Terminal

The Supreme Court of Costa Rica has ruled in favor of the Costa Rican Government and APM Terminals in an appeal ...

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Sembcorp Snags Libra FPSO Conversion Deal

Sembcorp Snags Libra FPSO Conversion Deal

Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine, has secured a USD 696 ...

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Dover Port Granted Additional Powers

Dover Port Granted Additional Powers

The Dover Harbour Board has confirmed that  the U.K.’s Marine Management Organisation approved the Port of ...

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Dubai Companies Keen to Ride Iraqi Import Wave

Iraqi

Dubai-headquartered companies Transworld Group and Nawah have entered into a formal agreement to service Iraq’s ...

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IMO Kicks Off 67th MEPC Meeting

IMO Kicks Off 67th MEPC Meeting

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is meeting for ...

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HMM Selling Stake in US Container Terminals

HMM Selling Stake in US Container Terminals

Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is planning to raise USD 140 million through the liquidation of its container ...

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CoR Applauds EU Port Services General Approach Adoption

CoR Applauds EU Port Services General Approach Adoption

The European Union’s Committee of the Regions has welcomed the October 8 adoption of the general approach on ...

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Clear Sailing for Suezmaxes

Are Suezmaxes Making a Comeback

Several tanker owners have recently placed orders for Suezmax tankers and market pundits have discussed the merits ...

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DSME Back at MAN Diesel & Turbo

DSME Back at MAN Diesel & Turbo

MAN Diesel & Turbo has received an order for four MAN B&W 5G70ME-GI engines in connection with Daewoo ...

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DryShips Pulls Plug on Notes Offering

DryShips Pulls Plug on Notes Offering

DryShips Inc., has withdrawn its previously announced public offering of USD 700 million of its senior secured ...

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SHI Scores LNG Carrier Triplet Order

SHI Scores LNG Carrier Triplet Order

On October 13, Samsung Heavy Industries won an order amounting to USD 620 million for three LNG carriers from an ...

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Wärtsilä to Provide Gas Handling Systems for Largest ...

Wärtsilä to Provide Gas Handling Systems for Largest Ethane Carriers

Samsung Heavy Industries has ordered Wärtsilä gas handling systems for a set of  six new 87,000 cm3 capacity very ...

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Panama’s Balboa Port Set for Expansion

Panama's Balboa Port Set for Expansion

The Panama Ports Company (PPC), a part of Hong Kong-headquartered Hutchison Whampoa Ltd., has set aside a budget of ...

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NGOs Ask for Publicly Available Ship Efficiency Data

NGOs Ask for Publicly Available Ship Efficiency Data

Transport & Environment, Seas at Risk and Carbon War Room have urged the United Nations’ International ...

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Moody’s Says Shipping Industry Outlook Stable

Moody's Says Shipping Industry Stable

Moody’s Japan K.K. said its outlook for the global shipping industry is stable, with moderate EBITDA growth ...

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Interview: Offshore Ports – The Way Forward

Khalifa Port

Thinking outside the box has sprung a myriad of innovations throughout history and it is what is keeping us “alive ...

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Panama Canal Pilots Not Renegotiating Bargaining Agreement

Panama Canal Pilots Not Renegotiating Bargaining Agreement

The Panama Canal Pilots’ Union, a labor organization representing 256 professional pilots, has decided not to ...

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Crowley and Seaboard Marine Start New VSA

Crowley and Seaboard Marine Start New VSA

Crowley Maritime Corporation’s liner services group and Seaboard Marine Ltd., have entered into a new vessel ...

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