Strike Hits Belgian Ports

Strike Hits Belgian Ports

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) Antwerp has reported that the unions represented in the National Joint Committee ...

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Shippers to Gain Most from Low Oil Prices

Shippers to Gain Most from Low Oil Prices

With crude oil down to its lowest price in five years last week, all carriers stand to gain from lower fuel costs, ...

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Global Shipping Going Digital

Global Shipping Going Digital

United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) has launched a number of initiatives for eliminating ...

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Infrastructural Investment Key for African Transport

Infrastructural Investment Key for Interior African Cargo Transport

There is an urgent need for significant infrastructure investment in both port and inland logistics capabilities in ...

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Maersk Broker Joins Forces with Lightship Chartering

Maersk Broker Joins Forces with Lightship Chartering

Just over two weeks after announcing plans on considering merger opportunities, broker firm Maersk Broker decided ...

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MV Dione Joins Pan8 Bulker Pool

MV Dione Joins Pan8 Bulker Pool

Singapore-headquartered pool operator Navig8 has added MV Dione, owned by European energy trading company RWE ...

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OPDR Launches New Sweden to Spain Service

OPDR Launches New Sweden to Spain Service

The Hamburg-based short sea container carrier OPDR has started  a new service from Sweden to Bilbao via Rotterdam, ...

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Korean Register to Certify Lixembourg-Flagged Ships

Korean Register to Certify Lixembourg-Flagged Ships

Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has signed a Memorandum of Understanding ...

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MOL Myanmar, EFR Start Joint Shipping Agency

MOL Myanmar, EFR Start Joint Shipping Agency

MOL Myanmar Limited has formed a joint venture shipping agency with E.F.R. Forwarding & General Services Co., ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week ( 8-12th of Dec)

Readers’ Picks

World\’s Largest Containership Starts Maiden Voyage 19,100 TEU CSCL Globe, the world’s largest container ship ...

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MSC Rachele Runs Aground

MSC Rachele Runs Aground

MSC’s containership Rachele has run aground on a sandbank in Western Scheldt (Westerschelde) estuary off ...

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Container Shipping to Turn Up the Speed?

Container Shipping to Turn Up the Speed

The number of idling ships in the container shipping sector has been reduced to almost zero. However, a question ...

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EU to Include Seafarers in Its Legislation

EU to Include Seafarers in Its Legislation

The EU’s Council of Employment and Social Policy Ministers reached an agreement Wednesday, December 1o on the ...

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Australian Unions Call DP World to Negotiating Table

Australian Unions Call DP World to Return to Negotiating Table

The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) and Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) have urged terminal operator ...

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VIDEO: A Rescue Story from the Sea

A Rescue Story from the Sea

The sea is often unrelenting and unforgiving which for those braving the stormy waters proved to be very dangerous ...

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Supply Overtaking Demand in Dry Bulk Shipping

Supply Outstripping Demand in Dry Bulk Shipping

The outlook for 2015 looks a bit dull on the demand side for dry bulk shipping, whereas the supply side seems to ...

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Implementation of IMO's Safe Manning Regulations Crucial

Implementation of IMO's Safe Manning Regulations Crucial

The International Transport Workers’ Federation called on implementation of new International Maritime Organization ...

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Shipping Confidence Plunges to Two-Year Low

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Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell during the three months to November 2014 to their lowest ...

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IACS to Introduce Requirements on Structural Safety

MOL Comfort

Two new unified requirements have been developed by the International Association of Classification Societies ...

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Capital Product Partners Charters Out Two

Capital Product Partners Charters Out Two

Marshall Islands shipowner Capital Product Partners said it has secured time charter employment for the M/T Aias ...

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UN Agencies Urge for Solution to Irregular Maritime Migration

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The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has together with other UN agencies called for concerted action from ...

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Italy Rescued Over 150,000 Migrants at Sea in 2014

Italy Rescued Over 150,000 Migrants at Sea in 2014

Through November 30, 2014, a total of 163,368 migrants have been rescued at sea this year, data released by Italy’s ...

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NASSCO, Braemar Ink LNG Technology Licensing Deal

NASSCO Licenses LNG Containment Technology to Braemar

General Dynamics NASSCO and Braemar LNG BV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Braemar Shipping Services PLC, have signed ...

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Smit Lamnalco Strengthens Foothold in Australia

Smit Lamnalco Strengthens Foothold in Australia

Towage specialist Smit Lamnalco, a 50% owned associate of Dutch-based Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., has acquired ...

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Two Crew Killed in LPG Tanker Blast

Two Crew Killed in LPG Tanker Blast

Two crew members of South Korean tanker DL Calla were killed in an explosion that occurred late Wednesday ...

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VIDEO: Intelligent Ship Bridges

Intelligent Ship Bridges

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Rolls-Royce today unveiled their latest vision of Ship Intelligence ...

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Teekay Tanker Drifting off Nova Scotia

Teekay Tanker Drifting off Nova Scotia

Teekay Corporation’s oil tanker Australian Spirit lost its steering power on Tuesday evening and is adrift ...

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