BIMCO: Time for Carriers to Get Ahead of the Curve

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The 2015 has started off as a pretty challenging year for the container shipping industry. With volatile spot rates ...

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Northern Sea Route to Overpower Suez Canal

Northern Sea Route to Overpower Suez Canal

Roughly two thirds of the world trade that passes through the Suez Canal, which is 8% of the global total, will be ...

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Asia: Migrants Stuck in Never-Ending Ordeal at Sea

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Around 8,000 migrants are believed to be stuck at sea off the coasts of Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia waiting ...

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VIDEO: Costa Luminosa Calls at Rostock Warnemuende

Costa Luminosa Calls at Rostock Warnemuende

As we tend to keep track of big cruise ships and their port calls, the latest video brings you a timeline of Costa ...

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Video: Birth of the Greenest Mega-Boxship

Birth of the Greenest Mega-Boxship

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has recently published a time-lapse video of the construction of what the ...

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Why Containers Get Lost at Sea?

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Containerization has reformed the ocean transportation of cargo becoming the standard method of moving goods across ...

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Costa Concordia Wreck Arrives in Genoa

Costa Concordia Wreck Arrives in Genoa

The wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship has been safely towed to the Port of Genoa where it will be ...

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DSME Confirms Talks on Mega Order

DSME Confirms Talks on Mega Order

South Korean shipbuilding giant Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) confirmed today that it is in ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (4-8 of May)

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MAST: Security Situation in the Mediterranean Could Get Out of Hand Incidents of criminality and piracy on the high ...

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PMO: Maersk Tigris Released

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The seized Maersk Tigris containership has been released after being held in detention by Iranian authorities for ...

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Pentagon: Maersk Tigris Seized by Iranian Navy

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The Maersk Tigris container ship issued a distress call Tuesday morning after an Iranian Navy ship fired shots ...

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APM Terminals Stands Ready for Giant Boxships

APM Terminals Stands Ready for Giant Boxships

Dutch-headquartered container terminal operator APM Terminals, part of Maersk Group, opened a new terminal facility ...

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L.A, Long Beach Host Talks on Supply Chain Improvements

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The impact of massive ships and major liner alliances on port operations and steps aimed at addressing that impact ...

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Interview: Gaining Competitive Edge by Optimizing Maintenance

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In an ever more competitive maritime market, shipowners need to know how to make the best out of emerging ...

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Video: Teekay’s Tanker Market Update – April 2015

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Teekay Tankers, part of Teekay Group, operates a fleet of over 95 tankers, including aframax, long range (LR), ...

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Interview: Ferry Industry Rules Lack Practicality

New Eco and Safety Rules Lack Practicality

Originally formed back in 1976 as the International Marine Transit Association in order to provide the ferry ...

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Interview: Milaha Working to Sustain Growth Momentum

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  Qatar Navigation (Milaha) Q.S.C, a shareholding company with core interests in maritime transport and ...

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Suez Canal Unaffected by Yemen Crisis

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The passage of ships through the Suez Canal has not been affected by the ongoing military clashes in Yemen, ...

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DNV GL: LNG Infrastructure Needed Throughout Europe

Europe Needs LNG Infrastructure

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) has the biggest potential market in Europe out of all alternative fuels, but the ...

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Houthis Seize Bab al-Mandab Army Base

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Yemen’s Houthi militias, rebel forces believed to be backed by Iran, seized a Bab al-Mandab army base overlooking ...

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Costa Concordia Used for Cocaine Smuggling

Costa Concordia Used for Cocaine Smuggling

Large quantities of cocaine are reported to had been smuggled on board the most luxuries ships sailing the high ...

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Fincantieri: Designing the Drillship of the Future

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Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri is introducing a new ultra-deep drillship design at OMC Technical conference today, ...

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VIDEO: Anthem of the Seas Calls at Hamburg

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The video shows Royal Caribbean´s new cruise ship, Anthem of the Seas, being pulled along the river Elbe in the ...

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Fire Breaks Out on board Tanker in Kirkdale

Fire Breaks Out on board Tanker in Kirkdale

A fire broke out in one of the engine rooms of a Cyprus-flagged tanker at Canada Dock, on the river Mersey this ...

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VIDEO: Arklow Breeze Slips into Water

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General cargo ship Arklow Breeze was launched at the Westerbroek yard of Ferus Smit on Friday, the 20th of March. ...

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Five Costa Cruises’ Guests Killed in Tunis Attack

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Costa Cruises confirmed that five guests, 4 Italians and 1 Russian, of the Costa Fascinosa are among the victims of ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (16th-20th March)

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Update: MSC Cruises’ Death Toll Rises to Twelve Twelve guests of MSC Cruises have been confirmed dead following the ...

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