ILO: MLC Changes to Protect Seafarers against Desertion

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International Labour Organization (ILO) member states have confirmed the amendments to the Maritime Labour ...

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Crude Oil Spills into Lake Grande Ecaille

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The United States Coast Guard and other agencies continued responding to a crude oil spill on July 26, that was ...

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Bahri's Fleet Expansion Bears Fruit

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National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has seen a surge of 47.2 percent in its net profit for the second ...

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Spotted: Vroon PSVs Depart on Maiden Voyage

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In today’s spotted we present you two newly build platform supply vessels (PSVs), VOS Princess and VOS ...

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Gener8 Maritime Sells One of Its Oldest VLCCs

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Crude oil shipping company Gener8 Maritime has sold its 2001-built Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) to the ...

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Marseille Fos Sees Recovery in Passenger Numbers

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A mixed first-half at French port Marseille Fos saw continued growth in general cargo and a recovery in passenger ...

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USD 43.8 Bn Fleet Awaiting Delivery in 2016

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During the first half of 2016, some USD 28.4 billion worth of vessels have been delivered to their respective ...

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Xeneta: Container Shipping’s Peak Season Weakens?

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Due to a glut of surplus capacity in the container shipping industry, the peak season seems to have lost its ...

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MV Benita Being Towed to Indian Coast

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Following the refloating of the bulk carrier MV Benita on July 24, the Greek owner of the vessel Unit Maritime is ...

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OPDR to Expand Presence in Russia

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German short sea container shipping company Oldenburg-Portugiesische Dampfschiffs-Rhederei (OPDR), a subsidiary of ...

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MOL to Upgrade Its Car Carriers with Fleet Xpress Service

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Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has decided to introduce the Fleet Xpress service across the ...

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Suez Canal Cuts Tolls for VLCCs on US-Arabian Gulf Route

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The Suez Canal Authority has reduced transit tolls for Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) of more than 200,000 ...

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Seaspan Corp's Quarterly Earnings Halved, Revenue Up

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Despite the addition of a number of boxships during the second quarter, the Hong Kong-based containership owner ...

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Maersk's Saego Line Adds New Boxship to Liverpool Service

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Saego Line, a subsidiary of Danish shipping company Maersk, has introduced a new vessel, the Independent Accord, to ...

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Sulfur Dioxide Leak Briefly Closes Houston Ship Channel

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The Houston Ship Channel reopened on Monday afternoon following a brief closure due to a sulfur dioxide release and ...

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European, Indian Terminals Push DP World's 1H Volumes Up

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Dubai-based port and terminal operator DP World Limited handled 31.4 million TEU across its global portfolio of ...

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First LNG Carrier Transits New Panama Canal

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The Panama Canal marked another milestone with the transit of the first-ever liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier, ...

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Baltic Exchange Reaches Deal with Panellists

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In light of the potential acquisition of London’s Baltic Exchange by Singapore Exchange (SGX), the Baltic ...

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Bangladesh Step Closer to Its 1st LNG Import Terminal

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The US-based specialist in floating LNG solutions Excelerate Energy, Bangladesh Oil, Gas and Mineral Corporation ...

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Colombian Dockers, TCBUEN Sign Collective Bargaining Deal

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The national amalgamated transport workers’ union in Colombia, SNTT, which represents dockers and other workers, ...

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GAC Russia Expands Far East Presence

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GAC Russia is expanding eastwards with the opening of new branches at Nakhodka and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to meet demand ...

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MSC, CMA CGM Back New Container Tracking System

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Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has joined forces with the French shipping giant CMA CGM in backing French ...

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ZOSCO Sells Two Capesize Bulkers to Sinokor

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China’s shipping company Zhejiang Ocean Shipping Co (ZOSCO) has sold two of its Capesize bulkers to the South ...

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Taking the Maritime Industry to the Next Level

Certainty is a scarce good in a continuously changing world. The speed with which new developments arise, seems to ...

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Report: Advent Looking to Sell Stake in Brazil's TCP

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Global private equity firm Advent International is considering to sell its stake in Brazil’s second largest ...

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CMA CGM Reopens Barcelona-Djen Djen Regular Service

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French container shipping company CMA CGM NAF Lines is relaunching a regular service from Barcelona, Spain, to Djen ...

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IMB: Maritime Crimes Hit Lowest Levels in Decades

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Piracy and armed robbery at sea have fallen to their lowest levels since 1995, despite a surge in kidnappings off ...

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