Sharp Rise in Incorrectly Declared Dangerous Goods

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There was a major rise in incorrectly declared dangerous goods last year, compared to 2014, according to German ...

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Greenpeace: Modern Express Carrying Controversial Cargo

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The troubled car carrier Modern Express is carrying a controversial cargo of timber apparently destined for the ...

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Pirates Try to Hijack Maersk Line’s Containership

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The Nigerian Navy has prevented a group of pirates from hijacking the 28,844 dwt containership Safmarine Kuramo ...

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Anaklia Deep Sea Port Construction Contract Awarded

Contract Awarded for Construction of Anaklia Deep Sea Port

The Anaklia Development Consortium LLC has been awarded the USD 2.5 billion contract to build and develop a deep ...

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CMA CGM Brings More Capacity to French West Indies

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French container shipping company CMA CGM decided to upgrade its service to the French West Indies by increasing ...

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GALLERY: CSCL Indian Ocean Still Stuck

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The dredging activities at the site of the grounded CSCL Indian Ocean started yesterday afternoon as the ...

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Dutch MPs Urged to Approve Armed Guards onboard Ships


UK-based global trade union Nautilus International has joined the Royal Association of Dutch Shipowners and 14 ...

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NAT Experiences Strongest Year Ever

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In the fourth quarter of 2015 Nordic American Tankers (NAT) profited from a strong tanker market which pushed the ...

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Majestic Princess Hits the Water

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The third Royal Princess class vessel built for the California-based cruise operator Princess Cruises, a brand of ...

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Iran Launches New Direct Shipping Line to Oman

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Iran has launched yet another shipping line, this time with its neighboring Oman. The country has been very busy ...

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AMSA Ousts Indonesian Ship from Australian Ports

Noah Satu, formerly BBC Aramis; Image Courtesy: Hamburg Hafen

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the 86-metre general cargo ship Noah Satu from entering ...

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VIDEO: Testing Begins on Panama Canal's Water-Saving Basins

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The first water-saving basin of the Agua Clara Locks’ upper chamber has been filled to the required level in order ...

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European and UAE Terminals Boost DP World’s Volumes

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Dubai-based port operator DP World Limited handled 61.7 million TEU across its global portfolio of container ...

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TIL Posts Record Earnings in Q4

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Oslo-listed Tanker Investments Ltd. posted record earnings in the fourth quarter of 2015, the company said in ...

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Crowley Christens 2nd LNG-Ready Product Tanker

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Jacksonville-based Crowley Maritime Corp. christened the second of four new, Jones Act product tankers on February ...

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Diana Finds Work for Three Bulkers

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Greek dry bulk shipping company Diana Shipping has entered into two new charter agreements for two Capesize dry ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (1st – 5th Feb, 2016)


Gallery: SMIT Salvage Team Boards Modern Express, Attaches Tow Line The four-member salvage team of SMIT Salvage ...

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Maritime Industry on Alert amid Zika Outbreak

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Due to the outbreak of the Zika virus, the maritime industry is on standby for any symptoms of the virus ...

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VIDEO: LA Port Well Ahead of Emission Targets

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Despite reports on the Port of Los Angeles’ failure to meet pollution-reduction measures, the port’s ...

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Baltic Dry Index Down in the Dumps

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The Baltic Dry Index has fell below 300 points, plunging to a new low of 298 points on Thursday, February 4. The ...

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Moody's: MOL's Outlook Changed to Negative

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Moody’s Japan K.K. has affirmed the Ba1 corporate family rating of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) but it has ...

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Oil Removal from Grounded CSCL Indian Ocean Starts

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Authorities started pumping oil from the grounded containership CSCL Indian Ocean on the Elbe River in an attempt ...

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Gallery: Maersk Connector Ready for Subsea Ops

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The DP2 cable installation vessel Maersk Connector, built at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania, was handed over to ...

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Offshore Slump Keeps HHI in the Red

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South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s largest shipbuilder, racked up KRW 1.36 trillion ...

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Sill Reinforcements in New Panama Canal Locks Completed

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The sill reinforcements in the new locks of the Panama Canal have been completed this week, bringing the Panama ...

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VIDEO: Modern Express Finds Safe Haven in Bilbao

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The ill-fated car carrier Modern Express, which has been drifting in rough seas for over a week, safely arrived at ...

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Arctic Liner Shipping to Become Viable around 2040

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The likelihood of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) to replace the Suez Canal in the transportation of the containerized ...

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