Greek Owners and Operators Favor Liberian Flag

Greek Owners and Operators Favor Liberian Flag

LIiberia has become the flag of choice for Greek ship owners and operators, according to Liberian Registry. Figures ...

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Navios Puts Tanker Duo to Work

Navios Puts Tanker Duo to Work

Greek owner and operator of tanker ships Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation has chartered out the 2014-built, ...

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Wärtsilä Gets Green Light for Its First LNG Terminal

Wärtsilä Gets Green Light for Its First LNG Terminal

Manga LNG Oy has given Wärtsilä full notice to proceed (NTP) with the supply of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) ...

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GD NASSCO Cuts Steel for 2nd APT’s Tanker

An Artist Rendering (NASSCO)

General Dynamics NASSCO has started construction of a second “ECO” tanker to be built for American ...

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Tacoma Port Volumes Dip, Long Beach Marks Slight Growth

Tacoma Port Volumes Plunge, Long Beach Marks Slight Growth

Productivity issues plaguing U.S. West Coast ports since October 31 prompted the Port of Tacoma’s container volumes ...

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Stable Outlook for The Swedish Club

Lars Rhodin, Managing Director of the Swedish Club

A.M. Best Ratings Services Ltd has awarded a financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and an issuer credit ...

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REACTION: Damascus Court Decision Irrevocable

Damascus Court Decision Irrevocable

In a reaction to the ruling from Beirut court on suspension of asset freeze of CMA CGM Chief’s company in ...

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Teekay Tankers Lands Five Aframaxes

Teekay Tankers Lands Five Aframaxes

Teekay Tankers Ltd. has agreed to acquire four coated Aframax tankers and one uncoated Aframax tanker for an ...

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Spanish Docker Dies on Board Bulk Carrier

Spanish Docker Dies on Board Bulk Carrier

A dock worker died on Wednesday morning inside the hold of the Panama-flagged bulk carrier Hanjin Sines while ...

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Scorpio Tankers Rejuvenates Fleet

Scorpio Tankers Rejuvenates Fleet

Monaco-based tanker owner and operator Scorpio Tankers has recently taken delivery of six newbuilding vessels. The ...

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DP World Moves In on Jebel Ali Free Zone

DP World Moves In on Jebel Ali Free Zone

The shareholders of the DP World approved the acquisition of Economic Zones World FZE, owner of Jebel Ali Free ...

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EU Clears Hurdle in SNCM Recovery

EU Removes Hurdle in SNCM Recovery

The European Commission has given a green light to struggling French ferry operator Société Nationale Maritime ...

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AAPA Urges Obama to Help Resolve Dockworker Talks

AAPA Urges Obama to Help Resolve West Coast Dockworker Talks

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) urged the US President Barack Obama to assign federal mediators ...

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US West Coast Congestion Hurting Container Reliability

Port of Los Angeles

Congestion issues at ports on the US West Coast contributed to lower on-time containership reliability in ...

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Star Bulk Scores Charters for 3 Newbuildings

Star Bulk Scores Charters for 3 Newbuildings

Athens-based owner and operator of dry bulk carriers Star Bulk Carriers has found voyage employment for three of ...

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TSA Container Lines Call for Rate Hike

TSA Container Lines Call for Rate Hike

Transpacific container lines asked on Wednesday for a USD 600 per 40-foot container (FEU) general rate increase ...

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Carbofin Pleads Guilty to Concealing Pollution

Carbofin Pleads Guilty to Concealing Pollution

Carbofin S.PA., an Italian owner and operator of a fleet of commercial liquefied gas vessels, pleaded guilty to ...

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Manila Port Scrambling to Avoid Holiday Congestion

Manila Port Scrambling to Avoid Holiday Congestion

With only a week before the Christmas and New Year’s holidays kick in, the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is ...

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Box Ships Wraps Up Loan Amendments

Box Ships Wraps Up Loan Amendments

Greece-based container shipping company Box Ships Inc. has signed a deal with the last remaining lender, a process ...

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Creditors Accept OSX Brasil's Bankruptcy Plan

Creditors Accept OSX Brazil's Bankruptcy Plan

An assembly of creditors in Rio de Janeiro approved on Wednesday a new bankruptcy protection plan put forward by ...

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Titan Refloats and Scuttles Smart’s Bow

Titan Refloats and Scuttles Smart's Bow

Titan Salvage, Crowley Maritime’s Houston-based marine salvage, emergency response and wreck removal company, ...

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Arctic Temperatures Still Rising

Arctic Temperatures Still Rising

A new report led by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows that Arctic air ...

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OPEC Oil Export Earnings Drop to 2010 Low

OPEC Oil Export Earnings Drop to 2010 Low

Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), excluding Iran, will earn about USD 700 ...

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ITF Warns of Worker Exploitation in Australia

ITF President Paddy Crumlin

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is calling on the Australian government to improve ...

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ASPA Posts Record Revenues

ASPA Posts Record Revenues

The Alabama State Port Authority has released its financial and tonnage results for fiscal year 2014 ending ...

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VIDEO: Role of Inland Waterways in Container Shipping

Better use of waterways1

Tackling increased cargo volumes of containerized cargo is particularly challenging especially with respect to ...

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ICS Changes Stance on Ballast Water Convention

ICS Changes Position on Ballast Water Convention

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said it has modified its stance towards the ratification by governments ...

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