Eunavfor Stays in Somalia for Two More Years

Eunavfor Stays in Somalia for Two More Years

The European Council has extended the EU’s counter-piracy Operation Atalanta by two more years, until December 12, 2016. The Operation’s main focus is the protection of World Food Programme vessels delivering ...

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APM Terminals Sets Aside USD 1bn for Tema Port

APM Terminals Sets Aside USD 1bn for Tema Port

APM Terminals has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Ghana, representing a private ...

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Mauritius: Port Louis Poised for Upgrade

Illustration: Harbour Port Louis

Austrian construction company STRABAG, together with its partner Archirodon Construction (Overseas) Co. SA, has ...

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Interview: Recruiting for Maritime Industry

Middle Point's Partner Consultant Maarten van Haren

The global maritime industry is undergoing a very challenging period with industry stakeholders opting ...

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Quality Standards Paramount

Quality Standards Paramount

Quality is the paramount and must be maintained by continuous enhancement of shipbuilding standards, classification ...

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EU: Trade Restrictions Still Prevalent

Trade Restrictions Still Prevalent

 The tendency to impose trade-restricting measures remains strong among the EU’s commercial partners, ...

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GSF: Alliances Worry Shippers

GSF Alliances Worry Shippers

The recent Containerisation International (CI) shipper sentiment survey has shown that shippers are worried about ...

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IMO MSC Session Opens

IMO MSC Session Opens

IMO Secretary-General Sekimizu has opened the 94th session of the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) on Monday, which ...

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IMRF: Global Drowning Figures Alarming

IMRF Global Drowning Figures Alarming

The global drowning report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) is shocking, and the worldwide loss of ...

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113 Ships Detained for MLC-Related Deficiencies

113 Ships Detained for MLC-Related Deficiencies

Since the entry into force of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC, 2006),  113 ships were detained by one of the ...

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VIDEO: Kalmar SmartStack Goes Live in Durban

Kalmar SmartStack Goes Live in Durban

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has implemented the Kalmar SmartStack solution at Durban Container Terminal (DCT) in ...

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Seafarers Arriving from West Africa Denied Medical Care

Seafarers Arriving from West Africa Denied Medical Care

United Nations and other leading international transport, trade and tourism organizations expressed concern about ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (10th -14th of Nov)

Readers’ Picks of the Week

Interview: Starting Up the LNG Supply Chain Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is gaining ever more in its popularity as ...

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Platts: Atlantic Supramax Markets Looking Livelier

Platts Atlantic Supramax Markets Looking Livelier

Sentiment in the Atlantic Supramax markets was slightly more bullish, as a flurry of fresh requirements for ...

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JRC Testing Anti-Piracy Software

JRC Testing Anti-Piracy Software (2)

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) is testing a new anti-piracy software in two maritime ...

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UN Continues Fight against Somali Pirates

UN Continues Fight against Somali Pirates

Expressing continued grave concern over piracy off the coast of Somalia despite a sharp decline in attacks, the ...

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Maersk Line Most Reliable despite Industry-Wide Dip

Maersk Line Most Reliable despite Industry-Wide Dip

Maersk Line remains the most reliable carrier in the third quarter of 2014 despite a global schedule industry-wide ...

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LR Issues Offshore Collision Guidance Notes

LR Issues Offshore Collision Guidance Notes

Lloyd’s Register Energy has launched new offshore collision guidance notes for the marine and ...

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SBM Offshore Settles Bribery Case

SBM Offshore Settles Bribery Case

Dutch SBM Offshore has agreed to a USD 240 million out-of-court settlement with the Dutch Public Prosecutor’s ...

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BIMCO’s Bunker Terms Get Green Light

Illustration

BIMCO’s Standard Bunker Contract 2015 was approved for publication at the organisation’s bi-annual ...

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ITIC Warns of Confidentiality Agreement Traps

ITIC Warns of Confidentiality Agreement Traps

UK-based indemnity insurer ITIC has advised shipbrokers, consultants and other advisers not to sign confidentiality ...

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Long Range Tanker Market on Rebound

Long Range Tanker Market on Rebound

There has been a significant change in fortunes for struggling long range (LR) tankers in recent months, according ...

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Piracy in Sub-Saharan Africa Needs to Be Addressed on Land

Combined Task Force 151 makes first suspected pirate capture

Given the tremendous social and political conflict occurring in many piracy prone countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, ...

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Panama Canal Route Less Popular than Suez?

View from CMA CGM Containership transiting Suez

The trend towards more Asia-US East Coast container services via the Suez Canal route and fewer via the traditional ...

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Suspected Somali Pirates Freed

Suspected Somali Pirates Freed

A court in Mauritius has acquitted twelve Somali men tried for piracy due to insufficient evidence,  international ...

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