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 23, 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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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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MV Benita Refloated, Towed 20 Miles off Coast

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The bulk carrier MV Benita, which ran aground on June 17 when it hit the coast of Mauritius, has been refloated and ...

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Stolt-Nielsen Buys Jo Tankers’ Chemical Operations Stolt-Nielsen Limited has agreed to acquire the chemical ...

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Infographic: Global Maritime Security Incidents in 2016

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Maritime security incidents on a global level declined by 24 percent in the first six months of 2016, compared with ...

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VesselsValue: Who Are the Best Negotiators in Shipping?

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The regions of Scandinavia, the Mediterranean and France-Belgium were the best negotiators in terms of vessel ...

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Salvors Getting Ready to Re-Float MV Benita

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Five Oceans Salvage is carrying out preparatory works to shift away from the rocks and re-float the bulker MV ...

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Drewry: Bad Time to Own Old Boxships

MOL Precision, one of the two 2002-built containerships scrapped this year.

More containership capacity is being demolished than ever before, including old-design ships made redundant by the ...

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Boskalis Decides to Withdraw 24 Vessels Dutch dredging and maritime company Boskalis has decided to take 24 vessels ...

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Mauritius Convicts Suspected Somali Pirates

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The Intermediate Court of Mauritius has reversed its earlier decision and convicted twelve persons accused of ...

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Hapag-Lloyd Increases Port Coverage in WMX Service

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German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd said that it plans to revise its West Africa Mediterranean Express (WMX) ...

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ESC: Price Fixing Issue Not Solved by Carriers' Commitments

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The adoption of a decision that renders legally binding the commitments offered by fourteen container shipping ...

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CMA CGM to Enhance Its Europe-West Africa Coverage

French container shipping company CMA CGM is to upgrade its EURAF 4 and EURAF 5 services connecting Europe and West ...

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Heavily Grounded MV Benita Step Closer to Refloating

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A number of cargo tanks aboard the heavily grounded bulk carrier MV Benita have now been pumped out, pressurised ...

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ZIM to Upgrade Its MAF Service

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Israel’s shipping company Zim Integrated Shipping Services is restructuring and upgrading its ...

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Top Firms Join Forces to Boost LNG as Marine Fuel

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A number of companies have decided to join forces in a new cross-industry initiative called SEA\LNG, to accelerate ...

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Clarksons: Shipping Sees Toughest 1H Since Financial Crisis

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Shipping is experiencing some of its toughest conditions since the financial crisis and, despite its many efforts, ...

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MSI: Brexit to Hit Container Shipping Recovery Prospects

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The UK Brexit vote will have far-reaching effects on the container shipping market, despite the country’s ...

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Fincantieri, CSSC Tap Into China’s Growing Cruise Industry Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and China’s shipbuilding ...

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Pirates Attack Tanker Bouboulina in Gulf of Guinea

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A group of armed pirates has approached and opened fire upon a tanker which was underway some 89 nautical miles off ...

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CMA CGM Rejigs India, MEG Services to East Africa

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French container shipping company CMA CGM is to reorganize its Noura Express and Swahili services connecting India, ...

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EU: No Breach of Competition Laws in GRI Probe

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The European Commission has closed its formal investigation into fourteen container shipping companies due to a ...

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World’s Bulk Terminals Get New Representative

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A new trade association has been established to provide the world’s bulk terminals with a united front at ...

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Drewry: Container Rates to Rise after Hitting Bottom

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Container freight rates are forecast to rise modestly over the next 18 months from the all-time lows reached ...

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