Image of the Day: Suez Canal Making Room for More Ships

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This aerial image brings you up to speed of dredging works at the Suez Canal currently undergoing expansion. ...

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Kuwait Oil Tanker Operations off Yemen Unaffected

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Operations of Kuwaiti oil tankers in the Bab el-Mandeb strait remain unaffected by the military operations in ...

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Carriers Passing on Lower Fuel Cost Perks to Shippers

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Shippers seem to be the greatest beneficiaries of lower marine fuel costs as they see the benefits being passed on ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (23rd -27th of March)

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Maersk Line Orders Seven Containerships Maersk Line signed a new building order today with COSCO Shipyard Co., Ltd ...

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Russia Nominates Candidate for IMO Top Position

Russia Nominates Candidate for IMO Top Position

The Russian Federation has proposed its first candidate for the position of the Secretary General of the ...

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Yemen Shuts Down Ports amid Air Strikes

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Yemen shut down all major ports on Thursday amid bomb strikes launched by the Saudi Arabia, Reuters reports. Local ...

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AKD: Lack of Ship Definition Threat to Investors

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Rotterdam-based law firm AKD says that the lack of an unambiguous term to describe a ‘ship’ in several ...

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Infographic: 50 Years of Containership Growth

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The infographic presents you with containership growth starting from 1968 forecasting the next generation of ...

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P&O Ports to Turn Around Small and Medium-Sized Ports

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The government of Dubai has launched a new port operator named P&O Ports. The company is a subsidiary of Ports, ...

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Drewry: Lower Oil Prices Double-Edged Sword

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Global dry cargo demand growth, forecast at 5% per annum from 2016 to 2019, is to be offset by falling project ...

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Iranian Navy Foils Two Pirate Attacks in One Week

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Iranian naval forces have thwarted a pirate attack targeting one of the country’s oil tankers while under way in ...

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GSF Calls for Monitoring of Shipping Alliances' KPIs

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The Global Shippers Forum (GSF) has called for rigorous monitoring of key performance indicators (KPIs) that can ...

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Somali Pirates Moving towards India

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Somali pirates are moving their operations toward India as international task forces tighten ...

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Global Shipping Losses Spiraling Down

Global Shipping Losses Spiraling Down

Global shipping losses continued their downward trend with 75 reported in 2014, making it the safest year in ...

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IMO: 61 Stowaway Incidents Reported in 2014

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There were 61 incidents involving 120 stowaways reported in 2014, according to International Maritime ...

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Financing Secured for Lekki Deepwater Port

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A consortium of six banks have agreed the terms of loans with a Singaporean firm, Tolaram Group, aimed at financing ...

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Holland America Line Drops Tunisia Calls

Holland America Line Drops Tunisia Calls

Holland America Line cancels port calls at La Goulette, Tunisia following last week's terrorist attack.

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Drewry: Revolution in Container Handling Needed

Revolution in Container Handling Needed

A revolution in container handling is required, the port industry equivalent of the “double-decker jetway”.

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Five Costa Cruises’ Guests Killed in Tunis Attack

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Costa Cruises confirmed that five guests, 4 Italians and 1 Russian, of the Costa Fascinosa are among the victims of ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (16th-20th March)

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Update: MSC Cruises’ Death Toll Rises to Twelve Twelve guests of MSC Cruises have been confirmed dead following the ...

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MSC Cruises Suspends Tunisia Calls

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 In the wake of terror attack at the Bordo National Museum, in Tunis, MSC Cruises has decided to suspend all ...

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Seychelles Court Convicts Nine Somali Pirates

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Nine Somalis have been convicted for piracy by the Seychelles Supreme Court, Seychelles News Agency reports. The ...

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Update: MSC Cruises’ Death Toll Rises to Twelve

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Twelve guests of MSC Cruises have been confirmed dead following the terrorist attack during a shore excursion at ...

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Nine MSC Cruises' Guests Killed in Tunisia Museum Attack

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Nine of MSC Cruises’ guests are reported to have lost their lives in a terrorist attack during a shore ...

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Fuel Saving Measures Can Negatively Affect Lashing Forces

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Fuel saving measures aimed at boosting efficiency can have a negative effect on the lashing forces on the ...

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BIMCO: Strong Tanker Demand to Resume

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Demand for crude oil and oil product tankers is currently strong and both segments are enjoying an extended winter ...

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ITIC Warns of Growing Funds Diversion Frauds

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International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) says fraudulent diversion of funds is on the increase in the ...

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