Major Trade Lanes to Grow by 5.5 Pct in 2015

Major Trade Lanes to Grow by 5.5 Pct in 2015

Growth across major trade lanes is expected to reach 5.5% in 2015, according to Drewry’s Outlook for Container Shipping Webinar presentation held on Thursday. Drewry’s data estimate that average rates will decline ...

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UK Halts Support to Mediterranean Migrant Rescues

UK Halts Support to Mediterranean Migrant Rescue Operations

The U.K. Government has decided to end British support for search-and-rescue operations for migrants in danger of ...

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Paradoxes of Somali Piracy

Paradoxes of Somali Piracy

Somali pirates take a very business-like approach to their craft, according to a study on piracy published ...

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Drewry: Carriers Urged for Transparency on Low-Sulphur ...

Drewry Carriers Urged for Transparency on Sulphur Surcharges

Carriers will need to provide transparent cost calculations to exporters and importers to justify the cost ...

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New Investments Boost DP World’s Volumes

New Investments Boost DP World's Volumes

DP World Limited handled 44.8 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container ...

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North P&I Club: Charterparties Should Include ...

Charterparties Should Include Ebola-Specific Clauses

The 180 million GT North P&I Club is advising shipowner members to incorporate Ebola-specific clauses in their ...

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Hanjin Joins South Africa Services

Hanjin Joins South Africa Services

Hanjin Shipping is expanding its service network in South Africa by participating in the existing SF1 (South ...

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IMO: Business as Usual in Ebola Affected Areas

Business as Usual in Ebola Affected Areas

There should be no general ban on international travel or trade due to the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West ...

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Secondhand Market Sparking High Investments

Secondhand Market Sparking High Investments

In the first nine months of 2014, recorded investment in sale and purchase transactions in secondhand market has ...

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Vessel Operating Costs Expected to Rise

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 Vessel operating costs are expected to rise by almost three per cent in both 2014 and 2015, the latest survey by ...

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UN Approves Vessel Inspections for Charcoal and Arms ...

UN Approves Vessel Inspections for Charcoal and Arms off Somalia

The United Nations Security Council has authorized the inspection of vessels in territorial waters and on the high ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (20-24th of October)

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Clyde and Co: Ships with Fatigued Crew Unseaworthy If a ship’s crew doesn’t receive enough rest while trying to ...

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Effective State Governance Crucial in Combating Somalia ...

Effective State Governance Crucial in Combating Somalia Piracy

While noting the progress made to combat piracy off the coast of Somalia, the United Nations ...

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Importance of VDR Data Undermined

Importance of VDR Data Undermined

 Failure to preserve Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) data in the event of an incident can compromise the owner’s ...

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IMO Approves Third GHG Study 2014

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IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) approved the Third IMO GHG Study 2014 providing updated ...

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New Guidelines to Protect Health and Safety of Seafarers

New Guidelines to Protect Health and Safety of Seafarers

The ‘Meeting of Experts on Maritime Occupational Safety and Health’  held in Geneva, October ...

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Hyproc Turns to Hyundai Heavy for LNG Newbuilds

Hyproc Turns to Hyundai Heavy for LNG Newbuilds

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (South Korea), has received an order for two newly built LNG tankers with an ...

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Clyde and Co: Ships with Fatigued Crew Unseaworthy

Seafarer Fatigue Still Prevalent

 If a ship’s crew doesn’t receive enough rest while trying to keep up with a ship’s schedule, ...

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Oil Theft in Nigeria Subsiding?

Oil Theft in Nigeria Subsiding

A steep decline has been recorded in oil theft in Nigeria, according to a Nigerian Navy’s flag officer. At ...

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C-Retriever’s Kidnapped Captain Sues Chevron and ECO

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Captain of the Edison Chouest’s hijacked supply vessel C-Retriever Wren Thomas has filed a lawsuit against Edison ...

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Maritime Industry Needs Green Agenda Incentives

Maritime Industry Needs Green Agenda Incentives

88% of the maritime industry agrees that the ‘Green Agenda’ is good for the global industry, but less than 46% say ...

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Windward: Data Manipulation at Sea Rising

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Windward, a specialized data and analytics company, has found in its industry research report aimed at documenting ...

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Drewry: Slow Steaming Keeps Overcapacity at Bay

Drewry: Slow Steaming Keeps Overcapacity at Bay

Drewry Shipping Consultants says no matter how low the oil and bunker prices go, it is confident that ocean ...

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Prosecution of Somali Piracy Leaders Crucial

Prosecution of Somali Piracy Leaders Crucial

Piracy activity in the Gulf of Aden and Western Indian Ocean has declined significantly, as concluded by the ...

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INFOGRAPHIC: Guide for Travellers to Ebola Countries

Ebola Infographic

The outbreak of Ebola in Western African countries has hit the headlines. Ebola is a disease of humans and other ...

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