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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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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Best Remedy for Sea Migrations Is Tackling Root Causes

UNHCR Best Remedy for Sea Migrations Is Tackling Root Causes

UNHCR has warned that the international community was losing its focus on saving lives amid confusion among coastal ...

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Strike Spreads through Nigerian Ports

Strike Spreads through Nigerian Ports

Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) is planning to shut the nation’s ports’ operations and start ...

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CMA CGM, Emirates Shipping Drop Mombasa Call

CMA CGM, Emirates Shipping Drop Mombasa Call

Ocean liners CMA CGM and Emirates Shipping Line plan to suspend port calls at Kenyan port Mombasa amid worsening ...

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Captain, First Officer Detained after Fatal Suez Collision

13 Egyptian Fishermen Die in Collision with Cargo Ship

Egyptian authorities have detained the captain and first officer of a Kuwaiti containership following their ...

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Seychelles Court Acquits Suspected Somali Pirates

Seychelles Court Acquits Suspected Somali Pirates

Three suspected Somali pirates have been acquitted by the Seychelles Court of Appeal with the court ordering ...

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Armed Clashes Force Libyan Ports to Shut Down

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The ports of Es Sider, Ras Lanuf and Benghazi in Libya are currently closed due to armed clashes, as informed by ...

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Sonangol Back at DSME for Two More

Sonangol Back at DSME for Two More

Angola’s oil company Sonangol has placed an order for two 156, 290 TDW crude oil tankers with South Korean ...

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12 Tips to Protect Yourself in 2015

12 Tips to Protect Yourself in 2015

As 2015 nears, many of us look towards the future with plans to improve our lives: perhaps you’ll pledge to ...

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Demand for Tankers Outstripping Supply

Demand for Tankers Outstripping Supply

Stronger freight rates in the tanker market may bring about some positive trends for the first quarter of 2015, if ...

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Shippers to Gain Most from Low Oil Prices

Shippers to Gain Most from Low Oil Prices

With crude oil down to its lowest price in five years last week, all carriers stand to gain from lower fuel costs, ...

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Global Shipping Going Digital

Global Shipping Going Digital

United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) has launched a number of initiatives for eliminating ...

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Infrastructural Investment Key for African Transport

Infrastructural Investment Key for Interior African Cargo Transport

There is an urgent need for significant infrastructure investment in both port and inland logistics capabilities in ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week ( 8-12th of Dec)

Readers’ Picks

World\’s Largest Containership Starts Maiden Voyage 19,100 TEU CSCL Globe, the world’s largest container ship ...

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Container Shipping to Turn Up the Speed?

Container Shipping to Turn Up the Speed

The number of idling ships in the container shipping sector has been reduced to almost zero. However, a question ...

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Supply Overtaking Demand in Dry Bulk Shipping

Supply Outstripping Demand in Dry Bulk Shipping

The outlook for 2015 looks a bit dull on the demand side for dry bulk shipping, whereas the supply side seems to ...

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Implementation of IMO's Safe Manning Regulations Crucial

Implementation of IMO's Safe Manning Regulations Crucial

The International Transport Workers’ Federation called on implementation of new International Maritime Organization ...

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Shipping Confidence Plunges to Two-Year Low

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Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell during the three months to November 2014 to their lowest ...

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IACS to Introduce Requirements on Structural Safety

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Two new unified requirements have been developed by the International Association of Classification Societies ...

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UN Agencies Urge for Solution to Irregular Maritime Migration

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The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has together with other UN agencies called for concerted action from ...

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Italy Rescued Over 150,000 Migrants at Sea in 2014

Italy Rescued Over 150,000 Migrants at Sea in 2014

Through November 30, 2014, a total of 163,368 migrants have been rescued at sea this year, data released by Italy’s ...

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VIDEO: Intelligent Ship Bridges

Intelligent Ship Bridges

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Rolls-Royce today unveiled their latest vision of Ship Intelligence ...

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Image of the Day: Smit Amandla Tows Away

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Smit Amandla Marine’s tug Smit Amandla, with the assistance of tug Avon Kadnant and TNPA tug Iphotwe today ...

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Infographic: Deadliest Sea Crossings in 2014

Deadliest Sea Crossings in 2014

Thousands of people embark on life-threatening journeys in an attempt to find asylum in more developed countries, ...

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Dry Bulk Sector Outlook for 2015 Uncertain

Dry Bulk Sector Outlook for 2015 Uncertain

Market expectations for China to meaningfully reduce domestic iron ore production in favour of imports proved to be ...

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NLNG Turns to Court for Protection

NLNG Turns to Court for Protection

Bonny Gas Transport Ltd and Nigeria LNG Ltd. have taken steps before the court in New York to protect their vessel ...

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