BIMCO Launches Green Guide

BIMCO Launches Green Guide

The international shipping association BIMCO has launched a new, three-part guidance resource called Guide to ...

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Ultrabulk Branches Out into MPP Sector

Ultrabulk Branches Out into MPP

Danish ship operator Ultrabulk’s is launching a new multi-purpose (MPP) service between Europe and Africa. The ...

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Who Can Afford Giant Boxships?

Who Can Afford Giant Boxships

The trend of ordering ultra large container ships seems to have picked up the pace recently as more and more lines ...

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Somali Pirates Free Four Hostages

Somali Pirates Release Hostages After almost Five Years

Four Thai fishermen who were held in captivity for almost five years by Somali pirates have been freed, according ...

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Italy Eyes Suez Canal Investments

Italy Eyes Suez Canal Investments

A delegation of Italian entrepreneurs visited the Suez Canal to find out more about the investment opportunities in ...

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MSC Launches Australia-North Europe Service

MSC Launches Australia-North Europe Service

Switzerland-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), world’s second largest seaborne containerised cargo ...

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IMO SDC Approves SOLAS Amendments

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The Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) approved ...

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Skuld Issues Stowaway Warning

Skuld Issues Stowaway Warning

South Africa’s Port of Cape Town has recently started classifying unauthorised persons found on board ships ...

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Driving Operational Change with Data-Driven Analytics

Driving Operational Change with Data-Driven Analytics

Real-time reporting and data analysis are key tools to understanding and improving complex operating environments ...

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Vitol Joins EGAS LNG Race

Vitol Joins EGAS LNG Race

The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) and the Swiss – based company Vitol have signed a contract to ...

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Construction of Lamu Port Kicks Off Next Month

Construction of Lamu Port Kicks Off Next Month

Construction of the Lamu port which is part of the Lamu Port Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor project ...

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Record Tonnage Volume Changed Hands in 2014

Record Tonnage Volume Changed Hands in 2014

A record volume of tonnage is reported to have changed hands in 2014 and reported secondhand sales rose by 29% ...

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Shipping Industry Needs Uniform BWT Rules

Shipping Industry Needs Uniform BWT Rules

The shipping industry has supported efforts to address aquatic invasive species through ballast water treatment ...

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BIMCO: 2014 Was Tough for Demolition Market

2014 Was Tough Year for Demolition Market

Declining prices have made 2014 a very hectic year for the demolition market as less DWT and fewer TEUs were ...

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Supertankers Pick Up Speed

Supertankers Pick Up Speed

Very Large and Ultra Large Crude Carriers have increased their average sailing speed this month to 12.57 knots in ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (16-20 of Feb)

Readers’ Picks

VIDEO: Freighter Sinks in the Black Sea St. Kitts and Nevis-flagged general cargo ship Fort Azov sank yesterday in ...

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Korean Yards Reclaim Lead

Korean Yards Reclaim Lead

Korean yards have reclaimed the first place in global ship deliveries from their Chinese counterparts as they ...

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VIDEO: Panama Canal Expansion Explained

Panama Canal Expansion

The video above gives you an update on the current stage of the Panama Canal Expansion Program aimed at creating a ...

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CMA CGM Reinforces Presence in Cameroon

CMA CGM Reinforces Presence in Cameroon

The CMA CGM inaugurated its new logistics platform, the Cameroon Container Terminal (3CTC Terminal), on February ...

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Egypt Setting Up Police Force to Protect Suez

Egypt Setting Up Police Force to Protect Suez

A new police department tasked with protection of the Suez Canal is being set up in Egypt amid growing threats to ...

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LNG Shipping Rates Sliding

LNG Shipping Rates Sliding

The shipping rates to transport Liquefied Natural Gas have fallen to around USD 50,000 a day, the lowest in over ...

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SGMF Issues First LNG Bunkering Safety Guidelines

SGMF Issues First LNG Bunkering Safety Guidelines

The Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) has released its first edition of the LNG Bunkering – Safety ...

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Global Container Volumes Rise

Global Container Volumes Rise

Global TEU volumes increased by 4% in 2014 to 135.4 million TEUs, the Port of Rotterdam Authority reports. ...

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The Shipowners’ Club: Be Wary of New Charterers

The Shipowners's Club Be Wary of New Charterers

A mutual shipping insurance association The Shipowners’ Club has warned its members to exercise caution and ...

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Intra-Asia Container Freight Rates Hit Four-Year Low

Intra-Asia Container Freight Rates Hit Four-Year Low

Container shipping rates on intra-Asia trades have fallen to their lowest level in four years, according to ...

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Noble Energy Nabs Egypt LNG Deal

Noble Energy Nabs Egypt LNG Deal

The Egyptian Gas Holding Company (EGAS) signed on February 16 the contract with the Texas-based Noble Energy for ...

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Crowley Accord Takes Five Tankers Under Its Wing

Crowley Accord Takes Five Tankers Under Its Wing

Ship management venture Crowley Accord Management was awarded full technical management contracts for five new ...

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