CMA CGM Adjusts Europe-West Africa Service

CMA CGM Adjusts Europe-West Africa Service

CMA CGM/Delmas will realign their Europe (via Tangier-Med)-West Africa network with three new services (Euraf3, ...

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Libya Releases Tanker Carrying Fuel to Rival Government

Libya Releases Tanker Carrying Fuel to Rival Government

The 2004-built, 34,648 dwt crude oil tanker Anwaar Afriqya has been released from Libya’s port of Tobruk ...

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North Pacific Route to Become Bussiest Trading Corridor

North Pacific Route to Become Bussiest Trading Corridor

 The North Pacific route will surpass the North Atlantic as the world’s most busy trading corridor in terms of ...

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Yinson Holdings Bags Eni Ghana FPSO Deal

Yinson Bags Ghana FPSO Operation Deal

Malaysia-based investment holding company Yinson Holdings Berhad has through its wholly owned subsidiary Yinson ...

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Infographic: Maritime Crime Figures for 2014

Maritime Crime Figures for 2014 V3

Maritime operations company Dryad Maritime released the following infographic showing maritime crime figures for ...

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Training Coastguards in Piracy Hotspots Key

Training Coastguards in Piracy Hotspots Key

Training and mentoring of coastguards in Africa, Middle East, and South East Asia is essential if coastal nations ...

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IMO Action on Black Carbon Long Overdue

IMO Action on Black Carbon Long Overdue

The International Maritime Organisation’s recommendation to its environment committee to agree on ...

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Egypt Selects Winners of Its USD 2.2 Bln LNG Tender

Winners of Egypt's USD 2.2 Bln LNG Tender Selected

Egypt has selected the winners of its USD 2.2 billion tender for delivery of 75 cargoes of liquefied natural gas ...

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Fire Breaks Out on Board Fred.Olsen’s Boudicca

Boudicca

A fire broke out in the engine room on board Fred.Olsen’s cruise ship Boudicca at around 4am on Sunday 25th ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (18-22 of Jan)

Readers’ Picks

VIDEO: Fincantieri Starts Building Seven Seas Explorer Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has laid keel for the Seven ...

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Update 2: Magellan Spirit Refloated

Magellan Spirit's Cargo Transfer Begins Today

The ship-to-ship cargo transfer between Teekay’s grounded LNG carrier Magellan Spirit and LNG tanker ...

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Container Weight Verification Approaching

Container Weight Verification Requirement Approaching

The World Shipping Council (WSC) called all parties involved in the international transportation of maritime ...

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Term of the Day: Carnet

carnet

A carnet is an international customs and temporary export-import document. It permits a holder to temporarily carry ...

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Image of the Day: SCF Melampus Sets Sail for Nigeria

Image of the day

LNG carrier SCF Melampus, which just joined the fleet of Russian shipping company Sovcomflot (SCF Group), has set ...

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Drewry Expects Modest Recovery in Dry Bulk Sector

Drewry Expects Modest Recovery in Dry Bulk Sector (2)

The depressed dry bulk market could recover partly in 2015 and underlying earnings could improve marginally, ...

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Analysing Security Threats: Man vs Machine

Analysing Security Threats- Man vs Machine

The claim that in today’s information age, with open source media instantly available via mobile devices or at the ...

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Benin Seeks Dutch Expertise on Port de Cotonou Project

Benin Seeks Dutch Expertise on Port Cotonou Project

Port of Amsterdam International (PoAI) has been contracted by the Netherlands Embassy in Benin to help revitalise ...

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Shipping Needs Greater Support from Demand Side

Container Ship

Limited economic growth potential and the slow pace of recovery of the global economy is only easing the pain in ...

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US Extends Visas to Ethiopian Seafarers

USA Extends Visas to Ethiopian Seafarers

The United States has extended  C1/D visas to Ethiopian seafarers to two years starting from January 2015. The ...

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IOMOU Authorities Detain 35 Ships on Hours of Rest Breaches

IOMOU Authorities Detain 35 Ships on Hours of Rest Deficiencies

Thirty-five ships were detained as a result of the Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on STCW Hours of Rest ...

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BIMCO Targets Improvement of Dry Bulk Terminals

Port of Antwerp Bulk Terminal

BIMCO has launched a new vetting system designed to gather information on the quality of the facilities and service ...

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Ghana’s Navy Frees Oil Tanker from Pirates

Ghana Navy's patrol vessel GNS Blika

The Ghana Navy has arrested eight pirates, identified as Nigerians, who are suspected of hijacking a crude oil ...

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What Added Costs Will Sulphur Directive Bring?

What Added Costs Will Sulphur Directive Bring

Ships’ costs structures will change as increased bunker costs are unavoidable due to the latest 0.1% Sulphur ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (12th – 16th of Jan)

Readers’ Picks

Tug Collides with Hoegh Osaka One of the two tugs attached to Hoegh Osaka moved from her position on Saturday ...

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Golar LNG Secures Charters for Carrier Duo

Golar LNG Secures Charters for Carrier Duo

Bermuda-headquartered owner and operator of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers Golar LNG has been awarded ...

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Konecranes Ships 15 RTGs to West Africa

Konecranes Ships 15 RTGs to West Africa

Konecranes has received an order for 15 Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes from Bolloré Group. The RTGs will be ...

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Slow Steamers to Rake In from Low Oil Prices

Slow Steamers to Rake In from Low Oil Prices

Ship efficiency remains just as relevant and important in a bearish oil market as it does when shipowners have to ...

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