DP World’s Earnings Up by 22 Pct

DP World's  Earnings Up by 22 Pct

Global marine terminal operator DP World reported strong financial results from its global portfolio of marine ...

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Scores of Bodies Found on Migrant Boat off Libya

About 50 Bodies Found on Migrant Boat off Libya

Bodies of around 50 people have been found in the hold of a vessel carrying migrants and refugees from Libya ...

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Update: Grounded Ship in Suez Canal Not Refloated Yet

Ship Runs Aground in Suez Canal, Causes Delays

Efforts to refloat the southbound vessel that became grounded at 1430 local time on Tuesday, August 25th in the ...

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China's Trade to Keep Up the Momentum despite Setbacks

China's Trade Expected to Boom in Next 5 Years

 Trade from China and Southeast Asia to North America and Europe is expected to boom in the next five years, ...

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Crewtoo: Seafarers Dread Port Calls

Seafarers Dread Port Calls

Seafarers sometimes fear port calls because of the increase in workload caused by the many audits and inspections ...

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Sea Freight Keeping Logistics Situation Index Afloat

Sea Freight Keeping Logistics Situation Index Afloat

The Stifel Logistics Situation Index showed an easing in demand in August, resulting in a decline of 1.8 points to ...

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BSR: Average CO2 Emissions Continue Declining

CO2-Emissionss

Average CO2 emissions per container per kilometer for global ocean transportation routes have declined by 8.4 ...

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Mega Boxships, Rising Demand Fueling Port Investment Race

Mega Boxships and Rising Demand Trigger Port Investment Race

Rising global container port demand and ever larger vessels are driving terminal operators to make significant ...

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Platts: Dry Bulk Market Needs at Least 3 Years to Recover

Dry Bulk Market Needs at Least 3 Years to Recover

The currently crippled global dry bulk freight market is expected to take at least three years to hit the road to ...

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Svitzer Sets Growth Goals

Svitzer Sets Growth Goals

Maersk’s towage specialist Svitzer is planning to secure greater foothold in two strategic markets in Asia, ...

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Reefer Trade Immune to Downturn

Perishable Reefer Trade Immune to Downturn

Despite a variety of adverse economic and climatic conditions, perishable reefer cargo growth appears unstoppable, ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (17-21 of August)

Readers’-Picks

Update 2: Tianjin Port Disaster Claims 112 Lives, 95 Missing Rescue crews have found 112 bodies, with 95 people ...

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Too Early to Declare Victory for Dry Bulk Shipping

Too Early to Declare Victory for Dry Bulk Shipping

The depressed dry bulk shipping market has seen a modest recovery since the beginning of the year, spurred by a ...

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DNV GL Adds Class Notation for Ship-to-Ship Gas Bunkering

DNV GL Adds Class Notation for Ship-to-Ship Gas Bunkering

DNV GL has developed a new class notation for gas bunker vessels aimed at ensuring safe fuel transfer operations ...

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The High Tide for Tanker Owners Soon to Be Over?

The High Tide for Tanker Owners Soon to Be Over

A surge in crude tanker vessel capacity over the next two years will lead to a fall in ship-owner earnings from ...

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Global Liners More Reliable in Q2

Global Liners More Reliable in Q2

Global liner schedule reliability in the second quarter of 2015 improved to 76.5% from 69.6% in the previous ...

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Chemical Tankers Reap Fruits from Product Tanker Demand

Chemical Tankers

The chemical tanker shipping market has been strongly supported by specialised trades and clean petroleum products ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (8-12 of August)

Readers' Picks of the Week (8-12 of August)

China Orders Merger Between Two Biggest Shipping Companies The government of China has reportedly ordered the ...

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Höegh Gallant Dropped Down

Höegh Gallant Dropped Down

Norwegian owner and operator of LNG floating terminals Höegh LNG Holdings has agreed to sell the entity that owns ...

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Video: Maersk Adrian Sails through New Suez in 3 Minutes

Maersk Adrian Sails through New Suez in 3 Minutes

World’s biggest container carrier Maersk Line recently posted a 3-minute timelapse of the 6,600 TEU Adrian ...

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Poten Pinpoints Busiest Dirty Tanker Routes in 2015

Poten Pinpoints Busiest Dirty Tanker Routes in 2015

After many years of keeping track and reporting on the largest dirty spot charterers based on reported spot ...

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New Suez Canal Revenue Projections Unfounded

New Suez Canal Revenue Projections Unfounded

The recently inaugurated New Suez Canal will improve capacity, transit times and reduce delays, not least because ...

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Leading Boxship Operators Welcome Expanded Suez Canal

Boxship Operating Heavyweights Welcome Expanded Suez Canal (2)

Danish container shipping giant Maersk Line and French carrier CMA CGM have welcomed yesterday’s official ...

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Reefer Container Ship Fleet in Growth Mode

Reefer Containership Fleet in Growth Mode

The specialised reefer fleet is shrinking and shows no signs of reversing in the future; however, the reefer ...

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New Suez Canal Up and Running

New Suez Canal Up and Running

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi officially inaugurated the New Suez Canal in the port city of ...

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Nigeria LNG Refutes Involvement in Badagry Dry Dock Project

An artist's rendering of Badagry Port and Free Zone

Nigeria LNG Limited has denied its involvement in the proposed USD 1.5 billion Badagry Dry Dock Project after ...

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Hundreds Feared Dead after Migrant Boat Capsizes off Libya

Hundreds of Migrants Feared Dead after Boat Capsizes off Libya

Hundreds of migrants trying to reach Europe via the Mediterranean are feared dead after their fishing boat sank ...

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