Effective State Governance Crucial in Combating Somalia Piracy

Effective State Governance Crucial in Combating Somalia Piracy

While noting the progress made to combat piracy off the coast of Somalia, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman  said that a sustained long-term solution must include the ...

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C-Retriever’s Kidnapped Captain Sues Chevron and ECO

C Retriever

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

Windward Data Manipulation at Sea Rising1

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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Hike in Freight Rates Not an Option?

Hike in Freight Rates Not an Option

A hike in freight rates is not an option as ‘sub-economic’ rates on the main trade lanes are here to stay, it was ...

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IMO Comes to Grips with Ballast Water Convention Issues

IMO Comes to Grips with Ballast Water Convention Issues

The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) adopted measures to help accelerate the entry into ...

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AOA: Ross Sea, East Antarctica Must Be Declared Marine ...

AOA: Ross Sea, East Antarctica Must Be Declared Marine Protected Areas

As representatives of the 25 Members of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources ...

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MEPC Approves Draft Polar Code

IMO Approves Draft Polar Code

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved ...

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UPDATE: Quarantined Nurse Tests Negative for Ebola, ...

Quarantined Nurse Tests Negative for Ebola, Disembarks Ship

A Dallas hospital nurse who was reportedly in contact with specimen collected from a deceased Ebola patient, ...

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Sembcorp Enters Offshore Energy Projects

Sembcorp Enters Offshore Energy Projects

Singapore-based marine and offshore engineering group Sembcorp Marine has secured offshore energy related contracts ...

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Suez Canal Expansion Contracts Awarded

Suez Canal Expansion Contracts Awarded

Egypt’s Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab and the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, Mohab Mohamed Hussein ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (13-17th of October)

Readers’ Picks

Cruise Passenger with Ebola Symptoms Denied Entry to Belize A Dallas hospital nurse who was reportedly in contact ...

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Image of the Day: Patrolling Suez

Image of the Day Patrolling Suez

The amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) is pictured here transiting the Suez Canal on October 2, ...

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ICS: Ballast Water Management Talks on the Right Track

ICS: Balast Water Management Talks on the Right Track

Governments attending the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) ...

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Top Tips for Hiring Shipping Containers

Top Tips for Hiring Shipping Containers11

Before deciding to buy containers either for shipping goods between states or overseas, there are a couple of ...

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KBR-Daewoo Consortium Wins FLNG FEED Deal

KBR-Daewoo Consortium Wins FLNG FEED Deal

KD Consortium, consisting of KBR and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Company, has been awarded a front ...

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Expected Tanker Fleet Growth Reaches Four-Year High

Expected Tanker Fleet Growth Reaches Four-Year-High

As the market awaits a potential oil price hike triggered by the ongoing geo-political tensions in the oil-rich ...

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Shipping Earnings Index Down

Shipping Earnings Index Down

The Drewry All Earnings Index, which covers the main bulk shipping markets, fell 25% in September to stand at 115 ...

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Second-Hand Panamax Prices Hit Bottom

Second-Hand Panamax Prices Hit Rock Bottom

Extremely poor demand for second-hand Panamax ships of 4,000 TEU has brought asset prices to the floor for that ...

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Recovering Freight Rates Threatened by Uncertainty

Recovering Freight Rates Threatened by Uncertainty

The oversupply in the freight market is still clearly felt as Panamax freight rates drag along, the Baltic and ...

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UK Navy Fighting Ebola at Its Doorstep

UK Navy Fighting Ebola at its Doorstep

Military and civilian personnel are currently making final preparations in Falmouth, Cornwall, to sail with Royal ...

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Slow Economic Recovery Affecting Shipping

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The global shipping demand remains subdued by slow economic activity, according to BIMCO, as the International ...

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