Bulker Aground off Mombasa

Bulker Aground off Mombasa

A Singapore-flagged dry bulk carrier JS Danube ran aground after hitting a rock some two nautical miles ...

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WWF: Oceans Worth USD 24 Trillion

Oceans Worth USD 24 Trillion

World’s oceans are worth at least USD 24 trillion, but numerous threats are driving this economic powerhouse ...

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NileDutch Names Third 3,510 TEU Boxship

3,510 TEU

NileDutch, a Rotterdam-based shipping company specialising in cargo liner services from and to West Africa, held ...

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APM Terminals Stands Ready for Giant Boxships

APM Terminals Stands Ready for Giant Boxships

Dutch-headquartered container terminal operator APM Terminals, part of Maersk Group, opened a new terminal facility ...

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Maersk’s Boxship Catches Fire off Mauritius

Maersk's Boxship Catches Fire off Mauritius

The 8,700 TEU container ship Maersk Londrina caught fire while en route from Malaysia to Brasil on April 25, ...

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Egypt to Place 2nd Floating LNG Terminal in Adabiya Port

Hoegh Gallant

Having received its first floating import LNG terminal earlier this month, Egypt has announced plans to invest in a ...

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COSCO Pacific Bolsters Quarterly Profit by Fifth

COSCO Pacific Bolsters Quarterly Profit by Fifth

The Hong Kong-headquartered COSCO Pacific handled 16.5 million TEUs throughout its container terminals in the first ...

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DP World Improves Quarterly Volumes

DP World Improves Quarterly Volumes

Dubai-headquartered terminal owner and operator DP World Limited handled 15 million TEUs throughout its container ...

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Drewry: Forget Faster Services, Demand Reliability

Forget Faster Services, Demand Reliability

Some shippers want faster services but they would probably be better served demanding better reliability first as ...

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Tanker Market Keeps Up the Momentum

Tanker Market Keeps Momentum

In the first quarter of 2015, tanker earnings for crude oil tankers have climbed to new strong levels, with ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (20-24 of Apr)

Readers’-Picks

Video: NASSCO Launches World’s First LNG-Powered Container Ship The US shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO ...

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MSC Cruises Drops Calls in Ukraine and Egypt

MSC Sinfonia

MSC Cruises cruise line has decided to suspended remaining 2015 calls in Ukraine and Egypt, replacing them with a ...

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EU Mediterranean Crisis Summit Falls Short

Italian navy rescue asylum seekers

Commenting on the European Council’s decision on migrant rescue operation in the Mediterranean, the merchant ...

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Shippers Skeptical about Shipping Alliances’ Benefits

Shippers Skeptical about Shipping Alliances'Benefits

Emergence of major shipping alliances has not convinced major shippers of the benefits they promised to bring. ...

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EU to Triple Funding for Mediterranean Crisis

EU to Triple Funding for Mediterranean Crisis

Responding to the ongoing pressure from the maritime industry, the European Union has committed to triple the ...

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Time to Adapt to New Emission Caps Fast Running Out

Time to Adapt to New Emission Caps Fast Running Out

Lloyd’s Register has issued new emissions guidelines and updated technical information to help operators in ...

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ESC to Put Container Shipping Alliances Under Scrutiny

ESC to Put Container Shipping Alliances Under Scrutiny

The European Shippers’ Council has revealed plans to start a global review of the container liner shipping market ...

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World’s First Standard Container Contract Launched

World’s First Standard Container Contract Launched

The world’s first standardised contract terms and conditions for use in container shipping markets worldwide was ...

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Gulf of Guinea Poses Ongoing Threat of Seafarer Kidnap

Gulf of Guinea Poses Ongoing Threat of Seafarer Kidnap

The Gulf of Guinea proved to be one of the most dangerous piracy hotpots for mariners, according to maritime ...

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Maritime Trade in Yemen, Bab El Mandeb under Growing Pressure

Bab El Mandeb

Maritime trade is under growing impact of the actions of the Houthi rebels in Yemen and the Saudi coalition ...

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Africa's Container Shipping Reliability at Standstil

Africa's Overall Container Shipping Reliability at Standstill

A study conducted for this week’s Containerisation International Global Liner Shipping Conference in Hamburg has ...

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CE Delft Defends Its Shipping Efficiency Study

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Responding to conflicting claims about the conclusions the study it prepared for Seas At Risk and Transport & ...

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Survey: Banks Prefer Eco Ships

Banks Prefer Eco Ships

Several leading banks in the shipping industry, including HSH Nordbank and KfW IPEX-Bank, use energy-efficiency ...

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Marshall Islands Calls for Global Cut in Shipping Emissions

Marshall Islands Calls for Reduction in Shipping Emissions

In a submission to the International Maritime Organization, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, currently the ...

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ICS Refutes T&E Claims on Modern Ship CO2 Efficiency

ICS Refutes T&E Claims on Modern Ship CO2 Efficiency

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has dismissed the recent claim by the European environmental lobby ...

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IMB: Coastal Tanker Hijacked Every 2 Weeks in SE Asia

Coastal tanker hijacked every 2 weeks in SE Asia

A small coastal tanker is hijacked by pirates in South East Asia every two weeks on average, a report from the ...

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EU Ministers Agree on 10-Point Action Plan on Migration

Maltese emergency workers in Senglea collecting bodies from the Mediterranean disaster at the weekend.

The European Union’s foreign and interior ministers approved a 10-point plan of the immediate actions to be ...

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