Study: New Ships Already Meet 2020 Design Standard

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A new CE Delft study has revealed that many recently constructed ships already meet the International Maritime ...

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Another Law Firm Targets Baltic-Genco Merger

Another Law Firm Targets Baltic Buyout

New York-based law firm Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. has launched an investigation into potential legal claims ...

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Shell Blocked from Using Seattle Port to Moor Arctic Rig

Shell Blocked from Using Seattle Port to Moor Arctic Rig

Seattle’s Department of Planning and Development (DPD) said that Port of Seattle needs an additional permit if it ...

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VLCC Market Holding Its Ground

Tanker Market Holding Its Ground

The track record so far for the large crude oil tankers seems to be holding its ground and while the year-to-date ...

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Whales Lack Instincts to Dodge Ships

Blue Whales Lack Instincts to Dodge Ships

As the largest animals in the ocean, blue whales have not evolved defensive behaviors, which might explain why they ...

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LNG Carrier Loses Power off Alaska

LNG Carrier Loses Power off Alaska

A 908-foot, Belgium-flagged liquid natural gas carrier (LNG) was stuck in Homer, Alaska for almost five days due to ...

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Denmark, Brazil Forge Maritime Ties

Denmark, Brazil Forge Maritime Ties

A new cooperation agreement has been signed between Denmark and Brazil with the aim of strengthening bilateral ...

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Mexican States Lose Deepwater Horizon Court Appeal Case

Mexican States Lose Deepwater Horizon Court Appeal Case

The US 5th District Court of Appeals in New Orleans, Lousiana has upheld a 2013 district court ruling which said ...

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Drewry: Carriers Bolster Supply in Asia-ECNA Trade

Carriers Bolster Supply in Asia-ECNA Trade

Upward spiralling headhaul freight rates earlier this year have lured most carriers to place a significant amount ...

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Baltic Trading Sinks Further in Red

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Marshal Islands dry bulk shipping company Baltic Trading Limited recorded a widened net loss for the first quarter ...

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Golar Gimi Lands 20-Year Gig

Golar Gimi Lands 20-Year Gig

Bermuda-headquartered owner and operator of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers Golar LNG has signed a 20-year ...

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US to Accompany Allies' Ships in Strait of Hormuz

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The United States plans to expand the escorting services of the US Navy in the Strait of Hormuz to allied ...

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Boat Carrying Chemicals Sinks off Costa Rica

Boat Carrying Chemicals Sinks off Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s National Commission of Risk Prevention and Emergency Response (CNE) has declared an ...

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Seattle-to-Alaska Cruise Season Begins

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The 2015 Alaska cruise season at the Port of Seattle kicked off on May 2nd at Smith Cove Cruise Terminal with the ...

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Damen to Set Up Caribbean Outpost

Damen to Set Up Caribbean Outpost

Dutch shipbuilding and ship repair specialist Damen Shipyards and Nederex have signed a Memorandum of Understanding ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (Apr 27 – May 1)

Readers’-Picks

Maersk’s Boxship Catches Fire off Mauritius The 8,700 TEU container ship Maersk Londrina caught fire while en route ...

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IMO Should Not Jump the Gun on Ballast Water Convention

IMO Should Not Jump the Gun on Ballast Water Convention

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) should not ratify the Ballast Water Management Convention if there is ...

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Hapag-Lloyd Launching Feeder Service in Latin America

Hapag-Lloyd Launching Feeder Service in Latin America

German liner company Hapag-Lloyd announced the launching of a direct all water feeder service in Latin America ...

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Port Metro Vancouver Hustling to Meet Growing Asia Trade

Port Metro Vancouver Hustling to Meet Growing Asia Trade

Port Metro Vancouver has submitted an Environmental Impact Statement for a proposed new container terminal at ...

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Update: Over 3 Tons of Cocaine Found on Arrested Tug

Over 3 Tons of Cocaine Found on Arrested Tug

More than three tons of cocaine has been recovered from an ocean going tug intercepted following a joint operation ...

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Port of Oakland Suspends Dayside Operations

Port of Oakland Suspends Dayside Operations

A monthly longshore labor meeting, usually scheduled for the third Thursday of the month, second shift, will ...

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Gallery: Panama Canal’s Last Gate Slides into Place

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On April 28th, 2015 the Panama Canal expansion reached a key milestone in its progress with the installation of the ...

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US Ports Secure Targeted Funding

US Ports

The United States ports are about to receive  additional USD 36 million in funding next year as a result of an ...

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US Navy Starts Accompanying Commercial Ships into Gulf

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The US Navy has started accompanying US-flagged commercial ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz, according to ...

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Double-Digit Container Volume Growth at PortMiami

Double-Digit Container Volume Growth at PortMiami

PortMiami experienced double-digit container volume growth in March as well as a 12 percent year to date increase ...

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20 Ways the Shipping Container Took Over the World

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How well do you know the history of shipping containers? Did you know that last year over 90% of everything you ...

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Vancouver's 2015 Alaska Cruise Season Kicks Off

Ruby Princess

The arrival of Ruby Princess, a Grand-class cruise ship owned and operated by Princess Cruises, at Canada Place on ...

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