Colombian Dockers, TCBUEN Sign Collective Bargaining Deal

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The national amalgamated transport workers’ union in Colombia, SNTT, which represents dockers and other workers, ...

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Report: Advent Looking to Sell Stake in Brazil's TCP

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Global private equity firm Advent International is considering to sell its stake in Brazil’s second largest ...

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IMB: Maritime Crimes Hit Lowest Levels in Decades

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Piracy and armed robbery at sea have fallen to their lowest levels since 1995, despite a surge in kidnappings off ...

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USCG Finds USD 1.4 Mn Worth of Cocaine aboard Ferry

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The United States Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection law enforcement personnel seized USD 1.42 million ...

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Neopanamax Boxship Hits Wall while Traversing Panama Canal

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MV Xin Fei Zhou, a 8,500 TEU Neopanamax containership owned by China Cosco Shipping (COSCO), made contact with the ...

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Stolt-Nielsen Buys Jo Tankers’ Chemical Operations Stolt-Nielsen Limited has agreed to acquire the chemical ...

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Infographic: Global Maritime Security Incidents in 2016

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Maritime security incidents on a global level declined by 24 percent in the first six months of 2016, compared with ...

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Royal Port Commissions Study for Baranquilla Port

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Colombian port operator Royal Port S.A. plans to construct a new port on the mouth of the Magdalena River, near the ...

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G6 Alliance Fuses Asia - North America West Coast Services

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Container carriers within the G6 Alliance are reshuffling their Asia–North America West Coast loops to adjust to ...

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VesselsValue: Who Are the Best Negotiators in Shipping?

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The regions of Scandinavia, the Mediterranean and France-Belgium were the best negotiators in terms of vessel ...

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MOL, Gas Sayago Seal Uruguay LNG FSRU Charter Deal

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Lakler S.A., a wholly owned  subsidiary of the Tokyo-based Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), has agreed to conclude ...

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Port of LA Presses On with Valero Oil Terminal Project

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The Port of Los Angeles has released an Initial Study/Notice of Preparation (IS/NOP), the first step in the ...

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Safe Bulkers Amends Term Loan No. 5

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NYSE-listed dry bulk shipping company Safe Bulkers, Inc. has agreed with the Royal Bank of Scotland to amend ...

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Maersk Line Plots New Asia-USEC Course via Panama Canal

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World’s biggest container carrier Maersk Line is rerouting its TP12 Asia – US East Coast service ...

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Chevron and JOVO Agree on LNG Supply Terms

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Chevron Corporation has, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Chevron U.S.A. Inc., signed a key terms agreement ...

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KR: Boxship Conversion Good Alternative to Newbuild Orders

MSC Geneva, the first ever container ship to undergo widening. Image Courtesy: Reederei NSB

The Korean Register (KR) has completed a feasibility study for the conversion of an 8,600 TEU container ship into a ...

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SCPA Bolsters Annual Throughput

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South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) reported a modest growth of container volume and a significant rise in ...

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NCL Cruise Ship Crewman Dies in Lifeboat Accident in Bermuda

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One person died and three were injured in an incident which occurred on July 20 during a routine rescue drill ...

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Höegh Autoliners Unfazed by Slowing Car Market

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Norwegian RoRo shipping company Höegh Autoliners recorded a 4% increase in volumes carried in 2015 compared to the ...

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Algoma Wins Final Arbitration Claim Against Mingde Shipyard

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The London, UK Arbitration Tribunal hearing a contract dispute involving a fourth and final shipbuilding contract ...

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NASSCO Floats Out Fourth ECO Tanker

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US shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO has completed the float-out of the Bay State, the fourth of the five ...

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NWSA Sees Rise in June Import Box Volumes

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The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) reported an increase in import containers by four percent month over month in ...

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Navig8 PT Secures Post-Delivery Funding for LR1 Duo

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Petroleum products transporter Navig8 Product Tankers has entered into a USD 66 million senior secured credit ...

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India, US to Boost Maritime Ties

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India and the United States are to deepen the scope of cooperation in the maritime sector, with the American ports ...

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COSCOCS Boxship Sets Record in Boston

Xin Mei Zhou at Conley Terminal.
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The US Port of Boston welcomed its largest ever cargo ship on Sunday, July 17, when the 8,530 TEU container ...

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Port of Oakland Posts Improved 1H Results

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US Port of Oakland recorded an increase in its total cargo volumes by six percent in the period between January and ...

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Cameron LNG to Export More to Non-FTA Countries

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Cameron LNG has received authorization from the US Department of Energy (DOE) to export an additional 1.41 billion ...

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