Svitzer Firms Presence in the Caribbean

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Towage specialist Svitzer has inked a 2.5 year contract to offer marine services at the NuStar terminal in St. ...

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DHT Holdings Reaps VLCC Gains

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Bermuda-based crude oil tanker owner and operator DHT Holdings reported annual net income of USD 105.3 million for ...

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Port of Los Angeles Falls Short on Pollution Cutting Test

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The TraPac terminal at the Port of Los Angeles has failed to meet pollution-reduction targets introduced by the ...

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NRF: Strikes at East, Gulf Coast Ports Not the Way to Go

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The US National Retail Federation called on the International Longshoremen’s Association and the U.S. Maritime ...

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RCL’s 2015 Earnings Up 42 Pct over 2014

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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. today reported adjusted earnings for 2015 worth USD 4.83 per share – up 42% over ...

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Outer Harbor Terminal Files for Bankruptcy Protection

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Outer Harbor Terminal LLC, formerly known as Ports America Outer Harbor, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday ...

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New York and New Jersey Terminals Reopen After Strike

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After more than a thousand dock workers staged a strike on Friday and closed traffic at the Port of New York and ...

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VIDEO: 22 Evacuated as Car Carrier Lists in Bay of Biscay A crew of 22 people were evacuated after the ...

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Drewry: Half of Over 12-Year-Old Capesizes Need to Go

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If dry bulk ship-owners collectively removed half of all capesize ships over 12 years old, equating to around 20 ...

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Maersk Line Starts Colombia Express Service

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Danish container shipping giant Maersk Line has launched a new weekly service between Santa Marta and Turbo in ...

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MV Spirit of Hamburg Damaged while Transiting Panama Canal

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Singapore-flagged containership MV Spirit of Hamburg suffered an incident while transiting the Panama Canal on its ...

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Aframaxes to Outperform Larger Crude Tankers

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Limited supply growth in the Aframax sector of only 3.5% through the end of 2020 in addition to paradigm shifts in ...

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Grounded Bulker Los Llanitos to Be Taken to Pieces at Spot

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The 71,665 dwt bulk carrier Los Llanitos will most likely be dismantled where it ran aground near Mexico’s Barra de ...

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Five Bidders Shortlisted for Roberts Bank Terminal 2

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Canada’s Asia-Pacific gateway Port Metro Vancouver has shortlisted five bidders for development of and ...

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AMP Fight Off Jones Act Attack

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The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) disagrees with the findings of the recent report published by the Alliance ...

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Philly Shipyard Starts Building APT's 1st LNG-Ready Tanker

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Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSINC) has laid the keel for the first product tanker in a four vessel order for American ...

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Shell Shareholders Back Merger with BG

Shell Shareholders Back Merger with BG

Royal Dutch Shell’s shareholders have today voted in favour of the recommended combination between Shell and ...

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USCG to Launch Hearings into El Faro Sinking

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The U.S. Coast Guard revealed its plans to conduct a public Marine Board of Investigation hearing into the loss of ...

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Vale Reopens Port of Tubarão, Sends First Cargo to Asia

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Brazilian mining giant Vale has resumed operations at Port of Tubarão’s ore and coal terminals, after the ...

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More Container Moves at GPA Herald Switch to Bigger Ships

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The Georgia Ports Authority’s Port of Savannah moved an all-time high 3.73 million twenty-foot equivalent ...

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Ten El Faro Victims’ Families Settle with TOTE Maritime

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Ten families of the El Faro victims have reached a settlement with the operator of the ill-fated cargo ship TOTE ...

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Cocaine Bust Aboard Royal Caribbean’s Cruise Ship

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Seven passengers of Royal Caribbean’s M/S Jewel of the Seas were arrested by the U.S. Customs and Border ...

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Crude Oil Tanker Market to Surge in 2016

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The crude oil tanker market is expected to grow strongly in 2016, with projected fleet increase of 4.3%, BIMCO ...

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Vale Given Green Light to Resume Operations at Tubarão

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A Brazilian appeals court has overturned a ruling ordering mining giant Vale SA to suspend operations at its Port ...

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Vessel Ordering Down 40% in 2015

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Overall contracting of new vessels in 2015 dropped by 40% to 1,306 units from 2,162 in 2014, with estimated ...

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VIDEO: Cargo Ship Sinks after Collision in Panama Canal

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The 1986-built general cargo ship VFM Alita sank after colliding with a vessel in the Caribbean waters off Colon, ...

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Horizon Trader Beached at Shipbreaking Site in India

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The Horizon Trader, a 42 year-old US flagged container ship that was acquired by New York-listed shipping company ...

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