Carnival Corp Reports Strongest Ever Quarterly Earnings

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Miami-based cruise company Carnival Corporation & plc has reported a net income of USD 1.4 billion for the ...

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Hanjin Marine Arrives at NWSA Terminal

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The Hanjin Marine is the first Hanjin ship to call at one of the Northwest Seaport Alliance’s (NWSA) ...

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Clarksons: Cruise Industry Continues Expanding Its Horizons

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During the summer, the cruise ship fleet surged past half a million berths of total capacity as the cruise industry ...

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Pemex Oil Tanker on Fire in Gulf of Mexico

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The 2005-built oil tanker Burgos ignited on Saturday while it was in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the ...

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Maersk Reshuffles Executive Echelon Following the Operations Split A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S has made several changes ...

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China Nods to Cruise Joint Venture

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Chinese central government has granted approval for a cruise joint venture between Carnival Corporation, China ...

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Hanjin Has Enough Cash to Cover Offloading Costs

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Cash held by Hanjin Shipping, coupled with commitments from the company’s leading shareholder, the leading ...

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Rising Large Marine Losses Could Prove Too Much for Insurers


The increasing number of large marine losses can potentially put severe financial strain and overwhelm insurance ...

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Hoegh Target First Neo-Panamax to Call Port Freeport

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The Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) MV Hoegh Target became the first Neo-Panamax vessel to call Port Freeport, ...

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Philly Shipyard Lays Keel for Third APT Tanker

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Philly Shipyard, Inc., the wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Philly Shipyard ASA , has held a ceremonial keel laying ...

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Bahri Earns USCG QUALSHIP 21 Label

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The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has announced the enrollment of its vessels in the United ...

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Panel Extends Roberts Bank Terminal 2 EIS Comment Period

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The Review Panel for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project has changed the end date of the comment period regarding ...

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Virginia Ports Authority Extends VIG Lease to 2065

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The Port of Virginia, one of major ports on the US East Coast, has signed a new, long-term lease for Virginia ...

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Port of Oakland Finds Solution for Empty Hanjin Boxes

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The Port of Oakland has started receiving empty containers owned by South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping to avert ...

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Optimarin Ballast System First In Line for USCG Approval

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The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has confirmed that Norwegian ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist ...

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Port of Boston's Terminal to Welcome Larger Vessels

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The Port of Boston has received a USD 107.5 million commitment which will support the construction of a new berth ...

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IUMI Calls for More Action to Tackle Containership Fires

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Two recent onboard containership fires have fueled concerns from International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) ...

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Port of Oakland Terminal's Night Gates Here to Stay

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Port of Oakland said that its busiest marine terminal Oakland International Container Terminal will make evening ...

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Alphaliner: RMT Reaches List of Owners with Toxic Ships

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Singapore-listed containership owner and operator Rickmers Maritime Trust (RMT) has become the latest casualty in a ...

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Aegean Marine Petroleum Renews USD 1.25 Bn of Credit

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Greek marine fuel logistics company Aegean Marine Petroleum Network has renewed its USD 1 billion secured global ...

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U.S. Retailers Fear for Cargo aboard Hanjin Ships


The National Retail Federation and the Hardwood Federation have led a coalition of 120 organizations representing ...

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Panama Accedes to Hong Kong Ship Recycling Convention

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Panama, the world’s largest flag state, has acceded to the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe ...

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ABTO Sheds Light on Cargo Liquefaction Dangers at Terminals

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The Association of Bulk Terminal Operators has warned that cargo liquefaction, an issue commonly associated with ...

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IUMI: Marine Insurance Market Faces Uncertain Future


Global marine underwriting premiums in 2015 amounted to USD 29.9 billion, down by 10.5% compared to the 2014 ...

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NWSA Unfazed by Hanjin’s Woes

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Hanjin Shipping’s filing for receivership did not impact cargo volumes in the Puget Sound in August, with the ...

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GPA Sees Record August Container Volumes

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The Georgia Ports Authority achieved an August record of 330,846 twenty-foot equivalent container units, marking an ...

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NASSCO Christens APT's Fourth ECO Tanker

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American Petroleum Tankers’ (APT) fourth ECO Class tanker, which is currently under construction at ...

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