IMO Comes to Grips with Ballast Water Convention Issues

IMO Comes to Grips with Ballast Water Convention Issues

The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) adopted measures to help accelerate the entry into force and implementation of the key international convention designed to eradicate the global spread of ...

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MEPC Approves Draft Polar Code

IMO Approves Draft Polar Code

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved ...

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LNG America and Buffalo Marine Teaming Up on Gulf Coast ...

LNG America and Buffalo Marine Teaming Up on Gulf Coast Project

LNG America has signed an agreement with Buffalo Marine Service, Inc., to cooperate on the design of an LNG bunker ...

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Samsung Engineering Aims High in LNG Market

Samsung Engineering Aims High in LNG Market

Samsung Engineering Co., Ltd, the largest engineering company in Korea, will commence the Front End Engineering ...

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Long Beach Extends Container Free Time

Long Beach Extends Container Free Time

The Port of Long Beach will add an extra three days to the time that overseas import containers can remain on the ...

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UPDATE: Quarantined Nurse Tests Negative for Ebola, ...

Quarantined Nurse Tests Negative for Ebola, Disembarks Ship

A Dallas hospital nurse who was reportedly in contact with specimen collected from a deceased Ebola patient, ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (13-17th of October)

Readers’ Picks

Cruise Passenger with Ebola Symptoms Denied Entry to Belize A Dallas hospital nurse who was reportedly in contact ...

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Carnival: Quarantined Dallas Nurse Has No Ebola Symptoms

Carnival: Quarantined Dallas Nurse Has No Ebola Symptoms

A Dallas hospital nurse travelling on board Carnival Magic who was denied entry to Belize on the grounds of ...

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Image of the Day: Patrolling Suez

Image of the Day Patrolling Suez

The amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) is pictured here transiting the Suez Canal on October 2, ...

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ICS: Ballast Water Management Talks on the Right Track

ICS: Balast Water Management Talks on the Right Track

Governments attending the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) ...

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Top Tips for Hiring Shipping Containers

Top Tips for Hiring Shipping Containers11

Before deciding to buy containers either for shipping goods between states or overseas, there are a couple of ...

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LA Port September Volumes Strongest in Years

LA Port September Volumes Strongest in Years

The Port of Los Angeles’ September 2014 containerized cargo volumes increased 9 percent compared to September ...

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Virginia Port Battling Truck Congestion

Virginia Port Battling Truck Congestion

The Port of Virginia exceeded 200,000 total TEU cargo volume for a third consecutive month despite worsening ...

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Cruise Industry Vital for Seattle

Cruise Industry Vital for Seattle

179 cruise ships have called on the Port of Seattle in 2014, bringing 823,780 passengers, and an estimated USD 2,2 ...

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Ebola Scare Delays Work at Baltimore

Port of Baltimore

Port of Baltimore dockers refused to load a roll-on/roll-off ship bound for West Africa Thursday amid fears of ...

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Cruise Passenger with Ebola Symptoms Denied Entry to Belize

Ebola Stricken Cruise Passenger Denied Entry to Belize

A Dallas hospital nurse who was reportedly in contact with specimen collected from a deceased Ebola patient, ...

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Court Clears Way for APM Terminals’ Costa Rica Project

APM Terminals Virginia cranes at sunset 7/26/07

The Supreme Court of Costa Rica has ruled in favor of the Costa Rican Government and APM Terminals in an appeal ...

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Jana and Crew Stranded in Canada

Jana and Crew Stranded in Canada

International Transport Workers Federation (ITF)  has reported another vessel and crew stranded in the port of ...

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Eagle Ready for Takeoff

Eagle Ready for Takeoff

Nasdaq-listed Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc., has completed its court-approved financial restructuring, the company ...

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Expected Tanker Fleet Growth Reaches Four-Year High

Expected Tanker Fleet Growth Reaches Four-Year-High

As the market awaits a potential oil price hike triggered by the ongoing geo-political tensions in the oil-rich ...

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Shipping Earnings Index Down

Shipping Earnings Index Down

The Drewry All Earnings Index, which covers the main bulk shipping markets, fell 25% in September to stand at 115 ...

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Euronav Shelves IPO, Takes Facility

Euronav Shelves IPO, Takes Facility

Belgium-based tanker operator Euronav NV has decided to postpone its initial public offering of ordinary shares in ...

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Grounded MT Seychelles Patriot Still Stuck

Grounded MT Seychelles Patriot Still Stuck

MT Seychelles Patriot has clocked up over a week aground in the middle of the Amazon River where it got stuck in ...

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York Capital Enters Texas LNG Scene

York Capital Enters Texas LNG Scene

NextDecade LLC and York Capital have formed a strategic partnership to jointly develop a portfolio of liquefied ...

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Second-Hand Panamax Prices Hit Bottom

Second-Hand Panamax Prices Hit Rock Bottom

Extremely poor demand for second-hand Panamax ships of 4,000 TEU has brought asset prices to the floor for that ...

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