Steady Sailing for Horizon Lines

Steady Sailing for Horizon Lines

U.S. domestic ocean carrier Horizon Lines’ third-quarter adjusted EBITDA increased 12.6% from the same period a year ago, according to Steve Rubin, Horizon Lines President and Chief Executive Officer. This was ...

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IMO Approves Third GHG Study 2014

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IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) approved the Third IMO GHG Study 2014 providing updated ...

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MSC Keeps Northern Europe – US East Coast Services

MSC Keeps Northern Europe - US East Coast Services

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. has confirmed continued direct shipping services from Northern Europe to ...

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AAPA Wants Dredging Funding Commitments Met

AAPA Wants Dredging Funding Commitments Met

With more than 400 ports, corporations, associations and individuals as signatories, the American Association of ...

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New Guidelines to Protect Health and Safety of Seafarers

New Guidelines to Protect Health and Safety of Seafarers

The ‘Meeting of Experts on Maritime Occupational Safety and Health’  held in Geneva, October ...

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Construction Starts on Crowley’s Commitment Class ConRo Ship

Construction Starts on Crowley’ Commitment Class ConRo Ship

VT Halter Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc., officially began construction on the first of two ...

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Clyde and Co: Ships with Fatigued Crew Unseaworthy

Seafarer Fatigue Still Prevalent

 If a ship’s crew doesn’t receive enough rest while trying to keep up with a ship’s schedule, ...

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Matson Pleads Guilty to Honolulu Molasses Spill Charges

Matson Pleads Guilty to Honolulu Molasses Spill Charges

Matson Inc. has agreed to pay USD 1 million in penalties for illegally discharging over 230,000 gallons of molasses ...

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MSC Introduces Central America Express

MSC Introducing Central America Express

Switzerland-headquartered Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. has launched a new reefer-focussed service, the ...

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Platts: Atlantic Supramax Market Plagued by Overcapacity

Platts: Atlantic Supramax Market Plagued by Overcapacity

The Atlantic Supramax market continued to deal with an oversupply of ships in all its key regions, with demand for ...

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Volumes Surging at US West Coast Ports

Volumes Surging at US West Coast Ports

Cargo container traffic rose 7.3 percent in September at the Port of Long Beach compared to the same month last ...

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C-Retriever’s Kidnapped Captain Sues Chevron and ECO

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Captain of the Edison Chouest’s hijacked supply vessel C-Retriever Wren Thomas has filed a lawsuit against Edison ...

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Maritime Industry Needs Green Agenda Incentives

Maritime Industry Needs Green Agenda Incentives

88% of the maritime industry agrees that the ‘Green Agenda’ is good for the global industry, but less than 46% say ...

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TSA Members Revise Low-Sulfur Fuel Charge

TSA Members Revise Low-Sulfur Fuel Charge

Asia-U.S. container shipping lines in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) have revised their recommended ...

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VIDEO: Future USS Detroit Takes a Plunge

VIDEO: Future USS Detroit Takes a Plunge

The Lockheed Martin -led industry team launched the seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), Detroit, into the Menominee ...

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Windward: Data Manipulation at Sea Rising

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Windward, a specialized data and analytics company, has found in its industry research report aimed at documenting ...

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CKYHE Alliance Sets Sights on US Trades

CKYHE Alliance Sets Sights on US Trades

The CKYHE Alliance (COSCO, “K” LINE, Yang Ming, Hanjin Shipping, and Evergreen Line) has submitted a Filing ...

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G6 Suspends Asia – US West Coast Service

G6 Suspends Asia - US West Coast Service

The members of the G6 Alliance have announced the temporary suspension of their Central China (CC2) service between ...

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Drewry: Slow Steaming Keeps Overcapacity at Bay

Drewry: Slow Steaming Keeps Overcapacity at Bay

Drewry Shipping Consultants says no matter how low the oil and bunker prices go, it is confident that ocean ...

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UPDATE: MT Seychelles Patriot Refloated

Grounded MT Seychelles Patriot Still Stuck

After over a week aground in the middle of the Amazon River, MT Seychelles Patriot was successfully re-floated on ...

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INFOGRAPHIC: Guide for Travellers to Ebola Countries

Ebola Infographic

The outbreak of Ebola in Western African countries has hit the headlines. Ebola is a disease of humans and other ...

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Hike in Freight Rates Not an Option?

Hike in Freight Rates Not an Option

A hike in freight rates is not an option as ‘sub-economic’ rates on the main trade lanes are here to stay, it was ...

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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 ...

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Tacoma Port September Volumes Highest Since 2005

Port of Tacoma September Container Volumes Highest Since 2005

Container volumes through the Port of Tacoma surged in September, posting a 20 percent gain over the same month ...

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Scorpio Takes Facility to Finance Dozen Newbuilds

Scorpio Takes Facility to Finance Dozen Newbuilds

Scorpio Bulkers has received commitments from DNB Capital, the Export-Import Bank of Korea, Korea Trade Insurance ...

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