May Exports Looking Healthier across US West Coast

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The Northwest Seaport Alliance’s (NWSA) volumes recovered in May after last year’s unusual trade ...

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BIMCO Covers Shipping Contract Novation Loopholes

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BIMCO has published three standard novation agreements that provide a legal framework to change one of the original ...

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13,000 TEU Boxships to Find New Homes amid US Demand Slump

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Weak US demand is forcing container shipping companies to search for new homes for their 13,000 TEU ...

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Houston Pilots Blame 2015 Collision on Fuel Issues

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The Houston Pilots Association is taking a stand against the results of a collision study released by the National ...

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NAT Adds Suezmax Number 26

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Bermuda-based tanker owner Nordic American Tankers (NAT) has taken delivery of the Nordic Castor – the second ...

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Panama Canal Puts Cocoli Locks through Paces

ACP-owned crane ship Oceanus successfully transits the new Pacific-facing Cocoli Locks on Monday; Image Courtesy: ACP

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) conducted another trial transit in the Expanded Canal on June 20, with a US-built ...

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Seattle Court Convicts Shipping Firms of Dumping Oily Waste

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The owners and operators of the Greek 735-foot bulk carrier Gallia Graeca and two engineers from the ship were ...

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Interview: New Panama Canal to Shift Trade Patterns

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As the long-awaited inauguration of the Expanded Panama Canal approaches with less than a week left until the first ...

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Golar, Stonepeak Tie Up in Golar Power JV

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Liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping company Golar LNG Limited has teamed up with private equity firm Stonepeak ...

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Drewry: Peak Season Volume to Stay on 2015 Level

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The 2016 third-quarter peak season will not bring much respite to carriers as the period is not expected to see ...

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COSCO Vessel Sets Sail to Make History in Panama The Neopanamax container vessel COSCO Shipping Panama has set sail ...

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Hyundai Glovis Refuses to Use US-Registered Vessels

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South Korean logistics company Hyundai Glovis, a unit of auto giant Hyundai Motor Group, has rejected the proposals ...

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Evergreen Gets 20-Year Colon Terminal Lease Extension

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Taiwan-listed shipping company Evergreen Marine Corp. has received an approval to extend its lease of the ...

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Ocean Carriers Urged to Accept Path to VGM Compliance

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With the upcoming implementation date for new container weighing requirements, the time has come for ocean carriers ...

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MSC Reshuffles Services, Adds More Mexico Calls

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Container shipping giant Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has made changes in its Canada Gulf Bridge ...

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Kinder Morgan Selects ABS Group for Work on Elba LNG Project

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Houston-based energy company Kinder Morgan contracted ABSG Consulting Inc., a subsidiary of ABS Group of Companies, ...

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Box Shipping Rates Fall as East-West Price War Rages On

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As the price war between container shipping companies persists, contract rates in the major East-West trade routes ...

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NAT Sends Suezmax on 30 Month Charter

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Bermuda-based tanker owner Nordic American Tankers (NAT) has entered into a 30-month charter contract with a ...

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Port of LA Sees Record May Container Traffic

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The Port of Los Angeles saw an increase in overall cargo volumes by 11 percent in May compared to the same period ...

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CSCL, Hanjin Add New Gulf of Mexico Express Service

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Container shipping majors COSCO Container Lines (CSCL) and Hanjin Shipping have launched a new joint Gulf of Mexico ...

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UKHO to Present New Digital Charts for Panama Canal

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The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) is to release five new electronic navigational charts (ENCs) in ...

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Scorpio Bulkers Eyes USD 61 Mn for Corporate Purposes

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NYSE-listed owner and operator of dry bulk vessels Scorpio Bulkers is looking to tap into USD 61 million as ...

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Maritime Strategy Released for Great Lakes-St. Lawrence

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The first-ever regional strategy to jumpstart the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence maritime transportation system, which ...

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OOCL Belgium Out of Action Due to Main Engine Issues

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The 1998-built containership OOCL Belgium is currently undergoing unscheduled maintenance in the port of Montreal, ...

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COSCON Cuts AAC Service Due to Weak Transpacific Demand

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Shanghai-based shipping company COSCO Container Lines Co. Ltd. (COSCON) has suspended the America – Asia ...

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20 Busiest Latin American, Caribbean Container Ports

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The movement of containerized cargo through Latin American and Caribbean ports grew 1.7 percent during 2015, ...

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Navios Takes Dispute with Vale to Arbitration

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The Greek dry bulk shipping company Navios Maritime Holdings has started arbitration proceedings in London on June ...

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