Oakland Port Containerized Volumes Up Third Month Straight

Oakland Port Volumes Up Third Month Straight

Containerized import volume continues to grow at the Port of Oakland, marking a 4% increase for the first 11 months ...

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Gate Installation Kicks Off at Panama Canal

Gate Installation Kicks Off at Panama Canal

The installation of the gates for the new locks of the Panama Canal started on Monday, December 15th on the ...

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Mercuria Adds over 40 Former OW Bunker Employees

Mercuria Adds over 40 Former OW Bunker Employees

Global energy and commodities group Mercuria has hired more than 40 marine fuel specialists from Denmark-based OW ...

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12 Tips to Protect Yourself in 2015

12 Tips to Protect Yourself in 2015

As 2015 nears, many of us look towards the future with plans to improve our lives: perhaps you’ll pledge to ...

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Drewry: Asia-ECNA Trade Line Star Performer in 2014

Port of Los Angeles

Full ships eastbound, healthy revenue gains and an improving outlook for the American economy have enabled ...

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US Congress Backs Jones Act

US Congress Backs Jones Act

The United States Senate approved the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 (H.R. 3979), which ...

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G6 Switches to Seattle amid Congestion Woes

Port of Tacoma

G6 Lines has decided to temporarily shift its Pacific Atlantic 1 service from Tacoma to Seattle amid the ongoing ...

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Image of the Day: Immersing into the Sunset

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The guided-missile destroyer of the US Navy USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) is shown moored pierside at Marathi NATO Pier ...

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Southbound Asia-ECSA Container Volumes Dipping

Southbound Asia-ECSA Container Volumes Dipping

Container shipments from Asia to East Coast South America fell by 7.7% year-on-year in September, UK shipping ...

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US Ups Oil Spill Liability Cap

US Ups Oil Spill Liability Cap

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has administratively increased the limit of liability for ...

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Demand for Tankers Outstripping Supply

Demand for Tankers Outstripping Supply

Stronger freight rates in the tanker market may bring about some positive trends for the first quarter of 2015, if ...

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Shippers to Gain Most from Low Oil Prices

Shippers to Gain Most from Low Oil Prices

With crude oil down to its lowest price in five years last week, all carriers stand to gain from lower fuel costs, ...

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Global Shipping Going Digital

Global Shipping Going Digital

United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) has launched a number of initiatives for eliminating ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week ( 8-12th of Dec)

Readers’ Picks

World\’s Largest Containership Starts Maiden Voyage 19,100 TEU CSCL Globe, the world’s largest container ship ...

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USCG Investigating Insignia Fire

USCG Investigating Insignia Fire

The U.S. Coast Guard assembled a joint investigative team with the National Transportation Safety Board and is ...

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Container Shipping to Turn Up the Speed?

Container Shipping to Turn Up the Speed

The number of idling ships in the container shipping sector has been reduced to almost zero. However, a question ...

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VIDEO: A Rescue Story from the Sea

A Rescue Story from the Sea

The sea is often unrelenting and unforgiving which for those braving the stormy waters proved to be very dangerous ...

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Three Die in Oceania Cruise Ship Fire

Three Die in Oceania Cruise Ship Fire

Three people died, one crewmember and two contractors, in an engine room fire that broke out Thursday, December 11 ...

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Supply Overtaking Demand in Dry Bulk Shipping

Supply Outstripping Demand in Dry Bulk Shipping

The outlook for 2015 looks a bit dull on the demand side for dry bulk shipping, whereas the supply side seems to ...

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Implementation of IMO's Safe Manning Regulations Crucial

Implementation of IMO's Safe Manning Regulations Crucial

The International Transport Workers’ Federation called on implementation of new International Maritime Organization ...

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Shipping Confidence Plunges to Two-Year Low

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Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell during the three months to November 2014 to their lowest ...

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IACS to Introduce Requirements on Structural Safety

MOL Comfort

Two new unified requirements have been developed by the International Association of Classification Societies ...

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UN Agencies Urge for Solution to Irregular Maritime Migration

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The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has together with other UN agencies called for concerted action from ...

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NASSCO, Braemar Ink LNG Technology Licensing Deal

NASSCO Licenses LNG Containment Technology to Braemar

General Dynamics NASSCO and Braemar LNG BV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Braemar Shipping Services PLC, have signed ...

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VIDEO: Intelligent Ship Bridges

Intelligent Ship Bridges

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Rolls-Royce today unveiled their latest vision of Ship Intelligence ...

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Teekay Tanker Drifting off Nova Scotia

Teekay Tanker Drifting off Nova Scotia

Teekay Corporation’s oil tanker Australian Spirit lost its steering power on Tuesday evening and is adrift ...

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Infographic: Deadliest Sea Crossings in 2014

Deadliest Sea Crossings in 2014

Thousands of people embark on life-threatening journeys in an attempt to find asylum in more developed countries, ...

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