Port Saint John Sets Expansion Plan in Motion

Port Saint John Sets Expansion Plans in Motion

With the container volumes almost doubled since 2012, Canada’s Port Saint John will need a terminal upgrade ...

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Fire Breaks Out on Board Fred.Olsen’s Boudicca

Boudicca

A fire broke out in the engine room on board Fred.Olsen’s cruise ship Boudicca at around 4am on Sunday 25th ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (18-22 of Jan)

Readers’ Picks

VIDEO: Fincantieri Starts Building Seven Seas Explorer Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has laid keel for the Seven ...

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Update 2: Magellan Spirit Refloated

Magellan Spirit's Cargo Transfer Begins Today

The ship-to-ship cargo transfer between Teekay’s grounded LNG carrier Magellan Spirit and LNG tanker ...

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Knightsbridge Eyes Merger Transaction

Knightsbridge Eyes Merger IPO Transaction

Dry bulk shipping company Knightsbridge Shipping Limited has filed a registration statement to issue USD 506.9 ...

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McCain Stands Up for Jones Act Repeal

McCain

U.S. Senator John McCain took to the Senate floor on Thursday to defend his amendment to repeal the Merchant Marine ...

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Container Weight Verification Approaching

Container Weight Verification Requirement Approaching

The World Shipping Council (WSC) called all parties involved in the international transportation of maritime ...

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UKHO Upgrades Brazil Charts

UKHO Upgrades Brazil Charts

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has produced new and updated charts and Port Approach Guides for ...

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Southern Texas Ports Resume Operations

Port of Houston

The Southern Texas ports of Houston, Galveston and Freeport that shut down their operations due to dense fog on ...

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VIDEO: Fincantieri Starts Building Seven Seas Explorer

Fincantieri Starts Construction of Seven Seas Explorer

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has laid keel for the Seven Seas Explorer, the first super luxury cruise ship that ...

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Term of the Day: Carnet

carnet

A carnet is an international customs and temporary export-import document. It permits a holder to temporarily carry ...

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EPA Issues Penalty Policy for ECA Violations

EPA Issues Penalty Policy for ECA Violations

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published a penalty policy for assessing civil penalties for ...

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LA- Long Beach to Introduce Contingency Anchorages

Port of Los Angeles

Driven by intensifying gridlocks, the Californian twin ports Los Angeles and Long Beach have put in ...

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Over 60 Ships Delayed amid Closure of Houston Channel

Over 60 Ships Delayed amid Closure of Houston Channel

The US ports of Houston, Galveston and Corpus Christi have been closed since Tuesday evening due to dense fog, GAC ...

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Drewry Expects Modest Recovery in Dry Bulk Sector

Drewry Expects Modest Recovery in Dry Bulk Sector (2)

The depressed dry bulk market could recover partly in 2015 and underlying earnings could improve marginally, ...

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Analysing Security Threats: Man vs Machine

Analysing Security Threats- Man vs Machine

The claim that in today’s information age, with open source media instantly available via mobile devices or at the ...

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Puget Sound Ports Struggling to Keep Up

Pugent Sound Ports Struggling to Keep Up

Container volumes through Puget Sound’s largest container ports remained flat in 2014, according to numbers ...

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Keel Laid for Crowley’s First LNG-Powered Ship

Keel Laid for Crowley’s First LNG-Powered Ship

The keel for the first of two liquefied natural gas-powered, combination container – Roll-On/Roll-Off (ConRo) ships ...

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VIDEO: Eyes on the Seas Fixated on Pirate Fishing

VIDEO 'Eyes on the Seas' Fixated on Pirate Fishing

The U.K.-based Satellite Applications Catapult, supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts, has developed a near ...

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Congress Reps Against Jones Act Amendment

US-Congress-Backs-Jones-Act

Some 32 bipartisan representatives of the United States Congress sent a letter to Senate leaders asking for ...

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Canada Funds Port of Montréal Expansion Project

Canada Funds Port of Montréal Expansion Project

Canada has set aside close to CAD 44 million (USD 36.5m) for the expansion of the Port of Montréal, with Montréal ...

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Shipping Needs Greater Support from Demand Side

Container Ship

Limited economic growth potential and the slow pace of recovery of the global economy is only easing the pain in ...

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US Extends Visas to Ethiopian Seafarers

USA Extends Visas to Ethiopian Seafarers

The United States has extended  C1/D visas to Ethiopian seafarers to two years starting from January 2015. The ...

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US Judge to Rule on Deepwater Horizon Penalty

US Judge to Rule on Deepwater Horizon Penalty

The final phase of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill trial began on Tuesday, January 20th which will see New Orleans ...

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LA County Ports Record Third Best Annual Results

2014 Third Best Year for Ports of LA and Long Beach

The U.S. West Coast ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles will both mark the year 2014 as the third busiest in their ...

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Term of the Day: Advanced Notice of Arrival (ANOA)

NSC

Advanced Notice of Arrival (ANOA) is a document which has to be sent to the U.S. Coast Guard by a crew of a ship ...

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Canada Blocks Buy America Provisions at Ferry Project

Canada Blocks US 'Buy America' Provisions at Ferry Terminal Project

The Government of Canada signed an order to block Alaska’s Department of Transportation from applying U.S. ...

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