Maersk Line Starts Colombia Express Service

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Danish container shipping giant Maersk Line has launched a new weekly service between Santa Marta and Turbo in ...

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MV Spirit of Hamburg Damaged while Transiting Panama Canal

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Singapore-flagged containership MV Spirit of Hamburg suffered an incident while transiting the Panama Canal on its ...

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Aframaxes to Outperform Larger Crude Tankers

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Limited supply growth in the Aframax sector of only 3.5% through the end of 2020 in addition to paradigm shifts in ...

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Grounded Bulker Los Llanitos to Be Taken to Pieces at Spot

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The 71,665 dwt bulk carrier Los Llanitos will most likely be dismantled where it ran aground near Mexico’s Barra de ...

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Five Bidders Shortlisted for Roberts Bank Terminal 2

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Canada’s Asia-Pacific gateway Port Metro Vancouver has shortlisted five bidders for development of and ...

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AMP Fight Off Jones Act Attack

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The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) disagrees with the findings of the recent report published by the Alliance ...

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Philly Shipyard Starts Building APT's 1st LNG-Ready Tanker

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Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSINC) has laid the keel for the first product tanker in a four vessel order for American ...

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Shell Shareholders Back Merger with BG

Shell Shareholders Back Merger with BG

Royal Dutch Shell’s shareholders have today voted in favour of the recommended combination between Shell and ...

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USCG to Launch Hearings into El Faro Sinking

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The U.S. Coast Guard revealed its plans to conduct a public Marine Board of Investigation hearing into the loss of ...

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Vale Reopens Port of Tubarão, Sends First Cargo to Asia

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Brazilian mining giant Vale has resumed operations at Port of Tubarão’s ore and coal terminals, after the ...

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More Container Moves at GPA Herald Switch to Bigger Ships

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The Georgia Ports Authority’s Port of Savannah moved an all-time high 3.73 million twenty-foot equivalent ...

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Ten El Faro Victims’ Families Settle with TOTE Maritime

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Ten families of the El Faro victims have reached a settlement with the operator of the ill-fated cargo ship TOTE ...

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Cocaine Bust Aboard Royal Caribbean’s Cruise Ship

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Seven passengers of Royal Caribbean’s M/S Jewel of the Seas were arrested by the U.S. Customs and Border ...

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Crude Oil Tanker Market to Surge in 2016

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The crude oil tanker market is expected to grow strongly in 2016, with projected fleet increase of 4.3%, BIMCO ...

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Vale Given Green Light to Resume Operations at Tubarão

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A Brazilian appeals court has overturned a ruling ordering mining giant Vale SA to suspend operations at its Port ...

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Vessel Ordering Down 40% in 2015

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Overall contracting of new vessels in 2015 dropped by 40% to 1,306 units from 2,162 in 2014, with estimated ...

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VIDEO: Cargo Ship Sinks after Collision in Panama Canal

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The 1986-built general cargo ship VFM Alita sank after colliding with a vessel in the Caribbean waters off Colon, ...

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Horizon Trader Beached at Shipbreaking Site in India

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The Horizon Trader, a 42 year-old US flagged container ship that was acquired by New York-listed shipping company ...

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MSC Monica Refloated after Grounding off Saint-Laurent

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The 43,618 dwt container vessel, MSC Monica, which ran aground on the St. Lawrence River near Saint-Laurent, Canada ...

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BIMCO: Containerships Speeding Up

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The lower fuel price may not be such a blessing for containership owners after all, especially with relation to ...

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ITF to Check Seaferers’ Working Conditions in East Asia

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Inspectors of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have joined forces with dockers’ and ...

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Swire Bulk Expands Atlantic Footprint

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Dry bulk operating arm of China Navigation Company (CNCo), Swire Bulk, is expanding its presence in the Atlantic ...

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World’s 2nd LNG-Powered Boxship Joins TOTE Maritime

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The world’s second containership to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), the Perla Del Caribe, has been ...

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BIMCO: 40m of Dry Bulk Tonnage to Be Scrapped in 2016

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Dry bulk shipping capacity of 40 million DWT will be sold for demolition during 2016, making this year the busiest ...

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Infographic: Piracy and Crime Increase in 2015

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UK’s maritime intelligence and operations company Dryad Maritime has released its analysis of worldwide reported ...

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Vale’s Tubarão Port Closed amid Environmental Concerns

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Brazilian mining giant Vale has received a notification from the local court on the suspension of activities at its ...

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Alphaliner: Containership Growth to Hit Record Low

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This year’s global containership capacity is expected to grow at a pace of only 4.6%, the lowest ever ...

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