Secondhand Market Sparking High Investments

Secondhand Market Sparking High Investments

In the first nine months of 2014, recorded investment in sale and purchase transactions in secondhand market has almost exceeded last year’s total already, with a reported USD 19 billion having changed hands, according ...

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Royal Caribbean Expects Record Results in 2015

Royal Caribbean Expects Record Results in 2015

Early bookings for 2015 are robust and the current order book is better than at the same time last year in both ...

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Importance of VDR Data Undermined

Importance of VDR Data Undermined

 Failure to preserve Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) data in the event of an incident can compromise the owner’s ...

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Shippers Want Transparency on Low Sulphur Fuel Impact

Shippers Want Transparency on Low Sulphur Fuel Impact

The Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) is calling for more information regarding the impact of low sulphur fuel ...

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Genesis Buys Jones Act Tanker

Genesis Buys Jones Act Tanker

Genesis Energy, L.P. has bought the 49,000 dwt products tanker M/T American Phoenix from Mid Ocean Tanker Company, ...

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Legal Status of United Kalavrvta Still Unresolved

United Kalavrvta (formerly SCF BYRRANGA)

The oil tanker carrying Kurdish oil has clocked up three months idling off Texas coast as the legal dispute over ...

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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

Windward Data Manipulation at Sea Rising1

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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