APM Terminals' Los Angeles Pier Gets Ready for Mega-Ships

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The first of ten ship-to-shore (STS) cranes at the APM Terminals Los Angeles Pier 400 facility was raised 33 feet, ...

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Fathom Adds Two Cuba Sailing Dates for Fall 2016

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Carnival Corporation’s newest brand Fathom has added two Cuba cruise dates for fall 2016 in response to ...

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Drewry: Perishable Reefer Trade to Continue Growing

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Despite many adversities for the maritime sector over the last year, seaborne perishable reefer trade increased in ...

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SCPA Posts Record August Box Throughput

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US South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has reported its strongest August container volumes on record, handling ...

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Panama Canal Expects Over 230 Cruise Ships in 2016-17 Season

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More than 230 cruise ships are expected to transit the Panama Canal during the 2016-2017 cruise season, which ...

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Gener8 Maritime Adds Two More ECO VLCCs

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US-based crude oil shipping company Gener8 Maritime has taken delivery of two ECO Very Large Crude Carriers ...

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Drewry: Terminal Operators Opt for M&A Activity

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Global container terminal operators have taken their foot off the pedal when it comes to greenfield projects, ...

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NWSA Cargo Handling Affected by Hanjin's Move

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The decision of the South Korean shipping company, Hanjin Shipping, to file for receivership has impacted cargo ...

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VIDEO: World's Largest PCTC Transits the New Panama Canal

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The video above shows Höegh Target, a Pure Car Truck Carrier (PCTC) owned by the Norwegian RoRo shipping ...

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Holland Goes Paraguay

Image Courtesy: Damen Shipyards Group; The Damen Azimuth pusher 2811 sailing on the Paraguay-Paraná

A country that is landlocked can be a market for maritime companies. Take Paraguay. It has no seaport, but 70 ...

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Damen Shiprepair to Launch Operations in Curaçao

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Damen Shipyards Group and the government of Curaçao signed a concession agreement for the future operation of the ...

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US Port of Long Beach CEO Resigns

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US Port of Long Beach’s (POLB) CEO, Jon Slangerup, has revealed its plans to resign from this position, ...

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Australis Unveils Name of New Cruise Ship

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Patagonian cruise line Australis has revealed the name of its new expedition cruise ship, Ventus Australis, ...

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Spotted: Hanseatic Returns to Northeast Passage

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MV Hanseatic, one of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’s two expedition vessels, navigated once again the Northeast Passage ...

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ICS Urges Govts to Finalize Treatment Systems Guidelines

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As the International Maritime Organization’s Ballast Water Management Convention is set to enter into force ...

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USCG Suspends Search for Missing Carnival Ecstasy Passenger

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The search for a passenger who went missing from the Carnival Ecstasy cruise ship was suspended after 43 hours, ...

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IMO’s BWM Convention to Enter Into Force in September 2017

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With Finland’s accession of the International Ballast Water Management Convention, the International Maritime ...

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USCG Continues Oil Spill Cleanup off Louisiana

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More than 4,400 gallons of oily-water mixture have been recovered following an oil spill from a pipeline near Bay ...

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Third Set of El Faro Hearings to Be Held in Winter

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After El Faro’s voyage data recorder was retrieved from the ocean floor in early August, the United States ...

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Cargill and Fjord Line Join Trident Alliance

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The Trident Alliance, a coalition of ship owners and operators working to ensure robust implementation of sulphur ...

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NAT Expands Fleet with New Tanker

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Bermuda-based tanker owner Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) took delivery of a Suezmax newbuilding tanker the ...

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Fitch Ratings: Panama Canal's Ratings at A, Outlook Stable

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The Panama Canal Authority’s (ACP) Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) and its USD 450 million senior ...

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MSC to Add Maple Service on Transpacific Route

Starting from September 15, 2016, Switzerland-headquartered Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) plans to launch a ...

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Maersk Line to Launch New Asia-USWC Service

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Danish shipping company Maersk Line plans to set up a new service between Asia and the United States West Coast, ...

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BC Ferries' Vessel Gears Up for Conversion to Dual-Fuel

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Canadian ferry operator BC Ferries said that its vessel Spirit of British Columbia would be temporarily removed ...

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Houston Ship Channel Reopens after Bunker Fuel Spill

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Vessel traffic returned to normal in the Houston Ship Channel at 3:31 pm on September 6 after it was closed earlier ...

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Container Lines Shift Focus from Technology to Flexibility

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Container lines have shifted their focus towards alliance structures for operational efficiency, rather than ...

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