LA, Long Beach Port Execs Talk Performance Optimization

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Top executives from the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles held a kickoff meeting earlier this week to begin ...

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Cyber Attacks on Ships, Offshore Structures Growing Threat

DNV GL - Maritime CEO Tor E. Svensen

As ships and offshore structures become increasingly dependent on programmable control systems at the same time ...

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Drewry: Lower Oil Prices Double-Edged Sword

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Global dry cargo demand growth, forecast at 5% per annum from 2016 to 2019, is to be offset by falling project ...

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Cosco Pacific Posts Higher Revenue

Cosco Pacific

Container terminal operator Cosco Pacific’s revenue rose by 8.9% to USD 870 million in 2014 when compared to ...

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Hanjin Teams Up with HMM and Yang Ming

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Container lines Hanjin Shipping, Hyundai Merchant Marine and Yang Ming Marine Transportation Corp. are going ...

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USCG Authorizes KR to Perform BWM Tests

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Korean Register (KR), an IACS member classification society, has been accepted by the United States Coast Guard ...

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MS Deutschland Changes Hands

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German-registered cruise ship MS Deutschland, operated by Peter Deilmann Cruises has been sold. The buyer is a US ...

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GSF Calls for Monitoring of Shipping Alliances' KPIs

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The Global Shippers Forum (GSF) has called for rigorous monitoring of key performance indicators (KPIs) that can ...

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ABS Updates Its LNG Bunkering Guidance for North America

ABS Updates Its LNG Bunkering Guidance for North America

Marine classification society ABS has updated its guidance on LNG Bunkering in North America to support the ...

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Sobelmar’s Vessels Protected under Chapter 11

Sobelmar's Vessels Protected under Chapter 11

Bulker operator Sobelmar Antwerp said that in connection with its Chapter 11 proceedings in Hartford, Connecticut, ...

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Global Shipping Losses Spiraling Down

Global Shipping Losses Spiraling Down

Global shipping losses continued their downward trend with 75 reported in 2014, making it the safest year in ...

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Port of New Orleans Cargo Volumes Reach 14-Year High

Port of New Orleans Cargo Volumes Reach 14-Year High

Cargo handled at the Port of New Orleans’ public docks in 2014 totaled 8.37 million tons, the highest total ...

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IMO: 61 Stowaway Incidents Reported in 2014

Stowaway

There were 61 incidents involving 120 stowaways reported in 2014, according to International Maritime ...

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Troy Adds Import Service from Malaysia to New York City

Troy Adds New Import Service from Malaysia to New York City

American-owned non-vessel-operating common carrier Troy Container Line is launching a new direct LCL import service ...

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Holland America Line Drops Tunisia Calls

Holland America Line Drops Tunisia Calls

Holland America Line cancels port calls at La Goulette, Tunisia following last week's terrorist attack.

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Drewry: Revolution in Container Handling Needed

Revolution in Container Handling Needed

A revolution in container handling is required, the port industry equivalent of the “double-decker jetway”.

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Vancouver Kicks Off Cruise Season

Vancouver Kicks Off Cruise Season

The first cruise ship of the 2015 season departed Canada’s Port Metro Vancouver this weekend, offering the ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (16th-20th March)

Readers’ Picks

Update: MSC Cruises’ Death Toll Rises to Twelve Twelve guests of MSC Cruises have been confirmed dead following the ...

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Image of the Day: Gliding through the Mist

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Pictured here is Adriatic Marine’s M/V Adriatic, a 200′ DP2 Offshore Supply Vessel embarking on ...

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Interview: Alfa Laval Scrubber Sales Forge Ahead

Gdansk Shiprepair Yard "REMONTOWA" S.A.

Swedish engineering group Alfa Laval has seen a steady growth in the orders of their marine exhaust gas cleaning ...

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Venezuela Looking to Pay Less to Tidewater

Venezuela Looking to Pay Less to Tidewater

Venezuela plans to appeal the decision of a World Bank tribunal that ordered payment of USD 46 million compensation ...

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Expanding Star Bulk Sinks into Red

Expanding Star Bulk Sinks into Red

Athens-based dry bulk specialist Star Bulk Carriers ended 2014 with net loss despite a 111% increase in revenues ...

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NAT CEO Cautiously Optimistic about Tanker Market Outlook

NAT CEO and Chairman, Herbjørn Hansson

Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) expects to achieve rates in the region of USD 35,000 per day for its fleet ...

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APM Sets New US Port Operations Record

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 APM Terminals Pier 400 Los Angeles accommodated and handled three Ultra-Large Container Ships (ULCS) ...

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Global Shippers’ Alliance Launched

Global Shippers’ Alliance Launched

The European Shippers’ Council (ESC), The Asian Shippers’ Association (ASA) and the American Association of ...

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Daebo Files for Bankruptcy Protection in US

Daebo Files for Bankruptcy Protection in US

Korea’s shipping company Daebo International Shipping Co. filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection at the ...

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Panama Canal Cement Dispute Goes to Arbitration

Panama Canal Cement Dispute Goes to Arbitration

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and the consortium expanding the canal have separately sought international ...

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