Port of Houston Preps for East Asia Volume Boom

Port of Houston Preps for East Asia Volume Boom

The Port of Houston Authority has started several expansion projects to meet the expected increase in ...

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Colombian Navy Finds Cocaine on Board Tanker

Colombian Navy Seizes Cocaine on board Tanker

The Colombian Navy detained a tanker in Cartagena on Monday, February 23rd which was carrying 102 kilos of cocaine ...

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Chief Engineer Jailed for Using Magic Hose

Chief Engineer Jailed for Using Magic Hose

Noly Torato Vidad, the Chief Engineer of the car carrier Selene Leader, received an eight-month prison sentence, ...

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Driving Operational Change with Data-Driven Analytics

Driving Operational Change with Data-Driven Analytics

Real-time reporting and data analysis are key tools to understanding and improving complex operating environments ...

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Deepwater Horizon Compensation Claim under Scrutiny

Deepwater Horizon Spill Compensation Claim under Scrutiny

A North Carolina resident Michael R. Rosella was arrested yesterday for allegedly making a fraudulent claim on the ...

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NYK Starts Trans Pacific Car Carrier Service

NYK Starts Trans Pacific Carr carrier Service

Japanese shipping company NYK Line has started its Trans Pacific Express Service (TPX Service), a car transport ...

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Port of Virginia Sees Red

Port of Virginia Sees Red

As forecast, the Port of Virginia in January posted an operating loss, the first one following six consecutive ...

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Crowley, Jaxport Ink Lease Deal

Crowley's Bill Pennella (right), and JAXPORT's Dr. John Allen Newman (left)

JAXPORT’s Board of Directors approved an expanded, long-term lease with Crowley Liner Services Inc., a subsidiary ...

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USCG Airlifts Injured Seaman off Los Angeles

USCG Airlifts Injured Seaman off Los Angeles

A US Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles aircrew medically evacuated an injured crewmember from a container ...

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Image of the Day: Carnival Triumph's First Call at Dominica

Carnival Triumph

The island nation of Dominica welcomed Carnival Triumph, owned and operated by Carnival Cruise Lines (CCL), last ...

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Stronger Dollar Mixed Blessing for Transatlantic Volumes

Strong Dollar Shifts North Europe-North America Volumes

A strengthening dollar versus the Euro in the latter months of 2014 splintered the growth directions for the west ...

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Record Tonnage Volume Changed Hands in 2014

Record Tonnage Volume Changed Hands in 2014

A record volume of tonnage is reported to have changed hands in 2014 and reported secondhand sales rose by 29% ...

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Shipping Industry Needs Uniform BWT Rules

Shipping Industry Needs Uniform BWT Rules

The shipping industry has supported efforts to address aquatic invasive species through ballast water treatment ...

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BIMCO: 2014 Was Tough for Demolition Market

2014 Was Tough Year for Demolition Market

Declining prices have made 2014 a very hectic year for the demolition market as less DWT and fewer TEUs were ...

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Supertankers Pick Up Speed

Supertankers Pick Up Speed

Very Large and Ultra Large Crude Carriers have increased their average sailing speed this month to 12.57 knots in ...

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Update: Canadian Icebreaker Frees Stuck Cargo Ship

Arthur M. Anderson is beset in ice near Ashtabula, Ohio, Feb. 19, 2015

The Canadian Coast Guard has freed the cargo ship Arthur M. Anderson, which spent five days beset in ice near ...

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Over 100 Fall Ill on Celebrity Equinox

Over 100 Fall Ill on Celebrity Equinox

95 passengers and 7 crew members aboard Celebrity Equinox cruise ship have reported being ill with norovirus-like ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (16-20 of Feb)

Readers’ Picks

VIDEO: Freighter Sinks in the Black Sea St. Kitts and Nevis-flagged general cargo ship Fort Azov sank yesterday in ...

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USA: PMA, ILWU Agree on New Contract

ilwu, pma agree on new contract

The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) have reached a ...

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Gallery: Marjorie C Step Away from Delivery

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Honolulu-based Pasha Hawaii’s M/V Marjorie C attained main engine light off on February 18, while under final ...

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Korean Yards Reclaim Lead

Korean Yards Reclaim Lead

Korean yards have reclaimed the first place in global ship deliveries from their Chinese counterparts as they ...

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US Labor Secretary Turns Up the Heat

US Labor Secretary Turns Up the Heat

The US Labor Secretary Tom Perez told the two sides negotiating a new contract for dockworkers at the US West Coast ...

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Eitzen Calls for Bermuda Move

Eitzen Calls for Bermuda Move

Eitzen Chemical ASA sent out a letter to its shareholders with a recommendation from the Board to accept the ...

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VIDEO: Panama Canal Expansion Explained

Panama Canal Expansion

The video above gives you an update on the current stage of the Panama Canal Expansion Program aimed at creating a ...

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Oakland Port Operations Grind to a Halt

Port of Oakland

Port of Oakland marine terminal operations halted on Thursday as longshore workers took the day off for a union ...

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BP Fails to Reduce Maximum Deepwater Horizon Fine

BP Fails to Reduce Maximum Deepwater Horizon Fine

The New Orleans District Judge Carl Barbier has ruled against BP’s appeal to lower the USD 13.7 billion ...

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LNG Shipping Rates Sliding

LNG Shipping Rates Sliding

The shipping rates to transport Liquefied Natural Gas have fallen to around USD 50,000 a day, the lowest in over ...

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