Shippers Skeptical about Shipping Alliances’ Benefits

Shippers Skeptical about Shipping Alliances'Benefits

Emergence of major shipping alliances has not convinced major shippers of the benefits they promised to bring. ...

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ReCAAP: Piracy Activity in SOMS on the Rise

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The number of incidents in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore (SOMS) during the 1st Quarter of 2015 has doubled ...

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Hamburg Süd Hampered by Weak South American Markets

Hamburg Süd Hampered by Weak South American Markets

German container line Hamburg Süd described its 2.3 increase in cargo volumes in 2014 as ”modest,” ...

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Panic Buttons on Board Ships Can Help Curb Pirate Attacks

Panic Buttons on Board Ships Can Help Curb Pirate Attacks

Installation of panic buttons on board vessels transiting piracy-infested Malacca Strait and neighboring waters ...

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Time to Adapt to New Emission Caps Fast Running Out

Time to Adapt to New Emission Caps Fast Running Out

Lloyd’s Register has issued new emissions guidelines and updated technical information to help operators in ...

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MOL Orders Next-Generation Car Carrier Quartet

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Japanese-shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. has signed a contract with compatriot shipyard Minaminippon ...

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ESC to Put Container Shipping Alliances Under Scrutiny

ESC to Put Container Shipping Alliances Under Scrutiny

The European Shippers’ Council has revealed plans to start a global review of the container liner shipping market ...

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Toho Gas Books More American LNG

Toho Gas Books More American LNG

Japan’s gas supplier Toho Gas has signed a Heads of Agreement with a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation to ...

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World’s First Standard Container Contract Launched

World’s First Standard Container Contract Launched

The world’s first standardised contract terms and conditions for use in container shipping markets worldwide was ...

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Gulf of Guinea Poses Ongoing Threat of Seafarer Kidnap

Gulf of Guinea Poses Ongoing Threat of Seafarer Kidnap

The Gulf of Guinea proved to be one of the most dangerous piracy hotpots for mariners, according to maritime ...

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Investment Key in Dealing with Offshore Talent Shortages

Investment in Offshore Marine Talent Key

Investment in people is key to overcome the talent shortages which are among the top challenges the offshore marine ...

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Reederei NSB Floats Out First Ever Widened Boxship

Reederei NSB Floats Out First Ever Widened Boxship

German container line Reederei NSB successfully floated out MSC Geneva, the first ever container ship to undergo a ...

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First Cargo from Petronas' FLNG Facility Due in Q1 2016

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The first cargo from the world’s first floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, owned by Malaysian oil ...

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Hanjin’s Subic Shipyard Lands 11,000 TEU Boxship Trio

Hanjin Heavy Lands 11,000 TEU Boxship Trio

Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction’s (HHIC) Philippines-based Subic Shipyard has signed a deal to ...

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CE Delft Defends Its Shipping Efficiency Study

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Responding to conflicting claims about the conclusions the study it prepared for Seas At Risk and Transport & ...

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Australian Ports Weather the Storm

Australian Ports Weather the Storm

Most of the ports in New South Wales have been reopened after severe weather conditions kept ports in this part of ...

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Chinese Firm Close to Buying Jiangsu Rongsheng Shipyard

Chinese Company Close to Buying Jiangsu Rongsheng Shipyard

China Huarong Energy Company Limited, formerly known as China Rongsheng Heavy Industries, has identified a Chinese ...

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COSCO Shipyard Clinches FPSO Conversion Gig

COSCO Dalian Clinches FPSO Conversion Gig

COSCO (Dalian) Shipyard has secured a Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) conversion contract ...

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Survey: Banks Prefer Eco Ships

Banks Prefer Eco Ships

Several leading banks in the shipping industry, including HSH Nordbank and KfW IPEX-Bank, use energy-efficiency ...

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Scorpio Bulkers Sells Seven Newbuildings

Scorpio Bulkers Sells Seven Newbuildings

Owner and operator of bulk carriers Scorpio Bulkers Inc. has entered into agreements to sell seven newbuilding ...

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South Korea Approves Sewol Ferry Salvage Plan

South Korea Approves Sewol Ferry Salvage Plan

South Korea has approved plans to raise the Sewol ferry that sunk in April last year killing more than 300 people, ...

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Teekay to Convert Shuttle Tanker at Sembawang Shipyard

Teekay to Convert Shuttle Tanker at Sembawang Shipyard

Bermuda-based shipowner Teekay has contracted Sembcorp Marine’s wholly-owned subsidiary Sembawang Shipyard to ...

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Marshall Islands Calls for Global Cut in Shipping Emissions

Marshall Islands Calls for Reduction in Shipping Emissions

In a submission to the International Maritime Organization, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, currently the ...

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Precious Shipping Poised to Offload Outdated Handys

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Thailand-based Precious Shipping Ltd plans to rejuvenate its dry bulk fleet by scrapping its outdated Handysizes or ...

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ICS Refutes T&E Claims on Modern Ship CO2 Efficiency

ICS Refutes T&E Claims on Modern Ship CO2 Efficiency

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has dismissed the recent claim by the European environmental lobby ...

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Severe Weather Closes Australian Ports

Severe Weather Closes Australian Ports

A slow moving low pressure system is bringing severe weather conditions off Australia’s New South Wales ...

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IMB: Coastal Tanker Hijacked Every 2 Weeks in SE Asia

Coastal tanker hijacked every 2 weeks in SE Asia

A small coastal tanker is hijacked by pirates in South East Asia every two weeks on average, a report from the ...

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