Windward: Data Manipulation at Sea Rising

Windward: Data Manipulation at Sea Rising

Windward, a specialized data and analytics company, has found in its industry research report aimed at documenting intentional data manipulation at sea that ships worldwide are increasingly manipulating data to conceal ...

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Hike in Freight Rates Not an Option?

Hike in Freight Rates Not an Option

A hike in freight rates is not an option as ‘sub-economic’ rates on the main trade lanes are here to stay, it was ...

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Seishu Maru Passes Gas Trial

Seishu Maru Passes Gas Trial

Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions (WTS) has completed the gas trial for the first LNG carrier built to a Boil Off Rate ...

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IMO Comes to Grips with Ballast Water Convention Issues

IMO Comes to Grips with Ballast Water Convention Issues

The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) adopted measures to help accelerate the entry into ...

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Scorpio Takes Facility to Finance Dozen Newbuilds

Scorpio Takes Facility to Finance Dozen Newbuilds

Scorpio Bulkers has received commitments from DNB Capital, the Export-Import Bank of Korea, Korea Trade Insurance ...

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AOA: Ross Sea, East Antarctica Must Be Declared Marine ...

AOA: Ross Sea, East Antarctica Must Be Declared Marine Protected Areas

As representatives of the 25 Members of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources ...

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MEPC Approves Draft Polar Code

IMO Approves Draft Polar Code

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (13-17th of October)

Readers’ Picks

Cruise Passenger with Ebola Symptoms Denied Entry to Belize A Dallas hospital nurse who was reportedly in contact ...

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ICS: Ballast Water Management Talks on the Right Track

ICS: Balast Water Management Talks on the Right Track

Governments attending the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) ...

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Dozen for Nam Cheong

Dozen for Nam Cheong

Singapore Exchange-listed Nam Cheong has secured Letters of Intent (LOI) from five customers worth approximately ...

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Top Tips for Hiring Shipping Containers

Top Tips for Hiring Shipping Containers11

Before deciding to buy containers either for shipping goods between states or overseas, there are a couple of ...

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French Ports Spotlighted within Ocean Three

French Ports Spotlighted within Ocean Three

The new vessel alliance between shipping giants, CMA CGM Group, China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) and United ...

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Expected Tanker Fleet Growth Reaches Four-Year High

Expected Tanker Fleet Growth Reaches Four-Year-High

As the market awaits a potential oil price hike triggered by the ongoing geo-political tensions in the oil-rich ...

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Shipping Earnings Index Down

Shipping Earnings Index Down

The Drewry All Earnings Index, which covers the main bulk shipping markets, fell 25% in September to stand at 115 ...

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Second-Hand Panamax Prices Hit Bottom

Second-Hand Panamax Prices Hit Rock Bottom

Extremely poor demand for second-hand Panamax ships of 4,000 TEU has brought asset prices to the floor for that ...

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Elbe Starts Maiden Voyage

Elbe Starts Her Maiden Voyage1

A 9400 TEUs container ship CMA CGM Elbe set out on her maiden voyage from Dalian, China, on October 14, 2014. The ...

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Australia Sets Out Antarctica Agenda

Australia Sets Out Antarctica Agenda

The Australian Government has released the 20 Year Australian Antarctic Strategic Plan, which provides a blueprint ...

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Dry Bulk Market Facing Bleak Prospects

Dry Bulk Market Facing Bleak Prospects

The Hong Kong-listed Pacific Basin Shipping has issued its Third Quarter 2014 Trading Update, stating that the dry ...

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Ships Collide as Super Storm Hits Port Botany

Ships Collide as Super Storm Hits Port Botany

A super storm that hit Sydney Tuesday night wrought havoc on the city’s commercial Port Botany, cutting the ...

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Recovering Freight Rates Threatened by Uncertainty

Recovering Freight Rates Threatened by Uncertainty

The oversupply in the freight market is still clearly felt as Panamax freight rates drag along, the Baltic and ...

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Slow Economic Recovery Affecting Shipping

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The global shipping demand remains subdued by slow economic activity, according to BIMCO, as the International ...

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Australia: Without Competition Exemptions Shipping ...

Higher Shipping Costs Without Competition Exemptions

Exporters and consumers will suffer greater price instability and higher shipping costs if the shipping competition ...

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China Taking Aim at Cruise Industry

China Taking Aim at Cruise Industry

Carnival Corporation cruise company  has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the China State ...

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Asia Pirates Less Active This Trimester

Asian Pirates Less Active This Trimester

The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) has ...

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Franbo Orders Three

Franbo Orders Three

Taiwan-based  Franbo Lines has ordered three new 16,500-dwt bulkers through an agreement signed with Japanese ...

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