Image of the Day: Navy Ships in Formation

Image of the Day: Navy Ships in Formation

Today’s image of the day shows the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships transiting in formation during the conclusion of an exercise in the waters off Japan’s southern coast. The photo has ...

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Carnival Cuts CO2 Emissions Ahead of Schedule

Royal Princess

Cruise giant Carnival Corporation & plc has met its corporate goal to reduce its rate of CO2 emissions from ...

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Tanker Market Flourishing, Dry Bulk Mostly Down

anker Market Flourishing, Dry Bulk Mostly Down

The Drewry All Earnings Index, which covers the main bulk shipping markets, jumped 53% in October to stand at 200 ...

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China Earth Fined for Queensland Garbage Disposal

China Earth Fined for Queensland Garbage Disposal

China Earth Shipping Incorporated was convicted of illegally discharging garbage and fined USD 20,000 in the ...

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Sewol Operator Chief Gets Ten Years

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South Korea’s Gwangju District Court sentenced the head of the company that operated the sunken Sewol ferry, ...

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ESC: Shipping Alliances Need a Watchdog

ESC Shipping Alliances Need a Watchdog

The European Shippers’ Council (ESC) says that shipping industry needs a global authority to keep Vessel Sharing ...

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UNCTAD: Global Seaborne Trade Marks Modest Growth

UNCTAD: Global Seaborne Trade Marks Modest Growth

Reflecting stumbling growth in the world economy, world seaborne shipments grew by an average of just 3.8 per cent ...

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BW LPG Positive about Market Outlook for 2015

BW LPG Positive about Market Outlook for 2015

Very large gas carrier (VLGC) owner and operator BW LPG is reaping the fruits of historically high rates on VLGC ...

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LPG Carriers Fearing Cold Winter in US

LPG Carriers Fearing Cold Winter in US

LPG exports are so dependent on the severity of winter in North America that all eyes are on the weather, as it hit ...

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UPDATE: MUA Scraps Strike Plans at New South Wales Ports

MUA Stages Industrial Action at New South Wales Ports

 The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has decided to suspend the industrial action scheduled for today at New ...

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Interview: Recruiting for Maritime Industry

Middle Point's Partner Consultant Maarten van Haren

The global maritime industry is undergoing a very challenging period with industry stakeholders opting ...

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Quality Standards Paramount

Quality Standards Paramount

Quality is the paramount and must be maintained by continuous enhancement of shipbuilding standards, classification ...

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Hedland Strike Plans Back on Track?

Port of Hedland aerial view

Port of Hedland tug operators could go back to their plans to stage a strike at the bulk export hub as they failed ...

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EU: Trade Restrictions Still Prevalent

Trade Restrictions Still Prevalent

 The tendency to impose trade-restricting measures remains strong among the EU’s commercial partners, ...

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World’s First FLNG Undocked in Nantong

World's First FLNG Undocked in Nantong

Caribbean FLNG facility has been undocked from the Wison Offshore & Marine dry dock in Nantong, China, marking ...

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GSF: Alliances Worry Shippers

GSF Alliances Worry Shippers

The recent Containerisation International (CI) shipper sentiment survey has shown that shippers are worried about ...

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MES Hands Over Hanjin Chiba to Venus

MES Chiba Shipyard

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) completed and delivered a 56,000 dwt type bulk carrier MV ...

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Interactive Image: Top 5 Busiest Container Ports in 2013

Interactive Ports

Port container traffic measures the flow of containers from land to sea transport modes, and vice versa, in ...

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World’s Largest Containership Named

World's Largest Ship Named

South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) announced today that it held a naming ...

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South Korea, New Zealand Wrap Up FTA Talks

South Korea, New Zealand Wrap Up FTA talks

South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye and New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key announced the ...

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Singapore Arms of OW Bunker Going Bust

Singapore Arms of OW Bunker Going Bust

Singapore-based Dynamic Oil Trading, has joined OW Bunker Far East Pte. Ltd., in filing for liquidation thus ...

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Workers at Hyundai Heavy Threaten to Strike

Workers at Hyundai Heavy Threaten to Strike

Workers at South Korea’s shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries will refuse to work after the regular ...

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South Korea to Launch Sewol Salvage Task Force

South Korea to Launch Sewol Salvage Task Force

South Korea is planning to set up a government-civilian task force to perform a technical analysis of how to ...

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China, Australia Conclude Free Trade Agreement

China, Australia Conclude Free Trade Agreement

Australia and China have signed a Declaration of Intent on China-Australia Free Trade Agreement having concluded ...

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IMO MSC Session Opens

IMO MSC Session Opens

IMO Secretary-General Sekimizu has opened the 94th session of the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) on Monday, which ...

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