Swire Shipping Enhances Asia Pacific Coverage

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Singapore-based Swire Shipping is to launch a new twice-monthly direct service from Australia to New Caledonia, ...

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Cairns Switches Focus to Accommodate Mega Cruise Ships

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As the mega cruise ship market is expected to experience a strong growth, the Australian Cairns Shipping ...

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Drewry: Peak Season Volume to Stay on 2015 Level

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The 2016 third-quarter peak season will not bring much respite to carriers as the period is not expected to see ...

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Ports of Auckland Fined After Worker Injured in Fall

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Ports of Auckland Ltd. (POAL) has been fined NZD 49,980 (USD 35,551) and ordered to pay NZD 12,000 in reparations ...

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Box Shipping Rates Fall as East-West Price War Rages On

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As the price war between container shipping companies persists, contract rates in the major East-West trade routes ...

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Container Shipping Rates Still Short of Previous Levels

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Although container shipping spot rates should be more stable through the rest of the year, presuming carriers have ...

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AMSA Amends Container Weight Rules

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The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is to implement changes to regulations for container weight ...

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Xeneta: Price War Key Driver for Swapping Container Carriers

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Price, risk management and loss of trust were identified as the main reasons why businesses end agreements with ...

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Infographic: Shipping Industry Needs to Raise CSR Awareness

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The shipping industry needs to increase Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) awareness as on average less than 50 ...

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Port of Yokohama to Get LNG Fuel Supply Base?

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Japanese shipping company NYK Line is teaming up with the country’s transport and economy ministries as well ...

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Shipping Firms Still Far Away from Cyber Security Basics

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While cyber security has become a hot topic on conference platforms and industry events around the world, ...

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Industry Stakeholders Upbeat on Breakbulk Shipping

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Shipping industry’s stakeholders predict that heavy lift breakbulk cargo movement ex Japan into Asia will ...

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Tanker Owners Told to Invest Wisely ahead of New Price Cuts

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Prompted by difficulties in accessing new finance, shipyards are likely to reduce further the newbuilding prices in ...

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EU's CO2 Regulations Must Line Up with International Rules

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The member national shipowners’ associations of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) have agreed to ...

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K Line Nets Coal Transport Deal in Malaysia

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Japanese shipping company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has secured a long-term contract to transport steaming ...

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MOL Studying Installation of SOx Scrubbers

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Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has entered into a joint study to equip vessels already in use ...

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G6 Alliance Withdraws Loop 6 from Its Europe-Asia Route

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Members of the G6 Alliance announced today additional void sailings within their Asia-Europe schedule due to ...

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PSA Terminals All Set for Container Weighing

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Singapore-based PSA Group of Terminals said that all its terminal facilities will be in full compliance with the ...

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CLIA: Cruise Industry Stronger than Ever

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The cruise industry has surpassed 2015 ocean cruise passenger projections and has increased passenger expectations ...

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NYK Line, K Line Axe CO2 Emissions by Using Big Data

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Japanese shipping companies NYK Line and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) achieved CO2 emission cuts from their ships ...

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Maritime NZ: IMO Softens Transition to New SOLAS Rules

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In light of the upcoming SOLAS container weight verification requirement and concerns over the transition to the ...

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Shipbuilders to Compete Neck and Neck for New Orders

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Major shipbuilding nations will be put to the test during 2016, as the shipbuilding industry enters one of the ...

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Pilbara Marine Wins Tug Licence for Port Hedland

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Pilbara Marine Pty Ltd (Pilbara Marine), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue), has won ...

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AMSA Releases Panama-Flagged Bulker

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The newbuild Panama-flagged bulk carrier African Alke was released from detention at 1pm (AEST) on Saturday after ...

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NYK Line Orders VLGC Duo from JMU

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Japanese shipping company NYK Line has ordered two Very Large Gas Carriers (VLGCs) for transportation of liquefied ...

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BIMCO: Demolition Spree Hits Standstill Due to Rise in BDI

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Following a scrapping spree witnessed in the first quarter of the year, the Baltic Dry Index’s (BDI) positive ...

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