Boost for Jakarta’s Terminal Capacity

Jakarta International Container Terminal

Mitsui, NYK Line, IPC, PSA teamed up on construction and operation of a new container terminal at Tanjung ...

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Scorpio Tankers Rejuvenates Fleet

Scorpio Tankers Rejuvenates Fleet

Monaco-based tanker owner and operator Scorpio Tankers has recently taken delivery of six newbuilding vessels. The ...

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US West Coast Congestion Hurting Container Reliability

Port of Los Angeles

Congestion issues at ports on the US West Coast contributed to lower on-time containership reliability in ...

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Star Bulk Scores Charters for 3 Newbuildings

Star Bulk Scores Charters for 3 Newbuildings

Athens-based owner and operator of dry bulk carriers Star Bulk Carriers has found voyage employment for three of ...

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TSA Container Lines Call for Rate Hike

TSA Container Lines Call for Rate Hike

Transpacific container lines asked on Wednesday for a USD 600 per 40-foot container (FEU) general rate increase ...

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Manila Port Scrambling to Avoid Holiday Congestion

Manila Port Scrambling to Avoid Holiday Congestion

With only a week before the Christmas and New Year’s holidays kick in, the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is ...

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Arctic Temperatures Still Rising

Arctic Temperatures Still Rising

A new report led by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows that Arctic air ...

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OPEC Oil Export Earnings Drop to 2010 Low

OPEC Oil Export Earnings Drop to 2010 Low

Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), excluding Iran, will earn about USD 700 ...

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ITF Warns of Worker Exploitation in Australia

ITF President Paddy Crumlin

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is calling on the Australian government to improve ...

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ICS Changes Stance on Ballast Water Convention

ICS Changes Position on Ballast Water Convention

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said it has modified its stance towards the ratification by governments ...

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Scorpio Switches Dry Bulk Newbuildings Order to Tankers

Scorpio Switches Dry Bulk Newbuildings to Tankers

Scorpio Bulkers Inc. has reached agreements with shipyards in South Korea and Romania to modify six newbuilding ...

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New Regulations to Affect Coal Shipping?

New Regulations to Affect Coal Shipping

Coal shipping to China and Indonesia may likely to feel the impact of the new regulations passed by ...

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MUA Continues Protests against Penalty Rates

MUA Continues Protests against Penalty Rates

Unions from across Victoria have joined the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) at a Melbourne rally today, urging ...

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Best Remedy for Sea Migrations Is Tackling Root Causes

UNHCR Best Remedy for Sea Migrations Is Tackling Root Causes

UNHCR has warned that the international community was losing its focus on saving lives amid confusion among coastal ...

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CSL Rounds Off Newbuild Program

CSL Rounds Off Newbuild Program

The second of Canada Steamship Lines’ (CSL) two newbuild Trillium Class Great Lakes bulk carriers, CSL St-Laurent, ...

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Japan, Singapore Jointly Tackling EGCS

Japan, Singapore Jointly Tackling EGCS

Japan’s Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, the Monohakobi Technology Institute, and ClassNK have teamed up with ...

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Sovcomflot Names Third STX Newbuild

Sovcomflot Names Third STX Newbuild

Russian shipping company Sovcomflot held a naming ceremony for the LNG carrier SCF Melampus, the third tanker in a ...

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Mercuria Adds over 40 Former OW Bunker Employees

Mercuria Adds over 40 Former OW Bunker Employees

Global energy and commodities group Mercuria has hired more than 40 marine fuel specialists from Denmark-based OW ...

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12 Tips to Protect Yourself in 2015

12 Tips to Protect Yourself in 2015

As 2015 nears, many of us look towards the future with plans to improve our lives: perhaps you’ll pledge to ...

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Class NK’s Register Tops 230 Million Gross Tonnes

Class NK's Register Tops 230 Million Gross Tonnes

Japanese classification society ClassNK has repported its register surpassing 230 million gross tonnes for the ...

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Diana Shipping Finds Gig for Capesize

Diana Shipping Finds Gig for Capesize

Athens-based owner and operator of dry bulk ships Diana Shipping Inc. has through a separate wholly-owned ...

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Australian Unions Take to the Streets of Sydney

Australian Unions Take to the Streets amid Penalty Rate Stripping

Unions from across New South Wales (NSW) will join the Maritime Union of Australia’s (MUA) march in Sydney ...

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Demand for Tankers Outstripping Supply

Demand for Tankers Outstripping Supply

Stronger freight rates in the tanker market may bring about some positive trends for the first quarter of 2015, if ...

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Shippers to Gain Most from Low Oil Prices

Shippers to Gain Most from Low Oil Prices

With crude oil down to its lowest price in five years last week, all carriers stand to gain from lower fuel costs, ...

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Global Shipping Going Digital

Global Shipping Going Digital

United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) has launched a number of initiatives for eliminating ...

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Korean Register to Certify Lixembourg-Flagged Ships

Korean Register to Certify Lixembourg-Flagged Ships

Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has signed a Memorandum of Understanding ...

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Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Cracks Japanese Market

Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Cracks Japanese Market

Six new bulk carriers, being built at the Namura and Onomichi shipyards in Japan, are to be fitted with 12 Wärtsilä ...

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