Cosco Starts Piraeus Container Terminal Upgrade

Cosco Starts Piraeus Container Terminal Upgrade

China Ocean Shipping Company (Cosco) held the Inauguration of the Expansion of Pier III of COSCO Piraeus Container ...

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IMO Action on Black Carbon Long Overdue

IMO Action on Black Carbon Long Overdue

The International Maritime Organisation’s recommendation to its environment committee to agree on ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (18-22 of Jan)

Readers’ Picks

VIDEO: Fincantieri Starts Building Seven Seas Explorer Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has laid keel for the Seven ...

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10 Fishermen Missing After Hit and Run off South Korea

10 Missing After Hit and Run off South Korea

Ten out of thirteen Chinese fishermen have been missing since around 8 PM local time Thursday, when their boat ...

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Container Weight Verification Approaching

Container Weight Verification Requirement Approaching

The World Shipping Council (WSC) called all parties involved in the international transportation of maritime ...

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US Naval Cargo Ship Aground near Okinawa

US Naval Cargo Ship Aground near Okinawa

The U.S. Navy’s  Military Sealift Command prepositioning vessel USNS Sgt. Matej Kocak (T-AK 3005) ran aground ...

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Term of the Day: Carnet

carnet

A carnet is an international customs and temporary export-import document. It permits a holder to temporarily carry ...

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Drewry Expects Modest Recovery in Dry Bulk Sector

Drewry Expects Modest Recovery in Dry Bulk Sector (2)

The depressed dry bulk market could recover partly in 2015 and underlying earnings could improve marginally, ...

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Analysing Security Threats: Man vs Machine

Analysing Security Threats- Man vs Machine

The claim that in today’s information age, with open source media instantly available via mobile devices or at the ...

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MOL Takes Delivery of Newbuild Coal Carrier

MOL Takes Delivery of Newbuild Coal Carrier

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has today taken delivery of the coal carrier Shin Yahagi Maru at ...

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VIDEO: Eyes on the Seas Fixated on Pirate Fishing

VIDEO 'Eyes on the Seas' Fixated on Pirate Fishing

The U.K.-based Satellite Applications Catapult, supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts, has developed a near ...

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Shipping Needs Greater Support from Demand Side

Container Ship

Limited economic growth potential and the slow pace of recovery of the global economy is only easing the pain in ...

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CSDC Scraps Ten Bulkers

CSDC Scraps Ten Bulkers

China Shipping Development Co (CSDC) has decided to retire and scrap ten ageing bulk carriers as part of the ...

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Kalmar to Automatize Melbourne VICT Terminal Operations

Kalmar to Automatize Melbourne VICT Terminal Operations

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has won a contract to provide an integrated automation system to handle operations at ...

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IOMOU Authorities Detain 35 Ships on Hours of Rest Breaches

IOMOU Authorities Detain 35 Ships on Hours of Rest Deficiencies

Thirty-five ships were detained as a result of the Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on STCW Hours of Rest ...

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Shanghai Keeps Lead as World’s Busiest Container Port

Port of Shaghai

China’s Port of Shanghai has wrapped up the year with a new record in the number of handled containers ...

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Update: Australian Iron Ports Cleared

Port Hedland

The Australian ports of Port Hedland, Broome and Dampier are now open, following the all clear on the previous ...

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BIMCO Targets Improvement of Dry Bulk Terminals

Port of Antwerp Bulk Terminal

BIMCO has launched a new vetting system designed to gather information on the quality of the facilities and service ...

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Cosco Inks Loan for 53 Newbuildings

Cosco Inks Loan for 53 Newbuildings

China’s shipping and logistics giant Cosco has signed a USD 1.75 billion loan facility with The Export-Import ...

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LPG Carrier Collides with Ferry in Sunda Strait

LPG Carrier Collides with Ferry in Sunda Strait

Indonesian-flagged liquefied gas carrier Gas Melawi collided with ferry Menggala in Sunda Strait, Indonesia on ...

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What Added Costs Will Sulphur Directive Bring?

What Added Costs Will Sulphur Directive Bring

Ships’ costs structures will change as increased bunker costs are unavoidable due to the latest 0.1% Sulphur ...

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TSA Members to Increase Rates ahead of Lunar New Year

TSA Members to Increase Rates ahead of Lunar New Year

Anticipating strong pre-Lunar New Year shipments from Asia to the U.S., container lines in the Transpacific ...

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PSA International Marks Spike in Annual Container Volumes

PSA International Marks Spike in Annual Container Volumes

Singapore based port operator PSA International handled 65.44 million Twenty-foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) of ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (12th – 16th of Jan)

Readers’ Picks

Tug Collides with Hoegh Osaka One of the two tugs attached to Hoegh Osaka moved from her position on Saturday ...

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First China-Built Ferry Enters Service

First China-Built Ferry Enters Service

San Sha No. 1, the first Ro-Pax ferry purposely designed and built in China for the Chinese market, entered service ...

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JAEPA Enters into Force

JAEPA Signing

The Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) entered into force on 15 January 2015. On 8 July 2014 ...

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SAMA Buys Stake in Hyundai Mipo

SAMA Buys Stake in Hyundai Mipo

The Saudi Arabia Monetary Agency (SAMA), has bought a 7.26 percent stake in Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co., the South ...

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