Importance of VDR Data Undermined

Importance of VDR Data Undermined

Failure to preserve Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) data in the event of an incident can compromise the owner’s position in the event of a claim, according to the London P&I Club.  The club said that there have been ...

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New Bulk Cargo Terminal for Novorossiysk Port

New Bulk Cargo Terminal for Novorossiysk Port

Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port Group (NCSP) has entered into an agreement with Metalloinvest to construct a ...

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IMO Approves Third GHG Study 2014

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IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) approved the Third IMO GHG Study 2014 providing updated ...

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MSC Keeps Northern Europe – US East Coast Services

MSC Keeps Northern Europe - US East Coast Services

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. has confirmed continued direct shipping services from Northern Europe to ...

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Antwerp Port on Track for Record Volumes

Antwerp Port Set For Record Volumes

The port of Antwerp handled a freight volume of 148,344,168 tonnes during the first nine months of this year. ...

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Tanker Investments Eyes Share Repurchase

Tanker Investments Eyes Share Repurchase2

Marshall Islands-based tanker company Tanker Investments Ltd. (TIL) expects to report a net loss in the range of ...

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ECB Review Keeps German Shipping Banks on Their Toes

ECB Review Keeps German Shipping Banks on Their Toes

German shipping banks Commerzbank AG (CBK), HSH Nordbank AG and Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale are among 130 ...

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New Guidelines to Protect Health and Safety of Seafarers

New Guidelines to Protect Health and Safety of Seafarers

The ‘Meeting of Experts on Maritime Occupational Safety and Health’  held in Geneva, October ...

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ECSA: Progress on EU Port Policies Long Overdue

Patrick Verhoeven, ECSA Secretary-General

The text of the European Council’s proposal to liberalize market access to port services is indicative of ...

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OW Bunker Lowers Expectations Again

OW Bunker Lowers Expectations Again

Danish marine fuel (bunker) company OW Bunker has yet again reduced its expected full-year 2014 volume growth from ...

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Strong Orderbook for Wärtsilä

Strong Orderbook for Wärtsilä

Helsinki-based Wärtsilä Corporation has a strong order intake in the third quarter of this year, according to its ...

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Clyde and Co: Ships with Fatigued Crew Unseaworthy

Seafarer Fatigue Still Prevalent

 If a ship’s crew doesn’t receive enough rest while trying to keep up with a ship’s schedule, ...

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Image of the Day: Van Oord’s Vessel Drops Anchor ...

Van Oord Aeolus

RHB Terminal, located at Waalhaven in Rotterdam, today welcomed Van Oord’s first offshore installation vessel ...

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Stena Superfast VIII Ferry Breaks Loose from Berth

Stena Superfast VIII Ferry Breaks Loose from Berth

High winds that were sweeping across Ireland and Britain caused the Stena Superfast VIII ferry to break away from ...

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Maritime Industry Needs Green Agenda Incentives

Maritime Industry Needs Green Agenda Incentives

88% of the maritime industry agrees that the ‘Green Agenda’ is good for the global industry, but less than 46% say ...

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Image of the Day: Platforms Resting in the Sun

Platforms Resting in the SUn

The image shows two platforms located in the Golden Eagle and Peregrine fields resting in the sun taken from ...

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Windward: Data Manipulation at Sea Rising

Windward Data Manipulation at Sea Rising1

Windward, a specialized data and analytics company, has found in its industry research report aimed at documenting ...

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Drewry: Slow Steaming Keeps Overcapacity at Bay

Drewry: Slow Steaming Keeps Overcapacity at Bay

Drewry Shipping Consultants says no matter how low the oil and bunker prices go, it is confident that ocean ...

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First Fully Owned Cape Newbuild for Oldendorff

First Fully Owned Cape Newbuild for Oldendorff

Germany’s bulk transportation company Oldendorff Carriers has taken delivery of its first owned Capesize ...

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Prosecution of Somali Piracy Leaders Crucial

Prosecution of Somali Piracy Leaders Crucial

Piracy activity in the Gulf of Aden and Western Indian Ocean has declined significantly, as concluded by the ...

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INFOGRAPHIC: Guide for Travellers to Ebola Countries

Ebola Infographic

The outbreak of Ebola in Western African countries has hit the headlines. Ebola is a disease of humans and other ...

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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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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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Interview: Growing with the Business

Interview

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) is one of the world’s leading maritime service providers with 4,500 people serving ...

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VIDEO: Thames Makes Room for Largest Ship Ever

Thames Makes Room for Largest Ship Ever

The largest ship ever to enter the Thames arrived at DP World London Gateway on 19th October 2014 in the early ...

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