ESC to Put Container Shipping Alliances Under Scrutiny

ESC to Put Container Shipping Alliances Under Scrutiny

The European Shippers’ Council has revealed plans to start a global review of the container liner shipping market ...

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India Okays Shipping Agreement with Jordan

Jawaharlal Nehru Port

India’s government has approved the signing of a shipping agreement with Jordan to strengthen the cooperation ...

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World’s First Standard Container Contract Launched

World’s First Standard Container Contract Launched

The world’s first standardised contract terms and conditions for use in container shipping markets worldwide was ...

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Gulf of Guinea Poses Ongoing Threat of Seafarer Kidnap

Gulf of Guinea Poses Ongoing Threat of Seafarer Kidnap

The Gulf of Guinea proved to be one of the most dangerous piracy hotpots for mariners, according to maritime ...

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Maritime Trade in Yemen, Bab El Mandeb under Growing Pressure

Bab El Mandeb

Maritime trade is under growing impact of the actions of the Houthi rebels in Yemen and the Saudi coalition ...

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CE Delft Defends Its Shipping Efficiency Study

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Responding to conflicting claims about the conclusions the study it prepared for Seas At Risk and Transport & ...

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Saudi Aramco Looking into VLCCs at Hyundai

Saudi Aramco Looking into VLCCs at Hyundai

Board members of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, parent company of National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia ...

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Survey: Banks Prefer Eco Ships

Banks Prefer Eco Ships

Several leading banks in the shipping industry, including HSH Nordbank and KfW IPEX-Bank, use energy-efficiency ...

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Marshall Islands Calls for Global Cut in Shipping Emissions

Marshall Islands Calls for Reduction in Shipping Emissions

In a submission to the International Maritime Organization, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, currently the ...

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ICS Refutes T&E Claims on Modern Ship CO2 Efficiency

ICS Refutes T&E Claims on Modern Ship CO2 Efficiency

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has dismissed the recent claim by the European environmental lobby ...

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IMB: Coastal Tanker Hijacked Every 2 Weeks in SE Asia

Coastal tanker hijacked every 2 weeks in SE Asia

A small coastal tanker is hijacked by pirates in South East Asia every two weeks on average, a report from the ...

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Nakilat Posts Higher Profit

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Natural gas carrier Qatar Gas Transport Company (Nakilat) disclosed an 8% higher year-on-year net profit in ...

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ICS: Regional Shipping Regulations Creating Chaos

Regional Shipping Regulation Creating Chaos

The Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, Masamichi Morooka, warned about the dangers of regional ...

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Interview: Gaining Competitive Edge by Optimizing Maintenance

Images from the CBM Center (Condition Based Maitenance)

In an ever more competitive maritime market, shipowners need to know how to make the best out of emerging ...

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Carriers More Reliable in March

Carriers More Reliable in March

Liner shipping service reliability across the three core EastWest trades hit a five-month peak in March with an ...

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IMO Pushes Transboundary Oil Pollution Convention

IMO Pushes Transboundary Oil Pollution Convention

The International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Legal Committee encouraged Member States to ratify and bring ...

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McQuilling: Winners and Losers in Tanker Market

Winners and Losers in Tanker Market

The number of first quarter global Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) fixtures has been increasing for more than five ...

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Start Date for AVIs Scheme Announced

Chris Baldwin, IMCA’s Technical Adviser

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS) ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (13-17 of Apr)

Readers’ Picks of the Week

Oleg Naydenov Sinks off Canary Islands A Russian trawler Oleg Naydenov sank some 15 miles off Punta Maspalomas, the ...

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Video: Teekay’s Tanker Market Update – April 2015

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Teekay Tankers, part of Teekay Group, operates a fleet of over 95 tankers, including aframax, long range (LR), ...

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Container Lines Cutting Carbon Footprint

Container Lines Carrying More while Polluting Less

At least three factors have substantially cut the fuel consumption of containerships: slow-steaming, the trend ...

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Global Oil Storage Capacities Facing Shortages?

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Uncertainties plaguing the oil and gas markets are deeply intertwined with global storage capacities which are ...

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Cargo Ships Stranded off Yemen for Days

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At least five merchant vessels loaded with food were anchored off Yemen unable to enter the country’s waters ...

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Propulsion Engines Market Set for Steady Growth

Marine Propulsion Engines Market Set for Steady Growth

The global marine propulsion engines market is expected to reach USD 10.95 billion by 2020 from USD 8.23 billion in ...

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Baltic Dry Index to Rebound in April

Baltic Dry Index to Rebound in April

It seems that the worst is finally over for the bulker owners as the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) is expected to recover ...

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IHS: Bulker Ship Sizes to Diversify amid Slower Fleet Growth

Slower Bulker Fleet Growth Will Diversify Ship Sizes

The slowdown in fleet supply growth for dry bulk ships should result in better diversification in ship sizes (or ...

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Giant Boxships Plaguing the Industry

Ultra Large Container vessels

Despite positive growth momentum, the container shipping industry continues to suffer new, big ship deliveries with ...

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