Iran Caves In to Inspection of Its Yemen Bound Aid Ship

Iran Caves In to Inspection of Its Yemen Bound Aid Ship

Iran’s cargo ship, said to be carrying humanitarian aid to Yemen, will be inspected after all as the ship ...

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ZIM Steams Back to Profit

ZIM Steams Back to Profit

Israeli shipping company ZIM posted a sharp improvement in its business results for the first quarter of 2015 ...

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BIMCO: Time for Carriers to Get Ahead of the Curve

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The 2015 has started off as a pretty challenging year for the container shipping industry. With volatile spot rates ...

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Container Shipping Rates Ever More Volatile

Container Shipping Rates Increasingly Volatile

The volatility of global container shipping spot freight rates since the start of 2015 has continued to increase in ...

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UASC Launches Agency in Jordan

UASC Launches Agency in Jordan

Middle Eastern container line United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has established a wholly UASC-operated agency in ...

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DNV GL Unveils Its Unmanned FLNG Concept

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DNV GL has developed a new unmanned floating LNG concept intended to unlock the potential of remote offshore gas ...

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ICS Dismayed by US Stance on Ballast Water Regime

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The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) voiced its fears that the unilateral stance taken at last week’s ...

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Eco-Conscious China Keeps Dry Bulk Market Down

Eco-Conscious China Keeps Dry Bulk Market Down

The dry bulk shipping market is not expected to return to profitability until 2017, despite a modest recovery in ...

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Singapore Asks Iran to Investigate Alpine Eternity Incident

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The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has requested the Iranian maritime authorities to investigate ...

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IMO Adopts Polar Code Environmental Provisions

IMO Adopts Polar Code Environmental Provisions

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted the environmental part of the International Code for ...

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Iranian Yemen-Bound Aid Ship Enters Gulf of Aden

Iranian Yemen-Bound Aid Ship Enters Gulf of Aden

Iranian cargo ship Iran Shahed bound for Yemen has entered into the waters of the Gulf of Aden, according to ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (10-14 of May)

Readers’-Picks

Why Containers Get Lost at Sea? Containerization has reformed the ocean transportation of cargo becoming the ...

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Tanker Fired at by Iranian Navy

Tanker Fired at by Iranian Navy

An oil product tanker is reported to had been fired at by the Iranian naval forces while transiting the Gulf on ...

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Video: Birth of the Greenest Mega-Boxship

Birth of the Greenest Mega-Boxship

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has recently published a time-lapse video of the construction of what the ...

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Why Containers Get Lost at Sea?

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Containerization has reformed the ocean transportation of cargo becoming the standard method of moving goods across ...

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Iran Warned over Consequences of Dodging Ship Inspection

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Iran should be ready to shoulder responsibility for any kind of incident that may arise from its failure to let its ...

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IMO Tables Marshall Islands Proposal on CO2 Target

IMO Tables Marshall Islands Proposal on CO2 Target

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) decided on Wednesday to postpone the discussion on the setting of a ...

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IMO Concerned with Stalled BWMC Ratifications

IMO Concerned with Stalled BWMC Ratification, EU's CO2 Monitoring System

The ”disappointingly” slow pace of ratifications of the Ballast Water Management Convention and a ...

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Calm Seas Ahead for Global Shipping Industry

Calm Seas Ahead for Global Shipping Industry

Moody’s Japan K.K. says the outlook for the global shipping industry over the next 12-18 months is stable. ...

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Iranian Navy to Escort Cargo Ship to Yemen

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Iranian navy plans to escort a cargo ship bound for the Yemeni port of Hodaida, which is controlled by Houthi ...

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Abu Dhabi Ports Improves Volumes Across the Board

Abu Dhabi Ports Improves Volumes Across the Board

Abu Dhabi Ports has seen volume increases across all of its different import and export trades in the first quarter ...

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Newbuild Ordering Frenzy Could Hurt Tanker Market

Newbuild Ordering Frenzy Could Hurt Tanker Market

Freight rates in the tanker market remained firm in April, considering seasonal weakness in activity and rates in ...

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Gibson: VLCCs Outearning Suezmaxes in 2015

VLCCs Outearning Suezmaxes in 2015

Rising West Africa to Europe crude trade, dramatic increases in spot fixtures out of the Middle East Gulf and a ...

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Seafarers Not So Happy After All

Seafarers Not So Happy After All

A survey released by the International Transport Workers’ Federation has highlighted the need for continuing work ...

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Utilization of VLCCs for Storage on the Rise

Utilization of  VLCCs for Storage on the Rise

More vessels are being used to store crude oil based on a recent report by Poten & Partners covering the ...

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Clarkson: Dry Bulk Orders Spiraling Down

Dry Bulk Orders Spiraling Down

In the last four months dry bulk orders have fallen to 0.4 million dwt per month, the lowest level since the 1990s, ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (4-8 of May)

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MAST: Security Situation in the Mediterranean Could Get Out of Hand Incidents of criminality and piracy on the high ...

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