Major Trade Lanes to Grow by 5.5 Pct in 2015

Major Trade Lanes to Grow by 5.5 Pct in 2015

Growth across major trade lanes is expected to reach 5.5% in 2015, according to Drewry’s Outlook for Container Shipping Webinar presentation held on Thursday. Drewry’s data estimate that average rates will decline ...

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First Q-Max Unloading LNG at Dubai Terminal

First Q-Max to Unload LNG at Dubai Terminal

Qatargas Operating Company Limited (Qatargas) has for the first time delivered LNG on-board a Q-Max Vessel to the ...

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Women Blazing Trail in Middle East Marine Engineering

Women Blazing Trail in Middle East Marine Engineering

Women seem to be blazing a new trail in marine engineering education in Oman, and the Middle East as more female ...

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Khalifa Port Container Terminal Volumes Exceed Projections

Khalifa Port Container Terminal Volumes Exceed Projections

Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT), manager and operator of Khalifa Port Container Terminal, has handled 2 million TEU ...

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Drewry: Carriers Urged for Transparency on Low-Sulphur ...

Drewry Carriers Urged for Transparency on Sulphur Surcharges

Carriers will need to provide transparent cost calculations to exporters and importers to justify the cost ...

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New Investments Boost DP World’s Volumes

New Investments Boost DP World's Volumes

DP World Limited handled 44.8 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container ...

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Secondhand Market Sparking High Investments

Secondhand Market Sparking High Investments

In the first nine months of 2014, recorded investment in sale and purchase transactions in secondhand market has ...

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Vessel Operating Costs Expected to Rise

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 Vessel operating costs are expected to rise by almost three per cent in both 2014 and 2015, the latest survey by ...

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Freight Rates Push Down Bahri’s Net Profit

Freight Rates Push Down Bahri's Net Profit

The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) recorded a SAR 84.8 million (USD 22.4 million) net profit in ...

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Zayed Port Cruise Season Kicks Off

Zayed Port Cruise Season Kicks Off

The MS Rotterdam is the first cruise ship to call on Abu Dhabi Ports Company’s (ADPC) Zayed Port in the new season ...

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Qatargas Sells First LNG to Independent Chinese Importer

Qatargas Sells First LNG Batch to Private Chinese Importer

Qatargas sold its first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Jovo LNG Storage and Transportation Co., Ltd. ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (20-24th of October)

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Clyde and Co: Ships with Fatigued Crew Unseaworthy If a ship’s crew doesn’t receive enough rest while trying to ...

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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 ...

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Legal Status of United Kalavrvta Still Unresolved

United Kalavrvta (formerly SCF BYRRANGA)

The oil tanker carrying Kurdish oil has clocked up three months idling off Texas coast as the legal dispute over ...

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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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Gulf Craft Building Superyacht Shipyard in Dubai

Gulf Craft Building Superyacht Shipyard in Dubai

The United Arab Emirates-based superyacht manufacturer Gulf Craft is planning to invest USD 100 million over the ...

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APM Terminals Reacts to ITF’s Claims on Aqaba ...

APM Terminals Reacts to ITF's Claims on Aqaba Port Strike

APM Terminals has issued a statement that disputes The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) ...

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Mutriba Enters KOTC Fleet

Mutriba Enters KOTC Fleet

The fourth and final 31,445GT Product Tanker Mutriba, built by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co., Ltd. (HMD) as part of a ...

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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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First Vessel Calls at DP World’s New Terminal

First Vessel Calls at DP World's New Terminal

DP World has today welcomed the first scheduled vessel to call at its new Container Terminal 3 in Jebel Ali, Dubai, ...

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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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Aqaba Port Strike Ended

Aqaba Port Strike Ended

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) reports that port workers at the Aqaba Container Terminals ...

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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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Ras Laffan Terminal Operations Notches 5,000 Loadings

Ras Laffan Terminal Operations Notches 5,000 Loadings

Qatargas’ Ras Laffan Terminal Operations (RLTO) marked the loading of its 5000th cargo on October 13, the ...

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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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