OPEC Oil Export Earnings Drop to 2010 Low

OPEC Oil Export Earnings Drop to 2010 Low

Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), excluding Iran, will earn about USD 700 ...

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ICS Changes Stance on Ballast Water Convention

ICS Changes Position on Ballast Water Convention

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said it has modified its stance towards the ratification by governments ...

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Best Remedy for Sea Migrations Is Tackling Root Causes

UNHCR Best Remedy for Sea Migrations Is Tackling Root Causes

UNHCR has warned that the international community was losing its focus on saving lives amid confusion among coastal ...

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CMA CGM, Emirates Shipping Drop Mombasa Call

CMA CGM, Emirates Shipping Drop Mombasa Call

Ocean liners CMA CGM and Emirates Shipping Line plan to suspend port calls at Kenyan port Mombasa amid worsening ...

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VIDEO: ADPC Launches Maqta Gateway

VIDEO ADPC Launches Maqta Gateway

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has launched a new innovative port community system project called Maqta Gateway, a ...

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12 Tips to Protect Yourself in 2015

12 Tips to Protect Yourself in 2015

As 2015 nears, many of us look towards the future with plans to improve our lives: perhaps you’ll pledge to ...

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UASC Unlocking Greater Access to European Markets

UASC Unlocking Greater Access to European Markets

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) said it will open a wholly-owned representation office in the Swiss market as ...

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DP World Eyes 10 Pct of Globally Traded Goods

DP World Eyes 10 Pct of Globally Traded Goods

Dubai-based terminal operator DP World plans to acquire 10% of goods traded on global level by the end of the year, ...

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Demand for Tankers Outstripping Supply

Demand for Tankers Outstripping Supply

Stronger freight rates in the tanker market may bring about some positive trends for the first quarter of 2015, if ...

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Shippers to Gain Most from Low Oil Prices

Shippers to Gain Most from Low Oil Prices

With crude oil down to its lowest price in five years last week, all carriers stand to gain from lower fuel costs, ...

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Global Shipping Going Digital

Global Shipping Going Digital

United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) has launched a number of initiatives for eliminating ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week ( 8-12th of Dec)

Readers’ Picks

World\’s Largest Containership Starts Maiden Voyage 19,100 TEU CSCL Globe, the world’s largest container ship ...

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Container Shipping to Turn Up the Speed?

Container Shipping to Turn Up the Speed

The number of idling ships in the container shipping sector has been reduced to almost zero. However, a question ...

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Supply Overtaking Demand in Dry Bulk Shipping

Supply Outstripping Demand in Dry Bulk Shipping

The outlook for 2015 looks a bit dull on the demand side for dry bulk shipping, whereas the supply side seems to ...

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Implementation of IMO's Safe Manning Regulations Crucial

Implementation of IMO's Safe Manning Regulations Crucial

The International Transport Workers’ Federation called on implementation of new International Maritime Organization ...

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Shipping Confidence Plunges to Two-Year Low

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Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell during the three months to November 2014 to their lowest ...

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IACS to Introduce Requirements on Structural Safety

MOL Comfort

Two new unified requirements have been developed by the International Association of Classification Societies ...

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UN Agencies Urge for Solution to Irregular Maritime Migration

migrants

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has together with other UN agencies called for concerted action from ...

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DP World Inaugurates Major Cruise Terminal in Dubai

Mina Rashid Cruise Terminal

DP World’s third cruise terminal at Mina Rashid, Dubai was inaugurated on Thursday, December 11 by His Highness ...

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VIDEO: Intelligent Ship Bridges

Intelligent Ship Bridges

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Rolls-Royce today unveiled their latest vision of Ship Intelligence ...

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Infographic: Deadliest Sea Crossings in 2014

Deadliest Sea Crossings in 2014

Thousands of people embark on life-threatening journeys in an attempt to find asylum in more developed countries, ...

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Dry Bulk Sector Outlook for 2015 Uncertain

Dry Bulk Sector Outlook for 2015 Uncertain

Market expectations for China to meaningfully reduce domestic iron ore production in favour of imports proved to be ...

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Asian VLCC Rates Jump to Nine-Month High

VLCC Rates Jump to Nine-Month High

Worldscale rates for hiring VLCCs to haul crude from the Middle East to Far East Asia hit a nine-month high ...

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Drewry: Maersk Line, Hamburg Sud Most Reliable

Maersk Line, Hamburg Sud Most Reliable

Maersk Line and Hamburg Sud are ranked as the two most reliable container shipping carriers by Drewry’s new ...

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Value of Offshore Wind Installation Vessels Set to Soar

Value of Offshore Wind Installation Vessels Set to Soar

The global market value for offshore wind turbine and foundation installation vessels will increase more than ...

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Klaveness in Contract Talks with Alcoa

Klaveness in Contract Talks with Alcoa

Norwegian shipping company Torvald Klaveness is in talks with aluminium producer Alcoa on a new long term contract  ...

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Car Carriers to Make Up for the Shortfall?

Car Carriers to Make Up for the Shortfall

The capacity growth in the Pure Car Carrier (PCC) sector for the next few years looks fairly moderate with the ...

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