MEPC Approves Draft Polar Code

MEPC Approves Draft Polar Code

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved the environmental provisions in the draft International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (the Polar ...

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Shipping Earnings Index Down

Shipping Earnings Index Down

The Drewry All Earnings Index, which covers the main bulk shipping markets, fell 25% in September to stand at 115 ...

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Second-Hand Panamax Prices Hit Bottom

Second-Hand Panamax Prices Hit Rock Bottom

Extremely poor demand for second-hand Panamax ships of 4,000 TEU has brought asset prices to the floor for that ...

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Slow Economic Recovery Affecting Shipping

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The global shipping demand remains subdued by slow economic activity, according to BIMCO, as the International ...

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NOC: Seas Might Rise 180cm by 2100

NOC: Seas Might Rise 180cm by 2100

A paper published in Environmental Research Letters by the U.K. National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) ...

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Infographic: Basic Anatomy of Modern Seafaring

Have you ever asked yourself what is the total number of seafarers in the world? Or maybe which country has the ...

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Dubai Companies Keen to Ride Iraqi Import Wave

Iraqi

Dubai-headquartered companies Transworld Group and Nawah have entered into a formal agreement to service Iraq’s ...

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IMO Kicks Off 67th MEPC Meeting

IMO Kicks Off 67th MEPC Meeting

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is meeting for ...

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Clear Sailing for Suezmaxes

Are Suezmaxes Making a Comeback

Several tanker owners have recently placed orders for Suezmax tankers and market pundits have discussed the merits ...

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NGOs Ask for Publicly Available Ship Efficiency Data

NGOs Ask for Publicly Available Ship Efficiency Data

Transport & Environment, Seas at Risk and Carbon War Room have urged the United Nations’ International ...

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Moody’s Says Shipping Industry Outlook Stable

Moody's Says Shipping Industry Stable

Moody’s Japan K.K. said its outlook for the global shipping industry is stable, with moderate EBITDA growth ...

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Interview: Offshore Ports – The Way Forward

Khalifa Port

Thinking outside the box has sprung a myriad of innovations throughout history and it is what is keeping us “alive ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (Oct 6 -12)

Readers’ Picks of the Week

Freight rates are likely to fall further as carriers stand firm in their reluctance to reduce capacity on the ...

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GSF Backs Maritime Emissions Monitoring System

GSF Backs Maritime Emissions Monitoring System

The Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) is calling for shippers’ carbon reporting requirements to be fully ...

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Iraq Blacklists Three Oil Tankers

Iraq Blacklists Three Oil Tankers

Three oil tankers, two Suezmaxes and one Panamax, have been banned from loading at Iraqi oil terminals as a ...

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ICS Lobbying for Ballast Convention Solution ahead of ...

ICS Lobbying for Ballast Convention Solution ahead of IMO Meeting

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and its member national shipowners’ associations are engaged in the ...

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NITC Claims EU Sanctions Annulled

NITC Claims EU Sanctions Annulled

European Union sanctions against Iran’s largest oil tanker company NITC have been lifted after there was no ...

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Haifa Port Workers End Strike

Strike Halts Haifa Port Operations

 Israeli workers striking at Haifa port over the government’s plan to build privately-run ports on the ...

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Demand for Global Shipping Industry to Dwindle?

Demand for Global Shipping Industry to Slump

The global shipping industry will see lower demand in coming years, all other things being equal, than was ...

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Drewry: Mega Alliances Will Help Container Industry Recover

Drewry Mega Alliances Will Help Container Industry Recover

Drewry’s Container Annual Review & Forecast 2014/15 emphasises that the recovery of the container ...

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Europe Still Sick, Asia to Spearhead 2015 Economy

Europe Still Sick, Asia to Spearhead 2015 Economy

Maersk held ‘The Future of Global Trade’ symposium at its headquarters in Copenhagen on Tuesday, October 7, 2014. ...

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Interview: Attaining Business Intelligence

Attaining Business Intelligence

In a world swamped by software solutions providing various types of information and data it has become difficult to ...

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Shipping Industry Will Need USD 1.4 Trillion over Next Decade

Shipping Industry Will Need USD 1.4 Trillion over Next Decade

Financing of the shipping industry is again on the agenda as new investments are needed to keep up with the ...

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New Seafloor Map Reveals Mysteries of the Deep

New Seafloor Map Reveals Mysteries of the Deep

Accessing two previously untapped streams of satellite data, scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at ...

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Suezmax Tanker Market on the Rebound

Suezmax Tanker Market on the Rebound

This year has seen a major comeback of the Suezmax tanker market prompted by the recent surge in newbuilding ...

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