Nautilus Applauds Progress on Seafarer Rights

Nautilus Applauds Progress on Seafarers Rights

International maritime union Nautilus has welcomed news that the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has ...

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Liner Schedule Reliability Up for Fourth Month in a Row

OOCL Southampton

Liner schedule reliability improved for the fourth consecutive month in May as the aggregate on-time performance ...

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Bahri Pens MoU with SEC

Bahri Wins Tranport Deal with SEC

The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) and Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) have signed a Memorandum ...

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SeafarerHelp Assisted over 7,700 Seafarers in 2014

SeafarerHelp Assisted over 7,700 Seafarers in 20141

SeafarerHelp, the 24 hour helpline for seafarers run by the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance ...

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CO2 Emissions from Maritime Shipping Could Grow by 250 Pct

CO2 Emissions from Maritime Shipping Could Grow by 250Pct

Left unchecked the carbon emissions from international maritime shipping could increase by 250 per cent, according ...

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Crude Tanker Market in Swansong throughout 2015

Crude Tanker Market in Swansong throughout 2015

Crude oil tanker operators have two more strong quarters to look forward to before the tide turns on the supply ...

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Abu Dhabi Ports Luring Foreign Investments

Abu Dhabi Ports Luring Foreign Investments

The UAE-based port operator Abu Dhabi Ports has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu ...

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Global Bulker Fleet to Be Cut by 30 Mln DWT in 2015

Global Bulker Fleet to Be Cut by 30 Mln DWT in 2015

Devastating market conditions in the dry bulk shipping market are expected to send 30 million DWT for demolition ...

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BIMCO: Time for Larger Containerships to Idle

Time for Larger Containerships to Idle

The demand situation in the container shipping market is developing a tad slower than what the market had ...

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Iran Set on Bringing Shipping Lines Back to Its Ports

Iran Set on Bringing Shipping Lines Back to Its Ports

Iran is set on persuading shipping lines to return to the country’s ports and reinstate commercial operation ...

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IMO Adopts New Code for Gas-Fuelled Ships

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The International Maritime Organization’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), which met at the IMO’s London ...

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Dredging at Suez Canal Enters Final Stretch

Dredging at Suez Canal Enters Final Stretch

Over 216 million cubic meters of water-saturated sand has been removed so far as part of the Suez Canal Development ...

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Tanker Owners Warned to Act Quickly on ECDIS Compliance

Tanker Owners Warned to Act Quickly on ECDIS Compliance

Over 4,000 tankers of 3,000 gross tonnes or more, representing 46% of the global 3,000+ gt tanker fleet, are not ...

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Gulftainer’s KCT Receives Its Biggest Vessel Yet

Gulftainer's KCT Receives Its Biggest Vessel Yet

Gulftainer’s Khorfakkan Container Terminal (KCT) located on Sharjah’s Indian Ocean coast, has welcomed ...

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Demand for Iran’s Crude Oil on the Rise

Importing Nations Hungry for Iran's Crude Oil

Iran sold 1.4 million barrels of crude oil a day to importing countries, the highest level over the last three ...

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IACS Adopts New Unified Requirements

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The International Association of Classifications Societies (IACS) has adopted new Unified Requirements that are ...

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Second Iranian Aid Ship Heads for Yemen

Port of Aden

Another Iranian ship carrying aid has left Iran on its way to Yemen as the war in the country continues with the ...

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Boxship Orders Soar by 60 Pct in 2015

Boxship Orders Soar by 60 Pct in 2015

The total capacity of containerships ordered so far this year has reached 1.04 million teu, or 60% more in capacity ...

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Singapore Top Maritime City in the World

Singapore Top Maritime City of the World

Singapore is the leading maritime city of the world, according to the recent report issued by Norwegian consultancy ...

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Thriving Products Market Attracts Chemical Tanker Swingers

Thriving Products Market Offers Lifeline to Chemical Tankers

Chemical shipping faces another tough year, but prospects are improving thanks to the strength of the product ...

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Commercial Pressures Put OSV Crews at Risk

Commercial Pressures Put OSV Crews at Risk

Some 50% of crews working on offshore support vessels (OSVs) are willing to compromise safety rather than say ...

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InterManager to Look into Minimum Manning Levels

InterManager to Look into Minimum Manning Levels

InterManager, the international trade association of ship managers, has set its sights on examining two key areas ...

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Russia Starts Shipping Grain to Iran

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Russia has started shipping grain to Iran under a barter deal that will sea the grain being exchanged for other ...

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Baltic Exchange Drops 172,000 DWT Rates Reports

Baltic Exchange Drops 172,000 DWT Rates Reports

Changes in the capesize fleet profile have led the Baltic Exchange to announce that it will cease panel based ...

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Increased IMO Limits of Liability Enter into Force

Increased IMO Limits of Liability Enter into Force

​Amendments to increase the limits of liability in the 1996 Protocol to amend the Convention on Limitation of ...

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Maersk CEO: Smaller Boxship Firms Likely to Be Forced Out

Smaller Boxship Firms Likely to Be Forced Out

Small and midsize container carriers are likely to be squeezed out of the business by shipping majors, according to ...

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IRISL Strengthens Foothold in Caspian Markets

IRISL Strengthens Foothold in Caspian Markets

Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) is about to launch a shipping line in the Caspian Sea aimed at ...

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