Heysehaven Welcomes First Offshore Vessel

Heysehaven Welcomes First Offshore Vessel

The first offshore ship arrived at the new Franklin Offshore quay on the Heysehaven, at the Port of Rotterdam on Tuesday 28 October, marking the semi-official reinstatement of  Heysehaven as an offshore port.  The first ...

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Offshore Energy 2014 Exceeds Expectations

Offshore Energy 2014 Exceeds Expectations

The 7th annual Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) held on 28 & 29 October at Amsterdam RAI ...

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First Bulk Carrier Featuring MALS Delivered to ADM

First Bulk Carrier Featuring MALS Delivered  to ADM

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), a US-based specialist in grain processing, has taken delivery of the first ...

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European Ports to Promote Female Employment

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The European Sectoral Social Dialogue on Ports ratified two joint papers dealing with “Recommendations on Women’s ...

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DryShips Closes Shares Offering

DryShips Closes Shares Offering

New York Exchange-listed DryShips Inc. has closed the previously announced offering of 250 million shares of its ...

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KR to Help Move APEC towards Low Carbon Transport Future

KR to Help Move APEC towards Low Carbon Transport Future

Korean Register (KR), an IACS member classification society, has teamed up with the Asia-Pacific Economic ...

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Vigor Christens Its New Drydock, the Vigorous

Vigor Christens Its New Drydock, the Vigorous

American shipbuilder Vigor Industrial held a christening ceremony on Saturday, October 25th for its new drydock, ...

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Costa Rica Proposes Investments to Settle Concession Dispute

Costa Rica Proposes Investments to Settle Concession Dispute

Costa Rica’s labor ministry presented a proposal to invest around USD 260 million in Port of Limón and further USD ...

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India to Buy Polar Research Vessel

India to Buy Polar Research Vessel

India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the acquisition of a Polar Research Vessel for the ...

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Mobile App to Slash Freight Costs

Mobile App to Cut Freight Costs

Dutch companies will soon be the first in the world to be able to sign for goods via mobile phone, according to the ...

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ITF Condemns Costa Rican Police Brutality against Strikers

ITF Condemns Costa Rican Police Brutality against Strikers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has strongly condemned the actions of the Costa Rican ...

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IMB Reports Rise in Small Tanker Hijackings

IMB Reports Rise in Small Tanker Hijackings

While pirate attacks on the world’s seas have fallen for the third consecutive year, small tanker hijacks by armed ...

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Delays Increasing at Californian Twin Ports

Port of Los Angeles

Worsening port congestion in Californian ports prompted by rising container volumes have forced rising number of ...

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DSME Bags LNG Carrier Duo

DSME Bags LNG Carrier Duo1

Korean shipbuilding giant Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has won an order for two LNG carriers, ...

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Fincantieri, Vittoria Shipyard Join Forces

Fincantieri

  Trieste-based shipbuilder Fincantieri and Vittoria Shipyard, located in Adria (Rovigo), specialized in naval ...

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Shipping Considerably Impacted by Ebola Outbreak

Shipping Considerably Impacted by Ebola Outbreak

Despite IMO’s recommendation to keep maritime business as usual in Ebola-affected areas players from the ...

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Profit Rises at COSCO Pacific

Profits Rise at COSCO Pacific

Hong Kong-listed COSCO Pacific Limited has marked a 8.55% and 4.4% increase in profit for the three months and nine ...

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Canada Needs Bigger Budget for Arctic Fleet Expansion

Coast Guard Canada

Canada will have to spend substantially more than planned CAD 2.8 billion (USD 2.5bn) to build a proposed fleet of ...

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Two Containerships Ablaze in Port Klang

Two Containerships Ablaze in Port Klang

A fire broke out  on Tuesday night in Port Klang, Malaysia after two containerships brushed against each other in ...

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Silk Bidco Wants Rest of Hurtigruten’s Shares

Silk Bidco Wants Rest of Hurtigruten's Shares

Silk Bidco AS, a joint venture indirectly owned by Home Capital AS , Periscopus AS and investment funds managed by ...

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UK Halts Support to Mediterranean Migrant Rescues

UK Halts Support to Mediterranean Migrant Rescue Operations

The U.K. Government has decided to end British support for search-and-rescue operations for migrants in danger of ...

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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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Paradoxes of Somali Piracy

Paradoxes of Somali Piracy

Somali pirates take a very business-like approach to their craft, according to a study on piracy published ...

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Gallery: Independence on Display in Klaipeda

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Liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage vessel Independence, built for the Klaipeda LNG terminal, was officially ...

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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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