Some Carriers Resorting to West Coast Surcharges After All

Some Carriers Resorting to West Coast Surcharges After All

Some of the carriers that suspended their congestion surcharges last week for US West Coast ports have decided to push forward with their plans and introduce surcharges starting on or after November 26th. US Lines and ...

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US Navy Supply Ships Collide in Gulf of Aden

US Navy Ships Collide in Gulf of Aden

Two U.S. Naval supply ships collided in the Gulf of Aden November 20 at 5:26 a.m. local time with no injuries to ...

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Panama Canal Expansion Good for Japan’s LNG Imports

Japan's LNG Imports to Benefit from Panama Canal Expansion

The Panama Canal Expansion will open new possibilities for the shipments of liquefied natural gas (LNG) through the ...

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Eunavfor Stays in Somalia for Two More Years

Eunavfor Stays in Somalia for Two More Years

The European Council has extended the EU’s counter-piracy Operation Atalanta by two more years, until December 12, ...

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ITF Questions PMA’s Commitment to West Coast Talks

Paddy Crumlin, ITF president

The talks between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) are ...

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Russian IEA to Order Up to 30 Ships

Russian IEA to Order Up to 30 Ships

Russian Industrial and Ecological Alliance CJSC is looking to order up to 30 ships, according to the ...

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Westminster Group Clinches West Africa Ferry Deal

Westminster Group Clinches West Africa Ferry Deal

The U.K.-headquartered Westminster Group Plc. has through its Managed Services division secured a 21 year agreement ...

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DSME to Unveil Floating Storage Power Plant Concept

DSME to Unveil Floating Storage Power Plant Concept

South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) has made plans to introduce a new ...

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Image of the Day: Navy Ships in Formation

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Today’s image of the day shows the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships transiting in ...

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Sewol Operator Chief Gets Ten Years

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South Korea’s Gwangju District Court sentenced the head of the company that operated the sunken Sewol ferry, ...

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ESC: Shipping Alliances Need a Watchdog

ESC Shipping Alliances Need a Watchdog

The European Shippers’ Council (ESC) says that shipping industry needs a global authority to keep Vessel Sharing ...

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Mexico Nods to Hapag-CSAV Merger

Mexico Nods to Hapag-CSAV Merger

Mexican competition authority has given unconditional clearance under Mexican merger regulations for the planned ...

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APM Terminals Sets Aside USD 1bn for Tema Port

APM Terminals Sets Aside USD 1bn for Tema Port

APM Terminals has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Ghana, representing a private ...

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Corvus Energy Takes On First LNG Hybrid Ferry

Corvus Energy Takes On First LNG Hybrid Ferry

Corvus Energy and Siemens AS have been awarded the contract for the Fannefjord LNG hybrid ferry operated by Fjord1. ...

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Stena Line to Cut 350 More Jobs

Stena Line Cutting Jobs

Sweden’s largest ferry operator Stena Line is continuing with job cuts to meet the company’s goal of ...

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DNV GL, N-KOM Championing LNG

DNV GL, N-KOM Championing LNG Use

DNV GL and Qatar’s shipyard Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding ...

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Image of the Day: Bustling with Activity

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This impressive photo presents you with a major Italian seaport on the Mediterranean Sea, Port of Genoa, ...

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Interview: Recruiting for Maritime Industry

Middle Point's Partner Consultant Maarten van Haren

The global maritime industry is undergoing a very challenging period with industry stakeholders opting ...

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Quality Standards Paramount

Quality Standards Paramount

Quality is the paramount and must be maintained by continuous enhancement of shipbuilding standards, classification ...

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Hedland Strike Plans Back on Track?

Port of Hedland aerial view

Port of Hedland tug operators could go back to their plans to stage a strike at the bulk export hub as they failed ...

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EU: Trade Restrictions Still Prevalent

Trade Restrictions Still Prevalent

 The tendency to impose trade-restricting measures remains strong among the EU’s commercial partners, ...

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SHI Drops Merger Plans with Samsung Engineering

SHI Drops Merger Plans with Samsung Engineering

The previously announced merger between South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries and Samsung Engineering ...

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ICAP, Howe Robinson in Merger Talks

ICAP Shipping, Howe Robinson in Merger Talks

ICAP plc revealed that it is in discussions to combine its shipbroking arm ICAP Shipping with London-based ...

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Greenpeace Ship Detained in Spain

Greenpeace Ship Detained in Spain

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise has been detained by Spanish authorities in the port of Arrecife, Lanzarote, ...

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AIDAaura Makes Maiden Call at Zayed Port

AIDAaura Makes Maiden Call at Zayed Port

The AIDAaura cruise ship visited Abu Dhabi’s Zayed Port for the first time on Monday, November 17. This is ...

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