Port of Rotterdam Marks Slight Increase in Volumes

Port of Rotterdam Marks Slight Increase in Volumes

Over the last three quarters, the port of Rotterdam handled 0.3% more cargo than the same period last year, the port’s latest throughput statistics show. Crude oil (+2%) is slightly up compared to the 2013 level, ...

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Seroja Investments’ Vessel Served with Arrest Warrant

Seroja Investments' Vessel Served with Arrest Warrant

Seroja Investments Limited informed that its vessel under joint venture company Seroja Zhushui 5 Shipping Limited ...

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IMO Approves Third GHG Study 2014

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IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) approved the Third IMO GHG Study 2014 providing updated ...

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Antwerp Port on Track for Record Volumes

Antwerp Port Set For Record Volumes

The port of Antwerp handled a freight volume of 148,344,168 tonnes during the first nine months of this year. ...

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Gulf Craft Building Superyacht Shipyard in Dubai

Gulf Craft Building Superyacht Shipyard in Dubai

The United Arab Emirates-based superyacht manufacturer Gulf Craft is planning to invest USD 100 million over the ...

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ECB Review Keeps German Shipping Banks on Their Toes

ECB Review Keeps German Shipping Banks on Their Toes

German shipping banks Commerzbank AG (CBK), HSH Nordbank AG and Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale are among 130 ...

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New Guidelines to Protect Health and Safety of Seafarers

New Guidelines to Protect Health and Safety of Seafarers

The ‘Meeting of Experts on Maritime Occupational Safety and Health’  held in Geneva, October ...

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Hyproc Turns to Hyundai Heavy for LNG Newbuilds

Hyproc Turns to Hyundai Heavy for LNG Newbuilds

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (South Korea), has received an order for two newly built LNG tankers with an ...

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Strong Orderbook for Wärtsilä

Strong Orderbook for Wärtsilä

Helsinki-based Wärtsilä Corporation has a strong order intake in the third quarter of this year, according to its ...

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First Vessel Calls at DP World’s New Terminal

First Vessel Calls at DP World's New Terminal

DP World has today welcomed the first scheduled vessel to call at its new Container Terminal 3 in Jebel Ali, Dubai, ...

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Image of the Day: Van Oord’s Vessel Drops Anchor ...

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RHB Terminal, located at Waalhaven in Rotterdam, today welcomed Van Oord’s first offshore installation vessel ...

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Matson Pleads Guilty to Honolulu Molasses Spill Charges

Matson Pleads Guilty to Honolulu Molasses Spill Charges

Matson Inc. has agreed to pay USD 1 million in penalties for illegally discharging over 230,000 gallons of molasses ...

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China Takes the Lead in Jack-Up Construction

China Takes the Lead in Jack-Up Construction

China has secured top spot in construction of jack-up rigs by offering attractive financial packages to clients, ...

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Platts: Atlantic Supramax Market Plagued by Overcapacity

Platts: Atlantic Supramax Market Plagued by Overcapacity

The Atlantic Supramax market continued to deal with an oversupply of ships in all its key regions, with demand for ...

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Pacific Island Countries Discussing Pollution Prevention

Pacific Island Countries Discussing Pollution Prevention

Representatives from 13 Pacific island countries and territories have gathered in Brisbane, Australia this week to ...

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Oil Theft in Nigeria Subsiding?

Oil Theft in Nigeria Subsiding

A steep decline has been recorded in oil theft in Nigeria, according to a Nigerian Navy’s flag officer. At ...

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Stena Superfast VIII Ferry Breaks Loose from Berth

Stena Superfast VIII Ferry Breaks Loose from Berth

High winds that were sweeping across Ireland and Britain caused the Stena Superfast VIII ferry to break away from ...

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Volumes Surging at US West Coast Ports

Volumes Surging at US West Coast Ports

Cargo container traffic rose 7.3 percent in September at the Port of Long Beach compared to the same month last ...

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BW Names Two Tankers

BW Names Two Tankers

BW Group organised a ship naming ceremony for the first two of ten medium range (MR) product tankers built by the ...

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Aqaba Port Strike Ended

Aqaba Port Strike Ended

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) reports that port workers at the Aqaba Container Terminals ...

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Two Rig Workers Die off Malaysia

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Two oil rig workers died in an accident on Saturday, October 18th on board Ensco 104 rig chartered to SapuraKencana ...

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Maritime Industry Needs Green Agenda Incentives

Maritime Industry Needs Green Agenda Incentives

88% of the maritime industry agrees that the ‘Green Agenda’ is good for the global industry, but less than 46% say ...

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Ras Laffan Terminal Operations Notches 5,000 Loadings

Ras Laffan Terminal Operations Notches 5,000 Loadings

Qatargas’ Ras Laffan Terminal Operations (RLTO) marked the loading of its 5000th cargo on October 13, the ...

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UPDATE: MT Seychelles Patriot Refloated

Grounded MT Seychelles Patriot Still Stuck

After over a week aground in the middle of the Amazon River, MT Seychelles Patriot was successfully re-floated on ...

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Mitsubishi Propellers to Be Produced in China

Mitsubishi Propellers to Be Produced in China

Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Engine Co., Ltd. (MHI-MME) has concluded a ...

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