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 into Hawaii’s Honolulu Harbor on September 9, 2013, the Pacific Business News reports. Matson ...

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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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Triyards Marks Profit Decrease, Boosts Yard Capacity

Triyards Marks Profit Decrease, Boosts Yard Capacity

Singapore Exchange-listed Triyards Holdings Limited has reported a decrease of USD 3.8 million (11%) and USD 5.2 ...

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Prosecution of Somali Piracy Leaders Crucial

Prosecution of Somali Piracy Leaders Crucial

Piracy activity in the Gulf of Aden and Western Indian Ocean has declined significantly, as concluded by the ...

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INFOGRAPHIC: Guide for Travellers to Ebola Countries

Ebola Infographic

The outbreak of Ebola in Western African countries has hit the headlines. Ebola is a disease of humans and other ...

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Hike in Freight Rates Not an Option?

Hike in Freight Rates Not an Option

A hike in freight rates is not an option as ‘sub-economic’ rates on the main trade lanes are here to stay, it was ...

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Seishu Maru Passes Gas Trial

Seishu Maru Passes Gas Trial

Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions (WTS) has completed the gas trial for the first LNG carrier built to a Boil Off Rate ...

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IMO Comes to Grips with Ballast Water Convention Issues

IMO Comes to Grips with Ballast Water Convention Issues

The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) adopted measures to help accelerate the entry into ...

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Tacoma Port September Volumes Highest Since 2005

Port of Tacoma September Container Volumes Highest Since 2005

Container volumes through the Port of Tacoma surged in September, posting a 20 percent gain over the same month ...

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VIDEO: Thames Makes Room for Largest Ship Ever

Thames Makes Room for Largest Ship Ever

The largest ship ever to enter the Thames arrived at DP World London Gateway on 19th October 2014 in the early ...

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Scorpio Takes Facility to Finance Dozen Newbuilds

Scorpio Takes Facility to Finance Dozen Newbuilds

Scorpio Bulkers has received commitments from DNB Capital, the Export-Import Bank of Korea, Korea Trade Insurance ...

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Jiangsu Rongsheng Posts Half a Billion USD Loss

Jiangsu Rongsheng Posts Half a Billion USD Loss

  Chinese shipyard group China Rongsheng Heavy Industries said that its majority-owned subsidiary Jiangsu Rongsheng ...

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TSA Introducing Intermodal Door Delivery Charge

TSA Members Introduces Intermodal Door Delivery Charge

Most member lines in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) are moving forward individually with charges of ...

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Tropical Storm Ana Closes Hawaii’s Port Allen

Tropical Storm Ana Closes Hawaii's Port Allen

The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port has closed Port Allen in Kauai, due to the severe weather of Tropical ...

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Update: Disabled Russian Cargo Ship Reaches Prince Rupert

Disabled Russian Cargo Ship Reaches Prince Rupert

Disabled Russian-flagged cargo ship Simushir, which was floating off the west coast of Haida Gwaii with 10 ...

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AOA: Ross Sea, East Antarctica Must Be Declared Marine ...

AOA: Ross Sea, East Antarctica Must Be Declared Marine Protected Areas

As representatives of the 25 Members of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources ...

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MEPC Approves Draft Polar Code

IMO Approves Draft Polar Code

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved ...

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Samsung Engineering Aims High in LNG Market

Samsung Engineering Aims High in LNG Market

Samsung Engineering Co., Ltd, the largest engineering company in Korea, will commence the Front End Engineering ...

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India to Develop Iran’s Chahbahar Port

India to Develop Iran's Chahbahar Port

India has approved the plan to take part in the development of  Iran’s Chahbahar port, a move seen as ...

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Platts: Freight Rates Pressured by Falling Bunker Fuel Prices

Freight Rates Pressured by Falling Bunker Fuel Prices

Falling bunker fuel prices are putting downward pressure on freight rates for dry bulk and tanker vessels operating ...

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UPDATE: Quarantined Nurse Tests Negative for Ebola, ...

Quarantined Nurse Tests Negative for Ebola, Disembarks Ship

A Dallas hospital nurse who was reportedly in contact with specimen collected from a deceased Ebola patient, ...

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ICS: Ballast Water Management Talks on the Right Track

ICS: Balast Water Management Talks on the Right Track

Governments attending the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) ...

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TEN Positive About Tanker Market Conditions

TEN Positive About Tanker Market Conditions

Tsakos Energy Navigation (TEN), an Athens-based crude, product and LNG tanker operator believes that the recent ...

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Royal Caribbean Facing Major Fine

Royal Caribbean Facing Major Fine

The Netherlands has fined Royal Caribbean cruise line for violation of labour rules and regulations for foreign ...

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