Costa Rican Police Storm Port Limón

Costa Rican Police Storm Port Limón

Costa Rican police entered the Port of Limón ten hours after the Japdeva Workers’ Union (Sintrajap) started a strike to oppose the government’s decision to grant APM Terminals the concession to build and ...

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Workers Endorse Strike at Hyundai Heavy Industries

Workers Endorse Strike at Hyundai Heavy Industries

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) may be facing strike for the first time in two decades as ...

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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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APM Terminals Reacts to ITF’s Claims on Aqaba ...

APM Terminals Reacts to ITF's Claims on Aqaba Port Strike

APM Terminals has issued a statement that disputes The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) ...

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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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ECSA: Progress on EU Port Policies Long Overdue

Patrick Verhoeven, ECSA Secretary-General

The text of the European Council’s proposal to liberalize market access to port services is indicative of ...

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OW Bunker Lowers Expectations Again

OW Bunker Lowers Expectations Again

Danish marine fuel (bunker) company OW Bunker has yet again reduced its expected full-year 2014 volume growth from ...

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Construction Starts on Crowley’s Commitment Class ConRo Ship

Construction Starts on Crowley’ Commitment Class ConRo Ship

VT Halter Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc., officially began construction on the first of two ...

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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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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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BIMCO: Changing Winds for Shipping

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A change in global shipping demand is about to ensue, BIMCO claims basing its argument on the reorganization of the ...

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MOL Ferry Orders Eco Pair

MOL Ferry Orders Eco Pair

MOL Ferry has ordered two 200-metre-long, 14,000-gt eco ferries from Japan Marine United (JMU). Upon their delivery ...

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C-Retriever’s Kidnapped Captain Sues Chevron and ECO

C Retriever

Captain of the Edison Chouest’s hijacked supply vessel C-Retriever Wren Thomas has filed a lawsuit against Edison ...

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Two Rig Workers Die off Malaysia

Ensco rig 104

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

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TSA Members Revise Low-Sulfur Fuel Charge

TSA Members Revise Low-Sulfur Fuel Charge

Asia-U.S. container shipping lines in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) have revised their recommended ...

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Windward: Data Manipulation at Sea Rising

Windward Data Manipulation at Sea Rising1

Windward, a specialized data and analytics company, has found in its industry research report aimed at documenting ...

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CKYHE Alliance Sets Sights on US Trades

CKYHE Alliance Sets Sights on US Trades

The CKYHE Alliance (COSCO, “K” LINE, Yang Ming, Hanjin Shipping, and Evergreen Line) has submitted a Filing ...

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HHI’s Order Intake Down 25 Pct

HHI's Order Intake Down 25 Pct

South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has recorded 25.1 percent lower order intake for the ...

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Drewry: Slow Steaming Keeps Overcapacity at Bay

Drewry: Slow Steaming Keeps Overcapacity at Bay

Drewry Shipping Consultants says no matter how low the oil and bunker prices go, it is confident that ocean ...

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First Fully Owned Cape Newbuild for Oldendorff

First Fully Owned Cape Newbuild for Oldendorff

Germany’s bulk transportation company Oldendorff Carriers has taken delivery of its first owned Capesize ...

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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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