EESC Pushes for Polluter Pays Principle in Shipbreaking

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The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) adopted an own initiative opinion that calls on the European ...

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Evergreen Upgrades Asia-Australia Network

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Taiwanese container carrier Evergreen Line has teamed up with its compatriot Yang Ming Marine Transport (YML), ...

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Denmark to Initiate Study on Unmanned Ships

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The Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) has taken a step toward the masterless ships as it is launching a pre-study on ...

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Clarksons: Non-Delivery Could Hit Record Levels in 2016

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Non-delivery of vessels on the orderbook, which has been a prominent theme in shipbuilding in the last decade, ...

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Hurtigruten Chooses Names for New Expedition Ships

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Norwegian cruise line Hurtigruten has unveiled the names of its new hybrid-powered expedition ships, Roald Amundsen ...

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SCPA Handles Slightly More Boxes in Q1 FY 2017

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The US South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) recorded a 1.4 percent increase during the first quarter of the 2017 ...

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ClassNK Gives Nod to LNG Bunkering Vessel Design

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Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction has received Approval in Principle (AIP) for a 7,500 cbm liquefied ...

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EGA Opens Kamsar Container Terminal in Guinea

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UAE’s Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) has officially opened a container terminal in its new port facility at ...

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ACP Rises Maximum Draft for Neopanamaxes

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Based on the present and projected water level of Gatun Lake for the upcoming weeks, the Panama Canal Authority ...

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Alang's Leela Yard Gets Social Accountability Certification

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Alang-based yard Leela Ship Recycling has become the first ship recycling facility in South Asia to receive the ...

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ACL Christens New G4 CONRO Ship in Liverpool

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Atlantic Container Line (ACL), an American shipping company owned by the Italian Grimaldi Group, has christened the ...

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Car Carrier on Fire in Port of Antwerp

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The Antwerp fire department is currently cooling the 1989-built car carrier Silver Sky which burst into ...

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Maersk Line Makes a Comeback to Iran

Danish shipping giant Maersk Line has restored its services to and from Iran, after a five-year absence from this ...

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ECSA: Challenges of Polar Shipping

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Ahead of the entry into force of the International Code for ships operating in polar waters, or the Polar Code, in ...

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Cargo Traffic at India's Major Ports Up by 5.2 Pct

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The cargo volumes at India’s Major Ports increased by 5.2 percent during the first half of the fiscal year ...

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GasLog Orders New LNG Carrier from SHI

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Owner and operator of LNG carriers GasLog Ltd. has placed an order for a 180,000 cubic meter liquefied natural gas ...

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Milaha's Profit Drops amid Shipping Woes

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Qatar-based marine transporter Qatar Navigation (Milaha) has seen its net profit drop by 20.8 percent for the nine ...

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Shipping's Operating Costs Fall for 4th Successive Year

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Total annual operating costs in the shipping industry fell by an average of 2.4% in 2015, compared with the 0.8% ...

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Spotted: AIDAsol Starts Voyage to the Canaries

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AIDAsol, a cruise ship owned by German cruise line AIDA Cruises, docked for the last time in 2016 at the HafenCity ...

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Paris MoU Detains Two Ships

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The Paris MoU organization has detained two vessels in a Norwegian and a Russian port in September and October this ...

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Expanded Waterway Pushes Panama Canal's Tonnage Up

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The Panama Canal has handled 330.7 million tons of goods in fiscal year 2016, the third highest amount ever ...

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Extension Works Begin at Ecuador's Terminal

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Extension works have started at Ecuador’s Terminal Portuario Guayaquil (TPG), operated by Chilean ...

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UK Regulator Approves Baltic Exchange Takeover

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UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) approved of Singapore Exchange’s acquisition of London-based ...

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Crowley's New ConRo Ships Taking Shape

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Florida-based shipping company Crowley Maritime Corporation has reached milestones in the construction of two new, ...

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RMT: UK Flag Is Failing Seafarers on ACL Ships

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New UK-flagged vessels are failing the shipping industry by not employing domestic seafarers, according to the ...

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Shipping Industry Seeks More Progress on Cutting Emissions

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The global shipping industry has called on International Maritime Organization (IMO) Member States to give serious ...

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Captain of Death Ship Should Be Charged, ITF Says

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The International Transport Workers’ Federation has called for the coroner to recommend charging Venancio Salas, ...

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