MUA to Stage Strikes at Botany Bay Ports

Port Botany

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has given notice of protected industrial action by its members working on ...

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Shippers Skeptical about Shipping Alliances’ Benefits

Shippers Skeptical about Shipping Alliances'Benefits

Emergence of major shipping alliances has not convinced major shippers of the benefits they promised to bring. ...

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Bocimar Sinks Deeper in Red

bocimar

Dry cargo shipping specialist of Belgian-based CMB, Bocimar, posted USD 41.2 million loss in the first quarter of ...

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ReCAAP: Piracy Activity in SOMS on the Rise

recaap

The number of incidents in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore (SOMS) during the 1st Quarter of 2015 has doubled ...

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Video: Sunken Russian Trawler Leaking Oil

Sunken Russian Trawler Leaking Oil

Three leaks have been detected during an inspection of the Russian trawler Oleg Naydenov that sank on April ...

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EU to Triple Funding for Mediterranean Crisis

EU to Triple Funding for Mediterranean Crisis

Responding to the ongoing pressure from the maritime industry, the European Union has committed to triple the ...

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Navios Scoops 14 More Resales from HSH Nordbank

Navios Scoops 14 More Resales from HSH Nordbank

Navios Maritime Holdings, Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation and Navios Maritime Partners have through their ...

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L.A, Long Beach Host Talks on Supply Chain Improvements

Port of Long Beach

The impact of massive ships and major liner alliances on port operations and steps aimed at addressing that impact ...

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MOL Orders Next-Generation Car Carrier Quartet

M.V. Courageous Ace

Japanese-shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. has signed a contract with compatriot shipyard Minaminippon ...

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ESC to Put Container Shipping Alliances Under Scrutiny

ESC to Put Container Shipping Alliances Under Scrutiny

The European Shippers’ Council has revealed plans to start a global review of the container liner shipping market ...

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Pasha Group's Acquisition of Horizon's Hawaii Business Ok'd

Pasha Group Gets Green Light to Acquire Horizon's Hawaii Business

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has cleared the Pasha Group’s acquisition of the Hawaii trade-lane business of ...

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India Okays Shipping Agreement with Jordan

Jawaharlal Nehru Port

India’s government has approved the signing of a shipping agreement with Jordan to strengthen the cooperation ...

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Gulf of Guinea Poses Ongoing Threat of Seafarer Kidnap

Gulf of Guinea Poses Ongoing Threat of Seafarer Kidnap

The Gulf of Guinea proved to be one of the most dangerous piracy hotpots for mariners, according to maritime ...

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Maritime Trade in Yemen, Bab El Mandeb under Growing Pressure

Bab El Mandeb

Maritime trade is under growing impact of the actions of the Houthi rebels in Yemen and the Saudi coalition ...

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Reederei NSB Floats Out First Ever Widened Boxship

Reederei NSB Floats Out First Ever Widened Boxship

German container line Reederei NSB successfully floated out MSC Geneva, the first ever container ship to undergo a ...

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First Cargo from Petronas' FLNG Facility Due in Q1 2016

PFLNG SATU

The first cargo from the world’s first floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, owned by Malaysian oil ...

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Hanjin’s Subic Shipyard Lands 11,000 TEU Boxship Trio

Hanjin Heavy Lands 11,000 TEU Boxship Trio

Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction’s (HHIC) Philippines-based Subic Shipyard has signed a deal to ...

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Canadian Coast Guard Releases Marathassa

Canadian Coast Guard Releases Marathassa

The Canadian Coast Guard on April 21 released the cargo ship M/V Marathassa found responsible for spilling ...

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Africa's Container Shipping Reliability at Standstil

Africa's Overall Container Shipping Reliability at Standstill

A study conducted for this week’s Containerisation International Global Liner Shipping Conference in Hamburg has ...

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Saudi Aramco Looking into VLCCs at Hyundai

Saudi Aramco Looking into VLCCs at Hyundai

Board members of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, parent company of National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia ...

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Chinese Firm Close to Buying Jiangsu Rongsheng Shipyard

Chinese Company Close to Buying Jiangsu Rongsheng Shipyard

China Huarong Energy Company Limited, formerly known as China Rongsheng Heavy Industries, has identified a Chinese ...

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Italy Arrests Two Shipwreck Survivors for Trafficking

Italy Arrests Two Shipwreck Survivors for Trafficking

Sicilian police arrested two suspected people traffickers who were among 28 survivors of what may be the worst ...

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Colombia Clears Departure of Chinese Ship to Cuba

Da Dan Xia

A Cartagena-based court has authorized a Chinese ship that was seized for transporting 100 tonnes of arms and ...

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Survey: Banks Prefer Eco Ships

Banks Prefer Eco Ships

Several leading banks in the shipping industry, including HSH Nordbank and KfW IPEX-Bank, use energy-efficiency ...

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Scorpio Bulkers Sells Seven Newbuildings

Scorpio Bulkers Sells Seven Newbuildings

Owner and operator of bulk carriers Scorpio Bulkers Inc. has entered into agreements to sell seven newbuilding ...

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South Korea Approves Sewol Ferry Salvage Plan

South Korea Approves Sewol Ferry Salvage Plan

South Korea has approved plans to raise the Sewol ferry that sunk in April last year killing more than 300 people, ...

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Teekay to Convert Shuttle Tanker at Sembawang Shipyard

Teekay to Convert Shuttle Tanker at Sembawang Shipyard

Bermuda-based shipowner Teekay has contracted Sembcorp Marine’s wholly-owned subsidiary Sembawang Shipyard to ...

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