Baosource Shipping Adds Two

Baosource Shipping Adds Two

Shanghai-based dry bulk shipping firm Baosource Shipping has placed an order for construction of two small bulk ...

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Manila Port Utilization Improving, Congestion Impact Lingers

manilla

Utilization level at Manila South Harbor (MSH) and the Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) are coming ...

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Queensland Ports Reeling from Cyclone Marcia

Queensland Ports Reeling from Cyclone Marcia

In the past few days, Central Queensland ports have been assessing the impact of the Category 2 Tropical Cyclone ...

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Epic Gas Puts Newbuild into Action

Epic Gas Puts Newbuild into Action

Singapore-based gas carrier operator Epic Gas received the first of its six 11,000 cbm newbuilds on February 20, ...

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BigLift's Workers Injured in Crane Incident

BigLift's Happy Buccaneer

Two crew members of BigLift’s Happy Buccaneer heavy lift vessel were seriously injured on Monday ...

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King Edward Powerless in Bosporus

King Edward Powerless in Bosporus

The Marshall Islands-flagged King Edward lost power in the Bosporus strait and was carried dangerously close to the ...

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Vitol Joins EGAS LNG Race

Vitol Joins EGAS LNG Race

The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) and the Swiss – based company Vitol have signed a contract to ...

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Construction of Lamu Port Kicks Off Next Month

Construction of Lamu Port Kicks Off Next Month

Construction of the Lamu port which is part of the Lamu Port Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor project ...

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Singapore to Bolster Its Maritime Sector

Port of Singapore

The Singapore government has set forth measures aimed at strengthening the competitiveness of its maritime sector ...

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NYK Starts Trans Pacific Car Carrier Service

NYK Starts Trans Pacific Carr carrier Service

Japanese shipping company NYK Line has started its Trans Pacific Express Service (TPX Service), a car transport ...

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Seaspan Earns Less

Seaspan Earns Less

The Hong Kong-based containership owner and operator Seaspan ended the fourth quarter 2014 with USD 27.7 million ...

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CNCo Orders First Cement Carrier

CNCo orders first cement carrier

Swire Bulk Logistics, the industrial shipping division of the China Navigation Company (CNCo), has entered into a ...

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Port of Virginia Sees Red

Port of Virginia Sees Red

As forecast, the Port of Virginia in January posted an operating loss, the first one following six consecutive ...

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VIDEO: Anthem of the Seas Floated Out

Anthem of the Seas Floated Out

Royal Caribbean’s cruise ship Anthem of the Seas, under construction at German shipyard Meyer Verft, left the ...

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Crowley, Jaxport Ink Lease Deal

Crowley's Bill Pennella (right), and JAXPORT's Dr. John Allen Newman (left)

JAXPORT’s Board of Directors approved an expanded, long-term lease with Crowley Liner Services Inc., a subsidiary ...

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The Papua Loads First Cargo at PNG LNG

The Papua Loads First Cargo at PNG LNG

The first custom-built LNG carrier for the Papua New Guinea LNG project (PNG LNG) arrived at the PNG LNG marine ...

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CMA CGM Rhone Welcomed to French Liner’s Fleet

9,365-TEU CMA CGM Rhone

The CMA CGM Group’s latest fleet addition, the 9,365-TEU CMA CGM Rhone, embarked on her maiden voyage from ...

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USCG Airlifts Injured Seaman off Los Angeles

USCG Airlifts Injured Seaman off Los Angeles

A US Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles aircrew medically evacuated an injured crewmember from a container ...

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Italian Port Workers to Stage Strike on March 6th

Italian Port Workers to Stage Strike on March 6th

Unionized workers at Italian ports plan to stage a 24-hour strike on March 6th, 2015. The strike, announced ...

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Tauranga Clearing Space for Bigger Ships

Port of Tauranga

New Zealand’s Port of Tauranga handled 426,512 TEUs, up 11.9% on the prior year, while total cargo volumes ...

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China Diversifying Its Shipping Business Model

China Diversifying Its Shipping Business Model

The Chinese business model for the shipping industry has seen a slight diversification over the recent period as ...

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Mega Alliances Start Calling at Malta Freeport Terminals

Mega Alliances Start Calling Malta Freeport Terminals

The 2M Alliance made up of Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and the Ocean Three Alliance ...

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Image of the Day: Carnival Triumph's First Call at Dominica

Carnival Triumph

The island nation of Dominica welcomed Carnival Triumph, owned and operated by Carnival Cruise Lines (CCL), last ...

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Stronger Dollar Mixed Blessing for Transatlantic Volumes

Strong Dollar Shifts North Europe-North America Volumes

A strengthening dollar versus the Euro in the latter months of 2014 splintered the growth directions for the west ...

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Record Tonnage Volume Changed Hands in 2014

Record Tonnage Volume Changed Hands in 2014

A record volume of tonnage is reported to have changed hands in 2014 and reported secondhand sales rose by 29% ...

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Petronas Shifts Newbuild Orders, Extends Charters

Petronas Shifts Newbuild Orders, Extends Charters

Malaysia’s Petronas has sold five LNG carriers being built by Hyundai Heavy Industries to its shipping ...

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Pioneer Marine Opts for ABB Fuel Monitoring Systems

Pioneer Marine Opts for ABB Fuel Monitoring Systems

The Singapore-based dry bulk carrier owner and operator Pioneer Marine has contracted Amarcon, a fully owned ...

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