US Coast Guard, EPA to Monitor Sulphur Emission Compliance

US Coast Guard, EPA to Monitor Sulphur Emission Compliance

The U.S. Coast Guard together with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will soon take action to ensure compliance with the forthcoming 0.1 percent fuel sulphur limits in the North American and U.S. Caribbean ...

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Carriers Suspending West Coast Surcharges

Port of Los Angeles Container Terminals

Seven carriers have decided to  suspend the announced congestion surcharges for cargo moving via U.S. West Coast ...

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World’s First FLNG Undocked in Nantong

World's First FLNG Undocked in Nantong

Caribbean FLNG facility has been undocked from the Wison Offshore & Marine dry dock in Nantong, China, marking ...

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Improved Freight Rates Boost Sovcomflot’s Earnings

Improved Freight Rates Boost Sovcomflot's Earnings

Russian shipowner Sovcomflot (SCF) recorded a net profit of USD 109.1 million for the first nine months of 2014, a ...

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Cargo Ship Sinks off Ecuador

Cargo Ship Sinks off Ecuador

A 1,200 dwt general cargo vessel San Cristobal sank around 25 nautical miles off Santa Elena Peninsula, Ecuador, in ...

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Jebel Ali Port Tops Productivity List

Jebel Ali Port Tops Productivity List

DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port is the world’s most productive according to the latest port productivity report ...

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GSF: Alliances Worry Shippers

GSF Alliances Worry Shippers

The recent Containerisation International (CI) shipper sentiment survey has shown that shippers are worried about ...

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BEST Readies for Mega Ships

BEST Readies for Mega Ships

Hutchison Port Holdings Limited (HPH) has through its subsidiary Barcelona Europe South Terminal (BEST), located at ...

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Knightsbridge Files Registration Statement with SEC

Knightsbridge Files Registration Statement with SEC

Dry bulk carrier Knightsbridge Shipping Limited has  filed a registration statement with the United States ...

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MES Hands Over Hanjin Chiba to Venus

MES Chiba Shipyard

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) completed and delivered a 56,000 dwt type bulk carrier MV ...

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Finland, Estonia to Build Two LNG Terminals

Finland, Estonia to Build Two LNG Terminals

Finland and Estonia have agreed to build two liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals as part of the Balticconnector ...

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KNOT Names New Shuttle Tanker

KNOT Names New Shuttle Tanker

Norwegian shipping company  Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers AS held a naming ceremony for a new shuttle tanker on ...

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South Korea, New Zealand Wrap Up FTA Talks

South Korea, New Zealand Wrap Up FTA talks

South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye and New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key announced the ...

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Slight Dip in Irish Ports’ Total Traffic Volumes

Port of Dublin

Container shipping volumes in Irish ports, Lo/Lo, rose by 9% in Q3, the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) ...

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IMO MSC Session Opens

IMO MSC Session Opens

IMO Secretary-General Sekimizu has opened the 94th session of the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) on Monday, which ...

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Georgia Ports Mark Strong Growth Across Key Sectors

Port of Savannah Night Aerial

The Georgia Ports Authority said yesterday that its terminals in Brunswick and Savannah moved a combined 2.79 ...

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Scorpio Set to Raise USD 150 Million for Its Newbuilds

Scorpio Set to Raise USD 150 Million for Its Newbuilds

Dry bulk transporter Scorpio Bulkers Inc. revealed plans yesterday to raise USD 150 million through private ...

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IMRF: Global Drowning Figures Alarming

IMRF Global Drowning Figures Alarming

The global drowning report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) is shocking, and the worldwide loss of ...

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Containers Fall into Oakland Estuary

Containers Fall into Oakland Estuary

The U.S. Coast Guard and San Francisco fire department personnel enforced a safety zone for containers that fell in ...

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Pacific Basin Sells Share in OMSA JV

Pacific Basin Sells Share in OMSA JV

Pacific Basin Shipping’s wholly owned subsidiary PB Sea-Tow Holdings (BVI) Limited has sold its 50% share ...

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Revamped MSC Armonia Ready for Service

Revamped MSC Armonia Ready for Service

MSC Armonia, the first out of four MSC Lirica Class ships in the EUR 200 million “Renaissance Programme” launched ...

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Horizon Lines Under Investigation

Horizon Lines Under Investigation

New York-based national securities firm Faruqi & Faruqi said it is investigating the Board of Directors of ...

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Selene Leader’s Chief Engineer Pleads Guilty

Selene Leader's Chief Engineer Pleads Guilty

The chief engineer of the car carrier M/V Selene Leader pleaded guilty on Friday, November 14th in federal court in ...

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Monthly Container Volumes on a Roller-Coaster Ride

Monthly Container Volumes on a Roller-Coaster Ride

Flatter trading in August hides the fact that headhaul cargo growth from the Mediterranean to North America has ...

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Long Beach Expands Storage to Fight Congestion

Long Beach Expands Storage to Fight Congestion

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners last week approved the use of Port of Long Beach property as a ...

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