Franbo Orders Three

Franbo Orders Three

Taiwan-based  Franbo Lines has ordered three new 16,500-dwt bulkers through an agreement signed with Japanese ...

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NOC: Seas Might Rise 180cm by 2100

NOC: Seas Might Rise 180cm by 2100

A paper published in Environmental Research Letters by the U.K. National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) ...

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IMO Kicks Off 67th MEPC Meeting

IMO Kicks Off 67th MEPC Meeting

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is meeting for ...

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HMM Selling Stake in US Container Terminals

HMM Selling Stake in US Container Terminals

Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is planning to raise USD 140 million through the liquidation of its container ...

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Clear Sailing for Suezmaxes

Are Suezmaxes Making a Comeback

Several tanker owners have recently placed orders for Suezmax tankers and market pundits have discussed the merits ...

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NGOs Ask for Publicly Available Ship Efficiency Data

NGOs Ask for Publicly Available Ship Efficiency Data

Transport & Environment, Seas at Risk and Carbon War Room have urged the United Nations’ International ...

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Moody’s Says Shipping Industry Outlook Stable

Moody's Says Shipping Industry Stable

Moody’s Japan K.K. said its outlook for the global shipping industry is stable, with moderate EBITDA growth ...

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Panama Canal Pilots Not Renegotiating Bargaining Agreement

Panama Canal Pilots Not Renegotiating Bargaining Agreement

The Panama Canal Pilots’ Union, a labor organization representing 256 professional pilots, has decided not to ...

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Avance’s Fire-Stricken Newbuild to Be Delivered ...

Avance' Fire-Stricken Newbuild to Be Delivered in November

The fire-stricken hull 1074 under construction at Jiangnan Shipyard in China is scheduled for delivery in November ...

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GSF Backs Maritime Emissions Monitoring System

GSF Backs Maritime Emissions Monitoring System

The Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) is calling for shippers’ carbon reporting requirements to be fully ...

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Dealing with Charterparty Issues in Ebola-Affected Ports

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Due to the fact that standard charterparties do not contain clauses specifically drafted to deal with ...

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APM Investing Heavily in Mexico

APM Investing Heavily in Mexico Ports

The Government of Mexico has announced plans to double port capacity over the next six years to meet anticipated ...

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Polar Code Will Not Prohibit Access to Arctic Route

Russian Transport Minister

Russia and other IMO member states shall not implement measures prohibiting access to the Arctic route to shipping ...

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UPDATE: Ocean Drover Fire Contained

Ocean Drover

After over 18 hours the fire on board the livestock carrier Ocean Drover in Fremantle Harbour WA, Australia, has ...

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TCP Earmarks USD 453 Mln for Paranaguá Port

TCP Earmarks USD 453 Mln for Paranaguá Port

Brazilian container terminal operator Terminal de Contêineres de Paranaguá (TCP) has signed a deal with the ...

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NTS to Build Bulker Duo for Dong-A Corporation

NTS to Build Bulker Duo for Dong-A Corporation

Chinese shipbuilder New Times Shipbuilding Co has received an order for two 208,000-dwt dry bulk carriers from the ...

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European Shipowners Call for More Clarity on Scrubbers

European Shipowners Call for More Clarity on Scrubbers

European shipowners have urged EU Member States to adopt a clear, long-term and above all harmonised position on ...

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Piracy Not Subsiding

Piracy Not Subsiding

The UK’s maritime intelligence provider Dryad Maritime has released its Q3 maritime crime figures which show ...

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ICS Lobbying for Ballast Convention Solution ahead of ...

ICS Lobbying for Ballast Convention Solution ahead of IMO Meeting

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and its member national shipowners’ associations are engaged in the ...

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Maersk CEO: We Need to Order Less Ships

We Need to Order Less Ships

Making money by investing into ships on speculation is limited, despite the fact that prices of ships are pretty ...

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US to Start Screening Cargo Ships amid Ebola Fears

US to Start Screening Cargo Ships amid Ebola Fears

  The United States  Coast Guard will  start screening cargo ship personnel coming from Ebola-infected countries ...

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Haifa Port Workers End Strike

Strike Halts Haifa Port Operations

 Israeli workers striking at Haifa port over the government’s plan to build privately-run ports on the ...

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Update: Radioactive Waste Ship Towed to Safety

Radioactive Waste Ship Adrift off Scotland

The Denmark-registered Parida, laden with radioactive concrete waste, which had lost power and was adrift south ...

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Pirate Attacks to Increase ahead of Nigerian Elections

Pirate Attacks to Increase ahead of Nigerian Elections

As February election campaign approaches in Nigeria pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea are expected to increase ...

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Drewry: Mega Alliances Will Help Container Industry Recover

Drewry Mega Alliances Will Help Container Industry Recover

Drewry’s Container Annual Review & Forecast 2014/15 emphasises that the recovery of the container ...

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TPT to Upgrade South Africa Terminals

TPT Investing USD 26.8 Bn in South Africa Terminals

Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) is reportedly planning to invest close to USD 2.94 billion in its Western ...

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Robots on Board Ships?

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One of the major problems faced by the maritime industry is the lack of skilled manpower both in ports and onboard ...

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