China Paying High Toll for Shipping Emissions

China Paying High Toll for Shipping Emissions

China’s largely unregulated ports and shipping system generate significant air pollution that imposes a huge health and environmental burden and contribute to the country’s over 1 million pollution-related deaths each ...

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KR to Help Move APEC towards Low Carbon Transport Future

KR to Help Move APEC towards Low Carbon Transport Future

Korean Register (KR), an IACS member classification society, has teamed up with the Asia-Pacific Economic ...

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Capital Product’s Bigger Fleet Brings Higher Revenues

Capital Product's Bigger Fleet Brings Higher Revenues

Capital Product Partners L.P., a tanker, container and drybulk vessel operator, has recorded USD 48.2 million in ...

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Vigor Christens Its New Drydock, the Vigorous

Vigor Christens Its New Drydock, the Vigorous

American shipbuilder Vigor Industrial held a christening ceremony on Saturday, October 25th for its new drydock, ...

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Costa Rica Proposes Investments to Settle Concession Dispute

Costa Rica Proposes Investments to Settle Concession Dispute

Costa Rica’s labor ministry presented a proposal to invest around USD 260 million in Port of Limón and further USD ...

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India to Buy Polar Research Vessel

India to Buy Polar Research Vessel

India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the acquisition of a Polar Research Vessel for the ...

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Mobile App to Slash Freight Costs

Mobile App to Cut Freight Costs

Dutch companies will soon be the first in the world to be able to sign for goods via mobile phone, according to the ...

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ICS: Rescue of All Persons in Distress at Sea Is a Must

Rescue of All Persons in Distress at Sea Is a Must

The rescue of all persons in distress at sea – including illegal migrants – is an obligation under international ...

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VIDEO: Highlights of the Day Two at Offshore Energy 2014

Highlights of the Day Two at Offshore Energy 2014

The second and final day of the Offshore Energy 2014 event has been wrapped up in the following video bringing you ...

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124 Oil Tankers to Join Global Fleet in 2014

124 Oil Tankers to Join Global Fleet in 2014

Some 124 vessels are expected to enter the oil tanker trading fleet in 2014, while 60 tankers were forecast to be ...

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ITF Condemns Costa Rican Police Brutality against Strikers

ITF Condemns Costa Rican Police Brutality against Strikers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has strongly condemned the actions of the Costa Rican ...

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IMB Reports Rise in Small Tanker Hijackings

IMB Reports Rise in Small Tanker Hijackings

While pirate attacks on the world’s seas have fallen for the third consecutive year, small tanker hijacks by armed ...

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Delays Increasing at Californian Twin Ports

Port of Los Angeles

Worsening port congestion in Californian ports prompted by rising container volumes have forced rising number of ...

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DSME Bags LNG Carrier Duo

DSME Bags LNG Carrier Duo1

Korean shipbuilding giant Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has won an order for two LNG carriers, ...

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St. Lawrence Seaway Facing Strike

St. Lawrence Seaway Facing Strike

Union workers on the St. Lawrence Seaway, the waterway link between the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean, ...

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Fincantieri, Vittoria Shipyard Join Forces

Fincantieri

  Trieste-based shipbuilder Fincantieri and Vittoria Shipyard, located in Adria (Rovigo), specialized in naval ...

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Shipping Considerably Impacted by Ebola Outbreak

Shipping Considerably Impacted by Ebola Outbreak

Despite IMO’s recommendation to keep maritime business as usual in Ebola-affected areas players from the ...

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Caution Advised for Shipment of Sierra Leone’s Iron Ore

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Booming mining industry that lead to an upswing of iron ore exports from Sierra Leone may be impacted by the Ebola ...

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HMS Argyll Notches Second Cocaine Mega Haul

HMS Argyll Notches Second Cocaine Mega Haul

The U.K. Royal Navy warship HMS Argyl has seized cocaine with a wholesale value of GBP 10 million (USD 16.1m) from ...

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