AAPA Urges Obama to Help Resolve Dockworker Talks

AAPA Urges Obama to Help Resolve West Coast Dockworker Talks

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) urged the US President Barack Obama to assign federal mediators ...

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US West Coast Congestion Hurting Container Reliability

Port of Los Angeles

Congestion issues at ports on the US West Coast contributed to lower on-time containership reliability in ...

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Star Bulk Scores Charters for 3 Newbuildings

Star Bulk Scores Charters for 3 Newbuildings

Athens-based owner and operator of dry bulk carriers Star Bulk Carriers has found voyage employment for three of ...

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TSA Container Lines Call for Rate Hike

TSA Container Lines Call for Rate Hike

Transpacific container lines asked on Wednesday for a USD 600 per 40-foot container (FEU) general rate increase ...

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Carbofin Pleads Guilty to Concealing Pollution

Carbofin Pleads Guilty to Concealing Pollution

Carbofin S.PA., an Italian owner and operator of a fleet of commercial liquefied gas vessels, pleaded guilty to ...

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Manila Port Scrambling to Avoid Holiday Congestion

Manila Port Scrambling to Avoid Holiday Congestion

With only a week before the Christmas and New Year’s holidays kick in, the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is ...

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Box Ships Wraps Up Loan Amendments

Box Ships Wraps Up Loan Amendments

Greece-based container shipping company Box Ships Inc. has signed a deal with the last remaining lender, a process ...

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Creditors Accept OSX Brasil's Bankruptcy Plan

Creditors Accept OSX Brazil's Bankruptcy Plan

An assembly of creditors in Rio de Janeiro approved on Wednesday a new bankruptcy protection plan put forward by ...

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Titan Refloats and Scuttles Smart’s Bow

Titan Refloats and Scuttles Smart's Bow

Titan Salvage, Crowley Maritime’s Houston-based marine salvage, emergency response and wreck removal company, ...

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Arctic Temperatures Still Rising

Arctic Temperatures Still Rising

A new report led by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows that Arctic air ...

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OPEC Oil Export Earnings Drop to 2010 Low

OPEC Oil Export Earnings Drop to 2010 Low

Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), excluding Iran, will earn about USD 700 ...

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ITF Warns of Worker Exploitation in Australia

ITF President Paddy Crumlin

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is calling on the Australian government to improve ...

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ASPA Posts Record Revenues

ASPA Posts Record Revenues

The Alabama State Port Authority has released its financial and tonnage results for fiscal year 2014 ending ...

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VIDEO: Role of Inland Waterways in Container Shipping

Better use of waterways1

Tackling increased cargo volumes of containerized cargo is particularly challenging especially with respect to ...

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ICS Changes Stance on Ballast Water Convention

ICS Changes Position on Ballast Water Convention

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said it has modified its stance towards the ratification by governments ...

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Petrojarl I Changes Hands, Petrojarl Knarr Next

Petrojarl I Changes Hands, Petrojarl Knarr Next

Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. has entered into an agreement with a consortium led by Queiroz Galvão Exploração e ...

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EU Backs Maritime Security Action Plan

EU Backs Maritime Security Action Plan

EU ministers have supported the Action Plan, part of the EU’s Maritime Security Strategy adopted in June ...

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Wärtsilä Clinches Water Generator Contracts

Wärtsilä Clinches Water Generator Contracts

The Meyer Werft Germany, Meyer Turku, STX France, and Fincantieri shipyards have all placed orders with Wärtsilä ...

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Image of the Day: John P. Murtha Finally at Sea

John P. Murtha Finally at Sea

The amphibious transport dock John P. Murtha (LPD 26) is shown resting at sea after an exciting day that saw the ...

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Nicaraguans Take to Streets over China Canal Deal

Nicaraguans Take to Streets over China Canal Deal

Nicaraguans once again expressed their dissatisfaction with a USD 40 billion Nicaragua Grand Canal project by ...

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Beirut Court Rules in Favor of CMA CGM Chief

Jacques Saadé, CMA CGM Chairman

Legal dispute between Johnny Saadé, brother of founder and chairman of French liner giant CMA CGM,  Jacques Saadé, ...

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