Jiangsu Hantong Lands Bulker Duo Order

Jiangsu Hantong Lands Bulker Duo Order

Jiangsu Hantong Ship Heavy Industry and Mexico-based Vulica Shipping Limited have entered into shipbuilding ...

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VIDEO: USCG Medevacs Woman from Norwegian Gem

VIDEO USCG Medevacs Woman from Norwegian Gem

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced an ailing woman from the cruise ship Norwegian Gem on Thursday, approximately 220 ...

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16 Ships Detained on Hours of Rest Deficiencies in Paris MoU

16 Ships Detained on Hours of Rest Deficiencies in Paris MoU

Preliminary results from the Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on STCW Hours of Rest, carried out between ...

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MMEA Recovers Hijacked Tanker

MMEA Recovers Hijacked Tanker

The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) recovered the chemical tanker Sun Birdie, reported to be missing ...

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Skuld Advises Strict Compliance to ECA Rules

Skuld Advises Strict Compliance to ECA Rules

It has only been three weeks since the new ultra low sulphur regulations have come in to force in North America and ...

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Liberian-Flag Ships Get Retrofit Deal

Liberian-Flag Ships Get Retrofit Deal

The Liberian Registry has entered into a partnership with U.S.-based consultancy EfficientShip Finance (ESF) to ...

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Houston Port Raises Throughput Bar

Houston Port Raises Throughput Bar

The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) handled more than 37 million tons of cargo in 2014, a 5% increase compared to ...

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US Jones Act Stays Intact

US Jones Act Stays Intact

The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) has welcomed the decision of the United States Senate to approve the ...

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Asian Terminals Inc Reaches Seven Digit TEU Throughput

Asian Terminals Inc Reaches Seven Digit TEU Throughput

International cargoes handled by the Philippines’ Batangas Container Terminal (BCT) increased by as much as ...

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Japanese Freighter Catches Fire in South Korea Port

Japanese Freighter Catches Fire in South Korea Port

The 1991-built, 7050 dwt general cargo ship Fortune Ace caught fire yesterday while docked at Pyeongtaek port, ...

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Hanjin Shipping Inching away from Loss

Hanjin Shipping Inching away from Loss

South Korean ocean carrier Hanjin Shipping recorded an annual net loss of KRW 423.3 billion  (USD 386.6m) in 2014, ...

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ClassNK Overshoots 20 Million New Tonnage Mark

ClassNK Overshoots 20 Million New Tonnage Mark

833 new vessels with a combined total of 21,466,272 gt joined ClassNK’s register in 2014, marking the fourth ...

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Stolt-Nielsen Disappointed with 2014

Stolt-Nielsen Disappointed with 2014

London-based provider of bulk-liquid transportation, storage and distribution services Stolt-Nielsen Limited ...

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Paris Mou Detains 2 Cargo Ships

Paris Mou Detains 2 Cargo Ships

Paris MoU detained the 1983-built, 5221 dwt general cargo ship Jana in Constanta, Romania. Seeing that this is the ...

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ILWU Shuts Down Portland Container Terminal

ILWU Shuts Down Portland Container Terminal

Dockworkers at the Port of Portland shut down the Terminal 6, the port’s only container terminal for twelve ...

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Lerwick Harbour Meets Expectations

Lerwick Harbour Meets Expectations

The U.K.’s Lerwick Harbour, a gateway to Shetland communities and industries, has improved its statistics ...

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ISS Palumbo Swoops on Union Transport

ISS Palumbo Swoops on Union Transport

ISS Palumbo UK, part of Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), has acquired Newcastle-based freight forwarding ...

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Finnish Union Boycotts Unifeeder’s Vessels

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European short sea operator Unifeeder said that two of its vessels are being boycotted in Finish ports. The company ...

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Imabari Lands Major 20,000 TEU Boxship Gig

Imabari Lands 20,000 TEU Containership Orders

Japan’s shipbuilder Imabari Shipbuilding, with the cooperation of Marubeni Corporation, has secured a ...

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Contracting Activity Slashed in 2014

Contracting Activity Slashed in 2014

Weaker ordering in the bulk carrier sector contributed to around half of the y-o-y decline in total contracting ...

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CSDC Expects Profit

CSDC Expects Profit

China Shipping Development Company (CSDC) expects to see around CNY 300 million (USD 48m) net profit for the year ...

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Sohar’s Container Throughput Surges

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Container throughput at Oman’s SOHAR Port and Freezone grew 58 percent in 2014 mostly due to the relocation ...

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