Workers Endorse Strike at Hyundai Heavy Industries

Workers Endorse Strike at Hyundai Heavy Industries

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) may be facing strike for the first time in two decades as unionized workers threat to stop production if the management doesn’t sort out wage and benefit ...

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Hyproc Turns to Hyundai Heavy for LNG Newbuilds

Hyproc Turns to Hyundai Heavy for LNG Newbuilds

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (South Korea), has received an order for two newly built LNG tankers with an ...

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ECSA: Progress on EU Port Policies Long Overdue

Patrick Verhoeven, ECSA Secretary-General

The text of the European Council’s proposal to liberalize market access to port services is indicative of ...

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OW Bunker Lowers Expectations Again

OW Bunker Lowers Expectations Again

Danish marine fuel (bunker) company OW Bunker has yet again reduced its expected full-year 2014 volume growth from ...

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Strong Orderbook for Wärtsilä

Strong Orderbook for Wärtsilä

Helsinki-based Wärtsilä Corporation has a strong order intake in the third quarter of this year, according to its ...

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Construction Starts on Crowley’s Commitment Class ConRo Ship

Construction Starts on Crowley’ Commitment Class ConRo Ship

VT Halter Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc., officially began construction on the first of two ...

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First Vessel Calls at DP World’s New Terminal

First Vessel Calls at DP World's New Terminal

DP World has today welcomed the first scheduled vessel to call at its new Container Terminal 3 in Jebel Ali, Dubai, ...

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Clyde and Co: Ships with Fatigued Crew Unseaworthy

Seafarer Fatigue Still Prevalent

 If a ship’s crew doesn’t receive enough rest while trying to keep up with a ship’s schedule, ...

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Image of the Day: Van Oord’s Vessel Drops Anchor ...

Van Oord Aeolus

RHB Terminal, located at Waalhaven in Rotterdam, today welcomed Van Oord’s first offshore installation vessel ...

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Matson Pleads Guilty to Honolulu Molasses Spill Charges

Matson Pleads Guilty to Honolulu Molasses Spill Charges

Matson Inc. has agreed to pay USD 1 million in penalties for illegally discharging over 230,000 gallons of molasses ...

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China Takes the Lead in Jack-Up Construction

China Takes the Lead in Jack-Up Construction

China has secured top spot in construction of jack-up rigs by offering attractive financial packages to clients, ...

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MSC Introduces Central America Express

MSC Introducing Central America Express

Switzerland-headquartered Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. has launched a new reefer-focussed service, the ...

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Platts: Atlantic Supramax Market Plagued by Overcapacity

Platts: Atlantic Supramax Market Plagued by Overcapacity

The Atlantic Supramax market continued to deal with an oversupply of ships in all its key regions, with demand for ...

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BIMCO: Changing Winds for Shipping

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A change in global shipping demand is about to ensue, BIMCO claims basing its argument on the reorganization of the ...

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Pacific Island Countries Discussing Pollution Prevention

Pacific Island Countries Discussing Pollution Prevention

Representatives from 13 Pacific island countries and territories have gathered in Brisbane, Australia this week to ...

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Oil Theft in Nigeria Subsiding?

Oil Theft in Nigeria Subsiding

A steep decline has been recorded in oil theft in Nigeria, according to a Nigerian Navy’s flag officer. At ...

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MOL Ferry Orders Eco Pair

MOL Ferry Orders Eco Pair

MOL Ferry has ordered two 200-metre-long, 14,000-gt eco ferries from Japan Marine United (JMU). Upon their delivery ...

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Stena Superfast VIII Ferry Breaks Loose from Berth

Stena Superfast VIII Ferry Breaks Loose from Berth

High winds that were sweeping across Ireland and Britain caused the Stena Superfast VIII ferry to break away from ...

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Volumes Surging at US West Coast Ports

Volumes Surging at US West Coast Ports

Cargo container traffic rose 7.3 percent in September at the Port of Long Beach compared to the same month last ...

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