Update: Port of Antwerp Cranks Up the Volume

Port of Antwerp Cranks Up the Volume

Belgium’s Port of Antwerp handled 199,012,082 tonnes of freight in 2014, a 4.3% increase compared to the ...

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Carriers Add Ships to Ease US West Coast Congestion Woes

Carriers Add Ships to Ease US West Coast Gridlock Woes

Container ships deployed on Transpacific routes have experienced delays of up to three weeks as congestion ...

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HSH Nordbank Looking to Offload Bad Shipping Loans

HSH Nordbank Looking to Offload Bad Shipping Loans

Hamburg-headquartered HSH Nordbank is ramping up the efforts to shed EUR 1.5 billion (USD 1.7bn) of bad shipping ...

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EximBank China Approves USD 494m in Shipbuilding Loans

EximBank China Approves USD 494m in Shipbuilding Loans

Export-Import Bank of China has granted a USD 312 million loan to Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding for the ...

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Maersk Giant Breaks 18,000 TEU Ceiling

Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Breaks 18,000 TEU Ceiling

Maersk Line’s Triple E container ship behemoth Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller left the Spain’s Port of ...

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Three Injured in Cargo Ship Fire

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A fire broke out on Saturday on board an Indonesia-flagged general cargo ship while docked in Surabaya, Indonesia ...

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Eitzen Secures USD 100 Mln Loan

Eitzen Secures USD 100 Mln Loan

Oslo-based owner and operator of chemical tankers Eitzen Chemical ASA has entered into a loan facility with ...

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Port of NY-NJ Braces for Historic Storm

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A winter storm of historic proportions is expected to hit the Port of New York and New Jersey over the next 36 ...

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Sohar Bolsters Lifting Capacity

SOHAR Terminal Bolsters Lifting Capacity

C. Steinweg Oman, operator of the multipurpose cargo terminal at SOHAR Port and Freezone, has received today a ...

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Training Coastguards in Piracy Hotspots Key

Training Coastguards in Piracy Hotspots Key

Training and mentoring of coastguards in Africa, Middle East, and South East Asia is essential if coastal nations ...

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Carnival Corporation Expands Presence in China

Carnival Corporation Expands Presence in China

Miami-based cruise operator Carnival Corporation signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China Merchants ...

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Sino-Global Broadens Ownership Scope

Sino-Global Broadened Ownership Scope

New York-based shipping agency Sino-Global Shipping America has broadened its ownership scope with the signing of a ...

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Höegh Osaka Pending Cargo Discharge

Höegh Osaka Pending Cargo Discharge

Discharge of cargo from car carrier Höegh Osaka is set to start shortly according to the vessel’s owner Höegh ...

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Improved US Economy Lifts Georgia Ports

Improved US Economy Lifts Georgia Ports

The Georgia Ports Authority, operator of the U.S. seaports of Savannah and Brunswick,  ended 2014 with growth in ...

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Eimskip Shuffles Lines

Eimskip Shuffles Lines

​Icelandic shipping and logistics provider Eimskip has decided to combine its Green and Red Lines in the company’s ...

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Nordic Tankers, Herning Shipping Merge Danish Activities

Nordic Tankers, Herning Shipping Merge Activities

Denmark-based Nordic Tankers and Herning Shipping will consolidate all of their shore-based activities in ...

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HHI’s Order Intake Plunges

HHI's Order Intake Plunges

The newbuilding order intake of South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has taken a plunge as the ...

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Image of the Day: Splashed

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The image shows KOTUG Offshore’s tugs tow FPSO ‘PetroJarl 1′ to Damen Shiprepair Schiedam located ...

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Term of the Day: Cabotage

MV Jean Anne, Source: Pasha International Shipping

Cabotage is a water transportation term applicable to shipments between nation’s ports; commonly refering to ...

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Gazprom, Yamal Sign Deal to Sell LNG in Asia

Gazprom, Yamal Sign Deal to Sell LNG in Asia

Gazprom Marketing & Trading Singapore, a wholly-owned trading subsidiary of Russia’s Gazprom Group, and ...

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South Asia Still Preferred Dumping Ground

South Asia Still Preferred Dumping Ground

Out of a total of 1026 ships dismantled globally in 2014, 641, representing 74% of the total gross tonnage (GT) ...

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Canada Says Customs Act Applies to US West Coast Diverters

Canada Says Customs Act Applies to US West Coast Diverters

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has warned that as negotiations continue between the International Longshore ...

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