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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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 Boxhip 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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Term of the Day: DEMDES

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The DEMDES (Demurrage/Despatch) represents the amount of money which has to be paid if a ship is loading or ...

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Seattle Port in Hot Water over Shell Deal

Seattle Port in Hot Water over Shell Deal

A coalition of nine U.S. environmental organizations called on the Port of Seattle to reconsider its recently ...

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ITF: Seafarers Aboard FOC Ship Neither Fed Nor Paid

Seafarers Aboard FOC Ship Neither Fed nor Paid

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) voiced concerns about the welfare of 21 Filipino seafarers ...

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Russia’s NCSP Hit by Limited Crude Exports

Russian NCSP Hit by Limited Crude Exports

Russia’s port operator Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port Group (NCSP) handled 131.1 million tonnes of cargo in ...

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Adani Ports Improves Across the Board

Adani Ports Improves Across the Board

India’s port operator Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ) handled 108 million tonnes of ...

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Bomb Scare at Lithuanian FSRU

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A bomb threat interrupted gas supply on Wednesday from Lithuania’s recently inaugurated liquefied natural gas ...

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Samsung Heavy’s Profit Plunges

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South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) saw its revenue plummet in 2014, reaching KRW 12.8 ...

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DHT Holdings Returns to Black

DHT Holdings Returns to Black

Bermuda-based crude oil tanker owner and operator DHT Holdings reported annual net income of USD 12.9 million for ...

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VIDEO: Preps for Höegh Osaka’s Repair Underway

Preps for Höegh Osaka's Repair Underway

Preparation of a repair plan for the car carrier Höegh Osaka is underway, according to the vessel’s owner ...

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Cargo Ship Runs Aground off Galapagos

Cargo Ship Runs Aground off Galapagos

General cargo ship Floreana ran aground yesterday while carrying provisions from the island of San Cristobal to ...

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MHI Bags LNG Carrier Duo

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Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has received an order for two next-generation LNG (liquefied ...

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CMA CGM Adjusts Europe-West Africa Service

CMA CGM Adjusts Europe-West Africa Service

CMA CGM/Delmas will realign their Europe (via Tangier-Med)-West Africa network with three new services (Euraf3, ...

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Term of the Day: Jones Act

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The Merchant Marine Act of 1920, which is also known as the Jones Act, is a U.S. federal statute that provides for ...

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Interview: The Way Forward after Deepwater Horizon Spill

Deepwater Horizon Ruling Aftermath

  January 20th marked the beginning of the third phase of the multiyear trial before the New Orleans District ...

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Evergreen Joins 18,000 TEU Club

Evergreen Joins 18,000 TEU Club

Taiwan’s Evergreen Group, the owner of the world’s fifth largest container shipping company Evergreen ...

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Syriza Bins Piraeus Port Sale, Targets Shipping Sector

Syriza Bins Piraeus Port Privatisation, Targets Shipping Sector

Greece’s new government led by the left-wing party Syriza plans to stop the sale of a majority stake in the ...

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