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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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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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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Prosecutor Wants 26 Years for Costa Concordia Captain

Costa Concordia

Italian prosecutors have called for a 26-year prison sentence for the captain of Costa Concordia cruise ship that ...

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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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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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Drewry: Post-Alliance Restructure Well-Balanced

Post-Alliance Restructure Well-Balanced

The Asia-North Europe trade post-alliance restructure is generally well-balanced in terms of geographical coverage ...

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USCG Clears Serenade of the Seas for Departure

USCG Clears Serenade of the Seas for Departure

The United States Coast Guard cleared Royal Caribbean’s cruise ship Serenade of the Seas for departure from ...

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ITF Launches East Asian Maritime Action Week

ITF Launches East Asian Maritime Action Week

Teams of inspectors from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) will begin the first East ...

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Update: Sunken Tug Spills Oil off Oahu

Update Sunken Tug Spills Oil off Oahu

The U.S. Coast Guard Hawaii Pacific, Department of Health and responsible party Unified Command, are continuing oil ...

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China, Sohar Eye Investment Opportunities

Sohar Port and Freezone

Oman’s fast expanding Sohar Port and Freezone is looking East to attract investment, in particular from ...

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Abu Dhabi Ports Invests in Terminal Management Software

Abu Dhabi Ports Invests in Terminal Management Software

Abu Dhabi Ports has implemented new port management software called ‘Master Terminal’ to enhance the ...

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Cosco Starts Piraeus Container Terminal Upgrade

Cosco Starts Piraeus Container Terminal Upgrade

China Ocean Shipping Company (Cosco) held the Inauguration of the Expansion of Pier III of COSCO Piraeus Container ...

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COSCO Swings Back to Profit

COSCO Swings Back to profit

After three years of losses, China’s shipping conglomerate China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company (COSCO) ...

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IMO Action on Black Carbon Long Overdue

IMO Action on Black Carbon Long Overdue

The International Maritime Organisation’s recommendation to its environment committee to agree on ...

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Egypt Selects Winners of Its USD 2.2 Bln LNG Tender

Winners of Egypt's USD 2.2 Bln LNG Tender Selected

Egypt has selected the winners of its USD 2.2 billion tender for delivery of 75 cargoes of liquefied natural gas ...

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