Greek Shipowners Consider Setting Course to Cyprus

Greek Shipowners Consider Setting Course to Cyprus

Greek shipowners are considering a move to Cyprus due to the current financial crisis in the country and possible ...

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IMO Must Establish GHG Emissions Cap by 2016

IMO Must Establish Emissions Cap by 2016

A number of environmental non-governmental organizations have expressed their concern over the failure of the ...

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ECSA: Strong EU Equals Strong Shipping Sector

ECSA Strong EU Equals Strong Shipping

For shipping to remain a facilitator of trade, a provider of jobs and a dynamic sector of the economy, the European ...

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Stronger Dollar Mixed Blessing for Transatlantic Volumes

Strong Dollar Shifts North Europe-North America Volumes

A strengthening dollar versus the Euro in the latter months of 2014 splintered the growth directions for the west ...

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Shipping Industry Faces Erroneous Payment Risks

Shipping Industry Faces Erroneous Payment Risks

The shipping industry is at a high risk of unauthorised and/or erroneous payments due to the nature of the movement ...

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Zacks: Shippers Have Good Year Ahead

Zacks Shippers Have Good Year Ahead

2015 will be good for the shipping industry with sector specific risks projected to decline and new investment ...

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Shanghai Port Improves January Container Stats

Shanghai Port Improves January Container Stats

China’s Shanghai port, a global leader in annual container volumes handled, has increased its January ...

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China Lifts Ban on Valemaxes

China Lifts Ban on Valemaxes

Chinese Ministry of Transport has issued a circular on the design of 400,000 DWT bulk carries entering Chinese ...

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Eurogate: Giant Boxships Bring Record Volumes

Eurogate Giant Boxships Bring Record Volumes

Germany’s terminal operator Eurogate Group increased its container handling volumes Europe-wide in 2014 by ...

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Drybulk Shipowners Pool Capesizes

Drybulk Shipowners Pool Capesizes

Bocimar International NV, CTM (C Transport Holding Ltd), Golden Union Shipping, Golden Ocean Group and STAR BULK ...

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Ordering Spree Could Lead to Tanker Market's Ruin

Ordering Spree Could Lead to Tanker Market's Ruin

A steep rise in vessel orders risks bringing the recent bonanza in oil tanker shipping to an abrupt end, according ...

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US West Coast Ports Reopen as Contract Talks Resume

US West Coast Ports Reopen as Contract Talks Resume

The US West Coast ports reopened Monday morning after employers closed the docks for two days, International ...

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NITC Facing Blacklisting in EU Again

NITC Facing Blacklisting in EU Again

The National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) is facing blacklisting again by the European Union as it has failed in ...

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China VLCC Inks Charter Deals with BP and Shell

China VLCC Inks Charter Deals with BP and Shell

China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) has though its subsidiary, China VLCC, chartered out two Very Large Crude ...

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Japan Vows Support for Indian Ship Recycling Sector

Japan Vows Support for Indian Ship Recycling Sector

 Japan is said to be moving towards providing official development assistance to upgrade facilities and improve ...

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ILO Revises Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention

ILO Revises Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention

International Labour Organization (ILO) held a tripartite meeting of employers, seafarers’ unions and governments ...

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New 0.1% ECA Fuel Launched in Colombia

Tanks at the groups' refinery

Marine fuel supplier Bunkers International together with its JV partner,  CI Vanoil Ltda. have launched a new ...

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Recovery Deal Signed for OW Bunker Far East

ow bunker

Liquidators from KPMG and receivers represented by PricewaterhouseCooopers (PWC) have signed a cooperation ...

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Kuwaiti Oil Tanker Fights Off Pirate Attack

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A Kuwaiti oil tanker sailing through the Gulf of Aden managed to fend off a pirate attack on Sunday, February 8th. ...

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CMA CGM Opts for DP World London Gateway

CMA CGM Opts for DP World London Gateway

Container shipping company CMA CGM has launched services from West Africa to DP World London Gateway Port. The CMA ...

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Carriers That Don’t Order Big Ships Will Be Left Behind

19,100 TEU CSCL Globe

The window of opportunity for carriers to order 18-20,000 teu mega ships is closing and those that do not make the ...

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