113 Ships Detained for MLC-Related Deficiencies

113 Ships Detained for MLC-Related Deficiencies

Since the entry into force of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC, 2006),  113 ships were detained by one of the ...

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Busy Week for Hanjin Heavy

Busy Week for Hanjin Heavy

South Korea’s Hanjin Heavy Industries (HHI) has won a contract to build two containerships for an undisclosed ...

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Port Everglades Marks Record Revenue

Port Everglades Marks Record Revenue

Passenger moves at South Florida’s Port Everglades topped 4 million in 2014, with a record number of 3.88 ...

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Liberian Registry’s Ships Unaffected by Ebola

Liberian Registry's Ships Unaffected by Ebola

The Liberian Registry has supported the International Maritime Organization’s recommendation that there should be ...

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DSME Strikes Again

DSME Strikes Again

South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has won orders for three container ships ...

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JAXPORT Preps for Bigger Ships

JAXPORT Preps for Bigger Ships

The U.S. port of Jacksonville (JAXPORT) has finalized a USD 37.6 million contract to purchase three new 100-gauge ...

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Ships Collide as Super Storm Hits Port Botany

Ships Collide as Super Storm Hits Port Botany

A super storm that hit Sydney Tuesday night wrought havoc on the city’s commercial Port Botany, cutting the ...

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Maersk CEO: We Need to Order Less Ships

We Need to Order Less Ships

Making money by investing into ships on speculation is limited, despite the fact that prices of ships are pretty ...

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Robots on Board Ships?

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One of the major problems faced by the maritime industry is the lack of skilled manpower both in ports and onboard ...

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TBN Triples Coverage Area

TBN Triples Coverage Area

Florida’s MTN Communications says the number of Terrestrial Broadband Network-connected cruise ships has ...

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China Awards Subsidies for Scrapping Old Ships

China Awards Subsidies for Scrapping Old Ships

Four Chinese shipping companies have received subsidies from the Chinese government worth a total of USD 293.3 ...

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Underwater Robots Scanning Ships for Contraband

Underwater Robots Searching Ships for Contraband

MIT researchers have at the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems unveiled an oval-shaped ...

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Mitsui Hires Five Ships for Exporting Cameron LNG

Mitsui Hires Eight Ships for Exporting Cameron LNG

Japanese-based trading house Mitsui & Co. said it was pushing forward with the procurement of eight LNG ships ...

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Cosco Books Five Mega Container Ships

Cosco Books Five Mega Container Ships

China Cosco Holdings Co (CCHC) has placed an order for the construction of five giant 14,500 TEU container ships , ...

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Fewer Yards Delivering Ships on Global Scale

Fewer Yards Delivering Ships on Global Scale

The global dowturn in contracting activity has seen various fluctuations in the newbuilding tonnage delivered ...

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Japan Keen on Building Russian Ships

Japan Keen to Build Russian Ships

Prospects for the construction of vessels for Russian customers, issues of access to the Russian market for novel ...

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Northrop Grumman Winterising Arctic Operating Ships

Northrop Grumman Winterising Arctic Operating Ships

Northrop Grumman Corporation has developed a winterisation field upgrade kit that will extend the low temperature ...

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ABB Snatches Multi-Million Service Deal

ABB Snatches Multi-Million Service Deal

ABB power and automation technology group has signed an extensive service agreement with Royal Caribbean Cruises ...

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Thermal Plants aboard Ships

Thermal Plants aboard Ships

Calnetix Technologies has introduced a new system that produces up to 125 kW of power for the ship’s electric load ...

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Freeport Ship Channel Readying for Larger Ships

Freeport Ship Channel Getting Ready for Larger Ships

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the U.S.-based provider of dredging services, as well as environmental ...

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Guatemala’s Puerto Quetzal Prepping for Mega-Ships

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Grup TCB, a global reference in maritime freight management, has laid the cornerstone of a yard extension to Puerto ...

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