DP World Eyes 10 Pct of Globally Traded Goods

DP World Eyes 10 Pct of Globally Traded Goods

Dubai-based terminal operator DP World plans to acquire 10% of goods traded on global level by the end of the year, ...

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Evergreen Line to Tap Into Intra-Asia Trade Growth

Evergreen Line to Tap Into Intra-Asia Trade Growth

Ocean carrier Evergreen Line said it will team up with CMA CGM’s intra-Asia carrier Cheng Lie Navigation ...

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Port of Hamburg Marks Record Throughput

Port of Hamburg Marks Record Throughput

Germany’s Port of Hamburg has set a record high 110 million tons throughput in the first nine months of 2014, ...

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Small Island States Still Cut Off from Major Trade Routes

Small Island States Still Cut Off from Major Trade Routes

Small island developing states (SIDS) face severe and complex transport challenges, UNCTAD’s Review of ...

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UNCTAD: Global Seaborne Trade Marks Modest Growth

UNCTAD: Global Seaborne Trade Marks Modest Growth

Reflecting stumbling growth in the world economy, world seaborne shipments grew by an average of just 3.8 per cent ...

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EU: Trade Restrictions Still Prevalent

Trade Restrictions Still Prevalent

 The tendency to impose trade-restricting measures remains strong among the EU’s commercial partners, ...

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Drewry: Delivery of ULCVs a Double Whammy

Delivery of ULCVs a Double-Whammy

The delivery of some 54 ships of at least 10,000 teu, expected to be deployed in the Asia-North Europe trade ...

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China Earmarks USD 40 Bn for Silk Road Fund

President of China Xi Jinping

China plans to invest USD 40 billion to establish a Silk Road Fund, as announced by the country’s president ...

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Increased Asian Container Trade at JAXPORT

Increased Asian Container Trade at JAXPORT

Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) achieved 20 percent growth in Asian container shipments during the fiscal ...

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Infographic: Maritime Trade Laws

Law of the Seas

Since over 90% of the entire World’s trade occurs by the sea, it is important for its entirety to be carefully ...

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EU Court of Justice to Deliberate on Singapore Trade Deal

EU Court of Justice to Deliberate on Singapore Trade Deal

The European Commission has decided to request an opinion of the EU Court of Justice on the competence to sign and ...

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Bureau Veritas to Operate Single Window in Congo

Bureau Veritas to Operate Single Window in Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo has awarded the consortium Bureau Veritas BIVAC B.V. / Soget, the concession to ...

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Canada-South Korea Free Trade Agreement Signed

Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea and Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper

On September 22, 2014, the high officials of Canada and South Korea signed Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement ...

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Iran Open to Baku-Anzali Line Revival

Iran Open to Baku-Anzali Line Revival

Iran is ready to re-establish the Baku-Anzali shipping line to improve its ties with Azerbaijan.  Reza Mansour, ...

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Russia Sanctions Cause Concern for Swedish Trade

Russia Sanctions Cause Concern for Swedish Trade

Swedish trade may suffer a huge blow as a result of ever more tense relations between Russia and the EU that have ...

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The Dutch Show Their Might at SMM

The Dutch Show Their Might at SMM0

As this year’s SMM conference and exhibition in Hamburg is expected to be the largest so far, the same goes for the ...

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India Eyes Port of Chabahar’s Upgrade

India Eyes Port of Chabahar's Upgrade

The Government of India has assigned USD 100 million for upgrading the port of Chabahar in Iran, the final ...

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DFDS Suspends New Route amid EU-Russia Tensions

DFDS Suspends New Route amid EU-Russia Tensions

Danish shipping company DFDS decided to suspend the newly launched service between Travemünde in Germany and ...

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Canada’s Marine Ports Key for Trade Growth

Canada's Marine Ports Key for Trade Growth

Canada’s Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt announced changes that will allow all Canada Port Authorities ...

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China’s Trade Surplus Positive Sign for Shipping

China's Trade Surplus Positive Sign for Shipping

China recorded a trade surplus of USD 47.3 billion in July 2014. The record high surplus came on the back of very ...

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Fiji Ready for Economic Partnership with EU

Fiji Ready for Economic Partnership with EU

The Government of Fiji has notified the European Union of its decision to apply the interim Economic Partnership ...

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