US-Flagged Ships to Carry 30 Pct of US LNG Exports

A bipartisan bill titled Energizing American Maritime Act was introduced last week to the US Congress requiring up ...

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ILA Calls Off Strike, Seeks Meeting with Congress

The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) urged its members not to stage any strikes as the union ...

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New Sanctions on Iran Would Have Chilling Effect on Business

Following the easing of sanctions against Iran by the US and five other world powers, Europe has been eager to ...

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Mississippi Port Duo Deepens Ties with Cuba

Mississippi’s ports of Pascagoula and Gulfport signed deals with Cuba on February 20, with an aim of ...

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NRF: Imports at US Container Ports to Grow by 4.6 Pct

Imports at US major retail container ports are expected to rise by 4.6 percent during the first half of 2017 over ...

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Report: US Court Approves Sale of Hanjin’s Stake in TTI

The US Bankruptcy Court has approved the USD 78 million sale of Hanjin Shipping’s stake in terminal operator ...

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Major US Retail Ports Busy During Holidays

Imports at the major US retail container ports saw a larger than expected increase during the industry’s busy ...

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US Approves New Water Resources Bill

The US has adopted a final water resources development bill which focuses on the Harbor Maintenance Tax, providing ...

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Hanjin to Sell Its Asia to US Route Network

South Korea’s container carrier Hanjin Shipping could sell its entire Asia to US route network, as well as ...

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FMC Collects USD 338,000 in Civil Penalties

The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of USD 338,000 in ...

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Moody's Sets US Cruise Industry's Outlook at Stable

The outlook for the US lodging and cruise industry has been revised to stable from positive reflecting the ...

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VLGC Rates Under Pressure amid US Cargo Cancellations

A wave of cargo cancellations from the US is putting additional pressure on Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC) rates, ...

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August Import Volume Set to Rise in US Container Ports

An increase in cargo import cargo volume at major retail container ports in the US is expected in August as the ...

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India, US to Boost Maritime Ties

India and the United States are to deepen the scope of cooperation in the maritime sector, with the American ports ...

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Ocean Alliance to Increase US East and Gulf Coast Service

Shipping companies from the Ocean Alliance are looking to deploy increased ocean carrier services from Asia to the ...

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New Panama Canal Brings US LNG Closer to Asia

The newly expanded Panama Canal has significant implications for LNG trade, reducing travel time and transportation ...

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13,000 TEU Boxships to Find New Homes amid US Demand Slump

Weak US demand is forcing container shipping companies to search for new homes for their 13,000 TEU ...

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Hyundai Glovis Refuses to Use US-Registered Vessels

South Korean logistics company Hyundai Glovis, a unit of auto giant Hyundai Motor Group, has rejected the proposals ...

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US House of Reps Passes LNG Exports Permitting Measure

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the FY17 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on Thursday, which ...

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NRF: US Import Volumes Drop from Last Year’s Records

Import cargo volume at major retail container ports in the US is expected to be at some of its highest levels ever ...

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Iran Threatens to Close Strait of Hormuz to US

Iran is threatening to shut the Strait of Hormuz, a major choke-point for oil shipments, to US vessels and its ...

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