Climate Activists Target Coal Shipments in Indonesia

Climate activists have continued their protest against coal shipments over the weekend targeting Indonesia, the ...

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Carriers to Reveal New Alliance This Week

The latest market rumors on the formation of a new global carrier alliance seem to be true as companies that have ...

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Adonia Sets Off on Historic Voyage to Cuba

Fathom’s Adonia departed Miami on May 1 and is en route to Havana to become the first cruise ship to sail ...

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Busiest February at Port of Long Beach since 1911

The U.S. Port of Long Beach has reported the highest cargo volume for the month of February and extended cargo ...

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Cheniere to Send Up to 60 More LNG Cargos to France

Houston-based energy company Cheniere Energy has, through its wholly owned subsidiary Cheniere Marketing ...

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US Ports Need Federal Strategy Against Cyber Attacks

U.S. Federal officials should forge a comprehensive strategy to defend the nation’s ports from cyber attacks, Port ...

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CLIA: Cruise Ships Bring Big Bucks to US

Cruise lines, their passengers and crew spent a record USD 21 billion in the U.S. in 2014, up 16 percent since 2010 ...

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US House Passes Bill to Lift Crude Oil Export Ban

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved the bill to lift the 40-year-old ban on crude exports, but the ...

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US Charges 3 More Shipping Execs with Ro-Ro Price Fixing

The U.S. Department of Justice has indicted three more former ocean freight executives for participating in a ...

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US Court Orders EPA to Rewrite Ballast Water Rulebook

The U.S. Court of Appeals’ 2nd Circuit has ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to rewrite rules ...

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Lifting US Oil Export Ban a Mixed Blessing for Tanker Market

The crude tanker market stands to benefit if restrictions on U.S. crude exports are lifted, as it will support more ...

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Puerto Rico's Push for Jones Act Exemption Under Fire

The recently proposed five-year plan that would allow non U.S.-flagged ships to transport cargo between the U.S. ...

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US Port Performance Act Would Not Cost an Arm and a Leg

The implementation of the Port Performance Act, a program to collect statistical information on the largest 25 ...

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US Retailers Urge Passage of Port Statistics Bill

The US National Retail Federation and more than 100 other business groups have issued a letter calling for passage ...

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FMC Releases Report on Congestion at U.S. Container Ports

FMC Releases Report on Congestion at US Container Ports

A staff report released by the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has identified cargo growth, investment ...

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Back-to-School Season to Bolster US Import Volumes

Back-to-School Season to Bolster US Import Volumes

Import cargo volume at major US retail container ports is expected to increase 7.3 percent in July over the same ...

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USA Bankrolls Panama Canal LNG Terminal Feasibility Study

USA Backs Panama Canal LNG Terminal Study

The US Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) to support the planning of ...

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Global Watchdogs to Keep Closer Eye on Shipping Alliances

Global Watchdogs to Keep Closer Eye on Shipping Alliances

Monitoring of the ever growing shipping alliances warrants a closer contact and better communication between ...

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USA Bans Cruises-to-Nowhere

USA Bans Cruises to Nowhere

The US-based cruise operator Carnival Cruise Lines has confirmed that it will no longer offer the so-called ...

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Port of Long Beach to Get USD 555 Million for Upgrades

Port of Long Beach to Get USD 555 Million for Upgrades

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved an USD 829 million budget for the Harbor Department’s ...

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Costly US Shale Oil Good News for Tanker Operators

Costly US Shale Oil Good News for Tanker Operators

A key driver of future tanker shipping earnings will be the extent to which US shale oil production is taken out of ...

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