9 Pct of Global Terminals Are Semi-Automated

Interview with Daniel Schäfer, Market Analyst at German DS Research.

Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read articles of the past week.

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U.S., Russia Propose Voluntary Bering Strait Shipping Routes

U.S., Russia proposed a system of two-way routes for vessels to follow in the Bering Strait and the Bering Sea.

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Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Bill to Improve Working Conditions

Bangladesh passes ship recycling bill to improve working conditions in its shipbreaking yards.

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11 Nations Hammer Out Deal on Trans-Pacific Partnership

Eleven countries finalize agreement on the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

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Dutch Govt Looking into Bill on Armed Guards on board Ships

Dutch House of Representatives is debating a bill on the introduction of private security guards on board merchant ships.

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India Eases Rules for Issuing CDC for Seafarers

India has opted to ease some of its rules in an effort to remove obstacles for seafarers.

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UAE Lays Down the Rules for Tankers

Foreign flagged tankers carrying crude oil and products in UAE waters have to be less than 25 years old.

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UAE Introduces Safety Net for Seafarers

UAE introduces compulsory insurance for seafarers in case of abandonment, death or injury.

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Shipping Companies Excluded from World's Largest Fund

Shipping majors have been excluded from the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) for beaching ships.

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Canada Fines Hapag-Lloyd Boxship for Violating Speed Limit

Canada has fined a boxship for alleged non-compliance while a temporary mandatory speed limit for ships was in effect.

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Shipping Needs Uniform Rules to Adopt Green Technologies

Lack of uniform international legal framework is to hinder shipping's adoption of green technologies.

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Canada Lifts Speed Limit for Ships in Gulf of St. Lawrence

Canada has lifted the temporary mandatory slowdown for commercial vessels operating in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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Canada Unveils New Arctic Shipping Safety Regulations

Canada has introduced new Arctic Shipping Safety and Pollution Prevention Regulations. 

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ABS Grants AIP for Hyundai Heavy's FPSO Hull Design

Hyundai Heavy has received an Approval in Principle (AIP) for its FPSO hull design from ABS.

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Seafarers’ Rights to Shore Leave Reinforced

Seafarers' rights to shore leave have been strengthened through amendments which entered into force on January 1.

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Top Interviews of 2017

Here are the top interviews in 2017.

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Editor's Picks of 2017

2017 Year in Review: Editor's picks of the year

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ECSA: It's Time for Single Shipping Market

ECSA has welcomed the recent move by the EC that could pave the way for the single shipping market.

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NITC Ready for EU MRV

National Iranian Tanker Company awarded EU MRV compliance certificate.

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No Magic Bullet for Sustainable Shipping

The maritime industry needs to piece together individual technologies to create efficient vessels.

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IBIA: Low Sulphur Fuel Best Solution for Global Cap

Low sulphur fuel oil is believed to be the best solution for compliance with the 0.50% sulphur limit in 2020.

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35 States Pen Declaration on Cutting Shipping's Emissions

The international maritime transport industry has to take urgent measures in order to cut its share of emissions.

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IMO Assembly Adopts Vision and Strategic Directions

IMO Assembly adopted strategic directions and vision for 2018-2023 at its 30th session in London, United Kingdom.

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NGOs Denounce PHP Yard's Shipbreaking Certification

Statements of Compliance with the Hong Kong Convention are no guarantee for safe shipbreaking activities, NGO says.

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Environmental Legislation Key Priority for BIMCO

Environmental legislation will be at the top of the agenda of Angus Frew, Secretary General & CEO of BIMCO.

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Ballast Free LNG-Carrier Design Steals the Spotlight

The industry is making a step forward in achieving ballast-free shipping with new 30,000m³ B-FREE LNG carrier design.

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IMO Assembly Elects New 40-Member Council

The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has elected new members of its council for the ...

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