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The rise of e-commerce has prompted a need for centralized information in the supply chain.

IMB: Piracy Attacks More Than Double in Gulf of Guinea

Piracy watch

IMB PRC: Piracy increased in 2018, with a marked rise in attacks against ships and crews around West Africa.

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Early Installers of Scrubbers Will Be Considered Visionary

Scrubber

Adams: There has been a lot of loose speculation about the environmental impact of open-loop scrubbers.

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Authorities Confiscate 706 Kg of Cocaine Hidden in a Boxship

Containers

South African authorities have confiscated 706 kilos of cocaine hidden at the bottom of a 30-story containership.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of the past week.

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Robbers Attack Two Tankers off Lagos, Nigeria

Piracy

IMB Piracy Reporting Centre: Armed robbers attacked two tankers off the coast of Nigeria on January 7.

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BIMCO: EU, China, US Need to Support Counter-Piracy in GoG

Counter-piracy efforts

BIMCO: Maritime powers need to expand their collaboration with local states to curb piracy in Gulf of Guinea.

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Human Errors Caused Collision between Ulysse & CSL Virginia

Collision Ulysse CSL Virginia

A series of human errors caused the collision between Ro-Ro ship Ulysse and CSL Virginia.

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Good News and Bad News for Container Ports in 2019

Container handling

The global container terminal industry is expected to remain a very profitable business in 2019.

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Drewry: Small LNG Projects the Next Big Thing

LNG Carriers

Drewry expects an increase in ordering of small LNG carriers in 2019 and beyond.

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Pirates Kidnap Crew Members from MSC Containership off Benin

MSC containership

Several crew members missing from MSC containership after a pirate attack off the coast of Benin, West Africa.

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Readers’ Picks of the Month

Find out which articles were popular in December.

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10 Most Read Stories of 2018

2018

These are the 10 most read stories of 2018.

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Liner Schedule Reliability Up in November

Schedule reliability of the 20 top ocean carriers across 25 trade lanes rose by 5.3 percent from October to ...

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Watch Suez Canal Conduct One of Its Toughest Transits

Suez Canal

A giant floating production storage and offloading unit passes through the waterway.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most popular stories of the past week.

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Industry Calls for Extension of Consortia Block Exemption

Venta Maersk

Liner shipping associations have asked the European Commission to extend the EU consortia block exemption regulation.

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Cruise Industry Targets 40 Pct Carbon Footprint Cut by 2030

Cruise ship

The cruise industry has committed to reduce the rate of carbon emissions across the industry fleet by 40 percent by 2030.

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THE Alliance to Deploy Over 249 Ships in 2019

Afif

Members of THE Alliance, Hapag-Lloyd, Ocean Network Express, and Yang Ming have revamped their service network for 2019.

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Kidnapped Crew of MV Pomerenia Sky Freed

Piracy

The eleven seafarers who were kidnapped from MV Pomerenia Sky in October off the Nigerian coast have been released.

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Gibson: 70+ VLCCs Poised for Delivery in 2019

VLCC

Over 70 newbuild very large crude carriers (VLCCs) are scheduled for delivery next year.

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IMO MSC Identifies 4 Degrees of Ship Automation

RR Autonomous ship

Maritime Safety Committee approved the framework & methodology for the regulatory scoping exercise on autonomous ships.

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Golar LNG Moves Ahead with Another LNGC Conversion

Golar LNG Carrier

Golar LNG is moving ahead with its plans to convert one of its LNG carriers into a floating liquefaction vessel.

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Poten: Repositioning the Empties

tanker

A lot of “empties” have to be repositioned from the Pacific to the Atlantic.

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Navis: 6 Emerging Trends to Keep an Eye on

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There are some emerging trends that owners should be watching closely.

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Three Key Ship Types to Watch in 2019

ships

There are three major ship types to keep a close eye on in 2019.

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IMO MSC to Tackle Safety Issues Related to Marine Fuel Use

ships at anchorage

The IMO's MSC has committed to take actions to tackle safety issues related to the use of marine fuel.

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BW LPG Praises Its Crew for Damn Good Seamanship

BW Frigg

BW LPG revealed that the crew of its LPG carrier BW Frigg thwarted a pirate attack on October 29.

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