Transformation of How Ports Operate Imminent

IBM expert discusses digitization of the maritime industry.

Japanese Containership JV Gets 'All Clear' from Regulators

Ocean Network Express has received all necessary merger approvals from local competition authorities.

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MT Barrett and Its 22 Crew Rescued from Pirates

MT Barrett and its 22 crew members have been released from captivity after a six-day ordeal.

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Pirates Kidnap MT Barrett's 22 Crew, Company Confirms

Union Maritime confirmed that MT Barrett's 22 crew members were kidnapped by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea on January 10.

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Interview: Global Trade at Geopolitical Crossroads

John Sitilides, Geopolitical Strategist at Trilogy Advisors speaks on geopolitical challenges that lie ahead.

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Spotted: New Cranes Heading to MedPort Tangier

The first 3 of 12 new remote-controlled STS cranes have departed China and are en route to the MedPort Tangier terminal.

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PAI Takes the Helm at Port of Cotonou

Port of Antwerp International (PAI) takes over the management at the Port of Cotonou in Benin.

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Libya-Bound Ship Loaded with Explosive Materials Seized

Greek authorities seize a Tanzanian-flagged cargo ship carrying materials to Libya intended to make explosives.

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VLCCs, Boxships to Benefit from Extended Suez Canal Cuts

Suez Canal Authority decided to extend the toll benefits for VLCCs and containerships.

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IMB: Piracy against Ships Drops to 22-Year Low in 2017

A total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to IMB in 2017.

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Value of 15-Year-Old Handysize Bulkers to Rise by 33 Pct

Three second-hand vessel types are expected to see a considerable increase in value over the coming year.

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Suez Canal Authority Extends Toll Cuts for Dry Bulkers

The Suez Canal Authority has extended the discount offered to dry bulk vessels until the end of 2018.

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2018 Another Year of Pain for Tanker Owners?

An ominous cloud seems to be hovering over the tanker market as the sector sails into another challenging year.

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Injured Crewman Evacuated from Tanker off South Africa

A 38-year-old Filipino crewman has been evacuated from the oil tanker Grand Lady off Port Elizabeth, South Africa. 

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of the first week of January 2018.

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Suez Canal Bags USD 5.3 Bn in Revenue in 2017

2017 was a good year for the Suez Canal as higher traffic in the waterway brought about a 5.6 pct revenue increase.

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2018 a Year of Transformation for Port Operators

2018 could be a defining year for global ports industry, according to the international law firm Ince & Co, ...

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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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Editor's Picks of 2017

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

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Top Articles of the Year

2017 Year in Review: Here are the year's biggest news stories

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Top Images of the Year

Our picks for the top maritime images of 2017.

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Antwerp Port to Manage West African Cotonou Port

Port of Antwerp International has been appointed to manage and modernize the Port of Cotonou in West Africa.

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Ship Critical Systems Easy Target for Hackers

Hackers can easily access and over-ride ship critical systems, results of a Naval Dome tests show.

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Containership, Gas Fleets to Grow by 150 Pct by 2050

The container shipping and gas fleets are expected to see a rise of almost 150 percent by 2050.

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BIMCO: Dry Bulk Demand to Outstrip Supply in 2018

BIMCO expects the global demand growth in the dry bulk sector to outstrip supply growth in 2018.

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IEA: Coal Demand to Remain Flat to 2022

Calm seas seem to be ahead for coal carrier owners in the next five years amid flat global demand for coal.

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World Maritime News Gets a New Mobile Website!

World Maritime News has a new and improved mobile website.

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Seychelles Charges Somali Pirates Detained in November

Six Somali nationals have been charged with 'committing an act of piracy' and 'attempting an act of piracy'.

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