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All Eyes on IMO to Draft Ship Pollution Reduction Strategy

International Maritime Organization

IMO is under the spotlight as 72nd session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee starts in London.

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Doraleh Container Terminal Deal Still in Force, DP World Says

DP World insists that its concession to operate Doraleh Container Terminal remains in force.

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IMO's Weak Governance Impacting Climate Change Action

Transparency International says private sector's interests impacting IMO's action on climate change.

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Pirates Fire Upon Tanker in Gulf of Aden

Tanker thwarts boarding after being chased by pirates in the Gulf of Aden.

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UN Blacklists 27 Ships over North Korea Links

UN adds 27 ships to its blacklist as part of its clamp down on North Korea over its nuclear program.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of the past week.

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Nigeria Starts Construction of Lekki Deep Sea Port in Lagos

Nigeria's government has launched the construction of the Lekki Deep Sea Port in Lagos.

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A Quarter of Seafarers Show Signs of Depression, Study Says

Study: More than a quarter of seafarers show signs of depression, and many won’t ask for help.

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CMA CGM Eyes USD 660 Mn Container Terminal in Djibouti?

CMA CGM is said to be in talks with Djibouti on developing a new container terminal in the country.

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Pressure Mounts on IMO to Set CO2 Reduction Targets

Governments will have to compromise on the reduction of CO2 emissions by shipping.

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DP World Bags 30-Year Port Concession Deal in Congo

DP World has won a 30-year concession for the management and development of a deep-water port in Congo.

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What Will Be THE Marine Fuel of the Future?

Containership

WMN explores what will be the fuel of choice for owners ahead of IMO's 2020 Sulfur Cap.

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VLCC Scrapping in Q1 Breaks Last Year’s Total

2018 is off to a great start when it comes to removing of outdated tanker tonnage from the oversupplied fleet.

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Breaking: Another Fire on Maersk Boxship, Crew Safe

A fire erupts on board the Maersk Kensington while the ship was en route from Salalah toward Suez.

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Libya Arrests Tanker due to Oil Smuggling Suspicions

Libya arrested the Togo-flagged bunkering tanker Lamar on suspicion of oil smuggling.

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Armed Pirates Board Tanker off Nigeria

Pirates armed with guns boarded a product tanker approaching the Bonny Fairway Buoy, Nigeria, on March 6.

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IACS: Adapting to Industry Change Requires Cooperation

The world's biggest classification societies need to pull together to adapt to the rapid pace of change in the industry.

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Interview: Unmanned Ships - Are We There Yet?

Oskar Levander speaks of the current state of play with regard to the development of autonomous ships.

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Somalia Annuls DP World's Contract with Somaliland?

The government of Somalia reportedly revoked the contract between DP World and Somaliland.

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Dry Bulkers Worth More than Tankers and Boxships

The dry bulk fleet is now worth more than the combined value of the tanker fleet, leapfrogging containerships as well.

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (5-9 March, 2018)

Here are the most read stories of the past week.

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Seafarers Happiness Index Down

The average seafarer happiness level in the fourth quarter of 2017 was 6.25 out of 10.

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Transas CEO: We Have All Been Block-Chained

Transas CEO: Maritime operations and fleet processes continue to be in limbo.

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Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative Lunched

Shipowners, banks and charity organizations team up on ship recycling transparency.

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Djibouti's DCT Pens Port Deal with PIL

The port deal is expected to bring an additional 300,000 TEU containers to the terminal per annum.

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US to Dominate Global Oil Supply in Next 5 Years

The United States is set to take over the throne as the world's largest oil producer in the next five years.

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Antwerp, Dakar Ports Strengthen Ties

Antwerp and Dakar port authorities plan to collaborate more closely in the next few years as they signed a ...

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