Warranty Surveyors to Reduce Cargo Shifting Risk

Due to a recent increase in the incidence of deck cargoes shifting in heavy weather, the London P&I Club said ...

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NOC Hopes to Take Back Control of Two Oil Ports

Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) believes it will retake control of the country’s two major oil ...

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Industry Looking for Ways to Return to Faster Volume Growth

The shipping industry is looking for ways to return to faster expansion in volumes as the slowdown in volume growth ...

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Little Hope for Asia-West Africa Volume Recovery

Carriers in the Asia to West Africa container trade could be dragged through another woeful demand story as the ...

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Giant Boxships Pose Risks That Are Not Being Discussed

There are numerous risks of technical nature not being considered when opting to construct the ever bigger ...

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BIMCO: Dry Bulk Industry's Road to Profitability

The dry bulk shipping industry remains well on target for profitable freight rates in 2019 if the projected fleet ...

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Seven Missing after Turkish Ship Sinks off Libya

At least seven seafarers are missing after their vessel, the Turkey-flagged cargo ship Tinaztepe S, sank off the ...

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Stricken BBC Shanghai Towed to Dock

The general cargo ship BBC Shanghai arrived at the port of East London’s dock earlier today after it suffered ...

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Somali Pirates Release Aris 13 and Its Crew

The Somali pirates have freed the Comoros-flagged bunkering tanker Aris 13 and its crew, according to Oceans Beyond ...

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Report: Two Libyan Ports Retaken by LNA

East Libyan forces have managed to regain control of two major oil ports in Libya on March 14, after they were ...

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Cargo Ship Suffers Engine Issue off Port St Johns

The 4,900 dwt general cargo vessel BBC Shanghai encountered engine troubles while it was sailing south of Port St ...

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ITF: Abandoned Bulker Crew Return Home

Seventeen crewmembers of the bulk carrier Sea Honest, who were abandoned unpaid and unprovisioned in Algeria in ...

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Pirates Demand Ransom for Hijacked Aris 13

Somali pirates, who hijacked the Comoros-flagged bunkering tanker Aris 13 off the coast of Somalia, are demanding a ...

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Somali Pirates Hijack First Vessel since 2012

The Somali pirates have hijacked a Comoros-flagged bunkering tanker while it was sailing near the Horn of Africa, ...

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New Breakbulk Service between Ghent and Guinea Launched

The French African Maritime Agencies Guinea and logistics provider Lalemant have decided to set up a new regular ...

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Value of Marine Freight Industry to Reach USD 210 Bn by 2021

The global marine freight industry is expected to return to 2014 levels by mid-2019 and reach a value of ...

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Global Maritime Kidnaps Jump by 44 Pct in 2016

Maritime kidnaps across the globe surged by 44 percent in 2016, in part driven by an uptick of activity in the Gulf ...

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Clarksons: Shipyards' Forward Cover Drops to 2.3 Years

Shipyards have been struggling with reduced vessel ordering for years as global output dropped and capacity ...

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Gunmen Attack Bulker off Nigeria

A bulk carrier was attacked off Nigeria on March 8 when seven gunmen approached in a skiff and fired upon the ship ...

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BIMCO: Dry Bulk Fleet Tops 800 Mn dwt

Driven by a drop in dry bulk demolition and a surge in deliveries, the dry bulk fleet grew by 2.6% year-on-year in ...

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THE Alliance Unveils Safety Net in Case of Bankruptcy

The five member lines of THE Alliance said that they will establish an independent trustee to manage funds to be ...

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Calcium Hypochlorite Suspected Cause of APL Austria's Fire

The suspected cause of the fire on board the Liberian cargo vessel APL Austria is a chemical known as ...

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Carriers Start 2017 with Grim Outlook

As the container shipping industry continues to be plagued by the same challenges since the onset of the 2008 ...

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K Line Faces Penalty for Price-Fixing in South Africa

Japanese shipping company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd (K Line) is facing a fine for its alleged involvement in a ...

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BBC Caribbean Crew Released from Captivity

Eight Russian and Ukrainian seafarers who were kidnapped from their vessel BBC Caribbean have been released after ...

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Military Conflicts Close 2 Oil Ports in Libya

Military conflicts have forced two of Libya’s oil ports to close, negatively impacting the country’s ...

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