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Niche Carriers Offer Better Rewards, but with Higher Risks

Niche carriers have both outperformed and vastly underperformed the top 16 carriers, with a high degree of ...

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Drewry: Container Trade Outlook Rises with More Volumes

World container trade appears to be back on track after two lean years, right on time for carriers that are taking ...

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Interview: Do Seafarers Really Matter?

Seafaring has been described as a vital support mechanism for the global economy by the International Maritime ...

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Maersk CEO: Five or Six Carriers to Survive Consolidation

Further consolidation in the container shipping market seems to be imminent and is likely to result in the survival ...

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GulfNav Delivers Higher Profit in H1

Dubai-based shipping company Gulf Navigation Holding (GulfNav) saw a 33% growth in net profits by the end of the ...

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DP World, Suez Canal Zone Set Up JV

Dubai-based port and terminal operator DP World has agreed with the General Authority of Suez Canal Zone to form a ...

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Thailand's Terminal Hosts First Q-Max LNG Carrier

The liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier Bu Samra has delivered the first Q-Max cargo of LNG to Thailand’s Map ...

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Mwani Qatar, Muntajat Ink MoU to Benefit from Port Services

Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani Qatar) and Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution ...

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More US Coal Exports to Aid Dry Bulk Market

US seaborne coal exports have turned years of negative growth around and seem to be climbing for a third quarter in ...

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New Trade Routes to Drive Demand for LNG Carriers?

The growth of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers over the past decade has been synonymous with the growth in ...

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Oversupply to Put More Pressure on Chemical Shipping Rates

The shipping fleet trading in chemical and vegoil markets is set to accelerate at a much faster pace than demand, ...

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SeaIntel: Carriers to Pursue Increased Market Share?

The continuing delivery of containerships could affect the competitive dynamics, forcing some carriers to pursue ...

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India to Start Ops at Iran's Chabahar Port by 2018

India is looking to start operations at the Chabahar Port in Iran by 2018, according to the country’s ...

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More Needs to Be Done to Comply with 2020 Sulfur Cap

The industry needs to redouble its commitment to comply with and enforce the IMO Marpol VI Regulations despite ...

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New Ballast Water Initiative for Ships at Saudi Aramco Ports

Starting from August 16, 2017, all ships from international waters will be required to provide a ballast water ...

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Milaha's 1H Profit Halved amid Difficult Shipping Market

Marine transporter Qatar Navigation (Milaha) recorded a 51.7 percent decrease in its net profit for the first half ...

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Fitch Upgrades DP World’s Rating

Dubai-based port and terminal operator DP World has seen its Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) upgraded to BBB+ ...

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Top Carriers More Reliable in Q2

Global schedule reliability improved 2.3 percentage points to 74.6% in the second quarter of 2017, from 72.3% in ...

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Carriers Getting Busier on Asia-Middle East Route

Spot rates in the Asia to Middle East market are seeing the most traction as container shipments on the route ...

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Bahri Pushes for Saudi Arabia’s Entry into IMO Council

National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has joined a meeting with the International Maritime Organization ...

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Clarksons: Boxship Orderbook to Continue Diminishing

The containership orderbook has diminished by 30% in capacity terms since the start of 2016 and in the first half ...

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OFE: Crude Tanker Market Faces Further Headwinds

Recent developments in the crude tanker market, such as the delay in the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention ...

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Drewry: FSRUs More Profitable than LNG Carriers

Despite falling freight rates for floating storage regasification units (FSRUs), investment returns at current ...

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Carrier Reliability Continues Growing

Carriers’ overall on-time and transit time reliability improved by 6.8%, increasing from 63.3% in May 2017 to 70.1% ...

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Sharjah Moon Crew Join Over 50 Indian Sailors to Return Home

The stranded Indian crew members of MV Sharjah Moon have finally returned home, India’s Consulate General in ...

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Bahri's Profit Hit by Lower Spot Rates

National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has reported a drop in its earnings for the period ended June 30, ...

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DP World 'Well Placed' to Meet Full Year Expectations

Dubai-based port and terminal operator DP World Limited handled 34 million TEUs across its global portfolio of ...

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