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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Environmental Performance to Be in Focus of Modern Shipping

Environmental performance will remain one of the “failure-is-not-an-option missions” in modern shipping ...

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Port of Halifax Gears Up for Busiest Cruise Season to Date

Canadian Port of Halifax expects the 2017 cruise season to be the busiest to date, with 179 vessel calls carrying ...

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All Hands on Deck

Looking back, I have to conclude that it has been a turbulent year for the Dutch maritime industry. We’ve had both ...

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Samsung Heavy Ups 2017 Orderbook Aim

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has raised its orderbook goal for 2017 to USD 6 billion, ...

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Recovery of Multipurpose Shipping Rates in Sight

The multipurpose shipping market is expected to see the first signs of recovery by the end of 2017, following in ...

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BIMCO: Shipping Industry Faces Choppy Waters

The shipping industry has its work cut out going forward in 2017 as the period will see another year of die-hard ...

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Happy New Year 2017!

World Maritime News team wishes all our readers joyous holidays and a happy and prosperous New Year! We would also ...

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Fitch Predicts More M&A Activity, Defaults in 2017

Muted demand growth will exacerbate overcapacity for the shipping sector in 2017, putting pressure on freight rates ...

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Port of NY & NJ Will Be Big Ship-Ready by End of 2017

The Port of New York and New Jersey will be able to handle 14,000 TEU vessels toward the end of 2017, officials at ...

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Pacific Pearl to End Its Career with P&O Cruises

Australian P&O Cruises, brand of Carnival Group, will transfer its 1,800-passenger cruise ship Pacific Pearl to ...

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AAPA: Obama’s 2017 Proposed Budget Lopsided for US Ports

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) expressed its dissatisfaction with President Obama’s fiscal ...

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Installed Wind Power Capacity to Triple by 2017, ...

The world’s total wind power capacity, including both onshore and offshore projects, will triple by 2017, cleantech ...

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