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Growth Potential of European Short Sea Shipping Untapped

A coalition of European shipping sector organisations, led by the European Community Association of Ship Brokers ...

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Stronger Dollar Mixed Blessing for Transatlantic Volumes

Strong Dollar Shifts North Europe-North America Volumes

A strengthening dollar versus the Euro in the latter months of 2014 splintered the growth directions for the west ...

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China Lifts Ban on Valemaxes

Chinese Ministry of Transport has issued a circular on the design of 400,000 DWT bulk carries entering Chinese ...

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NITC Facing Blacklisting in EU Again

The National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) is facing blacklisting again by the European Union as it has failed in ...

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Recovery Deal Signed for OW Bunker Far East

Liquidators from KPMG and receivers represented by PricewaterhouseCooopers (PWC) have signed a cooperation ...

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Pieter Schelte Becomes Pioneering Spirit

 Swiss-based owner of Pieter Schelte Allseas Group SA said that the vessel is being renamed “Pioneering Spirit”. ...

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CMA CGM Opts for DP World London Gateway

Container shipping company CMA CGM has launched services from West Africa to DP World London Gateway Port. The CMA ...

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Former OW Bunker Man Starts His Own Broking Firm

Former director of OW Bunker’s Dynamic Oil Trading (DOT) subsidiary in Dubai Jesper Jervild has established a ...

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Danish Govt Reveals Counter-Piracy Strategy

The Danish Government has announced a new strategy for the fight against piracy and armed robbery at sea for the ...

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CMA CGM Pioneers 10,622 TEU Vessel Calls in Brazil

French shipping giant CMA CGM Group revealed plans to assign one of its latest fleet additions, the 10,622 TEU CMA ...

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CMA CGM, Hamburg Süd Bolster Cooperation

Liner giants CMA CGM Group and Hamburg Süd have reached an agreement to further enhance their existing cooperation. ...

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China Favours Rotterdam Port

China Favours Rotterdam Port

In 2014, Rotterdam became the first European port to handle more than 3 million TEUs (20-foot container units) ...

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Monitoring Ships’ Performance Step in Right Direction

Introduction of fuel monitoring consumption mechanism for ships, approved by the European Parliament, can help CO2 ...

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France Pledges to Address Tax Law Exemptions

The European Commission has closed an investigation into the impact of French tax rule changes for maritime ...

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Euro Container Growth to Stall

Euro Container Growth to Slow

European container ports are unlikely to be able to maintain the strong growth rates of the past three decades, ...

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One Killed, Three Taken Hostage in Pirate Attack off Nigeria

One crew member was killed and three taken hostage in a pirate attack on a Greek-owned tanker pending unloading off ...

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DNB’s Shipping Impairment Losses Down in 2014

Norway’s biggest lender DNB said that its shipping impairment losses declined in 2014 when compared with the ...

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ICS: Implementation of Global Sulphur Cap Likely in 2020

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has agreed that the shipping and bunker refining industries should work ...

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Allseas: No Intention to Change Pieter Schelte’s Name

Swiss-based Allseas Group SA, the owner of Pieter Schelte crane vessel, does not intend to change the ...

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SCF May Miss Out on Tanker IPO Fever

Russia’s shipping company Sovcomflot could miss out on improving market fundamentals that are likely to ...

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Maritime Unions Demand Pieter Schelte’s Name Change

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is demanding that the Swiss-based  Allseas Group SA, the ...

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