South Korean Maritime Accidents Double in 2015

The number of maritime accidents has doubled during 2015 compared to previous three years, Yonhap news agency ...

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ReCAAP: Asian Maritime Crimes at 12-Month Low

The number of  incidents of armed robbery against ships in Asia has reached its lowest level in February 2016 when ...

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Korea, Iran Forge Maritime Ties

South Korea has inked an agreement with Iran on cooperation in the maritime field and fisheries. Under the deal, ...

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SMM: Women Growing Their Presence in the Maritime Industry

Women are gaining more attention in shipping, shipbuilding and related areas, as the current shortage of skilled ...

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ReCAAP: No Hijacking Incidents in January

The piracy activity and armed robbery against ships in Asia has seen a slight increase in January 2016 when ...

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Maritime Industry on Alert amid Zika Outbreak

Due to the outbreak of the Zika virus, the maritime industry is on standby for any symptoms of the virus ...

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New Lease Accounting Standard to Impact Maritime Sector

A new international accounting standard dealing with leases could have major implications for companies in the ...

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South Africa to Boost Maritime Workforce Supply

South Africa has the potential to become a global supplier of high-quality, highly-skilled ship’s ...

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Strengthening Maritime Relationships

This year’s Maritime Industry is already the eleventh edition of the exhibition for the entire maritime industry. ...

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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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Image of the Day: Goliat Ready for Deployment

  The Goliat platform, the largest and most sophisticated cylindrical FPSO facility ever built, was captured ...

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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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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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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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Term of the Day: Container Freight Station (CFS)

A Container Freight Station or CFS is a shipping dock where a cargo is loaded into, or unloaded from containers. ...

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Image of the Day: First 2M Ship at Port of Charlestown

Today’s image presents you with the Maersk Line’s 318,20-meter container ship Maersk Kotka during her ...

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DP World’s Volume Growth Beats Expectations

DP World Limited’s gross container volumes grew by 8.9% on reported basis and 8.0% on a like-for-like basis ...

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Term of the Day: Automatic Identification System (AIS)

Automatic Identification System or AIS is a system used by ships and Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) principally for ...

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Image of the Day: MSC Oscar All Lubed Up

LUKOIL has begun supplies of cylinder oils of a new generation to MSC OSCAR, the world’s largest container ship. ...

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Term of the Day: DEMDES

The DEMDES (Demurrage/Despatch) represents the amount of money which has to be paid if a ship is loading or ...

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Term of the Day: Jones Act

The Merchant Marine Act of 1920, which is also known as the Jones Act, is a U.S. federal statute that provides for ...

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