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TDDCL Seeks Input for New Repair Yard

Trinidad Dry Dock Company to develop new ship repair yard at Port of Spain; company requests Expressions of Interest for Environmental Impact Assessment and Geotechnical

Port of Aden Under Threat with Enemy at the Gates

As Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies stage air strikes against Shi'ite Muslim militiamen threatening to topple Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, the southern

Ukraine Arrests Turkish Cargo Ship Over Crimea Port Call

  Ukrainian authorities have arrested a Turkish-owned cargo ship and detained its captain over a visit it made to a port in Crimea after Russian annexed the peninsula from Ukraine last year.

Plans in Place to Test Intermodal River Transport

The Paducah-McCracken County Riverport Authority and Ingram Barge Company has announced plans to assess the viability of Intermodal River Transportation, utilizing

Asia VLCC Rates Flat, Owners Battle Further Drop

Owners to resist charterers attempts to push rates down; VLCC rates could soften if cargo volumes fall. Rates for very large crude carriers (VLCCs) on key Asian

Asia-Europe Box Rates Fall Almost 6 pct

Shipping freight rates for transporting containers from ports in Asia to Northern Europe fell 5.5 percent to $586 per 20-foot container (TEU) in the week ended on Friday,

Cosco Bulk Shipping Losses Down in 2014

China Cosco said losses in its main dry bulk shipping business fell sharply in 2014 and its container shipping gross profit grew amid a still subdued global shipping market.

APM Terminals Mumbai Welcomes China Shipping

  APM Terminals Mumbai welcomed China Shipping Container Line’s HS Paris on March 20th, on her maiden call as part of the Middle East-Indian Subcontinent-North America (MINA) Service,

Princess Astrid visits DP World

  Antwerp Gateway, managed by DP World (one of the largest container terminal operators in the world) is a significant contributor to the success of the Port of Antwerp.

Qatar Hikes Container Storage & Clearance Charges

   Changes to sea port charges have been implemented in Qatar, as per the decision of the country's Council of Ministers.   20' containers (clear in approx. 3–7 days,

Panama Canal Sets Sight on Another Expansion

As it enters the final stretch of a massive expansion, the Panama Canal Authority is setting its sights on an even more ambitious project worth up to $17 billion

Long Beach, LA Collaborate to Improve Cargo Flow

Executives from the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles held a kickoff meeting earlier this week to begin working together to focus on cargo conveyance strategies

Australian Reef Pilots Under New Ownership

Australian marine pilotage company Australian Reef Pilots (ARP) has been bought by a consortium of its employees.   ARP, which services shipping through the Great Barrier Reef,

Liebherr Opens African Maritime Hub

Liebherr Maritime Cranes celebrated the grand opening of the new sales and service center in Durban, South Africa. The new African maritime hub was opened by a

Seafarers’ Charity Supports Crew After Colleague's Death

Seafarers’ welfare organization Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) provided pastoral support for the crew of a bunkering ship in Falmouth who were distressed after their colleague died of a heart attack.

Kenya Ready to Start Work at Northern Port

Kenya is ready to begin work on the first three berths at a long-delayed port on its northern coast, next to the historic trading town of Lamu, President Uhuru

Expanded Panama Canal to be Operational by April 2016

The widened Panama Canal is expected to finally be up and running in April 2016, after months of delays and cost overruns, AFP reports. The expansion project area will allow bigger ships to transit,

Soo Locks Open for Cargo Ships

 Despite the chilly temperatures and heavy snowfall the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened the Soo Locks for the start of the Great Lakes shipping season.    The Edwin H.

DNV GL - Maritime CEO Addresses Cybersecurity at CMA 2015

  “Ships and offshore structures are becoming more and more interconnected,” said Tor Svensen, CEO DNV GL - Maritime, when taking the stage at this year’s CMA

Container Shipping Outlook Uncertain in 2015: AlixPartners

  The outlook for the global container shipping industry remains challenging for the remainder of 2015, according to a new report from AlixPartners.   In its annual outlook for the industry,

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