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Ebola & the Shipping Industry: Latest McQuilling Analysis

Sep 17, 2014

Although the Ebola epidemic has remained predominantly in West Africa, fears about the virus have spread globally and it is becoming a cause for concern in the transportation industry.

Simmons Assumes Command of USS James E. Williams

Sep 17, 2014

  Capt. Anthony L. Simmons relieved Cmdr. Curtis B. Calloway as commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) at sea on Sept.

Deadliest Weekend Ever in the Mediterranean: UNHCR

Sep 16, 2014

More than 700 people fleeing Africa and the Middle East may have drowned in shipwrecks in the Mediterranean over the last week, bringing the death toll this year to almost 3,

700 Migrants Feared Drowned in Mediterranean

Sep 15, 2014

More than 700 people fleeing Africa and the Middle East may have drowned in shipwrecks in the Mediterranean over the last week, bringing the death toll this year to almost 3,

Preventive Measures Against Ebola in Benin, Cotonou

Sep 12, 2014

  Following the outbreak of the Ebola Virus in West Africa, Cotonou port authorities have taken the below preventive measures to fight the spread of the virus:   

Tanzania Receives $565m to Expand Port

Sep 12, 2014

Tanzania signed a $565 million deal on Friday with the World Bank and other development partners to expand its main port of Dar es Salaam, part of plans to boost

CGG Nets Quartet of BroadSeis-BroadSource Marine Contracts

Sep 10, 2014

  French Firm CGG announced today that it has been awarded contracts for the 3D seismic acquisition of four major surveys using its BroadSeisTM with BroadSourceTM, marine broadband technology.

Sea Trucks Signs $130m Facility for Offshore Newbuild

Sep 10, 2014

Sea Trucks Group Limited, an international oil and gas marine contractor with a track record in the key oil and gas producing regions, particularly West Africa,

MN 100: Reintjes GmbH

Sep 10, 2014

Eugen-Reintjes-Straße 7, 31785 Hamelin, Germany Telephone: 49 5151 1040 E-mail: info@reintjes-gears.de Website: reintjes-gears.de President: Dr. Christian

Offshore Oil Drilling Market to Suffer through 2015

Sep 10, 2014

A sluggish offshore drilling market could deteriorate further next year due to weak demand and a flood of new vessels, even though a few places such as Mexico and

Damen Launches First PSV 3300 for PROMAR

Sep 10, 2014

Offshore ship manager PROMAR recently marked a milestone with the sideways launch into the Danube of the first of its two Damen PSV 3300s on order. On delivery in February 2015,

Brent Crude Hits 16-month Low Under US$99

Sep 10, 2014

Brent crude dropped to a 16-month low under $99 per barrel on Wednesday, stretching its losses into a fifth session amid continued worries about rising supplies and weak global demand.

Support for Indian Shipbuilding Industry : Exim Bank Study

Sep 10, 2014

  The development of a successful shipbuilding sector has been pivotal to the rapid and robust economic development in most countries in the world with long coastal boundaries.

ZF Marine Makes a Strong Towboat Thrust

Sep 09, 2014

When German industrial manufacturing giant ZF bought Holland Rudder Propeller nearly five years ago, it was a strategic addition to its ZF Marine portfolio that

GDP v TEU: DMR Analyses the Interplay

Sep 09, 2014

The strength of first-half 2014 container flows from Asia to Europe flies in the face of the macro-economic data coming out of Europe, says Drewry  Maritime Research

Increased Drug Trafficking in Indian Ocean Needs Action

Sep 09, 2014

Heroin from Afghanistan is increasingly trafficked through the Indian Ocean and more international action is needed to prosecute smugglers on the high seas, the

South Africa Wants to Resume Iran Oil Imports

Sep 09, 2014

South Africa wants to resume oil imports from Iran, once its biggest supplier, and hopes to resolve "sanction issues" that have blocked purchases within the next three months,

Finding Wheat Buyers Proving a Challenge for Britain

Sep 08, 2014

Britain's wheat crop is on track to be its highest in at least six years, ensuring the country's return as a net exporter after a two-season hiatus, but selling

Areva in Steam Generators Contract in S. Africa

Sep 08, 2014

  France's Areva said on Saturday it sealed a contract worth around 300 million euros with South African utility Eskom to replace steam generators at the Koeberg nuclear power plant, near Cape Town.

IMO Joins International Ebola Task Force

Sep 07, 2014

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) informs it has joined the international ad hoc Ebola Travel and Transport Task Force and is working with other United

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