Port Report: Port of Singapore box volumes flat in 2019's first quarter  FreightWaves

FreightWaves puts Singapore, the world's second-busiest box port, under the microscope – examining box throughput, general cargo, bulk oil, non-bulk oil and ...


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Port Report: Port Houston's vessel limits put cap on ability to serve growing export market  FreightWaves

Anyone up for some 'Texas Chicken'? Maybe not anymore as pilots request one-way traffic on busiest shipping hub in North America.


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Evacuation of passengers has ended as cruise ship travels to Norway port: Live updates  CNN

Passengers and crew are being evacuated from the Viking Sky cruise ship off Norway after the ship sent a distress signal because of "engine problems in bad ...


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Port Report: Europe's ocean freight industry innovates while Los Angeles's waits, again  FreightWaves

LA caught between straits of labor and capital; group looks for ocean freight's Esperanto; and digital-first forwarder gets $20m funding.


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D'Amico to pay $4 million fine for polluting and lying  Marine Log

D'Amico Shipping Italia S.p.A. yesterday admitted discharging oily waste and other pollutants into the sea and then lying about it, according to U.S. Attorney for ...


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Orca AI: a new ship navigation system bidding to increase safety at sea  Ship Technology

Orca AI – a new navigation system which offers increased sight in the toughest conditions – could be the solution to making travels at sea safer.


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Former 'jinx ship' breezes through Chicago without a hitch  Chicago Tribune

The Medusa Challenger was a freighter blamed for causing bridges to jam as it approached, bringing traffic in downtown Chicago to a total standstill and leaving ...


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It's not just pipelines: Sea ports could see marine traffic reviews after Ottawa's directive on $2B Vancouver terminal  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

n an echo of the criticisms that stalled the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, opponents of a $2-billion container terminal near Vancouver are calling on the.


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March's top news stories  Ship Technology

Freight forwarder and customs broker Flexport launched the new first data-informed ocean freight consolidation platform, OceanMatch, which allows shippers to ...


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Three U.S. ports announce global carrier agreements in new foreign markets  Logistics Management

Several new ocean cargo vessel deployment announcements suggest that shippers are reconfiguring supply chains to accommodate uncertainty in the global ...


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NYC Maritime Hackathon 2019: Connecting Big Data And Maritime  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The newly launched New York Maritime Innovation Center (NYMIC) in partnership with R1 Labs will host the NYC Maritime Hackathon March 29 – March 31, ...


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Autonomous vehicles make their move on land and sea  FreightWaves

Rolling out of 5G networks in the United Kingdom in late 2019 could prove to be the technology that makes autonomous vehicles possible. Testing of the ...


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Carnival Corp broke environmental laws while on probation  Miami Herald

A previously confidential report shows Carnival Corporation repeatedly broke the law while on probation for a 2016 federal conviction. Cruise ships illegally ...


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Maritime Week Gibraltar 2019 Starts June 24  Sea News

Sea News is the free online news *service* providing in depth coverage of global maritime news, Container Shipping, Port Terminal, Port Authority, Global ...


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Port Report: Long Beach Container Terminal's automation adding to buyer interest  FreightWaves

One of the biggest terminals on the west coast is showing better results after multi-year automation project as final auction nears.


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MPA invests $7.2m in projects on autonomous shipping  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Singapore is banking on autonomous shipping, with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) investing $7.2 million in five projects on such vessels.


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Port Report: China ties Europe's boot to Belt-and-Road, adding to regional port trove  FreightWaves

Italy's buy-in on major project boost China's place in world maritime trade, but Western powers decry what some call 'vanity project.'


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US East Coast ports: Virginia expects 'healthy' growth in 2019  JOC.com

RICHMOND, Virginia — The Port of Virginia has seen a slight uptick in laden container traffic since last summer, up 0.4 percent between July and February on a ...


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Port Report: Maersk aims to beat the regulatory clock on carbon-free shipping  FreightWaves

World's biggest shipping line trials a backhaul voyage with biofuel in a bid to get jump on 2050 target for shipping industry to go zero carbon.


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Port Report: Outlook for trans-Pacific shipping rates is meh as imports expected to slow  FreightWaves

Spot rates for ocean freight into the U.S will face a “challenging” 2019 for growth, according to Maritime Strategies International, as the box ship industry will “be ...


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Port Report: Finance and fuel costs impacted 2018 results for Asia's ocean carriers  FreightWaves

OOIL and Yang Ming see better revenue growth, but bottom line results diverge as finance and fuel costs hit results.


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Feds rescue a Cuban fishing boat drifting for days at sea and ask: ‘Where are you going?’  Miami Herald

The Coast Guard found a Cuban fishing boat in U.S. waters near Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Authorities aren't sure if the 23 people on board were fishermen ...


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2019 Cruise Season Launches in Seattle with 20-Year Celebration  Cruise Industry News

The Port of Seattle, celebrating 20 years as a key cruise homeport, has started the 2019 season with the arrival of the first ship, the Celebrity Eclipse, at...


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North Korea upgrades capacity at Nampho container terminal  NK News

Satellite imagery from Planet Labs SkySat platform shows a new crane installed at North Korea's Nampho container terminal. The image — taken on February ...


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Is Cruising Safe? Facts And Figures To Help You Decide  Forbes

With the recent Viking Sky cruise ship evacuation I've heard some travelers saying, "That's it. I'm not ever cruising." And that's a shame, because the odds of ...


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USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: April 15, 2019  USNI News

These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy's deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of April 15, 2019, ...


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Italian shipping firm fined $4M in US waste oil dumping case  Fox News

An Italian shipping company admitted in the U.S. to dumping oily waste and other pollutants at sea rather than paying to dispose of them properly, and will pay a ...


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Mystery 'ghost ship' to become part of Adventure Coast artificial reef  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

A so-called ghost ship will soon sink to the bottom of the ocean off Hernando County to create the Adventure Coasts' first shipwreck dive site.


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Wärtsilä unveils RS24 K-band maritime radar to improve safety in ports  Ship Technology

Wärtsilä has launched its RS24 K-band maritime radar, which is capable of detecting far smaller objects and increases safety in busy ports.


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Shipping industry risks being caught off guard over IHM - IMarEST  Seatrade Maritime News

With the Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) for ship recycling to become compulsory for vessels calling at European ports IMarEST has warned of a ...


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US Southeast ports: Jacksonville optimistic on growth despite service loss  JOC.com

Although Jacksonville will lose a weekly Asian *service* to Tampa in May, the port remains confident it will get new trans-Pacific services as SSA Marine expands ...


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IMO 2020: What Shippers Need To Know Now  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

While the world has been enthralled by the US-China trade war, another extremely pressing situation is happening in the logistics industry — the International.


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PhilaPort receives two cranes for Packer Avenue Marine Terminal  Ship Technology

PhilaPort has received two post-Panamax cranes for the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal in the US following an overnight transit up the Delaware River.


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Ed Wall: Tips for New Boat Shoppers  Havelock News

Tis the Season! No, not the allergy or turkey hunting season – the boat-buying season.When the dogwoods start blooming, folks who don't already own one ...


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Jamaica: Maritime Authority to Push for Blue Economy Legislation  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Director General of the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ), Rear Admiral (Ret'd) Peter Brady, says the agency will be pushing for legislation governing.


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IMO 2020 – don't scrub it!  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Höegh Autoliners stands firm on its decision not to implement scrubbers but comply with the IMO 2020 regulations by using Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil or Low.


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France Tries to Contain Oil Spill as 2000 Cars, Freighter Sink Off Coast  Interesting Engineering

On March 12, a cargo ship carrying more than 2000 cars caught fire and sank 15000 ft below the waves to settle on the floor of the Bay of Biscay. It left behind an ...


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Error in turning manoeuvre by Greek ship caused collision with Malaysian vessel: MPA  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

An error in a turning manoeuvre by a Greek-registered bulk carrier caused a collision with a Malaysian government vessel in Singapore waters last month, an.


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LETTER: Port authority responds to anchor dragging letter  BCLocalNews

Port of Prince Rupert's Ken Veldman on marine safety practices and procedures.


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Cyclone Veronica - days, possibly weeks, of shipping delays  FreightWaves

All ocean shipping, port and cargo operations remain shut at the world's two largest dry bulk ports, Hedland and Dampier, owing to the passage of Severe ...


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Greece's Piraeus port takes measures to tackle environmental issues - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

by Alexia Vlachou. ATHENS, April 18 (Xinhua) -- Greece's major port of Piraeus is taking measures to address the sources of pollution from ships and industrial ...


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Lloyd's Register: Preparing for the maritime cyber security challenge in Greece  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Imagine you are an Information Security Manager for a shipping company and while docked in port, a *service* technician boards your ship to perform a software.


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Creating safer waterways with driverless ships  USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Researchers develop an autonomous ship guidance system using probabilistic modeling and AI.


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New Shipping Rules Bring Fresh Opportunities, Experts Say  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

During the 2nd Green Maritime Forum in Hamburg, organised by Wisdom Events, high-level speakers delved into the topics of green shipping & IMO regulations ...


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Ocean uproar: saving marine life from a barrage of noise  Nature.com

Ship engines, underwater blasts, sonar and oil drilling are filling the seas with sound. Researchers are now trying to pin down the damage humanity's growing ...


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Millions in Woods Hole Change Orders Were Expected, SSA Says  The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Steamship Authority governors on Tuesday approved a pair of change orders totaling more than $483000 for the ongoing Woods Hole terminal reconstruction ...


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Maritime piracy incidents down in Q1 2019 but kidnapping risk in Gulf of Guinea persists - ICC  International Chamber of Commerce

The International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) report for the first quarter of 2019 reveals fewer incidents of piracy and armed ...


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Global Maritime Leaders in Singapore for 3rd Advanced Maritime Leaders' Programme  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

29 senior maritime officials from 26 countries, and the International Maritime Organization, have convened in Singapore for the 3rd Advanced Maritime Leaders'


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GE and Nedstack Partnership Sets Sights on Zero Emission Cruise Vessels  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

GE's Power Conversion business and Nedstack, a leading fuel cell manufacturer, are collaborating on developing hydrogen fuel cell systems for powering zero.


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Pacific Blitz Tests How Navy, Marines Could Fight the Next Island Campaign  USNI News

This post has been updated to add additional ships that participated in the exercise. As amphibious exercise Pacific Blitz 2019 wraps up today, senior ...


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USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: March 25, 2019  USNI News

These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy's deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of March 25, 2019, ...


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DMCA Underscores Role of Maritime Insurance Segment in Move to Increase Competitiveness and Attractiveness of Dubai's Maritime Sector  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has emphasized a new Dubai's pioneering experience in maritime insurance as it shed light on some of the major ...


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Seabury Maritime Spurs Innovation in Connecting Big Data and Maritime to Transform the Shipping Industry  Associated Press

Press release *content* from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.


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The Canary Islands Hub Is A One-Stop Shop For Maritime And Marine Offshore Operations In The Mid-Atlantic  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The Canary Islands has been called the new Aberdeen of the mid-Atlantic, as it further positions itself as an alternative for maritime industry companies.


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CSA 2020 Welcomes Samsa Decision On Open-Loop EGCS  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) has welcomed the decision by the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) to accept all types of ...


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Container cargo: US import growth shifting to low single-digit pace  JOC.com

Containerized imports are settling into a low single-digit growth rate, after starting the first quarter down 1 percent in the first two months on a year-over-year ...


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Africa Focus: Spring 2019 – Sustainability in Africa's maritime industry  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Some of the most important global sea lanes pass the continent of Africa. Major routes navigate the Cape of Good Hope between the Atlantic and Indian Oceans,


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Svitzer Caribbean Dominican Republic Seals Contract with Oil Refinery  Sea News

Sea News is the free online news *service* providing in depth coverage of global maritime news, Container Shipping, Port Terminal, Port Authority, Global ...


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DISCOVERY'S New Docu-Series Recreates Historic Shipwrecks & Shiprescues  Sea News

Sea News is the free online news *service* providing in depth coverage of global maritime news, Container Shipping, Port Terminal, Port Authority, Global ...


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As the Solomon Trader Disaster Shows, Nowhere is Safe from Oil Spills  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

This March 24, Alaskans will mark the 30th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez disaster, when, due to human error, a single-hulled oil tanker struck a reef in.


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Navis Recognizes Excellence in the Industry Through the 2019 Inspire Awards  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world's.


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First inland vessel on 100% sustainable biofuel for Heineken  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Sustainable biofuel pioneer GoodFuels and partner REINPLUS FIWADO Bunker have fuelled the 'For Ever', the first inland vessel from Combined Cargo ...


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How should ports prepare for autonomous shipping?  Ship Technology

Ports are already under pressure to adapt to a number of recent trends, but how does autonomous shipping fit into the equation?


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Protection Vessels International: Weekly Maritime Security Report  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

East Africa and the Indian Ocean India: Robbers attempt to board berthed tanker at Kandla Port 3 February According to late reports, the chief officer onboard a.


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All Concessioned Port Terminals In Nigeria Are ISPS Code Compliant -Akinola  Independent Newspapers Limited

LAGOS – The Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN) yesterday disclosed that all concessioned port terminals in the country are in full ...


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Port Report: Ocean carriers do the boxship shuffle as container capacity glut hits Asia  FreightWaves

Liner alliances in a quandary about what to do with largest capacity ships as cancelled port calls increase to deal with capacity glut.


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Container Shipping Delays: Ocean reliability woes fluster US import pick up predictability  JOC.com

Terminal operators, a very visible component of container shipping, are often the first to be criticized by BCOs and truckers when there are delays in delivering ...


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Maritime Stakeholders Urge FG to Maximise Eastern Ports  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Stakeholders in the maritime sector of the nation's economy have urged the federal government to embark on the development of the eastern ports and ...


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Implications for Africa from China's One Belt One Road Strategy  Africa Center for Strategic Studies

China's Belt and Road Initiative forges intertwining economic, political, and security ties between Africa and China, advancing Beijing's geopolitical interests.


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2018: The year's biggest Ship Technology stories  Ship Technology

Wärtsilä is set to purchase Transas for €210m in order to help accelerate the former's Smart Marine Ecosystem vision, while a new fully automated container ...


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Port of Baltimore welcomes biggest ship to visit Maryland  Baltimore Business Journal

The fast-growing Port of Baltimore welcomed the largest container ship to ever visit Maryland at its Seagirt Marine Terminal on Sunday. The Gunde Maersk has a ...


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How hydrogen is transforming these tiny Scottish islands  BBC News

Scotland's Orkney Islands produce more clean energy than their inhabitants can use. Their next step? Hydrogen. Here's why that matters – and what the rest of ...


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Ship in Black Sea Fire Was Denied Port Entry over US Sanctions Risk: Reuters  Insurance Journal

Two ships ablaze in the Black Sea region, leaving at least 10 crew dead, caught fire while transferring fuel mid-sea after one vessel was barred from.


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Port Report: 2M ship largest to call on U.S. as lots of empty containers wait to be reshored  FreightWaves

Big ships come to U.S. even as backhaul cargoes still lacking, and truckers deal with terminal shut-outs and chassis imbalances.


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Port Report: Port of New York & New Jersey pledges to ease container fluidity in 2019  FreightWaves

Despite the strain of a last-minute dash for imports, the Port of New York & New Jersey aims to handle even more cargo this year by increasing efficiency and ...


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Port Report: Coastal shift in U.S. container trade might be in cards for 2020  FreightWaves

Cost of all-water transit could rise as higher price, low-sulfur fuel comes into play; Maersk offers a peak in the fridge.


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Canada ports: Cargo surge pushes Vancouver port to limits  JOC.com

A surge of cargo in the last month through the port of Vancouver has pushed terminals to their limit, with facilities at 85 percent utilization, compared with a ...


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Container Shipping Commentary: Dual threats make 2019 pivotal for container shipping  JOC.com

Jan. 1 dawned on what will likely become one of the most consequential years in a generation for container shipping. Old challenges are off the table, and new ...


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US West Coast gets creative to handle mega-ship pressure  JOC.com

PALM SPRINGS, California — US West Coast ports are turning to extended gates, trucker appointments, peel-off container piles, and information portals to ...


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The Port Of Wilmington Celebrates Maiden Call Of First Vessel On New Msc Service  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

GT USA Wilmington marked another historic day for the Port of Wilmington this week with the start of a new MSC *service* and the maiden call of the first vessel on ...


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Container Shipping: Value-add services in shipping take shape  JOC.com

Shippers are beginning to see the beginning of the pipeline of value-added services, but the rollout won't make a splash like the deployment of a mega-ship.


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Container shipping: Long Beach port optimizer decision raises data questions  JOC.com

The Port of Long Beach is determining whether to follow the lead of Los Angeles and form a partnership with GE Transportation for its Port Optimizer platform, ...


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Brexit Negotiations: UK ports prep for post-Brexit cargo shift  JOC.com

Port operators and *service* providers in the United Kingdom are preparing for a Brexit shift of European cargo from direct import-export routes via Dover to other ...


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Major Dutch maritime companies join Green Maritime Methanol Project  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Shipowners, shipyards, manufacturers and ports of Amsterdam and Rotterdam join forces to study methanol as a marine fuel Delft, The Netherlands, 20-02-2019 ...


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HCM City port welcomes largest-ever container ship  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Morotai, a container ship owned by CMA CGM Group Agencies (Australia) Pty Ltd., docked at the SP-ITC International Container Terminal in District 9, Ho Chi ...


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Container Shipping: Shipping alliances target service in new networks  JOC.com

After a year of dismal schedule reliability, carriers have revised their networks in an attempt to improve *service* levels.


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If 2018 was the tipping point for LNG as a marine fuel, 2019 will be the year of acceleration  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Looking Back 2018 saw a sea-change in attitudes and actions towards Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. By March, of the 94 cruise ships on the ...


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New York Red Hook Terminal: Red Hook aims to be NY-NJ port's barge hub to city delivery  JOC.com

At the center of New York and New Jersey's push to boost container-on-barge use, Red Hook Terminals is looking to position itself as the hub of a low-cost, ...


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SEA\LNG Welcomes First North American Port Member  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has joined SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural.


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US Imports: Uncertainty shrouds trans-Pacific contract environment  JOC.com

After enduring extreme rate volatility in 2018, carriers and importers in the eastbound Pacific will enter *service* contract negotiations cautiously this spring, ...


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Robbers target ships at Venezuelan ports  Port Strategy

Robbers are targeting vessels anchored in ports in Venezuela, marine liability insurer North P&I Club and security consultant and analyst Gray Page have said.


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Coast Guard detains seven vessels in Oregon  WorkBoat

Seven foreign flag vessels have been detained in Oregon since November after Coast Guard examiners found shortcomings during Port State Control ...


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What does 2019 hold for the container port industry?  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

As we welcome in 2019, we share our thoughts on the key issues and trends likely to affect the container ports and terminals sector in the year ahead. Demand:


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IMO Releases Ship and Port Emissions Toolkits  The Maritime Executive

By MarEx 2018-10-18 19:09:32. A new set of free-of-charge toolkits to assess and address emissions from ships and ports is now available from the IMO.


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Competition has NWSA ports Seattle,Tacoma eyeing $300 million expansion  JOC.com

The Port of Seattle plans to lease the vacant Terminal 5 to SSA Marine/PIL Group, launching the NWSA harbor redevelopment program to consolidate older, ...


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Port Report: MSC tops mega-ship additions through 2020, but CMA-CGM not far behind  FreightWaves

Capacity additions set to have knock-on effect for trades into North America; Australia's port strike to cause Pacific Rim ripples.


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Castor Maritime Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for MV Magic P with Oldendorff Carriers  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Castor Maritime Inc., an international shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry-bulk vessels, announced that, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, ...


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Europe Imports and Exports: Unreliable ocean service cramps European shippers  JOC.com

European shippers plagued by chronic liner schedule reliability — falling to as low as 65 percent on the Asia-Europe trade last year— and a lack of visibility say ...


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Port of Vancouver: Vancouver port fluidity improves; challenges remain  JOC.com

Having struggled with congestion problems on and off in 2018, the port of Vancouver enters the new year with truck turn times below 45 minutes, due to the ...


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Container Shipping: Cascade of capacity cuts to mark Asia-Europe trade  JOC.com

Asia-Europe carriers are expected to deploy a host of strategies to absorb the mega-ship capacity coming online this year.


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