Dunleavy veto takes a chunk out of funding for Alaska marine vessel tracking  Anchorage Daily News

The maritime industry pays a fee to the Marine Exchange of Alaska to track vessels in real time including cruise liners, cargo ships, oil tankers and fishing boats.


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Firefighters rescue man from belly of cargo ship in Port Everglades  WPLG Local 10

Firefighters rescued a man who fainted while working inside the belly of a cargo ship Sunday afternoon at Port Everglades, according to Broward Sheriff Fire ...


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Hong Kong port visits by 2 Navy ships, Marines denied by China amid unrest  NavyTimes.com

U.S. officials say the Chinese government has denied requests for two U.S. Navy ships to make port visits to Hong Kong amid civil unrest.


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Port of Cromarty Firth Invests in Custom-built Pilot Boat  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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Hawaiian Chieftain in dry dock for repairs  Peninsula Daily News

ABERDEEN — Tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain will be out of commission for the next three months after inspection at Port Townsend found that it needed extensive ...


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Search for missing firefighters extends to Jacksonville; Groups asking anyone with boat to help  Florida Today

Coast Guard combed thousands of miles of ocean for two missing firefighter boaters over the weekend. Now businesses are joining effort.


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Maritime company moving its headquarters, 150 employees to downtown Tacoma  Tacoma News Tribune

TOTE Maritime Alaska announced Wednesday that it is moving its headquarters to Tacoma from Federal Way. The shipping company plans to set up its offices ...


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Inside Shipping's Record Cocaine Bust  The Wall Street Journal

The haul, with an estimated street value of $1.3 billion, was the largest drug seizure in the 230-year history of the U.S. Customs agency and one of the biggest ...


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Citing Carnival's violations, Bar Harbor wants cruise industry to fund testing for clean air  Bangor Daily News

In the wake of a multimillion dollar fine levied earlier this summer against Carnival Cruise Lines for repeated environmental violations, the town of Bar Harbor is ...


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Port of Everett names Lisa Lefeber CEO  FreightWaves

Lisa Lefeber is the first female in the Port of Everett's 100-year history to be named chief executive officer. Lefeber, currently the deputy executive director of the ...


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Global Integrated Marine Automation System Market Analysis & Trends 2016-2018 & Industry Forecasts 2019-2027  PRNewswire

DUBLIN, Aug. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Integrated Marine Automation System Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2027" report has ...


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USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: July 29, 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 July 29, 2019, ...


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Tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain taken out of the water for repairs  Coos Bay World

SOUTH COAST — The Hawaiian Chieftain is an annual visitor to Coos Bay in the spring when the tall ships sail into port, but is now undergoing serious ...


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Electric marine craft will revolutionize coastal operations but not long-haul shipping  FreightWaves

News of a Japanese electric-powered oil tanker set green-hearts fluttering around the world. Electric marine craft will likely be a big thing in coastal markets but ...


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Iran tanker seizure: Radio exchanges reveal Iran-UK confrontation  BBC News

A recording has emerged of radio exchanges between a Royal Navy frigate and Iranian armed forces vessels, moments before a UK-flagged oil tanker was ...


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Hurtigruten Trio Due for Hybrid Power Upgrades  MarineLink

Three vessels lined up for large-scale makeovers will be transformed to hybrid powered expedition cruise ships, owner and operator Hurtigruten announced.


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Lack Of Consideration In Ports Not Showing A Slick Response  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

“Whoever designs ports clearly has no oil spill training,” says Mark Whittington of ITOPF. Beth Esau of Adler & Allan echoes the point: “Sadly there still seems to ...


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PORT REPORT: Mega-study reveals Asia and China dominate the commercial maritime world  FreightWaves

China's ports are the most connected ports in the whole world, mega-study reveals. Ports elsewhere in Asia flesh out the top twenty. U.S. ports don't make an ...


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Finalists announced for first Maritime UK Awards  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The finalists have been announced for the first ever Maritime UK Awards. The winners will be announced in front of 400 of the industry's finest at a glittering.


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Thames vigil to be held on 30th anniversary of Marchioness disaster  The Guardian

Port of London Authority says action on outstanding safety issue 'long overdue'


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US East Coast ports: GCT New York rides container volume rebound  JOC.com

GCT New York, after struggling to retain cargo volume seven years ago as larger terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey expanded their capacity, ...


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News Content Hub - ECDIS is the hub for e-navigation  Riviera Maritime Media

Investing in more than the mandatory ECDIS requirement for smarter navigation will reduce operating costs, vessel emissions and time for shipping companies.


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New UN container port index: Shanghai tops in connectivity  JOC.com

In the rollout of a new index measuring container port connectivity and placing Shanghai at the top, a United Nations agency urged container ports to invest in ...


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Shipping emissions: Shore power set back by insufficient legislation, high electricity costs  JOC.com

Global shore power could significantly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but faces significant hurdles to implementation due to a lack of national ...


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China, IT and regulations remain focus of US west coast ports  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

New York/New Jersey, which has remained behind Los Angeles and Long Beach as the country's third busiest container port for the past 27 years, will have.


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News Content Hub - US ports battle trade war impact  Riviera Maritime Media

Key issues for US ports include the US-China trade war and moving ahead with crucial infrastructure investments.


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News Content Hub - Futuristic passenger ship e-navigation revealed  Riviera Maritime Media

Saga Cruises, DFDS and Carnival discuss their investments in e-navigation technology, while AI and auto-docking is tested on bridges.


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Owners look beyond Middle East for growth opportunities  Riviera Maritime Media

GAC is looking for growth opportunities in India and Egypt, Smit and Resolve gain salvage orders and Safeen is working with Mauritius Ports Authority.


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Experts fear deserted oil tanker off Yemen could explode  The Guardian

A deserted oil tanker described as a “floating bomb” that is currently anchored off the coast of war-torn Yemen has the potential to create an environmental ...


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Ferguson Marine  Scottish Government News

The Scottish Government has reached an agreement with administrators to take the Ferguson Marine shipyard in Port Glasgow into public control.


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US Navy in Ghana to Collaborate on Securing Gulf of Guinea  VOA News

The Gulf of Guinea is a hot spot for illegal activities, which affect global trade and security. This week a conference in Ghana's capital, Accra, seeks solutions to ...


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Retired MSC Ship Master Admits Husbanding Contract Conspiracy, Fined $2100  USNI News

A former Military Sealift Command ship captain admitted he received high-speed rail travel and hotel stays, an iPad and expenses for a two-week, holiday family ...


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Drewry: Time to act  American Journal of Transportation

A spate of containership fires has forced carriers to take action with fines for misdeclared cargoes. It is unlikely to change the behaviour of the criminally minded.


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Why More LNG-Powered Cruise Ships Are Being Built  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Since cruise ships have been in business, they have been primarily powered by HFO (heavy fuel oil) in diesel engines and MGO (marine gas oil) for gas turbine.


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Construction advances on world's first LNG bunker ATB  Riviera Maritime Media

LNG bunkering options will grow in the US starting in 2020, in line with increased demand from new dual-fuel vessels entering the North American market.


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Jamaica Growing As Major Bunkering Hub And Ready For IMO2020  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

With its geographical advantage, Jamaica is taking steps to become a true logistics hub for the Caribbean region. The projected increase in shipping traffic.


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Finalists revealed for Seatrade Maritime Awards  Trade Arabia

Seatrade Maritime Awards has announced the shortlist for its 2019 edition, with the winners to be unveiled on September 22, at the Madinat Jumeirah, in Dubai, ...


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BPA Urges New Transport Secretary to Grasp Maritime Opportunity  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The British Ports Association has welcomed the new Transport Secretary to his role and highlighted the huge opportunities that ports offer in supporting the.


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Ports of Auckland buys world first electric tug  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Ports of Auckland has signed a contract with Dutch company Damen Shipyards to buy the world's first full-size, fully electric port tug. The new tug, a Damen RSD.


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Oil Markets Could See Volatility, Arbitrage As Shipping Fuel Shifts  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

A United Nations mandate on the shipping industry to remove up to 85% of the sulfur *content* from its fuel to cut 3% of global carbon dioxide emissions could.


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News Content Hub - Europe's first LNG inland bunker barge  Riviera Maritime Media

A new inland LNG bunker barge could provide the model for creating low-capex, low-opex LNG bunkering infrastructure.


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Shipping Corporation change course on retro-fitting scrubbers on its ships  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

State-run Shipping Corporation of India Ltd (SCI), will not install exhaust gas cleaning systems or scrubbers on any of its ships, and will use low sulphur fuel.


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News Content Hub - Collaboration essential to digitalising cargo handling  Riviera Maritime Media

Digitalisation is transforming cargo and load handling operations, but to make even further strides forward, collaboration is essential.


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Two Venezuelan vessels sink while being towed  Trinidad Guardian

Two Venezuelan vessels carrying copper and with a crew of eight sank off Cedros on Friday while being towed to the Coast Guard's Staubles Bay, ...


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France Loading Rare Wheat Shipment for China  MarineLink

A vessel was loading wheat for export to China at the northern French port of Dunkirk on Monday, according to shipping sources and data, in what would.


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Journey for the future: Team Malizia and climate activist Greta Thunberg are on their way across the Atlantic  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Torqeedo is honoured to support Team Malizia by providing electric port and harbour support vessels on both sides of the pond. More than 3000 miles, not a.


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Iran's blatant violations of international maritime laws  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The Islamic Republic of Iran appears determined to ratchet up its aggressive policies and subversive behavior in the region, particularly in the Strait of.


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Four Advanced AI Solutions to Boost Maritime Safety  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The world is interconnected through global trade, especially with seaborne trade and maritime transport being the principal transport mode. On average, 90% of.


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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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Scottish shipyard to be taken into public control  Infrastructure Intelligence

The Scottish government has reached an agreement with administrators to take the Ferguson Marine shipyard in Port Glasgow into public control.


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Hyundai Merchant Marine stops standalone loop to join THE Alliance  Pulse News

South Korean carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) posted it will cease its standalone Asia-North European sea routes as it has joined THE Alliance, one of ...


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Port of Baltimore welcomes mammoth-sized container ship — its biggest visitor ever  Baltimore Business Journal

The biggest ship to ever call the Port of Baltimore arrived at the Seagirt Marine Terminal Friday morning carrying more than 14,000 20-foot-long containers.


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Iran tanker seizure: 'Growing concern' for crew of British-flagged vessel  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

There is "growing concern" for the crew of a British-flagged tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf, its owners say. The 23 crew members are confined to the vessel,


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Maritime Anti-Corruption Network Launches Landmark Port Integrity Campaign in Indian Ports  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

With the support of the Government of India, the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN)—a global business network of over 110 companies working together ...


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Port Report: New York-New Jersey is big ship ready and cargo hungry  FreightWaves

As ocean carriers bring in ever-larger container ships to the U.S., the Port of New York and New Jersey says it is ready to handle them. Last week, the YM.


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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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Where did all the cod go? Fishing crisis in the North Sea  The Guardian

With an international council now on the brink of declaring the species unsustainable – and Brexit looming – what is the future for one of the nation's favourite ...


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MDL Back in North Sea with i-Tech 7  MarineLink

Maritime Developments (MDL), a provider of back-deck equipment for the subsea sector, has completed a flexible installation project in the North Sea with ...


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Maritime UK: "Together, industry and government can turbocharge our coastal communities and strengthen the UK's position as a world-leading maritime nation"  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Maritime UK Chair, Harry Theochari, has written to the new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. The letter stresses the importance of the sector to national.


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Loss trends – Larger vessels bring bigger losses  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Over the past 50 years container ships have increased in capacity by almost 1500%, although many of the risk concerns with them are also applicable to cruise.


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Opinion: Difficult Decision To Expand Cayman Islands' Tourism Product  Loop News St. Lucia

by Geneive Brown-Metzger Geneive Brown Metzger, LLD is the Honourable Director of the American Caribbean Maritime Foundation and Former Consul ...


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Maritime industry roiled by tanker attacks  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The tanker attacks in the Gulf have roiled the maritime industry, with key players urging restraint over fears over the safety of a key shipping lane. “We strongly ...


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Venice cruise ship crash: Collision on canal sparks new calls for banning cruise ships in the area  CBS News

After an out-of-control liner crashes into a dock, injuring 5, protesters express anger against massive tourist ships posing hazards to safety, lagoon's ecosystem.


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

Americas Brazil: Robbers board bulk carrier at Macapa port 31 May Six robbers armed with knives boarded a bulk carrier docked at Macapa port at 0125 hrs ...


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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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West Coast ports investing aggressively to regain market share  JOC.com

The landlord US West Coast ports are moving aggressively to facilitate -- and in some cases fund -- technology and process improvements designed to improve ...


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[Updated] At Least 25 Injured in Container Ship Blaze at Thai Port  The Maritime Executive

A fire that broke out on the KMTC Hongkong container ship at Thailands Laem Chabang port on Saturday...


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The shipping industry must go carbon neutral to survive  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

From the phone or laptop you are reading this on, to the car you drive, the clothes you wear or the food you eat, most of the goods you use have traveled across.


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Maritime autonomy: A bridge too far  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Imagine several ships en route from departure port 'A' to arrive at different ports around the world, each at a given time. These ships have no captain or crew on ...


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UAE says four vessels subjected to 'sabotage' near Fujairah port  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Four commercial vessels were targeted by "sabotage operations" near the territorial waters of the United Arab Emirates without causing casualties, the foreign.


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Flashback: Shipping in the 1960s and 70s  The Maritime Executive

The modern shipping office as well as the modern offices of today boast of many machines, devices an...


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Vessel in 20-ton cocaine bust at Philly port released, now en route to Netherlands  The Philadelphia Inquirer

Federal authorities have released the cargo ship involved in last month's 20-ton cocaine seizure at the Port of Philadelphia, but said they are still considering ...


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Port Report: China’s coastal shipping begins to suffer from over-capacity  FreightWaves

Dry bulk and container shipping along China coast seeing too much capacity, according to government statistics, leading to falling rates.


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Dubai maintains top five shipping hub status - Maritime, Dubai, Shipping, Maritime  Logistics Middle East

Dubai ranks fifth in International Shipping Centre Development Index for 2nd consecutive year - Maritime, Dubai, Shipping, Maritime.


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Port Report: Container ship industry gets capacity discipline, setting up tighter 2019  FreightWaves

Port of Houston faces choice as to which ships to prioritize; U.K. Parliament turmoil leaves Brexit deal in doubt.


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Container Ship Takes On Severe List at Liverpool Port  The Maritime Executive

The crew of the container ship MSC Matilde abandoned ship onto the pier at the port of Liverpool on...


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Federal Agents Seize Cargo Ship Linked To Massive Cocaine Bust In Philadelphia  NPR

Prosecutors have not accused the shipping company of any wrongdoing, but at least three of the company's ships have been subject to drug raids this year.


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Khalifa Port cements its position as a global maritime hub with arrival of two 20000-plus TEU China COSCO SHIPPING mega-vessels at CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal, a container terminal built and operated by China's COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited (CSP) at Khalifa Port in partnership with Abu ...


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Cruise & Maritime Voyages: 'Custodians of Tradition'  Cruise Industry News

In 55 years plying waters between nearly every conceivable port, the indefatigable Marco Polo remains an iconic, passenger-pleasing vessel with strong...


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Port Report: Fuel quality rules left up to port states for IMO 2020  FreightWaves

Meeting the IMO 2020 sulfur regulation should not be a problem for owners when the regulation enters into force in January 2020 but making certain that.


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Container shipping in 2019 enshrouded in unknowns  JOC.com

The forecast for the second half of 2019 is cloudy as far as what the markets will do, putting carriers in the position of controlling their destiny through capacity ...


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LA-LB congestion reveals deeper supply chain issues  JOC.com

Terminal executives at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex tell TPM 2019 that when container gateways get overwhelmed by unexpected volume surges, ...


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Container lines reject mandatory speed limit proposal  JOC.com

John Butler, World Shipping Council president and CEO, said the proposal would force container carriers to build ships to make up for capacity lost through ...


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Nigeria: Maritime Workers Begin Nationwide Shutdown of Ports  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

All operations at the seaport terminals across the country will be shut down today as the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) begins an indefinite.


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US ports running smoothly ahead of expected 'normal' peak  JOC.com

North American gateways that struggled last year to handle peak-season imports from Asia, including Los Angeles-Long Beach, New York-New Jersey, and ...


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Breakdown of weekly ship sales by type 8th – 14th July 2019  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

In the following table you will find the total ship sales for last week. The ships are broken down by vessel type with each of their corresponding sales number.


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News Content Hub - Safer ship navigation with AI  Riviera Maritime Media

Combining machine learning, IoT, weather and port information will lead to smart voyage optimisation in real-time, reducing fuel consumption and emissions.


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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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Dryad Maritime: Gulf of Oman Incident update and Analysis  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Reports indicate that two vessels transiting the Strait of Hormuz in South Easterly course were attacked, in an incident which is still being investigated. The.


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Trans-Pacific reliability rising from record depths  JOC.com

Container carrier schedule reliability in the eastbound trans-Pacific has bounced back from record lows in early 2019, but still lags global on-time performance ...


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Drewry: Carrier gains to be made by limiting ship speed  JOC.com

There are savings to be made from slow-steaming container ships even further on Asia-Europe and trans-Pacific trades, although with vessels already at slower ...


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Digitalisation in the maritime industry  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The Digital evolution is shaping the Maritime future in every aspect and all its segments, taking advantage of modern ships design and new technologies.


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Two charged in 16-ton, $1B Philly port cocaine bust, ‘one of largest seizures in U.S. history’  The Philadelphia Inquirer

Federal authorities on Tuesday seized more than 16 tons of cocaine from a cargo ship docked at the Port of Philadelphia — a massive haul whose estimated ...


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Port Report: To slow steam or not slow steam; that is the latest IMO 2020 question  FreightWaves

Slow steaming is potential way for ocean carriers to meet higher costs of IMO 2020, but it carries risk of further *service* degradation.


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Domestic Maritime Industry Creates 51450 Jobs, $12.21 Billion in Economic Impact in California  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The American Maritime Partnership (AMP), the voice of the domestic maritime industry, and federal lawmakers, today announced California as the fourth largest.


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News Content Hub - Safe tug handling practice on simulators  Riviera Maritime Media

Tug masters, trainees and owners can gain safety and commercial benefits using simulators.


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Tuas Mega Port strongly positions Singapore for a maritime future  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The port of Singapore has served as a focal point for trade and cargo, bringing life to the city and contributing immensely to the Singapore's economy. The new.


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Maritime And Port Authority Of Singapore Revokes Southernpec (Singapore) Pte Ltd's Bunker Supplier Licence  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has revoked the bunker supplierlicence of Southernpec (Singapore) Pte Ltd ("Southernpec"), with effect ...


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Container cargo: New model for maritime shipping emerging  JOC.com

The ever-evolving makeup of the container shipping business is fascinating, if not amazing. About 60 years ago, a trucker from North Carolina put some trailers ...


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