Readers’ Picks of the Week (9-13 of Feb)

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Kuwaiti Oil Tanker Fights Off Pirate Attack
Kuwaiti Oil Tanker Fights Off Pirate Attack A Kuwaiti oil tanker sailing through the Gulf of Aden managed to fend off a pirate attack on Sunday, February 8th.Read more
Pieter Schelte Becomes Pioneering Spirit
Pieter Schelte Becomes Pioneering Spirit Swiss-based owner of Pieter Schelte Allseas Group SA said that the vessel is being renamed “Pioneering Spirit”.Read more
Carriers That Don’t Order Big Ships Will Be Left Behind
Carriers That Don’t Order Big Ships Will Be Left Behind The window of opportunity for carriers to order 18-20,000 teu mega ships is closing and those that do not make the leap will struggle to compete on slot costs, UK shipping consultant Drewry believes.Read more
Introducing Smart Containers
Introducing Smart Containers French liner CMA CGM has increased its capital investment in the TRAXENS startup as it strives to introduce the industry’s first containers equipped with tracking sensors.Read more
US West Coast Port Operations Temporarily Suspended
US West Coast Port Operations Temporarily Suspended Weekend vessel loading and unloading operations are being temporarily suspended this weekend at the US West Coast containerized ports, with yard, rail and gate operations continuing at terminal operators’ discretionRead more

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