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  • 27 July 2011

    Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) warship USS Anzio (CG 68), assigned as the CMF’s counter-piracy mission Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 flagship, intercepted a skiff July 22, successfully disrupting the activities of a group suspected of attempting acts of piracy. USS Anzio first heard of the suspected pirate activity after receiving a report from a merchant […]

  • 27 July 2009

    Problems with a ferry operator’s computerised check-in system have led to traffic disruption and delays for cross-Channel travellers. The Port of Dover issued a warning to travellers saying the check-in system used by P&O had failed and there was a backlog of traffic. The problem led to a row between rival operators. SeaFrance said P&O […]

  • 2 August 2006

    Thousands of passengers have had travel plans disrupted after a ferry struck a whale just off Holyhead in north Wales. Irish Ferries have confirmed its Dublin Swift service would be in dock for two days following the incident at 1400 BST on Tuesday. The “soft impact” collision happened as the vessel approached the port of […]

  • 12 December 2011

    Weather continues to affect salvage operations, with no activity yesterday (Sunday) due to swell and wind conditions. Weather today is marginal for safe operations, so container removal activity today is unlikely. While container removal operations are suspended, salvors will focus on installing patches in the corridors of the wreck, to improve buoyancy. 15 containers were […]

  • 16 January 2007

    Winter storms have led to jobs losses in the fishing industry in the Western Isles. Few shellfish have been landed during three months of severe weather, meaning that processors trying to retain their skilled staff are losing money.

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Miami-based cruise giant Carnival Corporation & plc expects to see a decrease in its fourth quarter earnings, affected by several temporary port closures amid hurricanes, which led to voyage disruptions. After the earthquakes in Mexico and “a very challenging series of hurricanes,” Carnival said that the voyage disruptions are expected to result in an estimated USD 0.10 to […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Blockchain is set to disrupt the insurance industry.

  • 28 November 2018

    Technology is disrupting and transforming the way the port industry operate.

  • 16 January 2019

    BPA urged the government to avoid disruption to free trade at the country’s ports in case of No-Deal Brexit.

  • 1 June 2012

    High winds and swell out at the reef this week have caused some disruption to salvage activities, with Smit Borneo forced to remain on standby yesterday. Changes in the conditions this morning are expected to allow Smit Borneo to move closer to the wreck today. As a result of heavy swells flooding the breached holds […]

  • 7 November 2011

    On 4 November 2011, following a coordinated search and detection by a French Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance aircraft, the German warship FGS KOELN, operating as part of the EU NAVFOR, disrupted a pirate action group comprising a whaler and skiff, 50 nautical miles off the coast of Tanzania. On detection, the suspect pirates jettisoned their […]

  • 1 June 2010

    On Saturday evening, 29 of May, the Seychelles Coast Guard disrupted a Pirate Action Group, including a mother ship with nine suspected pirates on board and two fast attack skiffs, after being led to the target by an EU NAVFOR maritime patrol aircraft from the Swedish Coast Guard.

  • 7 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Legislation that would amend the United States Taft-Hartley Act to allow governors to intervene in port labor disputes rather than being required to ask the White House to do so was introduced in Congress on Friday, June 5th. The Protecting Orderly and Responsible Transit of Shipments or PORTS Act, was introduced by Senator Cory Gardner, […]

  • 8 December 2011

    USS Carney (DDG 64), part of NATO’s counter-piracy task force Operation Ocean Shield, worked with other NATO forces and coalition partners to disrupt pirate activity in the Gulf of Aden, Dec. 5. A Japanese maritime patrol aircraft patrolling the area on counter-piracy operations spotted a suspicious skiff with seven suspected pirates aboard and contacted the […]

  • 27 September 2018

    UNCTAD believes recent rounds of tariff hikes will disrupt a trading system drawn increasingly around value chains.

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Canada’s largest port, Port Metro Vancouver, has concluded the first half of 2014 on a positive note, with their mid-year report showing a 3.6 per cent growth in overall tonnage compared to the same period last year, handling more than 69 million tonnes of cargo in the first half of 2014. “At the mid-point of […]

  • 13 December 2011

    NATO warship USS De Wert prevented a suspected pirate dhow from engaging in acts of piracy and forced it back to the Somali coast making further acts of piracy impossible at this time. While engaged in a replenishment at sea, USS De Wert received intelligence reports that a dhow acting suspiciously was in the vicinity […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The payment process in container shipping ready for digital disruption.

  • 18 February 2015

    Vessel traffic in the Turkish straits is being disrupted by heavy snowfall, Gulf Agency Company (GAC) Turkey said in an advisory on Wednesday.  The traffic disruption is applicable to Turkish straits comprising the Bosporus Strait, the Sea of Marmara, and the Dardanelles, and in ports, especially those located in northern parts of the country, GAC said. ” […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Seanergy: Reduction of new vessel deliveries and fleet disruptions from scrubber installation would push TCE rates up.

  • 11 May 2010

    The morning May 7, the EU NAVFOR Swedish Maritime Patrol Aircraft detected another Pirate Action Group (PAG), in the middle of Somali Basin. EU NAVFOR Netherlands warship Johan de Witt, only 30 Nautical Miles from the position, was sent to intercept the suspected pirates by the Force Commander Jan Thörnqvist onboard the Flag ship HSwMS […]

  • 5 February 2012

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, advises that thickening sea ice, resulting from particularly low temperatures across Eastern Europe, is causing disruption to shipping across the Black Sea. While relevant port authorities are working hard to keep shipping lanes open, vessels heading to Eastern Black Sea ports in Russia and the […]