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  • 3 September 2018

    The capacity of the containership fleet is growing too fast for the demand side to keep up.

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of its international work, the Danish Maritime Authority took part in the fourth bilateral consultative meeting with the Chinese Ministry of Transport on 21-22 May. The purpose was to carry on the good maritime relations between Denmark and China. The Danish delegation, headed by Director General of the Danish Maritime Authority Andreas Nordseth, […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The overall volumes at the Port of Los Angeles for containerized cargo increased 0.25 percent in July 2014 compared to July last year, the port’s monthly results show. Total cargo for July was 717,407 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs). Container imports dropped 1.98 percent, while exports rose 3.62 percent comparing July figures for 2013 and 2014. […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    On March 28, the Board of Directors of China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC) released the 2015 annual report and CSR report on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. This was the ninth consecutive CSR report released by CCCC since 2008. According to the annual report, CCCC’s new businesses and old businesses both […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Building on a record year, during the first five months of 2015, the Port of Houston Authority (PHA) handled more than 16 million tons of cargo, an increase of 9 percent compared to the same period last year. Additionally, activity at the Bayport and Barbours Cut terminals continues to grow at an accelerated pace, with […]

  • 27 April 2015

    In the first quarter of 2015, tanker earnings for crude oil tankers have climbed to new strong levels, with averages not seen since 2008, BIMCO said in the latest market overview. The demand for crude oil tankers remain high even after the winter months as the market appears to have kept the momentum going, keeping the crude […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Songa Offshore SE, an international offshore drilling contractor, has delivered its operational update. Songa Dee achieved an operational efficiency of 100% and an earnings efficiency of 99% during the month working for Statoil in Norway. Songa Delta achieved an operational efficiency of 100% and an earnings efficiency of 100% working for Statoil in Norway. Songa Trym achieved […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    With peak season nearing its close, the US Port of Virginia in November handled 236,155 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), making it the second-busiest month in the port’s history after the record-breaking October 2016. In comparison with last November, TEU volumes are up 16 percent; rail units up 35 percent; truck volume up 8 percent; Virginia […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the new Cowes breakwater progresses extremely well with CHC’s contractors Boskalis Westminster currently on stage 4 of the 2014 programme, the installation of the breakwater’s gravel core up to approximately 4 meters above chart datum. The dredger Sospan Dau delivers up to to five loads of gravel per day which is then sprayed […]

  • 25 April 2012

    Moving where world business develops or intensifying customer services: long-term strategies with different companies in shipping and logistics differ. Rotterdam’s role asmain port into Europe is undisputed, shipping professionals anticipate volume increase with beginning of operations at Maasvlakte 2. However, limitations with infrastructure pose new challenges. “We aim to be the logistics partner that helps […]

  • 22 January 2015

    Container volumes through Puget Sound’s largest container ports remained flat in 2014, according to numbers released jointly for the first time by the U.S. West Coast ports of Seattle and Tacoma. Puget Sound container volumes fell less than 1 percent in 2014 to 3.4 million 20-foot-equivalent units (TEUs). Tacoma and Seattle’s combined volumes have hovered […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    As the need for energy security drives investment in renewable energy, the insurance industry is responding by providing innovative products to mitigate some of the potential volatility. Global investment in renewables fell by 14% during 2013, but the percentage of electricity generated by renewable sources still grew, according to the United Nations Environment Program. Renewables […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based port operator PSA International has through its Panamanian subsidiary started a USD 400 million expansion of its container terminal located on the west bank of the Panama Canal Pacific. The expansion will increase the capacity of the terminal from 450,000 to 2 million TEUs per year. The investment into civil works amounts to USD 285 million, while the value […]

  • 26 April 2013

     Williamstown shipyard employees have received a letter from the yard’s owner, BAE Systems,  which urges the workers to keep their hard work regardless of poor order intake, The Australian writes citing the letter’s content. According to Bill Saltzer, the signatory of the letter, who is BAE maritime director, there is a “significant gap” in new orders […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has laid the keel for a 84,000 cbm Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC) for its compatriot shipping company KSS Line. This is the second LPG carrier HHI started building for KSS this month. The ship, priced at KRW 91.4 billion (USD 76.7m), is due for delivery by the […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dry bulk shipping company Star Bulk Carriers Corp. has entered into agreements to sell four newbuilding Capesize vessels under construction in China to unaffiliated third parties, for an aggregate gross price of USD 148 million. The vessels are expected to be delivered to the buyers during the first and second quarter of 2016. The company said it would use […]

  • 13 February 2014

    Oil and gas upstream service provider in South Africa, DCD Marine Cape Town has earned its reputation as a safe, reliable and internationally competitive shipyard since its inception in 1903. “In serving the oil and gas industry, it is critical that we comply to international SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environment and Quality) regulations and standards. Our […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance, a marine cargo operating partnership of the ports of Seattle and Tacoma, saw container volumes grow for the sixth straight month in August, improving nearly 15 percent compared to August 2014. The increase is significant, as peak shipping season—when retailers increase inventories to prepare for the holiday shopping season—hit early last […]

  • 7 September 2015

    Russia’s largest producer of steel pipes, TMK said it has delivered 1,748 mt of cold-resistant casing and tubing pipe, including 1,716 mt of premium tubular products to Novatek-operated Yamal LNG during this year.

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance, a marine cargo operating partnership of the ports of Seattle and Tacoma, saw container volumes grow for the sixth straight month in August, improving nearly 15 percent compared to August 2014. The increase is significant, as peak shipping season—when retailers increase inventories to prepare for the holiday shopping season—hit early last […]

  • 3 June 2015

    The liquefied natural gas tanker market could be faced with a capacity shortage in a few years as projects in the United States aimed at exporting LNG gain momentum, a US Coast Guard official said at Nor Shipping conference on Tuesday. “We sit on 20 percent of the world’s LNG, so the question is how do […]

  • 26 August 2015

     Trade from China and Southeast Asia to North America and Europe is expected to boom in the next five years, according to new analysis released today by IHS Inc., a US-based industry analyst. The World Trade Service of IHS Maritime & Trade forecasts that China’s trade will continue to increase by more than 5 percent per year […]