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Report: Biofuels the Most Affordable Zero-Emission Option for Shipping

May 17, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The fact that biofuels can be used in a way that very closely mirrors current technology — i.e. through internal combustion — means that associated additional costs are kept to a minimum of the fuel price itself. Under the scenarios […]


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Pacific Basin Acquires Ship Quartet

May 14, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

On May 14, 2018, PB Vessels Holding Limited, a subsidiary of the company, entered into four separate ship contracts for the purchase of vessels. Bulkers in question are a 58,000 dwt Supramax built in 2010, a 64,000 dwt Supramax resale […]


Impact & Regulations, Shipping

Panama to Investigate ACP’s Treatment of Tug Captains

May 11, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The Autoridad Nacional de Transparencia Internacional (ANTAI), in charge with investigating ethics violations and corruption, will look into the tugboat captains protesting forced overtime, unilateral manning cuts and other safety concerns. The captains are members of the MM&P Panama Canal […]


Impact & Regulations, Shipping

Trump Reimposing Sanctions on Iran’s Shipping and Shipbuilding

May 9, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Trump said on Tuesday, May 8, that the United States will pull back from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and begin reimposing U.S. nuclear-related sanctions on the Iranian regime. “Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is taking […]


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Payment Process in Container Shipping in Dire Need of Digitization

May 7, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The new technological trends promise to simplify an outdated way of doing business bringing at the same time considerable cost reductions. However, the very payment process in the sector is yet to reap gains from the switch and it represents […]


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Ports of LA, Long Beach to Fund Clean Air Technologies

April 19, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The US ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are offering new funding in an effort to boost the development of goods-movement technologies that improve air quality. This year’s 2018 call for projects requests concept papers for a variety of […]


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Report: 28 of 100 World’s Largest Ports Offer Incentives for Green Ships

April 18, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Today, 28 of the 100 world’s largest ports in terms of total cargo volume handled offer incentives for environmentally-friendly ships, a new report released by the International Transport Forum (ITF) shows. Greenhouse gas emissions from shipping currently represent around 2.6% […]


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Port of Long Beach Delivers Record First Quarter

April 16, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Marine terminals at the Port of Long Beach handled a total of 3.87 million TEUs during the first three months of 2018, marking its best-ever first quarter. For the three-month period ended March 31, the port’s volumes jumped by 19.1 […]


Impact & Regulations, Shipping

Panama Canal Authority to Sanction Tug Captains

April 13, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The Panama Canal Authority launched a process to sanction certain tug captains that refused to transit ships through the expanded canal, thus impacting the traffic through the Neopanamax locks, the authority said. “The decision is based on the fact that […]


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Ocean Alliance Day Two Product Gets Underway

April 10, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Ocean Alliance Day Two Product, the evolved service offering of the Ocean Alliance, has been launched. The service offering, announced in December last year, has a carrying capacity of around 3.1 million TEU with 331 containerships deployed on 41 services. […]