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2017: A Golden Year for Cruise Shipbuilding

July 13, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Last year was another golden year for the cruise shipbuilding sector, ASSONAVE, an association representing the majority of the Italian shipbuilding industry, said. The cruise sector closed 2017 with a high level of new orders — 23 ships of over […]


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The expanded Panama Canal: perfect timing

July 12, 2018

Via: JOC

Two years after the opening of the $5.4 billion larger locks, the Panama Canal has racked up a series of wins, from attracting services from the Suez Canal to seeing carriers deploy larger ships sooner than expected. And Administrator Jorge […]


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VV: Enthusiasm for New Ship Orders Started to Wane

July 10, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The enthusiasm for newbuild orders across most shipping markets has started to wane after over USD 10 billion were committed in the first quarter of 2018, according to a report from VesselsValue. The total committed to new deliveries is now […]


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The Boat Circling the Planet on Renewable Energy and Hydrogen

July 5, 2018

Via: Wired

VICTORIEN ERUSSARD, AN experienced ocean racer from the city of Saint-Malo in the north of France, was halfway through a dash across the Atlantic when he lost all power. Sails kept the boat moving, but Erussard relied on an engine […]


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Moore Stephens: Shipping Confidence Unchanged at Four-Year High

June 29, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Shipping confidence held steady in the three months to end-May 2018, according to Moore Stephens’ latest Shipping Confidence Survey. The average confidence level was unchanged at the four-year high of 6.4 out of 10.0 recorded in February 2018. Confidence on […]


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Survey: Shippers More Dissatisfied with Carriers’ Service Quality

June 28, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The level of customers’ satisfaction with the service quality of container shipping companies has dropped since 2016, according to the shipper satisfaction survey conducted by Drewry and the European Shippers’ Council (ESC). And now, the exporters, importers and freight forwarders […]


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Panama Canal Opens Its Locks to More LNG Vessels

June 28, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The changes, which will go into effect from October 1, 2018, would be made in anticipation of LNG transit needs, Panama Canal Authority’s Deputy Administrator Manuel E. Benitez said at the World Gas Conference in Washington, DC. According to the […]


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LA-LB port complex confident it’s chassis-ready for peak season

June 26, 2018

Via: JOC

Truckers, intermodal equipment providers (IEPs), and terminal operators in Southern California are approaching the peak shipping season with confidence that there will be sufficient chassis available to handle the expected increase in container volumes from August through October. “I don’t […]


Impact & Regulations

California Unveils Plan to Cut Emissions, Protect Whales

June 21, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

For the 2018 program, financial incentives will be awarded to shipping companies based on the percent of distance traveled by their vessels through the VSR zones at 10 knots or less and with an average speed that does not exceed […]


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COSCO Shipping Lines Welcomes Another 14,500 TEU Boxship

June 20, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

China’s COSCO Shipping Lines has welcomed to its fleet another 14,500 TEU newbuild, COSCO Shipping Denali. The naming and delivery ceremony for the ultra large container vessel (ULCV) was held at Jiangnan Changxing Shipbuilding on June 13, 2018. Flying the […]