Yang Ming Halts Container Service to Iran
Taiwan’s troubled Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp is halting its container service to Iran, becoming the first foreign shipping line to abandon the route a year after international sanctions on Tehran were lifted, Reuters reported. Yang Ming…
Partner, Tug & Barge Solutions
In the world of workboats, Folan is well known, and widely regarded as one of industry’s most knowledgeable and experienced subject matter experts in his particular niche.
A Tale of Three Ports
On three coasts, three pilot disputes – like a bad penny that keeps turning up – refuse to go away. Domestic and international stakeholders from sea-to-shining-sea are watching very carefully from the cheap seats.The U.S. system of marine pilot oversight is a familiar one to most of us.
The New Generation of Alliances Set
On April 1, 2017 a new generation of ocean carrier alliances will become operational. We caught up with Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Commissioner William P. Doyle after his return from an industry conference earlier this month in Long Beach, Calif.
Ballast Water Treatment: A ‘Sample’ of What to Expect Next
Having just returned from the 4th Annual Ballast Water Management Summit held in Long Beach, CA, I’m completely up to speed (or so I kid myself) on the complex topic of ballast water management systems, treatment and the regulatory quagmire represented by the IMO, U.S.
Lessons from Hanjin Line Bankruptcy
The August 2016 collapse of Hanjin Line was a wake-up call for the entire ocean transportation supply chain. More than $14 billion in cargo was stranded at sea and ships were scattered all over the globe at anchor or just outside territorial waters.
Kings Point at the Crossroads
As the United States Merchant Marine Academy recently announced the resumption of its commercial sea year training program, many unanswered questions remain and more importantly, myriad problems unsolved.Roughly concurrent with news that the…
Gender Discrimination in the Pacific Northwest
In 2016, a jury awarded a woman $3.6 million in a gender discrimination lawsuit filed against the Puget Sound Pilot Commission, a Washington State agency. The woman, a former deep draft vessel master, was awarded the money after she was denied a state pilot license.
DSME Deal Non-starter
The creditors of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) still remain undecided…
Shipping Still Hooked On Classics?
The shipping industry has long provided investors with opportunities for asset play…
Denmark Aims to be Global Maritime Power Hub
The Danish Government receives recommendations from the Maritime Strategy Team on…
Global Deliveries Sending Out Mixed Signals
Despite the shipbuilding industry being under great pressure, global deliveries have…
Petrobangla, Summit Pact for 2nd LNG Terminal
Bangladesh's State-owned Petrobangla has inked final deals with Summit LNG Terminal…
Washington Maritime Economy Grows Stronger -Study
A new report from the Washington Maritime Federation shows strong health of industry…
ESD Systems Recommended for Oil/Chemical Tankers
OCIMF and CDI release new information paper Linked Ship/Shore Emergency Shutdown…
Why Attend the Ferry Safety & Technology Conference?
The Worldwide Ferry Safety Association (WFSA) will host its upcoming Ferry Safety…
New Port Managers for TNPA
Transnet National Ports Authority has made several senior appointments that will…
Draft EIS/EIR for Proposed Port of LA Terminal Upgrade
The Port of Los Angeles and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have prepared a Draft Environmental…
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