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Friday, September 20, 2019

Transhipment business model no good for Hong Kong

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on May 7, 2013

Some ports lend themselves, via geographic location or strategy, to transshipment. Singapore, for instance, had a throughput of 31.6 million TEUs in 2012, but more than 90 percent was comprised of containers in transit. Geographically, Singapore…

NMSAC September 2012 Meeting Part 2

Posted to Maritime Transportation Security News and Views (by John C.W. Bennett) on October 1, 2012

Ms. Lauren Brand of the Maritime Administration (MARAD) started her brief with an overview of the Marine Highway. The program, which envisions reliable, regularly scheduled, competitive, and sustainable transportation over waterways to reduce highway congestion…

Great Offshore becomes India’s first full member of International Salvage Union

Posted to Great Offshore becomes India’s first full member of International Salvage Union (by Joseph Fonseca) on June 6, 2012

India has finally got their own internationally recognized and fully established salvage company which can now operate beyond the country’s borders and bid for major contracts all over the world that are open only to members of International Salvage Union.

India’s shipping trade may stagnate temporarily

Posted to India’s shipping trade may stagnate temporarily (by Joseph Fonseca) on June 20, 2011

The shipping trade is set to face another hurdle. This comes after the bouancy that was experienced last year until December when the floods in Australia changed the pattern drastically. The spate of cancellation of new buildings the world over…