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KNOT Orders New Tanker for Charter with BG Group

Jun 18, 2015

Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers AS (KNOT) has concluded a time-charter contract with Brazil Shipping 1 Limited, a subsidiary of the U.K. energy supplier BG GROUP PLC.  This contract is for a maximum 20-year period starting from the second…

Using Key Data to Remain Competitive

Jun 16, 2015

During a conference in Oslo, KVH CEO Martin Kits van Heyningen urged maritime operators to utilize big data in order to remain competitiveThe future competitiveness of the maritime industry will be affected by how rapidly shipping operators take advantage of big data…

Cargomatic Hires Whiteley as COO

Jun 11, 2015

Cargomatic announced that technology executive Sean Whiteley has joined the company as chief operating officer. Whiteley will be charged with overseeing operations, sales and marketing efforts for Cargomatic as it continues its mission to transform local trucking through its mobile technology…

China to be the Top Shipping Nation by 2030

Jun 11, 2015

China’s total international shipping volume will reach 6.2bn tons, which will account for 17% of the world’s shipping volume, says 2030 China Shipping Development Outlook report published by the Shanghai International Shipping Institute. Container…

Head of Greece's Biggest Port Piraeus Resigns

Jun 10, 2015

The head of Greece's biggest port Piraeus will step down, a statement said on Wednesday, after the port was once more named as a target for privatisation in the country's cash-for-reforms negotiations with international creditors.Chief Executive Yiorgos Anomeritis has headed the port since 2009…

Terminal Operator HHLA Prepares for Big Vessels

Jun 08, 2015

Port of Hamburg terminal operator Hamburger Hafen und Logisitik AG (HHLA) is making further preparations for the latest generation of mega-ships.  It has ordered two new container gantry cranes for its Container Terminal Tollerort (CTT)…

Kawam to Lead Globe Express Services

Jun 08, 2015

The board of directors of Globe Express Services (GES) has appointed Mustapha Kawam as the company’s new president and chief executive officer. Kawam takes the helm of GES after working for the company for 20 years. The company in 1995 and has held a range of leadership positions in the company…

Iran and Russia Linked Across the Caspian Sea

Jun 08, 2015

A subsidiary of Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) has launched a series of new routes across the Caspian linking Russia and Kazakhstan, reports Informatore Navale. This initiative will bring six sailings per month for new services…

Korea-Thailand Dry Canal to Carry Ship by Rail?

Jun 05, 2015

South Korea mulls a US$4.8-billion (S$6.5 b) 'rail canal' project to Thailand that would be able to cut 2,000km and two days off the shipping route through the Strait of Malacca, reports Reuters. The project that could entail the new concept of a 'dry canal' for conveying ships by rail…

1-Stop’s Port solution adopted by VICT

Jun 04, 2015

Victoria International Container Terminal Ltd (VICT) has chosen to implement the wide range of port community solutions that 1-Stop Connections (1-Stop) have to offer.  1-Stop is already the system of choice at the Port of Melbourne, where…

Honda Teams Up with Giga Shipping

Jun 03, 2015

Honda’s division in Malaysia has opened East Malaysia Logistics Hub in Kota Kinabalu which will be operated and managed by logistics and shipping firm Giga Shipping. Pre-delivery inspection (PDI) management undertaken by Giga Shipping will include standard key management system…

Technip Buys Out DOF Subsea

Jun 01, 2015

The DOF Subsea Group has entered into an agreement with Technip for the sale of DOF Subsea’s ownership in the joint venture vessel Skandi Arctic, with immediate effect.  According to the company, the transaction is done at market terms and will improve the cash position for the Group…

L.A., Long Beach Create Supply Chain Working Groups

May 29, 2015

Seeking new supply chain efficiencies, the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have announced the creation of working groups focusing on peak operations and terminal optimization to develop ways to strengthen the competitiveness of the San Pedro Bay port complex…

Rieber offloads Polar Prince

May 29, 2015

GC Rieber Shipping has entered into an agreement to sell subsea vessel 'Polar Prince', which the company had built in 1999. The transaction gives GC Rieber Shipping an accounting gain of approximately NOK 10 million ($1.3 million). The…

Israeli Dockworkers End Ports Strike

May 28, 2015

Israeli dockworkers ended a two-day strike on Thursday that had shut down the country's two main seaports in protest at the creation of new foreign-run ports. Some 2,400 workers had walked out of the ports of Ashdod and Haifa as union leaders…

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Cavotec Inks Service Deal with APM Terminals at the Port of Tanger Med

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