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Emergency Response Guidebook Features DOT/PHMSA Updates

Aug 20, 2015

Essential Resource for Transportation or Handling Incidents Involving Hazardous Materials Labelmaster offers the 2016 edition of the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) – a must have for anyone who handles or transports dangerous goods (hazardous materials)…

Singapore Transport Minister Resigns

Aug 12, 2015

Singapore’s transport minister Lui Tuck Yew, a familiar face among the country’s shipping industry, will step down from politics. Lui, former chief executive of the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA), has shocked the Singapore maritime industry…

Hanjin Starts Calling at SOHAR

Aug 07, 2015

Sohar Port and Freezone has added South Korea’s container line Hanjin Shipping to its list of global shipping lines offering direct links to this Omani deepsea port. Hanjin started its container service to Sohar from Far East, which is…

Seattle and Tacoma Ports Cement Alliance

Aug 05, 2015

The port commissions of Seattle and Tacoma voted unanimously to form the Northwest Seaport Alliance, unifying the longtime rivals’ marine cargo divisions. The alliance aimed at helping the former rivals stave off growing competition, and regain market share…

BSM Appoints CFO and New HR Marine Director

Aug 04, 2015

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has recently announced the appointment of a new Chief Financial Officer, Sebastian Graf von Hardenberg. Responsible for the organization’s global financial operations, he is based in Limassol, Cyprus.Graf…

FMC Collects $1,227,500 in Penalties from NVOCC's

Aug 04, 2015

Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero announced that the Commission has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of $1,227,500 in civil penalties. The agreements were reached with seven non-vessel-operating common…

IAMPE Announces Veteran & Merchant Mariner Program

Jul 31, 2015

The International Association of Maritime and Port Executives Veteran and Merchant Mariner Seminar Introduction and Opportunities, The Modern Port Industry.The IAMPE has announced a seminar program this summer designed to introduce Armed…

G6 Alliance Modifies Asia-Europe

Jul 29, 2015

The G6 Alliance has strengthened its Asia-Europe service by adding additional ports.  The G6 alliance, consisting of APL, Hapag-Lloyd, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Orient Overseas Container Line…

BTP Handles Millionth Container

Jul 27, 2015

Brazil’s newest container terminal hits a series of efficiency milestones Brasil Terminal Portuário (BTP), Brazil’s newest container terminal in the Port of Santos, has reached a number of important milestones. The facility, a joint…

Korea Plans Big for Busan Port

Jul 27, 2015

Port of Busan aims to handle 13 million TEU of trans-shipment cargo by 2020 ranking it number two in the world.  A long-term vision and strategy to develop the Port of Busan into a global transshipment hub port has been announced by the…

Port Infrastructure Projects Underway in Virginia

Jul 22, 2015

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx breaks ground on major infrastructure projects at the Port of Virginia; federal funding supports reduced congestion in nearby neighborhoods U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today joined Virginia Gov…

DP World Opens London Gateway Logistics Centre

Jul 22, 2015

DP World's first distribution centre at the London Gateway Logistics Park opened officially, with the UK's shipping minister, Robert Goodwill MP, in attendance. Goodwill and DP World chairman, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, formalised the opening of the centre during a ribbon cutting ceremony…

Eurostar Breaks Passenger Growth Record, Despite Calais Strike

Jul 22, 2015

Channel Tunnel rail operator Eurostar has reported record quarterly passenger numbers despite the disruption caused by strikes in Calais. Around 2.8 million passengers travelled on the high-speed service in the second quarter of this year…

BHP to Spend $240 mln on Iron Ore Tug-Boat

Jul 21, 2015

BHP Billiton plans to construct a new eight pen tug harbour at Hunt Point in Port Hedland, as well as purchase six additional tugs, for $US240 million ($A326 million). The investment will also include an upgrade of workshop facilities,…

Kansas Shipping Hub Announce Finalists

Jul 21, 2015

Seven finalists have been selected for the site of a proposed Kansas transload shipping center. The Kansas Department of Transportation/Kansas Turnpike Authority Transload Facility Site Analysis team selected the finalists from the 111 proposals submitted for consideration…

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Ports of Indiana Says It Aims to Develop Container Terminals

Ports of Indiana Says It Aims to Develop Container Terminals

The Path to Zero: Shell Opens MW Charger in Amsterdam

The Path to Zero: Shell Opens MW Charger in Amsterdam

Singapore Oil Spill Spreads Along Coast

Singapore Oil Spill Spreads Along Coast

GAC to Acquire Quadrant Pacific’s Ship Agency Business

GAC to Acquire Quadrant Pacific’s Ship Agency Business

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