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Ahead of Brexit, ABP Increases Investment in Port of Hull

Jan 14, 2019

Port operator Associated British Ports (ABP) said on Monday it had boosted investments at its Port of Hull, bringing the total to 250 million pounds ($321.78 million) since the country's 2016 decision to leave the European Union.ABP said it…

Denmark to Introduce Digital Ship Registration

Jan 09, 2019

A proposal for new legislation has to advance digitalisation of the Danish International Registry of Shipping (DIRS) been submitted to the Danish Parliament.If adopted, digital ship registration will move closer to becoming reality, which will…

U.S. Commerce Secretary: U.S., China Could Settle Immediate Trade Issues

Jan 07, 2019

The United States and China are likely to reach a good settlement over immediate trade issues while agreement on structural trade issues and enforcement will be harder, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said on Monday as U.S.-China trade talks resumed…

China-U.S. Trade Talks a Tonic to Battered Markets

Jan 04, 2019

World stock markets rallied on Friday after Beijing announced a new round of trade talks with Washington, though recession fears still had markets betting the next move in U.S. interest rates might be down.News that the United States and China…

Industry Calls for Block Exemption Regulation Extension

Dec 20, 2018

Four trade associations representing the international liner shipping industry submitted comments to the European Commission supporting extension of the EU consortia block exemption regulation (BER) for an additional five years beyond its current 2020 expiration date…

Tanzania: Captain Sentenced to 20 for Possession of Shark Fins

Dec 16, 2018

The captain of the Malaysian-flagged fishing vessel Buah Naga 1 Captain Han Ming Chuan, a Taiwanese national, has pleaded guilty to the charge of Unlawful Possession of Shark Fins in a plea agreement with Tanzanian Prosecutors.The vessel was…

Norway Postpones Decision on Arctic Oil Terminal

Dec 14, 2018

The Norwegian government has postponed a decision on whether to mandate the construction of an oil processing terminal near the Arctic tip of northern Europe until the third quarter of next year, it said on Friday.If built, the onshore Veidnes…

China to Halt Additional Tariffs on U.S.-made Cars

Dec 14, 2018

China to suspend additional 25 pct tariffs on U.S.-made cars for three months; China's planned tariff halt follows purchase of U.S. soybeans.China will suspend additional tariffs on U.S.-made vehicles and auto parts for three months starting Jan…

California: MSC Pays $630K for Air Quality Violations

Dec 06, 2018

Swiss container shipping company Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) paid $630,625 in penalties to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for violating the Ocean-Going Vessel At-Berth Regulation.According to CARB, the violations were discovered…

Danish Maritime Authority Calls for Renewal of Shipping Documents

Dec 04, 2018

Time has come to apply for renewal of CLC, Bunker, Athens and Wreck Removal Certificates from the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA). The certificates must be renewed once a year when the underlying insurance expires.According to DMA, ships that…

Swiss Climate EcoCare, Korean Register MoU for IMO DCS Services

Dec 04, 2018

The Classification Society Korean Register (KR) and Swiss Climate EcoCare GmbH has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to provide enhanced International Maritime Organization (IMO) Data Collection System (DCS) services to the maritime industry…

US Senators Alarmed if China Gets Control of Djibouti Port

Nov 14, 2018

Two prominent U.S. senators expressed alarm on Tuesday about the military and political consequences if China gains control of a port terminal in Djibouti, and said they were concerned it could further boost Beijing's influence in East Africa…

Trudeau Discussed Steel Tariffs with Trump in Paris

Nov 12, 2018

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday he had discussed U.S. steel and aluminium tariffs with President Donald Trump over the weekend and that he hoped to reach a resolution on the matter by the G20 summit in Argentina.'I absolutely brought up the issue of steel and aluminium tariffs…

Port Police Regulation in Force in Antwerp

Nov 11, 2018

The modification of the Municipal Port Police Regulation, the Port Instructions and related forms come into force on the 12th of November 2018 said a press release from the Antwerp Port Authority.The port and the social context in which it operates are in a constant state of flux…

DSC Dredge CEO Wetta Delivers Ghana Fact-Finding Trip Report

Nov 09, 2018

As a member of the President’s Advisory Council – Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA), Bob Wetta attended the September 26, 2018 Fact-Finding Trip Report meeting in Washington, D.C., with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and 13 other U…

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