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Piraeus Port Beefs Up Investment Plan, Awaits Greece's Approval

Sep 04, 2019

Piraeus Port Authority (PPA), operator of Greece's largest port, has increased its investment plans to attract more business at one of Europe's largest harbours, a government spokesman said on Wednesday.PPA, majority owned by China's COSCO Shipping…

New Rules on Med Exam in Danish Ships

Aug 26, 2019

The order for medical examinations of seafarers and fishermen will be changed on September 1, 2019, said the Danish Maritime Authority.Due to this change, it is no longer a requirement to hold a Danish Health Certificate when employed on Danish ships…

Green Marine Certification for Stockton Port

Aug 02, 2019

The Port of Stockton in San Joaquin Valley, in the extended San Francisco Bay Area, has achieved certification from Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry.Certification recognizes…

ECSA Discusses on EU Shipping Issues

Jul 30, 2019

The European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA) informed that its Board met in Brussels on 26 June, to discuss the issues the European shipping industry is currently working on.A broad discussion was held about how the industry will work…

Panama Canal, UN Join Forces on Climate Action

Jul 26, 2019

The Panama Canal and UN Environment signed a cooperation agreement today to join efforts on sustainable development and combatting climate change.Signed by the Administrator of the Panama Canal Jorge L. Quijano and the Regional of UN Environment in Latin America and the Caribbean Leo Heileman…

Fourth Global Regulatory Summit Held at FMC

Jul 26, 2019

Senior government officials from the European Union (EU), the People’s Republic of China (PRC), and the United States met Wednesday at the Washington, D.C. headquarters of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to participate in the Fourth Global Regulatory Summit…

American Shipbuilding Act Re-introduced

Jul 26, 2019

Congressman John Garamendi and U.S. Senator Roger Wicker reintroduced the Energizing American Shipbuilding Act (H.R.3829), that seeks to revive domestic shipbuilding and maritime industries by requiring that increasing percentages of liquefied natural gas and crude oil exports be transported on U…

Bhutan-Bangladesh Cargo Vessel Flagged Off

Jul 11, 2019

The Minister of State for Shipping (Independent Charge), India, Mansukh Mandaviya will flag off an inland waterways vessel containing cargo from Bhutan to Bangladesh via Brahmaputra river and the Indo-Bangla Protocol Route today (July 12).'This…

MSC Reiterates No Shark Fin Policy

Jul 11, 2019

Swiss-based shipping line MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is taking the opportunity to clarify and raise awareness of its zero-tolerance position on shark fin carriage, following a reported shark fin discovery earlier this year, involving a booking by another container carrier…

Export Licensing: Tips U.S. Exporters Shouldn’t Overlook

Jul 10, 2019

Export Control Lists Include Key Marine Tech Categories  Each year, the U.S. Department of Commerce receives thousands of inquiries from businesses looking to export, many of which involve licensing questions. The Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS)…

6 Months' Countdown to Global Sulfur Cap

Jun 30, 2019

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has issued updated guidance to help shipowners comply with new UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations, with just six months to go until the implementation of the ‘Global Sulphur Cap’ICS…

Port of Oakland Concerned with China Trade War

Jun 21, 2019

Port of Oakland Executive Director Chris Lytle is sounding an alarm over the trade war with China.  The veteran maritime leader this week warned that tariffs imposed by both sides threaten the U.S. economy.  He added that trade barriers could dry up his customers’ access to a major export market…

Norway Hits GCL with Sulfur Fine

May 20, 2019

The Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) has fined Greek cruise ship operator Global Cruise Lines (GCL) for using 0.17 percent sulfur fuel in a 0.10 percent sulfur ECA zone.NMA informed that MS Magellan, which is owned by the Greek company GCL…

IMO 2020: Total Lubmarine 'Road Show' in NYC

May 10, 2019

On Thursday, May 9, 2019, Total Lubmarine brought its 'Total Global Sulfur Cap Forum' to New York City, a meeting including of Total Lubmarine business and technical executives and shipowners.The event, held aboard the historic Aircraft Carrier Intrepid Museum…

Port of Brownsville Connector Cleared

May 01, 2019

The South Port Connector Road Project received environmental clearance from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Pharr District Office, advancing the project to the construction phase.The project is part of the Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority’s (CCRMA) East Loop Corridor plan…

Logistics News

JSI Alliance Completes Scope of Work in Basrah Refinery Upgrading Project

JSI Alliance Completes Scope of Work in Basrah Refinery Upgrading Project

Singapore Marine Biofuel Premiums Drop Further on Soft Demand

Singapore Marine Biofuel Premiums Drop Further on Soft Demand

New Study Offers Safety Recommendations for Green Shipping Corridors

New Study Offers Safety Recommendations for Green Shipping Corridors

SAMPOL Awarded Shore Power Contract from Port of València

SAMPOL Awarded Shore Power Contract from Port of València

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