Maritime News


Wednesday, January 15, 2014
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Maritime News

Baltic Index Marks First Gain of 2014

he Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose on Wednesday, marking its first gain this year,

January 15, 2014
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Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Maritime News

Kemp: Long Live The Jones Act?

Reuters Commodities and Energy Senior Market Analyst, John Kemp, questions the effectiveness of the Jones Act in today's modern

January 14, 2014
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Congressman Garamendi Makes Bold Call to Support U.S. Merchant Marine

California Congressman John Garamendi spoke at the National Maritime Strategy Symposium this morning and set an aggressive tone to revamp the maritime policy

January 14, 2014
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First Jubail Diesel Cargo Adds To Pain For Europe’s Refiners

Diesel from the new Jubail refinery in Saudi Arabia will head to Europe for the first time this month, piling pressure on refineries already battered by huge

January 14, 2014
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Monday, January 13, 2014
Maritime News

Sacyr Vows to Finish Panama Canal Expansion Work As Planned

Sacyr SA pledged to complete its contract to expand the Panama Canal, edging back from a threat to suspend the project if the waterway’s authority didn’t

January 13, 2014
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Engineering News

Captain’s Perspective – Drydocking the MV Spirit of Vancouver Island

By Captain Keith McLaren, As a shipmaster I am often asked what it is like to be in dry dock and as few can actually visit the ship during

January 13, 2014
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Transatlantic Clean Tanker Rates Rally To 5-Month High

Clean tanker rates on major export routes were mostly lower on Monday while firmer bookings helping to lift the transatlantic market to its highest level in

January 13, 2014
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Falling Capesize Rates Bring Down Baltic Index

The Baltic's capesize index dropped 11.61 percent, shedding 244 points to

January 13, 2014
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OSG to Outsource Technical Ship Management

Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (OTC:OSGIQ) has announced today that V.Ships will now take on the role of technical manager for their entire fleet of

January 13, 2014
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Engineering News

Nakilat to Repower Q-MAX LNG Carrier with Dual Fuel ME-GI Engine

Qatari shipping company Nakilat, the world’s largest owner of LNG carriers, along with Qatari LNG producers Qatargas, RasGas and engine manufacturer MAN

January 13, 2014
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Engineering News

Oman’s Square-Rigged Flagship Launched at Damen Shipyards

Named the RNOV ‘Shabab Oman,” this 87-meter sail training vessel (STV) is destined to become the flagship of the Royal Navy of Oman once delivered

January 13, 2014
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Sunday, January 12, 2014
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Maritime News

Philippines Sees Nickel Boon on Indonesia’s Ban

The ban on mineral-ore exports from Indonesia, the world’s biggest nickel producer, is poised to benefit neighboring miners in the Philippines, who are

January 12, 2014
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Shipowners Make Big Bets on Markets and Evolving U.S. Export Policies

With the holidays behind us, shipping slowly returns to daily routine of moving cargoes (we should never forget what shipping is all about) and everyone having

January 12, 2014
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Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold
Maritime News

Indonesia Eases Ore Ban as Freeport Keeps Copper Exports

Indonesia pushed ahead with a watered-down ban on mineral ore exports that will cut global nickel supplies and allow Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. to

January 12, 2014
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Saturday, January 11, 2014
Maritime News

Sacyr Says Has $574 Million At Stake In Panama Canal Expansion Contract

Sacyr, the Spanish building company leading a consortium to expand the Panama Canal, said it risks losing $574 million in guarantees and advance payments if a

January 11, 2014
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Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold
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Freeport Halts Indonesia Copper Exports Ahead Of Mineral Export Ban

U.S. mining giant Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc halted its copper exports from Indonesia, less than an hour before a controversial mineral export ban

January 11, 2014
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Friday, January 10, 2014
Maritime News

OSV Crewmember Loses Foot in Accident Off Louisiana

A U.S. Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 27-year-old man from an offshore supply vessel 5 miles off Louisiana, Thursday, after losing his foot in an

January 10, 2014
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Capesize Rates Plunge Nearly 30 Percent

The cost of hauling coal and other commodities had its biggest one-day percentage drop on record after Colombia restricted some exports by Drummond Co.,

January 10, 2014
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Thursday, January 9, 2014
Maritime News

Coast Guard Suspends Searches for Missing Crewman

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the searches for two missing crewmembers believed to have fallen overboard from a tanker and a cruise ship in two separate

January 9, 2014
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Wednesday, January 8, 2014
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Maersk Line to Bring SeaLand Back

Maersk Line announced today the revival of the SeaLand brand with formation of a new US-headquartered, intra-Americas container shipping firm of the same name.

January 8, 2014
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