Monday, February 13, 2012
Maritime News

Port of Hamburg Regains Market Share, Views Positive Future [REPORT]

The Port of Hamburg regains market shares and foresees a positive annual balance on total seaborne cargo throughput… In 2011, Germany’s largest universal port achieved a seaborne cargo throughput totalling...

February 13, 2012
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Friday, January 13, 2012
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Maritime News

Port of Singapore Records Positive 2011 Results [REPORT]

Port of Singapore continued to register good growth in all areas despite a challenging year for the maritime industry Amid uncertainty in the global economy as well as challenges faced...

January 13, 2012
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Saturday, October 1, 2011
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Maritime News

Future of India’s shipping industry looks strong, port expansion must accelerate

MUMBAI (Dow Jones)–India’s shipping industry should speed up the expansion of its ports, increase dredging facilities and invest in coastal shipping, the country’s prime minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday. “We...

October 1, 2011
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Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Maritime News

Iraq Asks Kuwait To Stop Work On Mega Port – Spokesman

AMMAN (Dow Jones)–The Iraqi government has officially asked Kuwait to stop work on the Mubarak Al Kabeer being built on the northern tip of the Persian Gulf, saying it would...

July 27, 2011
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Thursday, February 10, 2011
Maritime News

Container Traffic Severely Disrupts French Ports

PARIS (Dow Jones)–The flow of containers has been severely disrupted at most French sea ports as workers strike over a number of issues including pension arrangements and working conditions, the...

February 10, 2011
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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

500 Knots on the Houston Ship Channel – Time Lapse Photography

The power and beauty of time lapse photography is rarely as dramatic as when it is shot from a ship. This clip of the Houston Ship Channel, 500 Knots on...

January 12, 2011
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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

History in HD: Lg Format Glass Negs of Ships & Bridges

New York Over the River: 1903 – New York circa 1903. "East River from Brooklyn tower of Williamsburg Bridge." 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full...

July 20, 2010
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Thursday, July 15, 2010

Port of Singapore – The World’s Busiest Container Port?

The Port of Singapore holds the title of world’s busiest container port because it handles the largest amount of total shipping tonnage. It also tranships a fifth of the world’s...

July 15, 2010
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Thursday, March 25, 2010

SONS 2010 – Spill of National Significance Exercise in Portland, Maine; Day Two

Article by Maya Cohen – Photos by Sandra Konigmacher Day One » 0820: 35 degrees F with sideways blowing snow – USCGC SHACKLE approaching South Portland CG Station pier. The...

March 25, 2010
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Tuesday, March 23, 2010
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SONS 2010 – Spill of National Significance Exercise in Portland, Maine; Day One

 Article by Maya Cohen – Photos by Sandra Konigmacher (Monkey Fist) – Day Two » Incident scene: Portland Harbor (full size) Day One; March 23, 2010 Every three years, since...

March 23, 2010
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Saturday, February 13, 2010
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Los Angeles Launches WMD Screening Ship

Photo Courtesy of Tucker Axum III Feb. 12, 2010 Global Security Newswire A ship carrying equipment and personnel to screen the cargo of vessels entering the Long Beach and Los...

February 13, 2010
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Friday, January 22, 2010

Photo: Grasp in Port au Prince Harbor

  photo sent by Justin. O. Vandenheuvel; USCG Cutter Oak

January 22, 2010
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Thursday, January 21, 2010

1,400 Planes Waiting to Bring Aid to Haiti, Containers Soon to Follow

Jan. 21, 2010 / Associated Press – About 120 to 140 flights a day are now able to land at the country’s single airport in Port-au-Prince, which was damaged in last...

January 21, 2010
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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Haiti: Damage to Main Port Video

January 20, 2010
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Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Lifesaving Incidents

Haiti: CG Continues Evacuations, Clears Port

As of Monday, the Coast Guard has evacuated 662 Americans from Haiti. By Susan Schept – NavyTimes Although doing medevacs and ferrying Americans out of the danger zone is a...

January 19, 2010
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Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Two Super-Post Panamax Cranes Arrive in Port of Tacoma

Photo Courtesy: Port of Tacoma Yesterday, the Port of Tacoma saw the arrival of two new cranes headed for the Washington United Terminal on the Blair Waterway. The two Super-Post...

January 27, 2009
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Thursday, August 21, 2008

London Gateway Project

DP World, a Dubai-government controlled holding company and one of the largest marine terminal operators in the world, awarded a £400m contract yesterday to British firm Laing O’Rourke and Belgium’s...

August 21, 2008
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Saturday, April 5, 2008

National Geographic “America’s Port” – Starts Sunday

The following is posted by Fred Fry: I mentioned back in Maritime Monday 103 that National Geographic is set to start airing a short series called America’s Port that was...

April 5, 2008
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Wednesday, April 2, 2008

30 Days of San Francisco Ship Traffic – Charted

Click Image For Hi-Resolution Version/ Being technologically oriented ship drivers we are easily excited by new web sites that combine these interests. Having worked closely with web based AIS (Digital...

April 2, 2008
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Wednesday, December 5, 2007

10 Busiest US Container Ports Visualized

U.S. International Container Trades by Port, 2001-2006 Visualized (Thousand TEU’s) Source: Port Import/Export Reporting System (PIERS). Detailed data available at More Visualizations (that you can play with!) over at...

December 5, 2007
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