Sunday, March 4, 2012
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Maritime News

Bulk Carrier Star Polaris Sustains Hull Damage in Turkish Port

(Dow Jones) Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (SBLK) said one of its ships suffered hull damage entering a Turkish port, forcing the company to declare the vessel off-hire to potential charterers...

March 4, 2012
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Friday, March 2, 2012

Mooring Ops VIDEO FAQ – European Harbour Masters’ Committee

Video training has long been an effective tool for companies to help share information with mariners. I say companies because video training programs, while effective, are often too costly for...

March 2, 2012
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Thursday, March 1, 2012
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Maritime News

Banner year for APM Terminals, Looks to Invest $3 Billion in Port Infrastructure Projects

The Hague, Netherlands – APM Terminals, the Hague-based global port operator, yesterday reported record breaking annual results for 2011. A revenue growth of 10% year- on-year and an EBITDA of...

March 1, 2012
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Monday, February 27, 2012
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Maritime News

Adani to Develop New Port Terminal in West India, $243M Investment

MUMBAI (Dow Jones)–Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd. (532921.BY) said Monday it has received an initial letter from a government-run port trust to set up a port terminal in...

February 27, 2012
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Wednesday, February 22, 2012
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Maritime News

Economic Growth Doesn’t Happen Without Infrastructure, Indonesia Faces Development Issues

JAKARTA (Dow Jones)–Indonesia needs to move quickly to expand and modernize its ports to keep up with a recent increase in exports and imports generated by the archipelago’s sustained growth,...

February 22, 2012
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Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Maritime News

APM Terminals and Petkim Announce Strategic Port Development in Turkey

Executives from Petkim Petrokimya Holding A.Åž. (“Petkim”), Petlim Limancılık A.Åž. (“Petlim”) which is 100% owned by Petkim and APM Terminals signed a Heads of Terms agreement which outlines key terms...

February 14, 2012
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Maritime News

APM Terminals CEO Kim Fejfer Sees Opportunity in India

Expected trade growth in India will however, require $20 billion in new investments Mumbai, India– With a population of 1.2 billion and the world’s third-largest economy, India remains significantly underrepresented...

February 14, 2012
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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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