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Monday, September 22, 2014
Ports

West Coast Port Strike Appears Unlikely, Panel Hears

Negotiations on a new labor contract for 20,000 dockworkers at West Coast ports will probably conclude without a labor disruption, a shipping consultant said

September 22, 2014
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Sunday, September 21, 2014
Maritime News

Russia Signs Marine Terminal Agreement with MSC Cruises

By Shubin Aleksey Andreyevich While at the XIII International Investment Forum in Sochi last Friday, Nikolay Tsukanov, Governor of Kaliningrad region, Andrei

September 21, 2014
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Tuesday, September 9, 2014
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Maritime News

SMM Hamburg Kicks Off

Within 20 minutes of arriving in Hamburg yesterday I was sitting at my first press conference of the week, the first of many I will attend this week while

September 9, 2014
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Tuesday, September 2, 2014
abbot point port
Maritime News

Australia Abandons Great Barrier Reef Sand Dump – Report

Australia will abandon plans to dump 3 million cubic metres of dredged sand into the Great Barrier Reef area in its effort to create the world's biggest coal

September 2, 2014
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Monday, September 1, 2014
port of los angeles container ship shipping
Maritime News

Los Angeles to Sell $340 Million in Bonds to Refurbish Container Port

The Los Angeles Harbor Department is selling about $340 million of debt, the most since 2009, after the risk of a crippling strike was reduced by a tentative

September 1, 2014
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Thursday, August 28, 2014
Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Cargo Operations Resume After Storm Surge

The Port of Long Beach resumed full cargo-handling operations Thursday after the storm surge produced by Hurricane Marie

August 28, 2014
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Ports

Felixstowe’s Loss Is Gateway’s Gain as Congestion Grips North Europe’s Ports

The ill winds of the winter blew in favour of the new UK container port at London Gateway, when several ships were diverted from Felixstowe to the DP World

August 27, 2014
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Maritime News

Canada Ports Win as Container Ships Divert on Labor Concern

Traffic at Canada's Port of Prince Rupert soared 49 percent in July from a year earlier as container ships try to avoid delays from a possible strike by U.S.

August 27, 2014
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Maritime News

Union Workers At U.S. West Coast Grain Terminals Approve Contract

Union workers who load grain at U.S. West Coast terminals will return to work on Wednesday after ratifying a four-year contract that included work rule changes

August 26, 2014
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Friday, August 22, 2014
Ports

Trucker Strike Disrupts Operations at China’s Ningbo Port

Thousands of truck drivers went on strike over salary and haulage rates in the eastern Chinese port of Ningbo this week, and a logistics firm said on Friday

August 22, 2014
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Thursday, August 21, 2014
News

Port of Vancouver Coal Terminal Project Gains Approval

Port Metro Vancouver, Canada's largest port, said on Thursday it has approved a new facility to transfer coal from trains onto barges at Fraser Surrey Docks, a

August 21, 2014
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News

IMB: Shipping Is ‘Next Playground for Hackers’

The International Maritime Bureau is warning that the global shipping and supply chain could become the 'next playground for hackers' and is calling on the

August 21, 2014
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Blog

Giant Rubber Duck Floats Into Port of Los Angeles – PHOTOS

A giant rubber duck made its way into the Port of Los Angeles on

August 20, 2014
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News

Stowaway Tragedy in Tilbury

The discovery of 35 Afghani Sikhs in a shipping container in the port of Tilbury, UK, has sent shockwaves through the British media, as the realization of how

August 20, 2014
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Ports

Port of Hamburg Adds Jobs As Volumes Surge

The port of Hamburg, Germany’s gateway to the Baltics and China, is adding jobs as a surge in sea freight boosted cargo handling to record levels in the

August 19, 2014
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Monday, August 18, 2014
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Ports

Tugboat Crews Threaten Biggest Iron Ore Port Trade

Tugboat crews, including deckhands paid more than some New York bankers, are threatening to disrupt shipments from the world’s biggest iron ore port as they

August 18, 2014
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Saturday, August 16, 2014
Maritime News

Man Dies in Britain as 35 People Found in Shipping Container

A man has died after 35 people, including several children, were found inside a shipping container being unloaded at a dock in eastern England on Saturday

August 16, 2014
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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Maritime News

Pacific Northwest Grain Handlers Reach Tentative Agreement

Unionized port workers and a group of Pacific Northwest grain companies reached a tentative contract agreement, according to an announcement on

August 12, 2014
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Wednesday, August 6, 2014
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Maritime News

Port Hedland Tug Engineers Cancel Planned Strike for More Talks

Tugboat engineers at Australia’s Port Hedland called off an intended strike that threatened exports from the terminal which ships about a quarter of the

August 6, 2014
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Tuesday, August 5, 2014
rt force tugboat teekay port hedland
Maritime News

BHP Vows to Prevent Port Hedland Tugboat Strike as Union Cites Impasse

BHP Billiton Ltd., the world’s biggest mining company, is seeking to stop planned strikes by tugboat engineers at Australia’s Port Hedland export terminal

August 5, 2014
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