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Friday, August 24, 2012
Engineering News

Miami’s ‘Deep Dredge’ Going Up For Bid

The Port of Miami on Friday announced that it has struck a deal with the U.S. Army Corps. of Engineers that allows for a massive dredging project to go

August 24, 2012
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Thursday, August 23, 2012
Engineering News

Saudi Port Authority Receives Three New Tugs

The Saudi Port Authority has recently taken delivery of three Robert Allan designed RAmparts 3200-W tugs. The tugs, named Rasalkir 1, Rasalkir 2 and Rasalkir

August 23, 2012
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Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Ports

U.S. Port Strike Looms As Labor Talks Turn Frosty

Contract negotiations between dockworkers and employers at U.S. East and Gulf Coast ports have turned frosty, raising the specter of labor unrest during the

August 22, 2012
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Ports

Foss Hybrid Tug Suffers Machinery Fire

One of Foss Maritime’s hybrid tugs suffered a fire in her machinery space on Monday after having just completed a ship assist job in the Port of Long

August 22, 2012
Total Views: 86

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
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News

As Europe’s Debt Crisis Expands into China, Hamburg Starts Feeling the Impact

(Bloomberg) — Growth in Hamburg is stalling as Europe’s fiscal crisis spreads into China and other Asian countries, threatening the recovery of

August 15, 2012
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Friday, August 3, 2012
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News

OOCL Signs $347M in Port Development Contracts for Long Beach

HONG KONG–Container shipper Orient Overseas (International) Ltd. (0316.HK) said Thursday it signed contracts to buy US$347 million worth of equipment

August 3, 2012
Total Views: 7

Thursday, August 2, 2012
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Multimedia

Opportunity in the Maritime Industry, A View from Seattle [VIDEO]

Seattle and the Puget Sound area has a long maritime and naval history, and it’s no surprise that it’s one of our top-visited cities to gCaptain.

August 2, 2012
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Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Ports

Russia Plays Iran Sanctions Card in Caspian Port Dispute

(Bloomberg) — Russia is taking legal action to block companies controlled by Iran from acquiring the strategic Astrakhan port on the Caspian Sea in

July 31, 2012
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Monday, July 30, 2012
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News

China Plans to Triple LNG Consumption in the Near Future

(Bloomberg) — China National Offshore Oil Corp. won government approval to build another liquefied natural gas terminal in southern China’s

July 30, 2012
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Tuesday, July 24, 2012
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News

Three More Super Post Panamax Cranes Arrive at the Port of Seattle

The Port of Seattle’s Terminal 18, run by SSA Terminals, will have three more Super Post Panamax cranes, allowing it to handle the largest container

July 24, 2012
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Monday, July 23, 2012
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News

How Dock Strikes Have Affected the Economy Historically and Today

– By Rojda Akdag, Managing Director, MTS Logistics Labor stoppage, which is also known as a strike, is the problem aroused by the tension between a

July 23, 2012
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Saturday, July 14, 2012
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News

Poland to Import LNG from Qatar, Hopefully Sooner Rather than Later

WARSAW–The construction of Poland’s liquefied natural gas terminal on the Baltic Coast is four months behind schedule, a critical delay that may

July 14, 2012
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Thursday, July 12, 2012
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News

Cheniere Gains $3.4 Billion in Additional Funding for US LNG Export Terminal

Only 3 years after completion of phase 2 of the Sabine Pass LNG import terminal in Louisiana, Cheniere Energy Partners (NYSE Amex: CQP) announced today that

July 12, 2012
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
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News

Shipping Traffic on the Rise Through Russian Ports

MOSCOW–Russia’s sea ports handled a total of 271.3 million metric tons of cargo in January-June, 5.4% more than in January-June 2011, according to

July 11, 2012
Total Views: 3

Monday, June 25, 2012
Ports

Newcastle Agri Terminal Orders Cargotec Ship Loader

Independent Australian grain-handling company, Newcastle Agri Terminal, has signed a contract for a new flexibly-designed Siwertell ship loading system from

June 25, 2012
Total Views: 18

Friday, June 22, 2012
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News

LNG Powered Coast Guard Cutter Calls on Port of Hamburg

At the Überseebrücke pier, the Port of Hamburg has for the first time been able to welcome an LNG-fuelled ship. The KV BARENTSHAV belongs to the

June 22, 2012
Total Views: 24

Saturday, June 16, 2012
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News

APM Terminals Signs $508 Million Agreement to Develop Chinese Port

(Dow Jones) COPENHAGEN–The port-operating arm of Danish shipping and oil company A.P. Moller Maersk A/S (MAERSK-B.KO) Friday signed an agreement with

June 16, 2012
Total Views: 28

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
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News

APM Terminals Rotterdam Orders Cargotec Cranes for Maasvlakte II Expansion

Rotterdam, The Netherlands – APM Terminals Maasvlakte II has selected Cargotec as the quay crane supplier for the company’s future Maasvlakte II

June 13, 2012
Total Views: 45

Thursday, May 31, 2012
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News

Port Workers Strike Ends in Santos, New Requirement for Rest Cited as Initial Spark

SAO PAULO (Dow Jones)–An unusual strike by manual laborers at Brazil’s biggest port, in Santos, partially ended Thursday because of a court order,

May 31, 2012
Total Views: 5

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News

Craving Energy, India Plans $1 Billion LNG Import Terminal

NEW DELHI (Dow Jones)–Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA.LN), Reliance Power Ltd. (532939.BY) and Kakinada Seaports Ltd. will jointly build a terminal on

May 31, 2012
Total Views: 8