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Melting Arctic Sea Ice Opens New Maritime Shipping Route  Global Security Review

The Arctic Ocean may the world's smallest and most shallow, but this by no means negates the region's geostrategic significance. Over the years, global climate ...


Togo adheres to London international maritime transport convention  Togo First

During the ministers' council last May 15, the government of Togo approved the country's adhesion to the London convention signed April 9, 1965 aimed.


Why decarbonizing marine transportation might not be smooth sailing  Phys.Org

About 60000 merchant ships sail the world's oceans, including container ships, oil tankers and dry bulk carriers loaded with everything from grain to coal.


Sadan Kaptanoglu Elected BIMCO President  The Maritime Executive

Sadan Kaptanoglu, managing director of HI Kaptanoglu Shipping, was elected President of BIMCO at its...


The Digital Age of Shipping is Here — The IMO Mandatory Electronic Information Exchange is Now in Effect  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The International Maritime Organization ("IMO") Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic (the "FAL Convention") was adopted in 1965 for the.


How to Invest in Shipping Stocks  The Motley Fool

The international maritime shipping industry is crucial to the global economy. Shipping vessels transport essential energy commodities like crude oil and diesel, ...


Wärtsilä simulator software selected for mariner training  Logistics Middle East

Wärtsilä simulator software selected to teach modern navigational skills at three Netherlands training locations - Maritime, Wartsila, Simulator, Maritime.


Freight demand set to triple by 2050, says OECD  Lloyd's List

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development predicts maritime freight transport will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 3.6% through ...


Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre attends IBA's Maritime and Transport Law Conference: Opportunities and Risks in Shipping in 2019  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

As the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) marks its third year of operation, the Centre has not slowed in its effort to provide awareness about its.


ABB to provide power and propulsion solution for fuel-cell river boat  Green Car Congress

Under the EU FLAGSHIPS initiative, ABB will provide a fuel-cell-based power and propulsion solution for a newbuild push boat for the France-based Sogestran ...


ABB to Enable World's First Hydrogen-Powered River Vessel  The Maritime Executive

By MarEx 2019-05-21 13:54:11. ABB will provide a power and propulsion solution for a newbuild vessel operating along the Rhône river in France to run entirely ...


Why decarbonising marine transportation might not be smooth sailing  Eco-Business

Shipping accounts for about three per cent of global GHG emissions, producing about the same amount as Germany or Brazil does each year. Can marine ...


Environmental efforts: Little headway made on IMO ship speed plan  JOC.com

A proposal to impose mandatory speed limits on ocean vessels faces an uncertain future after being tabled at last week's meeting of the International Maritime ...


ICS: Shipping on Track to Meet 2030 CO2 Reduction Target  The Maritime Executive

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) remains confident that shipping will improve its carbon...


Malta's maritime industry makes up 12% of national GDP – Transport Minister  Newsbook

Malta's maritime industry adds 12% to Malta's GDP and has so far created 23,000 new jobs, Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects Ian Borg ...


The Latest: Arab League condemns attacks on Saudi tankers  Washington Post

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Latest on alleged sabotage of ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (all times local):. 12:45 p.m.. The head of the ...


Maritime transport key to Vietnam's sea strategy  http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam has paid due attention to the development of maritime transport, which is seen as a spearheaded sector in the country's sea ...


WTO and Shipping Industry Concerned About Trade War  The Maritime Executive

A delegation from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the Asian Shipowners Association (ASA...


A forward-looking maritime policy  The Manila Times

Whether we are conscious of it or not, we live in a world that relies on a safe, secure and smooth-sailing shipping industry to keep functioning. It is not an ...


LNG Transport  American Maritime Partnership

Q: Does the U.S. shipbuilding industry have capability to transport LNG? A: Yes. Given the growth in the U.S. supply of natural gas, the industry is already ...


Ongoing Advances in the China – European Container Trade  The Maritime Executive

Today, the largest container ships afloat carry international trade between several Chinese ports to...


Uruguay has a new maritime route to export citrus to the US  FreshPlaza.com

FreshPlaza, portal for the *fresh* produce industry, offering the latest news, job advertisements, pricewatching, and photo reports.


JAX LNG - The First Small-Scale Waterside LNG Production Facility in the United States is Operational  Yahoo Finance

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- JAX LNG, a liquefied natural gas facility located at Dames Point in Jacksonville, Florida, held a ...


Ballard to Work With ABB on Design and Launch of Fuel Cell-Powered River Push Boat in France  Yahoo Finance

TSX: BLDP) today announced its collaboration with ABB (www.abb.com/marine) and other consortium partners in the Flagships project (https://flagships.eu) to ...


On-Going Middle East Tensions Affecting Asian – European Trade  The Maritime Executive

The alleged damage sustained by Saudi Arabian oil tankers in the Persian Gulf is escalating politica...


Alabama ship confirmed to be the last slave ship to transport enslaved Africans to the US  Face2Face Africa

The last known slave ship that smuggled enslaved Africans to the United States has finally been identified by researchers. On Wednesday, the Alabama ...


Ocean Rate Report: Rising off bottom, still far from recovery  FreightWaves

Trade conflicts and geopolitical risks are driving sentiment on ocean shipping rates, particularly in the container market. In liquefied gas sectors, propane ...


Mr. President: America needs the Jones Act | TheHill  The Hill

Protecting the single biggest economic driver for the domestic maritime industry should be a main priority for any “America First” agenda.


Rail union says safety checks and maintenance on Auckland trains will be piling up as strike action continues  TVNZ

The union representing striking train technicians in Auckland says inspections and maintenance will be starting to pile up, with commuters impacted "by the end ...


Jones Act Waiver Gets Swamped | Cato @ Liberty  Cato Institute

President Trump seems to have forgotten his “drain the swamp” campaign promise, apparently promising Jones Act advocates that he would leave the law ...


Programme in the making to reform energy, transport, finance sectors  Jordan Times

AMMAN — A financial and economic reform programme seeking to remedy structural issues within the energy, transport and finance sectors is expected to be ...


GLOBAL: IMO announces major initiative to tackle maritime GHG emissions  Bunkerspot

In a move to accelerate the implementation of the IMO's initial greenhouse gas (GHG) strategy, the GreenVoyage-2050 project will initiate and promote global ...


Latest Study explores the Maritime Transport Consulting Service Market Witness H  News.MarketSizeForecasters.com

Market Study Report has released a new research study on Maritime Transport Consulting *Service* market Analysis 2018-2023 inclusive of one or more factors ...


US Boat Sales Rise 4 Percent in 2018, Reaching Highest Levels in More Than a Decade  Associated Press

Press release *content* from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.


FSM and RMI port projects get a $71.6M boost from World Bank | PNC News First  Pacific News Center

The World Bank has approved around $71.6 million worth of grant funding for maritime projects in the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of the ...


New Report Exposes Jones Act's Flaws | Cato @ Liberty  Cato Institute

A new report from the Congressional Research *Service* makes clear the Jones Act's record of failure.


Marmedsa Noatum Maritime strengthens its office in Bilbao  American Journal of Transportation

Marmedsa Noatum Maritime Bilbao is strengthening its team by appointing a new director who has more than 20 years of experience in the management of ...


Agreement Solidifies First Victory for Trump's Attempts at 'Infrastructure Week'  Transport Topics Online

The April 30 meeting between President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats produced an agreement on a $2 trillion infrastructure package. The next ...


Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. Announces the Date for the Release of First Quarter Ended March 31, 2019 Results, Conference Call and Webcast  Yahoo Finance

MONACO, May 23, 2019 -- Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. ("Navios Holdings") (NYSE:NM) announced today that it will host a conference call on Tuesday, May ...


DP World chairman meets with Brazilian Minister of Foreign Affairs  Logistics Middle East

They discussed social reform, a stable and efficient regulatory framework to attract investors alongside public private partnerships to encourage foreign direct ...


Bahri highlights benefits of diverse and inclusive workforce  Logistics Middle East

The company's chief support officer Hisham Alkhaldi was invited as a guest speaker at the largest worldwide gathering of maritime HR professionals. - Maritime ...


New maritime cyber-security centre launched, Transport News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has a bulwark against cyber attacks with its new Maritime Cybersecurity Operations Centre, launched ...


Maritime Leaders Join 25th Annual Cyprus Off-Road Shipping Rally  The Maritime Executive

One of the islands most anticipated maritime events of the year is about to take place on June 8th,...


Global Automatic Identification System Market Forecasts to 2024: Key Players are Saab, Furuno Electric, exactEarth, and Orbcomm - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Global Automatic Identification System Market (2019-2024): Growth, Trends and Forecasts" report has been added to ...


New Shipping Emissions Regulations Will Increase Caribbean Food Costs  Forbes

IMO 2020, legislation that will ban ships from using fuels with a sulfur *content* above 0.5 percent, is expected to raise the operating costs of shippers by 20 ...


The $24+ Billion Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security Market - Global Outlook to 2026: Transportation Systems Witnessing Lucrative Growth Due to the Growing Awareness Related to ICS Safety - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security - Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)" report has been added to ...


Milaha Profit Rises in Q1  MarineLink

Qatar-based maritime transport and logistics company Qatar Navigation (Milaha) reported an increase in net profit for the…


Seven Key Trends Shaping Maritime Transport  The Maritime Executive

Seaborne trade expanded by four percent in 2017, the fastest growth in five years, and UNCTAD foreca...


Maritime transport  The Economist

Global seaborne trade rose by 4% in volume terms in 2017, according to UNCTAD, the fastest growth rate in five years. Expansion was largely driven by ...


US Intermodal: JB Hunt licensed as NVOCC, freight forwarder  JOC.com

U.S. intermodal and trucking giant J.B. Hunt Transport Services has received a license to be a non-vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC) and ocean freight ...


Long-term Wärtsilä Service Agreements support optimal performance for LNG Carriers  Logistics Middle East

Wärtsilä's Dynamic Maintenance Planning (DMP) proposition with performance guarantees is recognised as adding considerable value to the customers' ...


Qingdao: Building a maritime city and fashion capital, and sharing the benefits with more and more people  RealWire

As the host to the glorious naval parade marking the 70th anniversary of the People's Liberation Army Navy in April 2019, Qingdao has attracted global eyeballs ...


Gazpromneft Marine Bunker in Pact with Cruise Lines  Maritime Logistics News

The Gazprom Neft bunkering business Gazpromneft Marine Bunker has concluded new agreements with cruise operators Royal Caribbean…


K Line takes delivery of advanced new coal carrier  Logistics Middle East

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd (K Line) has taken delivery of MIYAGAWA MARU, a 100,000 DWT-type special coal carrier at Marugame Shipyard of Imabari ...


Maritime Transport launches rail freight business  Railway Gazette International

UK: Logistics company Maritime Transport officially launched its Maritime Intermodal business on March 29. DB Cargo UK unveiled two specially-branded Class ...


Rail demurrage, accessorial fees 'death by a thousand cuts'  American Shipper

American shippers tell Surface Transportation Board that they're unfairly charged for new, unrealistic cargo equipment deadlines established by the Class I ...


Kazakhstan aims to work closer with DP World to expand trade  Logistics Middle East

DP World, which manages Jebel Ali Free Zone, is also helping to develop special economic zones in the Republic of Kazakhstan - Maritime, Aktau Seaport, ...


Togo will ratify protocol 1988 on load lines in order to boost maritime trade and security  Togo First

In order to ensure ships' safety, by preventing overloading, Togo has decided to ratify the protocol of 1988 relating to the international convention.


Nano-sized diamond will improve materials for maritime transport  Phys.Org

An experiment on the introduction of nanoscale diamond into an aluminum melt using ultrasonic treatment at the Brunel University (London, United Kingdom) ...


Hope for negotiations in the Gulf - Region - World  Ahram Online

The goal of present developments in the Gulf is negotiations with Iran, but the threat of war has not disappeared from the horizon, reports Ahmed Mostafa in ...


First Commercial Crossing of the North Sea by Autonomous Vessel  The Maritime Executive

A 12-meter (40-foot) autonomous vessel has sailed across the North Sea with a token cargo of oysters...


UAE's Anwar Gargash urges restraint in the region during 'a very brittle situation'  The National

The UAE's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs says the country remains committed to peace, despite recent escalations in the region that have increased tension ...


Brands, maritime operators and US law enforcement seek to stop maritime transportation of counterfeits - ICC  International Chamber of Commerce

Brands, maritime companies and US law enforcement agencies met to determine how to work together to stop the maritime transportation of counterfeit goods.


Sailing, an efficient solution to maritime transport pollution  The Hindu

An increasing number of goods are transported by water, polluting both air and oceans. Several French companies are starting to use sailboats to tackle the ...


PM Hariri Sponsors East Med Maritime Conference to be Held June 19  ZAWYA

26 Experts to Discuss the Major Maritime Challenges - ZAWYA MENA Edition.


Maritime Transport to operate East Midlands freight interchange  Railway Gazette International

UK: Maritime Transport has signed a 25-year lease to operate the Strategic Rail Freight Interchange which SEGRO is developing at its East Midlands...


The Future of Maritime Trade? Unmanned Ships | Fast Forward  OZY

Autonomous ships are set to ride rough waves and a storm of concerns to reshape one of mankind's oldest modes of transportation.


Intelligent Cargo Systems to join Rainmaking's maritime transport programme  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Intelligent Cargo Systems, the team behind the CargoMate port call optimisation system, has been selected as a finalist in the upcoming Rainmaking ...


Danish Maersk got involved in another fraud in Argentina  Business MattersBusiness Matters

Danish maritime giant Maersk got involved in another fraud maneuver in Argentina after a criminal complaint by one of its partners that ended with the ...


Happy 50th Birthday Review of Maritime Transport: looking forward to the next maritime half-century  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Fifty years ago the world's shipping industry was experiencing the onset of changes which were destined to have a lasting impact and shape the pattern of.


Narco Gangs Drug Trafficking Scheme Corrupts Maritime Transport Industry in Panama  Maritime Herald

This post has been brought to you by Best Stethoscopes Review Helping you to Evaluate the Best Stethoscopes there are on the Market. Drug gangs infiltrated a ...


Year of 'slow steaming' in maritime transport  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The maritime industry, which sailed at low speed this year in order to survive and brave tough times, is expected to pick up steam as 2019 looks promising, as.


DB Cargo UK, Maritime Transport partner to increase rail freight capacity  Railway Technology

DB Cargo UK has signed an agreement in principle with Maritime Transport to enhance intermodal capacity and support rail freight growth in the country.


Electronic Information Exchange Now Mandatory for Ports  The Maritime Executive

A mandatory requirement for national governments to introduce electronic information exchange betwee...


DB Cargo UK to partner with Maritime Transport  Freightweek

DONCASTER, UK: January 25, 2019. DB Cargo UK and container carrier Maritime Transport say they want to increase intermodal UK railfreight capacity with ...


Nzimande, George municipality ready to extend rapid transport system  Citizen

28022019 (Durban) Minister of Transport Blade Nzimande addressing the delegates attending the Inaugural Maritime Transport Dialogue held at Elangeni hotel ...


Grants for Fuel-Cell R&D Maritime Transport Projects in Norway  NGV Global

Hyon AS (Hyon), a joint venture established in 2017, owned wholly by Nel ASA, Hexagon Composites ASA and PowerCell Sweden AB, has together with ...


Korea's Maritime Transport Industry Floundering under Prolonged Slump  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Despite a boom in the Korean transportation sector, sales of the Korean maritime transport industry plunged more than 10% in 2017. The industry has suffered a.


Arctic Maritime Transportation  C-SPAN

A Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation subcommittee holds a hearing to examine maritime transportation issues in the Arctic region.


UNCTAD Snapshots the World Fleet  The Maritime Executive

Seaborne trade expanded by four percent in 2017, the fastest growth in five years, according to its...


Akbar Hands Over Transport Assistance To Rural, Maritime Schools  Fiji Sun Online

Meanwhile, the ministry also handed over two school buses for Malhaha District/Rotuma High School and St John's College in Levuka. ...


Rotterdam Looks for Green Fuel Projects  The Maritime Executive

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has made five million euros (nearly $5.7 million) available for fund...


International Transport Workers Federation in Australia are concerned for the welfare of a crew aboard the Eckert Oldendorff docked at Port Pirie  The Recorder

Welfare concerns have been raised by the International Transport Workers Federation in Australia (ITF) for a crew of about 20 aboard the docked Eckert ...


ICS: Oversupply Still a Major Challenge  The Maritime Executive

By MarEx 2019-04-03 20:08:04. Simon Bennett, Deputy Secretary General of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has warned that avoiding ...


Fulfilling Africa's Maritime Trade Potential  The Maritime Executive

By MarEx 2018-10-06 18:09:12. Africa currently has minimal integration in world trade, but this is an enormous opportunity for the world's youngest and ...


Maritime Transport Company ZIM Backs Shipping Optimization Startup Ladingo  CTech

Israeli maritime cargo transport company ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. has led a $1 million seed round for shipping optimization startup Ladingo Ltd., ...


What is a National Maritime Transport Policy?  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Maritime transport is essential for sustainable trade and development. It's a central part of the "Blue Economy", which has enormous potential to promote.


New mechanisms to keep maritime transport sector afloat  Viet Nam News

Although there have been some positive signs in recent years, Việt Nam's sea transport sector still face difficulties with many enterprises suffering heavy losses.


Qatar Boycott: restrictions on maritime transport eased?  Lexology

Since June 2017, the UAE (together with KSA , Bahrain and Egypt) has instituted restrictions on transport to and from Qatar, including on vessels…


Maritime Sector Strategy enhancing internal services and leisure activities  ZAWYA

UAE ranks 8th globally in number of super yachts anchored in its waters - ZAWYA MENA Edition.


Port Report: China’s coastal shipping begins to suffer from over-capacity  FreightWaves

Dry bulk and container shipping along China coast seeing too much capacity, according to government statistics, leading to falling rates.


Brazil's Maritime Industrial Transportation Opportunity  The Maritime Executive

Brazils coastline of some 3000 nautical miles includes several large cities in a layout that makes...


Panama and US sign maritime transportation agreement  Seatrade Maritime News

Panama's Minister of Maritime Affairs Jorge Barakat and the United States' Maritime Authority Administration (MARAD)'s Admiral Mark. H. Buzby, have inked a ...


Singapore Hosts 37th Asean Maritime Transport Working Group Meeting  Sea News

Sea News is the free online news *service* providing in depth coverage of global maritime news, Container Shipping, Port Terminal, Port Authority, Global ...


India's Plan to Jumpstart Its Maritime Industry  The Diplomat

The government is planning to develop “maritime clusters.” What will that look like?


Stakeholders in Maritime industry call for Maritime Transport Policy  GhanaWeb

Stakeholders in the Ghana Maritime Authority are calling for the development of a comprehensive Maritime Transport Policy as soon as possible. According to ...


Maritime transport. The European Commission has launched a consultation on the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation  Lexology

On 27 September 2018 the European Commission launched a consultation on the evaluation of Regulation (EC) No 906/2009 that exempts certain categories…


Urgent Need to Automate and Standardize Onboard Training  The Maritime Executive

Maritime academies and universities contribute to the development of human resources, and the introd...


A Market Niche Seeking a Transportation Technology  The Maritime Executive

While maritime transportation offers the lowest costs per container, a portion of the market seeks f...


Maritime trade and Africa  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Africa's minimal integration in world trade is reflected in the contours of its maritime sector yet this portends an enormous opportunity for the world's youngest and ...


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