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Germany as a Maritime Location Endangered: VDR

Germany, which currently is home to the world’s biggest container vessel fleet, will in future have fewer small shipping firms as European banks avoid the industry

AAPA Elect Kristin Decas as Next Chairman

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) informs it has elected Kristin Decas, CEO and port director for the Port of Hueneme (Calif.) as its incoming

Panama Canal: New Lock Gates Transferred to Atlantic Side

ACP informs that the Panama Canal Expansion has reached another important milestone with the transfer of the first gates to the new locks complex in the Atlantic side.

Libya Reaches Deal to Reopen Brega Oil Port

Libya state oil company National Oil Corp (NOC) has reached a deal with security guards to end a protest at eastern Brega oil port, which is expected to allow the terminal to reopen on Tuesday,

Port of Boston: A Vital Economic Engine

Port of Boston is Vital Economic Engine and Job Generator for Region. The Port of Boston generated $4.6 billion in 2012 and more than 50,000 jobs are supported by the port,

Hamburg Süd Launches Free App

Hamburg Süd has just released a free app for smartphones and tablets that is available for its customers to download. The Hamburg Süd app allows customers to access information about Track & Trace,

China's Oil Imports from Iran up 50 pct

June crude imports from Iran at 531,200 bpd, up 38 pct y/y; June crude imports lowest since Feb, down 30 pct m/m. China's crude imports from Iran in the first

Britain warns Putin: Russia Sanctions Possible

Britain warned Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin on Monday that the Russian economy would face sectoral sanctions unless Moscow granted full access to the Malaysia Airlines

Asian, Western firms bid for UAE oilfields

Exxon pulls out staff, decides not to bid, sources say. Chinese, Korean and Japanese firms vying for a stake. Asian and western firms have bid to help operate

Halliburton Rebounds With North America drilling

Halliburton Co, the world's No.2 oilfield services provider, reported a better-than-expected 10 percent rise in quarterly revenue, signaling an industry-wide recovery

Russian Gas Flows via Ukraine to EU

Russian natural gas flows to the European Union through Slovakia via Ukraine were running normally on Monday, a spokesman of the Slovak pipeline operator Eustream said.

Statoil Production Resumes at Njord Field

Norwegian energy firm Statoil has resumed oil and gas production at its Njord platform after reinforcing the structure, but still plans to bring the platform to shore in 2016 for further upgrades.

Containership Consortia Set for Further Expansion: Analyst

The formation of 2M is only the conclusion of the latest round of mega-alliance negotiations. Much more lies ahead, considers Drewry Maritime Research in their latest 'Container Insight' analysis,

Tankship Market & Return of Contango: Analysis

This week, the Brent price curve moved into contango on what was reported to be short-term physical oversupply. In their latest 'Tanker Opinion', Poten & Partners

Matson to Release Q2 2014 Financial Results

Leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, Matson, Inc., informs it will release its financial results for the Second Quarter 2014 on Thursday, July 31, 2014. President

Biogas Plant from Sweden to Denmark

  Blue Water Gothenburg has handled an industrial transport project for the Swedish clean-tech company Malmberg which is a market leader in the field of biogas.

Cargotec's January-June 2014 Interim Report

Cargotec's January-June 2014 interim report show that orders grew but operating profit was burdened by project cost overruns in Kalmar April-June 2014 in brief Orders

Partners Sign Up for Marseilles Intermodal Project

Six partners led by the Marseilles Fos port authority have formed the Mourepiane combined transport terminal company (MTTC) to help finance and manage construction

Oil Trains Face Test in New US Safety Rules

North Dakota's Bakken oil patch has thrived thanks in large part to the once-niche business of hauling fuel on U.S. rail tracks. New safety rules may now test the oil train model.

Walters Joins Peel Ports Group

Former P&O and ABP executive appointed group commercial director Peel Ports Group confirmed the appointment of Patrick Walters as group commercial director.

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