Friday Jul 25
MOL Commended with Quality Ship Awards
MOL Commended for 'FY2013 Best Quality Ship Award'; MOL president Koichi Muto meets with captain and chief engineer, exchanging views and working to establish a more solid safe operation system.
Seaspan accepts delivery of fourth 10000 Teu Saver containership
Seaspan accepts delivery of fourth 10000 TEU SAVER containership Seaspan announced that it accepted delivery of a 10000 TEU containership, the MOL Bravo.
Melting Arctic Ice Opens New Shipping Channel for Petroleum Products
In a move that blatantly disregards the impacts of climate change , shipping companies are taking advantage of melting Arctic ice to cut transportation times for petroleum products.
Asia News Network
TOKYO: Japan to launch Unmanned vessel to explore Arctic Ocean
The Japanese government will launch a project to develop an autonomous underwater vehicle capable of collecting oceanographic data on ice distribution in the Arctic Ocean.
International Business Times
Arctic LNG Route Soon to Launch; China, Japan 1st Shippers
Cranes work in the water at the Kitimat LNG site near Kitimat, in northwestern British Columbia on April 13, 2014.
Anchorage Daily News
AK Beat: Alaska's Libertarian Senate candidates could tilt race
Alaska Libertarians could influence Senate contest: Could an Alaska Libertarian Party candidate play spoiler in the battle over control of the Senate? Perhaps, says the Washington Post, in a round-up of seven states where U.S. Senate seats are in play and a Libertarian candidate could be a factor.
Tokyo stocks close flat
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.08 percent, or 11.76 points, to finish at 15,302.65, while the Topix index of all first-section issues ended down 0.38 percent, or 4.88 points, at 1,270.82.