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  1. Baltic Index Rises On Higher RatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Marine News

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, gained for the fifth straight session on Tuesday, supported by higher rates for capesize and panamax vessels. * The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax shipping vessels, gained 122 points, or 10 percent, to 1,339 points.

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  2. IMO Launches Global Project to Protect Marine BiodiversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Marine News

    The GloFouling Partnerships project - a collaboration between the Global Environment Facility , the United Nations Development Programme and the International Maritime Organization - has been launched. The new international effort to combat the negative environmental impacts of the transfer of aquatic species through ships will address the build-up of aquatic organisms on a ship's underwater hull and on other marine mobile infrastructure.

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  3. Hapag-Lloyd, KLU Launch New Research CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Marine News

    Germany's Khne Logistics University and the container shipping giant Hapag-Lloyd announced the launch of the Hapag-Lloyd Center for Shipping and Global Logistics in Hamburg. According to the University, in Hamburg CSGL will promote the ongoing discourse between international research and the shipping industry.

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  4. Philippine's Batangas Port Hits Record Cargo Volume in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | Marine News

    The Batangas International Port or locally known as the Batangas Pier in Philippines said that Batangas Container Terminal , managed by listed Asian Terminals Inc. , has continuously stepped up its role as international trade facilitator in Calabarzon and has effectively helped decongest Metro Manila roads. Early in November, BCT achieved a new operations milestone as it broke through the 200,000-TEU cargo volume mark for the first time in a single year since its start-up in 2010.

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  5. Cma CGM Reports Higher Volumes and RevenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Marine News

    French container shipping group CMA CGM third quarter results outperformed the industry, with significant increases in revenue and volume. The global transporting company said in a stock exchange annoucement that its volumes have risen 5.5 percent and revenue is up 6.3 percent compared to the third quarter in 2017.

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  6. Long Beach Port to Add Trains to Improve Cargo MovementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | Marine News

    The Port of Long Beach received a $14 million grant from the Trade Corridor Enhancement Program to offset construction costs for a $25 million rail project to increase efficiency and reduce local traffic. The grant will fund the port's Pier G and J Double Track Access Project, which is designed to allow for better use of the on-dock rail yards at Piers G and J. It will help pay for improvements to freight corridors across California using designated transportation funds from Senate Bill 1 and the National Highway Freight Program.

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  7. Cellula Robotics to Build Unmanned Underwater VehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Marine News

    Cellula Robotics has received green signal for the next phase of a contract under which the Canadian company will develop and build a long-range unmanned underwater vehicle . The phase 3 contract was given by Public Services and Procurement Canada, on behalf of the Department of National Defence's science and technology organization, Defence Research and Development Canada , under the All Domain Situational Awareness Science & Technology Program.

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  8. Singapore Marine Fuel Sales at 5-month HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Marine News

    Singapore marine fuel sales in October climbed 3 percent on year to a five-month high of 4.125 million tonnes, according to data released by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore on Tuesday. The latest sales volumes were 0.3 percent higher compared to September, it showed.

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  9. USP, CNCo Join to Research New-Generation Low-Carbon ShipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Marine News

    The University of the South Pacific and The China Navigation Company , parent of Swire Shipping and Swire Bulk, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to conduct feasibility studies for the design costs and plan for new generation ships for the Pacific region which is committed to low carbon sea transport. Under the MOU signed on 10 November 2018, Project Cerulean aims to eventually develop a new class of small cargo freighter, which, once proven to be commercially viable to operate, can be scaled up in numbers to provide a cost-effective solution for currently marginalised communities in the Pacific Island Communities and Territories .

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  10. Kirby to Acquire CGBM's Inland Tank Barge FleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Marine News

    Kirby Corporation has announced the signing of an agreement to acquire substantially all of CGBM 100, LLC's inland marine tank barge fleet for an undisclosed amount. Under the terms of the agreement, Kirby will acquire 27 of CGBM's 10,000 barrel inland marine tank barges which have a total capacity of approximately 270,000 barrels.

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  11. Varanasi Port Receives India's First Inland Cargo VesselRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Marine News

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the first multi-modal terminal built on the river Ganga in Varanasi . He also received India's first container vessel that sailed from Kolkata on the newly-developed inland waterway.

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  12. Tidewater Chooses UniSeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Marine News

    UniSea AS, a software developer and consultancy specializing in solutions for the shipping industry, has been selected by Tidewater Inc. as its partner in the digitalizing and standardizing of Tidewater's business processes related to health, safety, environment and quality and operations. The UniSea software suite will be implemented on all Tidewater vessels and in all offices in one of the largest contract's in UniSea's 21-year history.

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  13. Kalmar Helps Port of Long Beach to Meet Green ObjectivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Marine News

    Kalmar's new all-electric terminal tractor is helping the Port of Long Beach meet its eco-efficiency objectives while satisfying the commercial demands of the users of the second-busiest container seaport in the US. According to a press release from Kalmar, a part of Cargotec Corporation, POLB in California handles trade worth in excess of $180bn from 175 shipping lines connecting to 217 seaports around the world.

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  14. Kalmar Supports Port of Long Beach ElectrificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2018 | Marine News

    Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract to supply a fully electric Kalmar Ottawa T2e electric terminal tractor to Long Beach Container Terminal for a six-month demonstration period. The order was booked in Cargotec's 2018 third-quarter order intake with delivery scheduled for Q1 of 2019.

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  15. Foss Redeploys Hybrid Harbor Tug to AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | Marine News

    The Bering Wind, a powerful Dolphin Class tugboat, is being transferred from the Foss fleet in Long Beach, California to Cook Inlet Tug & Barge in Anchorage. The tug, formerly known as the Campbell Foss, is scheduled to begin service in Anchorage this month.

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  16. Port of Long Beach Joins World Ports Climate Action ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | Marine News

    The Port of Long Beach and six other international seaports recognized for advancing innovative environmental initiatives are combining forces to launch the "World Ports Climate Action Program." Long Beach will join port authorities in Los Angeles; Rotterdam, the Netherlands; Hamburg, Germany; Barcelona, Spain; Antwerp, Belgium; and Vancouver, Canada in developing projects to address global warming and meet the goals outlined in the Paris Agreement, a United Nations-led effort to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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  17. Port of Rotterdam Organises Brexit Press TripRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Marine News

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority organised a Brexit press trip in collaboration with Dutch Customs, the Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority and the Stena Line shipping company on Tuesday 11 September 2018. The event enjoyed huge interest from its intended audience.

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  18. Essberger Tankers Sign Deal with GACRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Marine News

    Europe's chemical tanker operator Essberger Tankers has entrusted its ship agency requirements to Gulf Agency Company companies in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland . Under the agreement, GAC will handle an estimated 600-800 port calls a year for Essberger Tankers' fleet of vessels carrying a wide range of high- grade chemicals .

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  19. ICTSI Basra Builds Up Umm Qasr Port CapacityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | Marine News

    The Berth 27 at Basra Gateway Terminal, North Port Umm Qasr, highlights the port's growing ability to accept direct services which utilize larger vessels. Photo: ICTSI The ability of the Port of Umm Qasr in Iraq to receive direct calls from larger container vessels is being progressively boosted by the new terminal development program at Basra Gateway Terminal .

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  20. Port of Long Beach Sees Cargo DipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | Marine News

    Container volumes at the Port of Long Beach were 1.9 percent lower in August compared to the same month the year before. A total of 679,543 twenty-foot equivalent units were moved through the Port.

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