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  1. Long Beach Port Maintains Strong Bond RatingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Marine News

    Fitch Ratings, one of the top three U.S. credit analysis agencies, has affirmed the Port of Long Beach's "AA" rating on its outstanding debt. Fitch stated the AA rating - its highest for U.S. ports - was warranted due to the Port's strong market position, resilient, long-term revenues from Port tenants, and the Port's robust ability to service its debt.

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  2. Trelleborg Trains USCG on Liqufied GasTransportRead the original story

    Monday May 16 | Marine News

    Trelleborg's marine systems operation has again supported the U.S. Coast Guard by delivering a third training session in ensuring the safe, secure and clean transportation and use of liquefied gas in U.S. waters. As liquefied gases become a major commodity across the U.S., there is a critical need for the coast guard community to understand the systems used on board liquefied gas ships and how these work with onshore facilities.

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  3. EMR Invests A 3m in Port of TilburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | Marine News

    EMR, one of the world's largest metal recycling companies has made a significant commitment to remaining in its existing Tilbury Dock facility. Not only has it just signed a new 25 year lease with the Port of Tilbury, it will be upgrading its facilities and investing around 3m in improved ship loading equipment.

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  4. Containership Fleet On The Brink To Break Through The 20 Million Teu BarrierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 15 | Marine News

    BIMCO expects the container shipping fleet to break through the 20 million TEU barrier shortly. 2016 will see the lowest fleet growth rate on record , but with an estimated net addition of 0.68 million TEU of capacity for the full year, the milestone could be reached in June.

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  5. Atlantic Navigation Bags Ten Vessel ChartersRead the original story

    Sunday May 15 | Marine News

    The Middle-East-focused marine logistics services provider Atlantic Navigation Holdings Limited has won long term charters for 10 OSVs with a combined value of around $236m from a Middle Eastern national oil company. The 10 vessels will go on a firm five-year charter with a two-year extension option to support a Middle Eastern national oil company's operations in the Arabian Gulf.

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  6. World's Newest, Largest Cruise Ship Leaves French PortRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 15 | Marine News

    Tens of thousands of French well-wishers waved goodbye to the largest luxurious cruise ship named "Harmony of the Seas"as it set sail on its maiden voyage to the U.K. after 32 months in a French shipyard in Saint-Nazaire. The $1 billion Harmony of the Seas cut a gargantuan silhouette Sunday as it left the western port town of Saint-Nazaire.

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  7. Moscow demands N.Korea's explanation on Russian Yacht DetentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 15 | Marine News

    A North Korean coast guard ship has detained a Russian yacht with a crew of five people on board, Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday, adding it had sent a note to Pyongyang demanding explanation for the cause of the detention. The yacht was on its way from South Korea's port city of Pusan to Vladivostok in Russia's Far East when it was detained 80 miles off the coast in North Korea's exclusive economic zone on Friday, the ministry said, giving no further detail.

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  8. Front Vanguard Contract TerminatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 15 | Marine News

    Frontline Ltd. has agreed with Ship Finance International Limited to terminate the long term charter for the 1998 built VLCC Front Vanguard. Ship Finance has simultaneously sold the vessel to an unrelated third party.

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  9. Long Beach Port Shipments DeclineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | Marine News

    Following a solid first quarter, Port of Long Beach container cargo volumes decreased in April compared to the same month in 2015, after lower-than-expected consumer spending in recent months. The decline also reflects evolving vessel alliances that have shifted ship deployments.

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  10. Japan's Big Three Shipping Lines Form 3rd Largest AllianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | Marine News

    Japan's three largest shipping companies - Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha , Mitsui O.S.K Lines , and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha - and three other carriers worldwide will form the world's third-largest container shipping alliance, reports Nikkei. South Korea's Hanjin Shipping, Germany's Hapag-Lloyd and Taiwan's Yang Ming Marine Transport, on Friday agreed to join forces.

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  11. Tracking Chinese Seaborne TradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | Marine News

    One of the major drivers behind the challenges currently facing many of the shipping markets has been slower demand growth . World seaborne trade grew by less than 2% in 2015, the slowest pace since 2009, with trends in China pivotal.

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  12. APMT Prepares for 20,000 teu Ships on PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | Marine News

    APM Terminals, the port terminal operator arm of Danish shipping conglomerate AP Moller-Maersk A/S, has signed an agreement to enlarge 10 STS cranes at its Pier 400 facility in the Port of Los Angeles. The 10 STS cranes will be the tallest in service at any port in the United States, capable of handling ultra-large containerships with capacities of up to 20,000 TEUs, according to port terminal operator APM Terminals.

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  13. Argentine Grains Port Workers Return after Brief StrikeRead the original story

    Friday May 13 | Marine News

    A one-day strike at the Rosario grains export hub in Argentina ended on Friday after the government compelled union and company officials to enter into wage negotiations for 15 days, a union leader said. The strike began at midnight local time and ended around noon after the union agreed to the government mandate for a "reconciliation" period to settle the dispute, said Edgardo Quiroga, an official with the CGT union's San Lorenzo branch.

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  14. Turkey Ratifies FAL ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | Marine News

    Abdurrahman Bilgic, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Turkey to IMO, deposited Turkey's instrument of accession with Secretary-General Kitack Lim. On May 13, 2016, Turkey became the latest country to ratify the Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic, or FAL Convention.

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  15. Barge-Rail Effective, Draws Additional Trains to Portland PortRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Marine News

    Coordinated efforts create outlet for Oregon agricultural producers Piggybacking on the success of the Upriver Container Barge-Rail Shuttle program, Northwest Container Service announced they would increase rail service from twice a month to weekly starting in April. The improvement will benefit shippers in Central and Eastern Oregon.

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  16. Wan Hai Surpasses Maersk in ProfitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Marine News

    The Taiwanese carrier Wan Hai takes the plaudits with carriers' operating profit margins according to Alphaliner's survey of the 16 main carriers that published full year financial results for 2015. The report shows that, Wan Hai is the most profitable container line, based on operating profit margins, at 6.3%; followed by Maersk Line at 6%, CMA CGM at 5.8% and OOCL at 5%.

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  17. XL Catlin Unveils Cargo Insurance PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Marine News

    XL Catlin's Americas Marine business has introduced its first new marine product, an insurance policy to offer cargo insurance coverage on a domestic, foreign or worldwide basis. According to Anne Marie Elder, Chief Underwriting Officer of XL Catlin's Americas Marine business, "To move assets, goods and products from point A to point B, businesses are contending with complex logistics, compliance issues and increasing threats of theft to name a few.

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  18. US Military Christens Self-piloting ShipRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | Marine News

    The U.S. military Thursday christened an experimental self-piloting ship designed to hunt for enemy submarines, a major advance in robotic warfare at the core of America's strategy to counter Chinese and Russian naval investments. The 132-foot-long unarmed prototype, dubbed Sea Hunter, is the naval equivalent of Google's self-driving car, designed to cruise on the ocean's surface for two or three months at a time - without a crew or anyone controlling it remotely.

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  19. Port of Long Beach Studies Land Use OptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Marine News

    The Port of Long Beach said it is conducting a comprehensive Land Use Study to eventually create well-informed land use strategies. Work on the Land Use Study began in 2015 and is expected to continue through 2016.

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  20. Oil Spill at Port of Los AngelesRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | Marine News

    The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating a report of an oil spill in the Los Angeles Harbor, Thursday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach command center received a report at 10:48 a.m. of an unknown quantity of oily-water mixture coming from a holding tank residing on the Vopak Terminal.

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