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  1. California Okays Ship Emissions Capturing SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Marine News

    Clean Air Engineering-Maritime 's emissions treatment system for ocean-going vessels has been approved by the California Air Resources Board, giving operators of container vessels a second option for complying with the state's strict emissions requirements for vessels at berth. CAEM announced it has received CARB approval for the first commercially ready ship emissions capturing system called the Maritime Emissions Treatment System .

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  2. Global Opens S. California OfficeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Marine News

    Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. has expanded its California Regional operations with the addition of a new office in Southern California. Located in Signal Hill near Long Beach, the new office supports Global's core service lines; Marine Construction, Casualty Response, Offshore Support, and Global Technical Services.

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  3. SC Ports Projects 7% Container GrowthRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Marine News

    Following a record-setting month of container volumes achieved in May, the South Carolina Ports Authority board of directors looked ahead to a favorable 2016 fiscal year today with the adoption of a financial plan that includes continued cargo growth, increased operating revenues and significant capital investments. The plan projects pier container volume of 1.15 million boxes during FY2016, a 7.2 percent increase over projected totals for the current fiscal year.

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  4. CME: Force Majeure for Shipping Stations Due to FloodsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Marine News

    CME Group Inc declared force majeure for all corn and soybean shipping stations because of flooding on the Illinois River, according to a notice from the exchange operator on Wednesday. A majority of facilities on the river, which are delivery points for crops traded on CME's Chicago Board of Trade, are unable to load crops due to high water levels, the notice said.

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  5. ACT Burgas Implements Terminal Operating SystemRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Marine News

    Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, announced that ACT Burgas, the container department of BMF Port Burgas EAD, has gone live on the Navis N4 terminal operating system . ACT Burgas operates in one of only two major Bulgarian ports in the Black Sea, and serves as an East-West transport corridor for trade into the rest of the country.

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  6. ZPMC Orders Romica Equipment for DSVRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Marine News

    Romica Engineering Ltd has signed a contract with Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. to provide a triple drum winch and tooling deployment A-Frame system.

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  7. Port of Long Beach Reports Strong MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Marine News

    Cargo rose at the Port of Long Beach by 6 percent in May, the third consecutive month of growth, the busiest month since October 2007, and the busiest May since 2006. A total of 635,250 TEUs of containerized cargo were moved through the port in May. Imports numbered 327,317 TEUs, a 4.8 percent increase from the same month last year.

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  8. Long Beach Harbor Commissioners Adopt BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Marine News

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved an $829 million budget for the Harbor Department's next fiscal year, including more than a half a billion dollars for capital improvements at the Port of Long Beach. The budget, which will be presented to the Long Beach City Council for its consideration, designates $555 million for capital investments including the Port's major terminal redevelopment and bridge replacement projects.

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  9. Global Diving & Salvage Opens California OfficeRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Marine News

    Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. announced the expansion of its California regional operations with the addition of a new office in Southern California. Located in Signal Hill near Long Beach, the new office supports Global's core service lines: marine construction, casualty response and offshore support.

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  10. L.A., Long Beach Create Supply Chain Working GroupsRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | Marine News

    Seeking new supply chain efficiencies, the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have announced the creation of working groups focusing on peak operations and terminal optimization to develop ways to strengthen the competitiveness of the San Pedro Bay port complex. Participants in the issue-specific working groups will be drawn from goods movement industry stakeholders, including shipping lines, cargo owners, labor, railroads, trucking interests, equipment owners and more.

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  11. Mayor Garcetti on Ratification of Port Labor ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Marine News

    International Longshore and Warehouse Union members have ratified a five-year contract governing pay and work rules at 29 West Coast ports, including those of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Mayor Eric Garcetti made the following statement regarding the ratification of the port labor contract: "Today is a big day for America's number one port -- the Port of Los Angeles.

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  12. Seaway to Receive Prestigious OECD AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Marine News

    The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation announced today that it will receive a prestigious award from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development for developing the world's first Hands-Free Mooring system for ships transiting its locks. The Promising Innovation in Transport Award is offered by the International Transport Forum at the OECD, an intergovernmental organization for the transport sector, with 54 member countries.

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  13. Protea to Launch Heavy-Lift Cranes at Nor-ShippingRead the original story

    May 22, 2015 | Marine News

    Protea, a global manufacturer of offshore handling equipment, will launch two types of heavy lift cranes at Nor-Shipping 2015 in Oslo, June 2-5. Tomasz Paszkiewicz, Protea's CEO, said, "The target of any marine crane design is to provide high lifting performance whilst minimizing overall weight.

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  14. Shipping Freight Rates Drop Amidst OvercapacityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Marine News

    Shipping freight rates on the world's busiest route, from Asia to Northern Europe, fell by the largest percentage amount since 2008, reflecting wild volatility in the market as vessel operators continue to wrestle with overcapacity. Rates for transporting containers from Asia to Northern Europe plunged 32.5 percent to $444 per 20-foot container in the week ended on Friday, a source with access to data from the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index told Reuters.

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  15. Long Beach Port to Set-up Peak Relief Chassis FleetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Marine News

    The Port of Long Beach will seek bids on the creation of a new fleet of truck chassis for peak periods of the year The Port of Long Beach will seek bids on the creation of a new fleet of truck chassis for peak periods of the year, complementing the existing equipment used to haul cargo containers to and from terminals. "It's not enough for us to be a passive landlord; the industry needs the Port to be involved in helping our terminals to be more productive," said Harbor Commission President Doug Drummond.

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  16. Asia-N.Europe Boxship Freight Rates SoarRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Marine News

    Freight rates for the shipping of containers from Asia to Northern Europe jumped by 151 percent per 20-foot container in the week ended on Friday, one source with access to data from the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index told Reuters. The rise reflects the general rate increases earlier announced by major container shipping companies.

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  17. Small Businesses Excels at Long Beach PortRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Marine News

    The Port of Long Beach this week is celebrating National Small Business Week and its own 10 years of working to encourage small companies to compete for contracts and other opportunities with the City of Long Beach Harbor Department. Last year the Harbor Department spent more than $230 million with small and very small businesses for a utilization rate of 25.7 percent.

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  18. DNV GL's Ceo Madsen Appointed Un Global Compact Board MemberRead the original story

    May 8, 2015 | Marine News

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Dr Henrik O. Madsen, Group President & Chief Executive Officer of DNV GL, as a new board member to the UN Global Compact board, the world's largest voluntary corporate sustainability initiative. As a Board member, Dr Madsen will join other leaders from business, labour and civil society, and serve as a champion of the UN Global Compact and its mission.

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  19. Port of Long Beach Hosts Cargo Forecast EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Marine News

    Experts from across the goods movement industry spoke at the 11th annual "Pulse of the Ports: Peak Season Forecast," an event hosted by the Port of Long Beach that drew 600 people to the Long Beach Convention Center's Pacific Ballroom to hear how current trends will affect trade throughout the rest of the year. While the annual event explores the cargo forecast, this year's session also discussed the recent challenges of cargo movement and how the supply chain is evolving to cope with demands for higher efficiency and improved reliability.

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  20. Cma CGM Acquires India's LCL LogistixRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Marine News

    CMA CGM has acquired a 60 percent stake in India's LCL Logistix as it tries to expand in freight forwarding services, the French shipping group said on Wednesday. CMA CGM, the world's third-largest container shipping firm, did not disclose the price of the deal to buy Mumbai-based LCL Logistix, which had sales of $120 million last year and operates freight services across India as well as in North America and East Africa.

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