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05/03/2015 16:03

European Dredging Association Seminar on innovations improving maritime ... - PortNews IAA
European Dredging Association Seminar on innovations improving maritime...PortNews IAAAs shipping is of strategic importance to the EU economy, so is...

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04/03/2015 12:03

Lysblink adds to maritime safety fears - IHS Maritime 360
Lysblink adds to maritime safety fearsIHS Maritime 360DFDS cargo ship Lysblink Seaways' grounding when sailing through the Sound of Mull on 18...

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03/03/2015 23:03

Project supports Pacific safety improvements - Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Project supports Pacific safety improvementsScoop.co.nz (press release)The presentation of vital data on shipping hazards to Vanuatu, Tonga and the...

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03/03/2015 06:03

Australia spells out ship bans - IHS Maritime 360
IHS Maritime 360Australia spells out ship bansIHS Maritime 360The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has released a Marine Order detailing...

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03/03/2015 00:03

Maritime Union repeats call for industry inquiry - Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Maritime Union repeats call for industry inquiryScoop.co.nz (press release)The Maritime Union is continuing its call for a national inquiry into port...

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03/03/2015 00:03

Maritime Union repeats call for industry health and safety inquiry - Voxy
Maritime Union repeats call for industry health and safety inquiryVoxyThe Maritime Union is continuing its call for a national inquiry into port and...

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      Security News
 

06/03/2015 04:03

A Strategic Seaport - Foreign Affairs
Foreign AffairsA Strategic SeaportForeign AffairsAs of now, 60 percent of China's imported oil comes from the Middle East, and 80 percent of that...

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05/03/2015 23:03

Modi to ramp up help for Indian Ocean nations to counter China New Delhi ... - Arab Times Kuwait English Daily
The Indian ExpressModi to ramp up help for Indian Ocean nations to counter China New Delhi ...Arab Times Kuwait English Daily... join the anti-piracy...

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05/03/2015 17:03

Modi to ramp up help for Indian Ocean nations to counter China influence - Pakistan Today
NDTVModi to ramp up help for Indian Ocean nations to counter China influencePakistan TodaySri Lanka also needs help with fisheries patrols while the...

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05/03/2015 15:03

President Michel Meets With Eunavfor Operation Commander - AllAfrica.com
President Michel Meets With Eunavfor Operation CommanderAllAfrica.comSo the EU has extended the operation for a further two years and I think that is...

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05/03/2015 14:03

India and Japan Inch Closer to Surveillance Aircraft Deal - The Diplomat
The DiplomatIndia and Japan Inch Closer to Surveillance Aircraft DealThe DiplomatIndian military sources have also told the press that the US-2 will...

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05/03/2015 10:03

President Michel meets with EUNAVFOR Operation Commander - Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles (press release)
Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles (press release)President Michel meets with EUNAVFOR Operation CommanderOffice of the President...

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      Enviroment News
 

05/03/2015 17:03

IMPA ACT maps out trends for the supply chain - Superyacht News - The Superyacht Report
Superyacht News - The Superyacht ReportIMPA ACT maps out trends for the supply chainSuperyacht News - The Superyacht ReportIMPA ACT, an initiative for...

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25/02/2015 13:02

APM Terminals named "Port Operator of the Year" during the 2015 North ... - Zawya (registration)
APM Terminals named "Port Operator of the Year" during the 2015 North ...Zawya (registration)APM Terminals, which operates Aqaba Container...

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05/02/2015 00:02

Veteran Actors Share Gratitude for Oscar Nominations - Jakarta Globe
Veteran Actors Share Gratitude for Oscar NominationsJakarta GlobeUS actor and cast member JK Simmons arrives at the USA/LA movie premiere of 'Up...

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04/02/2015 08:02

GM to Build Wuling Vehicles in Indonesia With Chinese Partners - Jakarta Globe
GM to Build Wuling Vehicles in Indonesia With Chinese PartnersJakarta GlobeIn this file picture taken January 14, 2014 General Motors headquarters is...

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04/02/2015 00:02

Singapore to Cut Investment Amid Uncertainty - Jakarta Globe
Singapore to Cut Investment Amid UncertaintyJakarta GlobeSingapore will target lower levels of investment in the next few years, its economic...

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04/02/2015 00:02

Freeport Faces Class Action Over Smelter - Jakarta Globe
Freeport Faces Class Action Over SmelterJakarta GlobeThis file photograph taken on Aug. 16, 2013, shows a heavy machinery vehicle collecting rocks...

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      Company News

NYK completes winter safety campaign

Thursday, 19 February 2015

The NYK Group has completed its Sail On Safety winter safety campaign, which ran from December 1, 2014, through January 31, 2015.

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DNV GL announces the acquisition of ISC (International Standards Certifications)

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

DNV GL is pleased to announce the acquisition of ISC, an international certification body, with a particular presence in Australia and Asia.

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APM Terminals shares vision of “Terminal Eco-System” Concept

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

APM Terminals shares vision of “Terminal Eco-System” Concept at PEMA Amsterdam Meeting

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Wärtsilä exhaust scrubber systems to achieve emissions compliance for two Stena Line ferries

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Two Ro-Ro vessels owned and operated by Stena Line, the Sweden based transport and ferry company, are to be retrofitted with Wärtsilä in-line closed-loop scrubber systems.

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Big day for ClassNK

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on 13 February to promote research and development (R&D) and innovation in the maritime industry.

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InterManager and ECSA to Host Practical Workshop: Large Scale Rescues at Sea

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

The challenges faced by seafarers and ship operators when undertaking large-scale rescues at sea will be examined and discussed during a practical workshop scheduled to be held during the European Shipping Week, March 2 to 6.

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      General News
 

Nine foreign flagged ships under detention in the UK during December 2014

Thursday, 26 February 2015

The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (UK MCA) announced that nine foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during December 2014 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection. During December, there were four new detentions of foreign flagged vessels in a UK port. Five vessels remained under detention from previous months and five vessels were released during December. A total of four vessels remain under detention at the end of December. More information regarding the detained ships can be found here. Source: UK MCA ...

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Low crude boosting LPG

Thursday, 26 February 2015

LPG shipping earnings are forecast to remain buoyant on the back of low oil prices and the absence of fuel substitution, say Drewry....

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Statoil retains LNG PSV

Thursday, 26 February 2015

Statoil has extended its employment of the world’s first LNG-powered PSV, the ship’s owner Eidesvik confirms....

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Wave Energy Scotland backed with £14m budget

Thursday, 26 February 2015

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EGLE CEO eyes exit

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

It appears that Sophocles Zoullas is preparing to part ways with US bulker operator Eagle Bulk Shipping....

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DRYS sees red

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

DryShips racked up a loss in the fourth quarter but George Economou is confident that the diversified Greek operator will triumph over turbulence in key markets....

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How “green” should smartPORTs be?

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE: This year's World's Port Conference will be all about intelligent port management.

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US MARAD to certify cruise safety and security training

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

The U.S. Maritime Administration (U.S. MARAD) has begun certifying cruise vessel security and safety training program providers.

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Cruising’s green agenda

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Cruise operators have done a lot of work over the years to reduce emissions and waste, but ongoing investment is required to ensure the industry remains ‘green’, the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) told ‘GreenPort’.

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Reducing shipping’s carbon footprint

Monday, 23 February 2015

Ports have an increasingly strategic role to play in their link in the value chain between ships and shore, writes Warwick Norman, chief executive officer, RightShip.

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GreenPort Congress & Cruise 2015

Thursday, 19 February 2015

Delegates are invited to attend the tenth Greenport Congress and third Greenport Cruise conference, to be held at Copenhagen Malmö Port from 6 to 9 October 2015.

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Ship owners and fleet managers meet Ship recyclers in Europort Istanbul 2015

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

On Thursday 12 March 2015 Europort Istanbul hosts the ISRA Ship Recycling Seminar & Matchmaking, which is organized by the International Ship Recycling Association (ISRA).

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      Events

Green Ship Technology Conference

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 - Thursday, 12 March 2015

Copenhagen, Denmark
Europe’s largest Green Ship Technology gathering! Join 350+ green ship technology professionals for top level content, conversations and collaboration. Gain global insight on innovation in sustainable ship design and energy sources, energy management and vessel efficiency, retrofitting, business strategies and growth drivers. Hear expert perspectives from 100+ senior shipping industry speakers on achieving sustainable shippingQuote VIP code: FKT2743GPWL for a £100 discount.

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Piracy and Sea Robbery Conference 2015

Thursday, 23 April 2015

Singapore
he ReCAAP ISC together with BIMCO, INTERTANKO, and S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) will be organizing the ReCAAP ISC Piracy and Sea Robbery Conference 2015 on 23 April 2015 (1330 – 1700 hrs) during the Singapore Maritime Week at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. The theme of the Conference is “Piracy and Sea Robbery: Separating Fact from Fiction”. The Conference will feature two scenario‐based panel discussions using case studies based on real incidents occurred in Asia. Distinguished speakers representing the shipping industry, IMO, enforcement agencies and relevant governmental agencies are invited to speak about their roles, expectations and challenges in each scenario. This Conference encourages interactive dialogues and sharing between the panelists and audience; in hearing each other’s views, challenges and sharing good practices and lessons learned. Attendance is by invitation only, and invitees are from ReCAAP Focal Points, shipping companies, shipping associations, governmental agencies and research institutes. Further details regarding the conference, including registration and programme, will be shared with invitees closer to the date.

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5th Annual Shipping & Offshore CSR Forum

Tuesday, 03 November 2015

Lodnon
With greater industry sophistication, awareness, and expectations, corporate social responsibility (CSR) is an increasingly important issue that shipping and offshore companies cannot afford to ignore. This forum will explore how companies can keep a competitive advantage in terms of gaining market share, attracting top talent, and preserving employee retention by adopting CSR policies.

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World Ocean Council SOS 2015

Monday, 09 November 2015 - Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Singapore
The World Ocean Council (WOC) is proud to announce that the 3rd Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) will be held on 9-11 November, 2015 in Singapore. The SOS is the only international, multi-sectoral, business event dedicated to “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”. This first SOS to be held in Asia, the 2015 event is being developed in collaboration with stakeholders in Singapore, Hong Kong and responsible business leadership companies from around the world.

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