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  1. Indian Ports to Set Sail on CorporatizationRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Marine News

    Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in Union Budget 2015 that government-run ports in India will be encouraged to corporatize and become companies under the Companies Act. In an attempt to professionalize Indian ports, which have been reeling under infrastructure bottlenecks, leading to massive delays in cargo movement, the government will encourage the 12 major ports run by the government to get corporatized.

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  2. Crimea Nationalizes Cargo Port in KerchRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Marine News

    The Crimean State Council nationalized the Kerch-based cargo port Kamysh-Burun belonging to the Ukrainian financial-industrial group Altcom. According to Crimean Parliament, nationalization was necessary to the conservation and effective use of movable and immovable property, land plots located on the territory of the Republic of Crimea and ensuring smooth functioning of transport infrastructure.

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  3. Container Ship Runs Aground at Fremantle PortRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Marine News

    A ship that ran aground at Fremantle Port early Saturday has been refloated. The 62,000-tonne Denmark-registered container ship Maersk Garonne became stuck in soft sand about 500m off South Mole.

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  4. Jinhui Shipping Plummets to LossRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Marine News

    Norway listed dry bulk shipper Jinhui Shipping said the tough market that owners faced last year will become tougher in 2015. Dry bulk shipping market Environment continued to be weak despite global economic confidence has been improving in the fourth quarter of 2014.

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  5. Berenberg in $1.1bln Box BidRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Marine News

    The world's second-oldest bank Joh. Berenberg Gossler & Co. KG is lining up a new fund worth EUR 1bn for the containership sector.

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  6. Chassis Pools for Port of Long BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Marine News

    Three companies that own the vast majority of chassis serving the San Pedro Bay ports are on track to activate a "gray chassis fleet" of truck-trailers on March 1, a move that should improve the flow of goods through Port of Long Beach, the nation's busiest harbor complex. Dubbed the "pool of pools," the landmark agreement between Direct ChassisLink Inc. , Flexi-Van Leasing Inc. and TRAC Intermodal clears the way for more efficient cargo operations by giving terminal operators and trucking companies at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles much more flexibility in obtaining chassis the wheeled trailers used by trucks to haul cargo containers.

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  7. More Floating Accommodation for LerwickRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Marine News

    An accommodation ship, the SNAV Toscana is due at Lerwick on or around 6 March 2015 to supplement the floating accommodation at the port. Formerly operated as an Italian ferry, the 169 metre long ship is due to remain in port until the end of May 2015.

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  8. Port of Durban to Triple Capacity, Compete with Suez CanalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Marine News

    Durban, South Africa's busiest port, has started a project to triple capacity and encourage vessels to skip the Suez Canal and sail around the Cape of Good Hope, Bloomberg reported today. The excavation project, which will increase the port's capacity from 2.7 million TEUs in 2014 to 9.5 million in 2040, began in 2012 and the first phase is scheduled for completion in 2025.

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  9. LA, Long Beach Ports Cooperation ApprovedRead the original story

    Friday | Marine News

    Federal regulators approve expanded working pact for Port of Long Beach and Port of Los Angeles to cooperate on congestion relief The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles received federal approval Thursday to cooperate more vigorously on finding new ways to prevent congestion and cargo delays, improve the transportation network and enhance air quality. The Federal Maritime Commission's decision to grant the expanded agreement allows the ports to pursue joint projects that will strengthen the port complex's ability to remove bottlenecks and move cargo faster and more efficiently.

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  10. Mexico Approves 5 Shallow Water Areas in Round One Oil TenderRead the original story

    Friday | Marine News

    Mexico has approved the terms for five shallow water areas containing around 355 million barrels of oil equivalent as part of its Round One tender to open up the country's oil fields, the country's energy regulator said on Friday. The whole of Round One covers areas including the Chicontepec basin and the Perdido area, as well as shallow and deep waters, and sees investment of up to $50.5 billion between 2015 and 2018, the energy regualtor said in November.

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  11. Christensen, Farren Join Port of Long BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Marine News

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners this week appointed port industry veterans Michael Christensen and Glenn Farren to newly created management positions to enhance cargo flow and service at the Port of Long Beach. Christensen, who most recently was Deputy Executive Director at the Port of Los Angeles, was appointed Port of Long Beach's Senior Executive for Supply Chain Optimization, reporting directly to Chief Executive Jon Slangerup.

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  12. In Safety, Quality Comes FirstRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Marine News

    In the marine industry, one of the most potentially dangerous pieces of deck equipment on a vessel is the crane. The trigger of a serious failure can range from a simple operator error to significant mechanical overload.

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  13. Quality Comes First In SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Marine News

    In the marine industry, one of the most potentially dangerous pieces of deck equipment on a vessel is the crane. The trigger of a serious failure can range from a simple operator error to significant mechanical overload.

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  14. West Coast Port Slowdown Could Cause Two Month DelaysRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Marine News

    Congestion at the U.S. West Coast ports could take as much as two months to unwind, according to port and trade group officials, with retailers and other companies bracing for further shipment delays after the apparent resolution of a months-long labor dispute. A tentative labor agreement involving 29 ports was announced late on Friday involving 20,000 dockworkers.

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  15. Colombian Ports Mull ExpansionRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Marine News

    The container and gross tonnage handling across all Colombian ports will undergo expansion in 2015, cementing a return to growth following a 2013 downturn, says BMI's Colombia Shipping Report. "The domestic container demand will be more muted than we expected, as falling oil prices will weigh on economic growth.

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  16. Concordia Maritime Boosts Suezmax Market PresenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Marine News

    Sweden's Concordia Maritime has signed another deal to charter 50% of a suezmax tanker to build its crude presence. The vessel has a deadweight of 158,000 mt and was built in South Korea in 2012.

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  17. Work Suspended for Day at Port of OaklandRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Marine News

    All marine terminal work was suspended for the day on Thursday at the port of Oakland, California, as the dockworkers union and shippers continued talks aimed at settling a labor dispute that has disrupted cargo traffic along the West Coast waterfront for months. Union and port officials said the local chapter of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union chose to hold its monthly so-called "stop work" membership meeting during the day on Thursday, rather than at night when such sessions have traditionally been held in the past.

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  18. DeepOcean to Provide MPV to Tullow GhanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Marine News

    DeepOcean Ghana Limited, a Ghanaian company with 51% Ghanaian owned share structure, has been awarded a contract to provide the services of a multipurpose construction vessel to Tullow Ghana Limited. The scope of work for the contract is inspection, survey and subsea construction on the Tullow operated deepwater Jubilee and TEN Fields offshore Ghana.

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  19. Long Beach Cargo Dips with CongestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Marine News

    Lingering congestion at West Coast seaports drove down container cargo by 18.8 percent in January at Long Beach compared to the same month last year, the port announced. Overall, 429,490 TEUs of containerized cargo moved through the Port of Long Beach in January.

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  20. Long Beach CEO Expects Port Cutbacks This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Marine News

    Shipping lines are expected to curtail cargo operations at U.S. West Coast ports again this weekend amid stalled labor talks between the companies and the union representing 20,000 dockworkers, the chief executive of the Port of Long Beach said on Wednesday. "This weekend is going to be yet another limited operating weekend, just like last weekend was," Long Beach port CEO Jon Slangerup said in an interview with Reuters in New York.

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