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

    Yesterday | 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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  2. Seaway to Receive Prestigious OECD AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  3. Protea to Launch Heavy-Lift Cranes at Nor-ShippingRead the original story

    Friday | 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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  4. Shipping Freight Rates Drop Amidst OvercapacityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | 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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  5. Long Beach Port to Set-up Peak Relief Chassis FleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | 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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  6. Asia-N.Europe Boxship Freight Rates SoarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | 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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  7. Small Businesses Excels at Long Beach PortRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | 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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  8. DNV GL's Ceo Madsen Appointed Un Global Compact Board MemberRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | 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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  9. Port of Long Beach Hosts Cargo Forecast EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | 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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  10. Cma CGM Acquires India's LCL LogistixRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | 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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  11. Tin Hau Festival on 11 May 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Marine News

    Coxswains, owners and operators of local vessels are advised that arrangements for embarkation and disembarkation will only be made at the western side of the main pier of Tai Miu Wan, whereas the eastern side of the main pier will be used by licensed ferries. A ferry service between North Point Ferry Pier and the Tai Miu Wan pier will be operated on 10 May and 11 May 2015.

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  12. EU Adopts New Ship CO2 Reporting RulesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Marine News

    Members of the European Parliament have supported draft EU rules requiring ship-owners using EU ports to monitor and report CO2 emissions each year. The text establishes an EU-wide system for monitoring, reporting and verification of greenhouse gas emissions from shipping, in order to improve the information about ship efficiency and emissions and to encourage reducing emissions and fuel consumption.

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  13. Jeffersonville Port Sets Quarterly Shipping RecordRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Marine News

    The Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville recorded the highest quarterly shipments in its 30-year history during the first quarter of 2015. Cargo volume exceeded 800,000 tons, up 10 percent from the previous record set in the first quarter of 2014.

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  14. Navy Awards Contract for Passenger Terminal Renovation in HawaiiRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Marine News

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command Hawaii awarded a $20.5 million firm-fixed-price task order under a multiple award construction contract April 27 to Insight Pacific LLC, a small business in Anaheim, Calif. The work to be performed is for repairs of the existing two-story Air Mobility Command Passenger Terminal at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and renovations to the in-bound and out-bound passenger processing so that it will comply with current codes, requirements and accessibility standards.

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  15. Groups Seek Us Sec Probe of Shell Arctic Drilling Risk DisclosuresRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Marine News

    An environmental group and a law clinic petitioned the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate whether Royal Dutch Shell has adequately disclosed to investors the risks of oil exploration in the harsh Arctic waters, the groups said on Tuesday. The U.S. Interior Department is mulling whether Shell can drill test wells for crude and gas off Alaska this summer.

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  16. Med Crude-Urals Stronger in Baltic as Surgut Sells CargoesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Marine News

    Russian Urals crude price differentials strengthened in the Baltic in a spot tender on Tuesday after loading schedules confirmed scarce export volumes for May. There was no deals in the Platts window, traders said while adding that trader Talmay won spot tenders by oil firm Surgut to lift two cargoes of Urals loading at the Baltic port of Ust-Luga. The price for cargoes loading on May 15-16 and 21-22 was pegged at around dated Brent minus 85-90 cents a barrel, when adding freight to the original FOB-basis price, some 20-25 cents stronger than previous price estimates.

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  17. Long Beach to Decide on Cement Import FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Marine News

    The Port of Long Beach has prepared the final environmental impact report for the Mitsubishi Cement Facility Modification Project. The port's Board of Harbor Commissioners will consider the adequacy of the final EIR at its regular meeting May 11, and whether to approve the proposed project.

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  18. BIMCO, Global Shipping Forum launch "SERVICECON"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Marine News

    BIMCO and the Global Shipping Forum have now launched a new standard contract named "SERVICECON" which simplifies and harmonises terms and conditions for container volume contracts between shippers and carriers. The new agreement is designed to meet the contractual needs of small to medium sized shippers, which, despite the large number and global value of the shipments they transport, often lack the legal resources to develop their own agreements with carriers.

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  19. Bollore Consortium Misses out on Cameroon's Kribi Port ShortlistRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Marine News

    A consortium led by France's Bollore failed to make the final shortlist of firms vying to manage a new container terminal in Cameroon's southern port of Kribi, according to a commission report seen by Reuters on Monday. The government commission, charged with recommending a container terminal manager, shortlisted Philippines-based ICTSI and port operator APM Terminals, a unit of shipping and oil conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk.

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  20. Long Beach Picketers Not Striking -Port CEORead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Marine News

    Port of Long Beach CEO Jon Slangerup issued a statement addressing the status of picketing truckers at the harbor, pointing out that the demonstration is not a strike. "The Teamsters union started informational picketing this morning at the Port of Long Beach.

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