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  1. PDVSA Charters Another Algerian Crude CargoRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Marine News

    Venezuela's state-run oil company PDVSA has hired a supertanker to load a second 2 million-barrel cargo of Algerian crude, according to preliminary tanker fixture data. Venezuela will start importing light crude this month with a shipment of Algerian Saharan Blend scheduled to arrive at its Jose terminal on Oct. 26. Two additional cargoes of Russia's Urals crude were bought from Petrochina to be received at Isla refinery, operated by PDVSA on the Caribbean island of Curacao.

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  2. VT Halter Begins Building LNG-powered ConRo Ships for CrowleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Marine News

    VT Halter Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. , has commenced construction on the first of two liquefied natural gas -powered, combination Container Roll-On/Roll-Off vessels for Crowley following the signing of the contract, which took place in November 2013. The new ConRo vessel has been designed to maximize the carriage of 102-inch-wide containers, which offer the most cubic cargo capacity in the trade.

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  3. NYK Line Joins PNW West Coast Metro PoolRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Marine News

    Effective October 20, 2014, NYK Line has become a member of the PNW West Coast Metro Pool operated by Trac Intermodal. The WCMP operates chassis at all major marine terminals, rail facilities and various depots in Portland, Seattle and Tacoma.

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  4. ISS Manages Heavy-lift Project at Port of MombasaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Marine News

    Inchcape Shipping Services announced it has completed another complex heavy-lift project in Africa, this time at the Port of Mombasa in Kenya. ISS was appointed as port and discharging agents for the COSCO-owned MV DADE, which arrived at the port in September 2014 with seven RTG cranes on-board.

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  5. New Gate Transits the Panama CanalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Marine News

    The first gate for the new locks in the Pacific side began transit Wednesday morning through the Panama Canal, signaling another historic milestone in the progress of the Expansion Program. The gate transits the waterway aboard the Crowley 455-4 barge from the Atlantic temporary dock to the Pacific, assisted by two Panama Canal tugs.

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  6. Sunken Barge Salvage Stops Traffic on Chicago RiverRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Marine News

    The U.S. Coast Guard said it is restricting vessel traffic on the Chicago River to allow for salvage of a sunken barge. All cargo has been removed from the sunken barge in the Chicago River between the Lake and Randolph Street bridges and divers are currently in the water to conduct a survey of the barge's hull.a a The barge has been secured so that a 50-foot clearance can allow for vessel traffic to transit.

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  7. Long Beach Cargo Continues to ClimbRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Marine News

    Cargo container traffic rose 7.3 percent in September at the Port of Long Beach compared to the same month last year, making for the Southern California seaport's busiest September since 2007, the Port's peak year. A total of 629,771 TEUs was moved through the Long Beach Harbor in September.

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  8. Maritime Broadband Opens Office in GreeceRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Marine News

    Maritime Broadband has expanded its worldwide footprint by opening an office, Maritime Broadband Hellas, in Athens, Greece. The new office addresses the growing international demand for its C-Bird VSAT communications solution and spearheads sales and service support in the region.

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  9. Long Beach Port Honors OOCL ExecutiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Marine News

    Andrew Tung, CEO and Managing Director of Orient Overseas Container Line, was presented today with the prestigious "Port Pilot Award" by the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners. Tung is the 77th recipient of the award, which is presented to business and political leaders and advocates who have made contributions to international trade within the maritime industry.

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  10. LNG America, Buffalo Marine to Design LNG Bunker Fuel NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Marine News

    LNG America announced it has entered an agreement with Buffalo Marine Service, Inc. to cooperate on the design of an LNG bunker fuel network for the U. S. Gulf Coast region. LNG America is developing a hub-and-spoke delivery system for LNG as fuel for the marine market and other high horsepower applications.

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  11. KOTUG's Hybrid Rotortug Arrives in RotterdamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Marine News

    RT Evolution, KOTUG's new hybrid Rotortug, has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam on Saturday, Oct. 18. In the coming weeks, Damen Shipyards Group will complete the final outfitting and testing of this next generation Robert Allan design: the ART 80-32 Hybrid. According to the builder, the 32.9m ART 80-32 Hybrid has a max bollard pull of 84t and max speed of 13.7kts.

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  12. India to Develop Iran's Chabahar PortRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | Marine News

    India will float a company to develop Iran's Chabahar Port, a government statement said on Saturday, as New Delhi aims to take advantage of a thaw in Tehran's relations with world powers. The port of Chabahar in southeast Iran is central to India's efforts to circumvent Pakistan and open up a route to landlocked Afghanistan where it has developed close security ties and economic interests.

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  13. Simushir Under Tow by Barbara FossRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Marine News

    Foss Maritime's ocean-going tug, the Barbara Foss, is towing the Russian cargo vessel, Simushir, which lost power late Thursday night off the west coast of Haida Gwaii. The Barbara Foss is currently traveling at 5.5 knots and is expected to arrive at the Port of Prince Rupert, BC with the Simushir in tow at approximately 10:00 p.m. Pacific Time tonight, where two assist tugs and a pilot will be on hand to help the ship dock.

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  14. Saudi Oil Pipeline Set AlightRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | Marine News

    SPA, citing the spokesman for police in Eastern Province, said authorities were at the scene quickly and had put out the fire. It said the incident happened at 2:00 a.m. local time on Saturday , when the patrol came under fire at the entrance of Awamiya in Qatif Saturday's incident followed a similar one last month when a small fire broke out on a gas pipeline in the oil-rich Eastern Province.

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  15. Long Beach Port Adds 'Free Time' for Cargo to Ease CongestionRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | Marine News

    The Port of Long Beach will add an extra three days to the time that overseas import containers can remain on the docks without charge, in order to grant some relief to cargo owners as the supply chain works to eliminate cargo delivery delays. Starting tomorrow, Saturday, Oct. 18, and continuing through Friday, Oct. 31, the "free" time been extended from four to seven business days.

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  16. Long Beach Officials on Trade Mission in AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Marine News

    Meeting with shipping lines to build business for Port of Long Beach Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, Harbor Commissioners and senior Harbor Department staff are traveling to several Asian countries, meeting with the Port of Long Beach's key customers to retain and bring more business to Long Beach. The Long Beach officials are scheduled to meet with senior leadership of shipping lines based in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea and Japan to explain the Port's competitive advantages for business, and to introduce the new Mayor, Harbor Commissioners and Chief Executive.

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  17. Congestion at Long Beach Port being EasedRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 12 | Marine News

    As a result of the Port of Long Beach's congestion relief efforts, two truck chassis owners, DCLI and TRAC, are adding over 3,000 chassis to their local fleet over the next few weeks to match supply and demand. "We need to increase the utilization of the more than 100,000 chassis in the San Pedro Bay port complex," said Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners Vice President Rich Dines.

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  18. China to Straighten Transport Bottlenecks by 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | Marine News

    China aims to ease transport bottlenecks which are affecting economic development by 2020 with a plan announced on Saturday to tackle issues such as excessive road tolls and poor connectivity and to ensure the smoother flow of goods. Despite billions of dollars being invested in recent years on roads, railways and ports, China's rapid economic growth has meant that transport facilities still easily clog up, raising the cost of doing business.

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  19. Oil Shaves $1, Retreats to Bear territory on U.S. Dollar SpikeRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 4 | Marine News

    Global crude oil prices extended a months-long rout into bear market territory on Friday, with Brent notching a new 27-month low as the dollar spiked following upbeat U.S. employment data and further signs of undiminished crude supply. The rallying U.S. dollar has re-emerged as a key driver for commodity prices in recent months, making raw materials more costly for most importers and reviving a once-popular spread trade.

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  20. 'I Dig Long Beach' - Tree Planting ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | Marine News

    The "I Dig Long Beach" tree-planting project funded by a Port of Long Beach grant is doing more than greening neighborhoods and building community pride it's also providing a chance for local businesses to participate. When more than 100 people gathered on Saturday, September 20, at Los Cerritos Park in the Bixby Knolls area of Long Beach for the planting of 60 trees, they were joined by Port of Long Beach contractor Edgemoor Infrastructure and Real Estate, who deployed one of its 2,500-gallon water trucks to assist with watering the saplings.

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