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Pharma-Safe Expands into West Texas

Health and safety services provider Pharma-Safe Industrial Services said it has expanded into the West Texas market through the addition of a new office in Midland. In conjunction with Pharma-Safe’s new office, the company announced that Tony McWilliams will join as the West Texas Area Manager.

Norwegian Flag Raised to 10-year High

There were 600 ships registered in the Norwegian International Ship Register (NIS) by the end of January, making the highest number of ships in the register since 2008.   The ship register had been characterized by decline until 2015; there were 522 ships in the NIS in 2014.

Rotterdam Port Fund Supports Tagpoint Training

Investor Rotterdam Port Fund has taken an interest in Tagpoint Training bv, a Rotterdam technology company that has developed a unique digital platform for offering online modules for safety training.

Jordan Issues New Tender to Buy Barley

Jordan's main state grain buyer, the trade ministry, has issued another international tender to purchase 100,000 tonnes of animal feed barley to be sourced from optional origins, European traders said.

Evergreen Orders Eight 11,000 TEU Containerships

Evergreen Marine Corp. (EMC) said it has entered into an agreement with South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) to order eight 11,000 TEU containerships.   Four ships will be owned by EMC’s subsidiary, Greencompass Marine S.

Carisbrooke, Marlink Extend Partnership

Marlink Group company Telemar has been chosen to provide bridge system repair and maintenance services to Carisbrooke Shipping. The new contract further combines Marlink Group capabilities to enhance Carisbrooke Shipping’s operational efficiency and continuity,

Hoegh LNG Signs FSRU Deal with Gas Natural Fenosa

 Norway's Höegh LNG said on Wednesday that its floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) Höegh Giant has started its time charter contract with Spanish LNG operator Gas Natural Fenosa.    The  initial term of the contract is three years,

WFW Advises NYK on LNG Carrier Charter

 Watson Farley Williams  (WFW) advised NYK Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha  (NYK) on the execution on 26 January 2018 of its long-term charter contract with EDF LNG Shipping, a subsidiary of the electricity major, Electricité de France (EDF).

India's Major Ports See 4.58% Cargo Traffic Growth

Major ports in India have recorded a cargo traffic growth of 4.58 percent and together handled 560.97 million tonnes (MT) of merchandise during the period April 2017 to January 2018, as against 536.41 MT handled during the corresponding period of previous year.

Pacific International Lines Start Service in Far East - Red Sea Routes

 Pacific International Lines (PIL), Singapore’s leading containership operator, announces two upgraded weekly services on the Far East – Red Sea service route.   Done in collaboration with Ocean Alliance,

CMA CGM Introduces REEFLEX for Transportation of Liquids

 CMA CGM has launched the most advanced solution for the transportation of liquids by controlled temperature: REEFLEX - an ideal alternative to break bulk for the transportation of liquids which optimally preserves the product’s properties.

Indian Cabinet Clears Changes in Major Port Authorities Bill 2016

 Indian's  Union Cabinet has approved the incorporation of the official amendments to the Major Port Authorities Bill 2016, which is pending in the Parliament. The Amendments are based on the recommendations of the department related parliamentary standing committee.