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Sir Clive Woodward: Energy World Can Learn from Sports

The global energy industry can learn from training techniques used in the professional sports arena, according to rugby World Cup winning coach Sir Clive Woodward.   Leading energy industry training provider,

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New Orleans' Big Plans Showing Dividends

A Container-on-Barge service intended to be an integral part of the regional intermodal equation is gathering momentum – and customers.    Quietly, the Port of New Orleans (NOLA) has marked some important accomplishments in the past two years,

FMC Commissioner William P. Doyle

Cyber Attacks Threaten Shipping & Dominate Maritime News

The maritime industry must redouble its efforts to secure IT systems and data.   In June, Maersk Line A/S’s information systems were severely disrupted by the so-called Petya virus. FMC provided Maersk

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APM Terminals to Divest Zeebrugge Stake

 APM Terminals and Hong Kong-based COSCO SHIPPING Ports, a subsidiary of China COSCO Shipping Corporation, have reached an agreement on the key terms of the proposed sale of APM Terminals’ 76% majority

Transas CEO Frank Coles. (Photo: Transas)

Transas CEO Honored

Transas Chief Executive Frank Coles won ‘gold’ in the Most Influential People of the Year category of the 2017 Golden Bridge Business and Innovations Awards, an award which acknowledges his ability to

Ronald Spithout, Inmarsat Maritime President (Photo: Inmarsat)

Smart Ships: Inmarsat, Samsung Heavy Industries Partner

Satellite communications services provider Inmarsat said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), establishing a relationship to leverage the

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COSCO Books H1 Profit of $288 mln

China's COSCO Shipping Holdings Co Ltd reported a first-half profit on Wednesday and forecast that improved demand in the container shipping market would continue for the rest of the year.   China's largest shipping group,

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Hapag-Lloyd Posts H1 Operating Profit

German container shipping group Hapag-Lloyd swung to a first-half operating profit as it raised transport volumes and freight rates stabilised, but it still posted a net loss after higher ship fuel costs weighed on first quarter earnings.

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CMA CGM to Build World's Largest Boxships at Chinese Yard

French shipping group CMA CGM plans to build nine of the world's largest container ships at two Chinese shipyards, the China Daily newspaper reported on Wednesday.   Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding

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Port of Los Angeles: Highest Cargo Numbers Ever Produce Lowest Emissions

Emissions inventory shows 2016 was a banner year for green growth.   The Port of Los Angeles achieved record clean air gains while moving more cargo than ever, according to the Port’s 2016 Inventory of Air Emissions.

North Atlantic right whales (Photo: Jolinne Surrette / Fisheries and Oceans Canada)

Canada Orders Ships to Reduce Speed to Prevent Whale Deaths

Certain ships are being ordered to reduce speed because of the deaths of at least 10 North Atlantic right whales in Canada's Gulf of St Lawrence during the past two months, the government said on Friday.