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Khalifa Employs First Female QC Operator. Source: Trade Arabia Business News Khalifa Employs First Female QC Operator
19 hours ago

Abu Dhabi’s flagship Khalifa Port has employed the first female quay crane operator in the United Arab Emirates

Maersk CEO Voices Global Trade Woes. Source: gCaptain Maersk CEO Voices Global Trade Woes
20 hours ago

AP Moller-Maersk CEO Nils Anderson has declared that global trade will never see growth rates similar to those experienced before the 2008 financial crisis

Dahua Cameras Secure Bank. Source: Scand Asia Dahua Cameras Secure Bank
2 days ago

AB DNB bank has selected Dahua’s network cameras to protect its bank

Source: Quazoo Savannah Records All-Round Growth
2 days ago

Georgia Ports Authority recorded growth in all cargo sectors throughout 2014, with a 10.2% increase TEU and a 7.4% increase in total tonnage

Forum To Tackle Maritime Fatality Crisis. Source: Global Maritime Forum To Tackle Maritime Fatality Crisis
3 days ago

A leading international maritime consultancy group is set to host a forum aimed at producing a practical response to the current crises in maritime casualty management

Stolen Land Rovers Seized at Tilbury Port. Source: Auto Vip Stolen Land Rovers Seized at Tilbury Port
6 days ago

Four Land Rovers have been discovered in a shipping container after police were alerted by an owner of one of the stolen cars which had a tracking device inside

22 Dead in Chinese Tugboat Disaster. Source: Sea-trade Global 22 Dead in Chinese Tugboat Disaster
19 Jan 2015

On Thursday 15 January, 2015, a tugboat capsized along the Yangtze River, China, where twenty-two people have been confirmed dead

Asian Piracy Soars amid Global Decline. Source: Iiss Online Asian Piracy Soars amid Global Decline
15 Jan 2015

Maritime piracy has dropped by 44% since 2011, as a surge in ship hijackings was offset by a continuous decline in attacks off the coast of Somalia

US Ports in Gridlock. Source: Internationalist.org US Ports in Gridlock
13 Jan 2015

As contract talks with the US Dockworkers’ Union remain tense, cargo traffic at several of the biggest US West Coast ports has slowed to near gridlock

China in US Bird Shock Horror. Source: UK Export News China in US Bird Shock Horror
13 Jan 2015

China’s government has said it will ban the importation of US egg and poultry goods after a type of influenza was detected in US wild birds and poultry.

Virginia Sets 2014 TEU Record. Source: Dot Gov Virginia Sets 2014 TEU Record
12 Jan 2015

A new TEU record has been set by the Port of Virginia after it surpassed its previous annual total set in 2013

Dahua Protects Bank and Palace of Brazil
09 Jan 2015

Dahua Technology has announced that it is enhancing security in both the Banco do Brasil S.A. and Brazil’s Presidential Palace

China in $500bn S. American Pledge. Source: The Hindu China in $500bn S. American Pledge
09 Jan 2015

China is to invest US$250 billion in Latin American and Caribbean nations in the next 10 years

Source: The Independent French Massacre: UK Port’s in Lockdown
09 Jan 2015

Security at British ports and UK passport control posts in France has been strictly tightened in response to the recent Paris terror attack

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