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Source: Huffington Post UN: Blacklisted North Korean Ships ‘Still Active’
2 days ago

A North Korean shipping company blacklisted by the UN has evaded ceasing operations by renaming most of its vessels

In Pictures: Top 5 Transhipment Hubs. Source: All Port Cargo Services In Pictures: Top 5 Transhipment Hubs
3 days ago

This article looks at the top 5 transhipment hubs in the world. Read on to find out the largest hub in the world

Japan in Multi-Billion Logistics Buy-Out. Source: Bangkok Post Japan in Multi-Billion Logistics Buy-Out
5 days ago

Japan Post recently bought out regional logistics operator Toll Holdings for around US$5.07 billion, making it the second major Japanese logistics acquisition

Suez Canal in Shipping Safety Scheme. Source: Haaretz Suez Canal in Shipping Safety Scheme
5 days ago

In a bid to tackle the growing number of threats to the safety of ships that transit the Suez Canal, a new police department has been set up in the region

Friday Focus: 2M Alliance Infographic. Source: Seatrade Global Friday Focus: 2M Alliance Infographic
20 Feb 2015

An infographic from the JOC covering Maersk and MSC’s 2M vessel-sharing alliance shows some key statistics of the shipping liners’ joint-service

Global Volumes Rocket in 2014. Source: Free Port Container Port Global Volumes Rocket in 2014
20 Feb 2015

Global TEU volumes increased by 4% in 2014 to 135.4 million TEU

Corrupt Port Boss Suspended. Source: Outside the Beltway Corrupt Port Boss Suspended
19 Feb 2015

Madeni Kipande, Acting Director of Tanzania’s Port Authority, has been suspended indefinitely after allegedly violating procurement procedures

Source: Heiress BIMCO and CSO Offer Security Workshops
17 Feb 2015

Events are to be held in Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai by CSO Alliance and BIMCO in an attempt to secure shipping practices

Record Container Volumes for Virginia. Source: Listosaur Record Container Volumes for Virginia
13 Feb 2015

Container volumes have reached a record high for the Port of Virginia in January, 2015 after it posted TEU throughput of almost 200,000 for the month

Hyperloop: The Future of Cargo Transport? Source: The Next Web Hyperloop: The Future of Cargo Transport?
12 Feb 2015

A new futuristic form of cargo transportation may soon become a reality after a group of Silicon Valley investors put forth US$8.5 million worth of investment

22 Saved from Cargo Ship Terror. Source: Daily Mail 22 Saved from Cargo Ship Terror
12 Feb 2015

22 crewmembers have been rescued from a cargo ship which ran aground on Wednesday February 11, 2015 on the island of Andros in the Aegean Sea

Sonar Image Locates Sunken Mystery Ship. Source: gCaptain Sonar Image Locates Sunken Mystery Ship
11 Feb 2015

A new sonar image has been released by the UK Maritime Accident Investigation Branch of the MV Cemfjord cargo ship that mysteriously sunk on January 2, 2015

Three Crewmen Airlifted from Perilous Ship. Source: gCaptain Three Crewmen Airlifted from Perilous Ship
10 Feb 2015

Three crewmen were airlifted from a bulk carrier recently, approximately 50 miles west of the Columbia River Bar, US West Coast

(Video) Shipping’s Autonomous Firefighting Robot. Source: YouTube (Video) Shipping’s Firefighting Robot
09 Feb 2015

A video released recently by US Navy Research unveils a new autonomous robot that could help to decrease the risk of fire hazards aboard ships

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