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U.S. DOT Awards $280 Million in Port Infrastructure Funding

Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration announced that it has awarded more than $280 mill...

Tribute to Mariners Unveiled at Port of Oakland

The Port of Oakland has joined the International Maritime Center (IMC) to unveil a tribute to mariners.  The new, abstract...

Ports: Europe's Competitiveness Must Be Safeguarded

The European Sea Ports Organization (ESPO) has published its Position Paper on the European Green Deal saying that the ambition is...

U.S. Labor Dept. Names AAPA Steward of Training Grants

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has been chosen by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) as among 28 U.S. entit...

AAPA Names Port Person of the Year

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has chosen Assistant Secretary of the Army Rickey “R.D.” James to...

Maersk: Significant Labor Shortage at Chinese Ports

On Thursday, Maersk CEO Soren Skou warned that the world's biggest ocean carrier is experiencing significant disruption at Chi...

DP World to Delist From Nasdaq Dubai in Privatization Deal

Global port operator DP World will soon be privatized in a $14 billion dollar deal with the government of Dubai's state invest...

Low-Sulfur Bunker Demand Jumps at Rotterdam

The Port of Rotterdam has experienced a jump in demand for LNG, bio and low-sulfur bunkers over the past year. In December 2019...

New Just-In-Time Solution Tested on Cruise Ships

Wärtsilä, Carnival Maritime and HVCC Hamburg Vessel Coordination Center (HVCC) have tested a new solution for just-in-ti...

Coronavirus Increases Demand for Eastern European Crew

As global restrictions due to the coronavirus outbreak begin to impact the shipping industry, crewing specialist Danica reports an...

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