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Bulker Quarantined in Chennai in Coronavirus Scare

By The Maritime Executive 02-19-2020 09:48:00

In an example of the delays for shipping caused by the coronavirus epidemic, a bulker was briefly quarantined at Chennai when two...

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Maersk to Acquire U.S. Warehousing and Distribution Company

By The Maritime Executive 02-19-2020 07:45:10

A.P. Moller - Maersk has reached an agreement to acquire Performance Team for $545 million. Performance Team is a U.S.-based wa...

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Southeast Asia’s Wildlife Trafficking Problem Needs New Game Plan

By The Maritime Executive 02-19-2020 05:17:47

A newly-released report evaluating current patterns in the trade of illegal wildlife in Southeast Asia has called for a new game p...

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WTO Predicts "Weak" Merchandise Trade Growth for Early 2020

By The Maritime Executive 02-18-2020 08:45:31

The World Trade Organization has released its goods trade analysis for December 2019, and the results indicate that "trade vo...

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Canada Supports Ban on Heavy Fuel Oil in the Arctic

By The Maritime Executive 02-18-2020 05:37:57

The Government of Canada has announced its support for a ban on heavy fuel oil (HFO) in Arctic waters. The Minister of Transpor...

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The Nautical Institute Finds Mariners Pragmatic About Automation

By The Maritime Executive 02-18-2020 04:20:27

Automation and autonomous systems have been key, and sometimes controversial points in the debate over the future of the maritime...

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Ireland Acts on Live Export Breach

By The Maritime Executive 02-17-2020 06:37:37

The Guardian and Ethical Farming Ireland have been instrumental in the Irish government's move to revoke approvals for a live...

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Scrubber Washwater Debate Taken to IMO

By The Maritime Executive 02-17-2020 05:51:46

The IMO's Pollution Prevention & Response Subcommittee meets February 17-21 February in London, and debate is expected on...

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Skipper Fined for Being Asleep at the Helm

By The Maritime Executive 02-17-2020 01:03:54

The director of Wellington-based Megisti Sailing Charters, Timothy James Newman, has been fined NZ$2,500 ($1,600) for being asleep...

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ATSB Releases Final Report into YM Efficiency Container Losses

By The Maritime Executive 02-15-2020 07:46:24

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has released its final report from its investigation into the loss of containers fro...

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