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International Chamber of Shipping Stresses Importance of Treaty Ratification

Governments must not impede the smooth operation of a global maritime regulatory regime by failing to ratify and implement crucial maritime conventions, warns the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)....more.

APM Terminals wins Lloyd’s List Global Safety Award 2011

APM Terminals was named winner of the 2011 Lloyd’s List Global Safety Award at the prestigious annual industry Awards Gala on September 20th in London...more.

DP World's Egypt Terminal Opens after Strike

DP World restarted operations at its Egyptian container terminal on Sunday night following the end of a six-day strike by dockworkers....more.

DP World reopens Egypt's Ain Sukhna port

Port operator DP World reopened Egypt's Ain Sukhna port after closing it for three days due to strike action...more.

Signing Of Uganda-Tullow Venture Delayed On Latest Disagreement

Uganda is contesting a key provision of its current oil agreement with U.K.-based Tullow Oil PLC (TLW.LN) in the latest dispute to delay the long-discussed $2.93 billion sale of its stake in three oil blocks to French oil major Total SA (TOT) and China's CNOOC (CEO)....more.

Total enters exploration in Kenya

Total announced its acquisition, through its Total E&P Kenya B.V. subsidiary, of a 40% interest in five offshore exploration blocks in the Lamu Basin, blocks L5, L7, L11a, L11b and L12....more.

Cargotec wins a large West Africa ship-to-shore crane contract

Cargotec has received a breakthrough order for ship-to-shore cranes from the Bollore group of France, through its wholly-owned Unicaf subsidiary...more.

MOL Logistics (Japan) Strengthens and Upgrades Service Network in Africa

TOKYO-MOL Logistics (Japan) Co., Ltd., (President: Toshifumi Kato) today announced the conclusion of an agency contract with a freight forwarder with an extensive network in Africa....more.

Somali Pirates Release Mongolian-flagged Bulk Carrier

Somali pirates have released a Mongolian-flagged bulk carrier they seized off the coast of Oman in January after receiving a ransom, pirates and a maritime monitoring group said....more.

Somali Pirates Release Mongolian-flagged Bulk Carrier

Somali pirates have released a Mongolian-flagged bulk carrier they seized off the coast of Oman in January after receiving a ransom, pirates and a maritime monitoring group said....more.

International Chamber of Shipping Urges Shipowners to Get EEDI

The Board of Directors of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), whose member national shipowners’ associations represent all sectors and trades and over 80% of the world merchant fleet, met in London on 13 September....more.

Hapag-Lloyd Pushes Back IPO for 12 to 15 Months

Hapag-Lloyd is ruling out an initial public offering in the next 12 to 15 months, according to the German ocean carrier’s majority shareholder...more.