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Antaeus Travel Group announces its participation in Posidonia 2018

14/05/2018

Posidonia 2018 Antaeus Marine Travel Group will participate in Posidonia Event as Exhibitor! The world’s leading shipping exhibition shows strong resilience against all odds! The forthcoming event is on cour...

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Nigerian hackers target shipping companies globally!

07/05/2018

A criminal gang in Nigeria targeting the global maritime industry has been running multiple “business email compromise” scams for hundreds of thousands of dollars. The group calling themselves “Gold Gal...

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Crew Connect Europe 2018 - Antaeus Marine Travel Group as Official Travel Sponsor

30/04/2018

Antaeus Travel Group is proud to announce its participation in this year’s Crew Connect Europe conference as the Official Travel Sponsor for the first time. Crew Connect Europe will be taking place 23-24 May, 20...

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NEW General Data Protection Regulation and Shipping!

25/04/2018

Businesses now have less than one month to prepare for the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which overhauls a data protection regime dating from 1995. The GDPR becomes effective across the European Economic ...

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Shipping Market Overview: Spring 2018

22/04/2018

Six months ago we described the shipping markets as experiencing “improvements filtering through after hitting rock bottom in 2016”. This trend has continued with the ClarkSea Index averaging $10,767/day in 2...

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World's First Deepsea Mining Support Vessel Launched

02/04/2018

Nautilus Minerals' production support vesselNautilus New Erawas launched at the Mawei shipyard in China on Thursday. The dynamically-positioned vessel will be used by Nautilus and its partner Eda Kopa (Solwara) Limit...

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World’s Largest Cruise Ship

26/03/2018

Τhe world’s largest cruise ship, Symphony of the Seas, which is almost as long as the Empire State Building, has been delivered to the Royal Caribbean International. The ship has been built by STX France and...

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Thessaloniki Port Sale Transaction in Final Stage

20/03/2018

The sale of a 67 percent stake in theThessaloniki Port Authorityto South Europe Gateway Thessaloniki (SEGT) Limited isslated for completionnext week, according to Athens News Agency sources. The deal was signedlate la...

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Photos: First Ever Luxury Cruise Ship Lengthening

15/03/2018

Fincantieri's Palermo shipyard is carrying out the world's first lengthening of a luxury cruise ship. Lengthening has been carried out on cruise ships before, but it has never before been attempted for a vessel o...

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Panama Canal Sets New Milestone With 3,000th Neopanamax Transit

06/03/2018

Panama Canal announced the transit of its 3,000th Neopanamax vessel, exceeding initial traffic expectations by this date and reaffirming the value and impact its route has had on global maritime trade. The Panamanian ...

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S. Korean yards hold largest order backlogs among global shipbuilders

28/02/2018

South Korea's leading shipyards had the top three order backlogs among global shipbuilders at the end of 2017 due mainly to work received before the worldwide drop in demand, industry data showed Sunday. Accor...

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'Giga carrier' arrived at the port of Piraeus on Monday, February 26…

26/02/2018

The biggest vessel in recent memory arrived at the port of Piraeus on Monday 26 February, Greece's largest and busiest port. The brand new 420-meter container carrier "China Cosco Taurus" arrived at Pira...

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New Thessaloniki Port Authority owners meet port management

22/02/2018

Representatives of South Europe Gateway Thessaloniki (SEGT) Limited and executives of Terminal Link SAS have met with the President of Thessaloniki Port Authority S.A. (ThPA), Konstantinos Mellios, Chief Executive Office...

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The Antaeus Marine Travel Group will participate at Seatrade Cruise Global, Booth No. 527

20/02/2018

The Antaeus Marine Travel Group announces with great pleasure its participation in the upcoming Seatrade Cruise Global Event for the second consecutive year. The exhibition will be taking place betweenMarch 5.- 8. 201...

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Rotterdam and IBM plan to create ‘world’s smartest port’

15/02/2018

The Port of Rotterdam and IBM have today announced a multi-year initiative that will harness IoT technologies to transform the port’s operational environment and prepare for the smart ships of the future. T...

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Rolls-Royce Opens Autonomous Ship R&D Center

12/02/2018

It will help shape the future of an increasingly autonomous global shipping industry. Rolls-Royce has opened a state-of-the-art research facility in Turku, Finland, to develop the technologies Rolls-Royce and its part...

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Infographic: Greece leads the Top 10 Global Fleets

05/02/2018

Greece remains on the throne of the top shipowning nations by value whose combined fleet is worth USD 516 billion, data from VesselsValue’s latest infographic shows. The country tops the list with an owned fleet...

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World's largest automated container terminal opens in Shanghai

30/01/2018

China started trial operations of the world's biggest automated container terminal, the Shanghai Yangshan Deep Water Port, in eastern China, on Sunday (Dec 10), Chinese official media reported. Located at the sout...

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Turkey reveals route for new canal to ease Bosphorus shipping

29/01/2018

Turkey announced on Monday the route for a planned canal that would reduce shipping traffic on the busy Bosphorus Strait and transform the European half of Istanbul into an island. Work on the 45-km (28-mile) Kanal Is...

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Virtual reality, interactive avatars among cruise trends of 2018

24/01/2018

From interactive avatars to on-board Go-Kart race tracks and facial recognition technology, bigger and smarter cruise ships will be making major waves in 2018. Experts at Cruise Critic have come up with a list of the ...

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Outlook 2018: Shipping on course for recovery: analysts

22/01/2018

Clouds lifting, calmer seas returning. But the 2018 marine forecast for transpacific and other major shipping trade routes also notes that full recovery from the dark days of 2015-16 depends on a number of political, ...

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Iran’s shipping line looks to restore global share via renovated fleet

18/01/2018

Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) plans to renovate its fleet within five years, Amirsaman Torabizadeh, Technical & Commercial Director of IRISL, said. The sate-run company plans to replace 49 ships ...

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2018 a Year of Transformation for Port Operators

08/01/2018

2018 could be a defining year for global ports industry, according to the international law firm Ince & Co, which has advised port operators to expect a year of transformation. The transformation will be driven by...

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Cosco-managed Piraeus Port Authority eyes goal of top 30 ports in the world

04/12/2017

The Cosco-managed port of Piraeus is expected to exceed the four-million teu threshold, in terms of container cargo, at the end of 2017. A Cosco subsidiary that manages piers II and III at the port recently announced ...

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Innovation Will Deliver 25 Percent Fuel Savings

09/11/2017

Inventor Chris Kinman has designed and patented three bubble systems that work in different ways to dramatically reduce the density of water lying directly ahead of a ship. He claims they can reduce fuel consumption on l...

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Greek Shipping Leads the Way

09/11/2017

“We must free ourselves from the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds.” – Aristotle Onassis It is nearly a decade since the global crisis began, and despite the ongoi...

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Athens to Host ICOMIA World Marinas Conference 2018

31/10/2017

Athens between October 25-27, 2018, will host the ICOMIA World Marinas Conference, a leading international event organized every two years by the International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA). “...

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First Direct London-China Freight Train Completes 12,000-Kilometre Run

23/10/2017

The first freight train to link China directly to the UK arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu Saturday after covering over 12,000-kilometres (7,500 miles), making it the second-longest route in the world. The j...

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President: increased competitiveness of Cyprus flag a priority

23/10/2017

President Nicos Anastasiades on Monday said that further consolidating and enhancing the competitiveness of Cyprus’ flag and maritime cluster remains one of the government’s most important priorities. Addr...

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Greek shipping interests invest nearly 3 bln€ in vessels over Jan-Jul 2017 period

23/10/2017

The second hand market for ocean-going vessels recorded a turnover of 12.5 billion US dollars over the first seven months of 2017, with Greek shipping interests again taking a leading role by investing roughly 2.93 billi...

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Shell mulls German refinery upgrade to meet 2020 IMO sulphur rules

18/09/2017

Royal Dutch Shell is considering expanding the capacity of one of its German refineries to make oil products that meet an upcoming cap on the sulphur content of fuels used in shipping. In the past few days, Rheinland ...

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A New Record: Containership Secondhand Sales

18/09/2017

The volume of secondhand boxship sales reported in the first eight months of 2017 totalled 0.75m TEU, having already accelerated beyond the previous annual record level of 0.64m TEU set in 2015. March 2017 saw a new reco...

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Cruise Travel to Greece Set for Better Days in 2018

18/09/2017

Cruise travel to Greece is expected to pick up pace in 2018 following a slow year in 2017, according to pre-booking data presented at Seatrade Europe, a leading trade event for the European cruise industry held in Hambur...

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Moving Containers Globally? Let’s Stick Together!

31/08/2017

Container shipping is often thought of as the ‘glue’ which keeps the world economy turning, providing a low unit cost way of moving both manufactures and a range of other goods between producers and consumers...

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GE Power, Fincantieri to Develop New Emission Control System

14/08/2017

US-based GE Power and Italy’s shipbuilder Fincantieri have signed an agreement for the co-development of a new emission control solution to reduce pollution in the marine industry. Called Shipboard Pollutant Rem...

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YARA and KONGSBERG enter into partnership to build world's first autonomous & zero emissions ship

22/06/2017

The vessel "YARA Birkeland" will be the world's first fully electric and autonomous container ship, with zero emissions. Operation is planned to start in the latter half of 2018, shipping products from YARA...

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Piraeus Port Signs MoU with Shanghai Port

22/06/2017

The Cosco-managed Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) and Shanghai International Port Group, the world's biggest commercial port, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) envisioning cooperation in infrastructure studies,...

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Shortsea Container Ships Carried on Semi-Sub Ship?

19/06/2017

SeaHorse Shipping in the U.S. has touted a plan aimed at revolutionizing container shipping and freeing shippers from the constraints and congestion caused by mega container ships and mega ports. “While carriers...

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Spotted: PortMiami Welcomes Largest Boxship to Call Florida

19/06/2017

The 10,081 TEU Maersk Shanghai, the largest containership to ever call a Florida deep-water port, visited PortMiami on June 14. The Post-Panamax ship features a length of 324 meters and a width of 48.4 meters, which i...

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Japanese firms plan to launch self-driving cargo ships within decade

12/06/2017

Shipbuilders and shipping firms believe autonomous ships will reduce accidents by removing potential for human error Commercial drones and self-driving cars will soon be joined by fleets of autonomous cargo ships that...

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Egypt to launch cruise lines with Greece in latest efforts to revive tourism

12/06/2017

As part of the state’s continuous efforts to attract additional tourists and revive the country’s ailing tourism industry, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism reached an agreement with Greece last week to launc...

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Shipping industry ponders implications of Qatar diplomatic disputes

12/06/2017

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Bahrain, Libya and the Maldives have severed diplomatic relations with Qatar and indicated that they plan to cut air and sea traffic with Qatar. Already, Etihad, Emirates an...

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Greece Names Highest Bidder for THPA Share

01/06/2017

Greece has selected the consortium comprising Deutsche Invest Equity Partners, Belterra Investments and Terminal Link as the highest bidder for the 67% stake in Thessaloniki Port Authority. Namely, the consortium subm...

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VV: Greece Takes the Lead in Newbuilding Orders

17/05/2017

Greek shipowners placed the highest number of newbuilding orders so far this year, as these companies ordered a total of 35 new bulkers and tankers since the start of 2017, according to VesselsValue. Globally only 119...

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Panama Canal Welcomes Largest Vessel To-Date through New Locks

08/05/2017

Today, the Panama Canal welcomed the largest vessel both in dimension and capacity to transit the Expanded Canal since it was inaugurated in June 2016. The 13,092 TEU Neopanamax containership COSCO Development, which mea...

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YES to Sea Tourism Forum on May 24. 2017

08/05/2017

Save the date for the YES to Sea Tourism Forum which will take place on Wednesday, May 24. 2017 under the auspices of the i-MBA program! The event is organized by the Young Executives Shipping Forum (YES Forum). YES F...

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Norway to spend $315M on world's first ship tunnel

24/04/2017

(CNN) Norway has unveiled plans to build the world's first ship tunnel by smashing through a solid rock peninsula. The mile-long, 118-feet-wide tunnel will pass through the narrowest part of the Stad peninsula in ...

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Low Newbuilding Prices Start to Lure in More Ship Owners

24/04/2017

The allure of low pricing, as opposed to the increasingly expensive second hand ships, is starting to prove hard to ignore by more and more shipowners, particularly cash-rich ones. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker...

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Greek shipowners urge government to safeguard shipping competitiveness

03/04/2017

The President of Greece’s Union of Shipowners, Theodoros Veniamis, called on the Greek government and the country’s Seamen Unions to allow the maritime labor market to become internationally competitive by ov...

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Antaeus Marine Travel's latest report regarding Seatrade Cruise Global 2017

27/03/2017

We are happy to announce that Antaeus Marine Travel had its “maiden voyage” at this year’s Seatrade Cruise Global Show held at Fort Lauderdale County Convention Center, March 13. - 17. For over 30 years...

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Greek shipowners invest $1 billion during April

22/02/2017

Athens - Hellenic shipping companies have been investing heavily in newbuildingtankers over the course of the past couple of months month or so, in what is a clear sign of increasing confidence in the wet sector’s ...

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BIMCO Forecasts a Slow 2017 for Shipping

03/02/2017

On Tuesday, analysts with BIMCO forecast lower growth potential for shipping in coming years, thanks to continued overcapacity and to national subsidies for shipbuilding activity. “Government support for any ind...

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Greece sets March 24 bid deadline for Thessaloniki port sale: sources

03/02/2017

Greece has given investors until March 24 to submit binding bids for a majority stake in its second biggest port, Thessaloniki Port (OLTr.AT), two sources close to the matter said. The sale of the 67 percent stake in ...

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Shaddai: May Be The Most Outrageous Super Yacht Ever Conceived

11/01/2017

Since the design brief he was working with for called for something “omnipotent,” it’s no surprise that designer Gabriele Teruzzi has come up with such an outrageous concept for a nearly 500-foot long, ...

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The Antaeus Travel Group announces its participation at Seatrade Cruise Global 2017 in Florida

13/12/2016

For more than 30 years, Seatrade Cruise Global has been the cruise industry's premier global event, bringing together buyers, suppliers & cruise line executives for a week of networking, innovation & educatio...

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Cosco Shipping can acquire terminal assets of bankrupted Hanjin

16/11/2016

The Chinesecompany Cosco Shipping can acquire terminal assets of the bankrupted South Korean carrier Hanjin Shipping, consisting of two container terminals in South Korea and one in the port of Long Beach, California. Th...

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A Gale of Innovation: The Future of Offshore Wind

11/11/2016

In 2002, Denmark commissioned the world’s first commercial-scale offshore wind power plant. With an installed capacity of 160 megawatts (MW), the Horns Rev plant set the stage for a storm of ever growing farms with...

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Norway to launch new support scheme for green shipping

24/10/2016

The Norwegian government said it would launch a new support scheme for the building of several eco-friendly ships and ferry boats as part of a package of measures to provide more jobs. An investment of 65 million kron...

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Cosco aims to transform Piraeus into a key holiday cruise port

06/10/2016

Cosco Pacific is pushing for the inclusion of Piraeus in the plans of all major international cruise groups, and for its use as home port. The aim of the Chinese company that won the tender for the acquisition of Pira...

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China Cosco to Invest Over $552 Million in Port of Piraeus

09/09/2016

Chinese Shipping company China Cosco Holding Co. is expected to invest more than half a billion euros ($552 million) in the Greek Port of Piraeus within the next five years, the company’s president said Wednesday. ...

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Antaeus Marine Travel announces its participation at Crew Connect 2016 in Manila

06/09/2016

Crew Connect Globalis the world' s largest crewing & training event, & thus it has doubled in size this year in order to create a more collaborative & vibrant platform. More than 80 exhibitors will attend...

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First Suezmax oil tanker begins transit through expanded Panama Canal

24/08/2016

Aug 18The first Suezmax crude oil tanker that was slated to go through the newly expanded Panama Canal began its transit on Thursday, a public relations official told Reuters. The Aegean Unity, a Greece-flagged Suezma...

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Poseidon Med II Pursues East Mediterranean LNG Bunkering

25/07/2016

POSEIDON MED (PM-I), the first Cross European Border project which aimed to introduce LNG as the main fuel for the shipping industry and develop concepts for an Eastern Mediterranean LNG bunkering infrastructure, has com...

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Antaeus Travel' s team announces with great pleasure its participation at Posidonia 2018

05/07/2016

Wewould like to thank you for visiting Antaeus Travel' s Exhibition Stand during Posidonia 2016 at Athens Metropolitan Expo. Our company provides integrated travel services that stand out & exceed what is expe...

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Posidonia 2016 scores hat trick of records as visitor number soars to over 22,000

14/06/2016

Organisers overwhelmed by demand for increased space for 2018 edition. Posidonia 2016 bided farewell to over 22,000 shipping industry professionals who visited the world's most prestigious maritime event to meet, ...

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Royal Caribbean Chooses Southampton as Its UK Home

28/05/2016

Royal Carribean International cruise line has unveiled a seven-year deal with the port of Southampton under which its City Cruise Terminal will become the company’s official UK home. “We are delighted to c...

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Antaeus Group announces its participation at Posidonia 2016

19/05/2016

Posidonia 2016 The world’s leading shipping exhibition shows strong resilience against all odds! The forthcoming event is on course to be the biggest ever despite unfavorable market conditions. With floor space ...

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Hellas: Shipping fleet keeps growing at an all-time high

29/03/2016

Hellenic-owned merchant shipping fleet totaled 4,092 vessels over the course of the past 12 months, up 35 vessels compared with the same period last year, the Greek Shipping Cooperation Committee (GSCC) said in its 29th ...

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World's biggest cruise liner: Harmony of the Seas takes to the seas for first time

18/03/2016

Royal Caribbean cruise ship is biggerthan the Eiffel Tower and hasrobot bar tenders. A10-storeywaterslide will feature on-board and also the ship will have a Bionic Bar, where robots will make cocktails for passengers. ...

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ABS & Cosco partner to bring technical capabilities on trans- Arctic shipping

15/02/2016

Global classification services provider ABS has signed a cooperation agreement with China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company (COSCO) to jointly bring technical capabilities on trans-Arctic shipping. Diverse climate condition...

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Blue Star Ferries installs photovoltaic unit on its ship

12/01/2016

The specific unit has alreadybeen tested for 12 months in tough weather conditions at sea. Blue Star Ferries on Thursday announced the pilot installation and operation of a photovoltaic unit on its ship “Blue Star ...

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China approves Merger of Cosco & China Shipping- The restructuring comes as China is reforming its state- owned enterprises

16/12/2015

China’s two state shipping giants will combine their container-shipping assets among other restructuring efforts, as part of a multibillion-dollar merger to strengthen the nation’s competitiveness in an indus...

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Rethinking Ship Design

13/11/2015

The need to operate ships both sustainably and more efficiently is a consuming passion for the maritime world today, constantly throwing up innovative ideas. Can anyone think of a better and cleaner way of propelling gia...

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The Futuristic Bridge Rolls-Royce Designed For Its New Ships ….. Looks Like a Spacecraft Cockpit

21/10/2015

Norwegian shipping company Simon Møkster Shipping got a brand new offshore platform supply vessel back in August. This might not mean anything to you, but the ship’s bridge is the first to tout a new type of...

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APM Terminals Rotterdam the Most Productive Terminal in Europe

26/09/2015

Yesterday in Hamburg, APM Terminals Rotterdam (APMTR) on the Maasvlakte received the JOC Award for the most productive terminal in Europe. It is the fourth time in a row that APMTR was awarded the prize by the American J...

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Greece to Sell Two Largest Ports under Identical Terms

03/09/2015

Greek ruling party Syriza has proposed a change in the terms of the sale of the country’s second largest port – the Port of Thessaloniki – to mirror those of the Piraeus Port, according to local media. ...

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A successful cooperation “leads” to efficiency & value

19/07/2015

During the last decade, we as Antaeus Group of companies “came up” to a sharp increase in our clientele, as some of the leading marine providers had been enjoying our services. One of them has also gained the...

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Hellas: Ship owners turn to tanker new buildings

16/07/2015

Hellenic shipping companies have been investing heavily in newbuilding tankers over the course of the past couple of months month or so, in what is a clear sign of increasing confidence in the wet sector’s long ter...

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Cruise Indunstry News for Heraklion port

01/07/2015

Heraklion is expected to be among the destinations that will earn extra cruise calls and passengers in 2015, mainly because of the unrest prevailing elsewhere. This turn of events has benefited not just Heraklion but ...

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