Readers’ Picks of the Week (March 21 – 25, 2016)

Mar 28, 2016

Readers’ Picks of the Week (March 21 – 25, 2016)

Readers Pick of the Week

Nicaragua Canal Construction Works Poised to Start in August

The construction on the fuel terminal and a ship wharf within the USD 50-billion Nicaragua canal project is set to start in August, Bloomberg reports citing the project con… Read More

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US-Built Fleet Much Older than Global Fleet due to Jones Act

The US-built fleet is considerably older than the global, non-US built fleet as a consequence of the Jones Act, which requires vessels travelling between US ports to be US built… Read More

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VIDEO: MV Sparna Severely Damaged. No Signs of Pollution

A damage assessment conducted on the grounded bulk carrier Sparna revealed multiple fractures, the largest being 25-foot by 5-foot wide with a visible boulder lodged inside … Read More

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Allianz: Shipping Losses Down in 2015

Shipping losses continued their long-term downward trend with 85 total losses reported worldwide in 2015, according to Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE’s (AGCS)… Read More

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Update: Expanded Panama Canal to Open on June 26

The expanded Panama Canal will be officially inaugurated on Sunday, June 26, 2016, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced today… Read More

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