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Turkey reveals route for new canal to ease Bosphorus shipping
China oil spill compensation claims face Iran payment snags / ANALYSIS
Suez Authority extends toll cuts for dry bulkers

Suez Authority extends toll cuts for dry bulkers

Port Said - The Suez Canal Authority has extended the discount offered to dry bulk vessels back in April 2017 until the end of 2018. Specifically, a 75% rebate of the canal transit tolls is being offered to laden or ballast dry bulk vessels coming or heading to ports at South West, South and East of Australia

“How RAM will serve to relaunch logistics” / INTERVIEW
Seaman nabbed for harassing female worker

Seaman nabbed for harassing female worker

Ulsan - A Russian crewman of a car carrier has been arrested on charges of forcibly hugging and kissing a South Korean female welfare center worker, the maritime police in Ulsan said Monday. The 44-year-old, identified only as “A,”is suspected of having molested the woman

Shipbreaking: creating a culture of safety

Shipbreaking: creating a culture of safety

Alang - In 2016, 86% of the world’s end-of-life vessels were broken up under rudimentary conditions on Asian beaches. To many shipowners, beaching appears to be an inexpensive means of recycling a marine vessel. But in reality, it comes at a steep cost to the environment and human life, with 52 deaths

Trump administration aims to open nearly all U.S. offshore to oil drilling
Seafarers, life on the front lines

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