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Cheaper Ships Fail to Tempt Bulk Carrier Owners

Pacific GloryThe owners of dry bulk carriers have been resisting the temptation to place contracts for new ships despite the currently low building prices for dry bulk ships with orders now at the lowest level since 2003, according to BIMCO.

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Chinese Project to Develop Smart Ship

Green DolphinThe world’s first smart ship has been unveiled by the China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) in Shanghai and it is hoped to have a demonstration ship in service next year.

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‘Short and Dramatic’ Rescue of River Ferry

Spirit of NorthumberlandThe RNLI’s Flood Rescue Team was called out to help people trapped in their homes by floodwater in Cumbria as Storm Desmond swept torrential rain and gale force winds across northern England, North Wales, parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland on Dec 5-6.

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The Trains Now Arriving From Japan

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Port of Tyne Hitachi TrainsThe Port of Tyne is working with Hitachi Rail Europe, shipping operator Hoegh Autoliners and Nissan Shipping Agents (NSA UK) to unload train body-shells sent from Japan.

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Maersk Unveils Cuts to Make it ‘Leaner and Simpler’

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Maersk LogoFollowing the announcement that its earnings in the latter part of last year would be less than had been forecast, the world’s largest container shipping company, the Maersk Line, of Copenhagen, unveiled a number of cuts that would be made to improve the situation.

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Berth Extension for Big Container Ships

FelixstoweAt Felixstowe, the new 190m extension to Berth 9 was officially opened in November, enabling the port to handle two large container ships at the same time.

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