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Aponte in Tehran looking at post-sanctions opportunities

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Dubai: Wasting little time to capitalise on the lifting of sanctions against Iran, Diego Aponte, the ceo of Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC), was in Tehran yesterday to hold talks with his counterpart at Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL), Mohammad Hossein Dajmar.

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SE Asian Piracy Dominates

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New figures show that Southeast Asia continues to dominate maritime crime incidents globally, with 120 reports of piracy and maritime crime instances occurring in the region since January 1, 2015, an increase of 22 percent compared to the first six months of 2014.

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Maersk in New Mega Deal

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Maersk Line signed a new building contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI). The order is for 9 (nine) vessels with a capacity of 14,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent) each. The agreement includes an option for up to 8 (eight) additional vessels. The vessels will have a length of 353 meters, the company said in its press release. The contract has a value of USD 1.1 billion. It was signed by Mr. Sam H. Ka, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of HHI and Mr. Søren Toft, COO of Maersk Line, at a ceremony at Maersk Line’s headquarters in Copenhagen.

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Florida editorial roundup - Bradenton Herald

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Florida editorial roundup
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Shiptalk Newsletter – July 2015

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Welcome to another issue of Shiptalk – we hope you will find this months collected musings thought provoking and of interest.

Welcome to Shiptalk – your monthly musing on maritime matters.

This time around we raise a metaphorical glass to the new IMO Sec-Gen, the hardest job in shipping since playing fiddle on the Titanic.

We look at the terrible threat to cruise passengers – whether through terrorism, crime or just the risks posed by some excursions, we ask whether the risks are being effectively managed.

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Busan aims to oust Hong Kong as world's second-largest transhipment port

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South Korean port ramping up efforts to develop infrastructure in order to host fully-loaded 22,000 teu boxships

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Hapag-Lloyd pushes ahead with $5.5bn IPO

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Hamburg: Hamburg-based liner giant Hapag-Lloyd is pushing ahead with a much-telegraphed initial public offering. The world’s fourth largest containerline is looking to raise more than $5.5bn from the offering, Dow Jones reports, citing sources close to the deal.

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Panama retakes lead in Asia-US east coast trade

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Weekly capacity rises 20% year on year to reach record level

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