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Port Workers Suspend Strike at Argentina Grains Hub

Jun 11, 2014

A strike by port workers at Rosario, Argentina's biggest agricultural export hub, has been suspended, thanks to a government attempt to resolve a disagreement over wage hikes, a local business group said.The protest, which was holding up…

“Oily Business” in Argentina can be Costly to Ship Operators

Mar 12, 2014

According to the American Club, the latest customs threat in Argentina concerns the misdeclaration of shipboard stores, which can lead to fines. In an alert to its members, the American Club said that customs authorities are becoming stricter…

Drydocks World Hosts Argentinean Trade Commissioner

Jul 02, 2013

Drydocks World and Maritime World, international maritime services provider, hosted Ms. Maria De Los Angeles Arrieta, Counselor and Trade Commissioner with the Embassy of Argentina in U.A.E. His Excellency Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks…

Tankship Surplus Hits Clean Tanker Rates

May 22, 2013

Clean tanker rates for refined petroleum products on top export routes soften with build up of ships pressurizing the transatlantic market.Rates for medium-range (MR) tankers for 37,000-tonne cargoes on the TC2 route from Rotterdam to New York were at W140…

Korean Shipyard Delivers Container Ship ‘Hanjin Argentina’

May 20, 2013

The 3600 TEU container ship, built under the supervision of Navgathi Marine by Hyundai Sambo delivered to Pacific International Lines.Hanjin Argentina is the third of a series of four such vessels ordered by Pacific International Lines of Singapore from the S…

Argentine Tall Ship Released, Welcomed Home

Jan 11, 2013

Argentine naval training ship, 'ARA Libertad' which was detained in Ghana for more than two months has arrived back home.The Libertad had been seized following legal action by an investment company trying to recover money still owed after Argentina's 2002 debt default…

New RoRo Added to SC Line Fleet

Jan 09, 2013

SC Line announces the addition of another 1/4 ramp RoRo vessel into its fleet, MV 'Mosel Ace'.In line with its strategic and strengthening position in the Americas, SC Line introduces Mosel Ace to serve initially the US East coast from Baltimore…

Incat LNG Ferry a World First

Nov 21, 2012

Australian shipbuilder Incat Tasmania Pty Ltd launch world’s first high speed passenger Ro-Ro ship powered by LNG (Liquified Natural Gas).The vessel will be the first installation of LNG powered dual fuel engines in an Incat high speed ferry…

Severe Floods in Argentina Affect Port Terminals

Oct 25, 2012

ISS Argentina is advising that severe floods are affecting shore-based logistical support at a number of port terminals in San Lorenzo – San Martin Port.   Terminals disrupted include Vincentin, Nidera, Toepfer and LD-Timbues-Noble.Latest…

Court Orders Argentine Tall Ship Detention

Oct 12, 2012

A Ghana court judge rejected plea to release the 'ARA Libertad' training ship, detained through complaint by a US hedge fund creditor.The sail training ship has been detained with more than 200 hundred crew members on board since 2, October…

Tug, Pilot Boats Strike Commences in Argentina

Aug 02, 2012

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is warning of tug and pilot boats strike action in Argentina following a work to rule notification by the AB Union (SOMU).The union first began the work to rule action at Bahia Blanca port on 31 July with no advised completion date…

Tug, Pilot Boats Strike in Argentina

Aug 01, 2012

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is warning of tug and pilot boats strike action in Argentina following a work to rule notification by the AB Union (SOMU). The union first began the work to rule action at Bahia Blanca port on 31 July with no advised completion date…

Cruise Ship Disabled in Remote South Georgia

Apr 15, 2012

Oceanwide Expeditions' cruise ship 'Plancius' anchored off South Georgia, after repeated propulsion failures, awaits relief shipTrouble started 12 days into a 31-day journey from Ushuaia, Argentina, one of the southernmost cities in the world…

Crowley Presents Scholarship to University of North Florida Student

Sep 06, 2011

Crowley Maritime Corporation continued its commitment to education recently when it awarded Sunny Cavan, a student at the University of North Florida (UNF), with a Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarship.  Cavan, who is pursuing degrees in both international business…

CMA CGM, Maersk Line Upgrade Service

Sep 16, 2009

CMA CGM and Maersk Line announced the following improvements to their respective Brazilian Express Service (Brazex) and North Coast Express (NCX) connecting the East Coast of South America to Central America and Caribbean, effective the second…

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