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More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its lowest levels since 1998, the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) said in its annual piracy report released Tuesday.

The IMB Piracy Reporting Centre is the world’s only independent 24-hour manned center for receive reports of pirate attacks from around the world.

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While regular cruise ship rooms are nice, balcony rooms can feel extra luxurious. Balcony rooms give you the opportunity to escape the crowded decks and unwind on your own private terrance.

This all sounds great, but the truth is that these rooms can be much pricier than a typical suite so you may want to consider whether it's really worth it. If you’re

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Shipping companies grappling with the threat of cyber attacks on vessels are finding insurance policies often fall short, officials involved in both industries say, a risk that could feed through into global prices.

Digitalisation means electricity networks, emergency services, industry and agriculture are all vulnerable to hacking by criminal gangs for extortion or, for political reasons, by militant groups or

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SetelHellas and Cisco participate as Gold Sponsors at the 3rd Naftemporiki Shipping Conference that will take place on Thursday 19 January 2017, at Megaron, the Athens Concert Hall, The Banqueting Hall entitled: “Greek and European Shipping: Competitiveness and prospects in times of uncertainty”. The aim of the Conference is the discussion of the the challenges that both the Greek and the European shipping sector

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Ports of Auckland in New Zealand is exploring the feasibility of powering cruise ships from the national electricity grid, or LNG- or methanol-powered barges, when they are berthed in port.

Currently ships in port need to keep their generators running to supply onboard power when berthed in Auckland, but the port has commissioned a feasibility

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As from January the 3rd, a new twice-a-week freight/passenger service to Igoumenitsa and Patras is launched. Up to five weekly sailings between Venice and Greece for the transport of rolling freight to be offered.

The Grimaldi Group strengthens its Motorways of the Sea network announcing an important news: as from next 3rd January, the Neapolitan Group will extend to Venice its maritime links for passengers and freight

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Accounting Network Moore Stephens has released a report stating that said the average shipping confidence level rose from 5.4 in August 2016 to 5.6 out of 10.0 in November 2016. This is the highest rating since August 2015.

All main categories of respondent were more confident than in August 2016, when the overall rating was 5.4. The report also revealed that confidence was up in Asia, from 5.5 to 5.7, in Europe from 5.2 to 5.4, and

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The European Parliament adopted today a report on the Regulation establishing a framework for the organisation of port services and financial transparency of ports presented by the rapporteur MEP Knut Fleckenstein.

The port Regulation was approved the agreement reached in that respect with the Commission and Council last summer with 546 votes in favour, 140 against, 22 abstentions. This vote makes an end to the Port

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On Thursday the 1st of December, the Grimaldi Group was awarded as Top Logistics Provider in the Ocean Carrier category by Chase New Holland (CNH) Industrial, the industrial Group specialized in the design, production and sales of agricultural and construction equipment commercial vehicles and powertrains. Dror Noach, Vice President Transport Logistics for CNH Industrial, participated at the event.

The prestigious prize,