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24 dead at Asia beaching yards

24 dead at Asia beaching yards

No fewer than 24 deaths and 9 injuries been recorded this year at beaching yards in South Asia, according to Shipbreaking Platform. Citing sources, Shipbreaking...

Asia records 57 piracy incidents in eight months 

Asia records 57 piracy incidents in eight months 

The total number of incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia during January-August 2018 increased by 5% compared to the same period in 2017, according...

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Asia records 7 sea robbery incidents in July 

A total of seven incidents of armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in July 2018, Asian piracy watchdog ReCAAP ISC informed. During the month, seven actual...

Japan, Singapore team up to fight piracy in Asia

Piracy drops to 10-year low in Asia

A total of 40 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia during January-June 2018, the regional piracy watchdog ReCAAP ISC said in a...

Maersk Line

Maersk to cut 17 port calls from new Asia-Europe schedules

Top global carrier Maersk Line is relaunching its Asia-Europe Network with an overall reduction of 17 port calls on its North European and Mediterranean strings and the...

Asia records 3 armed robbery attacks against ships in January

ReCAAP: Piracy incidents in Asia up 19% 

By Jite Eriabie  There was a 19 percent increase in the number of piracy incidents against ships in Asia reported in 2017 when compared to figures from 2016, according...

Asia-West Africa trade begin recovery 

Asia-West Africa trade begin recovery 

The outlook for the Asia-West Africa trade is improving, but there is much ground still to recover, shipping consultancy Drewry said. Container throughput during the...

Trump

Asia trip: Trump flaunts trade ‘progress’, red carpets 

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had made significant progress on trade issues during a fruitful trip across Asia that saw governments roll out red carpets...

Trump axes duty-free status for Rwanda's apparel exports

Trump brings tough trade message in vision for Asia

U.S. President Donald Trump set out a strong message on trade at a meeting of Asia-Pacific countries in Vietnam on Friday, saying the United States could no longer...

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U.S. aircraft carriers to stage drill as Trump visits Asia

Three U.S. aircraft carrier strike groups will exercise together in the Western Pacific in the coming days in a rare show of force as President Donald Trump visits Asia...

Japan, Singapore team up to fight piracy in Asia

Japan, Singapore team up to fight piracy in Asia

By Jite Eriabie  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA Japan) and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), together with the ReCAAP Information...

Freight rates weaken on Asia-West Africa trade route 

Freight rates weaken on Asia-West Africa trade route 

A demand growth recovery in the Asia-West Africa container shipping trade inspired two new fortnightly services, but freight rates have responded poorly, shipping...