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Top executives from more than 20 shipping companies are participating in the 2013 SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference. They will be joined by more than 40 expert speakers and panelists who will discusss the challenges, solutions and best practices for improving ship operating efficiency. You should be there too.

Posted to SHIPPINGInsight by James Rhodes on 10/7/2013 2:38:53 PM | with 0 comments


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APL slashes operating costs, boosts profits.

Posted to SHIPPINGInsight by James Rhodes on 9/18/2013 2:32:55 PM | with 0 comments


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Shipowners will continue to struggle for solvency under difficult market conditions. This means finding ways to operate ships at less cost. That's the subject that will be addressed at the SHIPPINGInsight 2013 Fleet Optimization Conference this October.

Posted to SHIPPINGInsight by James Rhodes on 9/4/2013 5:09:36 PM | with 0 comments


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SHIPPINGInsight 2012 will bring together stakeholders from across the industry to explore best practices in ship efficiency. Panels will focus on major issues, including ship design and construction, fuel and propulsion alternatives, hull performance, asset management strategies, voyage optimization and regulatory compliance.

Posted to FYI by Charmaine Berina on 9/28/2012 12:11:29 PM | with 0 comments


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SHIPPINGInsight 2012 will bring together stakeholders from across the industry to explore best practices in ship efficiency. Panels will focus on major issues, including ship design and construction, fuel and propulsion alternatives, hull performance, asset management strategies, voyage optimization and regulatory compliance.

Posted to FYI by Charmaine Berina on 9/17/2012 5:18:11 PM | with 0 comments


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What if the predictions of economic recovery are wrong? Clay Maitland takes a hard look at the prospects for the future, and it's not necessarily a pretty picture.

Posted to SHIPPINGInsight by James Rhodes on 8/28/2012 5:01:28 PM | with 0 comments


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Further proof that the glut of overtonnage is not going away anytime soon.

Posted to SHIPPINGInsight by James Rhodes on 8/20/2012 2:40:40 PM | with 0 comments


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More sad faces at major container lines. Hapag-Lloyd blames soaring fuel costs for 2nd quarter loss.

Posted to SHIPPINGInsight by James Rhodes on 8/14/2012 4:43:54 PM | with 0 comments


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Even China's go-go shipbuilding industry is feeling the effects of the slowdown in international trade and shipping overcapacity, which shows no signs of easing in the short term. Shipping fleets will need to trim operating costs to survive in this environment.

Posted to SHIPPINGInsight by James Rhodes on 8/7/2012 3:46:47 PM | with 0 comments


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The North American Emission Control Area, which came into effect today (August 1) will have a far-reaching impact on the cost of operating ships. Compliance strategies and best practices will be hot topics at the upcoming ShippingInsight Fleet Optimization Conference.

Posted to SHIPPINGInsight by James Rhodes on 8/1/2012 4:10:21 PM | with 0 comments


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