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  • PSA starts up new terminal in Dammam
    April 28, 2015 5:33:00 AM

    Singapore-listed port operator, PSA International, has started up a new terminal in Dammam, the capital of Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia.
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    April 28, 2015 5:17:00 AM

    Laws to ease shipping in and out of the Philippines could come into effect before next year’s elections, a senior trade source said.
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    April 28, 2015 4:06:00 AM

    China Shipping Container Lines' (CSCL’s) profit increased more than three times year on year (y/y) to CNY249 million (USD40 million) in the first three months of 2015, as a result of sharply lower operating cost.
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Best Management Practices

For signed-up users please see Advice To Masters section of the website

In response to the developing situation in the Yemen, MSCHOA recommends that all mariners in the Gulf of Aden:

- Continue to follow BMP 4.

- Consider that evacuations are likely together with increased potential for refugee traffic, which may increase the likelihood of SOLAS events