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Daily Briefing 11 August, 2017

Columbia Shipmanagement parent gets $800m write-off from HSH Nordbank

Move clears decks for merger with Marlow, creating world’s biggest shipmanager

Europe Cyprus Germany

Economou to acquire 36m DryShips shares as Kalani deal is axed

Chief executive will forfeit preferred shares and transfer Heidmar tanker pool stake to public company

Europe Greece Dryships

Policy split shakes out at re-invigorated UK Chamber

 Sharp right turn for British institution once at risk of becoming outdated
United Kingdom The Intelligence Political and Trade

Dry bulker outlook upbeat, says Sinotrans Shipping president

China's imports of iron ore and coal will remain strong

Asia Pacific Europe US States

The Alliance files amendment to FMC on insolvency protection

Commissioner welcomes move to collective responsibility

North America United States Hapag Lloyd

High percentage of owners polled by ABS still face BWM systems issues

Systems said to be either inoperable or problematic

Classification Environment Regulation

Supply-demand balance reaching an inflection point, says Pioneer Marine

But dry bulk demand growth expected to be only a tad better than supply

Asia Pacific Singapore Europe

US imports on track to hit record high in August

Uptrend in retail sales leading to higher import volumes

North America United States Containers

Small steps made towards ensuring peaceful shipping lanes on the South China Sea

Asean-China Framework for Maritime Code of Conduct keeps all parties at the negotiating table

Asia Pacific Brunei Darussalam China

A gift that goes on giving

You cannot just design ships and their equipment without considering the people who will operate them

Crewing Shipbuilding Ship operations


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