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War Reveals Unexpected Opportunities

As the civil war in Syria continues, looking likelier by the day to result in foreign intervention of some degree or other, so trade routes in the Middle East remain disrupted. The Lebanese port of...

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KBSP Building On Strong 2012

The premier Bahraini maritime facility, the Khalifa bin Salman Port (KBSP), had a remarkable year in 2012, as the port finally managed to attract the transhipment volumes it had originally been...

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Hanjin Shipping (Container Operations)

Hanjin was formed in 1977 and in 1988 merged with Korea Shipping Corporation, becoming Hanjin Shipping Company. Until 2009 the company was part of the Hanjin Group, and has several subsidiaries,...

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Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG)

Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) grew out of the Maritime Overseas Corporation, founded in 1948. OSG, a Delaware corporation, was incorporated in 1969. The next year it was publicly listed on the...

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Mitsui OSK Lines

Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL)'s container operations are relatively small compared with its dry bulk and tanker operations. In FY12 the container unit's revenue accounted for 37.9% of the group's total. In...

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