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The articles excerpted on this site report on the state of the industry as seen by mainstream media, and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the officers of the ILWU Coast Longshore Division.

'K' Line executive sentenced to prison in price fixing case; agrees to assist DOJ investigation

In an article titled ‘K Line executive sentenced in relation to price fixing accusations,’ Vessel Finder reports:

In addition to the 18-month prison sentence and a $20,000 fine, Tanioka has agreed to provide assistance to the department in its current ongoing investigation that focuses on the ocean shipping industry

A Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (K-Line) […]

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Allseas Group’s Nazi-honouring vessel ‘must be banned’

”It is worth noting that Allseas has a long history of seeking to drive down safety standards and working conditions for seafarers the world over. The decision from Allseas management to honour a Nazi war criminal should serve as a potent reminder to the world of just what sort of outfit Allseas Group really […]

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Maersk retains crown as most reliable box line amid rumours of 20,000teu orders

From The Loadstar:

Maersk again topped the liner shipping reliability rankings last year, according to new research released by industry analyst SeaIntel.

The top two spots were retained by Maersk and Hamburg Sud in a year during which 19 of the 20 largest container shipping lines saw their schedule reliability decline, compared with 2013.

Maersk […]

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