Argentina to invest 1.21 bln USD to improve agricultural export ports

Buenos Aires - The Argentinean government said on Friday that it would invest 1.21 billion U.S. dollars to expand the ports of the Greater Rosario region, which is the country’s main agricultural export base.


Iran ensures safety of oil tankers in Persian Gulf: Shamkhani

Tehran - A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic’s military presence in the Persian Gulf ensures the safety of oil tankers in this strategic region.


U.S. Navy Commissions Newest Littoral Combat Ship

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Australia’s largest private trade delegation to visit China

Sydeny - More than 200 delegates agricultural producers and exporters will be on the visit to Shanghai aimed at building on the A$160 billion ($120 billion) trade relationship between Australia and China.


Somali pirates free 26 Asian sailors held since 2012

Mogadishu - The sailors were held in Dabagala near the town of Harardheere some 400 km (250 miles) northeast of the capital Mogadishu.

Sewol salvage operations delayed to 2017
Egyptian court confirms 20-year prison sentence on Mursi
West Africa’s tough battle with piracy
Container shipping market has bottomed out

Container shipping market has bottomed out

London - Hanjin’s receivership represents the trough of the container shipping market and despite continuing concerns of weak trade growth and fleet oversupply a gradual market recovery is now expected.