This week's top stories on ShippingWatch

Nicaragua is planning a canal to compete with Panama, developments in the struggling German shipping industry, and Thorco said goodbye to its CEO. These are just some of the biggest stories on ShippingWatch this past week.

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The Stadil family dismissed CEO after just one year:

Thorco Shipping dismisses CEO

Why Thorco and Ramskov parted ways


Maersk Broker took a big hit in 2013. Newbuilding contracts and charter parties signed at towering prices ahead of the financial crisis had a serious impact on the company's result:

Maersk Broker's profit in sharp decline 

Maersk Broker hit by the financial crisis


The German shipping industry has seen better days. ShippingWatch has visited Hamburg:

Hamburg Süd prepares for more competition 

The transformation of Hamburg Inc


Nicaragua is ready to invest big-time in a canal to compete with Panama:

Plan for the Nicaragua Canal ready next month


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Safmarine's plans for Africa:

Safmarine holds key to Maersk Line's Africa-plan


New European railway in light of the coming sulphur regulations:

SECA requirements lead to new European rail link


Piracy became cheaper:

Report: Costs related to Somali piracy cut in half 

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