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The conflict between Russia and Ukraine dominated the shipping world in a week where the slowdown of North Sea activities and a long list of interim reports also featured on the agenda.

Shipping worried about Russia

The uncertainty caused by the conflict between Ukraine and Russia is affecting the shipping industry:

Morgan Stanley: Ukraine crisis hits Global Ports

These are the Global Ports numbers that worry Maersk

Transatlantic takes it one day at a time in Russia


Downturn in the North Sea

The North Sea oil markets are not as successful as they once were:

Nordea: Norwegian oil industry changing dramatically

Semco's biggest market is in the doldrums


A long list of interim reports

Shipping companies of all shapes and sizes published interim reports this week:

Wilh Wilhelmsen's dragged down by RoRo activities

SBM Offshore saw deficit grow on the bottom line

Rio Tinto's profit and revenues at record-high

Rickmers Maritime doubled profits in 2nd quarter

Western Bulk: We are cautiously optimistic

Wilbur Ross' Navigator sees profits soar


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Downturn in the Port of Gothenburg

Port of Gothenburg: Disappointing revenue in 2014 

Dan-Bunkering's new Head of Operations, Asia

"World's biggest bunker market is the world's toughest"

Introducing Maersk Line's new Neapolitan partner

Introducing Maersk Line's new Neapolitan partner 

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