Obama Pushes for Icebreaker Fleet Expansion

Obama Pushes for Icebreaker Fleet Expansion

The United States President Barack Obama has proposed to accelerate the acquisition of new icebreakers for the U.S. ...

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Drones Becoming Ever More Popular in Shipbuilding

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Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), or drones, as they are better known, are gaining in popularity in various ...

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Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia Jointly Nab Sea Robbers

Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia Jointly Nab Sea Robbers

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) has reported that one of its Fearless-class patrol vessels disrupted a ...

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Gallery: Damage from Hit off Bosphorus Revealed

Damage from Bosphorus Hit Revealed

The latest series of photos published by Turkey’s General Directorate of Coastal Safety shows the extent of damage ...

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Product Tanker Supply About to Outpace Demand

Product Tanker Supply About to Outpace Demand

Impending fleet growth is expected to reduce the product tanker market’s earnings over the medium term ...

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HCG Arrests Freighter Carrying Undocumented Weapons to Libya

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A cargo ship carrying an undocumented shipment of weapons to Libya was arrested yesterday some 20 nautical miles ...

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CMES Sets Up Subsidiary to Operate Valemaxes

CMES Sets Up Subsidiary to Operate Valemaxes

China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) has set up a wholly-owned subsidiary that will own and operate the Very ...

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Spotted: Giant Cranes in La La Land

Giant Cranes in La La Land

The Port of Los Angeles shared these images of new gantry cranes travelling down the LA main channel in the early ...

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Alphaliner: Containerhips Idling Away

Containerhips Idling Away

Idling of containerships across the global fleet has soared to new high in 2015 reaching 500,00 TEU capacity mark, ...

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MSC Cruises Partners Up with China’s CAISSA Touristic

MSC Cruises Partners Up with China's CAISSA Touristic

Switzerland-based cruise line MSC Cruises and China’s outbound tourism service provider CAISSA Touristic ...

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New Zealand Faces Expected Ship Officer Shortages Head-On

New Zealand Faces Expected Ship Officer Shortage Head On

Worldwide shortages of over 42,500 officers expected by 2019 has prompted New Zealand’s maritime industry and ...

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Video: Naming of First Philippine-Built LPG Carrier

Naming of First Philippine-Built LPG Carrier

Teekay LNG and Belgium’s Exmar held a naming ceremony for M/V Kaprijke on August 24 at Hanjin Heavy ...

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Worker Influx Pushes Port of Oakland’s Backlog Down

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A backlog of container ships crowding San Francisco Bay is fading, the Port of Oakland said on Tuesday, as it ...

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ITLOS to Hear Asia Maritime Disputes in Singapore

ITLOS to Hear Asia Maritime Disputes in Singapore

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) and Singapore’s Ministry of Law have signed a Joint ...

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Stena Bulk Names Third IMOIIMAX Tanker

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 Chemical and product tanker Stena Imperial, jointly owned by Stena Bulk and Indonesian Golden Agri Resources ...

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Healthy Tanker Market Brings TEN a Better Charter

Healthy Tanker Market Brings TEN a Better Charter

Athens-based crude, product, and LNG tanker operator Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN) has renewed a charter ...

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Tanker and Bulk Carrier Collide off Bosphorus

Tanker and Bulk Carrier Collide off Bosphorus

A product tanker laden with fuel oil collided with a dry bulk carrier carrying wheat around 11:30 pm local time ...

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ICCAS 2015 – International Conference on Computer Applications in Shipbuilding

The 17th International Conference on Computer Applications in Shipbuilding (ICCAS) will review operational experience from existing computer…

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Salvage & Wreck Asia 2014

At Asia’s only specialist salvage and wreck removal conference, delegates heard from industry leaders on topics including…

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PIANC SMART Rivers Conference

The SMART Rivers Conference is a biennal forum bringing together those involved in river transport form developing and developed countries…

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NEVA 2015

The NEVA 2015 profile will promote traditional sectors of Shipbuilding, Ship Equipment, Offshore Shelf Construction and Equipment, Ports…

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Euronav Takes USD 750 Million Facility

Euronav Takes USD 750 Million Facility

Antwerp-based tanker owner and operator Euronav has signed a new USD 750 million senior credit facility to ...

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Suspected Mastermind of Orkim Harmony Hijacking Apprehended

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The Indonesian Navy has apprehended the suspected “mastermind” of the Orkim Harmony hijacking. As ...

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Death Toll from Tianjin Blasts Reaches 158

Death Toll from Tianjin Blasts Reaches 158

The death toll from the Tianjin port explosions has risen to 158 people, with 15 people still unaccounted for, the ...

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Spotted: Tight Squeeze through Miraflores Locks

Tight Squeeze through Miraflores

The Panama Canal Authority shared this photo of the China-flagged bulk carrier Yun Long Feng waiting for a lock ...

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Mediterranean Rescue Teams Stretched Beyond Their Means

Mediterranean Rescue Teams Stretched Beyond Their Means

The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) is re-launching its ‘Members Assisting Members’ webpage to help ...

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Hyundai Mipo Strikes Again

Hyundai Mipo Strikes Again

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard has won an order for two Roll-on/Roll-off (RORO) ships, worth a ...

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VIDEO: Take a Tour of Besiktas Shipyard

Take a Tour of Besiktas Shipyard

Maintenance is a key aspect of keeping ships in service and improving their durability and life expectancy. Since ...

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Star Bulk Reports USD 105.2M Loss

Star Bulk

Dry bulk shipping company Star Bulk has posted a net loss of USD 105.2 million for the first half of 2015 due to ...

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Greece to Sell Two Largest Ports under Identical Terms

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Greek ruling party Syriza has proposed a change in the terms of the sale of the country’s second largest port ...

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