NYK Line Orders VLGC Duo from JMU

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Japanese shipping company NYK Line has ordered two Very Large Gas Carriers (VLGCs) for transportation of liquefied ...

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Eagle Bulk Raising Money for New Charters

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Marshall Islands-registered shipping company Eagle Bulk Shipping has entered into an agreement with its investors ...

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Diana Finds Work for Two Panamaxes

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Greek dry bulk owner and operator Diana Shipping has entered into time charter contracts for two of its Panamax dry ...

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BIMCO: Demolition Spree Hits Standstill Due to Rise in BDI

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Following a scrapping spree witnessed in the first quarter of the year, the Baltic Dry Index’s (BDI) positive ...

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Striking Lisbon Dockers Facing Massive Layoffs

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The Lisbon Port Operators Association, which represents the interests of the companies operating in the Lisbon ...

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Panama-Flagged Bulker Detained in Brisbane

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The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has detained the newbuild Panama-flagged bulk carrier, African ...

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Pasha, Los Angeles Port Join Forces on Green Omni Terminal

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In an effort to eliminate pollution from port-related operations, Pasha Stevedoring and Terminals L.P. and the Port ...

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Stolt Tankers Sells Two More Ships for Scrap

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Norwegian tanker owner Stolt Tankers, a tanker shipping arm of Stolt-Nielsen Limited, has sold two handy chemical ...

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NordLB to Face Execution Risks if It Cuts Shipping Loans

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The German shipping bank Norddeutsche Landesbank (Nord/LB) could encounter high execution risks if it goes through ...

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France: Elengy's Terminals in Deadlock as Vessels Queue

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Send-out and unloading operations at Elengy’s Fos and Montoir terminals are not expected to resume to normal ...

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Höegh Autoliners Names 4th Post-Panamax

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Norwegian RoRo shipping company Höegh Autoliners has named the fourth vessel in its New Horizon class series, Höegh ...

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Konecranes Closer to Buying Terex's MHPS

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The Finnish manufacturer of cranes Konecranes Plc could soon complete the acquisition of Terex ...

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Saint Lucia Becomes 50th State to Ratify BMW Convention

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Saint Lucia has acceded to four IMO treaties including the Ballast Water Management (BMW) Convention, what brings ...

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Seaspan Adds Eighth 14,000 TEU SAVER

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Hong Kong-based Seaspan Corporation took delivery today of a 14,000 TEU containership, the YM Width. Constructed ...

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TOC Europe 2016

The events now have a renewed focus on supply chain making them the premier business and networking event for the stakeholders within…

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7th Annual International Port Security Conference

The SMi Group announces the 7th annual International Port Security Conference. The event will be held in London on the 1st and 2nd of June 2016.

The conference aims to bring together key decision makers in the industry to discuss modern methods of port security and provide effective learning experiences for all delegates through the carefully selected expert speaker line up.

Interacting with delegates from across the globe and hearing from industry leading experts will ensure delegates are up-to-date with high priority information that enables you to best secure your seaports, civilians and means of trade.

Topics to be discussed include terrorism, cyber terrorism, emergency intervention procedures, optimising technology use in security checks and case studies featuring some of the largest ports across the world. Our diverse range of topics will allow delegates to learn best practices for port security and understand further how other ports are resolving core challenges.

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CLIA Cruise360 – A Panoramic View to Cruising

Developed and hosted by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), Cruise360 offers a truly panoramic view of the cruise industry…

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Posidonia 2016

Posidonia is a firm fixture for the global shipping industry. Every two years it is the essential place for serious business at the largest…

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Aurora LPG Inks Loan for Final Newbuilding

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Oslo-listed LPG tanker owner Aurora LPG Holding ASA has signed the term sheet for the financing of its sixth and ...

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All Five Second-Hand MRs Transferred to Bahri

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The National Chemical Carriers (NCC), a subsidiary of the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), has ...

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El Faro Sinking Was an Accident, TOTE Executive Said

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As the end of the second round of hearings into the loss of El Faro and its crew approaches, the U.S. Coast Guard ...

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Giuseppe Bono Remains Fincantieri’s CEO

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Italian shipbuilding major Fincantieri informed yesterday that its new Board of Directors confirmed Giuseppe Bono ...

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Höegh LNG Set on Dozen FSRUs by 2019 amid Strong Market

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Höegh LNG is upbeat on the group’s FSRU prospects as it reports increase in net profit after tax for the ...

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Wellard Seals Financing for Latest Fleet Addition

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Australian livestock ship owner and operator Wellard Ltd has finalized the financing of its livestock carrier M/V ...

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Zim Swings Back to Red

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Israeli container shipping company ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. has sunk to the red in the first quarter ...

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Reefer Vessel Ignites in Spanish Port of Marin

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The 1994-built reefer vessel Frio Antwerp caught fire in the afternoon hours of May 25 while it was unloading its ...

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Alphaliner: Classic Panamaxes Facing Their Demise

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The opening of the long-awaited Expanded Panama Canal will inflict a severe blow to the classic panamax market, ...

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Royal Caribbean to Expand Fleet with Three More Ships

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Miami-based Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has signed a memorandum of understanding with French shipbuilder STX ...

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Russia Eyes Thessaloniki Port Privatization

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The privatization of the second biggest Greek port of Thessaloniki seems to have sparked interest in Russia, as the ...

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Enrica Lexie: India Agrees to Send Italian Marine Home

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The Indian Supreme Court has made a decision to enforce The Hague Court of Arbitration’s order to free one of the ...

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