Readers’ Picks of the Week (18-22 of Jan)

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VIDEO: Fincantieri Starts Building Seven Seas Explorer Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has laid keel for the Seven ...

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Update 2: Magellan Spirit Refloated

Magellan Spirit's Cargo Transfer Begins Today

The ship-to-ship cargo transfer between Teekay’s grounded LNG carrier Magellan Spirit and LNG tanker ...

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Knightsbridge Eyes Merger Transaction

Knightsbridge Eyes Merger IPO Transaction

Dry bulk shipping company Knightsbridge Shipping Limited has filed a registration statement to issue USD 506.9 ...

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DCT Gdansk Kicks Off Construction of Deepwater Berth

DCT Gdansk Kicks Off Construction of Deepwater Berth

DCT Gdansk, the operator of Poland’s largest container terminal, officially started the construction phase of a new ...

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VIDEO: Hoegh Osaka Towed to Southampton

Hoegh Osaka Towed to Southampton

Grounded car carrier Hoegh Osaka, loaded with millions of dollars worth of cars, has been towed to the Port of ...

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EU Court Drops Sanctions against Iran's Shipping Firms

EU Court Drops Sanctions against Iran Shipping Firm

The EU General Court has annulled the EU sanctions against an Iranian bank and 40 shipping companies whose assets ...

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Bocimar Ends Year on a Downer

Bocimar Ends Year on a Downer

Belgian dry cargo shipping specialist Bocimar has reported a USD 45.5 million operating loss for the annual period ...

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Xiamen Bags First LNG Carrier Order

Xiamen Bags First LNG Order

Chinese shipbuilder Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry has secured its first LNG Carrier order from Landmark Corporate ...

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LNG Shipping conference

What can you expect from the LNG Shipping conference?
Essential global industry analysis on the key issues impacting global LNG transportation including:

– Outlook on the future of LNG supply from the U.S., Russia, Africa and Australia

– Assess the latest technical innovations in engine and containment systems to improve LNG carrier efficiency

– Examine growth areas in small scale LNG and the impact this has on the LNG carrier market

– Explore the developing options for fleet finance and assess the world of MLPs

– Receive an update from the Panama Canal Authority on how the expansion will impact LNG carriers

If you want to stay abreast of global changes in the industry and develop strategies to capitalise on new opportunities for the LNG fleet, don’t miss this year’s LNG Shipping Conference.

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Design & Operation of Offshore Wind Farm Support Vessels

The two day conference aims to cover all aspects of design, navigation, communication & controls, classification & statutory requirements, sea keeping & manoeuvring, crew safety & comfort ­ fatigue, health & safety, environment, operation, powering & propulsion, construction, machinery & equipment.

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EUROMARITIME 2015

 

A decidedly European show for all those involved in the marine economy.
Organised by le marin, part of the Ouest-France group and GICAN, with the support of the European Network of Maritime Cluster, Euromaritime is the only business show dedicated to European marine business.

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It reflects the ambitions of Europe’s integrated maritime policy:

– Bring together businesses and organisations from all the sectors of the marine trade,

– Present skills and know-how,

– Dialogue,

– Build bridges to provide stronger growth and a more competitive economy.

250 exhibitors and around 8000 visitors are expected for this 2nd edition taking place in Paris, Porte de Versailles, covering an area of 8,500 square metres.

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4th Annual Global Liner Shipping Middle East Conference

Global Liner Shipping Middle East 2015 conference agenda

  • Triple keynote session: regional growth and opportunity presentations from UASC, DP World and Maersk
  • Head-to-head port panel: customers quiz leading ports and terminals to tackle the question of induced demand or excess capacity
  • Afternoon container task force: an interactive afternoon designed for delegates to share solutions for terminal productivity, supply chain security and green shipping initiatives
  • GCC rail network updates: examine project time lines and the predicted impact of enhanced regional infrastructure
  • Containerisation International’s data hub: essential trade statistics and industry analysis
  • Commodity corner: review trends in imports and exports and examine the specialist requirements of petrochemical, aluminium and perishable goods shippers
  • Town hall style open forum: an opportunity to help shape the agenda and share your conference objectives

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McCain Stands Up for Jones Act Repeal

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U.S. Senator John McCain took to the Senate floor on Thursday to defend his amendment to repeal the Merchant Marine ...

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Cruiseship Scrapes Hoegh Gallant

Cruiseship Scrapes Hoegh Gallant

A cruise ship has scratched Hoegh LNG’s FSRU, the Höegh Gallant, at a Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding’s ...

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10 Fishermen Missing After Hit and Run off South Korea

10 Missing After Hit and Run off South Korea

Ten out of thirteen Chinese fishermen have been missing since around 8 PM local time Thursday, when their boat ...

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Container Weight Verification Approaching

Container Weight Verification Requirement Approaching

The World Shipping Council (WSC) called all parties involved in the international transportation of maritime ...

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COSCO Zhoushan Delivers Two Bulkers

COSCO Zhoushan Delivers Two Bulkers

COSCO Zhoushan Shipyard said that it has delivered two newbuild 64,000 DWT bulk carriers to their customers. Bulk ...

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VIDEO: Dramatic Rescue of Irish Fishermen off Scotland

VIDEO Dramatic Rescue of Irish Fishermen off Scotland

The U.K. Maritime and Coastguard Agency was notified just before 11 AM local time, January 20, that The Iuda Naofa, ...

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ZIM Ditches Far East-North Europe Service

ZIM Ditches Far East-North Europe Service

Israeli container shipping company ZIM has stopped its occasional, approximately monthly, sailings between North ...

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Another Car Carrier Gets Stuck at Southampton Docks

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Another car carrier has been left stranded in Southampton water for a week after it got stuck at Southampton docks, ...

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US Naval Cargo Ship Aground near Okinawa

US Naval Cargo Ship Aground near Okinawa

The U.S. Navy’s  Military Sealift Command prepositioning vessel USNS Sgt. Matej Kocak (T-AK 3005) ran aground ...

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Shreyas First Indian Shipper to Link Major Domestic Ports

Shreyas First Domestic Shipper to Link Major India's Ports

Mumbai based shipping and logistics provider Shreyas Shipping and Logistics Limited, part of global conglomerate ...

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UKHO Upgrades Brazil Charts

UKHO Upgrades Brazil Charts

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has produced new and updated charts and Port Approach Guides for ...

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VIDEO: USCG Rescues 11 from Sinking Tug off Oahu

VIDEO USCG Rescues 11 from Sinking Tug off Oahu

The U.S. Coast Guard Hawaii Pacific has coordinated the rescue of eleven people after a 95-foot towing vessel sank ...

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Southern Texas Ports Resume Operations

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The Southern Texas ports of Houston, Galveston and Freeport that shut down their operations due to dense fog on ...

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Update: One Migrant Dies, Three Ebola Free

Update One Migrant Dies, Three Ebola Free, Dozens Quarantined

The results of Ebola tests performed by Malta’s Mater Dei Hospital on three migrants have turned out ...

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VIDEO: Fincantieri Starts Building Seven Seas Explorer

Fincantieri Starts Construction of Seven Seas Explorer

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has laid keel for the Seven Seas Explorer, the first super luxury cruise ship that ...

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SHI Seals Kogas Duo

SHI Seals Kogas Duo

Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) followed in the footsteps of its counterpart Daewoo Shipbuilding ...

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Maersk Line, DB Schenker to Reduce CO2 Footprint

Maersk Line, DB Schenker to Reduce CO2 Footprint

Frankfurt-based transportation and logistics provider DB Schenker Logistics and Danish Maersk Line have signed a ...

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Shell's Curlew FPSO Isolated from Fulmar Gas Line

Curlew FPSO

The deep sea divers from the Bibby Polaris – Dive Support Vessel (DSV) completed the subsea work with the ...

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