CMA CGM Eyes OPDR Acquisition

CMA CGM Eyes OPDR Acquisition

French shipping giant CMA CGM revealed plans to acquire the German company OPDR (Oldenburg-Portugiesische Dampfschiffs-Rhederei GmbH & Co. KG). The announcement was made during a visit to Hamburg, Germany by the ...

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Approaching Limits in Ship Size Development

DNV GL’s Container Ship Forum and Bulk Carrier Forum

The shipping industry is slowly approaching limits in ship size development, DNV GL Business Director Jost Bergmann ...

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ICS Questions Benefits of China’s Ship Recycling Policy

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The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) voiced concern in relation to China’s new ship recycling policy, saying ...

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APM Terminals Wants In on Turkey’s Container ...

APM Terminals Wants In on Turkey's Container Volume Boom

APM Terminals is looking into buying more ports in Turkey, trying to take advantage of the country’s rapid ...

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Nordic Shipholding’s Results Fall Short of Expectations

Product tanker Nordic Hanne

The third quarter of 2014 was disappointing for Copenhagen-listed shipowner Nordic Shipholding that posted a loss ...

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Epic Bali Saves Migrants off Italy

Epic Bali Saves Migrants off Italy

Singapore-based gas carrier fleet owner and operator Epic Gas has reported that one of its vessels, Epic Bali, was ...

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Port of Hamburg Marks Record Throughput

Port of Hamburg Marks Record Throughput

Germany’s Port of Hamburg has set a record high 110 million tons throughput in the first nine months of 2014, ...

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PSA Zeebrugge, Stora Enso Expand Cooperation

PSA Zeebrugge, Stora Enso Expand Cooperation

Belgium’s PSA Zeebrugge and Stora Enso have extended their cooperation, with PSA’s Zeebrugge ...

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BMT Lands Samalaju Port Design Project

BMT Lands Samalaju Port Development Project

BMT Group, an international design, engineering, science and risk management consultancy, has through its ...

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Offshore Marine Risk Management

This conference will use a project based case study approach to showcase risk profiles, mitigation strategies, disputes and claims management. Asia’s only conference on Offshore Marine Risk Management will explore risk mitigation strategies across the offshore value chain in context to transportation, installation, construction, SURF, and asset integrity management.

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The International Tidal Energy Summit 2014

The International Tidal Energy Summit 2014 is the leading commercial networking forum dedicated to the global tidal energy industry. Back for its 8th year, ITES2014 is the #1 global forum focused on bringing together project developers, OEMs and suppliers looking to deliver commercial scale, cost competitive commercial scale tidal arrays. Featuring the CEOs of major OEMs, leading project developers and key government representatives, this is the essential meeting place for those looking to enter the dynamic tidal energy market.
To join leading representatives from DECC, the Crown Estate, ScottishPower Renewables, GDF Suez, Alstom Tidal Generation, MeyGen, Siemens Marine Current Turbines, Andritz Hydro Hammerfest, Mojo Maritime, and many more, visit  www.tidaltoday.com/tidal-conference

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5th Gas Fuelled Ships Conference

The conference is the only technical conference to combine a two day informative and knowledge based conference with technical visits giving delegates access to real life operations of current LNG vessels, and supply plants, as well as networking opportunities at its welcome reception and conference dinner. This is a must attend event for ship owners and operators, policy makers, engine manufacturers, LNG carriers, LNG suppliers, ship builders, classification societies, ship designers, ship yards and port & terminal operators who are looking to benefit from a valuable insight into using LNG as a future maritime fuel.

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Historic Ships 2014

The Historic Ships conference returns for a fourth instalment that will not only focus on the restoration and preservation of historic vessels, but also the research and investigation into the engineering and efficiency of historic design through modern naval architecture techniques.

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BC Ferries Gets Go-Ahead for LNG Conversion

BC Ferries Gets Go-Ahead for LNG Conversion

The BC Ferries Commissioner has approved BC Ferries’ application to convert its two largest vessels, the ...

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Norwegian Cruise Line to Buy Ocean Princess

Norwegian Cruise Line to Buy Ocean Princess

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. has entered into a definitive agreement with Princess Cruises, Ltd. to purchase ...

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Two-Way Shipping Routes at PNG’s Jomard Entrance

Two-Way Shipping Routes at PNG’s Jomard Entrance

A new ship routeing system will come into effect on 1 June, 2015 at Papua New Guinea’s Jomard Entrance. The ...

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Royal Caribbean Launches Chinese JV

Royal Caribbean Launches Chinese JV

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Ctrip.com International Ltd. have agreed to form a strategic partnership through ...

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Maritime Traffic Up Fourfold in Two Decades

Maritime Traffic Up Threefold in Two Decades

Maritime traffic on the world’s oceans has increased 300 per cent over the past 20 years, according to a new study ...

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Anthony Veder Names LNG-Powered Duo

LNG-Powered Cargo Star

Two new liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered sea vessels, operated by shipowner Anthony Veder, were named on ...

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Steel Cut for SCF’s Icebreaking Supply Vessel

Steel Cut for Sovcomflot's Icebreaking MSV

The steel for Sovcomflot’s icebreaking multipurpose supply vessel has been cut today, 26th of November 2014 ...

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Third Strike and Mansour Is Out

Third Strike and Mansour Is Out

The 1977-built, 4150 dwt general cargo carrier M/V MANSOUR M has been banned for the third time from the Paris MoU ...

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Interview: Antwerp Sets the Course for Future Growth

Luc Arnouts, the Port of Antwerp 's Chief Commercial Officer

Belgium’s Port of Antwerp is the biggest port area in the world, covering 13,057 hectares, the equivalent of ...

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Image of the Day: Ocean Scout Wetting Her Beak

Ocean Scout

The image was shared by Norway’s Atlantic Offshore, showing their Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) Ocean Scout ...

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VIDEO: New Suez Canal Project Update

Video New Suez Canal Project Update

On October 18 the Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority, awarded the contract for the New Suez Canal to an ...

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Greek Towage Crews Joining Strike on Thursday

Container Terminal in the Port of Piraeus

Crews from towage companies in all Greek ports will join workers belonging to Greek public and private sector ...

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Egypt, SCCT Discussing Port Said Concession Extension

Suez Canal Container Terminal at Port Said, Egypt

The Egyptian government is in talks with representatives of Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) on a contract ...

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Search for Missing Cruise Passenger Stopped

AMSA Stops Search for Missing Cruise Passenger

Based on expert medical advice regarding his survivability the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has ...

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Dutch Shipyards’ Retention Rights Undermined?

Dutch Shipyards' Retention Rights Undermined

Shipyards in the Netherlands may no longer be able to rely on the right to retain a vessel while awaiting payment ...

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Clarksons Seals Platou Deal

Clarksons Seals Platou Deal

London-based shipbroker Clarkson PLC has confirmed a GBP 281.2 million (USD 441m) offering for the entire issued ...

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Samsung C&T to Build Second LNG Terminal in Malaysia

The regasification terminal to be built in Malaysia

Samsung C&T Corporation has been awarded a contract by PETRONAS Gas Berhad to build a re-gasification terminal ...

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EU Bankrolls First European LNG-Powered Hopper Barge

EU Bankrolls First European LNG-Powered Hopper Barge

The EU’s TEN-T Programme will co-finance with over €1.5 million the construction of the first in Europe ...

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