Cosco Opens Central America and Panama Business Lines

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Cosco China Shipping Group has launched two new lines of business, namely, COSCO Shipping Lines (Central America) ...

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Piraeus Port Privatization Hits a Snag

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The sale of Piraeus Port Authority, one of Greece’s largest ports, has encountered a hurdle as China’s port ...

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Tanker Pierces Bow after Hitting Sailboats off Maine

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Panama-flagged tanker Chem Venus allided with three moored sailboats on June 29 at the mouth of the Piscataqua ...

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Port of Tanjung Pelepas in USD 2 Bn Capacity Expansion

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Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP), Malaysia’s biggest single port operator and member of MMC Group, is to invest ...

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Xeneta: Brexit Brings Gloomy Days for Container Shipping

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The UK’s decision to leave the European Union will have a negative impact on all parties involved in the container ...

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Nordic Sirius Handed Over to NAT

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New York-listed tanker owner Nordic American Tankers (NAT) has taken delivery of the Nordic Sirius, the third in a ...

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LPG Carrier Explodes in Gulf of Thailand, Four Injured

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Four people out of a crew of ten were hospitalized after the LPG carrier Pattarawadee 12 exploded in the Gulf of ...

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UASC's Shareholders Give Nod to Merger with Hapag-Lloyd

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Dubai-based container shipping firm United Arab Shipping Company S.A.G. (UASC) informed that all six of its ...

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Armed Pirates Board Tanker in Indonesian Waters

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Ten armed pirates boarded a tanker while it was underway some 26 nautical miles off the Indonesian Mangkai Island ...

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BIMCO: Oil Product Tanker Earnings in Decline

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Oil product tanker earnings are the lowest since Q3 of 2014 and could drop even further but there is still money to ...

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Star Bulk Sees Worst Quarter in 30 Years

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Athens-based dry bulk shipping company Star Bulk Carriers Corp. reported its net loss reached USD 48.8 million for ...

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Seaspan Buys Boxship Newbuilding Duo from GCI

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Hong Kong-based container ship owner and operator Seaspan Corporation has bought two newbuilding 11,000 TEU vessels ...

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Gener8 Maritime Adds 11th ECO VLCC

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Crude oil shipping company Gener8 Maritime has taken delivery of another ECO VLCC, the Gener8 Constantine, from ...

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Transpetro Crosses Off Seven Newbuilding Orders

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Brazil’s oil and gas transportation company Transpetro, a subsidiary of Petrobras, has decided to abandon ...

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5th Annual Salvage & Wreck Asia Conference

Hear industry leaders debate:
• Combating piracy in South Asia
• Preparing for industry growth in the cruise ship sector…

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Maritime Cyber Risk – Addressing the real and current threats

This one day international conference on Maritime Cyber Risk – Addressing the Real and Current Threats will look at practical steps which…

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LNG Fuel Summit & LNG Fuelled Tugs and Barges Event

Future proof your fleet and ensure you are LNG ready. The LNG Fuel Summit for commercial and strategic advice on LNG as a ship’s fuel for all vessels…

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14th ASEAN Ports and Shipping 2016

A two days Conference Programme will feature 30 world-class conference speakers addressing topical issues and challenges on global…

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Nautilus Questions UK Chamber's Neutral Stance on Brexit

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Nautilus International, the UK-based global trade union representing maritime professionals, is criticizing the UK ...

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China Shipbuilding Selling Shares to Raise USD 586 Mn

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In an effort to reduce its debt, China Shipbuilding Industry Co. has revealed plans to raise some CNY 3.9 billion ...

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EU Council Approves New Port Transparency Rules

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The EU Council’s Permanent Representatives Committee approved on June 29 new rules to increase the financial ...

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Carriers' Service Reliability at Six-Month High in May

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Ocean carriers achieved a six-month high for liner service reliability in May, according to data provided by ...

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COSCO Shipping Reshuffles Newbuilding Orders

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China’s COSCO Shipping Company Limited (COSCOL) has decided to upgrade three from a total of seven heavy lift ...

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Flinterstar’s Bow Lifted from Sea

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The bow of the sunken freighter Flinterstar that sank in October 2015 off the coast of Zeebrugge was successfully ...

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Atlantska Plovidba Cancels Order for Two Ultramaxes

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Croatian shipping company Atlantska Plovidba d.d. has reached an agreement with the Chinese shipbuilder CSC ...

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Global Container Volumes Will See Little Impact from Brexit

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The United Kingdom’s decision to exit the European Union is expected to have little direct impact on the ...

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Finnlines Bags USD 55 Million EIB Loan for Eco Retrofits

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Finnish ferry operator Finnlines has inked a EUR 50-million (more than USD 55 million) loan agreement with the ...

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Report: EU Ready to Settle with Liner Giants on Price Hikes

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The European Commission is considering to accept the offer submitted by fifteen container shipping ...

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RCL Nets Financing for Two Edge-Class Cruise Ships

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Miami-based cruise company Royal Caribbean Cruises has entered into credit agreements for the financing of the ...

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Royal Caribbean to Build New Cruise Terminal in Miami

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US-based cruise line company Royal Caribbean Cruises has entered into an agreement with Miami-Dade County to ...

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