US Sen. Murkowski Calls for Lifting of Crude Oil Export Ban

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, announced plans to introduce legislation this year to end the 40-year-old ban ...

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Svitzer Merging Salvage Operations with Titan

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AP Moller-Maersk’s marine towage company Svitzer has signed an agreement with Crowley Maritime Corporation to ...

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Singing Godmother Launches Anthem of the Seas

Singing Godmother Launches Anthem of the Seas

Miami-based cruise line Royal Caribbean International has marked the launch of Anthem of the Seas with a naming ...

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Stena Bulk Charters Out Stena Blue Sky

Stena Bulk Charters Out Stena Blue Sky

Tanker shipping company Stena Bulk has signed an agreement covering the charter of the LNG carrier Stena Blue Sky ...

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US Ports Account For Over Quarter of Nation’s Economy

US Ports Account For over Quarter of Nation's Economy

From 2007 to 2014, the total economic value that U.S. coastal ports provide in terms of revenue to businesses, ...

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Royal Caribbean Negotiating Order at Turku

Royal Caribbean Negotiating Order at Turku

New York-listed cruise liner Royal Caribbean (RCCL) is reported to be in talks with Meyer Werft, the German owner ...

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MSC Launches USA West Coast Express

MSC Launches USA West Coast Express

The world’s second largest container line Mediterranean Shipping Company is launching a new Europe – US ...

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Levi & Korsinsky Taking Genco to Court

Levi & Korsinsky Takes Genco to Court over Baltic Acquisition

New York based law firm Levi & Korsinsky, LLP said on Monday that it has commenced a lawsuit class action in ...

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EU Ministers Agree on 10-Point Action Plan on Migration

Maltese emergency workers in Senglea collecting bodies from the Mediterranean disaster at the weekend.

The European Union’s foreign and interior ministers approved a 10-point plan of the immediate actions to be ...

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STX France Cuts Steel for MSC Cruises First Vista Class Ship

STX France Cuts Steel for MSC Meraviglia

French shipbuilder STX France has cut steel for the first Vista class ship of MSC Cruises, thus opening a new ...

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Image of the Day: Blue Marlin Heads to Port Angeles

Coast Guard crews escort vessel Blue Marlin to Port Angeles, Wash.

The image shows the U.S. Coast Guard crews escorting the 674-foot Curacao-flagged semi-submersible heavy lift ship ...

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Hapag-Lloyd Orders Five 10,500 TEU Boxships

Hapag-Lloyd Orders Five 10,500 TEU Boxships

German container line Hapag-Lloyd ordered five 10,500 TEU container ships from the South Korean shipyard Hyundai ...

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Nakilat Posts Higher Profit

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Natural gas carrier Qatar Gas Transport Company (Nakilat) disclosed an 8% higher year-on-year net profit in ...

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JMU Hands Over Panamax Bulker

JMU Hands Over Panamax Bulker

Tokyo-headquartered shipbuilder Japan Marine United (JMU) held on April 17 a naming ceremony for a 81,085 dwt bulk ...

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Royal Caribbean Beats Expectations in Q1 2015

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New York-listed cruise liner giant Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has reported stronger than expected first quarter ...

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Asian Container Lines Add Transpacific Links

Asian Container Lines Add Transpacific Links

Taiwanese container line Wan Hai Lines has concluded an agreement with China’s COSCO Container Lines and ...

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ICS: Regional Shipping Regulations Creating Chaos

Regional Shipping Regulation Creating Chaos

The Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, Masamichi Morooka, warned about the dangers of regional ...

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Singapore, Rotterdam Port Authorities Boost Cooperation

Singapore, Rotterdam Port Authorities Boost Cooperation

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority signed a Memorandum of ...

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MOL, APL and NYK Connect Asia to Emerging American Markets

MOL, APL and NYK Connect Asia to Emerging American Markets

Japanese shipping conglomerate Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has teamed up with American President Line (APL) and ...

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Southern African Shipyards Signs MoU with Chinese Giant

Southern African Shipyards Signs MoU with Chinese Giant

Southern African Shipyards (SAS) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Shipbuilding ...

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Engine Room Fire Delays P&O Oriana

Engine Room Fire Delays P&O Oriana

The P&O Oriana returned to the Port of Miami on April 18 after a fire broke out in its engine room, the cruise ...

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Interview: Gaining Competitive Edge by Optimizing Maintenance

Images from the CBM Center (Condition Based Maitenance)

In an ever more competitive maritime market, shipowners need to know how to make the best out of emerging ...

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Oaktree Takes Majority Stake in TORM

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Danish shipping company TORM has signed today the new Restructuring Agreement with Oaktree Capital Management and a ...

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Carriers More Reliable in March

Carriers More Reliable in March

Liner shipping service reliability across the three core EastWest trades hit a five-month peak in March with an ...

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IMO Pushes Transboundary Oil Pollution Convention

IMO Pushes Transboundary Oil Pollution Convention

The International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Legal Committee encouraged Member States to ratify and bring ...

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Star Bulk Takes Last Excel Bulker

Star Bulk Takes Last Excel Bulker

Athens-based dry bulk specialist Star Bulk Carriers has completed the acquisition of 34 vessels from Excel Maritime ...

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Asia-North Europe Carriers Need to Lift Spot Rates

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Lack of attention paid to lifting spot rates on the Asia-North Europe trade is threatening to send many carriers ...

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