Protesters Hit the Streets in Devonport

Supporters Hit the Streets in Support of Alexander Spirit Crew1

Hundreds of unionists and supporters hit the streets of Devonport today in solidarity with the 36 crew members of ...

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Cruise Ship Stranded in Boston Harbor Resumes Voyage

Cruise Ship Stranded in Boston Harbor Resumes Voyage

A cruise ship that had been stranded in Boston Harbor since July 4th due to engine failure left the US port on ...

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Less Capacity on Westbound Med-Asia Trade to Improve Rates

Less Capacity on Westbound Med-Asia Trade to Improve Rates

After four months of relentless falls in the headhaul spot rates, carriers are now being forced to reduce capacity ...

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Mombasa Port Fires Strike Leaders

Mombasa Port Fires Strike Leaders

Twenty-seven workers of the Mombasa port were fired on Saturday as they are believed to had organized a crippling ...

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Second Nor Lines LNG Cargo Ship Leaves China

Second Nor Lines LNG Cargo Ship Leaves China

The 5,000 dwt short sea cargo ship MS Kvitnos has left China and is on its way to Norway, joining its sister ship ...

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Drydocks World Completes World’s Largest Turret

drydocks.gov.ae turret completion

Dubai’s maritime engineering business Drydocks World celebrated today the sail-away of the world’s largest ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (Jun 29 – Jul 3)

Readers Picks

Samsung Heavy Lands USD 4.7 Billion FLNG Order from Shell South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has won a ...

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Grimaldi Orders Three More PCTCs in China

Grimaldi Orders Three More PCTCs in China

Italian shipowner Grimaldi Group has signed an USD 165 million agreement for the construction of three Pure Car ...

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Scottish Ferry Workers in Double Strike Action

Scottish Ferry Workers in Double Strike Action

The UK shipping union RMT confirmed that unionised workers of Scotland’s Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac) and ...

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ICBC Leasing Pens USD 1.1bn Deal with Jaccar and Seatrade

ICBC Leasing Pens USD 1.1bn Deal with Jaccar and Seatrade

ICBC Leasing, a unit of Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd., has signed loan deals with Belgian reefer ...

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MSC Opera Finds New Home in Cuba

MSC Opera

Cruise line company MSC Cruises announced today that, starting in December 2015, its 2,120-guest MSC Opera will ...

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Rolls-Royce Spearheads Study into Autonomous Ships

Rolls-Royce Spearheads Study into Autonomous Ships

Rolls-Royce is to lead the new EUR 6.6 million Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications Initiative to produce ...

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Kim Nirvana Total Death Toll 45, One More Rescued

Kim Nirvana Death Toll Rises to 40, 6 Still Missing

Search and rescue crews have recovered nine more bodies from a ferry that capsized some 200 meters off the Port of ...

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Stena RoRo Charters Three Godby Sisters

Stena RoRo Charters Three Godby Sisters

Sweden’s Stena RoRo has reached an agreement with the Finnish shipping company Godby Shipping to long-term ...

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2015 on Track to Break Record in Dry Bulk Scrapping?

2015 on Track to Break Record in Dry Bulk Scrapping

The 2015 appears to be running on a path toward becoming another record year in the dry bulk demolition activity. ...

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Pilbara Ports in Clover

Pilbara Ports in Clover

Australia’s Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) has delivered a record annual throughput of 619.8 million tonnes ...

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Engie’s LNG Heading to Beijing this Winter

Engie LNG to Keep Beijing Warm and Running this Winter

French energy distribution company Engie (formerly GDF Suez) and Beijing Enterprise Group (BEG) have used the ...

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China Allows Valemaxes into Its Ports

China Allows Valemaxes into Its Ports

China’s Ministry of Transport and the National Development and Reform Commission issued a notice on Thursday, ...

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California Approves Maritime Emissions Treatment System

California Approves Maritime Emissions Treatment System

Clean Air Engineering-Maritime (CAEM) has received California Air Resources Board (CARB) approval for the first ...

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Spotted: Nordana Star Makes a Splash

Nordana Star Hits the Water

Today’s spotted brings you an image of general cargo ship Nordana Star being launched at Dutch shipbuilder ...

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Gazprom and Gasunie Sign Small Scale LNG Deal

Gazprom and Gasunie Sign Small Scale LNG Deal

Russian oil and gas major Gazprom and a Dutch natural gas infrastructure and transportation company Gasunie have ...

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Greek Shipowners Consider Setting Course to Cyprus

Greek Shipowners Consider Setting Course to Cyprus

Greek shipowners are considering a move to Cyprus due to the current financial crisis in the country and possible ...

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UNESCO: Great Barrier Reef Not in Danger

Great Barrier Reef Not in Danger

UNESCO World Heritage Committee has decided not to list the Great Barrier Reef as “in danger” at its session held ...

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G6 Adds Halifax to Asia Suez Express Service

G6 Adds Halifax to Asia Suez Express Service

The G6 shipping alliance has added a call to the UK Port of Halifax to their Asia Suez Express (AZX) service ...

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Asia Gets First LNG-Powered Tugboat

Asia Gets First LNG-Powered Tugboat

China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has taken delivery of Asia’s first tugboat Hai Yang Shi You 525, ...

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JES International Sues Former Administrative Assistant

JES International Sues Former Administrative Assistant

Singapore-based shipbuilder JES International Holdings Limited reported that four of its Chinese subsidiaries ...

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Container Equipment Prices Fall to Record Lows

APL Oakland CA Terminal

Low material costs and stable demand has driven the price of new container equipment down to record lows where it ...

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