Gibraltar Starts Ship-to-Ship LNG Transfers

Gibraltar Starts Ship-to-Ship LNG Transfers

Last week Gibraltar performed two ship-to-ship transfers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the Bay of Gibraltar, ...

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Kuwait Oil Tanker Operations off Yemen Unaffected

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Operations of Kuwaiti oil tankers in the Bab el-Mandeb strait remain unaffected by the military operations in ...

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Magellan Opens Port of Tyne’s Cruise Season

Magellan Opens Port of Tyne's Cruise Season

The arrival of the new flag ship of Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV) – Magellan – at the UK Port of ...

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Japanese Whalers Return Empty-Handed

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Japanese whaling ships returned home from the Antarctic research mission on Saturday with no catch onboard for the ...

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CMA CGM to Order 3 Giant Boxships

CMA CGM to Order 3 Giant Boxships

After ending 2014 with an 8.1% growth in volumes carried, the world’s third largest container shipping ...

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Revamped MSC Sinfonia Returns to Service

Revamped MSC Sinfonia Returns to Service

Cruise ship MSC Sinfonia left Genoa, Italy, on Friday 27 March, to resume service following enlargement and ...

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Boxship Drifting off Essex Fixed

Boxship Drifting off Essex Fixed

The container ship ANL Warringa continued its journey yesterday, after being adrift in a shipping lane 20 miles off ...

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Carriers Passing on Lower Fuel Cost Perks to Shippers

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Shippers seem to be the greatest beneficiaries of lower marine fuel costs as they see the benefits being passed on ...

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CSDC Poised for More Bulker Orders

CSDC Poised for More Bulker Orders

Shanghai and Hong Kong-listed China Shipping Development Co (CSDC) said that the plans for ordering three 6,600 dwt ...

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Epic Takes Another

Epic Takes Another

Singapore-based owner and operator of gas carriers Epic Gas has taken delivery of another 5,000cbm carrier, Epic ...

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Turkish Cargo Ship Seized in Ukraine

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A Turkish cargo ship has been arrested by Ukrainian authorities for having called at ports in Crimea thus violating ...

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Avance to Drydock Newbuild

Avance to Drydock Newbuild

Norwegian owner and operator of Very Large Gas Carriers (VLGC) Avance Gas will dry dock the recently delivered VLGC ...

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Piraeus Port Back on Market

Piraeus Port Back on Market

Greece will move forward with the previously abandoned plan to sell the majority stake in the port of Piraeus, ...

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Fincantieri Delivers Viking Star

Fincantieri Delivers Viking Star

Viking Star, the first of three cruise ships which Fincantieri is building for the California-headquartered cruse ...

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Grounded Greek Ferry Breaks Free

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The Greek ferry that ran aground last week at the island of Kasos has been refloated on Friday after two days of ...

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Damen Hands Over Severn Provider

Damen Hands Over Severn Provider

Damen Shipyards Group has organised the naming ceremony for Severn Offshore Services Ltd’s new multipurpose wind ...

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Damaged Scandlines Ferry to Be Repaired by End of June

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Following extensive clear-up and inspection, the Remontowa yard in Gdansk, Poland, together with Scandlines’ ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (23rd -27th of March)

Readers’ Picks

Maersk Line Orders Seven Containerships Maersk Line signed a new building order today with COSCO Shipyard Co., Ltd ...

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Carnival Off to a Strong Start

Carnival Off to a Strong Start

Carnival Corporation & plc recorded a net income of USD 49 million in its results for the first quarter ended ...

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Russia Nominates Candidate for IMO Top Position

Russia Nominates Candidate for IMO Top Position

The Russian Federation has proposed its first candidate for the position of the Secretary General of the ...

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Hamburg Süd Names Its Third San-Class Containership

Hamburg Süd Names Its Third  San-class Containership

Hamburg Süd christened its third container vessel pertaining to the new “San” class on Thursday at the Cuenca del ...

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Hapag-Lloyd Sinks into Red

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German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd posted a net loss for 2014 of EUR 603.7 million, a considerable dip from 97.4 ...

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PIL Launches Second Far East-Middle East Service

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Containership operator Pacific International Lines (PIL) has teamed up with COSCON, Wan Hai and Yangming on a new ...

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Yemen Shuts Down Ports amid Air Strikes

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Yemen shut down all major ports on Thursday amid bomb strikes launched by the Saudi Arabia, Reuters reports. Local ...

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Panama Canal Authority Looking into Fourth Set of Locks

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The Panama Canal Authority is seriously studying construction of the fourth set of locks on the Canal, a project ...

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Two Dead, Seven Missing after Cargo Ship Sinks off Indonesia

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Two crew members of a general cargo ship that sank off Indonesia on Tuesday have been confirmed dead, with ...

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Termont Seals Deal on Montreal’s New Container Terminal

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Canada’s Port of Montreal and Termont Terminal Inc. signed a long-term lease on March 19 for the construction ...

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