Image of the Day: Readying for Touchdown

Image of the Day: Readying for Touchdown

This amazing photo of Maersk Deliverer, Maersk Drilling’s platform, was photographed from a helicopter in the South Atlantic Ocean. Maersk Drilling is a drilling rig operator based in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is a ...

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Royal Caribbean Expects Record Results in 2015

Royal Caribbean Expects Record Results in 2015

Early bookings for 2015 are robust and the current order book is better than at the same time last year in both ...

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Construction of Amsterdam Sea Locks Needs Speeding Up

An Artist Impression

Amsterdam mayor has requested from the City Council to approve EUR 105 million (USD 132 mill) in funding for ...

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Effective State Governance Crucial in Combating Somalia ...

Effective State Governance Crucial in Combating Somalia Piracy

While noting the progress made to combat piracy off the coast of Somalia, the United Nations ...

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Three Dead in Platform Accident off Azerbaijan

Three Dead in Platform Accident off Azerbaijan

Three workers died, with the fourth still missing, when the structures collapsed at the Socar’s platform ...

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Grande Francia Loses Part of Its Cargo in Storm

Grande Francia Loses Part of Its Cargo in Storm

Italian Ro-Ro cargo vessel Grande Francia lost 10 containers overboard north of the German Bight due to rough ...

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Bocimar Pulls Plug on Six Newbuilds

Bocimar Pulls Plug on Six Newbuilds

After cancelling the order for four units from Samjin Shipyard earlier this year, dry cargo specialist Bocimar, a ...

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Importance of VDR Data Undermined

Importance of VDR Data Undermined

 Failure to preserve Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) data in the event of an incident can compromise the owner’s ...

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DMA Head Official Candidate for IMO Top Post

DMA Director General Andreas Nordseth

The Danish Government confirmed official nomination of Director General of the Danish Maritime Authority Andreas ...

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Shippers Want Transparency on Low Sulphur Fuel Impact

Shippers Want Transparency on Low Sulphur Fuel Impact

The Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) is calling for more information regarding the impact of low sulphur fuel ...

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Dover Strait Collision Caused by Over-Reliance on AIS

Dover Strait Collision Caused by Over-Reliance on AIS

A collision between the multi-purpose cargo ship Rickmers Dubai with the un-manned crane barge Walcon Wizard which ...

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Fincantieri Launches Super Luxury Cruise Ship

Fincantieri Launches Super Luxury Ship

Fincantieri has launched  a super luxury cruise ship Le Lyrial, ordered by the French shipping line Ponant ...

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Genesis Buys Jones Act Tanker

Genesis Buys Jones Act Tanker

Genesis Energy, L.P. has bought the 49,000 dwt products tanker M/T American Phoenix from Mid Ocean Tanker Company, ...

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Diamond Offshore to Scrap Six Rigs

Ocean Winner

Deepwater drilling contractor Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. has revealed plans to retire and scrap six of its ...

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Image of the Day: Polar Light Show

Polar Light Show

This phenomenon in the sky is known as Aurora, which is a natural light display in the sky. Aurora can be seen in ...

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Legal Status of United Kalavrvta Still Unresolved

United Kalavrvta (formerly SCF BYRRANGA)

The oil tanker carrying Kurdish oil has clocked up three months idling off Texas coast as the legal dispute over ...

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New Bulk Cargo Terminal for Novorossiysk Port

New Bulk Cargo Terminal for Novorossiysk Port

Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port Group (NCSP) has entered into an agreement with Metalloinvest to construct a ...

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Workers Endorse Strike at Hyundai Heavy Industries

Workers Endorse Strike at Hyundai Heavy Industries

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) may be facing strike for the first time in two decades as ...

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Seroja Investments’ Vessel Served with Arrest Warrant

Seroja Investments' Vessel Served with Arrest Warrant

Seroja Investments Limited informed that its vessel under joint venture company Seroja Zhushui 5 Shipping Limited ...

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IMO Approves Third GHG Study 2014

ships

IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) approved the Third IMO GHG Study 2014 providing updated ...

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MSC Keeps Northern Europe – US East Coast Services

MSC Keeps Northern Europe - US East Coast Services

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. has confirmed continued direct shipping services from Northern Europe to ...

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Antwerp Port on Track for Record Volumes

Antwerp Port Set For Record Volumes

The port of Antwerp handled a freight volume of 148,344,168 tonnes during the first nine months of this year. ...

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Tanker Investments Eyes Share Repurchase

Tanker Investments Eyes Share Repurchase2

Marshall Islands-based tanker company Tanker Investments Ltd. (TIL) expects to report a net loss in the range of ...

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Gulf Craft Building Superyacht Shipyard in Dubai

Gulf Craft Building Superyacht Shipyard in Dubai

The United Arab Emirates-based superyacht manufacturer Gulf Craft is planning to invest USD 100 million over the ...

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APM Terminals Reacts to ITF’s Claims on Aqaba ...

APM Terminals Reacts to ITF's Claims on Aqaba Port Strike

APM Terminals has issued a statement that disputes The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) ...

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