Six Candidates in the Race for IMO Top Position

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IMO receives nominations of six candidates for the position of the Secretary-General of the IMO.

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Bosporous Strait to Close for Bridge Construction

Bosporous Strait to Close for Bridge Construction

The Bosporus Strait Harbour Master’s office has verbally advised that the Strait will close to all traffic for a ...

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Houthis Seize Bab al-Mandab Army Base

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Yemen’s Houthi militias, rebel forces believed to be backed by Iran, seized a Bab al-Mandab army base overlooking ...

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Ocean Yield Buys Eight Newbuilding Tankers

Ocean Yield Buys Eight Newbuilding Tankers

The Oslo-listed Ocean Yield ASA has entered the tanker market, buying eight newbuilding chemical tanker resales for ...

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World’s First LNG-Powered Containership to Launch in April

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World’s first LNG-powered containership is scheduled to hit the water in April.

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Seaspan Welcomes First 14000 TEU Saver into the Family

Seaspan Welcomes First 14000 TEU Saver into the Family

Hong Kong-based owner and operator of containership Seaspan Corporation has taken delivery of its first 14000 TEU ...

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Thirteen People Missing after Ship Sinks off Taiwan

Taiwan's Coast Guard Patrol ship

Thirteen people are reported missing after a cargo ship sank off Taiwan on Monday and are feared dead. The ship, ...

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VIDEO: HII Launches John Finn

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The Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) Aegis guided missile destroyer, John Finn (DDG 113), was launched at first light ...

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East-West Freight Rates Increased for First Time in Years

East-West Freight Rates Increased for First Time in Years

Ocean freight rates for cargoes moving under contracts on major East-West routes have increased for the first time ...

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Montreal Port Gets Government Backing

Montreal Port Gets Government Backing

Canada’s Montreal Port Authority (MPA) has welcomed the Quebec government’s support for the marine ...

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OOCL Orders Big

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OOCL has ordered construction of six 20,000 TEU containerships at Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy.

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Maersk Boxship Grounded

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A Maersk Line containership runs aground near Vlissingen, the Netherlands

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Swire: Tasmanian Exporters Need Long Term Solution

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The decision of the Australian government to extend Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme (TFES) will be positive ...

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Knightsbridge-Golden Ocean Merger Completed

Knightsbridge-Golden Ocean Merger Completed

Dry bulk specialist Knightsbridge Shipping has completed its previously announced merger with Golden Ocean Group ...

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Shipping Confidence Lowest in Years

Shipping Confidence Lowest in Years

Overtonnaging, the effect of lower oil prices and the growth of investment by financiers from outside shipping have ...

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BG Hands Over Two LNG Carriers to GasLog

BG Hands Over Two LNG Carriers to GasLog

Monaco-based owner and operator of LNG carriers GasLog has drawn down on a USD 460 million credit facility led by ...

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CMA CGM Gets Its Biggest Boxship

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French container carrier CMA CGM has taken delivery of a 17,722 TEU CMA CGM Kerguelen, the largest container ship ...

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IUMI: Exposures, Risks Growing in Size and Complexity

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Exposures and risks are growing in size and complexity and these will require stable solutions in the future, ...

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ICAP Shipping, Howe Robinson Start New Venture

ICAP Shipping, Howe Robinson Start New Venture

UK-based ICAP Shipping and the shipbroker Howe Robinson Group have formed a new venture – Howe Robinson ...

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Wan Hai Adds String to Intra-Asia Network

Wan Hai Adds String to Intra-Asia Network

Taiwanese container carrier Wan Hai Lines has added a new South China-Vietnam-Malaysia Service (CVM) string  to its ...

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Diana Takes a Loan

Diana Takes a Loan

Athens-based owner and operator of dry bulk carriers Diana Shipping signed a USD 50.16 million term loan facility ...

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E A Gibson Goes Solo

E A Gibson Goes Solo

The UK shipbroker E A Gibson separated from its oil services parent company Hunting Plc, ending ”121 years of ...

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Image of the Day: First Havyard 832 Arrives from China

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The ship shown in this image, named Kan Tan 312, is the first Havyard 832 PSV delivered from a Chinese shipyard and ...

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Costa Concordia Used for Cocaine Smuggling

Costa Concordia Used for Cocaine Smuggling

Large quantities of cocaine are reported to had been smuggled on board the most luxuries ships sailing the high ...

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Seaspan Gets Seventh 10,000 TEU SAVER

Seaspan Gets Seventh SAVER

Hong Kong-based Seaspan Corporation has accepted delivery of the seventh SAVER design, 10,000 TEU container ship, ...

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Hamburg Süd Wraps Up CCNI Takeover

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German liner company Hamburg Süd has concluded the takeover of the container liner activities of Compañía Chilena ...

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RINA Joins Turkmenbashi Port Project

RINA Joins Turkmenbashi Port Project

Italy’s RINA Services has been awarded a contract to provide design review and third party certification ...

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