Austal to Build RoPax for Mols-Linien

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Australian shipbuilder Austal has secured a contract to design and construct a 109-meter vehicle passenger (RoPax) ...

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MAN Record-Breaker Propels MSC Jade into Action

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Mediterranean Shipping Company’s (MSC) newest containership MSC Jade has entered service, powered by the ...

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Maersk to Consider Splitting Its Operations?

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Danish shipping and energy conglomerate Maersk Group is considering a number of strategic and structural options, ...

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Moody's Outlook on Global Shipping Sector Stays Negative

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As the shipping industry is expected to see its earnings worsen, while freight rates are likely to remain ...

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Expanded Panama Canal Will not Affect Crude Oil Traffic

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Although the Expanded Panama Canal will allow the transit of larger ships, most of the petroleum-related traffic ...

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Fire Delays CMA CGM Rossini in Colombo

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The 5,770 TEU containership CMA CGM Rossini is wrapping up operations at the port of Colombo, Sri Lanka, and will ...

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Spotted: Norwegian Dawn Shines in Boston

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Miami-based cruise company Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Dawn sailed into its seasonal homeport of Boston, ...

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Overseas Shipholding Group Joins NYSE Big Board

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US tanker company Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. has been approved by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to ...

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Maersk Group Puts Søren Skou at the Helm

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The Board of Directors of Maersk Group has appointed Søren Skou as new Chief Executive Officer of A.P. Møller ...

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ABB Opens New Integrated Operations Center in Singapore

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Swiss-based power and automation technology group ABB is opening its first integrated operations center in ...

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Ternsund Aces Sea Trials

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Terntank’s first 15,000 dwt chemical tanker with dual-fuel two-stroke engine – M/T Ternsund – has ...

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RBS Gets Offers for Its Greek Ship Finance Business

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After being faced with a number of bad shipping loans due to a sluggish demand in the shipping industry, the Royal ...

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RMC Notches First Shipbuilding Order

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Finnish shipbuilding company Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) has been awarded a contract to build a 158-meter long ...

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MV Benita’s Cargo Tanks Damaged and Flooded

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A number of cargo tanks have been damaged and are flooded aboard the heavily grounded bulk carrier MV Benita which ...

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HMM in Talks to Join 2M Alliance

HMM in Talks to Join 2M Alliance

In an effort to survive the current weak demand in the container shipping industry, the South Korea’s ...

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Skangas Delivers First LNG for Polaris Icebreaker

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Scandinavian liquefied natural gas (LNG) provider Skangas has made the first delivery of liquefied natural gas ...

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TEN Sends New Aframax Tanker to Work for Statoil

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Greek tanker owner and operator Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN) has taken delivery of the Aframax tanker ...

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Ocean Cleanup Prototype Ready for North Sea Trials

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Dutch dredging and maritime company Boskalis is to transport and install the world’s first ocean cleanup ...

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Latvian Shipping Company Extends Tanker Loan

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Latvian Shipping Company (LSC) has reached the agreement to extend its loan facility on Medium Range tankers ...

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Grimaldi to Buy All Shares in Finnlines

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Italian shipping company Grimaldi Group S.p.A. has launched redemption proceedings to acquire all the remaining ...

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COSCO Zhoushan Hands Over Front Jaguar to Frontline

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Chinese COSCO (Zhoushan) Shipyard, a subsidiary of COSCO Shipyard Group, has delivered a 111,000 dwt oil tanker ...

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13,000 TEU Boxships to Find New Homes amid US Demand Slump

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Weak US demand is forcing container shipping companies to search for new homes for their 13,000 TEU ...

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Navig8 Chemical Snatches Financing for New Tanker

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Navig8 Chemical Tankers, a joint venture between the Navig8 Group and Oaktree Capital Management, has entered ...

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Spotted: COSCOL Da Hua Finds Room for Two Huge Cranes

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  In today’s spotted we bring you an image of COSCOL Heavy Lift vessel MV Da Hua being loaded with two ...

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MHI Turning Back on Cruise Ships?

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After experiencing cost overruns in its cruise ship sector, Japanese shipbuilder Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) ...

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RR: The Era of Autonomous Ships Is Here and Now


The Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications Initiative (AAWA), led by UK-based developer and producer of marine ...

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Loss of Hanjin and HMM Carries Multi-Billion Price Tag

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South Korea’s economy would be hit by damages in the amount of some USD 19.1 billion if the country ...

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