Readers’ Picks of the Week (16-20 of Feb)

Readers’ Picks

VIDEO: Freighter Sinks in the Black Sea St. Kitts and Nevis-flagged general cargo ship Fort Azov sank yesterday in ...

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USA: PMA, ILWU Agree on New Contract

ilwu, pma agree on new contract

The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) have reached a ...

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Leixões-Rotterdam Ro-Ro Service on Upswing

Leixões-Rotterdam Ro-Ro Service on the Rise

In 2014, one of Portugal’s major seaports, the Port of Leixões handled 404,650 tonnes of ro-ro cargo, over ...

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Bore Closes Dutch Office

Bore Closes Dutch Office

The Finnish shipping company Bore has decided to close its shore office in Amsterdam and lay off 24 Dutch ...

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Mariveles Dry Bulk Terminal Taking Shape

Mariveles Dry Bulk Terminal Taking Shape

Seasia Nectar Port Services Inc. (SNPSI), a joint venture between the UK’s Nectar Group and Seasia Logistic ...

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Baleària Orders Spain’s First Pure-Gas Marine Engine

Baleària Orders Spain's First Pure-Gas Marine Engine

Rolls-Royce has signed a collaboration agreement with Spanish energy company Gas Natural Fenosa to develop and ...

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Image of the Day: CSL Boxship Connects Adriatic to Far East

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The image shows the giant containership Xin Qin Huang Dao, owned by CSL, being towed to the Vecon container ...

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Lysblink Seaways Refloats

Lysblink Seaways

The grounded vessel Lysblink Seaways self-floated from the foreshore at Kilchoan shortly before 9 pm on Thursday 19 ...

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Gazprom Starts First Yamal Oil Winter Shipment

Gazprom Starts First Winter Yamal Oil Shipment

Russia’s Gazprom Neft has made its first ever winter shipment of oil from the Novy Port (Novoportovskoye) ...

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Eitzen Calls for Bermuda Move

Eitzen Calls for Bermuda Move

Eitzen Chemical ASA sent out a letter to its shareholders with a recommendation from the Board to accept the ...

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CMA CGM Reinforces Presence in Cameroon

CMA CGM Reinforces Presence in Cameroon

The CMA CGM inaugurated its new logistics platform, the Cameroon Container Terminal (3CTC Terminal), on February ...

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New Collective Agreement for Ports Auckland Workers

Ports Auckland, Workers Pen Collective Agreement

Members of the Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) ratified a new collective agreement with officials at the Ports ...

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BP Fails to Reduce Maximum Deepwater Horizon Fine

BP Fails to Reduce Maximum Deepwater Horizon Fine

The New Orleans District Judge Carl Barbier has ruled against BP’s appeal to lower the USD 13.7 billion ...

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ClassNK to Look Into 20,000 TEU Boxship Steel Safety

ClassNK to Look Into 20,000 TEU Boxship Steel Safety

Japan’s classification society ClassNK is launching a joint research project to develop technical standards ...

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Yara Gas III Taking on Water

Yara Gas III Taking in Water

Crew members of Norwegian-flagged gas tanker Yara Gas III have requested assistance earlier today as their vessel ...

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Gail Bins LNG Carrier Tender

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After delaying the tender to build nine LNG carriers for three times, India’s gas utility Gail India Ltd has ...

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Rio Tinto Charters Diana Capesize Pair

Rio Tinto Charters Diana Capesize pair

NYSE-listed dry bulk carrier Diana Shipping has chartered out two Capesizes, MV Semirio and MV Sideris GS, to Rio ...

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DNV GL to Class MSC Oscar

DNV GL to Class MSC Oscar

The ship and offshore classification society DNV GL will class the world’s largest container ship, the 19,924 TEU ...

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More Diesel Oil Leaks from Lysblink Seaway

Lysblink Seaway’,

There has been a further release of diesel oil from the cargo vessel ‘Lysblink Seaway’, which remains aground at ...

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Norden Pays for Charter Rate Cuts

NORDENvessel

Danish shipping company Dampskibsselskabet Norden A/S has entered into agreement on reduction of future time ...

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Tanker Investments to Tap Into Stronger Tanker Market

Tanker Investments to Tap Into Stronger Tanker Market

Oslo-listed investment company Tanker Investment is ready to tap into the potential of strengthening tanker market ...

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EU Bankrolls Scandlines Green Ferries

EU Bankrolls Scandlines Green Ferries

The European Union has through its TEN-T Programme set aside over EUR 2 million (USD 2.28m) for the upgrade of two ...

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Taiwanese Shipping Operator to Pay Unpaid Wages

MV Blessing SW

Taiwanese shipping operator Shih Wei Navigation and the International Transport Workers’ Federation in ...

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Teekay Returns to DSME for More

Teekay Returns to DSME for More

Teekay LNG Partners has entered into an agreement with Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine ...

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The Shipowners’ Club: Be Wary of New Charterers

The Shipowners's Club Be Wary of New Charterers

A mutual shipping insurance association The Shipowners’ Club has warned its members to exercise caution and ...

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Increased Capacity Pushes Dynagas LNG Profit

Increased Capacity Pushes Dynagas LNG Profit

The Athens-based owner and operator of LNG carriers Dynagas LNG Partners (DLNG) reported USD 15.3 million net ...

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Noble Energy Nabs Egypt LNG Deal

Noble Energy Nabs Egypt LNG Deal

The Egyptian Gas Holding Company (EGAS) signed on February 16 the contract with the Texas-based Noble Energy for ...

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