Danish Shipping Companies Did Well in 2014

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Danish shipping companies did well in 2014 despite very difficult market conditions. However, 2015 started off with ...

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KR Opens World’s First Green-Ship Certification Center

KR Opens World's First Green-Ship Certification Center

The world’s first green-ship equipment certification centre opened for business today in Gunsan, Jeonbuk, Korea. ...

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BMT Enters Africa’s First LNG Import Terminal Project

BMT Joins Africa's First LNG Import Terminal Project

BMT Asia Pacific (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has been appointed Owners Engineer and lead design ...

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CMA CGM Returns to Bustling Baltimore Port

CMA CGM Returns to Bustling Baltimore Port

World’s third largest container carrier CMA-CGM of France has announced that it will begin service to the ...

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LNG Shipping Market Lulled in Q1, Recovery on the Horizon

LNG Shipping Market Lulled in Q1

The first quarter of 2015 saw a material fall in demand and charter rates for LNG shipping, Golar LNG Limited said ...

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KNOT Shuttle Tankers Acquires Dan Sabia

Dan Sabia

KNOT Shuttle Tankers AS has entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire KNOT Shuttle Tankers 21 AS, the ...

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Evergas Takes Delivery of First Dragon Class Gas Carrier

Evergas Takes Delivery of First Dragon Class Ethane Carrier

The first in a series of 27,500 cbm ‘Dragon’ class vessels ordered by Evergas, owner and operator of ...

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Steel Cut for Crowley’s Second LNG-Powered ConRo Ship

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VT Halter Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc., has began construction on Taíno, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s ...

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Pipeline Owner Ordered to Continue California Spill Cleanup

Pipeline Owner Ordered to Continue California Spill Cleanup

The US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Coast Guard issued an order to Plains Pipeline, the owner and ...

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Star Clippers Building World’s Largest Square Rigger

Star Clippers Building World's Largest Square Rigger

Monaco-headquartered tall ship sailing cruise line Star Clippers has started building its fourth square rigger, the ...

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GOGL Posts Loss, Delays Delivery of 19 Newbuilds

GOGL Posts Loss, Delays Delivery of 19 Newbuilds

Golden Ocean Group Limited, a dry bulk shipping company created through a merger of former Knightsbridge Shipping ...

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Navios Midstream Partners to Expand Fleet with Two VLCCs

Navios Midstream Partners to Expand Fleet with Two VLCCs

Monaco-based tanker owner and operator Navios Maritime Midstream Partners (NAP) plans to launch syndication of a ...

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Port of Melbourne Lease Moving Forward

Port of Melbourne Lease Moving Forward

The Andrews Labor Government in Victoria, Australia is pushing forward with the lease of the Port of Melbourne for ...

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Evergreen and Arkas Start New Mediterranean Service

Evergreen and Arkas Launch Mediterranean Service

Taiwanese container carrier Evergreen Line has teamed up with Turkey’s Arkas Line on a new West – East ...

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Keel Laid for Russia’s Next Generation Icebreaker

Keel Laid for World's Biggest Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker

The keel laying of what will become the world’s biggest nuclear-powered icebreaker took place at the Baltic ...

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MISC Allocates USD 1 Billion for Capex

MISC Allocates USD 1 Billion Capex

MISC Bhd, a shipping arm of Petronas, has set aside USD 1 billion for capex (capital expenditure) in 2015, which ...

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Polar Pioneer Flunks USCG Checkup

Polar-Pioneer

Shell’s drilling rig Polar Pioneer, currently docked in the port of Seattle, did not pass an inspection of ...

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PSA Panama International Terminal Expansion Kicks Off

PSA Panama International Terminal Expansion Kicks Off

Panama has taken another firm step toward boosting its capacity as an international transhipment hub with the ...

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Höegh LNG Snags Chilean FSRU Contract

Höegh LNG Snags Chilean FSRU Contract

Norwegian owner and operator of LNG floating terminals Höegh LNG Holdings has signed a 20-year Floating Storage and ...

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Gallery: Windstar Christens Star Legend

Windstar Christens Star Legend

Seattle-based operator of small, luxury cruise ships Windstar Cruises debuted Star Legend, the third and final of ...

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Shen Neng 1 Owners Sued over 2010 Great Barrier Reef Spill

Chinese Bulker Owner Sued over 2010 Great Barrier Reef Spill

Australia has filed a lawsuit against the owners of the Chinese-registered bulk carrier Shen Neng 1 to recover ...

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AML Ship Management Fined for Dumping Waste off Alaska

AML Ship Management Fined for Dumping Waste off Alaska

German shipping company AML Ship Management GmBH has been ordered to pay USD 800,000 fine for dumping oily bilge ...

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FreeSeas Lays Groundwork for Fleet Expansion

FreeSeas Lays Ground for Fleet Expansion

Athens-based dry bulk shipping company FreeSeas Inc. has sold two bulker vessels as part of a financing deal it ...

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Freighter Burning off Germany, Authorities Say Might Explode

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A general cargo ship Purple Beach has been burning in the North Sea off Germany’s coast since Monday, and it ...

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Latvian Shipping Company to Dry Dock Eight Tankers

Latvian Shipping Company to Drydock Eight Tankers

Latvian owner and operator of medium and handy size tankers Latvian Shipping Company (Latvijas Kuģniecība) plans to ...

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New Zealand Ferry to Test Fuel Combined with Water

New Zealand Ferry to Test Fuel Combined with Water

Interislander ferry Arahura is trialling Fuel Oil Emulsion (FOE) technology in one of the ship’s auxiliary engines. ...

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Wärtsilä Bags BWM Systems Order

Wärtsilä AQUARIUS Ready (1)

Wärtsilä has received an order for its Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) from an undisclosed European ...

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