Cosco Orders Seven at DSIC

Cosco Orders Seven at DSIC

Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (DSIC) has secured orders for a total of seven newbuildings from its ...

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Greek Shipping Companies Facing Tonnage Tax Hike

Greek Shipping Companies Facing Tonnage Tax Hike

The privileged position of Greek shipping companies seems to be jeopardized as they face higher tonnage tax. ...

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Cruise Ship Collides with Tanker off Gallipoli

Crusie Ship Collides with Tanker off Gallipoli

A Celestyal Cruises ship suffered structural damage to its bow and was forced to dock at Turkey’s port ...

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MyFerryLink Cancels All Services amid Industrial Action

MyFerryLink Cancells All Services amid Industrial Action

Ferry operator MyFerryLink has cancelled all services this morning due to industrial action, the company said. The ...

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Sevan Marine to Investigate Petrobras Corruption Claims

Sevan Marine's Piranema Spirit, currently under an 11+5 year charter with Petrobras.

The Oslo-listed offshore drilling company Sevan Marine ASA has launched an investigation following reports ...

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Seaspan Fixes Fourth 14,000 TEU Newbuilding to Yang Ming

Seaspan Fixes Fourth 14,000 TEU Newbuilding to Yang Ming

The NYSE-listed Seaspan Corporation has accepted delivery of a 14,000 TEU container ship, the YM Witness, which ...

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LNG RoRo Newbuilding Runs Aground off Norway

LNG RoRo Newbuilding Aground off Ulsteinvik

Nor Lines’ 5,000 dwt short sea cargo Ro/Ro vessel MS Kvitbjørn (White Bear) ran aground off Ulsteinvik on Sunday ...

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USA Bankrolls Panama Canal LNG Terminal Feasibility Study

USA Backs Panama Canal LNG Terminal Study

The US Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) to support the planning of ...

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Navibulgar Adds Second-Hand Bulker

Navibulgar Adds Second-Hand Bulker

Bulgarian shipping company Navibulgar has welcomed into its fleet m/v Persenk, built in October 2010 at the Chengxi ...

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Prince Rupert Port Boosts Its Green Wave Program

Prince Rupert Port Boosts Its Green Wave Program

Canada’s port of Prince Rupert is enhancing one of its programs that rewards positive environmental ...

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Cheniere Cleared to Boost LNG Exports from Sabine Pass

Cheniere Cleared to Boost Exports from Sabine Pass LNG Terminal

The US Energy Department has issued a final authorization for Sabine Pass Liquefaction’s expansion project to ...

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Port Everglades Harbor Deepening Project Cleared

Port Everglades Deepening Project Cleared

Florida’s Port Everglades has been cleared to start the pre-construction engineering and design phase of its ...

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Dorian LPG Adds Another VLGC Newbuilding

Dorian LPG Adds Another VLGC Newbuilding

NYSE-listed liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) shipping company Dorian LPG has taken delivery of its sixth very large ...

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Nordic Stani Refloats, Reaches Bremerhaven

Nordic Stani Refloats, Reaches Bremerhaven

A container ship flying the Cypriot flag ran aground on Saturday night while transiting Lower Elbe river from ...

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Hanjin Shipping’s HQ Raided The headquarters of South Korean conglomerate Hanjin Group and its affiliates have been ...

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Double Cruise Ship Launch at Fincantieri

Double Launch at Fincantieri

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri launched two cruise ships from its shipyards in Monfalcone and Ancona this ...

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Mega Containerships Kept Longer at Ports

Port of Jebel Ali

Berth productivity on mega-container ships slipped in 2014 on a global basis, underscoring the continuing ...

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Freighter Catches Fire off Aberdeen

Freighter Catches Fire off Aberdeen

The Bahamian-flagged general cargo ship Celtica Hav had to return to Scotland’s Aberdeen Harbour after the ...

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28 Institutional Investors to Sue OW Bunker

28 Institutional Investors to Sue OW Bunker

Some 28 institutional investors are planning to bring legal proceedings against Danish marine fuel supplier OW ...

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DSME Suspends STX France Acquisition

DSME Suspends STX France Acquisition

South Korean shipbuilding conglomerate Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has shelved its plans to ...

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Aqaba LNG Terminal Finished Ahead of Schedule

Aqaba LNG Terminal Finished Ahead of Schedule

BAM International, part of Dutch construction-services company Royal BAM Group, has completed the EUR 65 million ...

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Ferry Service from Calais to Dover Back to Normal

Ferry Service from Calais to Dover Back to Normal

The ferry services between French port Calais and UK counterpart Dover are running to schedule, ferry operator ...

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8 Cruise Passengers, Pilot Killed in Plane Crash in Alaska

8 Cruise Passengers and Pilot Killed in Plane Crash In Alaska

An excursion plane crashed yesterday near the town of Kechikan, Alaska, killing the pilot and eight passengers from ...

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US Senate Approves Ports Performance Act

US Senate Approves Ports Performance Act

The US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation has approved the Ports Performance Act, intended ...

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NASSCO Cuts Steel for Second SEA-Vista Tanker

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US shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO yesterday cut the first piece of steel for the second of three 50,000 dwt, ...

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ABB Bags Innovation of the Year Award

ABB Wins Innovation of the Year Award

Power and automation technology group ABB has won the “Innovation of the Year” award recognizing the company’s new ...

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Charleston Harbor Deepening Project on Track

Charlston Harbor Deepening Project on Track

The US Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Review Board (CWRB) unanimously approved the Final Integrated ...

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