Scorpio Tankers Rejuvenates Fleet

Scorpio Tankers Rejuvenates Fleet

Monaco-based tanker owner and operator Scorpio Tankers has recently taken delivery of six newbuilding vessels. The ...

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Creditors Accept OSX Brasil's Bankruptcy Plan

Creditors Accept OSX Brazil's Bankruptcy Plan

An assembly of creditors in Rio de Janeiro approved on Wednesday a new bankruptcy protection plan put forward by ...

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Image of the Day: John P. Murtha Finally at Sea

John P. Murtha Finally at Sea

The amphibious transport dock John P. Murtha (LPD 26) is shown resting at sea after an exciting day that saw the ...

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Scorpio Switches Dry Bulk Newbuildings Order to Tankers

Scorpio Switches Dry Bulk Newbuildings to Tankers

Scorpio Bulkers Inc. has reached agreements with shipyards in South Korea and Romania to modify six newbuilding ...

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CMB Enters Containership Business

CMB Enters Containership Business

Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) has approved the acquisition of the fleet of containerships of Delphis, a ...

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BigRoll Shipping Orders MC Class Duo

BigRoll Shipping Orders MC Class Duo

Dutch transportation company BigRoll Shipping has contracted COSCO Dalian Shipyard Co. Ltd to build two more MC ...

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CSL Rounds Off Newbuild Program

CSL Rounds Off Newbuild Program

The second of Canada Steamship Lines’ (CSL) two newbuild Trillium Class Great Lakes bulk carriers, CSL St-Laurent, ...

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Italy Wants In on STX France Takeover

STX France

Italy has confirmed its interest in buying a stake in struggling shipyard STX France in Saint Nazzaire, French ...

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Sovcomflot Names Third STX Newbuild

Sovcomflot Names Third STX Newbuild

Russian shipping company Sovcomflot held a naming ceremony for the LNG carrier SCF Melampus, the third tanker in a ...

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Sonangol Back at DSME for Two More

Sonangol Back at DSME for Two More

Angola’s oil company Sonangol has placed an order for two 156, 290 TDW crude oil tankers with South Korean ...

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US Congress Backs Jones Act

US Congress Backs Jones Act

The United States Senate approved the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 (H.R. 3979), which ...

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Golar Keeps On Selling

Golar Keeps On Selling

Golar LNG Limited  has agreed to sell its ownership interests in the companies that will own and operate the ...

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DSME Bags Six LNG Carriers

DSME Bags Six LNG Carriers

South Korean shipbuilding giant Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has secured an order for ...

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Demand for Tankers Outstripping Supply

Demand for Tankers Outstripping Supply

Stronger freight rates in the tanker market may bring about some positive trends for the first quarter of 2015, if ...

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VIDEO: Arklow Brave Makes a Splash

Arklow Brave Makes a Splash

On Friday the 12th of December, shipbuilder Ferus Smit launched newbuild Nb. 413, christened as Arklow Brave, at ...

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Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Cracks Japanese Market

Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Cracks Japanese Market

Six new bulk carriers, being built at the Namura and Onomichi shipyards in Japan, are to be fitted with 12 Wärtsilä ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week ( 8-12th of Dec)

Readers’ Picks

World\’s Largest Containership Starts Maiden Voyage 19,100 TEU CSCL Globe, the world’s largest container ship ...

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GALLERY: Damen Revamps Astor and Marco Polo

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Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen (DSV) has completed refurbishment of cruise ships Astor and Marco Polo, both operated ...

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Container Shipping to Turn Up the Speed?

Container Shipping to Turn Up the Speed

The number of idling ships in the container shipping sector has been reduced to almost zero. However, a question ...

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Supply Overtaking Demand in Dry Bulk Shipping

Supply Outstripping Demand in Dry Bulk Shipping

The outlook for 2015 looks a bit dull on the demand side for dry bulk shipping, whereas the supply side seems to ...

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IACS to Introduce Requirements on Structural Safety

MOL Comfort

Two new unified requirements have been developed by the International Association of Classification Societies ...

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NASSCO, Braemar Ink LNG Technology Licensing Deal

NASSCO Licenses LNG Containment Technology to Braemar

General Dynamics NASSCO and Braemar LNG BV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Braemar Shipping Services PLC, have signed ...

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VIDEO: Intelligent Ship Bridges

Intelligent Ship Bridges

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Rolls-Royce today unveiled their latest vision of Ship Intelligence ...

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Nine More Shipyards Made It to China’s White List

Nine More Shipyards Made It to China's White List

Nine more shipbuilders have been added to China’s “White List” of shipyards that will enjoy ...

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BW Pacific Orders Four from STX

BW Pacific Orders Four from STX

BW Pacific has signed shipbuilding contracts with STX Offshore and Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (STX) for four Long Range ...

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K Line Finds Work for Its Newly Ordered LNG Carrier

K Line Finds Work for Its Newly Ordered LNG Carrier

Japan’s shipping company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) has signed a long-term time charter contract ...

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Tallink Eyes LNG-Powered Car-Passenger Ferry

Tallink Eyes LNG-Powered Car-Passenger Ferry

AS Tallink Grupp and Meyer Turku Oy inked a Letter of Intent for the construction of an environmentally friendly ...

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