HHI Workers Walk Again

HHI Workers Walk Again

South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. saw its unionized workers stage a four-hour walkout from 1 p.m today, November 27th, for the first time in twenty years, Yonhap reports. The industrial action ...

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Steel Cut for SCF’s Icebreaking Supply Vessel

Steel Cut for Sovcomflot's Icebreaking MSV

The steel for Sovcomflot’s icebreaking multipurpose supply vessel has been cut today, 26th of November 2014 ...

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Approaching Limits in Ship Size Development

DNV GL’s Container Ship Forum and Bulk Carrier Forum

The shipping industry is slowly approaching limits in ship size development, DNV GL Business Director Jost Bergmann ...

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UK Launches Study to Improve Maritime Industry

UK Launches Study to Improve Maritime Industry

The United Kingdom’s Transport Minister John Hayes has launched a wide-ranging study that will look at how to ...

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Second-Hand Market More Active than Newbuilding

Second-Hand Market More Active than Newbuilding

The Panamax and 2,500TEU sectors continued to be the two areas that sparked the most interest and the highest ...

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VIDEO: World’s Largest LNG-Powered PSV Delivered

World's Largest LNG-Powered PSV Delivered

Rem Eir, build no 356 from Kleven Verft, was delivered to Remøy Shipping on November 26, 2014, the Norwegian ...

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BC Ferries Gets Go-Ahead for LNG Conversion

BC Ferries Gets Go-Ahead for LNG Conversion

The BC Ferries Commissioner has approved BC Ferries’ application to convert its two largest vessels, the ...

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Dutch Shipyards’ Retention Rights Undermined?

Dutch Shipyards' Retention Rights Undermined

Shipyards in the Netherlands may no longer be able to rely on the right to retain a vessel while awaiting payment ...

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Anthony Veder Names LNG-Powered Duo

LNG-Powered Cargo Star

Two new liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered sea vessels, operated by shipowner Anthony Veder, were named on ...

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Interferry Backs New LNG Tank Placement Rules

Viking Grace is LNG bunkering in Port of Stockholm

Interferry, a global ferry industry association, has welcomed a decision at last week’s IMO Maritime Safety ...

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EU Bankrolls First European LNG-Powered Hopper Barge

EU Bankrolls First European LNG-Powered Hopper Barge

The EU’s TEN-T Programme will co-finance with over €1.5 million the construction of the first in Europe ...

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Image of the Day: Ocean Scout Wetting Her Beak

Ocean Scout

The image was shared by Norway’s Atlantic Offshore, showing their Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) Ocean Scout ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (17th -21st of Nov)

Readers’ Picks of the Week

Cargo Ship Sinks off Ecuador A 1,200 dwt general cargo vessel San Cristobal sank around 25 nautical miles off Santa ...

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IMO Adopts Polar Code

IMO Adopts Polar Code

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar ...

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ITF Questions PMA’s Commitment to West Coast Talks

Paddy Crumlin, ITF president

The talks between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) are ...

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Hyundai Heavy Sees First Strike in 18 Years

Hyundai Heavy Sees First Strike in 18 Years

Unionised workers at South Korea’s shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries staged their first industrial action ...

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Russian IEA to Order Up to 30 Ships

Russian IEA to Order Up to 30 Ships

Russian Industrial and Ecological Alliance CJSC is looking to order up to 30 ships, according to the ...

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Fincantieri Teams Up with Carnival and CSSC

Fincantieri's Monfalcone shipyard

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has signed two memorandums of understanding (MoU), one with cruise liner giant ...

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DSME to Unveil Floating Storage Power Plant Concept

DSME to Unveil Floating Storage Power Plant Concept

South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) has made plans to introduce a new ...

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Two More Icebreakers for Havyard

Havyard 843 Ice design

Havyard Ship Technology AS has signed a contract with an undisclosed international shipping company for the design ...

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Oldendorff Stretches Financing for Two Ultramax Newbuildings

Oldendorff Stretches Financing for Two Ultramax Newbuildings

German shipowner and operator Oldendorff Carriers has secured a 12-year financing extension for its two 60,500 dwt ...

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UNCTAD: Global Seaborne Trade Marks Modest Growth

UNCTAD: Global Seaborne Trade Marks Modest Growth

Reflecting stumbling growth in the world economy, world seaborne shipments grew by an average of just 3.8 per cent ...

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DNV GL, N-KOM Championing LNG

DNV GL, N-KOM Championing LNG Use

DNV GL and Qatar’s shipyard Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding ...

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Seaspan Books Two Eco Ferries

Seaspan Books Two Eco Ferries

Canada’s Seaspan Ferries Corporation has contracted Sedef Shipyard of Istanbul, Turkey to build two new ...

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Interview: Recruiting for Maritime Industry

Middle Point's Partner Consultant Maarten van Haren

The global maritime industry is undergoing a very challenging period with industry stakeholders opting ...

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