MacGregor in Tanker Equipment Swoop

MacGregor in Tanker Equipment Swoop

MacGregor has secured contracts to supply Pusnes bow loading systems for three newbuild shuttle tankers intended ...

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OSK-ShipTech Takes Over Naval Architect Firm

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Danish naval architect OSK- ShipTech A/S has acquired consulting naval architects A/S Jørgen Petersen, specialists ...

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Avance Gas to Inspect Another Newbuild for Defects

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Owner and operator of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carriers Avance Gas plans to send another newbuild for ...

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IHS: Bulker Ship Sizes to Diversify amid Slower Fleet Growth

Slower Bulker Fleet Growth Will Diversify Ship Sizes

The slowdown in fleet supply growth for dry bulk ships should result in better diversification in ship sizes (or ...

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Kvitbjørn in LNG First

Kvitbjørn in LNG First

Nor Lines’ 5,000 dwt short sea cargo vessel Kvitbjørn has made history by becoming the world’s first vessel to ...

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Alianca Welcomes Bartolomeu Dias to Its Cabotage Fleet

Alianҫa Welcomes Bartolomeu Dias to Its Cabotage Fleet

The cabotage fleet of Hamburg Süd’s subsidiary Alianҫa has added a new container ship Bartolomeu Dias, which was ...

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VIDEO: Ocean Dolphin Launches

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The following video gives you a taste of the launching ceremony of NB35 Ocean Dolphin, which took place at Cemre ...

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Höegh LNG Names 6th FSRU at HHI

Höegh LNG Names 6th FSRU

Owner and operator of floating LNG import terminals Höegh LNG has named its 6th Floating Storage and Regasification ...

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Four People Die in Tanker Blast

Four Die in tanker Blast

Four people have died in an explosion that occurred on Monday on board a Pertamina-owned tanker while undergoing ...

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New LNG Shiprepair Yard Enters the Scene

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A new ship repairyard has been launched earlier this month by Japanese shipbuilders Mitsui Engineering & ...

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Aker Arctic Joins Novy Port Project

Aker Arctic Joins Novy Port Project

Finland’s engineering company Aker Arctic has signed a cooperation agreement with the South Korean ...

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Meyer Buys Out Turku Shipyard

Meyer Werft Buys Out Turku Shipyard

The German shipbuilder Meyer Werft has exercised the option to buy the remaining 30% stake at the Finnish Meyer ...

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Bumi Armada Snags USD 300 Million Malta LNG Contracts

Bumi Armada Snags USD 300 Million Malta LNG Contracts

Malaysia-based offshore oil & gas services provider Bumi Armada has through its Maltese subsidiaries entered ...

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Belships Secures Financing for Supramax Newbuild Duo

Belships Secures Financing for Supramax Newbuild Duo

Oslo-listed shipping company Belships has secured a post-delivery financing offer for two 61,000 dwt Supramax bulk ...

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Steel Cut for Seabourn Encore

Steel Cut for Seabourn Encore

Carnival group’s small ship cruise line Seabourn held a steel cutting ceremony for its newest vessel, ...

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Newbuilds 10% Less Fuel Efficient than in 1990

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The historical development of the efficiency of new ships shows that the fuel efficiency of newbuilds has actually ...

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COSCO Scraps 14 More

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Hong Kong-listed shipping company China COSCO Holdings Company Limited Group (COSCO) has disassembled fourteen ...

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BC Ferries’ Second LNG-Powered ICF Starts Taking Shape

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The first steel cut on BC Ferries’ second of three new intermediate class ferries (ICF) capable of running running ...

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Flag State-Based Ship Recycling Legislation Not a Solution

Ship Recycling Legislation Based on Flag State Jurisdiction Not a Solution

The legislation meant to regulate ship recycling practices, in particular the European Union Ship Recycling ...

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Interview: Ferry Industry Rules Lack Practicality

New Eco and Safety Rules Lack Practicality

Originally formed back in 1976 as the International Marine Transit Association in order to provide the ferry ...

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Jinling Shipyard Wins Car Carrier Order

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China-based Jinling Shipyard Heavy has received an order from Anji Automotive Logistics Co. for construction of two ...

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Fincantieri Delivers Fourth Cruise Ship to Ponant

Fincantieri Delivers Fourth Cruise Ship to Ponant

 Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has delivered Le Lyrial, a super luxury cruise ship, to the French cruise line ...

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Royal Caribbean Takes Delivery of Anthem of the Seas

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Miami-based cruise line Royal Caribbean International has officially taken delivery of its 23rd ship, Anthem of the ...

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Norwegian Shipowners Less Optimistic

Norwegian Shipowners Less Optimistic About the Outlook

Norwegian shipowners have reported a downward shift in shipowner expectations for growth in turnover in 2015. As ...

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Owners Prefer Substandard Asian Shipbreaking Yards

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Out of 262 vessels sold for breaking during the first quarter of 2015, more than half (151 ships) ended up on ...

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BW LPG Orders Four Gas Carriers from DSME

BW LPG Orders Four Gas Carriers from DSME

BW LPG Limited has entered into ship building contracts for four Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC) newbuildings with ...

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Wilh. Wilhelmsen Gets Second Post-Panamax Car Carrier

Wilh. Wilhelmsen Gets Second Post-Panamax Car Carrier

Norway’s Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA (WWASA) has taken delivery of the second of four Post-Panamax car carriers ...

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