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

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

Cargo Ship Sinks off Ecuador A 1,200 dwt general cargo vessel San Cristobal sank around 25 nautical miles off Santa Elena Peninsula, Ecuador, in the morning hours of November 16, the Ecuadorian Navy reports.…Read ...

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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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Quality Standards Paramount

Quality Standards Paramount

Quality is the paramount and must be maintained by continuous enhancement of shipbuilding standards, classification ...

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SHI Drops Merger Plans with Samsung Engineering

SHI Drops Merger Plans with Samsung Engineering

The previously announced merger between South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries and Samsung Engineering ...

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ICAP, Howe Robinson in Merger Talks

ICAP Shipping, Howe Robinson in Merger Talks

ICAP plc revealed that it is in discussions to combine its shipbroking arm ICAP Shipping with London-based ...

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World’s First FLNG Undocked in Nantong

World's First FLNG Undocked in Nantong

Caribbean FLNG facility has been undocked from the Wison Offshore & Marine dry dock in Nantong, China, marking ...

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MES Hands Over Hanjin Chiba to Venus

MES Chiba Shipyard

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) completed and delivered a 56,000 dwt type bulk carrier MV ...

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Petrobras Hires Damen-Designed Oil Spill Response Vessels

Petrobras Hires Damen-Designed Oil Spill Response Vessels

Compagnie Maritime Monégasque SAM has secured contracts with Petrobras Brazil to charter five new-build Fast Oil ...

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Adam LNG Joins OSC’s Fleet

Adam LNG Joins OSC's Fleet

Oman Shipping Company (OSC) has taken delivery of the Adam LNG, which is described as one of the world’s most ...

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World’s Largest Containership Named

World's Largest Ship Named

South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) announced today that it held a naming ...

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Workers at Hyundai Heavy Threaten to Strike

Workers at Hyundai Heavy Threaten to Strike

Workers at South Korea’s shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries will refuse to work after the regular ...

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Scorpio Set to Raise USD 150 Million for Its Newbuilds

Scorpio Set to Raise USD 150 Million for Its Newbuilds

Dry bulk transporter Scorpio Bulkers Inc. revealed plans yesterday to raise USD 150 million through private ...

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Revamped MSC Armonia Ready for Service

Revamped MSC Armonia Ready for Service

MSC Armonia, the first out of four MSC Lirica Class ships in the EUR 200 million “Renaissance Programme” launched ...

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Image of the Day: Olympus All Set

Image of the Day

The image shows Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) Olympus decorated for her naming ceremony that took place on November ...

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Drewry: Delivery of ULCVs a Double Whammy

Delivery of ULCVs a Double-Whammy

The delivery of some 54 ships of at least 10,000 teu, expected to be deployed in the Asia-North Europe trade ...

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First Chemical Tanker Featuring Duplex Steels Delivered

First Chemical Tanker Featuring Duplex Steel Technology Delivered

The world’s first chemical tanker to use a combination of duplex stainless steel and stainless clad steel in the ...

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BW LPG Takes First Gas Carrier from Hyundai Heavy

BW LPG Takes First Gas Carrier from Hyundai Heavy

Singapore-based BW LPG Limited has taken delivery of BW Aries, the first of eight newly-built Very Large Gas ...

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MAN Diesel & Turbo Engines to Power Chinese Ferries

MAN Diesel & Turbo Engines to Power Chinese Ferries

MAN Diesel & Turbo has secured a contract for the supply of four 9L48/60CR engines for the diesel-mechanical ...

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Hamburg Süd Christens Another San Class Newbuild

Hamburg Süd Christens Another San Class Newbuild1

German carrier Hamburg Süd christened a new container ship pertaining to its “San” class on Thursday, November ...

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Image of the Day: Rem Eir Enters the Scene

Image of the Day Rem Eir Enters the Scene

Norway’s shipbuilder Kleven has organized the naming ceremony for Rem Eir – Remøy Shipping’s new ...

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