Sill Reinforcements in New Panama Canal Locks Completed

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The sill reinforcements in the new locks of the Panama Canal have been completed this week, bringing the Panama ...

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VIDEO: Modern Express Finds Safe Haven in Bilbao

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The ill-fated car carrier Modern Express, which has been drifting in rough seas for over a week, safely arrived at ...

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Arctic Liner Shipping to Become Viable around 2040

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The likelihood of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) to replace the Suez Canal in the transportation of the containerized ...

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Police Remove Aussie Crew from CSL Melbourne

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After several days of refusing to sail the ship to Singapore, the Aussie crew of the CSL Melbourne bulk carrier ...

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MISC Berhad Sees Strong Returns

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Malaysia International Shipping Corporation Berhad (MISC Berhad), a shipping arm of Petronas, has seen an increase ...

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FSL Trust Forced to Sell Boxship Duo

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FSL Trust Management Pte, the trusteemanager of First Ship Lease Trust, has sold two containerships for USD 10.8 ...

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Svitzer Firms Presence in the Caribbean

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Towage specialist Svitzer has inked a 2.5 year contract to offer marine services at the NuStar terminal in St. ...

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Jiangdong Shipyard Delivers North Star Bulker

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The fifth in a series of eight Handysize 35,000 dwt bulk carriers, being built at Chinese Jiangdong Shipyard, has ...

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Diana Shipping to Add Three Panamax Dry Bulkers

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Greek dry bulk ship owner Diana Shipping has signed three Memoranda of Agreement to acquire three Panamax vessels ...

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Ship Owners Still Prefer South Asian Shipbreaking Practices

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Ignoring industry leaders and human rights and environmental organisations, ship owners continue to profit from ...

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Navios Maritime Cuts Cash Distributions as Its Profit Drops

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Greek owner and operator of container and dry bulk vessels Navios Maritime Partners has seen its revenues decrease ...

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DNV GL, RS Ink Cooperation Deal

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International certification body and classification society DNV GL has entered into a bilateral framework agreement ...

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DHT Holdings Reaps VLCC Gains

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Bermuda-based crude oil tanker owner and operator DHT Holdings reported annual net income of USD 105.3 million for ...

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Safe Bulkers Extends Facility Repayment by Two Years

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NYSE-listed dry bulk shipping company Safe Bulkers, Inc. has extended the term of its existing credit facility ...

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Boxship Giant Grounds on the Elbe River

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The 184,320 dwt containership CSCL Indian Ocean, one of the world’s biggest boxships, grounded on the Elbe ...

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Strong Tanker Market Pushes Ardmore’s Earnings

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Owner and operator of mid-size product and chemical tankers Ardmore Shipping Corporation reported a net profit of ...

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Capital Product Partners Fixes Two Boxships

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Greek shipping company Capital Product Partners has signed charter employments for its two 8,266 TEU container ...

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IRISL Coming Back to Europe by End of the Month

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Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) plans to return to Europe before the end of this month, with HDS ...

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Greek Port Strikes Get Prolonged

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A new 24 hour general strike has been announced in Greece on 4 February by both public and private sector unions, ...

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MUA: CSL Melbourne's Aussie Crew Pressured to Leave Ship

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The 16 Australian crew on board the CSL Melbourne have been locked out from accessing food, according to the ...

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18 Seamen Evacuated as Cargo Vessel Burns in Tonkin Bay

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A Mongolia-flagged bulk carrier South Star caught fire while moored in Tonkin Bay, Hai Phong, Vietnam, on February ...

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Daiichi Gets More Time for Rehabilitation Plan

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Tokyo District Court has granted Japanese dry bulk shipping company Daiichi Chuo Kisen Kaisha an extension of the ...

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Kidnappings Double in 2015, IMB Says

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As a result of five attacks off Nigeria, kidnappings doubled from nine in 2014 to 19 in 2015, the International ...

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Port of Los Angeles Falls Short on Pollution Cutting Test

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The TraPac terminal at the Port of Los Angeles has failed to meet pollution-reduction targets introduced by the ...

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Tangible Reform of UK Ship Register Needed

UK Chamber of Shipping President, Tom Boardley

The government of the United Kingdom needs to deliver “real and tangible reform” of the UK Ship Register, UK ...

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World’s Largest Asphalt Carrier to Sail Under BV Class

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French classification society Bureau Veritas is classing the 37,000 dwt asphalt carrier Asphalt Splendor, recently ...

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VIDEO: Cargo Vessel Towed to Safety after Engine Breakdown

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A UK-flagged general cargo vessel Verity, which was left adrift off North Devon coast after its engine failed in ...

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