Update: Response to Purple Beach Fire Resumes

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Salvage operation of the Purple Beach freighter off Germany has entered its fifth day today with three ships back ...

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Scorpio Tankers Buys Back

Scorpio Tankers Buys Back

New York-listed Scorpio Tankers Inc. authorized a new securities buyback program to purchase up to an aggregate of ...

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Ship Finance Takes 27.7 Pct Ownership Stake in Frontline

Ship Finance Takes 27.7 Pct Ownership Stake in Frontline

Frontline Ltd. has entered into a heads of agreement to reduce long term charters with Ship Finance International ...

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Danish-Flagged Fleet Larger than Ever

Danish-Flagged Fleet Larger than Ever

The merchant fleet sailing under the Danish flag has become bigger than ever reaching 14.6 million tonnes GT – or ...

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NTSB: Shell to Blame for Kulluk’s Grounding

Shell to Blame for Kulluk Grounding

The grounding of the drilling rig Kulluk in Alaskan waters in 2012 was most probably caused by an inadequate towing ...

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Bremerhaven Welcomes New Transatlantic Service

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EUROGATE Container Terminal Bremerhaven has received a new weekly transatlantic service, jointly launched by ...

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Jordan Commissions Its Floating LNG Terminal

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The Kingdom of Jordan has received its first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) cargo on board the Floating Storage and ...

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ICTSI Takes Over Mexican Port Operator

Port of Tuxpan, Mexico

Manila-based port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has acquired Mexican port ...

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Shipping Industry Can Benefit from Open Data

Shipping Industry Can Benefit from Open Data

MarineTraffic, a global AIS vessel tracking service, believes that open data can positively increase the ...

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Image of the Day: Shotgun Kisses

Shotgun Kisses

Port of Los Angeles posted this photo of one of NYK Line’s container ships undergoing a ship emissions ...

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Environmentalists Call On Greece to Curb Pollution from Ships

Environmentalists Call On Greece to Curb Substandard Shipbreaking

Several key environmental NGOs working on sustainable shipping have met with Greek and European policy makers to ...

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Israeli Ports Closed amid Workers’ Strike

Port of Ashdod

Israeli ports of Ashdod and Haifa are closed today as port workers resume strike over privatization of the ...

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Inquest: Foul Play behind Sage Sagittarius Deaths

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The New South Wales Coroner Court has launched an investigation into two of three deaths on board the ...

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LR to Class Maersk’s Boxship Newbuilds

LR to Class Maersk's Boxship Newbuilds

UK-based maritime classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) signed a contract with COSCO Zhoushan Shipyard ...

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Danish Shipping Companies Did Well in 2014

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Danish shipping companies did well in 2014 despite very difficult market conditions. However, 2015 started off with ...

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BMT Enters Africa’s First LNG Import Terminal Project

BMT Joins Africa's First LNG Import Terminal Project

BMT Asia Pacific (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has been appointed Owners Engineer and lead design ...

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CMA CGM Returns to Bustling Baltimore Port

CMA CGM Returns to Bustling Baltimore Port

World’s third largest container carrier CMA-CGM of France has announced that it will begin service to the ...

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LNG Shipping Market Lulled in Q1, Recovery on the Horizon

LNG Shipping Market Lulled in Q1

The first quarter of 2015 saw a material fall in demand and charter rates for LNG shipping, Golar LNG Limited said ...

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Firefighters to Flood Cargo Holds of Purple Beach

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Four firefighters managed to board a general cargo ship Purple Beach that has been burning off Germany’s ...

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KNOT Shuttle Tankers Acquires Dan Sabia

Dan Sabia

KNOT Shuttle Tankers AS has entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire KNOT Shuttle Tankers 21 AS, the ...

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Evergas Takes Delivery of First Dragon Class Gas Carrier

Evergas Takes Delivery of First Dragon Class Ethane Carrier

The first in a series of 27,500 cbm ‘Dragon’ class vessels ordered by Evergas, owner and operator of ...

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Steel Cut for Crowley’s Second LNG-Powered ConRo Ship

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VT Halter Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc., has began construction on Taíno, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s ...

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Sulphur-Laden Bulker Runs Aground in Gulf of Mexico

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A bulk carrier loaded with sulfur ran aground in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, while transiting outbound from ...

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GOGL Posts Loss, Delays Delivery of 19 Newbuilds

GOGL Posts Loss, Delays Delivery of 19 Newbuilds

Golden Ocean Group Limited, a dry bulk shipping company created through a merger of former Knightsbridge Shipping ...

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Navios Midstream Partners to Expand Fleet with Two VLCCs

Navios Midstream Partners to Expand Fleet with Two VLCCs

Monaco-based tanker owner and operator Navios Maritime Midstream Partners (NAP) plans to launch syndication of a ...

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Port of Melbourne Lease Moving Forward

Port of Melbourne Lease Moving Forward

The Andrews Labor Government in Victoria, Australia is pushing forward with the lease of the Port of Melbourne for ...

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Evergreen and Arkas Start New Mediterranean Service

Evergreen and Arkas Launch Mediterranean Service

Taiwanese container carrier Evergreen Line has teamed up with Turkey’s Arkas Line on a new West – East ...

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