Fire Erupts After Boxship Hits Gantry Crane in Port Said

A fire broke out at Egypt’s Port Said last night after a container ship hit a gantry crane while leaving ...

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Hanjin Heavy Gets USD 105 Mn of Financial Aid

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South Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC) will receive an additional amount of  KRW ...

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Lithuanian Shipping Company Auctions Off Two Bulkers

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Two out of a batch of four bulk carriers owned by the financially-troubled Lithuanian Shipping Company’s (LSC) ...

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Scorpio Bulkers’ Net Loss Rises

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NYSE-listed dry bulk owner and operator Scorpio Bulkers has reported its net loss for the first quarter of 2016 at ...

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Shipowners Forced to Either Cut Rates or Fleet

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The current container market downturn is forcing some independent shipowners to either reduce charter rates to help ...

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New Livestock Carrier Joins Wellard’s Fleet

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Australian livestock ship owner and operator Wellard Group added to its fleet the M/V Ocean Shearer, a livestock ...

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USCG Sets Date for Second Hearing into El Faro Disaster

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The U.S. Coast Guard said that a second round of public Marine Board of Investigation hearings into the loss of the ...

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Gallery: Adonia Cracks the Cuban Code

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Fathom’s Adonia arrived in the Port of Havana yesterday morning, becoming the first U.S. cruise line to sail ...

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d’Amico Scraps Two Newbuilding Orders

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Dry bulk shipping company d’Amico Dry, a subsidiary of Italian d’Amico Group, has decided to cancel two ...

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DHT Sees Rise in Profit, Sells Last Suezmax

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Bermuda-based crude oil tanker owner and operator DHT Holdings has sold its 2001-built Suezmax DHT Target to an ...

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Hanjin Shipping Could Receive a Nod for Rehabilitation

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Financially-troubled South Korean shipping company Hanjin Shipping is likely to receive approval for its corporate ...

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Contship Eyes Opportunities in Asia

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Italy’s La Spezia Container Terminal, owned by Contship Italia Group, is to visit Ningbo and Qindao in China ...

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Mounting Concern over Lack of Orders in South Korea

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South Korea’s top three shipbuilders, Hyundai Heavy Industries, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering ...

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Puerto Rico Considers Leaving the Jones Act Behind

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A recent debate on stabilizing the economy of Puerto Rico also triggered discussions of exempting the island trade ...

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ICS: Was the Prestige Ruling Reached in a Fair Trial?

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The judgement of the Spanish Supreme Court made in January 2016 in the Prestige oil spill case has raised ...

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Costa Concordia Captain Begins Appeal against Conviction

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Former captain of the sunken Costa Concordia cruise ship, Francesco Schettino, has begun his appeal against ...

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Navantia Starts Building First Tanker for Ibaizabal

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Spanish state-owned shipbuilder Navantia started constructing the first of four Suezmax tankers for compatriot ship ...

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Nordic American Tankers to Add Four Suezmaxes

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Bermuda-based tanker owner Nordic American Tankers (NAT) has inked a deal with an undisclosed party to acquire four ...

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Damen to Build New Australian Icebreaker

The signing of the contract for Australia's new icebreaker. Image courtesy: Australian Antarctic Division

Damen Schelde, part of Damen Shipyards Group, has officially won a contract to design and build Australia’s ...

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Fourth New LNG Carrier Joins MOL’s Fleet

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Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) took delivery of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier Kumul ...

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VIDEO: Symphony Sun Makes Its First Splash

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Dutch shipbuilder Ferus Smit launched Symphony Sun, the fourth of six multipurpose vessels being built for its ...

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Boxship Refloated after Grounding in Suez Canal

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The 153,514 dwt containership which ran aground in the Suez Canal on Thursday was refloated in the early morning ...

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Damen, EVC Join Forces on Expedition Cruise Ship Design

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Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Group has teamed up with the UK-based expedition consultancy Expedition Voyage ...

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Pirates Free Ten Kidnapped Indonesian Crewmembers

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Ten Indonesian crewmembers who were kidnapped on March 26 in the Philippine waters have been released from ...

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Shell Scraps USD 4.6 Bn FLNG Order at Samsung Heavy South Korea’s shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has received ...

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China Cosco's Ship 1st to Sail the Expanded Panama Canal

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China COSCO Shipping’s container vessel Andronikos has won the draw for the first transit through the ...

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Golar-Schlumberger Tie-Up Unaffected by Fortuna Decision

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Schlumberger’s withdrawal from the Fortuna/Ophir development will not in any way influence the framework ...

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