Japanese Whalers Return Empty-Handed

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Japanese whaling ships returned home from the Antarctic research mission on Saturday with no catch onboard for the ...

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CMA CGM to Order 3 Giant Boxships

CMA CGM to Order 3 Giant Boxships

After ending 2014 with an 8.1% growth in volumes carried, the world’s third largest container shipping ...

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Boxship Drifting off Essex Fixed

Boxship Drifting off Essex Fixed

The container ship ANL Warringa continued its journey yesterday, after being adrift in a shipping lane 20 miles off ...

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Carriers Passing on Lower Fuel Cost Perks to Shippers

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Shippers seem to be the greatest beneficiaries of lower marine fuel costs as they see the benefits being passed on ...

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CSDC Poised for More Bulker Orders

CSDC Poised for More Bulker Orders

Shanghai and Hong Kong-listed China Shipping Development Co (CSDC) said that the plans for ordering three 6,600 dwt ...

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Epic Takes Another

Epic Takes Another

Singapore-based owner and operator of gas carriers Epic Gas has taken delivery of another 5,000cbm carrier, Epic ...

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Turkish Cargo Ship Seized in Ukraine

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A Turkish cargo ship has been arrested by Ukrainian authorities for having called at ports in Crimea thus violating ...

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Avance to Drydock Newbuild

Avance to Drydock Newbuild

Norwegian owner and operator of Very Large Gas Carriers (VLGC) Avance Gas will dry dock the recently delivered VLGC ...

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Grounded Greek Ferry Breaks Free

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The Greek ferry that ran aground last week at the island of Kasos has been refloated on Friday after two days of ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (23rd -27th of March)

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Maersk Line Orders Seven Containerships Maersk Line signed a new building order today with COSCO Shipyard Co., Ltd ...

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Russia Nominates Candidate for IMO Top Position

Russia Nominates Candidate for IMO Top Position

The Russian Federation has proposed its first candidate for the position of the Secretary General of the ...

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Hamburg Süd Names Its Third San-Class Containership

Hamburg Süd Names Its Third  San-class Containership

Hamburg Süd christened its third container vessel pertaining to the new “San” class on Thursday at the Cuenca del ...

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Hapag-Lloyd Sinks into Red

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German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd posted a net loss for 2014 of EUR 603.7 million, a considerable dip from 97.4 ...

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PIL Launches Second Far East-Middle East Service

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Containership operator Pacific International Lines (PIL) has teamed up with COSCON, Wan Hai and Yangming on a new ...

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Yemen Shuts Down Ports amid Air Strikes

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Yemen shut down all major ports on Thursday amid bomb strikes launched by the Saudi Arabia, Reuters reports. Local ...

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Panama Canal Authority Looking into Fourth Set of Locks

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The Panama Canal Authority is seriously studying construction of the fourth set of locks on the Canal, a project ...

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Two Dead, Seven Missing after Cargo Ship Sinks off Indonesia

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Two crew members of a general cargo ship that sank off Indonesia on Tuesday have been confirmed dead, with ...

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Greek Ferry Aground in Kasos

Greek Ferry Aground in Kasos

A Greek ferry ran aground on Wednesday evening at the island of Kasos, the Hellenic Coast Guard said. The ro-pax ...

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COSCO Posts Higher Profit Due to Subsidies

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China COSCO Holdings Company Limited reported a net profit of CNY 363 million (around USD 58.5 million) in its ...

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Hyundai Mipo Bags Two Car Carriers

Hyundai Mipo Bags Two Car Carriers

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard has received an order for construction of two pure car/truck ...

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Epic Gas Sells LPG Carrier Duo

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Owner and operator of gas carriers Epic Gas has sold two LPG carriers to unnamed buyers engaged in Southeast Asian ...

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US Jails Third K-Line Exec for Price Fixing

US Jails Third K-Line Exec for Price Fixing

An executive of Japan-based Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (K-Line) pleaded guilty on Thursday and was sentenced to 18 ...

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Hakutaka Joins MOL’s Fleet

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Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. has taken delivery of the coal carrier Hakutaka at its ...

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Infographic: 50 Years of Containership Growth

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The infographic presents you with containership growth starting from 1968 forecasting the next generation of ...

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Maersk Line Orders Seven Containerships

Maersk Line Orders Seven Containerships

Maersk Line signed a new building order today with COSCO Shipyard Co., Ltd in Zhoushan China for seven 3,600 TEU ...

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Knightsbridge Shareholders Approve Merger

Knightsbridge's Oslo Listing Approved

The merger transactions pursuant to which Golden Ocean will merge into Knightsbridge have been approved at ...

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TORM Obtains Waiver from Lenders

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Danish shipping company TORM has reached an agreement with certain of its lenders and Oaktree that will secure the ...

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