Odfjell Posts Best Quarterly Performance since 2008

Odfjell

Norwegian shipping and tank terminal company Odfjell said that it has posted the best quarterly operational ...

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Petrobras Fuel Tank Blast Kills Two Workers

Vitória Terminal

Two workers were killed in an explosion on Wednesday, August 26, at a fuel-unloading terminal used by a unit of ...

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Hunger Strike at APMT Mumbai Ends

APMT Mumbai

A hunger strike at Gateway Terminals India (GTI) Mumbai that lasted for 17 days has come to an end after management ...

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Chartering of LNG Shipping Weakens Further in Q2

Q2 Marked by Weak Market for Chartering of LNG Shipping

The market for chartering of LNG shipping deteriorated further during the second quarter of 2015, Golar LNG said in ...

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Uni-Asia and Yamasa Team Up to Buy Four Bulkers

Uni-Asia and Yamasa Team Up to Buy Four Bulkers

Hong Kong-based ship owner and charterer Uni-Asia Holdings Limited has entered into four agreements with its ...

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Golden Ocean Sinks Further into Red

Golden Ocean Sinks Further into Red

Norway based dry bulk shipping company Golden Ocean Group Limited (GOGL) posted a net loss of $33.5 million for the ...

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Spotted: Sakhalin Enters 1K Club

The offloading of 1000th LNG cargo from Prigorodnoye port

Sakhalin Energy, the operator of Russia’s first LNG plant, offloaded the 1000th standard cargo of liquefied ...

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G6 Starts Gothenburg Calls

G6 Starts Gothenburg Calls

The G6 alliance of container lines has started calling at Port of Gothenburg today through a new weekly direct ...

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OOCL Names Its Latest Trans-Pacific Bound Boxship

OOCL Genoa

Hong Kong-based container shipping  company Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has named its latest 8,888 TEU ...

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Malaysia, Indonesia Forming Special Anti-Piracy Teams

Malaysia and Indonesia Forming Rapid Response Teams to Fight Piracy

Indonesia and Malaysia have agreed to form rapid response teams to tackle the growing number of hijackings and ...

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Turmoil in China Not Good for Shipping Market

Turmoil in China Not Good for Shipping Market

Norwegian-born oil tanker and shipping magnate John Fredriksen voiced his worries over the impact the turmoil ...

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Update: Grounded Ship in Suez Canal Not Refloated Yet

Ship Runs Aground in Suez Canal, Causes Delays

Efforts to refloat the southbound vessel that became grounded at 1430 local time on Tuesday, August 25th in the ...

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Merger with CSAV a Home Run for Hapag-Lloyd

Merger with CSAV a Home Run for Hapag-Lloyd

German container line Hapag-Lloyd has managed to shake off EUR 173.3 million loss recorded in the first half of ...

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Clipper Takes Two Ultramaxes at Sainty

Clipper Takes Two Ultramaxes at Sainty

Denmark’s Clipper Group has purchased two 64,000 dwt SDARI64 newbuilding bulk carriers being built by Sainty ...

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Delivery of ULCSs Set to Slow Down in 2016

Barzan

The steady flow of ultra-large containerships (ULCS) into the Asia-Europe trade will ease briefly in 2016, as the ...

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China's Trade to Keep Up the Momentum despite Setbacks

China's Trade Expected to Boom in Next 5 Years

 Trade from China and Southeast Asia to North America and Europe is expected to boom in the next five years, ...

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Euro Dockworkers Tackling Overcapacity, Automation Threats

Hamburg-Le Havre Dockworkers Tackling Overcapacity and Automation Threats

The combined unions of dockworkers in Germany, Netherlands, France, United Kingdom and Belgium as well as the ...

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Irish Shipping and Port Activity Up by 3 Pct

-Port-of-Cork

Shipping and port activity in the Republic of Ireland rose by 3% in the second quarter of 2015 when compared to the ...

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Crewtoo: Seafarers Dread Port Calls

Seafarers Dread Port Calls

Seafarers sometimes fear port calls because of the increase in workload caused by the many audits and inspections ...

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Sea Freight Keeping Logistics Situation Index Afloat

Sea Freight Keeping Logistics Situation Index Afloat

The Stifel Logistics Situation Index showed an easing in demand in August, resulting in a decline of 1.8 points to ...

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Two More LNG Carriers for Maran Nakilat JV

Two More LNG Carriers for Maran Nakilat JV

Nakilat, the shipping arm of Qatar’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector, has expanded its joint venture with Greek ...

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Keel Laid for Crowley’s 2nd LNG-Powered Ship

crowley's 2nd lng powered ships

The keel for the second Commitment Class liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered, combination container – ...

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BSR: Average CO2 Emissions Continue Declining

CO2-Emissionss

Average CO2 emissions per container per kilometer for global ocean transportation routes have declined by 8.4 ...

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Singapore Court Fines Unlicensed Bunker Supplier

Singapore Court Fines Unlicensed Bunker Supplier

A court in Singapore has fined a bunker supplier after it pleaded guilty to providing bunker services at the Port ...

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Seanergy Maritime Buys 7 Dry Bulk Carriers

Seanergy Maritime Buys 7 Dry Bulk Carriers

Athens-based Seanergy Maritime Holdings has entered into a purchase agreement to buy seven secondhand dry bulk ...

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ACP: Opening of Third Set of Locks Not Impacted by Cracks

Panama Canal's Pacific Locks Spring Leak

Completion of Panama Canal’s Third Set of Locks project set for April 2016 should not be affected by the ...

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Disabled Freighter Closes Bosphorus

Disabled Freighter Closes Bosphorus

Bosphorus Strait has been closed to marine traffic today after a general cargo ship lost propulsion and blocked the ...

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