DHT Holdings Returns to Black

DHT Holdings Returns to Black

Bermuda-based crude oil tanker owner and operator DHT Holdings reported annual net income of USD 12.9 million for ...

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VIDEO: Preps for Höegh Osaka’s Repair Underway

Preps for Höegh Osaka's Repair Underway

Preparation of a repair plan for the car carrier Höegh Osaka is underway, according to the vessel’s owner ...

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Cargo Ship Runs Aground off Galapagos

Cargo Ship Runs Aground off Galapagos

General cargo ship Floreana ran aground yesterday while carrying provisions from the island of San Cristobal to ...

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MHI Bags LNG Carrier Duo

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Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has received an order for two next-generation LNG (liquefied ...

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Term of the Day: Jones Act

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The Merchant Marine Act of 1920, which is also known as the Jones Act, is a U.S. federal statute that provides for ...

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Interview: The Way Forward after Deepwater Horizon Spill

Deepwater Horizon Ruling Aftermath

  January 20th marked the beginning of the third phase of the multiyear trial before the New Orleans District ...

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Evergreen Joins 18,000 TEU Club

Evergreen Joins 18,000 TEU Club

Taiwan’s Evergreen Group, the owner of the world’s fifth largest container shipping company Evergreen ...

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Syriza Bins Piraeus Port Sale, Targets Shipping Sector

Syriza Bins Piraeus Port Privatisation, Targets Shipping Sector

Greece’s new government led by the left-wing party Syriza plans to stop the sale of a majority stake in the ...

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Libya Releases Tanker Carrying Fuel to Rival Government

Libya Releases Tanker Carrying Fuel to Rival Government

The 2004-built, 34,648 dwt crude oil tanker Anwaar Afriqya has been released from Libya’s port of Tobruk ...

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Tanker with Kurdish Oil Departing US Waters

United Kalavrvta (formerly SCF BYRRANGA)

The oil tanker United Kalavrvta, carrying 1 million barrels of Kurdish oil, is finally leaving US waters after ...

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GAC Signs Agency Deal with BG Group

GAC Signs Agency Deal with BG Group

British multinational oil and gas company BG Group has appointed GAC to be the sole provider of hub agency services ...

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VIDEO: MS Veendam Rescues Pilot from Pacific Crash

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Holland America Line’s ms Veendam answered a request for assistance on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 from the United States ...

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UK Seafarers Unprotected from Unfair Competition

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A new report from maritime specialists at Cardiff University into UK seafarers has found ineffective enforcement of ...

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Navios Banking On Cheap Oil

Navios Banking On Cheap Oil

NYSE-listed owner and operator of tanker vessels Navios Maritime Midstream Partners expects to see spot rates for ...

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North Pacific Route to Become Bussiest Trading Corridor

North Pacific Route to Become Bussiest Trading Corridor

 The North Pacific route will surpass the North Atlantic as the world’s most busy trading corridor in terms of ...

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AMSA Detains Bulker for Illegal Cargo Unlashing

AMSA Detains Bulk Carrier for Illegal Cargo Unlashing

Australian Maritime Safety Authority has released the Singapore-flagged bulk carrier Orient Becrux from the Port of ...

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VIDEO: Grounded Reefer in Delaware Bay Back Underway

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Motor vessel Santa Lucia ran aground Tuesday near Miah Maull Shoal in Delaware Bay while inbound to Philadelphia. ...

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NewLead Doubles Bitumen Tanker Fleet

Doubles Bitumen Tanker Fleet

Greek shipping and logistics company NewLead Holdings has bought and leased five bitumen tankers, expanding its ...

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Update: Storm Scare Over at Port of NY-NJ

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All Marine Terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey will be opening on Wednesday, January 28 at 8 AM local ...

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Update: Höegh Osaka Starts Cargo Discharge

Höegh Osaka Pending Cargo Discharge

Discharge of cargo from car carrier Höegh Osaka started on Tuesday, January 27th, the vessel’s owner Höegh ...

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The Dutch Forge Ahead with LNG Bunkering Plans

The Dutch Forge Ahead with LNG Bunkering Plans

The Dutch entrepreneurs Peter Versluis (Veka Group), Gerard Deen (Deen Shipping) and Ed de Jong (IUVENIS) joined ...

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Yinson Holdings Bags Eni Ghana FPSO Deal

Yinson Bags Ghana FPSO Operation Deal

Malaysia-based investment holding company Yinson Holdings Berhad has through its wholly owned subsidiary Yinson ...

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G6 Chooses Kotug

G6 Chooses Kotug

Five members of the G6 Shipping Alliance (APL, Hyundai, MOL, NYK Line and OOCL) have awarded a multi-annual and ...

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Infographic: Maritime Crime Figures for 2014

Maritime Crime Figures for 2014 V3

Maritime operations company Dryad Maritime released the following infographic showing maritime crime figures for ...

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US West Coast Negotiators Reach Deal on Chassis

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Talks on a new contract for West Coast dockworkers seem to have moved forward as agreement on one of key issues has ...

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Update: Port of Antwerp Cranks Up the Volume

Port of Antwerp Cranks Up the Volume

Belgium’s Port of Antwerp handled 199,012,082 tonnes of freight in 2014, a 4.3% increase compared to the ...

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Carriers Add Ships to Ease US West Coast Congestion Woes

Carriers Add Ships to Ease US West Coast Gridlock Woes

Container ships deployed on Transpacific routes have experienced delays of up to three weeks as congestion ...

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