Stena Bulk Joins WOC

Stena Bulk Joins WOC

Stena Bulk has become the first Swedish shipping company to join the World Ocean Council (WOC) – a global ...

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Platts: VLCC Rates on the Rebound

VLCC Rates on the Rebound

Worldscale rates for VLCCs on the East of Suez routes have reached more than nine-month highs, Platts cited market ...

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CMP Investing in Malmö-Copenhagen Shuttle Service

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CMP said it was investing in a new type of daily shuttle service between Malmö and Copenhagen to be launched in ...

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Tandara Spirit Crew End Their Sit-In

Tandara Spirit Crew End Their Sit-In, Head for Singapore

The Australian crew of the product tanker Tandara Spirit decided yesterday to end their sit-in and to sail the ...

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ICTSI Stretches Manila Terminal

ICTSI Stretches Manila Terminal

Philippines’ largest port terminal operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has ...

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Stealthgas Snags Charters, Starts Shares Repurchase

Stealthgas Snags Charters, Starts Shares Repurchase

Athens-based Stealthgas Inc. has concluded chartering arrangements for nine LPG carriers, spanning from two months ...

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MHI Ushers In Sayaringo STaGE

MHI Ushers In Sayaringo STaGE

Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has completed development of the “Sayaringo ...

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IMO Approves IGF Code

IMO Approves IGF Code

IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee approved, in principle, the draft International Code of Safety for Ships ...

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Tasmania to Renew International Shipping Service

Tasmania to Renew International Shipping Service

The government of Tasmania expects to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Singapore-based Swire Shipping in the ...

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MPA Kicks Off SRS Forum

MPA Kicks Off SRS Forum

30 maritime organisations signed the Maritime Singapore Green Pledge at the the 2nd Singapore Registry of Ships ...

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Interview: Antwerp Sets the Course for Future Growth

Luc Arnouts, the Port of Antwerp 's Chief Commercial Officer

Belgium’s Port of Antwerp is the biggest port area in the world, covering 13,057 hectares, the equivalent of ...

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Crew of Grounded Bulker Running Out of Supplies

Crew of Grounded Bulker Running Out of Supplies

Crew of the Liberian-flagged bulk carrier Adamastos that ran aground in August and is left stranded in Rio Grande, ...

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CMA CGM Eyes OPDR Acquisition

CMA CGM Eyes OPDR Acquisition

French shipping giant CMA CGM revealed plans to acquire the German company OPDR (Oldenburg-Portugiesische ...

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Third Strike and Mansour Is Out

Third Strike and Mansour Is Out

The 1977-built, 4150 dwt general cargo carrier M/V MANSOUR M has been banned for the third time from the Paris MoU ...

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SRI Warns of Mediterranean Rescue Budget Cut Effects

SRI Warns of Mediterranean Rescue Budget Cut Effects

Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) has warned that merchant ship masters will be negatively affected by the new ...

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Approaching Limits in Ship Size Development

DNV GL’s Container Ship Forum and Bulk Carrier Forum

The shipping industry is slowly approaching limits in ship size development, DNV GL Business Director Jost Bergmann ...

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BIMCO to Develop Standard Ship Financing Term Sheet

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The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has announced its intention to develop a standard term sheet ...

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UK Launches Study to Improve Maritime Industry

UK Launches Study to Improve Maritime Industry

The United Kingdom’s Transport Minister John Hayes has launched a wide-ranging study that will look at how to ...

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Second-Hand Market More Active than Newbuilding

Second-Hand Market More Active than Newbuilding

The Panamax and 2,500TEU sectors continued to be the two areas that sparked the most interest and the highest ...

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Two-Way Shipping Routes at PNG’s Jomard Entrance

Two-Way Shipping Routes at PNG’s Jomard Entrance

A new ship routeing system will come into effect on 1 June, 2015 at Papua New Guinea’s Jomard Entrance. The ...

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APM Terminals Wants In on Turkey’s Container ...

APM Terminals Wants In on Turkey's Container Volume Boom

APM Terminals is looking into buying more ports in Turkey, trying to take advantage of the country’s rapid ...

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Nordic Shipholding’s Results Fall Short of Expectations

Product tanker Nordic Hanne

The third quarter of 2014 was disappointing for Copenhagen-listed shipowner Nordic Shipholding that posted a loss ...

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Epic Bali Saves Migrants off Italy

Epic Bali Saves Migrants off Italy

Singapore-based gas carrier fleet owner and operator Epic Gas has reported that one of its vessels, Epic Bali, was ...

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Port of Hamburg Marks Record Throughput

Port of Hamburg Marks Record Throughput

Germany’s Port of Hamburg has set a record high 110 million tons throughput in the first nine months of 2014, ...

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