Egypt Wants to Include Suez Canal into Silk Road

Egypt Wants to Include Suez Canal in China's Silk Road

Egypt is keen on tapping into the potential offered by China’s Silk Road Economic Belt trade union especially ...

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NYK Admits to Foul Play in South Africa

NYK Admits to Foul Play in South Africa

Japanese shipping liner Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha Ltd. (NYK) agreed to pay a ZAR 104 million (USD 8.5m) ...

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Hyundai in Talks for Up to 11 Vessels

Hyundai in Talks for Up to 11 Vessels

South Korean shipbuilding conglomerate Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is in talks with several unnamed shipping ...

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Evergreen Names Penultimate Newbuilding

Evergreen Names Penultimate Newbuilding

Taiwanese shipping conglomerate Evergreen Group has held a naming ceremony for Ever Lovely, the ninth of its L-type ...

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Hong Kong Sulphur Switch Enters into Force Tomorrow

Port of Hong Kong

As of tomorrow, July 1st, ocean-going vessels are required to switch to clean fuel while berthing in Hong Kong. The ...

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South Brooklyn Marine Terminal Back in Business

South Brooklyn Marine Terminal Back in Business

The Port of New York and New Jersey’s South Brooklyn Marine Terminal in Sunset Park has officially been ...

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Freighter Ablaze off Surabaya

Freighter Ablaze off Surabaya

The crew of 19 was evacuated today from an Indonesia-flagged cargo ship that caught fire some 20 nautical miles ...

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Svitzer Forges Ties with Qingdao Port

Svitzer Forges Ties with  Qingdao Port

China’s Qingdao Port International has inked a pact with towage and emergency response specialist Svitzer ...

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Origin: USD 19bn LNG Export Deal with Sinopec Still Stands

Origin Says USD 19 Billion LNG Export Deal with Sinopec Still Stands

Australian integrated energy company Origin Energy Limited has reassured its investors that China Petrochemical ...

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Port of L.A. to Prep Yusen Terminal for Bigger Ships

NYK Apollo at YTI Port of Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles will begin construction this summer on a two-year project to improve the marine container ...

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IMO, IOM Pledge Action on Dangerous Migration by Sea

IMO, IOM Pledge Action on Dangerous Migration by Sea

The heads of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) ...

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Bergen Viking Goes Green

Bergen Viking Goes Green

The Rolls-Royce powered oil/chemical tanker Bergen Viking has returned to service following a conversion from ...

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Navibulgar Partners Up with Marichem-Marigases

Navibulgar Partners Up with Marichem-Marigases

 Bulgarian shipping company Navibulgar Services has teamed up with Marichem-Marigases, a Greek manufacturer of ...

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SE Shipping Takes Sainty Marine to Arbitration

SE Shipping Takes Sainty Marine to Arbitration

Troubled Chinese shipbuilder Jiangsu Sainty Marine Corporation has agreed with Singapore-based SE Shipping Lines ...

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Georgia Ports Set Monthly Volume Records

Georgia Ports Set Monthly Volume Records

The US East Coast ports of Savannah and Brunswick set all-time records for both container volumes and total tonnage ...

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Business as Usual for Greek Shipping Companies

Greek Shipping Companies Facing Tonnage Tax Hike

The Greek crisis that has seen global stock markets take a tumble on Monday will not have a direct impact on ...

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26 Airlifted from 5 Vessels Hit by Strong Winds in Bohai Sea

26 Airlifted from 5 Vessels Hit by Strong Winds in Bohai Sea

China’s Beihai Rescue Bureau coordinated the rescue of 26 crew members from five vessels hit by bursts of ...

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ICS Worried over Protectionist US Approach to LNG Exports

ICS Worried over Protectionist US Approach to LNG Exports

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has voiced serious concern about the potentially protectionist approach ...

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Scorpio Bulkers Finds Work for the Coming Newbuilding

Scorpio Bulkers Finds Work for the Coming Newbuilding

NYSE-listed dry bulk specialist Scorpio Bulkers Inc. has agreed to time charter-out one Capesize currently under ...

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Audit Report: Cosco Cooked Its Books

Cosco Cooked Its Books

China’s shipping conglomerate Cosco Group has ended up on the list of companies found to have falsified ...

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LPG Tanker Hit Hard in Collision with Boxship off Surabaya

LPG Tanker Hit Hard in Collision with Boxship off Surabaya

The LPG tanker Navigator Aries collided with a container ship Leo Perdana on the night of June 29 near the island ...

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Carriers Jostling for Expanded Panama Canal Positions

Carriers Jostling for Expanded Panama Canal Positions

Carriers are rushing to start new Asia to US East Coast services ahead of the opening of the wider Panama ...

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Cosco Orders Seven at DSIC

Cosco Orders Seven at DSIC

Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (DSIC) has secured orders for a total of seven newbuildings from its ...

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Greek Shipping Companies Facing Tonnage Tax Hike

Greek Shipping Companies Facing Tonnage Tax Hike

The privileged position of Greek shipping companies seems to be jeopardized as they face higher tonnage tax. ...

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Cruise Ship Collides with Tanker off Gallipoli

Crusie Ship Collides with Tanker off Gallipoli

A Celestyal Cruises ship suffered structural damage to its bow and was forced to dock at Turkey’s port ...

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China Establishes Oil Spill Damage Fund

Port of Dalian (Image: Greenpeace)

China has established a regulatory body to oversee compensation cases related to oil spills from ships. The ...

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Seaspan Fixes Fourth 14,000 TEU Newbuilding to Yang Ming

Seaspan Fixes Fourth 14,000 TEU Newbuilding to Yang Ming

The NYSE-listed Seaspan Corporation has accepted delivery of a 14,000 TEU container ship, the YM Witness, which ...

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