Pemex Oil Tanker on Fire in Gulf of Mexico

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The 2005-built oil tanker Burgos ignited on Saturday while it was in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the ...

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Maersk Reshuffles Executive Echelon Following the Operations Split A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S has made several changes ...

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Toll Orders Two RoRo Ships at Jinling Shipyard

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Melbourne-headquartered logistics provider Toll Group, part of Japan Post, has placed a AUD 170 million (USD 130 ...

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British Cadets Stuck On Hanjin Boxship, Union Urges Action

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International maritime union Nautilus has been providing advice and assistance to four British officer trainees who ...

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China Nods to Cruise Joint Venture

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Chinese central government has granted approval for a cruise joint venture between Carnival Corporation, China ...

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Hanjin Has Enough Cash to Cover Offloading Costs

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Cash held by Hanjin Shipping, coupled with commitments from the company’s leading shareholder, the leading ...

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Teekay Offshore Partners Lands Shuttle Tanker Contracts

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Teekay Offshore Partners has been awarded new three-year shuttle tanker contracts of affreightment (CoA), plus ...

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Rising Large Marine Losses Could Prove Too Much for Insurers


The increasing number of large marine losses can potentially put severe financial strain and overwhelm insurance ...

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Stena Line Beefs Up Europoort - Killingholme Capacity

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In response to demand on the routes from Rotterdam’s Europoort and Hoek van Holland, the Netherlands, to ...

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Report: German Ports Open to Stranded Hanjin Boxships

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South Korea’s financially troubled ocean carrier Hanjin Shipping has been cleared to unload and load ...

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Sirius Orders Two Tankers at AVIC Dingheng

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Swedish shipping company Sirius Shipping has placed an order for two 7,999 dwt oil/chemical tankers at ...

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Hoegh Target First Neo-Panamax to Call Port Freeport

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The Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) MV Hoegh Target became the first Neo-Panamax vessel to call Port Freeport, ...

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Boluda and OPDR Form Canary Islands Alliance

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Spanish Boluda Lines and German OPDR, short sea shipping specialists and part of the CMA CGM Group, have agreed on ...

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Philly Shipyard Lays Keel for Third APT Tanker

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Philly Shipyard, Inc., the wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Philly Shipyard ASA , has held a ceremonial keel laying ...

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DryShips Sells MV Oregon


Greek shipping company DryShips Inc. has sold the 2002-built Panamax drybulk carrier MV Oregon. The 74,200 dwt MV ...

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Hyundai Heavy Secures Refund Guarantee for Tanker Duo

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South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries has secured a refund guarantee in connection to a recent order to ...

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Robbers Ransack Boxship off Guinea

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Six robbers armed with guns boarded and fired upon the duty crew on board a container ship at Conakry anchorage, ...

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Bahri Earns USCG QUALSHIP 21 Label

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The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has announced the enrollment of its vessels in the United ...

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MPC Capital Sells M-Star Boxship Fleet

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MPC Maritime Investments GmbH, a subsidiary of German asset and investment manager MPC Capital AG, has arranged the ...

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Virginia Ports Authority Extends VIG Lease to 2065

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announces USD 320 million investment in VIG. Image Courtesy: Gov. Terry McAuliffe/Twitter

The Port of Virginia, one of major ports on the US East Coast, has signed a new, long-term lease for Virginia ...

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Port of Oakland Finds Solution for Empty Hanjin Boxes

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The Port of Oakland has started receiving empty containers owned by South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping to avert ...

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Maersk Reshuffles Executive Echelon Following the Split

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A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S has made several changes to the Group’s executive management following the ...

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Maersk to Split Transport and Energy Businesses

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Danish shipping and energy conglomerate A.P. Møller – Maersk A/S  has decided to reorganise its portfolio of ...

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Peter Döhle, Sirius Start Crew Management JV in Manila

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German shipping company Peter Döhle Schiffahrts KG and Genoa-based Sirius Ship Management have joined forces to ...

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Rickmers Floats Revised Debt Restructuring Plan

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Rickmers Trust Management, the trustee-manager of the container ship owner and operator Rickmers Maritime, has ...

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Topaz Returns to Vard for More Module Carriers

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Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer Vard Holdings Limited has secured a contract for the design and ...

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Two Oil Tankers Collide Off Belgium

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Two oil tankers suffered little damage after they collided in the morning hours of September 21, according ...

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