Marshall Islands Calls for Global Cut in Shipping Emissions

Marshall Islands Calls for Reduction in Shipping Emissions

In a submission to the International Maritime Organization, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, currently the ...

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Precious Shipping Poised to Offload Outdated Handys

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Thailand-based Precious Shipping Ltd plans to rejuvenate its dry bulk fleet by scrapping its outdated Handysizes or ...

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Cargo Ferry Clears Motorways, Protects Wallets

Cargo Ferry Clears Motorways, Protects Wallets

Using LNG-fueled ships to carry containers that are currently transported on trucks for long distances to and from ...

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GasLog Charters Three Newbuilds to Methane Services

GasLog Charters Three Newbuilds to Methane Services

Monaco-based owner and operator of gas carriers GasLog Ltd. has agreed to charter three of its uncontracted 174,000 ...

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ICS Refutes T&E Claims on Modern Ship CO2 Efficiency

ICS Refutes T&E Claims on Modern Ship CO2 Efficiency

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has dismissed the recent claim by the European environmental lobby ...

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Severe Weather Closes Australian Ports

Severe Weather Closes Australian Ports

A slow moving low pressure system is bringing severe weather conditions off Australia’s New South Wales ...

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IMB: Coastal Tanker Hijacked Every 2 Weeks in SE Asia

Coastal tanker hijacked every 2 weeks in SE Asia

A small coastal tanker is hijacked by pirates in South East Asia every two weeks on average, a report from the ...

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US Sen. Murkowski Calls for Lifting of Crude Oil Export Ban

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, announced plans to introduce legislation this year to end the 40-year-old ban ...

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Svitzer Merging Salvage Operations with Titan

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AP Moller-Maersk’s marine towage company Svitzer has signed an agreement with Crowley Maritime Corporation to ...

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Stena Bulk Charters Out Stena Blue Sky

Stena Bulk Charters Out Stena Blue Sky

Tanker shipping company Stena Bulk has signed an agreement covering the charter of the LNG carrier Stena Blue Sky ...

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UASC Starts Calling at DP World London Gateway Port

UASC Starts Calling at DP World London Gateway Port

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has started services to London Gateway on the South America 2 service (SAM2) ...

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US Ports Account For Over Quarter of Nation’s Economy

US Ports Account For over Quarter of Nation's Economy

From 2007 to 2014, the total economic value that U.S. coastal ports provide in terms of revenue to businesses, ...

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MSC Launches USA West Coast Express

MSC Launches USA West Coast Express

The world’s second largest container line Mediterranean Shipping Company is launching a new Europe – US ...

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Levi & Korsinsky Taking Genco to Court

Levi & Korsinsky Takes Genco to Court over Baltic Acquisition

New York based law firm Levi & Korsinsky, LLP said on Monday that it has commenced a lawsuit class action in ...

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Image of the Day: Blue Marlin Heads to Port Angeles

Coast Guard crews escort vessel Blue Marlin to Port Angeles, Wash.

The image shows the U.S. Coast Guard crews escorting the 674-foot Curacao-flagged semi-submersible heavy lift ship ...

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Hapag-Lloyd Orders Five 10,500 TEU Boxships

Hapag-Lloyd Orders Five 10,500 TEU Boxships

German container line Hapag-Lloyd ordered five 10,500 TEU container ships from the South Korean shipyard Hyundai ...

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Nakilat Posts Higher Profit

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Natural gas carrier Qatar Gas Transport Company (Nakilat) disclosed an 8% higher year-on-year net profit in ...

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JMU Hands Over Panamax Bulker

JMU Hands Over Panamax Bulker

Tokyo-headquartered shipbuilder Japan Marine United (JMU) held on April 17 a naming ceremony for a 81,085 dwt bulk ...

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Asian Container Lines Add Transpacific Links

Asian Container Lines Add Transpacific Links

Taiwanese container line Wan Hai Lines has concluded an agreement with China’s COSCO Container Lines and ...

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ICS: Regional Shipping Regulations Creating Chaos

Regional Shipping Regulation Creating Chaos

The Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, Masamichi Morooka, warned about the dangers of regional ...

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MOL, APL and NYK Connect Asia to Emerging American Markets

MOL, APL and NYK Connect Asia to Emerging American Markets

Japanese shipping conglomerate Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has teamed up with American President Line (APL) and ...

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Interview: Gaining Competitive Edge by Optimizing Maintenance

Images from the CBM Center (Condition Based Maitenance)

In an ever more competitive maritime market, shipowners need to know how to make the best out of emerging ...

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Oaktree Takes Majority Stake in TORM

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Danish shipping company TORM has signed today the new Restructuring Agreement with Oaktree Capital Management and a ...

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Carriers More Reliable in March

Carriers More Reliable in March

Liner shipping service reliability across the three core EastWest trades hit a five-month peak in March with an ...

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IMO Pushes Transboundary Oil Pollution Convention

IMO Pushes Transboundary Oil Pollution Convention

The International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Legal Committee encouraged Member States to ratify and bring ...

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Star Bulk Takes Last Excel Bulker

Star Bulk Takes Last Excel Bulker

Athens-based dry bulk specialist Star Bulk Carriers has completed the acquisition of 34 vessels from Excel Maritime ...

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Asia-North Europe Carriers Need to Lift Spot Rates

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Lack of attention paid to lifting spot rates on the Asia-North Europe trade is threatening to send many carriers ...

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