Port of Seattle to Appeal Shell Arctic Rig Ban

Port of Seattle to Appeal Shell Arctic Oil Rig Ban

The Port of Seattle will appeal the City of Seattle’s decision to prevent the oil major Royal Dutch Shell ...

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Update: Bourbon’s Kidnapped Crew Freed

Bourbon's Kidnapped Crew Freed

The three crew members of Nigerian nationality who had been kidnapped off the coast of Nigeria in April have been ...

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Scorched Spanish Ferry Towed to Sagunto

Scorched Spanish Ferry Towed to Sagunto

The Spanish ferry Sorrento, that had caught fire off Mallorca on April 28, arrived at the Port of Sagunto north of ...

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Update: JS Danube Re-Floated

JS Danube Re-Floated

A towing and salvage company Smit International and Kenya Ports Authority re-floated the Singapore-flagged bulk ...

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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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Start Date for AVIs Scheme Announced

Chris Baldwin, IMCA’s Technical Adviser

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS) ...

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Oleg Naydenov Sinks off Canary Islands

Oleg Naydenov Sinks off Canary Islands

A Russian trawler Oleg Naydenov sank some 15 miles off Punta Maspalomas, the Canary Islands, at around 22:45 local ...

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Russian Trawler Burning for Days off Canary Islands

Russian Trawler Burning for Three Days off Canaries

Spanish authorities are still trying to contain a fire that erupted onboard a Russian fishing trawler Oleg Naydenov ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (6-10 of Apr)

Readers’ Picks of the Week

Interview: Milaha Working to Sustain Growth Momentum Qatar Navigation (Milaha) Q.S.C, a shareholding company with ...

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Boxship Drifting off Essex Fixed

Boxship Drifting off Essex Fixed

The container ship ANL Warringa continued its journey yesterday, after being adrift in a shipping lane 20 miles off ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (23rd -27th of March)

Readers’ Picks

Maersk Line Orders Seven Containerships Maersk Line signed a new building order today with COSCO Shipyard Co., Ltd ...

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One Dead, Three Rescued as Tug Sinks Off New York

One Dead, Three Rescued as Tug Sinks Off New York

The U.S. Coast Guard saved three men from the icy water Saturday, while a fourth man was later pronounced dead, ...

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Breached Freighter Capsizes While under Tow

Freighter Capsizes While Towed to Busan

The Hong Kong-flagged general cargo ship Eastern Amber capsized on Tuesday some forty kilometres off South ...

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Svitzer Pulls Asbestos-Contaminated Tug

Svitzer Pulls Asbestos-Contaminated Tugs

Tug company Svitzer has removed two of its nine Newcastle tugs from service after one of the Chinese-built vessels ...

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Munkebo Maersk Becomes Biggest Ship to Sail on the Thames

Maersk Munkebo Becomes Biggest Ship to Sail on the Thames

The 18,300 TEU Triple E container ship Munkebo Maersk became the largest ship to ever sail up the River Thames as ...

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Scotland Calls for Emergency Towing Project Extension

Emergency Towing Vehicle

Emergency Towing Vehicle provision should be reviewed immediately and extended beyond March 2016, Richard Lochhead, ...

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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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Update: Sunken Tug Spills Oil off Oahu

Update Sunken Tug Spills Oil off Oahu

The U.S. Coast Guard Hawaii Pacific, Department of Health and responsible party Unified Command, are continuing oil ...

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US Naval Cargo Ship Aground near Okinawa

US Naval Cargo Ship Aground near Okinawa

The U.S. Navy’s  Military Sealift Command prepositioning vessel USNS Sgt. Matej Kocak (T-AK 3005) ran aground ...

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Norway Launches Green Coastal Shipping Initiative

Norway Launches Green Coastal Shipping Initiative

DNV GL has taken the initiative to launch a Green Coastal Shipping programme in Norway, a joint effort by industry ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (12th – 16th of Jan)

Readers’ Picks

Tug Collides with Hoegh Osaka One of the two tugs attached to Hoegh Osaka moved from her position on Saturday ...

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Freighter Catches Fire in Iskedrun Port

Cargo Ship Catches Fire in Iskedrun Port

1978-built, 2937 dwt  general cargo vessel Retaj caught fire while docked in Turkey’s Mediterranean Port of ...

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Nine Burned in Tugboat Explosion in Indonesia

Nine Burned in Tugboat Explosion in Indonesia

Nine workers were injured when a gas cylinder exploded in the engine room of the tugboat Sandia III in the ...

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Update: Thor Commander under Tow

AMSA Concerts Towage of Disabled General Cargo Ship

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is coordinating the response to Antigua and Barbuda-flagged general ...

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PSA Marine Qalhat to Start Towage Service for Oman LNG

PSA Marine Qalhat to Start Towage Service for Oman LNG

PSA Marine Qalhat SAOC (PSAMQ), a joint venture company formed between PSA Marine and Golden Dunes International, ...

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US Barge Industry Praises Phaseout of Single-Hulled Vessels

US Barge Industry Praises Phaseout of Single-Hull Tankers

The American Waterways Operators (AWO), the national trade association for the tugboat, towboat and barge industry ...

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Bollinger Shipyards Changes Ownership

Bollinger Shipyards Changes Ownership

Former chief operating officer at Louisiana- based Bollinger Shipyards Ben Bordelon has teamed up with the owners ...

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