Shagang Shipping Joins the Bankruptcy Club

Shagang Shipping Joins the Bankruptcy Club

Depressed bulk shipping market has taken another victim as Chinese dry bulk shipping company Shagang Shipping joins ...

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Somali Pirates Free Four Hostages

Somali Pirates Release Hostages After almost Five Years

Four Thai fishermen who were held in captivity for almost five years by Somali pirates have been freed, according ...

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Maersk Line Poised for Fleet Growth

First Triple E Launching in South Korea

Danish liner giant Maersk Line seems to be ready to add more capacity to its fleet, after four years of no new ...

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Detained Cargo Ship Cleared to Leave Alaska

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The Liberian-flagged cargo ship MS Lindavia has been cleared to leave Alaska after being detained for two weeks in ...

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North Korean Firm Renaming Ships to Dodge UN Sanctions

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A North Korean shipping company, blacklisted by the United Nations, has been renaming and reflagging its ...

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Update: Pirates Free Kalamos Crew

Pirates Free Kalamos Crew

Three crew members of Maltese-flagged tanker Kalamos, taken hostage earlier in February during a pirate attack off ...

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VIDEO: Nordana Sky Makes a Splash

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On Saturday the 21th of February, shipbuilder Ferus Smit launched its multi-purpose carrier MV Nordana Sky in Leer, ...

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Maersk: No Plans of Speeding Up

No Plans of Speeding Up

Ships of Danish liner giant Maersk Line will continue to slow steam despite predictions that lower oil and bunker ...

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Blue Queen Ready to Rule the Seas

Blue Queen Ready to Rule the Seas

The Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein Verft, part of Ulstein Group, today delivered the platform supply vessel Blue ...

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Colombian Navy Finds Cocaine on Board Tanker

Colombian Navy Seizes Cocaine on board Tanker

The Colombian Navy detained a tanker in Cartagena on Monday, February 23rd which was carrying 102 kilos of cocaine ...

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Driving Operational Change with Data-Driven Analytics

Driving Operational Change with Data-Driven Analytics

Real-time reporting and data analysis are key tools to understanding and improving complex operating environments ...

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VIDEO: Anthem of the Seas Floated Out

Anthem of the Seas Floated Out

Royal Caribbean’s cruise ship Anthem of the Seas, under construction at German shipyard Meyer Verft, left the ...

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Image of the Day: Carnival Triumph's First Call at Dominica

Carnival Triumph

The island nation of Dominica welcomed Carnival Triumph, owned and operated by Carnival Cruise Lines (CCL), last ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (16-20 of Feb)

Readers’ Picks

VIDEO: Freighter Sinks in the Black Sea St. Kitts and Nevis-flagged general cargo ship Fort Azov sank yesterday in ...

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USA: PMA, ILWU Agree on New Contract

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The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) have reached a ...

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US Labor Secretary Turns Up the Heat

US Labor Secretary Turns Up the Heat

The US Labor Secretary Tom Perez told the two sides negotiating a new contract for dockworkers at the US West Coast ...

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Image of the Day: CSL Boxship Connects Adriatic to Far East

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The image shows the giant containership Xin Qin Huang Dao, owned by CSL, being towed to the Vecon container ...

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VIDEO: Panama Canal Expansion Explained

Panama Canal Expansion

The video above gives you an update on the current stage of the Panama Canal Expansion Program aimed at creating a ...

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Missing FPSO Crew Member Found Dead

FPSO unit Cidade de São Mateus

One of the four missing Brazilian personnel of the FPSO unit Cidade de São Mateus has been found deceased, bringing ...

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VIDEO: Southampton Welcomes Back Maersk Line

Susan Maersk

The port of Southampton has received a port call from the first Maersk Line vessel in five years. The Susan Maersk ...

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Image of the Day: Barcelona Sets Productivity Level

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Today’s image of the day presents you with the largest container ship ever to call at the Port of Barcelona, ...

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Update: Planted Bomb on Board Thai Tanker Fake

Lapin product tanker

The bomb that was placed by a group of pirates on board Thai product tanker Lapin turned out to be a dud, Thai Navy ...

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MOL Contribution Ablaze in Oakland

MOL Contribution

A fire broke out on board MOL’s containership, MOL Contribution, on Sunday evening, while the ship was ...

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US West Coast Bottlenecks Push Up Freight Rates

US West Coast Bottleneck Push Up Freight Rates

Freight rates for Panamax container ships are soaring as fewer vessels become available for new orders amid ...

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VIDEO: A Taste of Carribean Cruise

A Taste of Carribean Cruise

For all those who haven’t had a chance to enjoy a Caribbean cruise yet, here is a whiff of what to expect if ...

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Pirates Plant Bomb on Board Oil Tanker

Lapin product tanker

A bomb was placed on board Thai oil tanker by a group of pirates, who had syphoned around 2,000 tonnes of bunker ...

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VIDEO: Happy Star Loads Up

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Loading operation, especially of heavy, bulky cargo, is a demanding job, requiring particular skill and ingenuity. ...

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