Pirates Attack Croatian Tanker in India’s Kandla Port

Image Courtesy: Uljanik plovidba

A Croatian-flagged tanker MT Pomer was attacked by pirates in India’s Kandla anchorage in the morning hours ...

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Spotted: Stena Imperative Named in Hong Kong

Image Courtesy: Stena Bulk

Sweden’s tanker shipping company Stena Bulk’s chemical and product tanker Stena Imperative was named at ...

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World's Fastest Ship Design Cuts Fuel Consumption by 74 Pct

Image Courtesy: Insvivia

The 80-knot ship concept, introduced by Norway’s former Viking Ships, now InSvivia Technologies, has been ...

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Spotted: BW Singapore Gets Down to Work in Ain Sokhna, Egypt

Image Courtesy: BW Group

LNG Floating Storage and Regasification unit (FSRU) BW Singapore has carried out more than ten ship-to-ship (STS) ...

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Spotted: Esvagt Njord Stands Tall


Esvagt’s newbuild offshore service vessel Esvagt Njord has been freshly launched today at Nauta Shiprepair ...

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Infographic: Piracy and Crime Increase in 2015

Image Courtesy: Interpol

UK’s maritime intelligence and operations company Dryad Maritime has released its analysis of worldwide reported ...

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VIDEO: Baltic Ace Resurfaces

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The wreck of the car carrier Baltic Ace, which sank off the Dutch coast on December 5, 2012, was removed from the ...

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Spotted: Siem Daya 2 Powers Up at Kristiansand

Image Courtesy: Port of Kristiansand

In today’s article we spotted for you Siem’s offshore support vessel Siem Daya 2 taking a breather in ...

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Rotterdam Crisis Could Be Cleared by End of March 2016

FNV Havens' Secretary, Niek Stam

A solution to the dockworker crisis in Rotterdam could be found by the end of March, according to FNV Havens’ ...

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Pirates Attempt to Board RORO Ship in Gulf of Guinea

Image Courtesy: Sallaum Lines

Armed pirates attempted to board a RORO vessel confirmed as MV Silver Sky owned by Dubai-based Sallaum Lines while ...

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Spotted: Revamped ms Eurodam Flaunts New Amenities

Image Courtesy: Holland America

Holland America Line’s ms Eurodam re-entered service Dec. 20, 2015, following a scheduled 14-day dry dock in ...

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Gallery: Mein Schiff 5 Floated Out, Ready for Final Touches

Image Courtesy: Meyer Verft

Finland-based Meyer Turku Shipyard floated out on Friday 15 January, the first ship being contracted and built ...

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Spotted: World’s First Ice-Breaking LNG Carrier

Image Courtesy: DSME

South Korea-based shipyard DSME has floated out the world’s first ice-breaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) ...

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Larger LNG-Powered Boxships Only a Matter of Time

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Cutting emissions in a world already experiencing climate change has been one of the key topics last year as world ...

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Spotted: Suez Goes Green

Image Courtesy: UASC

The world’s greenest ultra-large container vessel, the 18,800 TEU MV Al Zubara, passed through the new Suez Canal ...

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Spotted: Berge Bulk Makes It Three

Image Courtesy: Berge Bulk

In today’s spotted we feature Berge Bulk’s newly delivered Berge Asahidake from Namura Shipyard in ...

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Four Cruise Ships Joining Carnival’s Fleet in 2016

Image Courtesy: Carnival

Cruise shipping giant Carnival Corporation & plc said it will launch four new ships in 2016 across four of its ...

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Spotted: First X-STERN Ready for Its Paint Job

Image Courtesy: Ulstein

The hull of the first of two service operation vessels being built for the offshore wind industry arrived ...

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Spotted: Big Ben Wraps Up Maiden Calls to US

Image Courtesy: Port of Oakland

The largest vessel ever to call a US port, CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, owned by container shipping line CMA CGM, ...

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VIDEO: NTSB Releases Underwater Footage of El Faro

Image Courtesy: NTSB

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has opened the accident docket of the sunken cargo ship El Faro and ...

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Spotted: Port of Montreal Hosts First Vessel in 2016

Image Courtesy: Port of Montreal

The Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier Vigorous became the first ocean-going vessel in the morning hours of ...

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US Ships First Oil After 40-Year-Long Export Ban

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The first export cargo of U.S.-produced crude oil has departed the port of Corpus Christi on board Theo T crude oil ...

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Most Read Articles in 2015


As we enter the new year, let’s take a moment to take a look at the most interesting articles selected by our ...

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Happy New Year 2016!

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World Maritime News team wishes all our readers joyous holidays and a happy and prosperous New Year! We would also ...

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Top Interviews of 2015


The end of December and coming holidays are traditionally the time when we look back at the highlights of the ...

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Spotted: Koper Handles Its Largest Boxship

Image Courtesy: Luka Kopper

Slovenian Koper Container Terminal welcomed its largest container vessel on Tuesday, December 29th, the MSC ...

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Spotted: Costa Cruises Returns to Florida

Image Courtesy: Port Everglades

Costa Deliziosa cruise ship, owned by Italian Costa Cruises, is featured in today’s spotted marking the ...

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