Oil Spills from Tanker off Penang, Malaysia

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An oil spill originating from a vessel anchored in Perai Bulk Terminal, which was spotted on Friday night off the ...

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SCI’s Seafarers on Hunger Strike Demanding Wage Raise

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Around 200 seafarers of the Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) have been on hunger strike since May 28, after the ...

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Union Maritime Buys Two Tankers for USD 46 Mn

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UK owner and operator of chemical tankers Union Maritime has snatched two 52,000 dwt chemical/product tankers for a ...

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French Strike's Impact on Tanker Market Limited, but Growing

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At the moment, the impact of national strike in France, where members of the trade union CGT have organized strikes ...

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Profepa: Grounded Los Llanitos All Set for Dismantling

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The heavily grounded bulk carrier Los Llanitos is ready for dismantling as all hazardous waste and oil were removed ...

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Swedish Dockers, APM Terminals Return to Negotiating Table

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The Swedish Dockworker’s union Hamn 4:an decided to continue discussions with the employer APM Terminals Gothenburg ...

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DHL Slams Newlead Holdings with USD 14.3 Mn Lawsuit

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Greek shipping, logistics and commodity company Newlead Holdings LTD is being taken to court by DHL Project & ...

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Maersk Line Revamping Its Asia-North Europe Trade

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Danish container shipping company Maersk Line is making improvements to its network between Asia and North Europe, ...

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First of Six MR Tankers Joins Tristar’s Fleet

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UAE-based Tristar Group held on May 28 a naming ceremony for the Silver Manoora, the first of six MR ...

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STX Shipbuilding Seeks Relief in Court Receivership

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South Korean cash-strapped shipbuilder STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co. has filed for court receivership with ...

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Wärtsilä to Equip Siem's 4 New RoRos with Electrical Systems

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Finnish engineering company Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to provide integrated turnkey electrical ...

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DP World Raises USD 1.2 Bn, Agrees to Develop Berbera Port

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Dubai-headquartered port and terminal operator DP World has raised USD 1.2 billion in a new 7-year sukuk set to be ...

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AMSA Releases Panama-Flagged Bulker

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The newbuild Panama-flagged bulk carrier African Alke was released from detention at 1pm (AEST) on Saturday after ...

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The General Cargo Fleet

You will never see a seagull following a ship from Groningen. This funny line refers to the tradition of never ...

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Interview: Ship Value in Almost All Sectors Close to Historical Lows In May 2011, the mapping, ship search and ...

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Bulker Roger Blough Remains Aground in Lake Superior

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A salvage team is preparing for an underwater hull examination and salvage surveys on a bulk carrier Roger Blough, ...

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NYK Line Orders VLGC Duo from JMU

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Japanese shipping company NYK Line has ordered two Very Large Gas Carriers (VLGCs) for transportation of liquefied ...

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Eagle Bulk Raising Money for New Charters

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Marshall Islands-registered shipping company Eagle Bulk Shipping has entered into an agreement with its investors ...

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Diana Finds Work for Two Panamaxes

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Greek dry bulk owner and operator Diana Shipping has entered into time charter contracts for two of its Panamax dry ...

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BIMCO: Demolition Spree Hits Standstill Due to Rise in BDI

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Following a scrapping spree witnessed in the first quarter of the year, the Baltic Dry Index’s (BDI) positive ...

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Striking Lisbon Dockers Facing Massive Layoffs

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The Lisbon Port Operators Association, which represents the interests of the companies operating in the Lisbon ...

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Panama-Flagged Bulker Detained in Brisbane

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The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has detained the newbuild Panama-flagged bulk carrier, African ...

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Pasha, Los Angeles Port Join Forces on Green Omni Terminal

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In an effort to eliminate pollution from port-related operations, Pasha Stevedoring and Terminals L.P. and the Port ...

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Stolt Tankers Sells Two More Ships for Scrap

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Norwegian tanker owner Stolt Tankers, a tanker shipping arm of Stolt-Nielsen Limited, has sold two handy chemical ...

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NordLB to Face Execution Risks if It Cuts Shipping Loans

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The German shipping bank Norddeutsche Landesbank (Nord/LB) could encounter high execution risks if it goes through ...

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France: Elengy's Terminals in Deadlock as Vessels Queue

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Send-out and unloading operations at Elengy’s Fos and Montoir terminals are not expected to resume to normal ...

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Höegh Autoliners Names 4th Post-Panamax

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Norwegian RoRo shipping company Höegh Autoliners has named the fourth vessel in its New Horizon class series, Höegh ...

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