HMM’s Restructuring Pushed to Late July

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The creditor-led restructuring scheme of the South Korea’s cash-strapped shipping firm Hyundai Merchant ...

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Maersk Bolsters North East Asia – New Zealand Coverage

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Danish container shipping firm Maersk Line is upgrading its existing Triple Star service to provide direct, weekly ...

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SGX Extends Exclusive Talks with Baltic Exchange

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Singapore Exchange (SGX) has extended the period of exclusive discussions to buy the London’s Baltic Exchange ...

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Lerwick Harbour Readies for Its Biggest Cruise Ship

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UK’s Lerwick Harbour is getting ready for the arrival of Azura, the largest cruise ship yet to enter this ...

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Drewry: Europe-ECSA Freight Rates Still Falling

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As freight rates in the Europe-East Coast South America trade continue to fall amid weakened ship utilisation, ...

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Morocco Sells 40 Pct of Shares in Port Operator Marsa Maroc

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The government of Morocco has raised an amount of MAD 1.9 billion (USD 198 million) by disposing of a 40 percent ...

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NYK Ship Kicks Off Commercial Transits through Panama

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The Lycaste Peace, a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier operated by Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen ...

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Oakland Votes to Ban Coal Shipments

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The Oakland city council voted unanimously against the plans to send millions of tons of coal shipments through a ...

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Tsavliris to Create Salvage Network in Chinese Waters

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Greek emergency response contractor Tsavliris Salvage has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ...

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Fatal Accidents Rise at Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Yards

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At least five shipbreaking workers have been killed and five more severely injured in a series of fatal accidents ...

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Spotted: MSC Nederland Tests Liverpool2

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With marine-based commissioning work being underway at Liverpool2 terminal, the Mediterranean Shipping ...

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Wisdom Marine Orders Two Tankers in Japan

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Taipei-based shipping company Wisdom Marine Lines has decided to enter the tanker shipping market as it ordered two ...

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Matson Launching US West Coast - South Pacific Service

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US carrier Matson is to set up a fast containership service between the US West Coast and ports in Samoa, American ...

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CMA CGM Closer to Mandatory Acquisition of NOL Shares

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French container shipping company CMA CGM S.A. has crossed the 90 percent ownership threshold in Neptune Orient ...

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Cosco’s Post Panamax Duo Joins Baumarine Pool

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China’s shipping giant Cosco has sent two of its bulk carriers into the Baumarine pool, run by Norwegian ...

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HKND Hires NGO for Nicaragua Biodiversity Management Plans

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The concessionaire of the Nicaragua Grand Canal Project, HKND Group, has entered into an agreement with Friends of ...

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VIDEO: The Attack of the Drones

In this two-minute video, AIDA Cruises’ new flagship AIDAprima becomes a theater for scenes that we ...

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Vinashin’s Former Execs Face Criminal Charges

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Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security has proposed criminal charges against three former executives of Vinashin ...

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Navig8 Chemical Adds New Tanker

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Chemical shipping company Navig8 Chemical Tankers Inc. has taken delivery of its first stainless steel chemical ...

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Box Freight Rates to Plummet after Panama Canal's Opening?

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Opening of the Panama Canal’s new locks may be a boom for Panama, shippers, US/Caribbean consumers and ...

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CMA CGM's Caribbean Hub in Jamaica as Panama Canal Opens

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French container shipping major CMA CGM has decided to made Jamaica its strategic Caribbean hub following the ...

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Brexit Could Boost UK – EU Crude Oil Trades

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The UK’s vote to exit the European Union after being a member since 1973, could have a positive impact on the ...

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Diana Finds Work for Crystalia

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Greek dry bulk ship owner and operator Diana Shipping has entered into a time charter contract with SwissMarine ...

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Spotted: Mein Schiff 5 Sailing into the Kiel Fjord

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TUI Cruises’ newbuild “Mein Schiff 5” arrived on June 23 in Kiel – the cruise ...

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DP World Launches USD 1.2 Bn Sukuk on Nasdaq Dubai

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Dubai-based port and terminal operator DP World’s Group Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, rang ...

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Drewry: HMM Joining 2M Suggests Hidden Agenda

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Financially troubled Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is in talks with 2M carriers Maersk Line and MSC to join their ...

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ARB Extends Ship and Terminal Plans Submittal Deadline

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The California Air Resources Board (ARB) is pushing forward the Vessel Fleet and Terminal Plans submittals due date ...

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