FSL Trust Fixes Three Tankers for USD 61 Million

FSL Trust Fixes Three Tankers for USD 61 Million

Singapore-based shipping company First Ship Lease Trust has agreed on new time charter contracts for three tankers ...

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Philippines Ferry Owner, Crew Charged with Murder

Philippines Ferry Owner, Crew Face Multiple Murder Charges

The Philippine National Police and six survivors have filed murder charges against the owner and the crew of the ...

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Indian Builders Asked to Take Stake in Gail’s LNG Ships

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India’s gas utility company Gail has asked local shipbuilders bidding for the country’s LNG carriers to ...

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Japan, Thailand and Myanmar to Jointly Develop Dawei Port

Japan, Thailand and Myanmar to Jointly Develop Dawei Port

Japan, Thailand and Myanmar have signed a Memorandum of Intent (MoI) to build the controversial Dawei Special ...

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Antwerp Wants a Piece of 'One Belt One Road'

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Port of Antwerp is setting up a “One Belt One Road” taskforce within the Port Authority as it sets its sights on ...

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Shipping Industry’s Morale Suffers Sharp Decline

Shipping Industry's Morale on Sharp Decline

The morale in the shipping industry has fallen to the lowest level in the past six years, according to the Way ...

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VIDEO: Warnemünde Bustling with Cruise Activity

Warnemünde Bustling with Cruise Activity

Warnemünde seaside resort in the city of Rostock in Mecklenburg, Germany was abuzz over the weekend having welcomed ...

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World's Largest PCTC Enters Service

World's Largest Pure Car and Truck Carrier Enters Service

Höegh Autoliners took delivery of Höegh Target, the world’s largest Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) with a ...

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Unipec Leads the Dirty Pack

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China International United Petroleum & Chemicals (Unipec) has remained in the lead in the overall ranking of ...

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Protesters Hit the Streets in Devonport

Supporters Hit the Streets in Support of Alexander Spirit Crew1

Hundreds of unionists and supporters hit the streets of Devonport today in solidarity with the 36 crew members of ...

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Mombasa Port Fires Strike Leaders

Mombasa Port Fires Strike Leaders

Twenty-seven workers of the Mombasa port were fired on Saturday as they are believed to had organized a crippling ...

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Freighter Aground and Taking On Water off Vietnam

Freighter Aground and Taking On Water off Vietnam

A Vietnam-flagged general cargo ship carrying 3,000 tons of rice lost control due to strong winds and ran aground ...

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Clipper Sells Mols-Linien Stake

Clipper Sells Mols-Linien Stake

Clipper Group A/S has entered into an agreement with private equity firm Polaris to sell the remaining stake in ...

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Argentinian Ports under Strike Threat

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Argentinian ports may be faced with a ten-day strike should negotiations on salary hike between the country’s ...

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IPO Brings Saigon Port USD 19 Million

IPO Debut Brings Saigon Port USD 19 Million

Vietnam’s Saigon Port Company Limited sold 35.71 million shares through its initial public offering (IPO) at ...

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Cruise Ship Stranded in Boston Harbor Resumes Voyage

Cruise Ship Stranded in Boston Harbor Resumes Voyage

A cruise ship that had been stranded in Boston Harbor since July 4th due to engine failure left the US port on ...

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Less Capacity on Westbound Med-Asia Trade to Improve Rates

Less Capacity on Westbound Med-Asia Trade to Improve Rates

After four months of relentless falls in the headhaul spot rates, carriers are now being forced to reduce capacity ...

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Second Nor Lines LNG Cargo Ship Leaves China

Second Nor Lines LNG Cargo Ship Leaves China

The 5,000 dwt short sea cargo ship MS Kvitnos has left China and is on its way to Norway, joining its sister ship ...

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Drydocks World Completes World’s Largest Turret

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Dubai’s maritime engineering business Drydocks World celebrated today the sail-away of the world’s largest ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (Jun 29 – Jul 3)

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Samsung Heavy Lands USD 4.7 Billion FLNG Order from Shell South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has won a ...

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Grimaldi Orders Three More PCTCs in China

Grimaldi Orders Three More PCTCs in China

Italian shipowner Grimaldi Group has signed an USD 165 million agreement for the construction of three Pure Car ...

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Scottish Ferry Workers in Double Strike Action

Scottish Ferry Workers in Double Strike Action

The UK shipping union RMT confirmed that unionised workers of Scotland’s Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac) and ...

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ICBC Leasing Pens USD 1.1bn Deal with Jaccar and Seatrade

ICBC Leasing Pens USD 1.1bn Deal with Jaccar and Seatrade

ICBC Leasing, a unit of Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd., has signed loan deals with Belgian reefer ...

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MSC Opera Finds New Home in Cuba

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Cruise line company MSC Cruises announced today that, starting in December 2015, its 2,120-guest MSC Opera will ...

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Rolls-Royce Spearheads Study into Autonomous Ships

Rolls-Royce Spearheads Study into Autonomous Ships

Rolls-Royce is to lead the new EUR 6.6 million Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications Initiative to produce ...

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Kim Nirvana Total Death Toll 45, One More Rescued

Kim Nirvana Death Toll Rises to 40, 6 Still Missing

Search and rescue crews have recovered nine more bodies from a ferry that capsized some 200 meters off the Port of ...

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Stena RoRo Charters Three Godby Sisters

Stena RoRo Charters Three Godby Sisters

Sweden’s Stena RoRo has reached an agreement with the Finnish shipping company Godby Shipping to long-term ...

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