MES Delivers Bulker to Saville Shipping

MES Delivers Bulker to Saville Shipping

Japanese shipbuilder Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (MES) delivered a 60,000 dwt type bulk carrier MV ...

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Golar Presses On with Cameroon FLNG Project

Golar Presses On with Cameroon LNG Project

Bermuda-headquartered owner and operator of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers Golar LNG Limited has agreed ...

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Preferred Bidder for Cape Town Cruise Terminal Selected

Preferred Bidder for Cape Town Cruise Terminal Selected

South Africa’s Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has chosen compatriot V&A Waterfront (Pty) Ltd to ...

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Lim Ki-tack Elected Next IMO Secretary-General

Lim Ki-tack Elected Next IMO Secretary-General

South Korea’s Lim Ki-tack has today been elected to be the next Secretary-General of the International ...

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Egypt Wants to Include Suez Canal into Silk Road

Egypt Wants to Include Suez Canal in China's Silk Road

Egypt is keen on tapping into the potential offered by China’s Silk Road Economic Belt trade union especially ...

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NYK Admits to Foul Play in South Africa

NYK Admits to Foul Play in South Africa

Japanese shipping liner Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha Ltd. (NYK) agreed to pay a ZAR 104 million (USD 8.5m) ...

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IMO, IOM Pledge Action on Dangerous Migration by Sea

IMO, IOM Pledge Action on Dangerous Migration by Sea

The heads of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (20-24 of June)

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Hanjin Shipping’s HQ Raided The headquarters of South Korean conglomerate Hanjin Group and its affiliates have been ...

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Mega Containerships Kept Longer at Ports

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Berth productivity on mega-container ships slipped in 2014 on a global basis, underscoring the continuing ...

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Baltic Dry Index Soars to All Year High

Baltic Dry Index Soars to All Year High

The Baltic Dry Index (BDI), which had plunged to all time lows earlier this year, has recovered to an all year high ...

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VIDEO: Thank You Seafarers!

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The maritime industry celebrates today the Day of the Seafarer 2015, honoring all those brave men and women who ...

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Newbuilding Prices in Decline Until Next Year

Newbuilding Prices in Decline Until Next Year

The newbuilding price index has been in decline since June 2014, and the trend is likely to continue until next ...

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Glencore Sued by Nigerian Trader

Glencore Sued by Nigerian Trader

Amazoil Nigeria Ltd’s owner is taking the commodities trader Glencore Plc to court for alleged failure to pay ...

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Interactive Image: Piracy Attacks Over Time

Piracy Attacks Over Time

Almost everybody has heard about piracy off the Horn of Africa, or ships being attacked ships in the Indian Ocean. ...

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Trans-Atlantic Dry Bulk Market in the Hour of the Wolf

Trans-Atlantic Dry Bulk Market in the Hour of the Wolf

Shipowners operating in the trans-Atlantic dry bulk market, where prices have been plumbing two-year lows on the ...

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Shipping Will Need 42,500 Officers by 2019

Shipping Will Need 42,500 officers by 2020

Shipping will require an additional 42,500 officers by the end of 2019 to cope with the expected growth in the main ...

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Four Nigerian Policemen Gunned Down by Pirates

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Four policemen were shot and killed on Tuesday at the Abonnema Wharf area of Port Harcourt, Nigeria by armed ...

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Seafarers Encouraged to Pursue Healthier Lifestyles

Seafarers Encouraged to Pursue Healthier Lifestyles to Fend Off Diabetes

Seafarers’ challenging working conditions and lifestyle and the prevalence of smoking, lack of exercise and ...

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Tanker Ordering Frenzy Winding Down

Tanker Ordering Frenzy Winding Down

Tanker newbuilding activity in the second quarter of the year is showing signs of slowing down compared to the ...

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EU Launches EUNAVFOR Med

EU Launches Naval Operation against Mediterranean Human Smugglers

The European Council has officially launched the EUNAVFOR Med naval operation against human smugglers and ...

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Nigeria to Get Drydocking Hub for Large Crude Carriers

Nigeria to Get Drydocking Hub for Large Crude Carriers

Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Company (NLNG) plans to invest USD 1.5 billion in a Nigeria-based shipyard capable of ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (15-19 of Jun)

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USA Bans Cruises-to-Nowhere The US-based cruise operator Carnival Cruise Lines has confirmed that it will no longer ...

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Interactive Image: How to Deter Pirates

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How well do you know what is being used to deter pirates attempting to board ships? The widespread vulnerability of ...

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Nautilus Applauds Progress on Seafarer Rights

Nautilus Applauds Progress on Seafarers Rights

International maritime union Nautilus has welcomed news that the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has ...

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Liner Schedule Reliability Up for Fourth Month in a Row

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Liner schedule reliability improved for the fourth consecutive month in May as the aggregate on-time performance ...

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Bulker Drifting in Indian Ocean

Bulker Drifting in Indian Ocean

Panama-flagged bulk carrier Filia Grace has been reported to be adrift in the Indian Ocean following an engine ...

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Nigeria Signs Off on Ibom Seaport Project

Nigeria Signs Off on Ibom Seaport Project

Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council has formally approved the ongoing development of the Ibom Deep Seaport & ...

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