Stricken BBC Shanghai Towed to Dock

The general cargo ship BBC Shanghai arrived at the port of East London’s dock earlier today after it suffered ...

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Somali Pirates Release Aris 13 and Its Crew

The Somali pirates have freed the Comoros-flagged bunkering tanker Aris 13 and its crew, according to Oceans Beyond ...

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Report: Two Libyan Ports Retaken by LNA

East Libyan forces have managed to regain control of two major oil ports in Libya on March 14, after they were ...

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Cargo Ship Suffers Engine Issue off Port St Johns

The 4,900 dwt general cargo vessel BBC Shanghai encountered engine troubles while it was sailing south of Port St ...

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ITF: Abandoned Bulker Crew Return Home

Seventeen crewmembers of the bulk carrier Sea Honest, who were abandoned unpaid and unprovisioned in Algeria in ...

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Pirates Demand Ransom for Hijacked Aris 13

Somali pirates, who hijacked the Comoros-flagged bunkering tanker Aris 13 off the coast of Somalia, are demanding a ...

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Somali Pirates Hijack First Vessel since 2012

The Somali pirates have hijacked a Comoros-flagged bunkering tanker while it was sailing near the Horn of Africa, ...

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New Breakbulk Service between Ghent and Guinea Launched

The French African Maritime Agencies Guinea and logistics provider Lalemant have decided to set up a new regular ...

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Value of Marine Freight Industry to Reach USD 210 Bn by 2021

The global marine freight industry is expected to return to 2014 levels by mid-2019 and reach a value of ...

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Global Maritime Kidnaps Jump by 44 Pct in 2016

Maritime kidnaps across the globe surged by 44 percent in 2016, in part driven by an uptick of activity in the Gulf ...

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Clarksons: Shipyards' Forward Cover Drops to 2.3 Years

Shipyards have been struggling with reduced vessel ordering for years as global output dropped and capacity ...

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Gunmen Attack Bulker off Nigeria

A bulk carrier was attacked off Nigeria on March 8 when seven gunmen approached in a skiff and fired upon the ship ...

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BIMCO: Dry Bulk Fleet Tops 800 Mn dwt

Driven by a drop in dry bulk demolition and a surge in deliveries, the dry bulk fleet grew by 2.6% year-on-year in ...

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THE Alliance Unveils Safety Net in Case of Bankruptcy

The five member lines of THE Alliance said that they will establish an independent trustee to manage funds to be ...

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Calcium Hypochlorite Suspected Cause of APL Austria's Fire

The suspected cause of the fire on board the Liberian cargo vessel APL Austria is a chemical known as ...

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Carriers Start 2017 with Grim Outlook

As the container shipping industry continues to be plagued by the same challenges since the onset of the 2008 ...

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K Line Faces Penalty for Price-Fixing in South Africa

Japanese shipping company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd (K Line) is facing a fine for its alleged involvement in a ...

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BBC Caribbean Crew Released from Captivity

Eight Russian and Ukrainian seafarers who were kidnapped from their vessel BBC Caribbean have been released after ...

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Military Conflicts Close 2 Oil Ports in Libya

Military conflicts have forced two of Libya’s oil ports to close, negatively impacting the country’s ...

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Drewry: Southern Africa Imports from Asia on Recovery Path

Ailing South Africa imports from Asia could see a small recovery in 2017, as improving demand and capacity ...

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Turkish Tanker Seized in Libya

Turkey-flagged chemical tanker Haci Telli was seized by Libyan militants after it enter the country’s port of ...

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OFE: Asian VLCC Rates to Continue Falling

Very large crude carrier (VLCC) rates on the AG/Japan route tumbled by nearly w10 points within a day to w60 on ...

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Product Tanker Fleet Enters Moderate Growth Era

Product tanker orderbook has dropped to its lowest level in nearly 17 years as it was equivalent to 10.2% of fleet ...

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Siemens to Automate Africa's MedPort Tangier Terminal

German technology powerhouse Siemens has received a deal to supply electrical and automation systems and provide ...

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IMO 2020 Rule to Cost Shippers USD 60 Bn More a Year?

Global bunker fuel costs could rise by up to USD 60 billion annually from 2020, in a full compliance scenario, when ...

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MSI: Boxship Sector Entering Calmer Waters

The containership sector has started 2017 in a positive mood, with each of the industry’s drivers – ...

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