Frontline's Attempt to Stop DHT's VLCC Acquisition Foiled

The Supreme Court of the State of New York has rejected Frontline’s attempt to stop DHT’s acquisition ...

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BW Group Delivers First VLCC to DHT Holdings

Crude oil tanker company DHT Holdings has taken delivery of DHT Utik, the first of eleven very large crude carriers ...

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Shipping Pools - Potential Traps for the Unwary

Pressured by difficult markets and periods of economic uncertainty, shipping companies often turn to pool ...

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Princess Cruises to Pay USD 40 Mn for Oily Waste Dumping

California-based cruise line Princess Cruises, part of Carnival Corporation, was sentenced to pay a USD 40 million ...

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Algoma, Nova Partner Up on Short-Sea Dry-Bulk Shipping

Canadian Algoma Central Corporation and Switzerland-based Nova Marine Carriers have set up a new joint venture that ...

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VLCC, Suezmax Fleet Sees Less Ton Miles in Q1

The global very large crude carrier (VLCC) and Suezmax fleet completed 4.6% less ton miles during the first quarter ...

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Spotted: Guatemala Welcomes Its Largest Boxship to Date

The 8,600 TEU CSAV Traiguen has become the largest containership to call a Guatemalan port when it arrived at ...

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Moving to Clean Fuels Could Reduce Risk for Arctic Shipping

Transitioning to safer fuels is the only “rational action” for Arctic ship operators as the use of ...

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China's Iron Ore Import to Boost Dry Bulk Market

Alongside shipping of grains, China’s import of iron ore is set to continue to be a key driver for the demand ...

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Erma First Submits USCG Type Approval Application for BWTS

Greece-based manufacturer of ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) Erma First has filed an application with the ...

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Alphaliner: Vessel Demand Rises with New Alliances

With the launch of the new carrier alliances on the east-west trades on April 1, 2017, the demand for vessels and ...

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New Search Areas Assigned for Missing Crew of Stellar Daisy

The Uruguayan Navy has designated new search areas for the missing crew of the ill-fated ship Stellar Daisy having ...

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MSI: Strong Dry Bulk Market May Not Persist in 2H

Although the recovery of bulk carrier earnings has fired sale and purchase activity, values and new orders, market ...

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Drewry: Bigger Ships to Continue Pressuring Freight Rates

Westbound Asia to Mediterranean volumes have been disappointing thus far in 2017, but shipments heading in the ...

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Ecochlor to Supply BWTS for Up to 30 Minerva Vessels

Boston-headquartered provider of ballast water treatment (BWT) solutions Ecochlor has signed a deal with Greek ...

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FMC Commissioner to Run Port of Long Beach

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has elected Federal Maritime Commission’s Mario Cordero for the ...

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JAXPORT Enhances Service to Asia

The US Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) has expanded its service to Asia as part of Hamburg Süd’s new Asia ...

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China's CMG Eyes Stake in Brazilian Container Port

Chinese state-owned corporation China Merchants Group (CMG) is looking to spread its footprint in Brazil as the ...

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TOTE Maritime Settles Remaining El Faro Suits

The remaining families of the 33 El Faro victims have reached settlements with the cargo ship’s owner, TOTE ...

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Cargo Volumes Rise at Port of Los Angeles

Californian Port of Los Angeles has seen its volumes increase by 10 percent in the first quarter of 2017 as it ...

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Survey: Carriers' Service Rated as Poor to Average

The service provided by container shipping lines is rated as poor to average and has deteriorated in the past year, ...

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Port of Long Beach Sees Strongest 1st Quarter Since 2007

The US Port of Long Beach has recorded its best first quarter since 2007, mainly driven by a 20.2 percent increase ...

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Alphaliner: Container Carrier Giants End 2016 in Red

Despite the freight rate improvements that followed the collapse of Hanjin Shipping in late August, the average ...

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Port of Virginia Readies for Biggest Ships in Atlantic Trade

The Port of Virginia is set to benefit from an increased trade especially as bigger ships start bringing in more ...

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NRF: US Imports to See Strong Rise in Spring, Summer

Imports at US major retail container ports should continue to increase throughout the spring and summer, according ...

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FMC OKs East Coast Gateway Terminal Deal

Georgia and Virginia port authorities have received an approval from the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to start ...

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SAAM to Invest USD 133.5 Mn in 2017

Chilean port, towage and logistics services provider SAAM has announced plans to invest a total of USD 133.5 ...

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