Update: Alliance St. Louis Heads to Port Arthur

The vehicle carrier Alliance St. Louis, which suffered an engine room fire some 150 miles south of Southwest Pass, ...

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Navios Partners Completes Sale of MSC Cristina

US-headquartered dry bulk shipping company Navios Maritime Partners revealed it has completed the sale of MSC ...

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US DOJ Slaps Polluters with Over USD 363Mn in Fines in 2016

The US Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division imposed criminal penalties to the amount ...

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Honduran Puerto Cortes Terminal Set For Expansion Works

Operadura Portuaria Centroamericana SA de CV (OPC), a subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. ...

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OOCL Owners Waiting For the Offer They Can't Refuse

The share price of Orient Overseas (International) Limited (OOIL), parent company of the container carrier Orient ...

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Euroseas Takes Discounted Ultramax from Dayang

Nasdaq-listed owner and operator of drybulk and container carrier vessels Euroseas has taken delivery of a bulker ...

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CMA CGM Strengthens Asia-East Coast South America Links

French container shipping major CMA CGM has upgraded its SEAS1 and SEAS2 services, now providing two departures per ...

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DP World Starts Operating Saint John Canada Terminal

DP World Saint John has begun operating a multi-purpose container, bulk, and breakbulk terminal at Saint John, New ...

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ITF Lauds MLC Abandonment Provisions Coming into Force

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF)  has welcomed new Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) ...

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Panama Canal to Reduce Booking Slots Due to Transit Delays

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) plans to temporarily reduce the number of booking slots for supers in the third ...

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Standard Chartered Closes USD 1.6Bn Worth of Shipping Deals

International banking group Standard Chartered has completed three shipping finance deals for clients in Asia and ...

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Fire Erupts Onboard Car Carrier in the Gulf of Mexico

A fire broke out onboard a vehicle carrier Alliance St. Louis around 150 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, ...

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Uljanik Splashes Algoma’s 1st Newbuilding

Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik launched Algoma Innovator, a 24,900 dwt bulk carrier built for Canadian shipping ...

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Clarksons: Box Shipping Starts Addressing Its Problems

After 2016 brought a number of records, most of them of a gloomy nature, the year may well be seen as one in which ...

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Bureau Veritas Classes Seaspan’s First Eco Ferry

Classification society Bureau Veritas has classed Seaspan Swift, a new dual-fuelled/hybrid (diesel, liquefied ...

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MSI: Strong Dry Bulk Market Unlikely to Last

The welcome surge in dry bulk market’s spot earnings at the end of 2016 is unlikely to last long into 2017, ...

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Final El Faro Hearings to Start in February

The third and final Coast Guard Marine Board of Investigation hearing into the El Faro disaster is scheduled to ...

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Gener8 Maritime Adds New ECO VLCC

US-based crude oil shipping company Gener8 Maritime has taken delivery of the ECO very large crude carrier (VLCC) ...

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Philly Shipyard Starts Building APT's 4th Product Tanker

U.S. shipbuilder Philly Shipyard (PSI) has laid the keel for the final product tanker in a four vessel order for ...

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Greek Shipping Firms to Pay USD 2.7 Mn for Ocean Pollution

Greek shipping companies Oceanic Illsabe Limited and Oceanfleet Shipping Limited were sentenced to pay a fine of ...

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Port of Virginia Sets Annual Box Volume Record

The US Port of Virginia set a new annual record for container cargo volume, having handled more than 2.65 million ...

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Drewry: Benchmarking Grows in Ocean Transport

International transport and logistics executives are increasingly benchmarking their companies’ costs and supplier ...

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European Parliament Committee Backs EU-Canada Trade Deal

The EU-Canada free trade agreement (CETA), considered by many observers as the most advanced and comprehensive free ...

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Physical Suppliers to Reap Rewards in Smaller Ports

Physical suppliers should move away from fuel supply in the major bunkering hubs, and instead focus on smaller ...

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BC Ferries' First LNG Ship Arrives in British Columbia

Canadian ferry owner and operator BC Ferries revealed that Salish Orca, the first of its three liquefied natural ...

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Japanese SOx Scrubber System Gets First Certification

After a year of testing a newly-developed Hybrid SOx Scrubber System for removing sulfur oxides (SOx) from the ...

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