Obama Pushes for Icebreaker Fleet Expansion

Obama Pushes for Icebreaker Fleet Expansion

The United States President Barack Obama has proposed to accelerate the acquisition of new icebreakers for the U.S. ...

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Product Tanker Supply About to Outpace Demand

Product Tanker Supply About to Outpace Demand

Impending fleet growth is expected to reduce the product tanker market’s earnings over the medium term ...

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CMES Sets Up Subsidiary to Operate Valemaxes

CMES Sets Up Subsidiary to Operate Valemaxes

China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) has set up a wholly-owned subsidiary that will own and operate the Very ...

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Spotted: Giant Cranes in La La Land

Giant Cranes in La La Land

The Port of Los Angeles shared these images of new gantry cranes travelling down the LA main channel in the early ...

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Alphaliner: Containerhips Idling Away

Containerhips Idling Away

Idling of containerships across the global fleet has soared to new high in 2015 reaching 500,00 TEU capacity mark, ...

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Worker Influx Pushes Port of Oakland’s Backlog Down

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A backlog of container ships crowding San Francisco Bay is fading, the Port of Oakland said on Tuesday, as it ...

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Stena Bulk Names Third IMOIIMAX Tanker

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 Chemical and product tanker Stena Imperial, jointly owned by Stena Bulk and Indonesian Golden Agri Resources ...

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Spotted: Tight Squeeze through Miraflores Locks

Tight Squeeze through Miraflores

The Panama Canal Authority shared this photo of the China-flagged bulk carrier Yun Long Feng waiting for a lock ...

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MIT Readies for Boxship Giants

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Manzanillo International Terminal-Panama (MIT) received four new ZPMC Super Post-Panamax gantry cranes (with 25 ...

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Pioneer Marine Adds First Green Dolphin Handysize

Pioneer Marine Adds First Green Dolphin Handysize

Oslo-listed dry bulk specialist Pioneer Marine Inc. has taken delivery of its first 38,464 dwt, Green Dolphin ...

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Drewry: What to Do with Family Silver?

What to Do with Family Silver?

The strategies of the major shipping lines regarding terminal ownership are surprisingly varied, with carriers ...

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Puerto Bahia Multi-Modal Terminal Up and Running

Puerto Bahia Multi-Modal Terminal Up and Running

Colombia-based port developer and operator Pacific Infrastructure Ventures Inc. (Pacinfra) has put into action ...

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VIDEO: NASSCO Launches Second LNG Boxship

NASSCO Launches Second LNG Boxship

California-based shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO launched the second of two of the world’s first liquefied ...

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Bunkers Resorts to Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

Bunkers Resorts to Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

 Florida’s marine fuel provider Bunkers International Corp (Bunkers) and its affiliated companies have filed ...

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Carnival on Track for Record Year from the Crescent City

Carnival on Track for Record Year from Crescent City

Carnival Cruise Line expects to carry a record 400,000 passengers from New Orleans, also known as the Crescent ...

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Panama Canal Suspends Draft Restrictions

Panama Canal Authority Suspends Draft Restrictions

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has suspended the first draft restriction that was scheduled to go into effect ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 24th – 28th)

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VIDEO: Panama Canal’s Pacific Locks Spring Leak The newly constructed third set of locks of the long-awaited Panama ...

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US on Alert amid Ships Coming from Tianjin

US on Alert amid Ships Coming from Tianjin

The USCG and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are monitoring vessel traffic and cargo departing the port complex ...

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HKND Group: Nicaragua Grand Canal Has Public Approval

Nicaragua Grand Canal Has Public Approval

China’s HKND Group said that a recent survey has shown that 78% of Nicaraguans support the USD 50 ...

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Infographic: Building Modern Marvels

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Have you ever asked yourself how the biggest ships were made? Today’s infographic brings you detailed ...

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Wan Hai Sets Up Outpost in Peru

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Taiwanese container carrier Wan Hai Lines and Peru’s Transtotal Agencia Maritima have recently set up a joint ...

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Frontline CEO: Tanker Orderbook Is a Concern

Tanker Orderbook Is a Concern

The strength of the tanker market which has enjoyed pretty high rates may be threatened by the inflow of the new ...

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Erika Closes Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Ports

Tropical Storm Erika Closes Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Ports

The U.S. Coast Guard set Port Condition ZULU at midnight local time Wednesday for all the ports in the U.S. Virgin ...

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Petrobras Fuel Tank Blast Kills Two Workers

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Two workers were killed in an explosion on Wednesday, August 26, at a fuel-unloading terminal used by a unit of ...

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Chartering of LNG Shipping Weakens Further in Q2

Q2 Marked by Weak Market for Chartering of LNG Shipping

The market for chartering of LNG shipping deteriorated further during the second quarter of 2015, Golar LNG said in ...

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DP World’s Earnings Up by 22 Pct

DP World's  Earnings Up by 22 Pct

Global marine terminal operator DP World reported strong financial results from its global portfolio of marine ...

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Two Injured in Gas Pipeline Blast off Louisiana

Two Injured in Gas Pipeline Blast off Louisiana

Two men were injured yesterday evening when a natural gas pipeline their Dive Support Vessel (DSV) was working on ...

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