ACP Pushes Back Third Draft Restriction to May 25

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The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has postponed the third draft restriction to May 25 for all vessels transiting the ...

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Alphaliner: Third Alliance in the Making?

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The eight container carriers left out of the two major alliances, the 2M and Ocean Alliance, could team up under a ...

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No Recovery for LNG Shipping Rates until 2018

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Liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipowners will have to wait until 2018 for earnings to improve, when the majority of ...

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FMC Clamps Down on US Port Congestion

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The United States Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has launched an initiative comprising representatives from 34 ...

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Borealis Hires World’s Largest Ethane Carrier

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Navigator Aurora, a newly built ethane carrier, the world’s largest, owned by US liquefied gas shipping ...

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Four Port Operators Remain in Race for Corozal Port

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Four port operators were pre-qualified during the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for companies interested in ...

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Shipowners Forced to Either Cut Rates or Fleet

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The current container market downturn is forcing some independent shipowners to either reduce charter rates to help ...

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USCG Sets Date for Second Hearing into El Faro Disaster

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The U.S. Coast Guard said that a second round of public Marine Board of Investigation hearings into the loss of the ...

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Gallery: Adonia Cracks the Cuban Code

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Fathom’s Adonia arrived in the Port of Havana yesterday morning, becoming the first U.S. cruise line to sail ...

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DHT Sees Rise in Profit, Sells Last Suezmax

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Bermuda-based crude oil tanker owner and operator DHT Holdings has sold its 2001-built Suezmax DHT Target to an ...

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Puerto Rico Considers Leaving the Jones Act Behind

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A recent debate on stabilizing the economy of Puerto Rico also triggered discussions of exempting the island trade ...

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Nordic American Tankers to Add Four Suezmaxes

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Bermuda-based tanker owner Nordic American Tankers (NAT) has inked a deal with an undisclosed party to acquire four ...

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Adonia Sets Off on Historic Voyage to Cuba

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Fathom’s Adonia departed Miami on May 1 and is en route to Havana to become the first cruise ship to sail ...

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China Cosco's Ship 1st to Sail the Expanded Panama Canal

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China COSCO Shipping’s container vessel Andronikos has won the draw for the first transit through the ...

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Royal Caribbean’s Q1 Profit Beats Forecast

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New York-listed cruise line company Royal Caribbean Cruises reported adjusted first quarter earnings worth USD 124 ...

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Carnival Vista Handed Over to Carnival Cruise Line

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Miami-based Carnival Cruise Line took delivery of its newest and largest ship, the 133,500-ton Carnival Vista at a ...

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Encouraging Start of the Year for DP World

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Dubai’s port and terminal operator DP World closed the first quarter of this year with 15.5 million ...

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Wan Hai Lines, K Line and PIL Join Forces on Transpacific

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Taiwan’s shipping company Wan Hai Lines has sealed a deal with Japan’s Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K”Line) ...

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Panama Canal Dismisses ITF Safety Study on New Locks

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The Panama Canal Authority considers inadmissible the safety study presented on Wednesday, April 27 in Panama ...

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New Mission Needed to Retrieve El Faro’s VDR

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Another mission will be required to recover the voyage data recorder of the sunken cargo ship El Faro, according to ...

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Gallery: Sirena Christened at Barcelona

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’ (NCLH) brand Oceania Cruises added yesterday to its fleet the newest cruise ...

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NTSB Finds El Faro’s Voyage Data Recorder

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The voyage data recorder (VDR) belonging to the ill-fated cargo ship El Faro was located early Tuesday morning in ...

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44 Seafarers Captured as Violence Rises in West Africa

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44 seafarers have been captured so far this year amid growing violence off the coast of West Africa, new figures ...

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Baltic Dry Index Surges to 704 Points

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A recent Capesize market uptick, caused by an increase in iron ore trade, higher steel prices and a rise ...

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Fathom Completes Its 1st Voyage to Dominican Republic

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Carnival Corporation’s newest brand Fathom returned from its inaugural voyage to the Dominican Republic on ...

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CKYHE Alliance Alters Asia-US East Coast Services

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The pan-Asian container shipping alliance CKYHE Alliance said that it will provide more and restructured services ...

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Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Setting Course for Cuba

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Miami-based cruise liner Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) has set sights on offering cruises to Cuba ...

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