ACP Opens More Booking Slots for Neopanamax Passenger Ships

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After completing over 100 successful transits through the expanded locks, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) said ...

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VLGC Rates Under Pressure amid US Cargo Cancellations

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A wave of cargo cancellations from the US is putting additional pressure on Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC) rates, ...

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Primorsk to Reveal Details of Liquidation Plan

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Cyprus-based tanker owner Primorsk International Shipping Ltd. has, together with certain of its affiliated debtors ...

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Panama Canal Closes Two Lanes Due to Scheduled Repairs

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Due to scheduled dry chamber seal repairs at Panama Canal’s locks, the west lane of Miraflores Locks and the ...

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Gener8 Maritime Adds New VLCC to Its Fleet

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US-based crude oil shipping company Gener8 Maritime took delivery of the newly built 300,973 dwt Very Large Crude ...

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MSC Sets Up Direct Service Between Mexico, Canada

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Switzerland-headquartered Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has upgraded its Intra-America Network by adding a ...

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Port of Vancouver Handles Less Cargo in 1H

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Canadian Port of Vancouver has seen a decrease in traffic during the first half of 2016 mostly attributed to a ...

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Spotted: Giant Electric Container Cranes Arrive at JAXPORT

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On August 19, the Jacksonville Port Authority’s (JAXPORT) Blount Island Marine Terminal welcomed three ...

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MSI: Tanker Market Conditions Causing Headaches for Owners

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Current conditions in the Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) freight market are not entirely attributed to ...

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Caribbean Fantasy Refloated, Towed to San Juan Harbor

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The 561-foot ferry Caribbean Fantasy was moored at Pier 15 in San Juan Harbor on Saturday as the authorities ...

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Update: Fire aboard Caribbean Fantasy Still Active

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A fire which started aboard the 561-foot ferry Caribbean Fantasy on August 17 is still active and the authorities ...

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Panama Canal Handles First Suezmax Oil Tanker

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The Panama Canal has marked another milestone with the first-ever transit of a Suezmax crude oil tanker which ...

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European Yards Rack Up Cruise Ship Orders

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In a historically weak contracting environment the cruise sector has seen a strong level of newbuild ordering and ...

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Team Tankers Exits Stainless Steel Vessel Market

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Bermuda-based chemical tanker owner and operator Team Tankers International has fully executed its previously ...

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NWSA’s Import Volumes Up in July

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The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) recorded strong import container volumes in July, which suggest that peak ...

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MSI: Dry Bulk Market Could Recover in 4th Quarter

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The dry bulk markets are expected to see a fourth quarter bounce in chartering activity for both the Capesize and ...

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Crowley Adds Jacksonville-Costa Rica Service

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Florida-based shipping company Crowley Maritime Corporation launched a new, weekly, fixed-day container shipping ...

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Doorae Fined Again for Violating US Anti-Pollution Laws

Doorae Shipping Fined for Violating US Anti-Pollution Laws

South Korean maritime company Doorae Shipping Co. pleaded guilty for violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from ...

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Update: Ferry Runs Aground after Igniting off San Juan

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All passengers and crewmembers from the 561-foot passenger/car ferry Caribbean Fantasy, which ignited earlier ...

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APL Setting Up Asia - Caribbean Link

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Singapore-based container shipping company APL plans to launch a new weekly feeder service, the Island Bridge ...

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Norden Inks Long-Term Shipping Deals with Enviva

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Danish shipping company Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S has signed two agreements with the Enviva family of companies ...

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Carnival Corp to Visit Port Everglades for Five More Years

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Miami-based cruise company Carnival Corporation & plc signed an addendum to one of its passenger terminal ...

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NTSB Starts Examining Data from El Faro’s VDR

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The examination of data that may be contained on the El Faro’s recently recovered voyage data recorder has started ...

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Expanded Panama Canal Handles 100th Vessel

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The Panama Canal handled its 100th transit through the expanded waterway on August 14, just one day before ...

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Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach See Lower July Volumes

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Cargo container volumes at two Californian ports, the Port of Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles, decreased ...

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Drewry: Pressure Mounts on Carriers to Cut Costs

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As the container industry revenues are contracting faster than carriers can cut costs, the shipping consultancy ...

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