Royal Caribbean to Expand Fleet with Three More Ships

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Miami-based Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has signed a memorandum of understanding with French shipbuilder STX ...

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Siteam Anja’s Lightering Operation Starts

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After two attempts to reach the stricken oil tanker Siteam Anja failed due to inclement weather, a smaller tanker ...

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El Faro’s Captain Relied on BonVoyage Forecasts

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In the latest testimonies of the second round of El Faro hearings the US Coast Guard’s Marine Board of ...

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Sembcorp Marine Refutes Petrobras Fraud Allegations

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Singapore-based global marine and offshore engineering company Sembcorp Marine Ltd said it would rigorously defend ...

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Maersk Line Ties Latin America and Asia with New Service

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Danish container shipping company Maersk Line has decided to optimize its AC network with the launch of the AC1 ...

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MV Sparna Continues Journey to Japan after Repairs

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The Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier Sparna has been granted approval to leave its mooring at the Kalama, Washington ...

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USCG Questions El Faro’s Stability and Cargo Security

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As the second round of El Faro hearings continues this week, the US Coast Guard Marine Board of Investigation ...

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Port of Seattle, NWSA Seeking Comment on Terminal 5 Revamp

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The Port of Seattle and the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) have begun public comment period on the draft ...

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Rescuers Prepare for Lightering of Siteam Anja

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Preliminary operations of lightering and refloating of the grounded tanker Siteam Anja have been launched off Lobos ...

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Philly Shipyard Finalizes Financing Deal for Tanker Quartet

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US-based Philly Shipyard has entered into a definitive loan agreement with Caterpillar Financial Services ...

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Crowley Injects USD 21 Mn More in Isla Grande Terminal

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Crowley Puerto Rico Services, part of Florida-based Crowley Holdings, has assigned an additional sum of USD 21 ...

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Drewry: Clarity Issues Could Delay Container Weighing

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Although progress is being made for the upcoming implementation of the container weighing rules on July 1, it is ...

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T&T Salvage Hired to Refloat Siteam Anja off Uruguay

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The grounded 1997-built tanker Siteam Anja, which ran into trouble on May 17 off Lobos Island, Uruguay, is set to ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (May 16 – 20, 2016)

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Danish Ship Finance: Shipyards Could Be Left without Orders by 2017 It is essential that new orders are placed ...

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El Faro’s Final Inspection Found No Issues

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The final inspection of the ill-fated cargo ship El Faro did not show any signs of mechanical or structural issues, ...

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Oil Tanker Aground off Uruguay

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Marshall Islands-flagged oil/chemical tanker Siteam Anja ran aground onto the rocks just 400 meters off the shore ...

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NBCF-Chance for Canadian Ferry Industry?

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Recent changes to the Canadian Federal government’s New Building Canada Fund (NBCF) aim at enabling ...

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US House of Reps Passes LNG Exports Permitting Measure

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed the FY17 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on Thursday, which ...

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Sulphur Cap to Push Boxship Operators' Costs Up to USD 30Bn

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Depending on the ship size, speed and fuel price, containership operators saw an increase of some USD 500 million ...

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Outdated Storm Forecast Sent to El Faro

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The latest round of testimonies on the El Faro sinking revealed that the ill-fated vessel received outdated weather ...

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Teekay in a Refinancing Swoop as It Books Bigger Loss in Q1

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Teekay Corporation has reported a widened loss for the first quarter of this year booking USD 48.8 million GAAP net ...

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PSI Lays Keel for APT’s 2nd LNG-Ready Product Tanker

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Philly Shipyard (PSI), part of Philly Shipyard ASA, held yesterday a keel laying ceremony for the second product ...

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China, Australia to Launch New Shipping Service

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China’s Rizhao Port Group and Australian Great Southern Shipping have joined forces to create a new shipping ...

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Brazilian Seafarers Freeze Strike Action

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Brazilian seafarers have decided to suspend their strike action while they vote on a possible agreement worked out ...

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Shipyards Could Be Left without Orders by 2017

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It is essential that new orders are placed within the next three to six months for the yard industry to fill up ...

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Höegh Autoliners Boosts Its Presence in America

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Norwegian shipping company Höegh Autoliners has completed the transaction making it the owner of the ocean service ...

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KKR Credit’s Pillarstone Platform Expands to Greece

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U.S. investment firm KKR Credit today announced the further expansion of its Pillarstone platform in Europe through ...

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