Three Die in Oceania Cruise Ship Fire

Three Die in Oceania Cruise Ship Fire

Three people died, one crewmember and two contractors, in an engine room fire that broke out Thursday, December 11 ...

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Supply Overtaking Demand in Dry Bulk Shipping

Supply Outstripping Demand in Dry Bulk Shipping

The outlook for 2015 looks a bit dull on the demand side for dry bulk shipping, whereas the supply side seems to ...

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Implementation of IMO's Safe Manning Regulations Crucial

Implementation of IMO's Safe Manning Regulations Crucial

The International Transport Workers’ Federation called on implementation of new International Maritime Organization ...

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Shipping Confidence Plunges to Two-Year Low

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Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell during the three months to November 2014 to their lowest ...

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IACS to Introduce Requirements on Structural Safety

MOL Comfort

Two new unified requirements have been developed by the International Association of Classification Societies ...

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UN Agencies Urge for Solution to Irregular Maritime Migration

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The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has together with other UN agencies called for concerted action from ...

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NASSCO, Braemar Ink LNG Technology Licensing Deal

NASSCO Licenses LNG Containment Technology to Braemar

General Dynamics NASSCO and Braemar LNG BV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Braemar Shipping Services PLC, have signed ...

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VIDEO: Intelligent Ship Bridges

Intelligent Ship Bridges

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Rolls-Royce today unveiled their latest vision of Ship Intelligence ...

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Teekay Tanker Drifting off Nova Scotia

Teekay Tanker Drifting off Nova Scotia

Teekay Corporation’s oil tanker Australian Spirit lost its steering power on Tuesday evening and is adrift ...

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Infographic: Deadliest Sea Crossings in 2014

Deadliest Sea Crossings in 2014

Thousands of people embark on life-threatening journeys in an attempt to find asylum in more developed countries, ...

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Vale Pens Cooperation Deal with Qingdao Port

Vale Inks Cooperation Deal with Vale

China’s Qingdao Port has inked an agreement with Brazilian mining giant Vale to establish a sister-port ...

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Dry Bulk Sector Outlook for 2015 Uncertain

Dry Bulk Sector Outlook for 2015 Uncertain

Market expectations for China to meaningfully reduce domestic iron ore production in favour of imports proved to be ...

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US Congress Increases Funding for Seaport Programmes

US Congress Increases Funding for Seaport Programmes1

Significant increases for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Harbor Maintenance Tax operations and maintenance ...

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Bollinger Shipyards Adds Two Dry-Docks

Bollinger Shipyards Adds Two Dry-Docks

Bollinger Shipyards has taken delivery of two dry-docks with a total lifting capacity of 12,000 tons.  One of the ...

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Final Gate for New Pacific Locks Transits Panama Canal

Final Gate for New Locks Transits Panama Canal

All gates belonging to the new locks being added within the Panama Canal Expansion in the Pacific side have been ...

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Image of the Day: Crowley’s Busy Bee

Crowley's Busy Bee

This amazing photo presents you with one of Corwley’s tugs, named Chief, while working on the Sitcum ...

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NLNG Turns to Court for Protection

NLNG Turns to Court for Protection

Bonny Gas Transport Ltd and Nigeria LNG Ltd. have taken steps before the court in New York to protect their vessel ...

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Drewry: Maersk Line, Hamburg Sud Most Reliable

Maersk Line, Hamburg Sud Most Reliable

Maersk Line and Hamburg Sud are ranked as the two most reliable container shipping carriers by Drewry’s new ...

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Long Beach Encourages Pollution-Control Testing

Long Beach Offers Incentive for Pollution-Control Testing

A new incentive program has been approved by the Board of Long Beach Harbor Commissioners aimed at rewarding ...

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Value of Offshore Wind Installation Vessels Set to Soar

Value of Offshore Wind Installation Vessels Set to Soar

The global market value for offshore wind turbine and foundation installation vessels will increase more than ...

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Noble to Pay USD 8.2 Mln in Fines

Noble to Pay USD 8

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation said on Monday that it had reached a final settlement with the US ...

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ClassNK, USMRC Join Forces

ClassNK, USMRC Team Up on R&D

The United States Maritime Resource Center (USMRC) in Middletown, Rhode Island and Japan’s classification ...

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VIDEO: Quantum of the Seas Officially Named

Quantum of the Seas - Sea Trials Norway 10/13/2014

Quantum of the Seas cruise ship, owned by Royal Carribean International, has been officially named with ...

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NAT Orders Suezmax Duo

NAT Orders Suezmax Duo

Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) has entered into a preliminary agreement with Korean yard Sungdong ...

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AMP Denounces Need for Repeal of Jones Act

AMP Denounces Need for Repeal of Jones Act

In a reaction to the eventual repeal of the Jones Act announced by the Senator John McCain during a speech  at the ...

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Chartering Demand Surge for MRs in USG

Chartering  Demand Surge for MRs in USG

A chartering  demand  surge  has been recorded this  week  in the United States Gulf (USG) medium range (MR) tanker ...

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BC Ferries’ Queen of Capilano Gears Up for Revamp

BC Ferries’ Queen of Capilano Gears Up for Revamp

BC Ferries’ Queen of Capilano will undergo a USD 12 million mid-life upgrade (MLU) from January 5 to May 5, 2015 to ...

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