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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Sembcorp Marine’s EJA Repairs First Vessel

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Brazil-based Estaleiro Jurong (EJA), a subsidiary of Singapore’s shipbuilding major Sembcorp Marine, has ...

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MSC Launches New Service at Ecuador’s TPG

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Switzerland’s container shipping company Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has added a new service at ...

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El Faro’s Ex-Captain Raises Ship Stability Issues

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Former El Faro master, Capt. Jack Hern took the stand yesterday during the second day of the United States Coast ...

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Oversupply Leads to Slide in LPG Freight Rates

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Due to the ongoing oversupply in the pressurised market, the LPG sector has seen a further slide in average rates ...

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Industry Will Need Almost 150,000 More Seafarers by 2025

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Unless seafarer training levels are increased significantly, the growth in demand for seafarers could generate a ...

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El Faro’s Captain Planned to Avoid Storm, Hearings Reveal

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The U.S. Coast Guard continued the investigation into last year’s sinking of the United States-flagged cargo ...

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Brazilian Seafarers Facing Forceful Removal from Vessels

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Military personnel may be used to forcibly disembark striking Brazilian seafarers from vessels operated by ...

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USCG, Shell Wrap Up Skimming Ops in GoM Oil Spill

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The oil spill response crews have concluded skimming operations at this time as they have recovered more than ...

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Konecranes Drops Merger with Terex, Aims to Buy MHPS

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After they postponed their merger in February 2016, the Finnish manufacturer of cranes Konecranes Plc and US-based ...

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China Invests in New Container Terminal in Colon, Panama

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Panama is set to receive its first container terminal designed to handle post-panamax vessels in Colon as the ...

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IMO's MSC Gives Nod to Ship Construction Rules from 12 ROs

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Ship construction rules for oil tankers and bulk carriers submitted by 12 classification societies comply with the ...

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Container Shipping Fleet Nears 20 Mn TEU Mark

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The container shipping fleet could break through the 20 million TEU barrier shortly and, with an estimated net ...

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Climate Activists Target Coal Shipments in Indonesia

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Climate activists have continued their protest against coal shipments over the weekend targeting Indonesia, the ...

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USCG, Shell Continue Oil Spill Clean Up

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The US Coast Guard managed to remove more than 51,000 gallons of oily-water mixture after some 88,200 gallons of ...

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USCG Ends Search for Missing Carnival Liberty Passenger

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The United States Coast Guard suspended yesterday the search for a missing cruise ship passenger in the Gulf of ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (May 9 – 13, 2016)


Interview: Kidnappings for Ransom Easy and Less Risky In 2016, piracy has yet again emerged as one of the key ...

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UN: Distya Ameya No Longer Blacklisted

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India-flagged tanker Distya Ameya has been removed from the UN Security Council’s blacklist initially ...

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Third Alliance Members Revealed

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Global carriers Hanjin, Hapag-Lloyd, “K”Line, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Yang Ming have agreed to ...

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US Senate Adopts Navigation Maintenance Bill

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America’s coastal and inland navigation waterways have received new maintenance funding with the adoption of the ...

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APM Terminals Los Angeles Making Room for Mega Ships

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In an effort to meet the needs of mega ships entering into the global fleet, APM Terminals has decided to modify ...

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FMC Recovers USD 840,000 in Civil Penalties

FMC Recovers USD 840,000 in Civil Penalties

The United States Federal Maritime Commission has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of USD 840,000 ...

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Concordia Maritime Settles on Stena Primorsk Dispute

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Swedish tanker shipping company Concordia Maritime has entered into a settlement agreement concerning a dispute ...

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Oil Spills from Shell’s Pipeline in GoM

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An estimated 88,200 gallons of oil were reportedly released from a Shell subsea well-head flow line in the Gulf of ...

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Seven Carriers Joining Forces in New Alliance?

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As the topic on the formation of the new global carrier alliance heats up, new details have emerged on the members ...

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