CSAV Christens Largest Vessels in Fleet

CSAV Christens Largest Vessels in Fleet

Compañía Sudamericana de Vapores (CSAV) has christened the first two out of seven 9,300 TEU container ships ordered at Samsung Heavy Industries. CSAV said that the latest additions, named Copiapó and Cautín will have the ...

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Global Ship Bolsters Fleet

Global Ship Bolsters Fleet

Marshall Islands-headquartered Global Ship Lease has taken delivery of a 2005-built, 8,063 TEU containership, the ...

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Drewry: Carriers Urged for Transparency on Low-Sulphur ...

Drewry Carriers Urged for Transparency on Sulphur Surcharges

Carriers will need to provide transparent cost calculations to exporters and importers to justify the cost ...

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MAN Approves Hitachi’s SCR System

MAN Approves Hitachi's SCR System

South Korea’s Hitachi Zosen Corporation has become the world’s first firm to receive first-time approval ...

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Wave Break Island Cruise Terminal Feasible

Wave Break Island Cruise Terminal Feasible

A cruise ship terminal located on the eastern side of Australia’s Wave Break Island could be open in 2018 as ...

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Chinese Firms Partner Up to Develop LNG Carriers

Chinese Firms Partner Up to Develop LNG Carriers

Jiangxi Jiangzhou United Shipbuilding Company Limited (JJUSCL), an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of the China ...

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New Investments Boost DP World’s Volumes

New Investments Boost DP World's Volumes

DP World Limited handled 44.8 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container ...

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Latvia Authorizes Korean Register

Latvia Authorises Korean Register

Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has been authorized as a “recognized ...

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Hanjin Joins South Africa Services

Hanjin Joins South Africa Services

Hanjin Shipping is expanding its service network in South Africa by participating in the existing SF1 (South ...

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Prosecutors Want Death Penalty for Sewol Ferry Captain

Prosecutors Want Death Penalty for Sewol Ferry Captain

South Korean prosecutors have asked for a death sentence for Lee Joon-seok, captain of the Sewol ferry that ...

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Secondhand Market Sparking High Investments

Secondhand Market Sparking High Investments

In the first nine months of 2014, recorded investment in sale and purchase transactions in secondhand market has ...

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Vessel Operating Costs Expected to Rise

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 Vessel operating costs are expected to rise by almost three per cent in both 2014 and 2015, the latest survey by ...

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Qatargas Sells First LNG to Independent Chinese Importer

Qatargas Sells First LNG Batch to Private Chinese Importer

Qatargas sold its first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Jovo LNG Storage and Transportation Co., Ltd. ...

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OOCL Marks Spike in Total Volumes

OOCL Marks Spike in Total Volumes

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), a part of Hong Kong-based  Orient Overseas (International) Limited, has ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (20-24th of October)

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Clyde and Co: Ships with Fatigued Crew Unseaworthy If a ship’s crew doesn’t receive enough rest while trying to ...

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Bocimar Pulls Plug on Six Newbuilds

Bocimar Pulls Plug on Six Newbuilds

After cancelling the order for four units from Samjin Shipyard earlier this year, dry cargo specialist Bocimar, a ...

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Importance of VDR Data Undermined

Importance of VDR Data Undermined

 Failure to preserve Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) data in the event of an incident can compromise the owner’s ...

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IMO Approves Third GHG Study 2014

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IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) approved the Third IMO GHG Study 2014 providing updated ...

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Mutriba Enters KOTC Fleet

Mutriba Enters KOTC Fleet

The fourth and final 31,445GT Product Tanker Mutriba, built by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co., Ltd. (HMD) as part of a ...

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New Guidelines to Protect Health and Safety of Seafarers

New Guidelines to Protect Health and Safety of Seafarers

The ‘Meeting of Experts on Maritime Occupational Safety and Health’  held in Geneva, October ...

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Hyproc Turns to Hyundai Heavy for LNG Newbuilds

Hyproc Turns to Hyundai Heavy for LNG Newbuilds

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (South Korea), has received an order for two newly built LNG tankers with an ...

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Clyde and Co: Ships with Fatigued Crew Unseaworthy

Seafarer Fatigue Still Prevalent

 If a ship’s crew doesn’t receive enough rest while trying to keep up with a ship’s schedule, ...

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Pacific Island Countries Discussing Pollution Prevention

Pacific Island Countries Discussing Pollution Prevention

Representatives from 13 Pacific island countries and territories have gathered in Brisbane, Australia this week to ...

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MOL Ferry Orders Eco Pair

MOL Ferry Orders Eco Pair

MOL Ferry has ordered two 200-metre-long, 14,000-gt eco ferries from Japan Marine United (JMU). Upon their delivery ...

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BW Names Two Tankers

BW Names Two Tankers

BW Group organised a ship naming ceremony for the first two of ten medium range (MR) product tankers built by the ...

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