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Drewry: Container Trade Outlook Rises with More Volumes

World container trade appears to be back on track after two lean years, right on time for carriers that are taking ...

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Interview: Do Seafarers Really Matter?

Seafaring has been described as a vital support mechanism for the global economy by the International Maritime ...

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Ichthys Venturer FPSO Reaches Australian Waters

Ichthys Venturer, the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project’s floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) ...

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Maersk CEO: Five or Six Carriers to Survive Consolidation

Further consolidation in the container shipping market seems to be imminent and is likely to result in the survival ...

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Salvors Start Removing Boxes from Grounded Kea Trader

Work to extract 750 tonnes of heavy fuel oil from the grounded container ship m/v Kea Trader is now complete and ...

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MUA: Qube Ports Wharfies Fight Proposed Wage Cut

Wharf workers at Australia’s Qube Ports Newcastle have announced work bans against a company push to cut ...

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Australia Could Build New Gas Import Terminal at Crib Point

Australian energy company AGL has selected Crib Point, Western Port, in Victoria as the preferred site for the ...

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Hansa Heavy Lift Ships 13 Modules to Australia

German shipping company Hansa Heavy Lift has transported 13 modules measuring over 147,124 cbm from China to ...

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More US Coal Exports to Aid Dry Bulk Market

US seaborne coal exports have turned years of negative growth around and seem to be climbing for a third quarter in ...

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Drunken Captain Fined in New Zealand

New Zealand has fined the captain of the 30,700 dwt containership Shansi NZD 3,000 (USD 2,200) for exceeding the ...

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New Trade Routes to Drive Demand for LNG Carriers?

The growth of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers over the past decade has been synonymous with the growth in ...

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Oversupply to Put More Pressure on Chemical Shipping Rates

The shipping fleet trading in chemical and vegoil markets is set to accelerate at a much faster pace than demand, ...

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SeaIntel: Carriers to Pursue Increased Market Share?

The continuing delivery of containerships could affect the competitive dynamics, forcing some carriers to pursue ...

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Intoxicated Captain Arrested in New Zealand

The captain of the 30,700 dwt containership Shansi was arrested in New Zealand for sailing the vessel while he was ...

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More Needs to Be Done to Comply with 2020 Sulfur Cap

The industry needs to redouble its commitment to comply with and enforce the IMO Marpol VI Regulations despite ...

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NYK Fined for Criminal Cartel Conduct in Australia

The Australian Federal Court has convicted Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) of ...

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AMSA Bans Bulker from Australian Ports

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Bahamas-flagged bulk carrier MV Rena from entering ...

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Fuel Removal from Kea Trader Could Be Completed Next Week

Twenty-one days after the grounding of Kea Trader on a reef off New Caledonia, the removal of heavy fuel oil from ...

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Maersk Line Returns to Wellington

Danish container shipping giant Maersk Line has decided to resume its weekly container shipping service to ...

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Top Carriers More Reliable in Q2

Global schedule reliability improved 2.3 percentage points to 74.6% in the second quarter of 2017, from 72.3% in ...

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Clarksons: Boxship Orderbook to Continue Diminishing

The containership orderbook has diminished by 30% in capacity terms since the start of 2016 and in the first half ...

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OFE: Crude Tanker Market Faces Further Headwinds

Recent developments in the crude tanker market, such as the delay in the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention ...

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Drewry: FSRUs More Profitable than LNG Carriers

Despite falling freight rates for floating storage regasification units (FSRUs), investment returns at current ...

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Carrier Reliability Continues Growing

Carriers’ overall on-time and transit time reliability improved by 6.8%, increasing from 63.3% in May 2017 to 70.1% ...

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