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 part of CMB Group, decided to cancel a further order for six units due to the bankruptcy of the yard, the ...

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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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Maritime Industry Needs Green Agenda Incentives

Maritime Industry Needs Green Agenda Incentives

88% of the maritime industry agrees that the ‘Green Agenda’ is good for the global industry, but less than 46% say ...

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Windward: Data Manipulation at Sea Rising

Windward Data Manipulation at Sea Rising1

Windward, a specialized data and analytics company, has found in its industry research report aimed at documenting ...

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CKYHE Alliance Sets Sights on US Trades

CKYHE Alliance Sets Sights on US Trades

The CKYHE Alliance (COSCO, “K” LINE, Yang Ming, Hanjin Shipping, and Evergreen Line) has submitted a Filing ...

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G6 Suspends Asia – US West Coast Service

G6 Suspends Asia - US West Coast Service

The members of the G6 Alliance have announced the temporary suspension of their Central China (CC2) service between ...

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Drewry: Slow Steaming Keeps Overcapacity at Bay

Drewry: Slow Steaming Keeps Overcapacity at Bay

Drewry Shipping Consultants says no matter how low the oil and bunker prices go, it is confident that ocean ...

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Mitsubishi Propellers to Be Produced in China

Mitsubishi Propellers to Be Produced in China

Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Engine Co., Ltd. (MHI-MME) has concluded a ...

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Triyards Marks Profit Decrease, Boosts Yard Capacity

Triyards Marks Profit Decrease, Boosts Yard Capacity

Singapore Exchange-listed Triyards Holdings Limited has reported a decrease of USD 3.8 million (11%) and USD 5.2 ...

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INFOGRAPHIC: Guide for Travellers to Ebola Countries

Ebola Infographic

The outbreak of Ebola in Western African countries has hit the headlines. Ebola is a disease of humans and other ...

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Hike in Freight Rates Not an Option?

Hike in Freight Rates Not an Option

A hike in freight rates is not an option as ‘sub-economic’ rates on the main trade lanes are here to stay, it was ...

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Seishu Maru Passes Gas Trial

Seishu Maru Passes Gas Trial

Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions (WTS) has completed the gas trial for the first LNG carrier built to a Boil Off Rate ...

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IMO Comes to Grips with Ballast Water Convention Issues

IMO Comes to Grips with Ballast Water Convention Issues

The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) adopted measures to help accelerate the entry into ...

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Scorpio Takes Facility to Finance Dozen Newbuilds

Scorpio Takes Facility to Finance Dozen Newbuilds

Scorpio Bulkers has received commitments from DNB Capital, the Export-Import Bank of Korea, Korea Trade Insurance ...

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AOA: Ross Sea, East Antarctica Must Be Declared Marine ...

AOA: Ross Sea, East Antarctica Must Be Declared Marine Protected Areas

As representatives of the 25 Members of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources ...

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MEPC Approves Draft Polar Code

IMO Approves Draft Polar Code

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (13-17th of October)

Readers’ Picks

Cruise Passenger with Ebola Symptoms Denied Entry to Belize A Dallas hospital nurse who was reportedly in contact ...

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ICS: Ballast Water Management Talks on the Right Track

ICS: Balast Water Management Talks on the Right Track

Governments attending the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) ...

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Dozen for Nam Cheong

Dozen for Nam Cheong

Singapore Exchange-listed Nam Cheong has secured Letters of Intent (LOI) from five customers worth approximately ...

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Top Tips for Hiring Shipping Containers

Top Tips for Hiring Shipping Containers11

Before deciding to buy containers either for shipping goods between states or overseas, there are a couple of ...

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French Ports Spotlighted within Ocean Three

French Ports Spotlighted within Ocean Three

The new vessel alliance between shipping giants, CMA CGM Group, China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) and United ...

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Expected Tanker Fleet Growth Reaches Four-Year High

Expected Tanker Fleet Growth Reaches Four-Year-High

As the market awaits a potential oil price hike triggered by the ongoing geo-political tensions in the oil-rich ...

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Shipping Earnings Index Down

Shipping Earnings Index Down

The Drewry All Earnings Index, which covers the main bulk shipping markets, fell 25% in September to stand at 115 ...

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