Cosco Freighter Arrested in Colombia

Cosco Freighter Arrested in Colombia

Colombian authorities detained Cosco’s general cargo ship Da Dan Xia at the Port of Cartagena on March 1, on ...

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Wärtsilä Nabs BWMS Deal

Wärtsilä Nabs BWMS Deal

A series of eight new 33,000 DWT chemical tankers under construction in Asia will feature Wärtsilä Aquarius UV ...

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Overcapacity Plaguining Middle East-South Asia Box Trade

Overcapacity Plaguining Middle East-South Asia Box Trade

Box traffic from Asia to the Middle East did far better in 2014 when compared to 2013 figures, increasing by 6.9% ...

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Baltic Trade Deeper in the Hole

Baltic Trade Deeper in the Hole

The NYSE-listed dry bulk shipper Baltic Trading Limited (BALT) ended 2014 with a USD 20.3 million net loss, almost ...

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Update: No Significant Damage on Maersk Garonne

No Significant Damage on Maersk Garonne

Container ship Maersk Garonne, which ran aground while entering the Fremantle Inner Harbour on February 28th, ...

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NYK Sells Crystal Cruises

NYK Sells Crystal Cruises

The Tokyo-based shipping company Japan Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) has sold its entire equity interest in ...

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Honey Badger, Wolverine Enter Star Bulk’s Fleet

Honey Badger, Wolverine Enter Star Bulk's Fleet

The Nasdaq-listed dry bulk shipping company Star Bulk Carriers has taken delivery of M/V Honey Badger and M/V ...

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Thoresen Shipping Escapes Red

Thoresen Shipping Escapes Red

The Bangkok-headquartered dry bulk operator Thoresen Shipping, part of  Thoresen Thai Agencies, has managed to end ...

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”K” Line Ups the Ante

''K'' Line Ups the Ante

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (”K” Line) plans to increase its net income from JPY 25 billion (USD 208.8m) ...

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MOL Orders Six Ultra Large Boxships

MOL Orders Six Mega Boxships

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) has placed an order for six 20, 000 TEU containerships. ...

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Astomos Energy Expands LPG Fleet

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 Tokyo-based Astomos Energy Corporation has placed an order for a very large liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier ...

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Tugs Free Grounded Maersk Garonne

Tugs Free Grounded Maersk Garonne

The container ship Maersk Garonne, which ran aground while entering the Fremantle Inner Harbour on ...

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BW LPG Exercises Option to Buy VLGC

BW LPG Exercises Option to Buy VLGC

Singapore-based gas carrier owner and operator BW LPG has exercised the purchase option for the chartered very ...

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Who Can Afford Giant Boxships?

Who Can Afford Giant Boxships

The trend of ordering ultra large container ships seems to have picked up the pace recently as more and more lines ...

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ClassNK Launches Bulker, Tanker Structural Rules

ClassNK Launches Bulker, Tanker Structural Rules

Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK has released its Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil ...

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Australian Police Finds Meth in Container with Toys

Australian Police Finds Meth in Container with Kids Toys

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) have seized more ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (23-27 of Feb)

Readers’ Picks

Chief Engineer Jailed for Using Magic Hose Noly Torato Vidad, the Chief Engineer of the car carrier Selene Leader, ...

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Svitzer Pulls Asbestos-Contaminated Tug

Svitzer Pulls Asbestos-Contaminated Tugs

Tug company Svitzer has removed two of its nine Newcastle tugs from service after one of the Chinese-built vessels ...

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BW LPG Doubles Annual Profit

BW LPG Doubles Annual Profit

Singapore-headquartered gas carrier owner and operator BW LPG has reported a net profit after tax of USD 255.7 ...

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Yangzijiang Posts Double-Digit Profit Growth

Yangzijiang Posts Double-Digit Profit Growth

Singapore-based Yangzijiang Shipbuilding has reported net profit attributable to shareholders of RMB 3.48 billion ...

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Ignazio Messina Adds Capacity

Ignazio Messina Adds Capacity

Ignazio Messina & C. has taken delivery of what the Italian shipping company claims to be world’s largest ...

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Busan Port Eyes 20 Million TEU Mark

Busan Port Eyes 20 Million TEU Mark

South Korea’s Busan Port handled all-time high 18.678 million TEUs in 2014, and once eight additional berths ...

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Interactive Image: HHI Gas Management System

HHI Gas Management System

As Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) announced yesterday that it independently developed HHI Gas Management ...

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IMO SDC Approves SOLAS Amendments

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The Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) approved ...

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Asia Gains Ground in European Shipping Sector’s Eyes

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Asia continues to gain in importance for the European shipping sector, a recent survey conducted by HSH Nordbank ...

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Chief Engineer Jailed for Using Magic Hose

Chief Engineer Jailed for Using Magic Hose

Noly Torato Vidad, the Chief Engineer of the car carrier Selene Leader, received an eight-month prison sentence, ...

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Driving Operational Change with Data-Driven Analytics

Driving Operational Change with Data-Driven Analytics

Real-time reporting and data analysis are key tools to understanding and improving complex operating environments ...

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