Shipping a Moving Target for Cyber Threats

Lars Lange, IUMI Secretary-General, speaks of numerous challenges related to cyber risk insurance

Consolidation in Container Shipping May Lead to Oligopoly

Increased consolidation among carriers driven by a continued oversupply of vessels could bring some order to the ...

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WSC, IMO Fire Back on Lack of Climate Change Action Claims

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the World Shipping Council (WSC) have hit back at the accusations ...

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USS John S. McCain Develops Hull Crack while in Transit

The U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) developed a crack in its hull while transiting ...

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Two More Bodies of Dredger Crew Recovered, One Still Missing

Two more bodies of seafarers, former crew members of JBB De Rong 19 dredger, have been recovered in Singapore ...

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A Month Needed to Prep for Kea Trader's Refloating Attempt

Following the unsuccessful refloating attempt on October 9, salvage company Ardent is devising a new plan to move ...

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UAE FTA, ITF to Work on Solving Crew Abandonment

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal Transport Authority (FTA) and the International Transport Workers’ ...

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MHI Sees Opportunities in Gas-Powered Ships

Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group is planning to switch the focus of its commercial shipbuilding ...

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124 Ships Dumped on South Asia's Beaches in Q3

Some 124 ships out of 227 ships broken in the third quarter of 2017 ended up on beaches in South Asia for dirty and ...

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Spotted: AIDA Starts Its First World Cruise

On October 17, AIDAcara embarked from Hamburg on AIDA Cruises’ very first world cruise. The 116-day cruise ...

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2nd Industrial Action at Jackson, Botany Ports in One Month

Members of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) working on board pilot cutters plan to stage a 24-hour work ...

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Slower Steaming Could Cut Emissions by a Third

Greenhouse gas emissions from three ship types – containerships, bulkers and tankers – could be reduced ...

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IMB: 121 Piracy Incidents Reported So Far in 2017

A total of 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of 2017, ...

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Port of Broome Receives Funds for Channel Works

The Port of Broome in Western Australia has received funds for channel and turning basin works that will help the ...

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Small-Scale FLNG Business Concept Unveiled

A new business concept for the floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG ) industry aimed at freeing up small-scale ...

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Tanker Owners Get a Breather as Scrapping Ramps Up in Q3

The third quarter of 2017 saw the highest level of total tanker deadweight tons (DWT) sold for scrap in any quarter ...

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Maersk Is Not on the Scrubber Team

The IMO’s 0.5 sulfur cap on marine fuel set to enter into force in 2020 has caused numerous headaches to ...

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Container Shipping Industry to Earn USD 6 Bn This Year

The container shipping industry is steaming its way toward making an operating profit in the region of USD 6 ...

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First Attempt to Refloat Kea Trader Fails

The first attempt to refloat the grounded containership Kea Trader earlier this week failed, according to data ...

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Q3 2017 Bottom of Current Tanker Market Cycle

The third quarter of 2017 has seen tanker fleet utilization drop to levels last seen in 2013, according to the ...

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Fred Olsen Orders Trimaran Ferry Duo from Austal

Spanish shipping firm Fred Olsen has placed an order for two vehicle passenger trimaran ferries at Australian-based ...

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12 Fishermen Killed in Tanker-Fishing Vessel Collision

Bodies of 12 missing crew members have been found inside the Chinese fishing boat Lurong Yuanyu 378 that sank on ...

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12 Missing after Tanker Collides with Fishing Vessel

A Hong Kong-flagged tanker identified as Brightoil Lucky has been involved in a collision earlier today with a ...

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Maersk Line's Boxship Carries Dead Whale into NZ Port

Maersk Line’s containership Lexa Maersk arrived to New Zealand’s Tauranga Harbour on October 4, ...

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Maintenance Takes Spotlight after Bow Singapore Grounding

Following a steering failure, which caused the tanker Bow Singapore to ground in August 2016, the Australian ...

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NYK Boss: Merger of Japanese Liner Businesses a Turning Point

The merger of liner businesses of Japan’s big three shipping companies, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line), ...

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Fednav Orders Six More Lakers in Japan

 Canada’s dry-bulk shipping company Fednav has placed an order for six 34,500 DWT bulkers at Japanese Oshima ...

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Seafarer Electrocuted aboard Bulker in Australian Port

A seafarer was electrocuted on board the bulk carrier Efficiency OL while the ship was at berth in the port of ...

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