Ship Owners Complacent over Fuel Procurement

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The low price of crude is creating complacency among ship owners in relation to decisions over fuel procurement ...

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Spotted: Majestic Princess Shows Off New Livery

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 The Majestic Princess, owned by Princess Cruises, is the first cruise ship built and designed specifically for the ...

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CSCL Indian Ocean Finally Freed, Bound for Hamburg

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Mega containership CSCL Indian Ocean which has been stranded in the river Elbe for days has finally been freed by ...

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Meyer Turku Confirms Order at TTS Marine AB

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Finland-based Meyer Turku Yard has confirmed a contract with TTS Marine AB for delivery of access equipment to ...

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SwissMarine Hires One More from Diana

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Greek dry bulker owner Diana Shipping Inc. has entered into a time charter contract with Geneva-based SwissMarine ...

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One Dead, Two Injured Due to Toxic Fumes aboard Tanker

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One crew member died and two were hospitalized after they inhaled poisonous fumes while cleaning cargo tanks aboard ...

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Sharp Rise in Incorrectly Declared Dangerous Goods

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There was a major rise in incorrectly declared dangerous goods last year, compared to 2014, according to German ...

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Greenpeace: Modern Express Carrying Controversial Cargo

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The troubled car carrier Modern Express is carrying a controversial cargo of timber apparently destined for the ...

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Anaklia Deep Sea Port Construction Contract Awarded

Contract Awarded for Construction of Anaklia Deep Sea Port

The Anaklia Development Consortium LLC has been awarded the USD 2.5 billion contract to build and develop a deep ...

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CMA CGM Brings More Capacity to French West Indies

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French container shipping company CMA CGM decided to upgrade its service to the French West Indies by increasing ...

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GALLERY: CSCL Indian Ocean Still Stuck

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The dredging activities at the site of the grounded CSCL Indian Ocean started yesterday afternoon as the ...

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Dutch MPs Urged to Approve Armed Guards onboard Ships


UK-based global trade union Nautilus International has joined the Royal Association of Dutch Shipowners and 14 ...

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NAT Experiences Strongest Year Ever

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In the fourth quarter of 2015 Nordic American Tankers (NAT) profited from a strong tanker market which pushed the ...

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Majestic Princess Hits the Water

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The third Royal Princess class vessel built for the California-based cruise operator Princess Cruises, a brand of ...

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European and UAE Terminals Boost DP World’s Volumes

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Dubai-based port operator DP World Limited handled 61.7 million TEU across its global portfolio of container ...

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TIL Posts Record Earnings in Q4

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Oslo-listed Tanker Investments Ltd. posted record earnings in the fourth quarter of 2015, the company said in ...

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Diana Finds Work for Three Bulkers

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Greek dry bulk shipping company Diana Shipping has entered into two new charter agreements for two Capesize dry ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (1st – 5th Feb, 2016)


Gallery: SMIT Salvage Team Boards Modern Express, Attaches Tow Line The four-member salvage team of SMIT Salvage ...

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Baltic Dry Index Down in the Dumps

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The Baltic Dry Index has fell below 300 points, plunging to a new low of 298 points on Thursday, February 4. The ...

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Oil Removal from Grounded CSCL Indian Ocean Starts

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Authorities started pumping oil from the grounded containership CSCL Indian Ocean on the Elbe River in an attempt ...

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Gallery: Maersk Connector Ready for Subsea Ops

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The DP2 cable installation vessel Maersk Connector, built at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania, was handed over to ...

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VIDEO: Modern Express Finds Safe Haven in Bilbao

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The ill-fated car carrier Modern Express, which has been drifting in rough seas for over a week, safely arrived at ...

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Arctic Liner Shipping to Become Viable around 2040

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The likelihood of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) to replace the Suez Canal in the transportation of the containerized ...

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Svitzer Firms Presence in the Caribbean

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Towage specialist Svitzer has inked a 2.5 year contract to offer marine services at the NuStar terminal in St. ...

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Port of Antwerp Vies for More Attention from China

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Belgian Antwerp Port Authority has signed a partnership agreement with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China ...

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Diana Shipping to Add Three Panamax Dry Bulkers

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Greek dry bulk ship owner Diana Shipping has signed three Memoranda of Agreement to acquire three Panamax vessels ...

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Ship Owners Still Prefer South Asian Shipbreaking Practices

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Ignoring industry leaders and human rights and environmental organisations, ship owners continue to profit from ...

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