BIMCO: Demolition Activity Rising Again

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Global demolition activity increased by 16% in the first nine months of 2016 in comparison to the same period of ...

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Two More LNG-Powered Tankers for Gothia Tanker Alliance

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Sweden-based shipowner Furetank Rederi AB and its compatriot Rederi AB Älvtank have contracted two additional ...

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Navig8 Chemical Tankers Adds New Vessel

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Chemical shipping company Navig8 Chemical Tankers Inc. has expanded its fleet as it took delivery of a 25,000 dwt ...

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Arcadia Shipmanagement's Entire Fleet Goes Green

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After its latest fleet addition received the Green Award certificate, the Greece-based Arcadia ...

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World Fleet Growth Returning to ‘Pre-Boom’ Levels?

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The pace of world fleet growth has slowed down with the fleet expanding by 3.1% over the last 12 months, ...

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LR Joins Collision Avoidance Research for Autonomous Ships

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British classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) is taking part in the MAXCMAS project, a GBP 1.27 million (USD ...

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DSME Hires GTT to Equip Two LNG Carriers

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South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has ordered the NO96 cryogenic ...

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German Duo Forms Short Sea Shipping JV

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German shipping companies Hartmann Group and Schulte & Bruns have entered into a joint venture agreement ...

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Furetank Rederi Newbuilds to Be Supplied by Bomin Linde LNG

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Swedish shipowner Furetank Rederi signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Germany-based liquefied natural gas (LNG) ...

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CMA CGM Reshuffles Its Services

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French container shipping giant CMA CGM has decided to upgrade its WAZZAN service and reorganize PHOEX and BEX ...

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German Shipping Firms Convicted for Discharging Sludge

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Two German shipping companies that owned and operated the general cargo ship Nils B pleaded guilty to an ...

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Second Berth at DCT Gdansk Officially Opened

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The second berth at the Polish Port of Gdansk’s Deepwater Container Terminal (DCT) has been opened, expanding ...

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Ports of Liverpool and Panama Enter Partnership

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The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and UK ports operator Peel Ports, the owner of the Port of Liverpool, have entered ...

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Viasea Shipping to Connect Rotterdam and Oslo

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The newly established Norwegian company Viasea Shipping AS is planning to launch a container line between Rotterdam ...

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VPA to Order USD 217 Mn Worth of Cranes

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US Virginia Port Authority (VPA) is looking to order a total of 86 automated stacking cranes under two separate ...

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Rotterdam Port Ends First Three Quartals with Lower Volumes

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The plunge in dry bulk volumes at the Dutch Port of Rotterdam contributed to the 1.9 percent decrease in the ...

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Costamare Delays Delivery of Four Boxships

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Athens-based containership owner Costamare Inc. has agreed to postpone the deliveries of the remaining four ...

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Offshore Energy 2016 Kicks Off


The 9th Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference (OEEC) is starting on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, in Amsterdam ...

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Ports Support North Sea, Baltic Sea Designation as NECA

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The port authorities of Antwerp, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Le Havre and Bremen/Bremerhaven have voiced their support of ...

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Clarksons: Old Panamaxes Slowly Fading Away

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The ‘old Panamax’ sector seems to be slowly fading away, falling from 969 units in 2012 to 796 at the ...

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Spotted: Rickmers Dalian Loads Mega Yacht

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  In today’s spotted we bring you an image of MV Rickmers Dalian, a general cargo vessel which made a ...

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Maran Tankers Sells VLCC to Russian Owner

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Greek oil tanker owner and operator Maran Tankers has decreased the size of its fleet as it agreed to sell its Very ...

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Port of Antwerp Sees Rise in Jan-Sep Cargo Volumes

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Belgium’s port of Antwerp recorded a 3.3 percent cargo volume increase in the first nine months of this year, ...

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Drewry: Carriers Could See Higher 2017 Contract Rates

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The recent rally in Asia to Europe spot market rates has improved carriers’ chances of securing higher 2017 ...

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d’Amico Adds Three Product Tankers

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Tanker shipping company d’Amico International Shipping has added a 39,000 dwt handysize vessel and two 50,000 dwt ...

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Hanjin to Shut Down European Ops

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Some two months after filing for court receivership, the financially troubled Hanjin Shipping is looking to close ...

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Ballast Water Is no Longer a Bottleneck

The times are gone that a green mindset is just for the idealistic ones among us. Those with a good business sense ...

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