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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Navios Maritime Cuts Cash Distributions as Its Profit Drops

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Greek owner and operator of container and dry bulk vessels Navios Maritime Partners has seen its revenues decrease ...

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DNV GL, RS Ink Cooperation Deal

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International certification body and classification society DNV GL has entered into a bilateral framework agreement ...

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Safe Bulkers Extends Facility Repayment by Two Years

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NYSE-listed dry bulk shipping company Safe Bulkers, Inc. has extended the term of its existing credit facility ...

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Boxship Giant Grounds on the Elbe River

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The 184,320 dwt containership CSCL Indian Ocean, one of the world’s biggest boxships, grounded on the Elbe ...

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Strong Tanker Market Pushes Ardmore’s Earnings

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Owner and operator of mid-size product and chemical tankers Ardmore Shipping Corporation reported a net profit of ...

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Capital Product Partners Fixes Two Boxships

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Greek shipping company Capital Product Partners has signed charter employments for its two 8,266 TEU container ...

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IRISL Coming Back to Europe by End of the Month

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Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) plans to return to Europe before the end of this month, with HDS ...

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Greek Port Strikes Get Prolonged

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A new 24 hour general strike has been announced in Greece on 4 February by both public and private sector unions, ...

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Tangible Reform of UK Ship Register Needed

UK Chamber of Shipping President, Tom Boardley

The government of the United Kingdom needs to deliver “real and tangible reform” of the UK Ship Register, UK ...

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