Carnival Back for Two More at Fincantieri

Carnival Back for Two More at Fincantieri

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri bags order to build two more for Carnival Cruise Line and Holland America Line.

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BIMCO: Faster Steaming Not an Option

Faster Steaming for Dry Sector Not an Option

Despite fall in bunker fuel costs that have been almost halved in the past six months dropping from USD 600 to USD ...

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Nidera Invests in Port of Constanta Terminal

Port of Constanta

Dutch agribusiness and trading company Nidera has taken full ownership of the USA/USC Terminal in the port of ...

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Greek Owners and Operators Favor Liberian Flag

Greek Owners and Operators Favor Liberian Flag

LIiberia has become the flag of choice for Greek ship owners and operators, according to Liberian Registry. Figures ...

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Navios Puts Tanker Duo to Work

Navios Puts Tanker Duo to Work

Greek owner and operator of tanker ships Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation has chartered out the 2014-built, ...

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Wärtsilä Gets Green Light for Its First LNG Terminal

Wärtsilä Gets Green Light for Its First LNG Terminal

Manga LNG Oy has given Wärtsilä full notice to proceed (NTP) with the supply of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) ...

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Stable Outlook for The Swedish Club

Lars Rhodin, Managing Director of the Swedish Club

A.M. Best Ratings Services Ltd has awarded a financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and an issuer credit ...

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REACTION: Damascus Court Decision Irrevocable

Damascus Court Decision Irrevocable

In a reaction to the ruling from Beirut court on suspension of asset freeze of CMA CGM Chief’s company in ...

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Spanish Docker Dies on Board Bulk Carrier

Spanish Docker Dies on Board Bulk Carrier

A dock worker died on Wednesday morning inside the hold of the Panama-flagged bulk carrier Hanjin Sines while ...

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Scorpio Tankers Rejuvenates Fleet

Scorpio Tankers Rejuvenates Fleet

Monaco-based tanker owner and operator Scorpio Tankers has recently taken delivery of six newbuilding vessels. The ...

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EU Clears Hurdle in SNCM Recovery

EU Removes Hurdle in SNCM Recovery

The European Commission has given a green light to struggling French ferry operator Société Nationale Maritime ...

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US West Coast Congestion Hurting Container Reliability

Port of Los Angeles

Congestion issues at ports on the US West Coast contributed to lower on-time containership reliability in ...

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Star Bulk Scores Charters for 3 Newbuildings

Star Bulk Scores Charters for 3 Newbuildings

Athens-based owner and operator of dry bulk carriers Star Bulk Carriers has found voyage employment for three of ...

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TSA Container Lines Call for Rate Hike

TSA Container Lines Call for Rate Hike

Transpacific container lines asked on Wednesday for a USD 600 per 40-foot container (FEU) general rate increase ...

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Carbofin Pleads Guilty to Concealing Pollution

Carbofin Pleads Guilty to Concealing Pollution

Carbofin S.PA., an Italian owner and operator of a fleet of commercial liquefied gas vessels, pleaded guilty to ...

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Box Ships Wraps Up Loan Amendments

Box Ships Wraps Up Loan Amendments

Greece-based container shipping company Box Ships Inc. has signed a deal with the last remaining lender, a process ...

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Arctic Temperatures Still Rising

Arctic Temperatures Still Rising

A new report led by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows that Arctic air ...

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VIDEO: Role of Inland Waterways in Container Shipping

Better use of waterways1

Tackling increased cargo volumes of containerized cargo is particularly challenging especially with respect to ...

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ICS Changes Stance on Ballast Water Convention

ICS Changes Position on Ballast Water Convention

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said it has modified its stance towards the ratification by governments ...

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Petrojarl I Changes Hands, Petrojarl Knarr Next

Petrojarl I Changes Hands, Petrojarl Knarr Next

Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. has entered into an agreement with a consortium led by Queiroz Galvão Exploração e ...

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EU Backs Maritime Security Action Plan

EU Backs Maritime Security Action Plan

EU ministers have supported the Action Plan, part of the EU’s Maritime Security Strategy adopted in June ...

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Wärtsilä Clinches Water Generator Contracts

Wärtsilä Clinches Water Generator Contracts

The Meyer Werft Germany, Meyer Turku, STX France, and Fincantieri shipyards have all placed orders with Wärtsilä ...

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Beirut Court Rules in Favor of CMA CGM Chief

Jacques Saadé, CMA CGM Chairman

Legal dispute between Johnny Saadé, brother of founder and chairman of French liner giant CMA CGM,  Jacques Saadé, ...

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Scorpio Switches Dry Bulk Newbuildings Order to Tankers

Scorpio Switches Dry Bulk Newbuildings to Tankers

Scorpio Bulkers Inc. has reached agreements with shipyards in South Korea and Romania to modify six newbuilding ...

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Best Remedy for Sea Migrations Is Tackling Root Causes

UNHCR Best Remedy for Sea Migrations Is Tackling Root Causes

UNHCR has warned that the international community was losing its focus on saving lives amid confusion among coastal ...

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CMB Enters Containership Business

CMB Enters Containership Business

Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) has approved the acquisition of the fleet of containerships of Delphis, a ...

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EU Backs Bremen’s LNG Terminal Studies

EU Backs Bremen's LNG Terminal Studies

The EU plans to invest almost €2.5 million via its TEN-T Programme for studies and pilot construction of a ...

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