Italian Navy Frees Fishing Boat Hijacked off Libya

Italian Navy Frees Fishing Boat Hijacked off Libya

The Italian Navy reported today that it took control of an Italian fishing boat hijacked last night in ...

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Image of the Day: Cable Innovator Revamped

Cable Innovator

Global Marine Systems Limited’s cable laying vessel Cable Innovator has recently left Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque ...

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Propulsion Engines Market Set for Steady Growth

Marine Propulsion Engines Market Set for Steady Growth

The global marine propulsion engines market is expected to reach USD 10.95 billion by 2020 from USD 8.23 billion in ...

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MacGregor in Tanker Equipment Swoop

MacGregor in Tanker Equipment Swoop

MacGregor has secured contracts to supply Pusnes bow loading systems for three newbuild shuttle tankers intended ...

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Baltic Dry Index to Rebound in April

Baltic Dry Index to Rebound in April

It seems that the worst is finally over for the bulker owners as the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) is expected to recover ...

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Giant Boxships Good News for Rotterdam Port

Giant Boxships Good News for Rotterdam Port

The Dutch Port of Rotterdam sees the increase in orders for giant container ships as a competitive advantage over ...

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BW LPG in Clover

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Owner and operator of very large gas carriers (VLGC) BW LPG has enjoyed very favorable market conditions in 2014. ...

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OSK-ShipTech Takes Over Naval Architect Firm

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Danish naval architect OSK- ShipTech A/S has acquired consulting naval architects A/S Jørgen Petersen, specialists ...

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Spain Criticized for Towing Burning Trawler to Open Seas

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The environmental organization Greenpeace has criticized Spanish authorities for towing the burning Russian trawler ...

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Navios Charters Out Three Tankers

Navios Charters Out Three Tankers

The NYSE-listed tanker owner and operator Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation has chartered out one Very Large ...

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Avance Gas to Inspect Another Newbuild for Defects

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Owner and operator of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carriers Avance Gas plans to send another newbuild for ...

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IHS: Bulker Ship Sizes to Diversify amid Slower Fleet Growth

Slower Bulker Fleet Growth Will Diversify Ship Sizes

The slowdown in fleet supply growth for dry bulk ships should result in better diversification in ship sizes (or ...

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Giant Boxships Plaguing the Industry

Ultra Large Container vessels

Despite positive growth momentum, the container shipping industry continues to suffer new, big ship deliveries with ...

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Kvitbjørn in LNG First

Kvitbjørn in LNG First

Nor Lines’ 5,000 dwt short sea cargo vessel Kvitbjørn has made history by becoming the world’s first vessel to ...

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Tilbury Boosts Spanish Container Service

Tilbury Adds New Spanish Container Service

London’s major port in Tilbury and JSV Logistic are launching a new regular container service route between ...

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Alianca Welcomes Bartolomeu Dias to Its Cabotage Fleet

Alianҫa Welcomes Bartolomeu Dias to Its Cabotage Fleet

The cabotage fleet of Hamburg Süd’s subsidiary Alianҫa has added a new container ship Bartolomeu Dias, which was ...

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VIDEO: Ocean Dolphin Launches

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The following video gives you a taste of the launching ceremony of NB35 Ocean Dolphin, which took place at Cemre ...

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Shipping Associations Tackle Cyber Security Threats

Shipping Associations Tackle Cyber Security Threats

The Round Table of international shipping associations (RT) comprising BIMCO, ICS, Intercargo and INTERTANKO ...

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Three Dockworkers Die in Antwerp

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Three dockworkers died on Saturday in Antwerp, Belgium, after entering a ship’s hold to unload coal where they are ...

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Höegh LNG Names 6th FSRU at HHI

Höegh LNG Names 6th FSRU

Owner and operator of floating LNG import terminals Höegh LNG has named its 6th Floating Storage and Regasification ...

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Grup TCB to Buy Terminal Polivalente de Castellón

Grup TCB to Buy Terminal Polivalente de Castellón

Spanish port operator Grup TCB has acquired Terminal Polivalente de Castellón (TPC) located near the city of ...

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Eurogate Earns More

MSC Oscar at EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven

Bremen-based Eurogate Group can look back on a successful business performance in 2014, as it posts highest ever ...

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Western Bulk Closes Panamax Unit

Western Bulk Closes Panamax Unit

The Oslo-listed dry bulk specialist Western Bulk is closing its Panamax business unit, after its chartering arm did ...

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Oleg Naydenov Sinks off Canary Islands

Oleg Naydenov Sinks off Canary Islands

A Russian trawler Oleg Naydenov sank some 15 miles off Punta Maspalomas, the Canary Islands, at around 22:45 local ...

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Strongest Q1 for Dublin Port in Last Decade

Strongest Q1 for Dublin Port in Last Decade

Dublin Port Company’s figures for the first quarter of 2015 show continued growth in import and export trade ...

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Aker Arctic Joins Novy Port Project

Aker Arctic Joins Novy Port Project

Finland’s engineering company Aker Arctic has signed a cooperation agreement with the South Korean ...

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Meyer Buys Out Turku Shipyard

Meyer Werft Buys Out Turku Shipyard

The German shipbuilder Meyer Werft has exercised the option to buy the remaining 30% stake at the Finnish Meyer ...

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