Top UK Port Operator Stake Sold for USD 2.36 Billion

Top UK Port Operator Stake Sold for USD 2.36 Billion

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Hermes Infrastructure have signed an agreement to invest ...

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DryShips Offloads Tanker Fleet

DryShips Offloads Tanker Fleet

Owner and operator of ships DryShips Inc. has entered into firm sales agreements with entities controlled by the ...

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World’s Largest Boxship Gets a Sister

19,224 TEU MSC Oliver Reports for Service

Swiss-based container carrier Mediterranean Shipping Company has taken delivery of its second 19,224 TEU container ...

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Norwegian Star Returns to Service

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Norwegian Cruise Line’s cruise ship Norwegian Star has returned back to service on March 17, 2015, following ...

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Containerships Secures Financing for LNG-Fueled Duo

Containerships Secures Financing for LNG-Fueled Duo

Finland-based shortsea operator Containerships has secured financing for the acquisition of two new ...

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Cargotec-Carlyle China Joint Venture Over

Cargotec-Carlyle China Joint Venture Over

Finnish cargo-handling machinery maker Cargotec has become a sole owner of China Crane Investment Holdings Limited ...

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100 Maersk Line Boxships Going Paperless

100 Maersk Line Boxships Going Paperless

Danish container shipping company Maersk Line has selected Transas Marine for ECDIS implementation, and will ...

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Rotterdam to Get LNG Break Bulk Facility

Rotterdam to Get LNG Break Bulk Facility

Gate terminal, the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in the Netherlands, has started ...

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World's First Methanol Powered Ferry Begins Operations

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On 26 March, the Stena Germanica, the world’s first methanol powered ferry, re-entered service after a couple ...

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Hamburg Bulk Carriers Takes 11 Bulkers under Its Wing

HBC Hamburg Bulk Carriers Takes 11 Bulkers under Its Wing

 German handysize operator Hamburg Bulk Carriers (HBC) has added 11 bulk carriers originating from the German ...

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HHLA Sets Container Throughput Record

HHLA Sets Container Throughput Record

7.2 million standard containers (TEU) moved through the Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG’s  container ...

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Gibraltar Starts Ship-to-Ship LNG Transfers

Gibraltar Starts Ship-to-Ship LNG Transfers

Last week Gibraltar performed two ship-to-ship transfers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the Bay of Gibraltar, ...

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Magellan Opens Port of Tyne’s Cruise Season

Magellan Opens Port of Tyne's Cruise Season

The arrival of the new flag ship of Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV) – Magellan – at the UK Port of ...

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CMA CGM to Order 3 Giant Boxships

CMA CGM to Order 3 Giant Boxships

After ending 2014 with an 8.1% growth in volumes carried, the world’s third largest container shipping ...

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Revamped MSC Sinfonia Returns to Service

Revamped MSC Sinfonia Returns to Service

Cruise ship MSC Sinfonia left Genoa, Italy, on Friday 27 March, to resume service following enlargement and ...

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Boxship Drifting off Essex Fixed

Boxship Drifting off Essex Fixed

The container ship ANL Warringa continued its journey yesterday, after being adrift in a shipping lane 20 miles off ...

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Carriers Passing on Lower Fuel Cost Perks to Shippers

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Shippers seem to be the greatest beneficiaries of lower marine fuel costs as they see the benefits being passed on ...

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Turkish Cargo Ship Seized in Ukraine

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A Turkish cargo ship has been arrested by Ukrainian authorities for having called at ports in Crimea thus violating ...

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Avance to Drydock Newbuild

Avance to Drydock Newbuild

Norwegian owner and operator of Very Large Gas Carriers (VLGC) Avance Gas will dry dock the recently delivered VLGC ...

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Piraeus Port Back on Market

Piraeus Port Back on Market

Greece will move forward with the previously abandoned plan to sell the majority stake in the port of Piraeus, ...

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Fincantieri Delivers Viking Star

Fincantieri Delivers Viking Star

Viking Star, the first of three cruise ships which Fincantieri is building for the California-headquartered cruse ...

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Grounded Greek Ferry Breaks Free

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The Greek ferry that ran aground last week at the island of Kasos has been refloated on Friday after two days of ...

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Damen Hands Over Severn Provider

Damen Hands Over Severn Provider

Damen Shipyards Group has organised the naming ceremony for Severn Offshore Services Ltd’s new multipurpose wind ...

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Damaged Scandlines Ferry to Be Repaired by End of June

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Following extensive clear-up and inspection, the Remontowa yard in Gdansk, Poland, together with Scandlines’ ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (23rd -27th of March)

Readers’ Picks

Maersk Line Orders Seven Containerships Maersk Line signed a new building order today with COSCO Shipyard Co., Ltd ...

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Russia Nominates Candidate for IMO Top Position

Russia Nominates Candidate for IMO Top Position

The Russian Federation has proposed its first candidate for the position of the Secretary General of the ...

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Hamburg Süd Names Its Third San-Class Containership

Hamburg Süd Names Its Third  San-class Containership

Hamburg Süd christened its third container vessel pertaining to the new “San” class on Thursday at the Cuenca del ...

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