First Fully Owned Cape Newbuild for Oldendorff

First Fully Owned Cape Newbuild for Oldendorff

Germany’s bulk transportation company Oldendorff Carriers has taken delivery of its first owned Capesize ...

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Prosecution of Somali Piracy Leaders Crucial

Prosecution of Somali Piracy Leaders Crucial

Piracy activity in the Gulf of Aden and Western Indian Ocean has declined significantly, as concluded by the ...

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INFOGRAPHIC: Guide for Travellers to Ebola Countries

Ebola Infographic

The outbreak of Ebola in Western African countries has hit the headlines. Ebola is a disease of humans and other ...

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Hike in Freight Rates Not an Option?

Hike in Freight Rates Not an Option

A hike in freight rates is not an option as ‘sub-economic’ rates on the main trade lanes are here to stay, it was ...

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IMO Comes to Grips with Ballast Water Convention Issues

IMO Comes to Grips with Ballast Water Convention Issues

The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) adopted measures to help accelerate the entry into ...

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Interview: Growing with the Business

Interview

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) is one of the world’s leading maritime service providers with 4,500 people serving ...

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VIDEO: Thames Makes Room for Largest Ship Ever

Thames Makes Room for Largest Ship Ever

The largest ship ever to enter the Thames arrived at DP World London Gateway on 19th October 2014 in the early ...

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Update: Disabled Russian Cargo Ship Reaches Prince Rupert

Disabled Russian Cargo Ship Reaches Prince Rupert

Disabled Russian-flagged cargo ship Simushir, which was floating off the west coast of Haida Gwaii with 10 ...

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AOA: Ross Sea, East Antarctica Must Be Declared Marine ...

AOA: Ross Sea, East Antarctica Must Be Declared Marine Protected Areas

As representatives of the 25 Members of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources ...

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MEPC Approves Draft Polar Code

IMO Approves Draft Polar Code

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved ...

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Platts: Freight Rates Pressured by Falling Bunker Fuel Prices

Freight Rates Pressured by Falling Bunker Fuel Prices

Falling bunker fuel prices are putting downward pressure on freight rates for dry bulk and tanker vessels operating ...

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Stena Linking Stockholm to Liepaja

Stena Linking Stockholm to Liepaja

Sweden’s ferry operator Stena Line is increasing its share in Scandinavian market freight volumes by ...

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Sweden Gets New LNG Terminal

Sweden Gets New LNG Terminal

Swedish liquefied natural gas provider Skangass has officially opened their new receiving terminal for LNG in ...

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LNG Bunkering under Spotlight in Singapore

Port of Anwerp

LNG bunkering was a hot topic for the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), Antwerp Port Authority, Port ...

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Sembcorp Enters Offshore Energy Projects

Sembcorp Enters Offshore Energy Projects

Singapore-based marine and offshore engineering group Sembcorp Marine has secured offshore energy related contracts ...

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Suez Canal Expansion Contracts Awarded

Suez Canal Expansion Contracts Awarded

Egypt’s Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab and the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, Mohab Mohamed Hussein ...

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Contracting in the Offshore Industry – Recent Developments

Contracting in the Offshore Industry – Recent Developments

On the 28th of October 2014, the Dutch Offshore Academy is organizing the seminar ‘Contracting in the Offshore ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (13-17th of October)

Readers’ Picks

Cruise Passenger with Ebola Symptoms Denied Entry to Belize A Dallas hospital nurse who was reportedly in contact ...

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Hamburg’s LNG Hybrid Barge Christened

Hamburg's LNG Hybrid Barge Christened

The LNG Hybrid Barge, Becker Marine Systems’ floating liquefied gas power plant was christened at Hafencity, ...

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Cyprus, Denmark to Run for IMO Top Post

Cyprus, Denmark to Run for IMO Top Position

Cyprus and Denmark revealed their intentions to run for the top position of the International Maritime Organization ...

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Euronav Going Strong

Illustration

VLCC earnings are up 80% for the third quarter compared with the third quarter last year, Antwerp-based tanker ...

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Europe’s Major Ports Opposing Mediterranean Switch

Europe's Major Ports Opposing Mediterranean Switch

Europe’s major port operators have shot down the latest EU proposal to shift investments to peripheral ports ...

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ICS: Ballast Water Management Talks on the Right Track

ICS: Balast Water Management Talks on the Right Track

Governments attending the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) ...

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UPDATE: Eimskip Wants RUV Leak Investigated

Eimskip Rejects Alleged Violation of Competition Law

Icelandic shipping company Eimskip said it had advised its attorneys to prepare a report to the police and request ...

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