VIDEO: Goliat FPSO Arrives in Norway

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The Floating and Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) unit platform Goliat reached its destination on Friday 17 ...

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Number of Ferry Deaths in Southeast Asia Unacceptable

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The number of ferry deaths in Southeast Asia recorded over the recent period is unacceptable in the 21st century, ...

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MSC Cruises Drops Calls in Ukraine and Egypt

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MSC Cruises cruise line has decided to suspended remaining 2015 calls in Ukraine and Egypt, replacing them with a ...

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EU Mediterranean Crisis Summit Falls Short

Italian navy rescue asylum seekers

Commenting on the European Council’s decision on migrant rescue operation in the Mediterranean, the merchant ...

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Cecon Heading for Bankruptcy

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Oslo-listed subsea contractor Cecon ASA has requested from a Norwegian court to declare it bankrupt having failed ...

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Slight Dip in OOCL’s Total Volumes

Slight Dip in OOCL's Total Volumes

Hong Kong-based Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) recorded lower total volumes in the first quarter of 2015, ...

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Shippers Skeptical about Shipping Alliances’ Benefits

Shippers Skeptical about Shipping Alliances'Benefits

Emergence of major shipping alliances has not convinced major shippers of the benefits they promised to bring. ...

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Bocimar Sinks Deeper in Red

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Dry cargo shipping specialist of Belgian-based CMB, Bocimar, posted USD 41.2 million loss in the first quarter of ...

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Video: Sunken Russian Trawler Leaking Oil

Sunken Russian Trawler Leaking Oil

Three leaks have been detected during an inspection of the Russian trawler Oleg Naydenov that sank on April ...

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New Chairman Takes Helm at Norden

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A new chairman has taken the helm of the Danish shipping company Dampskibsselskabet Norden A/S. Namely, at the ...

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EU to Triple Funding for Mediterranean Crisis

EU to Triple Funding for Mediterranean Crisis

Responding to the ongoing pressure from the maritime industry, the European Union has committed to triple the ...

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Image of the Day: Polarsyssel Comes Back for the Helideck

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Having finished this winter’s assignments, “Polarsyssel” has returned to Leirvik for installation of ...

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Navios Scoops 14 More Resales from HSH Nordbank

Navios Scoops 14 More Resales from HSH Nordbank

Navios Maritime Holdings, Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation and Navios Maritime Partners have through their ...

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Hamburg Süd Hampered by Weak South American Markets

Hamburg Süd Hampered by Weak South American Markets

German container line Hamburg Süd described its 2.3 increase in cargo volumes in 2014 as ”modest,” ...

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Shipping Industry Calls EU to Expand Migrant Rescue Efforts

Shipping Industry Calls for Expanded Rescue Efforts in the Med

The German Shipowners’ Association (VDR) has called upon the federal government and the EU heads of state and ...

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Time to Adapt to New Emission Caps Fast Running Out

Time to Adapt to New Emission Caps Fast Running Out

Lloyd’s Register has issued new emissions guidelines and updated technical information to help operators in ...

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ESC to Put Container Shipping Alliances Under Scrutiny

ESC to Put Container Shipping Alliances Under Scrutiny

The European Shippers’ Council has revealed plans to start a global review of the container liner shipping market ...

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World’s First Standard Container Contract Launched

World’s First Standard Container Contract Launched

The world’s first standardised contract terms and conditions for use in container shipping markets worldwide was ...

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Gulf of Guinea Poses Ongoing Threat of Seafarer Kidnap

Gulf of Guinea Poses Ongoing Threat of Seafarer Kidnap

The Gulf of Guinea proved to be one of the most dangerous piracy hotpots for mariners, according to maritime ...

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Wärtsila’s Ship Power Business Takes a Hit

Wärtsila's Ship Power Orders Dip

Finnish ship engine and power plant maker Wärtsila saw ordering in the marine market slowing down in the first ...

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Medvedev to Bolster Russian Shipbuilding Industry

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has tasked the country’s ministers with developing a strategy to ...

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Reederei NSB Floats Out First Ever Widened Boxship

Reederei NSB Floats Out First Ever Widened Boxship

German container line Reederei NSB successfully floated out MSC Geneva, the first ever container ship to undergo a ...

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Hanjin’s Subic Shipyard Lands 11,000 TEU Boxship Trio

Hanjin Heavy Lands 11,000 TEU Boxship Trio

Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction’s (HHIC) Philippines-based Subic Shipyard has signed a deal to ...

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Image of the Day: Special Welcome for CMA CGM Kerguelen

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Today’s image shows CMA CGM Kerguelen during her first call at the Malaysian Port Klang terminal. The ...

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CE Delft Defends Its Shipping Efficiency Study

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Responding to conflicting claims about the conclusions the study it prepared for Seas At Risk and Transport & ...

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Gallery: AIDAluna Arrives in Kiel

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AIDAluna, a Sphinx class cruise ship, owned by US-based Carnival Corp and operated by AIDA Cruises, arrived in her ...

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Italy Arrests Two Shipwreck Survivors for Trafficking

Italy Arrests Two Shipwreck Survivors for Trafficking

Sicilian police arrested two suspected people traffickers who were among 28 survivors of what may be the worst ...

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