Infographic: Global Maritime Security Incidents in 2016

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Maritime security incidents on a global level declined by 24 percent in the first six months of 2016, compared with ...

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ECSA Backs European Strategy for Low-Emission Mobility

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The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) has supported the European Commission’s newly published ...

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Royal Port Commissions Study for Baranquilla Port

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Colombian port operator Royal Port S.A. plans to construct a new port on the mouth of the Magdalena River, near the ...

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Sixth Chemical Tanker Delivered to Ocean Yield

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Norwegian ship owner Ocean Yield ASA has taken delivery of Navig8 Topaz, a 49,000 dwt IMO chemical tanker, from ...

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Spotted: DCT Gdansk Erects Mega Boxship Gear

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Three STS cranes, which arrived at Poland’s Deepwater Container Terminal Gdansk in May, are now erected and ...

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Four Alang Shipbreaking Yards Get EU Compliance Certificates

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IRClass Systems and Solutions, an entity promoted by Indian Register of Shipping, has issued EU ship recycling ...

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VesselsValue: Who Are the Best Negotiators in Shipping?

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The regions of Scandinavia, the Mediterranean and France-Belgium were the best negotiators in terms of vessel ...

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Safe Bulkers Amends Term Loan No. 5

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NYSE-listed dry bulk shipping company Safe Bulkers, Inc. has agreed with the Royal Bank of Scotland to amend ...

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MSC Christens New Oscar-Class Giant in Le Havre

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Swiss-based container carrier Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) christened the latest in a series of twenty ...

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KR: Boxship Conversion Good Alternative to Newbuild Orders

MSC Geneva, the first ever container ship to undergo widening. Image Courtesy: Reederei NSB

The Korean Register (KR) has completed a feasibility study for the conversion of an 8,600 TEU container ship into a ...

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Port of Rotterdam Sees Less Cargo in 1H 2016

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The Port of Rotterdam handled 3% less cargo in the first six months of 2016 compared to ”the exceptionally ...

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Höegh Autoliners Unfazed by Slowing Car Market

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Norwegian RoRo shipping company Höegh Autoliners recorded a 4% increase in volumes carried in 2015 compared to the ...

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UK Sub Collides with Merchant Vessel off Gibraltar

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The UK Royal Navy’s nuclear-powered submarine, HMS Ambush, collided with a merchant vessel off Gibraltar on ...

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Salvors Getting Ready to Re-Float MV Benita

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Five Oceans Salvage is carrying out preparatory works to shift away from the rocks and re-float the bulker MV ...

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Fincantieri Improves Shipbuilding Revenue

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Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri S.p.A. has recorded EUR 1.659 billion revenue coming from its shipbuilding segment ...

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Port of Tallinn Issuing Bonds to Buy New Ferries

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Estonian state-owned Port of Tallinn and Swedbank have inked an agreement for issuing bonds worth EUR 80 million ...

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Sophia Rescues 20,000 in 13 Months

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European naval forces involved in EUNAVFOR MED operation Sophia have rescued 20,000 people in the Mediterranean ...

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Port of Antwerp Bolsters Ties with Iran

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Belgium’s Antwerp Port Authority has signed a collaboration agreement with Shahid Rajaee Port Authority which ...

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Spotted: Yong Sheng Starts 3rd Arctic Run

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MV Yong Sheng, an ice class ship owned by COSCO Shipping’s arm COSCOL, started on July 16 its third voyage ...

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APL Extends Bosphorus Service

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Singapore-based container shipping company APL said its Bosphorus (BEX) service will be making additional calls at ...

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Failed Coup Will Not Delay Bosporus By-Pass Canal Plans

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The failed military coup will not delay Turkey’s plans to construct a 48-kilometer ship canal, the Kanal ...

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VIDEO: Madrid Spirit Makes French Connection

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Teekay has shared a video of its LNG carrier Madrid Spirit that was the first vessel to discharge at the new ...

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ISS: Operations at Turkish Straits Uninterrupted

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There has been no impact on operations at the Turkish Straits following the attempted coup in Turkey and all ...

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Navig8 PT Secures Post-Delivery Funding for LR1 Duo

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Petroleum products transporter Navig8 Product Tankers has entered into a USD 66 million senior secured credit ...

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WWL Adds Another HERO

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Norwegian shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has taken delivery of Themis, the fourth out of ...

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Port of Marseille Fos Almost Ready for Mega Cruise Ships

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Two main construction projects in the Marseille harbour area of French port Marseille Fos are nearing completion, ...

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Capital Product, HMM Agree On Charter Rate Cuts

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Athens-based Capital Product Partners has agreed to lower the rates for five of its 5,023 TEU container ships ...

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