Image of the Day: Readying for Touchdown

Image of the Day: Readying for Touchdown

This amazing photo of Maersk Deliverer, Maersk Drilling’s platform, was photographed from a helicopter in the South Atlantic Ocean. Maersk Drilling is a drilling rig operator based in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is a ...

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Grande Francia Loses Part of Its Cargo in Storm

Grande Francia Loses Part of Its Cargo in Storm

Italian Ro-Ro cargo vessel Grande Francia lost 10 containers overboard north of the German Bight due to rough ...

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Bocimar Pulls Plug on Six Newbuilds

Bocimar Pulls Plug on Six Newbuilds

After cancelling the order for four units from Samjin Shipyard earlier this year, dry cargo specialist Bocimar, a ...

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Importance of VDR Data Undermined

Importance of VDR Data Undermined

 Failure to preserve Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) data in the event of an incident can compromise the owner’s ...

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DMA Head Official Candidate for IMO Top Post

DMA Director General Andreas Nordseth

The Danish Government confirmed official nomination of Director General of the Danish Maritime Authority Andreas ...

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Shippers Want Transparency on Low Sulphur Fuel Impact

Shippers Want Transparency on Low Sulphur Fuel Impact

The Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) is calling for more information regarding the impact of low sulphur fuel ...

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Dover Strait Collision Caused by Over-Reliance on AIS

Dover Strait Collision Caused by Over-Reliance on AIS

A collision between the multi-purpose cargo ship Rickmers Dubai with the un-manned crane barge Walcon Wizard which ...

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Fincantieri Launches Super Luxury Cruise Ship

Fincantieri Launches Super Luxury Ship

Fincantieri has launched  a super luxury cruise ship Le Lyrial, ordered by the French shipping line Ponant ...

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Image of the Day: Polar Light Show

Polar Light Show

This phenomenon in the sky is known as Aurora, which is a natural light display in the sky. Aurora can be seen in ...

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New Bulk Cargo Terminal for Novorossiysk Port

New Bulk Cargo Terminal for Novorossiysk Port

Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port Group (NCSP) has entered into an agreement with Metalloinvest to construct a ...

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IMO Approves Third GHG Study 2014

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IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) approved the Third IMO GHG Study 2014 providing updated ...

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MSC Keeps Northern Europe – US East Coast Services

MSC Keeps Northern Europe - US East Coast Services

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. has confirmed continued direct shipping services from Northern Europe to ...

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Antwerp Port on Track for Record Volumes

Antwerp Port Set For Record Volumes

The port of Antwerp handled a freight volume of 148,344,168 tonnes during the first nine months of this year. ...

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Tanker Investments Eyes Share Repurchase

Tanker Investments Eyes Share Repurchase2

Marshall Islands-based tanker company Tanker Investments Ltd. (TIL) expects to report a net loss in the range of ...

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ECB Review Keeps German Shipping Banks on Their Toes

ECB Review Keeps German Shipping Banks on Their Toes

German shipping banks Commerzbank AG (CBK), HSH Nordbank AG and Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale are among 130 ...

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New Guidelines to Protect Health and Safety of Seafarers

New Guidelines to Protect Health and Safety of Seafarers

The ‘Meeting of Experts on Maritime Occupational Safety and Health’  held in Geneva, October ...

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ECSA: Progress on EU Port Policies Long Overdue

Patrick Verhoeven, ECSA Secretary-General

The text of the European Council’s proposal to liberalize market access to port services is indicative of ...

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OW Bunker Lowers Expectations Again

OW Bunker Lowers Expectations Again

Danish marine fuel (bunker) company OW Bunker has yet again reduced its expected full-year 2014 volume growth from ...

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Strong Orderbook for Wärtsilä

Strong Orderbook for Wärtsilä

Helsinki-based Wärtsilä Corporation has a strong order intake in the third quarter of this year, according to its ...

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Clyde and Co: Ships with Fatigued Crew Unseaworthy

Seafarer Fatigue Still Prevalent

 If a ship’s crew doesn’t receive enough rest while trying to keep up with a ship’s schedule, ...

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Image of the Day: Van Oord’s Vessel Drops Anchor ...

Van Oord Aeolus

RHB Terminal, located at Waalhaven in Rotterdam, today welcomed Van Oord’s first offshore installation vessel ...

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Stena Superfast VIII Ferry Breaks Loose from Berth

Stena Superfast VIII Ferry Breaks Loose from Berth

High winds that were sweeping across Ireland and Britain caused the Stena Superfast VIII ferry to break away from ...

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Maritime Industry Needs Green Agenda Incentives

Maritime Industry Needs Green Agenda Incentives

88% of the maritime industry agrees that the ‘Green Agenda’ is good for the global industry, but less than 46% say ...

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Image of the Day: Platforms Resting in the Sun

Platforms Resting in the SUn

The image shows two platforms located in the Golden Eagle and Peregrine fields resting in the sun taken from ...

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Windward: Data Manipulation at Sea Rising

Windward Data Manipulation at Sea Rising1

Windward, a specialized data and analytics company, has found in its industry research report aimed at documenting ...

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