Eunavfor Stays in Somalia for Two More Years

Eunavfor Stays in Somalia for Two More Years

The European Council has extended the EU’s counter-piracy Operation Atalanta by two more years, until December 12, 2016. The Operation’s main focus is the protection of World Food Programme vessels delivering ...

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Fincantieri Teams Up with Carnival and CSSC

Fincantieri's Monfalcone shipyard

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has signed two memorandums of understanding (MoU), one with cruise liner giant ...

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Exmar Shelves IPO

Exmar Shelves IPO

Antwerp-based LNG and LPG carrier owner and operator Exmar has decided to delay the launch of the contemplated ...

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Two More Icebreakers for Havyard

Havyard 843 Ice design

Havyard Ship Technology AS has signed a contract with an undisclosed international shipping company for the design ...

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Oldendorff Stretches Financing for Two Ultramax Newbuildings

Oldendorff Stretches Financing for Two Ultramax Newbuildings

German shipowner and operator Oldendorff Carriers has secured a 12-year financing extension for its two 60,500 dwt ...

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Carnival Cuts CO2 Emissions Ahead of Schedule

Royal Princess

Cruise giant Carnival Corporation & plc has met its corporate goal to reduce its rate of CO2 emissions from ...

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Tanker Market Flourishing, Dry Bulk Mostly Down

anker Market Flourishing, Dry Bulk Mostly Down

The Drewry All Earnings Index, which covers the main bulk shipping markets, jumped 53% in October to stand at 200 ...

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ESC: Shipping Alliances Need a Watchdog

ESC Shipping Alliances Need a Watchdog

The European Shippers’ Council (ESC) says that shipping industry needs a global authority to keep Vessel Sharing ...

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Mexico Nods to Hapag-CSAV Merger

Mexico Nods to Hapag-CSAV Merger

Mexican competition authority has given unconditional clearance under Mexican merger regulations for the planned ...

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UNCTAD: Global Seaborne Trade Marks Modest Growth

UNCTAD: Global Seaborne Trade Marks Modest Growth

Reflecting stumbling growth in the world economy, world seaborne shipments grew by an average of just 3.8 per cent ...

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Navios Acquisition Sells Four VLCCs

Navios Acquisition Sells Four VLCCs

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation has sold four Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCC) to Navios Midstream for USD ...

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China and India to Account for 35Pct of Oil Trade

China and India to Account for 35Pct of Oil Trade

China and India will account for about 35% of global oil trade in the next ten to fifteen years, despite China’s ...

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Corvus Energy Takes On First LNG Hybrid Ferry

Corvus Energy Takes On First LNG Hybrid Ferry

Corvus Energy and Siemens AS have been awarded the contract for the Fannefjord LNG hybrid ferry operated by Fjord1. ...

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Stena Line to Cut 350 More Jobs

Stena Line Cutting Jobs

Sweden’s largest ferry operator Stena Line is continuing with job cuts to meet the company’s goal of ...

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Seaspan Books Two Eco Ferries

Seaspan Books Two Eco Ferries

Canada’s Seaspan Ferries Corporation has contracted Sedef Shipyard of Istanbul, Turkey to build two new ...

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Image of the Day: Bustling with Activity

Port of Genova

This impressive photo presents you with a major Italian seaport on the Mediterranean Sea, Port of Genoa, ...

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Interview: Recruiting for Maritime Industry

Middle Point's Partner Consultant Maarten van Haren

The global maritime industry is undergoing a very challenging period with industry stakeholders opting ...

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Quality Standards Paramount

Quality Standards Paramount

Quality is the paramount and must be maintained by continuous enhancement of shipbuilding standards, classification ...

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EU: Trade Restrictions Still Prevalent

Trade Restrictions Still Prevalent

 The tendency to impose trade-restricting measures remains strong among the EU’s commercial partners, ...

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ICAP, Howe Robinson in Merger Talks

ICAP Shipping, Howe Robinson in Merger Talks

ICAP plc revealed that it is in discussions to combine its shipbroking arm ICAP Shipping with London-based ...

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Improved Freight Rates Boost Sovcomflot’s Earnings

Improved Freight Rates Boost Sovcomflot's Earnings

Russian shipowner Sovcomflot (SCF) recorded a net profit of USD 109.1 million for the first nine months of 2014, a ...

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GSF: Alliances Worry Shippers

GSF Alliances Worry Shippers

The recent Containerisation International (CI) shipper sentiment survey has shown that shippers are worried about ...

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BEST Readies for Mega Ships

BEST Readies for Mega Ships

Hutchison Port Holdings Limited (HPH) has through its subsidiary Barcelona Europe South Terminal (BEST), located at ...

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Finland, Estonia to Build Two LNG Terminals

Finland, Estonia to Build Two LNG Terminals

Finland and Estonia have agreed to build two liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals as part of the Balticconnector ...

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Greenpeace Ship Detained in Spain

Greenpeace Ship Detained in Spain

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise has been detained by Spanish authorities in the port of Arrecife, Lanzarote, ...

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