Bahri Signs Up for Five More

Bahri Signs Up for Five More

 The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has exercised option for construction of additional five ...

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Iran to Invest in Bunkering Infrastructure

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Iran has revealed plans to invest big in the development of its bunkering infrastructure in the Persian Gulf. As ...

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Confidence in Shipping Industry at Seven-Year Low

Confidence in Shipping Industry at Seven-Year Low

Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell during the three months to May 2015 to a level equal to the ...

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Spotted: Ship-to-Ship Oil Transfer at Sohar Port

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For today’s spotted article we have chosen a ship-to-ship (STS) transfer of fuel oil that took place last ...

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Empros Lines Starts New Europe-Arabian Gulf Service

Empros Lines Starts New Europe-Arabian Gulf Service

Greek liner and bulk carrier owner and operator Empros Lines has launched a new service connecting Belgium’s ...

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Lim Ki-tack Elected Next IMO Secretary-General

Lim Ki-tack Elected Next IMO Secretary-General

South Korea’s Lim Ki-tack has today been elected to be the next Secretary-General of the International ...

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IMO, IOM Pledge Action on Dangerous Migration by Sea

IMO, IOM Pledge Action on Dangerous Migration by Sea

The heads of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) ...

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Israeli Navy Seizes Gaza-Bound Flotilla Vessel

Israeli Navy Seizes Gaza-Bound Flotilla Vessel

Israeli Navy boarded a Freedom Flotilla Coalition’s ship and took control of the vessel some 105 nautical ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (20-24 of June)

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Hanjin Shipping’s HQ Raided The headquarters of South Korean conglomerate Hanjin Group and its affiliates have been ...

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Mega Containerships Kept Longer at Ports

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Berth productivity on mega-container ships slipped in 2014 on a global basis, underscoring the continuing ...

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Aqaba LNG Terminal Finished Ahead of Schedule

Aqaba LNG Terminal Finished Ahead of Schedule

BAM International, part of Dutch construction-services company Royal BAM Group, has completed the EUR 65 million ...

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Baltic Dry Index Soars to All Year High

Baltic Dry Index Soars to All Year High

The Baltic Dry Index (BDI), which had plunged to all time lows earlier this year, has recovered to an all year high ...

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VIDEO: Thank You Seafarers!

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The maritime industry celebrates today the Day of the Seafarer 2015, honoring all those brave men and women who ...

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Newbuilding Prices in Decline Until Next Year

Newbuilding Prices in Decline Until Next Year

The newbuilding price index has been in decline since June 2014, and the trend is likely to continue until next ...

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UASC Behemoth Calls at Felixtowe

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United Arab Shipping Company’s (UASC) newest vessel, the 18,800 teu Barzan, has made its maiden call at the Port of ...

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Interactive Image: Piracy Attacks Over Time

Piracy Attacks Over Time

Almost everybody has heard about piracy off the Horn of Africa, or ships being attacked ships in the Indian Ocean. ...

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Ocean Three Carriers Take the First Hit

Ocean Three Takes the First Hit

The Ocean Three (‘O3’) carriers, CMA CGM, CSCL and UASC, have made the first concession in the ongoing Asia-Europe ...

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Trans-Atlantic Dry Bulk Market in the Hour of the Wolf

Trans-Atlantic Dry Bulk Market in the Hour of the Wolf

Shipowners operating in the trans-Atlantic dry bulk market, where prices have been plumbing two-year lows on the ...

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Shipping Will Need 42,500 Officers by 2019

Shipping Will Need 42,500 officers by 2020

Shipping will require an additional 42,500 officers by the end of 2019 to cope with the expected growth in the main ...

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Seafarers Encouraged to Pursue Healthier Lifestyles

Seafarers Encouraged to Pursue Healthier Lifestyles to Fend Off Diabetes

Seafarers’ challenging working conditions and lifestyle and the prevalence of smoking, lack of exercise and ...

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Tanker Ordering Frenzy Winding Down

Tanker Ordering Frenzy Winding Down

Tanker newbuilding activity in the second quarter of the year is showing signs of slowing down compared to the ...

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Malta Seeks to Rekindle Trade Ties with Iran

Malta Seeks to Rekindle Ties with Iranian Shipping Line

Malta seems to be interested in rekindling trade relations with Iran as talks on potential lifting of sanctions ...

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K Line Inks Bauxite Ore Shipping Contract with EGA

''K'' Line Inks Bauxite Ore Shipping Contract with EGA

Tokyo-headquartered shipping conglomerate Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (”K” Line) has signed an agreement with ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (15-19 of Jun)

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USA Bans Cruises-to-Nowhere The US-based cruise operator Carnival Cruise Lines has confirmed that it will no longer ...

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Interactive Image: How to Deter Pirates

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How well do you know what is being used to deter pirates attempting to board ships? The widespread vulnerability of ...

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Nautilus Applauds Progress on Seafarer Rights

Nautilus Applauds Progress on Seafarers Rights

International maritime union Nautilus has welcomed news that the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has ...

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Liner Schedule Reliability Up for Fourth Month in a Row

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Liner schedule reliability improved for the fourth consecutive month in May as the aggregate on-time performance ...

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