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Gazprom Neft Sends Its Largest Shipment of Oil to US

Gazprom Neft Badra, operator of the Iraqi Badra field, has undertaken the largest ever maritime shipment of oil for ...

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LNG Shipping Sector: The Worst Is Over

After very challenging times in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping sector driven by vessel deliveries ahead ...

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Qatargas Inks 3-Year LNG Supply Deal with BOTAŞ

Doha-based liquefied natural gas (LNG) company Qatargas has signed a medium-term sales and purchase agreement with ...

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The Post-Hanjin Era: Freight Rate Truce Is Over

It has taken a whole year for all of the idle ships of South Korean defunct shipping company Hanjin Shipping to be ...

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Qatar: Vessel Calls More than Doubled in Three Months

In the aftermath of the diplomatic fallout with its neighbors, Qatar has seen the number of vessel arrivals at its ...

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DP World Buying Drydocks World, DMC

DP World will be splashing USD 405 million for the acquisition of Dubai’s ship repair business Drydocks World ...

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DP World Interested in Hong Kong's Cruise Terminal Business

Dubai-based port operator DP World is interested in exploring Hong Kong’s cruise terminal business. The ambition ...

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Asian LR Tanker Rates Shoot Up

Asian long range (LR) tanker market has seen a surge in rates following the Hurricane Harvey amid heightened demand ...

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Secondhand Containership Sales at Record Level

The volume of secondhand containership sales reported in the first eight months of 2017 totalled 0.75 million TEU, ...

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Dubai Harbour to Feature a Second Cruise Terminal

Dubai Harbour will have a second cruise terminal in addition to the one already revealed in January 2017, ...

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Promised Automation Benefits Hard to Deliver?

Automation of shipping and ports has been dubbed as a “marketing rush” by the president of the Maritime ...

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World Seaborne Trade Puts On Some Weight

Since the downturn of 2009, when it slumped by 4%, world seaborne trade has grown by 38%, adding an extra 3.2 ...

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Ballast Water Management Convention Enters into Force

The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments (BWM ...

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Carriers Sailing to a Golden Era of Profitability?

Driven by better market fundamentals and greater pricing discipline, carriers are now finally getting their ...

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Class Needs to Keep Up with Industry's Digitalization

Classification societies need to keep pace with the digitalization of the shipping industry in order to support the ...

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Bahri Expands Fleet with Another VLCC

National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has taken delivery of the very large crude carrier (VLCC) ...

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Q2 Results Paint a Better Picture for Container Carriers

Now that the results for the second quarter of 2017 have settled in, it can be deduced that the container shipping ...

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BWM Convention Compliance Comes with USD 100 Bn Price Tag

The shipping industry may collectively need to spend around USD 100 billion in order to install the new ballast ...

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Qatar Inaugurates New Port

Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani has inaugurated today the Hamad Port in Umm Al Houl. The port, ...

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Unknown Cargo Vessel Sinks off Oman

An unidentified cargo ship has capsized near the port of Lakbi in Omani territorial waters after it started taking ...

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Maersk Line's Schedule Reliability Takes a Nosedive in July

Danish container carrier Maersk Line, a long-term top-performer when it comes to global schedule reliability, fell ...

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Shipping Needs to Improve Risk Exposure Management

Effective management of risk within the shipping industry has improved slightly over the past 12 months, a survey ...

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Winner and Loser Ports of Reshuffled Asia-Europe Networks

The recent reshuffling of alliance networks on Asia-Europe trade, driven by carrier consolidation, has seen some ...

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Toxic Cocktail Could Disrupt Low Boxship Ordering

Hungry shipyards and shipping companies being eager to be top dog is a toxic cocktail which, combined with ...

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ZIM Returns to Black in 2nd Quarter

Driven by a positive trend in the container shipping industry, Israel’s shipping company Zim Integrated ...

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Greek Tanker Seized in Libya

Greek-owned small clean tanker Levante has been seized by Libyan authorities on the grounds of suspected oil ...

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