Nakilat Unfazed by Oil Price Seesaw

Nakilat Unfazed by Oil Price Seesaw

Qatar Gas Transport Company (Nakilat), the shipping arm of Qatar’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector, has ...

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Milaha’s CEO Bowing Out

Milaha's President and CEO, Khalifa Ali Al-Hetmi

Qatar-based marine transport and logistics conglomerate Milaha said that its President and CEO, Khalifa Ali ...

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VIDEO: How to Load Navy Ships on a Heavy Lift Vessel?

Jumbo Shipping

We have often seen ships being loaded with different types of cargo, but have you ever seen a ship being loaded ...

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Platts: Tankers Leave Ceyhan after Order Cancellations

Turkish port of Ceyhan

Nine of the 14 tankers nominated by Iraq’s State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) have departed from the ...

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Fleet Buildup Drives Bahri’s Q2 Profit Surge

Fleet Buildup Drives Bahri's Q2 Profit Surge

National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has more than doubled its second-quarter results recording SAR ...

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Iran Eyes FLNG Opportunities

Iran Linked to FLNG Talks

Iran is negotiating cooperation on construction of floating liquefied natural gas plants (FLNG) with an undisclosed ...

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Drewry: Ship Utilisation Hit by Overcapacity

Ship Utilisation Hit by Overcapacity

The average containership load factor across the main headhaul East-West trade routes, adjusted for void ...

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Seas Could Rise 6 Meters Despite UN Global Warming Cap

Seas Could Rise 6 Meters Despite UN Global Warming Cap

Sea levels could rise by 6 meters (20 feet) in the long rung even if a United Nations goal of limiting global ...

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Southeast Asia Remains Main Piracy Hotspot

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Southeast Asia continues to dominate maritime crime incidents globally, with 120 reports of piracy and maritime ...

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ITF Warns of Cruise Ship Job Scams

ITF Warns of Cruise Ship Job Scams

There is an increasing number of recruitment frauds targeting people wanting to work in the cruise industry, the ...

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IMO: Shipping Regulation Must Be Sharper

IMO

Unnecessary administrative difficulties must be weeded out before an international shipping regulation is adopted, ...

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New Rate War on Far East-South America Trades?

New Rate War on Far East-South America

Substantial additional capacity is expected to be introduced into the Far East-South America container shipping ...

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Drewry: Ordering of Big Ships Starting to Backfire

Toxic Mixture Threatening Carriers' Profitability

A toxic mixture of overcapacity, weak demand and aggressive commercial pricing is threatening liner shipping ...

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Shipping Industry’s Morale Suffers Sharp Decline

Shipping Industry's Morale on Sharp Decline

The morale in the shipping industry has fallen to the lowest level in the past six years, according to the Way ...

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Unipec Leads the Dirty Pack

Unipec

China International United Petroleum & Chemicals (Unipec) has remained in the lead in the overall ranking of ...

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Drydocks World Completes World’s Largest Turret

drydocks.gov.ae turret completion

Dubai’s maritime engineering business Drydocks World celebrated today the sail-away of the world’s largest ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (Jun 29 – Jul 3)

Readers Picks

Samsung Heavy Lands USD 4.7 Billion FLNG Order from Shell South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has won a ...

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2015 on Track to Break Record in Dry Bulk Scrapping?

2015 on Track to Break Record in Dry Bulk Scrapping

The 2015 appears to be running on a path toward becoming another record year in the dry bulk demolition activity. ...

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G6 Adds Halifax to Asia Suez Express Service

G6 Adds Halifax to Asia Suez Express Service

The G6 shipping alliance has added a call to Canada’s Port of Halifax to their Asia Suez Express (AZX) ...

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Container Equipment Prices Fall to Record Lows

APL Oakland CA Terminal

Low material costs and stable demand has driven the price of new container equipment down to record lows where it ...

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Milaha Buys Remaining Stake in 2 LNG Carriers

Milaha Buys Entire Stake in 2 LNG Carriers

Qatar-based holding company Milaha has through its wholly owned subsidiary – Qatar Shipping Company – ...

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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

Iran Bunkering

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

sohar

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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