Bahri to Add Two Second-Hand VLCCs

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The Board of National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has approved the purchase of two second-hand very ...

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Abu Dhabi Ports Opens Revamped Al Mirfa Port

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Following an extensive redevelopment work, Al Mirfa Port, situated in the Western region of Abu Dhabi, the United ...

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Angelicoussis Group, N-KOM Extend Cooperation

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Greece’s Angelicoussis Group of Companies has penned a deal with Qatar’s shipyard Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & ...

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Idle Boxship Fleet Approaching New Record

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The global containership fleet made idle this year is set to reach a new record, surpassing the 1.5m TEU mark set ...

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Gallery: MSC Fantasia Shows Off in Haifa

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The 4,363-passenger cruise ship MSC Fantasia, owned by cruise line company MSC Cruises, has called at the port of ...

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Entry into Force of BWM Convention Yet to Be Confirmed

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Despite the fact that forty-seven countries have now ratified the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention with ...

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China's Scrapping of Younger Ships May Increase Newbuilds

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International dry bulk shipowners seem only to scrap ships aged eighteen years or older, while some Chinese owners ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (Dec 14th – Dec 18th)


Dolphin Resorts to Bankruptcy Norwegian Dolphin Group ASA together with its subsidiary Dolphin Geophysical AS will ...

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Shipping Confidence Continues Downward Trend

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Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell in the three months to November 2015, according to the ...

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TT Club: Port Terminals the Weak Link in Global Supply Chains

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As pivotal hubs within global trade, container ports and terminals face risks that have potentially serious ...

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Shipbuilding Industry Set to Pick Up After 2017

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Despite a marginal deterioration in the growth outlook for the global shipbuilding industry, annualized five-year ...

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November Containership Reliability at 77.2 Pct

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Containership reliability was broadly unchanged in November as the average on-time performance across all trades ...

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Israel to Fine Ashdod Port for Mediterranean Sea Pollution

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One of Israel’s main cargo ports, the port of Ashdod, is about to be sanctioned financially in the amount ...

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Quiz: Are You an International Shipping Pro?

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Ocean Three Loads Record Breaking Cargo on Al Muraykh

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Middle Eastern container carrier United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), along with its partners in the Ocean Three ...

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MSI: Earnings in Dry Bulk Market to Rebound in Q2 of 2016

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As Capesize asset values hit their 16-year lows amid weak dry bulk fundamentals and partly driven by very weak ...

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Port of Salalah Adds a Bulk Terminal

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The Port of Salalah, a major Arab Gulf gateway port operated by APM Terminals, has inaugurated a new deep-water ...

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Iran, France Join Forces on Persian Gulf FLNG Scheme

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Iran and France have reached a final agreement on setting up Iran’s first floating production of LNG from ...

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DP World Automates Its New Terminal at Jebel Ali

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Global marine terminal operator DP World has ordered automation and remote control solutions for its flagship Jebel ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (Dec 7th – Dec 11th)


Poor Judgement Led to Collision in Jebel Ali, Report Says A number of safety measures were disregarded resulting in ...

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Fitch Downgrades Global Shipping Outlook to Negative

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Fitch Ratings has revised the global shipping sector outlook for 2016 to negative from stable in 2015. The rating ...

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All Set for the Opening of Zayed Port's New Cruise Terminal

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Port operator Abu Dhabi Ports is set to officially open the new state-of-the-art cruise terminal at Zayed Port in ...

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Industry Bodies: Include Shipping in COP21 Deal

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The global shipping industry organizations are calling for shipping to be brought back in the latest draft text, ...

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Qatar Petroleum Opts for Middle Point

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 Middle Point, Dutch recruitment & contracting specialist for the maritime and offshore industry, has secured a ...

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Poor Judgement Led to Collision in Jebel Ali, Report Says

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A number of safety measures were disregarded resulting in a collision on February 11, 2015, between the UK ...

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Shipping Dropped from Paris Climate Deal

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The global shipping and aviation industries have been left out from the draft Paris climate agreement published on ...

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Infographic: Greatest Ocean Treasures Ever Found

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Did you know that a gold bar found off the coast of South Carolina was sold for a record breaking USD 7.5 million? ...

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