Exclusive Interview with Milaha CEO

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New Deliveries to Keep LR Freight Rates Down

Freight rates for the Long Range (LR) tankers are expected to remain low for the rest of this and the next year, ...

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Bulker Detained in Iraq after Deadly Collision

At least four people died and seven are reported missing after the 48,200 DWT bulker Royal Arsenal collided with ...

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Pick-Up in Global Trade Drives DP World’s Earnings Up

Dubai-based port operator DP World saw a 15.8 percent rise in profit for the first half of 2017 on a like-for-like ...

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Hutchison Ports Seals Basra Port Management Deal

Hong Kong-based port operator Hutchison Ports has entered into a deal with NAWAH Port Management (NPM) to assume ...

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Alphaliner: Global Container Volumes on the Rise in H1

During the first six months of this year, the global container port throughput rose by 6.7 percent and the growth ...

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Container Volumes Grow at King Abdullah Port

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Port witnessed a surge of around 14% in its container volumes during the first ...

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Interview: Over 1,300 Seafarers Abandoned in Five Years

Over the last five years, 12 to 19 crew abandonment incidents were reported annually and 1,013 seafarers were ...

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Qatargas, RasGas Co-Load First LNG for Split Delivery

Doha-based liquefied natural gas company Qatargas and RasGas have completed the first co-loading of liquefied ...

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Bahri Completes Registration of VLCC Newbuild

National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has completed the registration of Aslaf, a very large crude ...

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Nakilat Wraps Up 1st Phase of LNG Fleet Mgmt Transition

Nakilat Shipping Qatar Limited (NSQL), a subsidiary of Nakilat, and Shell International Trading and Shipping ...

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First Ship Arrives at New Fujairah Terminals

The newly established Fujairah Terminals welcomed its first container feeder vessel, the Dubai Alliance. This is ...

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Iraq, Arab States Form Shipping, Oil Trading JV Company

A new shipping and oil trading company has been set up by Iraq and its Arab neighbors, named Al Iraqia Shipping ...

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Tanker Orders Ramp Up in Q2

The second quarter of the year saw a total of 32 product tankers ordered as owners rushed to quench their thirst ...

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Carrier Consolidation Turns Up the Heat on APM Terminals

The ongoing consolidation of container carriers through acquisitions and alliances continues to exert pressure ...

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Tanker Market Earnings on Path to Recovery?

Tanker market earnings in the third quarter of 2017 are encountering difficulties, but peaking fleet growth and ...

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Niche Carriers Offer Better Rewards, but with Higher Risks

Niche carriers have both outperformed and vastly underperformed the top 16 carriers, with a high degree of ...

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Drewry: Container Trade Outlook Rises with More Volumes

World container trade appears to be back on track after two lean years, right on time for carriers that are taking ...

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Interview: Do Seafarers Really Matter?

Seafaring has been described as a vital support mechanism for the global economy by the International Maritime ...

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Maersk CEO: Five or Six Carriers to Survive Consolidation

Further consolidation in the container shipping market seems to be imminent and is likely to result in the survival ...

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GulfNav Delivers Higher Profit in H1

Dubai-based shipping company Gulf Navigation Holding (GulfNav) saw a 33% growth in net profits by the end of the ...

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DP World, Suez Canal Zone Set Up JV

Dubai-based port and terminal operator DP World has agreed with the General Authority of Suez Canal Zone to form a ...

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Thailand's Terminal Hosts First Q-Max LNG Carrier

The liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier Bu Samra has delivered the first Q-Max cargo of LNG to Thailand’s Map ...

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Mwani Qatar, Muntajat Ink MoU to Benefit from Port Services

Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani Qatar) and Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution ...

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More US Coal Exports to Aid Dry Bulk Market

US seaborne coal exports have turned years of negative growth around and seem to be climbing for a third quarter in ...

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New Trade Routes to Drive Demand for LNG Carriers?

The growth of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers over the past decade has been synonymous with the growth in ...

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Oversupply to Put More Pressure on Chemical Shipping Rates

The shipping fleet trading in chemical and vegoil markets is set to accelerate at a much faster pace than demand, ...

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SeaIntel: Carriers to Pursue Increased Market Share?

The continuing delivery of containerships could affect the competitive dynamics, forcing some carriers to pursue ...

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