Three Injured in Cargo Ship Fire

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A fire broke out on Saturday on board an Indonesia-flagged general cargo ship while docked in Surabaya, Indonesia ...

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Training Coastguards in Piracy Hotspots Key

Training Coastguards in Piracy Hotspots Key

Training and mentoring of coastguards in Africa, Middle East, and South East Asia is essential if coastal nations ...

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Carnival Corporation Expands Presence in China

Carnival Corporation Expands Presence in China

Miami-based cruise operator Carnival Corporation signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China Merchants ...

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Sino-Global Broadens Ownership Scope

Sino-Global Broadened Ownership Scope

New York-based shipping agency Sino-Global Shipping America has broadened its ownership scope with the signing of a ...

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HHI’s Order Intake Plunges

HHI's Order Intake Plunges

The newbuilding order intake of South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has taken a plunge as the ...

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Gazprom, Yamal Sign Deal to Sell LNG in Asia

Gazprom, Yamal Sign Deal to Sell LNG in Asia

Gazprom Marketing & Trading Singapore, a wholly-owned trading subsidiary of Russia’s Gazprom Group, and ...

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South Asia Still Preferred Dumping Ground

South Asia Still Preferred Dumping Ground

Out of a total of 1026 ships dismantled globally in 2014, 641, representing 74% of the total gross tonnage (GT) ...

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Drewry: Post-Alliance Restructure Well-Balanced

Post-Alliance Restructure Well-Balanced

The Asia-North Europe trade post-alliance restructure is generally well-balanced in terms of geographical coverage ...

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ITF Launches East Asian Maritime Action Week

ITF Launches East Asian Maritime Action Week

Teams of inspectors from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) will begin the first East ...

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China, Sohar Eye Investment Opportunities

Sohar Port and Freezone

Oman’s fast expanding Sohar Port and Freezone is looking East to attract investment, in particular from ...

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Cosco Starts Piraeus Container Terminal Upgrade

Cosco Starts Piraeus Container Terminal Upgrade

China Ocean Shipping Company (Cosco) held the Inauguration of the Expansion of Pier III of COSCO Piraeus Container ...

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COSCO Swings Back to Profit

COSCO Swings Back to profit

After three years of losses, China’s shipping conglomerate China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company (COSCO) ...

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IMO Action on Black Carbon Long Overdue

IMO Action on Black Carbon Long Overdue

The International Maritime Organisation’s recommendation to its environment committee to agree on ...

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India Dockers Rally Against Port Corporatisation Plans

India Dockers Rally Against Port Corporatisation Plans

More than 30,000 dockers across India staged mass protests – ‘dharana’ – in all twelve major ports as ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (18-22 of Jan)

Readers’ Picks

VIDEO: Fincantieri Starts Building Seven Seas Explorer Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has laid keel for the Seven ...

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Xiamen Bags First LNG Carrier Order

Xiamen Bags First LNG Order

Chinese shipbuilder Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry has secured its first LNG Carrier order from Landmark Corporate ...

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Cruiseship Scrapes Hoegh Gallant

Cruiseship Scrapes Hoegh Gallant

A cruise ship has scratched Hoegh LNG’s FSRU, the Höegh Gallant, at a Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding’s ...

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Container Weight Verification Approaching

Container Weight Verification Requirement Approaching

The World Shipping Council (WSC) called all parties involved in the international transportation of maritime ...

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COSCO Zhoushan Delivers Two Bulkers

COSCO Zhoushan Delivers Two Bulkers

COSCO Zhoushan Shipyard said that it has delivered two newbuild 64,000 DWT bulk carriers to their customers. Bulk ...

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Shreyas First Indian Shipper to Link Major Domestic Ports

Shreyas First Domestic Shipper to Link Major India's Ports

Mumbai based shipping and logistics provider Shreyas Shipping and Logistics Limited, part of global conglomerate ...

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SHI Seals Kogas Duo

SHI Seals Kogas Duo

Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) followed in the footsteps of its counterpart Daewoo Shipbuilding ...

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Term of the Day: Carnet

carnet

A carnet is an international customs and temporary export-import document. It permits a holder to temporarily carry ...

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Image of the Day: SCF Melampus Sets Sail for Nigeria

Image of the day

LNG carrier SCF Melampus, which just joined the fleet of Russian shipping company Sovcomflot (SCF Group), has set ...

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Drewry Expects Modest Recovery in Dry Bulk Sector

Drewry Expects Modest Recovery in Dry Bulk Sector (2)

The depressed dry bulk market could recover partly in 2015 and underlying earnings could improve marginally, ...

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Analysing Security Threats: Man vs Machine

Analysing Security Threats- Man vs Machine

The claim that in today’s information age, with open source media instantly available via mobile devices or at the ...

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MOL Takes Delivery of Newbuild Coal Carrier

MOL Takes Delivery of Newbuild Coal Carrier

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has today taken delivery of the coal carrier Shin Yahagi Maru at ...

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DSME Signs Deal for LNG Quartet

DSME Signs Deal for LNG Quartet

South Korean shipbuilding giant Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has concluded the deal with Korea ...

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