Paris MoU Sees Less Bans in 2015

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Paris MoU saw a large decrease in the refusal of access or bans in 2015 – 11 bans compared to 20 in the ...

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Demolition of Panamax Containerships Spikes

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Demolition of containerships almost tripled in the first five months of 2016 in comparison to the same period of ...

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Cosco Opens Central America and Panama Business Lines

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Cosco China Shipping Group has launched two new lines of business, namely, COSCO Shipping Lines (Central America) ...

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LPG Carrier Explodes in Gulf of Thailand, Four Injured

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Four people out of a crew of ten were hospitalized after the LPG carrier Pattarawadee 12 exploded in the Gulf of ...

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Armed Pirates Board Tanker in Indonesian Waters

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Ten armed pirates boarded a tanker while it was underway some 26 nautical miles off the Indonesian Mangkai Island ...

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Seaspan Buys Boxship Newbuilding Duo from GCI

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Hong Kong-based container ship owner and operator Seaspan Corporation has bought two newbuilding 11,000 TEU vessels ...

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Gener8 Maritime Adds 11th ECO VLCC

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Crude oil shipping company Gener8 Maritime has taken delivery of another ECO VLCC, the Gener8 Constantine, from ...

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China Shipbuilding Selling Shares to Raise USD 586 Mn

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In an effort to reduce its debt, China Shipbuilding Industry Co. has revealed plans to raise some CNY 3.9 billion ...

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Carriers' Service Reliability at Six-Month High in May

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Ocean carriers achieved a six-month high for liner service reliability in May, according to data provided by ...

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COSCO Shipping Reshuffles Newbuilding Orders

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China’s COSCO Shipping Company Limited (COSCOL) has decided to upgrade three from a total of seven heavy lift ...

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CMA CGM to Launch Total NOL Takeover

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French container shipping major CMA CGM S.A. has crossed the compulsory acquisition ownership threshold in Neptune ...

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DSME’s Former CEO Taken into Custody

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Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering’s (DSME) former Chief Executive Officer Nam Sang-tae was taken ...

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HMM’s Restructuring Pushed to Late July

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The creditor-led restructuring scheme of the South Korea’s cash-strapped shipping firm Hyundai Merchant ...

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Maersk Bolsters North East Asia – New Zealand Coverage

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Danish container shipping firm Maersk Line is upgrading its existing Triple Star service to provide direct, weekly ...

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SGX Extends Exclusive Talks with Baltic Exchange

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Singapore Exchange (SGX) has extended the period of exclusive discussions to buy the London’s Baltic Exchange ...

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Tsavliris to Create Salvage Network in Chinese Waters

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Greek emergency response contractor Tsavliris Salvage has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ...

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Fatal Accidents Rise at Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Yards

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At least five shipbreaking workers have been killed and five more severely injured in a series of fatal accidents ...

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Wisdom Marine Orders Two Tankers in Japan

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Taipei-based shipping company Wisdom Marine Lines has decided to enter the tanker shipping market as it ordered two ...

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Cosco’s Post Panamax Duo Joins Baumarine Pool

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China’s shipping giant Cosco has sent two of its bulk carriers into the Baumarine pool, run by Norwegian ...

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Vinashin’s Former Execs Face Criminal Charges

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Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security has proposed criminal charges against three former executives of Vinashin ...

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Navig8 Chemical Adds New Tanker

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Chemical shipping company Navig8 Chemical Tankers Inc. has taken delivery of its first stainless steel chemical ...

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Drewry: HMM Joining 2M Suggests Hidden Agenda

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Financially troubled Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is in talks with 2M carriers Maersk Line and MSC to join their ...

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Nordic Hamburg, Containerships to Build Eight Ships in China

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German-based Nordic Hamburg and the Finnish shipping firm Containerships have ordered up to eight short sea 1,400 ...

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Royal Caribbean Names Ovation of the Seas in Tianjin, China

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Miami-based cruise company Royal Caribbean International christened its new Quantum class cruise ship Ovation of ...

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Interview: New Panama Canal to Shift Trade Patterns As the inauguration of the Expanded Panama Canal approaches, ...

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Japanese Shipyards' Orders Halved in May

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Japanese shipbuilding woes continued in May as well, as the country’s shipyards secured just eight ...

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Indonesia's Coal to Philippines on Hold, Seven More Abducted

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In light of the latest kidnapping of seven crewmembers in the southern Philippines, Indonesia said that ...

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