Two More Chinese Shipping Majors to Merge

CMES, Sinotrans to Merge

China’s shipping conglomerates China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) and Sinotrans & CSC Group are going ...

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CMA CGM Reshuffles Asia-Europe Service

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French container shipping company CMA CGM and Ocean Three partners have decided to merge their FAL2 and FAL3 loops ...

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Meratus Line Vessel Sinks, Two Crew Missing

Meratus Line Vessel Sinks, Two Crew Missing

An Indonesian-flagged containership loaded with containers sank on Wednesday morning, September 2, in the Java Sea, ...

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MOL Testing New Windshield on Its Boxship

MOL Testing Windshields on Its Boxship

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. has started demonstration tests of a new windshield for ...

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Dry Bulk Market in the Dumps at Least Until 2017

Dry Bulk Market in the Dumps At Least Until 2017

The dry bulk shipping market will remain in recession due to contracting demand for iron ore and coal, and any ...

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At Least 14 Dead After Boat Capsizes off Malaysia

Boat Carrying Around 100 People Capsizes off Malaysia

At least 14 people died and 19 have been rescued after a wooden boat crammed with scores of people capsized ...

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G E Shipping Takes Delivery of Offloaded Jag Akash

G E Shipping Takes Delivery of Jag Akash

Mumbai-based Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd. (G E Shipping) has taken delivery of the recently sold newbuilding ...

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Tokyo, Paris MoUs Launch CIC on Enclosed Space Entry

Tokyo, Paris MoU Begin Concentrated Inspection Campaign

The Maritime Authorities of the Tokyo and the Paris Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control have ...

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Manila Streamlines Container Handling

Manila Streamlines Container Handling

The Manila International Container Terminal (MICT), operated by the International Container Terminal Services, Inc. ...

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Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia Jointly Nab Sea Robbers

Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia Jointly Nab Sea Robbers

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) has reported that one of its Fearless-class patrol vessels disrupted a ...

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Product Tanker Supply About to Outpace Demand

Product Tanker Supply About to Outpace Demand

Impending fleet growth is expected to reduce the product tanker market’s earnings over the medium term ...

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CMES Sets Up Subsidiary to Operate Valemaxes

CMES Sets Up Subsidiary to Operate Valemaxes

China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) has set up a wholly-owned subsidiary that will own and operate the Very ...

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Alphaliner: Containerhips Idling Away

Containerhips Idling Away

Idling of containerships across the global fleet has soared to new high in 2015 reaching 500,00 TEU capacity mark, ...

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MSC Cruises Partners Up with China’s CAISSA Touristic

MSC Cruises Partners Up with China's CAISSA Touristic

Switzerland-based cruise line MSC Cruises and China’s outbound tourism service provider CAISSA Touristic ...

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Video: Naming of First Philippine-Built LPG Carrier

Naming of First Philippine-Built LPG Carrier

Teekay LNG and Belgium’s Exmar held a naming ceremony for M/V Kaprijke on August 24 at Hanjin Heavy ...

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ITLOS to Hear Asia Maritime Disputes in Singapore

ITLOS to Hear Asia Maritime Disputes in Singapore

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) and Singapore’s Ministry of Law have signed a Joint ...

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Suspected Mastermind of Orkim Harmony Hijacking Apprehended

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The Indonesian Navy has apprehended the suspected “mastermind” of the Orkim Harmony hijacking. As ...

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Death Toll from Tianjin Blasts Reaches 158

Death Toll from Tianjin Blasts Reaches 158

The death toll from the Tianjin port explosions has risen to 158 people, with 15 people still unaccounted for, the ...

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Hyundai Mipo Strikes Again

Hyundai Mipo Strikes Again

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard has won an order for two Roll-on/Roll-off (RORO) ships, worth a ...

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Indian Shipbuilders to Get a Lifeline

Indian Shipbuilders to Get a Lifeline

The Indian government is about to consider a subsidy scheme intended for the domestic shipbuilding industry ...

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China Merchants Posts Double-Digit Profit Jump

China Merchants Posts Double-Digit Profit Jump

China Merchants Holdings (International) Company Limited, the country’s largest port operator, reported HKD ...

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Evergreen Offloads SINOPACIFIC Stake

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Evergreen Holding Group (Evergreen) has entered into an agreement with investment holding company CIMC Enric ...

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Pioneer Marine Adds First Green Dolphin Handysize

Pioneer Marine Adds First Green Dolphin Handysize

Oslo-listed dry bulk specialist Pioneer Marine Inc. has taken delivery of its first 38,464 dwt, Green Dolphin ...

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Hyundai Mipo Bags Gas Carrier Trio

Hyundai Mipo Bags Gas Carrier Trio

Ulsan-based shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard has won an order for the construction of three gas carriers worth a ...

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Eimskip Scraps Boxship Order in China

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 The Icelandic Steamship Company (Eimskip) has decided to cancel a container ship ordered at Chinese ...

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Rotterdam Joins Indonesian Deep-Sea Port Project

Port of Rotterdam Authority Joins Indonesian Deep-Sea Port Project

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed a partnership agreement with the Indonesian Port Corporation Pelindo I ...

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BW LPG Takes Fifth VLGC Newbuilding from Hyundai Heavy

BW LPG Takes Fifth VLGC Newbuilding from Hyundai Heavy

Singapore-based owner and operator of gas carriers BW LPG Limited has taken delivery of BW Libra, the fifth Very ...

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