ICBC Leasing Pens USD 1.1bn Deal with Jaccar and Seatrade

ICBC Leasing Pens USD 1.1bn Deal with Jaccar and Seatrade

ICBC Leasing, a unit of Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd., has signed loan deals with Belgian reefer ...

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MSC Opera Finds New Home in Cuba

MSC Opera

Cruise line company MSC Cruises announced today that, starting in December 2015, its 2,120-guest MSC Opera will ...

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Rolls-Royce Spearheads Study into Autonomous Ships

Rolls-Royce Spearheads Study into Autonomous Ships

Rolls-Royce is to lead the new EUR 6.6 million Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications Initiative to produce ...

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Kim Nirvana Total Death Toll 45, One More Rescued

Kim Nirvana Death Toll Rises to 40, 6 Still Missing

Search and rescue crews have recovered nine more bodies from a ferry that capsized some 200 meters off the Port of ...

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Stena RoRo Charters Three Godby Sisters

Stena RoRo Charters Three Godby Sisters

Sweden’s Stena RoRo has reached an agreement with the Finnish shipping company Godby Shipping to long-term ...

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2015 on Track to Break Record in Dry Bulk Scrapping?

2015 on Track to Break Record in Dry Bulk Scrapping

The 2015 appears to be running on a path toward becoming another record year in the dry bulk demolition activity. ...

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Pilbara Ports in Clover

Pilbara Ports in Clover

Australia’s Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) has delivered a record annual throughput of 619.8 million tonnes ...

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Engie’s LNG Heading to Beijing this Winter

Engie LNG to Keep Beijing Warm and Running this Winter

French energy distribution company Engie (formerly GDF Suez) and Beijing Enterprise Group (BEG) have used the ...

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China Allows Valemaxes into Its Ports

China Allows Valemaxes into Its Ports

China’s Ministry of Transport and the National Development and Reform Commission issued a notice on Thursday, ...

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California Approves Maritime Emissions Treatment System

California Approves Maritime Emissions Treatment System

Clean Air Engineering-Maritime (CAEM) has received California Air Resources Board (CARB) approval for the first ...

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Spotted: Nordana Star Makes a Splash

Nordana Star Hits the Water

Today’s spotted brings you an image of general cargo ship Nordana Star being launched at Dutch shipbuilder ...

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Gazprom and Gasunie Sign Small Scale LNG Deal

Gazprom and Gasunie Sign Small Scale LNG Deal

Russian oil and gas major Gazprom and a Dutch natural gas infrastructure and transportation company Gasunie have ...

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Greek Shipowners Consider Setting Course to Cyprus

Greek Shipowners Consider Setting Course to Cyprus

Greek shipowners are considering a move to Cyprus due to the current financial crisis in the country and possible ...

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UNESCO: Great Barrier Reef Not in Danger

Great Barrier Reef Not in Danger

UNESCO World Heritage Committee has decided not to list the Great Barrier Reef as “in danger” at its session held ...

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G6 Adds Halifax to Asia Suez Express Service

G6 Adds Halifax to Asia Suez Express Service

The G6 shipping alliance has added a call to the UK Port of Halifax to their Asia Suez Express (AZX) service ...

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Asia Gets First LNG-Powered Tugboat

Asia Gets First LNG-Powered Tugboat

China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has taken delivery of Asia’s first tugboat Hai Yang Shi You 525, ...

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JES International Sues Former Administrative Assistant

JES International Sues Former Administrative Assistant

Singapore-based shipbuilder JES International Holdings Limited reported that four of its Chinese subsidiaries ...

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Container Equipment Prices Fall to Record Lows

APL Oakland CA Terminal

Low material costs and stable demand has driven the price of new container equipment down to record lows where it ...

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Sailors’ Society Launches Crisis Response Centre in Durban

Durban

Southampton-based seafarer support charity Sailors’ Society has launched a Crisis Response Centre in Durban, South ...

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BP Agrees to Pay Record Environmental Fine

BP Agrees to Pay Record Environmental Fine

Five years on from the Deepwater Horizon accident and spill in 2010 that took 11 lives, oil major BP has reached ...

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Spotted: Anthem of the Seas Dwarfs Vigo Cruise Terminal

Anthem of the Seas Dwarfs Vigo Cruise Terminal

Spanish Port of Vigo has welcomed over 6,000 cruise passengers and crew today on board the world’s second ...

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Milaha Buys Remaining Stake in 2 LNG Carriers

Milaha Buys Entire Stake in 2 LNG Carriers

Qatar-based holding company Milaha has through its wholly owned subsidiary – Qatar Shipping Company – ...

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EU Okays EUR 270m Public Funding for New Calais Terminal

EU Okays EUR 270m Public Funding for New Terminal at Calais

The European Commission has found that public funding of EUR 270 million to build a new cross‑Channel terminal in ...

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Bahri Signs Up for Five More

Bahri Signs Up for Five More

 The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has exercised option for construction of additional five ...

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Fredriksen Regroups

Chairman of Frontline Ltd. and Frontline 2012 Ltd., John Fredriksen

Oil tanker shipping company Frontline Ltd. and Frontline 2012 Ltd. have entered into an agreement and plan of ...

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GasLog Completes Methane Sisters Dropdown

GasLog Partners Completes Methane Sisters Dropdown

NYSE-listed liquefied natural gas (LNG) transporter GasLog Partners LP has completed the USD 483 million purchase ...

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Statoil and Litgas Form LNG Bunkering Joint Venture

Statoil and Litgas Forming LNG Bunkering Joint Venture

Norwegian oil and gas major Statoil and Lithuanian natural gas supply and trading company Litgas have signed a ...

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