NAT Orders Suezmax Pair

NAT Orders Suezmax Pair

NYSE-listed Nordic American Tankers has signed preliminary contracts with an undisclosed  South Korean shipyard for ...

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Hapag-Lloyd Wraps Up Capital Increase

Hapag-Lloyd Wraps Up Capital Increase

German liner shipping company Hapag-Lloyd completed the planned capital increase of EUR 370 million (USD 453.5m) as ...

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Wärtsilä to Power World’s First High Speed RoPax ...

Wärtsilä to Power World's First High Speed RoPax LNG Ferry

The first Swedish-flagged LNG powered passenger vessel,and the first LNG fuelled high speed RoPax ferry in the ...

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US West Coast Congestion Downgrades Carrier Reliability

Drewry US West Coast Congestion Downgrades Carrier Reliability

Congestion issues at US west coast ports contributed to lower on-time containership reliability in November, ...

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Ex China Shipping Development Manager Gets 6 Years in Prison

Ex China Shipping Development Manager Gets 6 Years in Prison

Shanghai No.1 Intermediate People’s Court found Mao Shijia, former general manager of China Shipping Tanker ...

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Aframax Dirty Rates May Sway Clean Operators to Change Ranks

Aframax Dirty Rates May Sway Clean Operators to Change Ranks

With the earnings for an Aframax trading crude from the Arabian Gulf to South East Asia at USD 33,400/day for a ...

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Pilbara Ports Authority Freezes Prices

Pilbara Ports Authority Freezes Prices

Australia’s Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) Board has taken a decision to hold prices at current levels for the ...

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Papua New Guinea Finishes Lae Port Phase I Upgrade

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The first phase of an upgrade of Papua New Guinea’s Lae Port, the joint project of the Government of Papua ...

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South Carolina Ports Mark Double-Digit Volume Surge

South Carolina Ports Mark Double-Digit Volume Surge

South Carolina’s ports recorded another month of double-digit growth, with volumes in November up 13 percent ...

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US Marine Authorities Offload over 10 Tons of Cocaine

US Marine Authorities Offload over 10 Tons of Drugs

More than eight and half tons of cocaine seized or recovered in fourteen interdictions in international waters of ...

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Nakilat Damen to Build 11 Tugs for New Doha Port

Nakilat Damen to Build 11 Tugs for New Doha Port

Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) has signed an agreement with Qatar’s New Port Project (NPP)  to ...

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US Coast Guard Medevacs Tanker Crewmember

US Coast Guard Medevacs Tanker Crewmember

The U.S. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans medevaced a Filipino crewmember from a tanker 23 miles south of Southwest ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (15th – 19th Dec)

Readers’ Picks

MSC Rachele Runs Aground MSC’s containership Rachele has run aground on a sandbank in Western Scheldt ...

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APM Terminals Moin Project Gets Final Clearance

APM Terminals Moin Project Gets Final Clearance

The Secretaría Técnica Nacional Ambiental (SETENA), the official environmental agency of the government of Costa ...

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Image of the Day: RFA Fort Victoria Emerges from Makeover

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Looking resplendent riding high in No.5 Dock at Cammell Laird’s yard in Birkenhead, RFA Fort Victoria belies her 24 ...

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OW Bunker Manager Arrested in Denmark

OW Bunker Manager Arrested in Denmark

Former global manager of the bankrupt marine fuel supplier OW Bunker Lars Bohn has been arrested in Denmark. Danish ...

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Norden Seals Financing for Its USD 1Bln Fleet Renewal

Norden Seals Financing for Its USD 1Bln Fleet Renewal

Danish shipping company Norden said that it has secured three new credit facilities, worth a total of USD 187 ...

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World’s Biggest Containership Drops Anchor in Singapore

World's Biggest Containership Drops Anchor in Singapore

The world’s biggest containership CSCL Globe paid a maiden call at Pasir Panjang port, Singapore, the Strait ...

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Carnival Back for Two More at Fincantieri

Carnival Back for Two More at Fincantieri

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri bags order to build two more for Carnival Cruise Line and Holland America Line.

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Indian Shipbreaking Workers in Dire Conditions

Alang Shipbreaking Workers

The working and living conditions at the shipbreaking yards of Alang, India, remain alarmingly poor, argues a new ...

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VIDEO: Panama Canal Gate Installation

Gate Installation Kicks Off at Panama Canal

The video above gives you a glimpse of the installation of the gates for the new locks of the Panama Canal that ...

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BIMCO: Faster Steaming Not an Option

Faster Steaming for Dry Sector Not an Option

Despite fall in bunker fuel costs that have been almost halved in the past six months dropping from USD 600 to USD ...

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DP World Affected by Industrial Action at Fremantle

Industrial Action Disrupts DP World's Operation at Fremantle

The industrial action being undertaken by the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) at the Fremantle port has severely ...

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171 Passengers Saved from Sinking Malaysian Ferry

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A total of 171 passengers have been saved from a sinking high-speed Malaysian ferry in Malacca Strait. Ferry ...

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BMT Sets Out Hong Kong Development Plan

BMT Sets Out Hong Kong Development Plan

Following an in-depth review of the containerised cargo market in Hong Kong, BMT developed a plan to enhance the ...

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Boost for Jakarta’s Terminal Capacity

Jakarta International Container Terminal

Mitsui, NYK Line, IPC, PSA teamed up on construction and operation of a new container terminal at Tanjung ...

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Nidera Invests in Port of Constanta Terminal

Port of Constanta

Dutch agribusiness and trading company Nidera has taken full ownership of the USA/USC Terminal in the port of ...

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