Fincantieri Delivers Seven Seas Explorer Cruise Ship

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Miami-headquartered cruise line Regent Seven Seas Cruises, a brand of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, has taken ...

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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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Diana Sends Panamax on Charter with Nidera

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Greek dry bulk shipping company Diana Shipping has entered into a time charter contract with Nidera S.P.A., Roma, ...

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BP Tanker First to Ship LNG through Panama Canal

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The liquefied natural gas tanker British Merchant, owned by UK-based oil and gas major BP Plc, will be the first ...

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Gener8 Maritime Changes Loan Terms to Finance Two Newbuilds

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US-based Gener8 Maritime has entered into an amendment to an existing senior secured credit facility to finance the ...

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HSH Nordbank Offloads Billions Worth of Bad Shipping Loans

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Germany’s HSH Nordbank, one of the world’s biggest providers of shipping finance, transferred a ...

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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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Piraeus Port Privatization Hits a Snag

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The sale of the Greek port of Piraeus has encountered a hurdle as China’s port operator Cosco Group (Hong Kong) ...

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Tanker Pierces Bow after Hitting Sailboats off Maine

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Panama-flagged tanker Chem Venus allided with three moored sailboats on June 29 at the mouth of the Piscataqua ...

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Port of Tanjung Pelepas in USD 2 Bn Capacity Expansion

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Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP), Malaysia’s biggest single port operator and member of MMC Group, is to invest ...

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Xeneta: Brexit Brings Gloomy Days for Container Shipping

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The UK’s decision to leave the European Union will have a negative impact on all parties involved in the container ...

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Nordic Sirius Handed Over to NAT

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New York-listed tanker owner Nordic American Tankers (NAT) has taken delivery of the Nordic Sirius, the third in a ...

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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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UASC's Shareholders Give Nod to Merger with Hapag-Lloyd

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Dubai-based container shipping firm United Arab Shipping Company S.A.G. (UASC) informed that all six of its ...

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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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BIMCO: Oil Product Tanker Earnings in Decline

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Oil product tanker earnings are the lowest since Q3 of 2014 and could drop even further but there is still money to ...

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Star Bulk Sees Worst Quarter in 30 Years

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Athens-based dry bulk shipping company Star Bulk Carriers Corp. reported its net loss reached USD 48.8 million for ...

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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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Transpetro Crosses Off Seven Newbuilding Orders

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Brazil’s oil and gas transportation company Transpetro, a subsidiary of Petrobras, has decided to abandon ...

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Nautilus Questions UK Chamber's Neutral Stance on Brexit

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Nautilus International, the UK-based global trade union representing maritime professionals, is criticizing the UK ...

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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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EU Council Approves New Port Transparency Rules

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The EU Council’s Permanent Representatives Committee approved on June 29 new rules to increase the financial ...

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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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Flinterstar’s Bow Lifted from Sea

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The bow of the sunken freighter Flinterstar that sank in October 2015 off the coast of Zeebrugge was successfully ...

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