Liberia Issues 2013 MLC Compliance Report

Liberia Issues 2013 MLC Report

The Liberian Maritime Authority has released the mandatory MLC Annual Report for 2013, stating that ...

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Scorpio Pens Loan to Finance Capesize Newbuilds

Scorpio Pens Loan to Finance Capesize Newbuilds

Bulk transporter Scorpio Bulkers Inc. has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ABN Amro Bank N.V. and the ...

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OSK-ShipTech, GSI Ink Design Deal Extension

OSK-ShipTech Inks Deal Extension with GSI

Danish naval architect consultancy, OSK-ShipTech A/S and China’s Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) have ...

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K Noble Charters Capesize

K Noble Charters Capesize

Dry bulk shipping specialist Diana Shipping Inc. has through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary entered into a time ...

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Fearnleys: Tanker Rates Sink Again

Tanker Rates Sink Deeper

A considerable slowdown has pushed tanker rates down in both Middle East Gulf (MEG) and West Africa, according ...

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TSA Members Want Higher Container Rates

TSA Members Want Higher GRI Rates

Member container lines in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) issued a recommendation for a further USD ...

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Image of the Day: Ceona Amazon Reports for Duty

mage of the Day Ceona Amazon Reports for Duty

SURF contractor Ceona has bolstered its fleet with the christening of its flagship asset, the Ceona Amazon, which ...

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Recovery on the Horizon for Dry Bulk Carriers

Recovery on the Horizon for Dry Bulk Carriers

Dry bulk shipping is expected to continue its recovery, thanks to declining excess capacity, increasing iron ore ...

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MES Bags Gas Engine Orders

MES Bags Gas Engine Orders

Japanese shipbuilder Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding (MES) has secured an order for four gas-powered engines ...

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Seafarers Largely Unprotected from Infectious Diseases

Seafarers Largely Unprotected from Infectious Diseases

Estimating the threat from infectious diseases in seafarers and identifying occupational infectious diseases ...

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Shell Orders LNG Bunker Ship

Shell Orders LNG Bunker Ship

Shell has contracted STX Offshore & Shipbuilding to build a special bunker vessel to serve ships powered ...

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Fincantieri Returns to Scanship

Fincantieri Returns to Scanship

Norway’s Scanship Holding ASA has through its subsidiary Scanship AS entered into a contract with the Italian ...

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TTS Group Launches Third JV in China

TTS Group Launches Third JV in China

Oslo-listed TTS Group ASA has through its German subsidiary TTS NFM GmbH entered into an agreement with South China ...

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Infographic: Polar Code and Ship Safety

Infographic Polar Code and Ship Safety

This November the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted the International Code for Ships Operating in ...

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Image of the Day: Bourbon Orca Chillin’ in Malta

Image of the Day Bourbon Orca Chillin' in Malta

The image shows Bourbon Orca moored in Freeport Malta. The city in the background is called Birżebbuġa. As the ...

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VIDEO: London Gateway Operation Timelapse

VIDEO DP World London Gateway Operation Timelapse

DP World’s London Gateway is a unique development that combines the U.K.’s newest deep-sea container port ...

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Abandoned Vessel Found in Zakyntos Island

Abandoned Vessel Found in Zakyntos Island

The Hellenic Coast Guard has found an abandoned vessel loaded with cigarettes in Zakyntos island while conducting a ...

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EU Funds Canary Islands LNG Storage Study

EU Funds Canary Islands LNG Storage Study

The European Union will through its TEN-T Programme back with almost EUR 500,000 (USD 617,000) a study on the ...

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300 Kilos of Cocaine Intercepted at Port of Portsmouth

300 Kilos of Cocaine Intercepted at Port of Portsmouth

Cocaine with a likely U.K. street value in excess of £40 million (62.7m) has been found at the Port of ...

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Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV Cleared to Merge

Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV Cleared to Merge

Hapag-Lloyd and the Chilean Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores (CSAV) are joining forces, by merging CSAV´s ...

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Concordia Captain Takes the Stand

Concordia Captain Takes the Stand

The captain of the ill-fated cruise ship Costa Concordia, Francesco Schettino, took the stand on Tuesday before a ...

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RMT: Job, Route Cuts Make No Sense

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The UK-based shipping union RMT today slammed what it describes as “blatantly alarmist” noises coming out of the ...

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Emirates Shipping Line Upgrades East Africa Service

Emirates Shipping Line Upgrades Middle East-Africa Service

Dubai-based Emirates Shipping Line is launching two new services – the Gulf Mombasa Express (GMX) and the ...

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Image of the Day: Sailing into the Night

HMS St. Albans

We have selected a night time photograph of HMS St Albans during her recent visit to London for today’s image ...

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Damen Lays Keel for Subsea Support Vessel

Damen Lays Keel for Subsea Support Vessel

Maersk Supply Service, DeepOcean UK and Damen have held the keel laying ceremony of Maersk Supply Service’s new ...

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Baja Ferries Formalizes Bid for SNCM

Baja Ferries Formalizes Bid for SNCM

Mexican ferry company Baja Ferries has filed a formal takeover offer with the Marseilles bankruptcy court for ...

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Sanko’s Restructuring Concluded

Sanko's Reorganization Concluded

Japan’s shipping firm Sanko Steamship said today that the Tokyo District Court issued an order today to ...

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