Cosco Orders Seven at DSIC

Cosco Orders Seven at DSIC

Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (DSIC) has secured orders for a total of seven newbuildings from its ...

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Greek Shipping Companies Facing Tonnage Tax Hike

Greek Shipping Companies Facing Tonnage Tax Hike

The privileged position of Greek shipping companies seems to be jeopardized as they face higher tonnage tax. ...

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Cruise Ship Collides with Tanker off Gallipoli

Crusie Ship Collides with Tanker off Gallipoli

A Celestyal Cruises ship suffered structural damage to its bow and was forced to dock at Turkey’s port ...

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MyFerryLink Cancels All Services amid Industrial Action

MyFerryLink Cancells All Services amid Industrial Action

Ferry operator MyFerryLink has cancelled all services this morning due to industrial action, the company said. The ...

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China Establishes Oil Spill Damage Fund

Port of Dalian (Image: Greenpeace)

China has established a regulatory body to oversee compensation cases related to oil spills from ships. The ...

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Israeli Navy Seizes Gaza-Bound Flotilla Vessel

Israeli Navy Seizes Gaza-Bound Flotilla Vessel

Israeli Navy boarded a Freedom Flotilla Coalition’s ship and took control of the vessel some 105 nautical ...

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Seaspan Fixes Fourth 14,000 TEU Newbuilding to Yang Ming

Seaspan Fixes Fourth 14,000 TEU Newbuilding to Yang Ming

The NYSE-listed Seaspan Corporation has accepted delivery of a 14,000 TEU container ship, the YM Witness, which ...

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USA Bankrolls Panama Canal LNG Terminal Feasibility Study

USA Backs Panama Canal LNG Terminal Study

The US Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) to support the planning of ...

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Colombo Port City Project Won't Be Abandoned

Colombo Port City Project Won't Be Abandoned

The Sri Lankan government will not abandon the USD 1.4 billion Colombo Port City project though its work had ...

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Navibulgar Adds Second-Hand Bulker

Navibulgar Adds Second-Hand Bulker

Bulgarian shipping company Navibulgar has welcomed into its fleet m/v Persenk, built in October 2010 at the Chengxi ...

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Prince Rupert Port Boosts Its Green Wave Program

Prince Rupert Port Boosts Its Green Wave Program

Canada’s port of Prince Rupert is enhancing one of its programs that rewards positive environmental ...

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Port Everglades Harbor Deepening Project Cleared

Port Everglades Deepening Project Cleared

Florida’s Port Everglades has been cleared to start the pre-construction engineering and design phase of its ...

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Dorian LPG Adds Another VLGC Newbuilding

Dorian LPG Adds Another VLGC Newbuilding

NYSE-listed liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) shipping company Dorian LPG has taken delivery of its sixth very large ...

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Nordic Stani Refloats, Reaches Bremerhaven

Nordic Stani Refloats, Reaches Bremerhaven

A container ship flying the Cypriot flag ran aground on Saturday night while transiting Lower Elbe river from ...

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Hanjin Shipping’s HQ Raided The headquarters of South Korean conglomerate Hanjin Group and its affiliates have been ...

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Russia Wants to Ban Foreign-Flagged Ships from Its Arctic

Russia Wants to Ban Foreign-Flagged Vessels from Its Arctic1

Russia’s Transport Ministry is considering a new bill that would considerably restrict shipping operations ...

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Double Cruise Ship Launch at Fincantieri

Double Launch at Fincantieri

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri launched two cruise ships from its shipyards in Monfalcone and Ancona this ...

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Mega Containerships Kept Longer at Ports

Port of Jebel Ali

Berth productivity on mega-container ships slipped in 2014 on a global basis, underscoring the continuing ...

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Freighter Catches Fire off Aberdeen

Freighter Catches Fire off Aberdeen

The Bahamian-flagged general cargo ship Celtica Hav had to return to Scotland’s Aberdeen Harbour after the ...

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28 Institutional Investors to Sue OW Bunker

28 Institutional Investors to Sue OW Bunker

Some 28 institutional investors are planning to bring legal proceedings against Danish marine fuel supplier OW ...

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DSME Suspends STX France Acquisition

DSME Suspends STX France Acquisition

South Korean shipbuilding conglomerate Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has shelved its plans to ...

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Ferry Service from Calais to Dover Back to Normal

Ferry Service from Calais to Dover Back to Normal

The ferry services between French port Calais and UK counterpart Dover are running to schedule, ferry operator ...

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8 Cruise Passengers, Pilot Killed in Plane Crash in Alaska

8 Cruise Passengers and Pilot Killed in Plane Crash In Alaska

An excursion plane crashed yesterday near the town of Kechikan, Alaska, killing the pilot and eight passengers from ...

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Malaysia Closing Down on Tanker Hijacking Mastermind

Malaysia Closing Down on Tanker Hijacking Mastermind

Malaysian authorities are close to identifying a person who planned the hijacking of the oil tanker MT Orkim ...

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US Senate Approves Ports Performance Act

US Senate Approves Ports Performance Act

The US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation has approved the Ports Performance Act, intended ...

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NASSCO Cuts Steel for Second SEA-Vista Tanker

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US shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO yesterday cut the first piece of steel for the second of three 50,000 dwt, ...

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ABB Bags Innovation of the Year Award

ABB Wins Innovation of the Year Award

Power and automation technology group ABB has won the “Innovation of the Year” award recognizing the company’s new ...

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