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

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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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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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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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Chief Engineer Found Guilty of Using ”Magic Hose”

Chief Engineer Found Guilty of Using ''Magic Hose''

The chief engineer from the 2000-built, 75,600 dwt bulk carrier M/V Trident Navigator was convicted by a federal ...

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GD NASSCO Cuts Steel for 2nd APT’s Tanker

An Artist Rendering (NASSCO)

General Dynamics NASSCO has started construction of a second “ECO” tanker to be built for American ...

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REACTION: Damascus Court Decision Irrevocable

Damascus Court Decision Irrevocable

In a reaction to the ruling from Beirut court on suspension of asset freeze of CMA CGM Chief’s company in ...

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Teekay Tankers Lands Five Aframaxes

Teekay Tankers Lands Five Aframaxes

Teekay Tankers Ltd. has agreed to acquire four coated Aframax tankers and one uncoated Aframax tanker for an ...

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Spanish Docker Dies on Board Bulk Carrier

Spanish Docker Dies on Board Bulk Carrier

A dock worker died on Wednesday morning inside the hold of the Panama-flagged bulk carrier Hanjin Sines while ...

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DP World Moves In on Jebel Ali Free Zone

DP World Moves In on Jebel Ali Free Zone

The shareholders of the DP World approved the acquisition of Economic Zones World FZE, owner of Jebel Ali Free ...

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US West Coast Congestion Hurting Container Reliability

Port of Los Angeles

Congestion issues at ports on the US West Coast contributed to lower on-time containership reliability in ...

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TSA Container Lines Call for Rate Hike

TSA Container Lines Call for Rate Hike

Transpacific container lines asked on Wednesday for a USD 600 per 40-foot container (FEU) general rate increase ...

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Creditors Accept OSX Brasil's Bankruptcy Plan

Creditors Accept OSX Brazil's Bankruptcy Plan

An assembly of creditors in Rio de Janeiro approved on Wednesday a new bankruptcy protection plan put forward by ...

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ICS Changes Stance on Ballast Water Convention

ICS Changes Position on Ballast Water Convention

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said it has modified its stance towards the ratification by governments ...

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Beirut Court Rules in Favor of CMA CGM Chief

Jacques Saadé, CMA CGM Chairman

Legal dispute between Johnny Saadé, brother of founder and chairman of French liner giant CMA CGM,  Jacques Saadé, ...

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Scorpio Switches Dry Bulk Newbuildings Order to Tankers

Scorpio Switches Dry Bulk Newbuildings to Tankers

Scorpio Bulkers Inc. has reached agreements with shipyards in South Korea and Romania to modify six newbuilding ...

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Pan Ocean Selects Preferred Bidder

Pan Ocean Selects Preferred Bidder

Harim Group & JKL Consortium has been selected as the preferred bidder for Pan Ocean’s fleet. The ...

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NewLead Settles with Ironridge Global

NewLead Settles with Ironridge Global

Bermuda-registered shipowner NewLead Holdings Ltd. said it had reached a full and final settlement with equity ...

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Strike Spreads through Nigerian Ports

Strike Spreads through Nigerian Ports

Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) is planning to shut the nation’s ports’ operations and start ...

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Captain, First Officer Detained after Fatal Suez Collision

13 Egyptian Fishermen Die in Collision with Cargo Ship

Egyptian authorities have detained the captain and first officer of a Kuwaiti containership following their ...

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Moody’s Changes US Ports Outlook to Positive

Moody's Changes US Ports Outlook to Positive

Moody’s Investors Service has changed its outlook for the U.S. ports to stable from negative as container ...

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APM Terminals Boosts Gothenburg Terminal Productivity

APM Terminals Boosts Gothenburg Terminal Productivity

APM Terminals has taken delivery of the final two out of a total of twelve  four-container high reach straddle ...

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Armed Clashes Force Libyan Ports to Shut Down

Zueitina  oil terminal

The ports of Es Sider, Ras Lanuf and Benghazi in Libya are currently closed due to armed clashes, as informed by ...

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Sonangol Back at DSME for Two More

Sonangol Back at DSME for Two More

Angola’s oil company Sonangol has placed an order for two 156, 290 TDW crude oil tankers with South Korean ...

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