Japanese Freighter Catches Fire in South Korea Port

Japanese Freighter Catches Fire in South Korea Port

The 1991-built, 7050 dwt general cargo ship Fortune Ace caught fire yesterday while docked at Pyeongtaek port, ...

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Hanjin Shipping Inching away from Loss

Hanjin Shipping Inching away from Loss

South Korean ocean carrier Hanjin Shipping recorded an annual net loss of KRW 423.3 billion  (USD 386.6m) in 2014, ...

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Stolt-Nielsen Disappointed with 2014

Stolt-Nielsen Disappointed with 2014

London-based provider of bulk-liquid transportation, storage and distribution services Stolt-Nielsen Limited ...

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ILWU Shuts Down Portland Container Terminal

ILWU Shuts Down Portland Container Terminal

Dockworkers at the Port of Portland shut down the Terminal 6, the port’s only container terminal for twelve ...

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Finnish Union Boycotts Unifeeder’s Vessels

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European short sea operator Unifeeder said that two of its vessels are being boycotted in Finish ports. The company ...

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Imabari Lands Major 20,000 TEU Boxship Gig

Imabari Lands 20,000 TEU Containership Orders

Japan’s shipbuilder Imabari Shipbuilding, with the cooperation of Marubeni Corporation, has secured a ...

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Contracting Activity Slashed in 2014

Contracting Activity Slashed in 2014

Weaker ordering in the bulk carrier sector contributed to around half of the y-o-y decline in total contracting ...

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CSDC Expects Profit

CSDC Expects Profit

China Shipping Development Company (CSDC) expects to see around CNY 300 million (USD 48m) net profit for the year ...

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Bomb Scare at Lithuanian FSRU

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A bomb threat interrupted gas supply on Wednesday from Lithuania’s recently inaugurated liquefied natural gas ...

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Samsung Heavy’s Profit Plunges

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South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) saw its revenue plummet in 2014, reaching KRW 12.8 ...

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DHT Holdings Returns to Black

DHT Holdings Returns to Black

Bermuda-based crude oil tanker owner and operator DHT Holdings reported annual net income of USD 12.9 million for ...

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VIDEO: Preps for Höegh Osaka’s Repair Underway

Preps for Höegh Osaka's Repair Underway

Preparation of a repair plan for the car carrier Höegh Osaka is underway, according to the vessel’s owner ...

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Cargo Ship Runs Aground off Galapagos

Cargo Ship Runs Aground off Galapagos

General cargo ship Floreana ran aground yesterday while carrying provisions from the island of San Cristobal to ...

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MHI Bags LNG Carrier Duo

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Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has received an order for two next-generation LNG (liquefied ...

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Interview: The Way Forward after Deepwater Horizon Spill

Deepwater Horizon Ruling Aftermath

  January 20th marked the beginning of the third phase of the multiyear trial before the New Orleans District ...

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Evergreen Joins 18,000 TEU Club

Evergreen Joins 18,000 TEU Club

Taiwan’s Evergreen Group, the owner of the world’s fifth largest container shipping company Evergreen ...

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Syriza Bins Piraeus Port Sale, Targets Shipping Sector

Syriza Bins Piraeus Port Privatisation, Targets Shipping Sector

Greece’s new government led by the left-wing party Syriza plans to stop the sale of a majority stake in the ...

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Libya Releases Tanker Carrying Fuel to Rival Government

Libya Releases Tanker Carrying Fuel to Rival Government

The 2004-built, 34,648 dwt crude oil tanker Anwaar Afriqya has been released from Libya’s port of Tobruk ...

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Tanker with Kurdish Oil Departing US Waters

United Kalavrvta (formerly SCF BYRRANGA)

The oil tanker United Kalavrvta, carrying 1 million barrels of Kurdish oil, is finally leaving US waters after ...

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VIDEO: MS Veendam Rescues Pilot from Pacific Crash

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Holland America Line’s ms Veendam answered a request for assistance on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 from the United States ...

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UK Seafarers Unprotected from Unfair Competition

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A new report from maritime specialists at Cardiff University into UK seafarers has found ineffective enforcement of ...

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Navios Banking On Cheap Oil

Navios Banking On Cheap Oil

NYSE-listed owner and operator of tanker vessels Navios Maritime Midstream Partners expects to see spot rates for ...

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VIDEO: Grounded Reefer in Delaware Bay Back Underway

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Motor vessel Santa Lucia ran aground Tuesday near Miah Maull Shoal in Delaware Bay while inbound to Philadelphia. ...

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Update: Storm Scare Over at Port of NY-NJ

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All Marine Terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey will be opening on Wednesday, January 28 at 8 AM local ...

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Navig8 Bolsters Pool Fleets

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January has been a busy month for Navig8 Group’s shipping pools as they bolster ranks with new units. A total of ...

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Prosecutor Wants 26 Years for Costa Concordia Captain

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Italian prosecutors have called for a 26-year prison sentence for the captain of Costa Concordia cruise ship that ...

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US West Coast Negotiators Reach Deal on Chassis

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Talks on a new contract for West Coast dockworkers seem to have moved forward as agreement on one of key issues has ...

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