Pipavav, DSME Ink Pact on Construction of LNG Ships

Pipavav, DSME Ink Pact on Construction of LNG Ships

India’s Pipavav Defence and Offshore Engineering Co. Ltd has signed a cooperation deal with South Korean ...

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Carrier Alliances Worry Singapore’s Shippers

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The Singapore National Shippers’ Council (SNSC) expressed growing concern over the ongoing trend pursued by ...

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World’s First Electric Car Ferry Enters Service

World's First Electric Car Ferry Enters Service

The world’s first electric car and passenger ferry powered by batteries – the MF Ampere – has ...

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Asia-N. Europe Boxship Rates Take a Tumble

Asia-N. Europe Boxship Rates Take a Tumble

The freight rates for shipping containerized cargo from Asia to Northern Europe fell 23.5 pct last week reaching ...

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NYK Denies Tanker Leak Claims

NYK Denies Tanker Leak Claims

Japanese shipping company NYK Line refuted recent reports saying that one of the tankers operated by the company ...

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BP, Sinopec Form Marine Fuel Joint Venture

BP, Sinopec Team Up on Marine Fuel Joint Venture

Oil major British Petroleum has teamed up with China’s Sinopec Fuel Oil in a joint venture that would focus ...

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Indian Prime Minister Visits Hyundai Heavy Industries

Indian Prime Minister Visits Hyundai Heavy Industries

The Prime Minster of India Narendra Modi has visited Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) as part of his two-day visit to ...

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Protests Intensify at Port of Seattle

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About 200 protesters gathered on Monday at the Port of Seattle marching their way to the Terminal 5 where ...

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Pelindo I Starts Port and Terminal Development Projects

Pelindo I Starts Port and Terminal Development Projects

Indonesia’s state-owned port operator PT Pelabuhan Indonesia I (Pelindo I) plans to spend Rb 18 trillion (USD ...

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DNV GL Unveils Its Unmanned FLNG Concept

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DNV GL has developed a new unmanned floating LNG concept intended to unlock the potential of remote offshore gas ...

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Port of Hamburg’s Seaborne Cargo Volumes Flat

Port of Hamburg's Seaborne Cargo Volumes Flat

Germany’s Port of Hamburg handled 35.6 million tons of various seaborne cargo in the first quarter of 2015, ...

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ICS Dismayed by US Stance on Ballast Water Regime

ICS Secretary General, Peter Hinchliffe

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) voiced its fears that the unilateral stance taken at last week’s ...

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Imports Boost April Container Volumes at Port of Long Beach

Imports Boost April Container Volumes at Port of Long Beach

Container cargo flow through Southern California’s Port of Long Beach increased 7.9 percent in April compared ...

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CMA CGM Quadruples Quarterly Net Profit

CMA CGM Quadruples Quarterly Net Profit

French CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container line, recorded a 419 percent increase in net profit and a ...

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Maran Orders Two Tankers at DSME

Maran Orders Two Tankers at DSME

South Korean shipbuilding giant Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co (DSME) has won an order from ...

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Eco-Conscious China Keeps Dry Bulk Market Down

Eco-Conscious China Keeps Dry Bulk Market Down

The dry bulk shipping market is not expected to return to profitability until 2017, despite a modest recovery in ...

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MOL Joins 2M on Asia-ECSA Trade

MOL Joins 2M on Asia-ECSA Trade

Two of the world’s largest container carriers – Denmark’s Maersk Line and Swiss-based ...

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STX Offshore to Build Up to Eight LR1 Tankers

STX Offshore to Build Up to Eight LR1 Tankers

STX Offshore & Shipbuilding has secured an order for construction of up to eight Long Range Product Carriers ...

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Asia: Migrants Stuck in Never-Ending Ordeal at Sea

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Around 8,000 migrants are believed to be stuck at sea off the coasts of Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia waiting ...

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Singapore Asks Iran to Investigate Alpine Eternity Incident

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The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has requested the Iranian maritime authorities to investigate ...

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IMO Adopts Polar Code Environmental Provisions

IMO Adopts Polar Code Environmental Provisions

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted the environmental part of the International Code for ...

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Pirates Steal Fuel from Malaysian-Flagged Tanker

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Malaysian-flagged product tanker Oriental Glory was hijacked by a group of 30 pirates on Friday, May 15th off ...

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Australia Bans Dumping Dredge Spoil into Great Barrier Reef

Australia Bans Dumping Dredge Spoil into Great Barrier Reef

Australia has formally approved a set of regulations to ban the disposal of capital dredge material in the Great ...

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Iranian Yemen-Bound Aid Ship Enters Gulf of Aden

Iranian Yemen-Bound Aid Ship Enters Gulf of Aden

Iranian cargo ship Iran Shahed bound for Yemen has entered into the waters of the Gulf of Aden, according to ...

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Transatlantic Trade Buoyant on Westbound Growth

Transatlantic Buoyant on Westbound Trade Growth

For years the sleeping dog of container trades, the Transatlantic is now waking up as strong westbound traffic is ...

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DCT Gdansk Starts Work on Second Berth

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Construction of the second berth at the Polish Port of Gdansk’s Deepwater Container Terminal (DCT) was ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (10-14 of May)

Readers’-Picks

Why Containers Get Lost at Sea? Containerization has reformed the ocean transportation of cargo becoming the ...

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