MOL, Tokyo LNG Tanker to Build and Charter LNG Carrier

MOL, Tokyo LNG Tanker to Build and Charter LNG Carrier

Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) has concluded a basic agreement on joint ownership and 20-year charter contract for a newbuilding LNG carrier with Tokyo LNG Tanker, and signed a contract with Japan Marine ...

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Three Crew Injured in Tanker Engine Blast

Product tanker  Chao Anoma

Three crew members were seriously injured in a blast on board Thailand-flagged product tanker  Chao Anoma on ...

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EU Bodies Getting Ahead of Themselves on CO2 Reporting ?

ICS Secretary General, Peter Hinchliffe

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) voiced its disappointment and concern as the European Union is about to ...

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Hainan, the Philippines Join Asia Cruise Fund

Hainan, the Philippines Join Asia Cruise Fund

Hainan and the Philippines have entered the Asia Cruise Fund, joining ranks with the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) ...

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Somali Piracy Still a Burning Issue

Somali Piracy Still a Burning Issue

Meeting to discuss the current situation off the Horn of Africa, the Operation Commander of the EU Naval Force, ...

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Philippine Coast Guard Rescues Crew from Sinking Ferry

Philippine Coast Guard Rescues Crew from Sinking Ferry

The Philippine Coast Guard rescued the crew members of a sinking passenger-cargo vessel MV Super Shuttle Ferry 11 ...

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Port of Gdansk on Track for Record Year

Port of Gdansk on Track for Record Year

The total throughput realized at Poland’s Port of Gdansk over the first ten months of 2014 amounted to ...

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Gazpromneft to Double Fleet, Enter LNG Bunkering Market

Gazpromneft's Marine Fuel Sales up by Third

Gazpromneft Marine Bunker, operator of the Gazprom Neft bunkering business has, in the first nine months of 2014, ...

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Nantong Rainbow Secures Order from ESSA

Nantong Rainbow Secures Order from ESSA

Mexico’s state-controlled salt exporter Exportadora de Sal SA de CV (ESSA) has ordered a new ship-type from ...

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Trident Alliance Boosts Ranks

Trident Alliance Boosts Ranks

Fourteen more shipping companies have joined Trident Alliance,the shipping industry initiative for robust ...

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Shell Facing USD 4 Bln Bonga Oil Spill Fine

Shell Facing USD 4 Bln Bonga Oil Spill Fine

Oil major Shell might be facing a fine worth up to USD 3.96 billion as Nigerian National Assembly announces plans ...

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Rotterdam Sets Port Tariffs for Next Three Years

Rotterdam Sets Port Tariffs for Next Three Years

The Port of Rotterdam says its port tariffs will rise in the coming three years at half the rate of the inflation ...

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Piraeus, Thessaloniki Port Operations Affected by Strike

Container Terminal in the Port of Piraeus

The 24 hour general strike of Greek Labor Unions started today and as a result, no vessels are  berthing or sailing ...

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Platts: VLCC Rates on the Rebound

VLCC Rates on the Rebound

Worldscale rates for VLCCs on the East of Suez routes have reached more than nine-month highs, Platts cited market ...

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CMP Investing in Malmö-Copenhagen Shuttle Service

CMP Investing in Malmö-Copenhagen Shuttle Service1.ashx

CMP said it was investing in a new type of daily shuttle service between Malmö and Copenhagen to be launched in ...

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Tandara Spirit Crew End Their Sit-In

Tandara Spirit Crew End Their Sit-In, Head for Singapore

The Australian crew of the product tanker Tandara Spirit decided yesterday to end their sit-in and to sail the ...

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Stealthgas Snags Charters, Starts Shares Repurchase

Stealthgas Snags Charters, Starts Shares Repurchase

Athens-based Stealthgas Inc. has concluded chartering arrangements for nine LPG carriers, spanning from two months ...

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IMO Approves IGF Code

IMO Approves IGF Code

IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee approved, in principle, the draft International Code of Safety for Ships ...

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Tasmania to Renew International Shipping Service

Tasmania to Renew International Shipping Service

The government of Tasmania expects to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Singapore-based Swire Shipping in the ...

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MPA Kicks Off SRS Forum

MPA Kicks Off SRS Forum

30 maritime organisations signed the Maritime Singapore Green Pledge at the the 2nd Singapore Registry of Ships ...

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Crew of Grounded Bulker Running Out of Supplies

Crew of Grounded Bulker Running Out of Supplies

Crew of the Liberian-flagged bulk carrier Adamastos that ran aground in August and is left stranded in Rio Grande, ...

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SRI Warns of Mediterranean Rescue Budget Cut Effects

SRI Warns of Mediterranean Rescue Budget Cut Effects

Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) has warned that merchant ship masters will be negatively affected by the new ...

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BIMCO to Develop Standard Ship Financing Term Sheet

BIMCO

The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has announced its intention to develop a standard term sheet ...

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UK Launches Study to Improve Maritime Industry

UK Launches Study to Improve Maritime Industry

The United Kingdom’s Transport Minister John Hayes has launched a wide-ranging study that will look at how to ...

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Two-Way Shipping Routes at PNG’s Jomard Entrance

Two-Way Shipping Routes at PNG’s Jomard Entrance

A new ship routeing system will come into effect on 1 June, 2015 at Papua New Guinea’s Jomard Entrance. The ...

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