Image of the Day: Readying for Touchdown

Image of the Day: Readying for Touchdown

This amazing photo of Maersk Deliverer, Maersk Drilling’s platform, was photographed from a helicopter in the South Atlantic Ocean. Maersk Drilling is a drilling rig operator based in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is a ...

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Three Dead in Platform Accident off Azerbaijan

Three Dead in Platform Accident off Azerbaijan

Three workers died, with the fourth still missing, when the structures collapsed at the Socar’s platform ...

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Grande Francia Loses Part of Its Cargo in Storm

Grande Francia Loses Part of Its Cargo in Storm

Italian Ro-Ro cargo vessel Grande Francia lost 10 containers overboard north of the German Bight due to rough ...

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Bocimar Pulls Plug on Six Newbuilds

Bocimar Pulls Plug on Six Newbuilds

After cancelling the order for four units from Samjin Shipyard earlier this year, dry cargo specialist Bocimar, a ...

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DMA Head Official Candidate for IMO Top Post

DMA Director General Andreas Nordseth

The Danish Government confirmed official nomination of Director General of the Danish Maritime Authority Andreas ...

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Shippers Want Transparency on Low Sulphur Fuel Impact

Shippers Want Transparency on Low Sulphur Fuel Impact

The Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) is calling for more information regarding the impact of low sulphur fuel ...

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Dover Strait Collision Caused by Over-Reliance on AIS

Dover Strait Collision Caused by Over-Reliance on AIS

A collision between the multi-purpose cargo ship Rickmers Dubai with the un-manned crane barge Walcon Wizard which ...

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Fincantieri Launches Super Luxury Cruise Ship

Fincantieri Launches Super Luxury Ship

Fincantieri has launched  a super luxury cruise ship Le Lyrial, ordered by the French shipping line Ponant ...

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Genesis Buys Jones Act Tanker

Genesis Buys Jones Act Tanker

Genesis Energy, L.P. has bought the 49,000 dwt products tanker M/T American Phoenix from Mid Ocean Tanker Company, ...

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Diamond Offshore to Scrap Six Rigs

Ocean Winner

Deepwater drilling contractor Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. has revealed plans to retire and scrap six of its ...

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Legal Status of United Kalavrvta Still Unresolved

United Kalavrvta (formerly SCF BYRRANGA)

The oil tanker carrying Kurdish oil has clocked up three months idling off Texas coast as the legal dispute over ...

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MSC Keeps Northern Europe – US East Coast Services

MSC Keeps Northern Europe - US East Coast Services

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. has confirmed continued direct shipping services from Northern Europe to ...

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Tanker Investments Eyes Share Repurchase

Tanker Investments Eyes Share Repurchase2

Marshall Islands-based tanker company Tanker Investments Ltd. (TIL) expects to report a net loss in the range of ...

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APM Terminals Reacts to ITF’s Claims on Aqaba ...

APM Terminals Reacts to ITF's Claims on Aqaba Port Strike

APM Terminals has issued a statement that disputes The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) ...

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Mutriba Enters KOTC Fleet

Mutriba Enters KOTC Fleet

The fourth and final 31,445GT Product Tanker Mutriba, built by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co., Ltd. (HMD) as part of a ...

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AAPA Wants Dredging Funding Commitments Met

AAPA Wants Dredging Funding Commitments Met

With more than 400 ports, corporations, associations and individuals as signatories, the American Association of ...

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ECSA: Progress on EU Port Policies Long Overdue

Patrick Verhoeven, ECSA Secretary-General

The text of the European Council’s proposal to liberalize market access to port services is indicative of ...

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OW Bunker Lowers Expectations Again

OW Bunker Lowers Expectations Again

Danish marine fuel (bunker) company OW Bunker has yet again reduced its expected full-year 2014 volume growth from ...

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Construction Starts on Crowley’s Commitment Class ConRo Ship

Construction Starts on Crowley’ Commitment Class ConRo Ship

VT Halter Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc., officially began construction on the first of two ...

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Clyde and Co: Ships with Fatigued Crew Unseaworthy

Seafarer Fatigue Still Prevalent

 If a ship’s crew doesn’t receive enough rest while trying to keep up with a ship’s schedule, ...

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MSC Introduces Central America Express

MSC Introducing Central America Express

Switzerland-headquartered Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. has launched a new reefer-focussed service, the ...

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BIMCO: Changing Winds for Shipping

Illustration

A change in global shipping demand is about to ensue, BIMCO claims basing its argument on the reorganization of the ...

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Stena Superfast VIII Ferry Breaks Loose from Berth

Stena Superfast VIII Ferry Breaks Loose from Berth

High winds that were sweeping across Ireland and Britain caused the Stena Superfast VIII ferry to break away from ...

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C-Retriever’s Kidnapped Captain Sues Chevron and ECO

C Retriever

Captain of the Edison Chouest’s hijacked supply vessel C-Retriever Wren Thomas has filed a lawsuit against Edison ...

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Image of the Day: Platforms Resting in the Sun

Platforms Resting in the SUn

The image shows two platforms located in the Golden Eagle and Peregrine fields resting in the sun taken from ...

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