Dutch MPs Urged to Approve Armed Guards onboard Ships


UK-based global trade union Nautilus International has joined the Royal Association of Dutch Shipowners and 14 ...

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NAT Experiences Strongest Year Ever

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In the fourth quarter of 2015 Nordic American Tankers (NAT) profited from a strong tanker market which pushed the ...

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Majestic Princess Hits the Water

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The third Royal Princess class vessel built for the California-based cruise operator Princess Cruises, a brand of ...

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Iran Launches New Direct Shipping Line to Oman

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Iran has launched yet another shipping line, this time with its neighboring Oman. The country has been very busy ...

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AMSA Ousts Indonesian Ship from Australian Ports

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The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the 86-metre general cargo ship Noah Satu from entering ...

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VIDEO: Testing Begins on Panama Canal's Water-Saving Basins

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The first water-saving basin of the Agua Clara Locks’ upper chamber has been filled to the required level in order ...

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European and UAE Terminals Boost DP World’s Volumes

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Dubai-based port operator DP World Limited handled 61.7 million TEU across its global portfolio of container ...

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TIL Posts Record Earnings in Q4

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Oslo-listed Tanker Investments Ltd. posted record earnings in the fourth quarter of 2015, the company said in ...

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Crowley Christens 2nd LNG-Ready Product Tanker

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Jacksonville-based Crowley Maritime Corp. christened the second of four new, Jones Act product tankers on February ...

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Diana Finds Work for Three Bulkers

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Greek dry bulk shipping company Diana Shipping has entered into two new charter agreements for two Capesize dry ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (1st – 5th Feb, 2016)


Gallery: SMIT Salvage Team Boards Modern Express, Attaches Tow Line The four-member salvage team of SMIT Salvage ...

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Maritime Industry on Alert amid Zika Outbreak

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Due to the outbreak of the Zika virus, the maritime industry is on standby for any symptoms of the virus ...

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VIDEO: LA Port Well Ahead of Emission Targets

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Despite reports on the Port of Los Angeles’ failure to meet pollution-reduction measures, the port’s ...

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Baltic Dry Index Down in the Dumps

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The Baltic Dry Index has fell below 300 points, plunging to a new low of 298 points on Thursday, February 4. The ...

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Moody's: MOL's Outlook Changed to Negative

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Moody’s Japan K.K. has affirmed the Ba1 corporate family rating of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) but it has ...

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Oil Removal from Grounded CSCL Indian Ocean Starts

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Authorities started pumping oil from the grounded containership CSCL Indian Ocean on the Elbe River in an attempt ...

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Gallery: Maersk Connector Ready for Subsea Ops

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The DP2 cable installation vessel Maersk Connector, built at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania, was handed over to ...

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Offshore Slump Keeps HHI in the Red

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South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s largest shipbuilder, racked up KRW 1.36 trillion ...

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Sill Reinforcements in New Panama Canal Locks Completed

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The sill reinforcements in the new locks of the Panama Canal have been completed this week, bringing the Panama ...

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VIDEO: Modern Express Finds Safe Haven in Bilbao

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The ill-fated car carrier Modern Express, which has been drifting in rough seas for over a week, safely arrived at ...

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Arctic Liner Shipping to Become Viable around 2040

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The likelihood of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) to replace the Suez Canal in the transportation of the containerized ...

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Police Remove Aussie Crew from CSL Melbourne

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After several days of refusing to sail the ship to Singapore, the Aussie crew of the CSL Melbourne bulk carrier ...

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MISC Berhad Sees Strong Returns

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Malaysia International Shipping Corporation Berhad (MISC Berhad), a shipping arm of Petronas, has seen an increase ...

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FSL Trust Forced to Sell Boxship Duo

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FSL Trust Management Pte, the trusteemanager of First Ship Lease Trust, has sold two containerships for USD 10.8 ...

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Svitzer Firms Presence in the Caribbean

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Towage specialist Svitzer has inked a 2.5 year contract to offer marine services at the NuStar terminal in St. ...

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Port of Antwerp Vies for More Attention from China

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Belgian Antwerp Port Authority has signed a partnership agreement with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China ...

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Jiangdong Shipyard Delivers North Star Bulker

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The fifth in a series of eight Handysize 35,000 dwt bulk carriers, being built at Chinese Jiangdong Shipyard, has ...

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