Irish Cruise Passenger Missing in the Caribbean

Irish Cruise Passenger Missing in the Caribbean

US Coast Guard rescue crews are searching for a missing passenger from the Croisières de France cruise ship Horizon ...

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Yemen LNG Stops Operations as Clashes Approach Balhaf

Yemen LNG Stops Operations as Clashes Approach Balhaf

Yemen’s producer and exporter of liquefied natural gas Yemen LNG Company is halting all operations due to ...

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Belships Secures Financing for Supramax Newbuild Duo

Belships Secures Financing for Supramax Newbuild Duo

Oslo-listed shipping company Belships has secured a post-delivery financing offer for two 61,000 dwt Supramax bulk ...

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White House Proposes Stricter Rules to Prevent Oil Spills

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The Obama administration has proposed tightened well control regulations aimed at ensuring better protection of ...

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Russian Trawler Burning for Days off Canary Islands

Russian Trawler Burning for Three Days off Canaries

Spanish authorities are still trying to contain a fire that erupted onboard a Russian fishing trawler Oleg Naydenov ...

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Nigerian Navy Thwarts Pirate Attack in Lagos

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Nigerian navy thwarted a pirate attack in Lagos over the weekend targeting a product tanker loaded with petroleum ...

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Image of the Day: Anthem of the Seas Lights Her Way

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Anthem of the Seas, the third largest cruise ship in the world, was photographed during her journey to Southampton, ...

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Philippines: China’s Reclamation Destroys Coral Reefs

China's Reclamation Destroying Coral Reefs

China’s massive reclamation activities have destroyed 300 hectares of coral reef systems in the South China Sea/ ...

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Steel Cut for Seabourn Encore

Steel Cut for Seabourn Encore

Carnival group’s small ship cruise line Seabourn held a steel cutting ceremony for its newest vessel, ...

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Newbuilds 10% Less Fuel Efficient than in 1990

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The historical development of the efficiency of new ships shows that the fuel efficiency of newbuilds has actually ...

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Container Lines Flocking to US East Coast

Box Carriers Flocking to US East Coast

Spot rates from Asia to the US East Coast are now typically 2.1 times higher than to the US West Coast, prompting ...

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COSCO Scraps 14 More

cosco scraps 14

Hong Kong-listed shipping company China COSCO Holdings Company Limited Group (COSCO) has disassembled fourteen ...

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BC Ferries’ Second LNG-Powered ICF Starts Taking Shape

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The first steel cut on BC Ferries’ second of three new intermediate class ferries (ICF) capable of running running ...

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Over 220 Passengers Fall Ill on 2 Cruise Ships

Over 220 Passengers Fall Ill on 2 Cruise Ships in San Diego

228 people have gotten ill with norovirus-like symptoms on two cruise ships, which are to undergo dissinfection in ...

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Three Bourbon Crew Members Kidnapped off Nigeria

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French vessel operator Bourbon confirmed on Monday that three of its crew members of Nigerian nationality have been ...

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Aquarius Marine Solar Power Gets Class Approval

Aquarius Marine Solar Power Gets Class Approval

Eco Marine Power (EMP) has received acceptance from Japan’s classification society ClassNK for its Aquarius ...

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Operators of Indian Container Terminals Turn Down Rebid Offer

Operators of Indian Container Terminals Turn Down Rebid Offer

Container terminal operators of some of major Indian ports have turned down Indian shipping ministry’s ...

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Infographic: Giants of the Sea

Giants of the seas

Do you know which are world’s biggest ships? This infographic shows you 6 largest ships in the world, dominating ...

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Paris MoU Bans One, Allows Another Freighter Back

Paris MoU Bans One, Allows Another Freighter Back

Paris MoU has banned a Tanzania-flagged livestock carrier MV Delta 1, after the vessel was detained in Midia ...

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Flag State-Based Ship Recycling Legislation Not a Solution

Ship Recycling Legislation Based on Flag State Jurisdiction Not a Solution

The legislation meant to regulate ship recycling practices, in particular the European Union Ship Recycling ...

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Yemen Bans Entry into Its Territorial Waters

Bab el Mandeb

Navigation in Yemen’s territorial waters has been banned and ships are not allowed into Yemen unless ...

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Interview: Ferry Industry Rules Lack Practicality

New Eco and Safety Rules Lack Practicality

Originally formed back in 1976 as the International Marine Transit Association in order to provide the ferry ...

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S5 North Europe Acquires Jardine Shipping Services

S5 North Europe Acquires Jardine Shipping Services

Rotterdam-based ship agency S5 North Europe has reached an agreement to buy 100% of the shares of Jardine Shipping ...

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Manpower Report: Most Seafarers Content at Sea

Most Seafarers Content at Sea

A majority of seafarers are content with life at sea, according to preliminary results of a new survey being ...

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Pan Ocean Launches New Round of Debt-for-Equity Swaps

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Singapore-listed bulker owner Pan Ocean revealed intentions to issue new round of shares within its debt-for-equity ...

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CMA CGM Improves US-Caribbean Links

CMA CGM Improves US-Caribbean Links

French container line CMA CGM is upgrading its Gulfbridge and Hispanola feeder services to improve the coverage of ...

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Dutch Unions Issue Strike Ultimatum to Vopak

Dutch Unions Issue Strike Ultimatum to Vopak Terminals

The Dutch CNV Vakmensen and FNV Haven unions, representing employees of the Rotterdam-based oil storage company ...

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