Fincantieri Delivers Viking Star

Fincantieri Delivers Viking Star

Viking Star, the first of three cruise ships which Fincantieri is building for the California-headquartered cruse ...

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Grounded Greek Ferry Breaks Free

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The Greek ferry that ran aground last week at the island of Kasos has been refloated on Friday after two days of ...

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Damen Hands Over Severn Provider

Damen Hands Over Severn Provider

Damen Shipyards Group has organised the naming ceremony for Severn Offshore Services Ltd’s new multipurpose wind ...

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Damaged Scandlines Ferry to Be Repaired by End of June

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Following extensive clear-up and inspection, the Remontowa yard in Gdansk, Poland, together with Scandlines’ ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (23rd -27th of March)

Readers’ Picks

Maersk Line Orders Seven Containerships Maersk Line signed a new building order today with COSCO Shipyard Co., Ltd ...

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Carnival Off to a Strong Start

Carnival Off to a Strong Start

Carnival Corporation & plc recorded a net income of USD 49 million in its results for the first quarter ended ...

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Russia Nominates Candidate for IMO Top Position

Russia Nominates Candidate for IMO Top Position

The Russian Federation has proposed its first candidate for the position of the Secretary General of the ...

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Hamburg Süd Names Its Third San-Class Containership

Hamburg Süd Names Its Third  San-class Containership

Hamburg Süd christened its third container vessel pertaining to the new “San” class on Thursday at the Cuenca del ...

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Hapag-Lloyd Sinks into Red

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German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd posted a net loss for 2014 of EUR 603.7 million, a considerable dip from 97.4 ...

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PIL Launches Second Far East-Middle East Service

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Containership operator Pacific International Lines (PIL) has teamed up with COSCON, Wan Hai and Yangming on a new ...

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Yemen Shuts Down Ports amid Air Strikes

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Yemen shut down all major ports on Thursday amid bomb strikes launched by the Saudi Arabia, Reuters reports. Local ...

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Panama Canal Authority Looking into Fourth Set of Locks

panama canal authority looking into fourth set of locks

The Panama Canal Authority is seriously studying construction of the fourth set of locks on the Canal, a project ...

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Two Dead, Seven Missing after Cargo Ship Sinks off Indonesia

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Two crew members of a general cargo ship that sank off Indonesia on Tuesday have been confirmed dead, with ...

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Termont Seals Deal on Montreal’s New Container Terminal

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Canada’s Port of Montreal and Termont Terminal Inc. signed a long-term lease on March 19 for the construction ...

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Carnival to Expand Fleet with Nine Cruise Ships

CARNIVAL GLORY

Cruise liner conglomerate Carnival Corporation has inked two strategic memorandums of agreement that will add a ...

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Greek Ferry Aground in Kasos

Greek Ferry Aground in Kasos

A Greek ferry ran aground on Wednesday evening at the island of Kasos, the Hellenic Coast Guard said. The ro-pax ...

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COSCO Posts Higher Profit Due to Subsidies

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China COSCO Holdings Company Limited reported a net profit of CNY 363 million (around USD 58.5 million) in its ...

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Hyundai Mipo Bags Two Car Carriers

Hyundai Mipo Bags Two Car Carriers

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard has received an order for construction of two pure car/truck ...

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Epic Gas Sells LPG Carrier Duo

epic gas offloads lpg duo

Owner and operator of gas carriers Epic Gas has sold two LPG carriers to unnamed buyers engaged in Southeast Asian ...

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US Jails Third K-Line Exec for Price Fixing

US Jails Third K-Line Exec for Price Fixing

An executive of Japan-based Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (K-Line) pleaded guilty on Thursday and was sentenced to 18 ...

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Hakutaka Joins MOL’s Fleet

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Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. has taken delivery of the coal carrier Hakutaka at its ...

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AKD: Lack of Ship Definition Threat to Investors

Lack of Ship Definition Threat to Investors

Rotterdam-based law firm AKD says that the lack of an unambiguous term to describe a ‘ship’ in several ...

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Finnish Seamen to Strike in Support of Icebreaker Crews

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Finnish Engineer Association and the Finnish Seamen Union revealed plans to enter into strike on Thursday 2nd of ...

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Infographic: 50 Years of Containership Growth

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The infographic presents you with containership growth starting from 1968 forecasting the next generation of ...

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Maersk Line Orders Seven Containerships

Maersk Line Orders Seven Containerships

Maersk Line signed a new building order today with COSCO Shipyard Co., Ltd in Zhoushan China for seven 3,600 TEU ...

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Knightsbridge Shareholders Approve Merger

Knightsbridge's Oslo Listing Approved

The merger transactions pursuant to which Golden Ocean will merge into Knightsbridge have been approved at ...

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TORM Obtains Waiver from Lenders

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Danish shipping company TORM has reached an agreement with certain of its lenders and Oaktree that will secure the ...

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