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USCG Grants BWTS Type Approval to Ecochlor

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has issued the USCG Type Approval Certificate to Ecochlor, a Boston-based ...

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MUA: Qube Ports Wharfies Fight Proposed Wage Cut

Wharf workers at Australia’s Qube Ports Newcastle have announced work bans against a company push to cut ...

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Australia Could Build New Gas Import Terminal at Crib Point

Australian energy company AGL has selected Crib Point, Western Port, in Victoria as the preferred site for the ...

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Nordic Pollux Arrives at Besiktas for Special Survey

In today’s spotted we bring you an image of Nordic Pollux, a 150,100 dwt crude oil tanker which has arrived ...

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Market Rates Put Pressure on Navios Acquisition

Tanker owner and operator Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation reported a 21.5% decrease in its revenue in the ...

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Ports America Denies Reports on Possible Sale

US terminal operator Ports America has denied rumors on a possible sale of the company to Turkish port operator ...

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Hansa Heavy Lift Ships 13 Modules to Australia

German shipping company Hansa Heavy Lift has transported 13 modules measuring over 147,124 cbm from China to ...

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Damaged Warship to Be Moved to US for Repairs

The US Navy’s severely damaged guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald is to be moved back to the US months ...

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Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding in Loss after Restructuring

Norway-based maritime industry group Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA suffered a net loss of USD 49 million in ...

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iContainers: Freight Forwarders Should Embrace Technology

The ocean freight forwarding industry should embrace technology, according to online freight forwarding company ...

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MV Werften Starts Work on New Shipbuilding Complex

German shipbuilder MV Werften has launched construction work on a new hall complex, under an investment of some EUR ...

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Euronav Slips into Loss

Antwerp-based tanker owner and operator Euronav NV ended the second quarter of 2017 with a net loss of USD 24.2 ...

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NRF: Imports at Top US Container Ports to Hit New Records

August is expected to be the busiest month on record for imports at the US major retail container ports and 2017 is ...

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Epic Gas Agrees Sale, Bareboat Charter for Newbuilding

Singapore-based Epic Gas has entered into a sale and 10-year bareboat charter back transaction for the 2017-built ...

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20,568 TEU Munich Maersk Makes Maiden Call at Hamburg

In today’s spotted, we bring you an image of Munich Maersk, which berthed at EUROGATE Container Terminal ...

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Vale Sells Two VLOCs to China's Bocomm

Brazilian mining giant Vale has finalized a sale agreement for two of its very large ore carriers (VLOCs) with ...

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USCG: Detained Ship Departs Baltimore after 10 Months

Having been detained for the last ten months, the 5,900 dwt tanker Asphalt Trader departed Baltimore on August 5, ...

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NAT Inks Two Charter Deals with Shell

Bermuda-based tanker owner Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) has entered into two time charter arrangements ...

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MPC Container Ships Adds One More Vessel

MPC Container Ships, Norway-based owner and operator of container vessels formed in April 2017, has acquired AS ...

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OSG Earns Less amid Weakening Spot Markets

NYSE-listed Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) has delivered lower earnings in the second quarter of 2017 mainly due ...

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Mwani Qatar, Muntajat Ink MoU to Benefit from Port Services

Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani Qatar) and Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution ...

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Poor TCE Rates Push International Seaways to Loss

Mainly driven by lower TCE revenues, US-based tanker shipping company International Seaways suffered a net loss of ...

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Hong Kong Issues Block Exemption for Liner VSAs

Hong Kong has granted a block exemption order (BEO) for vessel sharing agreements (VSAs) in the liner shipping ...

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Norway Joins Forces with USA on Zero Emissions

As part of its efforts to develop green shipping, the Norwegian Maritime Authority has entered into an ...

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Star Bulk Narrows 2Q Loss as Revenues Rise

Greek dry bulk shipping firm Star Bulk has managed to reduce its loss for the second quarter of this year to USD ...

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Lower Tanker Rates Hit DHT Holdings' Income

Due to lower tanker rates the crude oil tanker operator DHT Holdings saw a drop in its net income in the second ...

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Port of Oakland to Start Five-Year Record Run in 2018

Californian Port of Oakland is anticipating a five-year run of record cargo volume beginning in 2018. By 2022, the ...

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