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Term of the Day: Vessel Sharing Agreement (VSA)

A Vessel Sharing Agreement (VSA) is usually reached between various partners within a shipping consortium who agree ...

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Maersk Line, DB Schenker to Reduce CO2 Footprint

Maersk Line, DB Schenker to Reduce CO2 Footprint

Frankfurt-based transportation and logistics provider DB Schenker Logistics and Danish Maersk Line have signed a ...

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WSS, Solstad Sign Global Agency Agreement

WSS, Solstad Sign Global Agency Agreement

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) and Solstad Shipping have entered into a two year global agency agreement with a two ...

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Panama Canal Preps for LNG Carriers

Panama Canal Preps for LNG Carriers

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) signed a cooperation agreement with the Port of Lake Charles in Louisiana earlier ...

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ADT Finds Funding for Khalifa Port Development

ADT Finds Funding for Khalifa Port Development

Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) has signed a AED 300 million (USD 81.7m) financing agreement with Abu Dhabi Commercial ...

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FMC Commissioner Says Hanjin Can Join Ocean Three

FMC Commissioner Says Hanjin Can Join Ocean Three

The U.S. Commissioner William P. Doyle voted for the Federal Maritime Commission to take no further action on the ...

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Hyundai Heavy, Labor Union Reach Tentative Agreement

Hyundai Heavy, Labor Union Reach Tentative Agreement

South Korea’s shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has reached a tentative agreement with the ...

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Golar LNG Moves forward with Second FLNGV Conversion

Golar LNG Moves forward with Second FLNGV Conversion

Norway’s liquefied natural gas shipping company Golar LNG Limited has executed and made effective agreements ...

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MOL, Reliance Pen Ship Management Agreement

MOL, Reliance Pen Ship Management Agreement

Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has signed an agreement to manage six Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLEC) being ...

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Shell to Put Teekay’s LNG Newbuildings to Work

Shell to Put Teekay's LNG Newbuildings to Work

Teekay LNG Partners L.P. and Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) have entered into time-charter contracts for five ...

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Let the Norwegian Cruise Line Roll

Let the Norwegian Cruise Line Roll

Officials with Norwegian Cruise Line and the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans signed a new ...

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Port Hedland Tug Engineers Approve Enterprise Agreement

Port Hedland Tug Engineers Approve Enterprise Agreement

Operations at Port Hedland, Australia’s largest bulk export terminal, will resume uninterrupted after the ...

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Skangass Strikes LNG Supply Deal with Eni

Skangass Strikes LNG Supply Deal with Eni

Skangass has signed a two year agreement with Eni for supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG). The LNG will be ...

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China Shipping Teams Up with China Merchants

Chinese shipping conglomerates China Shipping Group (CSG) and China Merchants Group signed  a strategic cooperation ...

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Horizon Lines Looking to Sell

Horizon Lines for Sale

The U.S. ocean cargo carrier Horizon Lines has entered into definitive agreements for a series of transactions that ...

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Drewry, CargoSmart Deepen Cooperation

Drewry, CargoSmart Deepen Cooperation

Shipping consultancy Drewry and shipment management software solutions provider CargoSmart have expanded their ...

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Mitsubishi Propellers to Be Produced in China

Mitsubishi Propellers to Be Produced in China

Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Engine Co., Ltd. (MHI-MME) has concluded a ...

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Panama Canal Pilots Not Renegotiating Bargaining Agreement

The Panama Canal Pilots’ Union, a labor organization representing 256 professional pilots, has decided not to ...

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Crowley and Seaboard Marine Start New VSA

Crowley and Seaboard Marine Start New VSA

Crowley Maritime Corporation’s liner services group and Seaboard Marine Ltd., have entered into a new vessel ...

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Chevron Buys Suezmax Triplet

Chevron Buys Suezmax Triplet

Chevron Transport Corporation Ltd. has decided to cut short the bareboat charters signed with California Petroleum ...

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ECSA, ETF Tackling EU Labour Law Loopholes

ECSA, ETF Tackling EU Labor Law Loopholes

European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA) and European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) have ...

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