Norwegian Cruise Line to Buy Ocean Princess

Norwegian Cruise Line to Buy Ocean Princess

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. has entered into a definitive agreement with Princess Cruises, Ltd. to purchase Ocean Princess for its newly acquired Oceania Cruises brand. The 684-passenger ship joins Oceania ...

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Dutch Shipyards’ Retention Rights Undermined?

Dutch Shipyards' Retention Rights Undermined

Shipyards in the Netherlands may no longer be able to rely on the right to retain a vessel while awaiting payment ...

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Royal Caribbean Launches Chinese JV

Royal Caribbean Launches Chinese JV

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Ctrip.com International Ltd. have agreed to form a strategic partnership through ...

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Maritime Traffic Up Fourfold in Two Decades

Maritime Traffic Up Threefold in Two Decades

Maritime traffic on the world’s oceans has increased 300 per cent over the past 20 years, according to a new study ...

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Clarksons Seals Platou Deal

Clarksons Seals Platou Deal

London-based shipbroker Clarkson PLC has confirmed a GBP 281.2 million (USD 441m) offering for the entire issued ...

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Anthony Veder Names LNG-Powered Duo

LNG-Powered Cargo Star

Two new liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered sea vessels, operated by shipowner Anthony Veder, were named on ...

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CMA CGM Splits ASEA Service

CMA CGM Splits ASEA Service

CMA CGM Group is dividing its Asia-East Africa (ASEA) service into two distinct services starting December 2014, ...

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Interferry Backs New LNG Tank Placement Rules

Viking Grace is LNG bunkering in Port of Stockholm

Interferry, a global ferry industry association, has welcomed a decision at last week’s IMO Maritime Safety ...

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Asia – North Europe Rates to Stay Unchanged in 2015

Asia - North Europe Rates to Stay Unchanged in 2015

Since September the spot market on Asia – North Europe trade routes has tracked a similar course of falling ...

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Samsung C&T to Build Second LNG Terminal in Malaysia

The regasification terminal to be built in Malaysia

Samsung C&T Corporation has been awarded a contract by PETRONAS Gas Berhad to build a re-gasification terminal ...

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Allision Closes Gate at Kiel Canal

Ship Allison Closes Gate at Kiel Canal

A UK-flagged cargo ship is reported to had allided with the sliding lock gate in the Great Northern Chamber of the ...

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ITF Condemns PCA’s Attack on Trade Unions

Panama Canal Expansion Works

The International Transport Workers’ Federation called the recent moves by the Panama Canal Authority (PCA) an open ...

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AMSA Bars Repeat Offender

AMSA Bars Repeat Offender

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has issued a direction to Indonesian flagged container ship ...

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EU Bankrolls First European LNG-Powered Hopper Barge

EU Bankrolls First European LNG-Powered Hopper Barge

The EU’s TEN-T Programme will co-finance with over €1.5 million the construction of the first in Europe ...

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Some Carriers Resorting to West Coast Surcharges After All

Carriers Resorting to West Coast Surcharges After All

Some of the carriers that suspended their congestion surcharges last week for US West Coast ports have decided to ...

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Argyll Strikes Again

HMS Argyll Strikes Again

The U.K. Navy’s HMS Argyll has seized more than 850 kg of cocaine in a high speed midnight chase while on ...

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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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Ebola Turns Up the Heat on West Africa Trade

Ebola Turns Up the Pressure on West Africa Trade

West Africa trade continues to acutely feel the pressure of the Ebola outbreak with export trade estimated to be ...

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CMA CGM Marks Record Volume Surge

CMA CGM Marks Record Volume Surge

France’s CMA CGM Group, the world’s third largest container shipping company, carried 3.2 million TEUs in the ...

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