Eight Saved after 30-Hour Soak in Gulf of Aden

Eight Saved after 30-Hour Soak in Gulf of Aden

Eight sailors who abandoned their sinking ship have been rescued from the Gulf of Aden following a 30 hour search involving two international organisations and six nations. New Zealand-led Combined Task Force-151 ...

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Stena Bulk Joins WOC

Stena Bulk Joins WOC

Stena Bulk has become the first Swedish shipping company to join the World Ocean Council (WOC) – a global ...

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VIDEO: MSC Armonia Relaunch

Video MSC Armonia Relaunch

MSC Cruises has taken the first step towards doubling its fleet capacity with the relaunch of renewed MSC Armonia. ...

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Platts: VLCC Rates on the Rebound

VLCC Rates on the Rebound

Worldscale rates for VLCCs on the East of Suez routes have reached more than nine-month highs, Platts cited market ...

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CMP Investing in Malmö-Copenhagen Shuttle Service

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CMP said it was investing in a new type of daily shuttle service between Malmö and Copenhagen to be launched in ...

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Tandara Spirit Crew End Their Sit-In

Tandara Spirit Crew End Their Sit-In, Head for Singapore

The Australian crew of the product tanker Tandara Spirit decided yesterday to end their sit-in and to sail the ...

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ICTSI Stretches Manila Terminal

ICTSI Stretches Manila Terminal

Philippines’ largest port terminal operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has ...

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Stealthgas Snags Charters, Starts Shares Repurchase

Stealthgas Snags Charters, Starts Shares Repurchase

Athens-based Stealthgas Inc. has concluded chartering arrangements for nine LPG carriers, spanning from two months ...

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MHI Ushers In Sayaringo STaGE

MHI Ushers In Sayaringo STaGE

Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has completed development of the “Sayaringo ...

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IMO Approves IGF Code

IMO Approves IGF Code

IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee approved, in principle, the draft International Code of Safety for Ships ...

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MPA Kicks Off SRS Forum

MPA Kicks Off SRS Forum

30 maritime organisations signed the Maritime Singapore Green Pledge at the the 2nd Singapore Registry of Ships ...

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Image of the Day: Chasing the Sun

Image of the Day Chasing the Sun

The image shows the U.K. Navy’s HMS Atherstone which has spent the last two weeks working in close company ...

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Crew of Grounded Bulker Running Out of Supplies

Crew of Grounded Bulker Running Out of Supplies

Crew of the Liberian-flagged bulk carrier Adamastos that ran aground in August and is left stranded in Rio Grande, ...

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CMA CGM Eyes OPDR Acquisition

CMA CGM Eyes OPDR Acquisition

French shipping giant CMA CGM revealed plans to acquire the German company OPDR (Oldenburg-Portugiesische ...

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ICS Questions Benefits of China’s Ship Recycling Policy

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The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) voiced concern in relation to China’s new ship recycling policy, saying ...

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Steel Cut for SCF’s Icebreaking Supply Vessel

Steel Cut for Sovcomflot's Icebreaking MSV

The steel for Sovcomflot’s icebreaking multipurpose supply vessel has been cut today, 26th of November 2014 ...

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Third Strike and Mansour Is Out

Third Strike and Mansour Is Out

The 1977-built, 4150 dwt general cargo carrier M/V MANSOUR M has been banned for the third time from the Paris MoU ...

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SRI Warns of Mediterranean Rescue Budget Cut Effects

SRI Warns of Mediterranean Rescue Budget Cut Effects

Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) has warned that merchant ship masters will be negatively affected by the new ...

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Approaching Limits in Ship Size Development

DNV GL’s Container Ship Forum and Bulk Carrier Forum

The shipping industry is slowly approaching limits in ship size development, DNV GL Business Director Jost Bergmann ...

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