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Readers’ PicksEuro Banks to Increase Bad Shipping Loan Provisions by Quarter

European banks need to increase their provisions for bad shipping loans by 25%, to EUR 7.3 billion (USD 9.25bn), according to the European Central Bank’s (ECB) year-long examination of the resilience and positions of the 130 largest banks in the Euro area as of 31 December 2013.

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VIDEO: Bulk Carrier Saga Falcon Runs Aground

Bulk carrier Saga Falcon ran aground on Sunday, October 26th in the river Rio de la Plata five nautical miles south from Chinchillas, Uruguay. 

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Hantong to Build World’s First CNG Carrier

Jiangsu Hantong Ship Heavy Industry signed a shipbuilding contract with CIMC ENRIC SJZ GAS on 26th October, 2014, for construction of the world’s first CNG carrier.

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Royal Caribbean Takes Delivery of Quantum of the Seas

Royal Caribbean accepted delivery today of its newest cruise ship, Quantum of the Seas, from shipbuilder Meyer Werft, Royal Carribean said.

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Two Containerships Ablaze in Port Klang

A fire broke out  on Tuesday night in Port Klang, Malaysia after two containerships brushed against each other in wharf.

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World Maritime News Staff

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Global Sustainable Shipping Forum 2019

The event will provide valuable insights from conference sessions, great networking opportunities and will offer…

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FPSO Brazil Congress 2019

Charging ahead with 24 planned orders by 2022, Brazil has once again solidified its status as one of the world’s foremost oil and gas leaders…

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Nor-Shipping 2019

Nor-Shipping’s conference and event programme is tailored to deliver the knowledge, value and networking to help you build your business.

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Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo Conference 2019

Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo Conference is the world’s only international conference…

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