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One Killed, Three Taken Hostage in Pirate Attack off Nigeria
One Killed, Three Taken Hostage in Pirate Attack off Nigeria One crew member was killed and three taken hostage in a pirate attack on a Greek-owned tanker pending unloading off Nigeria late Tuesday, the Hellenic Coast Guard informed.Read more
Allseas: No Intention to Change Pieter Schelte’s Name
Allseas: No Intention to Change Pieter Schelte’s Name Swiss-based Allseas Group SA, the owner of Pieter Schelte crane vessel, does not intend to change the vessel’s name despite calls from various maritime unions.Read more
Maritime Silk Road to Include Thai Canal?
Maritime Silk Road to Include Thai Canal? The Thai Canal, also known as Kra Canal, that would cut through southern Thailand to enable improved transportation in the region, could be part of the new “Maritime Silk Road” in the South of Thailand.Read more
K Line Executive Jailed for Price Fixing
K Line Executive Jailed for Price Fixing An executive of Japan-based Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (K-Line) was sentenced to 18 months in a U.S. prison for his involvement in a conspiracy to fix prices in the car carrier business, the US Department of JusticeRead more
Greek Shippers Must Keep Close Tabs on Syriza
Greek Shippers Must Keep Close Tabs on Syriza It is too soon to say whether the Syriza party’s victory in Greece could, as some fear, have a damaging effect on the country’s shipping industry, but Greek shipping interests will need to monitor how the change of Read more

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Posted on February 8, 2015

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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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