Iridium Can Be the Backbone of Digital Ships

Iridium Communications

Iridium reveals more on the GMDSS terminal and plans in the maritime sector.

Canada Inks 1st Long-Term Contract to Ship LNG to China

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FortisBC signs its first term supply agreement to produce LNG for Top Speed Energy Corp. to export to China.

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Two Seafarers Die aboard Atlantska Plovidba's Bulker

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Two more seafarers were injured during tank cleaning operations aboard AP Dubrava off Brazil.

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Port of Riga Starts Servicing LNG-Fueled Boxships

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Latvian Port of Riga has begun servicing LNG-powered container vessels.

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IMO Condemns Tanker Attacks in Strait of Hormuz

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Kitack Lim said that threats to ships and their crews "are intolerable".

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DNV GL Develops Ship Implementation Plan App

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Ahead of the entry into force of the sulphur cap, DNV GL introduced a free online application of the Ship ...

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Cosco Bulker Aground between Argentina and Uruguay

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The COSCO Shipping Bulk-owned vessel ran into trouble at km 105 of the Martin Garcia Channel on July 16.

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Carnival Panorama Passes Sea Trials with Flying Colors

Carnival Panorama

Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship is scheduled to debut from Long Beach in December 2019.

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Global Ship Lease Agrees Charter with OOCL

Containership

The charter for the 2003-built GSL Keta was signed "at an improved rate".

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Egypt Unveils Shipping Incentives

Egypt shipping incentives

The country wants to increase the number of ships calling at its ports and transiting Suez Canal.

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Sun Enterprises Orders Tanker Pair at Daehan

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Greek Sun Enterprises has placed an order for two Aframax tankers at Daehan Shipbuilding.

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Incat Delivers New Ferry to Spanish Naviera Armas

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Australian shipbuilder Incat has handed over a newly built ferry to Spanish operator Naviera Armas. 

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China Ranked as Best Connected to Other Countries by Sea

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Five of the top 10 best connected economies in 2019 are in Asia.

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MSI: Rapid Decarbonisation to Lead to Radical Transition

Containership

Decarbonisation results would be multi-decade declines in fleet capacity, earnings and asset prices across the ...

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NASSCO Lays Keel for Matson's 2nd New ConRo Ship

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NASSCO has celebrated the keel laying of Matsonia, Matson's second Kanaloa-class ConRo ship.

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Timor-Leste's Tibar Bay Port Project Enters Next Phase

Tibar Bay Port project

The new port is located at Tibar Bay, around 12 kilometers from the capital.

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Swiss-Norwegian Duo Eases Hybrid System Installations

Shipping

Instead of paying up-front, asset owner will be able to pay a monthly fee.

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New NFC Blockchain Shipment Tracking Solution Unveiled

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ShipChain and GTX Corp launch a partnership for a new global NFC blockchain shipment tracking solution.

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APMT Callao Rolls Out Peru's 1st Digital Customer Platform

APM Terminals Callao

APM Terminals Callao has become the first Peruvian terminal to introduce a digital customer platform.

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MUA: DP World to Slash 10 Pct of Its Australian Workforce

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Job cuts come amid an escalation in industrial action at Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Fremantle terminals.

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ReCAAP: Asian Piracy Incidents Drop in 1st Half of 2019

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The total number of incidents dropped by 32% compared to the first half of 2018.

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Svitzer Tug Employees Agree Pay Increase, End Strikes

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With the new five-year agreement all further industrial actions at Svitzer have been cancelled.

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Diana Shipping Finds Work for Panamax Bulker

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Diana Shipping inks a time charter contract for one of its Panamax dry bulk vessels, the Selina.

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TOP Ships Secures Loan for One MR2 Vessel

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TOP Ships inks a financing agreement with an undisclosed Chinese financier to refinance one of its MR2 tankers.

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Epic Gas Adds Two Petredec Ships to Its Fleet

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Another two ships are due to join the fleet in July and August.

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Wharfies Reveal Further Strikes at DP World Terminals

DP World London Gateway

The latest strike action follows a series of coordinated stoppages that shut DP World terminals last week.

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Germany Becomes 13th Member of Hong Kong Convention

Germany

Germany joins the Hong Kong Convention for safe and responsible ship recycling.

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Maersk, MSC Boxships Breaking Australian Records

Maersk Skarstind

Fremantle will be the ships' last Australian call.

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