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SM Lines Forms Strategic Alliance with Vinalines

Containership

SM Lines, Vinalines forged a strategic alliance to secure a stable foothold in Southeast Asia's market.

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SENER Fuses Tug and Bunkering Vessel Traits in New Design

sener marine lng unit

SENER has signed a contract with Rimorchiatori Riuniti Panfido & C.s.r.l to design an innovative vessel.

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Tufton Oceanic Assets Buys Handysize Bulker

Bulker

Fund management firm Tufton Oceanic Assets Limited buys a secondhand Handysize bulk carrier.

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G E Shipping Expands Fleet with Secondhand VLGC

Shipping

G E Shipping has explanded its fleet with the addition of a secondhand VLGC.

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Cruise Ship Breaks Away from Moorings amid Massive Storm

Riviera

Nautica cruise ship breaks away from its moorings in Greenock, Scotland, amid strong storm.

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Yang Ming Adds New 14,000 TEU Boxship to Its Fleet

Yang Ming

Imabari Shipbuilding held a naming ceremony for the new 14,000 TEU vessel YM Wellbeing on September 18.

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APT's Empire State to Continue Working for US Gov't

Tanker

American Petroleum Tankers extends a charter contract with the US gov't for M/T Empire State. 

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Two Newbuilds Join COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian)

Cosnew Lake

COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian) has taken delivery of two newbuilds this week.

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TGE Marine Inks Deal for Tema LNG's Small-Scale FSRU

TGE Marine Gas Engineering inked a contract for one of the world’s first floating storage and regasification units.

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Product Tanker Ransacked by Armed Robbers in Guinea

tanker

A product tanker anchored in Conakry Anchorage, Guinea, boarded by four armed robbers.

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HHI’s LPG-Fueled VLGC Design Approved

LPG-Fuelled VLGC

HHI wins AiP for large gas carrier design capable of using LPG as fuel.

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Pirates Abduct Two Crew Members in Sulu-Celebes Seas

piracy

Pirates armed with M16 rifles abducted two crew members of a fishing trawler.

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Jiangnan Gets AiP for LNG Bunker Vessel Design

Approval in Principle at Gastech

Jiangnan Shipyard has received an Approval in Principle for its 7,500 m3 LNG bunker vessel.

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Gulftainer Signs 50-Year Concession for Port of Wilmington

Concession signing ceremony

Gulftainer signed a 50-year concession deal to operate and develop the Port of Wilmington.

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China Moves Forward with Tariffs on USD 60 Bn of US Goods

China

China is responding to US' latest tariffs with levies on USD 60 billion of imported US products.

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Over-Optimism Cause of Containership Market's Woes?

Boxship

Daniel Richards, container shipping analyst at MSI, comments on the state of play in the market.

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Greenland Supports Ban of HFO in Arctic

Shipping

Greenland has voiced its support for IMO's ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic.

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Brokers: MOL Books Bulker Duo at Imabari

Bulk carrier

Intermodal: Mitsui O.S.K Lines has ordered two 240,000 dwt bulkers at Imabari.

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Hyundai Mipo Licensed by GTT

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard inks licence agreement with LNG containment systems expert GTT.

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Maersk Pushes Ahead with Business Integration

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Maersk takes further steps to integrate its business.

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MOL Launches Large-Scale Ferry Sunflower Kirishima

Sunflower Kirishima goes into service

The large-scale ferry Sunflower Kirishima, operated by a MOL subsidiary, was launched on September 15.

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Venta Maersk Makes History as It Crosses Northern Sea Route

Vistula Maersk

Maersk’s ice-class ship Venta Maersk has navigated through the Northern Sea Route for the first time.

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DNV GL Awards AiP for Jiangnan Shipyard's VLEC Design

AiP handover at Gastech

DNV GL has awarded an AiP for the design of a 93,000 cbm VLEC to Jiangnan Shipyard.

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Crew Member of Carisbroke's Vessel Arrested in Drug Bust

containers on a ship

A crew member of Jacqueline C arrested by Canadian authorities.

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Portugal Stevedores to Stage 24-Hour Strike

Lisbon

Portuguese stevedoring unions are planning to stage a 24-hour strike on September 20.

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Noble Soon to Finalize Sale of Kamsarmax Duo

Bulker

Noble is nearing the disposal of Kamsarmax vessels as it made strong progress in its restructuring move.

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Diana Shipping Prices USD 100 Million of Bonds

Money

Diana Shipping has priced its USD 100 million private placement of senior unsecured bonds.

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