Essar Shipping Gears Up for Ship Investment

Essar Shipping reveals ship investment plans and more in an interview with WMN.

Populations of Marine Vertebrates Halved in Last Decades

A new report released by the World Wide Fund for Nature reveals an alarming decline in marine biodiversity over the ...

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Strike to Close Finnish Ports on Friday

All activities at Finnish ports could grind to a halt this Friday, September 18, if the Transport Workers Union ...

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China Turning Major Shipping Hubs into Emission Control Areas

China issued a plan to cut sulphur dioxide emissions from ships in the Bohai Sea, the Pearl River Delta, and the ...

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Sweden to Introduce Tonnage Tax

The government of Sweden has proposed the introduction of a tonnage tax system aiming to level the playing field ...

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Commercial Ships of 2030 Will Be Smart, Green and Connected

The marine technology of 2030 will combine developments from multiple scientific disciplines in ways that could ...

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Ten Dead, Eight Missing After Fishing Boat Capsizes off Jeju

Ten people died and eight were reportedly missing after a fishing boat capsized off the southern coast of South ...

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At Least 14 Dead After Boat Capsizes off Malaysia

At least 14 people died and 19 have been rescued after a wooden boat crammed with scores of people capsized ...

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New Zealand Faces Expected Ship Officer Shortages Head-On

Worldwide shortages of over 42,500 officers expected by 2019 has prompted New Zealand’s maritime industry and ...

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ITLOS to Hear Asia Maritime Disputes in Singapore

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) and Singapore’s Ministry of Law have signed a Joint ...

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Iranian Fishermen Flee from Somali Pirates

An Iranian fishing dhow and its crew members managed to escape from Somali pirates after being held hostage ...

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Warmest Year Ever Prompts NOAA Climate Change Strategy

U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has taken a first step in providing regional fisheries ...

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Faroe Islands Deny Entry to Sea Shepherd's Vessel

Sea Shepherd’s anti-whaling activist vessel Bob Barker, which arrived in the Faroe Islands on Monday, August ...

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Abengoa Wins Deal to Build Port Terminal in Uruguay

A consortium led by Spanish multinational corporation Abengoa has been awarded the construction of the new port ...

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Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is a Ticking Time Bomb

Scientists and volunteers at the Ocean Cleanup have concluded the so-called ”Mega Expedition” aimed at ...

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First Deepwater Horizon Compensation Funds Allocated

The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, a new U.S. federal entity created by the RESTORE Act consisting of ...

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Vard Hooks Two Shipbuilding Contracts

Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer Vard Holdings Limited has secured contracts for the construction of one ...

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Spotted: Smaragd Comes Home

Norwegian shipbuilder Havyard Ship Technology held a naming ceremony for Smaragd, a combined purse purse seiner / ...

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Spotted: Live Fish Carrier Taking Shape at Besiktas Shipyard

A Live Fish Carrier designed by Skipsteknisk and currently under construction at Turkey’s Besiktas Shipyard ...

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Hawaii Islands Bracing for Tropical Storm Guillermo

The U.S. Coast Guard continues to monitor and prepare for the arrival of Tropical Storm Guillermo in the main ...

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Sea Shepherd Volunteers Arrested in Faroe Islands

Two volunteer crewmembers from a ship operated by the conservationist group Sea Shepherd, Sam Simon, have been ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (4-8 of July)

Readers' Picks of the Week (4-8 of Jul)

Greek Shipowners Can’t Buy Fuel Due to Capital Controls Capital controls introduced by the Greek government could ...

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Spotted: Afrika All Made Up

The Jaczon-operated fishing trawler, Afrika, left Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen on July 9, fresh from a period in ...

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Seas Could Rise 6 Meters Despite UN Global Warming Cap

Seas Could Rise 6 Meters Despite UN Global Warming Cap

Sea levels could rise by 6 meters (20 feet) in the long rung even if a United Nations goal of limiting global ...

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European Parliament Adopts Amended Directive on Seafarers

European Parliament Adopts Amended Directive on Seafarers

The European Parliament’s Plenary session has adopted the agreement on the European Commission’s proposal for a ...

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Hong Kong Braces for Typhoon Linfa

Hong Kong Braces for Typhoon Linfa

Hong Kong’s marine department has issued a Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 3 ahead of Typhoon Linfa, ...

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Monsoon Storm Sinks Three Vessels in Andaman Sea

Monsoon Storm Sinks Three Vessels in Andaman Sea

A container ship, a fishing boat and a barge have sunk in the Andaman Sea off the coast of Phuket, Thailand, in the ...

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Stolt-Nielsen Squeezes Higher Profit out of Falling Revenue

Stolt-Nielsen Squeezes Higher Profit Despite Falling Revenue

Oslo-listed Stolt-Nielsen Limited reported USD 42.5 million net profit for the second quarter ended May 31, 2015, a ...

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