Impact of Smart Ships on Seafarers

David Appleton from Nautilus explains what will autonomous shipping mean for seafarers

NGO: ACES Again on Fire at Gadani

Gadani’s shipbreaking plot no. 54 was sealed off on November 8 after a fire broke out on-board the ship ACES …

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Damen to Build Four Tugs for Smit Lamnalco

Dutch towage and marine services company Smit Lamnalco has ordered four Damen ASD 3212 tugs from compatriot …

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Neptun Werft Lays Keel for Royal Caribbean’s Newest Ship

The keel laying ceremony for the first block of Spectrum of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International’s new …

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NGO: Gadani Shipbreaking Yard Hit by Fire

Pakistan’s Gadani shipbreaking yard has been hit with another fire, according to NGO Shipbreaking Platform. …

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DSME Wraps Up Quarter in Profit

South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) ended the third quarter of this year …

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Bureau Veritas to Class CMA CGM’s LNG Fuelled Mammoths

France-based classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) has been awarded the responsibility for classification of …

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RCL Orders Boxship Pair in China

Thailand-based shipping company Regional Container Lines (RCL) has ordered two 1,668 TEU container vessels at …

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Gallery: Carnival Horizon Aces Sea Trials in Adriatic Sea

Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, the 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon, completed its final sea trials in the …

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Shell to Add New Barge to Its LNG Bunkering Network

Shell Trading (US) has finalized a long-term charter agreement with Q-LNG Transport for an LNG bunker barge with …

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PIL Bolsters Fleet with Two 11,800 TEU Newbuilds

Singapore’s containership operator Pacific International Lines (PIL) Group has taken delivery of two new …

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Ulstein to Build New Polar Ship for Lindblad Expeditions

US-based expedition cruise company Lindblad Expeditions Holdings has signed an agreement with Norwegian shipbuilder …

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CMBFL Secures Loan for 11,000 TEU Newbuilding Quintet

Certain subsidiaries of CMB Financial Leasing (CMBFL) have obtained a senior loan facility worth USD 318 million …

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Samsung Heavy’s Income Down by 82 Pct

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries saw its earnings drop in the third quarter of 2017, mainly due to …

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First of Four Baleària Eco Ferries Launched

Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondan has launched the first vessel from a batch of four GRP eco fast ferries for …

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Interview: How Will Seafarers Be Impacted by Smart Ships?

The introduction of autonomous ships, often described as the next step for the maritime industry, is looming as …

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CSSC Sends Its Smart Ship to Sea Trials

China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has splashed its first smart ship, the 38,800-metric ton bulk …

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MISC Reaps Fruit from LNG Fleet Additions

Malaysian shipping group MISC Berhad (MISC) has posted a net profit of RM 680.5 million (USD 160.8 million) for the …

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Maersk Pembroke Sold for Green Recycling in Turkey

The Sub Panamax containership Maersk Pembroke has been sold for green recycling to a yard in Turkey, data from …

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COSCO Shipping International Scraps Six Bulkers

COSCO Shipping International (Singapore) sent six bulk carriers to the scrapyard in the first nine months of this …

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Zhonggu Shipping Orders Six Boxships from Jinling

Shanghai-based shipping firm Zhonggu Shipping has returned to Jinling Shipyard, a shipbuilding arm of CSC …

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Egina FPSO Sets Sail from SHI Shipyard to Nigeria

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) waved goodbye to Egina floating production storage and …

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Costa Cruises Holds Coin Ceremony for Costa Venezia

Costa Cruises, the Italian brand of Carnival Corporation, carried out a coin ceremony for its new ship Costa …

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Clarksons: Bulk Carrier Ordering Turns a Corner

Following limited contracting in the bulk carrier sector in the last three years, ordering has started to pick up …

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Nisshin Splashing Over USD 600 Mn on Newbuilds

Japanese shipping company Nisshin Shipping has been tied to an order for up to 25 new ships at Chinese and Japanese …

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Branson Steals the Show at Virgin Voyages Keel Laying

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri held a keel laying ceremony for the first of three new cruise ships being built for …

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Half of 2017 Orderbook Still to Be Delivered

The shipbuilding industry has handed over only a half of the 2,440 vessels which have deliveries dates scheduled …

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