Meet Us at Nor-Shipping 2019

Nor-Shipping

World Maritime News team will also be attending this year’s event.

Greek Trio Accused of Faking Pollution Records

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Greek trio indicted for failing to keep accurate ship pollution control records, falsifying records in the US.

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Zeaborn Ship Management Gets New CEO, Eyes 250-Strong Fleet

Rob Grool

Zeaborn to grow its managed fleet to 250 vessels with the support of its new CEO.

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Ocean Yield Takes Delivery of Scorpio's Ultramax Pair

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Ocean Yield ASA takes delivery of two 2017-built Ultramax dry bulk vessels.

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Novatek Brings In TechnipFMC for Arctic LNG 2 Project

Arctic LNG 2

The first train of the project is scheduled for launch in 2023.

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IMO Tightens Climate Protection Requirements for Ships

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MEPC: amendments to strengthen existing requirements for new ships to be more energy efficient.

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LNG Carrier Methane Princess Repaired after Tug Collision

Methane Princess

The LNG carrier collided with a tug while berthing at the Punta Europa LNG Terminal in Equatorial Guinea.

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Norled to Change Ownership

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Norwegian DSD has signed an agreement to sell its ferry company Norled.

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Panama Canal Enhances Green Initiatives

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The Panama Canal announces improvements to its Green Connection Environmental Recognition Program.

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Hamburg Süd Christens Another Polar Class Vessel

Polar Ecuador

Hamburg Süd christens its latest Polar-class containership, Polar Ecuador.

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Russia to Pay USD 3 Mn to Greenpeace for Illegal Ship Arrest

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The compensation is for the unlawful detention of Greenpeace's ship and its 30 crew.

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Zeaborn Picks KR, Verifavia for 100-Unit IHM Certification

Inventory of hazardous materials preparation and certification will include more than 100 vessels.

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Maersk Patras Crewman Falls Overboard, Search Suspended

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Maersk Patras lost a crew member overboard while taking a pilot on board off Quebec.

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Rescue Ship Seized in Italy after Migrants Disembark

Sea-Watch 3 disembarkation in Lampedusa, Italy

The migrants were disembarked against minister of interior Salvini's orders to prevent them from doing so.

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GulfNav Posts Net Loss but Revenue Jumps

Gulf Fanatir

Gulf Navigation Holding (GulfNav) ended the first quarter of this year with a net loss.

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Shipowners from Around the World Can Now Join UK Flag

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The UK Ship Register is to expand its ownership eligibility.

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Baltic Exchange Council Elects New Chairman

Baltic Exchange

Petropoulos said he would focus on supporting the Baltic’s drive to increase its profile in Asia.

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HMM Unveils New Corporate Identity

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Hyundai Merchant Marine launches its new corporate identity to elevate brand equity.

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Yantian Express to Arrive in Halifax Today

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Fire-stricken containership Yantian Express finally sailed from Freeport on May 15.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories from the previous week.

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ONE, PSA Singapore Inaugurate Magenta JV Terminal

Magenta Singapore Terminal

A total of four berths will have a combined annual handling capacity of 4 million TEU.

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Pacific Basin Ups Funding Flexibility with USD 115 Mn Loan

Pacific Basin

Pacific Basin closed a new USD 115 million credit facility, secured over 10 of the company’s owned ships.

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NYK Introduces Additive for IMO 2020-Compliant Fuel Oil

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NYK unveils a new fuel-oil additive for low-sulfur compliant fuel-oil that meets SOx regulations.

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Pirates Arrested after Attempted Tanker Hijacking off Togo

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Togo Navy prevented the hijacking of a product tanker in the Gulf of Guinea.

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Singapore Classifies Scrubber Residues as Toxic Waste

Singapore

MPA Singapore classified residues arising from exhaust gas cleaning systems as toxic industrial waste (TIW).

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Klaveness Combination Carriers Orders Two More CLEANBUs

Klaveness CLEANBU carrier

Klaveness Combination Carriers declared options for two new CLEANBU combination carriers in China.

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MPC Capital Expands Managed Tanker, Bulker Fleet

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MPC Capital witnessed an increase in management services on the back of a fleet expansion.

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Maersk Tankers Closes Sale, Leaseback for MR Quartet

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Maersk Product Tankers enters into a sale and leaseback agreement for four MR vessels.

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