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Svitzer Bags Five-Year Contract Extension with NuStar

Svitzer

Svitzer has secured a five-year extension of its marine service contract with NuStar.

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MPA Singapore Softens Ban on Crew Changes

MPA

The Port of Singapore has softened the ban on crew changes amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus Pandemic Sets Off a New Wave of Blank Sailings

Maersk containership

Murphy: The number of blank sailings jumped from 2 to 45 on the main deep-sea trades last week.

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CMA CGM-Chartered Boxship Runs Aground in Mississippi River

Containership

A Liberia-flagged containership ran aground in the Mississippi River on March 27.

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Boxship Dodges Pirate Attack South of Bonny Island

Containership

MV Lana escaped pirate hands on Friday, March 27, while sailing south of Bonny Island, Nigeria.

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MUA: Vital Steps Needed to Save Australian Supply Chains

MUA urges Australia’s maritime businesses to implement a framework aimed at preventing coronavirus transmission.

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Readers’ Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of the previous week.

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Maersk Gjertrud Seafarers Suspected of Having Coronavirus

Maersk containership

A number of seafarers on board Gjertrud Maersk hospitalized after experiencing symptoms linked to Covid-19.

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Stena Bulk About to Test Biofuel on Its MR Tanker

Stena Immortal

Stena Bulk is about to test 100 % biofuel on one of its MR tankers in the coming weeks.

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Project to Convert CO2 Emissions into Carbon Neutral Fuel

The fuels are intended to be used primarily by marine and road transport among others in the supply chain.

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Green Maritime Methanol Members Launch Engine Testing

Green Maritime Methanol

The Green Maritime Methanol consortium achieves a new project milestone.

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Synergy: Doing Nothing about Crew Changes is Not a Plan

Seafarers

Synergy: Collective, carefully managed crew changes at designated ports could help us tackle this crisis.

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3 Ships Approached in Two Days off West Africa

Piracy

Ships sailing off the coast of West Africa reported at least 3 suspicious approaches over the past two days.

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Industry Sees Growth in Remote Surveys in Times of COVID-19

Remote surveys

Remote ship surveys and inspections have become increasingly popular amid the coronavirus crisis.

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Cargo Ship Runs Aground off Scottish Coast

Grounding

A Norwegian cargo vessel ran aground off the Isle of Skye, Scotland, on March 23.

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Wallenius Wilhelmsen to Cut 2,500 Jobs in USA and Mexico

Wallenius Wilhelmsen

Wallenius Wilhelmsen has launched temporary layoffs in the USA and Mexico in line with automaker plant closures.

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Diana Shipping’s CEO Has COVID-19

Diana Shipping

Simeon Palios, chairman and CEO of Greek shipowner Diana Shipping, has tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Indian Ports Declare Force Majeure amid Coronavirus Crisis

Indian flag

Some of India’s ports declare force majeure amid coronavirus impact.

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Tsakos: We Are Experts in Navigating Things

Nikolas P. Tsakos

TEN maintains its steady course navigating unprecedented challenges with success.

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Ammonia as Fuel: Wärtsilä Conducts First Combustion Trials

Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä has initiated combustion trials using ammonia to prepare itself for the use of ammonia as a fuel.

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COVID-19: Hapag-Lloyd Adds 100,000 TEU of Capacity

Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd has on-hired over 100,000 TEU of additional equipment across the globe to keep the supply chain flowing.

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Maersk Product Tankers Back to Black

Maersk Tankers

Maersk Product Tankers returned to black having reported a profit of USD 91.4 million for 2019.

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Gasum to Supply LNG-LBG Fuel Blend to Preem’s Tankers

Tanker

Gasum agrees with Preem to supply the latter’s tankers with a new fuel blend consisting of LNG and LBG.

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Captain of Maersk Batam Medevaced

The captain of M/V Maersk Batam medevaced south of Puerto Rico.

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EU Commission Extends Consortia Block Exemption

EU Commission

The regulation is now extended until April 25, 2024.

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Diana’s Post-Panamax to Work for SwissMarine

Bulker

Diana Shipping inks a time charter contract with SwissMarine for a Post-Panamax dry bulker.

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Stena Important Thwarts Pirate Attack

Tanker

Pirates attempt to board Stena Important at Doula Anchorage, Cameroon.

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