Notice for Tender

The Port of Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd announces dredging tender.

Liner Giants Form Digital Container Shipping Association

Maersk

Maersk, MSC, Hapag-Lloyd and Ocean Network Express established the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA).

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Fire-Stricken Yantian Express to Leave Freeport by Early May

Hapag-Lloyd containership

Hapag-Lloyd: Fire-stricken Yantian Express to depart Freeport at the end of April/early May 2019.

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Pacific Basin Bulker Hit by Fire in Morehead City

Bulker Albany Sound suffers fire in Morehead City

Bulk carrier Albany Sound suffered fire in the crew cabins while berthed at North Carolina Port, Morehead City, USA.

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Diana Shipping Agrees Panamax Sale, Launches Share Buyback

Bulker

Diana Shipping has signed an MoA to sell its 2004-built Panamax bulker vessel Erato to an unaffiliated third party.

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IMO Moves to Address Maritime Corruption

Finance

IMO included an anti-corruption agenda in its work programme for the Facilitation Committee.

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MOL, Mitsui Invest in Modec FPSO Project in Mexico

MODEC FPSO

MOL, Mitsui invested in Modec's MV34 with an aim to jointly provide an FPSO unit in Mexico.

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Cocaine Found Attached to LNG Carrier in Trinidad and Tobago

Hispania Spirit

This is the second time drugs have been found on the LNG carrier Hispania Spirit.

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Slower Volumes Dent Carriers' Hopes for Higher Contracts

Containership

Drewry: Container shipments from Asia to West Coast North America dived in the first quarter of 2019.

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Trade War the Best Thing that Happened to Container Shipping

Containership

George Youroukos, Executive Chairman of Global Ship Lease: The trade war has put the supply in check.

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Port of Oakland's Container Volumes Keep Rising

Container terminal

Container volumes at Port of Oakland increased by 4.2 percent in the first quarter of 2019.

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Denmark to Deploy Sulphur-Sniffing Drone in Its Waters

Drone

Denmark would deploy a large drone to check emissions from ships in its waters.

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US Sanctions Nine Ships, Four Owners for Venezuela Ties

Shipping

Another four shipping firms and nine vessels were hit by sanctions after transporting Venezuelan oil.

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Hyundai Heavy Wins USD 600 Mn Worth of Gas, Tanker Orders

Hyundai Heavy Industries

Hyundai Heavy Industries secured orders for five new gas and crude oil carriers in recent weeks.

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Sinokor, Heung-A Combine Container Shipping Services

ship

Sinokor and Heung-A to integrate their container shipping service businesses next week.

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ITF Putting Pressure on Bluships over Seafarer Rights Issues

Johann M. K. Blumenthal

An inspection operation is being launched after bulker Anna-Elisabeth was detained in Australia.

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ISSA Seeks IMO Action over 'Unfair' Port Access Practices

hamburg

ISSA called on IMO member states to act over unfair port access practices levied against ship suppliers. 

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Dream Cruises Debuts in Shanghai with Explorer Dream

Explorer Dream

Genting Cruise Lines welcomed the Explorer Dream, the third member of its Dream Cruises’ fleet.

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Maersk Supply to Save Fuel with Energy Advisory System

Maersk Master

Maersk Supply Service to install Wartsila Energy Advisory System on its vessels.

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Wisdom Marine Receives Newbuild Supramax Amis Queen

Wisdom Marine Lines

This is the second newbuild vessel Wisdom Marine is receiving this year.

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APM Terminals Launches The Gothenburg Gateway

APM Terminals Gothenburg

APM Terminals Gothenburg has launched The Gothenburg Gateway, a new concept in Swedish logistics.

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Pacific Basin to Add Supramax Trio

Pacific Basin

Pacific Basin is to expand its fleet with a further 3 secondhand Supramax vessels.

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Port Houston Speeds Up Widening of Houston Ship Channel

Houston Ship Channel

Port of Houston Authority moved to accelerate widening of the Houston Ship Channel.

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MPA Singapore Grants Funding to Digital Startups

mpa

The startups can now develop and test-bed their innovative maritime solutions.

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Using LNG as Fuel Would Cut GHG Emissions by Up to 21%

LNG carrier

Study: Benefit is dependent on the engine technology installed and on the type of reference fuel.

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DNV GL, Keppel to Jointly Promote LNG as Ship Fuel

LNG-fuelled vessel

The deal covers potential LNG newbuilding projects, such as bunker vessels, small-scale carriers and FSRUs.

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Shipping Needs to Be on Red Alert for Cyber Attack

naval dome

A ship can be used as a weapon, Naval Dome CEO told SMTC delegates in Singapore.

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