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New Zealand: Rena Salvage Operations Remains on Hold

New Zealand - Rena Salvage Operations Remains on Hold

Salvage operations remain on hold due to strong winds around the Rena, says Maritime New Zealand (MNZ). Salvors are ...

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China: Clipper Gets New Multi-purpose Vessels ...

China - Clipper Gets New Multi-purpose Vessels 'Clipper Newhaven'

Clipper has taken delivery of the newbuilding Clipper Newhaven. The vessel is the third in a series of four 17,000 ...

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USA: Foss Wins CSA’s Award for Environmental ...

USA - Foss Wins CSA's Award for Environmental Achievements

Sixty vessels owned by the Seattle-based Foss Maritime Company are being recognized by a major maritime ...

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Safmarine’s Six New Multi-Purpose Vessels Enter ...

Safmarine’s Six New Multi-Purpose Vessels Enter West-African Market

Safmarine, regional shipping specialist, says that its investment in six new multi-purpose vessels (MPVs) is a ...

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Japan: NYK Takes Delivery of New Bulk Carrier

Japan - NYK Takes Delivery of New Bulk Carrier

On November 22, Suigo, a new 174,000 DWT class bulk carrier built by Namura Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., was delivered to ...

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China: Jinhai Heavy Names New Bulk Carrier Built for ZOSCO

China - Jinhai Heavy Names New Bulk Carrier Built for ZOSCO

On the morning of Nov.14, the naming ceremony of J0020 176,000 DWT bulk carrier from ZOSCO was held in Jinhai Heavy ...

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SCF Group Officialy Opens Singapore Office

SCF Group Officialy Opens Singapore Office

SCF Group announced the official opening of its new Singapore office – the first branch of the Group to be located ...

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Maersk Line’s Asia – North Europe Service ...

Maersk Line’s Asia - North Europe Service Provides Absolute Reliability

Absolute reliability in shipping is a reality with Daily Maersk. Maersk Line’s revolutionary new service on the ...

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France Opens its First National SAR Training Center

First French National SAR Centre Opens

The new French National SAR Training Center equipped with Transas simulators opened its doors in St-Nazaire ...

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Greece: Euroseas Announces Charter Extension for MV ...

Euroseas Ltd., an owner and operator of drybulk carriers and container vessels and provider of seaborne ...

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UK: Captain Seog Hae-gyun Receives IMO Award for ...

Captain Seog Hae-gyun Receives IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea 2011

Captain Seog Hae-gyun of the Republic of Korea, Master of the chemical tanker Samho Jewelry, has been presented ...

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Pacific Fleet Task Unit Escorts Fifth Convoy Through ...

  Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit headed by large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev started escorting the fifth convoy ...

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China: Courage Marine Acquires Second Newly-built Vessel

  Courage Marine Group Limited, an established dry-bulk shipping company that transports raw materials for ...

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Singapore: NYK Group Companies Conduct Joint ...

NYK, NYK Group South Asia Pte. Ltd (NGSA), and NYK Shipmanagement Pte. Ltd (NYKSM) conducted an accident-response ...

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The Netherlands: Zeeland Seaports Secures Unique ...

The Netherlands - Zeeland Seaports Secures Unique Position as Dedicated Reefer Port

Vlissingen can nowadays call itself the largest dedicated reefer port of the Netherlands for the import and export ...

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UNCTAD: Developing Countries Make Progress in ...

UNCTAD - Developing Countries Make Progress in International Seaborne Transport

The globalization of maritime businesses allows shipping companies to source from the most cost-efficient ...

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Superfast VII Ship Prepares to Open New ...

  Stena Line’s Superfast VII ship has arrived at her new Loch Ryan Port home in Cairnryan in preparation ...

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USA: Port of Tacoma Reveals Dredging Plan

USA - Port of Tacoma Reveals Dredging Plan

One of the Tacoma Port main containership terminals requires dredging since sediments limited its use making it ...

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New Zealand: Salvors Suspend Rena Salvage Due to Bad Weather

New Zealand - Salvors Suspend Rena Salvage Due to Bad Weather

Salvors suspended operations alongside the Rena this afternoon because of deteriorating weather conditions, says ...

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Finland: Wartsila Completes Fuel Conversion of Product ...

Finland - Wartsila Completes Fuel Conversion on Product Tanker Bit Viking

The unique fuel conversion of the product tanker ‘Bit Viking’, from heavy fuel oil to gas operation, ...

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Greece: Capital Product Partners L.P. Announces ...

Capital Product Partners L.P. announced that it has secured long-term fixed rate time charter employment with ...

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Denmark: TORM Cancels MR Tanker Newbuilding

TORM has entered into an agreement to cancel one MR product tanker newbuilding, which was scheduled for delivery in ...

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UK: IMO Secretary-General Opens 27th IMO Assembly

UK - IMO Secretary-General Opens 27th IMO Assembly

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has focused heavily on actions to stem climate change and to address ...

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UK: Type 45 Destroyer Successfully Completes Sea Trials

Type 45 Destroyer Successfully Completes Sea Trials

Defender, the Navy’s fifth state-of-the-art Type 45 destroyer, has successfully completed her first set of sea ...

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Chinese Shipyard Starts Construction of VLCC Ordered by ...

  An official steel cutting ceremony, marking the start of construction of the first of two VLCC (Very Large ...

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Denmark: BIMCO Creates Contract for Private Maritime Security

Denmark - BIMCO Creates Contract for Armed Guards

BIMCO has created a standard contract for the private maritime security industry and the first draft should be ...

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Vietnam: Naming and Steel Cutting Ceremony at HV Shipyard

Vietnam - Naming and Steel Cutting Ceremony at HV Shipyard

On 15th November 2011, simple Naming Ceremony for Hull No. S058 the 56,000 DWT Bulk Carrier took place at the ...

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