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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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Holland America's 2 Ships Pass Panama Canal

Zaandam

Coronavirus-hit Zaandam rendezvouses with sister ship to transfer passengers before both ships transit the Panama Canal.

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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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CMA CGM Closes USD 815 Mn Sale of Eight Port Terminals

CMA CGM

CMA CGM has completed a first transaction related to the sale of eight port terminals to Terminal Link.

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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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Coronavirus Survived 17 Days on Cabin Surfaces

Diamond Princess

The coronavirus found on cabin surfaces of infected passengers up to 17 days after cabins were vacated.

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Ruby Princess Passenger Infected with Covid-19 Passes Away

Ruby Princess

A female passenger from the Ruby Princess cruise ship, passed away in hospital this morning.

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ITF Asks Maersk to Protect Employees amid Coronavirus

containership

ITF has called on Maersk to "show responsibility" for all its workers amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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7 Kidnapped from MSC Talia F Containership

MSC containership

Seven crew members of the Portuguese flagged containership MSC Talia F kidnapped.

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Italian Ports Maintaining Regular Operations despite COVID-19

Italy

Italian ports are fully operational despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic in the country.

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EU: CMA CGM Gets Green Light to Sell Stakes in 10 Terminals

CMA CGM

CMA CGM and CMP receive an EU approval for the sale of stakes in ten port terminals to Terminal Link.

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South Africa: No Confirmed COVID-19 Cases onboard Corona

Bulker

TNPA has confirmed that two seafarers on board the Corona ship tested negative for COVID-19.

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LNG-Powered CMA CGM Jacques Saade Heads for Sea Trials

CMA CGM Jacques Saade

The 23,000 TEU LNG-powered containership giant CMA CGM Jacques Saade has set sails for sea trials.

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Corona Crew Member Potentially Infected with COVID-19

Coronavirus

South African authorities place two seafarers into isolation due to COVID-19 onboard Corona.

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MSC Investigating How HSFO Was Left on Board MSC Joanna

MSC Containership

MSC is looking into the matters that led to the carriage of HSFO on board of one its containerships.

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Team Tankers Partners Up with Maersk Tankers, V.Group

Maersk Tankers

Team Tankers enters into commercial management deals with Maersk Tankers, V.Group.

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UAE Bans MSC-Operated Boxship for Violating Carriage Ban

MSC containership

FTA has banned the Panama-flagged containership MSC Joanna from operating in UAE waters and ports.

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Removal of Fuel Oil from Stellar Banner Kicks Off

Stellar Banner

The operation to remove fuel oil from the heavy listing iron ore carrier Stellar Banner has officially been launched.

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Coronavirus: Container Lines May Lose 17 Mn TEU in 2020

Containership

The container shipping industry might be looking at developments similar to the financial crisis of 2008.

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Ports Ban Cruise Ship Calls to Curb Coronavirus Outbreak

cruise ship

Port authorities are starting to suspend cruise ship calls to curb the spread of COVID-19.

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PIL Sells Liner Shipping Business to Neptune

Kota Cabar

PIL has sold its liner shipping business Pacific Direct Line to Neptune Pacific Line.

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NYK Announces World’s 1st Onboard Use of Digital Currency

NYK containership

Japanese shipping giant NYK unveiled what it claims to be the world’s first onboard use of digital currency.

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Tanker Rates Surge after Bahri’s Surprising Charters

tanker

Daily freight rates for Very Large Crude Carriers skyrocketing.

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OOCL Orders Five 23,000 TEU Giants in China

OOCL

Orient Overseas Container Line Limited orders five 23,000 TEU boxships at COSCO yards in China. 

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Oil Removal from Stellar Banner Set to Start on March 12

Stellar Banner

Oil removal from listing bulk carrier Stellar Banner is scheduled to be launched on March 12.

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CEVA Takeover Affects CMA CGM's Bottom Line

CMA CGM

CMA CGM ended 2019 with significantly increased revenues due to the CEVA takeover but also a high net loss.

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Oman Shipping Company Buys Ultramax Pair

OSC’s CFO and acting CEO Michael Jorgensen

Oman Shipping Company has signed a deal to acquire two Ultramax vessels.

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