It Took Us 2 Years to Be Taken Seriously

xChange representatives reveal challenges faced during launching of their startup and plans ahead.

Two Newbuilds Join COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian)

Cosnew Lake

COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian) has taken delivery of two newbuilds this week.

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HHI’s LPG-Fueled VLGC Design Approved

LPG-Fuelled VLGC

HHI wins AiP for large gas carrier design capable of using LPG as fuel.

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Pirates Abduct Two Crew Members in Sulu-Celebes Seas


Pirates armed with M16 rifles abducted two crew members of a fishing trawler.

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Over-Optimism Cause of Containership Market's Woes?


Daniel Richards, container shipping analyst at MSI, comments on the state of play in the market.

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Venta Maersk Makes History as It Crosses Northern Sea Route

Vistula Maersk

Maersk’s ice-class ship Venta Maersk has navigated through the Northern Sea Route for the first time.

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Crew Member of Carisbroke's Vessel Arrested in Drug Bust

containers on a ship

A crew member of Jacqueline C arrested by Canadian authorities.

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WinGD: Everybody Is Looking into LNG as Marine Fuel

WinGD: LNG is one of the most appealing marine fuel options ahead of IMO's upcoming 2020 sulfur cap.

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Panama Canal Not Impacted Yet by US-China Trade Tensions

Jorge Quijano

Quijano: So far, the canal has not experienced any effects from this commercial debate. 

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World's Biggest Ship Propeller Heads for Korea

world's largest propeller

World's largest ship propeller heads for Busan to join the superstructure of MSC's 23,000 TEU newbuild.

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Maersk Line Confirms Scrubber Investment

Maersk Line containership

Maersk Line has confirmed its investment in scrubbers, but remains secretive on details of the investment.

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Maersk to Change Bunker Surcharge ahead of Sulphur Cap

Mumbai Maersk

Maersk Line is planning to introduce a new fuel adjustment surcharge ahead of the 2020 sulphur cap.

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VLCC Superstructure Slips into Water at HHI's Ulsan Facility


A superstructure block of a VLCC slipped from a barge and sank while underway in Ulsan waters on September 15.

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Poten: Tankers in the Eye of the Storm?


Hurricane aftermaths have led to an upswing in rates due to a lack of available tonnage.

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Stolt Disappointed with MSC Flaminia Ruling


Stolt Tank Containers: We were disappointed and disagree with the ruling.

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Samskip Endeavour Goes Fossil-Free by Burning Vegetable Oil

Goodshipping program

Shippers arrange for fossil-free transport of their goods via Goodshipping Program.

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Empire Navigation Boosts MR Orderbook at MHI to Eight

Hyundai Mipo

Empire Navigation has lifted the option for additional four MR tankers at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard.

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Court: MSC Not Liable for Losses from MSC Flaminia Fatal Fire

MSC Flaminia

New York District Court: MSC not liable for the explosion and losses related to the MSC Flaminia fire from July 2012.

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MV Werften Lays Keel for Dream Cruises' Global Class Ship

Keel laying ceremony for Dream Cruises' Global Class Ship

MV Werften started the construction of Dream Cruises’ first 204,000 gross ton Global Class ship today.

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Zvezda, Samsung Heavy to Set Up Shuttle Tanker JV


Zvezda shipyard, Samsung Heavy sign deal to form joint venture for construction of shuttle tankers.

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Sovcomflot Orders Large-Capacity Tankers from Zvezda

SCF shuttle LNG carrier

Sovcomflot has placed orders for large-capacity Aframax tankers with Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex.

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Djibouti Nationalizes All PDSA Shares in Doraleh Terminal

Doraleh Container Terminal

Djibouti has decided to nationalize, with immediate effect, all PDSA shares in the Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT).

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xChange: It Took Us About 2 Years to Be Taken Seriously

xChange: Saving money and the environment by cutting the number of empty containers shipped.

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Tsakos: Things Will Get Worse without Transition Period

Nikolas Tsakos

Tsakos: A transition period is needed to allow for the right type of bunkers to be available.

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World's 1st Ocean Cleanup System Launched

The Ocean Cleanup

The Ocean Cleanup launched the world’s first ocean cleanup system from San Francisco on September 8.

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300 Capes to Install Scrubbers in 2018


Capesize owner Seanergy Maritime will most likely proceed with the installation of scrubbers.

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USCG: Spill Suspends Fuel Transfers at Buckeye Terminal


All fuel transfers have been suspended at Buckeye Terminal following a diesel fuel spill.

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Listed Dry Bulk Companies Clocked Up USD 5.8 Bn in Losses

Bulk carrier

Tsantanis: A total of USD 5.8 billion in losses were recorded by listed dry bulk shipping companies in last 5 years.

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