The Expedition Market: Adventure Meets Comfort

Going on a cruise to unique destinations is an emerging trend amongst adventurous people.

ZPMC Invests in COSCO to Enhance Business with Terminals

cosco

ZPMC acquiring USD 62.8 million worth of COSCO shares. 

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Ulstein to Build New Expedition Ship for Lindblad

expedition cruise ship

Ulstein to build a new polar vessel for Lindblad Expeditions.

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Heavy Swells Hamper Sunken Frigate Lifting Operation

TS Sola, Helge Ingstad collision

The frigate collided with oil tanker Sola TS at the Sture terminal in Norway in November 2018.

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Turkish Cargo Ship Listing on Breakwater in Italy

Efe Murat grounded off Italy

Cargo ship Efe Murat ran aground on a breakwater off Bari, Italy. Vessel continued listing since the incident.

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Crew Evacuated from Burning Ship off Chioggia, Italy

cargo ship

Crewmembers of a general cargo vessel evacuated after their ship caught fire off Italy.

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Shipping Majors Cleared in US Cartel Investigation

Mediterranean Shipping Company vessel

US DoJ closed a two-year investigation into alleged price fixing by a group of major container shipping lines.

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Interview: The Ins and Outs of Scrubbers

Erik Haveman, Sales Director, Exhaust Gas Cleaning, Alfa Laval

Alfa Laval believes that the business case for scrubbers is very compelling.

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Solomon Trader Grounding Turns into Environmental Disaster

Solomon Trader

Estimates: Some 60 tonnes of oil spilled from the grounded bulker Solomon Trader off Solomon Islands.

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Massive Innovative Solutions Must Happen in Next 5-10 Years

Maersk

Maersk breaking the mould for climate targets and ambitions in the shipping industry.

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HMM: We Have Nothing to Do with LBCT Acquisition

terminal

Hyundai Merchant Marine is not interested in the purchase of Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT).

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Indonesia: Over 30 Vessels Destroyed in Massive Fire

fire

More than 30 vessels destroyed in a major fire at Muara Baru Port in Indonesia.

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QTerminals, Milaha Inks Services Deal for Hamad Port

QTerminals, Milaha signing ceremony

QTerminals and Milaha signed a Terminal Services Agreement (TSA) for Hamad Port operations.

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GPH Chosen for 25-Year Concession in Bahamas

Cruise port

Global Ports Holding was selected as the preferred bidder for a 25-year concession at Nassau cruise port.

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Maran Gas Orders Two More LNG Carriers from DSME

Signing ceremony

DSME has scored a contract to built two more LNG carriers for John Angelicoussis' Maran Gas Maritime.

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Human Remains Discovered at Stellar Daisy Wreckage Site

Stellar Daisy wreckage

Search teams found bones believed to be from at least one of the missing Stellar Daisy crew members.

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SLNG Modifies Terminal to Receive Small LNG Ships

SLNG terminal ready to receive small LNG ships

Singapore LNG Corporation modifies its Jurong Island Terminal jetty to receive and reload small LNG ships.

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Samsung Heavy Wins Deal for LNG Carrier Quartet

Samsung Heavy is to build four LNG carriers under a USD 774.9 million deal.

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Scrubber Proposal from European Commission Raises Concerns

Shipping

CSA 2020 expressed strong concerns about a scrubbers proposal submitted by the European Commission.

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Fifteen Injured in Ship Collision in the Baltic Sea

collision

15 people injured in a collision between a general cargo ship and a wind farm support vessel off Sassnitz.

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DP World Expands with Purchase of UK's P&O Ferries

DP World acquires P&O Ferries

DP World acquired the pan-European logistics company P&O Ferries for a price of GBP 322 million (USD 421 million).

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Damaged Yantian Express Boxes Yet to Be Discharged

Hapag-Lloyd

Yantian Express still waiting for final approval to discharge damaged containers two weeks after it arrived in Freeport.

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Not Recovering IMO 2020 Costs May Lead to Bankruptcies

container shipping industry

A failure to recover the extra fuel costs in full may result in bankruptcies in the container shipping.

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Qatar Confirms Plans to Order Up to 60 LNG Carriers

LNG Carrier

Al-Kaabi, Qatar Petroleum CEO, confirmed Qatar's intentions to order up to 60 LNG carriers.

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Two Workers Die Following Tanker Fire in Chittagong

Shipbreaking

A fire in the engine room of a tanker being dismantled on a beach in Bangladesh, claimed the lives of two workers.

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Stena Buys Japanese Ferry for RoPAX Rebuild

The vessel is to be rebuilt in Europe.

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Ocean Infinity Locates Wreck of Sunken Stellar Daisy

Seabed Constructor

Ocean Infinity located the Stellar Daisy wreck at a depth of 3,461 meters in the South Atlantic Ocean, west of Cape Town.

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Maersk Honam Section on Its Way to South Korea

Maersk Honam

A heavy-lift vessel is taking the sound part of the Maersk Honam to South Korea where it will be rebuilt.

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