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RR, Finferries Present World’s 1st Fully Autonomous Ferry

autonomous ship

Rolls-Royce and Finferries have demonstrated the world’s first fully autonomous ferry in Turku archipelago.

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Singapore Banning Scrubber Wash Water Discharge a Victory

Nikolas Tsakos, president and CEO of TEN

Tsakos believes the hype about the scrubber installation from charterers is winding down.

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China and US Call a Tariff Truce for 90 Days

Trump, Xi, Melania

Trump and Xi Jinping put a break on the escalating trade war and shelve further tariff increases.

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Harris: U.S. Will Be Favored as LNG Bunkering Hub

Jonathan Harris; Senior Business Development Manager Puget LNG

Puget LNG's Jonathan Harris believes U.S. will be favored as an LNG bunkering hub in the future.

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Helge Ingstad's Crew Unaware Sola TS Was a Moving Object

Helge Ingstadt

The crew of Helge Ingstad seem to have been unaware of the inbound Sola TS tanker before it was too late.

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Vehicle Carrier Ordered to Leave New Zealand


A vehicle carrier has been ordered to leave New Zealand waters following the discovery of stink bugs.

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Singapore to Ban Discharge of Scrubber Wash Water


Singapore plans to prohibit the discharge of wash water from open-loop scrubbers in its waters in 2020.

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World's 1st Intelligent VLOC Is Here

Pacific Vision

The world’s first intelligent very large ore carrier has been delivered.

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Two Iranians Indicted for Port of San Diego Ransomware Attack


Two Iranians indicted for ransomware attacks targeting over 200 entities, including Port of San Diego.

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HMM Fully Confident That Its Mega Boxships Will Be Filled Up


HMM dismisses claims that it won't be able to fill up the mega containerships.

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MV Werften Boosts Shipbuilding Capacity

MV Werften

MV Werften has put into operation a new welding plant at its Rostock yard.

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Flex LNG Becomes Largest Owner of 5th Generation LNGCs

Flex Rainbow

Flex LNG becomes the largest owner of 5th generation LNG carriers. 

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Brokers: New Times Shipbuilding Bags Tanker Order


NGM Energy has been linked to an order for up to four 156,000 dwt tankers at New Times Shipbuilding.

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Capital Product Partners, DSS Holdings Create Tanker Leader

Evangelos Marinakis

CPLP is to spin off its crude and product tanker unit and merge it with DSS Holdings' businesses.

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Two Crew Medevaced from Norwegian Escape

Norwegian Escape

Two crew members of Norwegian Escape were medevaced from the cruise ship on Monday evening.

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Diana Shipping: Scrubbers Not Attractive at the Moment


Diana Shipping said it does not see scrubbers as an attractive opportunity at the moment.

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HPT: Thailand Welcomes Its Largest Boxship to Date


Hutchison Ports Thailand has welcomed the 14,053 TEU ONE Columba at its Terminal D at Laem Chabang Port.

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Russia Uses Cargo Ship to Block Ukrainian Navy Vessels

Ukrainian Ministry of Defense

Russia used a huge cargo ship to block Ukrainian navy vessels from entering the Sea of Azov.

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Chantiers de l’Atlantique Bolsters Production Capacity

MSC Meraviglia

Chantiers de l’Atlantique, formerly known as STX France, has boosted its production capacity by 30 percent.

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First Steel Cut for MSC Cruises' New Seaside EVO Ship

Cruise company MSC Cruises has cut the first steel for its first Seaside Evo ship.

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EU Commission Approves Sale of HSH Nordbank

EU Commission

EU Commission approved the sale of HSH Nordbank by Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein to private investors.

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Latsco Shipping Orders LNG Carrier Duo from Hyundai

Hyundai Heavy Industries

Latsco Shipping ordered two LNG carriers under a USD 370 million deal with Hyundai Heavy Industries.

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WTO: EU Wants to Join Japan in Complaint Against Korea


The EU has requested to join Japan in an ongoing complaint against South Korea, WTO said.

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SFL Wants More Exposure in Tanker Market


Ship Finance International Limited would like to increase its exposure in the tanker segment.

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Kitack Lim Wins Second Term at the Helm of IMO

Kitack Lim, IMO Secretary General

Kitack Lim has been given a second four-year term as Secretary General of IMO.

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Euronav Wins Tanker Operator of the Year Award

tanker operator of the year award ceremony

Belgian tanker owner Euronav has claimed the Tanker Operator of the Year award.

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Rescued Migrants Forcibly Removed from Nivin in Libya

Libyan flag

Rescued migrants that were refusing to disembark Nivin have been forcefully removed from the vessel.

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