2018 a Loss-Making Year for Crude Oil Tankers

Peter Sand

BIMCO's Chief Analyst reveals what lies ahead for tanker, dry bulk markets.

Iran Ready to Unleash Its Tanker Fleet

Iran’s oil-shipping giant National Iranian Tankers Company (NITC) is ready to make a comeback on the European ...

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VIDEO: How to Load Navy Ships on a Heavy Lift Vessel?

We have often seen ships being loaded with different types of cargo, but have you ever seen a ship being loaded ...

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Spotted: Gloucester Express Tested for Leaks

Dutch shipping company organised a launching ceremony for Gloucester Express – the fifth in a series of seven ...

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Celebrity Cruises Names Industry's First US Female Captain

Celebrity Cruises, part of Royal Caribbean International, has chosen a San Francisco native Kate McCue to be the ...

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Spotted: Afrika All Made Up

The Jaczon-operated fishing trawler, Afrika, left Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen on July 9, fresh from a period in ...

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Maersk Line Orders USD 1.1 Billion Worth of Boxships at HHI

Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company, has signed a USD 1.1 billion contract with South ...

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Spotted: Ms Rotterdam Marks Homecoming Milestone

Ms Rotterdam Marks Homecoming Milestone

Holland America Line’s ms Rotterdam sailed into the Port of Rotterdam for its milestone 100th call Saturday, July ...

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VIDEO: Shell’s Prelude Taking Shape

Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project, the world’s first, is approaching its completion at ...

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VIDEO: Warnemünde Bustling with Cruise Activity

Warnemünde seaside resort in the city of Rostock in Mecklenburg, Germany was abuzz over the weekend having welcomed ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (Jun 29 – Jul 3)

Samsung Heavy Lands USD 4.7 Billion FLNG Order from Shell South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has won a ...

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California Approves Maritime Emissions Treatment System

Clean Air Engineering-Maritime (CAEM) has received California Air Resources Board (CARB) approval for the first ...

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Spotted: Nordana Star Makes a Splash

Today’s spotted brings you an image of general cargo ship Nordana Star being launched at Dutch shipbuilder ...

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Spotted: Anthem of the Seas Dwarfs Vigo Cruise Terminal

Anthem of the Seas Dwarfs Vigo Cruise Terminal

Spanish Port of Vigo has welcomed over 6,000 cruise passengers and crew today on board the world’s second ...

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Spotted: Ship-to-Ship Oil Transfer at Sohar Port

For today’s spotted article we have chosen a ship-to-ship (STS) transfer of fuel oil that took place last ...

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VIDEO: Thank You Seafarers!

The maritime industry celebrates today the Day of the Seafarer 2015, honoring all those brave men and women who ...

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Spotted: Norwegian Escape Almost Ready for Her Debut

In today’s spotted article we are featuring Norwegian Escape cruise ship under construction for Norwegian ...

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Interactive Image: Piracy Attacks Over Time

Almost everybody has heard about piracy off the Horn of Africa, or ships being attacked ships in the Indian Ocean. ...

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Spotted: Wallmann Adds Muscle

Wallmann Adds Muscle

German terminal operator Wallmann & Co has put its second LHM 600 Liebherr mobile harbour crane into operation ...

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Harmony of the Seas Ready for the Next Step

Harmony of the Seas Ready for the Next Step

Soon to be one of the world’s largest cruise ships, Harmony of the Seas’ exterior construction was ...

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Interactive Image: How to Deter Pirates

How well do you know what is being used to deter pirates attempting to board ships? The widespread vulnerability of ...

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Maersk Brooklyn Suffers Engine Failure in English Channel

Maersk Line’s container ship Maersk Brooklyn experienced engine malfunction in the English Channel yesterday ...

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Three Ships Attacked in SOMS within Three Hours

Three vessels have been boarded today in close proximity with each other within 4-10 nm while underway in the ...

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MOAS: We Need Funding for Life-Saving Drones

We Need Funding for Life-Saving Drones

The Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) was born from one family’s need to reach out to people in distress ...

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Indonesia's First Homemade Dredger

Dutch shipbuilder Damen delivered its biggest ever Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) to ...

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Interview: Port of Oakland Braves the Storm

The United States West Coast ports have braved a particularly turbulent period with the congestion woes arising ...

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Study: Mega-Ships Not that Mega After All?

With the ever greater inflow of mega-ships in the global fleet it seems that the cost savings introduced by these ...

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Image of the Day: Shotgun Kisses

Shotgun Kisses

Port of Los Angeles posted this photo of one of NYK Line’s container ships undergoing a ship emissions ...

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