Lack of Automation Rules a Major Challenge

Wasaline ferry

Wasaline's Managing Director speaks on the concept of the automated ship.

VIDEO: ms Koningsdam Floated Out

Holland America Line’s new cruise ship ms Koningsdam has been floated out and transferred  from its dry dock ...

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VIDEO: World’s Biggest Boxship Tours Europe

The world’s largest containership is turning heads across Germany as it steams its way for the first time ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (2-6 of Mar)

JR Shipping Takes Over Universal’s Bankrupt Vessels Harlingen-based JR Shipping Group is taking over six container ...

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Search for Missing MV Jupiter’s Crew Ends

Search and rescue operation for the 16 missing crew of the ill-fated MV Jupiter that sank off the coast of Vietnam ...

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Britannia Reaches Southampton Waters

The biggest ever cruise ship built for the British market Britannia has entered the Port of Southampton area ...

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Port Metro Vancouver Operations Resume, Fire Put Out

DP World, operator of Centerm container terminal and the Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services managed to ...

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Ships Collide in Houston Ship Channel

A chemical tanker collided with a container vessel on Thursday, March 5 while underway in the Houston Ship Channel. ...

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Celsius Shipping Orders Tanker Quartet at Nantong Mingde

Copenhagen-based ship owner Celsius Shipping has ordered four more chemical tankers from China’s ...

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Rongsheng Drops Warrant Issue amid Arrest of Key Investor

China’s heavily indebted shipbuilder China Rongsheng Heavy Industries has cancelled a warrant issue after the ...

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GAIL Bins Paradip LNG Terminal Plans

India-based gas utility GAIL has scrapped plans for a floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal off ...

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Image of the Day: Edith Maersk Freshened Up

Edith Maersk Freshened Up

The Danish conglomerate Maersk Group recently posted this image of Captain Thomas inspecting his freshly painted ...

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Update: No Significant Damage on Maersk Garonne

Container ship Maersk Garonne, which ran aground while entering the Fremantle Inner Harbour on February 28th, ...

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MOL Orders Six Ultra Large Boxships

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) has placed an order for six 20, 000 TEU containerships. ...

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Shagang Shipping Joins the Bankruptcy Club

Depressed bulk shipping market has taken another victim as Chinese dry bulk shipping company Shagang Shipping joins ...

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Somali Pirates Free Four Hostages

Four Thai fishermen who were held in captivity for almost five years by Somali pirates have been freed, according ...

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Maersk Line Poised for Fleet Growth

Danish liner giant Maersk Line seems to be ready to add more capacity to its fleet, after four years of no new ...

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Detained Cargo Ship Cleared to Leave Alaska

The Liberian-flagged cargo ship MS Lindavia has been cleared to leave Alaska after being detained for two weeks in ...

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North Korean Firm Renaming Ships to Dodge UN Sanctions

A North Korean shipping company, blacklisted by the United Nations, has been renaming and reflagging its ...

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Update: Pirates Free Kalamos Crew

Three crew members of Maltese-flagged tanker Kalamos, taken hostage earlier in February during a pirate attack off ...

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VIDEO: Nordana Sky Makes a Splash

On Saturday the 21th of February, shipbuilder Ferus Smit launched its multi-purpose carrier MV Nordana Sky in Leer, ...

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Maersk: No Plans of Speeding Up

Ships of Danish liner giant Maersk Line will continue to slow steam despite predictions that lower oil and bunker ...

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Blue Queen Ready to Rule the Seas

Blue Queen Ready to Rule the Seas

The Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein Verft, part of Ulstein Group, today delivered the platform supply vessel Blue ...

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Colombian Navy Finds Cocaine on Board Tanker

The Colombian Navy detained a tanker in Cartagena on Monday, February 23rd which was carrying 102 kilos of cocaine ...

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Driving Operational Change with Data-Driven Analytics

Real-time reporting and data analysis are key tools to understanding and improving complex operating environments ...

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VIDEO: Anthem of the Seas Floated Out

Royal Caribbean’s cruise ship Anthem of the Seas, under construction at German shipyard Meyer Verft, left the ...

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Image of the Day: Carnival Triumph's First Call at Dominica

The island nation of Dominica welcomed Carnival Triumph, owned and operated by Carnival Cruise Lines (CCL), last ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (16-20 of Feb)

VIDEO: Freighter Sinks in the Black Sea St. Kitts and Nevis-flagged general cargo ship Fort Azov sank yesterday in ...

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