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The rise of e-commerce has prompted a need for centralized information in the supply chain.

Small LNG Seagoing Ships to Be Loaded at Wilhelmshaven

FSRU

Wilhelmshaven LNG Terminal to enable the loading of small LNG seagoing vessels.

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Tallink, TalTech to Jointly Develop Smart Ship Solutions

Tallink vessel

Tallink Grupp and TalTech agreed to collaborate with the aim of developing smart ship solutions.

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Turkey Increases Fines for Sea Pollution

Vessel pollution fines in Turkish waters have significantly increased.

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Zeaborn, BlocBox to Use Blockchain for Maritime Safety

Blockchain

Zeaborn Ship Management, BlocBox to ensure the safety of ships at sea through a blockchain-based project.

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Oman Shipping Company Orders ECO VLCC Pair

tanker

Oman Shipping Company orders two new ECO VLCCs from DSME.

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Seaspan's Unencumbered Vessel Pool Increased to 32 Ships

containership

Seaspan Corporation informed that it had prepaid a credit facility which was secured by eight of its vessels.

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IMB: Piracy Attacks More Than Double in Gulf of Guinea

Piracy watch

IMB PRC: Piracy increased in 2018, with a marked rise in attacks against ships and crews around West Africa.

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Port of Los Angeles Sets New All-Time Cargo Record

The Port of Los Angeles moved more cargo in 2018 than any time in its 111-year history.

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Denmark Unveils Cyber Security Strategy for Maritime Sector

Cyber security

Denmark launched a new cyber security strategy for the shipping industry.

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Ocean Alliance to Deploy 330 Ships in New Service

CMA CGM containership

The Ocean Alliance partners would utilize 330 containerships in their new service offering.

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Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex Boosts Orderbook by 42 Pct

Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex increased its portfolio of orders by 42% in H2 2018.

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Aegean Marine Petroleum Expects to Exit Chapter 11 Soon

Chapter 11

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network is poised to emerge from Chapter 11.

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Despite Automation, Qualified Transport Workers Still Needed

The introduction of automation in global transport will be evolutionary, rather than revolutionary.

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Diana Containerships Breaches Minimum Bid Price on Nasdaq

Containership

Diana Containerships has been notified that it is not in compliance with a Nasdaq Listing Rule.

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Ocean Yield Buys Suezmax Tanker with Long-Term Charter

Tanker

Ocean Yield acquired a 2016-built Suezmax tanker with a 13-year bareboat charter to Okeanis Eco Tankers.

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2M Alliance Commits to Liverpool

Maersk containership

The 2M liner alliance selects UK's Liverpool as permanent port of call on its TA4 service.

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China Ocean Industry Group Finds Buyer for Two Ships

contract

China Ocean Industry Group has found a potential buyer for two of the six ships, the delivery of which had been delayed.

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BPA Urges Govt to Prevent Chaotic Withdrawal from the EU

Brexit

BPA urged the government to avoid disruption to free trade at the country's ports in case of No-Deal Brexit.

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Port of Oakland Volume at All-Time High in 2018

Containers

Port of Oakland's container volume reached 2.55 million TEU in 2018, an all-time high for the port.

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ABS, Fleet Management Partner on Cyber Security

Cyber security

ABS Advanced Solutions, Fleet Management Limited reached a deal to partner up on cyber security.

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Canadian Gov't to Assess Risks Posed by Wrecked Ships

LOC to develop risk assessment methodology related to wrecked ships in Canadian waters.

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Seaspan Completes 2nd Tranche of Investment with Fairfax

Money

Seaspan Corporation closes the second tranche of the USD 1 bn investment by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited.

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Frontline's Interest in Feen Marine Scrubbers Rises

Tanker

John Fredriksen’s Frontline has increased its ownership interest in Feen Marine Scrubbers to 28.9%.

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Stena, Hyundai Glovis to Set Up Short-Sea Car Carrier JV

Stena Line ropax

Swedish Stena Rederi and Germany's Glovis Europe to establish a European car carrier joint venture.

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NCLH Orders Cruise Ship for Regent Seven Seas Cruises

cruise

Fincantieri and NCLH sign a contract for the construction of one new cruise ship.

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ReCAAP: Piracy, Armed Robbery Incidents Lowest in a Decade

There was a total of 76 incidents of piracy and armed robbery reported in Asia in 2018.

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2020 Bulkers to Finance New Ships with USD 240 Mn Loan

Money

2020 Bulkers signed a USD 240 million deal for the post-delivery financing of its newbuilding program.

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