Lack of Automation Rules a Major Challenge

Wasaline ferry

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

DSME Names Newest Icebreaking LNG Carrier for Yamal Project

Nikolay Urvantsev

On July 18, DSME held a naming ceremony for Nikolay Urvantsev, an icebreaking LNG carrier.

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Canada Inks 1st Long-Term Contract to Ship LNG to China

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FortisBC signs its first term supply agreement to produce LNG for Top Speed Energy Corp. to export to China.

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Two Seafarers Die aboard Atlantska Plovidba's Bulker

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Two more seafarers were injured during tank cleaning operations aboard AP Dubrava off Brazil.

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Port of Riga Starts Servicing LNG-Fueled Boxships

Containerships Polar

Latvian Port of Riga has begun servicing LNG-powered container vessels.

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IMO Condemns Tanker Attacks in Strait of Hormuz

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Kitack Lim said that threats to ships and their crews "are intolerable".

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DNV GL Develops Ship Implementation Plan App

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Ahead of the entry into force of the sulphur cap, DNV GL introduced a free online application of the Ship ...

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Cosco Bulker Aground between Argentina and Uruguay

Bulker

The COSCO Shipping Bulk-owned vessel ran into trouble at km 105 of the Martin Garcia Channel on July 16.

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Carnival Panorama Passes Sea Trials with Flying Colors

Carnival Panorama

Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship is scheduled to debut from Long Beach in December 2019.

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Global Ship Lease Agrees Charter with OOCL

Containership

The charter for the 2003-built GSL Keta was signed "at an improved rate".

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Egypt Unveils Shipping Incentives

Egypt shipping incentives

The country wants to increase the number of ships calling at its ports and transiting Suez Canal.

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Sun Enterprises Orders Tanker Pair at Daehan

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Greek Sun Enterprises has placed an order for two Aframax tankers at Daehan Shipbuilding.

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Incat Delivers New Ferry to Spanish Naviera Armas

Volcan De Tagoro

Australian shipbuilder Incat has handed over a newly built ferry to Spanish operator Naviera Armas. 

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China Ranked as Best Connected to Other Countries by Sea

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Five of the top 10 best connected economies in 2019 are in Asia.

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MSI: Rapid Decarbonisation to Lead to Radical Transition

Containership

Decarbonisation results would be multi-decade declines in fleet capacity, earnings and asset prices across the ...

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NASSCO Lays Keel for Matson's 2nd New ConRo Ship

NASSCO

NASSCO has celebrated the keel laying of Matsonia, Matson's second Kanaloa-class ConRo ship.

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Timor-Leste's Tibar Bay Port Project Enters Next Phase

Tibar Bay Port project

The new port is located at Tibar Bay, around 12 kilometers from the capital.

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Swiss-Norwegian Duo Eases Hybrid System Installations

Shipping

Instead of paying up-front, asset owner will be able to pay a monthly fee.

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New NFC Blockchain Shipment Tracking Solution Unveiled

blockchain

ShipChain and GTX Corp launch a partnership for a new global NFC blockchain shipment tracking solution.

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APMT Callao Rolls Out Peru's 1st Digital Customer Platform

APM Terminals Callao

APM Terminals Callao has become the first Peruvian terminal to introduce a digital customer platform.

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MUA: DP World to Slash 10 Pct of Its Australian Workforce

Docker

Job cuts come amid an escalation in industrial action at Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Fremantle terminals.

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ReCAAP: Asian Piracy Incidents Drop in 1st Half of 2019

Piracy

The total number of incidents dropped by 32% compared to the first half of 2018.

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Svitzer Tug Employees Agree Pay Increase, End Strikes

Svitzer tug

With the new five-year agreement all further industrial actions at Svitzer have been cancelled.

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Diana Shipping Finds Work for Panamax Bulker

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Diana Shipping inks a time charter contract for one of its Panamax dry bulk vessels, the Selina.

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TOP Ships Secures Loan for One MR2 Vessel

top-ships

TOP Ships inks a financing agreement with an undisclosed Chinese financier to refinance one of its MR2 tankers.

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Epic Gas Adds Two Petredec Ships to Its Fleet

Shipping

Another two ships are due to join the fleet in July and August.

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Wharfies Reveal Further Strikes at DP World Terminals

DP World London Gateway

The latest strike action follows a series of coordinated stoppages that shut DP World terminals last week.

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Germany Becomes 13th Member of Hong Kong Convention

Germany

Germany joins the Hong Kong Convention for safe and responsible ship recycling.

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