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Cruse Liners Dropping Shanghai Sailings over Coronavirus

MSC Splenida

World's major cruise liner companies pulling planned sailings from Shanghai.

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CMB to Operate Zero-Emission Fleet by 2050

Bocimar

Compagnie Maritime Belge announced its commitment to tackle CO2 emissions from the shipping sector.

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Exmar Finances FLNG, VLGC Pair

dollars

Belgian owner and operator of gas carriers Exmar has secured two financing deals.

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Crew Evacuated from Sinking Bitumen Carrier

Indian Coast Guard

Thirteen Indian crew members have been rescued from a Panama-flagged bitumen tanker in the Arabian Sea.

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Seafarers Face Screening amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Shanghai

Seafarers calling at Chinese ports are advised to wear masks and take precautionary measures.

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Seaspan's Fleet Nears 1 Million TEU

containership

The fleet of Hong Kong-based Seaspan Corporation now approaches one million TEU.

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Bore's LNG-Powered RoLo Ships to Feature Wärtsilä Equipment

Wartsila

Wärtsilä won a contract to supply all the main equipment for Bore's LNG-fueled shortsea RoLo vessels.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

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Here are the most read stories of the previous week.

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United Heavy Lift Adds Eleven Ships to Its Fleet

United Heavy Lift

United Heavy Lift takes over a fleet of nine eco-friendly F900 newbuilds and buys two 12,000 dwt vessels.

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BW Bulker Catches Fire in Gulf of Aden

Bulker

A fire broke out onboard a Panamax bulk carrier while the ship was sailing in the Gulf of Aden.

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Hamburg Will Not Lose Cargo due to Liner Service Changes

Port of Hamburg

The Port of Hamburg is not expecting a lower container throughput caused by liner service changes.

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North America's 1st LNG-Fueled Cruise Ship Floated Out

Mardi Gras

Carnival Cruise Line's newest cruise vessel, Mardi Gras, was floated out at Meyer Turku shipyard.

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Tallink to Make Silja Europa More Eco Friendly

Tallink

Tallink Grupp to modernize its vessel Silja Europa at Turku Repair Yard.

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Gasum Wraps Up 200th STS LNG Bunkering

Gasum

On January 24, Gasum’s LNG bunker vessel Coralius performed its 200th LNG bunkering operation.

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USCG: Search Launched for Missing Star Aquila Crew Member

USCG

A crew member of the Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier has been reported missing off Alabama.

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Alfa Laval Joins the Getting to Zero Coalition

Alfa Laval

Alfa Laval joins the coalition aimed at introducing zero-emission vessels by the year 2030.

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Grimaldi Takes Delivery of Third PCTC Newbuild

Grimaldi

Italian Grimaldi Group has welcomed to its fleet Grande Houston, a new pure car & truck carrier (PCTC).

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Port of Long Beach Boast 2nd Busiest Year

Port of Long Beach

The Port of Long Beach moved more than 7.6 million twenty-foot equivalent units in 2019.

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First Ship-to-Ship LNG Bunkering Completed at Rostock Port

LNG bunkering

LNG bunker vessel Kairos has completed the 1st ship-to-ship LNG bunkering in the Port of Rostock.

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Maersk Ups Bunker Surcharge amid VLSFO Price Rise

Mumbai Maersk

Prompted by a price surge of VLSFO, Maersk has decided to increase its bunker surcharge.

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China's Oil Thirst Drives Brazilian Exports to All-Time High

tanker

Brazilian crude oil exports hit a record high in December 2019 as China continues to turn to Brazil.

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TORM Invests in Scrubber-Fitted LR2 Newbuilding Pair

TORM Success

TORM has inked a contract to buy two scrubber-fitted LR2 newbuildings.

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Denmark Launches Initiative to Get More Women on Board

Denmark

Denmark has presented a new initiative aimed at increasing the share of women in Danish shipping companies.

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BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse Join Poseidon Principles

Poseidon Principles

Two more banks have become signatories to the Poseidon Principles.

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NYK: New Coal Carrier Starts Working for Joban Joint Power

NYK

Tsuneishi Shipbuilding has delivered Sunshine Pride, a coal carrier operated by NYK.

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Report: Haifa Port Privatization Cleared

Haifa Port

The sale is expected to be completed in two years.

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Atlas Ocean Voyages Expands Fleet with Four More Ships

Cruise

Atlas Ocean Voyages is adding four more ships to its fleet.

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