Everybody Is Looking into LNG as Marine Fuel

WinGD: LNG is one of the most appealing marine fuel options ahead of 2020 sulphur cap.

Djibouti Nationalizes All PDSA Shares in Doraleh Terminal

Doraleh Container Terminal

Djibouti has decided to nationalize, with immediate effect, all PDSA shares in the Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT).

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Tanker Scrapping Key for Sustainable Market Recovery


Long-term recovery is highly dependent on removal of outdated capacity from the fleet through demolition.

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CHEC Pens Construction Deal for Tema LNG Terminal


China Harbour Engineering Company inks deal for the construction of an LNG terminal in Tema

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BWMS Failures Caused by Yards Substituting Part Materials

There are still numerous operational and technical challenges owners face once the BWM system is installed.

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Dubai Gets Court Injunction on DCT Contract Termination


The High Court of England & Wales has granted Dubai an injunction on DCT contract termination.

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Scrubber-Fitted VLCCs to Get Windfall from Sulphur Cap


Transporting crude oil and petroleum products across the oceans to get significantly more expensive for charterers.

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Relentless Containership Fleet Growth Crushing Recovery Hopes

Lara Maersk

The capacity of the containership fleet is growing too fast for the demand side to keep up.

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (27-31 August, 2018)

Here are the most popular stories from the last week.

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A Quarter of Ships on Order to Be Fitted with Scrubbers

scrubber wartsila

Clarksons: 2018 has seen enthusiasm for scrubbers grow ahead of 2020 sulphur cap implementation.

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NSRI Evacuates Two Injured Seafarers from Bulker


Two injured crewmen were evacuated from a bulk carrier off Port Elizabeth on August 28.

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Interactive Storymap: The World's Busiest Cruise Ports


The storymap highlights 10 of the busiest cruise ports in the world.

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Missing Tanker Found After Nine Days, Crew Alive and Well

antipiracy operation eunavfor

The Panama-flagged tanker Pantelena, which went missing on August 14, has been found.

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Injured Crew Member Medevaced from DHT’s VLCC

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Injured crew member medevaced from DHT Lotus off South Africa.

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Shipping Emissions Keep Declining but More Innovation Needed


CO2 emissions from 22 top ocean container carriers continued to fall in 2017.

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SAMSA: MSC Boxship Loses 13 Containers off Durban


A containership operated by MSC loses a number of containers off Durban.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most popular stories of the past week.

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Cecilie Maersk Collides with Fishing Vessel

Maersk Line

p Cecilie Maersk collided with a fishing vessel on August 7, while en route to Le Port, Reunion.

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4 Reasons to Be Upbeat on Tanker Market Outlook


DHT Holdings expects the times to turn for the better due to four key reasons.

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Djibouti Gov't Rejects London Court Doraleh Decision

Container terminal

Djibouti has refused the decision of the London Court which declared seizure of DCT from DP World as illegal.

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EU's Anti-Piracy Operation Gets Extension

Op Atalanta

European shipowners: EU decides to extended the anti-piracy Operation Atalanta until the end of 2020.

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Petro-Piracy Returns to Gulf of Guinea


EOS Risk Group: Nigerian pirates have taken 35 seafarers in the Gulf of Guinea during the first half of 2018.

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DP World Says London Court Ruled against Djibouti


DP World: Court found that Djibouti’s concession termination for Doraleh Container Terminal was illegal.

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Container Shipping – Survival of the Fittest

Monte Azul, Maersk Lamanai

Only container shipping companies with the biggest fleets and most efficient vessels to turn a profit this year.

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Anti-Corruption Project in Nigeria Improves Port Calls


Danish Shipping: An anti-corruption project for ports has been completed in Nigeria with positive outcomes.

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Keppel Shipyard Names Converted FPSO for Perenco

FPSO La Noumbi

Keppel Shipyard has christened an FPSO, converted from a crude oil tanker, for Perenco's affiliate.

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Blockchain Threatens to Eradicate Trade Intermediaries


Blockchain technology is expected to have a profound impact on trade and transport.

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All Crew Kidnappings in 2018 Occurred in Gulf of Guinea


IMB report says that all 2018 crew kidnappings have so far occurred in the Gulf of Guinea in 6 separate incidents.

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