All Clear at Port of Durban in Storm Aftermath

All navigable areas of the Port of Durban have now been declared safe for navigation, Transnet National Ports ...

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Video: Tanker Crewmember Medevaced off Durban

An Indian crewmember of the oil/chemical tanker Bochem Oslo was airlifted by South Africa’s Transnet National ...

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TPT Declares Force Majeure at Richards Bay Terminal

South African terminal operator Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) has declared Force Majeure at its terminal facilities ...

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Hilli Episeyo Sets Sail from Singapore to Cameroon

The world’s first converted floating liquefaction (FLNG) unit Hilli Episeyo has departed Singapore and is on ...

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Q3 2017 Bottom of Current Tanker Market Cycle

The third quarter of 2017 has seen tanker fleet utilization drop to levels last seen in 2013, according to the ...

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Storm-Battered Port of Durban Resumes Operations

Marine operations at the Port of Durban have partially resumed following disruptions caused by a severe storm on ...

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MSC Boxship Refloated, 1 Killed by Shipping Container

The giant boxship MSC Ines which got grounded on Tuesday due to heavy weather in the entrance of the Port of Durban ...

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Port of Durban Grinds to a Halt, Three Ships Grounded

Three vessels have run aground in the Port of Durban, South Africa, amid heavy weather that has resulted in the ...

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Video: Libyan Coast Guard Fires upon Tanker

The Libyan Coast Guard has opened fire on a tanker suspected of smuggling Libyan fuel, the Coast Guard said on ...

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Naval Forces Thwart Piracy Attack on Indian Bulker

Indian-flagged bulk carrier MV Jag Amar with 26 crew members on board was rescued from pirate hands on Friday, ...

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RMS St Helena Withdrawing from Service

St Helena Line is planning to withdraw the passenger cargo Royal Mail Ship St Helena from service in February 2018. ...

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South Africa Gives Nod to Maersk Line's Hamburg Süd Deal

South Africa’s Competition Tribunal cleared Maersk Line’s proposed acquisition of German liner ...

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Ship Seized off Egypt Illegally Flying Cambodian Flag

The three ships owned by a North Korean firm that have been registered under the Cambodian flag of convenience had ...

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Suez Canal Authority Invests in Maintenance Fleet

The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has ordered two custom-built 29,190kW heavy-duty rock cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) ...

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DP World Chief Visits Africa to Discuss Development Projects

Dubai-based port and terminal operator DP World revealed plans to participate in a number of ...

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Maritime Community Celebrates World Maritime Day 2017

“The maritime sector, which includes shipping, ports and the people that operate them, can and should play a ...

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Container Lines Take Lion's Share of Seaborne Reefer Market

Container shipping lines are increasing their share of the seaborne reefer market and are forecast to accelerate ...

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Suez Canal Introduces Toll Discounts for LNG Carriers

The Suez Canal Authority is granting toll reductions for LNG tankers operating between the American Gulf, Arabian ...

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Hapag-Lloyd Extends Liner Agency Deal with GAC Nigeria

German container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has renewed a liner agency agreement with GAC Nigeria, following its ...

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Two Sailors Die after Evacuation from Bulker

Two seafarers died after they were evacuated from bulk carrier Agios Fanourios off the coast of Transkei, South ...

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ITF Calls for Action on MV Queen Binanga's Abandoned Crew

Six crew members of the Zanzibari-flagged passenger vessel MV Queen Binanga, who have been left to their own ...

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Five Abducted from Ship off Nigeria

Five persons have been abducted from a merchant vessel in the vicinity of Parrot Island, Calabar, Nigeria, the ...

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Fuel Tankers Diverted after Gunmen Attack on Al-Zawiya

Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) has diverted fuel tanker vessels from Al-Zawiya to Tripoli after an ...

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LNG Shipping Sector: The Worst Is Over

After very challenging times in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping sector driven by vessel deliveries ahead ...

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The Post-Hanjin Era: Freight Rate Truce Is Over

It has taken a whole year for all of the idle ships of South Korean defunct shipping company Hanjin Shipping to be ...

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