The Expedition Market: Adventure Meets Comfort

Going on a cruise to unique destinations is an emerging trend amongst adventurous people.

Good News and Bad News for Container Ports in 2019

Container handling

The global container terminal industry is expected to remain a very profitable business in 2019.

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Drewry: Small LNG Projects the Next Big Thing

LNG Carriers

Drewry expects an increase in ordering of small LNG carriers in 2019 and beyond.

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Pirates Kidnap Crew Members from MSC Containership off Benin

MSC containership

Several crew members missing from MSC containership after a pirate attack off the coast of Benin, West Africa.

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Readers’ Picks of the Month

Find out which articles were popular in December.

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10 Most Read Stories of 2018

2018

These are the 10 most read stories of 2018.

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Liner Schedule Reliability Up in November

Schedule reliability of the 20 top ocean carriers across 25 trade lanes rose by 5.3 percent from October to ...

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Watch Suez Canal Conduct One of Its Toughest Transits

Suez Canal

A giant floating production storage and offloading unit passes through the waterway.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most popular stories of the past week.

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Industry Calls for Extension of Consortia Block Exemption

Venta Maersk

Liner shipping associations have asked the European Commission to extend the EU consortia block exemption regulation.

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Cruise Industry Targets 40 Pct Carbon Footprint Cut by 2030

Cruise ship

The cruise industry has committed to reduce the rate of carbon emissions across the industry fleet by 40 percent by 2030.

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THE Alliance to Deploy Over 249 Ships in 2019

Afif

Members of THE Alliance, Hapag-Lloyd, Ocean Network Express, and Yang Ming have revamped their service network for 2019.

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Kidnapped Crew of MV Pomerenia Sky Freed

Piracy

The eleven seafarers who were kidnapped from MV Pomerenia Sky in October off the Nigerian coast have been released.

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Gibson: 70+ VLCCs Poised for Delivery in 2019

VLCC

Over 70 newbuild very large crude carriers (VLCCs) are scheduled for delivery next year.

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IMO MSC Identifies 4 Degrees of Ship Automation

RR Autonomous ship

Maritime Safety Committee approved the framework & methodology for the regulatory scoping exercise on autonomous ships.

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Golar LNG Moves Ahead with Another LNGC Conversion

Golar LNG Carrier

Golar LNG is moving ahead with its plans to convert one of its LNG carriers into a floating liquefaction vessel.

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Poten: Repositioning the Empties

tanker

A lot of “empties” have to be repositioned from the Pacific to the Atlantic.

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Navis: 6 Emerging Trends to Keep an Eye on

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There are some emerging trends that owners should be watching closely.

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Three Key Ship Types to Watch in 2019

ships

There are three major ship types to keep a close eye on in 2019.

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IMO MSC to Tackle Safety Issues Related to Marine Fuel Use

ships at anchorage

The IMO's MSC has committed to take actions to tackle safety issues related to the use of marine fuel.

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BW LPG Praises Its Crew for Damn Good Seamanship

BW Frigg

BW LPG revealed that the crew of its LPG carrier BW Frigg thwarted a pirate attack on October 29.

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BIMCO Unveils Two 2020 Sulphur Clauses

BIMCO

BIMCO has published two sulphur content related bunker clauses.

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Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative's Online Tool Is Live

Ship breaking

A tool for sharing information on ship recycling to drive responsible practice was launched earlier today.

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Ports Need to Be Climate Change Proofed Urgently

Port of Hamburg

Ports and coastal infrastructure need to be prepared urgently for the projected impacts of the climate change.

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OPEC Cuts to Test the Strength of Tanker Market Recovery

Tanker

OPEC and Russia agreed to cut oil production by 1.2 million barrels.

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Need a Brain for Your Container? Welcome to Container Utopia

Loginno

Small and mid-size shipping companies are invited to apply to have their entire container fleet digitalized.

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EGCSA Slams Singapore's Wash Water Discharge Ban

Vessel pollution

EGCSA criticized the decision of MPA Singapore to ban the discharge of wash water from open loop scrubbers.

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Competitive Landscape Could Change Completely in Liner World

Maersk Lamanai, Monte Azul container ships

Global carriers are starting to distinguish themselves with new corporate strategies.

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