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Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding Delivers SIGMA Class ...

  After successful seatrials and finishing of outfitting details, SIGMA Class Frigate Tarik ben Ziyad, built ...

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IMO Secretary-General Expresses Sadness for Loss of ...

The Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Efthimios E. Mitropoulos, has expressed his ...

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Tanzania Ferry Disaster Kills Hundreds

An overloaded ferry sank off the coast of Tanzania, and officials said Saturday the death toll was approaching ...

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Kenya: Construction of Lamu Port About to Begin

The proposed Lamu Port inched closer to reality after President Kibaki hinted that the multi-billion-shilling ...

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Global Shipping Industry Calls for UN Armed Force ...

The global shipping industry (represented by the Round Table of international shipping associations) has called for ...

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Fearnleys Says LNG Tanker Rents Exceed USD 100,000

The cost of hiring liquefied natural gas carriers on year-long charters exceeded $100,000 a day for the first time ...

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Call for End of Unsustainable Deep-Sea Fishing

  A team of leading marine scientists from around the world is recommending an end to most commercial fishing in ...

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LNG Tanker Insurance Rates Going Up

The cost of insuring liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers has risen as naval containment of piracy fails and surging ...

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DCNS and KND Form Partnership for Promotion, ...

DCNS and KND have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the promotion, construction and sale of offshore ...

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South Africa: Authorities Sink Phoenix After Failed ...

  At 9.50AM yesterday the ill-fated vessel Phoenix, which ran aground near Durban, took its final bow about ...

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Kenya Port Authority Clears Van Oord of Environmental ...

The Kenya Port Authority (KPA) has cleared Dutch dredging specialist Van Oord of allegations that it infringed ...

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South Africa: MSC Chicago Becomes Largest Vessel to ...

MSC Chicago becomes largest vessel to call at Port of Durban. Ship also becomes biggest ship ever to sail in South ...

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Somali Pirates Free MV Panama

Somali pirates freed the Liberian-flagged container ship MV PANAMA seized last December after receiving a $7 ...

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IMO’s New Emission Norms to Hurt Shipping Companies

  Indian shipping companies, reeling under low freight rates and high fuel prices, will face further cost ...

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Somali Pirate Attacks in Indian Ocean Decreased

The number of successful piracy attacks on ships off the coast of Somalia and the Gulf of Aden has decreased this ...

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EU to Lift Sanctions on Libyan Ports

European Union governments could agree by Thursday to lift sanctions against six Libyan ports as they move to help ...

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Egypt’s Damietta Port Acquires Two Additional STS ...

Egypt’s Damietta Port acquires two additional STS cranes… (porttechnology) Source: porttechnology, ...

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Ghana: Department of Oceanography and Fisheries Opens ...

A team of Scientists from the Department of Oceanography and Fisheries, University of Ghana, are holding a ...

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Global Oil Tanker Fleet Expands Faster Than Demand

The global oil tanker fleet will expand almost three times more quickly than demand this year, according to ...

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Containership Orders Increases

Containership orders are increasing at a dramatic rate, analysis from Braemar’s Seascope’s research division has ...

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Westshore Shipbrokers: A Closer Look at Vessel ...

  Offshore vessel market has been one area of the business that has had little to do with vessel scrapping. It ...

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Kenya: Cargo Ships Switch to Dar es Salaam Due to ...

Cargo handlers and importers are up in arms over delays to allocate berths and the shortage of loaders at the port ...

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USA: GT Nexus Takes Action to Support Maersk ...

  The GT Nexus Shipper Council, a customer community of the world’s biggest importers and exporters, ...

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Germany: GL Exchange Forum Assesses IMO Emissions Measures

  The subject of Carbon Dioxide dominates the future of many industries today. Whether it be the Shipping, ...

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Drewry Sees Increasing Vessel Operating Costs

DREWRY’s latest annual report predicts big increases in vessel operating costs with oil prices remaining high, ...

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Heavily Armed Assailants Board Cameroonian Ship Monica ...

  Seven heavily armed assailants boarded a Cameroonian ship with 150 people on board off the coast of Nigeria ...

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Somali Pirates Free Hijacked Greek Oil Tanker

Somali pirates on Friday freed a Greek-operated oil products tanker and its crew after holding them hostage for ...

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