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US, Canada Start Evacuating Diamond Princess Passengers

Diamond Princess

The US and Canada are sending airplanes to Japan to evacuate their citizens from Diamond Princess.

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Coronavirus Outbreak: Royal Caribbean Cancels 18 Sailings


Royal Caribbean Cruises has so far canceled a total of eighteen sailings in Southeast Asia.

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MSC, Maersk Partner Up with SM Line on Transpacific Route


Maersk and MSC, which together form the 2M Alliance, have found a new South Korean partner.

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JAXPORT Gets Additional USD 93 Mn for Harbor Deepening


The US government allocated USD 93 million for the next phase of deepening the Jacksonville shipping channel.

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PSA Marine Becomes Owner of Peruvian Tramarsa Flota


PSA Marine has completed the 100% acquisition of Peruvian Tramarsa Flota.

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SCPA Gets US Federal Grant for Wando Welch Terminal Upgrade


SCPA has been awarded a nearly USD 20 million federal grant for Wando Welch Terminal.

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Bernhard Fined USD 1.75 Mln for Dumping Bilge Waste


Bernhard will pay a total fine of USD 1.75 million.

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US Ports Brace for Sharp Drop in Imports amid Coronavirus

Port of Virginia

Imports at major U.S. retail container ports are expected to see a sharper-than-usual drop.

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Readers' Picks of the Week


Here are the most read stories of the previous week.

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TUI Sells 50 Pct of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises to Royal Caribbean

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises

Germany's TUI Group is to sell a 50 percent stake in Hapag-Lloyd Cruises to Royal Caribbean.

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AET Wins USD 525.6 Mln Charter Deal with Petrobras


AET Tanker Holdings wins long-term charter deal with Petrobras.

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Golden Ray Removal Plan Gets Green Light

Golden Ray

EPB construction is scheduled to begin in approximately two weeks.

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COSCO, OOCL, ONE and Yang Ming to Set Up New Service


Asian shipping giants are to launch a new weekly Transatlantic service, the new East Mediterranean - America service.

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SFL Offloads VLCC, Terminates Charter with Frontline


SFL Corporation has sold and delivered Front Hakata, a 2002-built very large crude carrier.

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China’s Oil Demand Drops for 1st Time since 2009


Wood Mackenzie has lowered its oil demand forecast for Q1 2020.

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Royal Caribbean Books Stronger Full Year Results in 2019

Independence of the Seas

The company said that the result was achieved despite a series of extraordinary events.

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Coconut Charcoal the Likely Cause of Yantian Express Fire


Coconut charcoal has been identified as the likely cause of last year's fire on board the containership Yantian Express.

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AIDA Cruise Ship Banned from Docking in Saint Lucia


A cruise ship operated by AIDA Cruises has been refused entry at the port of Castries, Saint Lucia.

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US Lifts Sanctions against Cosco Dalian

Donald Trump

The United States lifted its sanctions against Cosco Shipping Tanker (Dalian) Co.

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BC Ferries Orders Its 6th LNG-Fueled Ship

Salish Class ferry

BC Ferries returned Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. with an order for another LNG-fueled vessel.

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (27-31 Jan, 2020)


Here are the most read stories of the past week.

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MODEC Downgrades Profit Forecast for 2019


MODEC revised its consolidated forecast for 2019 amid the recording of extraordinary loss.

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First Steel Cut for Celebrity Cruises' Third Edge Ship

Celebrity Cruises

Chantiers de l'Atlantique has cut the first piece of steel for Celebrity Beyond.

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Coronavirus Sailing Cancellations Start to Hurt RCL's Result

Spectrum of the Seas

Royal Caribbean Cruises has suspended three more sailings on Spectrum of the Seas, homeported in China.

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International Seaways Nets USD 390 Mn for Refinancing


International Seaways has closed on senior secured credit facilities worth a total of USD 390 million.

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Genco Wraps Up Scrubber Program


Genco Shipping & Trading has completed its scrubber program comprising seventeen Capesize vessels.

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CSAV Ups Stake in Hapag-Lloyd


CSAV has acquired an additional stake in Hapag-Lloyd, becoming the majority shareholder in the German shipping major. 

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