Owners Not Ready to Give Up Control to Smart Ships

Orca AI: Maritime industry slow at adapting solutions vital to avoiding collisions.

Russian Shipyards Targeted by New US Sanctions

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Russian shipbuilders and equipment manufacturers sanctioned by the US, EU and Canada.

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59 Iran-Linked Ships Stripped of Panamanian Flag


Panama revoked the registration of a number of Iranian vessels after the restoration of the US sanctions.

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Second BC Ferries Unit Completes LNG Conversion

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The LNG conversion was part of of a mid-life upgrade.

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BC Ferries Seeking Community Input on Next-Generation Ships


BC Ferries is asking for community input regarding its five next-generation vessels.

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Alphaliner: Capacity on Transpacific Route to Remain Flat


Shipping lines do not plan capacity increases on the Transpacific route.

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Port of Seattle Looking for Partner for New Cruise Terminal

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The Port of Seattle issues a request for qualifications to secure a partner for a new cruise facility at Terminal 46.

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Trump Sets Aside USD 138 Mn for Charleston Deepening Project


Charleston Harbor Deepening Project received USD 138 million of funding in the President's FY2020 Budget.

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Seabourn Reveals Name of New Expedition Ship


Cruise line Seabourn announces the name of its first ultra-luxury purpose-built expedition ship.

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BP Marine Unveils New Very Low Sulphur Marine Fuel


BP will retail the new 0.5% sulphur VLSFO globally.

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Corpus Christi Port Poised to Get Additional Federal Funding

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Additional funds for the Port of Corpus Christi's Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) announced.

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US Senator Introduces Bill to Repeal the Jones Act

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US Senator introduced a bill to repeal the Jones Act and allow all qualified vessels to trade between US ports.

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SAAM's Net Income Drops in 2018


SAAM ended 2018 with a 16% lower net income year over year.

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Moody's Upgrades Panama Canal's Long-Term Rating

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Moody’s upgrades the 20-year USD 450 million Senior Unsecured Bonds issued by the Panama Canal to A1 from A2.

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International Seaways Returns to Black in 4Q


International Seaways return to the back in the fourth quarter of 2018 with a net income of USD 7 million.

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Video: Two Bulkers Collide in Panama Canal

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Panama Canal Authority looking into collision of two bulkers in front of Pedro Miguel locks.

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Matson Christens 2nd Aloha Class Unit at Philly Shipyard

U.S. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii breaks a ceremonial bottle of champagne to christen Matson’s new containership, ‘Kaimana Hila.’

Matson christened the second Aloha Class containership at Philly Shipyard on March 9.

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Overseas Shipholding Sees Loss in Final Quarter of 2018


Overseas Shipholding Group ended the fourth quarter of 2018 with a loss of USD 5.2 million.

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Video: Oil Tanker Crewmember Medevaced off Texas

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The man experienced symptoms of a heart attack, the US Coast Guard said.

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ONE Ship Loses Containers on Its Way to Wilmington

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Several containers fell off a Panama-flagged containership en route to Wilmington.

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NRF: US Retail Imports Set to Drop to Annual Low


US imports to drop to their lowest level in almost a year amid annual lull and a hold on tariff increase.

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Vancouver 1st North American Port to Join SEA\LNG


British Columbia's Vancouver Port becomes a member of SEA\LNG coalition.

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Genco Secures Financing for Scrubber Installations


Genco Shipping closed financing for scrubber installations on 17 of the company's Capesize vessels.

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APM Terminals Moín Inaugurated in Costa Rica

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APM Terminals Moín was inaugurated last week.

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Chemical Tanker Spills Bunker in Canadian Port

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Chemical tanker North Atlantic Kairos experienced a bunker spill in the Port Aux Basques harbour, Canada.

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Pasha Hawaii Tests Main Engine for Its 1st LNG-Fueled Ship

Pasha Hawaii's first LNG-fueled containership

Pasha Hawaii completed main engine factory acceptance testing for its first LNG-fueled containership.

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Cruise Passenger Evacuated off Guam

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The medical evacuation was carried out by the U.S. Navy's Guam-based helicopter crews.

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