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SAAM to Take Majority Stake in Intertug

SAAM

Chilean Sociedad Matriz SAAM is to acquire a controlling stake in towage services provider Intertug.

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MAIB: CMA CGM Ship Lost 137 Containers after 20-Degree Rolls

CMA CGM

Two years ago, CMA CGM G. Washington experienced 20° rolls leading to the collapse of three container bays.

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THE Alliance Upgrades Service Network as It Welcomes HMM

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THE Alliance has unveiled an expanded service network for 2020 as it is welcoming HMM.

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MSI Predicts Dismal Q1 for Bulker Operators

bulker

Dry bulk carrier operators don't seem to have a lot of reasons to be jolly as they enter 2020.

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Fuel Spills from Fishing Boat after Collision with Tanker

The stern of the 81-foot fishing vessel Pappy's Pride

A containment boom placed around capsized Pappy's Pride after collision with Odfjell's chemical tanker.

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US, China Reach 'Phase One' Trade Deal

The United States and China have signed a "phase one" economic and trade agreement.

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Flex LNG Extends Charter for 2018-Built LNG Carrier

LNG carrier

Flex LNG extends a time charter agreement for Flex Enterprise, a 173,400 cbm vessel.

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Bow Fortune Collides with Fishing Vessel; 1 Dead, 2 Missing

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Bow Fortune collided with a fishing vessel in Galveston, Texas.

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2019 Was a Good Year for US Ports

Port of Long Beach

US ports hold steady despite the trade war.

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Eagle Bulk Becomes Member of Getting to Zero Coalition

Eagle Bulk

Connecticut-based ship owner and operator Eagle Bulk Shipping has joined the Getting to Zero Coalition.

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Unprecedented Rise of Crew Kidnappings in Gulf of Guinea

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The number of crew kidnapped in the Gulf of Guinea increased by more than 50% y-o-y.

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DeltaSea Marine Debris Collection System Comes to Life

DeltaSea

A full-scale prototype of DeltaSea, a new marine debris collection system, has been successfully tested in ...

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Iridium Wins Formal Authorization for GMDSS Service

Iridium receives the Letter of Compliance for Iridium to provide GMDSS services.

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Panama Canal Unveils New Measures to Sustain Water Levels

Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is to implement a series of new measures beginning February 15 to sustain an operational level of water.

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Sino-Global to Manage Ship for Lizhou

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Sea Continent Management has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Lizhou Ship Management.

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BIMCO Names New Secretary General & CEO

David Loosley

BIMCO has appointed David Loosley as its new Secretary-General & CEO with effect from June 2020.

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23 Ultra Large Boxships Set for Delivery in 2020

CMA CGM Jacques Shade

The 23 new behemoths will join the fleets of three major players.

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US Blacklists Chinese Shipowner in New Sanctions against Iran

Donald Trump

The Trump Administration has issued a new wave of sanctions against Iran.

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Relatively Smooth Sailing as IMO 2020 Enters into Force?

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It appears the shipping industry is coping better than expected following IMO 2020's entry into force.

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Imports at Top US Ports Back to Normal After Tariff Surges

Ports

US retail container ports' volume is expected to return to its usual seasonal patterns.

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Columbia Welcomes Its Largest Vessel to Date

ICTSI

The 13,892 TEU APL Esplanade is the largest vessel ever to call Columbia.

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SC Ports' Volumes Continue Growing Despite Trade War

SCPA

Despite global trade tensions, the South Carolina Ports Authority had the best calendar year in its history.

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Unions Demand Dockers’ Clause Be Upheld

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ITF said that despite all this time certain companies still refuse to uphold the Dockers’ Clause.

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Ecuadorian Navy Seizes Cocaine Aboard Containership

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Ecuadorian authorities have discovered 88 parcels of cocaine on board a containership in Puerto Bolivar.

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Methanol Poisoning behind Illness of Brazilian Contractors

NSRI

The affected persons reported this to our crew approximately 36 hours after consumption.

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Petrobras Staying Clear of Strait of Hormuz for Now

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Perobras ships will avoid transit through the Strait of Hormuz.

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1st Ethylene Shipped from Enterprise's New Terminal

Houston Ship Channel

The Navigator Europa recently departed the facility carrying 25 million pounds of ethylene for Marubeni.

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