Owners Not Ready to Give Up Control to Smart Ships

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

Shipping Majors Cleared in US Cartel Investigation

Mediterranean Shipping Company vessel

US DoJ closed a two-year investigation into alleged price fixing by a group of major container shipping lines.

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HMM: We Have Nothing to Do with LBCT Acquisition

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Hyundai Merchant Marine is not interested in the purchase of Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT).

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Oil Leaks from Containership Matsonia in Oakland

Containership Matsonia

Crewmembers noticed a sheen around their ship shortly after mooring.

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GPH Chosen for 25-Year Concession in Bahamas

Cruise port

Global Ports Holding was selected as the preferred bidder for a 25-year concession at Nassau cruise port.

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Tanker Crew Member Medevaced off New Orleans

Chemical tanker San Fernando

The 186-meter tanker reported a crew member with appendicitis-type symptoms.

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Trump Delays Tariffs on USD 200 Bn of Chinese Imports

US President, Donald Trump

President Trump has delayed the additional Chinese tariffs, scheduled to take effect from March 1.

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Algoma Tankers Buys Its Youngest Vessel

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Algoma Tankers Limited buys a 2010-built product tanker.

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Crowley Christens LNG-Powered ConRo Ship in Puerto Rico

MV Taino

Crowley christened the U.S.-flagged combination container/roll on-roll off ship MV Taíno on February 22.

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Matson Reports Higher Revenues, Lower Profits in Q4

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US-based container carrier Matson closed the fourth quarter of 2018 with a considerably lower net income. 

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Teekay Narrows Loss amid Stronger LNG, Crude Markets

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Teekay Corporation ended 2018 with a net loss of USD 57.7 million, compared to USD 529.1 million reported a year earlier.

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Navios Holdings Sells Bulker, Widens Loss

Navios Maritime Holdings bulker

The 50,316 dwt bulker was sold to an unnamed buyer in February this year.

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Protecting Salish Sea Is a Shared Responsibility

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Canadian, US governments urged to respect the binational collaboration aimed at protecting the Salish Sea.  

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Megamaxes Continue to Be Favored by Ocean Carriers

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Despite overcapacity woes, ocean carriers show no signs of ditching megamax containerships.

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Port of Virginia Wraps Up Stack-Yard Works at VIG

Virginia International Gateway (VIG)

Virginia's VIG completed another step in its expansion project with the launch of container stack No. 1.

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Vancouver Port Expands Program for Quieter Ships

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Vancouver Fraser Port Authority expands its EcoAction Program to encourage quieter ships.

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Nordic American Tankers Shrinks Quarterly Loss

NAT

NAT wrapped up the fourth quarter of this year with a net loss of USD 10.5 million.

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Damaged Yantian Express Boxes Yet to Be Discharged

Hapag-Lloyd

Yantian Express still waiting for final approval to discharge damaged containers two weeks after it arrived in Freeport.

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Not Recovering IMO 2020 Costs May Lead to Bankruptcies

container shipping industry

A failure to recover the extra fuel costs in full may result in bankruptcies in the container shipping.

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Algoma's Newest Self-Unloader Sets Sail for Canada

Algoma Conveyor

Algoma's 3rd Seawaymax Equinox Class 740’ self-unloading dry-bulk carrier is on its way to Canada.

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Royal Caribbean Orders Sixth Oasis-Class Ship

Symphony of the Seas

Royal Caribbean Cruises ordered the sixth Oasis-class ship from Chantiers de l'Atlantique.

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Fire-Stricken Olga Maersk to Miss Repair Deadline

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The repair period of Olga Maersk will be extended until February 23, 2019.

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SAAM Sells Stake in Chilean Terminal Puerto Arica

SAAM

Sociedad Matriz SAAM completes the sale of its 15% stake in Terminal Puerto Arica (TPA).

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USCG: Bulker Catches Fire in the Port of Toledo

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A fire broke out on board a bulk carrier in the US Port of Toledo on February 17.

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Excelerate Conducts 1st STS LNG Transfer in the Bahamas

sts transfer

Excelerate and Equinor completed the first-ever ship-to-ship (STS) transfer of LNG in the Bahamas.

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Panama Canal Authority Selects New Canal Administrator

Mr. Ricaurte Vasquez, the next Panama Canal Administrator

Panama Canal said Vasquez would succeed the current Administrator Jorge L. Quijano on September 4, 2019.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

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Here are the most read stories of the previous week.

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