Essar Shipping Gears Up for Ship Investment

Essar Shipping reveals ship investment plans and more in an interview with WMN.

Cyber Hygiene Key to Hack-Proofing Your Business

With cyber crimes becoming ever more frequent, WMN explores what is key to becoming cyber resilient.

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NTSB: Second Mate Fell Asleep Prior to Tug Grounding

Nathan E. Stewart ran aground in the Seaforth Channel probably due to the second mate falling asleep while on watch.

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Design Unveiled for Gas Turbine-Powered LNGC Conversion

GE, DSIC complete preliminary design for conversion of a steam turbine-powered LNGC to a gas turbine-based propulsion.

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SeaIntel: Transpacific Contract Rates to Rise by 30 Pct?

Container carriers will be looking at increasing the Transpacific contract rate levels towards 2018.

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Pasha Hit by Labor Violations Complaint

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the U.S. agency tasked with prosecuting unfair labor practices, has ...

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GoodBulk Takes Delivery of First CVI Bulker

Bermuda-incorporated owner and operator of dry bulk vessels GoodBulk has taken delivery of Aquarange, a 2011-built ...

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Worker Dies Aboard Petrobras' Drillship

A worker died on board one of the drillships operated by Brazil’s oil and gas producer Petrobras. The ...

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Gloomy Outlook for Global Shipping amid Overcapacity Woes

The outlook for the global shipping industry remains negative, according to Fitch Ratings, as the rating agency ...

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Martín García Channel Deepening Contract Awarded

Driven by the growth in global trade, Uruguay has awarded the contract for the deepening of the Martín García ...

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Spotted: Canada Receives Its Greenest Naval Ship

M/V Asterix, a former containership, has been retrofitted to a naval vessel at Davie Shipbuilding in Quebec.  ...

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DP World Takes Full Ownership of Santos Terminal

Dubai-based terminal operator DP World has completed the acquisition of an additional 66.67% stake in Empresa ...

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USCG Medevacs Crewman from Bulker

A 50-year crewman who fell ill while working aboard the bulk carrier Atlas was medevaced more than 200 miles west ...

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Tanker Market to Ride Out Another Year of OPEC Cuts

Aimed at rebalancing the oil market, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), joined by non-member ...

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Panama Canal Ups Neopanamax Reservations to Seven

The Panama Canal will increase the number of daily booking slots available for Neopanamax vessels from six to seven ...

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Libra FPSO Starts Charter Contract in Santos Basin

The floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit Pioneiro de Libra has achieved first oil and started a ...

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Survey: LNG Retrofitting Sparks High Interest

There is a strong interest of shipowners in retrofitting their ships with liquefied natural gas-powered (LNG) ...

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SBM Offshore Settles Bribery Case, Agrees to Pay USD 238 Mn

Netherlands-based SBM Offshore and its US subsidiary have agreed to resolve criminal charges involving bribes in ...

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Matson Starts Building New Kanaloa Class Ships for Hawaii

US carrier Matson has launched the construction of its two new combination container and roll-on/roll-off (Con-Ro) ...

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No Delay to 2020 Sulfur Cap’s Entrance into Force

The 2020 sulfur emissions legislation will enter into force without delay, Edmond Hughes, IMO’s head of air ...

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Flame-Defying Maritime Pilots Win IMO Bravery Award

Two maritime pilots who defied fire to bring a burning ship to safety, averting a major maritime catastrophe, ...

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Containership Fleet Breaks 21Mn TEU Mark

The cellular containership fleet has reached a new high of 21 million TEU in November, according to Alphaliner. ...

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NSU Pens 25-Year COA with Vale

Japanese shipowner NS United Kaiun Kaisha (NSU) has signed another 25-year contract of affreightment (COA) to ...

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World Expects Bold Goals on Cutting Emissions from Shipping

The whole world would be watching the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 2018, looking for something of ...

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Doyle Leaves US Federal Maritime Commission

Commissioner William P. Doyle of the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) informed about his decision to leave ...

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Wärtsilä to Equip New LNG Fuelling Barge

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to provide a broad scope of products and solutions for a new ...

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Another US Navy Ship Develops Hull Cracks

The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald, which was involved in the deadly collision with the ACX ...

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USCG Medevacs Crewman from Oil Tanker off Texas

A 27-year-old man in need of medical assistance was medevaced from an oil tanker off the coast of Texas on November ...

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