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Philly Shipyard Starts Layoffs amid Lack of Orders

Philly Shipyard

Philly Shipyard laid off around 10 percent of its employees in the first quarter of 2018.

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Hapag Lloyd's Boxship Hits Three Ferries in Port of Santos

Hapag Lloyd containership collision in Santos

Hapag-Lloyd's Neopanamax boxship Santos Express collided with three ferries while entering the Port of Santos.

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Excelerate Abandons Potential FSRU Order at DSME

DSME, Excelerate Energy LOI signing ceremony

DSME lost the contract for up to seven FSRUs from US-based Excelerate Energy.

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TOTE Maritime Delays LNG Conversion Plans

TOTE Maritime vessel

TOTE Maritime has adjusted its LNG conversion schedule, pushing the works on the RoRo vessel Midnight Sun by one year.

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Panama Canal Lifts Neopanamax Booking Slots to Eight

Panama Canal

The Panama Canal has added an additional reservation slot to its Neopanamax locks.

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Water Line Breaks on board Carnival Dream Flooding the Ship

Carnival Dream

The water line onboard Carnival Dream cruise ship broke on May 3, flooding one of the ship's decks.

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Besiktas Splashes Another Dual-Fuel Tanker for Desgagnés

Besiktas Shipyard launches tanker Rossi A. Desgagnés

Besiktas Shipyard launched the dual fuel chemical tanker Rossi A. Desgagnés for the Desgagnés Group.

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Study: Vessel Speed Restriction to Protect Mammals in Arctic

Sea ice along the east coast of Banks Island in the western Canadian Arctic

Study: A restriction on vessel speed could reduce the likelihood of ship strikes in Arctic waters to protect mammals.

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US Sanctions against Venezuela "Cause for Concern"

MOL vessel

Sanctions imposed by the US against Venezuela are now starting to impact shipments in the tanker market.

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2020 Sulphur Cap: Likely Teething Troubles


There is still a cloud of uncertainty with regard to the implementation of the 2020 global sulphur cap for ships.

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Drugs Found in Containership's Ventilation

drugs seizure

Authorities seized over 200 packages of drugs from a containership's ventilation system.

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Payment in Container Shipping in Dire Need of Digitization


The payment process in container shipping ready for digital disruption.

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Central America, Caribbean Fortify Panama Canal’s LNG Trade

LNG Sakura

Central America and the Caribbean are taking an ever-growing role in the Panama Canal’s trade of liquefied natural gas.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read articles from the previous week.

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International Seaways Makes Room for Euronav's VLCCs

International Seaways Nasdaq listing

International Seaways continues to offload older tonnage as it makes room for Euronav's VLCCs.

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Container Shipments Surge at JAXPORT

JAXPORT's total container shipments jumped by 27 percent in the first six months of fiscal year 2018.

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SeaIntel: Shortage of Feeders by End of 2020


Seaintel: The global fleet will see a shortage of 400-1,200 feeder vessels by the end of 2020.

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Panama Canal to Raise Maximum Draft for Neopanamax Locks

Panama Canal locks

The Panama Canal is to increase the maximum allowable beam for vessels transiting the Neopanamax Locks.

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MODEC’s New FSRWP Vessel Design Gets AiP

Modec's FSRWP design

Bureau Veritas has awarded Approval in Principle to MODEC's new FSRWP vessel concept design.

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Norwegian Cruise Line Sees Another Record Quarter

Cruise ship Norwegian Bliss

Norwegian Cruise Line witnessed a strong start to 2018 as its net income surged by 66.7% in the first quarter.

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Matson Off to a Good Start

Matson containership

Matson doubled its net income for the 1Q 2018 as its Ocean Transportation and Logistics businesses exceeded expectations.

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Buckeye-Led JV to Build New Terminal at Corpus Christi

Port of Corpus Christi

Port of Corpus Christi to get a new deep-water terminal capable of handling VLCCs.

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1st Dominion LNG Cargo Bound for Japan Transits Panama Canal

LNG Sakura

LNG Sakura transits Panama Canal loaded with the 1st LNG cargo from the Dominion Cove Point terminal bound for Japan.

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JAXPORT, Carnival Cruise Line Extend Cruise Service Deal

Long-term agreement signing ceremony

JAXPORT and Carnival Cruise Line extended cruise service deal through May 2021, and potentially through 2027.

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New Cranes for APM Terminals Elizabeth

APM Terminals Elizabeth bolsters handling capacity with four giant gantry cranes.

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Photos: Damen’s Two Floating Docks Arrive in Curaçao

Damen Dry Docks Curacao

Damen's two floating dry docks have arrived in Curaçao after sailing 5,000 miles on board Xin Guang Hua.

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Seafarers Taken Hostage to Get Full Wages


Seafarers held captive by pirates will be paid all their contractual entitlements.

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