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Fearnleys Says LNG Tanker Rents Exceed USD 100,000

The cost of hiring liquefied natural gas carriers on year-long charters exceeded $100,000 a day for the first time ...

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Call for End of Unsustainable Deep-Sea Fishing

  A team of leading marine scientists from around the world is recommending an end to most commercial fishing in ...

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USA: Wartsila Signs Cooperative Agreement with Shell to ...

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, and Shell Oil Company have signed a Joint Co-operation ...

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USA: ABS Releases Piracy Quick Reference Guide

  In support of the maritime community’s efforts to protect seafarers against acts of piracy, ABS has prepared ...

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LNG Tanker Insurance Rates Going Up

The cost of insuring liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers has risen as naval containment of piracy fails and surging ...

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Europe-U.S. Tanker Glut Expands as Gasoline Demand Declines

A surplus of available tankers for shipping gasoline to the U.S. from northwestern Europe expanded for the third ...

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Canada Steamship Lines Doubles New Vessel Order

  Canada Steamship Lines (CSL) announced today it is exercising its option for the building of two new ...

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USA: Bollinger Shipyard to Build New Coast Guard Cutters

  The same Lockport shipbuilding company that was accused in a federal lawsuit last month of falsifying data ...

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U.S. and European Union to Strengthen Cooperation to ...

  NOAA Administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco and Maria Damanaki, European Union commissioner for maritime affairs ...

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USA: Wison Floating Systems Changes Name into Wison ...

Shanghai-based Wison Offshore & Marine (Hong Kong) Ltd., announced recently the re-naming of its wholly-owned ...

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Enarsa Says Argentina to Import 66 LNG Cargoes in 2011

Argentina will import 66 liquefied natural gas cargoes in 2011, triple the amount it purchased last year, according ...

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USA: Eagle Bulk Shipping Takes Delivery of Two ...

  Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. yesterday announced that it has taken delivery of two additional Supramax ...

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USA: Port of Tacoma Seeks Input on Strategic Planning

Pierce County citizens and Port of Tacoma business partners and customers are encouraged to take part in an online ...

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Port Authority of Jamaica Confirms Kingston Plans for ...

Port Authority of Jamaica president Noel Hylton has confirmed to Fairplay that Kingston plans to raise its capacity ...

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USA: Congressmen Emphasizes Importance of Houston Ship ...

Area Congressmen Gene Green and Pete Olson emphasized that the Port of Houston and Houston Ship Channel are the key ...

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IMO’s New Emission Norms to Hurt Shipping Companies

  Indian shipping companies, reeling under low freight rates and high fuel prices, will face further cost ...

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Bermuda: Nordic American Tankers Acquires Its Twentieth ...

Nordic American Tankers Limited today announced that the Company has agreed to acquire its twentieth vessel, a ...

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USA: Miami Port Expansion to Destroy Coral Reefs?

As Miami prepares to dredge its port to accommodate supersize freighters, environmentalists are making a last-ditch ...

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USA: Port of Vancouver Welcomes MV Mykali on her Maiden ...

  The Port of Vancouver USA welcomed the M/V Mykali, commanded by Capt. Viktor Sapozhnikov of Russia, on her ...

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JV Canada’s Arctic SAGE Team to Bid for Design of ...

One of Canada’s most storied naval architecture firms, Robert Allan Ltd., and Canada’s leading arctic and offshore ...

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Brazilian Mining Giant Vale Says Not Affected by COSCO ...

Brazilian mining giant Vale said it did not experience any lease dispute with shipping conglomerate China COSCO ...

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Canada: Sydney Harbour Dredging Project About to Begin

  After years of planning and lobbying, the dredging of Sydney harbour, which some have said could result in ...

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Ingalls Shipbuilding Delivers U.S. Coast Guard’s ...

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. announced today that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division delivered the third ...

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California ARB Fines Two Shipping Companies for ...

The California Air Resources Board has fined two shipping companies for failing to switch from dirty “bunker” fuel ...

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USA: Arleigh Burke-Class Guided-Missile Destroyer ...

The newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, the future USS Spruance (DDG 111), sailed away from the ...

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USA: New Ship MV Voyager Joins Voyages of ...

Voyages of Discovery has announced the addition of mv Voyager to the Voyages of Discovery fleet, expanding the ...

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Global Oil Tanker Fleet Expands Faster Than Demand

The global oil tanker fleet will expand almost three times more quickly than demand this year, according to ...

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