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Australia Bans Two Bulkers from Its Ports

Australian flag

Bulkers Fortune Genius, Xing Jing Hai were banned for 12 and 18 months for breaching basic rights of seafarers.

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South Korean Shipbuilders Reign Supreme in New Orders

South Korean Shipbuilding Orders

South Korean shipbuilders will build 24 of 27 LNG carriers ordered in the past 8 months.

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Oldendorff Capesize Suffers Engine Failure in Singapore

Reports point to a failure in the ship's scrubber systems.

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Seaspan Buys 2010-Built Boxship, Enters Charter with ONE

Seaspan Corporation

The time charter has a four-month option.

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Bulker Detained in Australia Over Unpaid Crew Wages

Fortune Genius (previously named Pontonikis)

Eight crew members from Myanmar are owed a total of $64,000 dollars, according to the ITF.

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Trafigura Orders Dual-Fuel VLGC Pair from South Korea

Trafigura VLGC

The two ships are set for delivery in 2021.

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New Ocean Carrier Schedule Reliability Index on the Horizon

Containership

The index will aim to help shippers optimize their supply chains.

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MOL Exploring Steel Transport Opportunities in Turkey

Bulker

The Japanese shipping company is in talks with a major Turkish steel and iron producer.

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Second "Smart" VLCC Delivered to China's CMES

VLCC

The first unit in the class was delivered in June 2019.

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NYK Signs Another LNG Carrier Long-Term Charter with Total

LNG carrier

The newbuild is to be delivered from Samsung Heavy Industries in 2021.

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World’s Largest Stainless Steel Chemical Tanker Delivered

Stainless steel chemical tanker

The vessel was delivered by China's Hudong-Zhonghua shipyard.

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Three Passengers Die in Philippine Ferry Fire

Philippine ferry fire

The fire is believed to have started in the ship’s engine room.

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Ship Owner, Master Face Trial for Dumping Oil off Australia

Gavel

Bulker Regina allegedly spilled 90 tonnes of oil in the exclusive economic zone and outer territorial sea off Queensland.

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LNG MFI Welcomes ADNOC Logistics & Services

lng-carrier (1)

ADNOC Logistics & Services joins the LNG Marine Fuel Institute.

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Höegh LNG Takes Delivery of Its Tenth FSRU

Hoegh Galleon

The delivery marks the completion of Höegh LNG’s current newbuilding program.

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Indonesian Bulker Disappears after Sending Distress Signal

Nur Allya

The 52,400 dwt Nur Allya, carrying nickel ore, is yet to be located.

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Wallenius Wilhelmsen Hit with Criminal Cartel Charges

Wallenius Wilhelmsen; Don Quijote

The alleged cartel conduct is related to shipping of certain vehicles to Australia between June 2011 and July 2012.

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Indonesia to Implement Sulphur Cap on Schedule

Shipping

The rule would apply to all Indonesian-flagged vessels starting January 1, 2020, both for domestic and foreign shipping.

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Napier Port Debuts on New Zealand's Exchange

Napier Port

New Zealand's Napier Port completes NZD 234 million IPO that would enable it to fund its long-term investment program. 

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Australia Joins US-Led Coalition to Protect Ships in Hormuz

Australian flag

Australian is to work alongside international partners to assure security of merchant vessels in the Strait of Hormuz.

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Wellard's Livestock Carrier Ultimately Goes to Heytesbury

ropes

Wellard revealed plans to proceed with the sale of M/V Ocean Swagman to Heytesbury for USD 22 million.

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Shell in Long-Term Charters for 14 New LNG-Fueled Tankers

Tanker

The charter deals are a part of the company's drive to decarbonise shipping.

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Hyundai Heavy Gets LR's First Digital Component Approval

HHI LR

The approval is for a component of HHI's Integrated Smartship Solution (ISS).

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Samsung Heavy Joins Forces with MAN on Smart Ship Tech

SVESSEL platform

The effort is part of SHI's cloud-based smart ship system SVESSEL. 

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Wellard Extends Repayment for Two Livestock Carriers

Ocean Drover

Wellard is to extend ship finance repayment schedules for Ocean Ute and Ocean Drover. 

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Modec Issues USD 1.1 Bn in Bonds to Refund FPSO in Brazil

FPSO Cidade de Caraguatatuba MV27

The project bond was issued for the FPSO Cidade de Mangaratiba MV24, currently in operation offshore Brazil.

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