LNG as Fuel Perfect Bridge until 2050

Forward Ship CEO, Alexander P. Panagopulos

Alexander P. Panagopulos, CEO of Forward Ships: LNG as marine fuel is the future.

Bulker Ignites in Port of Kembla

Shipping

Over 100 firefighters were sent to extinguish a fire on the bulker Iron Chieftain at the Port of Kembla, Australia.

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Three Carriers Launch China-Australia Express Service

Shipping companies HMM, Evergreen and APL have teamed up on launching a new China-Australia service.

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Bulker, Utility Vessel Collide due to Lack of Proper Lookout

ATSB: Bulker Jag Arnav collided with a fast utility vessel due to the lack of a proper and effective lookout.

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ATSB: Improper Lookout Led to Collision off Victoria

Hapag-Lloyd vessel

ATSB: Hapag-Lloyd's boxship Glasgow Express collided with a fishing vessel in August 2017 due to improper lookout.

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Port of Newcastle Launches Bulk Terminal Project

Newcastle Bulk Terminal

Port of Newcastle has launched the Newcastle Bulk Terminal development at Walsh Point, Kooragang Island.

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Prelude FLNG Receives First Gas Onboard

Gas has been introduced onto Shell's Prelude FLNG, representing a significant milestone for the facility. 

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AMSA Bans Cargo Ship from Australian Ports

Australian flag

AMSA has banned the cargo ship Thorco Luna from Australian ports after it was detained for the third time this year.

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Brisbane’s New Cruise Terminal to Open in 2020

A new international cruise terminal will be operating in Brisbane within two years.

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Unions Seek Australian Jobs Guarantee on New LNG Terminal

Port Kembla Unions Committee called for Australian jobs guarantee for NWS’ LNG import terminal.

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YM Efficiency Docks at Sydney Terminal after Losing 83 Boxes

Containership

YM Efficiency docked at a terminal in Sydney on June 6 after losing over 80 containers off Australia.

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Australia Okays Adelaide's Channel Widening Project

South Australia gave its approval for the widening project of the Adelaide Outer Harbor Channel.

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Containership Loses over 80 Boxes in Storm off Sydney

Beached container from YM Efficiency

YM Efficiency lost over 80 containers after sailing through high winds and heavy seas from Taiwan to Sydney.

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Port Kembla Will Be the Site for Future LNG Import Terminal

Port Kembla has been selected by a consortium as the site for NSW's first LNG import terminal.

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Port Waratah Abandons Newcastle Coal Port Expansion

New shiploaders being commissioned at Carrington

Port Waratah Coal Services decided to abandon the Terminal 4 development project in Newcastle.

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Mitsubishi Unveils Advanced SOx Abatement System

Containership

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, MHPS launched an advanced SOx abatement system suitable for giant boxships.

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Large Crude Tankers Hit the Hardest by Perfect Storm

Tanker

Large crude carriers have been hit the hardest by the perfect storm in the tanker shipping sector.

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GAC Australia Secures ONE Agency Deal

Ocean Network Express has awarded GAC the agency contract to handle all its vessel calls in Australia.

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Number of LNG Bunkering Vessels to Double by 2020

LNG bunkering

The number of LNG bunkering vessels has grown from one at the beginning of 2017 to six in early 2018.

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K Line Brings Its Fleet of Corona Coal Carriers to 19

K line vessel

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has taken delivery of Corona Xanadu, an 88,000 dwt coal carrier.

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Piracy Attacks off East Africa Doubled in 2017

The number of piracy incidents doubled off the coast of East Africa in 2017 compared to 2016.

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Nisshin Shipping Boosts Ultramax Order at Nantong Xiangyu

Nantong Xiangyu

Nisshin Shipping has reportedly ordered six Ultramaxes at Nantong Xiangyu Shipbuilding and Offshore Engineering.

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NSW Ports to Offer Environmental Incentive for Ships

Wallenius Wilhelmsen vessel

NSW Ports is to introduce an environmental incentive on vessel related charges levied at Port Botany, Port Kembla.

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World's Smallest Island Country Joins IMO

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) welcomes a new member, the Republic of Nauru.

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230 Second-Hand Bulkers Changed Hands in 2018

bulker

Intermodal: Since the beginning of 2018 around 230 second-hand sales have been reported in the dry bulk sector.

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Bulker Casualties Claimed 202 Seafarer Lives in 10 Years

MV Cheshire

A total of fifty-three bulk carriers over 10,000 dwt have been identified as total losses over the past ten years.

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