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Wan Hai Lines Pens Construction Deals for 20 Boxships

Wan Hai Lines contract signing

Wan Hai Lines renewing fleet with 20 ships.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of last week.

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Korea Denies Japan's Claims on WTO Breach


South Korea and Japan in dispute over shipbuilding subsidies.

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Liner Giants, Terminal Operators Join Forces on Blockchain

blockchain consrtium

Nine ocean carrier majors and terminal operators signed to unlock the potential of blockchain.

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ICS: STCW Seafarer Training Regime Needs to Be Revised


The previous major overhaul of the STCW regime was last undertaken by IMO member states over 25 years ago.

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Napier Port to Make Room for Larger Ships

Napier Port

Napier Port has received clearance to build an additional wharf on its container terminal.

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N2Tankers Aframax Pool Gets Underway


Reederei Nord and Synergy Group have launched a new Aframax tanker pool.

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Wisdom Marine Returns to JMU for Another Panamax

Japan Maritime United Corporation

The contract marks Wisdom's return to JMU for an identical newbuilding to the one ordered in June.

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Austal Falls Victim to Cyber Attack


Australia's defence shipbuilder Austal hit by cyber security breach and extortion attempt.

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VesselsValue: 44 Pct of 2018 Orderbook Yet to Be Delivered

ships under construction

Out of 1,966 vessels scheduled for delivery in 2018, only 1,100 have hit the water so far this year.

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Japan's Big Three Downgrade Full-Year Forecast

ONE Aguila

Business results of the Japanese shipping majors sustained a significant blow from ONE's deteriorating problems.

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IMO Eyes Tougher Measures on Plastic Litter from Ships

fishing nets marine litter

IMO has adopted an action plan to reduce marine plastic litter from ships.

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Stevedores’ Profitability Down But Infrastructure Charges Up


Profitability of stevedores falling despite increases in infrastructure charges, ACCC said in a report.

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Mixed Feelings after MEPC 73 Meeting


Industry bodies react to outcomes of IMO's MEPC 73 meeting.

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Austal Splashes Molslinjen's New Ferry


Austal has launched a high-speed vehicle/passenger ferry for Danish ferry operator Molslinjen.

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Number of Crew Members Held Hostage Increasing YoY


IMB PRC: The number of crew members held hostage increasing in comparison to the same period in 2017.

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IMO MEPC 73 Adopts Ban on Carriage of Non-Compliant Fuels


MEPC 73 adopted today the ban on the carriage of non-compliant fuel oil on board ships.

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2020 Sulphur Cap Experience-Building Phase Bid Rejected


EBP Proposal for the upcoming 2020 sulphur turned down at MEPC 73.

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MHI Christens 3rd Sayaringo STaGE LNG Carrier


Mitsubishi Heavy Industries christens MOL's LNG carrier-LNG Juno.

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More LNG Carrier Orders Needed to Keep Market Balance

LNG Carrier

Lack of timely investment in the LNG carrier fleet could pose a threat to market development and security of supply.

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IMO MEPC 73 Approves Follow-Up Actions for GHG Strategy


IMO's MEPC 73 approved the follow-up program for GHG reduction strategy.

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P&O Cruise Ship Spills Waste Water in Great Barrier Reef

Cruise ship

P&O cruise vessel has spilled waste water in Australia's Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, AMSA confirmed.

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Erna Oldendorff Hits Bridge in Japan

Erna Oldendorff

The Oldendorff Carriers vessel Erna Oldendorff struck the Oshima bridge on its way to Etajima, Japan.

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MEPC 73 Kicks Off with Pressing Issues on the Agenda


The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 73) gathers today in London to discuss several initiatives.

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Drewry: Expansion of Container Terminals in the Doldrums

container terminal

Container terminal capacity expansion in the next five years has fallen to the lowest proportion ever.

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MSI: Bulkers without Scrubbers Will Become Uncompetitive


Early adopters of scrubbers are set to reap the fruits from higher charter rates and asset values.

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Readers' Picks of the Week (15-19 Oct. 2018)


Here are the most popular stories of last week in case you missed them.

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