New ISO Standard to Ensure Safe LNG Bunkering Ops

As demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fuelled vessels has increased, so has the demand for practical, ...

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Seabourn Encore Collides with Cement Carrier in Timaru Port

Seabourn Encore broke its moorings and hit a passing cement carrier in Port of Timaru, New Zealand, on February 12, ...

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Liner Shipping among More Consolidated Sectors

Although the container shipping sector saw a huge amount of consolidation in 2016 driven by the persistent pressure ...

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Dryad: Kidnap for Ransom at 10-Year High

The Gulf of Guinea and Southeast Asia have seen a significant increase in kidnapping incidents in 2016, according ...

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Dry Bulk Market to Recover from 2017 Onwards

The dry bulk shipping market is expected to recover from 2017 onwards driven by a narrowing supply-demand ...

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Crewman Dies in Explosion aboard Emerald Princess

A crewmember died in an explosion aboard the cruise ship Emerald Princess in the early morning hours on February 9 ...

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Top Five Panamax Bulker Trade Routes

Due to the tendency of trade routes to change pushing demand somewhere else, VesselsValue has put together a report ...

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Pilbara Ports' Cargo Volumes Up in January 2017

Australia’s Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) has delivered a total monthly throughput of 52.3 million tons (Mt) ...

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BIMCO: January Tanker Deliveries at a Record High

Crude oil tanker deliveries reached a record high in January as 5.5 million dwt of the capacity entered the fleet ...

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Chemical Vessel Oversupply to Continue Squeezing Rates

The expected expansion of the chemical shipping fleet in 2017, driven by the large number of orders placed in ...

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A Hundred More Panamaxes Need to Be Scrapped

Despite a massive scrapping spree of classic Panamax containerships, the sector remains under pressure as up to one ...

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Supply-Side Crucial for Boxship Market Recovery

The demand for container shipping grew steadily in 2016 improving the fundamental balance in the market in the ...

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LNG Shipping Rates to Improve from 2018

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipowners are facing a tough period as rates are expected to remain under pressure ...

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Clarksons: China Sees Record Iron Ore Imports

At the start of 2016 the outlook for Chinese iron ore import growth appeared challenging, however, the imports went ...

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CentrePort Wellington to Resume Regular Container Service

New Zealand’s CentrePort revealed that regular container shipping is returning to Wellington, with weekly ...

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BHP Billiton Launches Online Freight System

Dry bulk vessels charterer BHP Billiton launched its online system for securing freight tonnage capacity with ...

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Drewry: Many ex-Hanjin Ships to Remain Idle for Some Time

Some five months after the collapse of Korean shipping group Hanjin Shipping, more than two-thirds of all ...

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SEALNG Calls for Tackling Barriers to LNG as Marine Fuel

A collaborative approach to understanding the opportunities and then tackling the associated commercial barriers to ...

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Carriers on SCFI Routes Earn 7 Pct Less in 2016

Due to the devastating low rates in the first half of 2016, container shipping lines earned an average of 7% less, ...

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Boxship Additions Twice as High as Scrapping Forecast

The large number of very large container ships (VLCS) and ultra large container ships (ULCS) due to be delivered in ...

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Maersk Line, ISS to Enhance Papa New Guinea Coverage

Danish shipping company Maersk Line and UK-based maritime services provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) plan ...

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Large Tanker Orderbook Not as Scary as It Looks

Based on the delivery schedule of the current orderbook, deliveries of new tankers in 2017 will reach the highest ...

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Clarksons: Contracting Activity Drops to 30-Year Low

The previous year was very weak for newbuild ordering as contracting activity fell to its lowest level in over 30 ...

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