LNG Bunkering No Longer a ‘Chicken and Egg’ Situation


Niotis: LNG bunkering has moved past the 'chicken and egg' situation.

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


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


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


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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Austal Expanding Philippines, Henderson Shipyards

Austal has started expansion works at its commercial shipbuilding facilities in Western Australia and Asia.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

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Carnival’s Brisbane Terminal Gets Conditional Approval

Port of Brisbane

ACCC has cleared Carnival's project to develop a new cruise terminal in the Port of Brisbane under two conditions.

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K Line, NYK Line and Partners Set Up LNG Bunkering Business

NYK Line containership

K Line and NYK Line have teamed up with Chubu Electric Power and Toyota Tsusho to launch LNG bunkering business.

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SMT Shipping, CSL Set Up Cement Shipping JV

Furuvik cement carrier

CSL Group, SMT Shipping establish a global cement shipping joint venture.

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Iran Blames CF Crystal for Sanchi Tragedy


Iran blames CF Crystal's direction change for Sanchi tragedy that claimed 32 mariner lives.

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Mitsui, Tsuneishi Forge Their Cooperation Deal

Mitsui,Tsuneishi Shipbuilding agree on cooperation

Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding and Tsuneishi Shipbuilding have firmed up their cooperation.

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2020 Sulphur Cap: Likely Teething Troubles


There is still a cloud of uncertainty with regard to the implementation of the 2020 global sulphur cap for ships.

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Payment in Container Shipping in Dire Need of Digitization


The payment process in container shipping ready for digital disruption.

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TT-Line, FSG Seal Deal on RoRo Duo

Spirit of Tasmania RoRo rendering

Australian TT-Line Company has firmed up its shipbuilding deal with FSG for two new RoRo ships.

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SeaIntel: Shortage of Feeders by End of 2020


Seaintel: The global fleet will see a shortage of 400-1,200 feeder vessels by the end of 2020.

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New Zealand Drops Charges against Greenpeace

Greenpeace aboard Mermaid Searcher

New Zealand dropped the charges laid against Greenpeace following the organization's Amazon Warrior action.

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Six Workers Hospitalized after Incident at Napier Port

ISO Stevedore Worker

Six stevedore workers hospitalized for carbon monoxide poisoning after an incident in Napier Port.

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